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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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Number of papers: 10

  1. Student Perceptions of Immersive Virtual Environments for the Meaningful Assessment of Learning

    Jillianne Code, University of Victoria, Canada; Jody Clarke-Midura, Harvard University, United States; Nick Zap, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Chris Dede, Harvard University, United States

    The effectiveness of any educational technology depends upon teachers’ and learners’ perception of the functional utility of that medium for teaching, learning, and assessment. The Virtual... More

    pp. 358-367

  2. The Curriculum as an Ontology - A Human Centered Visualization Approach

    Simone Kriglstein & Renate Motschnig-Pitrik, University of Vienna, Faculty of Computer Science, Austria

    Studying abroad has become an important asset in learning languages and acquiring intercultural competences. This results in a growing need for transparency of curricula. But not only international... More

    pp. 1343-1352

  3. Knowledge Creation in MMOG: An Empirical Study

    Joseph Siu-Lung Kong & Ron Chi-Wai Kwok, Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    This study aims to empirically examine four modes of collaborative knowledge creation processes in Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG) game-play, and their dynamic relationship with players’... More

    pp. 1558-1568

  4. Play games to learn: Pre-service teacher development

    Alan Amory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    This paper argues that computer video games support learning when function as tools to mediate knowledge construction. The study makes use of two intrinsic cases as part of a collective... More

    pp. 2119-2128

  5. More than code: The significance of social interactions in young people's development as interactive media creators

    Karen Brennan, MIT Media Lab, United States; Amanda Valverde & Joe Prempeh, Harvard University, United States; Ricarose Roque & Michelle Chung, MIT Media Lab, United States

    Being able to design interactive media is an important capacity for young people to develop in order to understand and negotiate our modern media landscape. Scratch ( is a... More

    pp. 2147-2156

  6. Learning Presence in the Community of Inquiry Model: Towards a Theory of Online Learner Self- and Co-regulation

    Peter Shea, University at Albany, State University of New York, United States

    Abstract: This paper presents an empirical study grounded in the Community of Inquiry framework (Garrison, Anderson, Archer, 2000) and employs quantitative content analysis of student discourse and... More

    pp. 2556-2565

  7. Supporting Collaborative Web-based Education via Annotations

    Marián Šimko, Michal Barla, Vladimír Mihál, Maroš Uncík & Mária Bieliková, Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

    The spread of the internet and the evolution of the Web significantly change the way how we learn. Technology brings enhancements for learning almost on a daily basis. In this paper we discuss the ... More

    pp. 2576-2585

  8. Paths to Exemplary Online Teaching: A Look at Teacher Roles, Competencies and Exemplary Online Teaching

    Evrim Baran, Ana-Paula Correia & Ann Thompson, Iowa State University, United States

    The rapid growth of online education in higher education is calling for the research on the knowledge, skills and competencies required for successful online teaching. However, teaching approaches ... More

    pp. 2853-2860

  9. Lecture Capture: Good Student Learning or Good Bedtime Story? An Interdisciplinary Assessment of the Use of Podcasts in Higher Education

    Lena Paulo Kushnir & Kenneth Berry, University of Toronto, Canada; Jessica Wyman, OCAD University, Canada; Florin Salajan, North Dakota State University, United States

    Nowadays podcasts are used in many university courses and often viewed as an effective way to augment undergraduate education. We present research on the use of podcasts in four disciplines (Art,... More

    pp. 3168-3178

  10. Adopter Types of E-Learning Innovations in Higher Education. Empirical Findings.

    Helge Fischer & Thomas Köhler, Prof. Dr, Media Center, Technical University Dresden, Germany

    The present paper introduces empirical findings of the research project “Adoption of e-learning innovations in Higher Education”. The aim of the project was the characterization of teachers as... More

    pp. 3298-3306