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Personalization of Foreign Language Education in the LMS Moodle Environment

  • Vladimír BradáčEmail author
  • Pavel Smolka
  • Cyril Klimeš
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 160)

Abstract

The paper deals with new processes in e-learning to achieve the most effective path through a course for each student. In order to achieve such an ideal path through an e-learning course (here a course of the English language), a new methodology has been developed and special components have been introduced, which enabled to create an individual study plan for each student individually. New components consist of two blocks. A block consisting in finding out student’s language knowledge and a block of sensory preferences. These blocks provided input values and information for creating a verification e-course. A great benefit is that the proposed methodology used existing possibilities of a conditional progress through a course while introducing the new components enabled to create individual study plans in an automated way. This comprehensive system has been verified on a sample set of students of the bachelor study program Applied Informatics at the Department of Informatics and Computers, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, in winter term 2014.

Keywords

e-learning Language learning LMS Personalized education 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The research described here has been financially supported by University of Ostrava grant SGS15/PřF/2015.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vladimír Bradáč
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pavel Smolka
    • 1
  • Cyril Klimeš
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and ComputersUniversity of OstravaOstravaCzech Republic

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