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

2001

Editors

Craig Montgomerie; Jarmo Viteli

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Number of papers: 608

  1. Collaborative Learning Environments: Integrating Informal Learning Experiences in the Home with Learning at School

    Helen Brown, British Educational Commmunications and Technology Agency, (BECTa)

    This paper describes an array of research projects that explore the use of ICT within the home and other informal settings to enhance pupil motivation and learning outcomes and contribute to the ... More

    pp. 207-208

  2. Hotel Simulation - a 2nd year student project

    Henric Bundy, Robert Johansson & Bengt Lennartsson, Linkoping Univ., Sweden

    p. 209

  3. Computer-Enhanced or Computer-Enchanted? The Magic and Mischief of Learning With Computers

    Jennifer Burg, Wake Forest University and Beth Cleland, United States

    What is it about computers that makes them so hypnotic? How can we educators take advantage of the computer's power to attract and hold our students' attention? How can we ensure that our students ... More

    pp. 210-216

  4. Teaching And Learning In A Technological Age: Transforming Learning Through Teacher Training

    Gerald W. Burgess, Barbara D. Holmes & Bette Seeley, Albany State Univ., United States

    Two major events require teachers to be knowledgeable about technology influenced learning and how to create learning environments leading to higher levels of student achievement. These events,... More

    pp. 217-219

  5. X-Quest: An Open Tool to Support Evaluation in Distance Learning

    Juan C. Burguillo, Universidad de Vigo, Spain; Jose V. Benlloch, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain; Juan M. Santos & Daniel A. Rodríguez, Universidad de Vigo, Spain; Félix Buendía, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

    In proprietary distance learning environments it often results difficult to exchange educational resources among different systems. In this paper, we introduce X-Quest, an open tool to create and... More

    pp. 220-221

  6. Visualization of fundamental definitions in calculus

    Du-Won Byun, Dal Won Park, Yongsoon Ro, Sunghee Lee & Seung Dong Kim, Kongju National Univ.

    Some concepts in elementary calculus make students distressed because of abstraction of definitions. For examples, limit of sequences, continuity of functions and partial derivatives are ... More

    pp. 222-223

  7. Computer Based Lab Methods in the Instruction of Probability and Statistics

    Paul Cabilio, Acadia Univ., Canada; Patrick Farrell, Carleton Univ., Canada

    p. 224

  8. Technology as Facilitator of Quality Education: A Model

    William Callahan, Univ. of Northern Iowa, United States

    Few people would argue with the idea that information technologies have a major impact on how we view schooling, teaching, and learning at this point in time. If technology is indeed a... More

    pp. 225-227

  9. Evolution of an Intelligent Web Tutor

    David Callear, Univ. of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    p. 228

  10. Who Uses the Internet for Educational Purposes? A National Demographic Study in the United States

    Xiaoli Cao & Kenneth Gray, Penn State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to determine the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of adults, ages 19-60, that use the Internet to take educational courses or to do research at home for ... More

    pp. 229-230

  11. Methodologies of distance invigilation to support distance education

    Yanhua Cao, Hongli Zhao & Ke Chen, Peking Univ., China

    In this paper, we present four methodologies for distance invigilation; i.e. tutorbased, surveillance-based, software-based, and network-based invigilation. These methodologies form a new... More

    pp. 231-232

  12. An Educational Evaluation of WebCT; a Case Study using the Conversational Framework

    Dawn Carmichael, Univ. of Abertay Dundee

    This paper details a study into the development of a WebCT based learning resource, which was used to augment the delivery of a second year degree level module. The development of the learning... More

    pp. 233-238

  13. COORDINATION ROLE IN EVOLUTION SYSTEMS

    Angela Carrillo, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

    p. 239

  14. Behind the MASK Project

    Helen Carter, University of Wollongong, Australia

    p. 240

  15. A Survey of Academic Use of Information Technology

    Helen Carter, Paul Else, Brian Ferry, Reihaneh Safavi- Naini & Di Kelly, Univ. of Wollongong, Australia

    Wollongong is recognized as a top performing regional university in Australia. Its leading edge approach in introducing its students into the 'e-world', acknowledged in the accolade of joint 2000... More

    pp. 241-242

  16. Computer Mediated Communication Applications in Vocational English in Hong Kong

    Esther Chan, Hong Kong Inst. of Vocational Education (Chai Wan), Hong Kong

    This paper reports on the applications of Computer-mediated Communication (CMC) tool, eGroups.com (currently known as groups.yahoo.com) in English as a second language learning in a vocational... More

    pp. 243-244

  17. Building A Virtual Learning Community of Distributed Knowledge on Web for University Students

    Chi-Cheng Chang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

    This paper mainly tries to explore and grapple with some of the key issues of building Web-based learning community. We have completed the construction of knowledge distributed learning community... More

    pp. 245-250

  18. Discover Sequential Patterns of Learning Concepts for Behavioral Diagnosis by Interpreting Web Page Contents

    Chih-Kai Chang, Da-Yeh University; Kuen-Shan Wang

    As Web-based course become popular, the Web system accumulates a large amount of log data. Because the log data was generated by learners' behavior on the Web-based course, many researchers agree... More

    pp. 251-256

  19. Applying Navigation Mechanism to Virtual Experiment Environment on WWW with XML-style Teaching Materials

    Maiga Chang, Jia-Sheng Heh & Rita Kuo, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan

    With the navigation mechanism designed in this paper, an intelligent agent then can learn how to solve a specific experiment in a virtual experiment environment such as IVC (Internet Virtual... More

    pp. 257-262

  20. Considerations of Spatial Ability in Learning from Animation

    Lih-Juan ChanLin, Fu-Jen Catholic Univ., Taiwan

    The study explored the use of animation in facilitating descriptive and procedural learning in a scientific instruction. Spatial ability was used as a variable to observe students' learning of... More

    pp. 263-268