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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. Theory-Supported Problem-Based Cognitive Partnerships Spanning 3rd Grade To Higher Education: A Case Study

    Joette Stefl-Mabry & Jennifer Goodall Powers, University at Albany, State University of New York, United States

    This article presents a unique case study about how a problem-based (PBL) higher education curriculum can integrate educational technology and information literacy theory to enhance student... More

    pp. 2130-2137

  2. A Collaboratory Ubiquitous Pedagogical Environment

    Louis Villardier, Télé-université, Canada; Hamadou Saliah- Hassane, LICEF, Canada; Kim-Lien Do, Télé-université, Canada

    Recent works on Ubiquitous computing research underline the necessity of designing adaptative user interfaces that integrate resources such as video, voice, chat, application sharing, white board... More

    pp. 2138-2144

  3. Collaborative Ontologies in Knowledge Management

    Michael Vonrueden, Thorsten Hampel & Sabrina Geissler, University of Paderborn, Germany

    As knowledge is one of the strategic factors in today's life, the latest ambitions towards a semantic web emphasize the relevance to support knowledge acquisition through computer-based systems.... More

    pp. 2145-2152

  4. Integrating Computers in the English Language Arts Classroom based on Vygotsky's Theory

    Jenny Wang & Yuehchiu Fang, National Formosa University, Taiwan

    This paper is to elaborate the implementation of computer and Vygotskian view of learning in an effort to explore how to properly integrate computers into the curriculum development for English... More

    pp. 2153-2157

  5. Online Collaboration by Interprofessional Student Teams completing a Mixed-Mode Case Study

    Rosemary Waterston, Judith Hunter, Judy Watt-Watson, Michael McGillion, Lalitha Raman-Wilms & Lynn Cockburn, University of Toronto, Canada

    This paper reports findings from a study of online collaboration by interprofessional teams of health care students. 700 students from six disciplines collaborated both face-to-face and online to... More

    pp. 2158-2165

  6. Synchronous Vs Asynchronous Learning?Principles, Methodology and Implementation Policy of a Blended Learning Environment for Lifelong Learning,at the University of Crete.

    Panagiotes Anastasiades, University of Crete, Department of Education, Greece

    The development of a blended distance learning environment requires an overall approach that includes pedagogic, technological and organizational aspects. The traditional educational environment is... More

    pp. 2166-2172

  7. Finding Clio in Cyberspace: Best Practices, History, and Visual Projects

    Nina Bakisian, University of San Francisco, United States

    This session will explore implementation techniques used by a historian to achieve the goal of increasing visuals in the curriculum. For this purpose, the historian created a visual project that... More

    pp. 2173-2176

  8. The Role of Technology in the Portfolio-as-Learning-Tool versus the Portfolio-as-Assessment- System Debate

    Maaike Bouwmeester, New York University, United States

    Abstract: In this paper, I will present findings of survey research suggesting that for portfolio designers in teacher education programs concerned with accreditation, the process of developing a... More

    pp. 2177-2181

  9. Professional Development to Increase Mathematics Classroom Technology Integration To Impact Student Learning: Achievements and Challenges

    Evelyn R Brown, LeTourneau University, United States; Caroline Crawford, University of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    This paper provides a multi-dimensional descriptive summary of the major accomplishments (including unexpected accomplishments or spin-offs) of an externally-funded professional development project... More

    pp. 2182-2186

  10. Teachers' perceived importance and manageability on the factors in technology integration

    Lih-Juan ChanLin, Department of Library & Information Science, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

    The use of computer technology has been widely applied in various training sectors. However, the progress of technology integration in schools is still moving relatively slowly. In this study,... More

    pp. 2187-2192

  11. Rapid e-learning: Will Making E-learning a Breeze Lead to Pervasive Use in Schools?

    Leong Chee Kian, Ministry of Education, Singapore, Singapore; Wong Chris, Victoria Junior College, Singapore

    Teachers in schools have often cited the lack of time as a critical factor in preventing them from using technology more pervasively in engaging students in their learning. Time constraints include... More

    pp. 2193-2197

  12. Utilizing Wireless Mobile Devices to Implement Field-Based Collaborative Learning Strategies and Activities at The University of Tennessee

    Shane Colter, Michael Burke, Julie Little & Jerry Riehl, The University of Tennessee, United States

    The 2004-05 Wireless Instructional Initiatives (WII) project, an ongoing effort to incorporate collaborative learning and wireless devices into teaching, emphasized field-based and mobile learning.... More

    pp. 2198-2202

  13. Implementing ICT-integrated education in a corporate training environment: Issues and challenges

    Rabelani Dagada, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Several change management issues and challenges accompany the task of implementing Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)-integrated education in a corporate training environment. This... More

    pp. 2203-2206

  14. RLO Reality Check: the ACETS Project

    Rachel Ellaway & David Dewhurst, MVMLTS, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Dawn Leeder, UCeL, The University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Tammany Allen, CREATE, Suffolk College, United Kingdom; Suzanne Hardy & Megan Baxter, Subject Centre for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Dentistry, The UK Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom

    Despite much discussion of the benefits of Reusable Learning Objects (RLOS) there is little evidence available regarding how teachers might systematically use third party materials in their... More

    pp. 2207-2208

  15. Educational Benefits: Testing and Evaluation of a Collaborative 3D World

    Nicoletta Di Blas, Paolo Paolini & Caterina Poggi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    Innovative technologies offer extraordinary opportunities to "traditional" education, but they also open new challenges to educators: what features should be implemented in order to obtain which... More

    pp. 2209-2221

  16. The Effect of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) on High School Students (Girls) in Learning English as a Second Language

    Pouran Fazelian & Mohsen Saadatmand, Teacher Training University in Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Behnaz Rad Saadat Gholi, Payam Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The main purpose of the present research was to study the effect of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) on freshmen high school students on learning English as a second language. The independent... More

    pp. 2222-2226

  17. The Pedagogical Value of Videoconference Technology

    Samuel Fee & Lauren Fee, Washington & Jefferson College, United States

    Focusing upon techniques for the successful implementation of videoconferencing technologies into the classroom, this paper will illustrate exemplars regarding the use of educational content... More

    pp. 2227-2232

  18. Experiences from an Online Course: Voices of an Instructor and Three Asian Students

    Yu Feng, Indiana University Bloomington, United States

    In this present study, an attempt was made to find out the multi-faceted experiences and perspectives of both an online instructor and three Asian students who were taking the class with American... More

    pp. 2233-2240

  19. Embracing Change: Sustainable Integration of Learning Technologies in Higher Education through a Multifaceted Approach

    Monique Fuchs, Wentworth Insitute of Technology, United States

    The expectation for colleges and universities to provide state-of-the-art education integrated with the latest technologies is continuously increasing. Parents and students are seeking not a... More

    pp. 2241-2246

  20. Networked Interactivity and Classroom Engagement: Changing the Nature of Large Lecture Classes

    Jude Higdon & Tu Tran, Center for Scholarly Technology, University of Southern California, United States

    Our group developed a Community of Practice (CoP) research and implementation strategy that helped faculty and administrators to identify pedagogical methodologies and complimentary technologies... More

    pp. 2247-2248