Mobile Education: Towards Affective Bi-modal Interaction for Adaptivity

Efthymios Alepis, M. Virvou, K. Kabassi

Abstract


One important field where mobile technology can make significant contributions is education. However one criticism in mobile education is that students receive impersonal teaching. Affective computing may give a solution to this problem. In this paper we describe an affective bi-modal educational system for mobile devices. In our research we describe a novel approach of combining information from two modalities namely the keyboard and the microphone through a multi-criteria decision making theory.

Keywords


Educational systems, affective computing, mobile systems, adaptive systems

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (iJIM) – eISSN: 1865-7923
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