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    • The use of information and communication technology in mathematics - a double irony? 

      Wright, Peter W. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      When the microcomputer was introduced to schools in the late 1970’s the connection between it and mathematics seemed more than obvious. Educators would have been excused if they thought that technology (and the computer ...
    • Using technology in early childhood education: the 100 days of school project 

      Mouza, Chrystalla; Parsons, Richard; Liz-Ferreira, Virginia (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      This study has three primary objectives. First, it describes the ways in which six teachers in an urban school environment in New York City integrated technology within a common and familiar theme among lower grade students, ...
    • 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, ...
    • A tool to support interaction and collaboration analysis of learning activities 

      Avouris, Nikolaos; Komis, Vassilis; Fiotakis, Giorgos; Margaritis, Meletis; Tselios, Nikos (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      An increasing amount of data is collected today during studies in which students and educators are engaged in learning activities using information technology and other tools. These data are indispensable for analysis ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. Software ...
    • 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 ...
    • Modellingspace: the setting up of human networks as vital part of the design and implementation of a technology-supported learning environment 

      Strebelle, A.; Depover, C.; Stylianidou, F.; Dimitracopoulou, Angelique (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The ModellingSpace (MS) project is concerned with developing and implementing a computer-based modelling learning environment in actual school contexts and preparing an education programme for the teachers involved in it. ...
    • 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 hypermedia ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 interactive ...
    • New steps in the organisation of the school activity in the french secondary schools: the Changing role of physics teachers 

      Kalogiannakis, Michail (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Since the introduction in 2000 of the Personal Guided Projects (TPEs in French) for students, which are a new educational form of learning in the French secondary school, the role of physics teachers has changed. The aim ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 paper ...
    • 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 ...
    • Metabook. Evaluating the possibilities of e-books in schools 

      Ragiadakos, Christos; Kessanidis, Stelios; Constantinou, Filipos; Papadovasilakis, Nikos; Sheuermann, Friedrich; Papamichalis, Constantinos; Papastamatiou, Nikos (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The objective of METABOOK project is to investigate the possibilities of e-books in the classroom and in the education field in general, as a possible replacement of traditional “paper books”, in order to minimize the cost ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. The ...