Search results for author:"Demetrios Sampson"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1359–1366
The interoperability between systems and the reusability of the stored and managed information is a key issue when designing an educational metadata management system. In this paper we present a schema-mapping algorithm that is capable of...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 128–147
Adaptive learning resources selection and sequencing is recognized as among the most interesting research questions in adaptive educational hypermedia systems (AEHS). In order to adaptively select and sequence learning resources in AEHS, the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 920–925
GAIA is a microworld-based learning environment aiming to provide means for exploratory learning to secondary school students in the fields of physics, mathematics and geosciences. This paper presents Gilbert, one of GAIA's microworlds aiming to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 518–526
This paper addresses issues related with how recommendation hints about e-learning quality approaches are provided to the users of the European Quality Observatory (EQO) web portal. It proposes the application of a multi-criteria model for...
Dynamic Educational e-Content Selection using Multiple Criteria Analysis in Web-based Personalised Learning Environments
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1213–1218
In this paper we deal with the problem of dynamically selecting a knowledge route suitable to individual learner's needs and profile, through a set of learning resources. We engage parameters of the learner's cognitive style and create a multi...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1715–1726
This paper investigates the accommodation of learning styles research in personalised learning (PL) systems. The paper outlines some of the most well-known learning styles theories and models, as well as some criteria for selecting among them. It...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5204–5211
Accessibility metadata for learning content is identified as an interesting topic in educational metadata authoring. In this paper, we address learning content accessibility proposing an accessibility application profile of the IEEE LOM based on IMS ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 15, No. 4 (2004) pp. 389–407
Adaptive learning object selection and sequencing is recognized as among the most interesting research questions in intelligent web-based education. In most intelligent learning systems that incorporate course sequencing techniques, learning object...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 15, No. 2 (August 2007) pp. 137–150
Competence-based approaches are frequently adopted as the key paradigm in both formal or non-formal education and training. To support the provision of competence-based learning services, it is necessary to be able to maintain a record of an...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 5, No. 4 (2002) pp. 27–37
Addresses the issue of reusability in personalized Web-based learning environments, focusing on the work of the European IST Project KOD (Knowledge on Demand), including the definition of an architecture and the implementation of a system that...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 10, No. 1 (Jan 25, 2014)
valuation of recommender systems has only lately started to become more systematic, since the emphasis has long been on the experimental evaluation of algorithmic performance. Recent studies have proposed adopting a layered evaluation approach,...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 4, No. 3 (2001) pp. 37–44
Addresses the problem of automatically integrating adaptive content, or content adapted from an Internet context, into different courses and curricula. Focuses on the work of the Knowledge in Demand European project for developing adaptive content...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 20, No. 4 (2017) pp. 35–46
Project-based learning (PjBL) has been increasingly used to connect abstract knowledge and authentic tasks in educational practice, including computer programming education. Despite its promising effects on improving learning in multiple aspects,...
Italian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 1 (Apr 01, 2019) pp. 36–48
Laboratory based learning activities constitute an important part of students’ learning experiences today. As a consequence, it is interesting to investigate how to better support such activities using digital technologies. In this paper, the...
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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1632–1636
This paper presents EM2,a tool for managing educational meta-data. EM2 facilitates, through a user-friendly graphical user interface, the creation of new, and the modification of existing XML-based educational meta-data files, which can be based...
Using a visualisation-based and progressive learning environment as a cognitive tool for learning computer programming
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 35, No. 2 (May 10, 2019)
Project-based learning (PjBL) has been widely promoted in educational practice, for example, computer programming education. While PiBL may help learners to connect abstract knowledge with authentic practice, the complexity of completing an...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1727–1734
The traditional use of large search engines for retrieving educational information on the Internet is rather inaccurate and provides irrelevant search results in most cases. Recently metadata are widely used to semantically describe educational...
Topics: Educational Technology
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 46–59
The assessment of curriculum outcomes is an essential element for continuous academic improvement. However, the collection, aggregation and analysis of assessment data are notoriously complex and time-consuming processes. At the same time, only few...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1442–1443
This paper presents the design and development considerations of GAIA, a curriculumbased, open-ended educational software, which is based on the use of multiple representations and direct manipulation, implemented through different software...
Supporting Higher Education Teaching through Wireless and Mobile Devices: The Case Study of mobile Moodle
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1219–1226
Course Management Systems (CMS) are widely used web-based applications in Technology-Enhanced Learning (TeL) providing a wide range of electronic content and courses publishing and delivery, communication and online assessment facilities. On the...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 5, No. 2 (2002) pp. 107–12
Discusses the knowledge-on-demand (KOD) paradigm as it emerges from the needs of a knowledge-based society. Presents basic requirements for on-demand learning; discusses front-end users, such as learners, and back-end users, such as publishers and...
J. Michael Spector; Dirk Ifenthaler; Demetrios Sampson; Lan Yang; Evode Mukama; Amali Warusavitarana; Kulari Lokuge Dona; Koos Eichhorn; Andrew Fluck; Ronghuai Huang; Susan Bridges; Jiingyan Lu; Youqun Ren; Xiaoqing Gui; Christopher C. Deneen; Jonathan San Diego; David C. Gibson
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 58–71
This paper is based on the deliberations of the Assessment Working Group at EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. All of the members of Thematic Working Group 5 (TWG5) have contributed to this synthesis of potentials, concerns and issues with regard...