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2012 IEEE Fourth International Conference on Technology for Education (2010)
Mumbai, India
July 1, 2010 to July 3, 2010
ISBN: 978-1-4244-7362-5
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Papers

Synchronous technologies for online teaching (Abstract)

Dan Noonan , Information Technology and Software Division, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Florence Martin , Watson School of Education, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
pp. 1-4

Collaborative learning issues in synchronous online interactions (Abstract)

Yasmeen Ansari , Bharat Institute of Technology, Meerut, India
Shiri Vivek , Department of Marketing, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, USA
pp. 5-8

Effectiveness of WebQuest strategy in Microblogging environment for knowledge generation (Abstract)

Jayashree Shinde , SNDT Women's University, Mumbai, India
Manasi Patil , Vibgyor High, Mumbai, India
pp. 9-16

Clicking away the distance from education (Abstract)

Divya Tiwari , Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India
Jayant Bansal , Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India
Sahana Murthy , Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India
Richa Sehgal , Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, India
pp. 17-23

A methodology for enhancing programming competence of students using Parikshak (Abstract)

ChandraShekhar Sharma , C-DAC Mumbai, India
Archana Rane-Sharma , C-DAC Mumbai, India
RKVS Raman , C-DAC Mumbai, India
M Sasikumar , C-DAC Mumbai, India
pp. 24-31

A relevant online examination system (Abstract)

Aakash Trivedi , Computer Science & Eng., SRM University, NCR Campus, Ghaziabad, India
pp. 32-35

Best practices for teaching in a synchronous virtual classroom (Abstract)

Florence Martin , University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
pp. 44-46

Different brainstorming methods within the context of physical computing (Abstract)

Raphael Wimmer , Media Informatics Group, University of Munich, Amalienstr. 17, 80333, Germany
Hendrik Richter , Media Informatics Group, University of Munich, Amalienstr. 17, 80333, Germany
Andreas Butz , Media Informatics Group, University of Munich, Amalienstr. 17, 80333, Germany
Alexander Wiethoff , Media Informatics Group, University of Munich, Amalienstr. 17, 80333, Germany
pp. 47-49

Energy efficient wireless sensing framework to enhance mobile learning (Abstract)

Parminder Singh Reel , ECED, Thapar University, Patiala - 147001, India
Ashish Tanwer , ECED, Thapar University, Patiala - 147001, India
Muzahid Hussain , ECED, Thapar University, Patiala - 147001, India
pp. 50-55

An architecture solution for E-Learning System — ESSA (Abstract)

S. Pandit , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
A. Sanvedi , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
Preeti Saxena , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
A. K. Ramani , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
P. Nahar , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
H. Acharya , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
S. K. Soni , School of Computer Science and Information Technology, Devi Ahilya University, Indore, INDIA
pp. 56-62

Software tool for supporting ethnographic research in design and innovation projects in management education (Abstract)

Pradeep Pendse , Dean-IT & Business Design, Mumbai, India, Prin L.N.Welingkar Insitute of Management Development and Research
Anuja Agarwal , Business Design, Prin L.N.Welingkar Insitute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai, India
Aparna Krishnamoorthy , Faculty-Economics, Banglore, India, Prin L.N.Welingkar Insitute of Management Development and Research
Minakshi Agrawal , Faculty- IT &Business Design, Prin L.N.Welingkar Insitute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai,India
pp. 63-67

Towards development of a distributed e-Learning ecosystem (Abstract)

Manohar Chandwani , Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
Priyesh Kanungo , Patel College of Science & Technology, Indore, India
Hemant Kumar Mehta , Devi Ahilya University, Indore, India
pp. 68-71

Automatic identification of Granularity level of learning document (Abstract)

Sonal Jain , GLS Institute of Computer Technology, Ahmedabad, India
Jyoti Pareek , Department of Computer Science, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India
pp. 72-75

Implementing SpokenMedia for the Indian Institute for Human Settlements (Abstract)

Andrew McKinney , Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
Brandon Muramatsu , Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
Peter Wilkins , Office of Educational Innovation and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
pp. 76-81

Audio visual based pronunciation dictionary for Indian languages (Abstract)

Attassry Manoj Kumar , Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
Kathirvel Palanisamy , Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
M Sabarimalai Manikandan , Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
K P Soman , Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
Murugesan Chinnappa , Center for Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
pp. 82-84

Grammar Teaching Tools for Tamil language (Abstract)

R U Rekha , Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
M Anand Kumar , Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
Velliangiri Dhanalakshmi , Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
K P Soman , Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore, India
S Rajendran , Department of Linguistics, Tamil University, Thanjavur, India
pp. 85-88

Application of student-centered speech-enabled CALL system for EFL students: A case study (Abstract)

Ming-Kuan Tsai , National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Information Systems and Applications, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Shelley Shwu-Ching Young , National Tsing Hua University, Institute of Information Systems and Applications, Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 89-92

Synchronous virtual classrooms: Student perceptions from an online and blended education course (Abstract)

Michele A. Parker , Watson School of Education, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
Florence Martin , Watson School of Education, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
pp. 93-100

Leveraging Virtual Classroom for effective learning (Abstract)

Swati Das , Education and Research Dept., Infosys Technologies Ltd, India
Archana Pralhadrao Dhande , Education and Research Dept., Infosys Technologies Ltd, India
Manorama Bhoi , Education and Research Dept., Infosys Technologies Ltd, India
pp. 101-106

Self-initiated curriculum planning, visualization and assessment in improving meaningful learning: A comparison between mobile and ubiquitous learning (Abstract)

Bahar Poursaeed , Faculty of Information Technology, Multimedia University, Jalan Multimedia, 63100,Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Chien-Sing Lee , Faculty of Information Technology, Multimedia University, Jalan Multimedia, 63100,Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
pp. 107-113

Visual exploratory data analysis methods to characterize student progress in intelligent learning environments (Abstract)

Brian Sulcer , Dept. of EECS/ISIS, Box 351829, Sta B. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
Gautam Biswas , Dept. of EECS/ISIS, Box 351829, Sta B. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37235, USA
pp. 114-121

Synthesizing customizable learning environments (Abstract)

Venkatesh Choppella , IIIT Hyderabad, India
Manisha Verma , IIIT Hyderabad, India
Thulasi Ram Naidu , IIIT Hyderabad, India
Gangadhar Chalapakay , Amazon Inc. Hyderabad, India
pp. 122-129

A practical student model for a location-aware and context-sensitive Personalized Adaptive Learning System (Abstract)

Kinshuk , School of Computing and Information, Athabasca University, Canada
Sabine Graf , School of Computing and Information, Athabasca University, Canada
Guangbing Yang , School of Computing and Information, Athabasca University, Canada
pp. 130-133

Personalization of Learning Objects for a course on Database Management System (Abstract)

G. NandaKumar , Department of Information Technology, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering, Chennai, India
P. Sivakumar , Department of Educational Technology & Multimedia, National Institute of Technical Teachers, Training & Research (NITTTR-C), Chennai, India
pp. 134-137

Certificate in Information Technology (CIT) (Abstract)

Sandhya Kode , EnhanceEdu, International Institute of Information Technology, IIITH, Hyderabad, India
K Surya Kiran Reddy , EnhanceEdu, International Institute of Information Technology, IIITH, Hyderabad, India
pp. 138-144

Transforming Indian higher education through blended learning approach (Abstract)

Ganesh Shinde , Department of Education, Dr. B.A.M. University of Aurangabad (M.S.), India
Sandeep Patil , Azad College of Education, Satara, (M.S.) India
pp. 145-148

Creating open source repository of 3D models of laboratory equipments using Blender (Abstract)

Shruti Dere , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA
Sridhar Iyer , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA
Sameer Sahasrabudhe , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, INDIA
pp. 149-156

Building a knowledge repository of educational resources using dynamic harvesting (Abstract)

M. Sasikumar , C-DAC Mumbai, India
Dangi Ankit , C-DAC Mumbai, India
More Prashant , C-DAC Mumbai, India
Akshay Kumar , C-DAC Mumbai, India
Singh Manoj Kumar , C-DAC Mumbai, India
pp. 157-163

Innovative use of ICT for educational and community development (Abstract)

Himani Verma , Indira Gandhi National Open University, India
pp. 164-167

eSkwela project - eSchool for out-of-school youths and adults, Philippines (Abstract)

Machunwangliu Kamei , Communication Department, SN School, University of Hyderabad, India
pp. 168-175

The Shibir: Iteaching in villages — A CHARUSAT initiative for IT penetration in rural areas (Abstract)

Vishwas Raval , Charotar University of Science & Technology, India
Yogeshwar Prasad Kosta , Charotar University of Science & Technology, India
Amit P. Ganatra , Charotar University of Science & Technology, India
Devang Joshi , Charotar University of Science & Technology, India
Amit Thakkar , Charotar University of Science & Technology, India
pp. 176-179

Development of an innovative e-content generation process (Abstract)

Santosh Kumar , Mechanical Engg. Dept., Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi 221007, India
Abhinav Kumar Kushwaha , Dept. of Computer Engg., Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi 221007, India
pp. 180-185

E-learning development through Elicitus and Raptivity and learning enablement through Interwise a pragmatic approach in blended learning (Abstract)

Ravi Ganapathy , Education and Research, Infosys technologies limited, Bhavani Techno park, Trivandrum, India
S. K. Balaji , Education and Research, Infosys technologies limited, Electronic city, Hosur Road, Bangalore, India
pp. 186-189

A virtual laboratory for distance education (Abstract)

Kannan M. Moudgalya , Dept of Chemical Engg., IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
Inderpreet Arora , Systems and Control, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
pp. 190-193

Introduction of a web-based virtual manipulatives for teaching elementary mathematics (Abstract)

Kuo-long Chen , Department of Special Education, National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan
Yuan Yuan , Graduate School of Education, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan
pp. 194-197

Virtual lecture and laboratory outsourcing techniques in engineering courses (Abstract)

Soumalya Ghosh , ECE Department, Durgapur Institute of Advanced, Technology and Management (DIATM), Durgapur, West Bengal, India
Ayan Chakraborty , ECE Department, Durgapur Institute of Advanced, Technology and Management (DIATM), Durgapur, West Bengal, India
pp. 198-201

Study the applicability of Moodle in management education (Abstract)

Seema Purohit , MCA Department, NM Institute of Technology and Development, Dadar, Mumbai, India
Ela Goyal , MCA Department, SIES College of Management Studies, Nerul, Navi Mumbai, India
pp. 202-205

Introducing Second Life, a 3D virtual world, to students and educators (Abstract)

Shailey Minocha , Centre for Research in Computing, The Open University, UK
pp. 206-208

Instruction over online social networks: Where does the platform lead? (Abstract)

Rodrigo C. Rivera , University of the Philippines, Diliman, QC, Philippines
pp. 209-215

Analyzing different aspects of social network usages on students behaviors and academic performance (Abstract)

Rozita Jamili Oskouei , Computer Science/Engineering Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India
pp. 216-221

Various learning courses based on digital library conceptualization (Abstract)

Gamal Ahmed Ahmed Abdullah Alawi , Education Department, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), 202002, India
NakhatNasreen AzizulHaq , Education Department, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), 202002, India
pp. 222-223

Teaching speaking skills in English language to engineering students using language lab technology (Abstract)

Begi Margret , Dept of Communicative English, SCMS School of Engineering and Technology, Karukutty, Ernakulam, India
pp. 224-225

ChordATune - An emotion based melody harmonizer for piano music (Abstract)

Kulari Lokuge , Informatics Institute of Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Amani Indunil Soysa , Informatics Institute of Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka
pp. 226-227

Enhancing learning for Visually Impaired with technology: MATHVIS (Abstract)

Lahiri Soysa , Informatics Institute of Technology, 57 Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
Isuru Wimalasundera , Informatics Institute of Technology, 57 Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
Menaka N De Silva , Informatics Institute of Technology, 57 Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
Kulari Lokuge , Informatics Institute of Technology, 57 Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 6, Sri Lanka
pp. 228-229

Building intelligent campus environment utilizing ubiquitous learning (Abstract)

Kumar Mandula , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad, India
Sarat Chandra Babu Nelaturu , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad, India
Ramu Parupalli , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad, India
Nava Jyothi Karna , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad, India
Radhika Kambham , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Hyderabad, India
pp. 230-231

Identifying students' behaviors related to internet usage patterns (Abstract)

Rozita Jamili Oskouei , Computer Science & Engineering Department, Motilal Nehru National Institute Of Technology, Allahabad, Up, India
pp. 232-233

Scope of technology in higher education in India: A study (Abstract)

Astha Dewan , Department of Commerce, Shri Ram College of Commerce (S.R.C.C), University of Delhi, India
pp. 234-235

SCORM for e-Learning: Towards implementing a collaborative learning platform (Abstract)

Pankaj Parakh , International Institute of Information Technology- Bangalore, 560 100, India
Balkrishnan Venkiteswaran , International Institute of Information Technology- Bangalore, 560 100, India
Chandrashekar Ramanathan , International Institute of Information Technology- Bangalore, 560 100, India
pp. 236-237

Leveraging technology for creating awareness of problem-solving skills to engineering students (Abstract)

Chatarajupalli Srinagesh , Educ. & Res., Infosys Technol. Ltd., Hyderabad, India
T.V. Bhanu Prasad , Educ. & Res., Infosys Technol. Ltd., Hyderabad, India
K. Sudheer Reddy , Educ. & Res., Infosys Technol. Ltd., Hyderabad, India
pp. 238-239
Papers

A framework for technology based evaluation (Abstract)

Usha Mahalingam , Department of Computer Science Engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem, India
Dhayanithi Jaganathan , Department of Computer Science Engineering, Sona College of Technology, Salem, India
pp. 244-245

Accessing educational videos — A personalized approach (Abstract)

S.R. Balasundaram , Department of Computer Applications, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, INDIA
pp. 246-247

Collaborative 2D animations in e-Learning paradigm and its applications (Abstract)

Kamal Bijlani , Amrita E-Learning Research Labs, Amrita University, Kerala, India
P Anu , Amrita E-Learning Research Labs, Amrita University, Kerala, India
T P Anil Kumar , Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University, Kerala, India
V Vijith Krishnan , Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University, Kerala, India
K Nidhina , Amrita School of Engineering, Amrita University, Kerala, India
pp. 248-249
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