Interactive Technology and Smart Education: Volume 1 Issue 2


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Can creating navigation aids benefit learning with electronic texts?

Ursula Armitage, Stephanie Wilson, Helen Sharp

Electronic texts are an essential component of any e‐learning environment. This paper extends previous research on navigation and learning with electronic texts by examining the…

Developing interoperable taxonomy systems for sharing resources within multidisciplinary communities of practice

Steven Richardson, Mark Childs, Jacqueline A Dempster

There is a wide range of issues involved in how users can exchange and integrate information and resources between databases given that each may have its own structure or…

Evaluation and multimedia learning objects: towards a human‐centred approach

Tom McEwan, Sandra Cairncross

If initial attempts to incorporate reusable multimedia into university teaching were characterised by the efforts of enthusiasts, the growth of the “Learning Object” economy in…

Learning method objects for knowledge‐driven environments

Ignatz Heinz, Ursula Suter‐Seuling

Interactivity is crucial for the attractiveness of eLearning content. The complexities of these interactions have continually increased with the introduction of virtual reality…

A simulated student agent for improving collaborative learning

Aurora Vizcaíno

The implementation of collaborative systems in learning situations frequently suffers from an emphasis on technical issues, which often leads to a neglect of the problems…

The mental workload of a ship’s navigator using heart rate variability

Koji Murai, Yuji Hayashi, Noriko Nagata, Seiji Inokuchi

A human navigator attempts to handle the ship for safe navigation by judging navigational information on own ship’s condition, targets and current‐wind effects. He/she has the…

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