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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2006 Volume 9, Number 1

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Number of articles: 25

  1. An Ontology-Based Framework for Bridging Learning Design and Learning Content

    Colin Knight & Griff Richards

    The paper describes an ontology-based framework for bridging learning design and learning object content. In present solutions, researchers have proposed conceptual models and developed tools for... More

    pp. 23-37

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  2. A Learning Design Ontology Based on the IMS Specification

    Ricardo R. Amorim, Manuel Lama, Eduardo Sanchez, Adolfo Riera & Xose A. Vila

    In this paper, we present an ontology to represent the semantics of the IMS Learning Design (IMS LD) specification, a meta-language used to describe the main elements of the learning design process... More

    pp. 38-57

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  3. COLLAGE: A Collaborative Learning Design Editor Based on Patterns

    Davinia Hernandez-Leo, Eloy D. Villasclaras-Fernandez, Juan I. Asensio-Perez, Yannis Dimitriadis, Ivan M. Jorrin-Abellan, Ines Ruiz-Requies & Bartolome Rubia-Avi

    This paper introduces "Collage", a high-level IMS-LD compliant authoring tool that is specialized for CSCL (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning). Nowadays CSCL is a key trend in e-learning... More

    pp. 58-71

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  4. Authoring a Full Life Cycle Model in Standards-Based, Adaptive E-learning

    Peter Van Rosmalen, Hubert Vogten, Rene Van Es, Harrie Passier, Patricia Poelmans & Rob Koper

    The objective of this paper is to introduce a standards-based model for adaptive e-learning and to investigate the conditions and tools required by authors to implement this model. Adaptation in... More

    pp. 72-83

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  5. Managing & Re-Using Didactical Expertise: The Didactical Object Model

    Jan M. Pawlowski & Markus Bick

    The DIN Didactical Object Model extends the approaches of existing Educational Modeling Languages introducing specifications for contexts and experiences. In this paper, we show how the Didactical ... More

    pp. 84-96

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  6. Learning Design Based on Graphical Knowledge-Modelling

    Gilbert Paquette, Michel Leonard, Karin Lundgren-Cayrol, Stefan Mihaila & Denis Gareau

    This chapter states and explains that a Learning Design is the result of a knowledge engineering process where knowledge and competencies, learning design and delivery models are constructed in an ... More

    pp. 97-112

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  7. Panning for Gold: Designing Pedagogically-Inspired Learning Nuggets

    Chris Bailey, Mohd T. Zalfan, Hugh C. Davis, Karen Fill & Grainne Conole

    Tools to support teachers and learning technologists in the creation of effective learning designs are currently in their infancy. This paper describes a metadata model, devised to assist in the... More

    pp. 113-122

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  8. Learning Design, Generic Service Descriptions and Universal Acid

    Martin Weller, Alex Little, Patrick McAndrew & Will Woods

    This paper examines the contention that learning environments which use IMS Learning Designs can be created by plugging in different components, using generic service descriptions to create the... More

    pp. 138-145

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  9. Usability of a Runtime Environment for the Use of IMS Learning Design in Mixed Mode Higher Education

    Michael Klebl

    Starting from the first public draft of IMS Learning Design in November 2002, a research project at the Catholic University Eichstaett-Ingolstadt in Germany was dedicated to the conceptual... More

    pp. 146-157

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  10. Knowledge Base for Automatic Generation of Online IMS LD Compliant Course Structures

    Ecaterina Giacomini Pacurar, Philippe Trigano & Sorin Alupoaie

    Our article presents a pedagogical scenarios-based web application that allows the automatic generation and development of pedagogical websites. These pedagogical scenarios are represented in the... More

    pp. 158-175

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  11. Complexity of Integrating Computer Technologies into Education in Turkey

    Sadegul Akbaba-Altun

    Integrating Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into a centralized education system such as Turkey's depends on its successful design and application, which is an expensive and complex... More

    pp. 176-187

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  12. Context Aware Ubiquitous Learning Environments for Peer-to-Peer Collaborative Learning

    Stephen J. H. Yang

    A ubiquitous learning environment provides an interoperable, pervasive, and seamless learning architecture to connect, integrate, and share three major dimensions of learning resources: learning... More

    pp. 188-201

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  13. Providing Cultural Context with Educational Multimedia in the South Pacific

    Christopher Robbins

    A recent research and development project conducted at the University of the South Pacific (USP) examined how educational multimedia can be built according to the learning approaches of the region.... More

    pp. 202-212

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  14. Influence of Web-Based Distance Education on the Academic Department Chair Role

    Kathy K. Franklin & Jan K. Hart

    The purpose of this study was to examine academic department chair perceptions about the future influence of web-based distance education on departmental operations and their changing role as... More

    pp. 213-228

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  15. Testing the Pedagogical Expressiveness of IMS LD

    Rene van Es & Rob Koper

    The IMS Learning Design specification (LD) was introduced as an answer to the shortcomings of existing learning technology specifications. The main difference with existing specifications is that... More

    pp. 229-249

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  16. An Analysis of Interaction and Participation Patterns in Online Community

    Chai Ching Sing & Myint Swe Khine

    This paper presents findings from the pattern of participation and discourse analysis of the online interaction among in-service teachers in the teacher training institute in Singapore. It was... More

    pp. 250-261

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  17. Learning Portfolio Analysis and Mining for SCORM Compliant Environment

    Jun-Ming Su, Shian-Shyong Tseng, Wei Wang, Jui-Feng Weng, Jin Tan David Yang & Wen-Nung Tsai

    With vigorous development of the Internet, e-learning system has become more and more popular. Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) 2004 provides the Sequencing and Navigation (SN)... More

    pp. 262-275

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  18. Pretoria to Khartoum--How We Taught an Internet-Supported Masters' Programme across National, Religious, Cultural and Linguistic Barriers

    Johannes C. Cronje

    This article tells the story of the design, development and presentation of eighteen months of coursework for a Master's degree programme in Computer-Integrated education at the Sudan University of... More

    pp. 276-288

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  19. Undergraduate Students' Academic Achievement, Field Dependent/Independent Cognitive Styles and Attitude toward Computers

    Arif Altun & Mehtap Cakan

    This paper reports an investigation of cognitive styles, achievement scores and attitudes toward computers among university students. Field dependence/field independence is a dimension of cognitive... More

    pp. 289-297

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  20. Identifying and Measuring Individual Engagement in Critical Thinking in Online Discussions: An Exploratory Case Study

    Cheryl Perkins & Elizabeth Murphy

    This paper reports on an exploratory case study involving the development of a model for identifying and measuring individual engagement in critical thinking in an online asynchronous discussion ... More

    pp. 298-307

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