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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. Virtual Campus in the Context of an Educational Virtual City: a Case Study

    Mikhail Fominykh & Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, Program for learning with ICT, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Mikhail Morozov & Alexey Gerasimov, Multimedia Systems Laboratory, Mari State Technical University, Russian Federation

    In this paper we focus on virtual campuses, i.e. virtual worlds representing real educational institutions that are based on the metaphor of a university and provide users with different learning... More

    pp. 559-568

  2. A WWW-based course-support system: The Decision Support System for the PKI

    Ronghuai Huang, School of Educational Technology, Beijing Normal University, China

    This paper presents the platform based on internet, which is flexibility to expand the active use of knowledge and to share a platform to support the PKI training to raise the overall level of... More

    pp. 569-575

  3. The Development of an Interdisciplinary, International Research Journal

    Jeremy Moreland, School of Advanced Studies - University of Phoenix, United States

    The development of a new, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed research journal (published both online and in print) presents challenges to a newly formed editorial staff, particularly when... More

    p. 576

  4. Prospects for Digital Campus with Extensive Applications of Virtual Collaborative Space

    Ryo Nishide, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

    This paper proposes extensive applications of virtual collaborative space in order to enhance the efficiency and capability of Digital Campus. The usability of Digital Campus has been experimented ... More

    pp. 577-584

  5. Toward Understanding Student and Faculty Perceptions of Teaching, Learning and Disaster Resilience in Second Life

    Richard Speaker, Merrill Johnson & Lindsey Graveline, University of New Orleans, United States

    Second Life (SL) is one example of a virtual, three-dimensional world which we have been using for a variety of instructional, research, and administrative purposes. This paper examines four areas:... More

    pp. 585-590

  6. Upgrading an online master’s degree program based on Story-centered Curriculum (SCC): A case study

    Katsuaki Suzuki, Kumamoto University, JAPAN, Japan; Junko Nemoto, Makoto Oyamada & Makoto Miyazaki, Kumamoto University, Japan; Yoshiyuki Shibata, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Kumamoto University, Japan

    This paper describes a case study of upgrading an existing online master program based on Story-centered Curriculum (SCC). After a completion of two year implementation of Instructional Systems... More

    pp. 591-598

  7. The Effects of Spatial Presence on Learning Outcomes in Virtual Learning Environments

    Nancy Wood, Texas A & M University, College Station, United States; Lauren Cifuentes, Texas A&M University, College Station, United States

    Virtual worlds like Second Life hold complex possibilities for creating instructional messages. Mayer’s multimedia learning theory (2001) and Spiro’s 1995 cognitive flexibility theory frame my... More

    pp. 599-604

  8. The Effects of Spatial Presence on Learning Outcomes in Virtual Learning Environments

    Nancy Wood & Lauren Cifuentes, Texas A & M University, College Station, United States

    Virtual worlds like Second Life hold complex possibilities for creating instructional messages. Mayer’s multimedia learning theory (2001) and Spiro’s 1995 cognitive flexibility theory frame my... More

    pp. 605-610

  9. The Impact of Types of Interaction on Student Satisfaction in Online Courses

    Taejun Cho, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Abstract: The basic concepts of interaction in distance education have been based on Moore’s (1998) three types of interaction: learner-content, learner-instructor, and learner- learner interaction... More

    pp. 611-620

  10. Modern instructional design & technology educational psychology: Probing STM for efficient eLearning experiences.

    Marc Debiase, West Virginia University, United States

    Abstract: Trends in eLearning instructional development do not utilize designing principles founded in educational psychology. Designer bias may guide development of eLearning environments in... More

    pp. 621-630

  11. Analysis of Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion Forums: A Pilot Study

    Carol Dudding & Teresa Drulia, James Madison University, United States

    The present study was undertaken in recognition of the inherent differences between asynchronous and synchronous discussion forums and their distinctive roles in computer mediated communication.... More

    pp. 631-634

  12. Impact of Facilitator on Participation within Online Discussion Forums

    Carol Dudding, James Madison University, United States; Filip Loncke, University of Virginia, United States

    The present study examines the role of the facilitator as a mediator of learning, interpersonal and content interactions. Specifically, it examines the effect that facilitators’ knowledge of the... More

    pp. 635-639

  13. Adapting to Distance Learning: An Emotional and Interpersonal Perspective

    Laura Herrera, Norma Elena Mendoza & Guadalupe Maldonado, Christopher Columbus University (posgrado), Mexico

    Abstract: Incorporating e-learning technology in a college implies, not only the technology knowledge itself, but also a different emotional state that students and teachers involved in the... More

    pp. 640-643

  14. A Student’s Guide to Virtual Worlds

    Reneta Lansiquot & Meleny Perez, New York City College of Technology, United States

    Recent topics in education have focused on using virtual worlds to enhance learning. However, the use of this technology needs to be assessed for effectiveness to justify its place in blended... More

    pp. 644-646

  15. Using Skype to Actively Interact With Learners

    Therese Kanai, Walden University, United States

    Clear communication is key in an educational setting. At Jones International University the use of Skype has been implemented to enhance communication among the doctorate learners, amongst... More

    p. 647

  16. Rating Communication Methods and Emotional Transmissions in Anger and Guilt Situations by Japanese College Students

    Shogo Kato, Tokyo Woman's Christian University, Japan; Yuuki Kato, Tokyo University of Social Welfare, Japan; Douglass J Scott, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan; Toshihiko Takeuchi, Ibaraki University, Japan

    This paper describes the rating of communication methods in anger and guilt situations by Japanese college students. Situations describing two emotional situations were prepared and presented to 69... More

    pp. 648-653

  17. Analyzing Emotional Cue Transmission and Message Contents in Japanese Mobile Phone Email Communications

    Yuuki Kato, Tokyo University of Social Welfare, Japan; Shogo Kato & Douglass J. Scott, Waseda University, Japan; Toshihiko Takeuchi, Ibaraki University, Japan

    This study examined the emotions senders of mobile phone email wanted to convey and the email contents relevant to emotional cues transmissions composed by the senders. In particular, we focused on... More

    pp. 654-666

  18. Ecolig - A semiotic protocol that uses neuroheadsets and CP-Nets

    Paulo Miguel & Gilmar Barreto, UNICAMP-University of Campinas, Brazil

    Human sensing, perception, consciousness and interactions can help a learning process. In this way the human-machine interface with an appropriate protocol can be an important part of an... More

    pp. 667-673

  19. Considering Multi-touch Display Technology for Collaboration in the Classroom

    Michael Morgan & Matthew Butler, Monash University, Australia

    This research considers the use of multi-touch display technology to facilitate collaboration in the classroom. These large format displays facilitate collaboration due to their provision of a... More

    pp. 674-683

  20. Learning about Dynamic Systems with Multimedia Presentations Containing Motion Animation and Highlighting Animation

    Eugene Paik, UNLV, United States

    This experiment measured the effects that two types of animation - motion and highlighting - had on learning. The experiment employed a 2x2 factorial design ({motion, no motion} x {highlight, no... More

    pp. 684-693