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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. E-leadership training for early childhood principals

    Christina Han, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    Principals in early childhood sector play a key role in young children's learning in the new information age. Technologies substantially enhance learning environment for young children in the 21... More

    pp. 2035-2040

  2. Form Follows Function: Why ePortfolios in Higher Education

    Joan Hanor, California State University San Marcos, United States; Jean Haefner, University of Wisconson-Stout, United States

    This session provides attendees with an overview of current research and an in depth analysis of effective strategies for developing electronic portfolios for various purposes. Specific samples for... More

    pp. 2041-2045

  3. A Model for Implementation of Innovations for Teachers

    Joanne Helm & Larry Katz, University of Calgary, Canada

    Abstract: Implementation of innovations for classroom use is a common requirement for educators. An understanding of change theory research and its relationship to implementing innovations is... More

    pp. 2046-2053

  4. Peer Tutoring with iPods in Elementary Schools

    Lisa Kervin, Universoty of Wollongong, Australia; Carroll Hindle, CEO, Australia

    Abstract: This research was undertaken to explore and develop a pedagogical framework to support classroom teachers in using iPods and/or podcasting technologies in their educational settings. The ... More

    pp. 2054-2058

  5. Constructivist and Collaborative Perspectives on Building A Provincial Network in Support of Teaching and Learning Using Videoconferencing in Alberta

    Cathy King & Catherine Macklam, 2Learn Educational Society, Canada

    Alberta's Videoconference Regional Leads Network (VCRLN) is a community of K-12 educators, content and technical experts working together to promote a professional development community and the... More

    pp. 2059-2066

  6. Feedback and achievement of college students under networked peer assessment

    Eric Zhi-Feng Liu, National Central University, Taiwan; Sunny S. J. Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    This study focused on the relationship between the types of thinking skills and types of peer feedback and the relationship between the types of thinking skills and the students' achievement under ... More

    pp. 2067-2070

  7. Sustainability of the effects of a Collaborative Model for Training University Faculty to Infuse Technology into Teacher Education Curriculum

    Nada Mach, Diane Hembacher & John Davis, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    In an attempt to sustain the successful results achieved in the College of Education of a diverse urban university with the support of a Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Teach Technology (PT3)... More

    pp. 2071-2076

  8. The contexts and everyday uses of mobile technologies for first year university students: Implications for learning activity design

    Janet McCracken, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Denise Withers, Research Consultant, Canada; Jane Fee, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    The potential for integrating mobile technologies in higher education is vast, yet complex against the backdrop of endless configurations of choices, applications and approaches confounded by... More

    pp. 2077-2080

  9. Teaching via Podcasting: One year of Experience with Workflows, Tools and Usage in Higher Education

    Karsten Morisse & Michaela Ramm, University of Applied Sciences Osnabrueck, Germany

    Since spring 2006 lecture recordings have intensively been used as a teaching tool at two universities in Osnabrück. In the meantime several courses are provided with lecture recordings -... More

    pp. 2081-2088

  10. Expanding Students’ Participation on the Use of Cellular Phones in Large Class Settings:

    Yaeko Nakanishi, Lumi Tatsuta & Satoshi Wada, Dokkyo University, Japan

    The purposes of the current paper are not only to report on the results of a series of studies on using cellular phones in large class settings to expand an efficient use of cellular phones, but... More

    pp. 2089-2098

  11. How Big is The Classroom? Learn With Mobile Technology Beyond The Classroom

    Khang-Miant Sing, National Institute of Education, Singapore, Singapore

    Text messaging, or Short Message Service (SMS), and Multimedia Messaging, or Multimedia Message Service (MMS) have enjoyed phenomenal success in many Asian countries. The youths are particularly... More

    pp. 2099-2104

  12. An overview of learners’ expectations versus instructors’ expectations on the role of computer technology in promoting self-directed learning in higher educational institutions

    Seok Cheng Teh, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Abstract: The use of computer technology in self-directed learning helps to motivate learners (Smith, Smith, & Boone, 2000; Weems, 2002; Kim, Chang, Lee, Jun, & Kim, 2003; Rodgers & Withrow... More

    pp. 2105-2109

  13. Implementation Of ePortfolio In An Educational Course

    Chien-hsing Wang, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

    This paper addressed the results of implementing ePortfolio assessment with 182 students taking the course on Classroom Management. The findings are as follows: 1) ePortfolio assessment is an... More

    pp. 2110-2115

  14. A Study of the Leadership Role of ICT Coordinators in Primary Schools in Hong Kong and England

    Kit Pui WONG, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

    Among many other factors, a crew of competent staff members is crucial for the successful implementation of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in schools. Unfortunately, this is often ... More

    pp. 2116-2123

  15. A Pilot Study of Computer Science Concept Hand-On Activity in High School

    Long-Yuan Yan, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This article tries to experiment with a new pedagogy of teaching the concept of computer science in high school. This method does not need to use computer; instead, it uses the hand-on activity to ... More

    pp. 2124-2133

  16. Toward Appreciative Engagements with Slideware

    Catherine Adams, University of Alberta, Canada

    PowerPoint presentations make both an effective (informational) and affective (aesthetic) claim upon the student. Aesthetically, teachers using PowerPoint slides may be unwittingly educating a... More

    pp. 2134-2142

  17. Learners and Knowledge: A New Personalization Factors Perspective for Adaptive Computer-based Assessment Systems

    Gabriela Aguilar & Adrianna Gomez, Cinvestav Unidad Monterrey, Mexico; Kenji Kaijiri, Shinshu University, Japan

    This paper introduces a work-in-progress about the development of the Adaptive Computer-based Assessment System called SPEBC (Sistema Personalizado de Evaluación Basada en Computadora). Teachers by... More

    pp. 2143-2148

  18. Methodology and Evaluation of Teaching Computer Programming Laboratory with Social Media

    Yao-Jen Chang & Chiu-Hui Chen, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    Many people have used blogs, but blogs are new to the classroom. In other words, blogs have been seldom applied in-class, although they are good tools as digital journal while the class is not in... More

    pp. 2149-2154

  19. Linking Technology Use with Innovative Teaching and Learning

    Lih-Juan ChanLin, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

    To teach creatively, technology integration should be well planned by incorporating strategies to foster students' learning and thinking creatively. In this study, strategies to support creative... More

    pp. 2155-2160

  20. Assessing Pre-service teachers’ Level of Technology Competencies and Perceptions toward Integrating Technology

    Lewis Chongwony, Ohio University, United States

    This paper investigated pre-service teachers' perceptions toward technology integration. A course entitled Technology Applications in Education was designed to prepare pre-service teachers to... More

    pp. 2161-2169