Search results for author:"Toshio Okamoto"
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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 3064–3077
Internet is becoming the catchphrase in the world of training/education, which makes the distance education possible to anybody at anytime and from anywhere. As such, a new learning style 'e-Learning' emerged under the umbrella new concept of ...
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 14, No. 3 (1987) pp. 114–18
Reviews trends in computer assisted instruction (CAI) in Japan, focusing on authoring languages and mathematical model-based courseware development. The scale of personal computer use and types of courseware used in elementary and junior high...
The Introduction and Its Meanings of New Curriculum for Information Technology-Education from Primary to Senior High School in Japan
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 1 (1995) pp. 31–48
Describes the comprehensive curriculum and school infrastructure of information technology education in elementary and secondary schools in Japan. Compares Japan's educational computing with the United States and considers the future of educational...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1421–1424
With the rapid development of information technology, it is widely accepted that computer and information communication literacy has become extremely important, and is the main new ability required from teachers everywhere. Therefore, for enhancing...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 10, No. 1 (2001) pp. 85–103
A navigation support system based on the sub-symbolic ap-proach to decide the appropriate navigation strategy is pro-posed. In exploring hyperspace, users often tend to be in un-desirable states (e.g., "get lost" and so on). To improve these...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 7150–7158
The purpose of this study is to explore the architecture for collaborative learning environment, in which individual learning and collaborative learning are smoothly connected. We proposed the composition model of a collaborative workplace, and the ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 896–901
The purpose of this study was two-fold: 1) to investigate the effects of visual information, background knowledge and academic reading experience and 2) to identify the nonnative readers' problems in comprehending Japanese academic texts. Sixty...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3084–3092
This paper proposes an agent that acquires the domain knowledge concerned with the content from a learning history log database and automatically generates motivational messages. The unique features of this system are as follows: The agent builds a...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 662–663
The purpose of this study is to support the learning activity in the Internet learning space. In this paper, we examine the knowledge management and the knowledge representation of the learning information for the collaborative learning (CL) support....
The Design and Analysis Methodology of e-Learning contents based on “Model of Rhythm for Understanding”
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 1842–1851
On e-Learning, the quality of learning contents is very important for the purpose of guaranteeing learners’ achievement. The aim of this study is to develop the design and analysis methodology of e-Learning contents. On the basis of this analysis,...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1802–1807
This study proposes two elements that were encountered during analysis of cross-age tutoring investigations. The first is that both learners' questions and tutors' advice is representative of their externalized metacognitive experiences. The second...
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, ...
Knowledge Discovery from Learning History Data and and its Effective Use for Learning Process Assessment under the e-learning Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3141–3144
The purpose of this study is to propose the Learning Process Assessment Method from learning history data sets and to develop supporting tools for the Learning Process Assessment under the e-learning environment. In this study firstly, Digital...
Collaborative Learning in the Internet Learning Space: A Framework for a Learning Environment and Knowledge Management in the Educational Context
Industry and Higher Education Vol. 16, No. 4 (2002) pp. 249–59
Describes Remote and Adaptive Educational Environment (RAPSODY-EX), a learning support environment for collaborative distance learning. Discusses components of collaborative learning and the computer infrastructure supporting access to information...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2360–2365
In this paper, we describe a method for developing an educational system that encourages learner interaction by “the architecture of participation”. “The architecture of participation” describes the nature of systems that are designed for user...
A Practice of Interactive e-Learning in Higher Education with Newly Developed Learning Management System
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 950–956
An efficient e-Learning system should provide learners with learner-centered environment, equipped with functions of letting learners choose appropriate learning contents and showing their progress level. We have been developing an e-Learning...
The knowledge circulated - organizational system for e-Learning management - Focusing on Know-How of contents-construction methods -
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1117–1127
Nowadays, e-Learning has been used in many kinds of educational institutes as a regular learning/teaching system. In the real practices, Educational knowledge management among the relevant organizations is quite important. This means “knowledge in...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 8, No. 2 (May 2004) pp. 33–49
This paper describes an experimental study aimed at investigating the learning effectiveness of a Web-based course called "Academic English" (EAP) for Japanese learners of English. The main focus of the study was to examine the form, function, and...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 732–739
This paper presents a web-based distance education system that contains synchronous (live) video lectures, asynchronous learning materials with video-on-demand (VOD) archive data, and question & answer functions through digital reporting between a...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1956–1963
From 2004 to 2007 our university has a three-year project called 'GP Project' which is a part of national project named "Selected Efforts of the Distinctive University Education Support Program (Good Practice Project, abbreviated as GP Project)",...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3127–3132
Ability to find appropriate collaborators and learning materials is crucial for informal collaborative learning. However, traditional group formation models are not applicable/effective in informal learning settings since little is known about...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 280–285
Considerable research has shown that academic language is more difficult and takes longer to learn than social language. Comparatively, there are two factors affecting language comprehension: context and cognitive complexity. With these two factors...