Introducing an Information System for Successful Support of Selective Attention in Online Courses

  • Martin Ebner
  • Josef Wachtler
  • Andreas Holzinger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8011)


Human learning processes are strongly depending on attention of each single learner. Due to this fact any measurement helping to increase students’ attention is from high importance. Till now there are some developments called Audience-Response-Systems only available for face-to-face education even for masses. In this publication we introduce a web-based information system which is also usable for online-systems. Students’ attention will be conserved based on different interaction forms during the live stream of a lecture. The evaluation pointed out that the system helps to enlarge the attention of each single participant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Ebner
    • 1
  • Josef Wachtler
    • 1
  • Andreas Holzinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Information System and Computer MediaGraz University of TechnologyAustria

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