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ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 29, 2010


Jan Herrington; Craig Montgomerie

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Number of papers: 609

  1. Redefining designing for learning: dialogic and explicit learning design

    Gráinne Conole, Galley Rebecca & Culver Juliette, The Open University, UK, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a new social networking site, Cloudworks, which has been designed to support the sharing and discussion of learning and teaching ideas and designs. The paper will describe the ... More

    pp. 1012-1017

  2. How to Describe Multiple Versions of the Same?

    Frans Van Assche, ARIADNE Foundation, Belgium; Klerkx Joris & Duval Erik, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    The IEEE LTSC Learning Object Metadata (LOM) standard has become the primary standard for the describing learning objects and is now used on a massive scale. This paper proposes and discusses three... More

    pp. 1018-1027

  3. Time-Based Recommendations for Lecture Materials

    Christoph Hermann, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

    In this paper we describe the implementation of a system for improving the utilization of lecture materials through recommendations. We present results of an evaluation of the usage of lecture... More

    pp. 1028-1033

  4. VELOCI: A Virtual E-learning Organization for Computational Intelligence

    Wajeeha Khalil, Jürgen Mangler & Erich Schikuta, Department of Knowledge and Business Enginnering,University of Vienna, Austria

    Electronic collaboration of entities in IT world has emerged as a necessity with the passage of time and advancement in IT technology. E-learning systems are rapidly gaining attention of global... More

    pp. 1034-1043

  5. A Topic Map-based System for Identifying Relevant Learning Objects

    Aparna Lalingkar & Srinivasan Ramani, International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, India

    We propose a Topic Map based system to facilitate study at various levels. The objectives of this system are to help the learner recognize the structure of relevant knowledge, and to locate... More

    pp. 1044-1053

  6. A General Method of Real-time Event Bookmarking into Simultaneously Recorded Videos

    Taira Nakajima, Tohoku University, Japan

    The author demonstrates a new way of using smart devices (smart phones, smart music players, and so on), which have web browser with JavaScript capability. Our new technology offers an environment ... More

    pp. 1054-1056

  7. IXmaps – Interrogating Internet Infrastructure

    Nancy Paterson, Ontario College of Art & Design, Canada; Andrew Clement & David JPhillips, University of Toronto, Canada

    The central task of the IXmaps project [] is to create real-time visualizations of Internet traffic management practices (ITMPs) utilized by networks to control and shape our Internet ... More

    pp. 1057-1060

  8. A Paradigm Shifting Architecture for Education Technology Systems

    W. Curtiss Priest, Center for Knowledge, Learning & Social Progress, United States

    A paradigm shifting architecture for improved learning builds on the work of several pioneers in the field of management science. This paper introduces their work and extends their pioneering... More

    pp. 1061-1068

  9. Developing University Courses with OERs

    Griff Richards, Athabasca University, Canada; Stewart Marshall, University of the West Indies, Barbados; Tanya Elias, Diana Quirk, Cindy Ives & George Siemens, Athabasca University, Canada

    Open Educational Resources (OER) are curriculum resources that have been purposely made available for free use in other educational contexts. While the concept of OER is attractive and has... More

    pp. 1069-1073

  10. Cecil: A learning Odyssey

    Donald Sheridan, University of Auckland, New Zealand; David White & Ken Kan, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Abstract: Having designed and maintained a web-based LMS for 15 years we find ourselves with access to more powerful servers, “cloud” based options , greater bandwidth and highly flexible,... More

    pp. 1074-1082

  11. Intention-aware-based Learning Map Development for Problem-oriented eLearning

    Hui-Chuan Chu, National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Min-Ju Liao, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan; Yuh-Min Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan; Chiang-I Chen, National University of Tainan, Taiwan

    This paper presented an approach to the development of learning maps based on users’ intention in using problem-oriented e-Learning. In this approach, users’ intention is first extracted and... More

    pp. 1083-1091

  12. Organizational Model for Online Higher Ed in the New Century

    Naza Djafarova, The Chang School, Ryerson University, Canada

    There is a demand for universities to rapidly grow the repository of high quality online courses at a low cost to the institution. Universities are attempting to adapt structures, processes and... More

    p. 1092

  13. Exploring Learner Needs for Collaboration and Access

    Valerie Irvine, University of Victoria, Canada

    With the ubiquity of technology in society and the growing need of learners to be able to access their learning and make social connections for collaboration in ways that suit them on an individual... More

    pp. 1093-1097

  14. A Distance Learning Web-Based Plataform for Teaching Building Simulation

    Nathan Mendes, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Brazil; Elise Mendes, Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil

    This paper shows the development of a distance learning web-based platform to simplify and improve the teaching of building simulation using the PowerDomus hygrothermal and energy simulation tool. ... More

    pp. 1098-1104

  15. Distance/Flexible Learning Education in a Developing Country

    Benjamin Okike, University of Abuja, Nigeria

    Learning is a process of acquiring knowledge for the purpose of improvement on one’s life style. It is an activity that goes on throughout one’s life time. The purpose of learning is growth. ... More

    pp. 1105-1110

  16. Online Teacher Professional Development: Redesign and Delivery of a Technological Pedagogical Courselet within a Social Networking Site

    Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada; Doug Reid, Education Society, Canada

    Online teacher professional development (oTPD) has been identified as one way teachers can participate in high quality professional development activities. This paper presents the second stage of a... More

    pp. 1111-1116

  17. Evolution of online teacher professional development in a social networking site: What’s been working and what’s not

    Doug Reid, Education Society, Canada; Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada

    Online teacher professional development (oTPD) allows teachers to participate in high quality professional development activities. This paper presents an examination of a design based research... More

    pp. 1117-1122

  18. Towards a Real Virtual Classroom

    Harris Wang, Athabasca University, Canada

    Distance education is well regarded as a better way to bring education to those who are unable to attend classes at traditional schools and universities. In recent years, new Web technologies and... More

    pp. 1123-1129

  19. Leveraging Collective Intelligence in Higher Education through Inter-Institutional Collaboration and Partnerships

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    In Washington State, there are 22 higher education institutions offering teacher education programs. At some level, these institutions compete for students and will always continue to do so.... More

    pp. 1136-1139

  20. Enhancing Classroom and Distance Learning Through Augmented Reality

    Christopher Coffin, Svetlin Bostandjiev, James Ford & Tobias Hollerer, University of California Santa Barbara, United States

    We present a multimedia solution for easily adding virtual annotations to class lectures through the use of augmented videoconferencing and tracked physical props. In the classroom, the actions of ... More

    pp. 1140-1147