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    • Building real laboratories on the internet 

      Forinash, Kyle; Wisman, Raymond (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      A majority of the pedagogical uses of computers fall somewhere within the five headings of Drill, Number Crunching, Laboratory applications, Simulations, and Self-paced courses [2]. In this paper we discuss a sixth use for ...
    • Can internet based scenarios enhance critical Care nurses clinical decision making skills? 

      Boulanger, Carole; Yorke, Jon (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Nurses need to be trained to make rapid and accurate clinical decisions in a rapidly changing and complex environment. Unfortunately, a reliance on traditional training methods (lectures, small group sessions, ...
    • CBL tools require the change of learning processes and their environment 

      Dado, Milan (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Computer Based Learning (CBL) represents one of the terms for implementation of information & communication technologies (ICT) in education and learning. ICT enable changes of the education processes. They cannot be ...
    • Changing online paradigms: beyond Information transmission 'lectures' to research-based interactive science laboratories 

      Meisner, Gerald W.; Hoffman, Harol (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Robust online courses in the sciences must be based on: (1) sound, research–based pedagogy, (2) rich laboratory environments with skills and operational knowledge transferable to the wet ‘lab’, (3) a paradigm that ...
    • Cobbalt “multimedia self-learning telecommunications on internet” 

      El Assad, Safwan; Boniffay, Jacqueline; Pavel, Sebastian; Pallis, Evangelos (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      E-learning represents in our times a very important technology for learning/teaching without having many of the constraints of the classical methods. COBBALT is a multimedia Web based application for self-learning tele ...
    • Combining digital techniques and field data to teach interdisciplinary coastal studies 

      Fortner, Rosanne W.; Merry, Carolyn J.; Lin, Shiue-Shian; Duan, Hongxia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
    • Computer representation versus reality: which has more value of truthfulness? 

      Caporaloni, Marina; Ambrosini, Roberto (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Due to mass production, many modern instruments are so simple to use that students are driven away from their inside complexity (and this fact can be very nice); but too often now students prefer to blindly accept those ...
    • Computer-adaptive testing in science education 

      Rizk, Nouhad J. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Dealing with interviews effectively requires one to see what is happening from the other's point of view as well as one's own. This helps to predict what happens next. It is worth emphasizing that interviewing is not just ...
    • Computerized teaching using the environment Web site – research findings 

      Yavetz, B.; Pe'er, S. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      “The Environment” site is a joint project of three teacher-training colleges (Kibbuzim, Oranim and Orot Israel). The site combines guided self-learning in a computerized setting, with information and knowledge sharing between ...
    • Computer–aided genetics teaching 

      Potyrala, Katarzyna (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The main aim of the research was the attempt at finding the answer to the question regarding the influence of the way of realizing curriculum problems in genetics on the achievements of junior high school students in ...
    • Computing in education: new technologies applied to the senior high teaching 

      Ferreira, Jeane Silva; Moreira Pinto, Evaldinolia Gilbertoni; Sá Fernandes, Eveline de Jesus; Fook, Karla Donato (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The present paper proposes a modeling for a Support Tool to the Cooperative Teaching (STCT) applied to the senior high school teaching. Such a modeling has been developed based on the result of researches with students, teachers ...
    • Connecting students with group work 

      Sudweeks, Fay (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Virtual learning environments provide an attractive method for information dissemination, but they are often adopted because of their technical innovativeness with little thought given to integrating the medium with ...
    • Contributions to efficiency issues in higher Education 

      Rizk, Nouhad J. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The concept of effectiveness is hard to measure. There is no standard institutional process to adopt, enabling an evaluator to achieve his/her goals conforming to the default definition of effectiveness: lowering cost ...
    • Crafting the technological solutions in high school science and mathematic teaching and learning: matthew effects and the digital divide 

      Germain-McCarthy, Yvelyne; Haggerty, Dorothy; Buxton, Cory; Speaker, Richard B. Jr. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper examines the practices and concepts used in teaching high school science and mathematics concepts (grade 9 - 12) which integrate computer and multimedia technologies and hands-on activities into disciplinebas ...
    • Creating a teacher and software-developer partnership 

      Pollard, J.; Duke, R. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      As teachers are the educational experts, if we want to produce software that is both directly relevant to their needs and can be successfully integrated into the classroom, we need to facilitate a strong co-operative ...
    • Design principles for an open and wide Modellingspace of modelling, collaboration And learning 

      Dimitracopoulou, Angelique; Komis, Vassilis (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The aim of the paper is to present and discuss the main design concepts and principles, for a collaborative modeling environment for sciences and mathematics (MODELLINGSPACE). It incorporates various representational formalisms, ...
    • Designing a task for expressing randomness 

      Paparistodemou, Efi; Noss, Richard (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper describes how children express their ideas for randomness in a two-dimensional continuous space, through tools for directing and redirecting the simulated movement of bouncing and not bouncing balls. The ...
    • Designing electronic performance support systems to enhance computer-based learning 

      Barker, Philip; van Schaik, Paul; Pearson, Robert (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      An electronic performance support system (EPSS) is a computer-based environment that facilitates skill and knowledge acquisition within a particular domain of study. As well as its pedagogic utility, an EPSS can also ...
    • Development of a computer assisted learning environment of electromagnetics at the undergraduate level 

      Mukhopadhyay, S.C.; Pinder, D.N.; Karunanayaka, S.D. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Conventional teaching of electromagnetics, based on lectures, static written materials, laboratories etc. has become rather difficult recently at all levels of education. The main objective of this paper is the development ...
    • Development of children’s investigative skills through collaboration at a distance between two elementary schools in cyprus 

      Anastasiades, P.S.; Constantinou, Constantinos P.; Sevastidou, Alexia; Eleutheriou, A.; Philippidou, C.; Christophorides, M.; Ahileos, M. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The introduction of new educational technologies in elementary schools constitutes a decisive factor for the preparation of tomorrow's citizens, who will be called upon to respond to the challenges of the newly ...