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Issue No.04 - Fourth Quarter (2012 vol.5)

pp: 366-376

S. Gutierrez-Santos , London Knowledge Lab., Univ. of London, London, UK

E. Geraniou , Inst. of Educ., Univ. of London, London, UK

D. Pearce-Lazard , London Knowledge Lab., Univ. of London, London, UK

A. Poulovassilis , London Knowledge Lab., Univ. of London, London, UK

DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TLT.2012.19

ABSTRACT

The MiGen project is designing and developing an intelligent exploratory environment to support 11-14-year-old students in their learning of algebraic generalization. Deployed within the classroom, the system also provides tools to assist teachers in monitoring students' activities and progress. This paper describes the design of these Teacher Assistance tools and gives a detailed description of one such tool, focusing in particular on the research challenges faced, and the technologies and approaches chosen to implement the necessary functionalities given the context of the project.

INDEX TERMS

Learning systems, Mathematics, Algebra, Context awareness, Databases,data visualization, Learning systems, Mathematics, Algebra, Context awareness, Databases, software architecture patterns, Computer-assisted instruction, mathematics education, teacher support

CITATION

S. Gutierrez-Santos, E. Geraniou, D. Pearce-Lazard, A. Poulovassilis, "Design of Teacher Assistance Tools in an Exploratory Learning Environment for Algebraic Generalization",

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