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ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2005

Editors

Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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Number of papers: 815

  1. Change of practices with the arrival of a new media (internet) : a commented example by the practices of the non professional genealogists in France

    Carole Aube, University of Paris 1, France, France; Fernand Ettori, University of corsican, France, France

    In France, the arrival and the computer development of the new technologies and more particularly the intervention of a new tool as Internet, modified the practices of the genealogists amateurs.... More

    pp. 2-5

  2. Flexible E-Content

    Trevor Doerksen, Alberta Online Consortium, Canada; King Huang, University of Calgary, Canada; Laurie Harrison & Anastasia Cheetham, University of Toronto, Canada

    E-Content and learning objects promise reuse, accessibility, interoperability, scalability, and affordability. Issues such as intellectual property, decontextualization, technological barriers,... More

    pp. 6-13

  3. New Challenge of Information Science Education Based on PBL Using Squeak eToy: ISEC-SeT

    Takeshi Fujioka, Hideyuki Takada & Hajime Kita, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan

    We have designed a problem-based leaning curriculum called ISEC-SeT (Information Science Education Curriculum with Squeak eToy). This is designed for education of information science in high... More

    pp. 14-21

  4. Engaging with E-Learning: Trialling a New Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) in Australia

    Donna Gibbs & Robyn Philip, Macquarie University, Australia

    The Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) is new authoring software designed to support collaborative, activity-driven learning. This paper reports on a pilot study of the implementation of... More

    pp. 22-29

  5. Schools and Heritage: An Online Experience to Foster Situated and Collaborative Learning in Multiple Perspectives

    Cristina Gomes & Bruno Pestana, Escola Superior de Educação Viseu, Portugal; Rafael Machado, Centro de Competência Nónio Viseu, Portugal

    This paper reports a case study carried out within the scope of a National project in Viseu, Portugal. Heritage was the frame to launch challenges to primary schools that could foster learning in... More

    pp. 30-35

  6. Attitude of K12 Students and Teachers for Designing Learning Systems on Field Study Tour to Super-Kamiokande

    Takeharu Ishizuka & Tatsuya Horita, Shizuoka University, Japan; Jun Takahashi, Toyama University, Japan; Hiroyuki Muramatsu, Mie University, Japan; Yusuke Koshio, ICRR, The University of Tokyo, Japan

    It is difficult for students to go to a science research institution at anytime they want like a museum. Even if they could go, there must be a time limit in most cases. Therefore, researcher fs... More

    pp. 36-39

  7. Computer simulation and students' achievement in Taiwan: A meta-analysis

    Yuen-luang Liao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Yu-wen Chen, National Hsinchu Teachers College, Taiwan

    A meta-analysis was performed to synthesize existing research comparing the effects of computer simulation with traditional instruction on students' cognitive achievement. The studies were located ... More

    pp. 40-46

  8. A Study on ICT Literacy of Primary and Secondary Schools in Macao

    Zhang Liming & Fan Chunwai, University of Macao, Macau

    Since 2001 Macao government has been investing and promoting the implementation of ICT in schools. This research was commissioned by the Macao Education and Youth Affairs Bureau at the end of 2002.... More

    pp. 47-51

  9. A Case Study on Using English Language Movies in Teaching English as Foreign Language Experiences

    Yan Liu, School of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Beijing Normal University, China

    This paper presents a case study of teaching English as a foreign language by using English language movies. Emphasis is placed on a specially designed movie course for students of Master of... More

    pp. 52-58

  10. Science Teachers Training within the Frame of the State Information Policy in Education - Outcomes and the First Experience

    Zdena Lustigova, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

    The paper provides a structured overview drawing on the results of the first three years of the large program of State Information Policy (SIP) in Education in the Czech Republic with a special... More

    pp. 59-65

  11. Learner Modeling in iClass

    Martin Muehlenbrock, Stefan Winterstein, Eric Andres & Andreas Meier, DFKI, Germany

    The recently launched European Integrated Project iClass is developing a learning system that takes into account the multi-cultural and multilingual characteristics of its member countries in pre... More

    pp. 66-71

  12. Insiders' Image of an Open University System in India - A Study of Perceptions of the Staff

    Kantayapalem Muraimanohar, Kakatiya University, India

    The present study is an empirical study focuses its attention mainly to examine the image of the administration of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University from the point of view of its inside academic... More

    pp. 72-78

  13. Quality Assurance in Distance Higher Education in India - Some Conceptual Issues

    Reddy Narsi Ch, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, India; Kantayapalem Muralimanohar, Kakatiya University, India

    The present paper examines the concept of Quality Assurance (QA) from different dimensions and makes an attempt to deal with some critical issues related to quality assurance in Distance Higher... More

    pp. 79-85

  14. The changing roles of instructional technology leaders in an era of change

    John Nworie, TRI-C, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the changing roles of the leaders of instructional technology units in higher education based on the findings of a study that investigated the... More

    pp. 86-91

  15. K-12 Educators’ Anxieties and Anticipations about Alberta’s Impending SuperNet

    Krista Poscente, University of Calgary, Canada; Liam Rourke & Terry Anderson, Canadian Institute for Distance Education Research, Athabasca University, Canada

    The purpose of this study was to solicit educators' perceptions of a high speed, broadband network being built in the Canadian province of Alberta, the Alberta SuperNet. We interviewed eight... More

    pp. 92-97

  16. Web Browser for Kids

    Fiorella Rodriguez, University of Lima, Peru

    Abstract: Nowadays the Internet had become a suitable way to encourage learning where the principal actor is the student. However, achieving the educational objectives using this new media is not ... More

    pp. 98-103

  17. Gender Differences in Japanese College Students’ Participation in a Qualitative Study

    Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan

    Seven Japanese college students kept communication logs of their use of video-equipped cellular telephones for a period of one month. Analysis of the content of these logs revealed an unexpected... More

    pp. 104-109

  18. E-learning for Accounting Education in Thailand

    Saowanee Sitchawat, Thammasat University, Thailand

    E-learning is proposed as an alternative or a supplementary method to increase the qualified accounting graduates in Thailand. This study suggests that universities assess their readiness for e... More

    pp. 110-115

  19. Quality Benchmarking for eLearning in European Universities

    Chiara Succi & Lorenzo Cantoni, University of Lugano, Switzerland

    A benchmarking has been conducted in order to assess the quality level of eLearning activities in European universities. Adopting the 24 quality benchmarks proposed by the Institute for Higher... More

    pp. 116-123

  20. The Status of the Document in the Digital Age: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Part 2

    Megan Elias, History Dept., QCC, City University of New York, United States; Lori Anderson-Moseman, English Dept., QCC, City University of New York, United States; Kenneth Golden, Art Dept. QCC, City University of New York, United States; Martin Kutnowski, Music Dept. QCC, City University of New York, United States

    The power and ubiquity of digital technologies has increased surveillance and control through the stockpiling of documentary evidence about individuals. Simultaneously, the easy availability of... More

    pp. 124-127