Alice

Adaptive Learning via Intuitive/interactive, Collaborative and Emotional systems

Abstract
Alice has defined, developed and experimented an innovative adaptive environment for e-learning able to combine personalization, simulation, storytelling, collaboration and assessment with emotional and affective aspects and to contribute to overcome the limitations of current e-learning systems and content with respect to learners’ engagement. The proposed environment is interactive, challenging and context aware and enables learners’ demand of empowerment, social identity, and authentic learning experiences. Alice was co-funded by the European Commission under the ICT Priority of the Seventh Framework Programme.

My Role
Research and Technology Manager

Duration
From June 2009 to July 2012

References
Project Web Site - Fact Sheet


Kaleidoscope

Shaping the Scientific Evolution of Technology Enhanced Learning

Abstract
Kaleidoscope was a European Network of Excellence shaping the scientific evolution of technology enhanced learning. It integrated the leading research teams in the field, who worked across educational, computer and social sciences to transform the quality and reach of the learning experience. Kaleidoscope fostered innovation and creativity through the development of new technologies, methodologies and concepts, defining the challenges and solutions for interdisciplinary research in technology enhanced learning. Kaleidoscope was co-funded by the European Commission under the IST Priority of the Sixth Framework Programme.

My Role
Leader of the Special Interest Group (SIG) on Learning Grid
Steering Committee Member of the SIG on Artificial Intelligence in Education

Duration
From January 2004 to December 2007

References
Project Web Site - Fact Sheet


Diogene

A Training Web Broker for ICT Professionals

Abstract
Diogene was aimed to design, implement and evaluate an innovative Web-based training environment for ICT able to support learners during the whole cycle of training, from the definition of objectives to the assessment of results through the construction of custom self-adaptive courses. The resulting system included innovative features like ontologies for knowledge representation, fuzzy learner modeling, intelligent course tailoring, dynamic learning strategies, assisted learning objectives definition and Semantic Web openness. Diogene was co-funded by the European Commission under the IST Priority of the Fifth Framework Programme.

My Role
Project Coordinator

Duration
From April 2002 to October 2004

References
Project Web Site (mirror) - Info Page - Fact Sheet


InTraServ

Intelligent Training Service For Management Training in Small and Medium Enterprises

Abstract
The purpose of InTraServ was to experiment and evaluate an intelligent training solution for managers of Small and Medium Enterprises operating in different fields. The project addressed the customization of a prototype training system, the integration of a set of business games, the development of a set of personalized courses, the experimentation of the obtained solution in real enterprises, its evaluation and the dissemination of the obtained results. InTraServ was co-funded by the European Commission under the IST Priority of the Fifth Framework Programme.

My Role
Project Coordinator

Duration
From December 2001 to May 2003

References
Project Web Site (mirror) - Info Page - Fact Sheet