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Interactive E-Learning

Interactive E-Learning
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Author(s): Claude Ghaoui (Liverpool John Moores University, UK) and W. A. Janvier (Liverpool John Moores University, UK)
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 14
Source title: Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Timothy K. Shih (Tamkang University, Taiwan) and Jason Hung (Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-376-0.ch010

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Abstract

This chapter introduces the concept of improving student memory retention using a distance learning tool by establishing the student’s communication preference and learning style before the student uses the module contents. It argues that incorporating a distance learning tool with an intelligent/interactive tutoring system using various components (psychometric tests, communication preference, learning styles, mapping learning/teaching styles, neurolinguistic programming language patterns, subliminal text messaging, motivational factors, novice/expert factor, student model, and the way we learn) combined in WISDeM to create a human-computer interactive interface distance learning tool does indeed enhance memory retention. The authors show that WISDeM’s initial evaluation indicates that a student’s retained knowledge has been improved from a mean average of 63.57% to 71.09% — moving the student from a B to an A.

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