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

Jun 25, 2007

Editors

Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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Number of papers: 702

  1. Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education, Part 1

    Sebastian Fiedler, Centre for Social Innovation - Zentrum für Sozial Innovation, Austria

    Centralized learning management systems still characterize the predominant institutional approach to computational support for teaching and studying in higher education. This approach contrasts... More

    pp. 1340-1346

  2. Getting beyond centralized technologies in higher education, Part 2

    Sebastian Fiedler, Centre for Social Innovation - Zentrum für Sozial Innovation, Austria

    Centralized learning management systems still characterize the predominant institutional approach to computational support for teaching and studying in higher education. This approach contrasts... More

    pp. 1347-1353

  3. If youth but knew, if age but could: the power of timeworn concepts in technological support for teaching and learning

    Sebastian Fiedler, Centre for Social Innovation - Zentrum für Sozial Innovation, Austria

    The ongoing transformation process of higher education in Europe and other parts of the world tends to foster a general development towards more standardization, concentration, and centralized... More

    pp. 1354-1359

  4. Distributed Learning: Making Systems that Work

    Patricia McGee, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States; Colleen Carmean, Arizona State University, United States; Ali Jafari, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, United States

    Distributed learning has become a mainstay of course delivery for many if not most universities. However, the course management systems used to deliver academic programs have been designed as... More

    pp. 1360-1364

  5. Distributed Learning Environments at the University of Washington

    Jacob Morris, Ari Tencate & David Cox, University of Washington, United States

    The Distributed Learning Environments our group provides on this campus consists of two general access labs, five computer classrooms, a programming lab, and Access+ stations located at multiple... More

    pp. 1365-1370

  6. If you show them, will they use it? A Case Study in Technology Integration

    Richard Mrazek & Jeff Meadows, Faculty of Education, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This study employs a case study model to examine the efficacy of a number of different strategies in modeling and encouraging the use of technology in teaching. The foundation for the strategies... More

    pp. 1371-1379

  7. Towards a Web Service for Competence-based Learning and Testing

    Alexander Nussbaumer, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria; Christian Gütl, Institute for Information Systems and Computer Media, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Dietrich Albert, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria

    Adaptation to the learner's knowledge level and competence-based course creation have been interesting topics in diverse e-learning research projects for years. Apart from these research activities... More

    pp. 1380-1385

  8. Preparing for disruption: developing institutional capability for decentralized education technologies

    Scott Wilson, Oleg Liber, Dai Griffiths & Mark Johnson, University of Bolton, United Kingdom

    Abstract: A combination of pressures are now affecting institutional technology strategies; these include the increasing richness of the external technology environment, increasing individual... More

    pp. 1386-1395

  9. A Systematic Training Model for an Evolving Workforce

    W. Clayton Allen & Rita Dobbs, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    There is a need for scholars and practitioners to continue to review best practices to maintain a workforce with the latest technology, knowledge, and skills. Often this calls for professionals and... More

    pp. 1396-1403

  10. Quality Assurance in Educational Software Development. QEF: Quantitative Evaluation Framework – Case Study

    Paula Escudeiro, ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal; José Bidarra, Universidade Aberta, Portugal

    This paper presents the overall assessment of the Quantitative Evaluation Framework (QEF) approach which has been applied in an operational teaching environment for the last six years; the QEF is... More

    pp. 1404-1412

  11. MAIA: a methodology for applying Distributed Cognition to the management of learning systems.

    Marco Ferruzca, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico; Juan José Fabregas & Josep María Monguet, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain

    Distributed Cognition can be understood as a set of ideas about the nature of cognition and how it relates to people and the artifacts. It has been promoted as method to analyze work settings.... More

    pp. 1413-1422

  12. The convergence of real space and hyperspace. Preflections on mobility, localization and multimodality in digital learning environments

    Gunnar Liestøl, University of Oslo, Norway

    The paper discuss strategy and tactics of realizing the potential of digital media in relation to mobility, localization and multimodality. Commercial hardware and software vendors will be... More

    pp. 1423-1429

  13. Teacher utilization of technology-rich learning environments A critical analysis and review of e-learning materials for teaching Photography to Undergraduate students

    Fareed ALBayat, Nick Higgett, Stephen Brown & Iona Cruickshank, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY, United Kingdom

    Technology is changing the way education is being delivered and educators are faced with numerous challenges. Whilst many educational institutions move into the "technology-rich" arena, educators... More

    pp. 1430-1435

  14. Interactive Multimedia Environment (IME): Introductory programming education

    Christos Basdekidis, General Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Greece; Zacharias Manousaridis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Technology, Greece; Dimitrios Chatzopoulos, General Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, Greece

    Multimedia communication and teaching environments are in essence about alternative ways of the learning process. This paper asserts their important role in learning and consequently in the... More

    pp. 1436-1443

  15. Adopting a Long Tail Web Publishing Strategy for Museum Educational Materials at the Smithsonian American Art Museum

    Sherwood Dowling, Smithsonian American Art Museum, United States

    The Smithsonian American Art Museum has adopted a long tail strategy of Web publishing. The paper describes the emergence of Web 2.0 as a precipitating factor, outlines the long tail strategy, and ... More

    pp. 1444-1449

  16. Searching information in a collection of video-lectures

    Angela Fogarolli, Giuseppe Riccardi & Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy

    We describe a system that allows recording e-learning material in the form of videos enriched by other sources of knowledge, and performing searches on the whole knowledge. Learning material can be... More

    pp. 1450-1459

  17. The Development of Harmonic Dictation Lesson Systems with MP3 Players in Music Education

    Kyoko Ikeda & Yoshinori Higashibara, Shinshu University, Japan; Akito Nagaune, Shiojiri Public Schools, Japan

    We developed effective instruction methods for harmonic dictation practice with portable MP3 players in music education. Elementary school students improved their dictation abilities with MP3... More

    pp. 1460-1463

  18. Node Classification in Hypermedia Systems

    Javed Khan, Coventry University, United Kingdom

    From online learning websites to social networks, Hypermedia systems can be found anywhere on the Internet. These systems offer great navigational freedom to the internet users with its rich link... More

    pp. 1464-1469

  19. The Role of TiVo in the Classroom: An Experiment in Digital Video Recording and Podcasting

    Damien Koemans & Jon Larson, University of Washington, United States

    Abstract: The Multimedia Services group at the University of Washington School of Law replaced an aging VHS-based video service with a new, if not slightly unconventional, system of recording and... More

    pp. 1470-1474

  20. Automatic FSM-Based Video Directors for Lecture Recording

    Fleming Lampi, Stephan Kopf & Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim Germany, Germany

    The manual recording of lectures is a common technique today. To enable an automatic recording of lectures we propose an approach based on a sophisticated finite state machine implementing video... More

    pp. 1475-1480