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    • On the cognitive transfer in CBL environments 

      Karoulis, Athanasis; Triantafillou, Evangelos; Pombortsis, Andreas (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In this paper we report on a longitudinal study of a Leonardo da Vinci program about the application of a Computer Based Learning environment in three EU countries, Greece, Germany, and the Netherlands. Firstly we clarify ...
    • Online physics lecture notes 

      Ahmed, Rashid; Saeed, M. Alam; Ahmad, Maqsood; Tahir, Sohail Afzal; Fazal-e-Aleem (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Internet is a very powerful medium and is being widely used by the academic community. A large amount of resource on physics education in the form of lecture Notes, online lectures, books, databases and journals are available. ...
    • Open distance inter-university synergies Between Εurope, Αfrica and the middle east (odiseame) 

      Nicolaou, Christiana Th.; Constantinou, Constantinos P. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The challenge facing new technologies is whether they can contribute to a qualitative step up and to education for all as a process of facilitating the development of creative people with the ability to think critically ...
    • An organic chemistry cd-rom as a multi-use tool for learning or teaching 

      Soumillion, J. P.; Smits, I.; Delbar, T. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This CD-ROM, used by undergraduate first year students in the science faculty, is composed of two sections: the schemes, drawings and animations used in the course on one hand and interactive exercises on the other hand. ...
    • Perc: a departmental solution for web-enhanced courses 

      Mzoughi, Taha (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Since the Fall of 1998, the department of Physics and Astronomy at Mississippi State University has been using and developing PERC (Providing Electronic Resources for Courses), a set of utilities that can be used ...
    • The potential of distance e-learning in the Spatial information sciences – an evaluation of a pilot programme at the dublin institute of Technology 

      Mooney, Kevin; Martin, Audrey (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The authors describe a pilot course in ‘Co-ordinate and reference systems for spatial information’, delivered via the Internet, to staff of the Irish national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi). The pilot ...
    • A practical computer-assisted learning framework for mixed ability classes 

      Trimikliniotis, Michael; Mylonas, Socrates A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Teaching introductory courses in Computer Science and Management Information Systems to students is often hindered by a variety of factors. Computer-assisted learning methods may provide solutions to such problems. Feedback ...
    • Problem solving and cognitive foundations for program development: an integrated model 

      Deek, Fadi P.; McHugh, James A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper addresses the interdependence among problem solving, cognition, and program development. The goal is to present a coherent and complete theoretical model which can serve as a basis for program development en ...
    • Productive face-to-face interview 

      Papanastasiou, Elena C. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Computer Based Learning (CBL) can have great potential if used appropriately to enhance the quality of science education. However, this quality can be enhanced even further with the use of Computer Based Testing (CBT), and ...
    • Prospective computer engineers as users, designers and evaluators of educational software 

      Kordaki, Maria (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This study focuses on the development of prospective computer engineers’ conceptions about the design of educational software. More specifically, we investigate how the experiences of such engineers in the design, implementation ...
    • Provision of online materials to support student learning: have we found the right mix? 

      Peat, Mary; Franklin, Sue (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The teaching of science subjects to very large numbers of first year students (up to 1800) is a characteristic of the larger Australian universities. During the last decade, to improve the learning environment in first ...
    • Reflections on the use of webct in Learning, teaching and assessment 

      Richardson, Diane; Watts, Brian (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Economic pressures are leading to the adoption of on-line learning, teaching and assessment. This paper considers the tutors' and students' experience of the Virtual Learning Environment, WebCT, in the context of its use ...
    • Regrex: a java-based package for teaching and active learning in regression 

      Marinoiu, Cristian; Dobre, Iuliana (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      REGREX is a software system designed to improve teaching and learning some concepts in regression. Even though there is a lot of commercial statistical software we have chosen to develop this computerized package, in order ...
    • The right chemistry: a constructivist approach to learning chemistry 

      Brousseau, Nancy; Carrier, Serge (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The Right Chemistry is a project under development for the Internet delivery of Digital Courseware and Learning Objects that cover the objectives of grades 11 and 12 Canadian Chemistry curriculum. It is made up of ...
    • Robot soccer: integrated framework for Multidisciplinary hi-tech education 

      Sen Gupta, G.; Lim, Y.S.; Messom, C. H.; Demidenko, S.; Mukhopadhyay, S.C.; Pinder, D.N. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Robot Soccer has become increasingly popular over the last decade as a platform for education and entertainment. It is a powerful vehicle for dissemination of scientific knowledge in a fun and exciting manner. It ...
    • The science education website: making Judgements about science understandings 

      Hickey, Ruth; Anderson, Neil (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This project involved developing a lively, interactive, visually interesting website for university students enrolled in the subjects: Primary Science Education and Science Education for Young Children. This site allows ...
    • Sensitive systems Incorporating affect recognition into Computer based learning 

      Newman, Ken (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Advances in video and audio feature extraction methodology combined with adaptive processing techniques using pattern analysis models have profound implications for incorporating affect recognition into future tutoring ...
    • Should we be using web-based learning to supplement face-to-face teaching of undergraduates? 

      Andrew, Malcolm (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      There are several pressures to use web-based learning to augment traditional undergraduate teaching, not least of which are to fulfil students’ expectations, to increase student retention and improve progression rates. This ...
    • Simulations, applets and learning in schools 

      de Bruijn, Imme; Martin, Brian; Brouwer, Wytze (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This paper reviews the problem of establishing learning effects with computer simulation packages in science teaching. It is stated that evidence is accumulating about the effects of simulations in a laboratory environment and ...
    • Solving nonlinear dynamical equations of Fusion systems using rung - kutta 45 and lsode Computer codes 

      Eskandari, M. R. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In fusion system dynamics, there are most complicated coupled non-linear equations, which to be able to consider the physical dynamics of these systems, they have to be solved . In this paper the applications of computer ...