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Global TIME -Online Conference on Technology, Innovation, Media & Education

Feb 22, 2011

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Number of papers: 67

  1. Innovation and Technology: The Context of Digital Inclusion in Developing Countries and the Success Got Through the Webaula Card

    Marcos Resende, webAula S/A, Brazil

    The webAula card is the smartest and efficient way to make a large number of people have access to the online curses. It is an effective instrument in the process of digital inclusion – since... More

    pp. 137-141

  2. ImageAnywhere: A success-driven approach to common software failures

    Steve Riedl, Creighton University, United States

    : A study on the effect of success-driven approach to micro computer use in the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton University. This paper discusses a method to resolve common... More

    pp. 142-147

  3. The quality of open access website and electronic school books in Indonesia

    Hery The, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    One of the new learning environments is an open access website which serves the access to electronic textbooks (e-textbooks). A website, Buku Sekolah Elektronik (BSE), located at http://bse... More

    pp. 148-153

  4. Design and Validation of an Educational Equity Indicators System Using Free Software

    Alejandro de Fuentes Martínez, Sistema de Universidad Virtual - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico; Carlos Rafael Rodríguez Solera, Área Académica de Ciencias de la Educación - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico

    This paper proposes a method to monitor progress or setbacks that are experienced in the field of educational equity. For this purpose, we propose a statewide system of indicators to measure how... More

    pp. 154-159

  5. Improving Teacher Preparation Through Streaming Video: Promises, Proposals and Practicalities

    Linda Arnold, The University of Tennessee, United States

    Abstract: This paper concerns the viewing of streaming video lessons by preservice teachers during internship fieldwork. Possible challenges and opportunities associated with this promising setting... More

    pp. 160-164

  6. The current state of pre-service teachers training for ICT based teaching in Israel: 2008-2009

    Olzan Goldstein, The MOFET Institute and Kaye College of Education, Israel; Nitsa Waldman & Bertha Tesler, The MOFET Institute and David Yellin College of Education, Israel; Alona Forkosh-Baruch, The MOFET Institute and Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Miri Shonfeld, The MOFET Institute and Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Nili Mor & Ida Heilweil, The MOFET Institute and Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Zipi Zelkovitz, The MOFET Institute and Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Wafa Zidan, The MOFET Institute and Arabic College of Education, Israel; Lea Kozminsky, The MOFET Institute and Kaye College of Education, Israel

    This study examines the current state of pre-service teachers' preparation to integrate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching in four colleges of education in Israel. Data were... More

    pp. 165-170

  7. Differences between enrolled in an integrated course and did not in TPACK and technology integration for preservice teachers

    Shih-Hsiung Liu, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

    Technology integration is increasingly important for preservice teachers. However, preservice teachers still lack sufficient understanding due to isolated courses in teacher education programs.... More

    pp. 171-176

  8. "I feel bad that this is how ESOL students feel in class everyday"

    Ho-Ryong Park, University of South Florida, United States

    This study investigates preservice teachers’ strategy use when they read culturally and linguistically familiar and unfamiliar electronic storybooks to complete their online discussion tasks. In... More

    pp. 177-182

  9. Applying ARCS Model to Assess the Motivational Characteristics of a Web-based Course in Economic Education in Greece

    Emmanouil Choustoulakis & Emmanouil Nikoloudakis, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

    This paper reports the results of a research, aimed to assess the motivational characteristics of a web-based course in Financial Mathematics, using Keller’s ARCS model of motivation. A randomly... More

    pp. 183-188

  10. Why do ECE Teachers Need To Be Mentored by ECE Administrators?

    Peter Kiriakidis, Research & Consulting Inc (1387909 ONTARIO INC), Canada

    School leaders at the data site needed research-based findings on the evaluation of the ECE mentoring program. A sample of n = 66 participants was purposefully selected and interviewed. The... More

    pp. 189-200

  11. Approaches for Examining Digital Interfaces: For Teaching, Learning, Research and Development

    William Gibbs, Duquesne University, United States

    Educational courses in computing and multimedia often require students to evaluate existing digital interfaces as well as to design and develop new interfaces. Interfaces are pervasive and they... More

    pp. 201-206

  12. It's Time... For Your Own Authentic and Meaningful Professional Development!

    Evelyn Bos, Centreboard Training and Development, New Zealand

    If you are a professional working in the area of learning and development, Centreboard can help you with your professional development. We understand the ongoing innovations that you need to keep... More

    p. 207

  13. Technology Fair and eFair: Service Learning in Undergraduate Educational Technology Courses

    Jacqueline Mumford & Lisa Baylor, Walsh University, United States

    Abstract: This virtual poster session proposal addresses an innovative work-in-progress where service learning has been incorporated into an undergraduate educational technology teacher preparation... More

    pp. 208-212

  14. Collaboration of online educational instruction: analysis of the use of online teaching tools for high school students

    Maria Filomia, Università degli Studi Di Perugia, Italy

    This paper presents the results of a research project that involved 85 students from three secondary schools in the suburbs and outlying areas of Perugia, who were involved in a teaching experiment... More

    pp. 213-217

  15. Lecturer Empowerment through Student and Collegial Feedback - An Action Research Project

    Ritwa Smith, Shortwood Teacher's College, Jamaica

    As a new lecturer, I wanted to be an exemplar for teachers in training as I sought to facilitate their growth and development. In the quest to achieve this, I continuously evaluated my pedagogy. ... More

    pp. 218-223

  16. DO: Design Odyssey® The P.J. Effect: Success Skills for the Virtual Workplace

    Bobbe Baggio, Advantage Learning Technologies, Inc., United States

    This is a totally interactive and immersive exercise. Participants will be given a problem based learning (PBL) package and will discover, design and present solutions and exercise for teaching and... More

    p. 224

  17. Core Knowledge Curriculum And Student Achievement As Measured By The NYS ELA Test

    Polixeni Vafiadi, Researcher, United States

    Grade four students are not proficient in NYS ELA tests in reading. The researcher examined if Core Knowledge curriculum has an impact on student achievement as measured by the NYS ELA test. Data... More

    pp. 225-247

  18. Business Opportunities for the Educational Games Industry - Guidelines for a Strategic Shift

    Rosario Cacao, University of Coimbra, Portugal

    Companies that develop games for educational purposes have good reasons for defending the use of games in learning contexts. Yet, they face severe problems that commercial games companies do not... More

    pp. 248-253

  19. Attributes and Strategies Associated with Video Game Play Among Elementary School Students

    Karla Hamlen, Cleveland State University, United States

    While children’s learning with video games is most often studied in the formal school context, children also experience learning and education of a different nature when they choose to spend time... More

    pp. 254-258

  20. Computer Games Development and Appreciative Learning Approach in Enhancing Students’ Intrinsic Motivation

    Wan Zah Wan Ali, Yee Leng Eow, Rosnaini Mahmud & Roselan Baki, Universiti Putra Malysia, Malaysia

    This purpose of this study is to determine whether appreciative learning approach applied in computer games development class facilitated students’ intrinsic motivation enhancement. The study... More

    pp. 259-265