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

2000

Editors

Jacqueline Bourdeau; Rachelle Heller

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Number of papers: 604

  1. Learner as designer-producer: Physical and health education students experience Web-based learning resource development.

    Lori Lockyer & Yvonne Kerr, University of Wollongong, Australia

    It has been demonstrated that an effective strategy for constructing meaning and knowledge about a particular subject area is in the design and production of subject-specific educational... More

    pp. 626-630

  2. The Development of an On-line Learning Community of Physical and Health Education Professionals.

    Lori Lockyer, Gregg Rowland & John Patterson, University of Wollongong, Australia

    While ad hoc, course-specific projects have allowed early adopters to explore possible innovations in the use of information and communication technologies in facilitating flexible learning... More

    pp. 631-635

  3. Interactive Video Conferencing for the Small College: Pitfalls and Possibilities

    Kate MacDonald, Michelle Chapman, Francis Rogers, Lynne Sylvia & James Moy, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, United States

    This paper reviews a distance learning project implemented at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, a small private college, to deliver a nontraditional, part-time Doctor of... More

    pp. 636-643

  4. TRIAD: Tactical Readiness Instruction, Authoring, and Delivery

    James McCarthy, Sonalysts, Inc., United States; Michael Hannafin, University of Georgia, United States; Terry Stanard, Klein Associates, United States; Jack Wayne, Sonalysts, Inc., United States; Paul Radtke, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, United States

    Decision-makers within the U.S. Navy must command vast quantities of information. The bulk of this knowledge is accumulated through personal study of written documentation including Tactical... More

    pp. 644-649

  5. Evaluating the Influence of Web Based Seminar Preparation for Undergraduate History Students

    Pauline McCormack, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom; Donald A Spaeth, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses the implementation of web-based primary sources in two undergraduate history modules at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. It outlines the purpose of implementing... More

    pp. 650-655

  6. Using Instructional Technology: What do the students think?

    Cynthia McCourt & Sharon Alayne Widmayer, George Mason University, United States

    After implementing WebCT at Mason, the staff of the Instructional Resource Center were interested in determining if students were benefiting from the use of this tool. Twenty-five (25) surveys... More

    pp. 656-661

  7. Agents For Education: the Problem Of Synthetic Personality

    Peter McKenna & Atif Waraich, Liverpool Hope University College

    This paper examines some social implications of the emerging technology of 'intelligent' agents for learning and teaching. The educational potential of this technology is tempered by the potential ... More

    pp. 662-667

  8. Developing professional skills and competencies in tertiary learners through on-line assessment and peer support

    Catherine McLoughlin, University of New England, Australia; Joe Luca, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    In professional organisations, employees are called on to evaluate solutions, solve ill-defined problems and engage in decision making based on actual situations and events. To develop such skills,... More

    pp. 668-673

  9. Supporting Constructivist Learning through Learner Support On-line

    Catherine McLoughlin, University of New England, Australia; Koos Winnips, University of Twente, Netherlands; Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    One important means of assessing the effectiveness of the teaching-learning transaction in technology supported environments is through analysis of the learner support system. Increasingly, as... More

    pp. 674-680

  10. Preparing Learners for Self-Regulation and Professional Practice through Web-based learning: Design Recommendations

    Catherine McLoughlin & Barbara McCarthy, University of New England, Australia

    Self-regulation is arguably the most enduring and recognised outcome of learning, and is recognised to be so at secondary, tertiary and technical levels of the educational system. Developing self... More

    pp. 681-686

  11. Courseware Management Tools and Customised Web Pages: Rationale, Comparisons and Evaluation

    Mark McMahon & Joe Luca, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    In the rush towards web-based learning, courseware management tools are being promoted as a means of simplifying the creation and management of instructional websites. This paper examines such... More

    pp. 687-692

  12. Developing Web-based Learning Strategies: a comparison between the Web and traditional learning environments

    Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Over time, strategies have evolved from learning theory that aim to ensure learning takes place within a given situation. While such strategies are well understood within the context of... More

    pp. 693-701

  13. Collaborative Links Between Distributed Databases. Developing a Framework for an Inventory of Computer-facilitated Learning (CFL) Materials across the Higher Education Sector in Australia

    Carmel McNaught, RMIT University, Australia; Rob Phillips, Murdoch University, Australia; Darien Rossiter & Jenny Winn, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    This paper will report on the results of a DETYA*-funded project which investigated the extent of use of computer-facilitated learning (CFL) materials across the higher education sector in... More

    pp. 702-707

  14. Students' Perceptions of Self-Change During an Online Course

    Sara McNeil & Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States

    This paper presents preliminary findings from a two-semester study on the effects of online learning on student perceptions of self-change as well as the impact of online learning environments on... More

    pp. 708-713

  15. Supporting Collaborative Telelearning Research using Server Logs

    Øyvind Meistad & Barbara Wasson, University of Bergen, Norway

    Electronically generated log-files contain a lot of pertinent information, but the information is often hard to access. This paper describes two tools that have been developed to assist... More

    pp. 714-719

  16. How adequate are Hypermedia Systems, Models and Methodologies to Education?

    Emilia Mendes, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    This paper describes the results of a feature analysis aimed at evaluating how adequate hypermedia models, methodologies and systems are when applied to authoring for education. The requirements... More

    pp. 720-727

  17. The Price a Distance Education Student Pays When Using Electronic Learning Resources

    John Messing, Charles Sturt University, Australia

    While it may be quite usual for proponents of some cause to enthusiastically portray their case in the best possible light, when it comes to changes in education, there is no excuse for not... More

    pp. 728-734

  18. A Study of the Use of Online Supported Learning Facilities at Charles Sturt University

    John Messing, Charles Sturt University, Australia

    This paper reports on a study of student use of various online learning facilities using comprehensive log data that was collected within Charles Sturt University. Analysis of the data verified... More

    pp. 735-741

  19. One teacher, one text, four lessons: a case study of collaboration and innovation in a multilingual New Zealand classroom.

    Duncan Meyer, Long Bay College, New Zealand; Glenda Jacobs, UNITEC, New Zealand

    New Zealand is a multi-lingual society, and this is reflected in classrooms across the country. Since most instruction (with the exception of some Maori-language instruction) is in English, the... More

    pp. 742-747

  20. Description of a web-based program suitable for easy adaptation for on-line delivery of many educational resources.

    Geoffrey Meyer, University of Western Australia, Australia

    This paper reports the creation of a web-based computer program now used successfully to teach "histology" in our Medical School. Unlike any other similar histology computer program now available... More

    pp. 748-751