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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2006 Volume 2, Number 2

Editors

Luigi Colazzo

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Synchronous e-learning systems in European e-learning provision

    Desmond Keegan, Distance Education International Dublin, Ireland

    E-learning today is a multi-billion training industry. In the United States of America there are two forms of e-learning: asynchronous e-learning systems and synchronous e-learning systems, also... More

    pp. 151-163

  2. Interoperability and Semantic Filtering

    Andrej Brodnik, University of Primorska, Sweden; Hakan Jonsson, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden; Pier Rossi, Università di Macerata, Italy; Carlo Tasso, Università di Udine, Italy

    Interoperability is often seen only as a technological problem related to reusability. We would like to give interoperability a new role in the structure of the learning environment and in... More

    pp. 165-175

  3. Models of knowledge for Virtual Scientific Experiments

    Antonio Natale, Università di Salerno, Italy; Gianluca Paronitti, Università La Sapienza, Roma, Romania; Daniel Donato, Seconda Università di Napoli, Italy

    One of the most advanced tools for e-learning is the Virtual Scientific Experiment (VSE). Its value for theoretical research and practical employment relies (a) on the chance it provides to... More

    pp. 177-189

  4. Multidimensional Data Analysis to assess interactions in an e-learning community

    Giuseppe Giordano & Maria Vitale, Università di Salerno, Italy

    The quality of the cooperation and collaboration between members is one of the crucial factors in the development of an online learning community. In this paper we focus on the analysis of the... More

    pp. 191-204

  5. MEANINGS: un’analisi strutturale a distanza delle rappresentazioni mentali basata sulla teoria dei grafi. Un’applicazione alla percezione del cibo

    Umberto Giani & Genoveffa Brascio, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

    Learning can be conceived as a complex process of social construction of the meanings of new terms to be positioned into the learners’ personal semantic web. This web can be ideally split into two ... More

    pp. 205-214

  6. Microphysics of e-learning: The new storyboarder’s profile

    Gaetano Ronsivalle, Percorsi Formazione s.r.l., Italy; Massimo Loi, Università di Padova, Italy; Vanessa Metus, Percorsi Formazione s.r.l., Italy

    The design of an e-learning course consists of two distinct phases: macro-and micro-design. In the last two years in Italy we have achieved signifi cant results on the theoretical defi nition of... More

    pp. 215-227

  7. Automatic feedback generation in scenario-based e-learning with an application to the healthcare sector

    Paola Beltrami, SAGO Firenze, Italy; Pierluigi Crescenzi, Università di Firenze, Italy; Giacomo Gensini, Alessandro Innocenti & Paola Lippi, SAGO Firenze, Italy; Nicoletta Saccone, Università di Firenze, Italy

    The aim of this paper is to propose a scenario-based course model inspired by the «game-book» paradigm in which the learner has the opportunity to choose his/her own adventure. In particular, our... More

    pp. 229-240

  8. Esperienza di blended learning con Moodle nella SSIS Umbria

    Floriana Falcinelli & Chiara Laici, Università degli Studi di Perugia, Italy

    In the 2003-2004 we began the experimentation of CMS Moodle in SSIS Umbria to integrate the didactic activity face to face. This fi rst experience has been realized with the disciplines of ... More

    pp. 241-254

  9. Un corso online di Laboratorio di Tecnologie Informatiche

    Elvira Russo, Ida Del Prete, Giuseppe Izzo, Eleonora Messina, Marisa Mastroianni & Aldo Pappalepore, Università di Napoli Federico II, Italy

    In this paper we present the e-learning post-graduate course of Laboratorio di Tecnologie Informatiche (LTI) of the Scuola Interuniversitaria Campana di Specializzazione all’Insegnamento (SICSI) ... More

    pp. 255-264

  10. Using e-learning: The students’ point of view

    Maria Ligorio, Università di Bari, Italy; Lucilla Fuiano, Università di Salerno, Italy

    This paper discusses results obtained during a research project aimed at developing an e-learning platform for university courses, called Intelligent Web Teacher (IWT). Most studies of this kind... More

    pp. 265-278

  11. HyperValu@tor, a tool for the multidisciplinary assessment of didactic hypermedia

    Paola Plantamura, Teresa Roselli & Veronica Rossano, Università di Bari, Italy

    The rapid spread of hypermedia has led to a proliferation of didactic software available on the market, but it is getting more and more diffi cult to choose the right product. To meet the teacher’s... More

    pp. 279-291

  12. elene-TT: e-learning network for Teacher training - Teachers are lifelong learners too

    Deborah Arnold, Vidèoscop-Universitè Nancy, France; Wilfried Admiraal, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Eika Ristimaki, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland; Matteo Uggeri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    The creation of the European Higher Education space is bringing about a major evolution in the learning environment for both teachers and learners. Lifelong learning and increased mobility, both... More

    pp. 293-297