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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. Building an Image Database for Teaching and Learning by Using Bootstrapping

    Yun-Long Lin, Chin-Hwa Kuo & Nai-Lung Tsao, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    The images are always playing an important role on teaching and learning. However, it is not easy to get sufficient and appropriate images rapidly for these purposes. In this paper, we have... More

    pp. 1481-1487

  2. Development And Validation Of Ceph-Learning – A Multimedia Tool For Learning And Training Of Radiographic Cephalometrics

    Heraldo Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Maria João Gomes, Universidade do Minho, Portugal; Heloísa Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Abstract: The impact of ICT has been very significant in the clinical field, not only in the development of diagnostic techniques, but also in initial and lifelong professional training.... More

    pp. 1488-1495

  3. Connecting Preservice Teachers with Weblogs: Design Issues

    Liping Deng & Allan Yuen, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    The increasing popularity of blogging gives a rise to research interest on the educational use of blogs. However, the exploration into the educational potentials of weblogs is still at the... More

    pp. 1496-1504

  4. Communication Aspects of Virtual Learning Environments: Perspectives of Early Adopters

    Karen Kear, Open University, United Kingdom

    Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) are increasingly used in higher education to support communication and collaboration among students. However, there is little research into the effectiveness of... More

    pp. 1505-1514

  5. Designing a Pilot eLearning Space for Releasing Learners’ Creative Potential

    Kung-wong Lau, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    This paper aims at discussing the role of computer and information technology in building a learning space for releasing learners' creative potential. It explores various factors of designing a... More

    pp. 1515-1522

  6. Web-Based Radiation Measurments Using Microcomputer Based Laboratory

    Heebok Lee, Department of Physics Education, Korea (South); Heeman Lee, Seowon University, Korea (South); Kee-Ju Jeong, Department of Physics Education, Korea (South)

    Nuclear radiation is met in many branches of science, technology, and medicine in everyday life. Therefore it is important that people should be properly educated in this field. Unfortunately,... More

    pp. 1523-1527

  7. TriblerCampus: Integrated Peer-to-Peer File Distribution in Course Management Systems

    Michel Meulpolder, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands; Tito Pijano, Holy Angel University, Philippines; Dick Epema & Henk Sips, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

    Course Management Systems (CMSs) are widely used to manage course information and to distribute educational content. However, all major implementations of CMSs are based on a client-server... More

    pp. 1528-1536

  8. Courseware Administration System – QC Made Easy

    Shyam Narayanan, Lilian Lim & Min Lee Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    The Centre for Instructional Technology (CIT) at National University of Singapore (NUS) is actively involved in the design and development of custom courseware, which is part of the e-Learning... More

    pp. 1537-1546

  9. Supporting On-Demand E-Reserves for Non-Print Educational Media: Design, Development, Implementation, and Conclusions

    Oscar Retterer, Franklin & Marshall, United States

    Challenge: Provide on-demand e-reserves for College-licensed audio-video titles for use in official courses. Our learning management system and course file/web services system both provided a level... More

    pp. 1547-1549

  10. A Situation Adaptable Learning Management System

    Akishi Seo, Nihon Unisys, Ltd., Japan; Shinobu Hasegawa & Koichiro Ochimizu, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    Most of web-based distance learning systems present same learning items to all learners. This character is not preferable for learners that knowledge and scholastic ability vary from individual to ... More

    pp. 1550-1555

  11. E-Language Laboratory; Large Scale e-Learning Environment for Japanese Language Education

    Kohji Shibano, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan

    JPLANG project has four objectives. First we are developing an original Web 2.0 based e-Learning system for language education. And second is to develop complete educational materials for teaching ... More

    pp. 1556-1564

  12. A Web-based Educational Environment for Learning the C Programming Language using Scalable Vector Graphics

    Yasuhiro Takai & Koji Kagawa, RISE, Kagawa University, Japan

    This paper describes a Web-based educational environment for the C programming language. It helps learners create simple 2D-graphics using SVG as the graphics format, aiming at facilitating good... More

    pp. 1565-1570

  13. An Intelligent System for Generating and Managing FAQs

    Harris Wang, Athabasca University, Canada

    With the development of the Web, online course delivery is gaining its popularity everyday. But no matter how courses are delivered, there are two things that never change in education. For... More

    pp. 1571-1576

  14. Development of a Ubiquitous Virtual Tutoring Assistant System

    Ji-Wei Wu, Yea-Han Tsou, Chuang-Kai Chiou & Judy C.R. Tseng, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung Hua University, Hsinchu, 300, Taiwan, ROC, Taiwan

    Pedagogic scholars think that when a student is stuck on a certain problem while learning, an instant tutoring assistant is very helpful to promote his/her study. Nevertheless, the teacher is not... More

    pp. 1577-1585

  15. “Ogretim Tasarimcisi” (Instructional Designer): An Electronic Performance Support System for Teachers in Instruction Design Process

    Ismail Yildiz, middle east technical university, Turkey

    The purpose of this study is to introduce the "Ögretim Tasarimcisi", an Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS) that is used to create lesson plans with placing teachers in the instructional... More

    pp. 1586-1595

  16. The Co-Inquiry Blog: Using the Co-Inquiry Process to Facilitate Professional Interchange

    Shareen Abramson, Fresno State University, United States

    The co-inquiry process facilitates interchange among teachers in different educational programs and contexts. To support participation in co-inquiry, the "Co-Inquiry Blog" offers a resource for... More

    pp. 1596-1600

  17. Constructing Knowledge through Games: Essential factors for an effective educational game

    Kannan Amr, Villa Julie College, United States

    Games are generally considered as a means of entertainment. Many parents consider games as a distracting factor for students taking their attention away from their studies. This conceptual paper... More

    pp. 1601-1609

  18. Virtual Classrooms: The Intertwining of Cognition, Creativity, and Technology

    Kerrie Bellisario & Lisa Donovan, Lesley University, United States

    How learners learn is a timeless question that drives the refinement of pedagogy. Aspects of cognition and the biological implications of neuroscience provide insights into how students take in,... More

    pp. 1610-1617

  19. Theory, classroom practice and ICT: Exploring the connections

    Chris Brook & Barnard Clarkson, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    This paper reports the findings of a study that sought to explore the connections between contemporary teaching and learning literature, classroom practice and teacher use of information and... More

    pp. 1618-1625

  20. "Look, it's turning!" Factors Affecting Structural and Functional Knowledge Acquistion in an Elementary School Robotics Classroom

    Margaret Chan, John Black, In Sook Han, Jonathan Vitale, Qing Xia, Mathangi Subramanian, Minghua Du & Seokmin Kang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    The paper presents a study investigating how novices make transitions in understanding and developing appropriate mental models of robotics systems. In the course of a 9-week, after-school robotics... More

    pp. 1626-1631