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ED-MEDIA 2003--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2003

Editors

David Lassner; Carmel McNaught

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Number of papers: 803

  1. ILL: The Informatics Learning Laboratory - Connecting Learning Communities with Communities of Practice in a web based Learning Laboratory for Informatics

    Johannes Magenheim, University of Paderborn, Germany

    The Didactics of Informatics research group at the University of Paderborn is involved in efforts to design implement and evaluate a web based learning laboratory for informatics. The learning... More

    pp. 866-869

  2. Supplemental Instruction and Learning Support with Technology for College Level Core Mathematics Courses

    Samuel Masih, Albany State University, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this Poster/Demonstration is to demonstrate several technology based components developed to enhance regular mathematics instruction and to provide learning support for... More

    pp. 870-871

  3. Internet-Based Business Simulation for the International Education of Industrial and Systems Engineers - An Interdisciplinary Scientific Long-Term Project

    Kurt Matyas, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Alexander Hampel, University of Vienna, Austria

    This paper is a report of the interactive computer-based business simulation game developed at the Vienna University of Technology which covers the topics production planning, production control,... More

    pp. 872-873

  4. Web-based Interactive Environments in Biomedical Research Education and Training

    Chanchai McDonald & Roger Chalkley, School of Medicine Vanderbilt University, United States

    The study purposes are to design and develop educational technology tools, primarily using the Web-base application, for effectively recruiting young scientists to Vanderbilt University School of... More

    pp. 874-875

  5. A Discussion List Analyzer: Using an Artificial Neural Network to Reveal Cognitive Effort Expressed in Online Discussion List Messages

    Tom McKlin & Patricia Oliver, Georgia Tech, United States; Libby Morris, University of Georgia, United States; Catherine Finnegan, University System of Georgia, United States

    This paper details the work performed toward building a reliable, automatic, content analysis suite of tools that analyzes online educational discussion list messages. This project is conducted... More

    pp. 876-879

  6. Investigating the quality of the student experience online: Social engagement factors

    Catherine McLoughlin, Australian Catholic University, Australia; Joe Luca, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    An examination of the literature on computer-mediated communication suggests that there are a variety of frameworks and approaches on how to foster positive learning experiences through online... More

    pp. 880-887

  7. Constructing Web-based Adventure Games that Teach: A Model that Works

    Leslie Miller, Moreno Janette, Estsrera Vicky, Mayes Janice & Donna Smith, Rice University, United States

    How does one move from science concepts to final production of an interactive web adventure? What are the processes, the incremental steps, and the challenges involved? How do you test the web... More

    pp. 888-891

  8. On Visualization of Learning Process and Its Application to Collaborative Learning in e-Learning Environment

    Katsunori Miura, Manabu Nomura, Hajime Saito, Kenji Saito & Takashi Maeda, Hokkaido Information University, Japan

    This paper presents an approach to a visualization method to represent the learning process and its application to collaborative learning supports in e-learning environments. We first focus ... More

    pp. 892-893

  9. Knowledge exchange from citizens to learners through online collaboration

    Inge Molenaar, Ontdeknet, Netherlands

    Abstract: Ontdeknet aims to make knowledge and skills in society accessible to education with the use of an electronic learning environment. Students and citizens collaborated in this environment. ... More

    pp. 894-899

  10. Instructional Interactions at a Distance versus Institutional Indicators: Migrating from LearningSpace-Lotus Notes to new E-learning Platforms, a Higher Education experience at ITESM-CCM in Mexico City. A case study..

    Fernando Mortera-Gutierrez, Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, ITESM-CCM, Mexico

    One of the most competitive private higher institutions in Mexico, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), has implemented for more than 5 years an instructional design... More

    pp. 900-901

  11. Training Environment Support System (TESS): A System Designed to Facilitate Learning in Simulation-Based Training Environments

    Kelly Neville, CHI Systems, Inc., United States; Barbara Sorensen, Air Force Research Laboratory Warfighter Training Research Division, United States; Charles Barba, CHI Systems, Inc., United States

    The introduction of the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) will allow space warfighters to contribute to military operations in ways never before possible. However, due to the rapid pace at which... More

    pp. 902-905

  12. ECAS: A Computer Simulator that has the adjustable degree of abstraction of the observation according to the educational objectives, and its evaluation

    Tomohiro Nishida, Osaka Gakuin University, Japan; Junichi Yahara, NEC Corporation, Japan; Toshimitsu Masuzawa, Osaka University, Japan; Toshio Matsuura, Osaka City University, Japan

    We have developed an educational computer simulator ECAS to understand the architecture of computer systems. Users can define any parts of the computer in various level of abstraction. They can... More

    pp. 906-907

  13. Training Technology for Addressing Bias in Public Employees' Decision Making

    John O'Looney, University of Georgia, United States

    This paper reports on an effort to use new training technologies and techniques to address the issue of bias in decision making by a specific group of street-level bureaucrats (i.e., those... More

    pp. 908-910

  14. A Meta-Cognitive Computer-based Tutor for High-School Algebra

    Sowmya Ramachandran & Richard Stottler, Stottler Henke Associates, Inc., United States

    Algebra is an important high-school subject and serves as a gateway to higher math education. Yet many students struggle with Algebra and are left behind. This paper describes a computer-based... More

    pp. 911-914

  15. Exploring the Computer as a Shapeable Medium by Designing Artefacts for Mixed Reality-Environments in Interdisciplinary Education Processes

    Michael Herczeg, IMIS, University of Luebeck, Germany; Ingrid Höpel, Institute of Art History, University of Kiel, Germany; Daniela Reimann, Forum For Interdisciplinary Studies at the Muthesius-Academy of Arts, Germany; Thomas Winkler, IMIS, University of Luebeck, Germany

    Although multimedia computers are becoming widespread in the consumer market, little research has been undertaken into the computer as a shapeable medium based on an understanding of algorithms.... More

    pp. 915-922

  16. Video Paper Builder

    raymond rose, concord consortium, United States; Alvaro Galvis, Concord Consortium, United States

    Video Paper Bulder is an application which allows the development of locally developed case studies. It specifically is being used in a Concord Consortium project to determine if locally built... More

    p. 923

  17. A Failure Is The Origin Of A Success – Or How To Employ Errors For Effective Learning In Vocational Education

    Jens Siemon, University of Hamburg, Germany; Luis Matey MuÑoz, Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Tecnicas (CEIT), Spain; Miren Iosune Berasategi, Instituto de Maquina Herramienta (IMH), Spain; Diana Klockmann, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

    Vocational teaching has so far widely ignored the fact that people can learn, even frequently, from their errors, although there is general agreement on that. The European Union supported project... More

    pp. 924-927

  18. Using Interactive Multimedia to Learn and Apply Observational Research Methods

    Carla Torgerson, Dawn Blasko, Jacob Cornwell & Victoria Kazmerski, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, United States

    Abstract: This paper discusses Courseware for Observational Research (COR), an interactive multimedia program designed to teach methods of observational research from the initial phase of... More

    pp. 928-931

  19. Interactive Applets for Nanotechnolgy Education

    Prashanth Viswanath, Prasad Viswanath, Vincent Pizziconi & B Ramakrishna, Arizona State University, United States; Ed Ong, Phoenix College, United States

    This article discusses our progress in the development of interactive Java applets to deliver nanotechnology concepts to high school and lower division college students. This work is part of an on ... More

    pp. 940-941

  20. Self-Paced Lesson in Integrative Bargaining over the Internet

    Anson Wendy & Harold O'Neil, University of Southern California, United States

    Adult distance learners took an asynchronous, self-paced lesson on integrative bargaining over the internet. Embedded in the lesson was a self-paced lesson on self-monitoring. Learners were... More

    pp. 942-944