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Enabling Social Connectedness in E-Learning

Ghergulescu, Ioana, Moebs, Sabine and McManis, Jennifer (2008) Enabling Social Connectedness in E-Learning. In: Cases and Projects in Business Informatics: International Business Informatics Challenge and Conference 2008. Dublin City University, Dublin, pp. 77-102.

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Abstract

In the Internet age learning and communication have arrived at a different level. E-learning now uses intelligent tutor system and applies adaptive hypermedia systems. It does not support social connectedness by allowing communication with other learners. This can lead to feelings of isolation amongst learners and ultimately learner demotivation. This paper presents Connect! - a stand alone component for adaptive learning system to enable social connectedness in e-learning.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2014 12:12
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2014 12:29
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1448

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