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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. Low Cost & High Quality E-Learning using Scanned Textbooks and Interactive Environment

    Edgar Weippl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    There are numerous excellent printed textbooks which can be scanned with little effort. Adding hyperlinks, indices and other navigational aids makes these scanned books valuable resources for... More

    pp. 1736-1741

  2. How to Avoid the Whirling Blades of Blended Learning as a Moderator

    Joanne Bentley & Melynda Fitt, Utah State University, United States

    We present the intriguing results of a study exploring the effect of moderator style (active or passive) on quality of posts in scheduled online asynchronous discussion groups in an undergraduate... More

    pp. 1742-1746

  3. A Processing and Analyzing Model on Digital Content Courses of Universities in Taiwan Using Course Data Warehouse Technology

    Chiu-pai Ho, Chien Yun Dai, Ming-Ju Hsu & Jung-Kai Cheng, Depart. of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    One of the objectives of this research is to analyze whether these courses provided by various Universities in Taiwan are adequate and applicable to meet the Digital Content Industries'... More

    pp. 1747-1752

  4. Tracker: A tool to improve student retention

    Phil Holifield & Guy Heatley, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Abstract: The Tracker student attendance monitoring system has been developed in response to departmental and institutional concerns about student dropout from higher education courses. The... More

    pp. 1753-1758

  5. The Construction of Multidimensional Data Analysis Model for Taiwan's University Culture & Creative Industry Courses (CCIC)

    Ming-Ju Hsu, Asso. Research Fellow, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chien-Yun Dai, Asso. Professor, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Jung-Kai Cheng, Songshan High School of Agriculture and Industry, Taiwan; Pai-Lun Lin, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    There are two main ideas in this research: the analysis of course data and exhibition of multidimensional cube. The first idea compares the number of courses among colleges and universities and the... More

    pp. 1759-1764

  6. QMS: Providing a Liberal Arts Core Experience

    Beidler John, Univ. of Scranton, United States; Ethan Giordano, Univ. of Delaware, United States

    The QMS, Questionnaire Management System, is a web-based software system that assists students in constructing an on-line questionnaire and managing the responses to the questionnaire. An on-line ... More

    pp. 1765-1768

  7. Open Source Learning Management Systems

    Firoz Kaderali & Thorsten Kisner, CampusSource / FernUniversitaet Hagen, Germany

    In the last few years a number of mature learning management systems are offered by universities on an open source basis. CampusSource, initially a German initiative, now has the world wide largest... More

    pp. 1769-1774

  8. Emperor: Game Engine for Educational Management Games

    Kristian Kiili & Kai Ojansuu, Tampere University of Technology, Pori, Finland

    The main purpose of this paper is to introduce a dynamic game engine called Emperor. Emperor is designed to construct and run educational content management games. In order to facilitate the work... More

    pp. 1775-1782

  9. Optimizing Flow Experience in Web-based Math Refresher Course

    Kristian Kiili & Harri Ketamo, Tampere University of Technology, Pori, Finland

    Recent years the lecturers of Tampere University of Technology, Pori have found that a number of new students face problems with engineering mathematics due to inadequate skills on basic... More

    pp. 1783-1790

  10. Designing a WWW-based course-assisted system for learners knowledge sharing

    Shu-Sheng Liaw, China Medical University, Taiwan; Hsiu-Mei Huang, Department of Management, National Taichung Institute of Technology,, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to design a WWW-based course-assisted system for learners knowledge sharing. Using constructivist approach as a foundation; this study designs a system for... More

    pp. 1791-1796

  11. Migrating Existing Multimedia Courseware to Moodle

    Declan McMullen, Mark Melia, Mark McEvoy & Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, Ireland; Edward Jennings, Senior College Dún Laoghaire, Ireland

    Open source course management systems offer increased flexibility for instructors and instructional designers. Communities can influence the development of these systems and on an individual basis,... More

    pp. 1797-1804

  12. ePortfolios

    Peter Murray Peter, Christ Church Grammar School, Australia

    Portfolios as a curriculum assessment mechanism offer great insight into a student's developmental progress. It is only natural that Schools embrace online portfolios or ePortfolios. Christ Church ... More

    pp. 1805-1808

  13. Data Warehouse of TVC Course in Taiwan

    Jo-Kuang Sung, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chien-Yun Dai & Dar-Chin Rau, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chiu-Pai Ho, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Since 1999, Ministry of Education has started the planning and establishing the Technical Vocational Course Data Warehouse System, TVC Data Warehouse System in accordance with the school-based... More

    pp. 1809-1814

  14. A message manage agent in an elearning management system

    Chu-Sing Yang, Ting-Wen Liang, Jun-Hui Ho & Chong-Wei Tsai, Department of Computer Science And Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

    In this pager, we design an agent-supported mechanism to deal with the notice messages in a learning management system(LMS). As in a traditional learning environment, there are many notice messages... More

    pp. 1815-1819

  15. A Question Generator for an Online Tutoring System

    Jungsoon Yoo, Sung Yoo & Stefan Rusek, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    It is often necessary for a teacher to prepare a test over information for which students have been previously quizzed or to administer multiple versions of the same test. When this situation... More

    pp. 1820-1826

  16. Making Work Real: Building Virtual Learning Communities

    Dan Bascelli, Spelman College, United States

    The Bush-Hewlett Grant, "Building Virtual Learning Communities," works on faculty development and establishing new pedagogies through Web research and publication. At the very center of this... More

    pp. 1827-1830

  17. Web-mediated Student-led Collaborative Science & Technology Projects: Transcending our Current Educational Paradigm

    Larry Bencze & Maurice Di Giuseppe, OISE, University of Toronto, Canada; Michael Bowen, University of New Brunswick, Canada

    To enable student-directed, open-ended scientific investigations and invention projects, a Web site, called 'Science Project Central' has been developed. Qualitative data—including transcripts of... More

    pp. 1831-1835

  18. Personal Epistemological Beliefs, Critical Thinking Abilities, and Information-Seeking Behavior of College Students

    Hsiao-yu Chen, Kun Shan University of Technology, Taiwan; Chun-Yen Chang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This paper proposes a methodology for the analysis of undergraduates' construction and development of personal knowledge. Based on Baxter Magolda's (1992) epistemological reflection model, Facione'... More

    pp. 1836-1840

  19. A Constructivist's View of Using Information/Communication Technologies to Enhance Faculty Accountability beyond Letter Grades

    Mercy Fapojuwo, Shaw University, United States

    Educational accountability is becoming more important because of the need to strengthen our schools. It is important to empower the faculty that trains the preservice teachers, with ideas that... More

    pp. 1841-1842

  20. A Constructivist Approach to the Delivery of Learning Objects

    Jessica Griffiths, Geneen Stubbs & Mike Watkins, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    This paper provides a brief overview of the three principle learning theories, behavioural, cognitive, and constructivist, and how each approach is currently represented in teaching at the... More

    pp. 1843-1850