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



David Lassner; Carmel McNaught

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This conference has 13 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 803

  1. Cutting the Cord: Faculty Response to Wireless Computer

    Paul McKimmy, University of Hawai`i - Manoa, United States

    The College of Education at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa replaced aging instructional computing facilities in July 2002. New facilities were implemented as wireless mobile computing environments... More

    pp. 88-91

  2. The Open Knowledge Initiative

    Jeff Merriman, Massachusetts Institute of technology, United States; Robby Robson, Eduworks, United States

    Many of us share the dream of universal access to quality learning. Some of us have been working towards realizing this dream by creating technical specifications and standards. That may sound... More

    pp. 92-94

  3. Laptops and Mediabooks - One University's Experience Replacing the Textbook

    Walter (Skip) Bollenbacher, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States; Marian Moore, Boston College, United States

    One of the principal challenges facing educators today is the exponential growth in knowledge and the need to deliver that knowledge as efficiently as possible. One potential solution is to make... More

    pp. 95-98

  4. A Framework for Narration and Learning in Educational Multimedia

    Jesper Mosegaard & Jens Bennedsen, University of Aarhus, Dept. of Computer Science, Denmark

    In this article we describe a multimedia adventure game framework for a learning environment to support the teaching and learning of introductory programming. In the framework we have... More

    pp. 99-106

  5. An Open and Flexible Indexation- and Query tool for Ariadne

    Filip Neven, Erik Duval, Stefaan Ternier, Kris Cardinaels & Pieter Vandepitte, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    Learning Object Repositories like the Ariadne Knowledge Pool system enable users to share and reuse learning objects. Metadata is kept with these learning objects to facilitate query and management... More

    pp. 107-114

  6. Exploring the reusability of Web-based learning resources

    Ron Oliver, Ralph Wirski, Arshad Omari & Philip Hingston, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Graeme Brownfield, Office of Training and Tertiary Education, Australia

    This paper describes a project in the Australian training sector which sought to design and develop a digital repository of learning resources to facilitate their reuse and application in new... More

    pp. 115-122

  7. A New Approach to the Design of Interactive Storytelling Engines with Applications in the Educational Setting

    John Leggett & Teong Ong, Texas A&M University, United States

    A new approach to the construction of interactive digital storytelling engines is introduced. Hybrid evolutionary-fuzzy algorithms are at the core of the architecture. The paper motivates the... More

    pp. 123-129

  8. Learner Relationship Management: Impacting the Top and Bottom Line

    David Palumbo, Sapient Corp., United States

    Learner Relationship Management looks to leverage learning systems, learning processes, and learning content across an organizational value chain. This is critical as organizations move their view... More

    pp. 130-131

  9. The European Quality Observatory (EQO): Harmonizing Quality Approaches for E-Learning

    Jan M. Pawlowski & Markus Bick, University of Essen, Germany

    The quality of E-Learning is not a well defined measure. Various proprietary national, regional, local approaches, limited to a certain domain/user group/context, are being used. There is no... More

    pp. 132-135

  10. Achieving a low granularity access control in an e-learning management system.

    Access control for the resources managed by an e-learning system should be such that it should be possible to define an access level for each artifact and for each single person. This would allow... More

    pp. 136-139

  11. Using Workflow Concepts to Support Collaborative Project-Based Learning

    The analysis of the CSCL research area reveals the existence of a great number of environments for project-based learning. Generally, it is observed that these environments do not provide support... More

    pp. 140-147

  12. Using a P2P architecture to provide interoperability between Learning Object Repositories

    Stefaan Ternier, Dept. Computerwetenschappen, KULeuven, Belgium; Erik Duval & Filip Neven, Dept Computerwetenschappen, KULeuven, Belgium

    This document describes on-going work on the design of an architecture that connects learning object repositories. We believe that, using a peer-to-peer (P2P) architecture to share content,... More

    pp. 148-151

  13. An Extensible Content Management System using Database and Internet Technology

    Michael Verhaart, Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand; Dr Kinshuk, Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper will discuss the development of a content management system that is evolving to manage Learning Objects in a teaching scenario. To capture data at source, feedback mechanisms have been... More

    pp. 152-155

  14. A Case-based Reasoning Knowledge Repository to Support the Technology Integration Community

    Feng-Kwei Wang & John Wedman, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    The Knowledge Innovation for Technology in Education (KITE) project involves a consortium of 8 university partners collaborating to create and disseminate technology integration experiences through... More

    pp. 156-159

  15. Integrity in Student Databases

    Edgar R. Weippl, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria

    In many universities, a multitude of different information about students is stored in various databases. Efforts to centralize these databases have often been not successful. Moreover, as a degree... More

    pp. 160-164


    Ruth Black, Chapman University College, United States

    This short paper is desinged to assist institutions embarking on online learning programs or online course development projects for the first time by sharing the lessons learned and knowledge... More

    pp. 165-166

  17. Converting Synchronous Instruction for Asynchronous Delivery

    Raj Boora, Craig Montgomerie & Alan Davis, University of Alberta, Canada

    Students miss classes for a number of reasons. With emerging technology, providing asynchronous access to that class is possible. Rural Advanced Community of Learners (RACOL) is creating a new... More

    pp. 167-170

  18. Moodle: Using Learning Communities to Create an Open Source Course Management System

    Martin Dougiamas & Peter Taylor, National Key Centre for Science and Mathematics Education, Australia

    This paper summarizes a PhD research project that has contributed towards the development of Moodle - a popular open-source course management system ( In this project we applied... More

    pp. 171-178

  19. An Object-Oriented Systems Approach to Evidence Based Learning

    Bruce Elson, University of Central England - Technology & Innovation Centre, United Kingdom; Zabin Visram, University Of Central England, United Kingdom; Patricia Reynolds, GKT Dental Institute, Kings College London, United Kingdom

    Due to the demands for continuous improvement in the delivery of healthcare and in the continuous endeavour to improve the quality of life, there is a continuous need for practioners to expand... More

    pp. 179-186

  20. An Advanced Platform to Provide Network Services for Cooperative-works and E-learning: Active Web MATRIX

    Flavio Fontana, ENEA, University of Rome, Italy, Italy; Marina Moscarini & Umberto Annunziata, University of Rome, Italy, Italy

    : In this paper an innovative approach to manage e-learning web site and related multimedia databases is discussed. MATRIX, an active web-db system, is presented. The system, ASP and Java... More

    pp. 187-188