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Multimedia as a Tool for Leaning Engineering

  • D. López de Luise
  • J. Gelvez
  • N. Borromeo
  • L. Maguet
  • L. Dima
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 356)

Abstract

Certain subjects in Engineering cover complex concepts. Multimedia may provide a simple, short and effective way to explain them. This paper aims to describe a virtual learning environment named MIDA. It has been designed to train and evaluate a set of tips to improve teaching in that area. LEARNITRON is an offspring of the project. It is a sub project for automatic modelling learning profile of students according to the combination of students profile, topics to be taught and current set of multimedia tools. The goal of this paper is to sketch LEARNITRON and how to improve multimedia tools for teaching, based on basic machine learning techniques. The resulting model may be useful to define specific features for better educational videos, and to acknowledge the right scope of multimedia as a way to teach or train students in Engineering subjects based not on personal opinion but on statistical findings.

Keywords

Multimedia language Audiovisual techniques Engineering education Video-games Automatic learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. López de Luise
    • 1
  • J. Gelvez
    • 1
  • N. Borromeo
    • 1
  • L. Maguet
    • 1
  • L. Dima
    • 1
  1. 1.CI2S LabBuenos AiresArgentina

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