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

Jun 29, 2010

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Jan Herrington; Craig Montgomerie

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Number of papers: 609

  1. Assessing a new methodology for using video-lectures.

    Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy

    In recent years video lectures have gained in popularity and dignity. They are very useful for various kinds of students, for a variety of different reasons. It is unlikely that one would imagine... More

    pp. 2127-2135

  2. Students use of Laptops in Large Lecture Classes: Distraction, Partial Attention or Productive Use?

    Diane Salter, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Peter Purgathofer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    An increasing number of students are bringing personal laptops to their classes and are using laptops during lectures. This increasing use of personal mobile devices has been described as a shift ... More

    pp. 2136-2141

  3. Consider about teacher training and support following ICT use situation

    Yu Taizan, Graduate school of Kansai University, Japan; Haruo Kurokami & Kenichi Kubota, Kansai University, Japan

    Today, teacher demanded of ICT practical use ability for education. However, teachers training contents for use ICT is not clearly. There are many disincentives when teacher use ICT. For consider... More

    pp. 2142-2151

  4. Using Power Point to Create E-portfolios and Digital Texts

    Judy Tarbox, Southern Connecticut State University, United States

    Technology is becoming more prevalent with programs that create sophisticated digital documents. However, in many academic institutions students do not always have access to or knowledge of these ... More

    pp. 2152-2156

  5. Student-Teacher Interaction on Facebook: What Teachers Find Appropriate

    Berhane Teclehaimanot & Torey Hickman, University of Toledo, United States

    As faculty begin using Facebook, they are confronted with how to interact with students on the site. The literature provides anecdotal recommendations for how faculty could appropriately interact... More

    pp. 2157-2162

  6. Using Simulation to Train Science and Special Education Teachers

    Tandra Tyler-Wood & Sita Periathiruvadi, University of North Texas, United States

    The poster will disseminate the findings of the second year of the project, Simulation Enhanced Training for Science Teachers funded by National Science Foundation –Research in Disabilities... More

    pp. 2163-2165

  7. Improving Teacher's Teaching with Communication Technology

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    With the growing needs to address the challenges that new teachers face and the popularity of social networking technology, this study is to explore how to increase the effectives of teaching... More

    pp. 2172-2176

  8. Building Capacity for Change to Support Higher Education Reform in Instructional Technology Initiatives

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    In times of scarce resources and unprecedented budget shortfalls, businesses have employed innovative measures to succeed. Programs in higher education, also facing significant financial woes with... More

    pp. 2183-2187

  9. Designing for Learning: An Online Scenario for Pedagogical Conversations

    Mark Brown & Terry Stewart, Massey University, New Zealand

    The benefits of technology-enhanced learning will not be realised by osmosis. As teachers are increasingly expected to embrace new types of technology, we need to support their work with new hi... More

    pp. 2188-2190

  10. Re-using and sharing Best Practice

    Leanne Cameron, Macquarie University, Australia

    Making student learning a high priority at a time of increasing student diversity places much more responsibility on academics. Sharing, re-using and disseminating best practice is one way to... More

    p. 2191

  11. Pursuing Effective Facilitating Strategies: The Effect of Facilitator's Leadership Behaviors on Online Learning

    Bodong Chen, OISE/University of Toronto, Canada; Qiong Wang, Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China

    Based on various research of online teaching and learning, this study is aimed to establish a behavior system for facilitation in online learning based on a leadership theory – the Ohio State... More

    pp. 2192-2199

  12. Coaching the Coaches: Mentoring Online Employees and Educators in a virtual environment

    Lisa Gerardy & Carrie Wells, Kaplan University, United States

    Effective training programs consist of a number of elements, but many employers support the idea of on-the-job training. In a virtual environment this is often a difficult segment to include as... More

    p. 2200

  13. A Journey Toward Inter-cultural Awareness

    Debra Greig, ShirWin Knowledge & Learning Systems Inc., Canada

    The purpose of the Dene Kede: Trails to Becoming is to introduce teachers new to the Northwest Territories to the Dene, who are members of Canada's First Nations. Through a CD-ROM they will embark ... More

    pp. 2201-2205

  14. Enhancing use of Blackboard by part-time Seneca College Faculty of Continuing Education and Training Instructors

    Ann Hersch, Seneca College, Canada; Mumbi Kariuki, Nipissing University, Canada

    The Blackboard (My.Seneca) subject sites used as an enhancement to face-to-face instruction by faculty at Seneca College, Toronto, Canada are comparatively underutilized by continuing education... More

    pp. 2206-2211

  15. A Simple Solution: Tracking, Troubleshooting and Resolving Faculty Training Needs

    Romana Hughes & Kerrie Conover, Texas Christian University, United States

    The Koehler Center for Teaching at Texas Christian University provides helpdesk support for TCU’s Learning Management System, Pearson eCollege. Many helpdesk tickets from faculty are based on lack ... More

    pp. 2212-2213

  16. Introducing Instructors to Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in Education: The Stages of Concerns of Nigerian Tertiary Education Instructors towards ICT Innovations

    Diane Igoche, University of Georgia Doctoral Student, United States; Robert Maribe Branch (Dr), University of Georgia, United States

    This presentation will discuss an ongoing dissertation study.The purpose of this study is to identify stages of concerns cited by Nigerian instructors toward the implementation of information and... More

    pp. 2214-2219

  17. Evaluation of Preservice Teachers’ Technology Acceptance

    Valerie Irvine, Cathryn Connelly & Christine Beer, University of Victoria, Canada

    The purpose of this study is to research the factors which influence pre-service teachers’ intent to adopt information and communication technology (ICT) in their K-12 classrooms. As the number of ... More

    pp. 2220-2222

  18. Training Faculty for Multiple LMS Platforms

    John Jeanguenat, Saint Leo University, United States; John Cain, Saintleo University, United States

    Saint Leo University trains faculty to teach a variety of online course types, utilizing WebCT, Blackboard9 and eCollege. To train faculty in the delivery of any of these programs, a single online... More

    p. 2223

  19. You want me to teach what and when?

    Teresa Kelly, Kaplan University, United States

    Online faculty face specific work-load challenges. Some of these challenges result from rapidly changing curriculum and scheduling issues that. Developing a vault of faculty inspired teaching... More

    p. 2224

  20. Building Community and Sharing Knowledge: Team Teaching an Online Class

    Meng-Fen Grace Lin, Unversity of Hawaii, United States; Michael Herrick, June Davids & Huei-Wen Charlotte Tsai, University of Hawaii, United States

    Advances in computer technology are changing the face of education. With the growth of online education, each year additional teachers are using some form of media allowing them to communicate with... More

    pp. 2225-2233