Context-Aware Adaptive and Personalized Mobile Learning Systems

Chapter

Abstract

Over the last decade, several research initiatives investigate the potentials of the educational paradigm shift from the traditional one-size-fits-all teaching approaches to adaptive and personalized learning. On the other hand, mobile devices are recognized as an emerging technology with the potential to facilitate teaching and learning strategies that exploit individual learners’ context. This has led to an increased interest on context-aware adaptive and personalized mobile learning systems that aim to provide learning experiences delivered via mobile devices and tailored to the educational needs, the personal characteristics, and the particular circumstances of the individual learner or a group of interconnected learners. This chapter is an introduction to the field of context-aware adaptive and personalized mobile learning systems.

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work presented in this chapter has been partly supported by the Open Discovery Space Project that is funded by the European Commission’s CIP-ICT Policy Support Programme (Project Number: 297229).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Technologies Institute (ITI), Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)ThermiGreece
  2. 2.Department of Digital SystemsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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