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    • The role of intelligent agents in online learning environment 

      Moise, Gabriela (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The online courses were developed from ordinary courses, simple text converted in an electronic form, to learning environments, capable to guide students in their activities of learning. Also, an acceptable environment for ...
    • Where (who, what) are the drivers for the new model of learning? 

      Bauerová, Danuše (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The transition to the new model of learning requires changes in culture of all persons involved because the goals of students, teachers, but also institutions are changing. The goal is not the limited amount of acquired ...
    • A learning environment for physics laboratory activities (lepla): a web based tool for promoting laboratory work in physics education 

      Pecori, Barbara; Zoltowsky, Bogdan; O’Sullivan, Colm (University of Zilina, 2005)
      In this contribution the design, implementation, preliminary results, evaluation strategy and anticipated outcomes of the EU funded project LEPLA will be described and discussed. The design and implementation of this project ...
    • Zoowise: web-based design for learning in and about science 

      Avraamidou, Lucy; Duschl, Richard (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Grounded in contemporary perspectives on learning science as inquiry and built upon empirical research evidence pointing to the significant role of technology tools in supporting this kind of learning, we present a framework ...
    • Web environment for learning, experimenting and knowledge evaluation in regression 

      Marinoiu, Cristian; Dobre, Iuliana; Pană, Laurenţiu-Nicuşor (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Regression is a powerful instrument of statistics, largely used for solving various problems in economics, agriculture, sociology, psychology, biology, educational sciences etc. Also, in the last years, many modern ...
    • Efficient e-learning services 

      Jakab, František; Sivý, Igor; Genči, Ján; Fedák, Viliam (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The contribution deals with the architecture of the eEDUSER portal (eEDUSER - ”Efficient E-Learning Network Services Establishment for Education without Borders”, project within Leonardo da Vinci Programme). It analyses ...
    • Problem based learning over the internet 

      Schindler, Frank (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The main goal of this paper is to discuss a new form of learning that would be appropriate for application in Learning Management Systems utilized in distance education courses over the Internet. It is supposed to be good ...
    • Potential roles for electronic performance support systems in libraries 

      Barker, Philip; van Schaik, Paul; Famakinwa, Oladeji (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Electronic performance support systems provide a powerful mechanism for helping end-users comprehend complex systems. This paper describes and discusses some research we have undertaken in order to explore their potential ...
    • Research on learning in lon-capa: multiple content representations, test data banks 

      Bauer, Wolfgang (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The LearningOnline Network with Computer-Assisted Personalized Approach (LON-CAPA) is a fully integrated cross-institutional learning content management and assessment system initially developed at Michigan State University. ...
    • Webquest – activity for internet based learning 

      Gurbiel, Ewa; Hardt-Olejniczak, Grazyna; Kolczyk, Ewa; Krupicka, Helena; Syslo, Maciej M. (University of Zilina, 2005)
      WebQuest is one of the effective methods of using ICT tools in the process of learning. It is an activity dedicated to making significant use of WWW resources. WebQuest idea derives from Bernie Dodgie, of San Diego State ...
    • Essential factors that affect students’ choices to study computer science: gender differences 

      Tsagala, Evrikleia; Kordaki, Maria (University of Zilina, 2005)
      In this paper, an essential aspect regarding the multilateral issue of under-representation of women in Computer Science (CS) is presented. It is based on research conducted with a sample of 77 students aged 17, 52 of which ...
    • An analysis of awareness of students in the utilization of technology 

      Morgil, Inci; Yücel, A. Seda; Seçken, Nilgün; Oskay, Ozge Özyalçın (University of Zilina, 2005)
      With the rapid advancements in technology, people are being more tied with the technological tools and materials that meet the requirements of the society. The increase of knowledge with support from technology augments ...
    • Mentoring as an approach to promoting the technological literacy of teachers 

      Wright, Peter; Turville, Joni (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Increasingly, teachers are being expected play a critical role in helping students learn how to use information and communication technology (ICT) effectively. Despite this expectation, there are many teachers who still ...
    • Integrating ICT tools in a laboratory teaching sequence of thermal phenomena 

      Psillos, Dimitris; Lefkos, Ioannis; Hatzikraniotis, Euripides (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This work refers to aspects of the development and implementation of a sequence of ICT based laboratories and their integration in high school physics in the area of heat. The objective of extensive use of ICT based tools ...
    • A course website and e-learning system for the enhancement of engineering design education 

      Matsuishi, Masakatsu; Takemata, Kazuya; Yamamoto, Toshiyuki (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper presents an e-Learning enhanced instructional strategy to overcome instructional issues while conducting project-based learning in Engineering Design (henceforth, ED) courses targeting freshmen and sophomores ...
    • Teaching and assessing electronic writing skills 

      Barker, Philip (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Writing is an important aspect of a student’s skill set. Most students now use ‘information technology’ tools, such as a word processor, spreadsheet, data base and a web browser, in order to research and produce written ...
    • Creating games or developing programs? Documenting the use of stagecast creator as modeling tool in elementary science 

      Louca, Loucas (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper reports a descriptive case study investigating the use of a computer-based programming environment (CPE), Stagecast CreatorTM (SC) for collaborative fifth grade modeling in science. SC is a non-linear, object-oriented ...
    • Teaching with technology – a pilgrim’s journey 

      Varsavsky, Cristina (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper reflects on the impact of technology on the academic activity of university teachers over the last decade, as seen from within a department in a faculty of science of an Australian university. The paper provides ...
    • The influence of ict tools on biological competence of students in the area of genetic knowledge: preliminary report 

      Potyrala, Katarzyna; Wolek, Jerzy (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The main aim of the research is an attempt to find the answer to the question regarding the influence of ICT tools prepared by authors on high school students’ competence in the are of genetics knowledge and skills. In the ...
    • Integrating computer simulations into the teaching of physics - an action research approach 

      Pasek, Vladimir; Wright, Peter (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper describes the use of an action research approach in determining different teaching strategies for the use of computer simulations by physics teachers. Six physics teachers from two different school districts ...