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

Jun 29, 2010

Editors

Jan Herrington; Craig Montgomerie

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Number of papers: 609

  1. Online Learning and Teaching at Higher Education

    Elahe Aminifar & Darius ii Bahiraey, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Abstract: The basic question for research into online education is to understand what exactly contributes to the quality of learning. A considerable amount of resources has been invested to improve... More

    pp. 410-418

  2. Successful Curriculum Sharing

    Alan Brady, OntarioLearn, Canada

    This session will give a brief history of how a consortium of 22 community colleges in Ontario cooperated to develop and deliver 1100 online courses to over 65,000 students on an annually basis. ... More

    pp. 419-432

  3. Virtual university in global context

    Xiaojun Chen, Purdue University, United States

    Virtual university is rooted in distance education. With development of information communication tools and technology, more and more universities, government and organizations start to set up... More

    pp. 433-438

  4. Defense Acquisition University’s Selection and Integration of Advanced Learning Technologies

    Kevin Clark & Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, United States

    Defense Acquisition University (DAU), a recognized leader in providing comprehensive learning assets to the Department of Defense (DoD) Acquisition, Technology & Logistics (AT&L) workforce and... More

    p. 439

  5. Exploring Graduate Student’s Use of Computer-Based Technologies for Online Learning

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

    In the area of online education, it is becoming apparent that the technology as well as the pedagogical approach landscape is changing. As learners are more and more technologically savvy, so must... More

    pp. 440-444

  6. The Management and Security of Virtual World University Campuses and Teaching Environments

    Allan Ellis, Southern Cross University, Australia; Noel Jacobson, Top Dingo, Aruba; Steve Rowe, Southern Cross University, Australia

    The successful operation of virtual world teaching, learning and social environments requires careful planning and management. This involves controlling a range of factors including entry, building... More

    pp. 445-454

  7. The Ambassador Course: A Global Educational Response

    Stephanie Glick, Pepperdine University, United States

    The Ambassador course was taught 18 times to 1,782 students from 54 different countries. This paper will evaluate the success of the learning community through Etienne Wenger’s characteristics:... More

    pp. 455-459

  8. What Can Avatars Do? Virtual realities in collaborative language learning

    Lan Li & Dora Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    This paper demonstrates how 3D Second Life (SL) is used to enhance collaborative learning at university. The case study is embedded in one subject, English for Technical and Web-based Writing, in... More

    pp. 466-474

  9. Distance Education Policy: A Study of the SREB Faculty Support Policy Construct at Four Virtual College and University Consortia.

    Kathleen MacKenzie, University of Louisville, United States

    The present study has a three pronged purpose: one, describe how faculty support policies exist at four higher education institutions. Two, explore how four higher education institutions, each... More

    pp. 475-483

  10. Towards a 100% Digital Teaching and Learning Environment: An Action Learning Approach to Creating a Framework for a Virtual Classroom

    Joseph Mula, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Many tradition teaching environments rely mainly on synchronously delivering, sharing, and interacting with learners. Learning is more asynchronous but is connected to teaching. The ‘holy grail’ of... More

    pp. 484-494

  11. Meeting concurrent standards in the online preparation of school leaders

    Adrian Zappala, Thomas Edison State College, United States

    This presentation will discuss methods employed by an online graduate program in Educational Leadership to meet the concurrent standards of all stakeholders including regional and national... More

    p. 495

  12. International E-learning experience in Teacher Education

    Isabel Alvarez, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain; Brent Kilbourn, University of Toronto, Canada; George Olson, Roosevelt University, United States

    This project used an asynchronous electronic group workspace to enable pre-service teachers in Barcelona, Spain, to communicate with their peers in Chicago, USA, about issues of teaching and... More

    pp. 496-502

  13. Cyberbullying and Psychological Profiles of Middle and High School Students

    Ikuko Aoyama, Baylor University, United States

    The purpose of the present study is to examine whether or not students who are involved in cyberbullying show psychological difficulties. The participants will be about 400 middle and high school ... More

    pp. 503-508

  14. Learners’ Cognitive Presence in Online Discussion

    Aubteen Darabi, Florida State University, United States; Meagan Arrastia, Florida State Uniuversity, United States; David Nelson, Tom Cornille & X Liang, Florida State University, United States

    Compared to face-to-face learning, online learning has been criticized as deficient in providing the social interaction needed for construction of knowledge in complex learning domains. Online... More

    pp. 517-528

  15. The Effect of Online Social Networking on Facilitating Sense of Belonging among University Students Living Off Campus

    Kine Dorum, Craig Bartle & Martin Pennington, University of Leicester, United Kingdom

    The study examines how the use of online social networking sites can help social and academic integration among students who are living off campus. Research has shown that students who live off... More

    pp. 529-535

  16. An innovative didactic experiment in the context of the Jurisprudence Faculty of the Milan University

    Francesco Epifania, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Giorgio Valle & Raffaella Folgieri, Università degli Studi di MIlano, Italy

    In Italy Universities/Secondary schools are discovering new media channels as tools to close students to traditional matters, using new approaches closer to their behaviors renewing teaching... More

    pp. 536-541

  17. Changing the way we think: from HCI to HCR (Human Computer Relations)

    Carles Fernandez, Eva de Lera, Llorenç Valverde, Magí Almirall & Luis Villarejo, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    User experience, usability and HCI experts around the globe have been developing and implementing user centered design (UCD) methodologies to help designers and developers design more user friendly... More

    pp. 542-545

  18. A study of speech to text recognition and its effect to synchronous learning

    Wu-Yuin Hwang & Rustam Shadiev, Graduate School of Network Learning Technology, National Central University, Taiwan; Tony C. T. Kuo, Department of Management & Information, National Open University, Taiwan; Nian-Shing Chen, Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Taiwan

    One-way lecturing, individual learning and group discussion activities were proposed in this study. After experiment, the experimental group students perceived that the STR is easy to use and... More

    pp. 546-555

  19. Mobile Communication Effects for Health Care Education

    Toshiyuki Maeda, Hannan University, Japan; Yuki Ando, Osaka University, Japan; Yae Fukushige, Otaru University of Commerce, Japan; Takayuki Asada, Osaka University, Japan

    We focus on health education as preventing health disorder of student youth and improving “health literacy”, and present an improved system for health education. We have developed a prototype... More

    pp. 556-560

  20. More! A Social Discovery Tool for Researchers

    Gonzalo Parra & Erik Duval, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    Science 2.0 is the result of Web 2.0 tools and trends influencing the research area. In this paper, we focus on a scenario where a researcher is interested in the topic and speaker at a conference:... More

    pp. 561-569