Towards a Trace-based Evaluation Model for Knowledge Acquisition and Training Resource Adaption

Soraya Chachoua, Nouredine Tamani, Jamal Malki, Pascal Estraillier


e-Assessment in an e-learning system is aimed at evaluating learners regarding their knowledge acquisition. Available assessment methods are usually used at the end of a training activity in order to state if a given learner has either passed or failed a training unit or level, based on the grading results obtained. Most of grading processes follow the SCORM norm in the matter (Scorm, 2006) and make use of duration and number of attempts to compute the scores. These information are valuable in grading but they can also be exploited to capture the learner bahaviour during a training activity, and then assess both learner knowledge acquisition and training resource quality in terms of adequacy. Therefore, we consider in this paper duration and number of attempts as modeled traces, upon which we build a theoretical model for automated evaluation of learners’ knowledge acquisition evolution as a training activity progresses. The values obtained can be used to adapt training strategies and resources to improve both learner’s knowledge level and e-learning platform quality.


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Chachoua S., Tamani N., Malki J. and Estraillier P. (2016). Towards a Trace-based Evaluation Model for Knowledge Acquisition and Training Resource Adaption . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 121-128. DOI: 10.5220/0005859801210128

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author={Soraya Chachoua and Nouredine Tamani and Jamal Malki and Pascal Estraillier},
title={Towards a Trace-based Evaluation Model for Knowledge Acquisition and Training Resource Adaption},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Towards a Trace-based Evaluation Model for Knowledge Acquisition and Training Resource Adaption
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Chachoua S.
AU - Tamani N.
AU - Malki J.
AU - Estraillier P.
PY - 2016
SP - 121
EP - 128
DO - 10.5220/0005859801210128