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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. Teachers’ Perceptions of the Challenges in Innovating with Technology-Rich Content in the Geosciences Classroom: An Activity Systems Analysis

    John Cowan, Northern Illinois University, United States; Lisa Yamagata_Lynch, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, United States; Mayra Daniel, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Millions of grant dollars are invested each year to improve teaching and learning in the K-12 classroom. Many of these investments involve technology, are targeted at high need populations and... More

    pp. 306-310

  2. Using Gamification to Increase Student Engagement and Participation in Class Discussion

    Marguerite Cronk, Harding University, United States

    This study investigates the use of gamification to improve college student in-class participation and engagement. Game mechanics were applied to the construction of a reward based system that acted... More

    pp. 311-315

  3. Development of Multiple Intelligences in Students with the Videogame Naraba

    M. Esther Del-Moral, L. Carlota Fernandez & Lourdes Villalustre, University of Oviedo, Spain

    The videogame Naraba combines gaming environments with adventures capable of stimulating learning and the development of different cognitive skills in primary school kids or multiple intelligences ... More

    pp. 316-323

  4. Small-scale v. large-scale approaches to distance learning in francophone countries of the South

    Alain Jaillet, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, France; Christian Depover, Université de Mons, Belgium; Bernadette Noel, Université Catholique de Louvain - UCL Mons, Belgium, Belgium; Anemone Geiger, Université de Strasbourg, France

    Distance-learning projects of many and varied kinds have been conceived and developed for African university students. Most of these projects are geared to a mass market, aiming to take advantage... More

    pp. 324-329

  5. Presentations as Aesthetic Learning Experiences: Situation Qualities Exhibited By Exceptional Presenters

    Joanna Dunlap, University of Colorado Denver, United States; Patrick Lowenthal, Boise State University, United States

    Bad presentations are commonplace. However, rather than focus on what is wrong with bad presentations, we are interested in what makes an exceptional presentation. We are especially interested in... More

    pp. 330-342

  6. Have They Changed? Five Years of Survey on Academic Net-Generation

    Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Walther Nagler, Social Learning / Graz University of Technology, Austria; Martin Schön, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    At Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) a questionnaire amongst freshmen is carried out each year since 2007. Aim of this poll is to check IT and Web 2.0 competences and skills of the new... More

    pp. 343-353

  7. A K-12 District Approach to Collaboration

    Christy Fennewald, Osage R-3 Schools, United States

    Collaboration sums up 21st century education. No longer are students limited by walls. Rather, they are connected globally through phones, through television, and through computers. Learning is not... More

    pp. 354-357

  8. Learning in the Apps: Enabling A Student-Centered Approach to Learning with Mobile Technology

    Maya Georgieva, New York University, Stern School of Business, United States

    This paper reports on the findings of a pilot study conducted on the MBA level at the Stern School of Business, New York University. The paper will review the conception, implementation and... More

    pp. 358-363

  9. The Medically Complex Patient Database - A Case-Based Approach to Teaching Physical Therapy Courses Online

    Douglas Harvey, Richard Stockton College of NJ, United States; Mary Lou Galantino, Richard Stockton College, United States

    Teaching of physical therapy concepts and practices is usually done in a hands-on manner. However, in the case of one professor in a Doctor of Physical Therapy program, it was necessary to... More

    pp. 364-369

  10. STEM Studies: Enhancing 21st Century Skills through Robotics

    Donna Herring & Jimmy Barnes, Jacksonville State University, United States

    “To be playful and serious at the same time is possible, and it defines the ideal mental condition.” (John Dewey, How We Think) The Intellectual and Policy Foundations of the 21st Century Skills... More

    pp. 370-378

  11. TACO: An Automatic TAs to Courses Assignment Tool

    Manar Hosny, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    In this paper we describe an ongoing BSc graduation project, which handles the automatic assignment of TAs (Teaching Assistants) to courses. This project is a web-based application that would... More

    pp. 379-384

  12. Using an asynchronous online course to teach faculty how to design, develop, and deliver an online course

    Deyu Hu, Virginia Tech, United States

    Because of the differences between online teaching and face-to-face instruction, faculty who have limited online teaching experience need assistance to design, develop, and deliver online courses. ... More

    pp. 385-387

  13. The Case for Developing Media Literacy in Higher Education —A Proposed Design for a Video Editing Class Using YouTube

    Daisuke Kaneko, School of Economics, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan, Japan

    Video editing apparatus and websites that allow sharing of user-generated videos have currently become popular. The development of media literacy, even in higher education, is gaining importance.... More

    pp. 388-391

  14. Feedforward Video to Enhance Literacy Improvement of English Language Learners

    Weol Soon Kim-Rupnow, College of Education, Center on Disability Studies, University of Hawaii, United States

    This presentation will cover how recent technology has made creating a feedforward video easy. As part of the ELL-ACE Project’s professional development course, we teach educators to create... More

    p. 392

  15. A SMOOC for preparing faculty to teach online

    Lisa Lane & Laura Paciorek, MiraCosta College, United States

    Many faculty prepare to teach online by participating in technology training, often focused on a learning management system. The affordances of the web, if included, are often discussed within a... More

    pp. 393-394

  16. A Socio-scientific Approach to STEM Education : The GlobalEd2 Project

    Kimberly Lawless, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States; Scott Brown & Mark Boyer, University of Connecitcut, United States

    Abstract: The GlobalEd 2 (GE2) curriculum was developed over the past three years through funding from the Institute of Education Sciences. This initial grant funded the design and development of ... More

    pp. 395-400

  17. Opportunities of Videowiki in Information Systems Education

    Pekka Makkonen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

    This paper describes the combination of a wiki and screen capture videos as a complementary addition to conventional lectures in an information management and information systems development course... More

    pp. 401-409

  18. Using Inspiration Software for Multicultural Integration

    Thanh Nguyen, Bridgewater State University, United States

    Inspiration Software© was used as a teaching and learning tool to integrate Vietnamese students into an urban school in the United States. Since Inspiration Software allows students to switch back... More

    pp. 410-421

  19. Getting It Right-Using Appropriate Technologies to Support Health Students Accessing Alternative Clinical Placements.

    Ian Olney, University Of Western Sydney, Australia

    This paper looks at how various technologies are being used to support a federally funded Project that is attempting to provide a multidisciplinary approach to increasing the clinical training... More

    pp. 422-426

  20. Videos In Education: The Spoon That Broke The Camel’s Back

    Michael O'Malley, Central Queensland University, Australia

    This paper explores the use of Web-Based Lecture Technologies (WBLT) for an introductory computer programming course at CQUniversity. Initially, the WBLT resources consisted of old 'record the... More

    pp. 427-435