Dynamic CAL-courseware generation within an ITS-shell architecture
This paper presents an attempt to integrate CAL courseware with a domain-independent ITS-shell architecture.
Dynamic individualized course planning and instruction, which takes into account the student's knowledge and individual characteristics.
Ease of updating. The base of teaching materials is separated from the “buffer”-knowledge about how to plan a course. It can be created and updated independently by professionals, that don't need to know about teaching strategies. In the same time teacher-specialists can elaborate the “buffer”-knowledge base. The domain-independent Pedagogical Component allows tuning of the pedagogical strategies. It allows expertpedagogicians to concentrate on the strategic decisions taken during instruction and the ways the student's individual characteristics can influence them, without knowing anything about the domain.
KeyWordsdynamic CAL course generation ITS-shell ITS architecture
TOPICSknowledge-based CAL systems Intelligent Tutoring Systems
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