QORECT – A Case-Based Framework for Quality-Based Recommending Open Courseware and Open Educational Resources

  • Monica Vladoiu
  • Zoran Constantinescu
  • Gabriela Moise
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8083)

Abstract

More than a decade has passed since the start of the MIT OCW initiative, which, along with other similar projects, has been expected to change dramatically the educational paradigms worldwide. However, better findability is still expected for open educational resources and open courseware, so online guidance and services that support users to locate the appropriate such resources are most welcome. Recommender systems have a very valuable role in this direction. We propose here a hybrid architecture that combines enhanced case-based recommending (driven by a quality model tenet) with (collaborative) feedback from users to recommend open courseware and educational resources.

Keywords

open courseware (OCW) open educational resources (OERs) quality model case-based reasoning recommendation system 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Monica Vladoiu
    • 1
  • Zoran Constantinescu
    • 1
  • Gabriela Moise
    • 1
  1. 1.UPG University of PloiestiRomania

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