The Remote Control Approach – An Architecture for Tutoring in Pre-existing Collaborative Applications

  • Andreas Harrer
  • Nils Malzahn
  • Benedikt Roth
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4053)


In this paper we present an architecture for the integration of tutoring and process scaffolds into existing collaborative applications. The architecture allows to combine existing research results concerning collaborative processes and their formalization, and existing and tested collaborative learning environments. The architecture allows controlling the learning environments either by a human or a pedagogic agent. Both types of tutors are using the same set of primitives – either via an intuitive user interface or a slim Java interface.


Remote Control Collaborative Learning Computer Support Collaborative Learn Collaboration Script Collaborative Application 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Harrer
    • 1
  • Nils Malzahn
    • 1
  • Benedikt Roth
    • 1
  1. 1.Collide Research GroupUniversity Duisburg-EssenDuisburg

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