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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Jul 16, 2008 Volume 3, Number 2008

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Number of articles: 35

  1. Social Software for Lifelong Competence Development: Challenges and Infrastructure

    Ivana Marenzi, Elena Demidova, Wolfgang Nejdl, Daniel Olmedilla & Sergej Zerr, L3S Research Center

    Within the TENCompetence project we aim to develop and integrate models and tools into an open source infrastructure for the creation, storage and exchange of learning objects, suitable knowledge... More

  2. The Hybrid Learning Model - A Framework for Teaching and Learning Practice

    Alan Masson, University of Ulster; Aine MacNeill, Colette Murphy & Vilinda Ross

    The Hybrid Learning Model is an interactional model that encapsulates teaching and learning in a plain English format and captures the processes from the learner and the teacher perspective. The... More

  3. Turning university professors into competent learners

    Krassen Stefanov, Assoc. Prof. Dr.; Nikolina Nikolova, Assistant Professor; Miroslava Ilieva; Eliza Stefanova, Assistant Professor

    This paper presents the results of a pre-pilot experiment offered in Bulgaria for teachersâ?? trainers who have to update their skills using ICT in teaching. The pre-pilot became a synergy of... More

  4. Peoples-uni: Developing public health competences â?? Lessons from a pilot course module

    Fiona Reynolds, University of Manchester; Richard Heller, People's Uni

    The Peopleâ??s Open Access Educational Initiative (Peoples-uni) aims to contribute towards public health capacity building in Developing Countries, through the provision of on-line education for... More

  5. TENTube: A Video-based Connection Tool Supporting Competence Development

    Albert Angehrn & Katrina Maxwell, CALT/INSEAD

    The vast majority of knowledge management initiatives fail because they do not take sufficiently into account the emotional, psychological and social needs of individuals. Only if users see real... More

  6. Dialogic learning and interactive groups: an IMS LD template integrated in runtime systems

    Mar Pérez-Sanagustín, Davinia Hernández-Leo, Patricia Santos, Sergio Sayago & Josep Blat, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; D. Griffiths, University of Bolton

    Dialogic learning and interactive groups have proved to be a useful educational methodological approach in lifelong learning with adults. The principles of this approach stress the importance of... More

  7. A Delivery Engine for QTI Assessments

    Gary Wills & Jonathon Hare, University of Southampton; Jiri Kajaba, University of Soutampton; David Argles, Lester Gilbert & Dave Millard, University of Southampton

    The IMS Question and Test Interoperability (QTI) standard has had a restricted take-up, in part due to the lack of tools. This paper describes the â??ASDELâ?? test delivery engine, focusing upon... More

  8. Towards a TENCompetence ePortfolio

    Adriana Berlanga, Peter Sloep, Francis Brouns, Marlies Bitter-Rijpkema & Rob Koper, Open University of the Netherlands

    This article argues that the TENCompetence ePortfolio definition should integrate rhetorical, pedagogical, social, and technical perspectives. The rhetorical perspective is needed to show the... More

  9. Assessment 2.0

    Robert Elliott

    This paper considers current assessment practice, looks at the impact of the Internet on todayâ??s learners, and explores ways of modernizing assessment to narrow the gap between the everyday lives... More

  10. Developing the architecture of a large-scale informal e-learning network

    Clive Holtham & Martin Rich, Cass Business School

    This paper reviews the architectural design of an e-learning network (Nonprofit e-Learning Network) designed specifically for the broad Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS). The project is aimed at... More

  11. Supporting life-long competence development using the TENCompetence infrastructure: a first experiment

    Judith Schoonenboom & Henk Sligte, University of Amsterdam; Ayman Moghnieh & Davinia Hernández-Leo, Universitat Pompeu Fabra; Krassen Stefanov, University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski"; Christian Glahn & Marcus Specht, Open University of the Netherlands; Ruud Lemmers, Logica Nederland B.V.

    This paper describes an experiment to explore the effects of the TENCompetence infrastructure for supporting lifelong competence development which is now in development. This infrastructure... More

  12. Empowering Learners for Lifelong Competence Development: Pedagogical, Organizational and Technological Issues

    Henk Sligte, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rob Koper, Open University, Netherlands

    This guest editorial the TEN- introduces Competence project in the framework of which eleven pa- pers are published in this issue of iJET. The core concepts of competence and of lifelong competence... More

  13. The Web as Personal Learning Environment

    Krunoslav Žubrini?, University of Dubrovnik; Damir Kalpi?, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb

    Today, the lifelong learning has become a necessity in most professions, especially in computer science where people are constrained to follow fast developments. This learning is predominantly... More

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  14. Informal Learning in Lifelong Education

    Zeljka Pozgaj, Professor

    Abstract - This paper exhibits basic features of lifelong education and possible forms of learning. Informal learning is elaborated in more details than other forms. The process of informal... More

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  15. Using Online Discussions in a Blended Learning Course

    Martina Holenko & Nataša Hoi?-Boži?, Department of Informatics, University of Rijeka

    The course "Teaching Methods in Information Science" is designed for senior students at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, University of Rijeka (Croatia) and is realized by a blended learning model ... More

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  16. Introducing Programming Languages Through Data Acquisition Examples

    Slavko Kocijancic, Tomaž Kušar & David Rihtarši, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Department of Physics and Technology, Kardeljeva ploscad 16, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Motivating students at low and upper secondary schools to learn programming languages is not an easy task for a teacher. Namely, programming is not and easy job to do and the results of first â?... More

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  17. Content management system in educational environment

    Vladimir Mateljan, Vedran Juri & Goran

    This paper points out and describes the characteristics that are shared between the most of todayâ??s content management systems. The intention was to find what makes the core of todayâ??s content ... More

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  18. Microsoft Technology as an Optimization Tool in Promoting Security and Functionality of the Educational System

    Jelena Jardas Antonic & Danijel Antonic

    Abstract - In the cooperation with the City of Rijeka, the project of analysis of the functional and security situation of information infrastructure has been initiated in 24 schools in the... More

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  19. Large Student Groups Assessment During the Semester Term

    Marina ?i, Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Ivana Filipovi?a 4, 51000; Ivan Uroda, Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Ivana Filipovi?a 4, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia

    Tertiary teaching is interactive process and by no means unilateral. Lecturers are increasingly interested in studentsâ?? knowledge and understanding. Assessing students with the tests proposed... More

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  20. The Influence of Secondary School Education on the Success of Informatics Education in University

    Marina ?i & Slavomir Vukmirovi?, Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Ivana Filipovi?a 4, 51000 Rijeka; Marko ?i, Kvarner Banka/IT Department, 51000 Rijeka

    The suppositions and dimensions of the influence of secondary school education on the quality and effects of informatics education in University are manifold. The influence of secondary school... More

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