Virtual worlds in education, intelligent tutorial systems, and learning analytics – all these are current buzz words in recent educational research. In this paper we introduce ProNIFA, a tool to support theory-grounded learning analytics developed in the context of the European project Next-Tell. Concretely we describe a log file analysis and presentation module to enable teachers making effectively use of educational scenarios in virtual worlds such as OpenSimulator or Second Life.


Learning analytics CbKST virtual worlds OpernSimulator data visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust
    • 1
  • Dietrich Albert
    • 1
  1. 1.Cognitive Science Section, Knowledge Management InstituteGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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