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ED-MEDIA 2011--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2011

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Martin Ebner

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Number of papers: 575

  1. Investigating the Predicting Variables of the Learning Outcomes when using Digital Textbooks

    Myunghee Kang, Minjeong Kim, Seonghye Yoon & Hyunjin Lim, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    Amidst the current wave of adopting new instructional media in a school setting, digital textbooks have started to be used in Korea. A digital textbook is regarded as an effective medium that... More

    pp. 160-169

  2. Comparing American and Japanese Young People’s Emotional Strategies in Mobile Phone Email Communication

    Yuuki Kato, Sagami Women's University, Japan, Japan; Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan; Shogo Kato, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University, Japan, Japan

    Abstract: In this paper, the authors compared emotional strategies in mobile phone email communication between American and Japanese young people focusing on what kind of emotional strategies were ... More

    pp. 170-178

  3. Internet Uses and Threats for Students: Investigating Parents’ Awareness

    Despo Ktoridou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University, Cyprus; Anastazia Zachariadou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

    Internet has entered our personal, social, professional and educational environments; facilitating and improving the quality of our lives However, this technological “miracle” is accompanied with... More

    pp. 179-188

  4. Teaching Operations Management techniques in the not-for-profit Service Industry Though Computer Simulations

    Borja Lopez, IE Business School, Spain

    This paper is a report on teaching trendy Operations Management techniques using an online simulation. The Operations Management course is one of the toughest for those students who do not have a... More

    pp. 189-193

  5. eSubmission – Institutional Policies and Academic Attitudes

    Barbara Newland, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Lindsey Martin, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom; Andy Ramsden, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom

    eSubmission is being implemented in universities within the UK. It is not a new initiative but has developed on an ad hoc, experimental basis within individual institutions across the sector. There... More

    pp. 194-199

  6. Use of Multimedia to Improve Brazilian Public School Students’ Interest in Science

    Yvonne Mascarenhas, Institute of Advanced Studies, Sao Paulo University at Sao Carlos, Brazil

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the educational situation of Brazil and relates several measures recently adopted by Brazilian government at central, state and local levels and some effort done... More

    pp. 200-205

  7. Virtual Learning Environment in Primary Education – Big Challenge for Teacher

    Iva Matasic, Primary School Ivana Mestrovica, Croatia; Ivana Krizanac, Primary School Brodarica, Croatia

    It is a great challenge how to integrate ICT in everyday process of teaching and learning and how to motivate students for using computer in learning. Is it possible for teachers to create new... More

    pp. 206-209

  8. Development of Introduction Games for Learning World History in Japanese Senior High Schools

    Keita Matsushita, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Jissen Women's University, Japan; Kazuki Okauchi, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University, Japan

    This research was initiated to develop educational games for learning and teaching world history in Japanese senior high schools. Games can be used in various ways for promoting student... More

    pp. 210-212

  9. Media Education in Castelo Branco Region – First outcomes from the field

    Helena Menezes & Vitor Timé, Instituto de Educação Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

    This paper aims to give a general overview of the Project ‘Media Education in the region of Castelo Branco’ whose aim was to help students and teachers producing media messages reflexively and... More

    pp. 213-218

  10. Use Assessment Of The Personal Digital Assistant (Pda) Among Physicians In Public Hospitals Of The Gauteng Province

    Kapela Morutwa & J.S van der Walt, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    Personal digital assistants (PDAs) and mobile technology, present a number of opportunities for people that require access to information right at the point of need. However, physicians in South... More

    pp. 219-224

  11. Instructors’ Perceptions regarding Information and Communication Technologies Integration into Instruction in a Kyrgyzstan University: a case study.

    Gulshat Muhametjanova & Kursat Cagiltay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study investigates the perceptions of university instructors about Information and Communication Technologies(ICT) integration into instruction in Manas University. Data were collected by a ... More

    pp. 225-231

  12. Validating the ISTE NETS*A Standards in Alberta

    Paul Newton & Jose da Costa, University of Alberta, Canada; Frank Peters, Univ. of Alberta, Canada; Craig Montgomerie, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper describes a three-phase study that is exploring principals’ perspectives of their knowledge of and abilities to implement all aspects of the ISTE National Educational Technology... More

    pp. 232-237

  13. Acceptance of Online Degrees by Undergraduate Mexican Students

    Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodriguez, University of Leicester, United Kingdom; Jonathan Adams, Florida State University, United States

    The quality and acceptance of online degree programs are still controversial issues. In Mexico, where the access to technology is limited, there are few studies on the matter. A survey was applied ... More

    pp. 238-246

  14. Evaluation of Students’ Access to and Experience with Technology in a Public Mexican University

    Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodríguez, University of Leicester, United Kingdom; Ma. Concepción Rodríguez Nieto & Víctor Manuel Padilla Montemayor, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico

    The use of information and communication technologies in education is still limited in Mexico. The current paper presents the preliminary results of an ongoing diagnostic study about access to and ... More

    pp. 247-252

  15. The Review on the Support System of Korean Government to Corporate e-Learning

    Hyeon Mi Rha, KRIVET, Korea (South)

    Since 2002, Ministry of Employment and Labor in Korea has been supporting workers’ professional development by funding e-Learning training programs that are not restricted by time and space. In... More

    pp. 253-259

  16. A Different View for Information Ethics Education in Elementary Schools

    Noguchi Satoshi, KANSAI University, Japan

    This study focuses on the attitudes related to information ethics education in elementary schools. The purpose of this study is to examine how methods used in previous studies affected the... More

    pp. 260-264

  17. Dissemination: Building national capacity for creating eSimulations for education in the professions

    Stephen Segrave, Deakin University, Australia

    This poster presents results of a national project funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council’s Competitive Grants Program. Titled ‘Building academic staff capacity for using... More

    pp. 265-270

  18. Ka Pao: Building Business Skills Online

    Donald Sheridan, University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand; Manuka Henare, The University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

    Abstract: This paper is a report how an online environment has been designed to become a virtual marae, a meeting house, that embodies ‘the people’, their activities and familiar forms of... More

    pp. 271-274

  19. Second Media Age in the Education System of Republic of Srpska

    Tatjana Tapavicki-Duronjic, University of Banja Luka. Faculty of Political Sciences, Bosnia And Herzegovina; Tamara Pribisev Beleslin, University of Banja Luka. Faculty of Philosophy, Bosnia And Herzegovina

    The paper presents the introductory phase of an ongoing wider scientific research named "Media literacy in a knowledge society – Mapping the competences of children and young people for XXI century... More

    pp. 275-282

  20. Practice teaching in Japan:The literature reviewing and the qualitative analysis of the semi-structured interview

    Jumpei Tokito, Graduate School of Informatics Kansai University, Japan; Kenichi Kubota, Faculty of Informatics Kansai University, Japan

    In Japan, the social concern with educational issues has been growing for the last several years and the need for improvement for teacher training courses was pointed out in The Central Educational... More

    pp. 283-287