The Architecture of a Learner Adviser Service

Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Marian Cristian Mihaescu, Costel Marian Ionaşcu



One of the most important challenges faced by institutions that deploy e-Learning activities is to prove beneficiaries that the learning process is effective. This paper proposes a structure for a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) in which a Learner Adviser Service (LAS) will run. The proposed architecture enables different e-Learning platforms to access the service through published and discoverable interfaces. The LAS will provide feedback for each learner according with the setup that has been done between the e-Learning platform and LAS. The feedback refers to actions that are recommended to be performed by the learner. LAS uses machine learning algorithms for classifying learners according with their performed activities. The ultimate goal of LAS is to provide an overall activity measurement for the student’s activity in such a way to increase the trust into the effectiveness of the e-Learning platform.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Burdescu D., Mihaescu M. and Ionaşcu C. (2009). The Architecture of a Learner Adviser Service . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Enterprise Systems and Technology - Volume 1: I-WEST, ISBN 978-989-674-015-3, pages 57-70. DOI: 10.5220/0004463200570070

in Bibtex Style

author={Dumitru Dan Burdescu and Marian Cristian Mihaescu and Costel Marian Ionaşcu},
title={The Architecture of a Learner Adviser Service},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Enterprise Systems and Technology - Volume 1: I-WEST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Enterprise Systems and Technology - Volume 1: I-WEST,
TI - The Architecture of a Learner Adviser Service
SN - 978-989-674-015-3
AU - Burdescu D.
AU - Mihaescu M.
AU - Ionaşcu C.
PY - 2009
SP - 57
EP - 70
DO - 10.5220/0004463200570070