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    • The exploration of experimental data with the aid of numerical models 

      Rogers, Laurence T. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Computer-based methods of capturing data in laboratory experiments (data-logging) invite a range of approaches to exploring data. The rich variety of analysis and calculation tools provided in software helps to extend the ...
    • Fostering science education objectives with teacher-made computer games 

      Fortner, Rosanne W.; Nicolaou, Christiana Th.; Papaevripidou, Marios; Pieros, George; Sevastidou, Alexia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The new generation of learners in today's schools is accustomed to a digital world. The students are surrounded by visual stimuli and are becoming proficient in areas not on the test! Their new ways of learning offer ...
    • Graphical representation of data: the effect of the use of dynamical statistics technological tool 

      Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria; Stylianou, Despina A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In response to calls for reform an innovative course which has at its core element a dynamical statistical software package, Fathom, was developed as an alternative approach to traditional introductory statistics in ...
    • Hilbert: an autonomous evolutionary information system for teaching and learning logic 

      Cheng, Jingde; Akimoto, Naoki; Goto, Yuichi; Koide, Masato; Nanashima, Kouichi; Nara, Sinsuke (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In order to establish a widely useful computer-based environment for teaching and learning logic, we are developing an autonomous evolutionary information system, named “HILBERT,” for teaching and learning various logic ...
    • How do students navigate and learn from nonlinear science text: can metanavigation support and promote learning? 

      Stylianou, Agnes; Puntambekar, Sadhana (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In the past few years there has been an emphasis in the development and use of hypertext resources to promote science learning in interactive inquiry-based environments. Nonlinear resources such as hypertext and ...
    • How to evaluate science problem solving in a computerized learning environment? Construction of an analyzing scheme 

      Fund, Zvia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper describes the construction of a ‘computerized science problem solving’ scheme, which enables analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of science problem-solving by junior high-school students working in a ...
    • ICT application - virtual assistant algorithm 

      Nevrivova, Petra; Berankova, Martina (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The ICT application will cultivate new methods, with a possibility to be used in all subjects. It will contain influences from inside and outside the faculty or university. The scheme for the application ICT is in the ...
    • ICT in science teaching Investigating the spreadsheets integration Into science teaching to promote both curriculum aims and science skills via ict strands 

      Chrisostomou, Charalambos; Savvidou, Stavroulla (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Spreadsheets can be implemented into Science teaching as learning tools. The issue is that whether such ICT integration (Spreadsheets) into science teaching can facilitate both the: a) Promotion of specific curriculum ...
    • Images of the electromagnetic spectrum on the internet 

      Tsagogeorga, Athena; Halkia, Krystallia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This work analyzes a substantial number of electromagnetic (E/M) spectrum images found on the Internet. Ninety-five (95) relevant network sites were studied and sixty-nine (69) different ways of E/M spectrum depiction were ...
    • Images of ‘cell division’ on the internet 

      Prinou, Lucia; Halkia, Krystallia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The use of images in teaching biology is considered to be of great importance for the comprehension of concepts by secondary school students. Important questions for the didactics of biology, which might be of interest ...
    • The impact of αn environmental education Based informatics module on the attitudes of students in grades 5 and 6 towards the environment 

      Karasavvidis, Ilias; Malandrakis, George (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper reports data from a case study project aimed at examining the effect of an environmental educationbased Informatics module on the attitudes of students in grades 5 and 6 towards a series of environmental ...
    • Information and communication technology; First-aid to the private tutoring problem? 

      Stylianou, Vasso; Savva, Andreas; Vraka, Maria; Serghiou, Andreas (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In the past pupils at the elementary and high schools were only complaining about homework. Nowadays they must be rightfully complaining about private tutoring. Private tutoring has been seen by many as the plague of our ...
    • The inquiry paradox: why doing science doesn't necessarily change ideas about science 

      Sandoval, William A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      A long standing goal of science education in the United States has been that students develop an understanding of the nature of science, of what scientific knowledge is like and how it is constructed. Despite this interest, ...
    • Instructional software programs used in the Romanian higher education system 

      Dumitraşcu, Liviu; Dumitrescu, Stelian; Moise, Gabriela; Ioniţă, Liviu; Dumitraşcu, Daniel (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The social and political framework from Romania and the new technological revolution issued a revolution in the Romanian education system. There were initiated new forms of education and new instruction fields. ...
    • Integrating information and communication Technology into teaching and learning - a Second level course for prospective teachers 

      Wright, Peter W. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Commonly, introductory-level courses on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for prospective teachers focus on the development of knowledge and skill with the use of technology tools. These types of courses are ...
    • Internet facilities for virtual and hands-on educational experiments 

      Kalinin, Vitaliy; Semenets, Valeriy; Kazachkov, Alexander; Vasylevska, Yulia; Novikov, Vitaliy (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Real time computer simulators of the standard educational Physics laboratory works were designed in VRML and Java for distant learning and self-studies of University students. Experimental schemes and software were developed ...
    • Internet-classroom: e-learning in Russia 

      Avdeeva, Svetlana M.; Shumihina, Tatiana A.; Shumihina, Irena A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Advanced computer technologies are used more and more actively by modern pedagogical community. E-learning courses give students wide area for researching and creative work according to their own curriculum. Advantages of ...
    • Investigating the impact of learning from hypermedia 

      Vovides, Yianna (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Distance education via the internet is now one of the most viable options for delivery of information to people in different places and because of this the concept of hypermedia is gaining in popularity. In the healthcare ...
    • Labassistant: a web-based general-purpose software for the delivery and administration of computer based laboratory sessions 

      Kehris, E.; Paschaloudis, D.; David, C.; Fragidis, G. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The design of a web-based general-purpose software system, named LabAssistant, that supports computer-based laboratory sessions is presented. The aim of LabAssistant is to provide support to the preparation, conduct, evaluation ...
    • The learning online network with computer-assisted Personalized approach (lon-capa) 

      Kortemeyer, Gerd; Albertelli, Guy; Bauer, Wolfgang; Berryman, Felicia; Bowers, Jeremy; Hall, Matthew; Kashy, Edwin; Kashy, Deborah; Keefe, Helen; Behrouz, Minaei-Bidgoli; Punch, William F.; Sakharuk, Alexander; Speier, Cheryl (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      LON-CAPA is a distributed open-source Learning Content Management and Assessment System that provides instructors with a common, scalable platform to assist in several aspects of teaching a course, from lecture preparation, ...