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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2985–2988
Designing online resources that are accessible to learners with varying needs and preferences is a significant design challenge. The concept of universal design as embodied in, for instance the W3C web content accessibility guidelines is based on...
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2007) pp. 19–28
This aim of this paper is to show how existing learning objects, that have previously proved to be successful, can be used to derive patterns that could be reused in the design of new learning ob- jects. This is demonstrated in the context of...
RSR Reference Services Review Vol. 16, No. 1 (1988) pp. 7–12
Discussion of issues concerned with providing library reference services to machine readable data files focuses on numeric databases. The team approach used at the University of Florida, which incorporates reference librarians, programers and data...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 841–842
There is a current trend, in Higher Education, towards a student-centred approach to teaching and learning that will better prepare a student for the role of lifelong learner in the future. This approach sees the teacher becoming a facilitator in...
The Use of Learning Object Patterns and Metadata Vocabularies to Design Reusable and Adaptable Learning Resources.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2928–2933
This paper discusses the requirements for the creation of reusable, accessible and adaptable learning objects, taking into consideration the newly emerging IMS and Dublin Core adaptability and accessibility standards and the proposed profiles of...
Accessibility and Adaptability of Learning Objects: Responding to Metadata, Learning Patterns and Profiles of Needs and Preferences
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 117–129
The case for learning patterns as a design method for accessible and adaptable learning objects is explored. Patterns and templates for the design of learning objects can be derived from successful existing learning resources. These patterns can...
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research Vol. 2, No. 2 (May 04, 2009)
Virtual worlds are an exciting area offering opportunities in clinical teaching and interventions. Clinicians and academics alike may approach these emerging opportunities with enthusiasm or scepticism. Attitudes towards applying virtual worlds in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1680–1685
Assessment is a time consuming activity and many computer systems have been developed to assist lecturers with assessment. Recent advances indicate that it is potentially possible to automatically grade free short text answers. However, these...