Contents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgements

 

 

Chapter 1

Cognitively Informed Systems; Justifications and Foundations

Eshaa M. Alkhalifa, University of Bahrain, Kingdom of Bahrain.

 

Part I

Perception, Memory and Recall

 

 

Chapter 2

Hypervideo and Cognition: Designing Video Based Hypermedia for Individual Learning and Collaborative Knowledge Building

Teresa Chambel, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

Carmen Zahn, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany.

Matthias Finke, Computer Graphics Center, Germany.

 

Chapter 3

Assisting Cognitive Recall and Contextual Reuse by Creating a Self-Describing, Sharable, Multimedia Object

Michael Verhaart, Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand.

Kinshuk, Massey University, New Zealand.

 

Chapter 4

Guidance in the Interface: Effects of Externalizing Information During Problem Solving

Christof van Nimwegen, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

H.J.M. Tabachneck-Schijf, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Herre van Oostendorp, Utrecht University, Netherlands.

Part II

Mental Representation of Concepts, Metaphors and Language

 

 

Chapter 5

Bridging the Gap Between Human Communications and Distance Learning Activities

Sebastien George, INSA of Lyon, France.

 

Chapter 6

Towards Non-Invasive Adaptation of Metaphors in Context

Alexei Tretiakov, Massey University, New Zealand.

Roland Kaschek, Massey University, New Zealand.

 

Chapter 7

A User Centered Approach to the Retrieval of Information in an Adaptive Web Site

Liliana Ardissono, UniversitÓ di Torino, Italy.

Cristina Gena, UniversitÓ di Torino, Italy.

 

 

Part III

Mental Reasoning and Interaction

 

 

Chapter 8

Swarm-Based Wayfinding Support to Open and Distance Learning

Colin Tattersall, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

Jocelyn Manderveld, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

Bert van den Berg, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

RenÚ van Es, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

JosÚ Janssen, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

Rob Koper, The Open University of the Netherlands, The Netherlands.

 

Chapter 9

From Engineer to Architect? Designing for a Social Constructivist Environment

Dr Karen Lee, University of Dundee, United Kingdom.

 

 

Chapter 10

Enriching Computer Support for Constructionism

Meurig Beynon, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Chris Roe, University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

 

Part IV

Individual Differences and Individually Based Systems

 

Chapter 11

An Architecture for Developing Multi-agent Educational Applications for the Web

Tasos Triantis, University of Patras, Greece.

Panayiotis Pintelas, University of Patras, Greece.

 

Chapter 12

The Impact of Individual Differences on Web Searching Performance: Issues for Design and the Digital Divide

Allison J. Morgan, Pennsylvania State University, United States of America.

Eileen M. Trauth, Pennsylvania State University, United States of America.

 

Chapter 13

Using Baysian Networks for Student Modeling

Chao-Lin Liu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan.

 

Part V

A Real World Case Study

 

Chapter 14

The Effects of Technology on Student Science Achievement

June K. Hilton, Claremont High School, United States of America.