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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. Virtual Reality Modeling in Science

    Blakely Tsurusaki, Tel Amiel, Benjamin Deaton, Cynthia Minchew, Art Recesso, James Scott Shaw, Lynn Bryan, Kenneth Hay & Norm Thomson, University of Georgia, United States

    Two ongoing virtual reality modeling projects at the Learning and Performance Support Laboratory (LPSL) are presented. The Virtual Solar System (VSS) and the Virtual Gorilla (VGOR) projects... More

    pp. 1199-1201

  2. Describing Verb Valency in an Electronic Learner’s Dictionary: Linguistic and Technical Implications

    Andrea Abel, European Academy Bolzano, Italy; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy; Judith Knapp & Vanessa Weber, European Academy Bolzano, Italy

    The paper presents an innovative description of verb valency in an electronic learner's dictionary for the German and Italian languages (ELDIT). It fully exploits the various possibilities of... More

    pp. 1202-1209

  3. Evaluation of the Web-based Learners Dictionary ELDIT

    Andrea Abel, European Academy Bolzano, Italy; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy; Judith Knapp & Vanessa Weber, European Academy Bolzano, Italy

    The ELDIT dictionary (Electronic Learners' dictionary for German and Italian) has been developed during the last three years and went online in February 2002. We conducted an extensive evaluation... More

    pp. 1210-1217

  4. New Answers to Old Questions about Lexicon Acquisition and Dictionary Use

    Andrea Abel, European Academy Bolzano, Italy; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy; Judith Knapp & Vanessa Weber, European Academy Bolzano, Italy

    We present a detailed analysis on the difficulties a language learner usually encounters when dealing with a foreign language and with dictionary use. Starting from this analysis we describe the... More

    pp. 1218-1224

  5. Building and Using the Digital Water Education Library (DWEL) for K-12 Education

    Bryan Aivazian, Natrona County School District, United States; Shirley Ireton, Independent Consultant, United States; Edward Geary, Colorado State University, United States; Tammy Sumner & Michael Khoo, University of Colorado - Boulder, United States

    DWEL is the first major collection building effort to bring a large block of high quality, K-12 resources into the Digital Library for Earth Systems Education (DLESE). Efforts are currently... More

    pp. 1225-1228

  6. Development of Educational System to Support Improvement of Cognition to Cultural Difference

    Tetsuji Asakawa, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo, Japan; Shin-ichi Hisamatsu, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University, Japan

    The research developed an educational system to improve cross-cultural communication skill needed for promoting international exchange projects. The developed training system as web application to... More

    pp. 1229-1230

  7. Enhancing Learning Object Retrieval through RDF Schemas Transformation

    Yolaine Bourda, Bich-Liên Doan & Henri Delebecque, Supélec, France

    Multiple RDF schemas can be found for the educational domain resulting in the lack of interoperability. So, translating RDF descriptions is mandatory if a user wants to request multiple... More

    pp. 1231-1234

  8. Learning Resources and the Semantic Web

    Yolaine Bourda, Bich-Lien Doan & Henri Delebecque, Supélec, France

    This paper discusses how learning resources can take advantage of the Semantic Web. As the W3C, we consider RDF as the first step to the Semantic Web. However, in spite of its advantages, RDF is... More

    pp. 1235-1238

  9. Design and evaluation of multimedia learning objects

    Claire Bradley, Tom Boyle & Richard Haynes, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

    This paper outlines a study of the design and evaluation of multimedia learning objects that have been incorporated into higher education courses. It outlines the design principles that underpin... More

    pp. 1239-1245

  10. Learning to Read Online: NEARStar Works!

    Zoe Ann Brown, Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, United States

    NEARStar (the Network for English Acquisition and Reading Star Schools Program) provides a supplementary, online, multimedia early reading curriculum for ESL students. NEARStar provides research... More

    pp. 1246-1248

  11. e-Learning of Mathematics

    Enrique Canessa, ICTP -The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy

    The influence on both the presentation and semantics of mathematical notation and the impact of state-of-the-art technologies on net-based mathematical courses are analyzed. The integrated MathML... More

    pp. 1249-1252

  12. OLLE (Online Language Learner Educators)

    Debra Cook Hirai, Ed.D & Javier Ruiz Arreygui, California State University, Bakersfield, United States; Irene Borrego, Ed.D, California State University, Bakersfield, United States

    California State University Bakersfield has designed an extremely innovative form of professional development for educators of English Learners and teacher candidates, which is available anytime,... More

    pp. 1253-1254

  13. ANGEL Course Management System Removes Barriers to Course Development and Student Interaction

    Carol Dwyer & Francis Dwyer, Penn State, United States

    ANGEL, A New Global Environment for Learning, is a new and robust course management system (CMS). Developed by CyberLearning Labs in collaboration with university and business partners, ANGEL... More

    pp. 1255-1256

  14. Student Perceptions of Asynchronous Online Audio Lectures

    Kerry Earl & Joanna Tarnowska, Waikato Innovation Centre for eEducation, New Zealand

    Abstract: Student opinion of asynchronous online audio lectures was collected through a pilot telephone survey with 12 students and a follow-up anonymous online questionnaire with 88 students. The ... More

    pp. 1257-1264

  15. Bridging the gap: A Constructivist Pedagogical Model for Distance Learning in the Acadenmia

    Yoram Eshet, Tel Hai Academic College, Israel; Alit Epstein, Open University, Israel, Israel; Ronen Hammer, Tel Hai Academic College, Israel; Edna Tal, Open University, Israel, Israel

    The accumulated experience from years of on-line learning in the academia suggests a series of serious problems in the way this yet-evolving means of learning is utilized. Problems include poor... More

    pp. 1265-1268

  16. Requirements for Spoken Japanese Learning and Video-on-Demand System Based on the Analysis

    Shinichi Fujita, Waseda University, Japan

    There is a high demand for spoken Japanese learning, especially among foreign Japanese learners of intermediate to advanced level. This paper examines what is essential to learn spoken Japanese.... More

    pp. 1269-1272

  17. Using Visual Materials to Engage Learners

    Ilia Goldfarb, Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick, Canada; Irina Kondratova, National Research Council Canada, IIT e-Business, Canada

    The objective of the Spirit of Democracy international project is to enhance the capacity of civic educators in Russia to develop and sustain a dynamic and vibrant program of citizenship education.... More

    pp. 1273-1280

  18. MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching

    Gerard Hanley, MERLOT/California State University, Office of the Chancellor, United States

    MERLOT is an international cooperative for high quality online resources to improve learning and teaching in higher education. The cooperative connects higher education systems, consortia,... More

    pp. 1281-1284

  19. Developing and Implementing Support Strategies for an Open Source Course Management System

    Kimberly Hayworth, Jacqueline Mai & Makoto Tsuchitani, Stanford University, United States

    This poster session will provide an overview of the development and implementation of support strategies for the CourseWork open source course management system (CMS). It will outline the workflow ... More

    pp. 1285-1286

  20. The Use of Multiple Representations in a Discipline-Integrated Science Lesson On The Web

    Ying-Shao Hsu, Fu-Kwun Hwang & Yung-Ta Chang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This article presents the development and evaluation of a web-based lesson with multiple representations story-based animations displaying a daily-life situation, and discipline-integrated themes. ... More

    pp. 1287-1290