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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. E-Learning on E-Culture: Culture as a Virtual Learning Place

    Joachim Hasebrook & Gerold Muhr, ISNM International School of New Media, Germany

    The Internet and its non-linear fabric of multimedia information have changed they way cultural artifacts, such as historical documents or pieces of artwork, are perceived, archived, and managed.... More

    pp. 274-280

  2. Getting Ahead at University: Using Reusable Learning Objects to Enhance Study Skills

    Debbie Holley, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; John Cook, Carl Smith, Claire Bradley & Richard Haynes, Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Reusable Learning Objects, United Kingdom

    This paper presents a case study of the design and evaluation of high quality, interactive, multimedia reusable learning objects (RLOs) for learning study skills. The development team are based at ... More

    pp. 281-288

  3. Experiential Language Learning Using 3D Content and GIS:Cultural Orientation Project

    Mizuho Iinuma & Hiroaki Chiyokura, Keio University, Japan

    Prompted by advances in information technology, digital contents are used in various environments in Japan. However, effective educational use of digital content needs further research. In this... More

    pp. 289-294

  4. A Case for Groupware in Second Language Acquisition

    Eduardo Jaramillo, Denison University, United States; Fernando Baron, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia; Cheryl Johnson, Denison University, United States

    This panel will focus on the use of groupware to create social contexts for second language (L2) learners. We will present the case that these collaboration tools provide what Leslie Hart terms as ... More

    pp. 295-297

  5. Proprietary software tools as learning aids

    Allan Jones, Open University, United Kingdom

    Proprietary software tools, though not designed for educational use, have considerable educational potential. This paper describes, as case studies, the use of proprietary graphics and audio... More

    pp. 298-306

  6. IICC – Ill and Isolated Children Connected

    Anton Knierzinger & Walter Neuner, EDUCATION HIGHWAY, Austria; Raphael Oberhuber, Landes-Kinderklinik, Austria; Caroline Weigner, EDUCATION HIGHWAY, Austria

    IICC is a project done in the Landes-Kinderklinik, a hospital specialised on the treatment of children, in Linz Austria. Children who had to stay for a long while were equipped with Laptop and... More

    pp. 307-309

  7. How are Mac Mobile Laptop Computers Working within a Regular Classroom

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South); Jeong Hee Seo, KERIS, Korea (South); Aram Kim & Seung Su Kim, Sejong University, Korea (South)

    Korea MOE & HRD and Apple Korea, has employed joint efforts to integrate mobile technology They choose 3 elementary schools to operate. Those schools had implemented wireless laptop computers into ... More

    pp. 310-315

  8. Using Internet Teleconferencing between Taiwanese English language students and a native speaker to improve learning

    Michael Marek, Wayne State College, United States; Vivian Wu, Chien-Kuo Technical University, Taiwan

    This presentation presents preliminary results of a pilot project in which an American native speaker of English interacted "live" with English language classes in Taiwan via Internet... More

    pp. 316-321

  9. Integrating Media, Gaming Simulations and Online Courseware for Effective Use of Student Laptops in the Classroom

    Christopher Mauriello, Salem State College, United States

    With the recent negative publicity concerning the "distraction" caused by students using laptops in the classroom, this case study presents strategies for effectively using student laptops to... More

    pp. 322-329

  10. The Use of IP Videoconference to Deliver Distance Apprenticeship Training

    Craig Montgomerie, University of Alberta, Canada; Cathy King, Kings Court Communications Group Ltd., Canada

    This paper summarizes the results of an evaluation of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Distance Apprenticeship Training and Education (NAIT DATE) program. NAIT DATE uses videoconference... More

    pp. 330-339

  11. Design for an Evaluation of the Canadian Space Agency Distance Learning Program in Alberta Schools

    Richard Mrazek, Doug Orr, Trevor Woods & Dave Hinger, University of Lethbridge, Canada; Cathy King, Kings Court Communications Group Ltd., Canada; Craig Montgomerie, Mentat Consulting Services Ltd., Canada

    The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and Alberta Education have contracted a three-year evaluation of the use of the CSA Distance Learning program in Grade 7-9 schools in Alberta. The primary method of ... More

    pp. 340-344

  12. No Time for Learning? Methodological and Technological Support to Training-on-the-Job

    Gaby Neumann, University of Magdeburg, Germany

    Training-on-the-job faces needs (i) to meet specific challenges, requirements, and preferences of the employee and (ii) to be easily accessible and seamlessly embedded into the working environment.... More

    pp. 345-352

  13. Collaborating across national and institutional boundaries in higher education – the decentralized iCamp approach

    Kai Pata, Tallinn University, Center for Educational Technology, Estonia; Terje Väljataga, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    Higher education institutions across Europe have started to realize the potential impact of Weblogs, Wikis and other individualized tools, services and workflows that are currently promoted under... More

    pp. 353-362

  14. Transforming Instruction without Training: A Case Study of the K12 Linux Terminal Server Project

    Jay Pfaffman, University of Tennessee, United States

    Most instructional technology specialists agree that teachers need training to learn to effectively integrate computers into their teaching. I knew that doing dropping these computers into... More

    pp. 363-366

  15. Developing a Virtual Field Trip through Design Based Research

    Liam Rourke, Leslie Reid & Julie Weible, University of Calgary, Canada

    The purpose of our study is to determine whether or how a a virtual field trip (VFT) could enhance learning in our undergraduate geology course. Some of the questions that are orienting our initial... More

    pp. 367-373

  16. A Training Simulation for Virtual Teams

    Terry schumacher Schumacher, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, United States

    There has been considerable growth in the use of Virtual Teams in the past decade, and further growth is broadly assumed as this practice is driven by Globalization. Researchers investigating... More

    pp. 374-378

  17. Teacher Technology Mentors

    Karen Swan, Patricia Mazzer & Annette Kratcoski, Research Center for Educational Technology, United States

    This paper reports on a situative professional development project that utilizes classroom teachers as technology mentors to their building peers. Case study findings of participating teacher teams... More

    pp. 379-384

  18. Web-Based Education in Secondary Schools in Cyprus - A National Project

    Aimilia Tzanavari & George A. Papadopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus; Andreas Hadjioannou, VirtualIT, Cyprus

    This paper describes a national project in the area of web-based education, which investigated the use and acceptance of a set of internet-based tools that were developed that placed emphasis on... More

    pp. 385-390

  19. Developing Argumentation Skills in High School Students: A Video-based Case Study in Science Education

    Roland van Oostveen, William Hunter, Robin Kay & William Muirhead, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    The case approach described here attempts to bridge the gap between the theory and practice of education by developing a video case documentary depicting exemplary teaching and learning in science ... More

    pp. 391-397

  20. Independent Evaluation of P.R.C. MOE-IBM °Reinventing Education Partnership Program±

    Lu Wang, Minxia Zhang & Jing Liu, Department of Educational Technology,Capital Normal University, China

    P.R.C. MOE-IBM "Reinventing Education Partnership Program"(RE program) is a crucial component of IBM global large-scale philanthropic grant program "RE". Entrusted by MOE and IBM, this research... More

    pp. 398-403