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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. Perspectives of Faculty on the Use of e-Learning Dialogues

    Eileen Webb, Alan Jones, Philip Barker & Paul van Schaik, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    The paper discusses the important role that electronic communication can take in relation to learning and teaching. In particular it discusses the role that asynchronous text-based conferencing can... More

    pp. 2354-2361

  2. Promoting Effective Communication and Interaction in the Asynchronous Learning Environment

    Cheryl Wiedmaier, University of Central Arkansas, United States; Tena Crews, University of South Carolina, United States

    Abstract: The asynchronous learning environment is referred to as learning any time, any place at the students' convenience. Effective asynchronous online courses should incorporate communication... More

    pp. 2362-2366

  3. Using Context-awareness to Support Peer Recommendation

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

    This paper proposes a three-dimensional context-awareness model for peer recommendation in e-learning environments.Context-awareness (CA) is mediated by the understanding of the activity contexts... More

    pp. 2367-2373

  4. Validating a Process For Use in Assessing Technology Aided Training.

    W. Clayton Allen, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    This study provides a framework for designing an evaluation process to assess the effectiveness of training when it is coupled with technology acquisition and integration. The process was... More

    pp. 2374-2380

  5. Unlocking the Spanish Teachers Professional Development:Helping the creation of knowledge communities

    Isabel Alvarez, Begoña Gros & Iolanda Garcia, University of Barcelona, Spain

    In this paper, we describe the use of Knowledge Forum as a support for the creation of professional development based on collaborative process. The main idea is to create a community of... More

    pp. 2381-2384

  6. Computer self-efficacy of pre-service vocational teachers

    Ab Rahim Bakar, Faculty of Educational Studies, Malaysia; Shamsiah Mohamed, Univerisiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Primarily, the objective of the study was to determine the level of computer efficacy among pre-service vocational teachers. Their computer self-efficacy was the classified as low efficacy,... More

    pp. 2385-2388

  7. Learning History in the Constructive Hypermedia Environment of KASTALIA

    Theodora Cavoura, University of Thessaly, Greece; Grammatiki Tsaganou & Maria Grigoriadou, University of Athens Dept. of Informatics & Telecommunications, Greece; Dimitra Koutra, University of Thrace, Greece; Maria Samarakou, Technological Educational Institution of Athens, Greece

    In this paper we present the research results of learning history using KASTALIA compared by the traditional teaching method using the school textbook in electronic format. KASTALIA is an... More

    pp. 2389-2390

  8. Investigating the factors that influence the use of digital learning resources in the K-12 educational context

    Sue Bennett, Lori Lockyer & Ian Brown, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Australian and New Zealand governments have made a significant investment in the establishment of an on-line repository that will make digital learning resources, also called learning objects,... More

    pp. 2391-2403

  9. The study on the teachers' attitudes and belief on the integration of information technology in teaching

    Yung-ta Chang, Dept. of Life science, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Yi-zuo Lai & Bij-chyi Hwang, Dept. of Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the findings of the investigation of teachers' attitudes and belief on the integration of information technology in teaching. The questionnaire with 20 items... More

    pp. 2404-2406

  10. Scaffolding: some unplanned consequences of addressing student satisfaction

    Barnard Clarkson & Chris Brook, ECU, Australia

    This paper reports an on going study aimed at enhancing the learning quality of undergraduate courses through the application of quality instructional practices derived from the literature. Earlier... More

    pp. 2407-2414

  11. The Validation and Application of an Online Learning Environment Instrument (OLLES)

    John Clayton, Waikato Institute of Technology, New Zealand

    Increasingly the perceived benefits of information stored in a digital format are being exploited. The sophistication and ease of supporting web browsers, the creation of internet search engines... More

    pp. 2415-2419

  12. Using Communities of Practice to Support Classroom Teaching

    Kimiz Dalkir, McGill University, Canada

    This paper describes an innovative community of practice that has as its primary objective the linking of learners with doers – that is, of connecting students studying knowledge management at a... More

    pp. 2420-2427

  13. Exploring Student-Teacher Roles and Educational Affordances of an Instant Messenger Environment

    Donna DeGennaro, University of Pennsylvania, United States; Gerri Light, La Salle College High School, United States

    Although computers and Internet connections are increasingly becoming commonplace in educational settings, their implementation is somewhat limited. Notwithstanding this narrow use in education,... More

    pp. 2428-2436

  14. Eroding time and space dimensions: using multi-media to enable non- traditional student participation at an inner-city University in the UK

    Caroline Dobson, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

    This paper explores the new reality of study in the United Kingdom where students are combining very nearly full time work with study, and incurring debt with the introduction of tuition fees.... More

    pp. 2437-2444

  15. Theory to Practice: Technology Enhanced Instruction in An Integrated Language Arts, Literature and Educational Technology Course for Pre-service Teachers

    Gail Gaetz & Chery Takkunen, College of St. Scholastica, United States

    This paper describes the North Star PT3 (Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology) project at the College of St. Scholastica. One of the goals of the North Star PT3 project was to prepare... More

    pp. 2445-2448

  16. A Cross-Cultural Exchange via BBS and Internet Video Conferencing: A Project Overview

    Neal Jost, Dokyo University, Japan; Lumi Tatsuta & Yaeko Nakanishi, Dokkyo University, Japan

    This brief paper will look that how a BBS has helped university students from two distinct cultural backgrounds further their understanding of each other. It will discuss the results of the data... More

    pp. 2449-2453

  17. Student Response Systems in Education: Past, Present and Future

    Kevin Kalinowski & Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States

    Student response systems-also referred to as audience response systems, personal response systems, interactive learning systems and classroom communication systems-have been used in higher... More

    pp. 2454-2459

  18. Negotiated Assessment: A Case Study

    Parivash Khalili & Charl Fregona, Durban Institute of Technology, South Africa

    Changes in the definition of learning, the curriculum, and the learning environment indicate the need for changes in assessment practice as we lack in understanding and practice of how to engage... More

    pp. 2460-2465

  19. Online Professional Development Using Brain Research Curriculum Serves as an Instructional Intervention for High School Students

    Katie Klinger, National University, United States; Daniel Amen, The Amen Clinic, United States

    This research project studied the efficacy of brain research curriculum as an instructional intervention in school districts who are failing to reach students with below basic achievement scores.... More

    pp. 2466-2471

  20. Enhancing the Integration of Technology as it intersects with Literacy in Teacher Candidates Fieldwork Sites

    Catherine Kurkjian, Central Connecticut State University, United States

    Teacher educators have an important, but challenging charge to help pave the way to help prepare learners to not only to read and write, but also to become effective multimedia readers and writers.... More

    pp. 2472-2473