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Interactive Learning Environments

August 2007 Volume 15, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. The Validation and Brokering of Competence: Issues of Trust and Technology

    Griff Richards, Peter Donkers, Marek Hatala & Aude Dufresne

    Campus Canada promotes lifelong learning through the articulation of workplace and other experiential learning for academic credit. This paper describes the recent re-development of the Record of... More

    pp. 107-116

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  2. Matchmaking in Learning Networks: Bringing Learners Together for Knowledge Sharing

    Liesbeth Kester, Peter van Rosmalen, Peter Sloep, Francis Brouns, Malik Kone & Rob Koper

    In this article we describe a system that matches learners with complementary content expertise in reaction to a learner-request for knowledge sharing. It works through the formation of "ad hoc,"... More

    pp. 117-126

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  3. Navigational Support in Lifelong Learning: Enhancing Effectiveness through Indirect Social Navigation

    Jose Janssen, Bert van den Berg, Colin Tattersall, Hans Hummel & Rob Koper

    Efficient and effective lifelong learning requires that learners can make well informed choices from a vast amount of learning opportunities. This article proposes to support learners by drawing on... More

    pp. 127-136

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  4. Developing a Common Metadata Model for Competencies Description

    Demetrios Sampson, Pythagoras Karampiperis & Demetrios Fytros

    Competence-based approaches are frequently adopted as the key paradigm in both formal or non-formal education and training. To support the provision of competence-based learning services, it is... More

    pp. 137-150

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  5. The Eight Learning Events Model: A Pedagogic Conceptual Tool Supporting Diversification of Learning Methods

    Dominique Verpoorten, Marianne Poumay & Dieudonne Leclercq

    This paper presents the eight Learning Events Model (8LEM), a pedagogical reference framework which was used, in more than 100 online courses, as a starting point for instructional planning.... More

    pp. 151-160

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  6. How to Represent Adaptation in e-Learning with IMS Learning Design

    Daniel Burgos, Colin Tattersall & Rob Koper

    Adaptation in e-learning has been an important research topic for the last few decades in computer-based education. In adaptivity the behaviour of the user triggers some actions in the system that ... More

    pp. 161-170

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  7. CopperCore Service Integration

    Hubert Vogten, Harrie Martens, Rob Nadolski, Colin Tattersall, Peter van Rosmalen & Rob Koper

    In an e-learning environment there is a need to integrate various e-learning services like assessment services, collaboration services, learning design services and communication services. In this ... More

    pp. 171-180

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  8. Using IMS Learning Design to Model Curricula

    Colin Tattersall, Jose Janssen, Bert van den Berg, Hans Hummel & Rob Koper

    The traditional notion of the curriculum as a fixed list of topics to be studied sequentially is under strain as the pressure for flexibility in education increases. However, curriculum flexibility... More

    pp. 181-189

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  9. Positioning of Learners in Learning Networks with Content, Metadata and Ontologies

    Marco Kalz, Jan van Bruggen, Ellen Rusman, Bas Giesbers & Rob Koper

    Positioning in learning networks is a process that assists learners in finding a starting point and an efficient route through the network that will foster competence building. In the past we have ... More

    pp. 191-200

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