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A Hypermedia-Based Tutoring System for Education in Mechanical Engineering

  • K. Cheng
  • W. B. Rowe
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This paper presents a hypermedia-based tutoring system for education in mechanical engineering. A conceptual model of hypermedia and its relationship with learning is discussed. Some critical issues during the system development are described in detail such as the system on-line help function, learner control, knowledge representation and integration of AI. The tutoring system is implemented on HyperCard on a Macintosh computer. The methodology achieved during the system development can be widely applied in developing other hypermedia-based systems.

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© Department of Mechanical Engineering University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Cheng
    • 1
  • W. B. Rowe
    • 1
  1. 1.Liverpool John Moores UniversityUK

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