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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. Learner Created Contents Lists in Educational Electronic Texts: An Experimental Study

    Ursula Armitage & Stephanie Wilson, Centre for HCI Design, City University, United Kingdom; Helen Sharp, Open University, United Kingdom

    Navigation aids have been shown to have a significant impact on learning with educational electronic texts. This paper presents an experimental investigation into the effects of allowing learners... More

    pp. 985-990

  2. Navigational Freedom and Knowledge Development in Electronic Texts

    Ursula Armitage & Stephanie Wilson, Centre for HCI Design, City University, United Kingdom; Helen Sharp, Open University, United Kingdom

    This paper presents an experimental study into the effects of the level of navigational freedom offered by different types of navigation aids on the development of knowledge when using educational ... More

    pp. 991-998

  3. Student evaluation of the use of learning objects in introductory programming

    Claire Bradley & Tom Boyle, Learning Technology Research Institute, United Kingdom

    This paper presents evaluation data that shows how students have used learning objects within higher education programming modules. It focuses on a large project that has incorporated learning... More

    pp. 999-1006

  4. Information Technologies Questionnaire: Proposal for a Scale Validation Study

    Yaowen Chang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States; Paul Skiera, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper aims to validate the Information Technologies Questionnaire (ITQ), which includes four subscales, that addresses people's interest in prior knowledge, mental model and beliefs about... More

    pp. 1007-1011

  5. An Integrated Cost Model for Blended Learning Environments

    Andrew Choi, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Blended learning combines online learning, face-to-face learning, and self-paced interactions among instructors, students, and the instructional system. In most cases, blended learning is hosted by... More

    pp. 1012-1019

  6. A Cost Effectiveness model for Web Supported Academic Instruction: Development, Validation, and Implementation

    Anat Cohen, Rafi Nachmias & Alona Forkosh-Baruch, Tel Aviv University, Israel

    This paper describes a study of development, validation and implementation of a cost-effectiveness model for web-supported academic learning (WSL). The model is based on empirical data and adapted ... More

    pp. 1020-1025

  7. Using Self-Reporting Surveys to Assess Technology Skills: Planning Curriculum and Assessment for PC and PPC Skills

    Charles Dickel & Sharon Ishii-Jordan, Creighton University, United States; Mary Sue Foster, Wichita State University, United States

    This program will present the results of the use of self-reporting inventories of PC and PPC skills for curriculum planning and for the assessment of student learning. Data from more than 250... More

    pp. 1026-1030

  8. An Empirical Evaluation of Topic Map Search Capabilities in an Educational Context

    Dennis Dicks, Vivek Venkatesh, Steven Shaw, Gretchen Lowerison & Dai Zhang, Concordia University, Canada

    Our investigations focus on improving the reliability and efficiency in current database-oriented search-and-retrieval mechanisms through the use of topic map technology (ISO/IEC 13250). This paper... More

    pp. 1031-1038

  9. Continual Practice and Evaluation of TESTS: An E-Learning System for Mathematics Education at a Senior High School

    Takeshi Fujioka, Tetsuo Ogino, Hideyuki Takada & Yahiko Kambayashi, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan

    We realized a WBT system, TESTS (TEacher SupporT System), based on the concept of VIEW Classroom, an e-learning system which has been developed since 1994 in our laboratory. One of the most unique... More

    pp. 1039-1047

  10. Instant Evaluation: Support for the Evaluation Process in E-Learning Environments

    Christian Glahn, Theo Hug & Claudia Kirchmair, Research Studios Austria, Austria

    This paper describes a method of computer mediated instant evaluations. The method is based on providing instant knowledge about evaluations to non experts. Itself the instant evaluation is not a... More

    pp. 1048-1052

  11. What do students actually use in a blended learning course?

    Sven Grund, Gudela Grote & Marius Gerber, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

    This article describes one of the first blended learning studies integrating online questionnaires, online learning diaries and log files into a systematic student's learning behavior analysis... More

    pp. 1053-1058

  12. Attitude Survey for pupils about Using Cellular Phones in Classrooms

    Tadashi Inagaki, Tohoku-gakuin University, Japan; Yuki Kobayashi & Hitoshi Nakagawa, Kanazawa University, Japan

    Cellular phones have become very popular in these days. It would be a core device to create mobile learning environment. In gEducational Use of Cellular Phones, h our research project, main theme... More

    pp. 1059-1065

  13. Evaluating Educational Websites: A System for Multiple Websites at Multiple Universities

    Paul Lam & Carmel McNaught, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    The paper presents a strategy for systematic evaluation of 30 teacher-designed course websites in the year 2003, built under the project e3Learning which operates across three universities in Hong ... More

    pp. 1066-1073

  14. Diabetes and Your Eyes: A Pilot Study on Multimedia Education for Underserved Populations

    Kimberly Lawless, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States; Ben Gerber & Louanne Smolin, UIC, United States

    Abstract: There is a growing interest in the use of multimedia educational materials for individuals with chronic diseases. However, there is little data available regarding use by underserved... More

    pp. 1074-1079

  15. A SWOT Analysis of a Complex Project for the Development and Evaluation of Educational Websites

    Carmel McNaught & Paul Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Paula Hodgson, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    This paper is concerned with the evaluation of a large project (e3Learning) for the design, development and evaluation of educational websites. In the period October 2002 – December 2003, 38... More

    pp. 1080-1087

  16. Educational Data Mining and Reporting: Analyzing Student Data In Order To Improve Educational Processes

    Rafal Michalski, MICKORA, Poland; Konrad Michalski, Athabasca University, Canada

    Abstract: The paper investigates and researches approaches to analyzing the student educational information. The dynamic data mining techniques are used according to the needs of the analyst in... More

    pp. 1088-1094

  17. Use and Preference of Media Platforms by K-4 Teachers and Parents

    Gwen Nugent, National Center for Information Technology in Education, United States

    This research analyzed media use and perceptions of over 700 K-4 teachers and parents--adults who play a key role in what media children watch and use. Comparisons were made between videotape, CD... More

    pp. 1095-1101

  18. Causal relationships between media use and information literacy

    Rei Omi, Akira Sakamoto & Reiko Ando, Ochanomizu Univ., Japan; Mieko Takahira, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Kumiko Kobayashi, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan; Fumika Kimura & Megumi Kashibuchi, Ochanomizu Univ., Japan; Mayumi Naito, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan; Katsura Sakamoto, Ochanomizu Univ., Japan; Nireka Adachi, Research Institute of Science and Technology for Society, Japan; Kanae Suzuki, Tsukuba Univ., Japan; Takashi Sakamoto, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Syogo Kato, Ogaki City Institute for Educational Research, Japan

    In order to examine if use of media (Internet, radios, TVs, or video games) improves information literacy for individuals, a three-wave panel study with junior high school students was conducted at... More

    pp. 1102-1107

  19. New and Emerging Technologies; Challenges and Opportunities for the Advancement of Knowledge and Learning

    Per R. Stokke, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    This paper discusses the present and future impact of new and emerging technologies on the advancement of knowledge and learning. It argues that teachers and learners alike, should strive to... More

    pp. 1108-1113

  20. The effects of Internet use on information literacy: A panel study with Japanese elementary school students

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

    In this study with Japanese elementary school students as participants, we examined if Internet use would improve gthe skill to practically use information h (so-called ginformation literacy h). To... More

    pp. 1114-1119