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Maps as Learning Tools : the SWISSLING Solution

Armani, Jacopo ; Botturi, Luca ; Rocci, Andrea

In: 4th International Conference on New Educational Environments (ICNEE) 02, Lugano, Switzerland, 2002, no. 2.1, p. 7

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Adaptive Hypermedia Systems design : a method from practice

Armani, Jacopo ; Botturi, Luca

In: WWW/Internet 2003, Algarve, Portugal, 2003, p. 843

Adaptive Hypermedia Systems represent a great potential for e-learning; nevertheless instructors and designers find it difficult to develop adaptive application within their framework. This paper presents a map-based visual design method, developed at the AHS atelier in the University of Lugano and tailored for non-technical people, for designing adaptive courseware according to different...

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Integrating instructional design and hypermedia design

Armani, Jacopo ; Botturi, Luca ; Cantoni, Ignazio ; Di Benedetto, Maria ; Garzotto, Franca

In: Proceedings of EDMEDIA 2004, Lugano, Switzerland, 2004, vol. 1, p. 1713

The impact of new technologies in education has brought to the perception that educational Web sites have a more or less standard features in several contexts. Yet, an analysis of the existing literature reveals that the practices of Instructional Design and Hypermedia Design have few if any contact points. We claim that an integration of the two processes – namely learning activities design...

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Visualizing learning goals with the Quail Model

Botturi, Luca

In: Australasian Journal of Educational Technologies - AJET, 2004, vol. 20, p. 248

This paper introduces the Quail Model, a device for the classification and visualization of learning goals. The model is a communication tool that can smoothen the discussion within a course design team, support shared understanding and improve decision-making. Its theoretical background mingles contributions from Instructional Design (Bloom, Gagné, Merrill) with the insights of an author of...

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Knowledge as relationship and e-learning

Botturi, Luca

In: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (ELEARN), 2002, vol. 1, p. 144

The shift to new paradigms in education pushed by new media has initiated a critical re-thinking of the way we talk of and practice teaching and learning which is still open. Some concepts of the Western educational tradition can be helpful in finding a new way of integra ting IT in learning. This paper propose to consider knowledge as a relationship and shows how this provides helpful insights...

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E2ML : Educational Environment Modeling Language

Botturi, Luca

In: Proceedings of EDMEDIA 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2003, vol. 1, p. 304

E2ML is a modeling language spe cifically developed for the design of educational environments. It models the goals, requirement and design of the teaching and learning activity. Its core parts are a verbal statement and visual mapping of goals and a visual UML-like representation of the learning activity. E2ML can be profitably integrated with Instructional Design models in order to enhance the...

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The New Media Juke Box : a multimedia project

Botturi, Luca ; Inglese, Terry ; Rozalèn, Sabrina

In: Proceedings of EDMEDIA 2003, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2003, vol. 1, p. 984

The New Media Juke-Box is an experiment carried out at the University of Lugano in collaboration with the RTSI – Radio and Television of Italian-speaking Switzerland. The goal of the project was the integration and exploitation of archive media artefact into a new learning context. After a review of a general model of educational multimedia, a case study is presented, along with lessons learnt,...

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Pedagogical patterns for online learning

Botturi, Luca ; Belfer, Karen

In: Proceedings of EREARN 2003, Phoenix, Azizona, USA, 2003, vol. 1, p. 881

This paper describes the use of a new representation language E2ML to denote pedagogical patterns. With E2ML you can create visual illustrations to communicate of sound pedagogical applications of technology. The language is so intuitive that it provides the means to construct templates, and the possibility to be translated into XML and then use in a compliant platform.

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Design & trust as key factors for e-teaching

Botturi, Luca ; Inglese, Terry ; Rozalèn, Sabrina

In: Proceedings of SITE 2003, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 2003, vol. 1, p. 1379

The offer of new possibilities for teaching and learning with new media increase the complexity of educational environments. This fact consequently increments the possibility of negative learning outcomes, and makes the development of student-instructor trust more difficult. The design of procedures for learning activities may decrease s complexity by guiding students in the use of complex...

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E2ML : a visual instructional design language

Botturi, Luca

In: Proceedings of AECT 2004 Convention, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2004, vol. 2, p. 70