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EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 26, 2012

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Tel Amiel; Brent Wilson

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Number of papers: 463

  1. Social Presence and Learning Outcomes

    Carol Hostetter, Indiana University, United States

    The study examines the relationship between social presence and students’ learning outcomes. An emerging body of research connects social presence with learning outcomes in online coursework.... More

    pp. 912-919

  2. Comparing Online Argumentative Writing with In-Class Argumentative Writing as Assignment to the Instructor

    Meng-Che Hsieh, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; Shiou-Wen Yeh, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Taiwan

    This paper presents a study of an undergraduate-above level English argumentative writing course in EFL (English as a Foreign Language) context. The study attempts to explore how online writing is ... More

    pp. 920-924

  3. Emdobied Conversational Agents in Online Collaborative Learning Environments

    Kieran Jordine, Dale-Marie Wilson, Andrew Jensen & Raghavi Sakpal, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) is a pedagogy focused on group learning utilizing internet connected devices that eliminate geographical restrictions. It attempts to combine the... More

    pp. 925-930

  4. Development and Evaluation of Presentation Software with Fisheye View Function for Programming Language Lecture Course

    Hidekazu Kaminishi, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan; Masao Murota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, Japan

    In this paper, we developed and evaluated presentation software which has a function that the element on the slide can be magnified like fisheye lens effect as an expansion of CodEx. The CodEx is... More

    pp. 931-940

  5. Explore instructors’ perceptions and practices in online courses for in-service teachers

    Jung Jin Kang, Michigan State University, United States

    Teacher education programs have provided online courses for in-service teachers because of their effectiveness, the demands of society and students, and so on. Online learning in teacher education ... More

    pp. 941-945

  6. Impact of computer-supported scaffolding on argumentation

    Hyun Kim, University of Georgia, United States

    It is generally acknowledged that learners should have appropriate levels of argumentation skills to solve challenging problems. Argumentation is a general form of reasoning practice that involves ... More

    pp. 946-949

  7. Extensibility of a hybrid approach toward mobile embedded learning space with web2.0 technologies

    Sunhee Lee, Yoon-Jung Kim & Seongik Park, Seoul National Univ., Korea (South)

    In order to get a better understanding of learning space extensibility, we have studied the concept and the conceptual framework of hybrid learning space which is mobile embedded. In mobile... More

    pp. 950-956

  8. Discourse of Student Asynchronous Communication in a Hybrid STEM Course

    Zhongxiao Li, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States

    This study focus on the structure of student engagement in asynchronous threaded discussions over 1,500 posts and its relationship to student achievement in a hybrid STEM course Calculus I offered ... More

    pp. 957-964

  9. Enriching Co-Teaching: A study on collaboration with wiki

    Fan-Yu Lin, Robert Morris University, United States; Liu Ying-Hsiu, University of Missouri, United States

    Co-teaching involves two or more professionals share responsibility for planning, delivering, and assessing instruction. Research has found that co-teaching improves student academic achievement... More

    pp. 965-966

  10. Selecting CMC Systems for EFL Instruction: Can Standard Social Media Platforms Succeed?

    Michael Marek, Wayne State College, United States; Pin-hsiang Natalie Wu, Chien-kuo Technology University, Taiwan

    This conceptual paper discusses the use of standard social media sites, such as Facebook, as Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) platforms for instruction of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). ... More

    pp. 967-972

  11. Animation Induced Metacognitive Illusions

    Eugene Paik, none, United States

    Adding animation to multimedia instructions can have negative as well as positive effect on learning. Multimedia theorists have offered the illusion of understanding hypothesis (IUH) as a potential... More

    pp. 973-980

  12. Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) Effective writing assignments online with much less instructor time..... But what do the students think?

    Dana Ruggiero & Jon Harbor, Purdue University, United States

    This research aims to discover how student’s understand their experiences using Calibrate Peer Review (CPR). After a series of writing assignments in which students were required to utilize CPR,... More

    pp. 981-991

  13. Case-Based Learning on Web using Questioning Techniques and Reflective Thinking upon Critical Thinking of Undergraduate Students

    Danucha Saleewong, Faculty of Education Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University, Thailand; Praweenya Suwannatthachote, Faculty of Education Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

    Abstract: The main purpose of this ongoing study is to explore the effect of Case-Based Learning on Web (CBL on Web) using questioning techniques and reflective thinking upon critical thinking (CT)... More

    pp. 992-997

  14. Encounters at the Interface: Affordances and Constraints of a Wiki Environment for Literary Study

    Sarah Schrire, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts, Israel

    This paper examines a learning context where a wiki was developed for the study and interpretation of English literature. Since poetry generates multiple interpretations, it was considered... More

    pp. 998-1007

  15. Embracing a New Wave of Online Social Media in the Classroom

    Kay Kyeong-Ju Seo, University of Cincinnati, United States

    With highly accessible, network-based mechanisms, online social media (e.g., blogs, Twitter, wikis, virtual worlds) are more than ever empowering students to create and share content online. This... More

    pp. 1008-1010

  16. Prescriptive Approaches for Distributed Cooperation

    Knut Arne Strand, Faculty of Informatics and e-learning - Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway; Arvid Staupe, Department of Computer and Information Science - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Geir Magne Maribu, Faculty of Informatics and e-learning - Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway

    Today, there exists a wide range of computer tools that can be used to facilitate distributed cooperation across organizations and countries. In this article we present prescriptive approaches for ... More

    pp. 1011-1020

  17. Video Games: Who really plays them and how can they be used in education?

    Cheryl Swanier, Fort Valley State University, United States; Cheryl Seals & Justus Nyagwencha, Auburn University, United States

    The work investigates the demographics of video game players, addresses the popularity of games and how they can be used for educational purposes. We will investigate how games are being used for ... More

    pp. 1021-1024

  18. Teaching Curriculum Content to Adult learners Through Their Own Group Production of Webart

    Lucio Teles, Faculty of Education - University of Brasilia, Brazil

    Abstract: Here we discuss the development of the Project PROEJA-Transiart focusing on adult learners and their activities to foster learning through group production of Webart, related to the... More

    pp. 1025-1032

  19. Online Materials Contribute to Teachers’ Increased Understanding and Confidence to Teach Molecular Biology

    Lisa van Raalte & Rachel Boulay, University of Hawaii, United States

    The University of Hawaii’s John A. Burns School of Medicine summer professional development program used online materials to truncate physical presence in a laboratory to only 10 days. While... More

    pp. 1033-1038

  20. Visualization of Students’ Knowledge Co-Construction Process on Wikis

    Ying Xie & David Coffland, Idaho State University, United States

    Wiki, a collective web-publishing tool, can engage students in collaborative and interactive activities. Seventy students were engaged in structured and unstructured wiki activities for two months.... More

    pp. 1039-1047