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EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 22, 2015


Saul Carliner; Catherine Fulford; Nathaniel Ostashewski

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Number of papers: 291

  1. Fifteen years of pedagogical advances of technology implementation in Atlantic Canada: from APTICA to CompéTICA

    Viktor Freiman & Jeanne Godin, Université de Moncton, Canada; Wilfrid Pelletier, APTICA, Canada

    The association for the Advancement of Pedagogical use of Technologies of Information and Communication in Atlantic (APTICA) is a leader in development and implementation of ICT-enhanced... More

    pp. 68-73

  2. A Bird's Eye View: Comparison of Visualization Types for High Level Analysis of Changes

    Simone Kriglstein, Vienna University of Technology, Institute for Design & Assessment of Technology (IGW), Austria

    Since curricula need to be revised in order to react to changes (e.g., new technologies are developed or requirements have changed), visualizations can help various stakeholders, such as teachers... More

    pp. 69-78

  3. Positive Technological Development: How Do Students and Parents Perceive It?

    Wilfred W.F. Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    This study utilized the positive technological development (PTD) framework to understand how students and parents perceive PTD differently. Data were collected from 482 Primary 5 (Grade 5) and... More

    pp. 74-78

  4. Adaptemy – Building the Next Generation Classroom

    Ioana Ghergulescu, Conor Flynn & Conor O'Sullivan, Adaptemy, Ireland

    This paper introduces Adaptemy, a smart, personalized and adaptive learning environment for classrooms. Adaptemy is constructed on existing research and aims to build the next generation classroom.... More

    pp. 86-95

  5. Survive with Vuvu in the Vaal: Conceptualizing, designing and developing a Serious Game for first year statistics students at the Vaal Triangle Campus

    Verona Leendertz, Fitchart Lizanne & Booth Martin, North-West University, South Africa

    This paper reports the conceptualization, design, and development of a first prototype of a serious game for first year statistics students at the Vaal Triangle Campus of the North-West University ... More

    pp. 93-103

  6. MOOC and OER: distributed systems for innovation in teaching and learning

    Giorgio Poletti, Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy

    This paper starting from the consideration that the University is not immune to the social changes that we are experiencing and that has to deal with the new training requests made by young... More

    pp. 96-101

  7. Proposal for a Visual Annotation System Aiming for Skill Evaluation with an Evaluative Tagging Function

    Hideaki Toi, Shinshu University, Japan; Hiroyoshi Enomoto, Digifusion Japan Co., Ltd., Japan; Hisayoshi Kunimune & Masaaki Niimura, Shinshu University, Japan

    We have developed a visual annotation system in which we record practice scenes in model classes, presentation practices, and nursing practice classes in educational institutions such as... More

    pp. 102-107

  8. Designing Practical Field Experiences in Online Programs for Aspiring Principals, Curriculum and Special Education Directors

    Jackie McBride & Joan Henley, Arkansas State University, United States

    This presentation will provide detailed information about the structure of an internship experience and the roles and responsibilities of the university faculty, the students, and the site mentors ... More

    pp. 104-107

  9. Australian university teachers’ engagement with learning analytics: still early days

    Carol Miles, Centre for Teaching and Learning, University of Newcastle, Australia

    Employing learning analytics and “big data” relating to student demographics, performance, and online behaviour is increasingly seen as having the capacity to provide information that can... More

    p. 108

  10. Novel Multimedia-Rich Learning-Management System Fosters Collaborative Learning in Online and Hybrid Courses

    Seth Tyler, Ronald Kozlowski, Ryan Cowan & Matthew Newman, University of Maine, United States

    Finding that commercial course- and learning-management systems were unable to meet the needs of all of our school’s courses, we developed an in-house application rich in multimedia content to... More

    p. 108

  11. Dialogue Design System to Share Information and Construct Knowledge

    Paivi Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, HAAGA-HELIA School of Vocational Teacher Education, Finland; Yukari Makino, Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan

    The Dialogue Design System (DDS) facilitates the process of guided dialogue and provides all students equal opportunity to participate in a learning community. The dialogue is based on a framework ... More

    pp. 109-118

  12. Engaging the Digitally Wired Student With Discovery Labs to Explore STEM Concepts

    Chandra Prayaga, Lakshmi Prayaga & Aaron Wade, University of West Florida, United States; Alexander Whiteside, University of Florida, United States

    The millennial generation is heavily dependent on using and consuming technology for all their needs; however very few of them are being trained to make significant contributions to the growth and ... More

    pp. 109-113

  13. Using inquiry-based Geographic Information System Modules for Addressing NGSS Standards: The GRACE Program

    David Anderson & Yichun Xie, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    The GRACE Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, is developing a large set of Geographic Information System (GIS) interdisciplinary learning activities for middle and high school... More

    pp. 114-123

  14. Twitter: Building communities with 140 characters

    Carrie Antoniazzi, Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Canada

    During this presentation, we will share a project from a school in British-Columbia that used Twitter to build community. By using Twitter, we engaged students and teachers and are starting to... More

    pp. 119-128

  15. Can an Online Contest help to Build Awareness and Activate Users with Special Needs?The Case of the LITERACY-Contest

    Christina Böhm, Dominik Hagelkruys & Renate Motschnig, University of Vienna, Austria

    People with special needs – in our case struggling readers and dyslexic persons – tend to be socially disadvantaged and even excluded. In order to help such people to deal with their challenges, a ... More

    pp. 124-132

  16. Fostering more self-reflective understanding of teaching knowledge in a knowledge building environment

    Yu-Hui Chang, University of Minnesota, United States; Huang-Yao Hong & Li-Yueh Hua, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Guo-Tsai Hung, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This study investigated whether teacher-education students can improve their teaching knowledge and develop more student-centered teaching skills in a collaborative knowledge building environment. ... More

    pp. 129-134

  17. Evaluating Mobile Apps to Enhance English Language Learning for Adult Learners

    Xiaojun Chen, St. John's University, United States

    This paper focuses on the affordances of mobile learning on adult learners’ English language learning. The theoretical framework for this study is formed from the perspectives of social... More

    pp. 133-135

  18. An Agile Approach to 21st Century Learning

    Natalie Senjov-Makohon, Deakin University, Australia

    In the 21st century, worldwide universities are attempting to understand and manage future readiness. Some Australia universities have become agile in their approach to 21st century learning. This ... More

    pp. 135-143

  19. The Transition to Online Marking in Large Classes

    Andrew Eberhard, University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand; Don Sheridan, The University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

    The prospect of business as usual given shrinking budgets, increased enrolments and an emphasis on an integrated approach to instructional design, delivery and finally assessments creates... More

    pp. 136-141

  20. Moving student consultations to the cloud: meeting new demand through eConsult ©

    Keith Foggett, University of Newcastle, Australia

    As university budgets tighten and student preparedness for university study declines, we see a dramatically increased demand from students for academic writing support. This session describes a... More

    pp. 142-143