Study Smart Not Hard

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  • Source:
    Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v19 n1 Article 5 p62-74 Jan 2018. 13 pp.
  • Language:
    English
  • Publication Type:
    Journal Articles; Reports - Research
  • Additional Information
    • Author(s):
    • Availability:
      Full Text from ERIC Available online: https://eric.ed.gov/contentdelivery/servlet/ERICServlet?accno=EJ1165895
      Anadolu University. Office of the Rector, Eskisehir, 26470, Turkey. Tel: +90-222-335-34-53; Fax: +90-222-335-34-86; e-mail: rektor@anadolu.edu.tr; e-mail: TOJDE@anadolu.edu.tr; Web site: http://tojde.anadolu.edu.tr/
    • Peer Reviewed:
      Y
    • ISSN:
      1302-6488
    • Subject Terms:
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      Learners' concentration is an essential factor for learning and acquisition. The duration of concentration varies from one individual to another. Some learners have a long duration of concentration; whereas, others have a short one. Leaving the learner in front of a screen for a random duration is a strategy that does not optimize online learning. In this perspective, we have implemented an approach based on three intelligent agents customizing and adapting the learning time according to the learner's concentration time. The first agent is called "Detector Agent" (DA).The task of this agent is to measure the learner's concentration time and to detect the factors that may influence it. The second agent is named "Scheduler Agent" (SA). Its function is to cut the time of a session in proportion to the concentration time measured by DA and to program relaxing breaks in order to regenerate the degree of concentration. And finally, the third agent is called "Rectifier Agent" (RA). The latter is responsible for rectifying the factors that negatively influence the concentration of the learners. These agents continuously communicate between each other in order to ensure an efficient treatment. The experienced results show that the approach contributes effectively in the acquisition and the performance of learners. Success rates have risen sharply and the learners express a growing satisfaction.
    • Abstract:
      As Provided
    • Number of References:
      35
    • Physical Description:
      13
    • Education Level:
      Higher Education
    • Journal Code:
      APR2018
    • Publication Date:
      2018
    • Accession Number:
      EJ1165895
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      KAMSA, I.; ELOUAHBI, R.; EL KHOUKHI, F. Study Smart Not Hard. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, [s. l.], v. 19, n. 1, p. 62–74, 2018. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895. Acesso em: 24 out. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Kamsa I, Elouahbi R, El Khoukhi F. Study Smart Not Hard. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education. 2018;19(1):62-74. Accessed October 24, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895
    • APA:
      Kamsa, I., Elouahbi, R., & El Khoukhi, F. (2018). Study Smart Not Hard. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 19(1), 62–74.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Kamsa, Imane, Rachid Elouahbi, and Fatima El Khoukhi. 2018. “Study Smart Not Hard.” Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 19 (1): 62–74. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895.
    • Harvard:
      Kamsa, I., Elouahbi, R. and El Khoukhi, F. (2018) ‘Study Smart Not Hard’, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 19(1), pp. 62–74. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895 (Accessed: 24 October 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Kamsa, I, Elouahbi, R & El Khoukhi, F 2018, ‘Study Smart Not Hard’, Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 62–74, viewed 24 October 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Kamsa, Imane, et al. “Study Smart Not Hard.” Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, vol. 19, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 62–74. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Kamsa, Imane, Rachid Elouahbi, and Fatima El Khoukhi. “Study Smart Not Hard.” Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 19, no. 1 (January 1, 2018): 62–74. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Kamsa I, Elouahbi R, El Khoukhi F. Study Smart Not Hard. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education [Internet]. 2018 Jan 1 [cited 2020 Oct 24];19(1):62–74. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1165895