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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. Digital Learners in Higher Education: Looking Beyond Stereotypes

    Mark Bullen, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada; Tannis Morgan, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Canada; Adnan Qayyum, University of Ottawa, Canada

    This paper summarizes the findings of the first phase of the Digital Learners in Higher Education Research project and discusses the emerging themes from phase 2. In the first phase we concluded... More

    pp. 678-687

  2. Introducing Learning Design and LAMS to Pre-service teachers: When is the best time to do this?

    Chris Campbell, The University of Queensland, Australia; Leanne Cameron, Australian Catholic University, Australia

    Pre-service education students are exposed to a variety of technology while studying at university. This generally occurs as part of the course they study, while on practicum and informally, both... More

    pp. 688-693

  3. How Proficient University Teachers perceive to themselves in Information and Communication Technologies Management for Education: A Mexican National Public University Case

    Ana Cázares, National Pedagogica University, Mexico; Maricela Vélez & Haydée Pedraza, National Pedagogic University, Mexico

    Abstract: This paper presents the results of a descriptive study aimed to investigate what technological and technical proficiency level have university teachers from a developing country as Mexico... More

    pp. 694-701

  4. Using Blogs in Blackboard 9 to Enhance BEd Students' Reflective Learning

    May Chan, The Hong Kong Institute of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Due to the rapid development of using Web 2.0 in education, the use of blogs is increasingly being integrated into teaching and learning activities in different subject disciplines. The purpose of ... More

    pp. 702-708

  5. A Case Study of Student, Teacher, Parent and Administrator Perceptions of Cyberbullying at a Public Elementary School in the USA

    Sonya Collins & Gregory M. Hauser, Roosevelt University, United States

    This paper reports on the findings of a case study investigating student, parent, teacher, and administrator perceptions of cyberbullying at a public elementary school in the USA. A mixed method... More

    pp. 709-713

  6. An approach for e-learning/b-learning dissemination in a higher education institution using pivot faculty

    Gonçalo Cruz, Ana Maia & Teresa Pessoa, University of Coimbra, Portugal; João Barroso & Leonel Morgado, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

    This paper presents a preliminary approach for implementing e-learning/b-learning pedagogical practices at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), North-eastern Portugal. It is a low-... More

    pp. 714-719

  7. Video-lectures in a traditional Mathematics course on iTunes U: usage analysis.

    Anneliese Defranceschi & Marco Ronchetti, Università di Trento, Italy

    We recorded and published on iTunesU a Mathematical Analysis course, We then collected statistics about the usage of the published resources. We correlated the logs with the academic activity,... More

    pp. 720-727

  8. The Use of Digital Narratives in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom

    Ellen Fairchild, Iowa State University, United States

    The presenter will describe how she implements digital narratives in the pre-service social studies methods class within a teacher preparation program. Pre-service teachers are asked to produce a ... More

    p. 728

  9. Does size matters? A pilot study on network types created in a Learning Management System

    Patricia Fidalgo & João Correia de Freitas, Unidade de Investigação em Educação e Desenvolvimento da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias, da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

    This poster is a report on the early findings of a second pilot study conducted on a Learning Management System of private Institution of Higher Education in Portugal. We pretended to analyze the... More

    pp. 729-734

  10. Investigating the Digital Divide in Two Baltimore City Schools to Enhance Community Involvement

    Stephanie Flores-Koulish & Heather Dark, Loyola University Maryland, United States

    Overall this project sought to investigate the perceived technology gap in urban schools, specifically at Barclay and Margaret Brent Elementary/Middle Schools in Baltimore City. In this study, we... More

    pp. 741-752

  11. Virtual Education in Iran’s Higher Education: Faculty Reflection on the Application of Web 2.0 in University of Kurdistan

    Khalil Gholami & Ataollah Zarei, University of Kurdistan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper draws on findings from a study on the Faculty’s reflection regarding to the application of Web 2.0 technologies in University of Kurdistan. Using interview data was collected from the 16... More

    pp. 753-759

  12. Web-Enhanced Instruction in Higher Education: A Case of Blended Learning Using Wikis in an Undergraduate Course

    Khalil Gholami, University of Kurdistan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohsen Saadatmand, University of Helsinki, Finland; Mahmood Mobaraki, University of Kurdistan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This paper discuses the use of wikis as a learning resource for students in an undergraduate course. This study focused on undergraduate students’ experiences using wikis to support virtual... More

    pp. 760-767

  13. Integrating Flickr-based Images into Moodle to Increase Visual Appeal and Dynamism of Teaching Spaces

    Ian Glover, City University London, United Kingdom

    Images have long been shown to be an important tool for both learning and helping to develop community; in fact, there is at least one well-known English proverb that attests to this. One reason is... More

    pp. 768-772

  14. A survey of Higher Education students’ digital literacy skills: A tale from two Universities

    Lyn Greaves, Thames Valley University, United Kingdom

    This paper presents the findings from a survey of students’ digital literacy skills, and their ownership and use of digital technologies in two UK Universities: Thames Valley and London... More

    pp. 773-782

  15. Strategic Patterns for (Re)Designing Modular Curricula

    Sonja Kabicher & Renate Motschnig-Pitrik, University of Vienna, Austria

    This paper addresses the demand for reusable solutions addressing reoccurring challenges of curriculum (re)design in the higher education sector. The presented patterns respond to the tasks of... More

    pp. 783-793

  16. Hearing Impaired Children’s Problematic Internet Usage: A Case From Turkey

    Kerem Kilicer, Onur Donmez, H. Ferhan Odabasi & Umit Girgin, Anadolu University, Turkey

    Problematic internet use (PIU) was operationally defined as internet use that is uncontrollable, markedly distressing, time-consuming or resulting in social, occupational or financial difficulties ... More

    p. 794

  17. New Technology, New Staff, New Mission: How to Successfully Train New Support Staff During an Learning Management System Migration

    Melissa Koenig, DePaul University, United States

    A Learning Management System (LMS) change is challenging under the best of circumstances without having to also acclimate staff new to the University and the organizational culture. Add to this... More

    p. 795

  18. Technologically Mediated Delivery in Higher Education: The Margin as a Site for Change

    Judith Lapadat, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

    Abstract: This paper presents a case study of a small regional campus in northern Canada at a distance from the main university campus. Regional faculty described their technologically mediated... More

    pp. 796-804

  19. A concept for an individualized consulting and training offer for e-learning authors

    Nicole Leistner, Sandra Döring & Jens Schulz, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

    The following article discusses current developments in academic training and shows an approach for the complex training issue in e-learning. The authors of the paper describe a concept for an... More

    pp. 805-808

  20. Using Online Technology for Student Created Multimedia Presentations and AIDS Education Public Service Announcements

    Kim Lorber, Ramapo College of New Jersey SSHS, United States

    HIV/AIDS education is essential in combating the global pandemic. Individuals ages 20 to 24 are most at risk for contracting HIV. A technology focused undergraduate course on HIV/AIDS in the... More

    pp. 809-814