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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. Asynchronous Video-Based Instruction with Variable Speed Playback: Is Faster Better?

    Steven Spencer & Joel Galbraith, BYU, United States

    In the summer of 2000, Brigham Young University added Variable Speed Playback functionality to an asynchronous video-based accounting course. This paper reports the results of student surveys on... More

    pp. 562-564

  2. Educational Potential of eBook Technology

    James Gall, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    The presenter will discuss and demonstrate the current state of eBook technology. More importantly, he will share experiences with using eBook technology within the framework of existing college... More

    pp. 565-566

  3. A Web-Based Tandem System for Language Learning in South Tirol

    Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy; Judith Knapp, European Academy Bolzano, Italy

    In this paper we introduce a Web-based tandem system which helps to establish language learning partnerships between people who prepare for the exam in bilingualism in South Tyrol. The system will... More

    pp. 567-568

  4. Teaching Online Courses: Faculty Experiences

    Radha Ganesan, Syracuse University, United States

    Today, the Internet is a part of a new educational culture with its own unique characteristics. Online education is attempting to fill a niche in the changing the nature of education around the... More

    p. 569

  5. "What You Do (in teams) Speaks Louder than What You Say": Establishing Rapport in Software Development Projects

    Joe Giarratano & Ruth GannonCook, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    It is ironic that often the biggest problems computer information system students encounter in graduate school is not with their software development projects. This paper addresses one of the... More

    pp. 570-572

  6. CardioMeeting: A Learning Environment to Support the Discussion of Scientific Papers in Cardiology

    Viviane Costa & Ana Regina Rocha, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Kathia Oliveira, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil; Mariella Montoni, Carla Valle, Viviane Costa, Ana Regina Rocha, Brazil; Carla Valle & Ana Garcia, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

    In a Medical School the future cardiologist's education is made being considered theoretical aspects of the specialty and of the medical practice. In what it refers to the theoretical aspects of... More

    pp. 573-577

  7. Reducing the Cognitive Load on Novice Programmers

    Stuart Garner, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Computer programming is a domain of knowledge that is generally considered difficult by students, many of whom experience low levels of achievement and become disillusioned. This paper suggests... More

    pp. 578-583

  8. Teaching Programmers/Designers Flash/ActionScript

    Gregory Garvey, Quinnipiac University, United States

    This demonstration presents a constructivist approach to teaching web design skills, 2D animation, basic scripting and programming concepts using Macromedia Flash and ActionScript. The overall... More

    pp. 584-585

  9. Utilizing Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education Programs

    Constance Geier, Northern State University, United States

    The School of Education at Northern State University is using electronic portfolios as an assessment tool and as a means of integrating technology throughout their teacher education programs. The... More

    pp. 586-587

  10. SPLACH: a Computer Environment Supporting Distance Project-Based Learning

    Sebastien George, Computer Science Laboratory of the Université du Maine (LIUM), France

    Our research deals with collaborative learning at a distance and takes place in the field of CSCL (Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning). To promote communications between people learning in a... More

    pp. 588-593

  11. Never Mind the Quality

    Jonathan Matheny, Philippa Gerbic & David Parry, AUT, New Zealand

    Qualitative and quantitative methods are often used for understanding interactions in asynchronous learning spaces. Traditionally researchers in these fields have not collaborated. Research on... More

    pp. 594-595

  12. Rambling Through the Wilds: A Concept of Jagged Study Zones

    Veijo Meisalo, University of Helsinki, Finland; Erkki Sutinen, University of Joensuu, Finland; Jaakko Kurhila, University of Helsinki, Finland; Jarkko Suhonen & Petri Gerdt, University of Joensuu, Finland

    The jagged study zone model helps designers to create educational environments which challenge the learner and make the learner to commit to the learning process. The characteristics of a jagged... More

    pp. 596-601

  13. Organisational control and information technology

    Rahim Ghasemiyeh, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom

    This study attempts to build an introduction to evaluate IT effects on control as a functions of management. Modern organisations, based on using modern technology, have to make major modifications... More

    pp. 602-603

  14. That's My Story and I'm Sticking to It: Promoting Academic Integrity in the Online Environment

    Charles Mize, Keri Rogers & Amy Gibbons, West Texas A&M University, United States

    Academic dishonesty is a concern at any educational level. However, many faculty members feel uncomfortable with delivering courses in the online environment due to a concern that students may... More

    pp. 604-609

  15. An Interactive Introductory Programming Environment Using a Scripting Language

    David Gibbs, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, United States

    Abstract: This paper provides the rationale and description of a unique programming environment to teach the fundamental concepts of programming to introductory students using either VBScript or... More

    pp. 610-611

  16. Developing a Global Forum on School Leadership: Using interactive communications technology to enhance the achievement of learning goals in a school leader preparation program.

    Ian Gibson, Wichita State University, United States

    Challenging tomorrow's school leaders to develop deep understanding and respect for alternative conceptions and responses to everyday leadership issues is a major undertaking. Incorporating layers ... More

    pp. 612-613

  17. School leaders and teachers, strategic planning, and technology integration: A research and data based approach to a five year technology plan.

    Ian Gibson, Wichita State University, United States

    How is technology integrated? When is technology integrated? Where is technology integrated? How much is technology integrated? Too often, little to no thought was given to determine a school... More

    pp. 614-615

  18. Teaching mathematics and science: Using global learning for the effective preparation of prospective elementary teachers

    Mara Alagic, Connie Haack & Kay Gibson, Wichita State University, United States

    This project is part of an ongoing effort to improve pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), and beliefs and attitudes (dispositions) of prospective elementary teachers about mathematics/science... More

    pp. 616-617

  19. Web-VOCAL: A Comprehensive CALL-EFL Reading Development Program for Academic Purposes Utilizing Internet Resources

    Richard Gilbert, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Japan; Ryoji Matsuno, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan; Yutaka Tsutsuni, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Japan

    Web-VOCAL is a VOcabulary Concordance and Academic Lexis CALL design with integrated web browser functions. Web-VOCAL has concordance and collocation features particularly relevant for study in EFL... More

    pp. 618-623

  20. Multimedia: a powerful support for multidisciplinary approach. Pinocchio, a Case Study for use of Multimedia in Primary School.

    Aldo Torrebruno & Evelyne Gobbo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    The Discetech project, started in 1996 in Northern Italy, aims at experimenting the introduction of new technologies within the teaching-learning activities of high school classrooms. Since 1998, a... More

    pp. 624-629