Two-Level Tailoring Support for CSCL

  • Jörg M. Haake
  • Till Schümmer
  • Anja Haake
  • Mohamed Bourimi
  • Britta Landgraf
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2806)

Abstract

At the FernUniversität Hagen, we develop a collaborative learning platform, which supports a variety of collaborative distance learning scenarios through the provision of groups, tailorable adjacent rooms associated to groups, and networked content pages and group communication media contained within rooms. Learners can add and manipulate content within rooms and may add/remove rooms. Experts (teachers), in addition, can define and manipulate templates for the content allowed on pages in rooms, and may also add or change the group tools available in rooms. This supports tailoring of learning environments at two levels: at the structural and functional level and at the content level. The current system is presented, and an example of use is discussed.

Keywords

collaborative learning collaborative learning platform shared workspaces collaborative learning services tailorability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jörg M. Haake
    • 1
  • Till Schümmer
    • 1
  • Anja Haake
    • 1
  • Mohamed Bourimi
    • 1
  • Britta Landgraf
    • 1
  1. 1.InformatikzentrumFernUniversitaet in Hagen Computer Science VIHagenGermany

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