International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization

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MOOClm: User Modelling for MOOCs

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9146)

Abstract

Emerging MOOC platforms capture huge amounts of learner data. This paper presents our MOOClm platform, for transforming data from MOOCs into independent learner models that can drive personalisation and support reuse of the learner model, for example in an Open Learner Model (OLM). We describe the MOOClm architecture and demonstrate how we have used it to build OLMs.

Keywords

MOOCs Learner modelling Open Learner Modelling (OLM) Learner model server 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information TechnologyUniversity of SydneySydneyAustralia

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