Angeliki Poulymenakou

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concepts (principles, formulas, rules, etc.)<lb>are illustrated with concrete, specific examples<lb>(Horton, 2001) All units/modules in the Web course include an<lb>overview and a summary<lb>(Chua, 2002; Miller, 2002; Weston et al.,<lb>1999)<lb>Learners are made aware of learning objective for<lb>each unit/module of the Web course.<lb>(Chua, 2002; Miller,(More)
This paper discusses virtual communities' formation and skill development through the process of participation in collective practices in on-line role-playing game environments. The study that follows is mainly based on the participant observation of players acting in two popular Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games. Data have been collected(More)
As information and communication technologies become a critical componentof firms’ infrastructures and information establishes itself as a key business resource as well asdriver,peoplestart torealisethat there is more than the functionalit y of thenew informationsystemsthat is significant. Business or organisational transactions over newmedia require(More)
The electronic voting system of Brazil is widely trusted by the citizens of the country and international observers as an efficient and reliable mechanism of producing elections results that accurately represent the choices of the electorate. In this paper we examine the conditions contributing to such an attitude of trust towards a government institution.(More)
Advances in electronic technologies offer e-learning applications the possibility to become skillful and acquire knowledge on a task. The purpose of this paper is twofold. First to review papers related to usability methods and learning theories currently used to design e-learning applications. Secondly, to draw on the author’s experience from carrying out(More)
ABSTRACT Information technology is arguably an important tool for knowledge management, facilitating learning in a business context. However, the current use of information technology in this area often fails to take into account the multifaceted and dynamic nature of knowledge creation, knowledge transfer and learning. In order to address this issue, the(More)