Research, Reflections and Innovations in Integrating ICT in Education
Edited by A. Méndez-Vilas, A. Solano Martín, J.A. Mesa González and J. Mesa González
Published by FORMATEX, Badajoz, Spain (2009)

VOL. 1 (pp. 3-677) · Table of Contents
ISBN of Collection: 978-84-692-1788-7  / ISBN Vol. 1: 978-84-692-1789-4




General Aspects and Assessment in ICT Education

An experience to define the enterprising attitude as a transversal competence in the European Higher Education Area
R. D. Márquez Ruíz, R. A. Moreno Castillo, C. González Escalante, R. Espejo Mohedano, and E. Herruzo Gómez

Between access and use: a case-study on technology mediation in a school environment

M. Cristina Ponte, Ana M. Jorge, and Daniel S. Cardoso

Breaking the digital divide and social integration.
Okike Benjamin

CaCoCu: a multimedia channel to disseminate the contemporary culture as a source of educational materials
J. L. Bernier, S.G. Mendoza, M. Barchéin, and I. Rojas

Communication Channels of a b-learning experience in Higher Education
D. Rodríguez García, M. Lucero Fernández, and M. Montanero

Difficulties Encountered In Introducing The Use Of Information Technology In Teaching By Young Years Computer-Assisted Learning Center, Inc For The First School Year, June 1999 To March 2000
C. R. Perez, F. M. Zamora, A.C. Corona, and A.R. D. Paner

Digital Inclusion Program of the Government of Parana / Brazil
Almeida, N.P

Discourse analysis of blended teaching and learning and its implications for the teachers and students in Hong Kong
Zhichang Xu

Education in the Global Knowledge Society: Crossing Borders with the Intel® Education Initiative
T. Osburg and A. Todorova

Electronic tutorial for educational computer networks.
B. Sus and J. Guerra

Engaging Young Children in an Emergent Literacy Curriculum Using Microsoft® PowerPoint™: Development, Considerations, and Opportunities
C. Blum, H. P. Parette, and E. H. Watts

Evaluating elearning – from the satisfaction level to evidence of skills in the workplace
J. Reis Lagarto

Evaluation of the IKASYS programme
K. Santiago, J.F. Lukas, J. Etxeberria, and A. Gobantes

Examining online learning processes based on log files analysis: A case study
Galit Ben-Zadok, Arnon Hershkovitz, Rachel Mintz, and Rafi Nachmias

Formative and peer-to-peer evaluation using a rubric tool
M. Cebrián de la Serna

Gender awareness in media education
Jiří J. Pavlíček

ICT for Counseling and Careers Guidance Services
E. Palomba

ICT-based learning projects and programmes of ZAWiW
Ralph Schneider

Managing Storage Systems in an Educational Environment
F. Nunes, S. Falcão, and A. Carneiro

On-line course instructional design from the professors' pedagogic knowledge and technological abilities
L. McAnally-Salas1, G. Lavigne, and C. Armijo de Vega

Open Content as Reusable Learning Objects: Leveraging the Commons for Multimedia Instruction
Wan M. Fauzy and Nur Hussein

Organisational learning, real-time documentation and on-site analysis — towards intelligent organisations: a case study on team sport
O. Kivinen, J. Hedman, and P. Kaipainen

PC Architecture Learning through the Combination of Hardware Examination and the Use of System Information Software
L. J. Herrera, F. Rojas, R. García Bermúdez, H. Pomares, and A. Guillén

Personal information management
M. Cannaerts, R. Deslé, and F. Truyen

Project-based learning with ICT: changes in ecology classroom in primary school
G. Bautista and A. Escofet

Regional educational policy and their effects on pedagogical innovation supported by ICT integration in schools
J. Valverde Berrocoso, E. López Meneses, and J. Montero Melchor

RSS and Vodcasting for Undergraduate Design and Technology Students: Mobile Learning Scenarios, Issues and Challenges
M.R. Hepburn and A.R. Hodgson

School as a learning organisation: the specific contribution of the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Paulo Cunha and António J. Neto

Studies in Assessment of Multi-Media Technology in Ways of Expression on Virtual Image
Shang-Tsung Yang and Yu-Ting Lin

The Relationship between Self Report of E-Class Use and Students’ Perception at Democritus University of Thrace
N. Vernadakis, P. Antoniou, V. Derri, M. Giannousi, and E. Kioumourtzoglou

The Specifics of the Teacher’s Education Adapted Towards New Technologies
Felipa Lopes dos Reis and António Eduardo Martins

The survey of using ICT for international cooperation administration in education
J. Fabuš and I. Kremeňova

Theory, praxis and assessment of computer games for young schoolchildren
M.A. Paín, P. Edwards, E.M. Domínguez, and P. Reyes

Two decades of ICT Policy in Education. Changing discourses. Changing practices?
A. Ornellas, J. A. Sánchez Valero, K. Alonso and O. Molto

Voting technology, PowerPoint and interactivity: problems and possibilities
T. Haydn

Web system for the Academic Tutoring of Egressed Students
J.A. Pérez Mata, C. González Escalante, J.I. Benavides Benítez, J. Gómez Luna, and E.Herruzo Gómez



Pedagogical Strategies in ICT Education


A dynamic, web-based approach for developing intercultural communication Gilberte

An Educational Strategy Based on Information Technologies and the Collaboration between Academy and Industry for Software Engineering Education and Training
R. Juárez-Ramírez, G. Licea Sandoval, C. Cabrera-González, and S. Inzunza-Soberanes

Application of innovative instructional practices using ICTs to favour collaborative learning in Higher Education
I. Cuadrado Gordillo and I. Fernández Antelo

Assessing assessment
P. Peres, M. Moreira Silva, and C. Tavares

Back to the Future: The Power of Traditional Teaching with Modern Communication

Challenging multiple perspectives within e-learning contexts: a scenario-based approach for the design of learning activities
M. Kordaki

Designing Distance Hypermedia Courses
Amar Balla, Nabila Bousbia and Hakim Amrouche

Embedded pedagogy in scripted-media objects— a partial solution to the reusability paradox
P.C.Whalley and K.A.Quick

Embracing and enhancing ideas as a strategy for ICT education
E. Stefanova, P. Boytchev, N. Nikolova, E. Kovatcheva, and E. Sendova

IICT model: a pedagogical strategie for education
S. Silva Cruz and A. Amorim Carvalho

Innovative-didactic program complex as a facility of realization of new paradigm in education
Yuldashev Z.Kh. and Ashurova D.N

Knowledge or content? The philosophical boundaries in e-learning pedagogical theories.
N. S. A. Silva, G. J. M. Costa, S. Rogerson, and M. Prior

Mastering skills using ICT: An active learning approach
N.M. van Diepen, Eliza Stefanova, and Malgorzata Miranowicz

Personalisation of Learning
Kateřina Kostolányová, Jana Šarmanová, Jana Kapounová, and Ondřej Takacs

The changing vision of an e-teacher: a retrospective
C. Armijo de Vega, L. McAnally-Salas, and S. Ojeda Benítez

The Contextually-Partitioned Web: An Investigation into the Role and Use of Structured Collabularies in Digital Repositories as Information Filters to Improve the Web User’s Experience
J. C. Samuel, J. M. Hinson, and J. L. Sanson

The Copyright Law of e-Learning in Czech legal Frame
S. Hubackova and M. Ruzickova

Time Management in E-learning
Tomas Foltynek and Arnost Motycka

Virtual Learning Space WebCT and Podcasting
S. Hubackova



Language Learning


A Software System for Learning the Vocabulary and Collocations: Results of a Training Experiment
Pavel Diachenko

Asynchronous user communication and management tools in the InGenio e-learning platform
J. M. de Siqueira, A. Gimeno Sanz, and A. Martínez Sáez

b-learning in classics: a pilot online course for the study of the ancient Greek grammar
D. Vlachopoulos and P. Gómez Cardó

Concept of Educational Design for Serious Games
B. Holm Sørensen

Contrast and validation of computer assisted language testing in Chinese students learning Spanish
J. M. de Siqueira, D. González, J. García Laborda, and T. Magal Royo

Developing literary literacy: reading hyper-literature in English language classes
Rita Baleiro

Multidisciplinary ICT based learning in practice
C. Tavares Ribeiro and C. Oliveira Martins

The inhibition of mother tongue interference in foreign language speech perception and production- a proposed solution for European university students
Anthony Stenton

The use of wikis in the writing of branching stories in a foreign language class
N. Moreno



ICT in Science & Engineering Education


A Descriptive e-Learning Environment for Mathematics
P. Semião

A methodology and a framework proposal for competitive learning in programming courses
R. Neves Madeira, Bruno Silva, and C. Grueau

A model for effective real-time entry of mathematical expressions
Marco Pollanen and Michael Reynolds

An Interdisciplinary Environment for Science Learning
S. Cuomo, B. D’Aniello, A. Murano, and E. Saulino

An on-line experiment: Solar Cell I-V Characterization
A. Neveu, A. Legendre, O. Martínez, J. Adiego, M. A. González and V. Parra

An On-line Introduction to Special Relativity with Experimental Support.
Anibal Rodriguez Gomez and Jonas Torres Montealban

Chemistry education with podcasts. Strategy and effectiveness
N. Miranowicz and M. Miranowicz

CmapTools free software Use for implementing Chemistry Concept Maps with Teacher Training Students
C. Aguirre Pérez

Collaborative Concept Mapping by Using CmapTools: Supporting Conceptualisation and Learning in Higher Education
M. Pehkonen, I. T. Koponen, and T. Mäntylä

Competency and skills training for Internet use of standards and procedures databases in the aeronautical industry
M. G. Del Rio-Cidoncha, J. Martínez-Palacios, R. Ortiz-Marin, L. García-Ruesgas, and M. L. Balsa-Anaya

Considerations on Pupils' Feedback Concerning the Use of Virtual Experiments in Science Teaching
L. M. Gorghiu, G. Gorghiu, C. Dumitrescu, R. L. Olteanu, A. M. Suduc and, M. Bizoi

Development of courseware for early school years‘ science education
Ana Cristina Torres and Rui Marques Vieira

Educational experiences with interactive whiteboard in teaching Natural Sciences
Małgorzata Bartoszewicz

Exploring Chemistry Using Virtual Instrumentation – Challenges and Successes
L. M. Gorghiu, G. Gorghiu, T. Alexandrescu, and L. Borcea

ICT – Competencies in Mathematics and Informatics
Hans-Stefan Siller and Karl Josef Fuchs

ICT use in science Education
B. Jarosievitz

Imparting psychomotor skills to the learners using computer aided instructions in Engineering Education
R. Mishra, S. Barrans, and C. Pislaru

Integrating Technologies in Linear Algebra Lectures
M. Pires and M. G. Marques

Interesting Chemistry – A Multimedia Task Collection Types of Inorganic Compounds
H. Gulińska

Interface design of a virtual laboratory for mobile robot programming
U. Borgolte

LON-CAPA - An Open-Source Learning Content Management and Assessment System for the Sciences
Gerd Kortemeyer

Multimedia software as support for a self-explaining visit path in science museum: the “Domus Archimedea” experience.
M. Bianucci, R. Fieschi, L. Gambarelli , C. Mantovani, and S. Merlino

New Practices of Learning Using Adjustable Software
E.Rodrigues, J.Moreno, and D.Grilo

Playing with science in the kindergarten
C. P. Barbosa, M. C. Martins Gonçalves, A. A. Almeida, J. B. Oliveira, J. Miranda, J. Soares, P. Martins, D. R. Fernandes, R. Fontes, M. A. Sá, A. Guerra, A. T. Esteves, R. Almeida, C. Leite and M. J. Martins

Promoting and teaching “hard” science in an amusing way: the “Domus Archimedea” approach to Greek mathematics
M. Bianucci, R. Fieschi, L.Gambarelli, C. Mantovani, and S. Merlino

Simulated physics experiments developed in the frame of the VccSSe European project
W. Tlaczala1, M. Mazanka, M. Zaremba, A. Zagorski, and G. Gorghiu

Strategies for a Web-based Mathematics Course
P. Semião

Student patterns of interaction in asynchronous online discussions: Implications for teaching and research
Judith B. Pena-Shaff

Study of uniform torsion in beams using matlab virtual laboratory
J.M. Martínez-Jiménez, P.Martinez-Jimenez, A. Martinez-Valle, JM Martínez-Valle, M. Varo Martínez,
and R. Castro Triguero

Using ICT to enhance knowledge about sound
Maria Teresa Soares and Paulo Cunha

Using VLEs to support student centred learning in Control Engineering Education
C. Pislaru and R. Mishra

Virtual environment for the management of mathematical knowledge
A. Soberanes Martín and M. Martínez Reyes

Virtual physics laboratory for distance learning developed in the frame of the VccSSe European project
W. Tlaczala, M. Zaremba, A. Zagorski, and G. Gorghiu



Technologies in the Service of Education


50% Increase in the Use of Information Technology and Multimedia and Its Implication To Batch 2006 At Young Years Computer-Assisted Learning Center, Inc. Tiaong Quezon Philippines
N. V. Malabanan, O.C. Evangelista , R. E. Pangantijon, and M.L. Enriquez

ADVISOR®: Towards Holistic Model-Based e-Learning Environments Based On Meta-Modelling Concepts
Wilfrid Utz, Vedran Hrgovcic, and Dimitris Karagiannis

Aiding Academics to move from knowledge management to knowledge creation: Conceptualisation of a Personal Academic Environment (PAE)
D. Casanova, B. Holmes, and I. Huet

Automated skills assessment in mobile environment
Katarína Jelemenská, Matej Jurikovič, Peter Pištek, and Pavel Čičák

Building virtual educational environment
J. Mattila, S. Federley, J. Horelli, and M. Väänänen

Computer Supported for Practicing Text Understanding in Pairs
Sara Streng, Karsten Stegmann, Jonas Koch, Heinrich Hussmann, and Frank Fischer

Courseware Sere: Technical and Didactic Evaluation
António Pedro Costa, Maria João Loureiro, Luís Paulo Reis, Patrícia Sá, Cecília Guerra, and Rui Vieira

Design and Architecture of an Integrated E-learning Environment.Case Study on Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Alina Andreica

Developing the e-Learning-oriented e-Assessment
G. Rodríguez Gómez (Coord.), M.S. Ibarra Sáiz, J.M. Dodero, M.A. Gómez Ruiz, B. Gallego Noche, D. Cabeza Sánchez, V. Quesada Serra,and Álvaro Martínez del Val

E-study resources: How we can design them for re-use in many situations?
M. Drozdova and K. Pilatova

Governance and management in the universities. Ict for decisional processes
Maria Grazia Simone and Giuseppina Marselli

Hyperdocuments: the making of a digital pedagogical material
Carlos E. Padilha Severo, A. M. Bulegon, Eunice M. Mussoi, M. L. Pozzatti Flores, and José Valdeni de Lima

Identity technologies for worldware integration in collaboration and eLearning tools
J. A. Accino Domínguez

Improving creative thinking abilities using a generic collaborative creativity support system
Florian Forster

Including Media Education in the curricula: a DVD to help teachers and students in school newspapers production
M. Helena Menezes and V. Nabais Tomé

Innovations for Current Technology Enhanced Learning Systems
Z. Bizonova, M. Kardos, K. Maillet, and K. Pilatova

Mobile Learning Using Text-To-Speech Technologies
O. Zbozhna, H.-R. Vatterrott, A. Martens, and D. Tavangarian

Multilevel Collabrative Framework for Implentation of E-learning System.
S.G. Jadha and G. N. Shinde

Organization of the argumentative text in a blended-learning environment
A. de Sousa de Pinho and L. Álvares Pereira

Safeguarding the User - Developing a Multimodal Design for Surveying and Raising Internet Safety and Security Awareness.
L. Gjedde, R. Sharp , P. Andersen, and H. Meldgaard

Semantic Annotation and Tagging in the KP-LAB environment: mining the learning and knowledge dynamics.
A. Locoro, A.M. Scapolla, D.Grignani

Specifications and standards for use of educational digital content
Alenka Kavčič

The retrieval of educational contents in mass media
María Luisa Sevillano García, Raquel Varela Méndez, and Sonia Santoveña

Tools for Synchronous Communications in Collaborative Knowledge Practices Environment (KPE)
I. Furnadzhiev, V. Tchoumatchenko, T.Vasileva, M.Lakkala, and M. Bauters

VirtLab: Virtual Laboratories in Federated Environments
José Quintino Rogado

Virtual environment in Civil Engineering education: Construction of a wall, a bridge and a roof
Alcínia Z. Sampaio, Pedro G. Henriques and Carlos O. Cruz

Visual Model Editor for Supporting Collaborative Semantic Modeling
C. Richter, H. Allert, V. Tchoumatchenko, T. Vasileva, L. Ilomäki, and Kari Kosonen



Virtual Worlds


Exploring the real possibilities for virtual conferencing during student teacher field experiences
Kathleen Nolan and Art Exner

Knowing culture in Second Life: international literacy and the technological know how in a virtual world
Sean William John McMinn

Virtual reality on the web: the 21st Century World project
Nicoletta Adamo-Villani, Eric Johnson, and Tyler Penrod





A method to assess collaboration during the learning by means of video games
N. Padilla Zea, J. L. González Sánchez, and F. L. Gutiérrez

How To Take Care of an Alien? New Multimedia Games for Teaching Algorithmic Concepts in Primary Schools
M. Weigend

Learning experiences by using video game consoles
M. Garay Serrano, M. Gaspar Rodríguez, J.E. Agudo Garzón, and H. Sánchez Santamaría





Electronic portfolios in teacher education: Does sequence matter?
S. D. Arnold and D. De Vito

E-portfolio : a pedagogical tool for the design of personal and professional student project
S. Mailles-Viard Metz and H. Albernhe-Giordan

Evaluation of learning based on transverse competences. Design and development of the etransfolio in an online university
E. Barberà, G. Aguado, and A. Rodera

Portfolios for Business English
Lut Baten

The practical application of e-portfolio at the Open University of Catalonia: assesment of competence based learning.
Elena Barberà, Magí Almirall and José Mora

Tutorial experience on learning environments using e-portfolio
M. G. Del Rio-Cidoncha, J. Martínez-Palacios, L. García-Ruesgas, and R. Ortiz-Marin