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Intelligent Agents supporting user interactions within self regulated learning processes

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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Volume 6, Number 2, ISSN 1826-6223 e-ISSN 1826-6223 Publisher: Italian e-Learning Association


The paper focuses on the main advantages in the defnition and utilization of an open and modular e-learning software platform to support highly cognitive tasks performed by the main actors of the learning process. We present in detail the integration inside the platform of two intelligent agents devoted to talking with the student and to retrieving new information sources on the Web. The process is triggered as a reply to the system’s perception that the student feels discontented with the presented contents. The architecture is detailed, and some conclusions about the growth of the platform’s overall performance are expressed.


Bentivoglio, C., Bonura, D., Cannella, V., Carletti, S., Pipitone, A., Pirrone, R., Rossi, P. & Russo, G. (2010). Intelligent Agents supporting user interactions within self regulated learning processes. Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society, 6(2), 27-36. Italian e-Learning Association. Retrieved January 17, 2019 from .


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