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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. A Classification System for Instructor Course Materials on Course Management Systems

    Hui-Hsien Tsai, University of Columbia-Columbia, Taiwan; Julie Caplow, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    Abstract: Categorization is an important element of online course navigation. There is little in the literature about how instructor course materials are organized within any specific course... More

    pp. 715-719

  2. Implementation of Reusable Learning Objects and Information Atoms Into Advanced Online Courseware

    Vladimir Uskov, Bradley University, United States

    The Reusable Learning Objects (RLO) based approach for a design and development of advanced online courseware and learning processes is a founding principle of research activities and outcomes of... More

    pp. 720-726

  3. The Effectiveness of Web Assisted English Language Instruction on the Achievement and Attitude of the Students

    Hüseyin Uzunboylu, Near East University, Turkey

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the exercises of English language grammar instruction on the achievement of the students when it is applied on web assisted. The... More

    pp. 727-733

  4. An Open Portal for Blended Learning

    Christian Winther Bech, Multimeda Education, Denmark; Niels Olof Bouvin, Marianne Graves Petersen & Kaj Grønbæk, Department of Computer Science, Denmark

    The combination of traditional teaching and Web-based teaching, so called blended learning, is a challenge to the teachers as well as to the students. This shift in teaching demands an openness and... More

    pp. 734-739

  5. Web-based Lab-Oriented Teaching of Internet Programming Course

    Rina Zviel-Girshin, Open University, Israel

    Presented a novel technology for web-based course-support systems - lab-oriented teaching technology. A special system that uses lab-oriented teaching technology was designed and used for teaching ... More

    pp. 740-746

  6. Studying tool use with and without agents

    Geraldine Clarebout & Jan Elen, University of Leuven, Belgium

    In this poster an open learning environment to study tool use is presented. This open learning environment confronts learners with an ill-structured problem, a high amount of learner control and a ... More

    pp. 747-752

  7. An Embodied Virtual Instructor for Collaborative VR Learning Environment: A Preliminary Research on a 3D Animated Agent, and Its Future Development

    Juhanita Jiman, Multimedia University, Malaysia

    In this paper, my major discussion will be finding/establishing suitable and workable approaches of an intelligent virtual instructor to facilitate a VR e-learning environment. This research will... More

    pp. 753-760

  8. Software Agents for Facilitating Collaboration amongs Students in e-Learning

    Weidong Pan & Igor Hawryszkiewycz, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

    Currently Computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) works mostly in a passive fashion and does not attempt to take active control of the collaboration. In such a system, it is the... More

    pp. 761-768

  9. Intelligent Agents in Collaborative E-Learning Environments

    Elhadi Shakshuki, School of Computer Science, Canada; Helen Lei & Ivan Tomek, Acadia University, Canada

    Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) provide us with "virtual buildings" where team members can communicate, collaborate and share information, regardless of their geographic locations.... More

    pp. 769-775

  10. Conversational Diagnostic Agent

    Michael Yacci & Peter Lutz, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    The Conversational Diagnostic Agent (CDA) project entails the development of a diagnostic software component of an intelligent tutoring system. Specifically, this software is intended to work with ... More

    pp. 776-782

  11. Administration and Development of modular Learning Units with the Construction Kit Server

    Andreas Baudry, Michael Bungenstock & Bärbel Mertsching, University of Paderborn, Germany

    This paper presents the architecture and the implementation of a server supporting the management and administration of learning objects for the development process of elearning courses. In order... More

    pp. 783-790

  12. Creation, Presentation, Capture, and Replay of Freehand Writings in e-Lecture Scenarios

    Ludmilla Belenkaia, Khaireel Mohamed & Thomas Ottmann, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

    Modelling freehand writing in all its capacitive expressiveness and stylised apotheosis is highlighted in this paper. We derive the necessary requirements for freehand writing representation from... More

    pp. 791-796

  13. A demonstration of metadata and tools for intelligent creation and delivery of Learning Digital Items

    Brett Powley Brett, Shirley Agostinho, Sue Bennett, Barry Harper, Lori Lockyer & Jason Lukasiak, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Abstract: This paper and accompanying demonstration describe and demonstrate the use of metadata and accompanying prototype tools for intelligent creation of Learning Digital Items. The metadata... More

    pp. 797-800

  14. SimulWeb: Web-based Modelling and Simulation Authoring-tools

    Carlos Brigas, Polytechnic Institute of Guarda, Portugal; Maria Marcelino, Departament of Informatics Engineering - University of Coimbra, Portugal

    Web-based educational simulation is not a new area, however due to the difficulties that exist in its utilization, the complexity and specificities of many Web simulation applications teachers have... More

    pp. 801-807

  15. Designing patterns for adaptive or adaptable educational hypermedia: a taxonomy

    Alexandra Cristea, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; Franca Garzotto, Milano Politehnica, Italy

    Designing an adaptive or adaptable educational hypermedia (AEH) is significantly more complex than designing a "conventional" educational hypermedia, since it involves a wider number of decisions, ... More

    pp. 808-813

  16. HDSML: an Hyper Document Structuring Meta Language

    Henri Delebecque, Supelec, France

    In this paper, we propose an XML application for content authors, to help them write their hypertext documents in factorizing their common structures into classes, and to free them from all other... More

    pp. 814-818

  17. Experiences of Declarative Knowledge Evaluation Based on Concept Maps

    Fabien Delorme, Nicolas Delestre & Jean-Pierre Pécuchet, Laboratoire PSI - INSA de Rouen, France

    Despite their importance, declarative knowledge are not often taken into consideration in the field of Interactive Learning Environments (ILE). In this article, classical knowledge evaluation... More

    pp. 819-826

  18. An Authoring Tool to Create Multimedia Interactive Educational Contents, A Way of Simplicity for “Novice in computer science” Teachers

    Dominique Deuff, National Institute of Informatics, Japan; Nicole Devoldère, Isabelle Chanclou & Danielle Moutonnet, France Télécom R&D, France

    To cope with the lack of specialised tools that teachers can make their owns and use at school, the goal of this study, located at the crossroads between computer science and education, is to... More

    pp. 827-832

  19. A Learning Object Approach to Facilitate the Production of Individualised Resources by Teachers

    Minika Ekanemmen, Pictorial Charts Educational Trust Ltd, United Kingdom; Shirley Williams, Rachel McCrindle & John Oversby, The University of Reading, United Kingdom

    This is a presentation of ongoing work. The aim of the project is to develop a Digital Classroom which enables teachers to select and combine learning objects into teaching and learning material... More

    pp. 833-838

  20. Annotation Authoring for Media-Rich Titles: An eLearning Approach for CD, DVD and Digital TV

    Larrie E. Gale, Brigham Young University, United States; Duane Roberts, BYU Broadcasting, United States; Alan K. Melby, Brigham Young University, United States

    Authoring for eLearning frequently requires the writing of code, whether in C or a special-purpose language like Director's Lingo. Shouldn't it be possible to author media-rich, interactive... More

    pp. 839-845