Reciprocity: An integrated, continuous approach to software training authoring, delivery and monitoring

April Nixon, John Grundy

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Providing software developers with suitable on-line training support for the tools they use is challenging. We describe Reciprocity, a tool we have developed to support on-line software tool tutorial authoring and usage. Reciprocity supports distributed tutorial construction and viewing, tailored user adaptation, and provides continuous feedback to tutorial authors on the use of their training materials. We illustrate the use of Reciprocity for the construction and use of a tutorial for a domain-specific health data mapping specification tool. We describe our tool's architecture and implementation and report on three evaluations we have carried out to measure its effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes
EventAustralian Software Engineering Conference 2004 - Melbourne, Australia
Duration: 13 Apr 200416 Apr 2004
Conference number: 15th (Proceedings)


ConferenceAustralian Software Engineering Conference 2004
Abbreviated titleASWEC 2004
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