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Number of papers: 328

  1. The Promotion of Scientific Process Skills Through Network-Based Courseware

    Ying-Shao Hsu & Hung-Jean Wu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This article presents the development and evaluation of a network-based courseware which was used to cultivate high school students' scientific process skills. The courseware developed in this... More

    pp. 732-735

  2. HomeNetToo; Motivational, affective and cognitive factors and Internet use: A model to explain the racial digital divide and the Internet paradox

    Frank A. Biocca, Hiram E. Fitzgerald, Gretchen Barbatsis, Yong Zhao, Darol Ware, Alexander von Eye & Linda A. Jackson, Michigan State University, United States

    The HomeNetToo project is designed to address two fundamental questions: What causes people to use the Internet? What effect does Internet use have on people? A model of Internet use is proposed ... More

    pp. 736-737

  3. The Evolution of an Entrepreneurial Endeavor at an Educational Institution

    Laraine Kautz & Stephanie Tassone, Marist College, United States

    This paper discusses the development and progress of an endeavor at Marist College which offers students an extension of their education, while providing funding for upgrading technology. This... More

    pp. 738-739

  4. A Web-based Factory Teaching System: Design and Development

    Edward Kazlauskas & Maged Dessouky, University of Southern California, United States; Jeff Rickel & Lewis Johnson, ISI-University of Southern California, United States

    This paper describes the background and first year effort associated with the development of a web-based, collaborative learning network, funded by the National Science Foundation, which assists ... More

    pp. 740-741

  5. A New Image Search and Retrieval System using Text and Visual Features

    YoungSik Choi, JinHan Kim, EunIl Yun, DaeWon Kim & SangYoon Lee, Korea Telecom

    Many search engines, designed for using text keyword, have been used widely. However, the multimedia contents on the Internet, which includes image, video, speech, and audio, have been increasing... More

    pp. 742-743

  6. Modeling Computer Users' Interest in the World Wide Web across the Adult Life Span: The Role of Age, Education, Ability, and Discontentment

    Sri Kurniawan, Wayne State University, United States

    The current study examined the factors related to the interest in Web related activities across the adult life span. Using the mediation model put forth by Ellis and Allaire (1999), the extent to... More

    pp. 744-746

  7. Design and Development of a Distance Education Paradigm for Training Computer Forensic Examiners

    David Lang, Veridian Information Solutions, United States

    This paper introduces a work in progress to design and develop distance training for computer forensics examiners. Computer forensic analysis consists of a thorough and painstaking examination of ... More

    pp. 747-748

  8. Analytical and fuzzy Student and Document Modeling for Adaptive Educational Hypermedia System

    Mona Laroussi & Mohamed Benahmed, RIADI Laboratory, Tunisia

    CAMELEON is the English acronym of Computer Adaptive Medium for LEarning On Networks, It's a system running across the Internet / Intranet, allowing teacher introduce his/her course and helping the... More

    pp. 749-755

  9. Using Web-Based Testing in Support of Corporate Training

    Teresa Lau, Sun Microsystems, United States

    The paper describes a Java-based, Oracle-backended testing tool to deliver secure, interactive, Web-based tests. The tool supports test generation, delivery, automatic grading, real-time student... More

    pp. 756-758

  10. Quality Assurance Strategies for Online Delivery Program Delivery

    Judy Lee, University of Central Florida, United States

    Emerging Internet technology is enabling universities to offer courses in an anywhere, anytime environment. This new teaching modality finds students viewing their universities as more responsive... More

    pp. 759-760

  11. A Web-Based Homework Environment Providing Students with Feedback, Incentives and Interactivity

    Jie Liang, Qiaowu Li & Taha Mzoughi, Mississippi State University

    We have developed a prototype web-based homework environment (Homework Tutor) for delivering a physics homework assignment. The prototype provides students with feedback, incentives and... More

    pp. 761-762

  12. Using the Internet in Teaching Translation: Learning from Failures

    Martina Lindseth, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, United States

    This paper will demonstrate and analyze the use of free on-line dictionaries and translation software as resources for practical translating. More importantly, it will also show how these... More

    pp. 763-764

  13. Being There: Search Engine Positioning on the World Wide Web

    William Schiano & Wendy Lucas, Bentley College, United States

    Intense competition among the owners of commercial Web sites to attract visitors has led to the emergence of search engine positioning firms. This study examines the positions these firms achieve... More

    pp. 765-766

  14. Paperless Assignment Submissions

    Kyle Lutes, Purdue University, United States

    As more and more students rely on personal computers and the Internet to prepare homework assignment documents, new opportunities exist for course instructors to use this electronic media rather ... More

    pp. 767-768

  15. Mapping Collaborative Text and Audio Communication over the Internet

    Saturnino Luz, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; Masood Masoodian, The University of Waikato, New Zealand

    This paper presents an approach to extracting, organizing and browsing audio and text contents of Internet-based collaborative meetings. The idea of creating mappings of temporal and contextual... More

    pp. 769-770


    Veena Mahesh, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper reports the findings of a study conducted on a graduate level course taught at a distance using the medium of an electronic conference. The conceptual framework for the present study... More

    pp. 771-772

  17. Application and platform independent storage of organisational data. Techniques, issues and concerns of secure, central data administration via the WWW

    Ioakim Marmaridis & Steve Hansen, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    This paper discusses research currently being undertaken in the area of remotely administering organisational data via the WWW. This research project has both a theoretical and a practical... More

    pp. 773-774

  18. Web-Based Training in Addition to Conventional Education in Medicine

    Herbert K. Matthies, Albert J. Porth, Gerhard F. Walter, Marcos Tatagiba & Ute von Jan, Hannover Medical School, Germany

    The development of internet-based multimedia courseware has become very important. Web technologies support smarter learning and make it possible to better manage changes, continually improve... More

    pp. 775-776

  19. Developing Distance Education Programs and Instruction: Peaks and Pitfalls

    Jerold Miller, United States International University, United States

    Distance Education is at the leading edge of technology planning and implementation, pedagogy, and instructional design methodology. Online learning provides opportunities for students with busy ... More

    pp. 777-778

  20. Automatic Exercise Generator with Tagged Documents Considering Learner ’s Performance

    Tsunenori Mine, Takayoshi Shoudai & Akira Suganuma, Kyushu University, Japan

    Many Internet technologies enable us to hold lectures with Web contents and even develop new lecture methods using the technologies.This paper presents AEGIS(Automatic Exercise Generator based on... More

    pp. 779-780