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Methodologies, Tools and New Developments for E-Learning

Edited by Elvis Pontes

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


Sergio Kofuji

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Adilson Guelfi

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

With the resources provided by communication technologies, E-learning has been employed in multiple universities, as well as in wide range of training centers and schools. This book presents a structured collection of chapters, dealing with the subject and stressing the importance of E-learning. It shows the evolution of E-learning, with discussion about tools, methodologies, improvements and new possibilities for long-distance learning. The book is divided into three sections and their respective chapters refer to three macro areas. The first section of the book covers methodologies and tools applied for E-learning, considering collaborative methodologies and specific environments. The second section is about E-learning assessment, highlighting studies about E-learning features and evaluations for different methodologies. The last section deals with the new developments in E-learning, emphasizing subjects like knowledge building in virtual environments, new proposals for architectures in tutoring systems, and case studies.

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Methodologies, Tools and New Developments for E-LearningEdited by Elvis Pontes

Published: February 3rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1115

ISBN: 978-953-51-0029-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5575-1

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

38936 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

21 Dimensions Citations


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1. Wikis and Blogs in E-Learning Context

By Teodora Bakardjieva and Boyka Gradinarova


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2. XML Data Access via MOODLE Platform

By Aleksandra Werner and Katarzyna Harężlak


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3. E-Learning Tools as Means for Improving the Teaching-Learning Relation

By Augustin Prodan, Paulina Mitrea, Mădălina Rusu, Cornelia Revnic and Remus Câmpean


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4. Methods and Tools for Increasing the Effectiveness of E-Learning

By Donika Valcheva and Margarita Todorova


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5. Technological Transparency in the Age of Web 2.0: A Case Study of Interactions in Internet-Based Forums

By Kamran Shaikh, Vivek Venkatesh, Tieja Thomas, Kathryn Urbaniak, Timothy Gallant, David I. Waddington and Amna Zuberi


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6. Exploring New Technological Tools for Education: Some Prototypes and Their Pragmatical Classification

By Luigia Simona Sica, Alessandra Delli Veneri and Orazio Miglino


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7. E-Learning Evolution and Experiences at the University of Zaragoza

By José Luis Alejandre, Ana Allueva, Rafael Tolosana and Raquel Trillo


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8. Designing an Innovative Training Tool: A Formative E-Assessment System for Project Management

By Constanta-Nicoleta Bodea and Maria-Iuliana Dascalu


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9. ICTs and Their Applications in Education

By Guadalupe Martínez, Ángel Luis Pérez, Mª Isabel Suero and Pedro J. Pardo


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10. A Comparative Study Between E-Learning Features

By Ajlan S. Al-Ajlan


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11. Collaborative E-Learning: Towards Designing an Innovative Architecture for an Educational Virtual Environment

By Michael K. Badawy


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12. Distributed Intelligent Tutoring System Architectures

By Egons Lavendelis


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13. Developing Distributed Repositories of Learning Objects

By Salvador Otón, Antonio Ortiz, Luis de-Marcos, Sergio Mazo de Dios, Antonio García, Eva García, José R. Hilera and Roberto Barchino


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14. Bio-Inspired E-Learning Systems – A Simulation Case: English Language Teaching

By Moise Gabriela, Netedu Loredana and Toader Florentina Alina


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15. Creation of E-Learning Systems by Applying Model-Based Instructional System Development Environment and Platform Independent Models

By Habib M. Fardoun and Daniyal M. Alghazzawi


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