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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. Organisational patterns for e-learning centres

    Christine Steeples, Lancaster University, UK, United Kingdom; Maria Zenios, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

    In this paper we will explore the notion of using organisational design patterns for the development of e-learning centres. We are using patterns to discuss some of the key aspects concerning the... More

    pp. 348-353

  2. Case Studies in Collaborative Learning Scenarios: Method-driven XML-based composition and presentation of Case Study-Elements

    Markus Stuebing, Technical University Berlin, Germany; Matthias Rohs, Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering, Germany

    The possibilities of a dynamic composition of case studies are mostly disregarded. A single, well-documented case can be individually adapted to varying target groups, (learning) contents, and... More

    pp. 354-359

  3. Evaluation Strategies for Web Based Education Systems

    Frederic Philipp Thiele, Fachhochschule Kaiserslautern, Germany; Hendrik Speck, European Graduate School, Germany

    Our proposal will provide an analysis of distance learning focusing on the pattern language of network concentric media. Our framework will demonstrate evaluation and accreditation criteria based... More

    pp. 360-362

  4. Interactivity - A Possible Answer to Fundamental Security Threats to E-Learning Content

    Edgar Weippl, University of Vienna, Austria

    Today, most people still prefer to read on paper, especially for leisure activities such as reading novels. Nonetheless, electronic media proves to be well-suited for active reading. Both when... More

    pp. 363-372

  5. Needs Analysis, Development and HCI Evaluation of a New Learning Management System

    Alan Amory, Wanjiru Gachie, Patsy Clarke & Steven Yates, ITEd, University of Natal, South Africa

    Learning Management Systems (LMS) are designed to manage students and content and while some offer communication tools, few integrate applications to support constructivist learning environments or... More

    pp. 373-380

  6. ModellingSpace: A tool for synchronous collaborative problem solving

    Nikolaos Avouris, Vassilis Komis, Meletis Margaritis & Christos Fidas, University of Patras, Greece

    ModellingSpace is a new learning environment, that allows collaboration of partners, collocated or at a distance in various educational settings. This paper describes the main features of the... More

    pp. 381-386

  7. Accomplished Methods for Online Collaboration in Graduate Courses

    Bonita Coleman, Pepperdine University/Valley Christian Schools, United States; Jennifer Neuhauser & Mercedes Fisher, Pepperdine University, United States

    Investigating the participant structures that work in online courses helps instructors design for and facilitate the collaboration that will be of the most benefit for the participants in an online... More

    pp. 387-392

  8. MusicPath: A System for Remote Real-Time High-Level Piano Instruction

    James Diamond, Acadia University, Canada

    Abstract: The MusicPath system provides piano students with the capability of receiving high-level instruction and testing from remotely-located instructors. MusicPath connects two Yamaha... More

    pp. 393-399

  9. Online Counseling Skill Development: A Programmatic Approach

    Larry Dickerson & William Garner, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This roundtable presentation will discuss a programmatic model, developed by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's online Master of Rehabilitation Counseling program, for teaching students at... More

    pp. 400-402

  10. Web Educational Portal

    Birgit Gaiser, Jeelka Reihardt, Wedekind Joachim & Panke Stefanie, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany

    This paper presents the web educational portal e-teaching.org as the central part of a project to foster the usage of digital media in higher education in Germany. By strengthening media... More

    pp. 403-408

  11. Optimizing Distributed Learning Delivery Models: An Asset Class Approach to Distance Learning

    Mike Menchaca, California State University, Sacramento, United States

    This white paper describes research-based findings for optimizing the delivery of distributed distance learning using multiple tools. The paper combines research from the areas of modern portfolio ... More

    pp. 409-413

  12. Issues in Recording and Streaming SMART Board™ Interactions

    Craig Montgomerie & Alan R. Davis, University of Alberta, Canada

    Many people use interactive whiteboards in their instruction. We are using SMART Board™ Interactive whiteboards as a central part of RACOL, a video-based distance education program. There are a... More

    pp. 414-419

  13. Cultural Difference and Cognitive Style affecting Information Search Behaviors: A Proposal for a New Study

    Young Park, Columbia University, United States

    The purpose of the study is to identify if cultural difference affects learners information search, analysis and use particularly, on the technology-based learning environment. Recently, the theory... More

    pp. 420-423

  14. Building a Program in a Virtual World

    Richard Riedl, Appalachian State University, United States

    This paper will report on the development of an instructional technology program offered through a three dimensional Internet-delivered environment in which students have a sense of presence. That... More

    pp. 424-431

  15. A Baseline Approach for the Automatic Hierarchical Organization of Learning Resources

    Paramjeet Saini, Università di Trento, Italy; Diego Sona, ITC-irst, Italy; Marco Ronchetti, Università di Trento, Italy

    Over the past decades we have seen the exponential growth of learning resources on the web, with thousands of documents easily available. As the availability of learning resources increases, the... More

    pp. 432-437

  16. A Distributed Architecture for Learning Management Systems which Supports Institutional Collaboration

    Markus Schmid, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Jeanne Stynes, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland; Reinhold Kroeger, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany

    The paper introduces a service-based architecture for an extensible and customisable learning management system (LMS) runtime environment. The architecture mainly defines interfaces and workflows... More

    pp. 438-444

  17. Taking the B Out of ABD In a Distributive Global Doctoral Academic Community

    Richard Schuttler, University of Phoenix, United States

    Available attrition rates suggest there is room for improvement in the retention of doctoral students. Non-traditional universities are examining the tension between achieving and sustaining high... More

    pp. 445-449

  18. COMET: Designing a teacher-to-teacher community of practice based on the input of target participants

    Haley Steele, Paul Toprac & Todd Reimer, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Though an online community of practice (CoP) for teachers is important for developing and spreading educational best practices, CoPs often fail to reach their potential due to a lack of sustained... More

    pp. 450-453

  19. Scaling Up and Retargeting CVW

    Ivan Tomek & Elhadi Shakshuki, school of computer science, Canada

    E-learning environments can be classified into two categories: those narrowly designed to satisfy specific user requirements, and generic ones designed to be easily customizable and extendible to... More

    pp. 454-461

  20. Development of Distance Learning Courses: Integrated Approach

    Iryna Zhuravlova, Distance Learning Center, National Academy of Public Administration, Office of the President of Ukraine, Ukraine

    This paper presents the conceptual model of development of distance learning courses for Public Administration Master's Degree Program, based on a blended learning methodology. It starts from the... More

    pp. 462-468