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Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society

2012 Volume 8, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. From proprietary to personalized higher education - how OER takes universities outside the comfort zone

    Ebba Ossiannilsson, Lund University, Sweden; Alastair Creelman, Linneaus University, Sweden

    Present trends in the mainstream adoption of educational technology coupled to the increased acceptance and adoption of openness in terms of sharing resources and open access force higher education... More

    pp. 9-22

  2. The role of e-tutors in the e-learning training paths: the experience of the Italian Revenue Agency

    Cinzia Bianchino, Italian Revenue Agency, Italy; Giada Marinensi, Carlo Medaglia & Enrico Ruozzi, Università La Sapienza - Roma, Italy

    A great number of studies and researches shows how crucial the role of tutors in the e-learning formative paths is to ensure both the obtainment of the formative objectives and the limitation of... More

    pp. 23-31

  3. The experience of L2L (Live to e-learning) at the University of Turin

    Manuela Caramagna, Cristina Giraudo & Angelo Saccà, Università di Torino, Italy; Marilena La Placa, Franca Fiumana & Matteo Bertazzo, Cineca, Italy

    This paper describes the experience of introducing new technological services within the e-learning activities of the University of Turin, in collaboration with CINECA. Specifically it describes... More

    pp. 33-41

  4. S.O.S. Ulcer E-learning: A continuous and integrated distance learning project regarding skin ulcers in the elderly population in Veneto region (Italy)

    Daniele Donato & Pietro Gallina, ULSS 16 Veneto, Italy; Ugo Baccaglini & Enzo Giraldi, Azienda Ospedaliera Padova, Italy; Loris Zorzi, ULSS 15 Veneto, Italy; Maria Manoni, SSR Veneto, Italy; Paula De Waal, Università di Padova, Italy

    One of the most significant problems that a frail elderly person can experience is the development of skin lesions. This problem is particularly important since it can have a serious impact on one’... More

    pp. 43-52

  5. Metacognition, motivation and self-efficacy in a socio-cognitive online environment. First results of a survey at the University of Pisa

    Maria Cinque, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy; Antonella Martini, Università degli Studi di Pisa, Italy

    In the knowledge society the processes of learning and of knowledge management take place, very often, online and in social online environments, thus producing issues of complexity and... More

    pp. 53-69

  6. Educational Robotics: Robotics from fantasy medium to medium for fantasy

    Giuseppe Alessandri & Martina Paciaroni, University of Macerata, Italy

    Educational Technologies can be used both as mediators for didactic activities in different specific contexts, and as self-sustaining tools in various settings, acquiring a relevant role in... More

    pp. 71-78

  7. An integrated learning project in university context: students’ voices

    Tiziana Cavedoni, Paula De Waal & Eugenio Di Rauso, University of Padova, Italy

    Adult education - like instructive processes involving new generations - shows two important aims: improvement of professional competence and democratic process promotion as basis for a renewed... More

    pp. 79-87