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EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 26, 2012


Tel Amiel; Brent Wilson

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Number of papers: 463

  1. Design-based research: Implementation issues in emerging scholar research

    Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia

    Design-based research (DBR) (also known as educational design research and design experiments) is a promising approach to finding solutions to significant educational problems. This paper describes... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. Co-teaching An Online Action Research Class

    Brent Wilson & Jennifer Linder-VanBerschot, University of Colorado - Denver, United States

    We report our experience co-teaching an action research (AR) required as part of an e-learning master’s degree. Adopting a practice-centered stance we focus on the course activities of participants... More

    pp. 7-18

  3. Supporting the use of E-Government in the implementation of Land Administrative Systems: A Conceptual Framework

    Olusoyi Richard Ashaye & Zahir Irani, Brunel University, United Kingdom

    Abstract: This research focuses on insights into the current scope and content of land administration, and e-government services and models in a major conurbation in a developing country. The... More

    pp. 19-28

  4. Development of Professional Competences: teaching and learning strategies in virtual learning environments.

    Flavio Campos, Fernanda Yamamoto, Rosana Gonçalves, Celia Marinelli, Jose Zatti & Felipe Ferreira, SENAC - SP, Brazil; Fernando Mattos, SENAC-SP, Brazil

    The present report intents to show the importance of teaching-learning strategies to help the development of professional competences in virtual learning environment, in reference to the courses of... More

    p. 29

  5. Coordinating Professional Practice with Course Pedagogy in the Design of a Serious Games course

    Dennis Charsky & William Ryan, Ithaca College, United States

    Abstract The design of serious games is having a enormous impact on the employee training (Aldrich, 2005) as well as on the education of future instructional designers (Charsky, 2010b). The... More

    pp. 30-34

  6. Cognitive Cartography: Using Concept Mapping to Support 21st Century Skills

    Margaret Cheatham, University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash, United States

    What skills do employers want? Or, perhaps more importantly, what skills do recent college graduates lack? This roundtable discussion will focus on the use of concept mapping as a strategy that can... More

    pp. 35-36

  7. Facebook as an Organizational Communication Tool: a Brazilian study.

    Elias Goulart & Andre Gollner, Universidade Municipal de Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil

    This paper studies organizational communication in corporate profiles on Facebook. Analyze relationships between companies and stakeholders. Exploratory in nature, is a documentary research and... More

    pp. 37-42

  8. Video Career Stories of Senior Staff for the Younger Generation’s Career Planning

    Jingbo Huang, Susan Lowes & Charles Kinzer, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This study examines how video career stories of senior staff in an international organization affects career planning by newly recruited staff. The research questions are: (1) by watching these... More

    pp. 43-48

  9. Investigating the Relationships among Students' Collaboration Preference, Learning Presence and Learning Outcomes in Online Collaborative Learning

    Myunghee Kang, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South); Minjeong Kim, Jangan College, Korea (South); Bokyung Kim, Hyesun Yoo, Eunhee Kim & Young Park, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    Online collaborative learning (OCL) has possible impact on cognitive as well as social and emotional aspects of the human learning. The majority of studies on OCL, however, have focused on... More

    pp. 49-54

  10. Educating students about social responsibility through project work

    Edwin Lim, Nirmala Ong & Eileen Tan, Hwa Chong Institution (College Section), Singapore

    Our increasingly globalized and digitized world today presents our students with greater opportunities than ever before, but also greater needs and challenges. As teachers of Project Work, we seek ... More

    pp. 55-60

  11. The underpinnings of e-learning evaluation and research

    Rob Phillips, Murdoch Univ., Australia

    This paper attempts a fundamental analysis of the nature of research into e-learning. It starts by considering the phenomenon of e-learning, arguing that e-learning is an artificial, designed... More

    pp. 61-67

  12. Digital Storytelling Made Easy: Using Web 2.0 to Create Dynamic Digital Stories & Videos

    Gina Shelley, Ashford University, United States

    This workshop will teach participants how to the Web 2.0 tools of Animoto, Jing, and VoiceThread to create different types of digital videos for different purposes. Participants will be provided... More

    pp. 68-70

  13. Evaluation of E-Learning Policy, Processes and Practices in a Corporate Environment

    Vinola Singh & Alan Amory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    This study investigates the use of learning technologies as a tool to design, develop and deliver learning interventions within a corporate environment. The study makes use of an acquisition... More

    pp. 71-79

  14. Virtual Worlds; Real Learning: Design Principles for Engaging Immersive Environments

    Sharon Wyly, Full Sail University, United States

    The EMDT master’s program at Full Sail University embarked on a small project to use a virtual environment to teach graduate students. The property used for this project has evolved our several... More

    pp. 80-89

  15. Challenges Facing IT in Educational institutions in Uganda.

    Mahmoud Abaza, Athabasca University, Canada; Geoffrey Frank Olet, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

    Developing countries have many daunting challenges that can threaten the placement of education development on the national priority. In Uganda crucial information that would help formulate... More

    pp. 90-94

  16. Evaluation of a Survey on the Use of Information and Communication Technology in Teaching, Learning and Administration in the Gauteng Department of Education, South Africa

    Alan Amory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    The objective of this research is to verify previously published survey data on the use of Information and Communication Technology in teaching, learning, assessment and management in the Gauteng... More

    pp. 95-103

  17. Mobile FABLABS: Local and Rural Innovation in South Africa

    Ronald N Beyers & A Seugnet Blignaut, North-West University, South Africa; Lindi Mophuti, CSIR, South Africa

    Mobile Fabrication Laboratories, or FabLabs, have the potential to act as centers to promote creativity and innovation, and to bring about long-term social innovation in disadvantaged and rural... More

    pp. 112-122

  18. Integration of “Environnements Numériques de Travail” in French universities: constraint or deliberate choice?

    Delphine Billouard-Fuentes & Laïd Bouzidi, Université Lyon 3, France

    French universities integrate « Environnements Numériques de Travail » since 2000. These environments provide the various actors of the university with an access to online resources, collaborative ... More

    pp. 123-128

  19. Index of Technology Usage by Seniors (ITS) Citizens in Brazil

    Roberto Borges, UFRGS, Brazil; Simone Conceição, UWM, United States; José Valdeni Lima & Eliseo Reategui, UFRGS, Brazil

    This paper presents a study that investigated how the older adult population in Brazil uses modern technologies for learning purposes. The study sample included 85 Brazilian residents ranging in... More

    pp. 129-138

  20. Web 2.0 Technologies in Remote Community Schools in Western Australia

    Philip Bradbury & Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Web 2.0 Technologies are increasing in their use, particularly as tools for social networking. Their uptake has been pioneered by Generation Y, also known as the ‘Net’ Generation, or ‘Digital... More

    pp. 139-148