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



Lorenzo Cantoni; Catherine McLoughlin

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This conference has 19 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 925

  1. Resource Discovery: Heavy and Light Metadata Approaches

    Doug Clow, The Open University, United Kingdom

    This paper characterises two approaches to the use of metadata for resource discovery. The first, the Heavy approach, emphasises the quality of the metadata. The second, the Light approach,... More

    pp. 469-475

  2. The Design of Performance Support Systems to Contextualise Generic Learning Designs

    Wayne Cotton, Lori Lockyer, Gwyn Brickell & Barry Harper, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper outlines a study of the design and development of a Performance Support System (PSS) for a large-scale project. The project focuses on integrating technology to support learning... More

    pp. 476-482

  3. Implementing Web-Based Learning in Higher Education: An Evolutionary Software Engineering Approach

    Said Hadjerrouit, Agder University College, Norway

    Web-based learning provides a potentially powerful tool for implementing pedagogical principles where learners are expected to function as active, self-reflected, independent, and collaborative... More

    pp. 483-490

  4. Adaptation to Student Learning Styles in Web Based Educational Systems

    Hong Hong & Dr Kinshuk, Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper outlines attempts to explore the potential of application learning styles in Web-based learning environments. Although researchers agree on the importance of application of leaning... More

    pp. 491-496

  5. A simulation-based learning environment assisting scientific activities based on the classification of 'surprisingness'

    Tomoya Horiguchi, Kobe University, Japan; Tsukasa Hirashima, Hiroshima University, Japan

    In this paper, we propose a general framework of the learning environment in which the system can explicitly assist a learner's scientific activity. A learner can improve her hypothesis and model... More

    pp. 497-504

  6. Pliant: More than a Programming Language, a Flexible E-learning Tool

    Woungang Isaac & Santos Marcus, Vinicius, Ryerson University, Canada; De Mendez Patrice, Ossona, CNRS/EHESS, France

    The increasing importance of e-learning has been a boosting element for the emergence of Internet based education services. As we move into the information age, tremendous efforts are continuously ... More

    pp. 505-510

  7. Grounded Design of Web-Enhanced Case Methods: Case-Based Reasoning for Preservice Teachers

    Hyeonjin Kim, University of Georgia, United States; Michael Hannafin, Learning & Performance Support Laboratory, University of Georgia, United States

    This paper implements grounded design practice by redesigning a Web-enhanced case-based learning environment for preservice teachers. Grounded design provides a methodology to design learning... More

    pp. 511-517

  8. A Multi-criteria Model to Support Automatic Recommendation of e-Learning Quality Approaches

    Nikos Manouselis & Demetrios Sampson, University of Piraeus, Greece

    This paper addresses issues related with how recommendation hints about e-learning quality approaches are provided to the users of the European Quality Observatory (EQO) web portal. It proposes the... More

    pp. 518-526

  9. A Generic Environment for Integrating Streaming Video in Legal Education

    Antoinette Muntjewerff, Faculty of Law, Netherlands; Dorien DeTombe, Greenhill & Waterfront, Netherlands

    To support law students in acquiring legal knowledge and legal competence e-materials for learning the law are developed within the HYPATIA research program. HYPATIA uses a classification of e... More

    pp. 527-532

  10. Social Constructivism as guiding philosophy for Software Development

    Paul Rodda, University of Natal, South Africa

    Technology is emphatically driven by basic economic imperatives. Software development is most commonly a commercially motivated domain and is essentially unfriendly towards software fitting the... More

    pp. 533-539

  11. A methodology for developing audio-based interactive environments for learners with visual disabilities

    Jaime Sánchez, Nelson Baloian & Héctor Flores, University of Chile, Chile

    Educational software has been criticized for not using explicit models to generalize and replicate good practices. Actually almost every educational program has a model, but most of them remain... More

    pp. 540-545

  12. Evaluation of E-Learning Contents Presentation methods using an Eye Mark Recorder

    Maomi Ueno, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan

    The main idea of this paper is to evaluate e-learning contents (text contents, illustration contents, animation contents, and video clip contents) presentation methods using an eye mark recorder in... More

    pp. 546-553

  13. The Application of Case-based Reasoning in Knowledge Management

    Feng-Kwei Wang, University of Missouri, United States

    Theories and frameworks for knowledge management (KM) have been mushrooming in the past few years. Among them, Nonaka's knowledge conversion model is considered seminal in the KM literature.... More

    pp. 554-562

  14. Multimedia Adaptation using AHA!

    Paul De Bra & Natalia Stash, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

    Presentation formats used for publishing information on the World Wide Web are constantly evolving. Simultaneously, the range of devices used to access this information is expanding. In education... More

    pp. 563-570

  15. GEAHS: A Generic Educational Adaptive Hypermedia System

    Cedric Jacquiot, Yolaine Bourda & Fabrice Popineau, Supelec, France

    GEAHS is a platform designed to ease the development of Adaptive Educational Hypermedia. In this document, we explain the underlying principles of this platform. Genericity is achieved thanks to an... More

    pp. 571-578

  16. PLAY: a real-time Streaming Media Production Software for Live and On-demand Video&Slides Presentations

    Jens Keller Jens, Network for Educational Technology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    Synchronized streaming video-and-slides presentations are a good approximation for live lectures or talks. An archive of lectures and other events that can be retrieved on-demand from the web is an... More

    p. 579

  17. An Enhanced Multimedia-based System for e-learning Applications

    Ibrahim Kamel & Emad Batainah, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    E-learning applications have strict real-time requirements. The server should be able to deliver not only textual data but also stream audio and video data in real-time to hundreds of the students.... More

    pp. 580-586

  18. Challenges of implementing a multimedia streaming server in a university language centre

    Maureen Lister, Riccardo Gianninoni, Vicenzo Tamburelli, Nicola Brunelli & Silverio Albertazzi, CILTA, Italy

    The digitisation of audio and video materials and their conversion for streaming from a local media server would seem to be an ideal means of enhancing student access to audio-visual resources in a... More

    pp. 587-592

  19. The EFR (Electronic Film Review) approach to using video in education

    Alan Melby, Brigham Young University, United States

    An EFR (Electronic Film Review) system includes an authoring tool and a specialized DVD player. The authoring tool allows an instructional designer to segment a video asset, such as a feature film ... More

    pp. 593-597

  20. Supporting Cooperative Leaning: The design of learning infrastructures in a Digital Library Environment

    Raul Morales Salcedo, Hiroaki Ogata & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    Authoring and On-line publishing systems attempt to support the learner fs design processes. However, typically the learner fs activities are confined to searching, selecting and reading. In... More

    pp. 598-602