Strategic Learning Meta-Model (SLM): Architecture of the Personalized Virtual Learning Environment (PVLE) Based on the Cloud Computing

  • Rafaela Blanca Silva-López
  • Iris Iddaly Méndez-Gurrola
  • Oscar Herrera Alcántara
  • Mónica Irene Silva-López
  • Jalil Fallad-Chávez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9414)


In this paper a Personalized Virtual Learning Environment (PVLE) architecture is presented which integrates three components is as follows: (I) the Learning Management System (LMS); (II) the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE); and (III) the Ontological Model (OM). The components were implemented as a solution for Cloud Computing. The fieldwork considered two stages: a proof of concept that is used as a benchmark and test cases where the PVLE were applied. We observed during the performance of stage 1 the average scores for thought styles (logical processes, creative, relational) considerably remain unchanged. While in stage 2, we observed the scores average has increased, with a tendency to improve creative, logical and process styles. Therefore, there is a significant contribution in the development of students’ cognitive profile to personalize its learning activities and the use of PVLE.


Ontological model Personalized virtual learning environment Cloud computing Strategic learning Virtual learning environment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafaela Blanca Silva-López
    • 1
  • Iris Iddaly Méndez-Gurrola
    • 1
  • Oscar Herrera Alcántara
    • 1
  • Mónica Irene Silva-López
    • 1
  • Jalil Fallad-Chávez
    • 2
  1. 1.Universidad Autónoma MetropolitanaDistrito FederalMexico
  2. 2.Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de La Costa SurAutlán de NavarroMexico

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