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ED-MEDIA 2000--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications



Jacqueline Bourdeau; Rachelle Heller

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This conference has 4 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 604

  1. Designing Adaptable Learning Environments for the Web: A Case Study

    Ileana De la Teja, Andrée Longpré & Gilbert Paquette, LICEF Research Center, Canada

    As the capabilities of information technologies increase, the success of developing learning environments adaptable to individual learner's needs and preferences depends more on design planning... More

    pp. 278-283


    Dimiter Bogdanov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria; Sjoerd de Vries, Maurice van Egeraad, Paul Bloemen & Lonneke Roossink, University of Twente

    The design of an online knowledge community is described. A online knowledge community serves as the socio-technical infrastructure for tele-learning. The E-Study Europe project is taken as an ... More

    pp. 284-289

  3. Prototype Tools for Programming

    Fadi Deek & James McHugh, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    We describe a prototype environment for programming. The Specification Oriented Language in Visual Environment for Instruction Translation (SOLVEIT), is designed to address the novice programmer'... More

    pp. 290-294

  4. Authoring Educational Hypermedia Using a Semantic Network

    Duncan Mullier & Mark Dixon, Leeds Metropolitan University

    Authoring hypermedia is a difficult process and any deficiencies in the authoring process are likely to be reflected in the student's educational experience. This paper is concerned with providing ... More

    pp. 295-300

  5. Leading Your Faculty Down the Information Highway

    Thomas Donahue, University of St. Thomas, United States

    Many colleges, universities and businesses recognize the rewards of teaching on the Internet. As each organization rushes toward cyberspace, they bump into a variety of potholes that cause... More

    pp. 301-303

  6. ExploraGraph: A Flexible and Adaptive Interface to Support Distance Learning

    Aude Dufresne, University of Montreal, Canada; Gilbert Paquette, LICEF Reasearch Center, Télé-université, Canada

    The ExploraGraph interface was designed to facilitate interaction in the context of distant learning. It was developed as an alternative to simple web interaction, in order to increase... More

    pp. 304-309

  7. A Model of Successful Technology Integration in a School System: Plano's Curriculum Integration Project

    Sara Jalali, Independent Multimedia Producer; Lyn Henderson, James Cook University, Australia; Yoram Eshet, Tel Hai College, Israel; Joel Klemes, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    The technology-based Curriculum Integration project in the Plano Independent School District is presented as a model for successful implementation of large-scale technology integration projects. ... More

    pp. 310-315

  8. A Course Website a Year Later: Lessons Learned

    Christopher Essex, Brian Beatty & Pamela Song, Indiana University, United States

    This paper is a report of the findings of a study that describes the development, evaluation, and revision process for an on-campus graduate level Statistics course website. Focus groups,... More

    pp. 316-321

  9. ALIS: An Adaptable Learning and Information System

    Shahriar Fakher, FernUni-Hagen, Germany

    The capability of Hypermedia to exploit associative linking between contents and to provide multiple navigation paths through them makes this medium predestinated for mapping and representing... More

    pp. 322-326


    Sumathi Gopal, Abraham Ittycheriah, Richard Mammone, Attila Medl, Miroslav Novak & Gordon Faulkner, Rutgers University, United States

    This paper describes research being conducted at Rutgers University into the design of Distributed Learning Systems for asynchronous delivery of multimedia educational material to students via... More

    pp. 327-332

  11. Conversation, the constructivist perspective

    Gary Ferguson-Smith, University of Wollongong, Australia; David Allibon, Apollo Parkways Primary School, Australia; Christine Brown, Barry Harper & John Hedberg, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper is a report in progress on a longitudinal case study over six years at Apollo Parkways Primary School. Apollo Parkways is an elementary school in middle to lower-middle class... More

    pp. 333-338

  12. Adapting an Internet Based Learning Environment to a Hybrid Approach

    Katrin Franze, Hagen Wahrig & Olaf Neumann, TU Dresden, Germany

    In the past years there has been a tremendous movement in the area of teleteaching/telelearning. Many institutions try to find solutions for distance learning that could be used especially with... More

    pp. 339-344

  13. OCCA: Development of an Institutional Strategy for ‘Mass Customization’ of Online Learning

    Paul Fritze & Robert Kemm, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Development and implementation of systems for online learning is a major task for institutions. Policy must be based on a sound pedagogical knowledge and supported by strategic decisions at... More

    pp. 345-350

  14. The Reflection Assistant: Investigating the Effects of Reflective Activities in Problem Solving Environments

    Claudia Gama, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

    This paper presents theoretical issues about the role of metacognition in learning, as well as the architecture and design of a learning system dedicated to monitoring and helping students to use... More

    pp. 351-357

  15. Pedagogical and Instructional Modeling via On-line Assistants

    Penny Garcia, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, United States

    Classroom teachers' comfort and familiarity with computers and software influences student-computer use in the schools. Too often teachers and students remain mired in repetitive preoccupation... More

    pp. 358-363

  16. User Interface Design in a Learning Environment based on a Computer Algebra System

    Jean-Michel Gélis, IUFM de Versailles, France; Dominique Lenne, Institut National de Recherche Pédagogique, France

    Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) are complex computer systems that have not been designed for learning situations. In order to enhance their didactic capabilities, we study the possibility to graft... More

    pp. 364-369

  17. Blazing Trails on the World-Wide Web

    Corinne Glynn, Rachel Heck, Sarah Luebke, Five other Authors & Samuel Rebelsky, Grinnell College, United States

    Hypertext clearly has the potential to change the way students learn. However, the World-Wide Web lacks many of the features necessary for truly interactive hypertext; while hypertext pundits speak... More

    pp. 370-375


    Ann Grafstein, CUNY/College of Staten Island

    Recent technological innovations have substantially altered the ways in which colleges and universities deliver essential services. Among the academic units most notably affected by technological... More

    pp. 376-381

  19. Virtual Study Groups (VSG), an approach to networked collaborative learning

    Montse Guitert, Open University of Catalonia (UOC), Spain; Ferran Giménez, Thanasis Daradoumis & Joan Manel Marquès, UOC, Spain

    The Open University of Catalonia (UOC) is a new university model that provides distance learning through a Virtual Campus. With the application of new information and communications technologies, ... More

    pp. 382-387

  20. Visual Navigation for the Curriculum Based Learning Process

    Ruibiao Guo, Claude Frasson, Marc Kaltenbach & Jan Gecsei, University of Montreal, Canada

    This paper proposes a comprehensive model for editing and exploiting curriculum based ITS, relying strongly on visual information properties. In this system, a curriculum is a capability transition... More

    pp. 388-393