Authoring Tools for Advanced Technology Learning Environments: Toward Cost-Effective Adaptive, Interactive and Intelligent Educational Software / Edition 1

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This edited book gives a comprehensive picture of the state of the art in authoring systems and authoring tools for advanced technology instructional systems. It includes descriptions of fifteen systems and research projects from almost every significant effort in the field. The book will appeal to researchers, teachers and advanced students working in education, instructional technology and computer-based education, psychology, cognitive science and computer science.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789048164998
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 12/23/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 557
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Contributors Acknowledgements Section I: Authoring Tutors for Device and Process Simulations 1. SIMQUEST: Authoring Educational Simulations, W R van Joolingen and T de Jong 2. Requiem for a Development System: Reflections on Knowledge-Based, Generative Instruction, H M Halff et al 3. Authoring Simulation-Centered Learning Environments with Rides and Vivids A Munro Section II: Authoring Tools That Encode Human Expertise 4. A Programming by Demonstration Authoring Tool for Model-Tracing Tutors S B Blessing 5. Automated Knowledge Acquisition for Intelligent Support of Diagnostic Reasoning D Towne 6. Formative Evaluation of an Automated Knowledge Elicitation and Organization Tool V J Shute and L A Torreano 7. Using Knowledge Objects to Design Instructional Learning Environments M D Merrill Section III: Authoring Tutors That Include Instructional Strategies 8. REEDEEM: Simple Intelligent Tutoring Systems from Usable Tools S Ainsworth et al 9. The IRIS Authoring Tool A Arruarte et al 10. CREAM-Tools: An Authoring Environment for Knowledge Engineering in Intelligent Tutoring Systems R Nkambou et al 11. Eon: Authoring Tools for Content, Instructional Strategy, Student Model and Interface Design T Murray Section IV: Special Purpose Authoring Tools 12. Suporting Educational Software Design with Knowledge-Rich Tools B Bell 13. Devloping Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems: From Design Models to Authoring Tools P Brusilovsky 14. The Leap Authoring Tool: Supporting Complex Courseware Authoring through Reuse, Rapid Prototyping, and Interactive Visualizations R Sparks et al Section V: General Theories and Designs 15. Principles for Pedagogy-oriented Knowledge Based Tutot Authoring Systems: Lessons Learned and a Design Meta-Model T Murray 16. Authoring Tools for Component-Based Learning Environments S Ritter et al 17. An Overview of Intelligent Tutoring System Authoring Tools: Updated Analysis of the State of the Art T Murray Author Index Subject Index

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