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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. Case Study, Sharing Digital Middletown Project Experiences and Findings: Practical Deployment of Rich Media Content for Education and Entertainment by Long Distance High Bandwidth Wireless Technology

    H. O'Neal Smitherman, Bizhan Nasseh & Philip Repp, Ball State University, United States

    Ball State University was awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to comprehensively test the deployment and learning impact of high-production interactive media delivered over high bandwidth ... More

    pp. 351-354

  2. The Shoah Visual History Archive: Experience from the Classroom

    Lisa Spiro, Janice Bordeaux, Diane Butler, Andrea Martin, Chris Pound, Aniko Sandor & Geneva Henry, Rice University, United States

    Through a pilot project funded by the Mellon Foundation, the Shoah Foundation collaborated with Rice University, Yale University, and the University of Southern California to explore the... More

    pp. 355-360

  3. An Investigation of Hispanic Student Achievement in Elementary School Mathematics through the Use of a Computer-Assisted Instruction Receptive/Expressive Language Model.

    Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    The goal of the research was to improve mathematics achievement of selected third and fourth grade students from school districts in southeastern Idaho with minorities equal to, or exceeding, 16%... More

    pp. 361-365

  4. Creativity Education by Distance Learning Connecting Kyoto University and UCLA

    Hideyuki Takada & Hajime Kita, Kyoto University, Japan

    Education on creativity is getting more and more important as the human beings proceeds toward the knowledge society. To think on how computers can perform for supporting the education on... More

    pp. 366-372

  5. Development and Assessment of a Model For Web-Based Safety and Health Education

    Mark Hodges, Georgia Tech Research Institute, United States; Sandra Tillett, National Labor College, United States; Terri Heidotting, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, United States

    This paper describes a three-year research study to develop and assess a model for web-based training in safety and health education. The study was a joint collaboration of the OSHA Training... More

    pp. 373-380

  6. Best practices for the organization of a support unit for a Virtual Learning Environment

    Joke Tisaun, K.U.Leuven, Belgium; Jan Vanthienen, K.U.leuven, Belgium

    In the summer of 2001, the University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven) decided to introduce a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). From the beginning it was clear that just placing a VLE at the disposal of... More

    pp. 381-386

  7. An European Project for Internet-based Performance Centered Instruction in Microelectronics

    Slavka Tzanova, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

    The presented project is aimed at implementation of innovative approaches for performance–centred learning and development of new instruments in instructional design of task-performance-centred... More

    pp. 387-393

  8. Designing Learning Experiences for Virtual Spaces

    María J. Verdú, University of Valladolid, Spain; Elena Verdú, CEDETEL, Spain; Luisa M. Regueras & Juan Pablo de Castro, University of Valladolid, Spain

    ODISEAME (Open Distance Inter-University Synergies between Europe, Africa and Middle East) is an interdisciplinary and intercultural project, which main goal is to carry out several multilingual... More

    pp. 394-401

  9. Blending instructional design principles with computer game design: The development of Descartes' Cove

    Patricia Wallace, Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth, United States

    This paper describes a research and development project called Descartes' Cove, which blends instructional design principles with the compelling elements of computer-based role-playing games to... More

    pp. 402-407

  10. Development of an Education Model to Enhance Mathematics and Science Learning through Creation with Squeak eToy

    Kentaro Yoshimasa, Hideyuki Takada & Tetsuro Sakai, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan

    The recent improvement of the Japanese standard curricula requires fostering children fs ability to find and solve problems more actively. Although education with computers is thought to be able to... More

    pp. 408-416

  11. The Impact of Title V Funded Technology Institutes on Faculty Use of Technology

    Cheryl Anderson, University of the Incarnate Word, United States

    A small, Catholic liberal arts institution was able to conduct technology training with 85% of its faculty through a Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions Grant. This training coupled with... More

    pp. 417-422

  12. Capturing, Transferring, and Evaluating Student Voice: The PALs Project

    Jamie Bishop & Jacques Morin, UNC Chapel Hill, United States

    The UNC Romance Languages department regularly required students to record pronunciation homework assignments on audio cassette. This was often a cumbersome ordeal for students, and instructors had... More

    pp. 423-425

  13. Organizational Support for Online Teaching: Success, Issues and Solutions

    Curtis J. Bonk, Richard J. Magjuka, Xiaojing Liu, Seung-hee Lee, Shijuan Liu, Kyong-Jee Kim, Mengyu Zhai & Bude Su, Indiana University, United States

    Rapid explosion of online learning programs has given little time for strategic planning and program development. However, such planning is essential for the success of an online program. The... More

    pp. 426-431

  14. What Do We Manage—And How Do We Assess It? Results of an Exploratory Study with Executives in Training and Other Content Development Disciplines

    Saul Carliner, Concordia University, Canada

    Provides results from a qualitative study that explores the portfolios (management responsibilities) and means of self-assessing effectiveness and productivity among corporate executives in these... More

    pp. 432-434

  15. Chemistry Online Laboratory Preparation

    Dorothy Clayton, Laurie Godwin & Joyce Newman, East Carolina University, United States

    The creation of an online chemistry laboratory preparation manual at the university was a collaborative project between faculty members in the Chemistry Department, the College of Arts and Sciences... More

    pp. 435-440

  16. The Significance Lies in the Difference: Student Perceptions of the Importance of Design and Screen Display in Computer Based Learning Materials in Higher Education

    Billy Cooper, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

    Abstract: Computer Based Learning (CBL) is increasingly being used in Higher Education and the debate continues regarding the value of on-screen presentation options. This paper argues a case for... More

    pp. 441-446

  17. Students in the Ubiquitous Computing Environment at the College of New Rochelle

    Emory Craig, The College of New Rochelle, United States

    Abstract: This paper offers preliminary results of an assessment of a student laptop program for new students at the College of New Rochelle during the fall 2004 semester. The project built upon... More

    pp. 447-452

  18. Internet aided courses in Mathematics for Engineers:a multi-campus course management

    Thiery Dana-Picard, Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel

    JCT is a multi-campus institution, where the basic courses' syllabi are identical in every campus. Standard studies at JCT require both synchronous and asynchronous learning and teaching. For these... More

    pp. 453-458

  19. Irony and Asynchronicity: Interpreting Withdrawal Rates in E-Learning Courses

    Norbert Elliot, Robert Friedman & Vladimir Briller, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    This paper presents findings from two E-Learning studies conducted at New Jersey Institute of Technology. The first, a large-scale quasi-experimental study, centers on student performance in E... More

    pp. 459-465

  20. Internet Literacy for Diverse Language Learning Environments

    Garry Forger, Susan Penfield & Paul Lyddon, The University of Arizona, United States

    When the Internet first emerged it was a text-based medium, requiring users to interpret text on a screen. Today's Internet relies heavily on multimedia-based information and interactive... More

    pp. 466-473