Open Student Models

Open Student Models

Eshaa M. Alkhalifa (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 4
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch213


When a student makes an error, the instructor wonders what possible misconception caused that error (Self, 1990) and attempts to correct it through altering the instruction method. Consequently, student models represent the system’s assumptions of learner knowledge and preferences without giving any guarantees that this model accurately reflects any of the information it contains.

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