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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. The Pedagogical Agent Split-Persona Effect: When Two Agents are Better than One

    Amy Baylor & Suzanne Ebbers, Florida State University, United States

    This experimental study examined the question as to whether it is more effective to have one pedagogical agent (Mentor) with combined expertise and motivational support or two separate agents – one... More

    pp. 459-462

  2. Validating pedagogical agent roles: Expert, Motivator, and Mentor

    Amy Baylor & Yanghee Kim, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to operationalize, develop, and validate three distinct pedagogical agent roles: Expert, Motivator, and Mentor. The three agent roles were operationalized in terms of ... More

    pp. 463-466

  3. Assistant Agents for Improving Learning of Visual Impaired Child

    Luca Cernuzzi, DEI - Universidad Católica, Paraguay; Ilse Grau, DEI Universidad Católica, Paraguay; Jaime Sánchez, DCC - Universidad de Chile, Chile

    This study presents the Lucia System, a system of agents that supports visual impaired children playing with a hyperstory. The goal of the Lucia System is to help visual impaired children by... More

    pp. 467-470

  4. Java-based Mobile Agents for Educational Use

    Hsin-Chu Chen, Clark Atlanta University, United States; Jho-Ju Tu, Kean University, United States

    Mobile agent technology offers a flexible, versatile, and powerful framework for efficiently developing distributed applications on the Internet. Mobile agents can be designed to take full... More

    pp. 471-474

  5. Analyze the contents of World Wide Web

    Shang-Far Chu, Hung-Jen Yang, Ying-Ju Chem & Ming-Tsun Lee, Department of Industrial technology Education N.K.N.U., Taiwan

    There are so many webs on Internet, and we lost so much time to find a applicable web to view. The research will take websites-control software to trace the stability and the speed of website... More

    pp. 475-476

  6. Constructing Agents for Self-Learning: Animated Agents as Expressive Vehicles

    David Gussak & Amy Baylor, Florida State University, United States

    This poster session will present a unique collaboration of art therapy with instructional technology through the use of animated agents as a computer-based medium in art therapy. By constructing... More

    pp. 477-478

  7. Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Pedagogical Agent

    Minjeong Kim & Jeeheon Ryu, Florida State University, United States

    This study was to summarize the empirical studies conducted to evaluate the effect of pedagogical agents. By using 28 recent pedagogical agent studies remained through data filtering, common... More

    pp. 479-486

  8. Constituents for Designing Agent as Learning Companion with Greater Effectiveness

    Yanghee Kim, Florida State University, United States

    Researchers have suggested various metaphors or roles of pedagogical agents. Agent as learning companion adopts a peer metaphor. It is recommended that the application of agent as learning... More

    pp. 487-488

  9. Agent-based Decision Enabling and Performance Technology

    Barbara Sorensen, US Air Force Research Laboratory, United States; Kelly Neville & Brian Glucroft, CHI Systems, Inc., United States

    Effective crew coordination is critical to successful military satellite operations and to health and maintenance of costly satellite systems. Senior space operators will use an agent-guided... More

    pp. 489-490

  10. Evaluating the Use of Audio-Visual Speech Synthesis in Pronunciation Training

    Julie Voce, UMIST, United Kingdom

    This paper introduces the use of audio-visual speech synthesis for pronunciation training within Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) software. It has been proven that speech perception is... More

    pp. 491-494

  11. Mentoring With Technology - Applications For Software Agents

    Kay Wijekumar, The Pennsylvania State University Beaver, United States; Johnathan Whitt, Fedex Corporation, United States

    Mentoring is a critical need for undergraduates in any field. We report on a project that has collected data on mentoring, analyzed the data and created a prototype mentoring system for... More

    pp. 495-497

  12. XP-learning: rapid mobile learning development in an open XML environment

    Ray Archee, University of Western Sydney, Australia; Colin Dawson, Info-Action Pty Ltd, Australia

    Whilst mobile learning has been predicted to be the next stage in the global e-learning project, the development of m-learning modules is usually beyond the scope of the ordinary teacher or even... More

    pp. 498-501

  13. Lyssa --- An Authoring System Complying with E-Learning Standards

    Michael Bungenstock, Andreas Baudry & Baerbel Mertsching, University of Hamburg, Dept. of Informatics, IMA Lab, Germany

    Lyssa is an authoring tool of the multimedia construction kit math-kit which facilitates the creation of complex course structures by drag'n'drop. It supports standards like ADL SCORM, IEEE LOM and... More

    pp. 502-508

  14. Authoring Tool for Creating Web-Based Video Lessons in Six Simple Steps

    Brett Christie, James Fouché & Phyllis Fernlund, Sonoma State University, United States

    Regardless of technological competency, quality teacher educators possess a wealth of materials for the purpose of preparing pre-service teachers. These materials range from documents,... More

    pp. 509-510

  15. Considerations on LAOS, LAG and their Integration in MOT

    Kinshuk Kinshuk, Massey University, New Zealand; Alexandra Cristea, Eindhoven University Of Technology, Netherlands

    We have previously developed a LAOS, a 5-layer adaptive authoring model for adaptive hypermedia, and LAG, a 3-layer adaptation model. Our primary goal is to integrate these two models and to... More

    pp. 511-518

  16. HDML: an Object-Oriented Hyper-document Describing Meta Language for E-education

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

    Abstract: The media on which authors should publish pedagogical documents become every day more numerous, complexifying the work of either content authors, graphics designer or webmasters. We... More

    pp. 519-521

  17. Introduction to SAIDE, a Simplified Authoring for Instructors using Distance Education

    James Garvin, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, United States

    With this paper we present SAIDE, a new product based on a simple, yet new, approaches to an authoring tool for use in remote-site training. There is a description of SAIDE and the software is... More

    pp. 522-527

  18. Using Macromedia Flash MX to Create Interactive Online Quizzes

    rui li, St. Edwards University, United States

    Flash MX allows educators to build interactive online environments that support teaching and learning. Learning interactions is a new component to Flash MX. It allows users to create interactive... More

    pp. 528-530

  19. A Meta-Language for a Teaching-Plan-Making Support System

    Yasuhiko MORIMOTO, Takashi KOGURE, Shinya KOUNO, Setsuo YOKOYAMA & Youzou MIYADERA, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan

    A teaching plan document is very important for implementation of intentional and planned education. However, although a teaching plan document has a customary description format, it has no... More

    pp. 531-538

  20. Using ViewletBuilder 3 to Enhance Online Courses

    Leigh Myers, Catherine Rankin & Kathy Autrey, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    Teaching some courses in an online environment presents a special challenge, especially mathematics courses for undergraduates. While it was not written specifically for mathematics and has no... More

    pp. 539-540