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Title: Swarm-based Sequencing Recommendations in E-learning
Authors: Van den Berg, Bert
Tattersall, Colin
Janssen, José
Brouns, Francis
Kurvers, Hub
Koper, Rob
Keywords: Navigation
Recommender systems
Self-organisation
Study yield
Issue Date: 5-Dec-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 recommending the sequencing of e-learning modules 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 article includes results from a large-scale experiment designed to validate the approach
Description: Van den Berg, B., Tattersall, C., Janssen, J., Brouns, F., Kurvers, H., & Koper, R. (2006). Swarm-based Sequencing Recommendations in E-learning. International Journal of Computer Science & Applications, III(III), 1-11.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1820/510
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