Higher Education for All. From Challenges to Novel Technology-Enhanced Solutions

First International Workshop on Social, Semantic, Adaptive and Gamification Techniques and Technologies for Distance Learning, HEFA 2017, Maceió, Brazil, March 20–24, 2017, Revised Selected Papers

  • Alexandra Ioana Cristea
  • Ig Ibert Bittencourt
  • Fernanda Lima
Conference proceedings HEFA 2017

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 832)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Higher Education Online Around the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Elaine H. T. Oliveira, José R. H. Carvalho, Horácio A. B. F. Oliveira, Bruno F. Gadelha, Ketlen T. Lucena, David B. Ramos et al.
      Pages 17-31
    3. Samuel González-López, Aurelio López-López
      Pages 32-51
    4. Ranilson Paiva, Ig Ibert Bittencourt
      Pages 52-67
  3. User Modelling and Grouping

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Simone Borges, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Ig Ibert Bittencourt, Seiji Isotani
      Pages 71-88
    3. Isabela Gasparini, Marcelo S. Pimenta, José Palazzo M. de Oliveira, Ricardo Miranda
      Pages 107-123
    4. Tiago Roberto Kautzmann, Patrícia Augustin Jaques
      Pages 124-140
  4. Technology-Enhanced Solutions: Gamification and Educational Games

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Armando M. Toda, Pedro H. D. Valle, Seiji Isotani
      Pages 143-156
    3. Daniela C. C. Peixoto, Rodolfo F. Resende, Clarindo Isaías P. S. Pádua
      Pages 157-173
    4. Geiser Chalco Challco, Riichiro Mizoguchi, Seiji Isotani
      Pages 174-191
    5. Rafaela V. Rocha, Pedro H. D. Valle, José C. Maldonado, Ig Ibert Bittencourt, Seiji Isotani
      Pages 192-206
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 207-207

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Researcher Links Workshop: Higher Education for All, held in Maceió, Brazil, in March 2017. 
The 12 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 31 submissions. 
The papers deal with a large spectrum of topics, including higher education, technology-enhanced solutions, user modelling, user grouping, gamification, educational games, MOOCs, e-learning, open educational resources, collaborative learning, student modelling, serious games, language analysis.


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Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.FBCS FHEA SMIEEEComputer Science Durham UniversityDurhamUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Universidade Federal de AlagoasMaceióBrazil
  3. 3.Ciência da ComputaçãoUniversity of BrasíliaBrasiliaBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-97933-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-97934-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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