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ED-MEDIA 2002--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2002

Editors

Philip Barker; Samuel Rebelsky

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Number of papers: 533

  1. The design and development of an electronic performance support system for university professors in the field of biomedical science and biotechnology in Taiwan

    Li-An Ho, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    This project plans to design and develop an electronic aid in collaboration with a national university (NU) in Taiwan. Using the concept of knowledge management and computer-mediated learning... More

    pp. 797-798

  2. The National SMETE Digital Library for Teachers: Realizing a New Paradigm

    Ellen Hoffman, Eastern Michigan University, United States; Marcia Mardis, Merit Network, Inc./University of Michigan, United States

    The emerging National Science Math Engineering and Technology (SMET) Education Digital Library, which is being constructed by a variety of educational institutions, is an "online network of... More

    pp. 799-800

  3. Media² - Media for Media: A content management based learning system integrating students in the teaching process

    Charles Wüthrich & Tobias Hofmann, Bauhaus-University, Germany

    This paper presents the structure of a system that supports interactively teaching on multimedia material. The system has many advantages with respect to existing systems: it is not proprietary,... More

    pp. 801-806

  4. Utilizing Educational Media Technology to Enhance ESL Sheltered Content Instruction

    Matt Thomas, Uzziel Pecina, Jill Thomas & David Hofmeister, Central Missouri State University, United States

    This short paper discusses the unique ways in which educational media technology can help meet the instructional needs of ESL (English as a Second Language) students in the regular content area... More

    pp. 807-808

  5. Web-based surveys: a comparison to paper-based surveys

    Kyle Roberts & David Holder, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether the serious measurement issues of web-based surveys can be overcome through proper implementation and design, and whether the web-based survey will... More

    p. 809

  6. Learning English Modal Verbs with the Aid of Didaktos

    Lei Hong, Department of Didactics and Educational Technology, University of Aveiro, Portugal; António Moreira, Department of Educational Technology, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    This paper reports an ongoing Ph.D. program conducted at Department of Didactics and Educational Technology, University of Aveiro, Portugal. The program undertakes to improve English grammar... More

    pp. 810-811

  7. An Experimental Comparison of Effects of Lively and Lifeless Animated Characters on Comprehension and Attention Performances in Multimedia Presentation

    Cholyeun Hongpaisanwiwat, School of Information Sciences, Univ of Pittsburgh, United States; Michael Lewis, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The paper reports the effects of animated characters in multimedia presentations on comprehension and attention. The results showed that the lively character did not influence learner's... More

    pp. 812-813

  8. Situation, Problems and Pedagogycal Prospective of the Mexican Basic Education System at Distance: Some Research Questions on Numeracy for Adults

    Verónica Hoyos, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Mexico; Esther Amador, Dirección General de Materiales y Métodos Educativos de la Secretaría de Educación Pública, Mexico

    SEA, the Mexican at distance system of Secondary Education for Adults is characterized by being an educational program on basic education whose aim is to fulfil needs and characteristics of the... More

    pp. 814-815

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  9. The Use of Multiple Representations in a Web-Based and Situated Learning Environment

    Ying-Shao Hsu, Department of Earth Sciences, National Taiwan Normal Universit, Taiwan; Fu-Kwun Hwang, Department of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This article presents the development and evaluation of a web-based lesson with multiple representations that is developed to cultivate situated learning. The quasi-experimental method along with... More

    pp. 816-820

  10. The effects of metaphor on computer users' mental models and information search behaviors

    Yu-chen Hsu, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan; Jiunde Lee, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of single versus multiple metaphors in computer expert and novice users' change of mental models as well as information search performance.... More

    pp. 821-822

  11. Barriers Encountered Using WBI to Deliver Courses

    Pei-Wen Nicole Huang, National Huwei Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to determine and compare faculty perceptions regarding the use of WebCT in selected public universities in the Midwest on United States. Specifically, the study... More

    pp. 823-824

  12. A Tool for Creating, Editing and Tracking Virtual SMIL Presentations

    Jane Hunter, DSTC, Australia; Suzanne Little, ITEE Dept. University of Queensland, Australia

    The ability to easily find, edit and re-use content adds significant value to that content. When the content consists of complex, multimedia objects, both the difficulty of implementing such... More

    pp. 825-830

  13. Cognitive Tools and User-Centered Learning Environments: Rethinking Tools, Functions, and Applications

    Toru Iiyoshi, Knowledge Media Laboratory, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, United States; Michael Hannafin, University of Georgia, United States

    This paper introduces and analyzes problems and issues in the design and use of cognitive tools in open, user-centered learning environments, introduces a classification scheme for tool functions, ... More

    pp. 831-836

  14. Using Emerging Technologies to Develop and Share the Knowledge of Teaching and Learning Online

    Toru Iiyoshi, Knowledge Media Laboratory, The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, United States

    This paper analyzes problems and issues in making knowledge of teaching and learning visible and sharable online. It also describes some of the ongoing research and development efforts at the... More

    pp. 837-842

  15. Analysis on a Web Community to Promote

    Kenji Kikue, NHK, Japan; Yuuji Ujihashi, NHK Educational, Japan; Haruo Kurokami, Kansai University, Japan; Tadashi Inagaki, Kenichi Kubota, Kansai University, Japan

    The purpose of this research is to establish a community model in a large number of classrooms. *Rice Club* is a Web community to promote collaborative learning with a TV program. Teachers and... More

    pp. 843-844

  16. New Ways of Preparing Teachers for Technology Integration

    Sharon Friesen, Galileo Educational Network, Canada; Michele Jacobsen, University of Calgary, Canada; Pat Clifford, Galileo Educational Network, Canada

    Alberta recently mandated an ICT Program of Studies that requires the infusion of digital technologies into core curricula and across all grades. Effective implementation of ICT demands that all... More

    pp. 845-850

  17. Transformational Leadership and Professional Development for Digitally Rich Learning Environments: A Case Study of the Galileo Educational Network

    Sharon Friesen, Galileo Educational Network, Canada; Michele Jacobsen, University of Calgary, Canada; Pat Clifford, Galileo Educational Network, Canada

    The Galileo Educational Network is an innovative educational reform initiative that brings learning to learners. Expert teachers work alongside teachers and students in schools to create new images... More

    pp. 851-856

  18. Student Perspectives of Workload Pacing in International Online Graduate Education:A Case Study

    Diane P. Janes, University of British Columbia, Canada

    In 1997 a partnership was created between the Monterrey Institute of Technology (ITESM)'s Virtual University and the University of British Columbia (UBC) resulting in the development of a... More

    pp. 857-858

  19. E-Games: Improvisation through Open Platform Design

    Marie Jasinski, Douglas Mawson Institute of Technology, Australia

    A diverse range of instructional design and facilitation strategies are emerging as alternatives to content-focused courseware designed for self-paced independent learning. Improvisation through... More

    pp. 859-860

  20. Navigating the Information Space of a PC Computer-Based

    James Simmons & Forrest Jeffrey, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States

    This study investigated factors affecting the ability to navigate and find information identified as necessary for the enhancement of situational awareness while using a PC-based Aviation Training ... More

    pp. 861-862