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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Jun 03, 2008 Volume 3, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Interactive education based on haptic technologies and educational testing of an innovative system

    Sotiris Christodoulou, Despina Garyfallidou, George Ioannidis & Theodore Papatheodorou, Greece

    This work presents on the one hand, the specifications and design of an educational haptic device and an educational platform and on the other hand, the educational trial of the applications that... More

    pp. 4-19

  2. The Relationship between Using of an Intelligent Tutoring System and Class Achievement in a Basic Mathematics Course

    Ramzi Haraty & Abbass Sharif, Lebanese American University, Lebanon

    In this paper, we present a case in which we integrated an intelligent tutoring system- ITS- in a basic mathematics course. The proposed ITS â??PrivateTutor- is dynamic, web-based, adaptive, and... More

    pp. 20-23

  3. Wayfinding Services for Open Educational Practices

    Marco Kalz, Hendrik Drachsler, Jan van Bruggen, Hans Hummel & Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands

    To choose suitable resources for personal competence development in the vast amount of open educational resources is a challenging task for a learner. Starting with a needs analysis of lifelong... More

    pp. 24-28

  4. Assimilative Learning with the Aid of Cognitive Maps

    Damian Läge, René Oberholzer, Samy Egli & Roland Streule, University of Zurich, Switzerland

    Assimilative learning is understood as integrating new information into existing knowledge or cognitive structures without restructuring the current schema. If new information causes... More

    pp. 29-33

  5. Virtual Reality Training in Aid of Communication Apprehension in Classroom Environments

    Max North, Jeremy Hill & Ainonehi Aikhuele, Southern Polytechnic State University, United States; Sarah North, Virtual Reality Technology Laboratory, United States

    The major goal of this study was to observe the effectiveness of Virtual Reality Training (VRT) in assisting students who suffer from Communication Apprehension (CA). CA seems to be prevalent... More

    pp. 34-37

  6. Bayesian Model for Optimization Adaptive e-Learning Process

    Francisco Tapia Moreno, Claudio Lopez Miranda, Manuel Galan Moreno & Enrique Rubio Royo, Mexico

    In this paper, a Bayesian-Network-based model is proposed to optimize the Global Adaptive e-Learning Process (GAeLP). This model determines the type of personalization required for a learner... More

    pp. 38-52

  7. Application of ICT technology in physics education: teaching and learning elementary oscillations with the aid of simulation software

    Denis Vavougios & Theodoros Karakasidis, University of Thessaly, Greece

    In the present study we employ a combination of laboratory exercises and simulation. In particular we studied the case of teaching mechanical oscillations to undergraduate students of Polytechnic... More

    pp. 53-58

  8. Auditory Display as a Tool for Teaching Network Intrusion Detection

    S El Seoud, Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Jordan; Miguel Garcia-Ruiz & Arthur Edwards, University of Colima, College of Telematics, Ave. Universidad 333, Colima, 28040, Mexico; Miguel Vargas Martin, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada; Samir El Seoud, Canada

    Teaching network intrusion detection, or NID (the identification of violations of a security policy in a computer network) is a challenging task, because students need to analyze many data from... More

    pp. 59-62

  9. Implementing Microsoft PiL in Australian Schools

    John Messing, DR, Australia; Irfan Altas & Jason Howarth, Australia

    In the present study we employ a combination of laboratory exercises and simulation. In particular we studied the case of teaching mechanical oscillations to undergraduate students of Polytechnic... More

    pp. 63-68