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Wang, Jingyun; Mendori, Takahiko; Xiong, Juan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2013
This paper proposes a framework for web-based language learning support systems designed to provide customizable pedagogical procedures based on the analysis of characteristics of both learner and course. This framework employs a course-centered ontology and a teaching method ontology as the foundation for the student model, which includes learner…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Cuccurullo, Stefania; Francese, Rita; Passero, Ignazio; Tortora, Genoveffa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2013
The environmental priority requires structural interventions that will be effective in the long period only if they are accompanied by modifications of behaviors, orientations and beliefs, specially investing in the new generations. This paper presents a 3D Virtual World serious game named Pappi World, designed according to pedagogical theories…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology
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Minovic, Miroslav; Milovanovic, Milos; Minovic, Jelena; Starcevic, Dusan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The authors present a learning platform based on a computer game. Learning games combine two industries: education and entertainment, which is often called "Edutainment." The game is realized as a strategic game (similar to Risk[TM]), implemented as a module for Moodle CMS, utilizing Java Applet technology. Moodle is an open-source course…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Web Browsers, Computer Interfaces
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Serradell-Lopez, Enric; Lara-Navarra, Pablo; Casado-Lumbreras, Cristina – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Higher education institutions are crucial in the present. Universities play a role that varies with time and evolves with society. Globalization is changing the world and affecting higher education institutions in all their intrinsic characteristics: personnel, programs, infrastructures and students. Analyzed is the relevant research on cultural…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Global Approach, Electronic Learning
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Leon, Hector Barbosa; Garcia-Penalvo, Francisco J.; Rodriguez-Conde, Maria Jose; Morales, Erla M.; de Pablos, Patricia Ordonez – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Evaluation is a key element in formal education processes; it must be constructed in a way that the item questions within help students understand by adapting them to the learning style as well. The focus of the present research work specifically in the convenience to adapt an associated multimedia material in each single question besides the…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Objective Tests, Cognitive Style, Multimedia Materials
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Forment, Marc Alier; De Pedro, Xavier; Casan, Maria Jose; Piguillem, Jordi; Galanis, Nikolas – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
This article outlines a set of features that wiki engines require to successfully host collaborative educational scenarios. The authors explore multiple issues that deal with the use wikis with learning activities. One of the first issues to solve is software support for assessment methodologies. The second is choosing between using an integrated…
Descriptors: Grading, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Feedback (Response)
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de Araujo, Claudia J. Abrao; da Silva, Flavio S. Correa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The authors believe that the adoption of virtual worlds is suitable for electronic government applications as it can increase the capillarity of public services, facilitate the access to government services and provide citizens with a natural and immersive experience. They present a Government Virtual Institution Model (GVI) for the provision of…
Descriptors: Information Transfer, Public Service, Adjustment (to Environment), Simulation
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Chao, Lee – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The objective of this article is to facilitate mobile teaching and learning by providing an alternative course material deployment method. This article suggests a course material deployment platform for small universities or individual instructors. Different from traditional course material deployment methods, the method discussed deploys course…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Science, Electronic Learning, Science Curriculum
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Galvao, Tulio Acacio Bandeira; Neto, Francisco Milton Mendes; Campos, Marcos Tullyo; Junior, Edson de Lima Cosme – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The increasing demand for Software Engineering professionals, particularly Project Managers, and popularization of the Web as a catalyst of human relations have made this platform interesting for training this type of professional. The authors have observed the widespread use of games as an attractive instrument in the process of teaching and…
Descriptors: Risk Management, Active Learning, Internet, Student Projects
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Sathiyamurthy, K.; Geetha, T. V. – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The effectiveness of an e-learning system for distance education to a large extent depends on the relevancy and presentation of learning content to the learner. The ability to gather documents on a particular topic from the web and adapt the contents of the document to suit the learner is an important task from the content creation perspective of…
Descriptors: Language Processing, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Internet
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Tu, Chih-Hsiung; Yen, Cherng-Jyh; Blocher, J. Michael; Chan, Junn-Yih – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Open Network Learning Environments (ONLE) are online networks that afford learners the opportunity to participate in creative content endeavors, personalized identity projections, networked mechanism management, and effective collaborative community integration by applying Web 2.0 tools in open environments. It supports social interaction by…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Computer Mediated Communication, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Networks
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Xu, Wei; Zhao, Ke; Li, Yatao; Yi, Zhenzhen – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Determining how to provide good tutoring functions is an important research direction of intelligent tutoring systems. In this study, the authors develop an intelligent tutoring system with good tutoring functions, called "FUDAOWANG." The research domain that FUDAOWANG treats is junior middle school mathematics, which belongs to the objective…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Computer Software, Problem Solving
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Yen, Cherng-Jyh; Abdous, M'hammed – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
This study assessed the predictive relationships between faculty engagement, learner satisfaction, and outcomes across multiple learning delivery modes (LDMs). Participants were enrolled in courses with the options of three learning delivery modes: face-to-face, satellite broadcasting, and live video-streaming. The predictive relationship between…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Distance Education, Probability, Satisfaction
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Liu, Ying Chieh; Li, FengChia – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
Although research on virtual teams is becoming more popular, there is a gap in the understanding of how social capital affects knowledge sharing and creating, and their impacts on virtual team performance. To fill in this gap, this study establishes a framework by incorporating social capital with the SECI model and further examines it with an…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Socialization, Social Capital, Teamwork
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Lee, Ying-Chen; Terashima, Nobuyoshi – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
In this paper, a Moodle-based educational system has been constructed by providing friendly interface to fit most students in e-learning. For the website implementation, the authors take the course "Multimedia Implementation Using JAVA" as a case study. From the modified Moodle-based educational system, the browsing time of each web page for…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Instructional Material Evaluation, Educational Technology, Distance Education
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