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University of Piraeus
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...
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...
Language: English Translations: English, Italiano/Italian
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,...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016) pp. 17–27
Inclusive education, namely the process of providing all learners with equal educational opportunities, is a major challenge for many educational systems worldwide. In order to address this issue, a widely used framework has been developed, namely...
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...
Towards Competence-Based Learning Design Driven Remote and Virtual Labs Recommendations for Science Teachers
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 20, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 185–199
Remote and virtual labs (RVLs) are widely used by science education teachers in their daily teaching practice. This has led to a plethora of RVLs that are offered with or without cost. In order to organise them and facilitate their search and...
ASK4Labs: A Web-Based Repository for Supporting Learning Design Driven Remote and Virtual Labs Recommendations
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
Over the past years, Remote and Virtual Labs (RVLs) have gained increased attention for their potential to support technology-enhanced science education by enabling science teachers to improve their day-to-day science teaching. Therefore, many...
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
Recommender Systems (RS) have been applied in the Technology enhanced Learning (TeL) field for facilitating, among others, Learning Object (LO) selection and retrieval. Most of the existing approaches, however, aim at accommodating the needs of...
Learning Outcomes and Processes in Massively Multiplayer Online Games: Exploring the Perceptions of Players
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 62, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 245–270
Over the past decade research has recognised the learning potential of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs). MMOGs can be used by the technology-enhanced learning research community to study and identify good educational practices that may...
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,...
Facilitating Teachers' Reuse of Mobile Assisted Language Learning Resources Using Educational Metadata
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 7, No. 1 (2014) pp. 6–16
Mobile assisted language learning (MALL) and open access repositories for language learning resources are both topics that have attracted the interest of researchers and practitioners in technology enhanced learning (TeL). Yet, there is limited...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 30, No. 1 (2013) pp. 44–62
Purpose: This paper aims to present and evaluate a web-based tool, namely ASK-CDM-ECTS, which facilitates authoring and publishing on the web descriptions of (open) academic courses in machine-readable format using an application profile of the...
Investigating the Effect of Users' Tagging Motivation on the Digital Educational Resources Metadata Descriptions
International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2012 (October 2012)
Over the past years, several Open Educational Resources (OERs) initiatives have been emerged worldwide aiming to create, share and reuse digital educational resources among educational communities. As a result, organizing, offering and accessing...
IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies Vol. 4, No. 4 (2011) pp. 353–364
During the last years, the design and development of technology-enhanced training systems for disabled groups of learners has attracted the attention of the technology-enhanced learning community. However, although a number of such systems have been ...
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...
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...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 43, No. 2 (May 2006) pp. 121–135
Adaptive cognitive-based selection is recognized as among the most significant open issues in adaptive web-based learning systems. In order to adaptively select learning resources, the definition of adaptation rules according to the cognitive style...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 1 (2006) pp. 129–149
The need for e-learning systems that support a diverse set of pedagogical requirements has been identified as an important issue in web-based education. Until now, significant research and development effort has been devoted to aiming towards web...
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...
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 2, No. 4 (2005) pp. 235–246
The need for designing the next generation of web service-based educational systems with the ability of integrating components from different tools and platforms is now recognised as the major challenge in advanced learning technologies. In this...
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...
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...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004) pp. 14–18
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 description of the conference and then discuss the eight...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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...
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...
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...
Proceedings of the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (14th, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, October 18-20, 2017)
These proceedings contain the papers of the 14th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2017), 18-20 October 2017, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the...
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...
Studying Research Collaboration Patterns via Co-authorship Analysis in the Field of TeL: The Case of "Educational Technology & Society" Journal
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 1–16
Research collaboration is studied in different research areas, so as to provide useful insights on how researchers combine existing distributed scientific knowledge and transform it into new knowledge. Commonly used metrics for measuring research...