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Title: Swarm-based wayfinding support in open and distance learning
Authors: Tattersall, Colin
Manderveld, Jocelyn
Van den Berg, Bert
Van Es, René
Janssen, José
Koper, Rob
Keywords: Navigation
Wayfinding
Swarm Intelligence
Learning Tracks
Issue Date: 26-May-2005
Abstract: Open and Distance Learning (ODL) gives learners freedom of time, place and pace of study, putting learner self-direction centre-stage. However, increased responsibility should not come at the price of over-burdening or abandonment of learners as they progress along their learning journey. This paper introduces an approach to wayfinding support for distance learners based on self-organisation theory. It describes an architecture which supports the recording, processing and presentation of collective learner behaviour designed to create a feedback loop informing learners of successful paths towards the attainment of learning goals. The approach is presented as an alternative to methods of achieving adaptation in hypermedia-based learning environments which involve learner modelling.
Description: Please refer to the original source: Tattersall, C. Manderveld, J., Van den Berg, B., Van Es, R., Janssen, J., & Koper, R. (2005). Swarm-based wayfinding support in open and distance learning. In Alkhalifa, E.M. (Ed). Cognitively Informed Systems: Utilizing Practical Approaches to Enrich Information Presentation and Transfer. Information Science Publishing, USA. (pp. 166-183). [http://www.silvertair.com/CIS/Contents.htm] OR Tattersall, C. Manderveld, J., Van den Berg, B., Van Es, R., Janssen, J., & Koper, R. (2008). Swarm-based Wayfinding Support in Open and Distance Learning. In Sugumaran, V. (Ed). Intelligent Information Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Information Science Reference, Hershey New York. (pp 846-857).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/353
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