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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. Combating ‘Cut N Paste’ Culture: The Impact of New Media Technologies on Plagiarism

    Caroline Miall, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    Whilst plagiarism has been around since pen was put to paper, the inextricable relationship that education now enjoys with new media technologies has seen its incidence increase to epidemic... More

    pp. 2918-2923

  2. Creating E-Learning Based on Adult Learning Theory

    Kristine Olka, IBM, Design & Information Development, United States

    Today, more and more businesses and universities are implementing e-learning. But, in a hurry to embrace technology, some developers forget that e-learning is, at its core, all about learning, and ... More

    pp. 2924-2931

  3. A Life Story Study of Technology Specialist Teachers in Japan: Latent Significance of Lack of Human Content in Educational Media and Technologies

    Takashi Otani, Nagoya University, Japan

    Socio-cultural context and human factors are quite important in educational uses of media and technologies. In this paper, the author tries to understand media and technology specialistÕ views and... More

    pp. 2932-2937

  4. Creating Texts with the Internet as an External Source of Information

    Burkhard Priemer & Maria Ploog, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

    Findings of two studies with students doing research with the Internet about a topic in physics are reported. The focus is set on students' learning outcomes and their methods of text production.... More

    pp. 2938-2943

  5. Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects of Dialogue on a Distance Course

    Ruslan Ramanau, The Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University, United Kingdom

    The present study describes an ongoing project at the Open University in the United Kingdom, which is intended to explore the nature of dialogue on distance courses, delivered via different... More

    pp. 2944-2949

  6. Promoting Deep Learning using Online Technologies in a Blended Delivery

    Carol Richards & Neville Schofield, University of Newcastle, Australia

    Previous studies have demonstrated that deep learning can be facilitated by involvement in an online environment (Clift, Mullen, Levin & Larson, 2001; Schofield & Richards, 2004). However, studies ... More

    pp. 2950-2953

  7. If you build it, will they come? Student participation and attitudes to e-learning

    Heidi Sugarman & Aviva Weisel-Eichler, Ben Gurion University, Israel

    This paper describes student attitudes to a blended course that included a rich, interactive course web site. Student grades were determined by examination. Students had the option of improving... More

    pp. 2954-2959

  8. From Mobile Learning to Pervasive Learning Environments

    Antti Syvanen, Hypermedia Laboratory, University of Tampere, Finland; Petri Nokelainen & Pekka Ruohotie, Research Centre for Vocational Education, University of Tampere, Finland

    In this paper a concept of 'pervasive learning environment' is introduced and discussed in the context of mobile technology supported learning. We present further analysis of an earlier study on... More

    pp. 2960-2966

  9. A Case Study on Correlations between Student Personalities and the Learning Process of Web Based Training Materials

    Kosuke Terashima, Nagasaki University, Japan; Ryosuke Ikai, Graduate School, Kansai University, Japan; Kenichi Kubota, Kansai University, Japan

    This study investigates if any correlations exist between student personalities and the Web Based Training (WBT) usage process. According to a literature review, 53 items were selected regarding... More

    pp. 2967-2970

  10. Assessing learners' perceptions of interaction with web-based instruction in adult and higher education in Taiwan

    Po-Yin Wang, The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Yung-Sheng Chang, National Taichung Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    Many educators discover that online interaction is necessary for distance education. Interaction is considered as "a defining characteristic of education," and is viewed as a "vitally important"... More

    pp. 2971-2975

  11. Learning and Problem-Solving Transfer between Physics Problems using Web-based Homework Tutor

    Rasil Warnakulasooriya & David Pritchard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

    We demonstrate learning and problem-solving transfer between related physics problems using the Socratic web-based tutor, MasteringPhysics. Two equally skilled groups of students taking... More

    pp. 2976-2983

  12. The Nature of the Learner to Learner Interaction in an Authentic Online Learning Environment

    Younghee Woo, The University of Georgia, United States

    By exploring the process of the interactions that emerge from learners engaged in authentic activities, instructors and instructional designers may better understand the structure of effective... More

    pp. 2984-2986

  13. How to Support Less-Successful Learners of Japanese------ by Using Web-based Instruction

    Chih-Hsiu Wu & Yung-Sheng Chang, National Taichung Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Po-Yin Wang, The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The authors' experiences in teaching Japanese in higher education institutions have suggested that students, especially low-achievement students, need more opportunities for practice, interaction, ... More

    pp. 2987-2988

  14. The relationships between Taiwanese university students' Internet attitudes and their Internet self-efficacy

    Ying-Tien Wu, Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Chin-Chung Tsai, Institute of Education, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to explore university students' attitudes and self-efficacy toward the Internet. Moreover, the relationships between their attitudes and self-efficacy toward the... More

    pp. 2989-2996

  15. Linking Professional Development with Technology Integration in the Classroom

    Joann Adams, Acadia University, Canada

    Abstract: With the continued ubiquitous technological surge it is necessary for schools and educators to continuously be involved in a teaching-learning process that prepares students for working ... More

    pp. 2997-3002

  16. Cross curricular units for cultivating students' learning skills through 'Bioethics Project'

    Mika Asato, Naha Kokusai High School, Japan

    I report on the Bioethics Project which we were working on as an international exchange program. The students taking part in the project are 10th grade. The project has been conducted in English... More

    pp. 3003-3007

  17. Multimedia in Education: Integration on Multiple Levels

    Dixie Billheimer, Regional Education Service Agency, II, United States; Kim Sigman, Buffalo High School, United States; Michael Murphy & Lisa Heaton, Marshall University, United States

    Serving as a stimulus for cognitive engagement, multimedia provides the motivation for active participation and investment by all students. As educators realize the benefits multimedia offers for... More

    pp. 3008-3011

  18. Technology Supports for Struggling Readers and Writers in Public High Schools: Boulder, Colorado

    Rosemary Bogart, Boulder Valley School District (BVSD), United States; Peggy Dalton, Freedom Scientific, Learning Systems Group, Canada; Anja Kintsch, Jean Riordan & Paul Visvader, Boulder Valley School District (BVSD), United States

    Abstract: Providing technologies to support struggling readers and writers across any school district is an on-going challenge, and this collaborative project is providing just such opportunities... More

    pp. 3012-3017

  19. Developing complex thinking skills in online learning environments

    Jean Botha & Duan Van Der Westhuizen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    The purpose of this paper is to report on the instructional strategies that were employed in a Web-based learning environment that was designed to facilitate the development of complex thinking... More

    pp. 3018-3026

  20. A View Inside An Online Alternative Teacher Certification Program: "Can Learning Styles Be Self-Assessed?"

    Evelyn R. Brown, LeTourneau University, United States

    This article presents anecdotal accounts of an online alternative teacher certification preparation program course for post-baccalaureate in-service school personnel seeking initial teaching... More

    p. 3027