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

Jun 27, 2011

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Theo Bastiaens; Martin Ebner

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Number of papers: 575

  1. UnimiTube Portal

    Francesco Epifania, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    Young Italian people seem to prefer spending time on innovative features of new technological items rather than to learn traditional subjects studying on textbooks, as it shows their familiarity... More

    pp. 1059-1062

  2. Multimedia and Multichannel Interactive Systems for Knowledge Enhancement (MISKE)

    Francesco Epifania, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    The aim of this research is to analyze how the knowledge is actually shared and define how the digital communications can impact on social behaviour. Main goal is to realize a new interactive... More

    pp. 1063-1067

  3. Designing new information interfaces: a conversational approach to information management and delivery

    Manuel Frutos-Perez, University of the West of England, United Kingdom

    This paper is a report on current development work on automated virtual characters or bots that can be utilized to create new types of user interfaces for the retrieval of online information and... More

    pp. 1068-1072

  4. Interactive, Informal Learning in Museums, Computer Aided by Multi-Touch Screen Technologies

    Gudrun Görlitz, Sandra Kaltofen & Thorsten Stark, Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin/ University of Applied Sciences, Germany

    In context with a European Union-aided (EFRE) research and development project „IT-Service-Struktur für Freizeitanlagen der Bildung und Erholung“ a research group at the Beuth Hochschule für... More

    pp. 1073-1077

  5. Technological and Pedagogical Perceptions on B-learning from Two Opposite Academic Programs

    Laura Herrera & Norma Mendoza, Christopher Columbus University (posgrado), Mexico

    The decision to implement specific e-learning technologies in a college implies not only the technology knowledge itself, but also a list of abilities to be learned, developed and appropriated by... More

    pp. 1078-1084

  6. Activity Notification: Enhancing the Social Nature of Online Learning

    James Laffey, David Reid, Ran-Young Hong, Krista Galyen, Xiaolin Xie & Douglas Kueker, Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    This paper is a Systems & Resources report of an ongoing design research project to both develop an activity notification system and to build new knowledge about how certain types and... More

    pp. 1085-1093

  7. Online Peer Review: What’s role got to do with it?

    Reneta Lansiquot, New York City College of Technology, United States; Christine Rosalia, Hunter College, United States

    This study explored the use of a tailored online writing program for first-year undergraduate students at an urban college of technology. The program facilitated group peer review focusing on... More

    pp. 1094-1103

  8. A New Design Approach to game or play based learning

    Lasse Juel Larsen, Knowledgelab, SDU, Denmark

    The present paper proposes a new design perspective for game based learning. This paper wants to promote two different yet interconnected ideas. The first aims at describing a different design... More

    pp. 1104-1110

  9. Implications of Teacher and Learner Roles in a Collaborative and Virtual Learning Context.

    Emeli Luz, São Paulo State University, Brazil

    The research project “Teletandem Brazil: foreign languages for all” consists of people from different countries that learn languages by Internet using programs as Windows Live Messenger, Skype or... More

    pp. 1111-1115

  10. Effectiveness of digital mind mapping over paper-based mind mapping on students’ academic achievement in Environmental Science

    Aradhana Mani, Amity University, India

    The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of digital mind mapping over paper-based mind mapping and conventional teaching method on students’ achievement in Environmental Science. For the... More

    pp. 1116-1121

  11. detectLD: Detecting University Students with Learning Disabilities in Reading and Writing in the Spanish Language

    Carolina Mejía Corredor, Jonathan Clara Marquez & Ramón Fabregat Gesa, University of Girona, IIiA (VAT ESQ6750002E), Spain

    This work is focused on the inclusion of university students with learning disabilities in a learning management system (LMS). We have developed a self-questionnaire to detect the student... More

    pp. 1122-1131

  12. Systematic Development of an E-learning Module for Teaching Writing

    Desmond Merrill, USF, United States

    In the last decade, the K-12 learning environment has seen a marked increase in the use of computer-based instruction to enhance learning. One area that has lagged behind this trend is writing... More

    pp. 1132-1137

  13. Between the chalk, whiteboard and the computer

    Ednalva Morais & Gilberto Santos, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

    The new roles of teachers and students in teaching-learning process are clear facing to the challenges of the Information Technologies and Communication. New skills and abilities are essential for ... More

    pp. 1138-1142

  14. Replacing Lecture with Podcasts: Effects on Student Achievement

    Blanche O'Bannon & Jennifer Lubke, The University of Tennessee, United States

    This study examined achievement when podcasts were used in place of lecture in the core technology course required for all students seeking teacher licensure at a large research-intensive... More

    pp. 1143-1151

  15. Pre-Service Science Teachers’ Expectations for the Design of Blended Learning Experiences in University Chemistry Courses

    Zehra Ozdilek & Sehnaz Baltaci Goktalay, Uludag University, Turkey

    This study is a multi-faceted analysis designed to examine how blended learning can be used more effectively for university chemistry courses, based on the expectations and priorities of students. ... More

    pp. 1152-1160

  16. Supporting interaction and collaboration in the language classroom through computer mediated communication

    Mariolina Pais Marden, University of Wollongong, Australia; Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia

    This paper describes the design and implementation of a technology supported learning environment that enabled interaction and collaboration between a group of sixteen intermediate and advanced... More

    pp. 1161-1168

  17. Technology and writing environment

    Hossein Parvini sani, Amirkabit Unioversity, tehran Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Ghasem Parvini Sani, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This research examines the effects of Internet on EFL writing. The researcher uses the Internet as an educational tool, in the experimental group, but text-books are used in the control group. The ... More

    pp. 1169-1178

  18. Tangible storytelling: let children play with the bits

    Pedro Rito, ESE - Polytechnics Institute of Viseu, Portugal; Ana Loureiro, UIPS - ESE - Polytechnics Institute of Santarém / CIDTFF - University of Aveiro, Portugal

    The use of tangible objects makes it possible to create interactions, or dynamics, which are alternatives to the mouse and keyboard in the process of communicating with the computer. The... More

    pp. 1184-1188

  19. New Literacies, Old Problems: Social Media for Academic Purposes

    Christine Rosalia, Hunter College, United States; Reneta Lansiquot, New York City College of Technology, United States

    Almost a decade ago, Bloom’s Taxonomy was revised to add emphasis both to the higher-order complexity of “creating” (over “evaluation”), and to emphasize metacognitive processes (Krathwohl, 2002).... More

    p. 1189

  20. Extending the CoI to investigate the effects of virtual learning platforms

    Beth Rubin, DePaul University, United States; Ron Fernandes, Depaul University, United States; Maria D. Avgerinou, DePaul University, United States

    This ongoing study examines affordances of two different Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and their effects on faculty and student satisfaction and the elements of the Community of Inquiry (CoI):... More

    pp. 1190-1196