Table of contents for Future directions in distance learning and communications technology / Timothy Shih and Jason C. Hung, editors.

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Part One: Introduction
Chapter 1. A Survey of Distance Education Challenges and Technologies
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Jason C. Hung, Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Jianhua Ma, Hosei University, Japan
Qun Jin, University of Aizu, Japan
(Vol 1, No 1.)
Part Two: Communication Technologies 
Chapter 2.An E-Learning System Based on the Top-Down Method and the Cellular Models
Norihiro Fujii, Shuichi Yukita, & Nobuhiko Koike, Hosei University, Japan
Tosiyasu L. Kunii, IT Institute of Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan
(Vol. 2, No. 4, P.77
Chapter 3.Privacy and Security in E-Learning1
George Yee, Yuefei Xu, Larry Korba, and Khalil El-Khatib, National Research Council, Canada
(Vol. 1, No. 4, P.1
Chapter 4. Bluetooth Scatternet Using an Ad Hoc Bridge Node Routing Protocol for Outdoor Distance Education
Yao-Chung Chang, M.T. Lin, Han-Chieh Chao, and Jiann-Liang Chen, National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
(Vol. 2, No. 3, P.36
Chapter 5. An Ubiquitous Agent-based Campus Information Providing System for Cellular Phones 
Akio Koyama, Yamagata University, Japan
Leonard Barolli, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Japan
Part Three: Intelligent Technologies 
Chapter 6. An XML-Based Approach to Multimedia Software Engineering for Distance Learning
T. Arndt, Cleveland State University, USA
S. K. Chang, University of Pittsburgh, USA
A. Guercio, Hiram College, USA
P. Maresca, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
(Vol. 1, No. 1, P.40
Chapter 7.Open Multi-Agent Systems for Collaborative Web-Based Learning
Hongen Lu, La Trobe University, Australia
(Vol. 2, No. 2, P.36
Chapter 8. Concept Effect Model ¿ An Effective Approach to Developing Adaptive Hypermedia Systems
Gwo-Jen Hwang, National University of Tainan, Taiwan
Chapter 9- A Virtual Laboratory for Digital Signal Processing
Chyi-Ren Dow, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Yi-Hsung Li, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Jin-Yu Bai, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Part Four: Educational Technologies
Chapter 10. A Human-Centred approach to E-Learning
Claude Ghaoui and W.A.Janvier, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
(Vol. 2, No. 3, P.26
Chapter 11.Using Ontology as Scaffolding for Authoring Teaching Materials
Jin Tan David Yang, National Kaoksiung Normal University(NKNU), Taiwan
Pao Ta Yu, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan
Nian Shing Chen, National Sun-Yat-Sen University, Taiwan
Chun Yen Tsai, National Kaoksiung Normal University(NKNU), Taiwan
Chin Chin Lee, National Kaoksiung Normal University(NKNU), Taiwan
Timothy K.Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
(Vol. 3, No. 1, P.81
Chapter 12.The Next Generation of E-Learning: Strategies for Media Rich Online Teaching and Engaged Learning
Daniel Tiong Hok TAN, Chye Seng LEE, Wee Sen GOH, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
(Vol. 2, No. 4, P.1
Chapter 13. A SCORM-compliant u-Learning Grid by Employing CC/PP
Ching-Jung Liao and David Jin-Tan Yang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Chapter 14. A Distance Learning System for Teaching the Writing of Chinese Characters over the Internet
K. T. Sun and D. S. Feng, National Tainan Teachers College, Taiwan
(Vol. 2, No. 1, P.52
Part Five: Future Directions
Chapter 15 Future Directions of Multimedia Technologies in e-Learning 
Timothy K. Shih, Tamkang University, Taiwan
Jason C. Hung, Northern Taiwan Institute of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Instructional systems -- Design.
Distance education.
Multimedia systems.
Teaching -- Aids and devices.
Educational technology.