ADAPTIVITY IN 3D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR MULTI-USERS AND ITS APPLICATION IN ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

Tassawar Iqbal, Klaus Hammermüller, A Min Tjoa

Abstract

e-Learning applications have started to exploit web-based three dimensional (3D) Virtual Environments (VEs) to augment learning experiences. Moreover adaptive support in these 3D VEs further endow potential to empower the learner’s experiences and enhance effectiveness of learning process by presenting personalized content and navigational support. Adaptivity in these 3D VEs however, sets the new challenges for the researchers. Most of the techniques that are devised for adaptive content presentation and navigation in 3D spaces are focused on single-user environment. Surprisingly few research efforts have been yet dispensed for the adaptivity in multi-users VEs, however based on textual VEs. In this paper, we present an adaptive approach for multi-users in 3D VEs. We customize the Adaptive Web 3D (AWE3D) architecture to provide the adaptive support in 3D VEs for multi-users. We design an adaptive learning scenario for Adult Basic Education (ABE) in 3D VE of OpenSim to explain, the proposed methodology.

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Iqbal T., Hammermüller K. and Tjoa A. (2011). ADAPTIVITY IN 3D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR MULTI-USERS AND ITS APPLICATION IN ADULT BASIC EDUCATION . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8425-49-2, pages 213-218. DOI: 10.5220/0003305802130218


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@conference{csedu11,
author={Tassawar Iqbal and Klaus Hammermüller and A Min Tjoa},
title={ADAPTIVITY IN 3D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR MULTI-USERS AND ITS APPLICATION IN ADULT BASIC EDUCATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2011},
pages={213-218},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003305802130218},
isbn={978-989-8425-49-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - ADAPTIVITY IN 3D VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS FOR MULTI-USERS AND ITS APPLICATION IN ADULT BASIC EDUCATION
SN - 978-989-8425-49-2
AU - Iqbal T.
AU - Hammermüller K.
AU - Tjoa A.
PY - 2011
SP - 213
EP - 218
DO - 10.5220/0003305802130218