Advertisement

An Intelligent Tutoring Systems Integrated with Learning Management Systems

  • Cecilia E. Giuffra.P
  • Ricardo Azambuja Silveira
  • Marina Keiko Nakayama
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 365)

Abstract

The computer-assisted education is increasingly exploited, as well as the use of Learning Management Systems (LMS). LMS are used in distance learning and classroom teaching as teachers and students support tools in the teaching–learning process. Teachers can provide material, do activities and create assessments for students. Nevertheless, this procedure is done in the same way for all the students, regardless of their performance and behavior differences. This work proposes an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) integrated with LMS to provide adaptability to it, using Moodle as a case study, taking into account student performance on tasks and activities proposed by the teacher and student access on resources.

Keywords

Learning management systems intelligent tutoring system multiagent 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Ajlan, A.-A., Husein, Z.: Why Moodle. In: International Workshop on Future Trends of Distributed Computgin System. IEEE (2008)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Boff, E.: Collaboration in Learning Intelligent Environments mediated by a Social Agent Probabilistic. Thesis (Ph.D.) Computer Science Course. Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre (2008) (in Portuguese)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Rafael, B., Renata, V., Moreira Alvaro, F.: Multiagent Systems Fundamentals. In: Ferreira, C.E. (ed.) Informatic Update Day, JAI 2001, vol. 2, ch. 1, pp. 3–44. SBC, Fortaleza (2001) (in Portuguese)Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Bordini, R.H., Hubner, J.F., Wooldridge, M.: Programming Multi-Agent Systems in AgentSpeak using Jason. Editora Wiley, England (2007)zbMATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Walter, B., Rüdiger, Z., Hartmut, W.: Intelligent Software Agents – Foundations and Applications. Springer, Heidelberg (1998)zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Peter, B.: Student model centered architecture for intelligent learning environment. Proceedings of Fourth International Conference on User Modeling (1994), Diponível em: http://www2.sis.pitt.edu/~peterb/papers/UM94.html (Acesso em Dez. 04, 2011)
  7. 7.
    Conati, C.: Intelligent Tutoring Systems: New Challenges and Directions. Paper Presented at the Proceedings of the 21st International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (2009)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Dillenbourg, P.: Virtual Learning Environment. In: EUN Conference 2000. Workshop on Virtual Learning Environment (2000), http://tecfa.unige.ch/tecfa/publicat/dil-papers-2/Dil.7.5.18.pdf
  9. 9.
    Fagundes, M.: An environment for development of BDI agents. Course Completion Work. Federal University of Pelotas (2004) (in Portuguese), http://www.inf.ufsc.br/~silveira/INE602200/Artigos/TCC_Moser.pdf
  10. 10.
    Frigo, L.B., Pozzebon, E., Bittencourt, G.: The Role of Intelligent Agents in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In: Proceedings of the WCETE - World Congress on Engineering and Technology Education, São Paulo, Brasil, pp. 667–671 (2004) (in Portuguese) Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    Giraffa, L.M.M., Viccari, R.M.: The Use of Agents Techniques on Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In: Computer Science SCCC 1998. XVIII International Conference of the Chilean Society, pp. 76–83. IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC (1998)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Graf, S., Kinshuk: Analysing the Behaviour of Students in Learning Management Systems with Respect to Learning Styles. In: Wallace, M., Angelides, M.C., Mylonas, P. (eds.) Advances in Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization. SCI, vol. 93, pp. 53–73. Springer, Heidelberg (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Jaques, P.A., Vicari, R.M.: State of the Art in Intelligent Learning Environments that consider the student affection. Computers in Education 8(1), 15–38 (2005) (in Portuguese)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Lima, R.D., Rosatelli, M.C.: An intelligent tutoring system to a virtual environment for teaching and learning. In: IX Workshop de Informática na Escola, Campinas. Anais do XXIII Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Computação (2003) (in Portuguese) Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Pereira, A.T.C., Schmitt, V., Álvares, M.R.C.: Virtual Learing Environments. Culture Bookstore (2007) (in Portuguese), http://www.livrariacultura.com.br/imagem/capitulo/2259532.pdf
  16. 16.
    Rao Anand, S., Georgeff Michael, P.: Bdi Agents: From Theory to Practice. In: Proceedings of the First International Conference of Multiagents Systems. AAAI (1995), Disponível em: https://www.aaai.org/Papers/ICMAS/1995/ICMAS95-042.pdf (Acesso em: Dez. 04, 2011)
  17. 17.
    Silveira, R.A.: Intelligent Distributed Learning Environments. CPGCC da UFRGS, Porto Alegre (1998) (in Portuguese) Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    Russell, S., Norvig, P.: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Prentice-Hall, Inc., New Jersey (2002)Google Scholar
  19. 19.
    dos Santos, C.T., Frozza, R., Dhamer, A., Gaspary, L.P.: DÓRIS - Pedagogical Agent in Intelligent Tutoring Systems. In: Cerri, S.A., Gouardéres, G., Paraguaçu, F. (eds.) ITS 2002. LNCS, vol. 2363, pp. 91–104. Springer, Heidelberg (2002)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Wooldridge, M.: Reasoning about Rational Agents. The MIT Press, Cambridge (2000)zbMATHGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Wooldridge, M.: An Introduction to Multiagent Systems, 2nd edn. John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Hoboken (2009)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Cecilia E. Giuffra.P
    • 1
  • Ricardo Azambuja Silveira
    • 1
  • Marina Keiko Nakayama
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Informática e EstatísticaUniversidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)FlorianópolisBrasil
  2. 2.Departamento de Engenharia e Gestão do ConhecimentoUniversidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)FlorianópolisBrasil

Personalised recommendations