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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2004 Volume 7, Number 2

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Remarks on the Variety and Significance of Advanced Learning Technologies

    Demetrios G. Sampson, J Michael Spector, Vladan Devedzic & Kinshuk

    This paper provides a reflective overview of the eight papers collected in this special issue of "Educational, Technology and Society" that is based on ICALT-2003. We provide a very brief... More

    pp. 14-18

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  2. A Team of Pedagogical Agents in Multimedia Environment for Children

    Mikhail Morozov, Andrey Tanakov & Dmitriy Bystrov

    This paper presents the multimedia product for teaching Natural Sciences to 10-12 years old children. In this product three pedagogical agents, Teacher and two pupils guide the learner through the ... More

    pp. 19-24

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  3. Mobile Collector for Field Trips

    Milos Kravcik, Andreas Kaibel, Marcus Specht & Lucia Terrenghi

    Current e-Learning is based on learning management systems that provide certain standard services--course authoring and delivery, tutoring, administration and collaboration facilities. Rapid... More

    pp. 25-33

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  4. Analyzing Problem's Difficulty Based on Neural Networks and Knowledge Map

    Rita Kuo, Wei-Peng Lien, Maiga Chang & Jia-Sheng Heh

    This paper proposes a methodology to calculate both the difficulty of the basic problems and the difficulty of solving a problem. The method to calculate the difficulty of problem is according to... More

    pp. 42-50

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  5. Integrating XQuery-Enabled SCORM XML Metadata Repositories into an RDF-Based E-Learning P2P Network

    Changtao Qu & Wolfgang Nejdl

    Edutella is an RDF-based E-Learning P2P network that is aimed to accommodate heterogeneous learning resource metadata repositories in a P2P manner and further facilitate the exchange of metadata... More

    pp. 51-60

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  6. Inferring Metadata for a Semantic Web Peer-to-Peer Environment

    Jan Brase & Mark Painter

    Learning Objects Metadata (LOM) aims at describing educational resources in order to allow better reusability and retrieval. In this article we show how additional inference rules allows us to... More

    pp. 61-67

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  7. On Enhancing On-Line Collaboration Using Fuzzy Logic Modeling

    Sofia J. Hadjileontiadou, Georgia N. Nikolaidou, Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis & George N. Balafoutas

    Web-based collaboration calls for professional skills and competences to the benefit of the quality of the collaboration and its output. Within this framework, educational virtual environments may ... More

    pp. 68-81

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  8. Supporting a Learner Community with Software Agents

    Neil Taurisson & Pierre Tchounikine

    This paper describes a multi-agent approach that aims at supporting learners involved in a collective activity. We consider pedagogical situations where students have to explicitly define the... More

    pp. 82-91

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  9. Discovery and Use of Online Learning Resources: Case Study Findings

    Mimi M. Recker, James Dorward & Laurie Miller Nelson

    Much recent research and funding have focused on building Internet-based repositories that contain collections of high-quality learning resources, often called "learning objects." Yet little is... More

    pp. 93-104

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  10. The "Lesson Sheets" and Their Application in the Instructional Procedure

    Athanasis Karoulis, Stavros Demetriades & Andreas Pombortsis

    This study concerns the application of tools and methods of Open and Distance Learning (ODL) in the traditional class. More concretely, the design of an instructional aid called "lesson sheets" is ... More

    pp. 105-119

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  11. Supporting Problem Solving with Case-Stories Learning Scenario and Video-Based Collaborative Learning Technology

    David Hung, Seng Chee Tan, Wing Sum Cheung & Chun Hu

    In this paper, we suggest that case-based resources, which are used for assisting cognition during problem solving, can be structured around the work of narratives in social cultural psychology.... More

    pp. 120-128

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  12. Distance Education Students Moving towards Collaborative Learning: A Field Study of Australian Distance Education Students and Systems

    Eva R. Fahraeus

    Distance education has been offered to young students in Australia for about 100 years. Recently, information and communication technology has been introduced as a means to improve communication,... More

    pp. 129-140

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