Future Directions In Distance Learning And Communication Technologies

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Distance education technology combines communication with educational and intelligent methods to develop software and hardware systems that support learning activities with spatiotemporal flexibilities.

Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies presents theoretical studies and practical solutions for engineers, educational professionals, and graduate students in the research areas of e-learning, distance education, and instructional design. This book provides readers with cutting-edge solutions and research directions pertinent to these evolving fields.

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Ch. I A survey of distance education challenges and technologies 1
Ch. II An E-learning system based on the top-down method and the cellular models 27
Ch. III Privacy and security in E-learning 52
Ch. IV Bluetooth scatternet using an ad hoc bridge node routing protocol for outdoor distance education 76
Ch. V Ubiquitous agent-based campus information providing system for cellular phones 94
Ch. VI An XML-based approach to multimedia engineering for distance learning 108
Ch. VII Open multi-agent systems for collaborative Web-based learning 138
Ch. VIII Concept effect model : an effective approach to developing adaptive hypermedia systems 151
Ch. IX A virtual laboratory for digital signal processing 171
Ch. X Interactive E-learning 189
Ch. XI Using ontology as scaffolding for authoring teaching materials 203
Ch. XII The next generation of E-learning : strategies for media rich online teaching and engaged learning 222
Ch. XIII A SCORM-compliant U-learning grid by employing CC/PP 243
Ch. XIV A distance learning system for teaching the writing of Chinese characters over the Internet 254
Ch. XV Future directions of multimedia technologies in E-learning 273
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