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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

October 2004 Volume 15, Number 4

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Special Issue: Guest Editorial: Computational Intelligence in Web-Based Education

    Thanos Vasilakos, University of Thessaly, Greece; Vladan Devedzic, University of Belgrade; Kinshuk Kinshuk, Massey University-Palmerstron North, New Zealand; Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta-Edmonton, Canada

    This special issue addresses questions from the perspective of yet another important category of technologies, collectively known as computational intelligence. Computational Intelligence (Soft... More

    pp. 297-298

  2. Computational Intelligence in Web-Based Education: A Tutorial

    Thanos Vasilakos, University of Thessaly, Greece; Vladan Devedzic, University of Belgrade; Kinshuk Kinshuk, Massey University-Palmerstron North, New Zealand; Witold Pedrycz, University of Alberta-Edmonton, Canada

    This article discusses some important aspects of Web Intelligence (WI) in the context of educational applications. Some of the key components of WI have already attracted developers of web-based... More

    pp. 299-318

  3. Mining Student Data Captured from a Web-Based Tutoring Tool: Initial Exploration and Results

    Agathe Merceron, ESILV - Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci, France; Kalina Yacef, University of Sydney, Australia

    In this article we describe the initial investigations that we have conducted on student data collected from a web-based tutoring tool. We have used some data mining techniques such as association ... More

    pp. 319-346

  4. A Framework for Concept-Based Digital Course Libraries

    Darina Dicheva & Christo Dichev, Winston-Salem State University, United States

    This article presents a general framework for building concept-based digital course libraries. The framework is based on the idea of using a conceptual structure that represents a subject domain... More

    pp. 347-364

  5. Towards Evolutional Authoring Support Systems

    Lora Aroyo, Eindhoven University of Technology; Riichiro Mizoguchi, Osaka University, Japan

    The ultimate aim of this research is to specify and implement a general authoring framework for content and knowledge engineering for Intelligent Educational Systems (IES). In this context we... More

    pp. 365-387

  6. Embodying Our Values in Our Teaching Practices: Building Open and Critical Discourse through Computer Mediated Communication

    David R. Geelan, University of Alberta, Canada; Peter C. Taylor, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    Computer mediated communication—including web pages, email and web-based bulletin boards—was used to support the development of a cooperative learning community among students in a web-based... More

    pp. 375-401

  7. Adaptive Learning Object Selection in Intelligent Learning Systems

    Pythagoras Karampiperis & Demetrios Sampson, University of Piraeus and Informatics and Telematics Institute- Hellas, Greece

    Adaptive learning object selection and sequencing is recognized as among the most interesting research questions in intelligent web-based education. In most intelligent learning systems that... More

    pp. 389-407

  8. Permutations of Control: Cognitive Considerations for Agent-Based Learning Environments

    Amy L. Baylor, Florida State University, United States

    While there has been a significant amount of research on technical issues regarding the development of agent-based learning environments (e.g., see the special issue of Journal of Interactive... More

    pp. 403-425

  9. DB-Suite: Experiences with Three Intelligent, Web-Based Database Tutors

    Antonija Mitrovic, Pramuditha Suraweera, Amali Weerasinghe & Brent Martin, University of Canterbury-Christchurch, New Zealand

    E-learning is becoming more and more popular with the widespread use of computers and the Internet in educational institutions. Current e-learning courses are nearly always developed using course... More

    pp. 409-432

  10. Collaborative Learning Environments: Exploring Student Attitudes and Satisfaction in Face-to-Face and Asynchronous Computer Conferencing Settings

    Rosalie J. Ocker, Temple University, United States; Gaylie J. Yaverbaum, Pennsylvania State University—Harrisburg, United States

    Although collaborative learning techniques have been shown to enhance the learning experience, it is difficult to incorporate these concepts into courses without requiring students to collaborate ... More

    pp. 427-448

  11. PERSO: Towards an Adaptive e-Learning System

    Henda Chorfi & Mohamed Jemni, Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Techniques de Tunis, Tunisia

    In today's information technology society, members are increasingly required to be up to date on new technologies, particularly for computers, regardless of their background social situation. In... More

    pp. 433-447