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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 25, 2018

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Johan Van Braak; Mark Brown; Lorenzo Cantoni; Manuel Castro; Rhonda Christensen; Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers; Koen DePryck; Martin Ebner; Mikhail Fominykh; Catherine Fulford; Stylianos Hatzipanagos; Gerald Knezek; Karel Kreijns; Gary Marks; Erkko Sointu; Elsebeth Korsgaard Sorensen; Jarmo Viteli; Joke Voogt; Peter Weber; Edgar Weippl; Olaf Zawacki-Richter

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Number of papers: 308

  1. Learning Climate Change Science with Computer Games in a Science Fiction Novel

    Glenn Smith & Metin Besalti, University of South Florida, United States

    This project, called Climate Change Narrative Game Education (CHANGE), helped high school students learn complex Global Climate Change (GCC) science by making it personally relevant and... More

    pp. 1231-1235

  2. Development of Embodied Subitizing During Interactions with a Multi-Touch Digital Game

    Stephen I Tucker, University of Louisville, United States; Teri N Johnson, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

    Educational technology is often involved in children’s learning, and subitizing—the immediate recognition of small quantities—is a foundation of arithmetic. Multi-touch technology can afford use of... More

    pp. 1236-1241

  3. Developing game-based learning materials for classical Chinese learning

    Yi Hsuan Wang, Department Educational Technology Tamkang university, Taiwan

    This multi-phase study is intended to develop the game-based learning materials to enhance classical Chinese learning as well as appreciation training for senior high school students. Through... More

    pp. 1242-1245

  4. The Relationship Between Learning Styles and Creativity Students: An Information Visualization Class Case Study

    Pedro Abreu, Pedro Martins, Penousal Machado & Joel Arrais, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra), Portugal; Anabela Gomes, Centre for Informatics and Systems (Univ. Coimbra) & Engineering Institute (Polytechnic of Coimbra), Portugal

    Over the years, many research works have addressed the problem of identifying the students learning styles in academic contexts. Usually, these studies have focused on courses like the ones related... More

    pp. 1246-1255

  5. A Language Facilitator, a Self-Regulation Activity and a Social Gateway: Blog Use of Primary School Students with Special Needs

    Merav Asaf, Kaye Academic College of Education, Israel; Rachel Shwartz-Gorali, Omarim School, Kaye Academic College of Education, Israel

    Blogs are extensively used in secondary and higher education, mainly to improve literacy and communication skills. In this study, ways by which primary school students used a blog writing... More

    pp. 1256-1261

  6. Measuring Engagement: Different focus, different results

    Julie Bonner, Jaclyn Krause & Laura Portolese, Central Washington University, United States

    Much research exists on various aspects of engaging students with course material, the faculty, and their peers. Furthermore, it is possible that there will never be a universal definition of what ... More

    pp. 1262-1268

  7. A Situational Comic Play Drama Learning System to Enhance Students’ Learning Motivation

    Ping-Yu Chiang, Chun-Hsien Lee, Szu-Hua Lin, Cheng-Yu Fan, Yen-Hua Chen & Gwo-Dong Chen, National Central University, Taiwan

    In situational learning, students use a situation as a clue for their thinking; thus, they can experience and learn knowledge in the situation. However, it is very difficult to establish diverse... More

    pp. 1269-1274

  8. Flipped classroom learning in a first-year undergraduate engineering course

    Elaine Khoo & Mira Peter, Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Jonathan Scott & Howell Round, School of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Waikato, New Zealand

    Flipped classrooms support student-centred learning and are increasingly being adopted in institutions of higher learning worldwide. This paper is a report on the findings of a two-year funded... More

    pp. 1275-1280

  9. Increasing and Ensuring Accessibility within an Online Non-Majors Biology Core Course

    Mary Jo Parker, University of Houston-Downtown, United States

    Today’s university instructional online learning environment finds itself needing to ensure the online environment accommodates the needs of all learners Ensuring student-centered accommodations... More

    pp. 1281-1287

  10. Entry Exam as an Online Course for Cultural Management Program in Finland

    Niila Tamminen, Humak, Finland

    In this paper I will discuss a new approach to the traditional entry exams of Cultural management EQF level 6 degree program. We developed a novel form of online exam which measures all the... More

    pp. 1288-1291

  11. Social comparison and motivation: Experience of being the best versus being one of the better ones

    Misook Heo, Duquesne University, United States

    With the goal of improving learner participation in online learning communities, this study investigated the potential of social comparison information, which emphasizes individuals’ effort, as an ... More

    pp. 1296-1303

  12. From Ephemera to Building Blocks: Capturing New Understandings About Efficacy Beliefs Among Teachers in Learning Communities Using Repertory Grid Elicitation

    Ulana Pidzamecky & Roland vanOostveen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    Abstract: A teacher's efficacy belief is a perception of his or her potential to facilitate student learning and engagement (Bandura, 1971, 1977). However, investigators studying this notion by... More

    pp. 1304-1314

  13. E-mentoring and novice teachers’ professional development: Program design and critical success factors

    Christina Spanorriga, Panagiotis Tsiotakis & Athanassios Jimoyiannis, University of Peloponnese, Greece

    In recent years, e-mentoring has received increased interest with regards to teachers’ professional development, since it offers new possibilities for teacher support and guidance from distance... More

    pp. 1315-1324

  14. Searching Indirectly for Dyslexics in an L2 Reading Class

    Kurt Ackermann, Hokusei Gakuen University Junior College, Japan

    Although there is a rather large body of literature advising how to teach dyslexic learners, the general assumption is that we know which of our learners are dyslexic. It is important to consider... More

    pp. 1325-1326

  15. Understanding Support System for Kansei of Teacher in Fashion Domain

    Nozomu Fukumura & Tomoko Kojiri, Kansai University, Japan

    In order to create sophisticate artworks, not only technical skill but also Kansei should be obtained from teachers. However, Kansei is implicit, so it is often not taught clearly by teachers. The ... More

    pp. 1327-1333

  16. Pre-service Mathematics Teachers' Attitude towards Integrating Humor in Math Lessons

    Avikam Gazit, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel, Israel

    The aim of this paper is to present a study which investigates the attitudes of elementary mathematics pre-service teachers toward integration elements of humor in math teaching. Mathematics and... More

    pp. 1334-1338

  17. Adaptive Identity Authentication of Blockchain System-the Collaborative Cloud Educational System-

    Mayumi Hori & Masakazu Ohashi, Chuo University, Japan

    Official ID on the Internet is required. Identity verification is issued by a trusted central authority. The purpose of this study is to propose online identity verification using Blockchain,... More

    pp. 1339-1346

  18. Sustaining Long-Term Student Inquiry with LMS Projects' Spaces

    Dorothy Langley, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel; Rami Arieli, Department of Science Teaching , Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, Israel

    High school and college physics students involved in authentic, long term inquiry projects require supportive learning environments. Novice researchers go through a long "messy" process during... More

    pp. 1347-1354

  19. Visualizing Relationships among Contents Topics and Learning Activities of Online Courses

    Toshiyuki Takeda, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan; Yasuhiro Hayashi, Teikyo Heisei University, Japan; Katsusuke Shigeta, Hokkaido University, Japan; Hideki Mori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Daisuke Kaneko, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan; Hidefumi Yagi, Tohoku University, Japan; Tomohiro Nagashima, Carnegie Mellon University, Japan

    Dashboard visualization of learning activities is a useful tool in the analysis of online courses. Information on the structure of the course content is not sufficiently used in the conventional... More

    pp. 1355-1356

  20. Increasing Learning Efficiency and Quality of Students´ Homework by Attendance Monitoring and Polls at Interactive Learning Videos

    Josef Wachtler, Educational Technology - Graz University of Technology, Austria; Marco Scherz, Working Group Sustainable Construction, Institute of Technology and Testing of Construction Material, Austria; Martin Ebner, Educational Technology - Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Due to the fact that students are confronted with a growing amount of texts, colours, figures and shapes and due to their ability to process only a limited number of such information simultaneously... More

    pp. 1357-1367