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ED-MEDIA 2006--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

June 2006


Elaine Pearson; Paul Bohman

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This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 502

  1. Learning Object Network: Towards a Semantic Navigation Support

    Hend Madhour, Emmanuel Fernandes & Maia Wentland Forte, Inforge - HEC - University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    In this article, we try to provide a solution facilitating navigation between resources in a Learning Object Repository (LOR). Our aim is to open up this kind of knowledge systems and transform... More

    pp. 783-790

  2. The first AdeLE Prototype at a Glance

    Felix Mödritscher, Victor Manuel Garcia-Barrios, Christian Gütl & Denis Helic, IICM, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    According to literature, a lot of research work on adaptive e-learning was carried out and, insofar, many systems in this application domain were developed in the last decades. One solution... More

    pp. 791-798

  3. A Distributed Cooperative Evaluation System with Vote Based Evaluation for Clarifying Educational Issues of Information Literacy

    Ryouichi Nakashima, Graduate School of Engineering, Saga University, Japan; Toshihiro Hayashi, Information Technology Center, Kagawa University, Japan; Kenzi Watanabe & Yukuo Hayashida, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Saga University, Japan

    Education on eInformation Literacy f has been performed as a compulsory subject at junior high schools and high schools in Japan since 1999 and 2003, respectively. Exploiting the potential of... More

    pp. 799-805

  4. Peer Review Framework with "Review Diagram" for Self-Directed Learning

    Ryo Okamoto, National University Corporation, Kochi University, Japan; Yasuo Miyoshi, National University Corporation, Tokushima University, Japan; Akihiro Kashihara, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    Self-directed learning often finishes with incomplete knowledge. It is also hard for learners to be aware of the incompleteness of knowledge they have learned even if they think it is completed.... More

    pp. 806-811

  5. Quality of Service Considerations in Mobile Learning Environments

    Alejandro Quintero & Samuel Pierre, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada

    Virtual laboratories and distance learning have produced a comfortable, sophisticated, interactive and adaptable teaching model in mobile environments. Moreover, the consistent technical progress... More

    pp. 812-817

  6. Approaching Heterogeneity within Educational Technology - Concepts, Risks and Success Factors of Launching Service-oriented Architectures

    Alexander Roth, University of Paderborn, Germany; Gabriela Hoppe, University of Hannover, Germany

    An organization-wide support of e-learning in higher education has to consider a great variety of existing didactical methods and multimedia systems. Current approaches for implementing hybrid... More

    pp. 818-823

  7. Third Generation LCMS: the foundation of enterprise “learning environments”

    Steven Shaw, Eedo Knowledgeware Corp, Canada

    Third generation LCMS: what are current state-of-the-art LCMS capabilities, and what is the trajectory of the technology's evolution? We are now on the brink of third-generation systems. These are ... More

    p. 824

  8. Connecting OKI And SQI: One Small Piece Of Code, A Giant Leap For Reusing Learning Objects.

    Stefaan Ternier, Ben Bosman & Erik Duval, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; Lorin Metzger & Mike Halm, The Penn State University, United States; Scott Thorne & Jeffrey Kahn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

    Learning object repositories are infrastructures for storing learning resources. If they offer a critical mass of materials, they have the potential to facilitate teaching and learning by offering ... More

    pp. 825-831

  9. Designing Online Courses That Transfer Knowledge in the Addictions Field

    Monte Bryant & Susan Storti, ATTC-New England Brown University, United States; Gary Clure & Dianna Newman, Evaluation Consortium University at Albany/SUNY, United States

    This paper and its supporting presentation offers a model for designing and developing online courses that meet the need for rapid transferal of information in the human services and addictions... More

    pp. 832-837

  10. LDL: a Language to Model Collaborative Learning Activities

    Martel Christian, Vignollet Laurence, Ferraris Christine & Durand Guillaume, University of Savoie, France

    The scenarization of educational activities, especially those that are going to take place within e-learning platforms, has for a number of years represented a major challenge for groups working to... More

    pp. 838-844

  11. To Scenarize the Assessment of an Educational Activity

    Guillaume Durand & Christian Martel, Université de Savoie, France

    In this paper, we present our work which deals with learner assessment in the context of a scenarized learning activity. We propose in this context to scenarize assessment in a specific scenario.... More

    pp. 845-852

  12. Learn Mandarin Chinese Online Through "TalkToNative" platform

    Xiaoli (Lily) Gu, University of British Columbia, Canada

    With the globalization trend and booming of China's economy, more and more people start to learn Chinese language in order to capitalize the economic opportunities appearing in China. To meet the... More

    p. 853

  13. Automatic Camera Control for Lecture Recordings

    Fleming Lampi, Nicolai Scheele & Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim Germany, Germany

    Abstract: This paper presents our approach to automatic camera control for lecture recording. The recording of lectures is a standard technique today. Different applications such as exam... More

    pp. 854-860

  14. Adult Learners' Online Inquiry-Based Learning Processes

    Jing Lin, The University of Georgia, United States

    Nurturing inquiry can make learning more meaningful and conducive to higher-order thinking. However, inquiry-based learning is not easy to adapt to because it requires a qualitative shift in... More

    pp. 861-868

  15. Text Categorization for Intention Discovery in Collaborative Learning Interactions Data

    Thereza Padilha, CEULP/ULBRA, Brazil; Leandro Almeida, UFPE, Brazil

    This paper presents a categorizer for identifying intentions into collaborative learning interactions data, more specifically textual messages. We describe the categorizer's structure and how it... More

    pp. 869-876

  16. Blend Videoconference and Online Instruction: A Rural Solution to Accessing High School Core Courses

    Brooks Steele, University of South Alabama, United States

    Abstract: ACCESS (Alabama Connecting Classroom, Educators, and Students Statewide), a statewide technology initiative, provides distance learning courses to students in grades nine through twelve, ... More

    pp. 877-879

  17. Embedding Instructional Design Supports in Course Management System - Implications from Literature Review

    Dai Zhang, Steven Shaw & Johannes Strobel, Concordia University, Canada

    Current CMSs have limited capabilities of supporting instructional design for online delivery. They are criticized for lacking proper pedagogical affordances and having limited content management... More

    pp. 880-887

  18. Distance Education Program at Community College

    Jing Zhang, New Mexico State University, United States

    In this paper I review the distance education development tendency and community college's advantage to use distance education. Now the number of public community colleges using the internet as a ... More

    pp. 888-895

  19. A Management Framework For Tracking User Activities In A Web-Based Learning Environment Based On A Model Driven Approach

    Julien Broisin, Philippe Vidal & Michelle Sibilla, Université Paul Sabatier - Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, France

    In previous work, we suggested a model driven approach based on the Common Information Model for the management of Learning Objects' usage within a Web-Based Learning Environment (WLE); however,... More

    pp. 896-903

  20. Technology Options for Assessment Purposes and Quality Graduate Outcomes

    Margaret Hamilton & Sheila Howell, RMIT University, Australia

    With greater student diversity and large numbers in classes, difficulties occur in ensuring quality across course deliveries at various campuses, and comparing standards set. Not only is this true... More

    pp. 904-911