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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2240–2244
Hypothesis generation is a fundamental step in diagnostic reasoning that requires specific cognitive support. We hypothesize that existing clinical reference tools are ineffective at supporting hypothesis generation because they can be searched by...
The Pictogram Builder: Development and Testing of a System to Help Clinicians Illustrate Patient Education Materials
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 324–330
In this paper we describe the design and testing of a text-to-pictogram conversion system we devised to support the creation of illustrated patient education materials. The system is composed of three modules: a graphic lexicon, a graphic syntax,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 2177–2182
In this study we investigated whether the addition of qualitative interpretations improves consumers’ understanding of quantitative data from clinical studies. We hypothesized that the potential benefits related to the addition of qualitative...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3001–3004
Information architecture can provide a strong support to the instructional goals of problem-based learning environments by identifying and proposing optimal ways through which information can be organized and presented. The identification of optimal ...
The Multimedia Effect in Electronic Bilingual Dictionaries: The Effects of Graphic Representations on Vocabulary Acquisition of a Foreign Language
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4319–4322
This study was conducted to support the design of a prototype for a multimedia bilingual electronic dictionary. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the combination of verbal and graphic representations on the vocabulary...
Do Information Systems Actually Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Performance? -- An Analysis of 3 Different Approaches to the Design of Information Systems
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2251–2257
We present three different approaches to the research and development (R&D) of information systems: problem solving, decision making, and case-based reasoning. In contrast to case-based reasoning, problem solving and decision making are rule-based...
The Creation of Virtual and Face-to-Face Learning Communities: An International Collaboration Experience
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 35, No. 2 (2006) pp. 163–180
This article examines the use of technology in higher education to support an international collaboration between 2 graduate seminars in cognition and instruction, one in Mexico and another in Canada. The culture of both seminars is described in the ...
- Nakamura, Carlos (7)
- Lajoie, Susanne (4)
- Berdugo, Gloria (2)
- Zeng, Qing (2)
- Espindola, Susana (1)
- Franconi, Rodolfo (1)
- Garcia, Benilde (1)
- Lajoie, Susanne P. (1)
- Marquez, Luis (1)