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ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2004

Editors

Lorenzo Cantoni; Catherine McLoughlin

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Number of papers: 925

  1. Beyond Usability: Evaluating Instructional Technology to Better Inform the Field

    Stanley Varnhagen, Guoqiang Zhou, Bradley Arkison, Myrna Sears & Megan Myers, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper examines the limitations of evaluative research historically and within a current context. This includes the need to better understand the pedagogical context and perform better... More

    pp. 1120-1125

  2. E-Portfolio: A Virtual Evolution of Authentic Assessment

    William Wishart & Thilla Sivakumaran, University of Tennessee, United States

    Abstract: The evolution of E-portfolios over the past several years has been dramatic. Universities across the country are working to develop models that speak to the needs of their administration,... More

    pp. 1126-1134

  3. Mi Blog es Su Blog: Implementing community and personal weblogs to encourage writing in Intermediate Spanish

    Kimberly Armstrong & Oscar Retterer, Franklin and Marshall College, United States

    Weblogs have exploded on the internet scene in recent years. They are among the technologies indicating changes in the way information is created, managed, and exchanged on campuses and offer... More

    pp. 1135-1137

  4. The eZ! Way to Create Your Online Class (Video Festival)

    Henry Borysewicz, Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences, Univ. of North Dakota, United States

    eZ! is a user friendly Course Management System, with features and functionality created in direct response to faculty wishes and needs. It enables instructors to quickly and easily create and... More

    pp. 1138-1139

  5. Collaborative Learning through Video-Based Case Discussion Tool

    Ming Kok Chua, Ace @ Work Educare Services, Singapore; Seng Chee Tan, National Institute of Education, Singapore; Celina Kwan, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    The extensive proliferation of new asynchronous discussions tools brings fundamental changes in the methods, models and techniques employed to educate and train students and professionals.... More

    pp. 1140-1147

  6. Picture the Future: Digital Videos and Learning Objects Enhance Education

    Catherine Fulford, Ariana Eichelberger, Curtis Ho & Gary Theal, University of Hawaii, United States

    The University of Hawaii's LEI Aloha project has developed an array of resources to assist faculty in redesigning their courses to integrate technology. These include videos to present a model of... More

    pp. 1148-1152

  7. Adapting the "Communication-Scaffolding" Tools in a Web-based Collaborative Learning Environment

    Agoritsa Gogoulou, Evangelia Gouli & Maria Grigoriadou, Department of Informatics & Telecommunications, University of Athens, Greece; Maria Samarakou, Department of Energy Technology, Technological Education Institution of Athens, Greece

    The work presented in this paper discusses the supported forms of the "communication-scaffolding" tools (i.e. sentence openers and communication acts) and the adaptation framework of a synchronous ... More

    pp. 1153-1161

  8. Spicing Up Student-led Discussion: Analysis of The Moderator Chat

    Pentti Hietala, Antti Kaakinen, Kimmo Koivunen & Jukka Siltanen, University of Tampere, Finland

    This paper deals with collaborative learning in asynchronous web discussions with special focus on how student-led pair moderating can benefit from synchronous communication. We study this in... More

    pp. 1162-1170

  9. Computer-supported Formation of Virtual Learning Groups based on Proficieny Levels

    Hans Christian Liebig & Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim, Germany

    Group work is an important component of traditional teaching at all levels of the educational system: It is motivating, the students become active and involved, they enjoy meeting with other... More

    pp. 1171-1178

  10. Pictures in place: how teenagers use multimedia messaging to negotiate, construct, and share meaning about geographical tasks

    John Hedberg, Kalyani Chatterjea & Kenneth Lim, National Insitute of Education, Singapore

    Recent developments in handheld telephony have given rise to 'the mobile internet' - a range of technologies, from multimedia-messaging to access of the Internet through handheld devices. These... More

    pp. 1179-1186

  11. Learning Process Sharing for Educational Modification of the Web

    Hiroyuki Mitsuhara, Tokushima University, Japan; Kazuhide Kanenishi, Center for Advanced Information Technology, Tokushima University, Japan; Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    In this paper, we propose an open-ended approach for modifying the web (open web pages) educationally. Our principal idea is to enable learners to share their learning processes on the web, which... More

    pp. 1187-1192

  12. An Illustrative-Sentences Search Tool Using Phrase Structure gSOUP h

    Yasuo Miyoshi, Faculty of Engineering, Tokushima University, Japan; Youji Ochi, School of Science and Engineering, Kinki University, Japan; Kazuhide Kanenishi, Center for Advanced Information Technology, Tokushima University, Japan; Ryo Okamoto, Faculty of Science, Kochi University, Japan; Yoneo Yano, Faculty of Engineering, Tokushima University, Japan

    It is not easy for most of Japanese people to pick the illustrative sentences that are useful for words and phrases choice in writing English. We propose an illustrative-sentences search model that... More

    pp. 1193-1199

  13. i-Bee: the CSCL Assessment Tool for Making the Status of Discussion Visible

    Toshio Mochizuki, Department of Cyber Society and Culture, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan; Satoru Fujitani, Faculty of Business Administration, Meijiro University, Japan; Shin-ichi Hisamatsu, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan; Kazaru Yaegashi, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Tomoko Nagata, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan; Jun Nakahara & Toshihisa Nishimori, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Mariko Suzuki, Faculty of Education, Shiga University, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    This paper describes a CSCL (Computer Supported Collaborative Learning) Assessment tool that aims at visualizing discussions among learners participating on electronic forums using a text-mining... More

    pp. 1200-1205

  14. Shadow netWorkspace: A Project Report on an Open Source, Intranet for Learning Communities

    Dale Musser, James Laffey & Linda Espinosa, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    Abstract: Shadow netWorkspace (SNS) is a web application system that allows a school or any type of community to establish an intranet with network workspaces for all members and groups. The goal... More

    pp. 1206-1213

  15. Sustaining Collaboration within a Learning Community in Flexible Engineering Education

    Anh Vu Nguyen & Denis Gillet, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Switzerland; Stephane Sire, Intuilab, France

    This paper presents an innovative approach in flexible learning that can facilitate hands-on activities in engineering education. The approach focuses on the mediation role of artifacts within a... More

    pp. 1214-1221

  16. From Your Course Syllabus to Earthquake Engineering Research: Collaboration using the CHEF Framework

    Charles Severance, Glenn Golden, Tom Finholt, Jim Eng, Terry Weymouth & Joseph Hardin, University of Michigan, United States

    The CHEF collaborative toolkit (www.chefproject.org) springs from the notion that there is a great deal of overlap in functionality between various collaborative activities ranging from course... More

    pp. 1222-1227

  17. Development of the XML Japanese Learning Material Compilation Support System Which Can Be Shared in Desktop and Mobile Environments

    Kenta Yabe, Waseda University, Japan

    Due to the recent explosive diffusion of a cellular phone, the importance of utilizing it as a supporting device for self-learning outside the classroom has increased. As a cellular phone has... More

    pp. 1228-1236

  18. Interactive Value-added Services for Educational Purposes in Digital TV

    Päivi Aarreniemi-Jokipelto & Juha Tuominen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

    The Industrial IT laboratory (INIT) of Helsinki University of Technology (HUT) has studied the use of digital TV for learning purposes since 2001. Digital TV educational services range from... More

    pp. 1237-1242

  19. Tool Sharing Modes in a Synchronous Interactive Remote Instruction System

    Ayman Abdel-Hamid, Lamar University, United States; Kurt Maly, Michael Overstreet, Sahar Ghanem, Arvind Elango & Ye Wang, Old Dominion University, United States

    Tool sharing is a vital component of synchronous interactive distance learning systems. In this paper, we present the supported tool sharing modes within IRI-Easy, an interactive remote instruction... More

    pp. 1243-1249

  20. Improving Interaction During Lectures: A Minimal-Distraction Approach

    Henning Bär, Guido Rößling & Max Mühlhäuser, Reliable Basic support Group, Germany

    In the Digital Lecture Halls project, venues on campus are augmented with novel computer based tools. Learners with mobile devices are particularly supported. The project emphasizes improved... More

    pp. 1250-1255