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ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 29, 2010


Jan Herrington; Craig Montgomerie

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Number of papers: 609

  1. Social Annotation: Emergent Text Signals through Self-Organization

    Andrew Chiarella, Athabasca University, Canada; Susanne Lajoie, McGill University, Canada

    In this paper we discuss a type of social software that might be called social annotation. Such software enables individuals to add annotations – underlines and highlights, for example – while... More

    pp. 1456-1462

  2. Designing, Developing and implementing an educational social networking environment.

    Martine Chomienne, Cegep@distance, Canada; Françoise Marceau & Mourad Chirchi, Cégep@distance, Canada; Bruno Poellhuber, Université de Montréal, Canada

    The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the potential of a new social networking learning environment designed to increase retention rates at a self-paced distance education institution... More

    pp. 1463-1467

  3. Student Teaching and Second Life: Using Second Life to Connect Distributed Interns

    Randall Dunn, Amanda Szapkiw & David Holder, Liberty University, United States

    Virtual world technologies such as Second Life and There has generated much interest concerning its potential in the areas of learning communities, social connectedness among “classmates” and even... More

    p. 1468

  4. Project-Based Learning and its Implementation in the Discipline of Engineering Science

    Daniel Ference & Nancy Grant, Community College of Allegheny County - South Campus, United States

    Abstract: Project-based learning was implemented in our engineering science course, specifically, our advanced parametric modeling engineering course. Project-based learning is an effective... More

    pp. 1469-1473

  5. Understanding Networked Collective Professional Learning as a Fitness Landscape

    Lachlan Forsyth, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia

    Despite the increasing prominence of web-based networks and online communities in teacher professional learning and educational reform, studies rarely describe or analyse (let alone theorise)... More

    pp. 1474-1483

  6. Creating Collaborative Learning Environments

    Rita Gravina, Edwin Burnett & Helena Pereira-Raso, The Bishop Strachan School, Canada

    Collaboration is an important aspect in real life learning today. We need to provide students with a skill-set to be successful on many levels within their learning. All learners are currently in ... More

    pp. 1484-1488

  7. The Impact of Smaller and Larger Group Conferences on Student Achievement in an Online Graduate Course

    Stafford Griffith, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

    This paper reports on a study undertaken with 24 students enrolled in a graduate course taught online as part of a Master of Education degree programme. It utilises a counterbalanced design to... More

    pp. 1489-1494

  8. Sustaining leadership capability via media technologies: Towards social network perspective

    Christina Han, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    This study examines the effectiveness of using online social media technologies to advance collaborative coaching for novice and incumbent principals’ leadership capability. It is proposed that... More

    pp. 1495-1501

  9. From Teaching to Interaction: A Tale of Two Learning Communities

    Robert Horgan & Jane Chin, Queen's University, Canada

    Online learning communities provide a number of benefits to students and instructors in higher education. This paper explores the shared experience of two instructors who created online communities... More

    pp. 1502-1507

  10. Formative Evaluation via Technology-Mediated Peer Assessment

    Chun Hu, Wai Yat Wong, Vilma Fyfe & Heman Chan, University of Sydney, Australia

    This paper reports an experience of pre-service teachers using formative evaluation in the design and development of a web-based learning resource (a course assignment). Before the final... More

    pp. 1508-1513

  11. Factors Disturbing Online Discussion in a System that Supports Simulation for Professional Skills Education

    Daisuke Kaneko, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan; Ayumu Arakawa, Musashino Art University, Japan; Ikuo Sugawara, Nagoya University, Japan

    Simulation is an effective method used in classroom settings to teach professional skills. Feedback from others and self-reflection are useful, as is online interaction. The authors developed a... More

    pp. 1514-1519

  12. The Design of a Web-based Peer Assessment Support Model

    Lan Li, Bowling Green State University, United States; Xiongyi Liu, Cleveland State University, United States

    This proposal reports a web-based system that can be used to prepare students for critical assessment and facilitate peer review. Despite their wide use in education, paper-based peer assessment... More

    pp. 1520-1524

  13. Adult Learners' Motivations in the Use of Wikis: Wikipedia, Higher Education, and Corporate Settings

    Chun-Yi Lin, Indiana University Bloomington, United States; Hyunkyung Lee, Yonsei University, Korea (South)

    This paper reviews the motivations of adult wikis users in three settings - Wikipedia, higher education classrooms, and work environments. Given the attention to the success of the Wikipedia... More

    pp. 1525-1529

  14. Integrating wikis to support collaborative learning in higher education: A design-based approach to developing the instructional theory

    Chun-Yi Lin, Indiana University Bloomington, United States

    This study aims to develop the instructional theory of integrating wikis to support collaborative learning in higher education by the researcher’s collaborating with two practitioners, who are... More

    pp. 1530-1535

  15. PodcastingandBlogging.doc

    Mark McGuire, Design Studies, University of Otago, New Zealand

    This paper reviews a teaching initiative that involved the use of blogging and podcasting to create and share Open Educational Resources (OER). In this project, students produced these resources as... More

    pp. 1536-1544

  16. Towards a Structural Model for Variables in Online Cross-cultural Collaborative Learning Environments

    Anh Vu Nguyen-Ngoc & Effie Lai-Chong Law, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

    Blogs are increasingly used as an educational tool and becoming a critical component of many web-based learning environments. Based on our analytical review of the related literature and empirical ... More

    pp. 1545-1554

  17. Discourse Analyses in Chat-based CSCL with Learning Protocols: Effects of Different Scripting Strategies

    Michael Oehl, Mathias Wahl, Theodor Berwe & Hans-Ruediger Pfister, Leuphana University of Lueneburg, Germany

    The learning protocol approach implements collaboration scripts as automated discourse rules into a net-based learning environment to improve learning outcomes of chat-based learning groups.... More

    pp. 1555-1560

  18. Integrating Social Networks in Graduate Online Classrooms to Enhance Community of Practice

    Hana Omar, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Abstract: Social networks support students’ interaction in online classrooms. The goal of using social networks is to enhance students’ sense of community and to help them improve their achievement... More

    pp. 1561-1565

  19. Google Docs in Higher Education Settings: A Preliminary Report

    Jorge Reyna, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    Abstract: It has been determined that students of the School of Education are widely spread throughout the Greater Western Sydney Region and have competing schedules due to being enrolled full... More

    pp. 1566-1572

  20. Audio-visual Student Created Wiki Textbooks

    Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, Michael Szapkiw, David Holder & Randall Dunn, Liberty University, United States

    This tech-savvy generation of students, known as digital natives, desires to learn and to interact utilizing the collaborative technologies that have always been a part of their lives. In the era... More

    p. 1573