Adapting Educational Hypermedia to Interaction Behaviors

  • Alessandro Assis
  • Michael Danchak
  • Linda Polhemus
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4018)


This research investigated learner interaction with presentation, content and navigation adaptivity and its effect on time spent (efficiency) and performance (effectiveness) with three online tutorials. The tutorials were developed using a learning cycle to address the needs of all learners. Adaptivity was gradually introduced according to the learner interaction behavior with the cycle. Results from an analysis of variance (ANOVA) indicate that the amount of time spent was significantly reduced in the third and fully adaptive tutorial with comparable performance.


Interaction Behavior Practical Exercise Instructional Event Adaptive Group Navigational Sequence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandro Assis
    • 1
  • Michael Danchak
    • 1
  • Linda Polhemus
    • 1
  1. 1.Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteTroyUSA

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