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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. Implementing technology in the mathematics classroom: Support needs of the ‘typical’ teacher

    Margaret Sinclair & Amanda Allan, York University, Canada

    During a three year study of implementation of the TI-Navigator in secondary school mathematics, by ‘typical’ teachers, we identified a number of unexpected support needs. Some could be addressed... More

    pp. 1846-1854

  2. A Model for using a Course Management System to Develop Web-Based Learning Courses and Environments

    Samuel Ssemugabi & Ruth de Villiers, University of South Africa, South Africa

    The use of web-based learning (WBL) environments in higher-education institutions is escalating, with a need for more. Ideally, the design and development of WBL should be done by a multi-skilled ... More

    pp. 1855-1864

  3. Experts-at-work: Integrating technology and pedagogy through a functional approach to faculty development and evaluation.

    Iris Stammberger, Lionza Education, United States

    Abstract. The paper presents a technology-based program for faculty development and evaluation. The program has three components: a. A self-paced interactive web-based 40 hour course which... More

    pp. 1865-1867

  4. Digital notes and lecture capture: pencasts as electronic copies of live STEM lectures and student access to digital lectures

    Dan Stasko & Paul G. Caron, University of Southern Maine, United States

    Shifting physical science classes into an online environment poses a number of special challenges due to the presentation of STEM content. In an attempt to improve student access and immersion in... More

    pp. 1868-1876

  5. Games for Students, Games by Students: A Collaborative Design Project

    Elizabeth Sweedyk, Harvey Mudd College, United States; Gregory Orr & Joshua Yavor, Hillside Middle School, Kalamazoo Public Schools, United States

    Last fall two middle school social science teachers collaborated with an undergraduate computer science class to develop an educational computer game. The result, Time Mystery Mischief, is a role-... More

    pp. 1877-1882

  6. Challenges of Transitioning to Teaching in a Technology-Rich Curriculum: A Video Analysis

    Min Lun Wu, Xiaopeng Ni & Guofang Li, Michigan State University, United States

    During the past decade, a variety of technology-rich curricula have been developed and implemented with an intention to improve the quality of education. However, the literature indicates that... More

    pp. 1883-1888

  7. Blended Learning: Using DyKnow collaborative software and NewMindsets online content for soft-skills development in an undergraduate business course

    Jean Adams, Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada

    Engaging undergraduate students has always been a challenge – arguably more so with the potential distractions of the web (e.g., facebook, twitter, etc). While some wish for simpler times where... More

    p. 1889

  8. Design and Implementation of E-Learning Contents for Scholarship Recognition of the Adult Learners

    Seong Hun Ahn, Koeran Educational Development Institute, Korea (South)

    In this study, e-learning contents are designed and implemented for adult students of Air and Correspondence High School(ACHS) in Korea. The ratio of adult students is approximately 82 percent in... More

    pp. 1890-1906

  9. Increasing the comprehension of nutritional biochemistry by Students by adding Animations in an Asynchronous, Online Environment

    Jeanette Andrade & Anne Prejean, Kaplan University, United States

    After including the links for the animations within our course homepage, in July 2009, we conducted a small survey in unit 5 of the course to determine if students watched the animations and how it... More

    p. 1907

  10. The Shift from Traditional Teaching and Learning Patterns to New Learning and Teaching Cultures. Improving Classroom Teaching at German Schools

    Petra Bauer & Ioanna Kapatsina-Lipnig, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; AG Medienpädagogik, Germany

    The article reflects upon the shift from traditional teaching/ learning patterns to new learning/ teaching cultures. It hints at the crucial situation of implementing e-learning into schools at... More

    pp. 1908-1913

  11. Sharing Learning Designs that Work

    Leanne Cameron, Macquarie University, Australia; Chris Campbell, The University of Notre Dame Australia Sydney Campus, Australia

    Reusing learning designs created by successful teachers is a means of sharing innovation and exemplary lessons whilst at the same time conserving resources. It would seem beneficial, therefore, to ... More

    pp. 1914-1919

  12. Developing Computer-Aided Instructional Tools to Improve High School Student Mathematics Education

    Kathy Dillon, Siegel High School, United States

    Abstract: The goal of this project is to develop computer aided instructional tools to improve high school student mathematics education. The computer aided instructional technology tools are... More

    pp. 1920-1924

  13. Experienced academics in unknown territory: exploring the use of online synchronous technology in a teacher education program

    Michelle Eady & Stuart Woodcock, University of Wollongong, Australia

    As the number of online courses available from tertiary institutions increases, so does the demand for academics to utilize flexible approaches to learning opportunities. Many tertiary institutions... More

    pp. 1925-1926

  14. Points that teachers at Japanese universities emphasize in curriculum of First-Year Experience classes

    Yuki Enkai, Graduate School of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan; Haruo Kurokami & Kenichi Kubota, Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, Japan; Masayuki Murakami, Research Center for Multi-Media Education, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan

    In this decade, the number of universities offering first-year experience classes has increased in Japan. First-year experience classes are offered to university freshman in order to prepare them... More

    pp. 1927-1932

  15. “Sing me a Good Math Story”: Using Online Music Videos to Share Students’ Classroom Mathematics

    George Gadanidis, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Janette Hughes, Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    In this paper we explore a case study of third grade students writing dramatic scripts to communicate their math learning with a wider community. The dramatic scripts are written in small groups,... More

    pp. 1933-1940

  16. The relationship between learning satisfaction and social ability in completely online learning courses

    Krista Galyen, University of Missouri, United States; I-Chun Tsai, University of Akron, United States; James Laffey, University of Missouri, United States

    The relationship between learning satisfaction and social ability factors were explored using multivariate analysis of variance among 83 students in completely online learning courses. Results... More

    pp. 1941-1947

  17. Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness in Computer Science Education and Related Fields: A Brief Review

    Salvador Garcia-Martinez, Concordia University, Canada

    Effective teaching evaluation is an area that has been widely researched. However, it is necessary to review the current literature focusing on specific fields. The purpose of this report is to... More

    pp. 1948-1953

  18. Classroom Application of ISTE NETS Standards by Secondary and Middle School Teachers and Teacher Education Candidates

    Cheryl Grable, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States; Amy Sedivy, Karina Clemmons & Ronnie Monroe, UALR, United States

    Abstract: This study uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2008) and National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators for teachers to compare... More

    pp. 1954-1957

  19. A Research Study on the Usage of Implementing Alice in an Introductory Java Computer Programming Course

    Nancy Grant, Community College of Allegheny County - South Campus, United States; Sharon Hsiao, The University of Pittsburgh, United States; Thomas Turich, Community College of Allegheny County - South Campusu, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this research study was to review the effectiveness of implementing Alice in an introductory computer programming course using the Java computer programming language. ... More

    pp. 1958-1961

  20. Leading the Change: Encouraging Teachers to Integrate Technology into Classroom Instruction

    Somer Harding, Las Virgenes Unified School District, United States

    Administrators face many challenges as they encourage teachers to integrate technology into their lessons. Schools must move away from computer classes as the only exposure students have with... More

    pp. 1962-1966