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    • Designing applets that foster constructivist teaching and learning 

      Martin, Brian E.; Austen, David J.; Wright, Peter W.; Laue, Hans J. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The Modular Approach to Physics (MAP) project makes extensive use of “educational objects” which include Flash animations, Java Applets and Java Applications. A paramount concern in the design of these objects has been to ...
    • Using of tips programs packages in engineering education 

      Busov, B.; Gasanov, A.I.; Kokin, S.M.; Bartlova, M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      One of the tasks of higher school is to teach students for creative work. This task equally concerns both to students of natural sciences specialities, and the pupil – “humanities”. In this report the main features of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Project work in informatics lessons 

      Gurbiel, Ewa; Hardt-Olejniczak, Grazyna; Kolczyk, Ewa; Krupicka, Helena; Syslo, Maciej M. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The best known method of integrating knowledge from different subjects is by doing cross-curricula projects. Projects carried out in the classroom involve planning, designing, realisation, presentation and evaluation of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Electronic tests for self assessment in the undergraduate physics course 

      Kurz, Guenther; Huebner, Heide (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Traditionally the German system of higher education does not include midterms in the assessment; students are assessed only by one final examination. Consequently students receive no formal feedback during the study of ...
    • Teaching and learning with regress 

      Marinoiu, Cristian; Dobre, Iuliana (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      In this paper the computer system for learning and teaching regression analysis, REGRESS, is described. Built as a part of MIMAL (Multimedia Integrated Model for Active Learning) generated at “Petroleum and Gas” University ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Systematic analysis of the potential contribution of communication and information tools to the design and development of research-based science curriculum 

      Papadouris, N.; Constantinou, Constantinos P. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Computer technology has received much attention as a means of reforming educational practice in Physics. It is widely believed that technology could function as a medium for bringing about the necessary reform to ...
    • Using midi in music instruction 

      Stefan, Radim (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The contribution deals with practical use of musical format MIDI in singing lessons and in improving the technique of playing musical instruments. Even the practice of one s part in harmonizing with other musical instruments ...
    • Agent based cooperative learning System (saca) 

      Yacine, Lafifi (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Over the last several years, there has been significant progress in techniques for creating autonomous agent, i.e. systems that are capable of performing tasks and achieving goals in complex, dynamic environments. These agents ...
    • Transferring innovation through Collaboration: does partnership Work? 

      Seden, Roy; Ebbrell, D. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      If Computer Based Learning in Science is to continue to spread in an effective manner, then it needs to be able to demonstrate that CBLIS enhances and enriches student learning. To do this it firstly needs to be able to ...
    • Symbolic calculus in calculating characteristic and acyclic polynomials of graphs 

      Seibert, J.; Slabý, A.; Trojovský, P. (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      There are many polynomials closely connected with graphs and the theory of graphs. These polynomials are useful both in theory and its application as they enable to determine some properties of graphs and relations among ...
    • Adoption of new technologies: the next challenge 

      Varsavsky, Cristina (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Computers have been used in teaching and learning for over 30 years, but their use in undergraduate science and engineering courses is still very limited. However, there is a wealth of excellent computer based resources ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Rcos.java: a simulated operating system with animations 

      Jones, David; Newman, Andrew (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      RCOS.java (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 ...
    • Design of an intelligent tutoring system on the www to support Interactive learning 

      Seiridi-Bouchelaghem, Hassina; Sellami, Mokhtar (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      Web-based education is currently a hot research and development area. Thousands of Web-based courses and other educational applications have been made available on the Web, but the problem is that most of them are nothing ...