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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. Orientation and Engagement of Systems Engineering Distance Education Students

    Benjamin Roberts & Walter Owen, Naval Postgraduate School, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report of a newly initiated project to enhance student engagement in a systems engineering program that is delivered by both video Tele-education and web conferencing. ... More

    pp. 552-557

  2. Preliminary factors inhibiting or facilitating synchronous communication in an international project.

    Sergi Roura, University of Girona & iEARN-Pangea, Spain

    This article paves the way for a research and developmental study aiming to check the factors that might benefit or inhibit the participation in international projects where synchronous... More

    pp. 558-564

  3. The Idea of Scientific Conferences as Educational Simulations

    Haido Samaras & Thanasis Giouvanakis, University of Macedonia, Greece

    This paper proposes a reform effort within the framework of an educational simulation that extends a formal education setting. The idea is to allow students to have the chance to view learning as a... More

    pp. 565-570

  4. The Curriculum Resource Centre as a Base for Professional Growth and Innovation in Education: An Exploration and Analysis of the Project

    Sumaya Saquer, Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE), United Arab Emirates

    Research demonstrates that the single most important factor determining how much students learn is the quality of their teachers. The Curriculum Resource Centre (CRC) at Emirates College for... More

    p. 571

  5. simulation for teaching Organizational Culture

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

    Organizational culture is widely recognized as a significant factor influencing organizational success. A simulation was developed for a high-tech client to direct change in their culture. Content ... More

    pp. 572-574

  6. Computer-Game Play as Imaginary Stage for Reading: Pentop computers, hardcopy books and spatial situation models

    Glenn Smith, University of South Florida, United States; Sinan Olkun, Ankara University, Turkey

    This study investigated the implicit effects of interactive map books (patent pending), with computer games embedded in books using PenTop computers, (versus regular books) on reading comprehension... More

    pp. 575-582

  7. Boost Student's Learning Motivation Using Online Quizzes

    Claudia Steinberger, Universität Klagenfurt, Austria

    In class online-quizzes are mainly used for self training or assessment purposes. This is often boring for students or stresses them and decreases their learning motivation. This paper investigates... More

    pp. 583-589

  8. Linking Outdoor Sports and Professional Education by means of Wikis

    Franz Stuber & Sebastian Bornemann, University of Applied Sciences Muenster, Germany; Ariadne Schefold, Hermann Boese Secondary School, Bremen, Germany

    We explored the development process of vocational school students who took part in learning arrangements combining outdoor sports and multimedia projects. Results: the more the multimedia projects ... More

    p. 590

  9. Developing Expertise in those Handling Time and Temperature Sensitive Pharmaceutical Products: Applying the Early Phases of a Design Research Methodology

    James Vesper & Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia

    The storage, transportation and distribution of time and temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products such as vaccines and human insulin, within the proper temperature conditions is an important... More

    pp. 591-600

  10. Establishing a Strength-based Technology-enhanced Learning Environment with and for Children with Autism

    Marjo Voutilainen, Virpi Vellonen & Eija Kärnä, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

    In this paper, we present four principles and technology solutions for establishing a technology-enhanced learning environment with and for children with autism. We conduct the study as action... More

    pp. 601-606

  11. Application of a Digital Microscope to General Education to Activate Students’ Multiple Intelligences

    Satoshi Wada, Dokkyo Univeresity, Japan; Yaeko Nakanishi & Lumi Tatsuta, Dokkyo University, Japan

    This article is to report results of the latest experiment in which we explored ways to develop a dynamic use of a digital microscope in science class for elementary school students. We recognized ... More

    pp. 607-612

  12. Part 1: Co-creation of open content: distribution, conflict and management

    Steven Warburton, University of London, United Kingdom; Stylianos Hatzipanagos, King's College London, United Kingdom; Margarita Perez Garcia, MENON Network, Belgium; Patricia McKellar, University of London, United Kingdom

    The dynamics of content creation within open participatory socio-technological systems, exemplified by wikipedia, have challenged conventional academic and educational publishing models. We argue... More

    pp. 613-619

  13. Designing a Self-Access Website of Pre-arrival Learning Resources to Support International Student Mobility

    Julie Watson, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    Increasing student mobility has highlighted the challenges students face adjusting to new academic cultures when studying overseas. International students often become aware of differences in modes... More

    pp. 620-630

  14. Making Information coherent with a Personal Knowledge Integrator – a Knower

    David White, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    This poster/demo shows how a Personal Knowledge Integrator (PKI) can make the torrent of information which pours towards us while learning, teaching, and indeed, in all aspects of our lives, more... More

    pp. 631-635

  15. Tutoring model in distance education: the case of Brazilian Open University (UAB) at Federal University of Sao Carlos (UFSCar)

    Denise Abreu-e-Lima & Daniel Mill, Federal University of Sao Carlos - UFSCar, Brazil; Fabio C.B. Abreu-e-Lima, UNESP - Univ Estadual Paulista, Brazil

    This paper aims to present the tutoring model of the Brazilian Open University (UAB), focusing on the distance education (DE) experience in a federal public university (UFSCar). UAB context will be... More

    pp. 636-640

  16. Meaningful innovation by changing perspectives: Context creation instead of m-Learning

    Jirka Bacik, Enrica Puggioni & Alejandro Flores Jiménez, European Patent Office, Germany

    E-learning and m-learning seem to be established terms in the scientific community. However, they seems to be fuzzy and restrictive enough as to obstruct innovation in the use of ICT and especially... More

    pp. 641-645

  17. Presence and Absence of Technology in Brazilian Higher Education: An analysis from Professors’ Perspective

    Ludhiana Bertoncello, Centro Universitário de Maringá, Brazil; Dilmeire Vosgerau, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil; Flávio Bortolozzi, Centro Universitário de Maringá, Brazil

    Current research analyzed the technology implementation policies for pedagogical use within Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs), specifically the Language and Literature Course. Two factors,... More

    pp. 646-651

  18. An Online Educational Simulation: Investigating Student Motivational Orientation

    Olivia Billingham, University of the West of England, United Kingdom

    Abstract: Educational simulations allow students to experience events or situations that are vocationally relevant but would not normally be possible to replicate in the classroom. This paper... More

    pp. 652-661

  19. Student Demographics and Retention in Online Learning Environments

    Wallace Boston & Phil Ice, American Public University System, United States

    As the growth of online programs continues to rapidly accelerate, concern over retention is increasing. Models for understanding student persistence in the face-to-face environment are well... More

    pp. 662-668

  20. DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP:The Evaluation of Digital Scholarly Publications in the Field of Education

    Susie Brooks, Northwestern College, United States

    If one of the main functions of the university is the production of knowledge, then the ways in which digital technologies impact scholarship—its creation, dissemination, archiving and assessment... More

    pp. 669-677