Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2017

16th International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 20-22, 2017, Proceedings

  • Haoran Xie
  • Elvira Popescu
  • Gerhard Hancke
  • Baltasar Fernández Manjón
Conference proceedings ICWL 2017

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10473)

Also part of the Information Systems and Applications, incl. Internet/Web, and HCI book sub series (LNISA, volume 10473)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Inquiry-Based Learning and Gamification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Angel Suarez, Stefaan Ternier, Marcus Specht
      Pages 3-12
    3. Jacob Greeff, Reolyn Heymann, Murray Heymann, Carl Heymann
      Pages 13-22
    4. Leo A. Siiman, Margus Pedaste, Mario Mäeots, Äli Leijen, Miia Rannikmäe, Zacharias C. Zacharia et al.
      Pages 23-32
    5. Wenhao Chen, Yi Cai, Kinkeung Lai, Li Yao, Jun Zhang, Jingjing Li et al.
      Pages 33-42
    6. Ralf Klamma, Muhammad Abduh Arifin
      Pages 43-48
  3. Learning Analytics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. Ivan J. Perez-Colado, Victor M. Perez-Colado, Manuel Freire-Moran, Ivan Martinez-Ortiz, Baltasar Fernandez-Manjon
      Pages 51-61
    3. Paul Ștefan Popescu, Cristian Mihăescu, Elvira Popescu, Mihai Mocanu
      Pages 62-71
    4. Jingyun Xu, Yi Cai, Shuai Wang, Kai Yang, Qing Du, Jun Zhang et al.
      Pages 72-81
  4. Social Media and Web 2.0-Based Learning Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Hyeon Kyeong Hwang, Ivana Marenzi, Maria Bortoluzzi, Marco Ronchetti
      Pages 91-100
    3. Jun Wang, Junfu Xiang, Yun Zhang, Kanji Uchino
      Pages 111-118
    4. Gerti Pishtari, Gilberto Lacerda Santos
      Pages 119-122
  5. Assessment and Accessibility in Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Zuzana Kubincová, Martin Homola
      Pages 125-135
    3. Millicent Akotam Agangiba, Emmanuel Boahen Nketiah, William Akotam Agangiba
      Pages 147-153
  6. Open Educational Resources and Recommender Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 155-155
    2. Sankalp Prabhakar, Gerasimos Spanakis, Osmar Zaiane
      Pages 157-167
    3. Silvia Baldiris, Laura Mancera, Gloria Liliana Velez Saldarriaga, Jutta Treviranus
      Pages 168-176
    4. Geng Sun, Tingru Cui, Ghassan Beydoun, Shiping Chen, Dongming Xu, Jun Shen
      Pages 177-182
  7. Practice and Experience Sharing

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 227-228

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Web-Based Learning, ICWL 2017, held in Cape Town, South Africa, in September 2017.
The 13 revised full papers presented together with 9 short papers and 3 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 56 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on Inquiry-Based Learning and Gamification; Learning Analytics; Social Media and Web 2.0-based Learning Environments; Assessment and Accessibility in Higher Education; Open Educational Resources and Recommender Systems; and Practice and Experience Sharing.


Technology-enhanced learning E-learning Computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) Personal learning environments (PLE) Social learning environments Game-based learning Learner modeling Learning analytics Adaptive learning Educational platform

Editors and affiliations

  • Haoran Xie
    • 1
  • Elvira Popescu
    • 2
  • Gerhard Hancke
    • 3
  • Baltasar Fernández Manjón
    • 4
  1. 1.The Education University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.University of CraiovaCraiovaRomania
  3. 3.City University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong
  4. 4.Department of softwareComplutense University of MadridMadridSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66732-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66733-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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