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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. A Process Model for Applying Standards in Content Development

    Nina Pasini & Daniel Rehak, Learning Systems Architecture Lab, United States

    Abstract: Organizations such as the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee, the IMS Global Learning Consortium and the US Advanced Distributed Learning Initiative have released a collection... More

    pp. 541-544

  2. XML Based Learning Object Authoring and User Interface System

    Pithamber Polsani, Jim Reynaert, Michael Martelle, Garry Forger, Kevin Chen, Maritza Quintero & Amit Gupta, University of Arizona, United States

    This paper describes the framework and the creation of XML Based Learning Object Authoring and User Interface System. The system is part of Virtual Adaptive Learning Architecture under development... More

    pp. 545-548

  3. The Design and Implementation of an Engine and Authoring Tool for Web-based Learn-by-doing Environments

    Lin Qiu, Christopher Riesbeck & Matthew Parsek, Northwestern University, United States

    An important skill engineering students need to learn is how to solve problems by running experiments and using the results to make a sound diagnosis of the problem. This paper describes a software... More

    pp. 549-556

  4. Securing E-Textbooks

    Edgar Weippl, Software Competence Center Hagenberg, Austria

    Despite many people's preference for reading on paper, electronic books are a well-suited alternative for active reading. Both when reading mostly one text - typical for studying - or concurrently ... More

    pp. 557-561

  5. The impact of instructional technology on asynchronous and synchronous learning environments

    Vivienne Baldini Carr, Seton Hall University, United States

    The use of instructional technology by institutions of higher education has increased dramatically with with the offering of advanced technology-enhanced curricula. Today, the on-line "classroom"... More

    pp. 562-563

  6. Problem-Based Learning Approach in Web-Based Instructional Design

    Lih-Juan ChanLin, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Lib & Info Science, Taiwan; Kung-Chi Chan, Providence University, Taiwan

    This paper proposed an integrated problem-based learning (PBL) approach in a web-based context to help students acquire knowledge. Important aspects of the PBL framework such as the use of problem ... More

    pp. 564-565

  7. An Evaluation Assistance System for In-Service Teacher Educational Web Sites

    Wu Chun-Nan & Yang Hung-Jen, National Kaohsiung Normal University Industrial Technology Education Department, Taiwan; Hsieh Che-Jen, Mei-Ho Institute of Technology Vice President, Taiwan, Taiwan

    Network in-service education is the right trend for teacher in-service education. As the advent of network technologies, lots of professional web sites for in-service teacher education have been... More

    pp. 566-567

  8. Grounded analysis of evaluation studies: capitalizing on the educational research output of an institution

    Paul Fritze, University of Melbourne, Australia

    A meta-evaluation of 84 papers produced at the University of Melbourne was undertaken as part of a wider strategy review of ICT in education. The analysis used a grounded approach to create a... More

    pp. 568-575

  9. Can mixed reality systems substitute real complex systems in vocational training?

    Sven Grund & Gudela Grote, Institute of Work Psychology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

    This study presents results of learning effects of a mixed reality training system (CLEAR) in electro-pneumatics at vocational training schools. In a quasi-experimental design three different... More

    pp. 576-583

  10. Online Tools for Enhancing Student Learning: Case Studies for Preservice Teachers

    Christy Horn, Roger Bruning, Kamau Siwatu, Deborah Carlson, Stephanie Sic & Xiongyi Liu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The use of case studies has been shown to facilitate the development of case-based reasoning because it allows students to develop knowledge of concepts and principles in an interactive, authentic ... More

    pp. 584-590

  11. Effectiveness of Visualizations for Student Use

    Paul Juell, North Dakota State University, United States; Vijayakumar Shanmugasundaram, Concordia College, United States; Anne Denton, North Dakota State University, United States

    Our evaluations of student learning have indicated the more accurately we can address the student learning process with a visualization the better the student outcome. This includes issues such as... More

    pp. 591-598

  12. Effectiveness of Drill and Practice Programs in Elementary Mathematics.

    Piret Luik & Triin Marandi, University of Tartu, Estonia

    Abstract: Drill and practice programs are most widely used for the differentiation and individualisation of learning, especially at elementary level and in obtaining basic skills. This paper is a... More

    pp. 599-600

  13. Evaluating the impact of a VLE on learning and teaching

    Barbara Newland, University of Durham, United Kingdom

    During the last few years there has been widespread adoption of Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) in many countries. This research is a longitudinal study of the impact of a VLE on learning and ... More

    pp. 601-603

  14. Assessing the instructional power of e-learning applications: a learner-centred checklist approach

    Sigmar-Olaf Tergan, Knowledge Media Research Center (KMRC), Germany; Peter Schenkel, Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung (BIBB), Germany

    Traditional checklists for educational software evaluation often focus on technical features, are limited to a particular type of software with a particular teaching strategy and do not adequately ... More

    pp. 604-609

  15. Multimedia and Digital Technology: Challenges or Opportunity for Instructional Media Services in Higher Education?

    Henry Wang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    Campus instructional media services are known for its services for years. The challenges and opportunities come together when we are in the new millennium. Technology development with multimedia... More

    pp. 610-612

  16. The Synergeia System for Computer Supported Collaborative Learning

    Wolfgang Appelt, FhG FIT, Germany

    The Synergeia system has been developed within the ITCOLE project funded by the European Commission under the IST Programme. We describe the pedagogical concept of the system, its functionality and... More

    pp. 613-619

  17. A Framework for Video-centered Discussions on the Web

    Ng Chong & Teeratep Sosakul, United Nations University, Japan

    One form of adding interactivity to online learning is video annotation, which is an active field of research in content-based video retrieval and summarization. However, it is less known in... More

    pp. 620-626

  18. Virtual Groups, Collaborative Trials and Tribulations

    Tony Clear, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Abstract: This paper reports lessons learnt from an international collaborative trial held in semester 2 2001; one in a series of collaborative learning trials which have been conducted between... More

    pp. 627-630

  19. Instant Intranets with Microsoft Sharepoint Team Services

    Michael Dain, DePaul University CTI, United States

    Abstract: Microsoft Sharepoint Team Services was originally installed as a solution to an intranet problem. Within DePaul's web infrastructure there are many ways to create new course related sites... More

    pp. 631-634

  20. Vocaldevelopment.com: An Interactive Web site for Instruction in Prelinguisitc Speech Development

    David Ertmer, Purdue University, United States

    Knowledge of prelinguistic vocal development is essential for the early identification of infants and toddlers who have speech and language delays. Vocaldevelopment.com is an interactive Web site ... More

    pp. 635-636