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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. Advantages and Challenges in Adopting Open Learning Initiative (OLI) materials to Supplement a Lecture Course in Biochemistry: Instructor’s Perspective.

    Anya Goodman, California Polytechnic State University, United States; Diana Bajzek & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    Our presentation briefly describes the advantages of integrating highly interactive online materials with embedded assessment activities and feedback into a junior/senior level Biochemistry... More

    pp. 1705-1708

  2. Using Online Materials to Supplement a Lecture Course in Biochemistry: Student Attitudes and Student Success.

    Anya Goodman, California Polytechnic State University, United States; Diana Bajzek & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    This session describes an instructor’s experience integrating online materials developed by the Open Learning Initiative (OLI) in a life sciences course. The online materials include interactive... More

    pp. 1709-1712

  3. E-portfolio Use in an Undergraduate Nursing Course

    Michelle Honey, Iain Doherty, Dianne Marshall & Kathy McIlwain, University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Abstract: This paper presents a case study on the second implementation of an e-portfolio in an undergraduate nursing course and considers the e-portfolio implementation in light of Gartner’s Hype ... More

    pp. 1713-1718

  4. Science Pre-service Teachers' Decision-Making regarding the Implementation of Technology

    Sun Joo Hur, University of Alberta, Canada

    This presentation reports on a study of 26 secondary pre-service teachers in a science method class to examine their decision-making processes in implementing technology. The data were collected... More

    pp. 1719-1724

  5. Pre-Service Teachers' Online Teaching Experiences

    Serkan Izmirli & Adile Askim Kurt, Anadolu University, Turkey

    Today, web based distance education applications are commonly used. Therefore, a teacher needs to be able to give online courses. In this context, this study aims to explore pre-service teachers'... More

    pp. 1725-1728

  6. Digital Naifs: Researchers' Experiences Scaffolding Student Productions

    Jennifer Jenson, Negin Dahya, Nicholas Taylor & Stephanie Fisher, York University, Canada

    This paper addresses the practical challenges of facilitating media production projects with students. Based in the greater Toronto area, the research team comments on both the “failures” and ... More

    pp. 1729-1735

  7. How does the facilitating, training and learning model support characteristics of meaningful learning in a simulation-based learning environment from facilitators` and students` perspectives?

    Tuulikki Keskitalo & Heli Ruokamo, University of Lapland, Faculty of Education, Centre for Media Pedagogy, Finland; Olli Väisänen, Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Arcada Patient Safety and Learning Center, Finland

    This study aims to develop and test a pedagogical model for a simulation-based learning environment in healthcare education on the basis of a design-based research (DBR) method. The model is based ... More

    pp. 1736-1746

  8. Podcasting Advantages & Disadvantages in Education

    Michele Langbein, Point Park University, United States

    Over the past decade, technology has had a profound effect on education. Online education has given students around the world an opportunity to obtain an education. Additionally, technology has... More

    pp. 1747-1752

  9. A cross sectional survey to explore the e-maturity of schools in Gauteng Province, South Africa

    Geoffrey Lautenbach, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Getting postgraduate students to engage in fieldwork and to write up research in the form of a research essay has been problematic in the past. Students at this level have been exposed to aspects ... More

    pp. 1753-1760

  10. Transforming the way we teach: Barriers to ICT adoption for Chinese language teachers in U.S. universities

    Chun-Yu Lin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Chung-Kai Huang & Wen-Hsin Lin, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This proposed study aims to investigate the barriers to ICT adoption for Chinese Language teachers in U.S. universities. It examines the issues related to ICT integration that have been addressed... More

    pp. 1761-1766

  11. Resistance to and the Meaning of Integrating Information Technology into Teaching: A Case Study

    Shinn-Rong Lin, Graduate Institute of Learning and Instruction,National Central University, Taiwan, ROC., Taiwan; Pao-I Lee, Graduate Institute of Learning and Instruction, National Central University, Taiwan

    This study elucidates the resistance and its meaning to changes to some national projects related to integrating information technology into teaching. This study examined a series changes to the ... More

    pp. 1767-1773

  12. Mobile Phone Usage and Perceptions in Japanese University EFL Classrooms

    George MacLean & James Elwood, University of Tsukuba, Japan

    This paper considers recent technological improvements to mobile phones that are making such devices an increasingly viable alternative to computers for certain tasks in education. It investigated ... More

    pp. 1774-1783

  13. The Impact of the Use of High Tech With Environmental Resources on Student Teachers’ Performance

    Lorna Matthews, Mico University College, Jamaica

    This project investigated the impact of the use of high technology with environmental resources on student teachers’ performances. The goal was to determine if student teachers can create an... More

    pp. 1784-1789

  14. OnLine Distance Learning for francophone's Teachers and school Principals

    Helene Meunier, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; Emmanuel Duplàa & Claire IsaBelle, University of Ottawa, Canada; Helene Fournier, National Research Council Canada, Canada

    More and more teachers and school principals in French-language minority contexts in Canada enrol in web-based distance learning education programs. Since 2006, students could enrol in the first... More

    pp. 1790-1798

  15. How Easy is it to Introduce Something New? Issues Associated with Introducing a New Technology Tool (the HANDS Mobile Solution) to Develop Social Skills with Children with Autism

    Joseph Mintz, Corinne Branch, Caty March & Stephen Lerman, London South Bank University, United Kingdom

    There has been developing interest in the potential for the use of mobile technology to achieve educational objectives, in particular for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The HANDS ... More

    pp. 1799-1808

  16. Blogs for process AND product

    Jennifer Munday, Charles Sturt University, Canada

    Rheingold (2008) has said that ‘learning to use online forums, be they social network services like MySpace and Facebook, blogs, or wikis, is not a sexily contemporary add-on to the curriculum—it’s... More

    pp. 1809-1818

  17. Facilitating Low Cost Interaction in the Classroom Through Standard Mobile Devices

    Darren Mundy, Darren Stephens & Keith Dykes, University of Hull, United Kingdom

    This paper describes the re-development of a tool to increase participation in the classroom through the use of standard student owned wireless devices and dynamic web content. The system was... More

    pp. 1819-1825

  18. Enhancing the Student Learning Experience with Captured Lectures

    Barbara Newland, Corrina Dickson & Tim Galling, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

    Lecture capture was introduced with the aim of enhancing the student learning experience. Some lectures were captured in real time as they occurred with students and others were pre-recorded and... More

    pp. 1826-1834

  19. Google Wave as a tool for students working on written assignments

    Dag A. H. Samuelsen & Ingerid Fossum, Buskerud University College, Norway

    This paper presents a trial where Google Wave is used as a tool for improving the written communication between students and tutors/instructors. Focus of the trial is to address two main concerns... More

    pp. 1835-1840

  20. Factors Influencing Distance Education Students’ Satisfaction

    Steve Schlough & Wendy Dittmann, University of Wisconsin-Stout, United States

    Abstract: There has been much research done on course quality and delivery technology, but very little research has been conducted on other factors that influence distance education students’... More

    pp. 1841-1845