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Knowledge-Based Authoring Tool for Tutoring Multiple Languages

  • Maria Virvou
  • Christos Troussas
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 11)

Abstract

This paper describes the development of a knowledge-based authoring tool, which aims to be useful to teachers and students in multiple language learning. The tool provides assistance on the editing of exercises and also on the creating, updating or erasing a student’s profile by the teacher. The system monitors the students while they are answering the exercises and provides appropriate feedback. One of the system’s basic functions in to create a student model, which promotes the educational process. The tool incorporates an error diagnosis component, which handles the students’ errors in the three languages. Multilingual support in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) is a significant innovation in the related scientific literature.

Keywords

Knowledge-based authoring tool Intelligent Tutoring Systems Student Modeling Error Diagnosis Multiple Language Learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Virvou
    • 1
  • Christos Troussas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversity of PiraeusPiraeusGreece

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