By Hongliang Gu, Yuanchun Shi, Guangyou Xu, Yu Chen (auth.), Rynson W. H. Lau, Qing Li, Ronnie Cheung, Wenyin Liu (eds.)
With the quick improvement of Web-based studying, a brand new set of studying - vironments together with digital school rooms, digital laboratories and digital u- versities are being built. those new studying environments, even though, additionally introduce new difficulties that have to be addressed. at the technical part, there's a desire for the deployment of e?ective applied sciences on Web-based schooling. at the studying facet, the cyber mode of studying is especially di?erent from tra- tional classroom-based studying. at the administration part, the institution of a cyber collage imposes very di?erent specifications for the organize. ICWL 2005, the 4th foreign convention on Web-Based studying, was once held in Hong Kong, China from July 31 to August three, 2005, as a persevered - tempttoaddressmanyoftheabove-mentionedissues.Followingthegreatsuccess of ICWL 2002 (Hong Kong, China), ICWL 2003 (Australia), and ICWL 2004 (China), ICWL 2005 aimed toward proposing progresson the technical, pedagogical, in addition to administration problems with Web-based studying. The convention featured a complete software, together with a few tutorials, keynote talks, a chief song containing usual in addition to brief paper displays, and an software song. We obtained a complete of ninety nine submissions from around the world. this system Committee chosen 33 papers as average papers for presentation ordinarily music, an attractiveness expense of approximately 33%. as a result of the high quality submissions, the Committee made up our minds to extra settle for nine papers as brief papers for presentation.
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