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2014 Ninth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC) (2014)
Guangdong, China
Nov. 8, 2014 to Nov. 10, 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4799-4171-1
pp: 46-53
Information and communication technologies have been widely adopted in most of educational institutions to support e-Learning through different learning methodologies such as computer supported collaborative learning, which has become one of the most influencing learning paradigms. In this context, e-Learning stakeholders, are increasingly demanding new requirements, among them, information security is considered as a critical factor involved in on-line collaborative processes. Information security determines the accurate development of learning activities, especially when a group of students carries out on-line assessment, which conducts to grades or certificates, in these cases, IS is an essential issue that has to be considered. To date, even most advances security technological solutions have drawbacks that impede the development of overall security e-Learning frameworks. For this reason, this paper suggests enhancing technological security models with functional approaches, namely, we propose a functional security model based on trustworthiness and collective intelligence. Both of these topics are closely related to on-line collaborative learning and on-line assessment models. Therefore, the main goal of this paper is to discover how security can be enhanced with trustworthiness in an on-line collaborative learning scenario through the study of the collective intelligence processes that occur on on-line assessment activities. To this end, a peer-to-peer public student's profile model, based on trustworthiness is proposed, and the main collective intelligence processes involved in the collaborative on-line assessments activities, are presented.
Security, Electronic learning, Collaboration, Collaborative work, Context, Educational institutions, Communities

J. Miguel, S. Caballe, F. Xhafa, J. Prieto and L. Barolli, "A Collective Intelligence Approach for Building Student's Trustworthiness Profile in Online Learning," 2014 Ninth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC), Guangdong, China, 2014, pp. 46-53.
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