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ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 25, 2007


Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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Number of papers: 11

  1. Design for an Evaluation of the Canadian Space Agency Distance Learning Program in Alberta Schools

    Richard Mrazek, Doug Orr, Trevor Woods & Dave Hinger, University of Lethbridge, Canada; Cathy King, Kings Court Communications Group Ltd., Canada; Craig Montgomerie, Mentat Consulting Services Ltd., Canada

    The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Alberta Education have contracted a three-year evaluation of the use of the CSA Distance Learning program in Grade 7-9 schools in Alberta. The primary method of ... More

    pp. 340-344

  2. Do Mobile Device Applications Lead to Learning?

    Doug Vogel, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; David Kennedy, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong; Ron Kwok, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Abstract: Assessing the impact on learning of the use of mobile devices and associated applications is a complex challenge. This paper reports on progress to date in a longitudinal study using a... More

    pp. 555-564

  3. A Provincial Videoconferencing Technology System to Support Education in Alberta

    Cathy King & Catherine Macklam, 2Learn Educational Society, Canada

    As a provincial professional development provider in Alberta the Education Society ( has been helping Alberta Teachers to integrate various technologies and digital resources... More

    pp. 1168-1171

  4. SAmgI: Automatic Metadata Generation v2.0

    Michael Meire, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Xavier Ochoa, ESPOL Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Ecuador; Erik Duval, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    Manual creation of metadata is tedious, error-prone and doesn't scale. As the amount of learning content continues to grow, it becomes less and less feasible to describe all available content... More

    pp. 1195-1204

  5. Toward Appreciative Engagements with Slideware

    Catherine Adams, University of Alberta, Canada

    PowerPoint presentations make both an effective (informational) and affective (aesthetic) claim upon the student. Aesthetically, teachers using PowerPoint slides may be unwittingly educating a... More

    pp. 2134-2142

  6. Disruptive or compliant? The impact of two educational technologies on pedagogy

    Sandy Schuck & Matthew Kearney, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    In this paper, we discuss the 'fit' between educational technologies and teacher views and pedagogies in light of two recently completed research projects. These studies focused on observed... More

    pp. 2619-2626

  7. Blogs and Other Online Technologies and Resources: Faculty and Student Collaboration for Academic Research in a Blended Online Environment

    Kristen Sosulski & Steven Goss, New York University, United States

    In an online contemporary issues course, Contemporary Issues in Web-based and Distance Education, the instructors employed a student-centered approach and utilized multiple technologies for... More

    p. 3064

  8. Technology Support for Whole Class Engagement in Learning

    Karen Swan, Annette Kratcoski & Jason Schenker, Kent State University, United States; Deborah Miller, Fishcreek Elementary School, Stow, OH, United States; Mark van 't Hooft, Research Center for Educational Technology, United States

    This research explores how the use of student response systems (SRS) effects elementary and middle school students' engagement in and learning from classroom lessons. A pilot study, which compared ... More

    pp. 3310-3319

  9. Students’ Problem Solving as Mediated by Their Cognitive Tool Use: A Study of Tool Use Patterns

    Min Liu, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Lucas Horton, The University of Texas – Austin, United States; Stephanie Corliss, The University of California – Berkeley, United States; Marilla Svinicki, Treavor Bogard & JungIn Kim, The University of Texas – Austin, United States; Hyeseung Maria Chang, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    The purpose of this study is to use multiple data sources, both objective and subjective, to capture students' thinking process as they were engaged in problem-solving process, examine the... More

    pp. 3644-3652

  10. Resource Based Learning Using Flash and Filemaker

    Steve Tomblin, The University of Iowa, United States; Ali Fakhry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, United States

    This project has been aimed at the creation of a Resource Based Learning Environment (RBLE) for dental students in The University of Iowa's College of Dentistry. Resource-based learning is the... More

    pp. 4024-4028

  11. Community dimensions of learning object repositories

    Anoush Margaryan & Allison LIttlejohn, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

    It has been argued that the reuse of educational resources will contribute to the development of economies of scale in which teachers and students can create, source, and share knowledge and... More

    pp. 4335-4343