Keywords: Cognitive load theory Human–computer interaction Computer assisted instruction Learning a b s t r a c t With the continually increasing complexity of e-learning environments, there is a need for integrating concepts of cognitive load theory (CLT) with concepts of human–computer interaction (HCI). Basic concepts of both fields were reviewed and… (More)
We introduced E-Learning tools in a lecture for computer science freshmen in the winter terms 2002/03 and 2003/04. In both terms, an independent group intensively evaluated the lecture. In the second term, we introduced an interaction tool, which allowed students to interact with the educator. The paper presents the tool, its use and evaluation results.
On the verge of the information society of the next millenium we are looking for innovative learning scenarios to prepare students for their future professions including the challenge of lifelong learning. In this article we describe our software engineering class which is designed as an open, self-directed, constructionist learning scenario in the context… (More)
Global society is facing formidable current and future problems that threaten the prospects for justice and peace, sustainability, and the well-being of humanity both now and in the future. Many of these problems are related to science and technology and to how they function in the world. If the social responsibility of scientists and engineers implies a… (More)