Agostino Marengo

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This work belongs to a project in support of the semantic Web standard. The aim is to give an ontological support for the creation of e-learning courses. This will make a selection of learning objects according to semantic descriptors and in heterogeneous contexts, by means of a selective agent of didactic courses customized on the user's preferences. This(More)
This project started from the necessity to create a taxonomic classification for the management of the Learning Objects (LO) repository used by the LCMS platforms. The classification obtained is now in use for the OSEL project (OSEL website – http://www.osel.it). The OSEL project is financed by the Statistics Department of the University of Bari. The aim is(More)
Here is described the implementation of adaptivity in Moodle: a specific but very common Learning Management System. After a preliminary study about the adaptive built-in features in moodle learning management system, and the capabilities ready to perform a suitable student modeling, the research team extended Moodle capabilities with a specific data model,(More)
In 2005, the Italian Ministry of the University, has granted a financing to the University of Bari for the planning and development of the project "Advanced services for e-learning in Pug Ha". The research group has focused the necessary resources following a direct approach, integrating the goals determined for an academic environment with the fundamental(More)
The paper presents the main findings of the ELeGI project, namely its learning model and software architecture to support the creation and execution of complex learning processes.The learning model defined in ELeGI promotes and supports a learning paradigm centred on knowledge construction using experiential based and collaborative learning approaches in a(More)
Intelligent e-learning systems have revolutionized online education by providing individualized and personalized instruction for each learner. Nevertheless, till now very few systems were able to leave academic labs and be integrated in real commercial products. One of these few exceptions is the Learning Intelligent Advisor (LIA) described in this paper,(More)
The aim of the project is the development of an innovative, Open Source-based eLearning portal, which provides high scalability and versatility, as well as it is easy to upgrade; it aims at meeting some changeable requirement in the field of distance learning (yearly or even monthly innovation). The modular structure and flexibility provided by the portal(More)