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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet

1999

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Number of papers: 561

  1. THE CHALLENGE OF DESIGNING AND EVALUATING 'INTERACTION' IN WEB-BASED DISTANCE EDUCATION

    Charlotte Gunawardena, University of New Mexico, United States

    The World Wide Web (WWW) is increasingly being used as a medium to deliver distance education at the post-secondary level. However, an examination of a significant number of web-based courses for ... More

    pp. 451-456

  2. Linking the WWW and Relational Databases through Server APIs: a Distributed Approach

    S. Papayiannis, D. Martakos, Ch. Metaxaki-Kossionides & S. Hadjiefthymiades, University of Athens, Greece

    The impressive boost that the WWW has received have turned this platform to a very important candidate for the deployment of various kinds of applications in the Internet and in corporate intranets... More

    pp. 457-462

  3. Explorations -A New Form of Highly Interactive Learning Materials

    Thorsten Hampel & Reinhard Keil-Slawik, Heinz Nixdorf Institut, Germany; Ferdinand Ferber, Paderborn University, Germany

    The following contribution describes our present approach to the development of hypermedia materials for and by the help of students. The interactive JAVA learning and teaching environment... More

    pp. 463-468

  4. sTEAM -Cooperation and Structuring Information in a Team

    Thorsten Hampel, Heinz Nixdorf Institut, Germany

    Setting up infrastructures for computer-supported cooperative learning re-quires an integrated design approach which covers a range of different aspects, such as networks, servers, teaching... More

    pp. 469-474

  5. Web Based Intelligent Tutoring System for Collaborative Learning

    SunGwan Han & GeunSik Jo, Inha University

    This study suggests the design and implementation of ITS study by knowledge level for distance collaborative learning in a Web situation including the diagnostic agent examining the group agent... More

    pp. 475-480

  6. Mandatory Participation as Examination

    Christian Hardless & Urban Nulden, Goteborg University, Sweden

    This paper discusses examination, focusing on the possibilities available in asynchronous learning networks (ALN) based education. An ALN supports anywhere/anytime collaborative learning and this... More

    pp. 481-486

  7. Exploring Electronic Media and the Human Mind -a Web-Based Training Module

    Joachim Hasebrook, Bankakademie e.V., Germany

    Effective Web-based training (WBT) has a need for adaptation and contextual information, but most WBT modules provide not more than some simple help pages or hypertext facilities with keyword... More

    pp. 487-492

  8. The HC-Data Model: A New Semantic Hypermedia Data Model

    Seid Maglajlic, Nick Scherbakov & Denis Helic, Technical University Graz, Austria

    In this paper we present the current situation at the field of hypermedia data modelling. We list advantages and disadvantages of the most primitive hypermedia data model, i.e. the node-link data... More

    pp. 493-498

  9. Linking XML and Databases

    E. Duval[1], H. Olivié & K. Hendrikx, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    Extensible Markup Language (XML) is becoming a standard format for exchanging documents and data. Various middleware tools that integrate different data sources and make them available over the... More

    pp. 499-504

  10. Database based Navigation Assistant

    Andreas Heuer & Christoph Meinel, Institut of Telematics, Germany

    This paper describes the conception and prototype implementation of a navigation assistant to be used during browsing sessions in the World Wide Web. A local gateway con-figured as proxy for the ... More

    pp. 505-510

  11. Object Learning on the World Wide Web

    Bob Hoffman & Stuart Grossman, San Diego State University, United States

    Combining resource-intensive learning objects with rapid, template-driven course design provides a cost-effective method for developing pedagogically sound online courses. This paper describes the ... More

    pp. 511-516

  12. Tools of Innovation: Supporting Change Through Online Web Solutions

    Jane Howland & Christine Mayer, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    Educational institutions have long been involved in planning and implementing new initiatives, but with the profusion of technology innovations, the race to stay ahead of the game has intensified.... More

    pp. 517-522

  13. Web-Based Distance Learning for Professionals in Higher Education: Orientation to Serving College Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

    Debra Wilcox Hsu & David Buchkoski, St. Paul Technical College, United States; Allisun Kale & Gary Sanderson, California State University Northridge, United States; Marcia Kolvitz, University of Tennessee, United States; Charley L. Tiggs, National Institute for the Deaf, United States

    The Postsecondary Education Programs Network (PEPNet) offers interactive multimedia web-based training on the PEPNet web site at www.pepnet.org. The training, entitled Orientation to Serving... More

    pp. 523-525

  14. Academic Information Management: an Open Linking Approach

    Wendy Hall, Tony Hey, Les Carr & Gareth Hughes, Southampton University, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a Web based document management system developed as a Lotus Domino application and the continuing research work of providing users with a variety of link services and agents ... More

    pp. 526-531

  15. PASSENGER: A CSCL Tool for Spatially Distributed Software-Engineering

    Frank Schwarz, Stefan Werner & Axel Hunger, Gerhard Mercator University of Duisburg, Germany

    In this paper we will describe the Passenger-Concept and our motivation for applying new media to support a Software-Engineering Course. For this approach the international degree course "Computer ... More

    pp. 532-537

  16. A Data Model for Information Extraction from the Web

    Luca Iocchi, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy

    The enormous amount of information available through the World Wide Web, that are of possible interest for an organization or a workgroup, requires the development of effective tools for... More

    pp. 538-543

  17. Adaptive Changes Monitoring Service in Web Repositories Based on Agent Games

    Santi Saeyor Mitsuru Ishizuka, University of Tokyo, Japan

    Changes made in Web repositories occur at unpredictable rates. Besides the target information itself, the changes upon the previously released information are significant and worth being notified... More

    pp. 544-549

  18. The Use of Relevance Feedback on the Web: Implications for Web IR System Design

    Bernard J. Jansen, United States Military Academy, United States; Amanda Spink, University of North Texas, United States; Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University, United States

    We conducted a transaction log analysis of 51,473 queries from 18,113 users of Excite, a major Web search engine. Approximately 2,500 (approximately 5%) of these queries were from the use of... More

    pp. 550-555

  19. Film Theory Meets 3D Internet A Film Semiotic Approach to the Design and Analysis of 3D Virtual Worlds on the Web

    Jens F. Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss possible approaches through which 3D spaces – and especially 3D Internet – can be studied from a semiotic, or more specifically a film semi-otic, point of ... More

    pp. 556-561

  20. Experiences In Shaping The Virtual Lecturing Hall In An International Environment

    Borka Jerman-Blazic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Andrew Hallan, Hallan Consulting

    The paper presents the experiences in shaping virtual lecturing call collected through two years trial within European funded projects dealing with CSWC technology over broadband networks. The... More

    pp. 562-568