Advances in Distance Education Technologies (ADET): 3 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Mahbubur Rahman Syed (Minnesota State University Mankato, USA)
ISSN: 1935-2689|EISSN: 1935-2697
Out of print.

Description

The Advances in Distance Education Technologies (ADET) Book Series is a forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate practical solutions to the automation of open and distance learning. The series seeks to provide an ongoing outlet for high-quality, emerging research principles in the areas of online learning and pedagogical technologies. Through bridging the gap in available literature in this field of utmost importance, the series serves as a critical vehicle of further developing distance education technologies.

Targeted to academic researchers and engineers who work with distance learning programs and software systems, as well as general users of distance education technologies and methods, the Advances in Distance Education Technologies (ADET) Book Series discusses computational methods, algorithms, implemented prototype systems, and applications of open and distance learning. The book series welcomes accounts of the implementation of distance learning technologies and applications and endeavors to foster the growth of these areas.

Topics Covered

  • Additional Issues of Distance Education
  • Algorithms
  • Applications of Open and Distance Learning
  • Automatic Assessment Methods
  • Automatic FAQ reply methods
  • Broadband and wireless communication tools
  • Communication technologies
  • Copyright Protection and Authentication Mechanisms
  • Discussions of Computational Methods
  • Distributed Systems
  • Educational Technologies
  • Effective and Efficient Authoring Systems
  • Implemented Prototype Systems
  • Individualized Distance Learning
  • Intelligent Technologies
  • Intelligent tutoring
  • Mobile Systems
  • Multimedia streaming technology
  • Multimedia Synchronization Controls
  • Neural Network or Statistical Approaches to Behavior Analysis
  • New network infrastructures
  • Practical and New Learning Models
  • Practical Experiences and Surveys of Using Distance Learning
  • Quality-of Services Issues
  • Real-time protocols

Titles in Series

Technologies Shaping Instruction and Distance Education: New Studies and Utilizations
Mahbubur Rahman Syed (Minnesota State University Mankato, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 382 pages.
Technology has defined and continues to redefine education, particularly in the realm of distance education where tools for virtual collaboration are critical to suc...
Business Data Communications and Networking: A Research Perspective
Jairo Gutierrez (University of Auckland, NZ)
Copyright © 2007. 402 pages.
The increasing business use of wireless and mobile technologies on a variety of devices has accelerated the need for a better understanding of the technologies invol...
Future Directions in Distance Learning and Communication Technologies
Timothy K. Shih (Tamkang University, Taiwan), Jason Hung (Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan)
Copyright © 2007. 297 pages.
Distance education technology combines communication with educational and intelligent methods to develop software and hardware systems that support learning activiti...

Mission

The Advances in Distance Education Technologies (ADET) Book Series is a forum for researchers and practitioners to disseminate practical solutions to the automation of open and distance learning. The book series endeavors to further research on the disciplines of computational methods, algorithms, implemented prototype systems, and applications of open and distance learning for the enhancement of international solutions.

Editor(s) Biography

Mahbubur Rahman Syed is currently a professor of information systems and technology at Minnesota State University (Mankato, USA). He has about 25 years of experience in teaching, in industry, in research and in academic leadership in the field of computer science, engineering, information technology and systems. Earlier he worked in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the North Dakota State University (USA) in the School of Computing and Information Technology, Monash University (Australia), in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh) and Ganz Electric Works (Hungary). He was a founding member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at BUET and served as Head of the Department during 1986-1992. He served as the General Secretary of Bangladesh Computer Society and also as the General Secretary of BUET Teacher's Association. He received the UNESCO/ROSTSCA' 85 award for South and Central Asia region in the field of informatics and computer applications in scientific research. He won several other awards. He has co-edited several books in the area of e-commerce, software agents, multimedia systems and networking. He guest edited the 2001 fall issue of IEEE multimedia. He has more than 100 papers published in journals and conference proceedings. He has been serving in different roles such as co-editor-in chief, associate editor, editorial review committee, member of several international journals. Dr. Syed has been involved in international professional activities including organizing conferences and serving as conference and program committee chair.

Editorial Advisory Board

Advances in Distance Education Technologies (ADET) Book Series Editor-in-Chief: Mahbubur Syed, Minnesota State University, USA Associate Editors: Xun Yi, Victoria University, Australia Sharifun Syed, Minnesota State University, USA International Editorial Advisory Board: Patricia Lipetzky, Minnesota State University, USA Orlando Baiocchi, University of Washington, USA Marco Roccetti, University of Bologna, Italy Timothy Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan Rogerio Nascimento, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan Zdzislaw Papir, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland Ladislav Sameulis, Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia Fernando Gambora-Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico Iñaki Goirizelaia, University of the Basque Country, Spain