Strategic Applications Of Distance Learning Technologies

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Strategic Applications of Distance Learning Technologies provides tactical uses of distance education technologies to assist instructors and researchers in their quest to provide a progressive, alternative approach to traditional education techniques. This collection of advanced research incorporates global challenges and opportunities of technology integration while outlining strategies for distance learning within developing countries.

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Ch. I Synchronous E-Learning Integrating Multicast Applications and Adaptive QoS Sergio Deusdado Deusdado, Sergio Paulo Carvalho Carvalho, Paulo 1

Ch. II Online Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Software Training Through the Behavioral Modeling Approach: A Longitudinal Field Experiment Charlie C. Chen Chen, Charlie C. R. S. Shaw Shaw, R. S. 14

Ch. III Challenges in Delivering Case-Based Teaching in the Online Asynchronous Learning Environment Charlie C. Chen Chen, Charlie C. Albert L. Harris Harris, Albert L. Rong-An Shang Shang, Rong-An 30

Ch. IV Motivation-to-E-Learn: A Quantitative Design Technique M. A. Rentroia-Bonito Rentroia-Bonito, M. A. J. A. Jorge Jorge, J. A. C. Ghaoui Ghaoui, C. 49

Ch. V Algorithm Education Using Structured Hypermedia Tomasz Muldner Muldner, Tomasz Elhadi Shakshuki Shakshuki, Elhadi Andreas Kerren Kerren, Andreas 58

Ch. VI Federated Agent-Based Architecture for Collaborative Education Model Iwona Miliszewska Miliszewska, Iwona 84

Ch. VII An Agent-Based Framework for Personalized Learning in Continuing Professional Development Apple W. P. Fok Fok, Apple W. P. Horace H. S. Ip Ip, Horace H. S. 96

Ch. VIII Development and Evaluation of a Keyword-Accessible Lecture Video Player and Lecture Video Contents Takahiro Yoshida Yoshida, Takahiro Seiichiro Hangai Hangai, Seiichiro 111

Ch. IX Distance Learning in Business Aviation Industry: Lessons Learned and Implications for Theory and Practice Mahesh S. Raisinghani Raisinghani, Mahesh S. Chris Colquitt Colquitt, Chris Mohammed Chowdhury Chowdhury, Mohammed 124

Ch. X SEAMAN: A Visual Language-Based Tool for E-Learning Processes Gennaro Costagliola Costagliola, Gennaro Filomena FerrucciFerrucci, Filomena Giuseppe Polese Polese, Giuseppe Giuseppe Scanniello Scanniello, Giuseppe 147

Ch. XI An Architecture for Online Laboratory E-Learning System Bing Duan Bing, Duan Habib Mir M. Hosseini Hosseini, Habib Mir M. Keck Voon Ling Ling, Keck Voon Robert Kheng Leng Gay Gay, Robert Kheng Leng 165

Ch. XII A Virtual Laboratory for Digital Signal Processing Chyi-Ren Dow Dow, Chyi-Ren Yi-Hsung Li Li, Yi-Hsung Jin-Yu Bai Bai, Jin-Yu 180

Ch. XIII Information Retrieval in Virtual Universities Juha Puustjarvi Puustjarvi, Juha Paivi Poyry Poyry, Paivi 194

Ch. XIV A Web-Based Tutor for Java: Evidence of Meaningful Learning Henry H. Emurian Emurian, Henry H. 207

Ch. XV Personalisation in Web-Based Learning Environments Mohammad Issack Santally Santally, Mohammad Issack Senteni Alain Alain, Senteni 230

Ch. XVI Implementation and Performance Evaluation of WWW Conference System for Supporting Remote Mental Health Care Education Kaoru Sugita Sugita, Kaoru Giuseppe De Marco De Marco, Giuseppe Leonard Barolli Barolli, Leonard Noriki Uchida Uchida, Noriki Akihiro Miyakawa Miyakawa, Akihiro 251

Ch. XVII Web-Based Seamless Migration for Task-Oriented Mobile Distance Learning Degan Zhang Zhang, Degan Yuan-chao Li Li, Yuan-chao Huaiyu Zhang Zhang, Huaiyu Xinshang Zhang Zhang, Xinshang Guangping Zeng Zeng, Guangping 269

Ch. XVIII Digital Rights Management Implemented by RDF Graph Approach Jin Tan Yang Jin, Tan Yang Huai-Chien Horng Horng, Huai-Chien 284

Compilation of References 304

About the Contributors 329

Index 334

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