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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies

2009 Volume 7, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. A Novel Architecture for E-Learning Knowledge Assessment Systems

    Krzysztof Gierlowski & Krzysztof Nowicki

    In this article we propose a novel e-learning system, dedicated strictly to knowledge assessment tasks. In its functioning it utilizes web-based technologies, but its design differs radically from ... More

    pp. 1-19

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  2. Supporting Interoperability and Context-Awareness in E-Learning through Situation-Driven Learning Processes

    Stefan Dietze, Alessio Gugliotta & John Domingue

    Current E-Learning technologies primarily follow a data and metadata-centric paradigm by providing the learner with composite content containing the learning resources and the learning process... More

    pp. 20-43

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  3. Adaptivity in ProPer: An Adaptive SCORM Compliant LMS

    Ioannis Kazanidis & Maya Satratzemi

    Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems provide personalized educational content to learners. However most of them do not support the functionality of Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the... More

    pp. 44-62

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  4. A Rule-Based System for Test Quality Improvement

    Gennaro Costagliola & Vittorio Fuccella

    To correctly evaluate learners' knowledge, it is important to administer tests composed of good quality question items. By the term "quality" we intend the potential of an item in effectively... More

    pp. 63-82

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  5. Statistical Inference-Based Cache Management for Mobile Learning

    Qing Li, Jianmin Zhao & Xinzhong Zhu

    Supporting efficient data access in the mobile learning environment is becoming a hot research problem in recent years, and the problem becomes tougher when the clients are using light-weight... More

    pp. 83-99

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  6. A 3D Geometry Model Search Engine to Support Learning

    Gary K. L. Tam, Rynson W. H. Lau & Jianmin Zhao

    Due to the popularity of 3D graphics in animation and games, usage of 3D geometry deformable models increases dramatically. Despite their growing importance, these models are difficult and time... More

    pp. 100-112

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