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ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2005

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Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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Number of papers: 815

  1. Essential Computing Skills: The Institutional Development of Multimedia Tutorials

    Susan Prion & Mathew Mitchell, University of San Francisco, United States

    This presentation looks at the institutional development and pilot-testing of multimedia tutorials integrated with supplementary text materials aimed at helping establish a foundation of computing ... More

    pp. 593-598

  2. Network-Based Mobile Teaching and Studying on a Wireless Campus

    Hanna Räisänen, Miika Lehtonen, Heli Ruokamo & Hannakaisa Isomäki, University of Lapland, Finland

    The paper describes two case studies in the MobIT research project that examines how students entering the University of Lapland in autumn 2004 make use of laptop computers and the wireless campus ... More

    pp. 599-604

  3. Semantic Differential Analysis in Architectural Education: The Leverage of Polarity Profiles in Case-based Reasoning

    Margit Rudy, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    Case-based reasoning and complex problem solving skills play a central role in the interdisciplinary educational domain of architecture and engineering. A faceted approach for enhancing case... More

    pp. 605-612

  4. Starting e-learning program at King Abdul-Aziz University in Saudi Arabia

    Salem Sahab, King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

    This article summarizes the current situation and opportunities at King Abdul-Aziz University (KAAU) regarding e-learning. Key issues are addressed and the key elements of the so-called the "ACTION... More

    pp. 613-618

  5. The University of Mauritius e-Learning Model: Practice, Pedagogies and Tools

    Mohammad Issack Santally, VCILT - University of Mauritius, Mauritius; Mahen Govinda & Alain Senteni, University of Mauritius, Mauritius

    The University of Mauritius launched its virtual campus in 2001 with an e-Learning platform, Virtual-U developed at the Simon Frasier University with about five online and web-enhanced modules that... More

    pp. 619-625

  6. Using the Internet as a data gatheringTool to Research an online Collaborative Learning Environment: Advantages and Pitfalls

    Ieda Santos, University of Warwick, United Kingdom; John LeBaron, College of Education and Allied Professions Western Carolina University, United States

    Based on a Master's level online graduate course taught by an American University, this paper discusses processes for using the Internet tools to collect data. It takes into account the fact that... More

    pp. 626-631

  7. Development of an Online Adaptive Vocabulary Test System

    Wen-shuenn Wu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

    The prototype of an online adaptive vocabulary test system (OAVTS) will be demonstrated. The system, the first stage of a web-based adaptive English placement test platform, is now being developed ... More

    pp. 632-637

  8. SCIENGLAB - an educational virtual laboratory

    Carmen Ciubotariu & Philip Daum, University of Calgary, Canada

    SCIENGLAB is an internet based educational site of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada. It comprises study cases for design... More

    p. 638

  9. RODP: Meeting the Needs of the Online Learner

    Carol Helton & Raylean Henry, Tennessee Board of Regents, United States

    Research indicates that retention of online students is greatly improved by offering online student services. The Regents Online Degree Program (RODP) has created a model that provides a holistic... More

    pp. 639-641

  10. Experience with WINDS Virtual University

    Milos Kravcik & Marcus Specht, Fraunhofer FIT, Germany

    In the WINDS project the consortium partners have experimented with the Virtual University for Architecture and Engineering Design. University professors and their colleagues have created 21 online... More

    pp. 642-649

  11. A Critical Evaluation of Student Support Services provided by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

    Godwin Ogieva, Ministry of Education ( IT & Distance Learning Section ), Post - Primary Education Board and Government Science and Technical College, Nigeria

    Abstract: Since the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) started in October 2002, it has delivered distance learning instruction materials via interactive multimedia (IMM) mode and other... More

    pp. 650-654

  12. What makes online learning a success: profiling successful online learners?

    Ramesh Sharma, indira gandhi national open university, India

    This paper discusses such skills which an online or a distance learning student may possess, different cognitive/meta-cognitive learning strategies, and sources of motivation in relation to online ... More

    p. 655

  13. Applying Pedagogical Models in Network-Based Education: Research Findings from the Finnish HelLa Project Case Studies

    Varpu Tissari & Sanna Vahtivuori-Hänninen, University of Helsinki, Finland; Virpi Vaattovaara & Heli Ruokamo, University of Lapland, Finland; Seppo Tella, University of Helsinki, Finland

    One special challenge facing teachers, planners and researchers is the development of pedagogical models, teaching methods and teaching practices that are applicable in network-based education (NBE... More

    pp. 656-663

  14. A Conceptual Framework for Scaffolding Critical Thinking in an Online Conference for a Science Education Methods Course

    Charoula Angeli & Nicos Valanides, Department of Education, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    The purpose of this research study was to develop a conceptual framework for scaffolding learners' critical thinking in a text-based online conferencing system for a science education methods... More

    pp. 664-669

  15. Virtual Community: Re-Interpreting the Learning Relations

    Luciana Backes & Eliane Schlemmer, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos, Brazil; Susane Martins Lopes Garrido, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos/Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    This article relates to the learning experience occurred in a Directed Reading. It was developed in an Educational Post Graduation Programme, which has and provides, as support, the creation of a... More

    pp. 670-676

  16. A Role for Weblogs in Electronic Course Delivery

    Philip Barker, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    Electronic course delivery now plays a major role within the educational strategies of many organisations. The effective implementation of this approach depends upon the selection of appropriate... More

    pp. 677-682

  17. Analysis of Interactions Patterns in Video-Mediated Virtual Communities to Model Social Capital

    Ben Daniel, ARIES Lab, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Nancy Poon, Department of Sociology, UNiversity of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Communication incorporating text based chat rooms with aural and webcam technologies are becoming a powerful means of supporting interactions in different virtual communities and distributed teams.... More

    pp. 683-688

  18. The Distance Education Electronic Portal: A Study of the Communicative Dimensions in an Asynchronous Forum Board

    Soon Fook Fong, Zuraidah A Rahman, Hanafi Atan, Ahmad Hj Mohamad, Zulham Hamdan & Rozhan M Idrus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

    This article reports on the study to elucidate the type of communicative dimensions transpired in an asynchronous forum board of an electronic portal. The analysis of interactions was based on the ... More

    pp. 689-695

  19. From Post-mortem Daguerreotypes to Post-modern Deconstructions: Students Make Documents Reveal

    Ken Golden, Queensborough Community College, United States

    This is an ongoing project, which comes out of my Imaging class (the study of the software: Photoshop). My class is structured as lecture/demonstration and studio time. This project, document, has ... More

    pp. 696-700

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  20. Instant Messaging Use and Its Effect on Student Participation in Online Group Work

    Stefan Hrastinski, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

    Achieving active participation has been argued as one of the most important challenges in distance education. This research examines whether a new and emerging synchronous communication medium,... More

    pp. 701-706