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Leverage the Learning Behaviour of Students in Online Courses with Personalised Interventions

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Feedback is a vital element for effective learning as it helps students to understand the subject being studied and give them clear instructions on how to improve their learning. It has also been stated that feedback is strongly related to student achievement and improve the self-awareness, enthusiasm and motivation of students for learning. As a result, it is a challenging problem for modern online learning systems to provide suitable feedback to students that is tailored to their learning needs and support different aspects of their learning. In particular, in this paper we describe how we have used personalised feedback and interventions, that are automatically triggered by the learning environment at different course phases, in order to leverage the learning behaviour of students and draw their attention and engagement with the online course.


  • Personalised interventions
  • Feedback
  • Student behaviour
  • Learning analytics
  • Student engagement
  • Learning framework

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The ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology is funded under the SFI Research Centres Programme (Grant 13/RC/2106) and is co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund.

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Staikopoulos, A., Conlan, O. (2018). Leverage the Learning Behaviour of Students in Online Courses with Personalised Interventions. In: Hancke, G., Spaniol, M., Osathanunkul, K., Unankard, S., Klamma, R. (eds) Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2018. ICWL 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 11007. Springer, Cham.

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