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ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 25, 2007

Editors

Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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Number of papers: 702

  1. New Mobile-based Electronic Grade Management System

    Emad Bataineh & Hend Al Abbar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    M-Grade is a new mobile-based electronic grade system that was designed to replace the traditional paper-based methods of managing grades in the school system within the gulf region. With today's... More

    pp. 3-10

  2. Analysis of the newly adopted “Science and Technology program” for the 4th and 5th level of elementary Education in Turkey

    Recep Cakir & Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This qualitative study analyses on 4th and 5th level of elementary education "science and technology course", which has been prepared in accordance with the new curriculum based on a new approach. ... More

    pp. 11-14

  3. The multivariate nature of agentic instructional design: Self as moral actor

    Katy Campbell, University of Alberta, Canada; Rick Schwier, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Richard Kenny, Athabasca University, Canada

    This paper presents the results of three years of exploratory work culminating in an emerging, descriptive "agentic model of practice" as an interpretive lens on instructional designers' daily... More

    pp. 15-21

  4. Teacher and Computer Self Efficacy in Brazilian Community Schools

    Lorenzo Cantoni, Stefano Tardini, Isabella Rega & Francesca Fanni, University of Lugano, Switzerland

    This paper aims at presenting an ongoing project on the use of ICTs in the in-service training of primary school teachers, working in community schools in the area of Salvador Bahia (State of Bahia... More

    pp. 22-28

  5. Encouraging reflection on pedagogical practices through the use of MOODLE.

    Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    Information technologies are permeating all areas of education and becoming increasingly more accessible to a wider student population. This paper considers a one year pilot study involving 10... More

    pp. 29-36

  6. Establishing Digital Competence Indicators for College and University Students in Taiwan

    Chien-Yun Dai, Chiu-pai Ho & Ming-Ju Hsu, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The purposes of this research study are thus as the followings: 1. Study the international competence guidelines or standards in digital competence; use them as references to establish the first... More

    pp. 37-43

  7. An Initial Survey of Internet Risk Awareness among Japanese College Students

    James Duggan, Dokkyo University, Japan

    In this survey aimed at assessing the overall level of awareness among Japanese college students of security and privacy risks online, a representative sample of students were asked to respond to a... More

    pp. 44-47

  8. Student Views on the Role of Dedicated Notebook Computers in Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment

    Michael Fox, Mount Allison University, Canada; Jim Greenlaw & Murdock MacPherson, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

    This paper presents the reviews of students who took part in a dedicated notebook computer initiative amongst three middle schools in the province of New Brunswick, Canada in 2005-2006. The goal of... More

    pp. 48-56

  9. Integrating the Use of Computers in Elementary Rural Schools

    Herendira Garcia-Tello, ILCE, Mexico

    The intent of the study is to identify the particular needs of rural teachers in terms of computer training and in the adoption of digital tools in their math classes. Fourteen teachers from a... More

    pp. 57-63

  10. Developing a Multimedia Case-based Learning Environment: Teaching Technology Integration to Korean Preservice Teachers

    In Sook Han & Charles Kinzer, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This paper presents the structure and philosophy behind the use of embedded video in an online, multimedia system to teach preservice and inservice teachers how to integrate technology into their... More

    pp. 64-69

  11. Students’ attitudes towards using educational ICT tools at university level forestry studies: PuMe simulator case study

    Sanna Härkönen & Paavo Pelkonen, University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry, Finland; Petteri Vanninen, University of Joensuu, Savonlinna Department of Teacher Education, Finland

    In this article we describe the results of a survey, where the experiences of university level forestry students on using virtual learning tools in forestry education were gathered. The questions... More

    pp. 70-75

  12. Blog as a Meaningful Learning Context: Adult Bloggers as Cyworld Users in Korea

    Gyeong Mi Heo, McGill University, Canada; Romee Lee, University of British Columbia, Canada; Young Park, HaniEdu, United States

    This study explores the potential of blogs as an informal learning space for adults. Data collected from adult users of Cyworld, the most popular blog service in Korea, showed that blogs can be the... More

    pp. 76-81

  13. Exploring Technology Integration in Canadian Faculties of Education: Themes of Barriers and Facilitators

    Valerie Irvine, University of Victoria, Canada

    A number of provincial initiatives have been introduced to incorporate information and communication technology (ICT) education in the K-12 school system. The purpose of this study was to... More

    pp. 82-91

  14. Cláir Bhána Idirghníomhacha’ ( Interactive Whiteboards) – Early findings from an Irish Project

    Miriam Judge, Dublin City University, Ireland

    This paper discusses the early findings from the first Interactive Whiteboard Project in the Irish school system. The project involves eight schools comprising primary schools, post primary schools... More

    pp. 92-99

  15. Teacher Educators Moving from Learning the Office Package to Learning About Digital Natives' Use of ICT

    Mia Karlsson, University of Skovde, Sweden

    This case study reports results from interactive research within the development project CompLETE, a Swedish project granted equivalent to USD 3 million, aimed at enhancing use of ICT in teacher... More

    pp. 100-107

  16. The Carrick Exchange: Not Just Another Repository

    Geraldine Lefoe, University of Wollongong, Australia; Meg O'Reilly, Southern Cross University, Australia; Dominique Parrish & Sue Bennett, University of Wollonong, Australia; Mike Keppell, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong; Cathy Gunn, University of Auckland, New Zealand

    In 2004, the Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education was established by the Australian government to "promote and advance learning and teaching in Australian higher... More

    pp. 108-113

  17. Investigating the Quality of Distance Learning in Media Communication Architecture based on Taiwan Experience

    Chung-Cheng Lin, JyhHorng Wu & Shyi-Ching Lin, National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan

    From the 1990s, the Internet has become a useful and convenient platform. Because of the Internet, the distance between people is closer.With the increasing popularity of videoconferencing around... More

    pp. 114-120

  18. Negotiating Technology for Success: Tales of International Faculty Collaboration

    V McClendon, University of Georgia, United States

    Embracing the expanding use of the Internet and leveraging existing technologies, a four bi-national university partnership exchanged faculty and students, integrating technology and... More

    pp. 121-125

  19. Utilizing Distance Learning Technologies to Deliver Courses in a Segregated Educational Environment

    Abdulrahman Mirza, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    In a society where the intermixing of genders is not allowed within most educational settings, the Master of Health Informatics program at the King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences... More

    pp. 126-129

  20. How can the value of educational technologies in schools be measured?

    Kathryn Moyle, University of Canberra, Australia

    The value of educational technologies in K-12 school education continues to be debated even though these technologies are promoted as one of the major reasons for increased work productivity and... More

    pp. 130-139