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ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 25, 2007


Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 702

  1. Designing Presentation Review Environment with Realtime-created Hypervideo of Presentation Rehearsal

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

    The Peer review in a presentation rehearsal enables the presenter to be aware of the insufficiency or incompleteness of his/her knowledge and to refine his/her knowledge, presentation materials,... More

    pp. 1213-1220

  2. institutionalizING Educational Media Casting Without Interfering With Innovation

    Lisa O'Neill, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

    How do we diffuse innovative use of educational media without deflating its perceived "ease of implementation" by our faculty, staff and students? British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is... More

    pp. 1221-1224

  3. Design and Development of ReLOAMS: A Reusable Learning Objects Authoring and Management System

    Yin-Leng Theng, Dian Saputra, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Schubert Foo, Abdus Chaudhry, Jin Cheon Na, Christopher Khoo & Margaret Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    As e-learning environments become more popular, many studies have been proposed to provide adaptive environments offering learners and educators customized courses for more effective learning and... More

    pp. 1225-1234

  4. Learning Collaboration in a Round Table

    Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya University, Japan

    Collaborative learning in computer environment is one of currently interesting subjects and has been investigated synthetically or analytically, as the promotion of e-Learning from a viewpoint of... More

    pp. 1235-1240

  5. A Framework for the Capitalization of e-Learning Resources

    Amal Zouaq, University of Montreal, Canada; Roger Nkambou, UQAM, Canada; Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada

    In order to face up challenges in the e-Learning community, it is essential to be able to integrate instructional strategies in learning objects, in a flexible way. The Knowledge Puzzle is an on... More

    pp. 1241-1248

  6. Implementing Mobile Learning in Developing Countries: Prospects and Challenges

    Olusola Adesope, Susan Olubunmi & Janet McCracken, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    There is a huge demand for mobility in work places and learning environments. To satisfy these needs, handheld devices have become increasingly popular as more people travel and collaborate widely ... More

    pp. 1249-1254

  7. A typology of open and distance learning initiatives in North America

    Dodzi Amemado, University of Montreal, Canada

    This communication is part of an ongoing Ph.D. thesis. After reviewing different initiatives of distance and open learning in North American (United States and Canada) colleges and universities,... More

    pp. 1255-1260

  8. Combination of Online Virtual Computer Laboratory and Region-wide Distance Learning for IT Education in Asia

    Patcharee Basu, Keio Research Institute at SFC, Japan; Shoko Mikawa, Achmad Basuki, Achmad Husni Thamrin, Keiko Okawa & Jun Murai, Keio University, Japan

    IT education in Asia is limited due to the shortage of IT lecturers and lack of equipments for hands-on exercise. Distance learning is insufficient to solve the problem because 1) It commonly... More

    pp. 1261-1269

  9. Virtual World 3D: an Innovative Virtual Environment to Manage e-Learning Objects and Videos for synchronous and asynchronous lessons and seminars

    Flavio Fontana, ENEA, University of Rome, Italy; Marina Moscarini, University of Rome, Italy; David D'Arcangelo, ENEA, Italy

    In this paper an innovative virtual environment to manage e-learning objects and videos of courses in a 3D representation is discussed. Virtual World 3D, an advanced interfacing based on real... More

    pp. 1270-1276

  10. Cues and Mechanisms for Improving the Social Nature of Online Learning

    James Laffey, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, United States; Christopher Amelung, Yale University, United States

    Online learning is becoming a pervasive part of higher education. However, while online learning plays a powerful role in broadening access within and beyond campus sites, there is a growing... More

    pp. 1277-1282

  11. Key Considerations for Developing Transnational Distance Education Programs Between US and China

    Xiaojing Liu, Indiana University, United States; Meifeng Liu, Beijing Normal University, China; Richard Magjuka, Seung-hee Lee & Shijuan Liu, Indiana University, United States

    The advancement of computer-mediated communication and Internet technologies has been shaping the landscape of higher education. It helps boost online education and allows universities and... More

    pp. 1283-1286

  12. Learning Object Lifecycle: From Conception to Reuse

    Hend Madhour & Wentland Forte Maia, ISI - HEC - University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    The Tutor-driven learning framework focuses on how to deliver learning material taking into consideration both its authoring and structuring phases. A learning object is first conceived then... More

    pp. 1287-1293

  13. An investigation of the relationships among required network bandwidth, video latency, and video quality for distance learning environments

    Nozomu Nishinaga, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan; Yuri Nishihori, Hokkaido University, Japan; Keizo Nagaoka, Waseda University, Japan; Kenji Tanaka, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan; Yuichi Yamamoto & Haruhiko Sato, Hokkaido University, Japan; Masahiro Harada, Tokyo Electron Device, Japan; Ruimin Shen & Jinjin Feng, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China; Myunghee Kang, Ewha Women’s University, Korea (South); Maomi Ueno, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    The main objectives of our project are to implement high-quality, high-fidelity environments over long-distance international broadband networks, and to provide students of EFL (English as a... More

    pp. 1294-1295

  14. How to Set-Up an LMS for Maximum Return on Investment

    Andy Pasternak, Planning and Learning Technologies, United States

    Presenter will discuss a six-phase one-year schedule for implementing an enterprise-wide Learning Management System. Phase One is technical needs analysis and product evaluation; Phase Two is LMS... More

    pp. 1296-1298

  15. An Implementation of an Interactive Virtual Classroom on Internet

    Wichian Premchaiswadi & Anucha Tungkasthan, Siam University, Thailand

    An inspire creativity of e-learning called Interactive Virtual Classroom on the Internet by using RTMP is proposed. RTMP (Real-Time Messaging Protocol) is a sophisticated TCP-based real-time... More

    pp. 1299-1304

  16. eLEARN Virginia: A New e-learning program for adult Virginians in need of GED and workplace education

    Richard Sebastian, Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center, United States

    Over the past decade, e-learning has become a common educational option for students in post secondary education as well as in corporate training milieus. Yet, e-learning, defined here as learning ... More

    pp. 1305-1309

  17. Examination of Student Motivation and Group Dynamics in the Internet-based Learning Experiences

    Olga Werby, Pipsqueak Productions, LLC, United States

    Student motivation and group dynamics play an important role in an instructional design. Student motivation can be improved through procedural goal alignment. Group dynamics specify whether the... More

    pp. 1310-1316

  18. The “Smart Classroom”: What about instructors’ perceptions?

    Zehra Akyol, Hasan Simsek & M. Yasar Ozden, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study investigated how ten selected instructors from the Middle East Technical University perceive teaching in smart classroom. Instructors who experienced teaching in smart classroom for a... More

    pp. 1317-1325

  19. Are Secondary Schools in Botswana Conducive Environments for ICT-supported Teacher Professional Development

    Bopelo Boitshwarelo, Deakin University, Australia

    Information and communications technologies (ICTs) have a potential to improve learning through transmission of quality content and enhanced communication. In particular, online communities of... More

    pp. 1326-1330

  20. WAYS – What Are You Studying? A community tool for learners on the move

    Luigi Colazzo, Dept. Computer and Management Sciences, Italy; Hannes Haller, Tangram Bolzano Srl, Italy; Andrea Molinari, Dept. Computer and Management Sciences, Italy

    The WAYS (What Are You Studying) prototype is an attempt to use mobile technologies as a medium for creating virtual communities in learning settings. WAYS introduces the idea of "proximity... More

    pp. 1331-1339