The Supporting System for Distant Learning Students of Shinshu University
E-Learning gives the opportunity to students to learn at any time and any place. Over 250 students have enrolled in Shinshu University Graduate School on the Internet (SUGSI), from which almost 90% are working professionals. Working professionals are usually highly motivated when they enroll in the distance learning program. However, an important problem is that their motivation might decrease and learning could stagnate. Currently, we are implementing a supporting program which can rapidly find out learners’ decreased motivation. In this paper, we describe the distant student support system we are deploying and give some initial results on its evaluation.
KeywordsLearning Motivation Learning Progress Student Reply Detailed Support Learn Support System
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