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ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 30, 2008


Joseph Luca; Edgar R. Weippl

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This conference has 16 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 907

  1. Human Resources in the Implementation of Educational Technology: A Qualitative Study in Hong Kong

    Kit Pui Wong, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

    The current study focuses on human factors related to the implementation of educational technology in Hong Kong primary schools. This qualitative study was intended to complement previous... More

    pp. 277-287

  2. Designing robotics-enhanced constructivist training for science and technology teachers: the TERECoP Project

    Dimitris Alimisis, School of Pedagogical and Technological Education, Greece

    Over the last decade, at an international level, quite a few efforts have been made to include robotics in the secondary school education, mainly in science and technology subjects. However, even ... More

    pp. 288-293

  3. Use of educational hypermedia for learning Laws of Game.FIFA Multimedia Teaching Materials

    Manuel Armenteros Gallardo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain; Diana Curca Gabriela, University of Bucarest, Romania

    The following work analyzes the characteristics of the new multimedia materials used by the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) for the education of the referees, and... More

    pp. 294-299

  4. THE SUBURB AS SITE: A Virtual Photographic Collaboration Project

    Daniel Armstrong, Deakin University, Australia

    In 2007 Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, initiated an exciting new unit in which photography students from different universities, at both a national and global level, collaborated in... More

    p. 300

  5. Implementing, Evaluating, Scaling, and Sustaining A Large-Scale Technology Innovation

    Harouna Ba, Alison Boyd, Terri Mead, Tara Weatherholt & Ashley Lewis, EDC Center for Children & Technology, United States; Fowler William, Cisco Systems, United States

    This paper focuses on the implementation, evaluation, scaling up, and long-term sustainability of a complex large scale education technology initiative in Mississippi and Louisiana: the Cisco 21S... More

    pp. 301-311

  6. Web Based Semantic Visualization to Explore Knowledge Spaces – An Approach for Learning by Exploring

    Nadeem Bhatti, Fraunhofer IGD, Germany

    Searching in web is a topic which gains importance for the daily life of everybody in today’s information society. Web users have experienced the hype of Web 2.0, acquired knowledge about new... More

    pp. 312-322

  7. Reflections of an e-Learner and e-Teacher: Pedagogy and Practice in Higher Education Contexts

    Eric Brewster, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria

    The author’s experience as an early adopter, a learner in e-trainer qualification courses, an instructor of technology enhanced courses, and as a content developer, teacher trainer, and learner in ... More

    pp. 323-328

  8. Building and Sustaining Successful Distance Learning Programs: Principles, Strategies, Resources

    Janis Bruwelheide, Montana State University, United States; Katrina Meyer, The University of Memphis, United States; Russell Poulin, Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications, United States

    The Ten Principles of Sustainability for Online Programs can improve the likelihood that an online education program will be financially viable and provide strategies for recruiting and retaining... More

    pp. 329-331

  9. Using On-LIne Case-Based Lessons to Supplement Instruction for Diverse Learners in Advanced Placement Courses

    Carolyn Callahan, Holly Hertberg-Davis, Jessica Hockett & Christine Reed, University of Virginia, United States

    The purpose of this roundtable session is to share on-line, differentiated case-based lessons aligned with the curriculum in Advanced Placement (AP) Humanities courses. The lessons are constructed ... More

    pp. 332-336

  10. Libraries and Learning ( With or Without the "E", "M" or "I")

    Ophelia Cheung, Ryerson University Library, Canada

    Web-based learning has posed challenges to the academic library world. In this paper, Ryerson University Library in Canada shares its experience in coping with changes and offering faculty and... More

    pp. 337-346

  11. Engaging student and teachers through video.

    Anthony Chia, Ministry Of Education, Singapore, Singapore

    This poster discusses how, through a video competition, opportunities are created for students and teachers to pursue and express their ideas. Literature has shown that video production promotes... More

    pp. 347-350

  12. Teacher's Use and Acceptance of the Educational Municipal Portal as a Part of Learning/Teaching Array in Schools: a Working Paper.

    Dorota Czarkie & Chava Gal, Open University of Israel, Israel; Ziva Kuntzman, Hertzog High School, Israel

    The municipality of Kefar-Saba in Israel has adopted an educational portal that requires from every teacher and every student in the town to change their teaching and learning habits. Yet, for such... More

    pp. 351-355

  13. Beauty and Precision in Instructional Design

    Michael Derntl, University of Vienna, Austria; Patrick Parrish, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, United States; Luca Botturi, University of Lugano, Switzerland

    Instructional design and technology products result from many options and constraints. On the one hand, solutions should be creative, effective and flexible; on the other hand, developers and... More

    pp. 356-365

  14. Let’s Get to Know and Collaborate with Each Other: Develop Global-Multicultural Citizens in Today’s Interconnected World

    Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University Cyprus/ MYTecC, Cyprus

    The society we live in has been described as the “Information Society” because its infrastructure can be essentially founded on Information Technology. It can also be described as multicultural... More

    pp. 366-373

  15. Mobile Learning with Moles: A Case Study for Enriching Cognitive Learning by Collaborative Learning in Real World Contexts

    Silke Guenther & Thomas Winkler, IMIS, Germany; Kai Ilgner, Oberschule zum Dom, Germany; Michael Herczeg, IMIS, Germany

    In this paper we discuss the results of a mobile learning project a young art teacher in training conducted with fifth graders at a local higher secondary school in Germany. In contrast to... More

    pp. 374-380

  16. Challenges of Modular Structures of Study introduced by the Bologna Process - an Integrated Approach to meet them

    Werner Heinrich, Rudolf Kammerl & Stefan Kurz, University Passau, Germany

    The Bologna Process is an ongoing major issue in the European higher education scenery. Agreed in 1999, there has been started the conversion of the studies. This causes various challenges for all ... More

    pp. 381-387

  17. Development and Evaluation of Two SCORM-Templates with Problem-Based Learning Theory

    Ching-Kun Hsu & Chih-Kai Chang, Department of Information and Learning Technology at National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Jin-Tan David Yang, Information Communication Department of Digital Design at Southern Taiwan University of Technology, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to examine learning outcomes of two Problem-Based Learning templates on SCORM-Compliant Sequencing and Navigation Specification. The study implements courseware by... More

    pp. 388-393

  18. Towards an Active Curriculum for Computer Science

    Sonja Kabicher, Michael Derntl & Renate Motschnig, University of Vienna, Austria

    This paper addresses the challenges resulting from the design and implementation of a modular, flexible curriculum for computer science. It is intended to share the processes and structures that... More

    pp. 394-402

  19. E-merging networks of excellence: an invitation to participate

    Dawn Leeder & Raquel Morales, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) in Reusable Learning Objects comprising three UK universities (London Metropolitan, Cambridge and Nottingham) has over the past three years... More

    pp. 403-407

  20. Technological Innovation and the Commonplaces of Curriculum

    J. Marshall Mangan, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    This paper reports on a case study of technological innovation, analyzed through the theoretical lens of the Schwab/Reid “commonplaces of curriculum.” The Watershed was an interactive geographical ... More

    pp. 408-416