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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2010 Volume 6, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Technology Enhanced Technology Enhanced Learning

    Pavel Boytchev, Sofia University, Bulgaria

    The application of modern technologies in education does not necessarily lead to positive results. An important factor is how these technologies are used. This paper describes some ideas about... More

    pp. 13-26

  2. Intelligent Agents supporting user interactions within self regulated learning processes

    Carlo Bentivoglio & Diego Bonura, Università di Macerata, Italy; Vincenzo Cannella, Università di Palermo, Italy; Simone Carletti, Università di Macerata, Italy; Arianna Pipitone & Roberto Pirrone, Università di Palermo, Italy; Pier Rossi, Università di Macerata, Italy; Giuseppe Russo, Università di Palermo, Italy

    The paper focuses on the main advantages in the defnition and utilization of an open and modular e-learning software platform to support highly cognitive tasks performed by the main actors of the... More

    pp. 27-36

  3. Resources and users in the tagging process: approaches and case studies

    Felice Ferrara, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy; Ilaria Torre, Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy; Luigi Sarti, CNR, Italy; Carlo Tasso & Antonina Dattolo, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy; Stefania Bocconi & Jeff Earp, CNR, Italy

    In this contribution we propose a comparison between two distinct approaches to the annotation of digital resources. The former, top-down, is rooted in the cathedral model and is based on an... More

    pp. 37-51

  4. CADDIE and IWT: two different ontology-based approaches to Anytime, Anywhere and Anybody Learning

    Giovanni Adorni, Serena Battigelli & Diego Brondo, University of Genoa, Italy; Nicola Capuano, University of Salerno, Italy; Mauro Coccoli, University of Genoa, Italy; Setgio Miranda & Francesco Orciuoli, University of Salerno, Italy; Lidia Stanganelli, Angela Sugliano & Giuliano Vivanet, University of Genoa, Italy

    The Semantic Web seems to offer great opportunities for educational systems aiming to accomplish the AAAL: Anytime, Anywhere, Anybody Learning. In this scenario, two different research projects are... More

    pp. 53-66

  5. WordNet-based Summarization to Enhance Learning Interaction Tutoring

    Antonella Carbonaro, University of Bologna,, Italy

    The process of summarizing information is becoming increasingly important in the light of recent advances in resource creation/distribution technology and the resulting infux of large amounts of... More

    pp. 67-74

  6. Building an AIML Chatter Bot Knowledge-Base Starting from a FAQ and a Glossary

    Giovanni De Gasperis, Università degli Studi dell’Aquila, Italy

    Chatter bots are software programs that emulate human conversation and can show human-like conversational behavior in limited knowledge domain if properly crafted. AIML, Artifcial Intelligence... More

    pp. 75-83

  7. Ecli-Law: A simulated environment for problem solving in the feld of law

    Paolo Maresca, Università di Napoli, Italy; Giovanni Pascuzzi, Università di Trento, Italy; Lidia Stanganelli, Università di Genova, Italy

    This work begins with a journey through the fundamentals of design when solving legal problems. A fascinating journey that starts in our mind, by the way in which we prepare it to solve problems... More

    pp. 85-94

  8. Assessing online collaborative groups within institutional contexts: a pluridimensional approach

    Antonio Calvani, Antonio Fini & Marcello Molino, Università di Firenze, Italy

    The use of online work groups partially or totally self-managed is becoming a widespread educational practice even within formal education contexts such as universities, especially in job-oriented ... More

    pp. 95-104

  9. Blogging and writing in Italian as a second language: reporting an experience at the University of Genoa

    Emanuela Cotroneo, University of Genoa, Italy

    This paper describes a teaching experience carried out in the Academic Year 2008/2009 in Italian language and culture courses for foreign students on mobility projects and held at the University of... More

    pp. 105-112

  10. T.R.I.e.L., a national partnership for monitoring and promoting e-Learning

    Anna Vaiasicca, ISFOL Researcher , Italy

    The Inter-institutional Board on e-learning supply and demand (TRIeL) is an institutional initiative aiming to establish an observatory on the adoption of e-learning methodologies. The network of... More

    pp. 113-119