A Hypermedia-based Adaptive Educational System for Assisting Students in Systems and Information Technology Domain for Accountability
There has been observed, after a questionnaire applied to accounting science students in a public university, a significant lack of motivation of them with respect to the discipline of Systems and Information Technology, as part of the solid formation in this undergraduate course. In addition, it was also observed that there were many different specific interests among the students concerning accounting profession specializations. To mitigate this problem regarding motivation and diversity aspects, we propose an approach using a hypermedia-based online educational system for improving teaching and learning processes in the mentioned discipline for accounting science. This paper gives an overview of our approach with the current system, discussing its design and implementation aspects concerning its main components: adaptive model, student model, and domain model. We evaluated this approach with respect to its associated system and preliminary results indicated that it is feasible concerning its potential for adaptively assisting its users.
KeywordsOnline educational systems Adaptivity Systems and information technology
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