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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. Are You Being Served? Students’ E-learning Needs – A Survey

    Katie Goeman, Johan van Braak & Eric De Vos, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

    The introduction and implementation of e-learning in Belgian university education is a hot topic. In this paper we present the main results of a study concerning students' learning needs. Our... More

    pp. 630-631

  2. Technology Drives Learning - Learning Never Ends

    Fern Snart, Mike Carbonaro & Cheryel Goodale, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper describes an innovative study that collected data through personal interviews from one-hundred members of a faculty of education to investigate the barriers and enablers to using... More

    pp. 632-640

  3. Using Threaded Discussions As A Discourse Support

    Gregory Gray, Irvine High School, United States

    Students construct meaning from text through conversation and social interaction. The aim of this research was to examine how the use of an online, threaded discussion, as a discourse support, can ... More

    pp. 641-642

  4. Orienting Students to Distance Learning: Strategies for Success

    Ellen Gregg, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Since 1995, the University of Northern Colorado has offered a graduate degree program in speech-language pathology delivered through distance technologies. This session will describe the... More

    pp. 643-644

  5. Video Support for Multimedia Knowledge Information Systems

    Barbara Grille, FORWISS - Bavarian Research Center, Germany

    Companies are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of knowledge for their success. Knowledge is being seen as a valuable asset which should be kept and distributed in the company. The... More

    pp. 645-646

  6. Using a Metro Map Metaphor for organizing Web-based learning resources

    Per Steen Hansen, The Aarhus School of Business, Denmark; Kaj Gronbak, University of Aarhus, Denmark; Tove Bang, The Aarhus School of Business, Denmark

    This paper briefly describes the WebNize system and how it applies a Metro Map metaphor for organizing guided tours in Web based resources. Then experiences in using the Metro Map based tours in a ... More

    pp. 647-652

  7. Collaborative Problem Solving in the Online Environment: A Case Study of a Web-based Undergraduate Business Course

    Sharon Guan, DePaul University, United States; Peter Mikolaj, Indiana State University, United States

    In building an online course or transforming a traditional course for online delivery, the most critical element is not the selection of appropriate media but the selection of the most effective... More

    pp. 653-658

  8. Cooperative learning & working in a virtual environment: a case study

    Montse Guitert, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    This paper focuses on examining the various kinds of pedagogical, organisational or technical elements and constraints of successful application of collaborative learning in distance education. Our... More

    pp. 659-661

  9. Performance of Remote Anatomy and Surgical Training Applications Under Varied Network Conditions

    Amol Shah, Dale Harris & David Gutierrez, Stanford University, United States

    SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Multimedia and Information Technologies) is currently developing hypermedia applications for remote anatomy and surgical training. These applications include... More

    pp. 662-667

  10. Virtual Tutor

    Christian Gütl, Institute for Information Processing and Computer Supported New Media, Austria; Maja Pivec, Information Design, Technikum Joanneum, Austria

    In the paper we discuss the application of an expert system as an interactive multimedia knowledge module with explanation features, named Virtual Tutor (VT). The evaluation results and redrawn... More

    pp. 668-672

  11. Designing Multimedia Presentations for the Learning Content

    Sissel Guttormsen Schär, Institute of Hygiene and Applied Physiology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

    This paper argues for changing design priorities in multimedia based e-learning design. Current multimedia research is media oriented, questioning which media to select for presenting information... More

    pp. 673-674

  12. Cognitive user profiles for adapting multimedia interfaces

    Halima Habieb-Mammar, Franck Tarpin-Bernard, ICTT, France

    An user does not achieve optimum performances if he uses pre-defined interfaces that misfit with his cognitive abilities. Our goal is to build cognitive profiles of users and adaptation techniques ... More

    pp. 675-676

  13. Supporting Online Video-based Correction for Language Learning through Markup-based Video Editing

    Yoshiaki Hada, Tokushima University, Japan

    This paper focuses on an online video-based correction system for language learning. The prototype system using the proposed model supports learning between a native English teacher and a non... More

    pp. 677-682

  14. Keeping it Simple: The Case for E-Mail

    Gila Haimovic, Open University of Israel, Israel

    The Open University of Israel (OUI) is a distance education institution which offers over 250 computer-mediated-courses through the Internet. All OUI students must pass an English reading... More

    pp. 683-687

  15. Museum Education in an Age of Wireless Communication

    Michael Haley Goldman, Teachers College, Colubia University, United States; Danielle E. Kaplan, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes the beginning designs for a museum education expansion project. Museums have not only been at the forefront of protecting artifacts, they have been educational... More

    pp. 688-689

  16. Recognizing and Closing New Technological Divisions: A Case Study

    Grey Hall, East Carolina University, United States; Renee Gilpin, Newport Elementary School, United States

    A "new digital divide" is developing in our society and it affects the same students the old divide did, i.e., minorities and low-socioeconomic families. This case study defines the new divide and... More

    p. 690

  17. Evaluating Online Instruction: Adapting a Training Model to E-Learning in Higher Education

    Chris Essex & Karen Hallett, Indiana University, United States

    In this paper, we present our model for the evaluation of postsecondary online distance education courses and programs. To better address the unique nature and audience for these courses and... More

    pp. 691-697

  18. sTeam- Providing Primary Media Functions for Web-Based Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning

    Thorsten Hampel, Heinz Nixdorf Institut, Germany

    The WWW has developed as the de facto standard for computer based learning. As a server-centered approach it confines readers and learners to passive non-sequential reading. Authoring and web... More

    pp. 698-703

  19. Using Scripting to Increase the Impact of Highly Interactive Learning Objects

    Frank Hanisch, WSI/GRIS University of Tübingen, Germany

    This brief contribution describes how to employ a scripting interface for proper embedding of highly interactive learning objects (Java Applets) into Web-based courseware. We start with a short... More

    pp. 704-705

  20. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating a Blended Delivery Model, Using Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Instruction

    Kevin Campbell & Elizabeth Hanlis, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper is a report on the findings obtained from evaluating the planning and implementation of an online symposium addressing the issues of continuing professional development. The symposium... More

    pp. 706-708