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

Jun 27, 2005

Editors

Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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Number of papers: 815

  1. Stories, Models, and Examples from the Upcoming Handbook of Blended Learning: Global Perspectives, Local Designs, Part 2

    Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Abtar Kaur, Open University of Malaysia, Malaysia; John Hedberg, Macquarie University, Australia; Okhwa Lee, Chungbuk National University, Korea (South); Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States; Thomas Reynolds, National University, United States; Ron Owston, York University, Canada; Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University and SurveyShare, Inc., United States

    This symposium session will highlight reasons for the recent emergence of blended as documented in the upcoming "Handbook of Blended Learning (HOBLe): Global Perspectives, Local Designs." The... More

    pp. 1601-1605

  2. Contents and Communication Modelisation in Synchronous Learning

    David Raymond, Tokushima University, Faculty of Engineering, Japan; Kazuhide Kanenishi & Kenji Matsuura, Tokushima University,Center for Advanced Information Technology, Japan; Veronique Baudin & Thierry Gayraud, Laboratoire d’Analyse et d’Architecture des Systemes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (LAAS-CNRS), France; Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Faculty of Engineering, Japan; Michel Diaz, Laboratoire d’Analyse et d’Architecture des Systemes, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (LAAS-CNRS), France

    Asynchronous web-base learning environments are not usually interactive and adaptive. The use of synchronous communication tools may be a solution to this problem. However, synchronous... More

    pp. 1606-1611

  3. Mr. Vetro: A Collective Simulation Framework

    Alexander Repenning & Andri Ioannidou, AgentSheets, Inc., United States

    Growing science apathy at the K-12 education level represents an alarming development with potentially devastating consequences at individual, societal and economic levels. Surprisingly, student... More

    pp. 1612-1619

  4. Platform Spanning Cooperative Learning through an Integration of Distributed Environments based on Virtual Knowledge Spaces

    Alexander Roth, Thorsten Hampel & Leena Suhl, University of Paderborn, Germany

    The integration of specialised e-learning-tools into hybrid environments for cooperative working and learning is necessary for an adequate and continuous support of the great variety of complex... More

    pp. 1620-1625

  5. Developing Domain Ontologies for Courseware Content

    Sinéad Boyce, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, Ireland

    Ontologies have the potential to play an important role in educational technology. They can be used to represent knowledge about educational content, supporting instructors in creating content or... More

    pp. 1626-1633

  6. Mining Design Patterns in the Conceptual Schema of Web Applications

    Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou, University of Patras, Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, Greece; Theodora Katsimpa & Maria Rigou, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece; Spiros Sirmakessis, Technological Educational Institution of Messolongi, Greece; Athanasios Tsakalidis, University of Patras, Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, Greece; Giannis Tzimas, Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece

    The tremendous evolution of Web applications in several productive contexts of our society is laying the foundations of a renewed scenario of software development, where software industry has to... More

    pp. 1634-1639

  7. Modified AHP to Determine the Weights of Assessment Factors With Many Indexes(New Approach)

    S.Moghtada Hashemiparast, K.N.T University of technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In this paper an algorithm called modified AHP is presented to find the weight of an Index when the number of them are numerous in a given investigation, a general procedure are presented and the... More

    pp. 1640-1645

  8. Systematic Development of Courseware Systems

    Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, Ireland

    Various difficulties have been reported in relation to the development of courseware systems. A central problem is to address the needs of not only the learner, but also instructor, developer, and ... More

    pp. 1646-1651

  9. Modeling Audio-Based Virtual Environments for Children with Visual Disabilities

    Jaime Sánchez & Nelson Baloian, University of Chile, Chile

    Diverse studies have pointed out the relevance of model-based educational software. This idea has not been implemented fully when developing software for children with visual disabilities. We... More

    pp. 1652-1659

  10. A Methodology for the Development of Didactical Software for the Physical Education and Sports

    Alexander Silva & Silvina Santana, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    This paper intends to present and discuss a methodology for the development of didactical materials for Physical Education and Sports based on information and communication technologies. The... More

    pp. 1660-1665

  11. How Computer Simulations Can Assist Model Generation In Students: Providing an Adaptable Structure to Guide Student Learning

    David Sprague, Svetlana Trey, Sharmila Pillay & Samia Khan, University of British Columbia, Canada

    Le Châtelier's principle and chemical equilibrium are considered two of the most difficult topics for students in high school chemistry, and despite the development of numerous simulations,... More

    pp. 1666-1673

  12. Dependability in E-Assessment

    Edgar Weippl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    E-learning systems are used by many universities for both blended learning and distance education. In both cases the success of courses depends, among many other factors, on e-learning applications... More

    pp. 1674-1679

  13. The effects of personalized computer-based instruction on mathematics problem solving in Taiwanese student’s performance and attitude

    Chiu-Jung Chen, University of Southern California, United States; Pei-Lin Liu, Hsing-Kuo University of Management, Taiwan

    The study evaluated the effects of a personalized computer-assisted mathematics problem-solving program on the performance and attitude of fourth grade Taiwanese students. The purpose of the study ... More

    pp. 1680-1686

  14. Multimedia Interactive Software for Infancy: Analysis of the Communicative Effectiveness, the Usability and the Function of the Iconic Code

    Rita Ciceri, Federica Biassoni & Paola Colombo, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Italy

    A multimedia interactive software devoted to infancy is presented here, together with some research aimed at investigating communicative effectiveness, usability and the function of iconic code.... More

    pp. 1687-1693

  15. Effects of Interruptions on Readers’ Actual and Perceived Reading Performance in Hypertext

    Diana DeStefano, Aryn Pyke, Matthew F. Rutledge-Taylor & Jo-Anne LeFevre, Carleton University, Canada

    Hypertext presentation may change the way that people process and experience text. The effects of alternative text presentations were tested in two experiments with university undergraduates. In... More

    pp. 1694-1701

  16. Lectures On DEmand: the architecture of a system for delivering traditional lectures over the Web

    Mauro Dolzani & Marco Ronchetti, Università di Trento, Italy

    The rapid expansion of the Internet has finally brought a wider availability of large bandwidth connections reaching the homes. This means that the content that can be delivered through the... More

    pp. 1702-1709

  17. The Production Model of Digital Video Course at the University of Oulu

    Kari Liukkunen, Jarkko Aro & Pasi Karppinen, University of Oulu, Finland

    The use of learning technology in universities is reaching a degree of maturity in which the main attention is not any longer targeted at the solution of technical problems. The universities have... More

    pp. 1710-1716

  18. Pedagogical Applications and Redesign of A Web Mediation Infrastructure

    Samuel Martin, Stephane Nyombayire, Cassandra Schmitz & Samuel Rebelsky, Grinnell College, United States

    The growth of the World Wide Web has led to the development of a number of services that modify Web pages before they are presented to the user. Such mediations include page translators, Web... More

    pp. 1717-1724

  19. Cooperative Student Modelling in a hypermedial web-based environment

    Teresa Roselli, Antonella Grasso & Vito Leonardo Plantamura, University of Bari - Department of Computer Science, Italy

    The present paper focuses on a web-based environment implementing our cooperative modeling system, COSMO. COSMO was presented in previous works and consists of a system, which carries out active... More

    pp. 1725-1729

  20. Using Cognitive Theories in the Instructional Design of Biomec

    Silvina Santana & Alexander Silva, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    The instructional design is a process of translating the principles of learning and instruction to the didactical materials and it should constitute the central point in the process of planning and... More

    pp. 1730-1735