Progressor: Personalized visual access to programming problems

F. Bakalov, I-Han Hsiao, P. Brusilovsky, B. Konig-Ries
2011 2011 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)  
This paper presents Progressor, a visualization of open student models intended to increase the student's motivation to progress on educational content. The system visualizes not only the user's own model, but also the peers' models. It allows sorting the peers' models using a number of criteria, including the overall progress and the progress on a specific topic. Also, in this paper we present results of a classroom study confirming our hypothesis that by showing a student the peers' models
more » ... ranking them by progress it is possible to increase the student's motivation to compete and progress in e-learning systems.
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2011.6070400 dblp:conf/vl/BakalovHBK11 fatcat:qgh7hljizfg5jp6szd6rcudg7m