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EdMedia 2012--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 26, 2012


Tel Amiel; Brent Wilson

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This conference has 7 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 463

  1. Building and Sustaining an Online Teacher Education Community: A Case Study for Overcoming Barriers

    Simone Conceição, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States; Chip Donohue, Erikson Instiitute, United States

    This paper describes a yearlong evaluation of an online program for teacher education in early childhood. Results show that building and sustaining a professional learning community online requires... More

    pp. 555-564

  2. A Longitudinal Look at a Hybrid Community of Practice: A Social Network Analysis

    John Cowan, Northern Illinois University, United States; Michael Menchaca, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    This study will share the results of an ongoing longitudinal social network analysis employed to gain an understanding of the characteristics and dynamics of a successful hybrid graduate community ... More

    pp. 565-572

  3. Faculty Collaboration in the Evaluation of New Technology for Teaching Computer Science

    Cecilia Curlango-Rosas, Jorge Eduardo Ibarra-Esquer, María Luisa González-Ramírez, Linda Eugenia Arredondo-Acosta & Gloria Etelbina Chávez-Valenzuela, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

    With the objective of updating the way an introductory programming course at our college is taught, several professors gathered to analyze the use of Phidgets as a potential technology to serve as ... More

    pp. 573-580

  4. Developing Effective Online Course Orientations: Using Mastery Learning Strategies to Prepare Students in Online Spanish Courses

    Bucky Dodd & Stacy Southerland, University of Central Oklahoma, United States

    This presentation proposal describes the process of converting an on-campus orientation meeting to a series of online learning modules for use in two beginning Spanish courses. These modules are... More

    pp. 581-585

  5. Computer Literacy Learning Emotions of ODL Teacher-Students

    Hendrik D Esterhuizen, A Seugnet Blignaut, Christo J Els & Suria M Ellis, North-West University, South Africa

    This paper addresses the affective human experiences in terms of the emotions of South African teacher-students while attaining computer competencies for teaching and learning, and for ODL. The... More

    pp. 586-595

  6. Development of a virtual system to support Toxicology Clinical Researches

    Ana S S B S Ferreira, Botucatu Medical School, Brazil; Benedito Barraviera, CEVAP-UNESP, Brazil; Silvia R C S Barraviera & Luciana P F Abbade, Botucatu Medical School, Brazil; Rui S Ferreira Jr, CEVAP-UNESP, Brazil; Carlos A Caramori, Botucatu Medical School, Brazil

    This research aimed to develop a Virtual Support System for Clinical Research in order to manage clinical trials in Toxicology. It will be located in the Clinical Research Unit, Botucatu - UNESP.... More

    pp. 596-600

  7. MM-e at the Museum: A Mobile Memory e-portfolio platform application for young children in diverse museum environments

    Michael Hammond-Todd, Noel Feliciano & Will Gallagher, University of Victoria, Canada

    While many mobile applications have been developed for adult visitors to parks, museums, and nature centers; very few programs exist that are specifically designed to meet the needs young children ... More

    pp. 601-604

  8. Curricular Content, Digital Design and Teacher Satisfaction

    Thomas Hansson & Ossi Pesämaa, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

    This study is a conceptual and statistical analysis of the relationship between teachers’ digital design, curricular contents and self-assessed satisfaction. We ask what kind of input holds a... More

    pp. 605-612

  9. Exploring Recommended Practices for Quality Online Instruction: A Literature-based Instrument

    Jenni Hayman, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, Canada

    This paper presents a literature-based preliminary instrument developed through a comparison analysis across 18 works from the literature of online learning. The preliminary instrument represents... More

    pp. 613-617

  10. The Interaction between Students and Online Training Lessons.

    Yu-Ping Hsu & Kuang-Chen Hsu, Educational Technology Program in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department, University of Kansas United States, United States

    When designing an online lesson for students, it is important to understand the diversity of expectations, experiences, and prior knowledge of students which interact with the lesson. Experienced ... More

    pp. 618-622

  11. Integrating high-tech exhibits within a Science Center in Mexico: A coordinated strategy for enticing youngsters to pursue computer related majors

    Jorge Eduardo Ibarra-Esquer, Gabriel Alejandro López Morteo & Brenda Leticia Flores Rios, Autonomous University of Baja California, Mexico

    A lack of engineers and scientists in computer related areas has been constantly reported worldwide in recent years. One of the probable causes that have been studied is a misperception of the... More

    pp. 623-631

  12. Press Any Key: Repositioning digital literacy as an enabler for self-regulated learning

    Joo Ho (Jo) Jung & Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Millennial students are often seen as digital experts. This generalisation implicitly assumes that millennial students are equipped with necessary digital literacy skills to undertake their... More

    pp. 632-637

  13. Investigating the Predictive Power of Metacognition and Perceived Interaction on Web-Based Collaborative Learning Outcomes

    Myunghee Kang, Seonghye Yoon, Young Ran Yoo, Hyunjin Lim & Minji Kim, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    While communications extends beyond space and time by adapting collaborative learning to web-based learning environment, the participation and the interaction of learners become weaker. This study ... More

    pp. 638-647

  14. Kurzweil: A Computer-Supported Reading Tool for Students with Learning and Attention Challenges in Higher Education

    Anjali Kanitkar, Theresa Ochoa & Megan Hadel, Indiana University, United States

    Kurzweil 3000 is a leading software program used in higher education by individuals who need reading assistance. This text-to-speech program is one of the most successful ways of helping students... More

    pp. 648-653

  15. Linking Performance Competencies to Training Resources: The Use of Professional Development Series

    Joseph Lamos, UCAR/COMET, United States

    Abstract: The author while serving as Deputy Director of the COMET, a program within the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, worked with the National Weather... More

    pp. 654-659

  16. Getting College Students Interested in ICT Initiatives in Education

    Dorothy Langley, Holon Institue of Technolgy, Israel

    The dramatic advances in ICT during the past decade have driven national programs aiming to transform learning and instruction in the school system. Such programs can become employment areas for... More

    pp. 660-665

  17. CARE: Creating Augmented Reality in Education

    Farzana Latif, City University, London, United Kingdom

    This paper explores how Augmented Reality using mobile phones can enhance teaching and learning in education. It specifically examines its application in two cases, where it is identified that the ... More

    pp. 666-669

  18. Teaching Physics with Blended Learning

    Linghong Li & Hao Tang, The University of Tennessee, United States

    Teaching physics with blended learning not only plays the leading role of a teacher but also to meets the needs of independent learning. We share here the importance, practicality and efficiency of... More

    pp. 670-677

  19. The Gap Between Policy and Reality: Should Universities Move Course Materials Fully Online?

    Jo Luck, Dolene Rossi & Maureen Chapman, Central Queensland University, Australia

    Central Queensland University (CQU) is progressing toward a policy whereby all course materials will only be available online from 2013. The assumption by decision-makers within CQU is that current... More

    pp. 678-687

  20. Using open source learning techniques to enhance professional development opportunities for the early childhood education and care sector in Australia.

    Kym Macfarlane & Jennifer Cartmel, Griffith University Australia, Australia; Andrea Nolan, Victoria University, Australia; Marel Pike, Griffith University Australia, Australia

    This paper will report on an Australian Learning and Teaching Council grant, which provided possible solutions to workforce barriers in early childhood education and care in Australia. These... More

    pp. 688-693