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Number of papers: 561

  1. Collaborative rating system for web page labeling

    Shian-Shyong Tseng, Yao-Tsung Lin & Mon-Fong Jiang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    In this work, a collaborative platform for Internet content selection is proposed. After the execution of the collecting and extracting phases of the platform, the characteristics of all rating... More

    pp. 569-574

  2. A Study of Students’ Perceived Learning in a Web-based Online Environment

    Mingming Jiang, University of California at Los Angeles, United States; Evelyn Ting, Empire State College, United States

    The purpose of the study was to find what factors were perceived to be associated with students' perceptions of learning in online courses. Survey data were collected from students enrolled in 78... More

    pp. 575-580

  3. Comparative Analysis of Online vs. Face-to-Face Instruction

    Steven R. Aragon, Najmuddin Shaik, Nilda Palma-Rivas & Scott D. Johnson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    This empirical study compared a graduate online course with an equivalent course taught in a traditional face-to-face format. Comparisons included student ratings of instructor and course quality... More

    pp. 581-586

  4. Student Use of Computer-Mediated Communication in a Distance Education Course

    Miriam McNown Johnson, University of South Carolina, United States

    Students enrolled in a graduate level social work class offered through distance education were encouraged to used e-mail and a class listserv. Analysis of the sources and content of course... More

    pp. 587-591

  5. The case for patterns in online learning

    David Jones & Sharonn Stewart, Central Queensland University, Australia

    The current practice of online learning, especially at an institutional level, can be characterised as being complex and expensive with limited sharing of ideas and experience leading to a large ... More

    pp. 592-597

  6. A Reference Model for the Design of I-NET Applications

    Thomas M. Kaiser & Frédéric Thiesse, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland; Christof Sieberath, Swisscom AG, Switzerland; Petra Vogler, LGT Bank in Liechtenstein, Switzerland

    This paper presents a reference model for the design of Intranets. The reference model is part of a detailed project model called PROMET I-NET, which logically and timely structures the... More

    pp. 598-603

  7. Searching the Web Using Synonyms and Senses

    Kunal Kapur & Jianping Zhang, Utah State University, United States

    The exponential growth of documents on the WWW has made it difficult to find information on the WWW by browsing hypertext documents. Various search engines and indexing techniques have been... More

    pp. 604-609

  8. Enhancing ‘Traditional’ Classes with Advanced Web-Based Courses

    Charalampos Karagiannidis & Konstantinos A. Tarabanis, University of Macedonia, Greece

    This paper reports our current and on-going R&D efforts towards the design and development of advanced web-based courses, which are used in parallel to existing classes offered by our institution... More

    pp. 610-613

  9. Dynamic User Interfaces with Java

    Torsten Illmann, Michael Weber, Stefan Ribhegge & Frank Kargl, University of Ulm, Germany

    While developing a distributed infrastructure for personal agents we want to give all kinds of agents a possibility to communicate with their user by means of a central and consistent user... More

    pp. 614-619

  10. Web-Based Training in Banking and Finance: Requirements and Strategies

    Michael Klemme & Joachim Hasebrook, Bankakademie e. V., Germany

    Due to the high rate of innovations in products and procedures traditional means of education are not adequate life-long learning of the banking staff. The short life time of modern financial... More

    pp. 620-625

  11. jCentral: Search the Web for Java

    Gabi Zodik, Daniel Ford, Ron Pinter, Dirk Nicol & Reiner Kraft, IBM, United States; Qi Lu & Matthias Eichstaedt, Yahoo, United States

    jCentral ( is the largest repository of Java resources on the Internet. It provides advanced, Java-specific search, orientation, and notification services for... More

    pp. 626-631

  12. The Internet’s Impact On Geography

    Parthiphan Krishnan, University of Reading, United Kingdom

    This paper focuses on the impact of the Internet in relation to our understanding of geography. The growing reach of the Internet will soon see total global coverage. This relegates geographical... More

    pp. 632-635

  13. Towards User-Specific Navigation Guidance on World Wide Web

    David Ribeiro Lamas & Jennifer Jerrams-Smith, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom; Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal

    The Computer Aided Information Navigation project provides a new method of adaptive navigation support which aims to increase the World Wide Web's value as a pedagogical tool. This work... More

    pp. 642-647

  14. Electronic Education Mall – A Virtual Marketplace for Web-Based Learning

    Christian Langenbach & Freimut Bodendorf, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

    New learning paradigms, the continuous progress in the field of information and communication technology, as well as a stronger commercialization of education and training are relevant pacemakers... More

    pp. 648-653

  15. Computer-Mediated Communication in AulaNet – a Web-Based Instruction Environment

    Marcelo Blois, Ricardo Choren, Hugo Fuks & Carlos Laufer, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    This work presents the many forms of communication used in AulaNet —an environment for creating, administrating, updating and attending courses through the... More

    pp. 654-659

  16. Sharing and Re-use of Clinical Incident Information on the Web

    Dong Mei Zhang, Wai Yat Wong & Maria R. Lee, CSIRO Mathematical and Information Sciences, Australia

    Harmful events, which occur during the provision of health care, can be costly and deadly. The challenge for clinicians and health professionals is to eliminate or at least reduce occurrence of... More

    pp. 660-665

  17. Video on the Web: Principles of Continuity Linking and Narrative Flow

    Gunnar Liestøl, University of Oslo, Norway

    The emergence of video on the Web finally forces hypermedia designers to solve the problems of integrating dynamic information types (audio and video) in multilinear hypermedia structures. In... More

    pp. 666-670

  18. Web-based Distance Education: Faculty Recruitment and Training

    Michael Corry, William Koffenberger & William Lynch, The George Washington University, United States

    Web-based Distance Education requires skills that transcend traditional teaching methods and most faculty currently employed in higher education do not possess these required skills. An aggressive... More

    pp. 671-676

  19. Assessment and Comparison of Web-Based Educational Environments

    Kiriakos V. Mamoukaris & Anastasios A. Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece

    The World Wide Web (WWW) has considerable potential for delivering distance education programs. New software tools are being developed to facilitate the authoring, delivery and management of Web-... More

    pp. 677-682

  20. Collaborative Web-Based Learning in Organizations

    Peter Manhart & Johannes Bumiller, Daimler-Chrysler AG, Germany

    The World Wide Web is an emerging platform for learning systems; yet the interaction modes of existing approaches are often restricted to the distribution of information resulting from the... More

    pp. 683-689