Cognitive and Emotional Processes in Web-Based Education: Integrating Human Factors and Personalization, 1st Edition

  • Constantinos Mourlas
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  • ISBN-10: 160566393X
  • ISBN-13: 9781605663937
  • DDC: 371.334467
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 541 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released September 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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A preliminary classification of individual characteristics that affect the outcome of learning procedures is the distinction between cognitive and emotional parameters. This covers a wide spectrum of human factors and comprises a very important research area in Web-based learning. "Cognitive and Emotional Processes in Web-Based Education: Integrating Human Factors and Personalization" enhances the effectiveness of Web-based learning by incorporating cognitive and emotional human factors into adaptive hypermedia applications. This book covers a large number of topics in the area of human individuality that will be of importance to researchers, academicians, and practitioners in the areas of e-learning and education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Cognition and Learning.
2: Individual Differences and Web-Based Learning.
3: Personalizing Style in Learning: Activating a Differential Pedagogy.
4: Can Cognitive Style Predict How Individuals Use Web-Based Learning Environments?.
5: Cognitive Styles and Design Interactions in Web-Based Education.
6: Integrating Knowledge of Cognitive System and E-Learning Applications.
7: Nous: Cognitive Models of Working Memory.
8: Affection and Learning.
9: Affective Issues in Adaptive Educational Environments.
10: Understanding Learner Trait, Test and Computer Anxiety in the Context of Computer-Based Testing.
11: Cognition-Aware and Affective Hypermedia.
12: Individual Differences in Adaptive Educational Hypermedia: The Effect of Cognitive Style and Visual Working Memory.
13: The DEKOR System: Personalization of Guided Access to Open Repositories.
14: Diagnosing Students' Learning Style in an Educational Hypermedia System.
15: Cognitive Learning Approaches to the Design of Accessible E-Learning Systems.
16: Intelligent Books: Combining Reactive Learning Exercises with Extensible and Adaptive Content in an Open-Access Web Application.
17: Enhancing Individuals' Cognition, Intelligence and Sharing Digital/Web-Based Knowledge Using Virtual Reality and Information Visualization Techniques and Tools within K-12 Education and its Impact on Democratizing the Society.
18: Collaborative Learning and Pedagogical Approaches in Web-Based Environments.
19: The Impact of Individual Differences on Social Communication Pattern in Online Learning.
20: Collaborative Learning in a Web-Based Environment: A Comparison Study.
21: The Effect of Communication Styles on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.
22: Fostering Interactivity through Formative Peer Assessment in (Web-Based) Collaborative Learning Environments.
23: Supporting Group and Individual Processes in Web-Based Collaborative Learning Environments.
24: Employing Innovative Learning Strategies Using an E-Learning Platform.
25: Building a B-Learning Strategy.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.