Adaptive Assessments using Open Standards

  • Héctor G. Barbosa León
  • Francisco J. García Peñalvo
  • María José Rodriguez-Conde
Conference paper


This article presents the conclusions of a research workpreparedin the University of Salamanca, Spain, including the investigation, definition, construction and test of a model to define adaptive assessments considering the user´s presentation needs and also the traditional adaptation process using the level of complexity for every item. We applied innovatively some common open standards and specifications.


Learning Style Assessment Activity Learn Management System Adaptive Test Authoring Tool 
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We want to thank to the group KEOPS (ref. TSI2005- 00960) of the University of Salamanca for their contributions and ideas for the development of this work. In addition, we want to thank to the Education and Science Ministry of Spain, National Program in Technologies and Services for the Information Society, Ref.: TSI2005- 00960.

HéctorBarbosa thanks the National System of Technological Institutes (SNIT–Mexico) for its financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Héctor G. Barbosa León
    • 1
    • 2
  • Francisco J. García Peñalvo
    • 1
    • 2
  • María José Rodriguez-Conde
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Science FacultyUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain
  2. 2.Technological Institute of ColimaColimaMéxico

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