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ED-MEDIA 2002--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2002

Editors

Philip Barker; Samuel Rebelsky

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Number of papers: 533

  1. Information Technology Groupware: The Impact of Electronic Collaboration on Project Teams

    Brian Mackie & Jonathon Romanow, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Team collaboration is an important part of working in business today. We produced an experiment in which students were given the opportunity to use many different collaborative tools. We used a pre... More

    pp. 1657-1662

  2. Web-Notes: an tool for supporting contextual asynchronous discussion on an e-learning platform.

    Matteo Rizzi & Marco Ronchetti, Università di Trento, Italy

    We present an HTTP-based discussion tool that allows in-context asynchronous interaction. Our prototypal system can be integrated in any HTTP-based e-learning platform. It allows to annotate web... More

    pp. 1663-1664

  3. The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly: lessons learned from electronic portfolio implementation

    Ann Rose, West Liberty State College, United States

    This presentation provides the first year results of the implementation of an electronic portfolio requirement for all pre-service teachers at an NCATE accredited, four-year, state institution. ... More

    pp. 1665-1669

  4. Online Mastery: A Certification Curriculum for Faculty

    Karen Krupar, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States; Allen Rowe, Metroplitan State College of Denver, United States

    Faculty certification increases the chances that online instruction in higher education will successfully meet the needs of students. This paper introduces a new approach to designing a program of... More

    pp. 1670-1675

  5. Pedagogical Models in the Design and Assessment of Network-Based Education

    Sanna Vahtivuori, University of Helsinki, Finland; Heli Ruokamo, University of Lapland, Finland; Seppo Tella, University of Helsinki, Finland; Heli Tuovinen, University of Lapland, Finland

    This article presents the Helsinki-Lappi project (HelLa) co-run by two Finnish universities: the University of Helsinki, and the University of Lapland. The general aim of the project is to study,... More

    pp. 1676-1681

  6. The University of Lapland Faces the Challenges of the Virtual University

    Päivi Karppinen, Heli Ruokamo & Maire Syrjäkari, University of Lapland, Finland

    This article presents the solution developed at the University of Lapland for organizing local activities to support the Finnish Virtual University. The Centre for Media Pedagogy (CMP) was... More

    pp. 1682-1686

  7. A Case Study on the Use of Video Teleconferencing to Study Geography at the United States Air Force Academy: Lessons Learned, Barbara Rusnak

    Barbara Rusnak, United States Air Force Academy, United States

    Video teleconferencing (VTC) is being used increasingly throughout education to reduce travel costs and increase enrollments. VTCs help bring guest speakers to classes as moneysaving and timesaving... More

    pp. 1687-1692

  8. Bringing reality back to online education

    Peter Serdyukov & Mark Ryan, National University, United States

    In a contemporary technology-based education learners are becoming increasingly distanced from their schools and instructors. This leads not only to the growing divide between the key participants ... More

    pp. 1693-1694

  9. How Does Learner Transform Knowledge Through Hypermedia Authoring: A Case Study

    Jeeheon Ryu, Florida State University, United States

    This case study was to explore how a learner transforms knowledge structure in hypermedia authoring. As a data collection method, think-aloud protocol, stimulated recall interview, and open-ended... More

    pp. 1695-1700

  10. Children's Participation in the Design of an Interactive Encyclopedia: An Exploration of Cooperative Inquiry

    Sally Brenton-Haden & Bonnie Sadler Takach, University of Alberta, Canada

    Today's children are discerning consumers of learning media in an interactive world. They explore computer programs and on-line environments at home and at school for different purposes, use many... More

    pp. 1701-1702

  11. Children's Visual Representation of Information Presented in Print and CD-ROM Encyclopedias: Implications for Research-based Design

    Bonnie Sadler-Takach, Connie Varnhagen & Jason Daniels, University of Alberta, Canada

    In many jurisdictions, the use of computer-based learning tools is endorsed at a curricular level. Looking at how children search, select, organize and visually represent information can challenge ... More

    pp. 1703-1704

  12. Pilot Study: Student Expectations of a Web-Based Collaborative

    Paul Resta & Jantrathip Sae-Chin, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Learners taking an online course often develop implicit expectations as to what they can expect from traditional classrooms. The purpose of this study was to determine student expectations of an... More

    pp. 1705-1706

  13. Exploring the strengths and limitations of learning styles towards the design of an adaptive web-based instructional system

    Thanasis Giouvanakis, Konstantinos Tarabanis, Despina Bousiou & Haido Samaras, University of Macedonia, Greece

    This presentation reports on our current and on-going R&D efforts towards the design and development of an instructional system that supports individual learning preferences through an adaptive web... More

    pp. 1707-1712

  14. Utilizing SmartBoards to Enhance Technology Integration in University Classrooms

    Dorothy Sammons, Margaret Murandu & Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    This paper presents the preliminary results of a university-wide effort to enhance technology integration in the classroom. The College of Education at Idaho State University has received a grant... More

    pp. 1713-1714

  15. Accommodating Learning Styles in Adaptation Logics for Personalised Learning Systems

    Charalambos Karagiannidis & Demetrios Sampson, Center for Research and Technology - Hellas, Greece

    This paper investigates the accommodation of learning styles research in personalised learning (PL) systems. The paper outlines some of the most well-known learning styles theories and models, as... More

    pp. 1715-1726

  16. Educational Metadata Management System using a Deductive Object-Oriented Database Approach

    Vicky Papaioannou, Center for Research and Technology - Hellas, Greece; Ioannis Vlahavas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece; Demetrios Sampson, Center for Research and Technology - Hellas, Greece; Nikos Bassiliades, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

    The traditional use of large search engines for retrieving educational information on the Internet is rather inaccurate and provides irrelevant search results in most cases. Recently metadata are... More

    pp. 1727-1734

  17. Learning Statistics in the Net

    Teresa Sancho, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    In this communication we present how to design and to develop a course in an asynchronous on-line university. It is based on three key aspects: a detailed working plan, interactive and multimedia... More

    pp. 1735-1737

  18. WebSaber: Solving Problems in a Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning Environment

    Neide Santos, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    With the Web now providing the infrastructure for cooperation, the opportunity is ripe to create virtual community of problem solvers. We are working to create WebSaber, a computer-supported... More

    pp. 1738-1739

  19. CyberBiblio: An Interactive Multimedia Digital Library

    Tomás A. Pérez, Javier López, Mikel Villamañe, Julián Gutiérrez, Sara Sanz & Silvia Sanz, University of the Basque Country UPV-EHU, Spain

    The way to obtain information has exceedingly evolved thank to the development of new technologies and the possibilities that multimedia offers. The project presented in this paper aims to create a... More

    pp. 1740-1745

  20. Sharing best practices and resources in multi-instructor courses

    John Savery & Teresa Hallam, University of Akron, United States

    In most universities, the required undergraduate courses have high enrollment (multiple sections) and are frequently taught by part-time instructors or graduate students. Part-time faculty are an... More

    pp. 1746-1747