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Date 6-8 July 1994

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  • Proceedings IEEE 1st International Conference on Multi Media Engineering Education

    Publication Year: 1994
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  • Computer aided drawing and design of pneumatics circuits (PneuCADDS)

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):203 - 206
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    Pneumatics has played an important role in the development of pneumatic technology for automation. The paper describes a system that uses icons to represent the components of the pneumatic system and CAD techniques to solve component-placing and routine design problems. Pneumatics components can easily be placed, copied and moved with this new CAD system. The software is menu-driven and the drawin... View full abstract»

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  • Games machines and interactive tertiary education

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):207 - 212
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    The University of Southern Queensland has a well deserved reputation for providing innovative quality distance education. The paper describes the development of a multimedia project, conducted by the Faculty of Engineering and Surveying and the Media Services Unit of the Distance Education Centre, using home entertainment interactive games machines for delivering undergraduate and post graduate en... View full abstract»

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  • Integration of experimentation and computerization

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):213 - 218
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    True hands on experimentation in circuits, power, control, and electronics laboratories is an essential part of engineering education. Much can be done with simulation, but simulation does not replace the real thing. The experiments should not be bogged down with meticulous meter reading and manual plotting. A microcomputer with appropriate software and hardware is useful in reducing the tedium wi... View full abstract»

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  • A cost effective interactive multimedia system for electrical undergraduate laboratory sessions

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):219 - 224
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    The paper first addresses the importance of laboratory sessions in engineering education and then describes the existing problems in Hong Kong due to the limitation in time, space and equipment. Such problems may result in accidents during the laboratory sessions. Multimedia produces a good means of briefing the students before the experiments are carried out and it not only replaces the conventio... View full abstract»

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  • Visual Electromagnetics

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):329 - 332
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    Visual Electromagnetics is a project that aims to visualise and bring forward the physical phenomena of Electromagnetics. A first product of the project is a demonstration engine called IDA. The demonstrations in IDA are self-contained interactive animations of high graphical quality, which are intended to be used at lectures and problem sessions. A simple and powerful technique to generate field ... View full abstract»

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  • Application of the problem-oriented teaching technique in a training simulator

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):225 - 230
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    The preparation and training of power system dispatchers with the aid of a training simulator combining the problem-oriented teaching technique are described. The training simulator discussed belongs to a class of programmable simulators and contains a set of training procedures dealing with the most important emergency situation which is the characteristic conditions in bulk power systems. Using ... View full abstract»

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  • A system architecture for flexible, knowledge-based, multimedia CBT-applications

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):20 - 29
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    One objective of the system architecture described in this paper is to increase the reusability of multimedia resources. For modern CBT applications, designing and creating multimedia resources such as text, graphics, pictures, animations, audio, and video sequences requires a considerable amount of time and effort. The project covers the development of methods and tools for authors. These tools e... View full abstract»

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  • A elementary multimedia education networking suitable for developing countries

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):464 - 468
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    A multimedia network has been designed for primary education. Because of the low cost and good performance, it is suitable for primary education in developing countries. The paper also discusses multimedia tutoring in general and uses Chinese character tutoring as a demonstration example View full abstract»

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  • Hyperbooks in engineering education

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):152 - 157
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    The use of hypermedia in computerized school-books, hyperbooks, makes it easy to connect several subjects. This paper shows how hyperbooks for some subjects in Engineering Education can be used together in a hyperlibrary. Several teachers are working together in the development of computer-aided teaching material. Animations are used to visualize different parts of the subjects, both in theory par... View full abstract»

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  • Computer based individualised assignment system

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):249 - 254
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    A key component of the learning process in most engineering subjects is the solution and submission of set problems (assignment) followed by quick and accurate assessment and feedback. However, there are difficulties that can cripple the teaching, learning and assessment process, especially in very large classes. A new computer based system of individualised assignments is presented with details o... View full abstract»

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  • Computer network in education: an environment of a distance learning

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):30 - 35
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    This paper introduces a learning environment which uses a computer network. The system designed using an object oriented approach is based on the ISO model [ISO 10165]. The paper describes the production and the use of a pedagogical resource from a training centre View full abstract»

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  • Using a computer model to assist in teaching the interaction between land use, transport and the environment

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):231 - 239
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    Knowledge of the interaction between land use, transport and the environment is fundamental in understanding the impact of transport on cities' environment. Many students do not fully understand the complexities of this interaction. Traditional lectures and tutorials alone do not do justice to the level of interaction and a more interactive educational approach is required. This paper discusses an... View full abstract»

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  • Laboratories in engineering education-the promise of multi-media

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):193 - 196
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    The introduction of multi-media into process engineering laboratories has the potential to enhance the quality of laboratory learning and its integration into the total undergraduate learning experience. Development of two prototype multi-media process engineering experiments is currently underway to pilot future use of multi-media technology in laboratories View full abstract»

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  • Musical education in hypermedia environment

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):392 - 397
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    Describes the current status of musical education in Hong Kong and its associated problems. The relationship between music and computers is then addressed. The objective of this project is to build up a system that can serve two purposes: educating beginners in fundamental musical theory and skill, and guiding musicians into the world of computer music, which can be considered a new field of engin... View full abstract»

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  • A multimedia program for teaching structural design

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):449 - 452
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    Recently, interactive multimedia has been introduced in many institutions to improve the quality of teaching and learning. Using new authoring computer programs, graphics and sound can now be integrated into tutorial packages. The Hypercard tutorial package “MUBEAM” was developed by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Melbourne to teach flexural d... View full abstract»

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  • Application of an intelligent tutoring system in electrical power engineering

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):158 - 165
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    Computer aided learning methods and intelligent tutoring systems are now playing an important role in engineering education. They have the advantage of being able to expedite the teaching process and provide individualized tutoring and performance monitoring not bound by time. An intelligent tutoring system (ITS) has been developed to enable students to work independently and improve their underst... View full abstract»

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  • Computer aided power system analysis and design

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):347 - 353
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    With the increasing complexity of electrical power systems, the need for accurate tools for their design, planning and operation become a necessity. This paper investigates the appropriate design tools for analysing complicated energy system configurations under different contingencies in order to cope with the challenges. Education and training using these tools requires familiarisation with soft... View full abstract»

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  • An automated control laboratory station

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):408 - 412
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    Describes the development of a microcomputer-controlled laboratory station known as ACLS (Automated Control Laboratory Station). It is a flexible experimental station with a friendly online user interface and a graphical oriented environment for analysis, testing and simulation of physical systems. It provides an environment for training students in real-time laboratory exercises and the facility ... View full abstract»

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  • A computer assisted learning package for sequential control

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):256 - 262
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    This paper describes a Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) package for the topic of sequential control. This is written in HyperCard and uses various animation programs. The novelty of the package lies in the animation of electrical circuits to show step by step the functioning of a sequential control circuit. This is also linked to animations of the mechanical systems they control. Students are thus... View full abstract»

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  • Towards effective computer based education

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):36 - 41
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    Computer based education (CBE) applications have enormous potential. Much literature has been published regarding this potential, overcoming technical difficulties and assessing effectiveness. However, a key and often ignored aspect is that CBE applications are unlikely to be effective unless learning theory is incorporated into the design phase. This paper discusses the relevant learning theory a... View full abstract»

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  • Computer-aided laboratory in electronics

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):453 - 458
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    An exercise for computer-aided laboratory experiment in electronic engineering is established. The exercise splits the experiment into two parts, the software simulation, and the physical measurement. The results of both parts are to be compared and discussed. The software package of PSPICE (student version) is chosen due to its ease in use, and free distribution to students View full abstract»

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  • The development of ten computer based training products for electrical and electronic engineering

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):240 - 243
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    Under the title Continuing Electrical Engineering Education-Computer Based Training a project was developed in 1993/94 by nine European partners from Portugal, The Netherlands and Belgium. The project, funded by the European Union through the EUROFORM Programme, has as its main objective the development of ten experimental CBT products in the area of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, aimed at... View full abstract»

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  • Challenges and barriers in multimedia education developments

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):1 - 10
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    Considers multimedia and its current and future relevance to education. Many of us have asked ourselves-are we facing a revolution in educational practice-is it already here-or is it coming. Will it be a comprehensive revolution-and if partial how partial, or is it reversible. What we would like to discuss is what conditions do we need for a breakthrough, what is available and where the first brea... View full abstract»

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  • Multi-media in an electromagnetics laboratory

    Publication Year: 1994, Page(s):333 - 338
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    This paper describes the use of multi-media in developing modules for an electromagnetics laboratory. Through the use of video and computer graphics visualisations of the invisible fields that are the object of study in the course are presented to the students in a manner that they find enjoyable and that greatly aids their understanding of the topic. The computers that can display and create thes... View full abstract»

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