Building an Online Adaptive Learning and Recommendation Platform

  • Hsiao-Chien TsengEmail author
  • Chieh-Feng Chiang
  • Jun-Ming Su
  • Jui-Long Hung
  • Brett E. Shelton
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10108)


In the traditional e-learning environment lack of immediate learning assistance. This online adaptive learning and recommendation platform (ALR) provide tracking tool for instructors to “observe” or “monitor” individual students’ learning activities. Students can learn through the ALR platform using the learning path to get the immediate assistance. Individual students’ learning strengths and weaknesses can be revealed via analyzing learning activities, learning process, and learning performance. Related analysis results can be utilized to develop corresponding automatic interventions in order to achieve goals of adaptive learning. Therefore, the purpose of this study aims to construct the concept map for adaptive learning, provide educational recommender for individual students. On the top of these prior projects, this project will develop the following intelligent components: (1) personalized dynamic concept maps for adaptive learning; (2) personalized learning path recommendation; and (3) context-based recommendation for meeting personal learning needs. Each of components will be strictly validated to ensure its practicability. This study introduce the ALR platform.


Concept mapping Adaptive learning Educational recommender 



This study is conducted under the “III Innovative and Prospective Technologies Project” of the Institute for Information Industry which is subsidized by the Ministry of Economy Affairs of the Republic of China and sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology MOST, under Grant No. MOST 105-2511-S-024-009 and MOST 104-2511-S-468- 002-MY2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hsiao-Chien Tseng
    • 1
    Email author
  • Chieh-Feng Chiang
    • 1
  • Jun-Ming Su
    • 2
  • Jui-Long Hung
    • 3
  • Brett E. Shelton
    • 3
  1. 1.Digital Education InstituteInstitute for Information IndustryTaipeiTaiwan
  2. 2.Department of Information and Learning TechnologyNational University of TainanTainanTaiwan
  3. 3.Department of Educational TechnologyBoise State UniversityBoiseUSA

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