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TitleAnalysis of student’s context in e-Learning
Author(s)Gonçalves, Sérgio
Carneiro, Davide Rua
Alfonso-Cedón, Javier
Fdez-Riverola, Florentino
Novais, Paulo
KeywordsContext-awareness
e-Learning
Stress
Fatigue
Issue date2014
PublisherIEEE
CitationGonçalves S., Carneiro D., Alfonso-Cedón J., Fdez-Riverola F., Novais P., Analysis of Student’s Context in e-Learning, 2014 International Symposium on Computers in Education (SIIE) IEEE Catalog Number CFP1486T-ART, ISBN: 978-1-4799-4428-6, pp 179-182, 2014
Abstract(s)Traditionally, the Teacher-Student relationship is a close one. The student spends several hours of a day in the presence of the teacher and can talk, express doubts and pose questions. These doubts, or the general feeling towards the object of learning, are not only expressed explicitly but also implicitly. Indeed, the teacher is constantly, even if in an unconscious way, reading the state of the student in search for sings of doubt, frustration, stress or fatigue. This information is then used by the teacher to adapt their methods or to personalize their approach in function of each student. These aspects, intuitively central in education, become less efficient when learning takes place in a Virtual Environment. Indeed, the growth of online courses, in which the student and the teacher often never even meet, make learning more difficult for a number of reasons. In this paper we analyse these reasons and put forward an approach for inferring the student’s state that aims to minimize the effects of the absence of the teacher.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/34224
ISBN978-1-4799-4428-6
DOI10.1109/SIIE.2014.7017726
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CCTC - Artigos em atas de conferências internacionais (texto completo)

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