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ED-MEDIA 2011--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2011


Theo Bastiaens; Martin Ebner

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This conference has 10 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 575

  1. Educational Media in Portugal: The next decade (2011-2020)

    Ana-Paula Correia, Iowa State Univ., United States; António Teixeira, Open University of Portugal & University of Lisbon, Portugal, Portugal; Alfredo Soeiro, University of Porto, Portugal; Paulo Dias, University of Minho, Portugal; Fernando Albuquerque Costa, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Lina Morgado, Open University of Portugal, Portugal

    A discussion on the future developments on educational media in the context of higher education in Portugal will be the focus of this panel. This panel will represent different lines of research... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Changing cultures, changing practices: Using mobile tools, the cloud and ePortfolios for authentic assessment

    David Kennedy, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

    pp. 8-22

  3. An eLearning framework for individual and organisational transformation: SME and large enterprise implications

    Liam Brown, Enterprise Ireland, Ireland; Vincent Wade, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Eamonn Murphy, University of Limerick, Ireland

    The evolution of eLearning, over the last number of decades has led to the emergence of powerful tools, capable of supporting the delivery of education in the workplace. A number of underpinning... More

    pp. 23-27

  4. A Case Study of Team Teaching for the Improvement of Algorithm Teaching Ability among Pre-service Computer Science Teachers

    JeongWon Choi, YoungMin Seo & YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    In this study, team teaching was conducted with a teacher to improve the algorithm-teaching performance of 18 pre-service computer science teachers in teacher training. The teacher videotaped the... More

    pp. 28-32

  5. Free pre-university exams Portal in MOODLE platform: an experience report

    Silvana Martinski, Marcelo Guilherme, Roberto Bentes & Alcione Mazur, Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Paraná – FIEP, Brazil

    Abstract: This article focuses the reporting of the experience developed in Moodle Platform for a strategic Project of Federação das Indústrias do Estado do Paraná (FIEP). To support this... More

    pp. 33-38

  6. A case study comparison of traditional and electronic learning within a mining context

    Dolf Steyn, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    : This paper reports on a comparison between three different ways of doing the same annual legally required induction training at a mine. The fact that exactly the same aim was pursued in three... More

    pp. 39-47

  7. A Participatory Approach to Scenario Development for XO Laptops in Brazil

    Tel Amiel, Flávia Arantes, Leonardo Miranda, Maria Cecília Martins & M. Cecília Baranauskas, UNICAMP, Brazil

    An increasing number of projects around the world are focused on delivering laptops to children in school environments. This paper presents a unique approach to the integration of XO laptops from... More

    pp. 48-57

  8. Vodcasting: An Intelligent Extension or Pending Derivative of Traditional Open Distance Learning Tools?

    Rachel Barker & Wilhelmina Johanna Greeff, University of South Africa, South Africa

    This paper reports on the findings of a study conducted to investigate the use and perceptions of undergraduate communication science students on vodcasts available for download from the... More

    pp. 58-66

  9. Bridging the Distance:Enhancing the Success of Distance Learners

    Mark Brown, Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper demonstrates the outcomes of a major project entitled ‘Bridging the Distance’ aimed to support the needs of distance learners. The aims of this project were twofold: (i) to establish an ... More

    p. 71

  10. Building a Rich Digital Learning Culture: Insights from the Student Experience in a College of Business

    Mark Brown & Robyn Walker, Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper reports the findings of a major initiative to build a rich digital learning culture within a University. It describes what students in a College of Business have to say about the... More

    pp. 72-81

  11. Investigating Cypriot public primary school principals’ self-perceived competence and use of ICT for personal, professional and administrative purposes

    Kyriacos Charalambous, Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus; Fotos Papaioannou, Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus

    The current study surveyed a random sample of 250 public primary school principals, from April until June of 2008, in order to explore the principals’ self perceived competence and use of... More

    pp. 82-89

  12. Principals’ role in supporting their staff to integrate ICT in primary education

    Kyriacos Charalambous, Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus; Ifigeneia Ioannou & Maria Tsounda, Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus

    This paper explores the role of Cypriot primary principals in supporting their staff towards the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the educational process. More... More

    pp. 90-99

  13. Assisting College Students in Meeting Graduation Threshold of English Competence: A Case Study

    Chang-I Cheng & Hsiu-Ting Hung, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    As a university policy, the so-called graduation threshold of English competence is getting common across Taiwanese higher education institutions in recent years. There are, however, some concerns ... More

    pp. 100-105

  14. Instructors’ capabilities on eLearning platforms in South African HEI: A Capability Approach.

    Agnes Chigona & Rabelani Dagada, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    Despite a recommendable deployment of the new technologies into the higher learning institutions, there is low adoption rate and the use of the eLearning platforms among many university lecturers... More

    pp. 106-112

  15. Modern Technologies and Older Adults in Brazil: Implications for Learning

    Simone Conceição, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States; Roberto Borges & José Valdeni Lima, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    This paper focuses on the older adult population in Brazil and how modern technologies can impact their learning and well-being. The paper provides data on older adults in Brazil and their... More

    pp. 113-123

  16. Mediation issues in the construction of teachers’ knowledge in a blended-learning in-service course.

    Maria Correia, University of Barcelona, Spain

    We present the findings of the exploratory analysis of a case study conducted as part of the research leading to a doctoral thesis. The object of the study is the joint construction of pedagogical... More

    pp. 124-129

  17. The four I-model for scaffolding the professional development of experienced teachers in the use of virtual learning environments for classroom teaching

    Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    Abstract: Models of professional development for teachers have been criticised for not being embedded in the context in which teachers are familiar, namely their own classrooms. This paper... More

    pp. 130-136

  18. Web and Social Media Platforms for Collaboration, Iterative Testing and Marketing Within a Client-Focused Curriculum: Considerations for Curriculum Planning, Student Engagement and Long-Term Success

    Ramon Delgado & Robert Haaf, Fanshawe College, Canada

    This presentation describes curriculum initiatives that involve students working on real-world digital media initiatives with corporate and government clients, and how the use of popular social... More

    pp. 137-141

  19. Online Self-Assessment before Enrollment: A Solution for high Dropout rates? Results of an Evaluation

    Nicholas Frick & Michaela Ramm, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck, Germany

    The paper on hand discusses the introduction of an Online Self-Assessment prototype ( in the bachelor program “Computer Sciences in Media” at the... More

    pp. 142-151

  20. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Integration by Teacher Educators in Israeli Colleges of Education: the Current State of Affairs, 2008-2009

    Olzan Goldstein, MOFET Institute and Kaye College of Education, Israel; Nitsa Waldman & Bertha Tesler, MOFET Institute and David Yelin College of Education, Israel; Miri Shonfeld, MOFET Institute and Seminar Ha-Kibbitzim, Israel; Alona Forkush-Baruch & Nili Mor, MOFET Institute and Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Zipi Zelkovich, MOFET Institute and Seminar Ha-Kibbitzim, Israel; Ida Heilweil, MOFET Institute and Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Lea Kozminsky, MOFET Institute and Kaye College of Education, Israel; Wafa Zidan, MOFET Institute and Arab College of Education, Haifa, Israel

    This study examines the current state of ICT integration by faculty members in Israeli Colleges of Education using combined quantitative and qualitative research methods. Findings reflect... More

    pp. 152-159