Reusing adaptation strategies in adaptive educational hypermedia systems
Scotton, Joshua D. and Cristea, Alexandra I. (2010) Reusing adaptation strategies in adaptive educational hypermedia systems. In: 10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2010), Sousse, Tunisia, 5-7 July 2010. Published in: ICALT 2010 : 10th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies pp. 528-532.
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICALT.2010.151
Due to the difficulty and thus effort and expenses involved in creating them, personalization strategies in learning environments have to demonstrate a higher return-on-investment (ROI), if they are to be a viable component of the learning setting of the future. One feature that can increase this ROI is the reusability of adaptation strategies in Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems. This research looks into various ways of enhancing this reusability. Using multiple modular adaptation strategies (MAS) with a controlling meta-strategy is proposed as a more efficient way of authoring adaptation strategies. This renders the reuse of adaptation strategies faster and easier for course authors. A method for semi-automatically breaking down complex adaptation strategies into smaller modular adaptation strategies is described. Potential problems with using multiple strategies are described and ways to solve them are discussed. Finally, some evaluation points are illustrated, conclusions are drawn and further research areas are identified.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (Paper)|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Computer-assisted instruction|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ICALT 2010 : 10th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies|
|Official Date:||July 2010|
|Page Range:||pp. 528-532|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Conference Paper Type:||Paper|
|Title of Event:||10th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT 2010)|
|Type of Event:||Conference|
|Location of Event:||Sousse, Tunisia|
|Date(s) of Event:||5-7 July 2010|
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