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ED-MEDIA 2003--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications



David Lassner; Carmel McNaught

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This conference has 13 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 803

  1. Creating a Demarcation Point Between Content Production and Encoding in a Digital Classroom

    Kevin Almeroth, Sami Rollins, Zhongnan Shen & Bruce Bimber, UC-Santa Barbara, United States

    Incorporating a large amount of technology into a classroom is an important, but extremely difficult task. In this paper we describe the next generation of the UCSB digital classroom, called the... More

    pp. 2-5

  2. Customized Learning: A Web Services Approach

    William Blackmon & Daniel Rehak, Learning Systems Architecture Lab, United States

    Abstract: Customized learning, presenting just the right material to the learner on demand, can be described using data representations from learning technology standards (learner profiles,... More

    pp. 6-9

  3. A SCORM-Conformant LMS

    Christos Bouras, Maria Nani & Thrasyvoulos Tsiatsos, University of Patras and Research Academic Computer Technology Institute, Greece

    In this paper we propose a sample Learning Management System (LMS) that will be conformant with the SCORM v1.3 Specification. In particular, the sample LMS we propose will make use of both, the... More

    pp. 10-13

  4. Designing a Course Recommendation System on Web based on the Students' Course Selection Records

    Ko-Kang Chu, Maiga Chang & Yen-Teh Hsia, Chung-Yuan Christian Univ., Taiwan

    There is a web-based course recommendation system constructed by this paper. A course recommendation system is used to provide students some suggestions when they have trouble in choosing courses.... More

    pp. 14-21

  5. Building a Virtual University for Orthopaedics

    Lucile Vadcard, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France; Wendy Hall, Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Simon Simon Grange, Royal College of Surgeons of England, United Kingdom; Grainne Conole, Research and Graduate School of Education, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Gary Wills & Leslie Carr, Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    The development of a Virtual Orthopaedic University is underpinned by a pedagogical approach built on current education research in terms of learning being situated and authentic; with learners... More

    pp. 22-27

  6. Utilizing Computer Game Engines as Instructional Platforms

    The purpose of this paper is to explore the role of computer game engines in the field of education. Projects such as "The Adventures of Jasper Woodbury", SCI-WISE, and "Games to Teach" are... More

    pp. 28-31

  7. Towards “anytime, anywhere” Learning: The Role and Realization of Dynamic Terminal Personalization in Adaptive eLearning.

    Bruner, J describes the method of learning as actively processing past and current knowledge and information to form new ideas and concepts. Personalization of learning involves the presentation of... More

    pp. 32-35

  8. The Confluence of E-Book Architecture and Web Anchored Syllabus Construction: New Tricks for Older Pedagogues

    Daniel Duran, Whittier College, United States

    The advent of e-books, faculty web-pages, virtual and instantenous syllabus management, and competing internet based curriculum support systpes poses significant barriers to entry and adoption for ... More

    pp. 36-37

  9. Alberta’s SuperNet: Video Delivery and WAN Bandwidth

    Karen Fiege, University of Alberta, Canada; Ralph Schienbein, Elk Island Public Schools, Canada

    Abstract: The rapid evolution of wide area networks (WANs) creates both opportunities and challenges to the design of network infrastructures for schools and departments. The Alberta Government's... More

    pp. 38-41

  10. Silicon Chalk - Supporting Learning in the Classroom and Beyond

    Murray Goldberg, University of British Columbia, Silicon Chalk, Canada; Roy Kaufmann, Silicon Chalk, Canada

    Silicon Chalk is a software based learning environment created to support synchronous collaborative learning and a wide variety of associated learning activities. It supports collaboration,... More

    pp. 42-43

  11. Can Content Delivery Standards Simplify Communications Between Diverse Development Teams?

    Jon Gorrono & Robert Burnett, IET-Mediaworks, UCDavis, United States

    Stakeholders in delivering online educational content are embracing recent developments in Learning Management System (LMS) standards. This is leading campuses to centralize these LMS systems... More

    pp. 44-47

  12. An Integrated Development and Quality Assurance Environment for E-Learning Applications

    Ronald Hartwig, Lia Hadley & Michael Herczeg, Institute for Multimedia and Interactive Systems - University of Luebeck, Germany

    The production process of multimedia learning material includes many participants, tasks, and tools. The system described in this paper combines all data from the development and production... More

    pp. 48-51

  13. The Role of Leadership in the Development of a Carrier-Grade High-Speed Wide Area Network

    Maurice Hollingsworth, Palliser Regional Schools, Canada

    bstract: Palliser Regional Schools has taken a leadership role in providing carrier-grade wide area networking services to students and staff. Through a $1.5 million Alberta Learning Innovative... More

    pp. 52-59

  14. Managing Complexity in a Networked Learning Environment

    Jonathan Humfrey, Sami Rollins, Kevin Almeroth & Bruce Bimber, UC-Santa Barbara, United States

    As more universities and research institutions develop digital classrooms, a common theme is arising: the need to manage complexity. As more technology is added in order to facilitate the... More

    pp. 60-63

  15. Mobile distributed platform for e-learning scenarios

    Klaus Irmscher, Leipzig University, Germany

    For support of peoples with cognitive deficites we have developed a distributed system with mobile access to Internet and Web services. The system is extended to use in student education by... More

    pp. 64-67

  16. Visualization Tool for Student Use in Learning Programming

    Paul Juell & Manohar Sreekantaradhya, North Dakota State University, United States

    This paper presents a tool to allow students to see visualizations of various levels of software interaction. Students in the initial steps of learning programming and algorithms need to integrate ... More

    pp. 68-74

  17. MetaTool: An open authoring system for Instructional Design of Educational Technology

    Danielle Kaplan, Julie Youm & David Shaenfield, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This paper describes our design for a meta-authoring tool capable of generating domain specific learning activity across a variety of instructional designs. MetaTool will support collaborative... More

    pp. 75-78

  18. The Evaluator: an open tool for collaborative educational media evaluation

    This paper outlines the design of the Evaluator, a tool for collaborative evaluation of instructional technology resources. New technologies embody vast potential to change education paradigms;... More

    pp. 79-81

  19. An XML-based Framework for Integrating Simulators and Real-life Experiments into Learning Environments

    Reinhold Kroeger, Fachhochschule Wiesbaden - University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Frank Koehler & Jeanne Stynes, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland

    The paper covers a specific aspect of the project "Wissenswerkstatt Rechensysteme" (WWR, Knowledge Factory for Computing Systems), a joint research project of twelve German universities. The paper ... More

    pp. 82-85

  20. E-Learning Module Structure Research of Variable Route Model with Alternative Routes through Core Learning

    Jin-Chyr Lin, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Che-Jen Hsien, MEI-HO Institute of Technology Vice President, Taiwan, Taiwan

    The e-Learning issues have been discussed and investigated recent years. The student could study on the Internet with browser. But in the environment of study with web, there are so many problems... More

    pp. 86-87