HIP – A Technology-Rich and Interactive Multimedia Pedagogical Platform

  • Ali Shariq Imran
  • Stewart James Kowalski
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8523)


Technology enhanced learning is a key part of learning and teaching in most of the higher education. It not only provides easy access to pedagogical content of interest with few clicks, but it is a great way to acquire knowledge at ones doorstep. Many universities are providing distance and blended education programs through eLearning platforms, learning management systems (LMS) and smart tools, along side traditional lectures for on campus students. The use of recorded lecture videos and audios, lecture notes, presentation slides, handouts, etc., are commonly used to disseminate knowledge via various eLearning platforms. While these platforms are a good way to reach out to off-campus students, they often lack a two-way communication between a student and a teacher, and the interactivity with the content. The lack of real-time interactivity and right communication channel make online courses less effective. To address this problem we propose the use of an intelligent pedagogical media called hyper interactive presenter (HIP).


eLearning pedagogical platforms hyper media interactive media intelligent chat bot 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ali Shariq Imran
    • 1
  • Stewart James Kowalski
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian Information Security LabGjøvik University CollegeNorway

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