E-EVALUATION TO DETECT LEARNING WEAKNESS - An Agent Based Architecture

Francisca Losavio, Nicole Levy, Parinaz Davari

Abstract

A multi-agent architectural framework for evaluation in e-learning situations is proposed. The idea is to enable e-learning students to detect precisely their weaknesses in some goals within a course program. A course is composed of several objectives or goals to be mastered by students; a student can master some, but not necessarily all of them. Each of these objectives are in turn composed of sub-objectives. The architecture is focused as a tree of intermediate goals, where each node corresponds to a goal to be mastered, as each of its sub-goals. The flexibility of the architecture being a major concern, the goals to be mastered are dynamically defined based on the results of tests passed by the student. The corresponding educational materials are searched on demand and they can be located anywhere on the Web. The quality requirements of the architecture are specified and justified by a standard quality model. Our approach is illustrated with a case study of a computer architecture course.

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Losavio F., Levy N. and Davari P. (2006). E-EVALUATION TO DETECT LEARNING WEAKNESS - An Agent Based Architecture . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-47-4, pages 408-411. DOI: 10.5220/0001255204080411


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@conference{webist06,
author={Francisca Losavio and Nicole Levy and Parinaz Davari},
title={E-EVALUATION TO DETECT LEARNING WEAKNESS - An Agent Based Architecture},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2006},
pages={408-411},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001255204080411},
isbn={978-972-8865-47-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - E-EVALUATION TO DETECT LEARNING WEAKNESS - An Agent Based Architecture
SN - 978-972-8865-47-4
AU - Losavio F.
AU - Levy N.
AU - Davari P.
PY - 2006
SP - 408
EP - 411
DO - 10.5220/0001255204080411