The User and Domain Models of the TERENCE Adaptive Learning System

  • Mohammad Alrifai
  • Rosella Gennari
  • Oana Tifrea
  • Pierpaolo Vittorini
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 152)


TERENCE is an FP7 ICT European project that aims at developing an adaptive learning system for supporting learners and educators: the TERENCE learners are 7-8 to 11 year old children with poor reading comprehension skills; the TERENCE educators are primary-school teachers, support teachers and parents. The analyses of the context of use and requirements of the TERENCE system are based on real data. Therefore also the design of the conceptual model of the TERENCE system is based on real data. This paper describes the domain and user model of the TERENCE system, and its evidence-based design process.


Reading Comprehension Domain Model Learner Model Game Model Cognitive Science Society 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Alrifai
    • 1
  • Rosella Gennari
    • 2
  • Oana Tifrea
    • 2
  • Pierpaolo Vittorini
    • 3
  1. 1.L3S Research CenterLeibniz University of HanoverHanoverGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer ScienceFree University of Bozen-BolzanoBolzanoItaly
  3. 3.Dep. of Internal Medicine and Public HealthUniversity of L’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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