Alenka Kavčič, PhD

Alenka Kavčič is an assistant at Faculty of Computer and Information Science. Beside her pedagogical responsibilities, she is involved in a number of research projects related to multimedia and internet technologies, computer-based education and learning, human-computer interaction, and virtual and augmented reality. Her main research interest is in the field of hypermedia and computer based learning, in particular adaptive hypermedia systems and user modelling, web-based educational systems, and information technologies in education.

Office Hours:
Tuesday from 12.30 to 13.30 in LGM (R2.29)
International Exchange: Tuesday from 10.00 to 11.00 in room R3.73


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, June 2001, University of Ljubljana.
    Title: Adaptation in Web-Based Educational Hypermedia With Regard to the Uncertainty of User Knowledge (abstract).
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, December 1998, University of Ljubljana.
    Title: Adaptive Hypermedia Learning Systems (abstract).
  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, September 1992, University of Ljubljana.
    Title: Reconstruction of 3D objects from multiple 2D pictures (abstract).

Work experience

  • Assistant at Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana.

  • Visiting teacher at University of Leeds, United Kingdom (from November 15 to November 19 2004), under Socrates/Erasmus Teachers Mobility Program. Involved in the teaching of the ELEC 2610 Course (Software Engineering using C++) in the second year at School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.
  • Visiting researcher at University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain (from November 2002 to February 2003). Working on InterMediActor Project under supervision of Prof. Angel Navia Vázquez.
  • Microsoft WPGI in Dublin, Ireland (from April to December 1995). Working on localization of software products.

  • Member of IEEE, Computer Society and ACM Slovenija.
  • Member of a Scientific Committee for a Special Track "Uncertainty and the Web: Search, Personalization and Usability" of Atlantic Web Intelligence Conference 2003 (AWIC'03, Madrid, Spain, 5-7 May 2003).



Current Projects

Closed Projects

Selected publications

Dejan Križaj, Marko Meža, Jure Bajc, Alenka Kavčič, Borut Pečar, "Modern teaching of natural sciences using flexible measurement system with open source software - eEksperiments", Education in information society VIVID 2015: conference proceedings, September 2015.
Alenka Kavčič, Ciril Bohak, Matevž Pesek, Matija Marolt, "Edoo: involving teachers in the development of e-learning material", Open education for a multicultural world: OCWC Global Conference, 23-25 April, Ljubljana, Slovenia, April 2014.
Alenka Kavčič, Ciril Bohak, Matevž Pesek, Matija Marolt, "Edoo: online match-making portal for educational content production", Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Defining a European Research Agenda on Information Systems and Management in eMedia Industries, Bled, Slovenia, 9th-13th June 2013, June 2013.
Alenka Kavčič, "Implementing Content Packaging Standards", Proceedings of the Eurocon 2011, April 2011.
Alenka Kavčič, "Kar bi morali vedeti o CC (pa vam ni nihče povedal)", Invited Lecture at SIRIKT 2011, Kranjska Gora, April 2011. (in Slovenian)
Alenka Kavčič, "Importance of Standards and Specifications for Electronic Learning Materials", Invited Lecture at SIRIKT 2011, Proceedings of the International Conference Enabling education and research with ICT, SIRIKT 2011, Kranjska Gora, April 2011, pp. 158-164. (in Slovenian)
Alenka Kavčič, "Fuzzy User Modeling for Adaptation in Educational Hypermedia", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C, November 2004, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 439-449.

Alenka Kavčič

Alenka Kavčič, PhD

T: +386 1 479 8259

Office hours on 13 December 2016 are cancelled. An appointment can be arranged this week by email, if needed.