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International Conference e-Learning 2014. Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems

July 2014

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Number of papers: 57

  1. Dealing with Malfunction: Locus of Control in Web-Conferencing

    Michael Klebl

    This paper considers how students deal with malfunctions that occur during the use of web conferencing systems in learning arrangements. In a survey among participants in online courses that make... More

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  2. Integration of PBL Methodologies into Online Learning Courses and Programs

    Roland van Oostveen, Elizabeth Childs, Kathleen Flynn & Jessica Clarkson

    Problem-based learning (PBL) challenges traditional views of teaching and learning as the learner determines, to a large extent with support from a skilled facilitator, what topics will be explored... More

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  3. A Study on the Methods of Assessment and Strategy of Knowledge Sharing in Computer Course

    Pat P. W. Chan

    With the advancement of information and communication technology, collaboration and knowledge sharing through technology is facilitated which enhances the learning process and improves the learning... More

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  4. iPads in Learning: The Web of Change

    Bente Meyer

    Research in learning technologies has often focused on the affordances of single technologies such as pcs, smartphones or interactive whiteboards. However, in most learning environments... More

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  5. Using Case-Based Reasoning to Improve the Quality of Feedback Provided by Automated Grading Systems

    Angelo Kyrilov & David C. Noelle

    Information technology is now ubiquitous in higher education institutions worldwide. More than 85% of American universities use e-learning systems to supplement traditional classroom activities... More

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  6. Inside, Outside, Upside Down: New Directions in Online Teaching and Learning

    Lena Paulo Kushnir & Kenneth C. Berry

    Advancements in technology and innovations in education allow universities to entertain new ways of teaching and learning. Some views of what higher education should look like today include that it... More

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  7. A Storytelling Learning Model for Legal Education

    Nicola Capuano, Carmen De Maio, Angelo Gaeta, Giuseppina Rita Mangione, Saverio Salerno & Eleonora Fratesi

    The purpose of this paper is to describe a learning model based on "Storytelling" and its application in the context of legal education helping build challenging training resources that... More

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  8. Time-Decayed User Profile for Second Language Vocabulary Learning System

    Li Li & Xiao Wei

    Vocabulary learning is the foundation of second language learning. Many E-learning systems have been developed to help learners to learn vocabulary efficiently. Most of these systems employ... More

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  9. Improving Teacher-Student Contact in a Campus through a Location-Based Mobile Application

    Vítor Manuel Ferreira & Fernando Ramos

    This paper presents a new mobile micro-broadcast (or near-me) Location-Based Service designed to promote face-to-face communication among users located within a given geographical area such as a... More

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  10. The Use of SDMs in Developing E-Learning Systems in South Africa

    Estelle Taylor, Kobus van Aswegen & Magda Huisman

    The main focus of this study is to determine if systems development methodologies (SDMs) are being utilised in the development of electronic learning systems in South Africa. Electronic learning,... More

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  11. Development of an E-Learning Platform for Vocational Education Systems in Germany

    Andreas Schober, Frederik Müller, Sabine Linden, Martha Klois & Bernd Künne

    This paper describes an existing web-based learning platform named "Third Place of Learning" (TPL)--"Dritter Lernort". This project's aim is to connect the system of vocational ... More

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  12. Implementation of Artificial Intelligence Assessment in Engineering Laboratory Education

    Maria Samarakou, Emmanouil D. Fylladitakis, Pantelis Prentakis & Spyros Athineos

    In laboratory courses, the assessment of exercises and assignments typically is treated as a simple, quantifiable approach. This approach however rarely includes qualitative factors, especially if ... More

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  13. Stakeholders Influence in Maltese Tourism Higher Education Curriculum Development

    Simon Caruana & Lydia Lau

    Tourism sector is a key element of the Maltese economy. Therefore, having an appropriately trained workforce becomes a critical factor in ensuring that tourism continues to flourish. In order to... More

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  14. Designing Environment for Teaching Internet of Things

    Konstantin Simic, Vladimir Vujin, Aleksandra Labus, Ðorde Stepanic & Mladen Stevanovic

    One of the new topics taught at technical universities is Internet of Things. In this paper, a workshop for organizing a lab in academic environment for the subject Internet of Things is described.... More

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  15. Development of an IOS App Using Situated Learning, Communities of Practice, and Augmented Reality for Autism Spectrum Disorder

    Jessica Clarkson

    This paper presents the development process and framework used to construct a transportation app that uses situated learning, augmented reality, and communities of practice. Autism spectrum... More

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  16. Modeling Pedagogy for Teachers Transitioning to the Virtual Classroom

    Michael J. Canuel & Beverley J. White

    This study is a review of the creation and evolution of a professional development program modeled on social constructivist principles and designed for online educators in a virtual high school who... More

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  17. Dynamic Fuzzy Logic-Based Quality of Interaction within Blended-Learning: The Rare and Contemporary Dance Cases

    Sofia B. Dias, José A. Diniz & Leontios J. Hadjileontiadis

    The combination of the process of pedagogical planning within the Blended (b-) learning environment with the users' quality of interaction ("QoI") with the Learning Management System (LMS... More

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  18. Do English Listening Outcome and Cognitive Load Change for Different Media Delivery Modes in U-Learning?

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Hao Lei & Ju-Shih Tseng

    Although ubiquitous learning enhances students' access to learning materials, it is crucial to find out which media delivery modes produce the best results for English listening comprehension. The ... More

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  19. Facebook Mediated Interaction and Learning in Distance Learning at Makerere University

    Godfrey Mayende, Paul Birevu Muyinda, Ghislain Maurice Norbert Isabwe, Michael Walimbwa & Samuel Ndeda Siminyu

    This paper reports on an investigation of the use of Facebook as a tool to mediate learning amongst distance learners at Makerere University, a dual-mode institution offering both conventional and ... More

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  20. The Curriculum Design and Development in MOOCs Environment

    Fei Li, Jing Du & Bin Li

    The paper selects over 20 online courses and analyses the subjects, organization, the way to show the content of the courses, the use of media, and design of the teaching in the case study of... More

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