Advances in Web-based Education: Personalized Learning Environments (Google eBook)

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George D. Magoulas, Sherry Y. Chen
Idea Group Inc (IGI), 2006 - Education - 371 pages
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Advances in technology are increasingly impacting the way in which curriculum is delivered and assessed. The emergence of the Internet has offered learners a new instructional delivery system that connects them with educational resources. Advances in Web-Based Education: Personalized Learning Environments covers a wide range of factors that influence the design, use and adoption of personalized learning environments, and it shows how user and pedagogical considerations can be integrated into the design, development and implementation of adaptive hypermedia systems to create effective personalized learning environments.
  

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Contents

Principles for Adaptive Hypermedia Learning Systems
1
Chapter II Modeling Learners Cognitive Abilities in the Context of a WebBased Learning Environment
21
Chapter III Dominant Meaning Approach Towards Individualized Web Search for Learning Environments
46
Chapter IV An Adaptive Predictive Model for Student Modeling
70
Chapter V Giving Learners a Real Sense of Control Over Adaptivity Even If They Are Not Quite Ready For It Yet
93
Section II Designing Instruction
126
Chapter VI Building an Instructional Framework to Support Learner Control in Adaptive Educational Systems
127
A Method for Adaptive Instructional Design
147
Chapter X Authoring of Adaptive Hypermedia
225
Chapter XI Authoring of Adaptive Hypermedia Courseware Using AHyCO System
253
A Tool for Active Reading
277
Section IV Approaches to Integration
301
Theory Research and Design Issues
302
Supporting Learning in Context
331
Glossary
353
About the Authors
361

Chapter VIII An Adaptive Feedback Framework to Support Reflection Guiding and Tutoring
178
Chapter IX Adaptable Navigation in a SCORM Compliant Learning Module
203

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About the author (2006)

Magoulas is a reader in the School of Computer Science and Information systems in Birkbeck College, University of London. His primary research interest is in learning and adaptation methods, with applications to intelligent learning environments and adaptive Web-based systems.

Chen is a lecturer in the Department of Information Systems and Computing at Brunel University, UK.

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