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1999

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Number of papers: 561

  1. Using SGML to Prepare Secondary School Distance Education Courses for Internet and Traditional Delivery

    David W. Rogers, A division of Open Learning Agency of B.C., Canada

    This paper describes the beginning of the OSCAR (Open School Courses and Resources) program: a multi-year project to create a high school graduation program that uses SGML (Structured Generalized... More

    pp. 925-930

  2. An Approach to Distributed Functionality The Smart Data Server

    E.G. Haffner, Thomas Engel, Christoph Meinel & Uwe Roth, Institut of Telematics, Germany

    This paper introduces a new kind of Java-server, the Smart Data Server (SDS). It offers the accessing of data with function-calls to SDS-networks. This allows the building of lean clients with... More

    pp. 931-936

  3. HALPIN : A Natural Language Information Retrieval System For a Digital Library on the World Wide Web

    José Rouillard, Université Joseph Fourier, France

    Designing computers with the ability to talk and understand a natural language (NL) conversation is a major field of research. We have developed the HALPIN 1 system to implement our multimodal... More

    pp. 937-942

  4. Delivery of Computer Based Trades and Technology Training

    Mike Schewe & Randy Werger, Okanagan University College, Canada

    Okanagan University College (OUC) is a comprehensive multi-campus post-secondary educational institution, which strives for excellence in teaching and student achievement. The Learning Centre for... More

    pp. 943-946

  5. PANDA, a effective model of web based distance teaching and Learning Environment with integration of synchronous and asynchronous mechanism

    Ruimin Shen & Dayu Ding, Jiaotong University

    This paper presents a model of a web based distance learning environment with integration of both the synchronous and asynchronous mechanism------ a virtual classroom where synchronous and... More

    pp. 947-951

  6. EDI Transactions over the Web

    Rong Shi & Mohammad Zubair, Old Dominion University, United States

    EDI expedites the transfer of business documents and allows a business to contact more trading partners and get more competitive prices on purchases and sales. In this paper we address the need... More

    pp. 952-956

  7. Network-based Professional Development: A Comparison of Statewide Initiatives

    Paul G. Shotsberger & Ronald Vetter, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, United States; Ronald Stammen, North Dakota State University, United States; Gloria Blue, North Carolina Adult Education Association, United States; Edrie Greer, Instructional Technology, United States

    This paper addresses opportunities and issues related to the use of the World Wide Web and high-speed networks as a delivery vehicle for training educators who are geographically dispersed. The... More

    pp. 957-962

  8. Perspectives on the Implementation of Instructional Technologies into University Environments: Faculty, Administrator, Student

    Basia Siedlecki & Vickii Williams, University of Lethbridge, Canada; Amber Nicholson, University of Alberta, Canada

    Institutions of higher education have been struggling with various models of implementation of Internet and network technologies. This paper reviews five popular and emerging implementational... More

    pp. 963-968

  9. Using Standards to Realise the Vision of a World-wide University

    Mark Resmer, IMS, United States; Phil Siviter, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Bill Olivier, IMS Centre, United Kingdom

    This paper presents a vision of a world-wide university and describes some features/scenarios that we expect to find in such a future. It then points out that the current lack of technical... More

    pp. 969-974

  10. Implementing Virtual Robots in Java3D using a Behavior Based Architecture

    Christopher Egert, Elisabeth Cuddihy, Deborah Walters & Nathan Smith, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    New web-based technologies for 3D graphics such as Java3D provide tools for creating autonomous virtual reality agents for educational, entertainment, and simulation software. Such agents need to... More

    pp. 975-980

  11. Parlez-Vous E.C.? An International Perspective of Electronic Commerce

    Brian C. Snow & Nicole M. Snow, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The World Wide Web has become the new shopping medium for many businesses and industries. This paper discusses the current and possible future trends related to international consumer and... More

    pp. 981-986

  12. A VRML and Java-Based Interface for Retrieving VRML Content in Object-Oriented Databases

    Ingo Soetebier & Ralf Dörner, Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics, Germany; Norbert Braun, ZGDV Computer Graphics Center, Germany

    Storing VRML and VRML-related content in an object-oriented database enables VRML scene authoring with reusable components. A 3D metaphor is designed to search and retrieve these components. The ... More

    pp. 987-992

  13. A Hybrid CD-ROM/Internet Introduction to Music Course

    David Sonnenschein, Northeastern University, United States

    This pater attempts to describe the design of courseware for a self-paced, non-major music course, and a novel method for its delivery. The courseware for this course was designed as a stand alone... More

    p. 993

  14. POW! Perspectives On the Web

    Gerry Stahl, University of Colorado, United States

    The perspectives mechanism described in this paper provides a flexible approach to organizing information in a shared repository for the use of individuals and groups engaged in collaboratively... More

    pp. 994-999

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  15. Using Intranet Agents to Capture Tacit Knowledge

    Dick Stenmark, Göteborg University, Sweden

    People can easily determine whether or not a given document is interesting just by glancing through it. However, when asked to explicitly list the rules upon which such a decision is based, they ... More

    pp. 1000-1005

  16. SMILE Maker: A Web-Based Tool for Problem Solving

    Ivan Kurtev, University of Sofia, Bulgaria; Lora Aroyo, Piet Kommers & Svetoslav Stoyanov, University of Twente

    This paper focuses on the purposes, theoretical model and functionality of the SMILE Maker - a web-based problem-solving tool. From instructional design point of view, an attempt to established a... More

    pp. 1006-1011

  17. Extending and interacting with the ITC system

    Sotiris P. Christodoulou, Theodore S. Papatheodorou & Georgios D. Styliaras, University of Patras, Greece

    The paper presents various enhancements to the ITC system, a system for defining the structure of Thematic Catalogs, populating them with information items and providing ac-cess to end-users,... More

    pp. 1012-1017

  18. Discursive Evaluation

    Lars Svensson, University of Trollhättan Uddevalla, Sweden

    This paper reports on a distance education project where a threaded discussion board was used for interaction amongst students and teachers. The experiences from the first year of the project... More

    pp. 1018-1024

  19. Enhancing Science and Technology Education: Pattern-based Learning and Curriculum Leading to Web Deployable Courseware

    Bon K. Sy, Queens College/CUNY, United States

    This paper reports our project on enhancing science and technology education. Curriculum development that integrates a pattern-based learning concept into the design of lesson plans and web... More

    pp. 1025-1030

  20. Student 2000: Net-based Learning for the Next Millenium

    Peter Parnes, Johnny Widén, Dick Schefström & Kåre Synnes, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

    Luleå University of Technology has for the last few years deployed a net-based learning environment, mStar, to distribute courses to students independent of time and geographic distance. The... More

    pp. 1031-1036