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Education for Information Vol. 27, No. 2 (2009) pp. 127–155
The situation of digital libraries teaching and learning in Spain up to 2008 is examined. A detailed analysis of the different curricula and subjects is provided both at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Digital libraries have been mostly a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1066–1073
AHKME e-learning platform's main aim is to provide a system with adaptive and knowledge management abilities for students and teachers. This system is based on the IMS specifications representing information through metadata, granting semantics to...
International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (2011) pp. 137–142
In recent years, a considerable number of teachers in Spain have been using DERIVE to teach math subjects in High Schools and Universities. This software has been used by the authors of this work as a support tool in Mathematics courses for...
Local versus Global Information Relevance in Website Use: A Case Study with the Information Literacy Portal AlfinEEES
Information Research: An International Electronic Journal Vol. 15, No. 4 (December 2010)
Introduction: A model to explore the relations among local and global relevance-based information behaviour is proposed that is based on objective and subjective measures of the relevance of the Website contents. Method: Global interest for the...
Exploring factors that explain possible needs of mobile devices integrated in elearning through learning profiling
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 895–898
Profiling elearning students is a common practice in the field. It carries good intention. Which learner group requires more attention of the university administration in optimizing resources and creating incentives resulting into a social outcome...
Metadata and Knowledge Management driven Web-based Learning Information System towards Web/e-Learning 3.0
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 2 (Jun 05, 2010) pp. 36–44
AHKME e-learning system main aim is to provide a modular and extensible system with adaptive and knowledge management abilities for students and teachers. This system is based on the IMS specifications representing information through metadata,...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 7, No. 3 (Sep 18, 2012) pp. 4–10
This paper analyzes the learning experiences and opinions obtained from a group of undergraduate students in their interaction with several on-line multimedia resources included in a free on-line course about Computer Networks. These new educational ...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 31, No. 8 (2012) pp. 753–755
The Internet and its increasing usage has changed informal learning in depth. This change has affected young and older adults in both the workplace and in higher education. But, in spite of this, formal and non-formal course-based approaches have...
International Journal of Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2001) pp. 239–52
Shows how teachers can often use unexpected outputs from Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) to reinforce concepts and to show students the importance of thinking about how they use the software and reflecting on their results. Presents different...
Rafael Valencia-Garcia; Francisco Garcia-Sanchez; Cristina Casado-Lumbreras; Dagoberto Castellanos-Nieves; Jesualdo Tomas Fernandez-Breis
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 31, No. 8 (2012) pp. 757–766
The advent of Web 2.0, also called the Social Web, has changed the way people interact with the Web. Assisted by the technologies associated with this new trend, users now play a much more active role as content providers. This Web paradigm shift...
Francisco J. Abellan-Garcia; Jose Antonio Garcia-Gamuz; Ramon P. Valerdi-Perez; Jose A. Ibanez-Mengual
European Journal of Physics Vol. 33, No. 5 (September 2012) pp. 1271–1276
The aim of this paper is to determine the acceleration due to gravity "g", using a simple and low-cost experimental device. The time taken for a metallic ball to travel a predetermined distance is measured and recorded by a series of optical sensors....
Carlos Munoz; Francisco J. Garcia-Penalvo; Erla Mariela Morales; Miguel Angel Conde; Antonio M. Seoane
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 4 (2012) pp. 1–16
Automation toward efficiency is the aim of most intelligent systems in an educational context in which results calculation automation that allows experts to spend most of their time on important tasks, not on retrieving, ordering, and interpreting...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2086–2090
This paper reports on the successful design, development, and implementation of a novel Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for teaching electronics. Remote laboratory practices with the state-of-the-art system, Virtual Instrument systems in Reality ...
Topics: Information Technology Education
Manuel Castro; Eugenio Lopez-Aldea; Rosario Gil; Francisco Garcia-Sevilla; Antonio Colmenar; Juan Peire
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 278–283
We use new methods, curricular design and multimedia possibilities in accordance with new trends at the DIEEC (Electrical and Computer Engineering Department) of UNED (Spanish University for Distance Education) in Spain to elaborate different new...
Manuel Castro; Francisco Garcia-Sevilla; Eugenio Lopez Aldea; Rosario Gil; Elio Sancristobal; Gabriel Diaz; Antonio Colmenar; Juan Peire
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 240–245
In this paper we present the developed materials and methodology used in the accomplishment of the laboratory practices in subjects such as Basic Electronics and Digital Electronics topics covered in the studies of Electronics Engineering and...
Hector Barbosa Leon; Francisco J. Garcia-Penalvo; Maria Jose Rodriguez-Conde; Erla M. Morales; Patricia Ordonez de Pablos
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 4 (2012) pp. 56–71
Evaluation is a key element in formal education processes; it must be constructed in a way that the item questions within help students understand by adapting them to the learning style as well. The focus of the present research work specifically in ...
Jesus de la Fuente; Francisco Cano; Fernando Justicia; Maria del Carmen Pichardo; Ana Belen Garcia-Berben; Jose Manuel Martinez-Vicente; Paul Sander
Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology Vol. 5, No. 3 (Dec 03, 2007) pp. 757–782
Introduction: The current panorama of Higher Education reveals a need to improve teaching and learning processes taking place there. The rise of the information society transforms how we organize learning and transmit knowledge. On this account,...