You are here:

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

Jun 22, 2009


George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

Search this issue

Table of Contents

This conference has 18 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 657

  1. A Proposed Model for Developing the Performance of Faculty Members of Teachers' College –King Saud University-in Instructional and Information Technology Innovations Based on their Training Needs

    Uthman Alturki, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    This study aimed to look at the technological use of faculty members of teacher's college- King Saud University- Saudi Arabia, thereafter suggesting a training program for them to improve their... More

    pp. 295-315

  2. Supporting Effective Location and Distribution of Digital Instructional Resources

    Eun-Ok Baek & James Monaghan, California State University, San Bernardino, United States

    Textbook costs have comprised an increasingly significant sum of university education expenditures. The purpose of this study is to assist the Digital Marketplace project, led by the California... More

    pp. 316-322

  3. The Role of Blended Cultures in Enhancing Teacher and Learner Performance Outcomes

    Siew Mee Barton & Jason Sargent, Deakin University, Australia

    This paper explores the enhancement of teaching and learning performance outcomes from the perspective of educators from different cultural backgrounds and a very large mix of international... More

    pp. 323-330

  4. The Effectiveness of Asynchronous Learning: Embracing Internet-Based Education

    Vivienne Carr, Seton Hall University, United States

    There has been a tremendous growth in the use of instructional technology within higher education. Educators have begun to heighten their research largely due to the development of the graphical... More

    pp. 331-336

  5. Handheld Learning: A Case Study

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    Handheld learning is an emerging pedagogical method. Handheld learning can significantly reduce dependence on fixed locations for learning, and thus have the potential to revolutionize the way... More

    pp. 337-339

  6. Non-native English Students’ Perceptions of Culture in the Online Asynchronous Discussion Board

    Pao-Nan Chou, Department of Learning and Performance Systems at Penn State University, United States; Wei-Fan Chen, College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University, United States; Hsiu-Wei Hsieh, Department of Learning and Performance Systems at Penn State University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to find if the culture factor poses a challenge for non-native English learners in graduate-level online courses. Six graduate students who have taken at least one... More

    pp. 340-345

  7. Evaluating and Revising University Distance Learning Policies and Practices

    Monica DeTure, Auburn University, United States

    Auburn University is a Land-Grant University with approximately 25,000 FTE resident students. Auburn currently offers over 20 graduate distance education programs making it one of the largest... More

    p. 346

  8. Web 2.0 for Interprofessional Learning in Health Professional Education

    Iain Doherty & Judy McKimm, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Our paper presents an e-learning project to deliver Interprofessional Education across four schools at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland. We explain the nature of... More

    pp. 347-352

  9. Comparative Study of Student Support Services at Allama Iqbal Open University of Pakistan and Anadolu University of Turkey

    Mehmet N. Durmus, Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan

    This research paper was undertaken to analyze and explain importance of SSS for distance education then compare the strong elements of student support services of Allama Iqbal Open University of... More

    pp. 353-357

  10. Connecting Rural Classrooms Through Technology

    Donna Feledichuk, Portage College, Canada

    The college presented in this best practice case study is a rural northern college that has a main campus, plus eleven satellite campuses, ranging from 80 km to 280km in distance from the college. ... More

    p. 358

  11. Educating with an information system - the good, the bad and the ugly

    Richard Fulford, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Advances in information communication technology (ICT) provide an opportunity to improve and expand the education experience. However, the adoption of technology is complex and outcomes uncertain.... More

    pp. 359-365

  12. The Student-Staff Mentoring Project at the University of Hertfordshire

    Yoeri Goossens, Jenny Evans & Amanda Jefferies, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

    Peer mentoring has been used by some institutions in order to help those who are less able at something to improve, by pairing them with a mentor of a similar background. Mentoring has been used in... More

    pp. 366-374

  13. Facilitating ICT Courses: Educational Quality Assurance

    Junko Handa, Cyber University, Japan

    Abstract: This study discusses educational quality assurance focusing on the course facilitators’ collaboration. This is a case study that examined what aspects the course facilitators were... More

    pp. 375-378

  14. Individuality, Innovation, and Accountability for Learning in Online Multimedia/Hypermedia Applications Courses

    Rita Hauck, Fort Hays State University, United States

    The persistent push for excellence and quality over the past decade has provided an incentive to adapt and come together as faculty and administration to pursue innovation that continues to support... More

    pp. 379-391

  15. Transformation of Post-Liensure Nursing Education Delivery

    Mary Hoke, Leslie Robbins & Mary Sizemore, New Mexico State University, United States

    This presentation is a report of the transformation of a school of nursing’s post-licensure education delivery from traditional face -to -face to a distance education delivery methodology. The... More

    pp. 392-397

  16. Blog Aggregation Management: Reducing the Aggravation of Managing Student Blogging

    David Jones & Jo Luck, CQ University, Australia

    This paper examines the design and implementation of reflective journals as individual student blogs in a course with 276 students and 13 teaching staff. The academic aim was to encourage... More

    pp. 398-406

  17. TIMESpace: A Repository for the Medical Digital Content

    Ping Lieser & Brian Paterson, University of Chicago, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the background and the development process of setting up a web-based repository application for the medical education in the Pritzker School of Medicine... More

    pp. 407-413

  18. Developing University E-Content Through Incentives Almost Overnight, the Case of King Saud University

    Abdulrahman Mirza, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    This paper presents King Saud University’s success in greatly growing the size of its website academic content in a very short period of time. After the public revelation that the university’s... More

    pp. 414-426

  19. Complementary Podcasted and Face-to-face Lectures: Students’ Preferences and Their Perceived Future Value

    Michael-Brian Ogawa, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Podcasting has been a part of higher education since 2004, when Duke University issued iPods to more than 1600 new undergraduate students (Belanger, 2005). In many higher education institutions,... More

    pp. 427-432

  20. Experiences With Integrating Drupal Into Higher Education

    Conrad Oh-Young, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States; Leanna Archambault, Arizona State University, United States

    The University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education has continued to use different Content Management Systems (CMS) to manage and deliver web content. Of those CMS implemented, Drupal has... More

    p. 433