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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. The Role Of Exports In Economic Growth With Reference To Ethiopian Country

    Faye Chemeda, Arsi-Bale Rural Development, Ethiopia

    This study applies the Cobb-Douglas function model to analyze the effects of exports on economic growth in context of Ethiopian economy. To determine the relationship between export and economic... More

    p. 269

  2. Migration, Income and Employment Linkage in Ethiopia With Special Reference to Bahir Dar Town

    Faye Chemeda, Arsi-Bale Rural Development Project, Ethiopia

    In both developed and developing countries, cities have been attractive centers to human settlement. As such, the rate of urbanization has been increasingly higher. In other words, the urban... More

    pp. 270-271

  3. Online assessment decision supports in electronic portfolio systems using data mining technologies

    Gwo-Dong Chen, National Central Univ., Taiwan; chen-Chung Liu, Yuan Ze Univ., Taiwan; Kuo-Liang Ou, National Central Univ., Taiwan; Ching-Fen Pai, Fortune Inst. of Technology, Taiwan; Baw-Jhiune Liu, Yuan Ze Univ., Taiwan

    A teacher can use student portfolios to evaluate learning performance and promote learning outcomes. The portfolios can also be used as a communication channel among students and teachers as... More

    pp. 272-273

  4. A Mentor finder based on student preference and learning status for webbased learning systems

    Gwo-Dong Chen & Chin-Yeh Wang, National Central Univ., Taiwan; Chen-Chung Liu, Yuan Ze Univ., Taiwan; Chih-Kai Chang, Da-Yeh Univ., Taiwan

    Because students can not interact face to face with each other in an asynchronous learning situation, they are difficult to know who is able to help them. Thus, teachers or teaching assistants... More

    pp. 274-279

  5. The Development of A Hypermedia Language Learning Environment For Teaching Academic English

    Alexandra Critea, The Univ. of Electrocommunications, Japan; Toshio Okamoto, Hisayoshi Inoue & Jin Chen, The Univ. of Electro-communications, Japan

    Considerable research has shown that academic language is more difficult and takes longer to learn than social language. Comparatively, there are two factors affecting language comprehension:... More

    pp. 280-285

  6. Voice Interpretation On Web

    Alagu Lakshmi Chidambaram, Mrs. Janet Vijaya Light & Ms. A.Bhuvaneswari, Avinashilingam Univ., India

    p. 286

  7. NetKnowledge Presenter and Content Reuse

    Ng S. T. Chong & Ney André de Mello Zunino, United Nations University/Institute of Advanced Studies, Japan

    Streaming technologies, with the introduction of synchronized media support, are now able to produce a more faithful copy of classroom lectures, and hence, meet better the distance education needs.... More

    pp. 287-288

  8. Virtual Museums from Four Directions: An Emerging Model for School-Museum Collaboration

    Mark Christal, Univ. of Texas, United States; Marty de Montano, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, United States; Paul Resta & Loriene Roy, Univ. of Texas, United States

    The Four Directions Project has been working with American Indian Schools to explore the uses of technology for culturally responsive teaching. One approach Four Directions is exploring is school... More

    pp. 289-294

  9. An expert authoring tool for dynamic scenarios

    Antonio Cisternino, Enrico Del Cioppo, Paolo Marotta, Giuliano Pacini & Maria Simi, Univ. of Pisa, Italy

    The problem of constructing meaningful examples to teach about dynamic objects environments is complex enough to justify the construction of an expert authoring tool, which knows about the... More

    pp. 295-296

  10. Improving assessment: Rubrics in a tertiary multimedia course

    Barney Clarkson & Joe Luca, Edith Cowan Univ., Australia

    This paper explains how alternative assessment methods were implemented in a first-year tertiary course on web design. The aim was to make assessment clearer for the students to understand, and... More

    pp. 297-302

  11. The WWW&OVER project: real-time distance education and the role of the Street Singer

    Luigi Colazzo, Francesco Conte & Andrea Molinari, Univ. Of Trento, Italy

    The paper describes the present state of the WWW & Over project to design techniques for the remote control of hypermedia teaching materials. It reviews the main features of the new version of the ... More

    pp. 303-308

  12. Some Observations on Student Use of Electronic Communications in Second-Year Biology Courses

    Michael Collins & Michael Barbour, Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, Canada

    This paper considers the student use of electronic communications in two second-year university Biology courses. Over a three-year period, student contributions to a Web-based discussion forum,... More

    pp. 309-310

  13. Linking Organizational Knowledge and Learning

    Betty Collis, University of Twente

    Universities and corporate training centers are under pressure to offer increasingly flexible as well as individually relevant learning. Instead of trying to develop a stream of Web-based courses... More

    pp. 311-316

  14. Planning for E-Course Success

    Leon Combs, Kennesaw State Univ., United States

    This presentation will present a rather unique method of planning and designing a web site for e-learning. The following phases will be discussed: trouble shooting the project, initial overview of ... More

    pp. 317-321

  15. When Good Courses Go Bad: The Anguish of Online Dysfunctionality

    Dianne Conrad, Univ. of Alberta, Canada

    An online course dies a miserable death amidst learner, instructor, and administrative angst, its brief life illustrating not only the importance of online community but also the conditions in... More

    pp. 322-323

  16. Informal Interaction in Online Teaching and Learning

    Carmen Pérez Fragoso, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California; Jesús Favela Vara, Centro de Investigación Científica y Educación Superior de Ensenada; Juan José Contreras Castillo, Universidad de Colima

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether the use of a computer system developed to support informal interactions in an online learning environment increases the interaction among course... More

    pp. 324-329

  17. Using Educational Dialogues to Design Systems for Learning

    John Cook, University of North London, United Kingdom; Martin Oliver, University College London, United Kingdom; Grainne Conole, University of Bristol, United Kingdom

    In this paper, a model is presented that uses educational dialogues to support the design process for learning support systems. This model assumes an iterative life cycle model of software design, ... More

    pp. 330-335

  18. Building Tissues: Computer-based experimentation in plant tissue design

    Glynis Cron, Univ. of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Tim House, South Africa

    p. 336

  19. One-to-One Technology: A Model for 21st Century Education?

    Jerry Crystal, Bloomfield Connecticut Board of Education, United States

    This paper outlines, in an in-depth manner, how Carmen Arace Middle School in Bloomfield, Connecticut transformed itself from an 90% minority underachieving school with "bright flight" and very... More

    pp. 337-341

  20. Generating Creative Vital Orientations in Cyberspace

    Agata Cudowska, Univ. of Bialystok, Poland

    In my article I would like to focus on the subject of generating creative vital orientations in cyberspace, discussing it within the following topics: • applying the subject of creativity to the ... More

    pp. 342-345