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Author ICWL (Conference) (1st : 2002 : Hong Kong, China)

Title Web-based learning : men & machines : proceedings of the first International Conference on Web-Based Learning in China (ICWL, 2002), Hong Kong, 17-19 August 2002 / editors, Reggie Kwan [and others]
Published Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages) : illustrations
Contents pt. One. Applications. 1. A web-based computer-aided learning package on pipe flow / P.K. Yuand K.W. Chau -- 2. Application of web-based training (WBT) in Hong Kong organizations / S.C.H. Chan -- 3. University teaching in the "post Xerox" age / L. Naber and M. Köhle -- 4. On the design of mathematical instruction material for distant learning platform / P.T. Yu, C.M. Own, and H.P. Yu -- 5. Learning through web-based assessment / C.K. Wong, W. Wong, and C.H. Yeung -- 6. Architecture and algorithms of CPS -- an agent-based tutoring system for coached problem solving on the web / E.W.C. Leung and Q. Li -- 7. Integrating multimedia and software agents for effective web-based learning / T. Ishaya, S. Gussious, and C.M. Jenkins -- pt. Two. Models. 8. VEGA-KGQA: a knowledge-grid-based question- answering approach / Z. Hai [and others] -- 9. Collaborative learning based on multi-agent model / D. Wang, R. Shen, and L. Shen -- 10. Ubiquitous e-learning -- a concept of virtual knowledge / M.B. Andersson -- 11. A preliminary evaluation of a computerized adaptive testing system on the web / K. Wong, R. Kwan, and J. Chan -- 12. Patterns of web based learning in the semantic web era / A.K. Lui and S.C. Li -- pt. Three. Tools. 13. Improving the design of an online self-assessment tool utilizing confidence measurement / G. Farrell and Y.K. Leung -- 14. Refactoring the application infrastructure for building open-distance -- learning websites in the German literature and language domain / A. Schatten, M. Schedenig, and A.M. Tjoa -- 15. The design and implementation of virtual laboratory platform in internet / J. Wang [and others] -- 16. InCom: a collaborative tool for distance learning / K.M. Ng [and others] -- 17. PLATO -- platform for learning and teaching online / W.Y.M. Lee and H.A. Jacobsen -- 18. A web-based platform CLP for collaborative learning / X. Mao and Z. Qi -- 19. A platform for virtual laboratories / W.A. Halang and P. Tang -- 20. An adaptive virtual university / J. Garofalakis [and others] -- 21. AMADeUs: a framework to support multi-dimensional learner evaluation / P. Tedesco and A.S. Gomes -- 22. The effectiveness of using computer-mediated instruction in distance mathematics education / M.S.C. Chan
Summary This book provides an up-to-date study of technical, pedagogical and managerial issues in web-based learning. The successful application of web-based learning provides enhancements in workforce performance, helps to lower costs, and encourages innovation for web-based and distance learning. It presents a selection of 20 refereed papers given at the First International Conference on Web-Based Learning from over 70 submissions by academic researchers and industry developers from 19 different countries. It provides an excellent resource for students, researchers and practitioners involved in web-based learning
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Distance education -- Congresses.
Education -- Computer network resources -- Congresses.
Internet in education -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kwan, Reggie.
World Scientific (Firm)
ISBN 9789812776747 (electronic bk.)
9812776745 (electronic bk.)