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ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 22, 2009

Editors

George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

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Number of papers: 18

  1. Virtual Campus in the Context of an Educational Virtual City: a Case Study

    Mikhail Fominykh & Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland, Program for learning with ICT, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; Mikhail Morozov & Alexey Gerasimov, Multimedia Systems Laboratory, Mari State Technical University, Russian Federation

    In this paper we focus on virtual campuses, i.e. virtual worlds representing real educational institutions that are based on the metaphor of a university and provide users with different learning... More

    pp. 559-568

  2. A Student’s Guide to Virtual Worlds

    Reneta Lansiquot & Meleny Perez, New York City College of Technology, United States

    Recent topics in education have focused on using virtual worlds to enhance learning. However, the use of this technology needs to be assessed for effectiveness to justify its place in blended... More

    pp. 644-646

  3. The Relationship of a Motivational Instructional Design to Learning Effort and Outcomes in an Asynchronous Computer-Based Learning Program

    Jane Kirkpatrick & James Lehman, Purdue University, United States

    Technology has long been embraced by nursing faculty who seek to create authentic learning experiences prior to actual hands-on experience in a clinical setting. The aim of this study was to... More

    pp. 762-769

  4. Attitudes of Indigenous Peoples toward Distance Learning in the South Pacific: An Empirical Study

    Robert Hogan, School of Education, University of the South Pacific, Fiji

    This research studied student satisfaction with the distance-learning program of X University, one of only two regional universities in the world. The University supports 12 Pacific Island... More

    pp. 1064-1072

  5. A Method to Improve Learning Analysing Communication in Team Working

    Miren Bermejo, Ana Sanchez, Julian Gutierrez & Tomas A. Perez, Department of Computer Languajes and Systems, University of the Basque Country, Spain

    In recent years learning how to work in teams has become a common subject in higher education. Communication between student team members can be monitored using a bulletin board system, and hence, ... More

    pp. 1658-1667

  6. Best pedagogical practices with ICT in Chilean classrooms

    Jaime Sanchez, Alvaro Salinas, Orietta Purcell & Lorena Perez, University of Chile, Chile

    We present a study that systematizes pedagogical criteria and provides evidence of best pedagogical practices using ICT based on an analysis of the available information on in-class, pedagogical... More

    pp. 2031-2040

  7. The Impact of Split-Attention Effect on Dual-Screen Learning Environment for Programming Language Instruction

    Yuan-Hou Chang & Ting-Wen Chang, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan; Jenq-Muh Hsu, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chiayi University, Taiwan; Pao-Ta Yu, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    The main purpose of this study is to investigate that a new multimedia learning environment constructed with dual-screen projections would improve the teaching and learning in a computer classroom.... More

    pp. 2110-2115

  8. Second Life Machinima: Creating new opportunities for curriculum and instruction

    Nona Muldoon & Jennifer Kofoed, Central Queensland University, Australia

    Abstract:The research reported in this paper is part of an ongoing investigation into the design of technology-enhanced learning environment that draws from approaches embodied in situated learning... More

    pp. 2243-2252

  9. Telecollaboration, a mean to foster teacher professional development

    Bruno Poellhuber & Catherine Allen, Université de Montreal, Canada

    In CEFRIO’s CEGEP network project, telecollaboration (computer-mediated collaboration) was used to pair up teachers working in similar endangered technical programs in remote colleges to design... More

    pp. 2358-2360

  10. A Mediation Effect of Computer-mediated Communication on EFL Writing

    Su-yi Huang, Lung Hwa University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Yuying Chang, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    Abstract: Text-based synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC) contains real-time linguistic interactions that can serve the purpose of language learning for English-as-a-foreign-language ... More

    pp. 2588-2597

  11. Simplifying Animation to Encourage Preservice Teachers’ Science Learning and Teaching Using “Slowmation”

    Garry Hoban, David McDonald & Brian Ferry, University of Wollongong, Australia; Sharon Hoban, Tarawanna Public School, Australia

    Preservice elementary teachers often lack science knowledge which reduces their confidence to teach science in schools. “Slowmation” (abbreviated from “Slow Animation”) is a simplified form of stop... More

    pp. 2838-2847

  12. Visualization of Real-World Data: Supporting Insurance brokers in the Process of Information Visualization

    Patricia Gouws & Ruth De Villiers, UNISA, South Africa

    This study considers the development and use of RoutePlanner, which is a model for the visualization process to transform raw data in a data warehouse into required insight, specifically in the... More

    pp. 3264-3269

  13. Building academic staff capacity for using eSimulations in

    Dale Holt, Deakin University, Australia

    The poster presentation will outline a major nationally funded project on developing institutional capacities in designing, implementing and evaluating e-simulations for professional learning in... More

    pp. 3613-3618

  14. Wikibooks and Wikibookians: Loosely-Coupled Community or the Future of the Textbook Industry?

    Meng-Fen Grace Lin, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States; Suthiporn Sajjapanroj & Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University, United States

    This is the second of a two-part study of the Wikibookian community. Our initial study explored the basic demographics, purpose and goals, ownership, collaborative work experiences, successes and... More

    pp. 3689-3697

  15. An Examination of Individual Differences in a Narrative Centered Learning Environment

    Lucy Shores, John Nietfeld, Kristin Hoffmann & Scott McQuiggan, North Carolina State University, United States

    In this study we examined key individual differences variables within a narrative centered learning environment (NLE) called CRYSTAL ISLAND. CRYSTAL ISLAND features a science mystery set on a... More

    pp. 3782-3788

  16. Enriching student HIV stories by the use of technology

    Marcus Duveskog & Erkki Sutinen, University of joensuu, Finland

    Secondary school students in Tanzania were involved in the development of a digital platform for HIV education and counseling. A major reason for the failure of most HIV and AIDS campaigns in Sub... More

    pp. 3885-3892

  17. Tool for Collective Analysis of Visual Scenes in Moving Activities

    Ikuko Gyobu, Ochanomizu University, Japan; Masashi Toda, Future University-Hakodate, Japan; Tomohiro Uemura, Tama Art University, Japan; Yuta Kudo, Future University-Hakodate, Japan

    In this study, we designed an observation tool for Collective Analysis of Visual Scenes in moving activities (CAVS). In video-recording educational practices, the observer often notices a “critical... More

    pp. 4013-4018

  18. Video-sharing Websites and Psychiatry Medical Education

    Dennis McNeilly, University of Nebraska Medical Center, United States

    This brief paper describes the application of video and vlog entries from video-sharing websites, such as YouTube, to psychiatry medical education. Because video can demonstrate and exemplifies... More

    pp. 4229-4232