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Integrating a web3D interface into an e-learning platform
In the paper, we present an application of Web3D technologies, X3D with X3DOM and HTML5, to enhance our e-learning platform DIEL. DIEL exploits the social translucence concept in order to create a virtual and dynamic ...
Open Source technologies for dyslexic pupils
(IOS Press, 2009)
We describe how Open Source applications can be used to achieve aids for the integration at school of pupils suffering from dyslexia. The experience is based on speech synthesis tools, Festival and MBROLA, and requires a ...
Sticky policies for mobile devices
Mobile devices consume significant amounts of information, from different sources. Thus they often deal also with sensitive or confidential data, in places or situations that could be not appropriate, or not compliant with ...
Hybrid learning experiences with a collaborative Open Source environment
The paper illustrates a methodology for the design of courses, which can be offered as traditional classroom-based, hybrid or distance courses. It is based on collaborative learning environment realized by means of Web 2.0 ...
Developing a web 3.0 e-learning portal with X3D technologies
The paper describes our experience in the development of the DIEL learning management system, and especially its 3D interface, which has been developed using X3D. DIEL allows to structure learning activities along a virtual ...
Tools for supporting hybrid learning strategies in Open Source software environments
In this paper, we illustrate how a cooperative learning paradigm may benefit from cutting edge e-learning techniques. We use Web 2.0 resources (especially AJAX) to fulfill requirements for an interactive-constructivistic ...
Bridging the Gap between PLE and LMS
(IEEE Press, 2011)
Learning Management Systems (LMS) represent today's preferred technology for institutional e-learning. Unfortunately, they show poor adaptability to each user's needs, and learners may suffer from the walled garden effect. ...
Open Source Software für sehbehinderte Menschen
(Pabst Science Publ., 2008)
A precise style for business process modelling: Results from two controlled experiments
We present a precise style for the modelling of business processes based on the UML activity diagrams and two controlled experiments to compare this style with a lighter variant. The comparison has been performed with ...
Integrating multidimensional means in e-learning
In the paper, we present DIEL, an application that makes a mixed use of a number of multimedia sources to enrich a well-known elearning platform, Moodle. DIEL exploits the social translucence concept in order to create a ...