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EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 22, 2015

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Saul Carliner; Catherine Fulford; Nathaniel Ostashewski

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Number of papers: 291

  1. An Agile Learning Model

    Natalie Senjov-Makohon, Deakin University, Australia

    In one Australian university, sessional and permanent academics and support staff have been involved in Digital Literacy (DL). This paper reflects on an agile and creative model developed to... More

    pp. 144-148

  2. Going Beyond Marginalia to Ice-Cream: The Second Generation of Online Discussion Forums:

    Eva Mary Bures, Bishop's University, Canada

    This paper describes our design efforts to create a pedagogically-grounded web-based discussion forum software. Building on Textweaver, Marginalia adds functionality to Moodle, including annotation... More

    pp. 149-158

  3. Lecture Recording Analytics: Extracting Meaning from Big Data

    Lesley Gardner & Don Sheridan, University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

    This paper describes a large lecture recording installation of 110 theatres and the process of deriving meaning from the data collected. The process of accessing and merging related data sources is... More

    pp. 154-164

  4. MOOCs: Free Education for Some

    Adrian Norman & Lori Lockyer, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia; Sue Bennett, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia

    This paper reports on a quantitative component of a larger explanatory sequential mixed-methods study, which investigated how people learned in MOOCs. Responses from an online survey were grouped... More

    pp. 159-164

  5. Linear vs. Pictorial Access to On-screen Text and Computer Attitude

    Klaus Stiller, University of Regensburg, Germany

    Learners often process pictures poorly when learning with text and pictures. Thus, fostering pictorial information processing might be advantageous. In an experiment, learners received computerized... More

    pp. 165-174

  6. Designing a New Media Enhanced Learning Environment: Our Development Model

    Min Liu, Lucas Horton, Jaejin Lee, Jina Kang, Sa Liu, Ryan Myers & Amy Maxwell, Univ. of Texas at Austin, United States

    In this paper, we describe the design and development process used to create Alien Rescue, a new media-enhanced learning environment that supports problem-based learning (PBL) in middle school... More

    pp. 171-181

  7. Is Anybody There? Podcasting in Online Learning

    Meg Van Baalen-Wood & Christi Boggs, University of Wyoming, United States

    This paper presents a study on the effects of audio and video (i.e., podcasting) on students’ perceptions of connectedness and satisfaction with online learning. We will argue that while podcasting... More

    pp. 175-181

  8. Developing 21st century skills in In-service Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teachers through Digital Learning Spaces (DLS)

    Sandra Figaro-Henry, University of the West Indies, St Augustine, Trinidad And Tobago; Vimala Kamalodeen, University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago

    Abstract: STEM education has been placed at the forefront of educational agendas in the recent past and even developing countries like Trinidad and Tobago seek to develop, in students and teachers ... More

    pp. 182-191

  9. Exploring Authority and Gender in English Language Learners’ Online Communications

    Emmy Min, University of Southern California, United States

    This study examines authority and gender in the online communications of an English medium South Korean high school. Authority and gender relationships in this context focus on the importance of... More

    pp. 182-188

  10. The Evolution of a Teacher Professional Learning Network for Digital Literacy

    Lei Nong, Alain Breuleux, Gyeong Mi Heo & Leah Dayan, McGill University, Canada; Karen Rye, Tina Morotti, Lisa Rae-Nutter & Sandra Fréchette, Riverside School Board, Canada

    This case study describes the evolution of a teacher professional development project for digital literacy. The goal of this teacher professional development project is to support teachers’... More

    pp. 189-197

  11. Learners Expectations and Motivations using Content Analysis in a MOOC

    Daniel F. O. Onah, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    The phenomenon of massive open online courses (MOOCs) has transformed the online educational delivery of courses around the world. There are several literature on MOOC publicity in the press, but... More

    pp. 192-201

  12. Online Internship Management System

    Michael Pearson, West Chester University, United States

    Internship programs in higher education are sometimes the forgotten step-child in academic departments. This online system provides an individual department or an entire college with a full... More

    p. 198

  13. International Students’ Use of Communication Technologies in American Universities

    Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan

    Participants in this roundtable discussion will exchange ideas and approaches for studying international students’ use of communication technologies (CT) as they adjust to life abroad. The author... More

    p. 199

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  14. Lessons Learned in Launching an Award-Winning Digital Badging Program

    Sondra Smith, EDUCAUSE, United States

    Digital badges are a highly visible way to document incremental, life-long learning that can also be used to recognize professional engagement and achievements. EDUCAUSE implemented a badging... More

    pp. 200-207

  15. Adaptive Hypermedia: A simple way to create Adaptive Strategies using LAGBlocks

    Javed Khan, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    Adaptation specifications are very useful in creating adaptive behaviors to support the needs group of learners, authors often lack the time or the skills needed to create new adaptation... More

    pp. 202-209

  16. SCRIPT eLearning to improve the prescribing competency of Foundation trainee doctors: development, integration into postgraduate training and evaluating its impact

    Sarah Thomas & Hannah Brooks, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom; James Hodson, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom; Nicholas Blackwell, OCB Media Ltd, United Kingdom; John Marriott, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom; Elizabeth Hughes, Health Education West Midlands, United Kingdom; Jamie Coleman, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

    It has been recommended that more prescribing education should be provided for junior or ‘Foundation trainee’ doctors in England. Health Education West Midlands commissioned the University of... More

    pp. 208-214

  17. Assessment of Learning Outcomes of Knowledge Construction: Criteria for Process and Product of Knowledge Advancement

    Yukari Makino, Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan

    This paper presents a framework for the assessment of learning outcomes in knowledge construction based on theoretical studies in rhetoric and argumentation. The assessment criteria of the Message ... More

    pp. 210-219

  18. The Making of wRiteFormula: Issues and Considerations for a Chemistry Nomenclature app

    Chee Hing Thong & Pei Xian Chia, Ministry of Education, Singapore; Zachary Kang, Raffles Instittution, Singapore

    Chemistry nomenclature rules are commonly introduced in middle school chemistry courses, where beginner chemistry students have to grapple with abstract concepts, and use symbols, numbers, formulae... More

    pp. 215-221

  19. Problematic Issues in Digital Storytelling

    R. Lester Walsh & Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    Storytelling plays an integral role in teaching and learning. With the appearance of digital storytelling (stories created through the tools of interactive media), the presence and scope of... More

    pp. 220-225

  20. Designing a Programming Course for Enhancing Pre-service Teachers’ Programming PCK

    SangJin An & YoungJun Lee, Department of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The quality of teacher is the key to success of education, especially on technology-related education. Programming is one of the main themes of computing education but pre-service teachers... More

    pp. 222-225