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ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2005


Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 815

  1. Online Science News in the Classroom: Human Computer Interaction Design Issues

    Sebastian de la Chica, Torin Chichirico, Phong Le, Jerry Sun & Huda Khan, University of Colorado, United States

    Teachers have traditionally introduced current events in the classroom to leverage news topics relevant to the curriculum; however, to our knowledge no user interface design studies have addressed ... More

    pp. 1222-1229

  2. Adaptive Website Chunking: What You See is What You Need

    Joseph Frantiska Jr., Fitchburg State College, United States

    In this poster presentation, we will explore a very important work-in-progress that is a sometimes overlooked aspect of hypermedia construction - chunking. Specifically, a method of chunking that... More

    pp. 1230-1233

  3. Interactive Instructional Design Using Director : A Multimedia Software

    Kumuda Gururao, S.I.T.U. Council of Educational Research, India

    Using the Director a highly Interactive Instructional Design has been designed for Cyclotron which is a particle accelerator. The main concept Cyclotron has been divided into various sub concepts... More

    pp. 1234-1236

  4. 3D Interface Inspired by Constructivist Art Principles

    Gray Hodgkinson, Massey University, New Zealand

    Concepts of form and space from the realm of art have in the past provided inspiration for designers seeking to explore new models for interface design. This paper is a conceptual evaluation that... More

    pp. 1237-1242

  5. The effects of verbal metaphor on learners' development of mental models

    Yu-chen Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan

    The better effects of metaphors in learning have been proved in the past studies. Learners naturally invoke metaphors in learning new concepts because metaphors stimulate learners to generate... More

    pp. 1243-1248

  6. The impacts of using a technology-supported advance organizer on teachers’ performance in classroom behavior management

    Wei-Chen Hung, Northern Illinois University, United States

    The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of a technology-supported advance organizer on teachers' performance in developing intervention strategies for classroom behavior management.... More

    pp. 1249-1254

  7. Cultural Visual Interface Design

    Irina Kondratova, National Research Council Institute for Information Technology e-Business, Canada; Ilia Goldfarb, National Research Council Institute for Information TEchnology e-Business, Canada

    In our paper a research study that focuses on the identification, harvesting and analysis of the culture-specific visual web interface design elements is discussed. A new approach to user interface... More

    pp. 1255-1262

  8. Methodology for analyzing Children’s understanding of computer Interfaces

    Kristin Lester, Shuli Gilutz & John Black, Teachers College, United States

    Developmental psychology and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) are two vast fields of research, with methodologies that have been widely developed. Standardized tests have been created to determine ... More

    pp. 1263-1268

  9. Clio’s Worlds: 3D Visualizations of Student Web Usage

    Devin Lindsey & Samuel Rebelsky, Grinnell College, United States

    Since the inception of the World Wide Web, faculty members have been developing online course materials. However, there is little careful analysis of how students use these Webs. In particular, do ... More

    pp. 1269-1278

  10. Representing Rolling Sequences of Polyhedra to Support Mathematics Comprehension

    Jim Morey, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    CopyCat is a geometric game where the goal is to use the patterned faces of a polyhedron to create a Mosaic. The polyhedron's orientation is manipulated by rolling. Sequences of rolls can exhibit... More

    pp. 1279-1283

  11. Interaction and Interactivity in Online Mathematical Applets: Two Sides of the Same Coin

    Parul Nanda, Hai-Ning Liang & Kamran Sedig, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Online mathematical applets are one of the most beneficial innovations of computer-based educational technology. They aid learners in their investigation of mathematical concepts and relationships.... More

    pp. 1284-1290

  12. Features of Visualization that Help Object Oriented Programming Learning

    Vijayakumar Shanmugasundaram, Concordia College, United States; Paul Juell, North Dakota State University, United States; Daniel Aalderks, Concordia Colleg, United States; Aldridge Wilder, Matthew Dimich & Michael Westhoff, Concordia College, United States

    Our main goal is to find effective ways of learning object-oriented (OO) programming. Very few attempts are made to find out the important features of the visualizations that would enhance the... More

    pp. 1291-1297

  13. A development method of a metaphorical search engine

    Asuka Terai & Masanori Nakagawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    The purpose of this research is to propose a development method of a metaphorical search engine that reflects the metaphor understanding process of human-beings. Our goal is to realize a search... More

    pp. 1298-1303

  14. The Effects of Emotional Factors in Notification Systems

    Chin-min Tseng, Institute of Information System and Application, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; Yu-chen Hsu, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

    Notification system (NS) is a system which provides extra information when users are performing their tasks. In the past, the researches of notification systems always emphasize the objective... More

    pp. 1304-1309

  15. Cross cultural comparison of the effects of computer apology

    Jeng-Yi Tzeng, Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    As user-centered design has become the norm of interface design, how to make users feel fully respected is considered as crucial for users' perception of the product. Some researchers suggest... More

    pp. 1310-1316

  16. Interacting with Web Pages Manifesting Personalities by Visual Elements

    Fang-Yu Wen & Yu-Chen Hsu, National TsingHua University Insititute of Information Systems and Applications, Taiwan

    The main purpose of the paper is to know how visual elements that manifest personality affect the attitudes of web users. The effects of similar or dissimilar to the interface that people interact ... More

    pp. 1317-1323

  17. Digital Album: Analyzing the Use of Technology to Encourage Language Acquisition within a Family Literacy Program

    Marguerite Cahill, Texas State University - San Marcos, United States

    Abstract: Enlazar Teaching Module is a web based multimedia DVD that promotes second language acquisition through activity, context, and social interactions which is the core of Situated Learning... More

    pp. 1324-1326

  18. Using multimedia to solve daily problems of Community Multimedia Centres in Western Africa

    Isabella Rega & Claudio Del Don, University of Lugano, Switzerland

    The article shows an example of how multimedia can be used as an effective tool of just in time learning to solve daily technical problems of Community Multimedia Centres (CMC) in Western Africa.... More

    pp. 1327-1332

  19. Digital Learning Resources: Enriching the Appreciation of Aboriginal Canadian Literature for Undergraduate Students

    Andrea Ruskin, University of Alberta, Canada

    This presentation introduces preliminary research that will be presented as a support document to a thesis project that will be completed for the degree of Master of Design. The purpose of this... More

    pp. 1333-1335

  20. Community Perceptions of Student Multimedia Technology Projects in a Remote First Nations Village

    Tish Scott, University of Victoria, Canada

    Student multimedia projects are the topic of this qualitative case study that explores perceptions of community members living in a remote northwestern British Columbian (Canada) First Nations... More

    pp. 1336-1341