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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. Future of Instructional Technology

    George Chacko, Matthew Bonilla & Richard Miller III, Pace University, United States

    Going beyond traditional needs of both instructors and students, we have designed and implemented a state of the art video conference system, using Tandberg infrastructure and a Creston control... More

    pp. 152-153

  2. Visible Past: An Interactive Learning Platform for History

    Xiaojun Chen, Jea Choi & Sorin Matei, Purdue University, United States

    The emergence of geographic visualization and location aware technologies provides educators and teachers an opportunity to design more effective instruction materials. Visible Past is an... More

    pp. 154-160

  3. Design and Validation of an Educational Equity Indicators System using Free Software

    Alejandro de Fuentes Martínez, Sistema de Universidad Virtual - Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Mexico

    Abstract: This paper proposes a method to monitor progress or setbacks that are experienced in the field of educational equity. For this purpose, we propose a statewide system of indicators to... More

    pp. 161-166

  4. Exploring Teachers’ ICT Pedagogy in the North-West Province, South Africa

    Christo J. Els & A. Seugnet Blignaut, North-West University, South Africa

    South Africa participated in the Second Information Technology in Education Study (SITES 2006) - a large scale international survey on the ICT practices of schools around the world. SITES 2006 did ... More

    pp. 167-176

  5. Developing Youth Leadership Skills through the Application of an Innovative Social-Virtual Curriculum

    Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University, Cyprus; Despo Ktoridou, Unversity of Nicosia, Cyprus

    Technology has been making it to classrooms for over four decades, deeply affecting education. Nowadays, with the advent of Web 2.0, the Internet has become truly interactive, providing a... More

    pp. 177-180

  6. Transforming MYTecC to WYTecC: The Mediterranean Youth Technology Club becoming The World Youth Technology Club

    Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University, Mediterranean Youth Technology Club, Cyprus

    The Mediterranean Youth Technology Club, is a bridge building initiative amongst youth mainly in the Mediterranean Basin; designed to empower and educate youth with a view of providing them with... More

    pp. 181-185

  7. Skypapalooza! How the West Virginia Animation Festival used Skype and Streaming Video to Connect Remote Student Participants to the Live Awards Event.

    James Haizlett, West Liberty University, United States

    For the past nine years the West Virginia Flash Animation Festival has hosted a juried event that rewards the best student work from a six state region. The Festival has received sponsorship from... More

    pp. 186-192

  8. Starting with the end in sight

    Mike Keppell, Charles Sturt University, Australia; Jennifer Munday, Charles Surt University, Canada

    The paper describes the use of an ePortfolio in the first stage of an undergraduate Program/Degree, a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood & Primary). The unique aspect of this initiative is that... More

    pp. 193-202

  9. Creating Working Life Mentoring that Utilises Social Media - A Means to Modernise Online Courses

    Irja Leppisaari, Tuula Hohenthal, Markus Maunula & Roni Lamberg, Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Working life should be more actively utilised in higher education as partner in education design. The e-Learning of the Future project (2009–2011, ERDF) meets work-oriented online education... More

    pp. 203-212

  10. The Design and Development of a Media Rich Learning Environment: A Learners-as-Designers model

    Min Liu, Lucas Horton, Royce Kimmons, Michael Anderson, Jaejin Lee & Jason Rosenblum, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Paul Toprac, Southern Methodist University, United States; Yin Li & Woonhee Sung, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    To help students learn the critical thinking skills and the essential strategies for being engaged citizens in a technology- and media-suffused 21st century, digital technologies are often used to ... More

    pp. 213-222

  11. CSI Web Adventures: Challenges and Outcomes of Building a Companion Forensics E-Learning Environment to Accompany a Museum Exhibit

    Leslie Miller, Rice University, United States; Yvonne Klisch, RIce University, United States; Charlie Walter, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, United States

    How can an online web adventure game format be used to teach substantive forensic science, made popular by the CSI television series and a current traveling museum exhibit? The recently created... More

    pp. 223-230

  12. Performing Arts Education on the Global Space:Theatre education session between Japan and Thailand

    Goki Miyakita, Yumiko Murai & Keiko Okawa, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan

    The purpose of this study is to design a new performing arts education by using ICT to strengthen students’ ability to communicate globally with each other. Performing arts education is now widely ... More

    pp. 231-236

  13. Designing Complex Systems for Informal Learning and Knowledge Maturing in the ‘Web 2.0 workplace’

    Andrew Ravenscroft, Learning Technology Research Institute, United Kingdom; Andreas Schmidt, FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik, Germany; John Cook, Learning Technology Research Institute, United Kingdom

    This article presents an original approach to designing complex systems to realise informal learning and knowledge maturing that is being conducted as part of a large-scale EC project called MATURE... More

    pp. 237-242

  14. ICT implementation in Alternative Teacher Diploma Program as a Boost to New Educators' Teaching Skills and Confidence

    Tami Seifert, Ilana Ronen & Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel

    The advantages of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to pre-service teachers in an alternative diploma program are presented in this study. The assumption was that pre-service teachers ... More

    pp. 243-247

  15. Student Engagement and Attitude Change Towards Science When Learning with a Virtual World Based Curriculum: A Case Study

    Selen Turkay, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    The purposes of this case study were to examine if a virtual world based science curriculum can change students’ attitudes toward science and science related careers, and to identify challenges... More

    pp. 248-257

  16. Blended Learning in the ICT-Enabled Learning and Teaching Community of Practice at Charles Sturt University

    Philip Uys, Charles Sturt University, Australia

    This paper reports the findings of a study conducted at Charles Sturt University (CSU) where the author has been sponsoring a Community of Practice (CoP) about Information and Communication... More

    pp. 258-267

  17. Game Development Distance Learning Instructional Design

    Lúcia Baruque & André Luiz Brazil, Fundação CECIERJ / Consórcio CEDERJ, Brazil

    Teaching game development at a distance is a great challenge to the instructor and the student. Content development and delivery strategies should be rooted in sound instructional design... More

    pp. 268-277

  18. University in Transition: A Case Study of Redesigning for Blended Learning

    Mark Brown, Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper describes the opportunities that have arisen from the implementation a new virtual learning environment (VLE) in a major distance education provider. It presents a case study of how the ... More

    p. 278

  19. Using asynchronous online discussion in education: Lessons learned over the last ten years

    Wing Sum Cheung & Khe Foon Hew, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Over the last ten years we have been exploring the educational use of asynchronous online discussion (AOD) at a university in Singapore. While the advantages of using AOD have been widely reported,... More

    pp. 279-282

  20. Who are you working with? Visualizing TEL Research Communities

    Marco Fisichella, Eelco Herder, Ivana Marenzi & Wolfgang Nejdl, L3S Research Center, Germany

    Abstract: Author Co-Citation Analysis (ACA) provides a principled way of analyzing research communities, based on how often authors are cited together in scientific publications. In this paper, we ... More

    pp. 283-292