Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/88271
Type: Conference paper
Title: Supporting self-directed learning skills in learning management systems
Author: Weerasinghe, A.
Mitrovic, A.
Mathews, M.
Holland, J.
Elmadani, M.
Citation: Workshop Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012, 2012 / Chang, B., Tan, S.-.C., Matsui, T. (ed./s), pp.770-776
Publisher: National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Issue Date: 2012
ISBN: 9789810746506
Conference Name: 20th International Conference on Computers in Education (ICCE 2012) (26 Nov 2012 - 30 Nov 2012 : Singapore)
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Amali Weerasinghe, Antonija Mitrovic, Moffat Mathews, Jay Holland, Myse Elmadani
Abstract: This project aims to develop support for self-directed learning in Moodle by incorporating opportunities for reflection and self-assessment for learners. We will develop a module that will track a learner's progress and represent it in terms of important concepts taught within a course. The resulting student model will enable the sys- tem to recommend activities suited to the learner's needs and abilities. Students will be able to inspect his/her stu- dent model, which promotes reflection and deep learning. The introduction of adaptive self-directed learning capa- bilities will pave the way for the next generation of learning management systems, as currently their focus is limited to managing learning resources.
Keywords: Learning management systems; self-directed learning; self-assessment; reflection
Rights: Copyright 2012 Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education
RMID: 0030011779
Published version: http://www.lsl.nie.edu.sg/icce2012/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/WORKSHOP-E-BOOK.pdf
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