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

Jun 27, 2005


Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 815

  1. Non-course-based On-line Physics Discussion Forum

    Fu-Kwun Hwang, Dept. of Physics, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Recently, non-course-based on-line discussion has captured many researchers' attention. It is believed that this kind of discussion will become a new trend in the educational practice. We will... More

    pp. 234-240

  2. Literacy & Technology Infusion: Multimedia Projects for Teachers and Students

    Jennifer Jilks-Racine, OCDSB, Canada

    This paper was written to examine the use of multimedia digital display carts in Elementary schools and to explore exemplary projects designed to incorporate it into a school setting. In October... More

    pp. 241-246

  3. Authentic Doing – Using Digital Video to Produce & Publish Oral Histories on the Web

    Howard Levin, The Urban School, United States

    Modern digital production and editing tools now make it possible for students to contribute with meaningful and immediately useful research previously reserved to professionals. This paper will... More

    pp. 247-250

  4. Measuring the Effectiveness of Multimedia in Promoting Student Mastery of the Periodic Table

    Ralph Locklin, Andy Wiesner, Patrick Ray & Paul Howell, Penn State University, United States

    This paper describes a continuing study into the effect of multimedia resources on student mastery of the Periodic Table, and related phenomena. The multimedia include a hard-copy textbook (Howell,... More

    pp. 251-256

  5. Connecting Students with the Real World, Virtually

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

    Abstract: The paper presents a case study of an insurance course developed within the theoretic framework of experiential learning. Students enrolled in this course selected real companies as... More

    pp. 257-259

  6. Principal factors of an audio reading delivery mechanism: Evaluating educational use of the iPod

    Michael Miller & Michael Piller, National Defense University, United States

    Audio readings were introduced into two courses (ten offerings) using Apple Computer's iPod audio player for delivery. A total of 20 audio files were created to use in the courses. Results... More

    pp. 260-267

  7. Instructional Design Workshop based on Needs Analysis at University of South Pacific

    Junko Nemoto, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan; Valentine Hazelman, University of South Pacific, Fiji; Katsuaki Suzuki, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

    Instructional design workshop was conducted for staffs at Distance and Flexible learning support center of The University of the South Pacific. Interviews were conducted to analyze the current... More

    pp. 268-275

  8. Outdoor education by location-awareness using RFID and two-dimensional symbology tags

    Noritaka Osawa, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Katsuji Noda, Satoru Tsukagoshi, Yutaka Noma & Akikazu Ando, Chiba University, Japan; Tomoharu Shibuya & Kimio Kondo, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    We developed a support system for outdoor learning using exploratory observation. We conducted an experiment using the system in a course for practical studies of nature observation, and then... More

    pp. 276-283

  9. Computer-Mediated Communication and the Italian News: an Integrated Approach to Foreign Language Learning

    Mariolina Pais Marden, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper describes a project which integrated email communication between native speakers (NS) and non-native speakers (NNS) and the Italian daily broadcast telegiornale (tg) in the context of... More

    pp. 284-288

  10. Best practices in elearning project management

    Bev Pasian, Bodec Corp, Canada; Gary Woodill, Operitel Inc., Canada

    Managing elearning projects is becoming more sophisticated and a competency for managing e-learning projects is developing within the elearning community known as elearning Project Management (ePM)... More

    pp. 289-291

  11. Yearbook: A Dynamic Multimedia Project

    Daisy Sang, Cal Poly Pomona, United States; Chang-Shyh Peng, California Lutheran University, United States

    The use of multimedia for commercial purposes is popular nowadays. Each application includes a wealthy collection of audio and video components. The sources of those audio and video components... More

    pp. 292-297

  12. The Integration of Technology within a Mainstream Undergraduate Healthcare e-Curriculum

    Nancy Posel, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Canada; David Fleiszer, McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Canada

    The McGill Molson Medical Informatics project, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, has developed an interactive an e-curriculum for the undergraduate medical students. The major components of... More

    pp. 298-301

  13. What makes e-learning work? A selective review of successful new media innovations

    Andrew Ravenscroft, Learning Technology Research Institute, United Kingdom

    The implementation and integration of e-learning applications and approaches is now widespread in all sectors of education in many countries of the world. The UK Joint Information Systems Committee... More

    pp. 302-309

  14. The Use of Multimedia in Teaching the Taxonomy of Materials: An Introduction to the River of Paradise.

    Patrick Ray, Mike Fleck, Ralph Locklin, Andy Wiesner & Paul Howell, Penn State University, United States

    This proposal is focused on the use of multimedia: the printed word, Flash movies, video clips and an on-line quizzing tool: Perception, in the teaching and assessment of a novel classification... More

    pp. 310-315

  15. Ecodesign - an Online University Course for Sustainable Product Design

    Markus Rester & Margit Pohl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    The Ecodesign e-learning course conveys knowledge about ecological product design. The following paper describes the Ecodesign e-learning system, its aims and its pedagogical foundation. Two... More

    pp. 316-323

  16. Multidisciplinary Network-Based Mobile Education (NBME) and Teaching–Studying–Learning (TSL) processes: The MOMENTS Integrated Metamodel

    Heli Ruokamo, University of Lapland, Finland; Seppo Tella, University of Helsinki, Finland

    One of the principal pedagogical insights of recent years has been the recognition of the teaching–studying–learning (TSL) process, whose three components are equally pivotal and essential to... More

    pp. 324-329

  17. Rock Art in Arkansas: Preserving & Sharing Cultural Legacies Through E-Environments

    George Sabo & Ann Shortridge, University of Arkanas, Fayetteville, United States

    Abstract: Arkansas possesses one of the richest concentrations of American Indian rock art in eastern North America, however little information about this unique, irreplaceable cultural heritage... More

    pp. 330-331

  18. Breaking Barriers: An Educational Project for Preschool Using Internet

    Luz Santos-Quintero, Veronica González-Robles & Edmar Mota-García, Departamento de Tecnología Educativa, Mexico

    This paper presents the first successfully applied educational and collaborative project on the preschool level in the history of the Red Escolar program in the Mexican public educative system. ... More

    pp. 332-340

  19. The Gameboy-[R]evolution - ppc@school

    Wolfgang Seper, Primary School of the of the Educational Academy of the Archdiocese of Vienna, Austria

    Under this title we started last schoolyear a revolutionary evaluation- and research-project: A whole class of a primary-school was provided with state of the art Pocket-PCs. This could be a way to... More

    pp. 341-346

  20. Assessing Computer Literacy Using a Learning Management System

    Donald Sheridan, University of Auckland Business School, New Zealand

    This is a case study that describes the use of two delivery platforms for on-line diagnostic assessment of computer literacy and the protocol used to assist an Information Systems department in... More

    pp. 347-350