Psycho-pedagogical Mash-Up Design for Personalising the Learning Environment

  • Marcel Berthold
  • Pablo Lachmann
  • Alexander Nussbaumer
  • Sergei Pachtchenko
  • Andreas Kiefel
  • Dietrich Albert
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7138)


The purpose of this paper is to support the creation of a Personalised Learning Environment (PLE) in a psycho-pedagogical sound way. In our approach a PLE is a mash-up of widgets, small tools, which are arranged together. In order to support the compilation of the individual learning environment, educational components have been identified, which might influence the perception of mash-up designs form a learners’ point of view. These identified educational components are the basis to link widgets to psycho-pedagogical information, such as learning strategies and techniques or competences of a learner. Different guidelines have been derived to support learners or tutors to mash-up a PLE with different widgets. Implementation and evaluation approaches are introduced regarding the usefulness and effectiveness of the presented guidelines.


mash-up design self-regulated learning personal learning environments 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcel Berthold
    • 1
  • Pablo Lachmann
    • 3
  • Alexander Nussbaumer
    • 1
  • Sergei Pachtchenko
    • 3
  • Andreas Kiefel
    • 3
  • Dietrich Albert
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Knowledge Management InstituteGraz University of TechnologyAustria
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of GrazAustria
  3. 3.Knowledge Media InstituteUniversity of Koblenz-LandauGermany

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