Symba: A Tailorable Framework to Support Collective Activities in a Learning Context

  • Marie-Laure Betbeder
  • Pierre Tchounikine
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2806)


We present an approach that aims at introducing tailoring capacities in a framework designed to support collective activities in a learning context: students state their organization (using a task conceptual notion modelled following Engeström’s triangle) and are then proposed with a reification of the adopted organization, and, in particular, the set of tools they have asked for. This approach has a double advantage, making students achieve a reflective analysis of their activity and enabling them to tailor the activity-level environment without having to cope with a programming-like tailoring language.


Collective Activity Learn Context Software Agent Task Type Task Description 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marie-Laure Betbeder
    • 1
  • Pierre Tchounikine
    • 1
  1. 1.LIUMUniversité du MaineLe MansFrance

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