• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Graphical representation of data: the effect of the use of dynamical statistics technological tool 

      Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria; Stylianou, Despina A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In response to calls for reform an innovative course which has at its core element a dynamical statistical software package, Fathom, was developed as an alternative approach to traditional introductory statistics in ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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. ...
    • The architecture and evaluation of a Collaborative learning environment 

      Margaritis, Meletis; Avouris, Nikolaos; Komis, Vassilis (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      ModellingSpace is an open learning environment, particularly suitable for science education, which permits building of models by collaborating partners in various educational settings. This paper describes the main features ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A model & support tool for modeling the computer-based/e-instructional process 

      Vladoiu, Monica (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      While in psychology instruction appears as a binder and an intersection between conscience, activity and personality structures, in didactics, at individual level, instruction is conceived as a bi-dimensional activity ...
    • Labassistant: a web-based general-purpose software for the delivery and administration of computer based laboratory sessions 

      Kehris, E.; Paschaloudis, D.; David, C.; Fragidis, G. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The design of a web-based general-purpose software system, named LabAssistant, that supports computer-based laboratory sessions is presented. The aim of LabAssistant is to provide support to the preparation, conduct, evaluation ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • A model of online teaching and learning 

      Coldwell, J.; Newlands, D.A. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Deakin University has a long history of supporting distance education with technology. Such presentations have matured from a mix of remote-login/FTP/email in the 1980s through web mediated access in the 1990s ...
    • The learning online network with computer-assisted Personalized approach (lon-capa) 

      Kortemeyer, Gerd; Albertelli, Guy; Bauer, Wolfgang; Berryman, Felicia; Bowers, Jeremy; Hall, Matthew; Kashy, Edwin; Kashy, Deborah; Keefe, Helen; Behrouz, Minaei-Bidgoli; Punch, William F.; Sakharuk, Alexander; Speier, Cheryl (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      LON-CAPA is a distributed open-source Learning Content Management and Assessment System that provides instructors with a common, scalable platform to assist in several aspects of teaching a course, from lecture preparation, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Teaching logic programming from a distance: an approach 

      Kargidis, Theodoros; Kefalas, Petros; Stamatis, Demosthenes; Tsadiras, Athanasios K. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      In this paper a Networked Learning environment is presented for teaching Logic Programming from a Distance. After a short introduction to the Networked Learning approach to Open and Distance Learning, we present the reasons ...
    • Solving some physical problems using the methods of numerical mathematics with the help of system mathematica 

      Trojovský, Pavel; Seibert, Jaroslav; Slabý, Antonín (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Every future teacher of mathematics must know symbolic approaches, for example, for finding derivations and integrals, solving algebraic and differential equations very well. But most of the problems from practice are ...
    • 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 ...