On Modeling Users’ Quality of Interaction with LMS Using Fuzzy Logic

  • Sofia B. Dias
  • José A. Diniz
  • Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis
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Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 59)

Abstract

Politicians, educators, and investigators have been unanimous in stating that we need to design schools to teach 21st century skills (i.e., creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem solving, communication, and collaboration); however, HEIs are paralyzed by the lack of consistent and intelligent ways to assess these skills/competences. One of the difficulties is that, usually, the current assessment instruments are based on products and not on processes, due to the intrinsic complexities in capturing detailed process data for large numbers of users. In turn, data mining technologies, signal processing, text-mining, machine learning to explore multimodal process-based learner assessments could offer a possible solution to capture/analyze massive amounts of process data of classroom online activities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sofia B. Dias
    • 1
  • José A. Diniz
    • 1
  • Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Education, Social Sciences and HumanitiesUniversity of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece

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