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ED-MEDIA 2001--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications



Craig Montgomerie; Jarmo Viteli

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Number of papers: 608

  1. Measurement and Modelling for Dynamical Human cognition motion process

    Noboru Ashida & Atsushi Tsubokura, Osaka Electro-Communication Univ., Japan; Kagemasa Kozuki, Konami Co., Japan; Katsunori Nakamura & Katsuji Higashio, Heian Jogakuin Univ.

    The refinement of measurement of a behaviorof a human testee with Eye Mark Recorder on who is playing a computergame or typing keyboard is reported. The new strategy of analyzing the measured... More

    pp. 65-70

  2. Learning Style Theory and Computer Mediated Communication

    Hilary Atkins & David Moore, Leeds Metropolitan University; Dave Hobbs, Bradford University; Simon Sharpe, Leeds Metropolitan University

    This paper looks at the low participation rates in computer mediated conferences (CMC) and argues that one of the causes of this may be an incompatibility between students' learning styles and the ... More

    pp. 71-75

  3. A multimedia gate to Museum of Astronomy

    Anna Lina Auricchio, Astronomical Observatory of Capodimonte, Italy; Enrica Stendardo, II Univ. of Naples - Faculty of Letters, Italy

    p. 76

  4. Need for Intelligent Web Server with Powerful Authoring Functions: No More Stress on Web Authors

    Junichi Azuma, Univ. of Marketing and Distribution Sciences, Japan

    If we consider the rapid development of the Web technology, it will not always be possible for Web authors to keep up with the dramatic change of the authoring environment. In addition, there are... More

    pp. 77-78

  5. Genesis of a CD-based Authorware application: Lessons learned from six years of design and development

    Patricia Ryaby Backer, San Jose State Univ., United States

    p. 79

  6. Educational Applications of Conversational Agents

    Jeremy Baer, Univ. of Washington, United States; Chenoah Morgan, Counting Stick Software, United States

    Conversational agents have historically been used for entertainment purposes. In this paper, we discuss new work that extends the capabilities of conversational agent More

    pp. 80-81

  7. The Internet Shared Laboratory Project

    Andrea Bagnasco, Marco Chirico & Anna Marina Scapolla, Univ. of Genova, Italy

    In this paper we present the project of an Internet shared instrumentation laboratory for measurement on electronic circuits. The main project goal is to perform experiments driving real... More

    pp. 82-83

  8. Interactive multimedia authoring tool for web-based testing

    Kazys Baniulis, Vytautas Reklaitis & Emilis Stuopys, Kaunas Univ. of Technology, Lithuania

    The paper presents the architecture of student self-evaluation and on-line assessment system TestTool. The purpose of the system is to improve the web-based selfinstructional mode of learning,... More

    pp. 84-85

  9. Constructivist Instructional Design and Development of a Networked Learning Skills (NICLS) Module for Continuing Professional Education Distance Learning

    Miguel Baptista Nunes, Maggie McPherson & Mariano Rico, Univ. of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    This paper proposes an ISD approach for the design and development of a basic Networked Information and Communication Literacy Skills (NICLS) module. The need for such courses as pre-modules for ... More

    pp. 86-91


    Philip Barker, Univ. of Teesside, United Kingdom

    Educational technology and the ways in which it is used have undergone considerable changes over the last three decades. Various technology-driven 'change agents' have been responsible for the ways... More

    pp. 92-97

  11. Networking Schools: What Services do we Need?

    Patrick Barrett, Catholic Education Office - Parramatta, Australia

    This paper outlines the planning and implementation processes that a Catholic education system has gone through to provide network and Internet services to some 80 schools across Western Sydney. ... More

    pp. 98-99

  12. Reflections on the Use of an Integrated Computer-based Collaborative Learning Program in a Curriculum Design Course for Science Teachers

    James P. Barufaldi & Victor A. Zinger, The Univ. of Texas-Austin, United States

    This paper discusses the author's reflections on the use of an integrated computerbased collaborative program in a university-level curriculum design course for science teachers. The program,... More

    pp. 100-101

  13. Meeting Teacher Technology Competencies In the Classroom with a Focus on Writing/Communication Skills

    Martha Beasley, Lees-McRae College, United States

    This paper is based on a series of workshops offered to kindergarten through eighth grade classroom teachers. The focus of the workshops was to increase student academic expectations and... More

    pp. 102-103

  14. The New Digital Civilization: The Best of Times, the Worst of Times

    Melissa Roberts Becker, Ed. D.,, Northeastern State Univ., United States; Donna G. Wood, Ed. D.,, Ed. D., Northeastern State Univ., United States

    The purpose of the new digital civilization research was twofold. First, the study compared the learning style preferences of undergraduate students enrolled in an on-line version of an education ... More

    pp. 104-105

  15. Towards More Independent Learning: A Southern Nevada Perspective

    Scott Beckstrand, Community College of Southern Nevada, United States

    This paper discusses the use of tools that allow the development and presentation of time and place-independent courseware. Such tools make the Internet another valuable delivery method for... More

    pp. 106-110


    Scott Beckstrand, Community College of Southern Nevada, United States; Philip Barker & Paul van Schaik, University of Teesside

    One constraint in the development of time and place-independent distance education modules is the lack of technology experience and knowledge instructors have. Many instructors are not familiar and... More

    pp. 111-112

  17. De Bono’s Six Thinking Hats Technique: A Metaphorical Model of Communication in Computer Mediated Classrooms.

    Karen Belfer, Technical Univ. of British Columbia, Canada

    In a computer mediated classroom the technology is used both as a medium for transmitting content and a human arena for interaction. The quality of the learning climate of online environments... More

    pp. 113-116

  18. Flexible Delivery Damaging to Learning? Lessons from the Canterbury Digital Lectures Project

    Tim Bell, Andy Cockburn, Bruce McKenzie & John Vargo, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Preparing courses for flexible delivery and distance education is normally a timeconsuming and expensive process. This paper describes the design and evaluation of a system that automatically... More

    pp. 117-122

  19. Urania, The New Technologies for Information and Education in Science

    Leopoldo Benacchio, Federica Guadagnini, Luca Nobili, Melania Brolis & Caterina Boccato, Astronomical Observatory of Padua (Italy), Italy

    Urania ( is a weekly Web Astronomy and Astronautics news-bulletin, in the Italian language, created by professional astronomers. It is addressed to both young people and adults... More

    pp. 123-124

  20. The Virtual Planetarium: The use and improvement of a Website as a case study of collaboration between Scientists, School Teachers and Students

    Leopoldo Benacchio, Melania Brolis & Giovanna Mistrello, Padova Astronomical Observatory, Italy

    The "Virtual Planetarium" is an astronomy course on the Web developed in the '98 and refined in the last 3 years with the integration of the experiences gathered in several classrooms over the... More

    pp. 125-126