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ED-MEDIA 1999--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications



Betty Collis; Ron Oliver

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This conference has 10 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 552

  1. Educational Reform by Information and Communications Technology: ICT Strategies for Educational Improvement-A Japanese Perspective

    Takashi Sakamoto, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    In traditional education, students belong to only one school and passively learn from teachers through information transmission such as lectures and classroom demonstrations, along with a few... More

    pp. 2-14

  2. A Research Agenda for Interactive Learning in the New Millennium

    Thomas C. Reeves, The University of Georgia, United States

    During the past three decades, hundreds of research studies have been conducted to investigate interactive learning in a variety of forms ranging from the earliest days of mainframe-based computer-... More

    pp. 15-20

  3. Utilizing Disruptive Technologies in the University: Confessions of an Agent Provocateur

    Terry Anderson, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper overviews the programming and facilities at a large research University that is designed to assist faculty in maximizing their effective use of educational technologies. Different... More

    pp. 22-30

  4. How Do We Enhance Education By Using Internet In Transnational Projects? 12 years of experience in European Schools Project in Denmark

    Mogens Eriksen & Kirsten M. Anttila, The Royal Danish School of Educational Studies, Denmark

    Which official initiatives and which efforts are made regarding the implementation of ICT, including the use of telecommunication in the Danish school system? Taking the starting-point in different... More

    pp. 31-35

  5. Reshaping Academic Practices through Multi and Hypermedia

    Iliana Nikolova, University of Sofia, Bulgaria

    This paper focuses on the influences of multimedia and hypermedia technologies on the academic practices of a higher education unit. It traces the ways in which these technologies penetrate its... More

    pp. 36-49

  6. Evaluation of Effective Interventions to Solve the Drop out Problem in Adult Distance Education

    Donald Winiecki, Jo Ann Fenner & Yonnie Chyung, Boise State University, United States

    Described in this paper is a case study of evaluation conducted in the instructional & performance technology (IPT) department at Boise State University (BSU). The IPT department offers a... More

    pp. 51-55

  7. Health Education in a Web-based Learning Environment: Learners' Perceptions

    Barry Harper, John Patterson & Lori Lockyer, University of Wollongong, Australia

    The increasing utilization of the World Wide Web in higher education allows instructors to re examine pedagogical strategies and explore ways of taking advantage of the Web's potential to provide... More

    pp. 56-61

  8. Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning Environments: A Framework for Analysis

    Marcos R. S. Borges, Neide Santos & Flávia Maria Santoro, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning (CSCL) is a research area that studies how technology can support the learning processes promoted through collaborative efforts among students working in a... More

    pp. 62-67

  9. Computer-Mediated Communication and Foreign Language Learning via Telecommunication Technology

    Amy S.C. Leh, California State University at San Bernardino, United States

    This study investigated (1) the difference of language performance and confidence of the participants who used computer-mediated communication (CMC) and who did not, (2) the content and... More

    pp. 68-73

  10. Reusing Web Documents in Tutorials With the Current-Documents Assumption: Automatic Validation of Updates

    David B. Johnson, U S WEST, United States; Steven L. Tanimoto, University of Washington, United States

    This paper, based on the first author's Ph.D. dissertation describes an experimental system for authoring and delivering tutorials on the web under the assumption that the system should deliver... More

    pp. 74-79

  11. Acculturation in an Information Technology Discourse Community

    Judith Walker & Quynh Lê, University of Tasmania, Australia

    Rapid advances in information technology and telecommunications (IT and T) are impacting on a changing world in which boundaries, whether they are at local, national and international levels are... More

    pp. 80-84


    Peter Jamieson, Monash University, Australia

    This paper reports the findings of a study of how university teachers approach teaching with one form of telecommunications media - cross-campus video conferencing. Typically, the assumption... More

    pp. 85-90

  13. A Study of the Impact of a School District Computer Technology Program on Adoption of Educational Technology

    Catherine Suen, Edmonton Public School District, Canada; Michael Szabo, University of Alberta, Canada

    The purpose of this research was to assess the impact of a school district technology initiative on the adoption of computer technology as an innovation for teaching and learning. A review of the... More

    pp. 91-96


    Terry Anderson, Annette Fuchs & Michael Szabo, University of Alberta, Canada

    This study presents the rationale, model and results of the first year of operation of an operational change model based in innovation. The change model focuses upon professional development of... More

    pp. 97-102

  15. Webcasting the First U.S.-China Internet-Based Telemedicine Consultation

    Michael Fuchs, Stanford University, United States

    On June 26-27, 1998, doctors at UCSF Stanford Health Care consulted via the Internet with pediatricians at Xi'an Medical University Hospital in Xi'an, China, on the cases of two critically ill... More

    pp. 103-105

  16. Becoming a Student in an Asynchronous, Computer-Mediated Classroom

    Donald J. Winiecki, Boise State University, United States

    Graduate instruction is traditionally delivered in face-to-face classrooms in university settings. However, with the decentralizing of corporations and workforces in the late 20th century, ... More

    pp. 106-111

  17. The Effects of Expert Stories on Sixth Grade Students’ Achievement and Problem Solving in Hypermedia-supported Authentic Learning Environments(HALE)

    Douglas C. Williams, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    An issue concerning school-based learning is the difficulty many students experience in applying what they have learned to everyday situations. Authentic learning environments such as problem-based... More

    pp. 112-118

  18. Combining Social Networks and Collaborative Learning in Distributed Organizations

    Hiroaki Ogata & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    The exploration of social networks is essential to find capable collaborators who can help problem-solving and to augment cooperation between users. This paper describes PeCo-Mediator-II for... More

    pp. 119-125

  19. A Meta-analysis of Learning Evaluation Online: LEO's Useability, Adoption, and Patterns of Use

    Albert Ip, The University of Melbourne, Australia; David M. Kennedy, Monash University, Australia

    The design, development, implementation, and evaluation of Web-based courseware for teaching and learning are important issues in higher education. However, available evidence suggests evaluation... More

    pp. 126-131

  20. Moving from an Instructivist to a Constructivist Multimedia Learning Environment

    Jan Herrington & Peter Standen, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    This paper describes the transformation of a multimedia program, designed to teach research skills to business students, from one based on an 'instructivist' model to one underpinned with a... More

    pp. 132-137