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

Jun 25, 2007


Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 702

  1. Using Animations, Back Story, and Avatar-based On-line Games to teach Mandarin Chinese to undergraduates

    Li-li Teng & Robert Hannafin, Universtiy of Connecticut, United States

    We set about to facilitate the learning of Mandarin Chinese (basic phrases and simple sentences for using common directions) among US college students in an interactive online environment. We... More

    pp. 4381-4385

  2. DrStat. An Introductory Statistics Course on the Internet.

    Kees Veer, van der & Annemarie Elfrinkhof, van, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Abstract: DrStat is a web-based Statistics course for Bachelor students in the Social and Behavioural Sciences. DrStat consists of 24 contemporarily designed interactive modules that can be studied... More

    pp. 4386-4388

  3. Automatically Generated Lessons and Practices of the Knowledge of Chinese Characters and Words

    Hsueh-Cheng Wang, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Hwawei Ko, National Central University, Taiwan; MingLei Chen, Natinal Central University, Taiwan

    To assist students to learn semantic and phonetic components of Chinese characters, valid Chinese words, and their usages in context, this study provides automatically generated practices and... More

    pp. 4389-4397

  4. Development and Execution of Program to Display Data of Students on Web Browser in Personal Computer Classroom

    Yoshito Yamamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Hiroshi Ichikawa, School of Business Administration Sanno College, Japan

    In our university, it is quite normal for over 100 students to be attending classes in computer classrooms. Students normally can sit randomly but most of them use their Unix server Ids to access... More

    pp. 4398-4405

  5. (Re)organizing reading teacher professional development course content

    Timothy Yuen, Edmund Danyal, Letitia Liamero, Arnold Cano & Carlos Tovar, The Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts, United States

    This paper discusses the process of upgrading CD-based reading teacher professional development courses to an entirely Internet-based system. This process included using a content management... More

    pp. 4406-4414

  6. Moodog: Tracking students' Online Learning Activities

    Hangjin Zhang, Kevin Almeroth, Allan Knight, Monica Bulger & Richard Mayer, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

    Many universities are currently using a Course Management System (CMS) to organize course materials and conduct online learning activities. However, most commercial or open source CMS software does... More

    pp. 4415-4422

  7. Arabic Text-To-Speech Synthesis: A Preliminary Evaluation

    Areej Al-Wabil, Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design, City University, London, United Kingdom; Hend Al-Khalifa, Southampton University, United Kingdom; Wafa Al-Saleh, College of Education, Saudi Arabia

    Text-To-Speech synthesis is used in software applications that enable access to text for visually-impaired and individuals with specific learning difficulties. In order to successfully incorporate ... More

    pp. 4423-4430

  8. Zones of Privacy: a prototype information-sharing database based on Moor's theory of privacy

    Mark Balnaves & Joseph Luca, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    This paper reports on the creation of a database to share information about children at risk without compromising their right to privacy when stored on government and non-government agency... More

    pp. 4431-4435

  9. An Investigation of the Potential for Accessible Vodcasting

    Stavroula Gkatzidou, Elaine Pearson & Christopher Bailey, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    The use of educational vodcasting in terms of accessibility is an area that is largely unexplored. This paper investigates the potential for learning objects delivered as vodcasts (videos... More

    pp. 4436-4443

  10. Beyond Wikipedia

    Hermann Maurer & Christian Safran, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Wikipedia and Google are probably the two most powerful 'portals' for information on the Web today. Google is 'just' a search engine very well tuned: it indexes a vast number of documents and does ... More

    pp. 4444-4450

  11. Plagiarism - A Problem And How To Fight It

    Hermann Maurer & Bilal Zaka, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    The continued growth of information on the WWW and in databases is making plagiarism by copying, possibly followed by some modification, more and more tempting. Educational institutions are... More

    pp. 4451-4458

  12. How to Improve Visualization of Information within Web-Sites?

    Oliver Quast & Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany

    The complexity in terms of visualizing added information in web-sites is influencing the reading quality for the learner and, thereby, affects the whole learning process. In the contribution, we... More

    pp. 4459-4465

  13. Enhancing Low Level EFL Undergraduates’ Composition by Using an Online Collaborative Web Serious Game: Moses with Blogs

    Chiann-Ru Song, Department of Communication & Institute of Telcommunications, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    The MOSES web serious game is used as a spring board for student's ideas and as a content base for their Blogs. The Blogs function as an online collaboration peer review environment. A seven-week... More

    pp. 4466-4474

  14. Using Closed Captions for Accessibility and Full-text Video Search

    Terry Thompson, DO-IT, University of Washington, United States

    The growing use of web-based video in education is not without its problems. One of these problems is that the audio portions of video presentations are inaccessible to individuals who are deaf or ... More

    pp. 4475-4478

  15. A Research Agenda for Transforming Pedagogy and Enhancing Inclusive Learning through Synchronised Multimedia Captioned Using Speech Recognition

    Mike Wald, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    Many exciting opportunities for learning occur in environments where communication occurs spontaneously in real-time through speech, gestures, writing, drawing or actions. Some students can find it... More

    pp. 4479-4485

  16. Development of Automatic 36cm Telescope for Web-Based Astronomical Education

    Heesoo Kim, Jong-Woo Yang & Sang-Tae Park, Kongju National University, Korea (South)

    The automatic 36cm telescope system for Web Based astronomical education was developed. The telescope used in this study is 14" Meade LX200 GPS. The mechanical part of this automatic telescope... More

    pp. 4486-4492

  17. Development of Microprocessor-Based Laboratory Platform for Remote Access Experiment Environment

    Sikyung Kim, Kongju National University, Korea (South); Heeman Lee, Seowon University, Korea (South)

    The microcomputer based laboratory learning environment used as the main component with the internet based remote access platform is an example of an environment that provides new opportunities to ... More

    pp. 4493-4499

  18. Automated Metadata Extraction for Personal Publishing in Kepler

    Kurt Maly & Mohammad Zubair, Old Dominion University, United States

    In this paper, we report on our experience with the creation of an automated, human-assisted process to extract metadata from documents in a personal publishing tool of Kepler. Kepler has been... More

    pp. 4500-4504

  19. Random Assigned Collaborative Working In A Distance Education Course: Experience And Recommendations Of Students

    Ismail Yildiz, Türkan Karakus, Engin Kursun, Erman Uzun & Hasan Karaaslan, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study aims that to reveal reflections and recommendations of students for collaborative working for a distance education course which was given blended. In a 6 week summer course, 105 students... More

    pp. 4505-4510

  20. Dealing with Dilemmas – Reconsidering Issues Related to Selecting Course Management Systems

    Dai Zhang, Concordia University, Canada

    In this paper, we reflect on the lessons learned from a real decision-making process for a CMS adoption taking place in a Canadian College. To address the dilemma of selecting an appropriate CMS,... More

    pp. 4511-4517