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    • Innovation of former courseware 

      Kapounová, Jana; Kostolányová, Kateřina (University of Zilina, 2005)
      In the project Theoretical concepts, sources and technical background of e-learning we want to explore the possibilities how to transfer the teaching aids created within the sixties up to the nineties into electronic version ...
    • Stagecast creator and webct: an integrated use of computer programming and a virtual learning environment for developing modelling skills 

      Nicolaou, Christiana Th.; Constantinou, Constantinos P. (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper reports on an effort to use Stagecast CreatorTM as a means for developing modelling skills among undergraduate students taking an introductory course in science that took place in a virtual learning environment ...
    • Science, e-learning interoperability and the discovery laboratory management system 

      Douce, Christopher (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Most universities and colleges within the UK use institutional or enterprise wide virtual learning environments (VLEs). VLEs can allow educators to create 'blended learning solutions' meaning information technology can be ...
    • Volume: a computer microworld For the learning of the concept of volume 

      Kordaki, Maria; Pomonis, Tzanetos (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This paper presents the design and basic features of a computer microworld for learning the concept of volume, for use by both primary and secondary level education students. The design of this microworld is the result of ...
    • Computer tools to simulate acoustic phenomena 

      Aramendia, Emilio; San Martin, Ricardo; Arana, Miguel (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Acoustics is a branch of science whose mathematical models require a great effort of abstraction and spatial visualization. There are several pieces of computational software that allow us to represent these phenomena by ...
    • The Learning Management Systems At Dar Es Salaam Institute Of Technology 

      Mgonja, Christopher T.; Mwasaga, Nkundwe M. (University of Zilina, 2005)
      In order to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of learning, many colleges, institutes and universities have introduced eLearning. Dar es salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) is also one of the higher learning ...
    • The effect of real and virtual laboratory experimentation on students’ understanding of electric circuits 

      Zacharia, Zacharias C.; Evagorou, Maria (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This study compared the effect of Virtual Laboratory Experimentation (VLE) - use of virtual apparatus and material to conduct an experiment on a computer - and Real Laboratory Experimentation (RLE) - use of real apparatus ...
    • Creative computer-based labwork on electricity 

      Ješková, Zuzana; Konkoľová, Mária; Kazachkov, Alexander; Sukhov, Vladimir (University of Zilina, 2005)
      A large series of computer-aided laboratory exercises based on the IP COACH system have been efficiently used in high-school learning. More recently, some of the labwork (particularly, on the topic of Direct Current) have ...
    • Streaming Video For Enhanced Foreign Language Training In Secondary And Tertiary Education 

      Hebenstreit, Hans; Burger, Ingrid (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Streaming video is increasingly recognized as a most effective tool within the field of contemporary and future education. The Austrian SMILE project (SMILE = Streaming Media for Interactive Learning Experience) aims at ...
    • Peculiarities of continuing studies of employable age persons 

      Useckiene, Lidija; Alisauskiene, Rima (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The essential peculiarities of learning activities of a modern man have been analyzed in this article. The analysis has been based on the research data with 1013 employable age people living in different areas in Lithuania. ...
    • Enhancing fifth graders understanding of complex ecosystems through a model-based approach utilizing stagecast creator 

      Papaevripidou, Marios; Constantinou, Constantinos P.; Zacharia, Zacharias C. (University of Zilina, 2005)
      We report a study in which we designed and implemented a curriculum within the context of ecosystems aimed at fostering scientific modelling skills and enhancing conceptual understanding among fifth graders through the use ...
    • Supporting on-Campus Learning of Mathematics with a Learning Management System 

      Varsavsky, Cristina (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Easy-to-use web-based learning management systems are becoming more readily available to academics at universities around the world, to facilitate the delivery of online courses or to support on-campus courses with online ...
    • Recycling or academic development 

      Shonfeld, Miri; Ma-Naim, Chana (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Educators argue about uploading students’ projects to the Internet. Does this support plagiarism or the opposite, preventing copying and enabling the development of student projects? Do students recycle old projects? Or ...
    • Distributed system for the acquisition of skills in java programming 

      Čierny, Marián; Bandáková, Jana; Samuelis, Ladislav (University of Zilina, 2005)
      This contribution describes briefly a distributed application, which main aim is to support testing procedures of students’ during their Java programming skills acquisition and to introduce them interactively into the ...
    • Mapping Tool For Matching Assessment To Graduate Qualities And To Course Objectives 

      Fursenko, Frank; Gelade, Susan; Dansie, Brenton; Itzstein, G. Stewart; Wing Li, Kam; Wahlstrom, Kirsten (University of Zilina, 2005)
      Many universities have embraced e-learning with all the benefits that this new technology brings to education. However, most researchers focus on the development of course content and its presentation. Few researchers focus ...
    • Visualization in chemical education 

      Giordan, Marcelo; Góis, Jackson; Arroio, Agnaldo (University of Zilina, 2005)
      In this present study, we investigated the capabilities of computer-based construction tool Construtor that allowed students to build virtual molecular models and view multiple chemical representations using computational ...
    • Computer Supported Education For Industrial Mechatronics Systems 

      Fedák, Viliam; Fetyko, Ján; Repiščák, Martin (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The paper introduces a concept for utilisation of ICT in teaching of subjects from field of mechatronics, namely mechatronics of production systems that in our case are represented by industrial production lines processing ...
    • Animation Models In E-Learning Of Science 

      Stoffová, Veronika (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The article deals with the simulation models in e-learning applications which are the basis of controlled animation. Visualization of simulation experiments with the computer has a great significance in teaching-learning ...
    • Lon-capa, an open-source freeware learning content management and course management system 

      Kortemeyer, Gerd; 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 ...
    • Symposium proposal computer-based modeling in science: the case of stagecast creator 

      Constantinou, Constantinos P.; Louca, Loucas; Nicolaou, Christiana Th.; Papaevripidou, Marios; Zacharia, Zacharias C. (University of Zilina, 2005)
      There is a longstanding awareness of the need to help students learn about models and modeling in science, and computer-based programming environments are promising tools for this. A computer program can be a model of a ...