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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. Creativity in the design disciplines; learning from the practice of experts

    Mo Turnbull, Allison Littlejohn & Malcolm Allan, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

    Abstract: In design disciplines creativity is often described as the ability to generate new ideas and to combine existing ideas in new ways in order to find novel solutions to problems. Idea... More

    pp. 1574-1578

  2. Towards a reconceptualization of online teacher professional learning: Problem-based learning objects (PBLOs)

    Roland van Oostveen, Francois Desjardins, Shawn Bullock, Maurice DiGiuseppe & Lorayne Robertson, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    In spite of profound changes in society, real reforms regarding the focus of education or the methods used have been slow to take hold in educational systems around the world particularly regarding... More

    pp. 1579-1588

  3. Cross-cultural Online Learning Collaboration: Grouping Strategies and Assignment Designs

    Chun-Min Wang, National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan; Jinn-Wei Tsao & Gretchen Thomas, University of Georgia, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the pedagogical strategies for cross-cultural collaboration. Two main research questions were: 1) How to better group the students for cross-cultural... More

    pp. 1589-1597

  4. The Optimal Clusters for Complementary Learning in TESL in Taiwan

    Ya-huei Wang, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, Chung-Shan Medical University, Taiwan; Hung-Chang Liao, Department of Health Services Administration, Chung-Shan Medical University; Department of Medical Education, Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, Taiwan

    The objective of this paper was to study how to use the students’ complementary characteristics to increase the learning performance of English. A genetic algorithm was applied in here for... More

    pp. 1598-1603

  5. Musical Vision and ChromaTunes

    Ellen Wright, Mark Crawford & Roark Andrade, The Bishop Strachan School, Canada

    An interdisciplinary Middle School with 88 students ages 13-14 years old and teachers from Music, Visual Art, and Media/IT. Introduction to Synaesthesia, the response of one sense modality to... More

    pp. 1604-1606

  6. How to Improve Student Innovation

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States; Paul Skaggs, brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States

    Innovation is the currency of modern industry. Students need to posses an understanding of, and abilities directly related to innovation, where they posses the aptitude and capacity to generate,... More

    pp. 1607-1611

  7. Categorization of ICT tools for international cooperation projects by universities

    Ryota Yamamoto, Graduate School of Kansai University, Japan; Kenichi Kubota, Kansai University, Japan

    This case study categorized informational communication technologies (ICT) utilized by universities in Japan for international cooperation projects. Author used “Collaborative situations” (Granott,... More

    pp. 1612-1617

  8. Developing an Instrument for Assessing Students’ Conceptions of Learning through Online Peer Assessment

    Yu-Fang Yang, Jenteh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Taiwan; Chin-Chung Tsai, Sheng-Chau Tseng & Jyh-Chong Liang, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    Recently, the use of online peer assessment (PA )as an alternative form of evaluation method is regarded to be helpful in learning and is increasingly being adopted in many educational settings.... More

    pp. 1618-1626

  9. Teaching Mobile Computing: Practices and Pitfalls

    Brian Burton & Fortune Mhlanga, Abilene Christian University, United States

    The Apple iPhone and iPod touch have become an integral part of innovative learning experience at Abilene Christian University (ACU), with all in-coming freshmen being provided one of these mobile ... More

    pp. 1627-1632

  10. Enterprise architecture implementation in the developing world: issues and a critical analysis

    Takuaya Chandiwana, Jonathan Oni & Vesper Owei, CPUT, South Africa

    Enterprise Architecture provides a formal approach to integrate the whole organisation with a business focused approach to “Information Technology (IT) Governance”. Within an EA, information is... More

    pp. 1633-1640

  11. The Role of Wiki in Developing a Community of Learners

    Jane Chin & Rebecca Luce-Kapler, Queen's University, Canada

    This paper reports on a study involving the use of wiki in an English Language Arts curriculum course within the Bachelor of Education program at an Ontario university. It reports on the use of... More

    pp. 1641-1646

  12. The Writing Tutor as Coach: Redefining Roles and Relationships in an Online Writing Center

    Kurtis Clements, Kaplan University, United States

    The primary purpose of writing centers is to assist the students who come to them for help, and the Kaplan University Writing Center is no different. However, a troubling trend in how services were... More

    pp. 1647-1652

  13. Student’s Technology Preferences and the new Online Learning Technologies Experience (oLTECx)

    Adriana D'Alba, Jonathan Gratch & Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States

    As technology continues to redefine the educational experience, departments are seeking methods and environments to better acquaint perspective and existing students with their program’s... More

    pp. 1653-1657

  14. Using Online Context-based Calculus Labs to Motivate Students in an Introduction to Calculus Course

    Marjorie Darrah, Edgar Fuller & Douglas Squire, West Virginia University, United States

    The Introduction to Calculus course at West Virginia University has a diverse student audience. Students from several majors, including Business, Social Science, Pre-Pharmacy, and Forestry take... More

    pp. 1658-1662

  15. Creating your First Hybrid Course

    Chérie Dodd, Indiana University Kokomo, United States

    At Indiana University Kokomo in addition to typical classroom lectures courses are provided in the hybrid format. Typically fifty percent of the course is delivered online and fifty percent in the... More

    pp. 1663-1664

  16. Computer Assisted Learning in Undergraduate Precalculus at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst: A comparison of test results five years prior to and three after the introduction of a web-based online homewor

    Brian Emond, University of Massachusetts, United States

    Abstract: Recent math placement tests indicate that 28% of incoming freshmen at UMass Amherst placed below one-semester Precalculus. Approximately 2300 students take Precalculus yearly, many... More

    pp. 1665-1673

  17. Staff Experience of Using DVD Media for Clinical Skill Development: Local Outcomes and Future Opportunities.

    Michael Follan, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Scotland, UK, United Kingdom; John Lynn, Glasgow Caledonia University, United Kingdom

    This study highlights problems associated with the introduction of new assessment procedures in the determination of child and adolescent psychiatric disorder, and the associated difficulties posed... More

    pp. 1674-1682

  18. Rethinking Campus Computing: Understanding Students' Technology and Space Needs

    Janice Fournier, Cara Lane & Henry Lyle, University of Washington, United States

    Our university is transitioning to a new model of computing support that combines traditional computing centers with innovative learning spaces that support students’ use of laptops, netbooks, and ... More

    pp. 1683-1688

  19. Mediatic Transposition- From conventional classroom to face-connected classroom - Results of a Brazilian Research

    Francisco Garonce & Gilberto Santos, Universidade de Brasília, United States

    The focus of this article is to introduce the Mediatic Transposition concept with a reference based on the results of a Brazilian research project that sought to identify impacts of Internet... More

    pp. 1689-1698

  20. Student Mobile Technologies: Implications for Classroom Management Policies and Procedures

    Norman Garrett, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    Students are coming to classrooms armed with many of the latest mobile devices, including notebook computers, smart phones, and recording pens like the Livescribe. These devices allow students to ... More

    pp. 1699-1704