Learning Analytics and Spelling Acquisition in German – The Path to Individualization in Learning

  • Markus EbnerEmail author
  • Konstanze Edtstadler
  • Martin Ebner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12205)


This paper shows how Learning Analytic Methods are combined with German orthography in the IDeRBlog-project ( After a short introduction to the core of the platform – the intelligent dictionary – we focus on the presentation and evaluation of a new training format. The aim of this format is, that pupils can train misspelled words individually in a motivating and didactic meaningful setting. As a usability test was run with twenty one third graders, we are able to present the results of this evaluation.


Learning Analytics German orthography Qualitative analysis of misspellings Technology enhanced learning Educational media K-12 education 



The IDeRBlog-project and the IDeRBlog-ii project are funded by the European Commission in the framework of Erasmus+ (IDeRBlog: VG-SPS-SL-14-001616-3, 2014-2017; IDeRBlog-ii: VG-IN-SL-18-36-047317, 2018-2021).

Project-team of IDeRBlog-ii: Germany: LPM Saarland (M. Gros = coordinator, N. Steinhauer); Gebundene Ganztagsschule Dellengarten (S. Pfeifer, J. Gregori); Austria: PH Steiermark (K. Edtstadler, E. Herunter); TU Graz (M. Ebner, M. Ebner); Belgium: Gemeindeschule Raeren (A. Huppertz, V. Kistemann).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Early Childhood and Primary Teacher EducationUniversity College of Teacher Education StyriaGrazAustria
  2. 2.Department Educational TechnologyGraz University of TechnologyGrazAustria

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