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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Mar 23, 2010 Volume 5, Number 2010

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Number of articles: 25

  1. ReMashed - An Usability Study of a Recommender System for Mash-Ups for Learning

    Hendrik Drachsler, Open University of the Netherlands; L. Rutledge, P. van Rosmalen, H. Hummel, D. Pecceu, T. Arts, E. Hutten & Rob Koper

    The following article presents an usability study of a Mash-up Personal Learning Environment called ReMashed that recommends items from the emerging information of a Learning Network. In ReMashed... More

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  2. Avant-garde Pedagogical Practise Utilizing Virtual Environments and Machinima in Systems Development

    Naomi Dreher & Heinz Dreher

    Inspired by the success of the Students @ Work project [1] run at Hamburg University, Curtin University (Perth, Western Australia) has recently concluded the running of a pilot course in Second... More

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  3. An Architecture to Support Learning, Awareness, and Transparency in Social Software Engineering

    Wolfgang Reinhardt & Sascha Rinne

    Classical tools for supporting software engineering teams (collaborative development environment, CDE) are designed to support one team during the development of a product. Often the required data ... More

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  4. Personal Learning Environment â?? a Conceptual Study

    Behnam Taraghi, Martin Ebner, Gerald Till & Herbert Mühlburger

    The influence of digital technologies as well as the World Wide Web on education rises dramatically. In former years Learning Management Systems (LMS) were introduced on educational institutes to... More

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  5. Collaborative Development of a PLE for Language Learning

    D. Renzel, C. Höbelt, D. Dahrendorf, M. Friedrich, F. Mödritscher, K. Verbert, S. Govaerts, M. Palmér & E. Bogdanov

    This paper provides a report on the experimental collaborative and distributed development of a prototypic Widget-based PLE. The development process is described and detailed taking into account... More

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  6. Digital Repositories and Possibilities of Their Integration into Higher Education

    Radovan Vrana, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Due to abundance of information available on the Internet, society seeks new types of digital information resources which would facilitate better delivery of information for different purposes. One... More

  7. Internet for the Youngest: Computer Usage and Web Design for the Early School Age Children

    Kristina Vu, Sara Librenjak & Zdravko Dovedan, Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

    In this paper we will talk about the Web usage practices and Web page design aimed at children of an early elementary school age. Learning about differences in understanding and using the Web... More

  8. ICT Training for Special Education Frontline Professionals: A Perspective from Students of a Master’s Degree on Special Education

    Jaime Ribeiro & António Moreira, CIDTFF - Department of Education - Universidade de Aveiro

    A large number of special education professionals agree on the fact that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is an important tool for teachers and students to overcome barriers and... More

  9. Experience with the Distance Learning Bachelor Study in the Field of Finance, Banking and Investment

    Dana Palova & Libusa Reveszova, Faculty of Economics, Technical university of Kosice, Nemcovej 32, 04001 Kosice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

    Three years ago Faculty of Economics started the internal faculty project named â??Preparation and realization of the distance learning bachelor study in the field of Finance, Banking and Investment More

  10. Document Management and Exchange System â?? Supporting Education Process

    Emil Egredzija & Bozidar Kovacic

    Development and implementation of new technologies are very important in education. One of the most challenging tasks in the education process is to build efficient and cost-friendly system for... More

  11. Lower Secondary School Students' Attitudes Toward Computer-Supported Laboratory Exercises

    Andreja Å pernjak; Miro Puhek & Andrej Å orgo, University of Maribor, Maribor

    In Science teaching laboratory work is recognized as one of the cornerstones. In school science laboratory work computers can be used as computer supported laboratory (real) and as virtual... More

  12. Peer Assessment System for Modern Learning Settings: Towards a Flexible E-Assessment System

    Mohammad Al-Smadi, Ph.D. Candidate; Christian Guetl, Univ.Doz. Dr. techn.; Frank Kappe, Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

    According to the rapid changes in our life styles and in order to cope with the new requirements for modern learning settings and activities, several applications have been developed to provide our... More

  13. Using Web Content Management Systems in University E-Commerce Courses

    Sanja Mohorovi, Edvard Tijan & Dragan ?iši?

    The aim of this paper is to elaborate and present the advantages of using Web Content Management Systems (primarily Joomla!) in e-commerce courses at universities. E-commerce is taught to many non-... More

  14. Computers in Education of Children with Intellectual and Related Developmental Disorders

    Valentina Kirinic, Violeta Vidacek-Hains & Andreja Kovacic, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, Varazdin, Croatia

    Children suffering from intellectual deficiency and disorders arising from such a condition tend to be provided with a specific form of education, depending on the deficiency type and degree. Apart... More

  15. Professional Practice as an Element of Taxonomy - A Case of IT Students at the Polytechnic of Rijeka

    Miro Francic, Ivan Pogarcic & Maja Markovic

    There are two reasons for a formal review of the formal forms of education: the development speed of data-communication technologies and the increasing willingness of business entities to apply the... More

  16. The Impact of Formal Education on Computer Literacy

    Melita Mili? & Igor Å kori?

    In this paper we will present the survey conducted on 149 students in Croatia. This research includes eight grade students of elementary schools, fourth-grade students of secondary schools and... More

  17. E-Learning Materials for 3rd Grade of Primary School - Physics

    Robert Repnik, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Universiti of Maribor, Koroska c. 160, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia; Vladimir Grubelnik, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Maribor, Smetanova ul. 17, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia

    It is very important for the development of natural science competences of children to choose the right approach to teaching the physics. E-learning materials developed so far are a useful addition... More

  18. Adaptive Hypermedia Systems for E-Learning

    Aammou Souhaib & Khaldi Mohamed, Ecole Normale Supérieure; El Kamal Eddine, Faculty of Sciences; Ibrahimi Ahmed, Ecole Normale Supérieure

    The domain of traditional hypermedia is revolutionized by the arrival of the concept of adaptation. Currently the domain of Adaptive Hypermedia Systems (AHS) is constantly growing. A major goal of ... More

  19. Creative Learning with Serious Games

    Aristides Protopsaltis, Serious Games Institute-Coventry University; Lucia Pannese, Imaginary srl; Sonja Hetzner, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; Dimitra Pappa, National Centre for Scientific Research â??Demokritos; Sara de Freitas, Serious Games Institute-Coventry University

    This paper, summarises the Creative Learning with Serious Games workshop that took place in the Fun and Games 2010 conference. The workshop discussed innovative methodological approaches to Serious... More

  20. Emotions in Serious Games: From Experience to Assessment

    Luigi Anolli, Fabrizia Mantovani, Linda Confalonieri, Antonio Ascolese & L. Peveri, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan

    Serious Games represent a global revolution that promises to develop intuitive, affordable, accessible and familiar learning environments for a wide range of educational and training applications. ... More