Hybrid e-TextBooks as comprehensive interactive learning environments

Hajar Ghaem Sigarchian, Sara Logghe, Ruben Verborgh, Wesley de Neve, Frank Salliau, Erik Mannens, Rik Van de Walle, Dimitri Schuurman
2017 Interactive Learning Environments  
Context -Why now Nowadays, many teachers use e-TextBooks in smart classrooms, having specific expectations regarding e-TextBooks' functionalities. Need -Why you Advanced functionalities of an e-TextBook make it possible to act as an Interactive Learning Environment in smart classrooms that facilitates the teaching process. Task -Why me In this paper, we propose the novel concept of an EPUB 3-based Hybrid e-TextBook, a comprehensive ILE that meets the needs of twenty-first century teachers in
more » ... rt classrooms. Object -Why document To that end, we map teachers' expectations of e-TextBook with functionalities of e-TextBooks as ILEs. Next we co-design an e-TextBook with teachers. Finally, we develop the EPUB 3-based Hybrid e-TextBook that connects learning content to smart devices in classrooms. We used semantic web techniques (e.g., Hybrid e-TextBook ontology, content annotations) Findings -me The evaluation results reveal that our proposed Hybrid e-TextBook is a comprehensive ILE that provide required teaching tools for teachers in smart classrooms. Conclusion -you Furthermore, the experts' observations together with the rate of students' motivation (81.1%) learning using our e-TextBook show an effective impact on the cognitive and motivational aspects of the desired learning outcomes.
doi:10.1080/10494820.2017.1343191 fatcat:uj3gcuxwqngkng7wnhdqw54gea