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EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 26, 2012


Tel Amiel; Brent Wilson

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Number of papers: 463

  1. The Impact of Problem-based Learning on Medical Students’ Transfer into Clinical Problem Solving: Implications for Reconstruction of Curriculum Design

    Sunyoung Chang, General Education / The Distance Lifelong Education Center, Namseoul University, Korea (South); Myunglang Kim, Sunhgshin Women's University, Korea (South)

    In spite of increased interests in PBL in Korea, implementation of PBL in medical education has been limited. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of PBL. Specifically, the... More

    pp. 149-166

  2. Corporate Training, Understanding Our Learners

    Ravi Chiripalli, Celestial Biologicals, India; Gangu Bhargavi, Kakatiya University, India

    Throughout the year 1980s and 1990s, the concept of multimedia took on a new meaning, as the capabilities of satellites, computers, audio and video converged to create new media with enormous... More

    pp. 167-174

  3. The Status of SMART Education in KOREA

    JeongWon Choi & YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to suggest implications after analyzing the status of SMART education that is promoted currently in Korea. In this study changes on national Internet environment,... More

    pp. 175-178

  4. EMIS Data Analyzing and Monitoring for Educational Planning

    Jun Ji, Shanghai Normal University, China; Feng-Qi Lai, Indiana State University, United States

    This paper introduces an information system for educational management called Educational Management Information System (EMIS). Through data providing and analyzing, EMIS helps school systems in... More

    pp. 179-182

  5. A Structural Model of Learning Process Perceptions and Outcomes in Distance Learning with the Support of an Offline Learning Community

    Myunghee Kang, Jungsun Hahn, BaoYng Teresa Liew & Eunjo Yoo, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    This study aims to validate a conceptualized framework that involves learning outcomes (satisfaction and learning persistence) and learning process perceptions (task value, cognitive and social... More

    pp. 183-192

  6. Development of a Measuring Tool for e-Learning readiness of Adult Learners

    Jungwon Kim, Kyung Hee Cybver University, Korea (South); Minseok Kang, Kyung Hee Cyber University, Korea (South); Sung-Wook Shin, Korea University, Korea (South)

    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to develop a measuring tool for e-Learning readiness of adult learners and verify its validity. To do this, a survey consisting of many basic questions... More

    pp. 193-201

  7. “You are poisoning us” and other myths of technology integration: Professional development of the pre-service teacher

    Geoffrey Lautenbach & Jacqueline Batchelor, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    This paper reports on the reflections of lecturers in an undergraduate course in an education faculty focusing on the national imperative to incorporate education technologies into the teaching and... More

    pp. 202-207

  8. Intellectual property rights and the myth of the open scholar: an exploratory study of Portuguese academics’ reluctance to make educational materials available online

    Jorge Tiago Martins & Miguel Baptista Nunes, Information School, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    This paper presents the results of an exploratory study that investigates how Portuguese academics perceive the impact of e-learning systems in the ownership and intellectual property of... More

    pp. 208-215

  9. Free(dom) Software in the Pacific: Student Experiences with Ubuntu Linux

    Paul McKimmy, University of Hawai`i-Manoa, United States

    The MACIMISE project, having provided Ubuntu Linux computers and a selection of free/open-source software to its participants will save thousands of dollars in license fees over its five-year... More

    pp. 216-222

  10. OpenLIVES Learning Insights from the Voices of Spanish émigrés

    Irina Nelson & Alicia Pozo-Gutiérrez, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Miguel Arrebola, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom; Antonio Martinez-Arboleda, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

    The OpenLIVES project is a rich corpus of primary data consisting of 24 life history interviews recorded among Spanish migrants and exiles that left Spain during the Franco regime. The interviews... More

    pp. 223-231

  11. Developing a Teacher Training Program for Elementary Schools’ STEAM Education Initiative

    Young Park, JiHyun Kim & Yuna Kim, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education in K-12 education has drawn attention both in US and Korea recently. Accordingly, in the winter of 2012, funded by the... More

    pp. 232-236

  12. Practice and Implications of Digital Textbook Project

    YoungSun Park, YoungMin Seo & YoungJun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    This study analyzes the Digital Textbook project for the last 5 years and provides guidelines on the plan for nationwide Digital Textbook deployment in Korea. Digital Textbook provides various... More

    pp. 237-242

  13. Breaking the vendor lock-in trap with WiildOS, an operating system to support interactive whiteboards.

    Pietro Pilolli, Matteo Ruffoni, Massimo Bosetti & Marco Ronchetti, University of Trento, Italy

    The software that makes interactive whiteboards usable is usually proprietary, and its licence terms put restrictions on its usage. This fact is often not fully understood, but its legal... More

    pp. 243-248

  14. Moving Away from a Student Satisfaction: Evaluating Educational Technologies in a Holistic Context

    Stephen Quinton, Mariya Pachman & Anatoly Logunov, University of New South Wales, Australia

    While students’ satisfaction is often considered an important factor in evaluation of different on-campus technologies, there is a paucity of studies placing this satisfaction in a holistic context... More

    pp. 249-254

  15. Building a Nation of Learners: Cayman Islands Civil Service College

    David Stock, Cayman Islands Civil Service College, Cayman Islands

    How does learning shape the future of a nation? Who does learning really affect? The Cayman Islands Civil Service College is a collaborative learning approach between the University College of the ... More

    pp. 255-264

  16. Internet Broadcasting for Developing Teacher in Early Childhood Care Centers in Thailand:- Strategic and Development Planning

    Pannee Suanpang, Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Thailand

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on Internet Broadcasting for developing teacher’s skills in early childhood care centers in Thailand. The objectives of this paper are to... More

    pp. 265-271

  17. Thai Open Online Courseware

    Thapanee Thammetar, Thailand Cyber University Project, Thailand

    Thailand Cyber University Project (TCU) aims to promote collaboration and cooperation between Thai universities and Higher Education institutions in all areas related to e-Learning; including... More

    pp. 272-275

  18. Expansive Cycles of Technology Integration in Independent South African Schools

    Susanna Vos & Geoffrey Lautenbach, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    This paper reports on the use of expansive learning cycles as a heuristic to describe the technology use of teachers in selected independent schools in the Johannesburg region of South Africa. The... More

    pp. 276-281

  19. A Study on Cultural Difference between Malaysian and Japanese in Group Discussion

    Jun Yamashita, Syafiqah binti Muhammad Apandi & Hideaki Kuzuoka, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan; Hideyuki Suzuki, Ibaraki Univ., Japan; Hiroshi Kato, The Open University of Japan, Japan

    This paper is a report on the findings of some differences in a discussion between Japanese and Malaysian. Through this research, influence of different culture on comment pattern in group... More

    pp. 282-291

  20. Creating Training for Foodservice Employees: A Smart Phone Adaptable Website for the Millennial Workforce

    Ana-Paula Correia, Susan Arendt, Catherine Strohbehn & Janell Meyer, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, United States

    This proposal describes the need, context and problem behind the design and development of a smart phone application to train foodservice Millennial employees on food handling safety practices.... More

    pp. 300-305