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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Sep 21, 2008 Volume 3, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. A Pilot Project â?? From Illiteracy to Computer Literacy: Teaching and Learning Using Information Technology

    Mohamad Al-Alaoui, Mesrob Ohannessian, Ghinwa Choueiter, Christine Akl, T. Avakian, Ismail Al-Kamal & Rony Ferzli

    This paper addresses the use of information and communication technologies, ICT or IT for brevity, to combat illiteracy and move participants directly from illiteracy to computer literacy. The... More

    pp. 4-9


    Peter Karlsudd, University of Kalmar

    This article describes a learning system constructed to facilitate teaching and learning by creating a functional web-based contact between schools and organisations which in cooperation with the... More

    pp. 10-14

  3. Assembling content into dynamic learning objects versus authoring of e-learning courses.

    Jeanne Schreurs, University of Hasselt, Belgium; Bart Vanhove, AGFA Healthcare; Abdullah Al-Zoubi, the Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman

    It is our goal to assemble the content into dynamic learning objects (LO), to make the content adaptable to the learners prefernces and to all kinds of used appliances by the learner. A three layer... More

    pp. 15-20

  4. Item Modeling Concept Based on Multimedia Authoring

    Janez Stergar, ass. prof.

    In this paper a modern item design framework for computer based assessment based on Flash authoring environment will be introduced. Question design will be discussed as well as the multimedia... More

    pp. 21-26

  5. Interactive Numerical and Symbolic Analysis: A New Paradigm for Teaching Electronics

    Jean-Claude Thomassian

    Analog Insydes, Mathematicaâ??s symbolic circuit analysis toolbox, uses modern algorithms of expression simplification depending on comparisons with a numerical reference solution of the circuit... More

    pp. 27-32

  6. Ad-hoc Composition of Distributed Learning Objects using Active XML

    Werner Wetzlinger, Andreas Auinger & Christian Stary

    As digital content in the form of learning objects allows the assembling of learning material on the fly, developers and users strive to aggregate learning objects from different origins to... More

    pp. 33-39

  7. Games and Multimedia in Foreign Language Learning -Using Back-story in Multimedia and Avatar-based Games to Engage Foreign Language Learners: A Pilot Study

    Lili Foti & Robert Hannafin, University of Connecticut

    We set about to facilitate the learning of basic phrases in Mandarin Chinese among US college students in an interactive online environment. We designed two interactive web-based instructional... More

    pp. 40-44

  8. The Trade Fair: Introducing ESP Multimedia at a Technical University in Taiwan

    Shu-Chiao Tsai; B. Davis, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

    This discussion provides an overview of steps in developing and assessing ESP multimedia courseware at a technical university in Taiwan. The courseware is designed to expand language skills that... More

    pp. 45-55