Integrated web tools for science learning

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Abstract

We have developed a web based tools, which integrated a2WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) HTML editor with SVG (scalable Vector Graphic) editor and mathematic equation editor. With modem DHTML feature of web browser, we create a WYSIWYG HTML editor in javascript. The HTML editor served as the base for our integrated tool. Mathematics equation was implemented with free java applets. Drawing and animation were implemented with SVG, It is currently used on our internet-based courses system by many science teachers. The tool bar interfaces make it attractive and easy to learn/use for new user. User can edit text, simple shape drawing, animated mathematics function plot, flow-chart and concept maps dynamically online with internet explorer. The document is saved in XML format. All the existing web components, e.g. java animation, video, sound ..., can be added to the document with drag and drop. Generated web page can be view with any standard web browser.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2003: Computer as a Tool - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages12-14
Number of pages3
VolumeA
ISBN (Electronic)078037763X, 9780780377639
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Event2nd IEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2003 - Ljubljana, Slovenia
Duration: 2003 Sep 222003 Sep 24

Other

Other2nd IEEE Region 8 EUROCON 2003
CountrySlovenia
CityLjubljana
Period03/9/2203/9/24

Keywords

  • Animated mathematics function
  • Concept maps
  • Html editor
  • Web learning tools

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture

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