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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET)

Dec 07, 2012 Volume 7, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Special Needs at Different Educational Levels: A Forecast of 2020

    Charalampos Karagiannidis, University of Thessaly, Greece; Christos Kouroupetroglou & Adamantios Koumpis, ALTEC Software S.A., Greece

    This paper reports on the results of the eAccessibility 2020 study which was funded by the European Commission to explore and analyse the relationships between the emerging ICT landscape in the... More

    pp. 4-19

  2. An Experiment of Introducing ePortfolio to Evaluate Students in the Tunisian Context

    Hedia Mhiri Sellami, Higher Institut of Management of Tunis, Tunisia

    We present an experiment of ePortfolio use as a tool to assess students in a module taught in a master degree class. Each student is required to deposit an abstract for each chapter in his own... More

    pp. 20-25

  3. Embedded System and Robotic Education in a Blended Learning Environment Utilizing Remote and Virtual Labs in the Cloud, Accompanied by â??Robotic HomeLab Kitâ??

    Sven Seiler, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Bochum, Germany; Raivo Sell, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia; Dennis Ptasik, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Bochum, Germany

    It is impossible to imagine everyday life without embedded devices and robotic applications, as they are utilized in almost every nowadays technical product. And there is a frantic need of well... More

    pp. 26-33

  4. Teaching English Medical Writing in a Blended Setting

    Jafar Arani, Faculty Member of University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Medical writing activities which may have a context and seem to be engaging may be perceived as demotivating by the students of medicine. This opinion was confirmed by the learners' responses to... More

    pp. 34-37

  5. Toward an Adaptive Learning System Framework: Using Bayesian Network to Manage Learner Model

    Viet Nguyen, University of Engineering and Technology, Vietnam National University, Vietnam

    This paper represents a new approach to manage learner modeling in an adaptive learning system framework. It considers developing the basic components of an adaptive learning system such as the... More

    pp. 38-47

  6. Virtual Portfolio: A Strategy for Learning Assessment in a Graduated Virtual Program Results of a Pilot Study

    Carmen Marin, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica; Shirley Rodriguez, Escuela de Nutricion, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica

    Learning evaluation in a graduated master virtual program was assessed using virtual portfolio strategy as a tool to assess learning. A pilot study determined dimension and direction of... More

    pp. 48-51

  7. Designing and Researching Virtual Learning Communities

    Antonio Santos, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico

    This article describes, with a basis in educational literature, some of the main characteristics of learning communities. In addition, a list of instructional strategies is proposed to create a... More

    pp. 52-57

  8. Can Cooperative Learning Maximize the Effectiveness of WebQuest Used in Learning?

    Robitah Spian, Issham Ismail & Azidah Abu Ziden, Malaysia

    The purpose of this study is to investigate whether cooperative learning can maximize the effectiveness of webQuest used as a medium in teaching and learning in Islamic education. The present study... More

    pp. 58-64

  9. Ubuntunet Alliance: A Collaborative Research Platform for Sharing of Technological Tools for Eradication of Brain Drain

    Jameson Mbale, University of Namibia, Namibia; Z. Kadzamina, Kamuzu College of Nursing, Malawi; D. Martin, TENET, South Africa; V. Kyalo, Kenya

    The UbuntuNet Alliance Alliance is well-placed to facilitate interaction between education and research institutions and the African academic and researcher in the Diaspora so that together they... More

    pp. 65-69