Spezielle Kapitel aus Teleteaching/Telelearning:
Adaptive Web-Based Systems

Semester: WS 2003/2004

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Spezielle Kapitel aus Teleteaching/Telelearning: Adaptive Web-Based Systems
englischer Titel:   Special Topics on Teleteaching/Telelearning: Adaptive Web-Based Systems

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Alexandros Paramythis

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There will not be classes on the following dates:

  • Monday, 20.10.2003



Inhalt der LVA:

This course will introduce basic concepts of interactive adaptive systems, discuss the particularities of supporting adaptivity in the Web environment and, finally, provide some hands-on experience with real Web-based adaptive systems. The thematic areas into which the course will be divided include the following.

·        Rationale for adaptive hypermedia systems on the Web: Why is adaptivity important on the Web? What types of   systems / applications / services can benefit from it? How does it relate to tailorability, personalization, etc.?
Adaptive system theory and technologies: What exactly is adaptivity? Theoretical background and existing classifications. What are the “enabling technologies”? What are the most common types of adaptivity around us today, and how are they achieved?
The design of adaptive systems: How does the design of adaptive systems differ from that of “traditional” ones? What are the additional steps one needs to perform and what is their outcome in terms of design output (e.g., user model, domain model, course model, etc.)?
Implementation issues for adaptive systems on the web: How can one implement an adaptive system on the Web? What tools and technologies are publicly or commercially available? How does the stateless, pull-oriented model of the Web impact the implementation process?
Evaluating adaptivity: Why is it not possible to evaluate adaptive systems in the same way that “traditional” interactive systems are evaluated? What should one approach differently in the evaluation process? What are the known frameworks that are specifically intended for adaptive systems?
Hands-on experience with Web-based adaptive systems: During the course, students will be exposed to a number of widely known adaptive systems and will have the opportunity to discuss and analyse their features, merits and drawbacks under the perspective of the course’s focus.

  The course will specifically focus on Adaptive Hypermedia Systems intended for use as teaching and learning (especially self-study) instruments. To attain this goal the course will go deeper, where necessary, into topics of adaptation that are of particular significance in the domain of education (including, for example, learner- and course- modelling and the use of resulting models to drive content-level adaptation).

  The course will include project work to be carried out in teams. The team projects will be independent to each other and will count towards the final mark. Their topics will range from literature review and presentation, to small-scale development work targeting, mostly, a single development phase.

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Die Lehrveranstaltung wird in englischer Sprache abgehalten.





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letzte Änderung: 2003-10-20