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    • An open learning environment for thermal phenomena 

      Hatzikraniotis, Euripides; Lefkos, J.; Bisdikian, Garabet; Psillos, D.; Refanidis, J.; Vlahavas, J. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      In this work we present an open learning environment, suitable for teaching Heat and Thermodynamics. The software consists of two independent visual laboratories (one for Heat and the other for Thermodynamics) and a series ...
    • An interactive simulation to evaluate student understanding of moon phase formation 

      Constantinou, Constantinos P.; Evagorou, M.P; Ttoffi, P. G. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The development of student understanding of phases of the moon is notoriously difficult due to the spatial reasoning requirements posed by the relative motion of three celestial bodies. We have used the Greek version of ...
    • How to use e-learning in distance education at Universities 

      Kostolányová, Kateřina (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Nowadays we can witness an incredibly fast progress in information and communication technologies, which has brought about a wide variety of possibilities in education. As regards creating and using multimedia prompts in ...
    • The development of modeling skills through computer based simulation of an ant colony 

      Constantinide, K. C.; Kalyfommatou, N. G.; Constantinou, Constantinos P. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Learning in science can be analyzed into a number of constituent components: the acquisition of experiences with natural phenomena provides the basis for the subsequent development of concepts; the mental representation ...
    • Statistics computing laboratory 

      Branford, Alan J. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The utility of Statistical Science to a vast range of disciplines, from biological and agricultural sciences,through medical science, education research, and social sciences, is evident by the plethora in a typical university ...
    • Medical applications of Computer-based learning 

      Barker, Philip; Schaik, Paul van (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Interactive access to instructional materials and educational information is now possible by means of a wide range of relatively low-cost technologies. This means that many new and exciting educational applications of ...
    • Engineering education using Discovery II 

      Douce, C.; King, S. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Engineering can be considered to be the application of scientific knowledge. It is a field where ‘hands-on’ knowledge of equipment is very often considered essential. Feedback Instruments designs, develops, and manufactures ...
    • The doctoral thesis: the contribution of computer based learning 

      Martin, J. F.; Chapman, G. M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The completion of a doctoral thesis is widely accepted as the culmination of a long process of advanced study entailing generic and specific skills. Undertaking a research degree poses new challenges not only in specialist ...
    • Design and achievement of modern distance instruction system 

      Qu, Jianmin; Qu, Yan (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Modern Distance Instruction is becoming a new form of instruction. Developing the Internet-based instruction system, which is with the functions of instruction, exercise, testing and supervision, is convenient for distance ...
    • The Physics Assessment and Study Site – An online means to assessing and maintaining course prerequisites 

      Hench, Thomas Lee (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      A common and obvious goal of education is student success in a selected course. From an instructional standpoint, two important factors in determining this success. Firstly, whether the student possesses the appropriate ...
    • Computer based learning of transfer functions 

      Kukal, Jaromír; Bártová, Darina (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The paper describes to the visualisation of F(p) and F(z) transfer functions using a new Matlab function which facilitates the study of the conform mapping properties.
    • Physics web for everybody 

      Houfková, Jitka; Dvořák, Leo (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      It is the purpose of this contribution to provide basic information about the creation and first period of running of a web for the support of physics education and about some problems we have met during this work. Our web ...
    • Solar: a case-oriented decision making program in radiography 

      Wells, Peter; Baird, Marilyn (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      In many professional disciplines, the creation of meaningful learning contexts in order that students can form the essential links between the academic program and the practitioner’s experience, is a huge challenge for ...
    • a simulated operating system with animations 

      Jones, David; Newman, Andrew (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001) (Ron Chernich's Operating System) is a Java-based, simulated operating system designed to address student difficulties in understanding operating systems concepts. This paper describes the rationale, design, features ...
    • Distance learning via internet in maths And science for primary and lower secondary schools pupils 

      Černochová, Miroslava; Siňor, Stanislav (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The paper describes experiences with distance education in Maths and Science organised by the student teachers for Primary and Lower Secondary School Pupils who cannot attend school education because they stay a long time ...
    • Postcourse - www-based course on Databases 

      Jędrzejowicz, Joanna; Kwapuliński, Maciej; Kwapuliński, Piotr (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The objective of this paper is to report the experience with further development and use of Postcourse a webbased course on databases.
    • A web-based approach to the delivery of instruction on information and Communication technology 

      Wright, Peter W. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      While web-based courses are not new they are in their infancy. Courses that employ web-based technology to teach about technology are even less common and are attended by a unique set of challenges and intricacies. This ...
    • M.A.P. modular approach to physics Laboratory 

      Austen, David J.; Brouwer, Wytze; Wright, Peter W.; Martin, Brian E.; Laue, Hans J. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      We present recent developments in the laboratory component of MAP - Modular Approach to Physics - Java enhanced modules to be used as aids in teaching the first three terms of university physics. The MAP project is very ...
    • Matlab language as tool for symbolic, semi-symbolic and numerical simulation of electrical networks 

      Valsa, Juraj (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The paper deals with the application of MATLAB mathematical language [2] for simulation of electrical and electronic networks. A library of about 40 m-files (scripts and functions) is described that solves the following ...
    • Evaluation of courseware and learning environments in an electromagnetics course enhanced by computer assisted instruction 

      Martín i Batlle, Cristina; de Bruijn, Imme; Mul de, Frits F.M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      At the University of Twente the first year electromagnetism course has been restructured. A web-based course consisting of different exercises (most of them using a link with Maple) and PowerPoint presentations has ...