The Eighth IASTED International Conference on
Web-Based Education
~WBE 2009~

March 16 – 18, 2009
Phuket, Thailand

TUTORIAL SESSION

Using Mashups in Education: Web Technology Review and Sample Applications

Prof. Helmar Burkhart
University of Basel, Switzerland
[email protected]

Dr. Sven Rizzotti
University of Basel, Switzerland
[email protected]

Abstract

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Objectives

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Timeline

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Target Audience

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Background Knowledge Expected of the Participants

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Qualifications of the Instructor(s)s

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Tutorial Session Portrait

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Helmar Burkhart received a diploma in computer science from the University of Stuttgart, Germany, and a PhD degree and Venia Legendi in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. He is a computer science professor at the University of Basel, Switzerland. His research interests include high performance computing and he has been involved in many HPC software developments and applications. Burkhart has held successful tutorials at previous IASTED conferences and has been chair of PDCN Innsbruck for some time.

Tutorial Session Portrait

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Sven Rizzotti is a researcher within the High Performance and Web Computing Group of the University of Basel where he received a PhD in Computer Science. Rizzotti has several projects in the field of Web Mashup and Social Software. He received the IASTED CATE best software product award in 2006 for his e-learning system Tetrodo.
Both Burkhart and Rizzotti are members of the PharmaSquare project team, which was the winner of the 2003 Medida-Prix, the leading European award for innovations in university education.

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