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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet

2000

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Number of papers: 328

  1. The Business of eLearning: Creating a Revenue Channel

    Thomas Christel, United States

    Online education and eLearning is the new paradigm shaping the web. In the mid-eighties, brochureware hit the web, closely followed by customer support. The next step was eCommerce for commodity ... More

    p. 2

  2. Centre for Nursing and Health Studies an Online Perspective

    Joy Fraser & James Fedorchuk, Canada

    Athabasca University is one of the worlds leading open universities specializing in distance education. The Centre for Nursing and Health Studies at Athabasca University currently offers both... More

    p. 3

  3. A definitive Online Distance Learning Model (ODL) for a TelecommunicationCompany: a Corporate Showcase

    Daniel Fink, Juarez Sagebin, Paulo Mendel, Marcelo Leifheit & Alexandre Sonntag, Companhia Riograndense de Telecomunicações, Brazil

    The CRT Online Distance Learning System is a multiplataform service structure created to support a new corporate media of education based on Intranet and aimed to a telecommunication company... More

    p. 4

  4. Media Analysis Tools Workshop

    William Lee, American Airlines Corporate FlagShip University, United States

    How are delivery media selected in your organization? "Flavor of the month?" "What has always been done before?" "What management or the customer dictates?" Is there a certain sequence of events... More

    pp. 5-10

  5. Tools for Online Interaction and Community Building

    Phillip McCarty, eCollege.com, United States

    Students are most critical of the lack of interaction when taking an online course. It is not enough to say that they will be satisfied with accessing a course online anytime and anywhere—for... More

    pp. 11-12

  6. From Desktop to Webtop: Achieving True Computing Freedom, Anytime, Anywhere

    Ken Rhie, ThinkFree, United States

    This session will examine how the Internet has made dependency on operating system, location and computing device a thing of the past. The future: Internet solutions that are free to consumers... More

    p. 13

  7. E-Learning: A Strategic Weapon in the New Millennium

    Steve Zahm, DigitalThink, Inc., United States

    With the breakneck speed of today's business world, staying competitive and successful depends on the knowledge and education within companies. More and more companies are turning to education as... More

    p. 14

  8. Let Someone Else Do It Better: the New Wave Of Outsourcing

    Steve Zahm, DigitalThink, Inc., United States

    As the E-commerce space takes a new shape on a regular basis, companies are struggling to keep up with their IT demands. Outsourcing solutions removes the burden from a company's IT department. ... More

    p. 15

  9. The Influence of Learning Style Preferences on Student Success in Online vs. Face-to-Face Environments

    Steven Aragon, Scott Johnson & Najmuddin Shaik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    This study compared the relationship between learning style preferences and learner success of students in an online course with an equivalent face-to-face course. Comparisons included motivation... More

    pp. 17-22

  10. PhoneChannel: Using The Web and TV to Augment The Telephone

    Andrea Basso, David Goldberg, Steve Greenspan & David Weimer, AT&T Labs (research), United States

    Communication and commerce by web or phone creates benefits and challenges for both buyer and seller. Websites provide convenience and visualization; telephones provide voice and real-time... More

    pp. 23-28

  11. Effect of Streaming Video on the Decision Maker as Measured by the Analytic Hierarchy Process: An E-Commerce Case

    Barbara Beccue & Joaquin Vila, Illinois State University, United States

    This paper describes a research project that is investigating the effect of the inclusion of visual cues on the consistency of the decision making process as it applies to consumer purchasing... More

    pp. 29-32

  12. Utilizing Interactive Instructional Strategies to Improve Teaching and Learning in Web-assisted Courses

    John Bennett, Stephens College, United States

    While the World Wide Web holds the potential to improve teaching and learning, this potential is not being fully realized by many educators now integrating Web technologies in their classroom... More

    pp. 33-37

  13. Instructional Design Attributes of Web-Based Courses

    Joy Bi, Ohio University, United States

    Revitalized efforts have taken place in the fields of knowledge engineering, expert systems, and multimedia educational technology. The delivery of instruction and instructional materials changed... More

    pp. 38-43

  14. Digitizing a Cultural Heritage - The Key Issue for Preservation and Electronic Publishing

    Manfred Bogen, Christian Bonkowski, Marion Borowski & Jobst Löffler, GMD - IMK.VaS, Germany

    Digitizing is the first and most important step in a preservation and electronic publishing process applied to analog information available today as text, graphics, or multimedia. In most cases, ... More

    pp. 44-49

  15. Enhancing Interactivity for Self-Evaluation in XML-Based Courseware

    Florin Bota, Fulvio Corno & Laura Farinetti, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

    The paper describes an educational application, oriented to university students, to help them to learn the SQL language in the ambit of a course on database systems and applications. This tool is... More

    pp. 50-55

  16. Using Multi-user Distributed Virtual Environments in Education

    Christos Bouras, Computer Technology Institute, Greece; Alexandros Philopoulos, Univ. Of Patras, Greece; Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, Computer Technology Institute, Greece

    On-line learning is one of the emerging needs of the information age. Access to education is going to become crucial for the success of our information society. Therefore a lot of potential is... More

    pp. 56-62

  17. The Eurydices System: Objectives and Services

    Kostas Bovilas, Aspasia Kanta, Christos Makris, John Tsaknakis, Athanassios Tsakalidis, Jim Prentzas, Evaggelos Sakkopoulos, Spyros Sioutas & Bill Vassiliadis, University of Patras, Greece

    In this paper, we present the objectives and the services of Eurydices, an extranet-based system aiming to teach virtual classes of geographically dispersed academic participants. Eurydices has... More

    pp. 63-68

  18. Concept-Based Courseware Engineering for Large Scale Web-based Education

    Peter Brusilovsky, Carnegie Technology Education, United States

    This paper describes a concept-based course maintenance system that we have developed for Carnegie Technology Education. The system can check the consistency and quality of a course at any moment... More

    pp. 69-74

  19. Developing Web-based Tutoring Agents Using CORBA

    Lilian Cao, New Jersey Institue of Technology, United States; Goldgen Bengu, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    An agent-based approach is used for the design and implementation of a Web-based learning environment in general chemistry laboratory domain. By taking advantage of the common object request... More

    pp. 75-80

  20. COMPLEX KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION IN A WEB COURSE

    Ana A. Carvalho, University of Minho, Portugal

    Complex knowledge acquisition and transfer to new situations is always a difficult task to achieve. Cognitive Flexibility Theory principles are appropriate for complex domains and advanced ... More

    pp. 81-87