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Journal of Educational Technology & Society

2005 Volume 8, Number 3

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Number of articles: 17

  1. Personalisation for All: Making Adaptive Course Composition Easy

    Declan Dagger, Vincent Wade & Owen Conlan

    The goal of personalised eLearning is to support e-learning content, activities and collaboration, adapted to the specific needs and influenced by specific preferences of the learner and built on... More

    pp. 9-25

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  2. Designing and Generating Educational Adaptive Hypermedia Applications

    Symeon Retalis & Andreas Papasalouros

    Educational Adaptive Hypermedia Applications (EAHA) provide personalized views on the learning content to individual learners. They also offer adaptive sequencing (navigation) over the learning... More

    pp. 26-35

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  3. VIDET: A Visual Authoring Tool for Adaptive Websites Tailored to Non-Programmer Teachers

    Jacopo Armani

    So far educational adaptive technologies have proven their effectiveness only in small-scale lab courses, thus they still wait for being released to the large community of educators. Among the... More

    pp. 36-52

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  4. Authoring of Adaptive Computer Assisted Assessment of Free-Text Answers

    Enrique Alfonseca, Rosa M. Carro, Manuel Freire, Alvaro Ortigosa, Diana Perez & Pilar Rodriguez

    Adaptation techniques can be applied not only to the multimedia contents or navigational possibilities of a course, but also to the assessment. In order to facilitate the authoring of adaptive free... More

    pp. 53-65

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  5. An Authoring Environment for Adaptive Testing

    Eduardo Guzman, Ricardo Conejo, Garcia-Hervas & Emilio

    SIETTE is a web-based adaptive testing system. It implements Computerized Adaptive Tests. These tests are tailor-made, theory-based tests, where questions shown to students, finalization of the... More

    pp. 66-76

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  6. Patterns in Authoring of Adaptive Educational Hypermedia: A Taxonomy of Learning Styles

    Elizabeth Brown, Alexandra Cristea, Craig Stewart & Tim Brailsford

    This paper describes the use of adaptation patterns in the task of formulating standards for adaptive educational hypermedia (AEH) systems that is currently under investigation by the EU ADAPT... More

    pp. 77-90

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  7. Analysis of the Terminology Used in the Field of Virtual Learning

    Alla Anohina

    The broad terminology describing possible learning ways and approaches that use various technologies in the learning process has appeared together with rapid growth of information and communication... More

    pp. 91-102

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  8. Frontiers and Frontlines: Metaphors Describing Lecturers' Attitudes to ICT Adoption

    Jenny Gilbert & Rebecca Kelly

    This paper explores the assimilation gap, the gap between the acquisition of a technology and its deployment, in higher education teaching. The relevant literature covers three themes: technology... More

    pp. 110-121

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  9. Platform Support for Pedagogical Scenarios

    Yvan Peter & Thomas Vantroys

    This article deals with providing support for the execution of pedagogical scenarios in Learning Management Systems. It takes an engineering point of view to identifies actors, design and use... More

    pp. 122-137

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  10. A New Assessment for Computer-Based Concept Mapping

    Kuo-En Chang, Yao-Ting Sung, Rey-Bin Chang & Shui-Cheng Lin

    Concept maps are widely used in education, and have been acclaimed for their excellent results. For efficiently using concept maps in education, computer-based concept mapping systems have been... More

    pp. 138-148

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  11. Dynamic Grouping in Collaborative Learning Supported by Wireless Handhelds

    Gustavo Zurita, Miguel Nussbaum & Rodrigo Salinas

    One of the most important decisions to be made in a face-to-face collaborative learning activity is how the participating groups are composed. These compositions produce different learning and... More

    pp. 149-161

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  12. Frameworks for Sharing Teaching Practices

    John M. Carroll, Mary Beth Rosson, Dan Dunlap & Philip Isenhour

    In many organizations, collaborating with peers, sharing resources, and codifying know-how are not typical facets of work activity. For such organizations, knowledge management support must help... More

    pp. 162-175

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  13. Team Models in Online Course Development: A Unit-Specific Approach

    Deborah M. Alvarez, Kristine Blair, Elizabeth Monske & Amie Wolf

    This article profiles an educational technology assistance program titled Digital Language and Literacy, linking technologically literate graduate students in English with faculty developing online... More

    pp. 176-186

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  14. A Model for Content and Communication Management in Synchronous Learning

    David Raymond, Kanenishi Kazuhide, Kenji Matsuura, Veronique Baudin, Thierry Gayraud, Yoneo Yano & Michel Diaz

    Asynchronous web-based learning environments are not usually as interactive or adaptive compared to traditional classrooms. The use of synchronous communication tools may be a solution to... More

    pp. 187-205

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  15. The Implementation of Technology-Based SME Management Development Programmes

    James Carr

    Learning technology is seen as one solution to the problem of delivering management training in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). This paper investigates how the Higher Education (HE)... More

    pp. 206-215

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  16. Achieving E-learning with IMS Learning Design--Workflow Implications at the Open University of the Netherlands

    Wim Westera, Francis Brouns, Kees Pannekeet, Jose Janssen & Jocelyn Manderveld

    This paper uses the Open University of the Netherlands as an instructive case for the introduction of e-learning based on the IMS Learning Design specification (IMS LD). The IMS LD specification,... More

    pp. 216-225

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  17. How to Create Flexible Runtime Delivery of Distance Learning Courses

    Colin Tattersall, Hubert Vogten, Francis Brouns, Rob Koper, Peter van Rosmalen, Peter Sloep & Jan van Bruggen

    Distance Learning Providers serve large populations of learners, frequently offering the same course to different groups of learners over lengthy periods of time. This article argues that (re-)... More

    pp. 226-236

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