Hans-Christian Schmitz

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Successful self-regulated learning in a personalized learning environment (PLE) requires self-monitoring of the learner and reflection of learning behaviour. We introduce a tool called CAMera for monitoring and reporting on learning behaviour and thus for supporting learning reflection. The tool collects usage metadata from diverse application programs,(More)
We present new ways of detecting semantic relations between learning resources, e. g. for recommendations, by only taking their usage but not their content into account. We take concepts used in linguistic lexicology and transfer them from their original field of application, i. e. sequences of words, to the analysis of sequences of resources extracted from(More)
Recommender systems are widely used online to support users in finding relevant information. They can be based on different techniques such as content-based and collaborative filtering. In this paper, we introduce a new way of similarity calculation for item-based collaborative filtering. Thereby we focus on the usage of an object and not on the object's(More)
— The growing amount of available information on the internet makes the process of filtering appropriate information an increasing challenge. Because currently existing approaches provide insufficient results in many cases, we propose a new way of relating objects based on their usage. We assume that objects which are significantly often used in the same(More)
Copyright and Moral Rights for the articles on this site are retained by the individual authors and/or other copyright owners. For more information on Open Research Online's data policy on reuse of materials please consult the policies page. Abstract— The ROLE project (Responsive Open Learning Environments) is focused on the next generation of Personal(More)
In this paper, we introduce a new way of detecting semantic similarities between learning objects by analyzing their usage in a web portal. Our approach does not rely on the content of the learning objects or on the relations between the users and the learning objects but on usage-based relations between the objects themselves. The technique we apply for(More)