Objectives and Content of E-module “Tools for Adaptive Learning. Learning Styles” within the MOOC Course

“ICT Tools for E-learning”


The paper presents the objectives and content of the educational module “Tools for Adaptive Learning. Learning Styles” within the MOOC course “ICT Tools for E-learning,” which is being developed at the University of Ostrava as an outcome of the IRNet project. The main aim of the course is to provide both academic scholars and students with the theoretical foundation of adaptive learning that will allow them to acquire skills, to use the existing courses in the existing adaptive e-systems, and/or to create new courses and systems. The content of the course includes the following: defining basic constructs used in the course; overview of the development of adaptive learning with the use of educational technologies, its theoretical concepts, and representatives; presentation of the results of the previous researches and educational effects of adaptive (e-)learning, and some of the concepts of adaptive learning that have recently been developed at the University of Ostrava.


MOOC course; adaptive learning; adaptive instruction; learning styles; adaptive learning tools; adaptive learning systems; intelligent adaptive learning; adaptive educational hypermedia systems; adaptive e-learning

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Published : 2016-02-01

MalachJ., KostolányováK., ChmuraM., NagyováI., & PrextováT. (2016). Objectives and Content of E-module “Tools for Adaptive Learning. Learning Styles” within the MOOC Course. International Journal of Research in E-Learning, 2(1), 28-40. Retrieved from https://journals.us.edu.pl/index.php/IJREL/article/view/8374

Josef Malach 

PhD, CSc. Doc., University of Ostrava, Pedagogical Faculty, Czech Republic

Kateřina Kostolányová 

PhD, RnDr, CSc. Doc., University of Ostrava, Pedagogical Faculty, Czech Republic

Milan Chmura 

PhD, University of Ostrava, Pedagogical Faculty, Czech Republic

Ingrid Nagyová 

PhD, University of Ostrava, Pedagogical Faculty, Czech Republic

Tatiana Prextová 

PhD, University of Ostrava, Pedagogical Faculty, Czech Republic

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