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Math-BridgeEuropean Remedial Content for Mathematics

ECP 2008 EDU 428046

- Input Content

- For students

- For teachers/tutors

- For universities/colleges

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Helps to close the Mathematics gap between schools and higher education in Europe:

- Mathematics requirements in higher education often differ from what is learned in school.
- The Math-Bridge system can help to ensure a successful start of studies!
- The system provides access to content from top-notch European universities
- Adapts to individual pace of learning
- Learn what is needed when it is needed
- Content is available in many languages:
- Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Spanish

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Enhanced large European content sources in Math-Bridge service
- Provides multi-lingual and multi-cultural access
- Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Spanish

- Computes and delivers feedback in interactive exercises
- Extended diagnostic means (for feedback and assessment)
- Includes elaborate (multi-lingual) search tool
Your feedback is important!

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Contenttopicsrangefrombasicschoolmath to firstyearuniversity material
- Original content has alreadybeenusedsuccessfullywiththousands of students
- Contentallows to trainskillsbyincludinginteractiveexercisesthat
- areautomaticallycorrected
- givedetailed feedback on errors
- canhelpwhen stuck

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Tool forassemblingremedialcourses
- Assessmentcanbeincluded
- Models competencies of individualstudent, etc.

- Education
- Intelligent technology
- Web technology
- Distanttutoring

Yourfeedbackisimportant!

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Full online remedial bridging course or additional opportunity
- Content encoding for the institution by professionals
- Sharing of already tested content
- Local installation or hosting
- Help service by professionals
- Server management
- Communication with other places where Math-Bridge is used
- Support and training for end users, administrators, authors
- Statistical evaluations
- Embedding in LMS (e.g., Moodle)

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Numbers of graduated engineers insufficient, e.g.
- Germany 1996: 52.278
- 2002: 31.000

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Students lack mathematics competencies for (engineering) fields-of-study all over Europe
- Drop-out rates high in Europe! 15-60%
- No. of graduated engineers insufficient
- E.g., Germany 1996: 52.278
- 2002: 31.000

- A possible remedy: personalized online Bridge Courses

- Existing remedial courses for higher education are insufficient:
- They do not adapt enough to individual students
- They do not adapt enough to field-of-study
- They do not illustrate early enough the importance of mathematics in field-of-study

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Existing digital European content is reused
- In multiple languages
- Interoperable and standard
- for all colleges and universities

- Existing digital content is made accessible
- Semantic search
- Culturally adaptive search

- Interactivity is taken to a new level
- Presentations are culturally adapted

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Come from:

- Tampere University of Technology
- Universität Wien, mathe online: www.mathe-online.at
- Universität Kassel, VEMA: www.mathematik.uni-kassel.de/~vorkurs/
- Open Universiteit Nederland: www.voorwis.ou.nl:1025/nkbw_data/nkbw/
- DFKI: Bruchrechnung: demo.activemath.org
- Universität des Saarlandes: www.leactivemath.org

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Adaptation to students’ competencies
- Adaptation to field-of-study
- Adapted, personalized access to content

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Target competencies per field-of-study
- Content selection
- Remedial scenario for personalization
- Assessment resources
- Domainontology for metadata

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Feedback is given
- Domain reasoners for diagnosis
- Interoperability of content/mathematical expressions
- Interoperability of tools for interactive exercises

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Commons server for content
- Use and reuse of content
- Gap detectiontools
- Infrastructure for reporting gaps
- Tool support for assembly of courses
- Application-relevant learning objects

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Textual search and extended search
- Cultural/linguistic differences used in search and for formula rendering
- Search can relate to target competencies
- For authors: tool for language gap detection

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- Creative Commons content license
- Procedure for quality content
- Customization of the platform
We invite associated members and institutional customers

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

- DFKI
- Tampere University of Technology
- Open Universiteit Nederland
- Universität Wien
- Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
- Ergosign GmbH
- Universität des Saarlandes
- Eötvös Lorand University
- Universität Kassel/Paderborn
- Université Montpellier II

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010

For more information contact us via mail:

office@math-bridge.org

Math-Bridge - European Remedial Content for Mathematics - June 2010