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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. ICT Based Support for Rural Students of the Open University of Tanzania: Perceptions, Challenges and Prospects

    Lulu Mahai, UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, United Kingdom

    Abstract: This paper is a report on qualitative study conducted on rural students of the Open University of Tanzania in a sub-Saharan Africa. The study explored the use of Information and... More

    pp. 694-702

  2. Use of Visual and Multimedia Resources in an Undergraduate Classroom: A Case Study

    Krystyna Matusiak, University of Denver, Library & Information Science Program, Morgridge College of Education, United States

    This paper reports the findings of a case study that examined the use of digital information resources in an undergraduate geography class. The study assumed a contextual approach and focused on... More

    pp. 703-712

  3. Longitudinal Program Evaluation: A Case Study of an Online Program’s Ten-Year Reunion

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

    This case study describes planning and conducting longitudinal research of an online masters in educational technology. In Spring 2011, researchers met to consider strategies for conducting... More

    pp. 713-720

  4. Evolution of Scientific Collaboration Communities in the AACE

    Gonzalo Méndez, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

    This paper investigates the evolving co-authorship networks generated by the scientific production of EdMedia, SITE and E-Learn, three world conferences promoted by the Association for the... More

    pp. 721-730

  5. Is important to educate the insurance companies to invest in knowledge management

    Nadia Miranda & Luis Joyanes, UPSA, Portugal

    In knowledge society the source and management of knowledge are essential factors for the development of competitiveness between businesses. It is, therefore, Knowledge Managements’ mission to... More

    pp. 731-735

  6. Using iPad Apps to Enhance Teaching and Learning

    Elizabeth Omiteru, Valdosta State University, United States

    Valdosta State University iDoctors group was created to research technology tools and applications that promote engagement and interactivity in the classroom. One of our main goals since fall 2010 ... More

    pp. 736-740

  7. Lessons on Quality: Quality Control Reviews

    Stephanie Parisi & Mark DeNote, Saint Leo University, United States

    This session will include a discussion and demonstration of best practices involving online course quality and the reliance on communication channels to make quality enhancement successful. What... More

    pp. 741-743

  8. Learners’ Engagement in a Peer Coaching Asynchronous Discussion as Part of an Online Course: A Case Study

    Kari Rasmussen, Grant MacEwan University, Canada

    The intent of this case study was to examine and analyze the use of an asynchronous discussion component, designed to create a peer coaching environment, in an online course. The overall design of ... More

    pp. 744-751

  9. Meeting the needs of 21st century students: technology transforming library spaces

    Bridgette Sanders & Judy Walker, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Libraries have been an integral part of higher education for centuries. In the past 25 years university libraries have been grappling with an almost constantly changing environment, which has... More

    pp. 752-755

  10. Teacher-researcher Partnership to Promote Technology Integration in an English Class

    Ieda M. Santos & Nura Hagi Nur, Emirates College for Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates

    Action research has been considered as an effective strategy to support teachers to integrate technology in teaching and learning. In particular, collaborative action research involving teacher... More

    pp. 756-759

  11. The Classroom Online: the form and function of live instruction at an online school

    Jeffrey Scarborough, Stanford University Online High School, United States

    The [name removed] online high school is an accredited, diploma-granting online school for gifted students in grades 7-12. The school provides a complete and rigorous curriculum in a school setting... More

    p. 760

  12. Troubleshooting MOOCs: The Case of a Massive Open Online Course at a College of Education

    Sarah Schrire & Dalit Levy, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and the Arts, Israel

    This paper presents a case study involving the establishment of a massive open online course (MOOC) at a college of education. MOOCs are seen to represent an approach to learning that should be of ... More

    pp. 761-766

  13. Using XO Laptops when building knowledge at school: an experience with high impact for the Joaquín V. Gonzalez Program in La Rioja, Argentina.

    Irma Beatriz Silva, Patricia Alejandra Salas & Maricel Andrea Lujan, Escuela Privada Gabriela Mistral de Jornada Simple, Argentina

    This paper is a report on the outcomes of an experience with XO laptops used by 6th Year students from Gabriela Mistral Jornada Simple School. The purpose of this study was to provide an answer to ... More

    pp. 767-772

  14. Pedagogical Sustainability of Online Teaching

    Bude Su, California State University, Monterey Bay, United States

    A sustainable e-learning system has multiple components including organizational sustainability, technological sustainability, and pedagogical sustainability. Among these, pedagogical... More

    p. 773

  15. Providing a distance learning environment for developing countries - St. George's University a case study

    John Swartz & Thompson Cummings, St. George's University, Grenada

    Learning and education are considered to be critical factors in alleviating global poverty. The appearance of the Web in the late 1990s has provided an excellent opportunity for this to take... More

    pp. 774-778

  16. Authentic Professional Development for Educational Technology Integration: Conditions for Success

    Duan vd Westhuizen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    pp. 779-787

  17. Multimedia and Online Learning Issues in Graduate Nursing Education for Students in Vietnam and Indonesia

    Elizabeth Van Kleeck, M. Ed., P. Ann Solari-Twadell Ph.D. , RN, Judith Jennrich & Margaret Kraft Ph.D., RN, Loyola University Chicago, United States

    Nursing as a profession has limited masters prepared nurses in Vietnam and Indonesia. Five Indonesian and six Vietnamese graduate level nursing students came to our university for a five-week... More

    p. 788

  18. Teacher-Student Collaboration on Designing Instructional Multimedia Materials

    Ling Wang, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    The goal of this study was to engage students as multimedia designers and technology assistants for their non-technology discipline faculty to create instructional multimedia materials at Wenzao... More

    pp. 789-794

  19. Use of Webinar & Web Meeting to SupporteResearch Collaboration between Italy and China

    Nan Yang, Patrizia Ghislandi & Federica Cumer, University of Trento, Italy

    We use our eResearch experience as a case study to research on how to efficiently use webinar and web meeting to support our Research collaboration. In our paper, comparison between webinar and web... More

    pp. 795-802

  20. Cross Cultural Action Research for Online Graduate Students

    Anne-Marie Armstrong, Colorado Technical University, United States

    Technology and Community in Nicaragua: Colorado Technical University worked in partnership with a nonprofit group to provide assessment, strategy assistance and intervention design for their... More

    pp. 805-808