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Benitti, Fabiane Barreto Vavassori – Informatics in Education, 2018
Learning Object (LO) is one of the main research topics in the e-learning community in the recent years. In this context, granularity is a key factor for LO reuse. This paper presents a methodology to define the learning objects granularity in the computing area as well as a case study in software testing. We carried out five experiments to…
Descriptors: Methods, Case Studies, Computer Software Evaluation, Resource Units
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Végh, Ladislav; Stoffová, Veronika – Informatics in Education, 2017
Algorithms are hard to understand for novice computer science students because they dynamically modify values of elements of abstract data structures. Animations can help to understand algorithms, since they connect abstract concepts to real life objects and situations. In the past 30-35 years, there have been conducted many experiments in the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Animation, College Freshmen, Pretests Posttests
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Neves, Daniel Eugênio; Brandão, Wladmir Cardoso; Ishitani, Lucila – Informatics in Education, 2017
Although widely used, the SCORM metadata model for content aggregation is difficult to be used by educators, content developers and instructional designers. Particularly, the identification of contents related with each other, in large repositories, and their aggregation using metadata as defined in SCORM, has been demanding efforts of computer…
Descriptors: Metadata, Information Storage, Information Management, Information Retrieval
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Purarjomandlangrudi, Afrooz; Chen, David; Nguyen, Anne – Informatics in Education, 2016
Online learning has become a widespread method for providing learning at different levels of education. It has facilitated the learning in many ways and made it more flexible and available by providing learners with more opportunities to learn information, further access to different learning resources, and collaboration rather than face-to-face…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Dropout Rate, Online Courses
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Karolcík, Štefan; Cipková, Elena; Hrušecký, Roman; Veselský, Milan – Informatics in Education, 2015
Despite the fact that digital technologies are more and more used in the learning and education process, there is still lack of professional evaluation tools capable of assessing the quality of used digital teaching aids in a comprehensive and objective manner. Construction of the Comprehensive Evaluation of Electronic Learning Tools and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Courseware, Evaluation Methods
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Magdin, Martin; Turcáni, Milan – Informatics in Education, 2015
In the paper, we point out several observations and remarks on time effectiveness of electronic testing, in particular of its new form (interactive tests). A test is often used as an effective didactic tool for evaluating the extent of gained cognitive capabilities. According to authors Rudman (1989) and Wang (2003) it is provable that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Interaction, Time Factors (Learning)
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Juškeviciene, Anita; Kurilovas, Eugenijus – Informatics in Education, 2014
The paper aims to present research results on using Web 2.0 tools for learning personalisation. In the work, personalised Web 2.0 tools selection method is presented. This method takes into account student's learning preferences for content and communication modes tailored to the learning activities with a view to help the learner to quickly and…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Individualized Instruction, Media Selection, Cognitive Style
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Kim, Du Gyu; Lee, Jaemu – Informatics in Education, 2013
In this paper, we propose the development of a web-based, intelligent instruction system to help elementary school students for mathematical computation. We concentrate on the intelligence facilities which support diagnosis and advice. The existing web-based instruction systems merely give information on whether the learners' replies are…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Mathematics Instruction, Computation, Web Based Instruction
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González, Carlos – Informatics in Education, 2013
While researchers working within the "Student Learning Research" framework have developed or adapted questionnaires to gather information on students' experiences of blended learning, no questionnaire has been developed to enquire about teachers' experiences in such learning environments. The present article reports the development and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, College Instruction, Undergraduate Study, College Faculty
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Lavrov, Evgeniy; Kupenko, Olena; Lavryk, Tetiana; Barchenko, Natalia – Informatics in Education, 2013
With a significant increase in the number of e-learning resources the issue of quality is of current importance. An analysis of existing scientific and methodological literature shows the variety of approaches, methods and tools to evaluate e-learning materials. This paper proposes an approach based on the procedure for estimating parameters of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Factors Engineering, Electronic Learning, Learning Modules
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Štuikys, Vytautas; Burbaite, Renata; Damaševicius, Robertas – Informatics in Education, 2013
The paper's contribution is a methodology that integrates two educational technologies (GLO and LEGO robot) to teach Computer Science (CS) topics at the school level. We present the methodology as a framework of 5 components (pedagogical activities, technology driven processes, tools, knowledge transfer actors, and pedagogical outcomes) and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Robotics, Computer Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Vilkonis, Rytis; Bakanoviene, Tatjana; Turskiene, Sigita – Informatics in Education, 2013
The article presents results of the empirical research revealing readiness of adults to participate in the lifelong learning process using e-learning, m-learning and t-learning technologies. The research has been carried out in the framework of the international project eBig3 aiming at development a new distance learning platform blending virtual…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Lifelong Learning, Learning Processes, Electronic Learning
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Lubchak, Vladimir; Kupenko, Olena; Kuzikov, Borys – Informatics in Education, 2012
E-learning students are generally heterogeneous and have different capabilities knowledge base and needs. The aim of the Sumy State University (SSU) e-learning system project is to cater to these individual needs by assembling individual learning path. This paper shows current situation with e-learning in Ukraine, state-of-art of development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Drasute, Vida; Drasutis, Sigitas; Baziuke, Dalia – Informatics in Education, 2011
Distance, e-education supported by technological development have enhanced educational processes by combining achievements from various scientific fields. This techno-educational enhancement has happened within the last decade. Virtual learning has grown in popularity as a new way of learning that gives preference to learn in convenient time and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Educational Environment, Course Descriptions
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Vladoiu, Monica – Informatics in Education, 2011
We survey here the state-of-the-art in open courseware initiatives worldwide. First, the MIT OpenCourseWare project is overviewed, as it has been the real starting point of the OCW movement. Usually, open courseware refers to a free and open digital publication of high quality university level educational materials that are organized as courses,…
Descriptors: Courseware, Open Source Technology, Web Sites, Electronic Learning
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