Search results for author:"Thanasis Giouvanakis"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 565–570
This paper proposes a reform effort within the framework of an educational simulation that extends a formal education setting. The idea is to allow students to have the chance to view learning as a whole game. Instead of focusing on learning items...
Examining the Significance of Different Approaches of Exploiting the Personal Characteristics of Learners in Internet-based Education
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2100–2101
The discovery of the style of a learner and the exploitation of that style by an adaptive educational system is the central focus of this review, which constitutes the first stage in the development of an adaptive Internet-based educational system....
Topics: Developmental Stages
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1650–1652
This presentation reports on our current and on-going R&D efforts towards the design and development of multimedia, web-based courses suitable for use through the Internet. We discuss the process that has been adopted in designing the interface...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 592–597
this article we present our research and development efforts to design a pedagogically sound multimedia web-based learning interface. We take into consideration recent findings from the area of cognitive psychology regarding the use of text,...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 6, No. 1 (Mar 18, 2011) pp. 58–64
In order for a user to develop rich and valid knowledge structures, not only is considerable predefined content required, but other equally important types of knowledge as well. In other words, to display real understanding and to build and extend...
Broadening Established Theories of Multimedia Learning: An Extended Model of Multimedia Learning Design Based on Learning Object Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 507–514
A trend is currently being attempted in the multimedia learning technology field to examine the impact of certain additional and potentially significant parameters. Beginning with established theories of multimedia learning such as the Cognitive...
Exploring the strengths and limitations of learning styles towards the design of an adaptive web-based instructional system
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1707–1712
This presentation reports on our current and on-going R&D efforts towards the design and development of an instructional system that supports individual learning preferences through an adaptive web-based learning environment. The aim of the system...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3996–4004
This article proposes a model of multimedia learning and a methodology for designing and developing effective multimedia learning content based on this model. We have attempted to provide a model of interactive multimedia learning and to develop an...
AACE Journal Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2006) pp. 3–30
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Empirical research regarding the impact of multimedia on learning can be traced back several decades before the large-scale invasion of multimedia learning resources (like Cd-ROM titles and Internet...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 5, No. 4 (Dec 10, 2010) pp. 17–25
We adopt the direction towards new educational and pedagogic paradigms, where learning is a process of emergence and co-evolution of the individual, the social group and the wider society. In this direction, Service-Oriented Architectures are...
Topics: Networking Technologies
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1121–1130
In this paper we presented our research and development efforts to support learners to cultivate their analytic and synthetic abilities during a concept mapping learning activity. In order to achieve this aim, we focus on a higher level than the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4285–4292
Multimedia learning resources ranging from Cd-ROM titles to Internet applications have proliferated in the last three decades. At the same time empirical research has tried to provide evidence in favor of or against the effectiveness of educational...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4212–4220
Recognizing the undisputable educational value of concept mapping, this article presents, evaluates and categorizes multiple ways of applying this significant educational activity. It then describes the logic behind the design of a system that...