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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2941–2950
In higher education, interactive digital learning resources or content-oriented applications such as virtual experiment environments or structures of interactions can play a valuable role in learning. Design, realization, implementation, use and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 2063–2068
An important learning goal of a molecular biology curriculum is a certain proficiency level in experimental design. Currently students are confronted with experimental approaches in textbooks, in lectures and in the laboratory. However most students ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 9, No. 2 (2006) pp. 19–32
Two major trends in eLearning are the shift from presentational towards activating learning objects and the shift from proprietary towards SCORM conformant delivery systems. In a large program on the design, development and use of digital learning...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 3 (2003) pp. 301–314
An important learning goal of a molecular biology curriculum is the attainment of a certain competence level in experimental design. Currently, undergraduate students are confronted with experimental approaches in textbooks, lectures and laboratory...
Output-Classes for Faculty-Based Design-Oriented Research on Digital Learning Resources in Higher Education
Proceedings of the Informing Science and Information Technology Education Conference 2013 (Jul 01, 2013) pp. 69–98
Digital learning resources are essentially knowledge-intensive information systems. In higher education, advance of interactive digital learning resources will primarily require design-oriented efforts by faculty. Growth of knowledge on digital...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1418–1427
Advance of information and communication technology inspires faculty to search for new goals in higher education. In several universities, faculty members in natural and engineering sciences invest in design, realization, implementation, use and...
Design of Digital Learning Material on Social–Psychological Theories for Nutrition Behavior Research.
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 163–182
This article describes the design, implementation and evaluation of digital learning material on the social – psychological Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) and its use in nutrition behavior research. The design is based on guidelines derived from...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 15, No. 3 (October 2006) pp. 227–246
Laboratory classes are regarded as an important learning activity, but they also have shortcomings: laboratory classes are often an inefficient learning activity for students and often do not sufficiently support students in developing research...
Towards an Integration of Printed and Digital Learning Materials for Food Chemistry Education into a Full E-learning Course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6073–6078
This paper describes the first stage in the design, development and evaluation of an electronic course book for Food Chemistry. Previous work on the development of digital learning materials for Food Chemistry resulted in several distinct modules...
Exploring the Potential of Smartphones and Tablets for Performance Support in Food Chemistry Laboratory Classes
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 22, No. 6 (December 2013) pp. 984–992
Increasingly, mobile applications appear on the market that can support students in chemistry laboratory classes. In a multiple app-supported laboratory, each of these applications covers one use-case. In practice, this leads to situations in which...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2005) pp. 123–134
Building models to describe processes forms an essential part of molecular biology research. However, in molecular biology curricula little attention is generally being paid to the development of this skill. In order to provide students the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1844–1846
Chemistry laboratory classes can be demanding for students with regard to their cognitive architecture, leading to an overloading of their so-called ‘working memory’. To support students during laboratory work, three web based tools have been...
Design Guidelines for the Development of Digital Nutrigenomics Learning Material for Heterogeneous Target Groups
Advances in Physiology Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 67–75
Nutritional genomics, or nutrigenomics, can be considered as the combination of molecular nutrition and genomics. Students who attend courses in nutrigenomics differ with respect to their prior knowledge. This study describes digital nutrigenomics...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2247–2252
Most well-known Learning Management Systems (LMS) are based on a paradigm of learning objects to be uploaded into the system. Most formulations of this paradigm implicitly assume that the learning objects are self contained learning objects such as...
European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 31, No. 5 (October 2006) pp. 619–629
One of the objectives of the process technology curriculum at Wageningen University is that students learn how to design mathematical models in the context of process engineering, using a systematic problem analysis approach. Students find it...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 240–246
Over the last five years several online courses covering different subjects have been developed and delivered in different settings at Wageningen UR. The total course content developed and delivered with a learning environment is equivalent with...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 101–122
Computer simulations can facilitate the building of models of natural phenomena in research, for example in the molecular life sciences. In order to introduce molecular life science students to using computer simulations for model building, a...
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education Vol. 33, No. 5 (September 2005) pp. 325–329
The building of models to explain data and make predictions constitutes an important goal in molecular biology research. To give students the opportunity to practice such model building, two digital cases had previously been developed in which...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 533–554
Effectively targeting a heterogeneous student population is a common challenge in academic courses. Most traditional learning material targets the "average student," and is suboptimal for students who lack certain prior knowledge, or students who...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 402–407
This paper describes the first stage of a four year research project on the design, development and use of web based digital learning material for food chemistry education. The paper discusses design guidelines, based on principles that were...