Web-Based Education    (WBE 2008)

March 17 – 19, 2008
Innsbruck, Austria
Editor(s): V. Uskov
425 pages
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Track Introduction FreeSubscription
610-805 2008 World Survey on Strategic Issues of Web-based Education
V. Uskov and A. Uskov (USA)
Track Keynote Address FreeSubscription
610-806 Bringing the World to Higher Education: A New Paradigm for Global Learning
S.C. Aldridge (USA)
Track Invited Paper FreeSubscription
610-807 Mobile and Collaborative Learning Development by a Concept of "Mobile-as-Participation-Platform"
H. Miyata (Japan)
Track Learning Objects, Learning Contents, and Educational Portals FreeSubscription
610-040 Distributed Search of Learning Objects into the Lor@ Architecture
N.G. Berenguer, F.C. Patón (Spain), L.I. Navarro (Cuba), P.P. Peco, and M.M. Such (Spain)
610-044 Metadata Extraction and Description with Use of RDF for e-Learning Context
M. Maejima and Y. Tamura (Japan)
610-050 The Development of Educational Materials for the Study of Architecture using Computer Game Technology
C.B. Price (UK)
610-085 Development of an e-Learning Environment Across all Departments and a Model Class
T. Matsumoto, T. Suzuki, M. Sato, and T. Imachi (Japan)
610-089 Modeling Learning Practices as Components of Learning Objects and Specifying Sequences of Content and Practice
D. de S. e S. Rodrigues, S.W.M. Siqueira (Brazil), M.H.L.B. Braz (Portugal), and R.N. Melo (Brazil)
610-100 Integrated Solution for Learning Content Management Systems Development
K. Yordanova (Bulgaria)
Track Innovative Software, Hardware Systems and Tools for WBE FreeSubscription
610-023 ECoDI: The Invention of a Digital-Virtual Living Space
E. Schlemmer, L. Backes, P.S.S. Frank, and F. Andros da Silva (Brazil)
610-030 Help Desk Architecture for a U-Learning System Characterized by the Use of Probabilistic Reasoning-based Search of a Case Base
Y. Fujiwara, S. Abe, Y. Maeda, and H. Yoshida (Japan)
610-052 A Geographical Information System in a Virtual Learning Environment
J. Cuartero-Olivera, L. Porta-Simó, F. Giménez-Pardo, M. Serra-Vizern, R. Beneito-Montagut, A. Pérez-Navarro, J.A. Morán-Moreno, and E. Santamaría-Pérez (Spain)
610-082 Using Alternate Reality Games to Support Language Learning
T.M. Connolly, M. Stansfield, J. Josephson (UK), N. Lázaro, G. Rubio (Spain), C.R. Ortiz (The Netherlands), N. Tsvetkova, and S. Tsvetanova (Bulgaria)
610-099 eAixessor - A Modular Framework for Automatic Assessment of Weekly Assignments in Higher Education
E. Altenbernd-Giani, U. Schroeder, and P.W. Stalljohann (Germany)
610-101 Toward Virtual Campuses: Collaborative Virtual Labs and Personalized Learning Services in a Real-Life Context
S. Tsekeridou, T. Tiropanis, I.T. Christou, and H. Vakilzadeh (Greece)
610-107 The Framework and Prospective Design for Web-based Intelligent Tutoring System
E. Kovatcheva (Bulgaria) and T. Okamoto (Japan)
Track National and International Projects in WBE Area FreeSubscription
610-035 Effects of Web-based Instruction on Thai Students' Achievement: A Meta-Analysis
S. Apichatibutarapong, W. Worrachittanon, R. Tenissara, N. Vongsirojgul, and S. Petsuwan (Thailand)
610-053 e-Learning: Analysis Development and Opportunities of the New Way of Teaching in Italy
E. Briano, A. Catania, and R. Revetria (Italy)
610-075 Management of e-Learning Services in European Union
A. Zamfir (Romania)
610-076 From Distributed Computing to Distributed Learning
P. Jandric, M. Artacho, R. Hopkins, and D. Fergusson (UK)
610-111 Web-based Education in Japan: Myth and Reality
K. Aoki (Japan)
610-801 The Process Innovation for e-Learning Implementation: A Case Study of a Taiwan University
C.-C. Lin, K. Pawar, Z. Ma (UK), and J.W. Chen (Taiwan)
Track Quality Issues, Testing, and Asessment in WBE FreeSubscription
610-021 Students' Attitude to Formative Web-based Assessment
J. Rutkowski, K. Moscinska, and D. Grzechca (Poland)
610-028 Analysis of Students' Achievement in Computer Literacy Focusing on their Prior Knowledge
M. Kikusawa, O. Yamakawa, and T. Tanaka (Japan)
610-063 Effects of Test Modality - Computer-based versus Paper-and-Pencil - on Nonnatives' English Results
J.B. Strother, Z. Fazal, A. Johnson, and M. Millsap (USA)
610-065 Cogntive Schemas in Web-based Learning Environments: Effects of Instant Messaging Interruptions on Undergraduates
K.K. Wijekumar, K. Garlitz, D. Hartman, J. Lyon, M. Shaffer, and A. Thompson (USA)
610-066 A Step from CAA toward MAA: A Test-Question Repository
P. Grew, E. Pagani, I. Longhi, and A. Cardinale (Italy)
610-072 Assessing the Acceptability of a Distributed Learning Resources Repository Catalogue for Computer based Assessments
N. Bessis and P. Norrington (UK)
610-083 Best Practice of Electronic Examination at the Innsbruck University School of Management
K. Fink and C. Ploder (Austria)
610-093 Knowledge Degree of Learning Modules Corresponding to the IRT Score
O. Yamakawa, M. Kikusawa, and T. Tanaka (Japan)
Track Mobile Learning FreeSubscription
610-012 Improving e-Learning 2.0-based Training Strategies of SMEs through Communities of Practice
I. Hamburg, S. Engert, P. Anke (Germany), and M. Marin (Romania)
610-019 A Multimedia Museum Guide System with Instant Infrared Communication
D. Cai (Japan)
610-034 Ambient Information Makes the Grade - Developing an SMS Course Management Tool
J. Richardson, E. McKay, J. Lenarcic, and C. Craig (Australia)
610-038 Design and Implementation of a Secure Mobile Wiki System
C. Kolias, S. Demertzis, and G. Kambourakis (Greece)
610-041 Collaborative Tagging in a Mobile Synchronized Lecture Environment
K.O. Chow, A.Y.K. Chan, S.K.S. Cheung, and G.T.L. Wong (PRC)
610-064 Evaluation of On-Going Observations and Communication with the Use of "Lunar Obersvation Support" System
M. Suzuki, H. Miyata, T. Nishimori, M. Nanbara, M. Fukahori, and T. Akamatsu (Japan)
610-071 Pull with Pearsons Trigger Word Tool to Enable Simplexity: Student Empowerment via a Text Messaging System for Mobile Administration
J. Richardson, J. Lenarcic, E. McKay, and C. Craig (Australia)
Track Collaborative Learning FreeSubscription
610-014 An Item Response Theory for Peer Assessment
M. Ueno and K. Nagaoka (Japan)
610-029 Learnr - Web 2.0-Driven Learning
D. Dahl, J. Lechtenbörger, J. Sieberg, and G. Vossen (Germany)
610-033 Structured Authoring of Technical Documents through Systematic Use of Open-Source Technologies
D. Roy (Japan)
610-042 Symbolic Approach for Developing Collaborative and Autonomous Learning (C&AL) in Higher Education
H. Nishinosono, T. Okamoto, H. Miyata, S. Mochizuki, N. Mashiko, and T. Togo (Japan)
610-073 Supporting Continuing Professional Development through Technology Enhanced Collaborative Learning
R. Harris (UK)
610-104 LECO: An Internal Virtual Tool to Aid Collaboration in the Context of a Virtual University
J. Conesa, À. Rius, D. Gañan, and D. Gómez (Spain)
610-106 e-Learning based Cooperative Educational and Pedagogical Methods for VET Teachers
T. Köpeczi-Bócz (Hungary)
610-113 An Attempt to Enhance Conversation by Dialog Act Display and Real-Time Typing Display in the "Reach" Chat Tool
W. Tsukahara and T. Okamoto (Japan)
Track Competition Papers FreeSubscription
610-022 An Ontology based System for Reusing Components of Web Learning Resources
I. AlAgha and L. Burd (UK)
610-056 vELAP: Video-based e-Lectures for all Participants
P. Kosec and M. Debevc (Slovenia)
610-105 Community Processes in University Education: Integrating Web-based Communication and Collaboration Applications
A. Baumann (Germany)
610-109 A Flexible Taxonomy of Learning Objects based on Content and Media Centric Approaches to Granularity
C. Innis-Allen and E. Mugisa (Jamaica)
610-804 Highly Effective IPsec VPN Solutions for Information Security of University Networks
A. Uskov (USA)
Track Case Studies on Innovative Web-Based Learning, Teaching, and Training FreeSubscription
610-027 Departing from Black Box Approach in Linear Algebra with the Help of a Web-System
H. Nishizawa and T. Yoshioka (Japan)
610-037 Secondary School Students in Online University Courses: A Case Study
J.M. Matuga (USA)
610-047 Motivation, Self-Assessment, and Tacit Knowledge in e-Learning Context Selection
E. Tsui, V.W.S. Yeung (PRC), and B.J. Garner (Australia)
610-058 A Comparative Study of LMS Usability for First-Time Users: Navigation Concept, Subjective Evaluation, and Task Completion Rate and Time
Y. Sasaki (Japan), L. Taferner, G.J. Anker (Austria), and T. Okamoto (Japan)
610-060 A Comparison of Formal and Non-Formal Virtual Learning Communities
R.A. Schwier, D. Morrison, and B. Daniel (Canada)
610-062 Constructivist Teaching 2008: Virtual Worlds, Promising Technologies, Inspiring Examples
M. Yoder (USA)
610-069 OnLine Assessment in e-Learning: The Elephant in the Room?
A. Murphy (UK)
610-079 e-Learning and e-Pedagogy: How Do We Know It Works?
D.J. Shelley, L.B. Swartz, and M.T. Cole (USA)
610-088 ePBL: Investigating the Use of Online Resources to Support Problem based Learning in Physiotherapy Education
A. Rickard and J. Yorke (UK)
610-096 A Novel Teaching Strategy IDRC for Enhancing Creativity
T. Kwei-Liang and H.Y.-T. Sung (Taiwan)
610-097 The eduWEAVER Contents Approach: From Provision to Instruction
F. Waldner, M. Nemetz, and D. Karagiannis (Austria)
610-098 Cognitive Apprenticeship Approach to Developing Meta-Cognitive Skill with Cognitive Tool for Web-based Navigational Learning
A. Kashihara, M. Shinya, K. Taira, and K. Sawazaki (Japan)
610-110 Experiencing Virtual Team Membership - Decentralized Decision-Making Processes Leading to Meaningful Learning
E. Saarinen, T. Lainema, and S. Lähteenmäki (Finland)
610-800 A CSCL System for Emergent Division of Labor in Discovery Learning Activities
H. Funaoi, H. Suzuki, Y. Kubota, R. Hirasawa, and H. Kato (Japan)
Track Multimedia and Adaptive Systems FreeSubscription
610-039 Applying Video Annotation Technology on Web-based Multimedia Learning Framework
I.-T. Yeh, H.-T. Lin, K.-N. Chang, and H.-Y. Chen (Taiwan)
610-049 The Technology of Identifying Optimal Testing Time in Adaptive Knowledge Control System
P. Fedoruk (Ukraine)
610-051 Using a Greek LMS to Enhance Distributed Multimedia Content to Remote and Mobile Students
D. Glaroudis, E. Bompoli, S. Pavlidis, and S. Manitsaris (Greece)
610-086 An Application of Data Mining in Adaptive Web based Education System
M. Despotović, Z. Bogdanović, D. Barać, and B. Radenković (Serbia)
610-095 Handheld-Card-based Telecommunications using Handwritten Keywords
K. Asai, K. Kondo, and H. Kobayashi (Japan)
610-112 Adaptive Web3D Virtual Learning Environment using Interest Management
R. Gu, M. Zhu, and N. Zhang (PRC)
Track Other Papers FreeSubscription
610-108 e-Notebook Tool for Effective Knowledge Construction from Web: Encouragement of Multi-Perspective Thinking and Prevention of Copy-and-Paste
H. Mitsuhara, S. Nakaya, K. Kanenishi, and Y. Yano (Japan)
610-802 Dealing with Cultural Differences in a 3D Virtual Classroom: A Case Study of Collaboratively Constructing a Virtual Tower of Babel
E. Prasolova-Førland (Norway), T.G. Wyeld (Australia), and T.-W. Chang (Taiwan)
610-803 Trace Analysis in Instrumented Learning Groupware: An Experiment in a Practical Class at the University
C. Courtin and S. Talbot (France)
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This publication covers the following topics: Web-based Educaiton (WBE); Web-based Training; Online Education and Training; E-learning and E-training; Innovative Teaching and Learning Technologies for Web-based Education; Streaming Multimedia Applications in Web-based Education; Mobile E-learning; Collaborative E-learning; E-Pedagogy; Web-Lecturing Technology; Innovative Web-based Teaching and Learning Technologies; Virtual Reality Applications in Web-based Education; Scientific Web-based Laboratories and Virtual Labs; Software and Hardware Systems for Web-based Education; Authoring Systems for Web-based Education; Multi-agent Technology Applications in Web-based Education; Design and Development of Online Courseware; Reusable Learning Objects for Web-based Education; Educational Portals for Web-based Education; Virtual Universities and Colleges; Online Degree and Certificate Programs; Quality Issues of Web-based Education; Testing and Assessment Issues of Web-based Education; Best Practices of Web-based Education; National Policies and Strategies on Web-based Education; National Projects on Virtual Universities and Web-based Education; International Projects and International Collaboration on Web-based Education; Academia/Industry Collaboration on Web-based Training; Corporate Web-based Training; Web-based Methods and Tools in Traditional, Open, and Distance Education; Blended Education and Training; Faculty Development on Web-based Education; Dot-com Educational Institutions and their Impact on Traditional Universities; and Funding Opportunities for Projects in Web-based Education.

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