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Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Considerations for Building a Common Platform for Cooperative and Collaborative Authoring Environments
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 224–231
This paper reports on considerations about the common basic functions and components for building a collaborative authoring environment. We aim to specify and systematize the technological issues towards the future standardization of such...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 232–239
Now-a-days the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is becoming essential for the rapid dissemination of information. In this context, Open and Distance Learning (ODL) has a growing role in effectively training people for active...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 4, No. 2 (2001) pp. 79–90
Discussion of the need for training in new information technologies focuses on the development of a distance education model for training teachers in computer literacy. Explains individual and collaborative learning support and the authoring module, ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 808–813
Designing an adaptive or adaptable educational hypermedia (AEH) is significantly more complex than designing a "conventional" educational hypermedia, since it involves a wider number of decisions, concerning the design of the learner model, the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 511–518
We have previously developed a LAOS, a 5-layer adaptive authoring model for adaptive hypermedia, and LAG, a 3-layer adaptation model. Our primary goal is to integrate these two models and to reflect this integration as an extension of MOT, an on...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1334–1339
This paper focuses on a vital aspect for educational adaptive hypermedia (AEH): the design. The proper design is the first step towards common design patterns, leading to better, semantically enhanced authoring systems for AEH. This can mean easier...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 4 (2004) pp. 40–58
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. This encounter can influence several fields, among...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1920–1927
Adaptive, personalized courses are an important ingredient for advanced learning environments. Previous research has shown that, as the process of creating such adaptive courses is a tedious one, we should not only provide adaptation catering for...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3660–3669
This paper presents the main part of a project conducted at the University of Warwick regarding a tool for retrieving semantic web data and reusing the retrieved data in authoring Wikipedia pages. The goal of this tool is to enable semantic web...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 284–291
It is obvious that we all have different approaches to learning. Psychologists call these individual differences learning styles (LS). Researchers provide recommendations for possible instructional strategies to support some LS in educational...
Topics: Educational Technology
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3801–3810
With the increasing usage of multimedia in education, videos in particular, the delivery of content becomes difficult on low bandwidth networks. Conversely, the authoring of adaptable courses is still very difficult and time-consuming and no...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 3 (2005) pp. 77–90
This paper describes the use of adaptation patterns in the task of formulating standards for adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) systems that is currently under investigation by the EU ADAPT project. Within this project, design dimensions for high ...
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 6, No. 4 (2013) pp. 7–18
Cluj-Napoca city is considered a major IT hub in Romania, and the leading exporter of IT services. The purpose of this article is to analyze the impact of University education on the future careers of IT students in city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. In...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3029–3038
Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai and Claroline focus on supporting the learning process at a fairly global level of courses and tests. Recent additions focus on interaction (discussion forums, chat rooms and wikis)....
Acta Didactica Napocensia Vol. 6, No. 3 (2013) pp. 1–10
The European Union is deeply concerned with how education responds to the needs of society. The purpose of this article is to analyze the transition from the University education to the labour market for the IT specialists in the city of Cluj-Napoca,...