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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. Tools for Large-Scale E-Learning Development

    David Guralnick, Kaleidoscope Learning, United States

    The management of "learning content" presents a number of challenges. A well-designed Learning Content Management System (LCMS) provides trainers and subject matter experts with an intuitive method... More

    pp. 846-851

  2. Online Physics Forum with Integrated Web Editor - Integrating Scalable Vector Graphic tools with DHTML editor

    Fu-Kwun Hwang, Deptartment of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Online discussions can be used to promote students'ability on knowledge integration. However, almost all the web based online forums are text based. In physics, information about a physics system... More

    pp. 852-859

  3. A cost-effective solution to e-Learning content development problem

    Thayanithy Jegan, Center for Information Technology Services (2), Malaysia; Eswaran C, Faculty of Information Technology, Malaysia

    Designing multimedia content for e-Learning can enhance the efficiency of online teaching. However mere multimedia content without proper interactivity based on the instructional and learning... More

    pp. 860-866

  4. Creating and implementing a small scale authoring tool for Small to Medium Sized Enterprises

    Kevin Johnson, University of Limerick, Ireland; Fiona Concannon, Uniserity of Limerick, Ireland

    The vision of reusable digital learning resources or objects, made accessible through coordinated repository architectures & metadata technologies, has gained considerable attention within distance... More

    pp. 867-874

  5. Implementing Mini-Languages with the MLSwf Library

    Koji Kagawa, RISE, Kagawa University, Japan

    Mini-languages have been often used in introductory courses for programming. They must be attractive to arouse interest of learners. This is especially the case nowadays, since learners are... More

    pp. 875-880

  6. A Tool for Supporting Graphical Interactive Assessment

    Boehm Klaus & Dietze Leonhard, i3mainz, university of applied sciences Mainz, Germany

    Online-Assessment is widely accepted both for self-assessment and also as the basis for examinations. However its potential has not been fully utilized in current systems. Good instruments for... More

    pp. 881-888

  7. KADI: A Knowledge Acquisition Tool For Learning Activities

    Maite Martín, Isabel Fernández de Castro, Maite Urretavizcaya & Begoña Ferrero, University of the Basque Country, Spain

    Nowadays, the knowledge acquisition is a hard process necessary to develop educational systems. To expedite that process we present KADI a knowledge acquisition tool designed to compile information... More

    pp. 889-894

  8. A Tiered Approach Utilizing Reusable Componentware Methodologies for Multimedia Educational Software Creation and Development

    Ryoji Matsuno, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan; Yutaka Tsutsumi, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Japan; Richard Gilbert, Kumamoto University, Japan

    Our project concerns methodologies allowing teachers to produce their own computer-based educational materials more easily, so that computers can be utilized more effectively and efficiently in... More

    pp. 895-902

  9. Authoring e-learning through Training Needs Analysis - Identifying relevant content

    Emma O Brien & Tim Hall, University of Limerick, Ireland

    Companies are increasingly turning to e-learning as a training resource because of its flexible nature. However they are finding in many cases a lack of employee uptake or high drop out rates for... More

    pp. 903-907

  10. An Incremental Model for Developing Educational Critiquing Systems: Experiences with the Java Critiquer

    Lin Qiu, Northwestern university, United States; Christopher Riesbeck, Northwestern University, United States

    Individualized feedback is an important factor in fostering effective learning. It is, however, often not seen in schools because providing it places a significant additional workload on teachers. ... More

    pp. 908-916

  11. Supporting the Authoring Process of Hierarchical Structured Learning Material

    Dirk Reiss & Torsten Reiners, Technical University Braunschweig, Germany

    The quality of virtual learning environments is mainly depending on the quality of the presented learning material. This encompasses the scientific quality of the content as well as the surplus the... More

    pp. 917-924

  12. Meeting on-Demand eLearning Needs Using Web-based Authoring Tools

    Paul Skiera & Deborah Stirling, Arizona State University/Technology Based Learning and Research, United States

    Several companies have developed a course builder or creator tool to facilitate the process of creating an online course or training experience; however, the majority of existing tools do not... More

    pp. 925-930

  13. Creating Performance Support Tutorials for Online Learning

    Anna Story & Myron Feinstein, Mercy College, United States

    Tutorials have long been a valuable pedagogical method for teaching concepts, applications and content that require student understanding of procedure and sequence. This Roundable forum... More

    pp. 931-935

  14. A Web Based Framework for E-Learning: A Model for Online Presentation Authoring

    Ferry Irawan Tantono & Eng Siong Chng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    A recent trend in the E-learning community is the emergence of Learning Content Management System (LCMS). An LCMS is generally defined as a system which combines content creation and course... More

    pp. 936-940

  15. AlgoViz - a Computer Graphics Algorithm Visualization Toolkit

    Torsten Ullrich & Dieter Fellner, TU Braunschweig, Germany

    This paper presents the new software environment AlgoViz, which enriches computer graphics teachings in a novel way. The AlgoViz project provides a software environment, which is currently focused ... More

    pp. 941-948

  16. EasyPres: An Easy-to-Use Tool for Creating Synchronized Multimedia Presentations.

    Alex Vieira, Sergio Campos, Jussara Almeida, Eric Guimaraes, Italo Cunha & Cristiano Costa, DCC-UFMG, Brazil

    This paper introduces EasyPres, a new open source tool designed for creating multimedia presentations and lectures for distance education and training purposes. EasyPres was designed with the key... More

    pp. 949-956

  17. E-Learning Development Using Re-usable Learning Objects

    Roger Mundell, Royal Roads University, Canada; Scott Wilson, E-Learning-4-U, Inc., United States

    Our paper highlights on-going E-Learning development efforts to meet educational expectations for course content, interactive and higher order learning while successfully overcoming the real world ... More

    pp. 957-960

  18. Exploring the boundaries of authentic language materials, useful feedback and half-open questions in CALL: IDIOMA-TIC in evolution

    Bert Wylin, Piet Desmet & Hans Paulussen, K.U.Leuven Campus Kortrijk, Belgium

    IDIOMA-TIC is an authoring tool for developing exercises and tests to improve the proficiency of people studying foreign languages at all levels. IDIOMA-TIC generates exercises or tests for stand-... More

    pp. 961-966

  19. Phoenix: An authoring tool for hybrid e-learning documents

    Min-Jung Yoo, Benjamin Vité, Joël Trincherini, Valérie Badan & Maia Wentland Forte, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    Nowadays, the Internet is used both as an open infrastructure for effective e-learning and for the distribution of pedagogical documents. A pedagogical hypertext document can contain two... More

    pp. 967-978

  20. Effects of the Internet use on elementary school students f attitude toward learning.

    Reiko ANDO, Ochanomizu University, Japan; Mieko Takahira, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Akira Sakamoto, Ochanomizu University, Japan

    In this study, to examine the effects of daily Internet use of elementary school students on the attitude toward learning, a two-wave panel study was conducted with 5th and 6th-grade elementary... More

    pp. 979-984