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ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications



Lorenzo Cantoni; Catherine McLoughlin

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This conference has 19 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 925

  1. The Benefits of Notebooks in Applied Bioinformatics Education

    Dieter W. Lorenz & Jan Kix, University of Bielefeld, Germany

    The Department of Bioinformatics/Medical Informatics at Bielefeld University investigated the benefits of notebooks in computer science education in general and especially in applied Bioinformatics... More

    pp. 102-107

  2. Why and How Education Becomes a Service: An eLearning Architecture Based on Web Services

    Ulrike Lucke & Djamshid Tavangarian, University of Rostock, Germany

    Interoperability of eLearning tools is often reduced to pure document exchange, where HTML and Word are preferred formats. Other static documents can be referenced, but not effectively integrated. ... More

    pp. 108-113

  3. A distributed architecture for internet-based computer-assisted testing

    Romain Martin & Gilbert Busana, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Thibaud Latour & Luc Vandenabeele, CRP Henri Tudor, Luxembourg

    The present work consists in the development of a modular, distributed architecture for internet-based computer assisted testing. Although the presented framework is flexible enough to be used as a... More

    pp. 114-116

  4. The Management of Chrono-Referenced Events in Virtual Communities

    Andrea Molinari & Luigi Colazzo, Dept. Computer management sciences, Italy

    While e-learning systems have generally been associated with distance learning, they can also be applied in the traditional learning environment of an academic institution. In this case the e... More

    pp. 117-124

  5. Building Distributed Educational Applications using Peer-To-Peer

    Tomasz Muldner & Gregory Leighton, Acadia University, Canada

    Distributed educational applications have become very popular and are being used to support cooperative and collaborative activities. This paper shows that a new model for distributed computing,... More

    pp. 125-133

  6. Using RDF for Logging Learner Activities and Merging Multiple Logs into One RDF Repository

    Takahiro Noda, Tsuyoshi Fujimoto & Hideo Suzuki, NTT Cyber Solutions Laboratories, Japan

    We propose using RDF for keeping logs. As Web-based learning-support systems become popular, a large amount of log data is being stored. Such log data can bring benefits for both learners and... More

    pp. 134-137

  7. Implementing Rights Management in Learning Environments

    Robby Robson, Eduworks Coproration, United States; Chris Barlas, Rightscom, United Kingdom; James Dalziel, Macquarie E-Learning Centre of Excellence, Australia; Harry Piccariello, ContentGuard, Inc., United States; James Simon, Sun Microsystems (representing an EU project), United States

    Managing the rights associated with digital learning content is a legal, societal and technological challenge. This panel focuses on the technological aspects. Two panelists will briefly... More

    pp. 138-139

  8. Should Learning Management Systems be considered harmful? The vanishing dream of an open cultural exchange.

    Marco Ronchetti, Università di Trento, Italy

    Support to e-learning activities has undergone a transition from simple web-based solutions to complete and integrated Learning Management Systems. Such transformation had an important, maybe... More

    pp. 140-145

  9. Enhancing Interactivity in Face-to-Face Lecture by Using Board Mediated Communication

    Kouki Sato & Kanji Akahori, Dept. of Human System Science, Graduate School of Decision Sciences and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This study is concerned about how teachers can enhance interactivity during face-to-face lectures. Toward this objective, the authors have developed a teaching tool which allows learners to send... More

    pp. 146-153

  10. Mobile Devices in Interactive Lectures

    Nicolai Scheele, Christian Seitz & Wolfgang Effelsberg, University of Mannheim - Department of Computer Science IV, Germany; Anja Wessels, University of Mannheim - Department of Education II, Germany

    In this article we investigate and compare the usefulness of different mobile, wireless devices for use in interactive classroom sessions. Conventional lectures, especially in large lecture halls, ... More

    pp. 154-161

  11. Designing Effective Stories for Educational Games.

    Robert Seagram & Alan Amory, University of Natal, Durban, South Africa, South Africa

    A situated learning environment exploring important diseases in the African context was designed. Designers worked closely with the Game Achievement model (GAM), designed to marry educational... More

    pp. 162-167

  12. Infrastructure of Scientific eLearning Managment Services

    John B. Stav, Sor-Trondelag University College, Faculty of Technology, Norway; Hariklia Tsalapatas & Christos Kalantzis, University of Thessaly, Greece; Trond M. Thorseth, Sor-Trondelag University College, Faculty of Technology, Norway

    The Minerva founded NS-eCMS project is currently developing open web-based content management, communication, and collaboration services that addresses the special requirements for distance... More

    pp. 168-174

  13. Collaboratively Evaluating and Deploying Smart Technology in Classrooms (The McMaster University Model)

    David Kidney & Barton Strong, McMaster University, Canada

    This paper will outline the process and outcomes of a pedagogical, needs based approach to evaluating and deploying new technology in renovated classrooms at McMaster University. The presentation... More

    pp. 175-179

  14. Innovative learning and teaching scenarios in Virtual Campus

    Roberto Tedesco & Mirko Cesarini, Politecnico di Milano - DEI, Italy; Sam Guinea, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Licia Sbattella, Politecnico di Milano -DEI, Italy

    Virtual Campus is a platform integrating authoring, fruition and validation modules, where flexibility and personalization of the whole system are main goals. To ease the authoring activities,... More

    pp. 180-187

  15. Mobile ELDIT: Transition from an e-Learning to an m-Learning System

    Anna Trifonova, University of Trento, Italy; Judith Knapp, European Academy of Bolzano, Italy; Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy

    The paper presents 'Mobile ELDIT' (m-ELDIT), a system under development which goal is to offer access from PDAs to the learning materials of ELDIT - an adaptable language learning platform. The... More

    pp. 188-193

  16. Innovation in Higher Education; Demand-driven or Market-pushed

    A.H.W. (Piet) van der Zanden & Wim Veen, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

    ICT based changes in education have often been related to existing educational theories. However, these theories could not take into account the enormous impact of ICT developments in education and... More

    pp. 194-201

  17. Towards a Global Architecture for Learning Objects: A Comparative Analysis of Learning Object Content Models

    Katrien Verbert & Erik Duval, K.U.Leuven, Belgium

    Abstract: This paper investigates basic research issues that need to be addressed in order to reuse learning objects in a flexible way. We review a number of learning object content models that... More

    pp. 202-208

  18. Improving Security in Mobile E-Learning

    Edgar Weippl, University of Vienna, Austria

    In this paper we present the foundations of security in mobile e-learning by first looking at the various scenarios in which mobile devices can be used and what the specific security requirements... More

    pp. 209-216

  19. Ontological Driven Learning Agreements

    Gary Wills, Intelligence, Agent, Multimedia Group, School of Electronics and Computer Science, University Of Southampton, United Kingdom; Arouna Woukeu, Christopher Bailey, ALS Ong, Grainne Conole & Wendy Hall, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Simon Grange, Royal College of Surgeons of England, United Kingdom; Les Carr, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    The Virtual Orthopaedic University (VOU) provides an infrastructure for clinicians to manage the administrative, research and educational workload of the university within the digital domain. Using... More

    pp. 217-222

  20. Mobile learning framework: a cross-reference of m-commerce experience

    Yiu-Hing Wong & Josephine Csete, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Mobile technologies have been evolving at super-sonic speed over the past decade. New initiatives in mobile learning will continue in the future. There is an urgency to establish an m-learning... More

    pp. 223-230