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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2004 Volume 7, Number 4

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Web Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence in Education

    Vladan Devedzic

    This paper surveys important aspects of Web Intelligence (WI) in the context of Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED) research. WI explores the fundamental roles as well as practical impacts ... More

    pp. 29-39

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  2. What Can the Semantic Web Do for Adaptive Educational Hypermedia?

    Alexandra I. Cristea

    Semantic Web and Adaptive Hypermedia come from different backgrounds, but it turns out that actually, they can benefit from each other, and that their confluence can lead to synergistic effects.... More

    pp. 40-58

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  3. The New Challenges for E-learning: The Educational Semantic Web

    Lora Aroyo & Darina Dicheva

    The big question for many researchers in the area of educational systems now is what is the next step in the evolution of e-learning? Are we finally moving from a scattered intelligence to a... More

    pp. 59-69

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  4. Ontology Enabled Annotation and Knowledge Management for Collaborative Learning in Virtual Learning Community

    Stephen J. H. Yang, Irene Ya-Ling Chen & Norman W. Y. Shao

    The nature of collaborative learning involves intensive interactions among collaborators, such as articulating knowledge into written, verbal or symbolic forms, authoring articles or posting... More

    pp. 70-81

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  5. Reasoning and Ontologies for Personalized E-Learning in the Semantic Web

    Nicola Henze, Peter Dolog & Wolfgang Nejdl

    The challenge of the semantic web is the provision of distributed information with well-defined meaning, understandable for different parties. Particularly, applications should be able to provide... More

    pp. 82-97

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  6. Ontology-Based Organizational Memory for e-Learning

    Marie-Helene Abel, Ahcene Benayache, Dominique Lenne, Claude Moulin, Catherine Barry & Brigitte Chaput

    E-learning leads to evolutions in the way of designing a course. Diffused through the web, the course content cannot be the direct transcription of a face to face course content. A course can be... More

    pp. 98-111

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  7. Semantic Services in e-Learning: An Argumentation Case Study

    Emanuela Moreale & Maria Vargas-Vera

    This paper outlines an e-Learning services architecture offering semantic-based services to students and tutors, in particular ways to browse and obtain information through web services. Services... More

    pp. 112-128

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  8. Semantic Description of Educational Adaptive Hypermedia Based on a Conceptual Model

    Andreas Papasalouros, Symeon Retalis & Nikolaos Papaspyrou

    The role of conceptual modeling in Educational Adaptive Hypermedia Applications (EAHA) is especially important. A conceptual model of an educational application depicts the instructional solution... More

    pp. 129-142

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  9. Malaysian Perspective: Designing Interactive Multimedia Learning Environment for Moral Values Education

    Norhayati Abd Mukti & Siew Pei Hwa

    The field of education is faced with various new challenges in meeting the demands of teaching and learning for the 21st century. One of the new challenges is the call for the integration of ICT ... More

    pp. 143-152

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  10. Teaching Petri Nets Using P3

    Dragan Gasevic & Vladan Devedzic

    This paper presents Petri net software tool P3 that is developed for training purposes of the Architecture and organization of computers (AOC) course. The P3 has the following features: graphical... More

    pp. 153-166

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  11. Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of Online and Face-to-Face Instruction

    Sharon Jeffcoat Bartley & Jennifer H. Golek

    Online instruction is gaining an increasing presence due to the benefits associated with it, including the ability to consolidate education and training across geographical and time constraints,... More

    pp. 167-175

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  12. Effects of Person-Centered Attitudes on Professional and Social Competence in a Blended Learning Paradigm

    Renate Motschnig-Pitrik & Katharina Mallich

    Web-based technology increases the hours we spend sitting in front of the screens of our computers. But can it also be used in a way to improve our social skills? The blended learning paradigm of... More

    pp. 176-192

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  13. Situated Cognition and Communities of Practice: First-Person "Lived Experiences" vs. Third-Person Perspectives

    David Hung, Chee-Kit Looi & Thiam-Seng Koh

    This paper considers the work of Martin Heidegger and its relation to situated cognition. The motivation for the paper springs from the perceived misconception that many educators have on situated ... More

    pp. 193-200

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  14. Examining Teachers' Decisions to Adopt New Technology

    William Sugar, Frank Crawley & Bethann Fine

    This study examined teachers' beliefs about technology adoption as a reasoned, deliberate, intentional decision-making process, as reflected in Ajzen's (1985) Theory of Planned Behavior.... More

    pp. 201-213

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