Abstraction: An adaptative e-learning system provides specific larning content to the particular scholar harmonizing to their cognition degree, penchants, Prerequisite cognition and learning manner. Individualization is really of import to better acquisition experiences. The purpose of e-learning is to better the scholar ‘s acquisition and public presentation degrees during online acquisition. Each pupil may hold different acquisition manners, penchants and cognition degrees. This is the ground why there is the demand for adaptability of larning environment. The adaptative intelligent system helps pupils to accomplish their acquisition ends efficaciously by presenting cognition in an adaptative manner through online acquisition scenes. So, there is an purpose to supply instruction to pupils or scholars in different topographic points around the whole universe at any clip, where no instructor is available for face-to-face aid. In this, Semantic Web engineerings can besides used to hold changed the way of E-learning systems from task-based attacks to knowledge-intensive 1s. Semantic web overcome restrictions of the current web. It supports the execution of intelligent agents, provides characteristics of adaptability, utilizing hunt engines and illation. In this paper we have proposed new schemes for building Adapting system in e-learning utilizing the semantic web where we can seek the content harmonizing to single scholar. Using semantic hunt, it can better the procedure of seeking.It analyzes the scholars model with the aid of ontology. After the execution of this e-learning system, the scholar will acquire a new positive educational experience
Keywords: Adaptive acquisition, semantic web, e-Learning, Learner Modeling.
Adaptability is the chief issues in today ‘s on-line e-learning epoch. The e-learning systems provide educational services to a broad scope of pupils and they can assist pupils to accomplish their acquisition ends by presenting cognition in individualized manner [ 1 ] .The scholars have different cognition degree, mental degree and personalities. The purpose of e-learning is to better the scholar ‘s acquisition and public presentation degrees during online acquisition. Adaptive acquisition is a type of e-learning engineering which works sagely to understand the scholar ‘s demands before showing the content.
Each pupil may hold different acquisition manners, penchants and cognition degrees. This is the ground why there is the demand for adaptability of larning environment. E- Learning systems must be flexible so that it could be suited for different type of pupils or scholar. Teaching at a distance includes the usage of assortment of accomplishments for the teachers comparing to the 1s used in traditional schoolrooms. The adaptability involves placing and supervising the pupil ‘s acquisition activities harmonizing to his several profile. The adaptative intelligent system helps pupils to accomplish their acquisition ends efficaciously by presenting cognition in an adaptative manner through online acquisition scenes. So, there is an purpose to supply instruction to pupils or scholars in different topographic points around the whole universe at any clip, where no instructor is available for face-to-face aid. That is the ground why to back up e-learning systems. It would supply individualised aid merely as human coach does. [ 2 ] .In this, Semantic Web engineerings can besides used to hold alter the way of E-learning systems from task-based attacks to knowledge-intensive 1s. Semantic web overcome restrictions of the current web. It supports the execution of intelligent agents, provides characteristics of adaptability, utilizing hunt engines and illation. [ 3 ] [ 4 ] [ 5 ]
In this paper we have suggested new schemes for building Adapting system in e-learning utilizing the semantic web where we can seek the content harmonizing to single scholar. Using semantic hunt, it can better the procedure of seeking.It analyzes the scholars model with the aid of ontology. After the execution of this e-learning system, the scholar will acquire a new positive educational experience.
Adaptive systems are capable of accommodating the content harmonizing to the profile of a peculiar scholar. Therefore, utilizing adaptative larning scholars with different larning ends, cognition, penchants, knowledge degree and learning manners can entree different contents/data with different presentation formats. In order to guarantee that information to be learnt more accurately, the content presented and the detailing leaner should be given more in Semantically and systematic manner. Semantic web engineering organizes cognition in more construction and more meaningful manner. The most common adaptative larning systems consists of ontology whose major map is to supply a sphere ontology and user ontology in order to supply adaptative support. Adapted system provide larning content to learner based on their requirements, of cognition, penchants, larning manners and larning histories, every bit good as their features. In [ 6 ] paper discusses about some cardinal Semantic Web engineerings and applications of these engineerings in e-learning but it does non explicate the any algorithm for practically understand the construct. The work described in [ 7 ] utilizes semantic web with personalization web service and related work is done in [ 8 ] and [ 9 ] .So the traditional methods and documents neither were supplying truth nor effectual methods and algorithm to dynamically roll up the informations harmonizing to single scholars. Therefore, in this paper, we have adopted the architecture, algorithm and work flow diagram as one the well known beginning of information for personalization.
3. Proposed Method for Adaptive System Based on semantic web:
3.1 Architecture of proposed Adaptive System:
Personalized system is indispensable for bettering the scholar ‘s experience. It provides the content harmonizing to single scholar means harmonizing to each scholar ‘s degree of cognition, penchants, and other considerations. Here we have proposed an adaptative acquisition system which is based on semantic web engineering that can supply extremely individualized acquisition content. The architecture of the proposed semantic web based adaptative acquisition system consists of two chief ontology as shown in Figure 1.
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Figure 1: Architecture of the proposed ontology-based adaptative acquisition system
Ontology is used in knowledge-based systems as conceptual models for supplying, accessing, and structuring information in comprehensive mode. The ontology contains nodes, borders and relationship between them. We have constructed the ontology utilizing the tool Neo4j.
Domain Ontology: Domain Ontology is a representation of sphere cognition which is known as sphere Ontology. It describes the complete construction of sphere. It is information content of the application which contains the constructs and concept relationships. The sphere theoretical account of the system is wholly based on the impression of larning purpose.
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Figure 2: Classs and Object Properties of the Domain Ontology.
As it is shown in Fig. 2, a JAVA Tutorial consists of four chief categories i.e. Core Java, JSP, Servlet and Struts. Servlet have some sub categories like ServletRequest, Servlet Collaboration, ServletConfig, Basics of Servlet, Session Tracking and ServletContext. Similarly JSP, CoreJava and Struts besides have some bomber categories. All the bomber categories are connected with its chief categories with a relationship.
Learning content direction faculty: It is responsible for pull offing the content of cognition base or Domain ontology. It inserts, deletes a new acquisition informations into the sphere Ontology or manipulates bing larning objects.
Learner theoretical account Ontology: This Ontology shops all learner-related informations, i.e. the scholar ‘ profiles, including the behaviour, features, cognition degree, history, requirement cognition, public presentation and lack record.In Fig. 3, Learner model Ontology consists of five chief categories i.e. Learner Performance, larning manner, larning clip, prerequisite cognition, penchants and larning history. The category “ Preference ” officially stand foring a scholar ‘s penchant likes Language and Author. The bomber categories are connected with chief category penchants with relationship hasLanguage and hasAuthor.
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Figure 3: Classs and Object Properties of the Learner theoretical account Ontology.
The content will be presented harmonizing to scholar ‘s pick ( writer and linguistic communication ) . Each Learner is assigned performance-related informations that presented in the signifier of “ Learner Performance ” category. It has four sub-classes. “ Lack Record ” describes the errors which scholar has made during the trial and gives the solution of that inquiries. “ Progress Report ” contains the Markss which scholar has obtained after trial. “ Coding cognition ” defines the cryptography cognition ( Java ) of scholar. “ Date-Time Records ” shops the day of the month and clip when the acquisition procedure took topographic point. The category “ History ” shops all the content covered by scholar. Class “ prerequisite cognition ” shops the old cognition records of the scholar.
Learner Model Management Module: It updates any alterations in scholar theoretical account ontology like updates informations of history, public presentation and lack record.
Dynamic Content Collection Module: This faculty dynamically generates individualized acquisition content for a specific scholar. This faculty is wholly capable to unite available content ( obtained from Learning Content Management Module ) to organize a coherent larning content that suits a peculiar scholar.
Adaptive Presentation Module: The adaptative presentation faculty is responsible for showing individualised acquisition content to the scholar based on consequences from the dynamic content aggregation faculty. It presents adaptative e-learning content to the scholar utilizing link-hiding techniques. It hides the full progress subject from the user and merely shows the current content or old covered content of the same subject. Green slug shows a recommended content means the construct that the scholar has non learned yet, but has knowledge about all old subjects. Yellow slug shows the subject which is covered subject.
User Interface: It provides the interaction between the system and the scholar.
3.2 Workflow of Adaptive System:
Under the proposed architecture, the adaptative system allows scholars to acquire specific information about the acquisition content for the specific scholar.
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Figure 4: A Description Scenario of the work flow of Adaptive e-learning system.
A Scenario Example: John is a new scholar ; he wants to acquire the information on nucleus Java. So first of all he will register himself by giving some personal information. After that the system will inquire some inquiry from scholar and do a Learner/student profile based upon his behaviour, features, cognition degree, history and requirement cognition. Now system will dynamically roll up the content harmonizing to user profile and shows it to him. When the scholar will read all the content so system will take the rating. The inquiry paper will incorporate all the inquiries related to the presently covered subject. Now system will update the scholar information like scholar ‘s public presentation, history etc. In instance scholar needs information on other subject so once more cringle will travel to the scholar ‘s profile and roll up the user requirement information sing the subject, scholar ‘s manner, public presentation and history etc and dynamically roll up the content for the specific scholar.
Figure 5 is a screenshot of the Registration page when a scholar registries with the system during the first
session. The scholar will make full the basic information and make the username and watchword. After that following page will acquire unfastened.
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Figure 5: Registration signifier for E-learning.
As shown in the figure 6, learner will make full all his acquisition manner. Using the wireless button scholar will take the one option from given three. There are fundamentally four types of larning manner i.e. visual-verbal, sensing-intuitive, sequential-global and inductive-deductive. The each acquisition manner is explained in the tabular array given below:
Pictures & A ; Presentations
Words & A ; Explanation
Patient with inside informations, Careful but may be slow, Senses, facts and experimentation.
Quick but may be careless, rules and theories.
Steady patterned advance and Convergent thought and analysis.
Jumping straight and Divergent thought.
ability to calculate out the
Rules/theories/principle from ascertained cases of an event.
Traveling from specific observations to broader generalisations and theories.
Table I: Different Learning manner dimensions
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Figure 6: screenshot for finding pupils larning manner.
After larning manner page, self rating signifier will be presented by adaptative system to learner. As for initial finding of the scholar ‘s cognition about the sphere, the system relies on the scholar ‘s Self rating. In peculiar, the scholar is presented with the undermentioned set of options: ‘No cognition at all ‘ ,
‘Having little cognition ‘ , ‘Familiar ‘ , ‘Well enlighten ‘ and ‘Demand advanced subjects ‘ , and ‘High degree subjects required ‘ as shown in Figure 7.Adaptive system will change over the scholar ‘s choice for each subject into its numerical value ( 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 or 0.4 severally ) . These numerical values will subsequently assist the system to happen the scholar ‘s initial place in the Java sphere. It will supply him proper counsel and
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Figure 7: screenshot for ciphering the Prerequisite cognition of Learner.
4. Proposed algorithms:
The proposed first algorithm is demoing how the Learner ‘s content history is composing and reading and the 2nd algorithm help the system to happen the scholar ‘s initial place in the Java sphere
4.1. Algorithm for History of Learner:
Writing LearnerContent: If the Learner is logged in, so system will look into the scholar Idaho and shop all the content which Adaptive system will urge or show.
writingLearnerContent ( )
if ( scholar logged in )
Learner_id & lt ; -getLearner _id ( )
LearnerContent & lt ; -recordRecommendedContent ( )
store_in_historical Ontology ( Content )
Reading LearnerContent: First of all if the scholar is logged in with some history and he wants to look into his old covered subjects so he can look into it by snaping the History button. The system will look into the scholar Idaho of the scholar and bring the scholar old subjects which he has covered earlier.
readingLearnerContent ( )
if ( scholar logged in )
Learner_id & lt ; -getLearner_id ( )
//fetch past information from historical which is saved in //Learner Model Ontology.
// show recommended Content
4.2 Algorithm to happen the scholar ‘s initial place ( Prerequisite Knowledge ) in the Java sphere:
The algorithm is numerically measuring the scholar ‘s Prerequisite Knowledge. So that harmonizing to scholar ‘s cognition the content can be presented by the adaptative system.
getValue ( ) : At first scholar gives the replies to all the five inquiry which system asks. Now the PrerequisiteKnowledgeOfLearner ( ) map is called to numerically measure the user cognition.
getValue ( )
//To acquire the initial finding of the scholar ‘s cognition
//about the sphere, the adaptative system will show five //questions.
PrerequisiteKnowledgeOfLearner ( )
PrerequisiteKnowledgeOfLearner ( )
// Enter the question ( Q ) .
if ( previousTopic_prerequisiteknowledge & gt ; =0.3 )
//learner is holding good cognition,
// show the content for which the scholar is inquiring
//Learner ‘s basic construct or old construct is non clear
//show the basic content to the scholar to unclutter the construct foremost.
PrerequisiteKnowledgeOfLearner ( ) : When the scholar types the question so Adaptive system foremost of all cheques his Prerequisite Knowledge for illustration: suppose question is “ AWT “ .Now system will travel to the getValue ( ) to acquire the user input and cipher the scholar Prerequisite Knowledge utilizing map PrerequisiteKnowledgeOfLearner ( ) .Adaptive system converts the scholar ‘s choice for each subject into its numerical value ( 0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3 or 0.4 severally ) .Now system checks scholar ‘s self- rating signifier to cognize the that how much scholar knows the subject which comes before “ AWT ” .If the scholar selected “ No cognition at all ‘ , ‘Having little cognition ‘ or ‘Familiar ‘ for the old subjects so system will show the content of basic Java and after that system will demo the content of “ AWT ” .
System will look into if scholar ‘s cognition for the old subjects is peers to or greater than 0.3 so system will demo the content of “ AWT ” .
In this paper considerable attempts have been made in the adaptative acquisition utilizing semantic web seeking to standardise cognition larning edifice blocks. Adaptive system in e-learning nowadayss the informations harmonizing to the scholar ‘s cognition degree, penchants, Prerequisite cognition and learning manner. This paper attempts to react to the demand for self-adaptive larning systems by supplying an architecture, algorithm and informations flow diagram. The suggested algorithm is steering scholars towards a customized acquisition path. The execution of the presented Adapting system in e-learning environment model farther provides an unfastened acquisition environment to offer enriching learning experiences.