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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. Managing Digital Resources for an Urban Education Portal

    Simone Conceicao, UNITE, United States; Lorraine Sherry, RMC Research Corporation, United States; David Gibson & Gina Amenta-Shin, TEN PT3 Grant, United States

    The word "portal" has become a trendy term when referring to interactive and personalized access to a variety of resources and tools. The question is how to design a portal with a set of resources ... More

    pp. 1104-1107

  2. Faculty Perceptions of Technology Use and It’s Impact on Faculty Development Planning.

    Terri Demmon, Indiana University South Bend, United States

    It is important for us as researchers and educators to consider the issues surrounding the perceptions faculty hold about their use of technology as a motivation for learning more about, and... More

    pp. 1108-1111

  3. A Systematic Assessment of the Contributions of Animation to Knowledge Acquisition

    Francis Dwyer & Carol Dwyer, Penn State, United States

    Animation continues to be used extensively in learning environments; however, research regarding its effectiveness in facilitating different kinds of learning objectives remains inconclusive.... More

    pp. 1112-1117

  4. From Theory to Practice: Towards Classifying Motivational Strategies Used by the Instructor of a Game-Based On-line Learning Event for Adults

    Grietjie Haupt & Johannes Cronje, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Abstract: This study considers the possible way in which Keller's ARCS-model of motivation can be used to analyse the role of the instructor in motivating post-graduate students in a game-based... More

    pp. 1118-1125

  5. Research Ethics and the Educational Multimedia Researcher

    Jeffrey Hecht, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Public attention has recently been focused on the mistreatment of human participants in medical and psychological research, including research on educational multimedia, hypermedia, and... More

    pp. 1126-1128

  6. Music and Self-Generated Images: Applying Dual Coding Theory, Generative Theory of Reading Comprehension, and Cognitive Load Theory to Web-Based Music Instruction

    George Henik, New York University, United States

    Fourteen volunteers were administered an online drawing environment where they generated images in response to musical intervals, then tested on their recall of these intervals while using their... More

    pp. 1129-1136

  7. Efficacy of a Decision Support System for Breast Cancer Treatment in a Lower Literate Population—Preliminary Findings

    Maria Jibaja-Weiss, Robert Volk, Thomas Granchi, Nancy Neff & Stephen Spann, Baylor College of Medicine, United States

    The purpose of this study is to develop and evaluate a computerized decision support system (CDSS) on breast cancer to aid low-literate, multi-ethnic women who speak English or Spanish in making a ... More

    pp. 1137-1138

  8. Calls From the Wild—An Online Survey of Alaska School Administrators on the Challenges of School Reform

    Michael Johnson, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States; John Monahan, Unversity of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    This paper reports the results of a 2000-2001 state-wide school administrator online survey that identifies school administrator retention and recruitment as key issues that will impact school... More

    pp. 1139-1142

  9. Construct Validity for the World Wide Web Attitude Scale

    Gerald Knezek & Rhonda Christensen, Univ. of North Texas, United States; Janette Bradley & Peter Scannell, Avid Technologies, United States; James Langford, Abilene Christian Univ. (TX), United States

    This paper integrates findings from three studies addressing the measurement properties of the World Wide Web Attitude Scale (WAS). The development process for the instrument as well as construct (... More

    pp. 1143-1149

  10. To Develop an Item Generating System with Analyzing the Problem Model in the Inter-Correlated Knowledge

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

    This paper proposes two problem structures for generating basic problems from the Inter-Correlated Knowledge. The first problem structure is Problem Graph, which expresses the relationship among... More

    pp. 1150-1153

  11. Effects of multimedia CAI design on college students' reasoning ability and attitudes toward computers in Taiwan

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers College, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of three treatments: a traditional programming language instruction (C language), an multimedia CAI design course(using Authorware), and a... More

    pp. 1154-1155

  12. Developing Electronic Portfolios for Preservice Teachers: Integrating Technology and State Standards into the Curriculum

    Pei-Lin Liu, Carolyn Edwards & Donna Ferguson-Pabst, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    This study describes the way preservice elementary teachers worked to create electronic portfolios that address the national teacher education standards and University of Northern Colorado... More

    pp. 1156-1159

  13. Enhancing Metacognitive Skills through Cooperative Learning in a Scientific Concept-Learning Task using Hypermedia

    Chanchai McDonald, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, United States; Anju Relan, School of Medicine, UCLA, United States

    This study investigated the effects of peer modeling during learner-controlled, computer based instruction, on performance and cognitive monitoring skills among high and low achievers. One hundred... More

    pp. 1160-1167

  14. Defragmenting knowledge: a strategy for interconnecting learning materials

    Marco Ronchetti, Alberto Giuliani & Paramjeet Saini, Università di Trento, Italy

    E-learning systems are often based on the notion of "course": an interconnected set of resources aiming at presenting material related to a particular topic. Course authors do provide external... More

    pp. 1168-1171

  15. Creating an Interactive, Dynamic Research Roadmap for Learning Science and Technology

    Lisa Spiro, ETRAC, Rice University, United States

    What emerging technologies and practices hold great promise for education? Who are some of the major innovators in educational technology? To help answer these questions, Rice University's... More

    pp. 1172-1175

  16. Will Media Ever Influence Learning? Global Perspectives

    Jack Fei Yang, Larry K. Bright, Nick Chao-Ming Lin, Ching-Mei Hsiao & Rober Hsun-Cheng Lin, The University of South Dakota, United States

    The impact of media on instructional outcomes continues to be debated. The cost for new distance-system development and training is a major challenge for institutions in developing countries that... More

    pp. 1176-1180

  17. The use of VFT for Biological Studies in HK schools

    Albert Chieng, UNiversity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Mang Yu Wong, St Francis Xaviers School HK, Hong Kong

    The advent of multimedia technology has translated features of learning environments for many disciplines to the student's computer monitor. The presenters reviewed the so-called virtual field trip... More

    pp. 1181-1182

  18. Object Modeling Framework for Building Realistic VR Learning Simulation

    Chi Wan Lim & Yam San Chee, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    C-VISions is an ongoing research project that deals with learning-based simulations in a virtual reality (VR) environment. One of C-VISions's aims is to empower its users with the ability to create... More

    pp. 1183-1190

  19. Education and Training in Virtual Environments for Disaster Management

    Jennifer Tichon, University of Queensland, Australia; Richard Hall, Michael Hilgers, Ming Leu & Sanjeev Agarwal, University of Missouri-Rolla, United States

    Virtual Environments (VE) are currently being developed and evaluated as an alternative for educating and training first responder personnel. The methods being developed offer a more realistic... More

    pp. 1191-1194

  20. Enhancing Experiential Learning Via Virtual Environments

    Jennifer Tichon, University of Queensland, Australia

    Research indicates Virtual Reality (VR) is delivering on it's promised potential to provide enhanced training and education outcomes. A significant research project, at the University of... More

    pp. 1195-1198