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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1928–1933
This paper presents findings from a research project that aims to build an understanding of how the informal experience of knowledge contributes to the construction of formal knowledge by producing a “thick description” of the Blender learning...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 6, No. 2 (1997) pp. 173–185
Difficulties with orientation are common in hyperdocuments. This paper describes an exploratory study into the role of a navigation map, as a helping tool, during browsing processes. We tried to establish the influence of this navigational tool,...
Hypertext Flexibility in a Web Learning Environment to Promote Extensive Reading Activities in School Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1484–1485
This paper describes a study in progress aimed at secondary school students of English as a Second Language, concerning poetry as a possibility for extensive reading activities, supported by an hypertext approach to the design of the learning...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1228–1229
This paper intends to discuss some metaphors used to promote navigation and to prevent disorientation in the cyberspace. We analyze two of the most common familiar contexts to the new space: the book and the physical space. These are often used...
Computers & Education Vol. 35, No. 4 (2000) pp. 263–279
Many researchers have proposed hypertext and hypermedia as superior learning environments over traditional linear-based approaches. At the same time, reports of disorientation amongst students working in these environments has become a topic of...
Web-Based Educational Discussion Forums in a College Undergraduate Program Setting: the Case of Alfamat
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3269–3274
In this paper we talk about a particular web-based learning environment, alfamat, which was used as a mediator in educational discussion forums that took place in college undergraduate program settings. We will focus on a group of Portuguese...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (1999) pp. 93–117
Reviews several mechanisms to support navigation in hypertext following a brief discussion of the phenomena of disorientation in hyperspace. Categorizes ways to support navigation in terms of the following: solutions regarding the tools to support...
Educational Application for Mobile Devices in Elderly Health Care Area: the Experience of a Public University
Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 68–76
Among the tools used in Distance Education (DE), there is Mobile Learning, a concept that uses mobile devices inside educational environment. In Brazil, the need for professionals able to deal with different health areas urged the Federal Government ...
António Teixeira; Ana-Paula Correia; Alfredo Soeiro; Paulo Dias; Fernando Albuquerque Costa; Lina Morgado
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1–7
A discussion on the future developments on educational media in the context of higher education in Portugal will be the focus of this panel. This panel will represent different lines of research and development as well as a variety of experiences on ...
Ana Emilia F de Oliveira; Rômulo Martins França; Elza Bernardes Ferreira; Paulo R Volpato Dias; Marcia M Pereira Rendeiro; Sabastião B de Brito Filho
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1653–1659
Elderly people are increasingly becoming numerous all over the world. They have particular needs that must be considered, especially those related to health and wellbeing. In Brazil, a strategy to improve the health assistance directed to elderly is ...