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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • XML in web-based training: Workflow and opportunities 

      Wiest, Simon; Zell, Andreas (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      In this paper we point out the benefits of using structured content in Web-Based Training (WBT) scenarios. Using an XML compliant subset of the DocBook document type definition – enriched with semantics for interactive hypermedia ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mechanical oscilations and visualisation with mathematical program maple v 

      Hradilova, Eva (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      This paper engages in using mathematical computer programs in teaching physics at technical universities. As an example there is mentioned making the best of software Maple V for demonstrating forced oscillations and ...
    • Integrating information technology into the teaching and learning of high school science 

      Clintberg, B.R.; Moore, D.T.; Pasek, V.L.; Wright, Peter W. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      This presentation will describe innovative applications of Information and Communication Technology in a large Canadian senior high school. In particular the presentation will focus on the instructional use of videoconferencing in ...
    • New interactive decision games implemented in dega environment 

      Filipowicz, W.; Czuchra, W.; Jedrzejowicz, P. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Interactive decision games are specifically designed to simulate options and issues of the uncertainty and complexity involved in decision making. Games are used in a PBL (problem based learning) situations, where students ...
    • 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 ...
    • Learning through viable knowledge creation 

      Yolles, M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The idea that learners can have styles of learning derives from the work of Kolb, which stems from an inadequate theory of learning behaviour. Learning might better be placed within the context such as the knowledge creation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Another way to teach non-congruency 

      Vaníček, Jiří (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      New technologies in education allow and sometimes demand changes in school curricula. They enable children to look into those parts of science, which have been forbidden to them because of too high a level of required imagination ...
    • Computer support of innovation´s Creativity 

      Busov, B.; Gasanov, A.I.; Kokin, S.M.; Bartlova, M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Using of algorithmic methods of the intensification of constructive process logically results in an idea for the creation of computer programs capable of raising efficiency of invention and design activity. In a basis of ...
    • Models to support multimedia Courseware production 

      Barker, Philip; Giller, Susan (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Many new technologies are now available for delivering and/or providing access to computer-based learning (CBL) materials. These technologies vary in sophistication in many important ways - depending upon the bandwidth ...
    • A virtual laboratory for data communications 

      Buchanan, R. J. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      University(CQU), formerly Capricorn Institute of Advanced Education(CIAE). Throughout this period, staff have struggled to meet the challenge of creating an engaging educational experience that can be delivered to all students. ...
    • From a research project to an internet-based educational package 

      Höhle, Joachim; Hyldahl, Jens-Anders (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      A newly developed method in the mapping sciences is presented by means of an educational package. Animations and hypertexts are used for the explanations, and experiments with changing data sets can be carried out. In ...
    • How to generate clever questions and why 

      Kukal, Jaromír; Kapoun, Pavel; Kapounová, Jana (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Teaching/learning process can be improved by using clever questions. This idea is remarkably old. Since ancient Greek philosophers used questions while carrying on dialogues with students in order to make them clever. Generally ...
    • CD-ROM based digital film library for radiography students 

      Wells, Peter; Glisson, Mike; Baird, Marilyn (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The structure, organisation and use of digital (CD-ROM) radiography and medical imaging film library, based on an analog (film) collection, is described. The analog collection has been specialised for radiographic ...
    • 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 ...
    • Planning, designing and evaluating CBL hypermedia applications 

      Vladoiu, M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      This paper presents some criteria about how to plan, design, evaluate and use a CBL hypermedia application. In our university, four years ago, we started a new program called "Multimedia Integrated Model for Active Learning" ...