Student model diagnosis for adaptive instruction in ITS
This study is intended to investigate the role of the student model in ITS to develop an effective student model for adaptive instruction. We have provided the deeper level student model because just diagnose the problem solving knowledge applied by the student is not sufficient. The deeper level student model consists of diagnostic hypotheses which are able to explain the student's problem solving processes in terms of the domain axioms. In this paper, we discuss an appropriate student model that substantially contributes to adaptive instruction in the domain of problem solving. A hypotheses generating mechanism using the hypothesis-based reasoning is presented.
KeywordsIntelligent Tutor System Exploratory Learning Diagnostic Hypothesis Heuristic Knowledge Knowledge Exploration
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