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ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 22, 2009


George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

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This conference has 18 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 657

  1. The Role of Human-Technology Scaffolding in Changing the Dynamics of the Classroom

    Amy Grincewicz, Janet Mannheimer Zydney, Lori Diehl & Paul Jones, University of Cincinnati, United States

    In developing Math Pursuits, we have designed a learning environment that helps learners connect mathematics to the world around them. The ultimate goal of this research is to design and assess a... More

    pp. 1294-1302

  2. An Exploration Of The Influence Of Institutional Factors And Practices On Organizational Identification In Students Enrolled In Transnational University Partnership Programs

    Dena Haritos Tsamitis, Information Networking Institute - Carnegie Mellon, United States

    This best practices session examines the influence of institutional practices on the development of organizational identification (OID) in students enrolled in transnational partnership programs,... More

    pp. 1303-1308

  3. Direct to Discovery: Learning Beyond the Bandwidth Barrier

    Warren Matthews, Office of Information Technology, Georiga Institute of Technology, United States; Jessica Pater, Jeff Evans & Claudia Huff, Foundations for the Future, Georgia Tech Research Institute, United States

    This paper describes an innovative approach to using advanced networking technologies in support of technology-enabled K-12 learning within North America. This collaborative project involves... More

    pp. 1309-1316

  4. Success and challenge of a new approach to foreign language course offering through two campuses’ collaboration

    Kazue Masuyama, California State University Sacramento, United States; Yoshiko Saito-Abott, Shigeko Sekine & Gus Leonard, California State University Monterey Bay, United States; Andrea Shea, California State University Sacramento, United States

    “Distributed Synchronous Language Learning” is one of the CSU initiatives on Transforming Course Design Initiative Projects. This project aims to develop model language learning courses between CSU... More

    pp. 1317-1322

  5. MEFANET – a new kind of network for electronic support of medical and health care education

    Stanislav Stipek, First Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic; Ladislav Dusek & Daniel Schwarz, Masaryk University, Czech Republic; Cestmir Stuka, Martin Vejrazka & Tomas Nikl, First Medical Faculty, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

    Medical faculties in the Czech Republic and Slovakia have developed a new strategy for the construction of a network. Instead of a new centrally organized consortium they created the network from... More

    pp. 1323-1325

  6. Lighten the Load: Creating Effective Online Tutorials for Dense or Abstract Content

    Sara Tarr & Beth Marcellas, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - ETI, United States; Dina Kurzweil, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences - Education & Technology Innovation Support Office, United States; Sandra Bibb, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    Objectivists believe that knowledge and truth are totally objective (Moallem, 2001) and constructivists believe learners create knowledge and truth (Duffy & Jonassen, 1992). When the objectivist... More

    pp. 1326-1339

  7. A Cross-LMS Chat System and Its Evaluation

    Takashi Yukawa, Izumi Suzuki & Yoshimi Fukumura, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

    The present paper describes a cross-LMS chat system and its evaluation. This Learning Management System (LMS) is one part of the cross-LMS communication environment previously proposed by the... More

    pp. 1340-1363

  8. A Journey Through a Design-Based Research Project

    Wayne Cotton, The University of Sydney, Australia; Lori Lockyer & Gwyn Brickell, The University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper discusses how Design-Based Research was utilised to inform the methodological design of a completed project conducted at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales, Australia. The... More

    pp. 1364-1371

  9. ROME – a Generic Process Modell for Interdisciplinary E-Learning Systems Design and Development

    Alke Martens, University of Rostock, Germany; Sybille Hambach & Petra Muesebeck, Fraunhofer IGD Rostock, Germany

    Process models for developing diverse kinds of systems, including E-Learning systems, can be found dated back to the mid 1990. Given the current state of the art in system development in... More

    pp. 1372-1377

  10. Using Multi Layering to Design Interactions for Teaching and Learning in a Virtual Environment

    Penelope Neuendorf, Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia

    Designing teaching and learning scenarios for virtual worlds is a relatively new area of expertise. It is a new and exciting area for exploration and provides a valuable environment to challenge... More

    pp. 1378-1382

  11. The System of the XML Web Services on the Adaptive Collaboration Platform

    Masakazu Ohashi, Chuo University, Japan; Mayumi Hori, Hakuoh University, Japan

    In this paper, we would like to discuss the XML Web Services, which integrates different systems and applications into one comprehensive system. The XML Web Services creates connections among... More

    pp. 1383-1416

  12. A Low Cost Virtual Reality Environment to Train Deaf Students on Computer Maintenance Skills

    Naglaa Ali, Emirates College of Advnaced Education, United Arab Emirates; Annelise Kachelhoffer, Emirates College of Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates; Ussama Kassem, ERP, Egypt

    The current direction for special needs education in Egypt is toward the inclusion of these students in regular classrooms. Virtual reality (VR) provides immersion, visualization, engagement and... More

    pp. 1417-1440

  13. Why We Should Use High-Definition Video in Distance Education

    Akinori Nishihara, Yuki Watanabe & Yosuke Kammei, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    High-Definition (HD) video is compared with Standard Definition (SD) video. SD video should be zoomed and/or panned to properly deliver the contents, while HD camera can be fixed. Eye-tracking... More

    pp. 1441-1446

  14. Hypermedia Based Tool For Teaching And Learning In Engineering Education

    Guillermo Palacios & Raquel Lacuesta, UNIVERSITY OF ZARAGOZA, Spain; Luis Fernández, UNIVERSITY OF ALCALÁ, Spain

    This paper shows a didactic model based on a hypermedia tool integrating the principles of the learning theories from a cognitive point of view. It takes advantage of the new technological... More

    pp. 1447-1452

  15. Adaptive Navigation Support and the Learner-Centered Meta-Adaptation in the Adaptive Educational Hypermedia System MATHEMA

    Alexandros Papadimitriou, Georgios Gyftodimos & Maria Grigoriadou, University of Athens, Greece

    This paper describes the adaptive navigation support and the learner-centered meta-adaptation offered by our Web-based adaptive educational hypermedia system called MATHEMA. In the domain of... More

    pp. 1453-1462

  16. Comparison of Peer Reviewing Between Paper-and-pen based review sheet and an Annotation Support System "FD Commons Annotator"

    Wataru Tsukahara, Shotaro Houri, Hironori Egi, Yukari Kato, Tatsuya Terada & Masaki Nakagawa, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

    To support Faculty Development (FD) in university lecture, we focused on peer reviewing used in lesson study. We used an annotation tool “FD Commons Annotator (FDCA)” for peer reviewing (Houri et... More

    pp. 1463-1468

  17. Construction of Guideline for Mobile Learning Contents

    Yuki Watanabe, Graduate school of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Akinori Nishihara, The Center for Research and Development of Educational Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study based on empirical research on mobile learning. We conducted concrete and theoretical research on the modern problem of mobile learning considering... More

    pp. 1469-1474

  18. Using Clickers with Video Recording for Presentation Skill Training

    Yuichiro Yamashita & Taira Nakajima, Graduate School of Educational Informatics, Tohoku Univ, Japan

    In this paper, we propose an ICT (Information Communication Technology) system with an educational program to improve presentation skills. Our system has several advantages compared with existing... More

    pp. 1475-1480

  19. Predicting College Students’ Continuance Intentions to Use E-Learning Systems: An Empirical Study in Taiwan

    Yi-Cheng Chen & Ron-Chuen Yeh, Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Kuo-Hung Tseng, Mei-Ho Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Yi-Chien Lin, Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    Using the Internet and Web technologies as instructional tools has become popular in education. In this study, a Web-based learning platform was developed to support the learning of undergraduate... More

    pp. 1481-1486

  20. AEQ - Ajax Enabled Query, Universal Query Tool and Classroom Support Software

    Robert Dollinger, Pamela Bernau & William Nadeau, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT, United States

    AEQ – Ajax Enabled Query is a Rich Internet Application that acts both as a universal query tool and database client, as well as an educational software supporting activities related to database... More

    pp. 1487-1492