Technological Infrastructure for the Personalized Delivery of Learning Activities in a Mobile 2.0 Environment (TAKEN)

Type of Thesis: 
Master Thesis

This thesis work is in the context of the TICKLE project, which is about the development of adaptive persuasive ICT tools to tackle school burnout among youngsters in Brussels. For this, the program will investigate opportunities and benefits of the use of so-called persuasive technologies combined with social media and mobile technologies offered by devices such as smartphones and tablets. 

Alongside research on opportunities and benefits of using Web 2.0 and Mobile 2.0 for dealing with the problem of school burnout, the program aims for the development and evaluation of a toolkit of adaptive mobile tools useful for increasing the study motivation and learning activity of youngsters.

The toolkit will be composed of tools that can be used to foster engagement, intrinsic motivation, and attitude change towards learning.

The thesis proposal concerns the design and development of an adaptive technological infrastructure to enable a personalized and responsive use of the tools that will be developed in the project based on schedules that will be prepared by supervisors and teachers.

 

For more information contact Prof. Dr. Olga De Troyer

 
Background Knowledge: 

- client-server architecture 

- web technology

 

 
Technical challenges: 

Developing an delivery infrastructure that can work with different devices and different types of social media.

Academic Year: 
2016-2017