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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. Keys to Successful Delivery of Synchronous Online Courses: A Case Study

    Stephanie Huffman & Joe Arn, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    Abstract: This paper focuses on the decision making-process used to determine which form of delivery to utilize for online courses. Specifically, the strategies utilized by the Library Media and... More

    pp. 2249-2252

  2. Synchronous Versus Asynchronous: Delivery of Online Instruction and the Factors that Lead to Success or Failure

    Stephanie Huffman, University of Central Arkansas, United States; Kelly Wilkinson, Indiana State University, United States; Cheryl Wiedmaier, University of Central Arknasas, United States; Tena Crews, University of South Carolina, United States; Joe Arn, University of Central Arkansas, United States; Virginia Hemby, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    The focus of the panel discussion will cover the pros and cons of delivering an online course utilizing primarily synchronous strategies versus asynchronous strategies. The determining factor... More

    pp. 2253-2257

  3. Developing techniques for teaching Cerebral Palsy Students: Stage 1 Qualitative Interviewing.

    Paul Kearney, Unitec New Zealand, New Zealand

    Having worked with cerebral palsy students over the past year, I was astounded to have my research approval questioned by the ethics committee. My research was to help improve the quality of life... More

    pp. 2258-2260

  4. Management of an eLearning Evaluation Project: e3Learning

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

    This paper describes the evaluation of purpose-built course websites for teaching and learning at the university level, developed by a funded project (e3Learning) in Hong Kong to support teachers... More

    pp. 2261-2268

  5. A Conceptual Model of Ubiquitous Learning Community (ULC)

    Luyi Li, Yanlin Zheng, Ogata Hiroaki & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    This paper proposes the concept and the construction of Ubiquitous Learning Community (ULC). Based on the recognition of the concept of Ubiquitous Learning, this paper suggests a conceptual model... More

    pp. 2269-2274

  6. Case Study of School Culture in Responding to Information Age

    Shinn-Rong Lin, Hsiao-Ting Teng & Huei-Chuan Lin, Graduate Institute of Learning and Instruction,National Central University, Taiwan, ROC., Taiwan

    This work explores school culture that would be required for effectively responding to the advancement of information technology. By the case investigation, there are five school cultures... More

    pp. 2275-2281

  7. Technology and education - implementation in an Australian context

    Jean Macnish & Sue Trinidad, Curtin University of Technology, Australia

    What are the key elements needed for introducing technology in a school or college? What are the perceptions of introducing online learning in a vocational education and training or secondary... More

    pp. 2282-2285

  8. Does Online Participation Matter? A Case Study of a Hybrid Theatre Arts Course

    Sara Marcus, Touro University International, United States

    Do students who participate in online assignments score better on traditional in class paper midterm and final exams than those students who do not participate in online assignments? Does the type ... More

    pp. 2286-2291

  9. Feelings Experienced by Students in CyberSurfiver

    Salomé Meyer, Johannes Cronjé & Irma Eloff, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Abstract: It is the faceless nature of the e-learning environment that is a matter of concern in this inquiry. Understandably, personal contact is minimal in online learning. The question arises:... More

    pp. 2292-2300

  10. Instructional Technology Planning for Significant Learning - An Example

    Pradeep Mohanty, Ohio University - Southern Campus, United States

    The instructional technology strategy for a course should be formulated at the time of course design taking into consideration the situational factors, learning objectives, teaching and learning... More

    pp. 2301-2305

  11. Development of a Digital Portfloio System for Preservice Teachers

    Sherrie Pardieck & David McMullen, Bradley University, United States

    This paper is a report on the development of a digital portfolio system for a teacher education program. The development of the system was based upon a three-year comparative case study of four... More

    pp. 2306-2310

  12. Squeaking Their Way into Computer Technology: A Study of Middle School Girls and Creative Computer Programming

    Alysen Regiec, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, United States

    This paper explains the design, implementation, and impact of a 7-session workshop held to expose non-computer savvy middle school students to basic computer programming principles. The purpose of ... More

    pp. 2311-2316

  13. The use of simulations in the online classroom

    Amany Saleh, Arkansas State University, United States

    Simulations offer unique opportunities for teachers to draw on real life situations. The author contends that online simulations amplify the learning process and greatly motivate students. Learning... More

    pp. 2317-2320

  14. Helping On-Line Learners Construct Mental Models of Physical Systems

    Dotty Sammons & Ernest S. Lohse, Idaho State University, United States

    This paper describes the integration of advanced computer authoring programs, including Flash, in an advanced college course on laboratory analysis. The purpose of the class is to introduce... More

    pp. 2321-2327

  15. Introducing Blackboard Delivery System in a High School:

    Pavel Samsonov & Marlene Beard, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Twenty high school teachers have been selected for the ongoing project to implement Blackboard online delivery system at their school. After a one-day seminar the researchers assisted the teachers ... More

    pp. 2328-2333

  16. The Effectiveness of Interactive Hypermedia Courseware: The Angeles University Experience

    Dennis Ramiro Sangalang, Angeles University - College of Computer Studies, Philippines

    This research work presents the comparative analysis of the evaluation of faculty members and students on the effectiveness of using interactive hypermedia courseware. The comparative analysis of... More

    pp. 2334-2339

  17. CABLE: Creating A Blended Learning Environment

    John Savery, University of Akron, United States

    The instructional strategies employed in a graduate course on Instructional Design have evolved from a project-based approach that focused on individuals to a team-based action-learning format that... More

    pp. 2340-2345

  18. Technology in Teaching and Creating Art

    Candice Schilz, western michigan university, United States

    Abstract: Preservice teachers in art education need opportunities to develop skills and understandings about the potential for technology in education and art. While technology is is characterized... More

    pp. 2346-2349

  19. One Large Technology Leap for Pre-Service Teachers; One Small Step for Humankind

    Jane Strickland Strickland, Shane Moulton & Albert Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    The institution and progressive element of digital portfolios within pre-service teacher preparation is a major component for this College of Education. As an element within the admission process... More

    pp. 2350-2351

  20. Faculty and Students Go Wireless

    Nancy Todd & Linda Kieffer, Eastern Washington University, United States

    Through a PT3 grant sponsored activity, education faculty were given an opportunity to explore learning to use Personal Desktop Assistants [PDAs] then incorporating class lessons addressing NETS... More

    pp. 2352-2353