Current Developments in Technology-Assisted Education (2006)
Edited by A. Méndez-Vilas, A. Solano Martín, J.A. Mesa González and J. Mesa González
Published by FORMATEX, Badajoz, Spain (2006)

VOL. I: General Issues, Pedagogical Issues
pp. 1-732
Table of Contents


ISBN of Collection (13): 978-84-690-2469-8 / ISBN Vol. I (13): 978-84-690-2471-X
ISBN of Collection (10): 84-690-2469-8 / ISBN Vol. I (10): 84-690-2471-X





Administrador de Contenidos y Procesos de Aprendizaje e Investigación: una plataforma para el diseño de contenidos y procesos de investigación en línea
Ma G Hernández Villegas, G Carvajal Morales, D Martínez Magaña, Y González Neri ,Patricia Ávila Muñoz 3

An Evaluation of Open Source Learning Management Systems According to Learners Tools

Hüseyin Uzunboylu, Fezile Özdamlı and Zehra Özçınar 8

Apoyo tecnológico al mejoramiento de la docencia científica e innovación para la educación superior (IDES)

M Quintanilla , G Saffer, LCuellar, P Jaramillo, MRomero, C Merino 13

Bidirecional Multimedia System for Monography Defense at Distance

H P da Silva, A K Junior , L F de Medeiros, I B C Cortelazzo, M P M Ribeiro and R M, Ribeiro 18

CALLEX-ESP: a software system for learning Spanish lexicon and collocations

Boguslavsky, I, Barrios Rodríguez M and Diachenko, P 22

Competencias y Conocimientos sobre Herramientas virtuales

María Luisa Sevillano García 27

Deciphering Fact from Fiction on the World Wide Web

Janet Buckenmeyer and David Freitas 32

Distance Education and Didactic Quality A Possible Aim for the University Future

N Paparella 36

e-aprendo, Virtual Learning Management based on Moodle

Francisco Javier Burón Fernández, Alfredo Artiles Larralde, Enrique García Salcines , F

Angel Fidalgo Blanco y Enrique Rubio Royo, Carlos de Castro Lozano 40

E-learning in enterprises: identifying and realising benefits and improved business processes

I Solheim,, Y Barnard, M Storrøsten and E Sørhaug 45

E-Learning Teaching Strategy for Entrepreneurial Growth

CABourletidis, H Maglogiannis, Ioannis Giosos and D A Bourletidis 51

Evaluation of on-line Formative Actions

A Gámez Mellado, LM Marín Trechera, R Rodríguez Huertas and S Fandiño Patiño 56

Exigencias educativas en la sociedad globalizada

Mª Teresa Gómez del Castillo Segurado, Antonio Aguilera Jiménez 61

Factors influence Asian K-12 students’ and teachers’ participation in global networked learning

C Candace Chou and Chi-Syan Lin 66

Functional Differentiation of Incentives for E-teaching at Universities

Klaus Wannemacher 72
Gender differences in university students’ experiences in virtual learning environments: A pilot study

S Agut Nieto and A Grandío Botella 77

ICT Technologies and Intercultural Issues

Elisa Palomba 82

La creciente utilización de medios telemáticos en los ámbitos educativos

Francisco Sacristán Romero 87

Language Learning with First Click on Slovene

A Kavčič, T Jerman, P Liberšar, and J Zemljarič Miklavčič 95

Library marketing with RFID for supporting learning patrons

Toshiro Minami 100

Model for interoperability evaluation in e-government services

J A Martínez Usero, P Beltrán Orenes, J A Martínez Comeche and R San Segundo Manuel 105

Multimedia, interactivity and learning: some lessons from the United Kingdom

Terry Haydn 110

New Technologies in Classroom Design: Towards European Space for Higher Education

J J Domínguez Jiménez, L Marín Trechera, R Bienvenido Bárcena and M Marcos Barcena 115

Novel assembler to facilitate the understanding of how processors work

HPomares, IRojas, MDamas, LJHerrera, AGuillén, GRubio, AJiménez-Hubeaux and PIbáñez 120

Open Learning Meets the Business of Education: Trends in Distance Learning

Brent G Wilson, Patrick Parrish, Nathan Balasubramanian and Scott Switzer 125

Organizational effectiveness of the developmental program of the Hellenic Basketball Federation

Athanasiou, N, Tsamourtzis E and Kokolios, F  130

Pedagogy and innovation in education with digital technologies

J Johnson, C Chapman and J Dyer 135

Pilot experience for the implementation of the European Credit Transfer System. Adaptation procedure for a first year technology subject

J M Flores Arias, E Herruzo Gómez and M Liñán Reyes 140

Plantilla dinámica para asistir en la construcción de un texto para argumentar ideas científicas

C Merino Rubilar, M Izquierdo Aymerich and M Arellano Jonson 145

Process Based Modeling of Virtual University

ASlabý Mkadavová M Turčáni 150

Promoting the use of ICT and the development of media literacy and citizenship education: the multimedia CD-Rom "Let's produce school newspapers"

Vitor Tomé, Guilhermina Miranda and Helena Menezes 155

Research into student writing on computer: a qualitative and quantitative comparison between pen and paper and computer as modes of writing

T J Wallis, Susan Howcroft 160
Research Using ICT: the design and implementation of a research study using Internet- Mediated-Interviews

Serhat Irez and Mustafa Cakir 165

Strategies for Comprehending Electronic Text in Digitally Mediated Times

Vicki L Cohen 170

The effectiveness of classroom control systems in a traditional classroom environment

G E Truman 175

The role of traditional teaching institutions in global virtual learning

J Dyer and, J Jonson 183

The Structure and the Applications of Practical Activities in the Pre-School Teacher Training Program in the Open Education Faculty at Anadolu University in Turkey

Şefik YAŞAR, AssPofDr Mehmet GÜLTEKİN and Nil DUBAN 188

Toward a model for the representation of multimedia information based on users’ needs: economic intelligence approach

Hanène Maghrebi and Amos David 195

Ubiquitous Computation and Organizations

Filipe Fidalgo, Pedro Silva and Valentim Realinho 201

University teacher’s attitudes to ICTs

MS Prada San Segundo 206

Utilisation of Business Intelligence in an Education Environment

P Čech and V Bureš 210




“La Piazza” –Convivial spaces for inter-generational learning: Which role can learning technologies play?

M Barajas, R Magli, M Owen, G Toccafondi, G Molari and S Safin 217

A Comprehensive Self-Study Process to Evaluate and Assess Technology Education Programs

Janet Buckenmeyer and David Freitas 223

A framework for designing learning environments fostering creativity

Norio Ishii, Yuri Suzuki, Hironobu Fujiyoshi, Takashi Fujii and Masanori Kozawa 228

A Framework for e-Learning: A Blended Solution?

D Graham and A Valsamidis 233

A learners' quanta model based framework towards building dynamic web-based courseware

S Ray, N Chaki and R Dasgupta 238

A mobile environment for Chinese language learning

Chang-Chih Tseng, Chun-Hung Lu and Wen-Lian Hsu 243

A Multilingual Web-based Educational System for Professional Musicians

Carlos A Iglesias, Marta Sánchez, Álvaro Guibert , M J Guibert and Emilia Gómez 247

A preliminary study on integrating IRS with the lectures of Physics in the first year university courses

Tzu-Chien Liu, Ching-Chi Chu, Yi-Chun Lin and Yu Wang  252

A Survey of Use of Weblogs in Education

S Luján-Mora 255

Adaptivity in e-learning

F Kareal and J Klema 260

Advanced didactic computer trainer for the simulation and checking of the functional blocks of a Personal Computer

IRojas, H Pomares, LJHerrera, AGuillén and MDamas 265

An advanced interactive language teaching platform

Sven Radde, Liubov Gordienko and Burkhard Freitag 270

Analysis of similarities and differences of a training programme delivered through two different methods: face to face and e-learning

L Alonso Díaz and F Blázquez Entonado 275

Approaching pedagogical planning in learning design

F Pozzi and J Earp 281

Ariadne, a guiding thread in the learning process’s labyrinth

M Villamañe Gironés and TA Pérez Fernández 287

Assessment tools for the training of interpreters: the case of multilingual grammar evaluation

José L Martínez-Fernández, and José C González 291

Attempts by Primary Education pupils to learn the concept of binary encoding within the context of drawing: a case study

M Kordaki and C Mpimpas 296

Beyond contents and activities: specifying processes in learning technology

A Rius Gavidia, MA Sicilia Urbán, E García Barriocanal and G Macarro Plazuelos 301

Blogademe: How a group of academics formed and normed an online community of practice

Vanessa P Dennen 306

Building the ICT capacity of language teachers: empirical insights and lessons for sub- Saharan Africa

Victor Benjie Owhotu 311

CEAX’s Learning Support System to Explore Cultural Heritage Objects without Keyword Search

Taizo Yamada, Kenro Aihara, Noriko Kando, Satoko Fujisawa, Yusuke Uehara, Takayuki

Baba, Shigemi Nagata, Takashi Tojo, Yuko Hiroshima and Jun Adachi 318

Challenges to the implementation of CFT in initial and in-service teacher education

F Neri de Souza, A Moreira, M J Loureiro and C Guerra 323

CIRCE – ICT on Classics Teaching

A Perra 328

Computer Assisted Laboratory Instructions: Learning Outcomes Analysis

Salah Abdulrasool and Dr RMishra 330

Computer Assisted Pronunciation Training: The four 'K's of feedback

Thomas K Hansen 342

Cultura tipográfica para entornos virtuales y reales

Jesús del Olmo Barbero 347

Designing a distance course based on learning activities

Narjess Chebaane, Maha Khemaja, Rafik Braham, Jacques Vauthier 352

Developing academic literacies using e-learning

Mark Roche and Lindsey Martín 356

Development of a virtual learning community for the subject Numerical Methods under Moodle

A Mora Bonilla, E Mérida Casermeiro and D López Rodríguez 361

Development of general and specific teaching competencies through the educational use of ICT

C Glava and A Glava 366

Development of Multimedia Contents for Specialized Skill Education

Suriyon Tansuriyavong, Hirotomo Nagai, Katsuko T Nakahira and Yoshimi Fukumura 371

Digital objects supporting development of algorithmic thinking

E Milková and M Turčáni 376

Digital storing, filing, analysis and distribution of coaching material and games in Basketball

Tsamourtzis E, Mavridis G  and Karipidis A  381

Distance education as solution in adult education for female physical education teachers

A Amarantidis, P Antoniou and I Giossos 386

Edublogs as an online assessment tool

Judy Lee and Kay Allen 391

Efficient learning from multimedia web-based learning contents

J Lapuh Bele, J Rugelj  396

El aprendizaje multilingüe en un aula virtual

Ana María Delgado, Rafael Oliver Cuello and Lourdes Salomón Sancho 401

El perfil del alumnado en Nuevas Tecnologías: una experiencia en Educación Superior

P López Vicent  406

e-Learning integration in our European Higher Education Area

P López Vicent 412

Embodied, Constructionist Learning: Social Tagging and Folksonomies in E-Learning Environments

A Kohlhase and MReichel 416

Enhancing e-learning through supplementary offline material

Tobias Unger 421

Entornos virtuales de aprendizaje: El papel del valor del entorno virtual y la autoeficacia en los resultados de los estudiantes

R Peris Pichastor, S Agut Nieto and M A Gimeno Navarro 426

E-portfolios as assessment tools: advantages, disadvantages and required skills for its development

L Alonso Díaz and F Blázquez Entonado 431

Estudio de la eficacia de la WebQuest para fomentar el aprendizaje activo en alumnos universitarios

S Lara 437

Evaluation of digital educational material for distance education in basketball

N Apostolakis, P Antoniou and A Karipidis 442

Exploiting Professional Software in Secondary-Level Vocational Education

Th Hadzilakos, N Renieri and A Symvonis 447

Face to face learning methodologies vs Distance learning methodologies: Case study online using qualitative analysis

J Barroso and L Gómez Cabranes 452

Features of student-lecturer interaction in e-learning

A Grandío Botella, R Peris Pichastor, D Pinazo Calatayud and A Jiménez Ivars 458

How the education professionals view the manifold potential of a technological project

A Veiga Simão, B Cabrito and E Rodrigues 463

ICT competencies for the next generation of teachers

Aslaug Grov Almås and Anders Grov Nilsen 468

ICT Tools in first school ¿Why not?

I M Solano Fernández and & L Castañeda Quintero 473

ICTs and interactive multimedia b-learning environments for teaching and learning English as a foreign/second language

E Bañados and M Ripoll  479

Incorporating the Motivation-Hygiene Theory as a means of Evaluating b-Learning Environments in Higher Education

J Wilson and A Morreira 484

Instructional design and tutorial strategies in online training courses on qualitative research methodology

Juan Jesús Torres Gordillo, Víctor Hugo Perera Rodríguez 489

Integrated e-Education System Design

Matilda Drozdova, Milan Dado 494

International testing platforms: When similar outcomes meet different testing needs

Jesús García Laborda 499

Internet based complementary learning and assessment

C P Leão and F O Soares 504

Investigating the parameters that affect performance in long jump

Dr Panagiotis Antoniou, Iakovos Mastrogiannis, Paraskevi Maliou and Katerina Papadimitriou 509

iPod! uLearn?

C Laing, A Wootton and A Irons 514

La creación del sitio web europeo para el intercambio de proyectos de investigación artística musical

H Perez Lopez, N Lloret Romero and A Muñoz Garcia 519

La integración educativa de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación: una experiencia de acción formativa para reconstruir el currículum investigando sobre la propia práctica

Elia Fernández Díaz and Jose Miguel Correa Gorospe 523

Learning in Higher Education at Distance: quality and image

I B C Cortelazzo, R M, Ribeiro and M P M Ribeiro 528

Learning online, in the classroom and in the canteen: Why part-time students favour traditional learning environments

James Henri and Sandra Lee 533

Lexical functions in learning the lexicon

Pavel Diachenko 538

Making learners aware of the prosody of a foreign language

G Henry, A Bonneau, and V Colotte 543

Management Training with DVDs - some experience from university level distance education

WLaaser 548

Media Zoo: an innovative approach for promoting the potentials of learning technologies in Higher Education

Matthew Wheeler 554

Modeling of the D/A and A/D conversion techniques based on virtual instrumentation

W Tłaczała, G Gorghiu, A García de la Santa, M Kordaki, J T Rodriguez and J Użycki 564

Multimodal Teaching: The Importance of Using Multiple Models

Linda Barclay 569

New learning and teaching strategies in Virtual Learning Envi-ronment

Péter Tóth 573

Pedagogical use of ICT – an analysis based on the teacher‘s opinions

G Gorghiu, L M Gorghiu, R L Olteanu and C Dumitrescu 581

Predicting students’ marks from Moodle logs using neural network models

M Delgado Calvo-Flores, E Gibaja Galindo, M C Pegalajar Jiménez, and O Pérez Piñeiro 586

Predicting the use of Blackboard and predicting the use of a Personal Digital Analyser with the Technology Acceptance Model. A comparative and cross-validation research among Dutch pupils aged 12-18

Reinder Vrielink 591

Propuesta de formación de docentes para la enseñanza en am-bientes virtuales: una experiencia en educación superior

Mg Gloria María Alvarez Cadavid, Mg María Elena Giraldo Ramírez 596

Related aspects to the impact of ICT’s implementation in the teaching process

C Dumitrescu, R L Olteanu, L M Gorghiu and G Gorghiu 601

Scaffolding and interventions between students and teachers in a Learning Design Sequence

E Edman Stålbrandt and A Hössjer 606

Searching on the Internet as a key competence Analysis of the main variables involved in the information searching process

M Fuentes Agustí and M J Hernández Serrano 611

SFL-STILUS: a Didactic Text Checker for Students of Spanish as a Foreign Language

C Polo-Bayo, J C González-Cristóbal and J Villena-Román 616

Small group projects in engineering education - an experience

Dejan Djukic 621

Supporting play with digital media: Informal learning in the Fifth Dimension

Jenny Masters, and Shaun Nykvist 626

Teaching for e-Learning in the Knowledge Society: Promoting Conceptual Change in Academics’ Approaches to Teaching

R Webster and F Sudweeks 631

Teaching Strategies to Promote Active Learning in Higher Education

P C Oliveira1, C G Oliveira, F Neri de Souza and N Costa 636

The concept of similarity in triangles within the context of tools of Cabri-Geometry II

A Mastrogiannis and M Kordaki 641

The Didactic in a interuniversity virtual environment: ECTS experimentation supported in ICT

José Tejada Fernández (Director); Elena Ferrández Lafuente; Pedro Jurado de los Santos;

Oscar Mas Torelló; Antonio Navío Gámez and Carmen Ruiz Bueno  646

The new teacher and student role in the European Space for Higher Education: an ICT experience

A Navío Gámez, J Tejada Fernández, O Mas Torelló, E Ferrández Lafuente, P Jurado de

los Santos, C Ruiz Bueno and JM Sanahuja Gavaldà 652

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) e Learning Initiative (N e LI): Building an enabling environment to transform the way our faculty teach and the way our students learn

Eleanor J Frandsen and Garry Bridge 657

The research of performance evaluation to on-line self-learning system using the industrial wiring skill testing as example

Ping-Huang Wu, Chin-Hwa Kuo, Lon-biau Li and Ching-Zon Yen 661

The SOLSTICE Concept and Application– synergising research, evaluation and enhancement for intelligent deployment of technologies to support learning

Mark Schofield 666

The teaching and investigating practice from an alternative learning centre with advanced technology: the model room

Raiza González 672

Una herramienta para la formación psicopedagógica del profesorado universitario: La guía virtual e-UAB

M Fuentes Agustí, M Feixas Condom, C Monereo Font and J Gairín Sallán 676

Una propuesta para la alfabetización tecnológica de los docentes de la primera etapa de la Educación Básica

Bolívar E, Barrios N, Delgado R, García H , Iturriza H ,Maduro R and Rodríguez J 681

Usability evaluation of HyperV@luator, a software aiming to support teachers during didactic hypermedia evaluation

P Plantamura, T Roselli and V Rossano 684

Use of 3-D virtual environments to support the learning of programming

Ricardo Antunes, Benjamim Fonseca, Paulo Martins and Leonel Morgado 689

Use of a B-learning platform (AulaWeb) as a mean of student learning evaluation

MJ Villamide, Y Alegre, MR Alvir, R Carabaño, D Menoyo and N Nicodemus 693

Uses of the virtual diary in High Education in Moodle

José Clares López  698

Using collaborative strategies and techniques in CSCL environments

F Pozzi and A M Sugliano 703

Using Discussion to Facilitate Teaching Statistics at a Distance

JMills 710

Web Tool to Support Online Inquiries: Adapting Moodle to Meet Some of Tutors and Teachers Needs

V J E Miguel, S M M Guerreiro and R P C do Nascimento 715

Weblogs: New Communication Technology Uses in Resource Limited Environments

María Victoria Pérez Cereijo and Chris Myers 720

What learning theory behind the learning objects?

Maria Teresa Ciaffaroni 726