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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. Is Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Really Open and Flexible?

    Malcolm Ryan, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

    This paper considers the concepts of openness and flexibility and the extent to which computer mediated communication supports these approaches to learning. Following an examination of aspects of... More

    pp. 987-993

  2. A distributed notebook system for vocabulary learning

    Tomoko Sagisaka, University of Electro-Communications, Japan; Tsutomu Munakata, Tamagawa University, Japan; Katsuya Hakozaki, University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    Internet has brought language learners great benefits such as instant access to global information and many chances to come in contact with their target language. In order to improve language... More

    pp. 994-999

  3. A Case Study on Building an Organizational Learning and Information Support System (OLISS)

    Mark Salisbury & Jan Plass, University of New Mexico, United States

    In this paper, we describe the development of an Organizational Learning and Information Support System (OLISS) that serves a diverse group of users for a wide variety of purposes. Designed for a... More

    pp. 1000-1005

  4. Developing And Evaluating An On-line Cross-Cultural Collaborative Course

    Adrian Sallis, Jenny Bygrave & Grant Carran, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    The development of online courses is becoming increasingly popular. In addition to the multimedia benefits that the WWW offers, institutions can enhance existing courses using WWW technologies... More

    pp. 1006-1012

  5. Cooperation Model for Learning: A System of Patterns

    Flávia Santoro & Marcos Borges, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Neide Santos, Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Learning is frequently assumed as a natural result of projects performed by groups, and cooperative work tools availability within a computational environment is enough to motivate or to induce... More

    pp. 1013-1018

  6. Initiating Constructivist Learning Strategies through Computer Generated Concept Mapping

    F.Thomas Scappaticci, King's College, United States

    We have all felt movement of the tide in education toward resurrecting the concept of constructivism in the hope of increasing meaningful learning for our students. The question of why it has met... More

    pp. 1019-1021

  7. Certifying Technological Proficiencies of K-12 Teachers

    Carol Scheftic, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, United States

    New technologies are regularly introduced in the home, community, workplace, and educational settings. How do teachers, in particular, learn to appropriately integrate new technologies into their... More

    pp. 1022-1026

  8. Organisation, Collaboration and Learning - Shaping Education and Learning in Virtual Environments

    Roxanne Toto, The Pennsylvania State University, United States; Ken Larsson, Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden; Friedrich Scheuermann, University of Innsbruck, Austria

    This paper looks at the connection between organisation, collaboration and learning in virtual learning environments (VLEs). Our main points of focus is investigating the extent to which course... More

    pp. 1027-1032

  9. Flaming, Banter, And Bonding: Understanding The Rhetoric Of Electronic Groups

    Rae Schipke, Central Connecticut State University, United States

    This paper, discusses group process and development from the perspective of language use in the networked interactive writing context over time. It asserts that cohesion is a significant factor in... More

    pp. 1033-1038

  10. Building and Transforming Educational Web Sites with SATIRIC and Contextual Patterns

    Jared Seaman, Vivek Venugopal & Samuel Rebelsky, Grinnell College, United States

    As faculty and institutions continue to adopt the World Wide Web for delivering course materials, they are encountering a host of related problems. Institutions must from everyone from novice users... More

    pp. 1039-1044

  11. Developing an Educational Multimedia Digital Library: Content Preparation, Indexing, and Usage

    P. P. Semple, R. B. Allen & A. Rose, University of Maryland, United States

    The Maryland Electronic Learning Community ( is building a multimedia digital library of educational resources. Now in the fourth year of the project, we evaluate early... More

    pp. 1045-1050


    Perla Señas Señas & Norma Moroni, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina

    Computers in Education should go beyond task simplification in teaching-learning processes in order to become a strong and effective resource for the construction of knowledge. For computers to... More

    pp. 1051-1056


    Peter Serdiukov, University of Utah, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a quantitative study of the Educational Technology terminology conducted on the materials of several AACE Conferences. These findings allowed us to... More

    pp. 1057-1060


    Peter Serdiukov, University of Utah, United States

    In order to make a technology-based education cost-effective, we need to find ways to intensify the use of Educational Technology tools in various teaching/learning applications. One of the ways ... More

    pp. 1061-1066

  15. Student Satisfaction and Perceived Learning in Internet-Based Higher Education

    Peter Shea, Eric Fredericksen & Alexandra Pickett, State University of New York, United States

    In the fall of 1999 students in the SUNY Learning Network completed surveys regarding their level of satisfaction and perceived learning in an entirely on-line learning environment. The goals of ... More

    pp. 1067-1072

  16. How to Show Web Pages for Learners: Teaching and Learning with Web Recorder.

    Toshio Souya, IBM Research, Japan; Chie Ohtani, Tamagawa Gakuen, Japan; Yoshinori Aoki, IBM Research, Japan; Yoshie Masuda, IBM Japan, Ltd., Japan; Amane Nakajima, IBM Research, Japan

    There are huge numbers of Web pages in the Internet. However, many learners tend to miss useful pages, miss valuable information in a page, or misunderstand the contents because there are huge... More

    pp. 1073-1078

  17. Evaluating the Impact of System Dynamics Based Learning Environments

    Dean Christensen, University of Bergen-EIST, Norway; Michael Spector, Syracuse University-IDD&E, Norway; Dalton McCormack, University of Bergen- IFI, Norway

    A promising approach to support learning in and about complex domains involves the use of system dynamics as a methodology since it supports both the modeling of complex systems and interaction... More

    pp. 1079-1083

  18. Facilitating Learning via Computer Conferencing: Aspirations, Requirements and Hard Facts.

    Stuart Stein, University of the West of England

    This paper explores the validity of contentions made in the literature concerning the advantages of computer conferencing in facilitating learning. It asserts that much of the supporting research... More

    pp. 1084-1089

  19. Tracking Human Expression Actions in Lectures

    Tilmann Steinberg, Li Shen, Ling Cheng & Fillia Makedon, Dartmouth College, United States

    Recorded multimedia presentations in the form of lectures, conference proceedings, commercial demonstrations or tutorials, are becoming increasingly available in multiple, diverse, and often... More

    pp. 1090-1095

  20. oz-TeacherNet: Supporting teacher use of Information and Communications Technologies in the Elementary Curriculum

    Jackie Stokes & Jennifer Masters, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    This paper looks at two action research projects supported by ozTeacherNet to extend the walls of three Queensland classrooms to the Yasuura education district in Japan. The first project ... More

    pp. 1096-1100