Towards adaptation in e-learning 2.0
Cristea, Alexandra I. and Ghali, F.. (2011) Towards adaptation in e-learning 2.0. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia, 17 (2). pp. 199-238. ISSN 1361-4568Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614568.2010.541289
Web 2.0 is potentially a great force that can generate a vast wealth of knowledge, based on the collection of information from different individuals and communities, effectively representing a collective intelligence. This paper presents several essential steps from of an overall study on shaping new ways of learning and teaching, by using the synergetic merger of three different fields: Web 2.0, e-learning, and adaptation (in particular, personalization to the learner). These novel teaching and learning ways – the latter the focus of this paper - are reflected in and finally adding to various versions of the My Online Teacher 2.0 (MOT 2.0) adaptive system. In particular, this paper focuses on a study of how to more effectively use and combine the recommendation of peers and content adaptation to enhance the learning outcome in e-learning systems based on Web 2.0. In order to better isolate and examine the effects of peer recommendation and adaptive content presentation, we designed experiments inspecting collaboration between individuals based on recommendation of peers who have greater knowledge, and compare this to adaptive content recommendation, as well as to ‘simple’ learning in a system with a minimum of Web 2.0 support.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Journal or Publication Title:||New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia|
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis Ltd.|
|Page Range:||pp. 199-238|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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