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    • Virtual biology: do we need the real thing? 

      Franklin, Sue; Peat, Mary (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      One of the debates within biology teaching is the appropriate use of animals and plants to enhance the learning experience. In particular significant amounts of time are often set aside within curricula for relevant ...
    • Virtual fetal pig dissection as an agent of Knowledge acquisition for female high school Biology students 

      Maloney, Rebecca S. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This study attempted to determine if a virtual fetal pig dissection can be used as a viable alternative for an actual dissection for females enrolled in high school biology classes by comparing the knowledge acquisition ...
    • Virtual field trips in science: why students Would rather take them than leave them 

      Jelfs, Anne; Whitelock, Denise (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Virtual Field trips open new possibilities for instructional designers to create more interactive worlds for learners. However is the interactivity afforded by such desktop systems for users sufficient for learners to ...
    • Virtual optical illusions for creative learning 

      Kazachkov, Alexander; Ignatova, Tetyana; Zholobenko, Andrey (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      An amazing “rotating ring” optical illusion was studied in the frames of the students’ educational computer-based research work. Virtual images of differently shaped moving objects were simulated in QBasic 71, MS Visual ...
    • Ways of portraying science ideas on the internet and their interaction with science education 

      Halkia, Krystallia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In this work, Internet serves as a field of research for the study of the various ways of visual representation on several scientific areas. The variety of sources on the Internet allows the detection of alternative ways ...
    • Web-based environment for design, development and learn with performance-centered Educational systems 

      Mileva, Nevena; Stoyanova, Silviya; Yovcheva, Temenujka; Castro Gil, Manuel-Alonso; Mediano, Catalina Martínez; Bastiaens, Theo; Stoyanov, Slavi; Mathieu, Nathalie; Tzanova, Slavka (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Web-based performance-centred educational system is an integrated environment, which is available via Internet and is structured to provide individualized online access to the full range of information, guidance, advice, ...
    • Webcoct – a tool for producing web-based courses 

      Berg, Jolanta; Brekiewicz, Anetta; Jędrzejowicz, Joanna; Neumann, Jakub; Suski, Robert (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The aim of the paper is to describe the project WeBCoCT (Web Based Courses Creating Tools) intended to become a learning environment to help academic teachers to introduce web-based courses. WeBCoCT has as its main goal ...
    • Webtop: web-based interactive 3d optics and Waves simulations 

      Mzoughi, Taha; Foley, John T.; Herring, S. Davis; Morris, Matt; Wyser, Ben (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      WebTOP is a three-dimensional, interactive computer graphics system developed at Mississippi State University to help students learn about optics and waves. It has been used to help teach undergraduate introductory ...
    • What’s on the menu? Today’s specialty: a European networked university 

      Retalis, S.; Haugen, H.; Avgeriou, P.; Papasalouros, A.; Skordalakis, S. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In the midst of one of the greatest challenges ever faced, the great demand for learning, educational organizations are being reformed. The MENU consortium is working on meeting this challenge by creating a European Networked ...
    • When computer use is associated with Negative science achievement 

      Papanastasiou, Elena C.; Zembylas, Michalinos; Vrasidas, Charalambos (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      One surprising result of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is that computer use in the classroom was negatively associated with high student achievement in Cyprus, Hong Kong and the USA. ...