• Conference Object  Open Access

      Algorithmics from early years 

      Jochemczyk, Wanda; Olędzka, Katarzyna; Samulska, Agnieszka (University of Cyprus, 2010)
      We teach algorithmics at early stages of children development by means of various programming languages and ICT tools in order to develop their cognitive and mathematical skills. Computational thinking is not only a useful ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Distance learning in mathematics education between two primary schools in cyprus 

      Anastasiades, P.S.; Christou, C.; Hambiaouris, C.; Georgiou, S.; Papadopoulou, E.; Papachristou, K. (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      During the school year 2001-2002, the Department of Computer Science of the University of Cyprus, in cooperation with the Department of Education, the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Bank of Cyprus, implemented ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Instructional software programs used in the Romanian higher education system 

      Dumitraşcu, Liviu; Dumitrescu, Stelian; Moise, Gabriela; Ioniţă, Liviu; Dumitraşcu, Daniel (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The social and political framework from Romania and the new technological revolution issued a revolution in the Romanian education system. There were initiated new forms of education and new instruction fields. Software ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      A model for combining computer-based distance learning with in-class instruction 

      Hench, Thomas Lee (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The use of computer-based distance learning has grown rapidly in recent years and, for those students who find their learning style suited for online study, these courses have provided a flexible option for the completion ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Online versus proctored testing: how do they compare? 

      Hench, Thomas Lee (University of Zilina, 2005)
      A major challenge in offering a successful online course is the deciding upon the method by which students are tested; namely either online tests or proctored tests in classrooms or specialized learning centers. When faced ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Pedagogical principles for activity based Training methodologies 

      Stav, John B.; Bergh, Roger; Engh, Erik; Mavrotheris, Efstathios (Stathis); Meletiou-Mavrotheris, Maria (University of Cyprus, 2007)
      This paper outlines and discusses pedagogical approaches, teaching principles and learning design of industrial oriented skills upgrading processes utilizing video based training sessions, blended learning methodologies ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Postcourse - www-based course on Databases 

      Jędrzejowicz, Joanna; Kwapuliński, Maciej; Kwapuliński, Piotr (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      The objective of this paper is to report the experience with further development and use of Postcourse a webbased course on databases.
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      The potential of distance e-learning in the Spatial information sciences – an evaluation of a pilot programme at the dublin institute of Technology 

      Mooney, Kevin; Martin, Audrey (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      The authors describe a pilot course in ‘Co-ordinate and reference systems for spatial information’, delivered via the Internet, to staff of the Irish national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi). The pilot ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Proposal for a Distance Learning System Incorporating Checks on Students’ Knowledge 

      Put, Dariusz (University of Zilina, 2005)
      The teaching process comprises two main, complementary aspects: providing students with information, and testing both knowledge of this information and acquired skills. The information may fall into two main categories: ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Solar: a case-oriented decision making program in radiography 

      Wells, Peter; Baird, Marilyn (Pedagogical Faculty of University of Ostrava, 2001)
      In many professional disciplines, the creation of meaningful learning contexts in order that students can form the essential links between the academic program and the practitioner’s experience, is a huge challenge for ...
    • Conference Object  Open Access

      Using webct with an off-campus diagnostic ultrasound course 

      Wells, Peter; Weaver, Debbi; Coombs, Peter (Department of Educational Sciences, University of Cyprus, 2003)
      Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, offers a Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound by off-campus distance learning (DL). These DL students are required to study under significantly different circumstances than ...