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European Journal of Engineering Education

2004 Volume 29, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. A Vision for Lifelong Learning: Year 2020

    Randy Hinrichs

    The sweet spot for the use of technology in education may clearly be that software personalizes the learning experience, connects all the components and emancipates publication for targeted and... More

    pp. 5-16

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  2. Using Information and Communication Technology in a Modular Distance Learning Course

    Karen Kear, Judith Williams, Richard Seaton & Geoff Einon

    This paper describes how information and communication technology (ICT) is used in the modular Open University course "T209 Information and Communication Technologies: People and Interactions",... More

    pp. 17-25

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  3. Flexible Learning Technologies and Distance Education: A Teaching and Learning Perspective

    Aleksandar Subic & Don Maconachie

    The number of distance education providers and learning options has increased rapidly in recent years with the emerging flexible learning technologies. The main challenge facing Australian and... More

    pp. 27-40

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  4. Distance Courses in Mechanics and in Distance Instructor Training

    Goran Karlsson

    This paper describes two related distance courses for instructor and leadership training and a distance undergraduate course in mechanics. Flexible and distance learning are becoming more and more ... More

    pp. 41-51

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  5. Electronic Mentoring as an Example for the Use of Information and Communications Technology in Engineering Education

    Sigrid Mueller

    Electronic mentoring programmes at colleges and universities and especially in engineering and science are a relatively new phenomenon. Electronic mentoring has been developed based on the... More

    pp. 53-63

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  6. New Trends in Web-Based Learning: Objects, Repositories and Learner Engagement

    Iain MacLaren

    Traditional approaches to computer-aided learning have tended to minimize the role of the local teacher, despite their experience and close knowledge of their students' learning needs. A new... More

    pp. 65-71

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  7. Virtual Project Rooms for Education in Engineering

    Rudolf G. van Vliet, Monika M. Roeling, Rick de Graaff & Albert Pilot

    Virtual project rooms (VPRs) may support collaborative project-based learning groups by facilitating project management, documentation and communication. In this study a set of experiments was... More

    pp. 73-85

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  8. Application of Multimedia in Engineering Design Education

    Gunter Hohne & Veit Henkel

    Multimedia applications can provide enormous enrichment to the methodology of teaching, learning and learning by doing. When developing applications for the teaching of engineering design using... More

    pp. 87-96

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  9. Designing a Virtual Grand Tour

    Per Skafte Hansen

    The Virtual Grand Tour (VGT) is a paradigm for integrating a presentation of an overview of a larger subject with the possibility of launching at any time an exploratory study of a given sub-topic.... More

    pp. 97-110

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  10. The Importance of "Low-Level" CAS Commands in Teaching Engineering Mathematics

    Thierry Dana-Picard & Joseph Steiner

    When a professional engineer solves a mathematical problem using technology, he/she generally uses a single one-step "high-level" command of a readily available computer package to obtain the... More

    pp. 139-146

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  11. Project-Based Teaching-Learning Computer-Aided Engineering Tools

    J A. Simoes, C Relvas & R Moreira

    Computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, computer-aided analysis, reverse engineering and rapid prototyping are tools that play an important key role within product design. These are... More

    pp. 147-161

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