e-Learning 2008 Proceedings

el2008 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on e-Learning

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 22-25 July 2008

Edited by Miguel Baptista Nunes and Maggie McPherson

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8924-58-4
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

A DRAWING ENVIRONMENT FOR BEGINNERS? LEARNING OF PROGRAMMING AND C
George Kripotos , Maria Kordaki

CONSTRUCTIVIST LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS IN ONLINE COURSE DESIGN: THE INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS? PERCEPTION
Carlos R. Morales

META-SIMULATING. DESIGNING E-LEARNING SIMULATIONS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNERS
G. Bruno Ronsivalle , Simona Carta , Giulia Calvani , Amos Carri , Alessandro Cecconi , Marco Coinu , Stefano Di Paolo , Daniele Mela , Silvia Micarelli , Marisa Orlando , Gianluigi Traversini

A COMPUTER GAME FOR THE LEARNING OF BINARY SYSTEM BY BEGINNERS
Stefanos Sikiniotis , Harry Kapros , Maria Kordaki

E-LEARNING COURSEWARE EFFORT ESTIMATE MODEL
Vajirasak Vanijja , Athitha Chokananratana

INTEGRATION OF MOODLE QUIZZES
Angel Mora Bonilla , Enrique Mérida Casermeiro , Domingo López Rodríguez , Luis Fernando López Anguita

?OAAT?, A NEW, SIMPLE AND POWERFULL INTERACTIVE TOOL FOR ECG ANALYSIS LEARNING
Yvon Lessard , Jean-paul Sinteff , Pridi Siregar , Nathalie Julen , Frédéric Hannouche , Stéphane Rio , Pierre Le Beux

A ROUGH SET APPROACH TO PERSONALIZATION IN WEB-BASED LEARNING SYSTEMS
Kittisak Kerdprasop , Nittaya Kerdprasop

A KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR CASE-BASED E-LEARNING
Hui-chuan Chu , Yuh-min Chen , Chiun-cheng Wen

AN INTERVENTION STRATEGY TO SUPPORT FIRST YEAR ENGINEERING AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT STUDENTS THROUGH REMOTE MENTORING STRATEGIES
Anthony Williams , Willy Sher

PROSPECTIVE DESIGN OF INTERACTIVE EMOTIONAL SOUND EDUTAINMENT SYSTEM: MESIG
Myunjin Park , Kyujung Kim , Dongwuk Kyoung

FACE THE HUMAN FACTOR - THE ROLE OF eCOMPETENCE IN THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Dirk Schneckenberg

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A VIRTUAL LABORATORY: A SIMULATION TO ASSIST PROBLEM BASED LEARNING
Annette Payne , Simon Kent , Opalyn Carable

THE EVOLUTION OF IT BASED CORPORATE HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT IN JAPAN
Atsutoshi Oshima

THE KNOWLEDGE CIRCULATED-ORGANISATIONAL MANAGEMENT FOR E-LEARNING PRACTICES
Toshio Okamoto , Naomi Nagata , Fumihiko Anma , Toshie Ninomiya

PATTERNS IN E-LEARNING POLICY (2000 TO 2005): LESSONS FROM A GLOBAL ANALYSIS
Mark Brown , Bill Anderson , Fiona Murray , Mary Simpson

INTRODUCING FREE / OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN SECONDARY LEVEL EDUCATION ? INVESTIGATING THE PRELIMINARY STEPS NEEDED
Konstantinos Georgakopoulos , Avgoustos Tsinakos

GROUP PROBLEM POSING/SOLVING COMBINED WITH GOAL SETTING STRATEGY ON THE MATHEMATICS LEARNING ACHIEVEMENT AND ATTITUDE OF FIFTH GRADERS
Shu-chuan Chung , Po-yi Wu

CONCEPTIONS OF GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION IN ONLINE DISTANCE LEARNING GIS PROGRAMS
Maryam Nazari , Sheila Webber

REALIZING THE SOFTWARE STUDIO PEDAGOGY: EXPANDING OPPORTUNITIES WITH TECHNOLOGY
Michael Wainer

STUDENT CENTERED METHOD TO CREATE LEARNING MATERIALS FOR NICHE-LEARNING
Junko Minato , Hiroyuki Mitsuhara , Kenji Kume , Noriko Uosaki , Mihoko Teshigawara , Hiroshi Sakata , Yoneo Yano

BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN A CSCL ENVIRONMENT
Lucia Rusu , Raluca Arba , Loredana Mureşan

E-SKILLS ARE REALLY CRITICAL TO E-LEARNING SUCCESS?
Rui Jesus , Fernando Moreira

PRACTICES OF ADOPTING E-SKILLS FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING IN UGANDAN SCHOOLS
Bada Joseph Kizito , Jarkko Suhonen

ONLINE ACTIVE LISTENING AND MEDIA COMPETENCE
Kathrin Figl , Christine Bauer

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SKILLS MODEL FOR EXPERT LIFELONG LEARNERS: A VALIDATION METHOD
M. Elisabetta Cigognini , M. Chiara Pettenati , Gisella Paoletti

WHY ELECTRONIC CONTENT IS NOT ALWAYS ACCESSIBLE TO VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS
Derek O? Reilly , Ruth Mckeever

PROGRAMMING WITHOUT PROGRAMMING: LEARNING MASHUPS AND WEB 2.0 IN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CLASSROOM
Mark Frydenberg

AUTONOMOUS PRESENTATION CAPTURE IN CORPORATE AND EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS
David M. Hilbert , Thea Turner , Laurent Denoue , Kandha Sankarapandian

AN E-LEARNING SYSTEM TO PREPARE NEGOTIATIONS
Sergio A. Rodrigues , Yann Duzert , Jano M. De Souza

VIRTUAL WHITEBOARD AND CHAT FOR A LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Ana Belén Cara Carmona , Carlos Moreno Muñoz , Antonio Cañas Vargas

TOWARDS EXPLORING EXISTING CONTENT ANALYSIS SCHEMES FOR ASYNCHRONOUS SMALL GROUP COLLABORATIVE CMC LEARNING
Peter K Oriogun , Diana Cave

TOWARDS SIMPLE INTERACTION IN THE CLASSROOM: AN NFC APPROACH
Salvador W. Nava , Gabriel Chavira , Ramón Hervás , Vladimir Villarreal , José Bravo

WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES FOR DIGITAL STUDENTS
Diana Andone

MEDIA2MULT ? A WIKI-BASED AUTHORING TOOL FOR COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTIMEDIAL DOCUMENTS
Martin Gieseking , Oliver Vornberger

PLAGIARISM DETECTION: THE TOOL AND THE CASE STUDY
Vladislav Scherbinin , Sergey Butakov

IMPLEMENTING AN INSTITUTION-WIDE E-PORTFOLIO: THE CITY UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE. (TELLING DEEP STORIES ABOUT INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE)
Neal Sumner , Olivia Fox

AMULET - AN IMPLEMENTATION OF A DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT TRUSTED SYSTEM APPLIED TO SCORM COMPLIANT CONTENT
Oana Ureche , Giovanni Tummarello , Mark Leyden , Peter Corcoran , Bill Mcdaniel

LECOMPS5: A WEB-BASED LEARNING SYSTEM FOR COURSE PERSONALIZATION AND ADAPTATION
Carla Limongelli , Filippo Sciarrone , Marco Temperini , Giulia Vaste

AN OBJECT-BASED TOTAL QUALITY REFERENCE MODEL FOR REALISING SYSTEM AND EDUCATION QUALITY IN DISTANCE LEARNING SYSTEMS
Chung-yuan Chen , Kevin C. Tseng

ONLINE IMPLEMENTATION OF LEARNING CONTRACTS: A TRANSDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Anthony Williams , Graham Brewer

ENHANCING BLENDED LEARNING BY MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES
Dumitru Dan Burdescu , Marian Cristian Mihaescu , Bogdan Logofatu

AN ADAPTIVE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH SUPPORT FOR 3D COLLABORATION
Claudio Kirner , Clodonil H. Trigo , Tereza G. Kirner

AN IMS-LEARNING DESIGN PLAYER BASED ON COPPERCORE ENGINE
José R. Hilera , José Escribano , Roberto Barchino , José M. Gutiérrez , Salvador Otón , José J. Martínez , José A. Gutiérrez , Luis De Marcos

USABILITY EVALUATION OF THE MOODLE SYSTEM FROM THE TEACHERS? PERSPECTIVE
Tereza G. Kirner , Carlos De A. Custódio , Claudio Kirner

AN E-LANGUAGE LEARNING EVALUATION CASE STUDY
Elena Ejarque González , Félix Buendía García , Antonio Hervás Jorge , Ana Gimeno Sanz

USING PBL FOCUSED ON KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE TO IMPROVE THE LEARNING OF SOFTWARE DESIGN
Juliana Lucas De Rezende , Stainam Nogueira Brandão , Ricardo Tadeu Da Silva , Jano Moreira De Souza

DEVELOPMENT OF CONCEPT MAP BASED ADAPTIVE KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
Janis Grundspenkis

DEFINING ADAPTIVE LEARNING PATHS FOR COMPETENCE-ORIENTED LEARNING
Jose Manuel Marquez , Juan Antonio Ortega , Luis Gonzalez-abril , Francisco Velasco

A PROPOSED THEORETICAL MODEL FOR EVALUATING E-LEARNING
Brenda Mallinson , Norman Nyawo

ALTERNATIVE METHODS TO SUMMATIVE, ONLINE ASSESSMENTS IN MATHEMATICS AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
Justin Hatt

AUTOMATIC GENERATION OF MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS FROM DOMAIN ONTOLOGIES
Andreas Papasalouros , Konstantinos Kanaris , Konstantinos Kotis

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTERACTIVE SELF-ASSESSMENT IN E-LEARNING SYSTEMS
Chris Evans , Peter Spencer

E-LEARNING IN A UNIVERSITY INTERDISCIPLINARY AND BILINGUAL CONTEXT: ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS? PARTICIPATION, MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE
María-eugenia Ruiz-molina , Manuel Cuadrado-garcía

IS MOBILE LEARNING A SUBSTITUTE FOR ELECTRONIC LEARNING?
Jirarat Sitthiworachart , Mike Joy

VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND LARGE GROUP TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A PRACTITIONER?S VIEW
Munacinga Simatele

PROVIDING ONLINE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR PRACTICE EDUCATORS
Garry Watkins , Graham Congdon , Tracey Baker

LEADING RICH MEDIA IMPLEMENTATION COLLABORATIVELY: MOBILISING INTERNATIONAL, NATIONAL AND BUSINESS EXPERTISE
Robyn Smyth , Belinda Tynan , Deborah Vale

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHING STAFF BY DISTANCE EDUCATION
Bogdan Logofătu

COLLABORATIVE CREATION OF AUTHENTIC EXAMPLES WITH LOCATION FOR U-LEARNING
Yen-hung Kuo , Qing Tan , Kinshuk , Yueh-min Huang , Tzu-chien Liu , Maiga Chang

FRAMEWORK FOR E-LEARNING STRATEGY IN THE EGYPTIAN UNIVERSITIES
Ehab E. A. Mohammad

CYBERLAB, REMOTE VIRTUAL EDUCATIONAL LABORATORY
Shek Kwai Teng

RISK MANAGING YOUR VLE: STRATEGIC IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING PROVIDERS
Stephen Farrier , Pat Gannon-leary , Chris Turnock

ORIEB, A CRS FOR ACADEMIC ORIENTATION USING QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENTS
Emilio J. Castellano , Luis Martínez

AN EPORTFOLIO IN INITIAL TEACHER EDUCATION: REFLECTING ON THE PILLARS OF LEARNING
Mark Brown

AGREGA ? SPANISH EDUCATION COMMUNITY FEDERATION OF REPOSITORIES OF LEARNING OBJECTS
Antonio Sarasa Cabezuelo , Manuel Canabal Barreiro , Juan Carlos Sacristán Heras

COLLABORATIVE SPACES AND USER-GENERATED CONTENT IN A LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAM
Branka Vuk Koračak

MODELLING COLLABORATIVE COMPETENCE LEVEL USING MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES
Laura Mancera Valetts , Silvia Baldiris Navarro , Ramón Fabregat Gesa

DATA MINING SERVICE FOR OAISTER DIGITAL LIBRARY
Petr Dole?el , Tomá? Dulík

TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED LEARNING FOR MUSIC THEORY AND PERFORMANCE
Kia Ng , Paolo Nesi , Neil Mckenzie

SHARING RESOURCES AND ACCESS IN COLLABORATIVE SYSTEMS
Lucia Rusu , Marius Podean

ANIMAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY VIRTUAL LAB: PEDAGOGICAL REQUIREMENTS AND TECHNOLOGICAL ISSUES
Elvira Kachafoutdinova , Nicolas Casel , Gaetan Pecoraro , Denis Zampunieris

MENTORING THE STUDENT IN AN AFFECTIVE WAY
Makis Leontidis , Alexandra Gasparinatou , Maria Grigoriadou

SEMANTIC LEARNING CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Radu Balog-crisan , Ioan Roxin

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACETS IN A VIRTUAL PEDAGOGICAL AGENT
Carmen Barrera Fuertes , Angélica De Antonio Jiménez

A NATURAL LANGUAGE VIRTUAL TUTORING SYSTEM
Eduardo M. Eisman , Víctor López , Juan Luís Castro

MILE - MULTIFUNCTIONAL INTEGRATED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Boban Vesin , Mirjana Ivanović , Zoran Budimac , Ivan Pribela

INTELLIGENT MOBILE LEARNING EFFORT
Panagiotis Kalagiakos

AJAX-BASED E-LEARNING SYSTEM
Mami Tanimoto , Yoshiaki Shikata

DIGITAL CLASSROOMS FACILITATING VOCATIONAL WORKPLACE LEARNING IN INDUSTRY
John B. Stav , Roger Bergh

THE PILOT IMPLEMENTATION OF THE EIT (ENGLISH FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY) E-LEARNING PORTAL
Vilte Gridasova , Alina Ivanovaite , Philippos Pouyioutas

E-LEARNING: STATE OF ART SURVEY, ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS TOWARDS USER PERSONALIZED E-LEARNING FRAMEWORK
R.rajamenakshi , Supriya Pal

QUERY IDENTIFICATION COMPONENT FOR THE PARES PLATFORM
Avgoustos Tsinakos , Konstantinos Georgakopoulos

STUDENTS SUPPORT COURSES?S EVOLUTION
Mihaela Gheorghe , Michaela Logofătu , Daniel Horhocea

IMPLEMENTING ONLINE COURSES IN PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN CROATIA ? THE PILOT PROJECT
Gordana Jugo , Mirta Jane?

CONTENT PERSONALIZATION: ASSEMBLING THE PUZZLE OF STANDARDS
Santiago Pérez De La Cámara , Alicia Fernández Del Viso , Carlos Rebate Sánchez , Edgar Rubión Soler , Eva Vázquez De Prada , Natalia Gómez Esteban

APPROPRIATION AND USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICT) BY FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THEIR ACADEMIC AND SOCIALIZATION ACTIVITIES
Miguel Ángel Herrera-batista , María Dolores González-martínez

TEACHING COMPUTER ETHICS: A WEB BASED APPROACH
Konstantakis I. Nikos , Triantafyllakos N. George , Tsoukalas A. Ioannis

DISTANCE LEARNING PROJECTS IN ANMC 21
Jiro Nishigori

A WEB-BASED ENVIRONMENT PROVIDING REMOTE ACCESS TO FPGA PLATFORMS FOR TEACHING DIGITAL HARDWARE DESIGN
Angel Fernández-herrero , Ignacio Elguezábal , Marisa López-vallejo

ENGAGING TODAY?S NET GENERATION OF STUDENTS WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES: A STUDY OF STUDENT USE AND PERCEPTIONS OF NEW ONLINE COURSE DELIVERY METHODS
Michael A. Kanters , P. Brian Greenwood

CISCO NETWORKING: USING SKYPE AND NETLAB+ FOR DISTANCE PRACTICAL LEARNING
Andrew Smith , Nicholas Moss

USING THE WWW FOR LEARNING: THE POSSIBILITIES OF VIRTUAL COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOL
Maria Inez Salgado De Souza , Niura Martins De Almeida

DEVELOPING 3D E-LEARNING APPLICATIONS: LESSONS LEARNED FOR NOVICE EDUCATORS AS CONTENT DESIGNERS
Penny De Byl

INTERACTIVE AUTONOMUS E-LEARNING TASK FOCUSED WEB SERVICES IN SCIENCES
John B. Stav , Trond M. Thorseth

THE IMPACT OF APPLYING AN INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL IN DISTANCE LEARNING: A CASE STUDY
Fernando Alonso , Genoveva López , Daniel Manrique , David Pérez-perez

EXPLORATIVE STUDY OF E-LEARNING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: A CASE OF THE UGANDA EDUCATION SYSTEM
Evelyn Kigozi Kahiigi , Love Ekenberg , Henrik Hanson , Mats Danielson , F. F Tusubira

TEACHING PRE-ENGINEERING AT THE FOUNDATION PROGRAM
Hani Harbi

MAKE REFLECTIVE CONNECTION WITH WEB DESIGN PRINCIPLES AND LEARNING THEORIES
Pei-hsuan Hsieh

FROM LEARNING TO KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS: A SUCCESS STORY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SEVILLE
Carlos León De Mora , Ana Conde Gómez , Juan Camarillo Casado , Manuel Ramos Gómez , Miguel Angel Sánchez , David Puente Bautista

THE REGULAR STEPS IN CHANGE MANAGEMENT DIRECTING THE DIFFERENT SOCIAL (ESPECIALLY CULTURE) WITH E-LEARNING PARADIGM
Nasrin Mohammad Alipour , Mansoureh Karimi

REUSABLE LEARNING OBSTACLES: PROBLEMS WITH THE UPTAKE OF REUSABLE LEARNING OBJECTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Peter Mckenna

ON FACILITATING AUTOMATED EVALUATION
Sylvia Encheva , Sharil Tumin

RECENT ADAPTIVE E-LEARNING CONTRIBUTIONS TOWARDS A ?STANDARD READY? ARCHITECTURE
Sotirios Botsios , Dimitrios Georgiou

ARCHie AUGMENTED REALITY FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE IN E-LEARNING
Vanessa Camilleri , Matthew Montebello

ENHANCING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF DIGITAL RESOURCES WITH METADATA
Mari Luz Guenaga , Javier Oliver , Andoni Eguíluz

EMPOWERING STUDENTS WITH ICT COMPETENCES
Dumitrache Anisoara , Logofatu Bogdan , Gheorghe Mihaela

ANALYSIS OF COMPUTER-BASED ECDL TESTING
Renata Danielienė , Eugenijus Tele?ius

MOBILE PHONES AS SUPPORT FOR DISTANCE LEARNING
G. S. Ntloedibe-kuswani

E-LEARNING APPLIED TO COMPUTER VISION
Pavla Ňuňuková

DOES DISTANCE EDUCATION LEAD TO HIGHER LEVELS OF COGNITION?
Puvana Natanasabapathy

DESIGNING A VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR ACCOUNTING LECTURES
Michaela M. Schaffhauser-linzatti , Regina Michalski-karl , Silvia Pernsteiner

SIMULATION AND OTHER FACILITIES TO LEARN STATISTICS
José Diz Pérez , Manuel Jurado Bello

SPACING EFFECT AND MNEMONIC STRATEGIES: A THEORY-BASED APPROACH TO E-LEARNING
Rehana Mubarak , Daniela C. Smith

APPLICATION OF INTELLIGENT ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS IN A COMPETITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Elena Verdú , Luisa M. Regueras , María J. Verdú , Juan P. De Castro , María Á. Pérez

MOBILE GAME BASED LEARNING ? THE FUTURE OF E-LEARNING?
Dragan Cisic , Edvard Tijan , Ivana Ilijasic Misic

REDESIGNING A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT TO SUPPORT SOCIAL AND COLLABORATIVE LEARNING PRACTICES
Iolanda Garcia , Begoña Gros

CASE STUDY OF A LEARNING SYSTEM PLATFORM APPROACH
Natália Gomes , Elisabete Brito

USING MULTIMEDIA IN COMPUTER BASED LEARNING (CBL) A CASE STUDY: TEACHING MULTIPLICATION TO THE INFANT SCHOOL STUDENTS (IN IRAN)
Maryam Honarmand

E-LEARNING EFFECTIVENESS OF COMPUTER-GRAPHICS CLASSWORK FOR DEAF STUDENTS
Miki Namatame , Seiya Inoue , Tomoyuki Nishioka

E-LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION: VIRTUAL PLATFORMS
José Mondéjar Jiménez , Juan Antonio Mondéjar Jiménez , Manuel Vargas Vargas , Mª Leticia Meseguer Santamaría

EFFECTS OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES ON STUDENTS? LEARNING BEHAVIOUR, ATTITUDES AND PERCEPTIONS IN E-LEARNING WITH VISION SUPPORT
Rishi Ruttun

ATTITUDES TOWARD STATISTICS IN E-LEARNING COURSES
José Mondéjar Jiménez , Juan Antonio Mondéjar Jiménez , Mª Leticia Meseguer Santamaría

E-LEARNING IN THE FIELD OF E-BUSINESS SUPPORT
Elisabeth Mendoza