Providing Cognitive Scaffolding Within Computer-Supported Adaptive Learning Environment for Material Science Education

  • Fedor Dudyrev
  • Olga MaksimenkovaEmail author
  • Alexey Neznanov
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 917)


These days adaptivity is the cutting edge of modern education. Technologies are being developed rapidly and bringing new possibilities to educators. Thus, diverse types of adaptive learning environment have appeared during these last decades. Material Science and Engineering Education (MSEE) have a solid formalized foundation, which consists of standards, recommendations and clear rules. Moreover, investigators report on growing role of computer in teaching and learning in MSEE. These brings great perspectives to computer adaptive learning system based on a material science and engineering ontology. This paper aims to justify general pedagogical foundations of adaptivity and to collect requirements to a computer adaptive learning system. As an extra result we introduce the architecture of ontology-based adaptive learning system to MSEE.


Material science education Scaffolding Adaptive learning system MSEE Computer adaptive learning 



The article was prepared within the framework of the Basic Research Program at the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) and supported within the framework of a subsidy by the Russian Academic Excellence Project “5–100”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fedor Dudyrev
    • 1
  • Olga Maksimenkova
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alexey Neznanov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of EducationNational Research University Higher School of EconomicsMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceNational Research University Higher School of EconomicsMoscowRussia

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