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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1200–1204
Interactivity is a popular, although little understood term. This paper provides a short definition of interactivity in instruction. It then proposes a framework to study interactivity that addresses both content learning and affective benefits...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4564–4569
This paper describes the rationale behind a set of course activities designed to facilitate the development and management of embodied conversational agents for use in instruction and performance support. Follow-up development projects are described....
Topics: Instructional Design
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1386–1387
story/concept is a concept that involves a situation rather than an object. Many concepts in the social sciences involve more than the examination of a particular object--rather, they involve complex actions and events often involving human actors....
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1792–1796
This article begins the search for a technology of maximal learning speed: an attempt to find a set of techniques that can provide faster learning. This paper reviews several bodies of research and theory that can contribute to the search for...
Global Learn 2015 (April 2015) pp. 681–686
This paper provides a historical perspective on the evolution of Distributed Learning and ties it to the evolution of the World Wide Web. Web 1.0 provides a passive, transmissive approach that is paralleled by the early forms of stand-alone computer ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1894–1896
Educational games and game-based learning are believed to be some of the most powerful mechanisms for fostering student involvement and simultaneously producing rich, active instruction. This presentation (a) defines four game-based learning...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3007–3012
An Embodied Conversational Agent was used as an interactive information kiosk host and guide for a major technology conference. Content analysis of a log of user questions revealed that general conversational questions dominated the interactions...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 2092–2096
What are the factors that contribute to "ideal" instructional interactivity? In this study, subjects observed different interactive situations between a student and teacher, displayed in video format on a computer and were asked to subjectively...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 776–782
The Conversational Diagnostic Agent (CDA) project entails the development of a diagnostic software component of an intelligent tutoring system. Specifically, this software is intended to work with students who request tutoring help. The CDA will...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3348–3353
The Active Learning for Classroom Management (ALCM) model uses a four-phase approach to developing active classroom instruction. The model is reviewed, with particular emphasis on the Phase 4 activities that embody reflective group activities. The...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4416–4421
Edutainment systems and educational games are often designed with no concern for instructional efficiency. The "expense" of such systems (the relationship between student effort and instructional goals) is unknown. This project defines operations...
Topics: Instructional Design
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1147–1154
This study uses a contextual inquiry approach to investigate the creation and use of information trails as a mechanism to design mobile transactive memory systems. Information trails are external records that are created as an extension of...
- Yacci, Michael (12)
- Rozanski, Evelyn (2)
- Anne, Haake (1)
- Hyman, Paul (1)
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