Addictive Links: The Motivational Value of Adaptive Link Annotation in Educational Hypermedia [chapter]

Peter Brusilovsky, Sergey Sosnovsky, Michael Yudelson
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Adaptive link annotation is a popular adaptive navigation support technology. Empirical studies of adaptive annotation in the educational context have demonstrated that it can help students to acquire knowledge faster, improve learning outcomes, reduce navigational overhead, and encourage non-sequential navigation. In this paper, we present our exploration of a less known effect of adaptive annotation, its ability to significantly increase student motivation to work with non-mandatory
more » ... l content. We explored this effect and confirmed its significance in the context of two different adaptive hypermedia systems. The paper presents and discusses the results of our work.
doi:10.1007/11768012_7 fatcat:ytsdpgs6jrfn5iivdnfqjmka4a