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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 ...
Visualizing geographic learning objects through a mobile learning application
(Knowledge Systems Institute, 2013)
In this paper we explore how topics from two different fields of computer science, such as Geographic Information Systems and E-learning Systems, can contribute to the Mobile Learning field. In particular, starting from a ...
Visual impairments and archaeology: An experience with a talking book
Extreme Apprenticeship Meets Playful Design at Operating Systems Labs: A Case Study
The extreme apprenticeship instructional methodology, recently born in Scandinavia, serves to organise education in formal contexts, such as university courses. The fundamental idea is that a new task is learned by apprentices ...
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 ...
The virtual training center: A support tool for teachers community
Communities of practice for teachers are emerging, where the issues of life long learning of in-service teacher is supported by a collective effort and by applying modern methodologies and tools. The paper describes how ...
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 ...