A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF ADAPTIVE E-LEARNING
The purpose of adaptive e-Learning is to ensure effective teaching by providing an opportunity for students to connect with an environment that suits their needs, behavior, and knowledge. The reason adaptive e-Learning is important is that, for a learning process to be successful, it is necessary to consider teaching materials that address specific characteristics of the student, such as their particular goals, preferences, knowledge, and style of studying, to provide an appropriate teaching strategy.
In this article we present a methodological approach for implementing the adaptive e-Learning in the course “Computer information systems in tourism”, offered to students in the program “Tourism” through the Smolyan affiliate of the Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarski”, using the Distributed Platform for e-Learning (DisPeL). The platform DisPeL enables a user to report on different aspects of the learning process, for example, the time each student takes to learn a specific topic from the curriculum, and the number of incorrect and correct answers from individuals as well as the entire group of students who were trained over a given period of time.
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