Methods and Applications for Advancing Distance Education Technologies: International Issues and Solutions, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605663433
  • ISBN-13: 9781605663432
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 408 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released July 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Provides communication technologies, intelligent technologies, and quality educational pedagogy for advancing distance education for both teaching and learning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Automatic Digital Content Generation System for Real–Time Distance Lectures.
2: E–World: A Platform for the Management of Adaptive E–Learning Processes.
3: An Efficient and Effective Approach to Developing Engineering E–Training Courses.
4: A SCORM Compliant Courseware Authoring Tool for Supporting Pervasive Learning.
5: An Ontology–Based e–Learning Scenario.
6: Adaptive Synchronization of Semantically Compressed Instructional Videos for Collaborative Distance Learning.
7: Refining the Results of Automatic e–Textbook Construction by Clustering.
8: Chinese Brush Calligraphy Character Retrieval and Learning.
9: Grounding Collaborative Learning in Semantics–Based Critiquing.
10: Improving the Usefulness of Learning Objects by Means of Pedagogy–Oriented Design.
11: Adaptive Animation of Human Motion for E–Learning Applications.
12: eWorkbook: An On–Line Testing System with Test Visualization Functionalities.
13: Choosing MOODLE: An Evaluation of Learning Management Systems at Athabasca.
14: Enhancing the IMS QTI to Better Support Computer Assisted Marking.
15: Streaming of Continuous Media for Distance Education Systems.
16: How Did They Study at a Distance?: Experiences of IGNOU Graduates.
17: Ubiquitous Computing Technologies in Education.
18: An eLearning Portal to Teach Geographic Information Sciences.
19: A Changed Economy with Unchanged Universities?: A Contribution to the University of the Future.
20: Rationale, Design and Implementation of a Computer Vision–Based Interactive E–Learning System.
21: Supporting Learners’ Appropriation of a Web–Based Learning Curriculum.
22: Development of a Web–Based System for Diagnosing Student Learning Problems on English Tenses.
23: Inhabited Virtual Learning Worlds and Impacts on Learning Behaviors in Young School Learners.
24: Research and Practice of E–Learning in Canada 2008.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.