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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Mar 18, 2011 Volume 6, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Student Facilitated PBL – A Capstone Collaborative Learning Experience in the Griffith University MBBS Program.

    Heather Alexander, Raymond Tedman, Barbara Wallace & Helen Pountney, Griffith University School of Medicine

    We report on an innovation in teaching and learning designed to extend the collaborative learning of PBL, that occurs during the first two years of a four year graduate entry medical program, to a ... More

    pp. 4-10

  2. Cultural Challenges in Developing E-Learning Content

    Marianne Azer, National Telecommunication Institute; Ahmed El-Sherbini, Director of the National Telecommunication Institute and Assistant of the Minister of Communication and Information Technology, Egypt

    Education is an important component of any nationâ??s development process. Society has been credited with creating technology, but technology is simultaneously creating society. One of the key... More

    pp. 11-14

  3. Learning Survival Models with On-Line Simulation Activities in the Actuarial Science Degree

    Antonio Fernandez-Morales, Profesor Titular Departamento Estadística y Econometría University of Málaga (Spain), Spain

    The aim of this paper is to describe an on-line survival laboratory designed to enhance teaching and learning in the Statistics courses of the Actuarial Science Degree of the Uni-versity of Málaga... More

    pp. 15-19

  4. Game-based Learning in Technology Management Education: A Novel Business Simulation

    Markus Günther, Bielefeld University; Elmar Kiesling, University of Vienna; Christian Stummer, Bielefeld University

    Management games allow students to obtain valuable first-hand experience that is of particular value in a field such as technology management, which usually involves substantial risk as well as... More

    pp. 20-25

  5. Development of a Wiimote-based Gesture Recognizer in a Microprocessor Laboratory Course

    Alberto Lorente Leal, Jose Fernandez-Rodrigues & Juan Montero, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

    This gesture recognizer, developed by students in a third-year microprocessor-based laboratory course, takes Wii remote (Wiimote) as an input device to estimate the movements of the user and to... More

    pp. 26-30

  6. Improving Pre-Service Teachers’ Visual Literacy through Online Photo-Sharing Applications

    Alaa Sadik, Associate professor of instructional technology

    This study aims to investigate how pre-service teachers' visual literacy skills are affected by their use of online photo management and sharing applications like Flickr. Two approaches are used to... More

    pp. 31-36

  7. A Chatbot as a Natural Web Interface to Arabic Web QA

    Bayan Abu Shawar

    In this paper, we describe a way to access Arabic Web Question Answering (QA) corpus using a chatbot, without the need for sophisticated natural language processing or logical inference. Any... More

    pp. 37-43

  8. Evaluate Stochastikon Magister by Questionnaire

    Xiaomin Zhai & Elart von Collani, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Würzburg University, Schie�hausstra�e 15, D-97072 Würzburg, Germany., Germany

    This paper is the continuation of the work of articles â??Strategies for Teaching a Novel Approach to Handling Uncertainty Scientifically via Internet More

    pp. 44-52

  9. Is Virtual Reality a Memorable Experience in an Educational Context?

    Teeroumanee Nadan, Vassil Alexandrov, Ronan Jamieson & Kimberly Watson, University of Reading

    Learning science concepts are very often challenging, especially when complex concepts are involved. Teachers have recourse to many different types of teaching methods which are however limited... More

    pp. 53-57

  10. Three Application Scenarios for Use in the myCourse Educational Environment

    Thanasis Giouvanakis, University of Macedonia; Garyfallos Fragidis, Institute of Technology and Education, Serres; Adamantios Koumpis, ALTEC Software S.A.

    In order for a user to develop rich and valid knowledge structures, not only is considerable predefined content required, but other equally important types of knowledge as well. In other words, to ... More

    pp. 58-64