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    • 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 ...
    • Difficulties in representing microscopic phenomena on the internet: the case of brownian motion 

      Dimitriadi, Kyriaki; Halkia, Krystallia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Brownian Motion is the motion during which the particles suspended in a fluid move in a random way in all directions. Randomness is a key concept in understanding the phenomenon. Also, because it refers to molecular motion, ...
    • Digipoe: an open standard and reference implementation for digital portfolios 

      Georgiou, Eleni; Stassopoulou, Athena; Dikaiakos, Marios (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In this paper we present the design and implementation of a software system aiming at helping educators in the process of appraisal for self-improvement and self-evaluation. The system is a "Digital Portfolio Environmen ...
    • Distance learning in mathematics education between two primary schools in cyprus 

      Anastasiades, P.S.; Christou, C.; Hambiaouris, C.; Georgiou, S.; Papadopoulou, E.; Papachristou, K. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      During the school year 2001-2002, the Department of Computer Science of the University of Cyprus, in cooperation with the Department of Education, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Bank of Cyprus, implemented ...
    • E-education: implications for knowledge transfer via global co-operative education 

      Lawrence, Elaine; Szewcow, Ury; Navarro, Karla Felix (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper reports on a radical and ongoing learning and teaching experiment in which a private multinational organization (Cisco) and traditional learning institutions (schools, colleges and universities) have combined ...
    • E-learning in military equipment and technologies research agency (metra) - Romania 

      Dumitru, Florin-Marius; Cantaragiu, Stefan (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The paper shows the METRA's achievements in e-learning area. First part is a brief presentation about main METRA’s activities and major R&D programs. Next part of paper is dedicated to main METRA’s activities regarding ...
    • Educating reason. From craft to technology 

      Rolf, Bertil (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In designing, developing and evaluating educational software supporting reasoning, three aspects are important. The first is the cognitive domain of practice, relating to the nature of reasoning and the idea of support. ...
    • Educational game design: bridging the gab between computer based learning and experimental learning environments 

      Andersen, Kristine; Witfelt, Claus (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Considering the rapidly growing amount of digital educational materials only few of them bridge the gab between experimental learning environments and computer based learning environments (Gardner, 1991). Observations from ...
    • Educational websites in chemistry - expectations versus reality 

      Tuvi, Inbal; Nachmias, Rafi (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The World Wide Web is a promising medium for chemical education. The huge chemical databases, the threedimensional and dynamic graphics together with the computational and communicational power, offer exciting new ways ...
    • Electromagnetic barrier penetration: matlab Simulation 

      Shalav, A.; Pinder, D.N. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      A Matlab simulation was developed to help visualise and investigate electromagnetic tunnelling through particular non-dissipative and dissipative barriers within a waveguide. The theory behind the simulation is based on ...
    • The electronic systems for education of students (the basic problems with the implementation) 

      Pavlicek, Josef; Nevrivova, Petra (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The education is process of passing the knowledge from the teacher to the student. The information technology could facilitate this process. The author is interested in the problem of implementation the Internet coursewares ...
    • Environmental education at schools and in Teachers’ preparation in czech and slovak Republic – experience and research 

      Švecová, Milada; Kvaničková, Danuše (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Environmental education and its effective integration into the teaching process of comprehensive subjects in curriculum documents is one of the priority but common educational aims that are embodied in the National Programme ...
    • Epistemic perspective on a conceptual evolution in physics at the secondary level 

      Potvin, Patrice; Legendre, Marie-Françoise; Thouin, Marcel (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The research deals with qualitative understanding of physics notions at the secondary level. It attempts to identify and to label, in the verbalizations of 12 to 16 year-old students, the tendencies that guide their ...
    • The evolving use of information technology in a large canadian high school – what’s working and what’s not 

      Pasek, V.L.; Clintberg, B.; Kennedy, R. J.; Wright, Peter W. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This presentation provides an update on the evolving use of information technology (IT) in the classrooms of a large Canadian high school. The discussion concentrates on IT developments in the mathematics and science d ...
    • Experience with teaching of commercial applications in logistics 

      Czuchra, Waldemar; Fedderwitz, Walter (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The syllabus of the Transport Engineering and Logistics Diploma Course at the University of Applied Sciences at Bremerhaven (Hochschule Bremerhaven), Germany, contains a subject called Data Processing Systems in the Transport ...
    • Exploiting internet & multimedia technologies to advance educational process 

      Angeletou, Sophia; Bovilas, Kostas; Giannakopoulos, Michalis; Sakkopoulos, Evangelos; Syrmakessis, Spiros; Tsakalidis, Athanasios; Tsaknakis, Ioannis (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Internet technologies and multimedia applications are becoming the new trend in educational process. The number of schools, universities and other educational institutions that intend to adopt computer-based learning is ...