The Journal of Information and Systems in Education
Online ISSN : 2186-3679
Print ISSN : 1348-236X
ISSN-L : 1348-236X
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Learner Modeling to Capture Meta-Cognitive Activities through Presentation Design
Kazuhisa SetaYuki TaniguchiMitsuru Ikeda
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2015 Volume 14 Issue 1 Pages 1-12

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This paper describes a unique learning system that cultivates a positive attitude toward learning through presentation design activities. Learners are assigned two tasks: a declarative knowledge task and a presentation task that involves selecting slides from among a set of slides provided to create a presentation. The slides have been prepared so that some of them are relevant and support the theme of the presentation while others are redundant or may even contain wrong information. A learner model is presented that captures the meta-cognitive activities of learners toward learning as they perform these tasks. Once the various learning attitudes of the learners are known, it should be possible to create a system that offers learning guidance tailored to their different attitudes.

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