Cross-Artefacts for the Purpose of Education

  • Dulce Mota
  • Luis Paulo Reis
  • Carlos Vaz de Carvalho
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 276)


The utility of computer-based teaching-learning systems is generally accepted but several relevant issues remain unsolved in the design of those systems, namely, how to adapt to a learner´s specific needs; how to plan corrective feedback; how to fit teaching-learning-assessment techniques to a specific educational context; how to choose the educational tools more appropriate to a teaching-learning-assessment method; how to choose a language to express a pedagogical model; how to adequate the teaching-learning-assessment activities deployment to a specific educational format (distance, face-to-face or blending learning). The aim of this paper is threefold: first, it surveys the most relevant computer-based teaching-learning systems since 1960. Second, it describes the learning design paradigm supported by specific modelling languages. Finally, it presents some reflections on educational material design, more specifically teaching-learning activities, that should be considered by teachers. Those considerations aim at bridging the gap between relevant theoretical aspects and the teachers’ daily activities in the design of teaching-learning scenarios.


computer-based teaching-learning systems learning design scenarios teaching-learning activities educational tools design tools 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dulce Mota
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Luis Paulo Reis
    • 4
    • 5
  • Carlos Vaz de Carvalho
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.FEUP - Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of PortoPortoPortugal
  2. 2.ISEP - School of EngineeringPolytechnic of PortoPortoPortugal
  3. 3.GILT – Graphics, Interaction and Learning TechnologiesPortoPortugal
  4. 4.EEUM/DSI – School of Engineering, Information Systems DepartmentUniversity of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  5. 5.LIACC – Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science LabPortoPortugal

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