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EdMedia 2013--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 24, 2013


Jan Herrington; Alec Couros; Valerie Irvine

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This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 405

  1. Streamlining Processes with Technology: The Research Ethics Committee

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

    This paper reports on the conceptualization and design of a set of documents and procedures to streamline the task of ethical review by an Academic Ethics Review Board within a Faculty of Education... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. How Many Hats Do You Wear?

    Joseph Ganci, eLearning Joe, United States; Sheila Cook, InFacilitation, Canada

    It takes many skills to create engaging eLearning. Can one person realistically wear the hats of subject matter expert, coach, instructional designer, graphic designer, developer, multimedia... More

    pp. 8-9

  3. Taking the Snooze Factor Out of Mandatory Training

    Joseph Ganci, eLearning Joe, United States; Sheila Cook, InFacilitation, United States

    Joe Ganci and Sheila Cook team up to show you examples of how mandatory training does not have to induce a coma in learners. Using best practices from eLearning instructional design and development... More

    pp. 10-11

  4. Digital Literacy in the 21st Century: Fact or Fiction?

    Glenda Barlow-Jones & Duan van der Westhuizen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    The world is becoming increasingly digital and this is affecting the way in which we learn and live. Learners who do not have access to technology and are unable to make use of technological... More

    pp. 12-17

  5. Balancing the Scale: Faculty Comperacy Perceptions for Teaching Screen People within a Developing ODL Context

    Seugnet Blignaut & Verona Leendertz, North-West University, South Africa

    The School of Continuing Teacher Education at the North-West University is a large provider of Open Distance Learning in South Africa within the specific context of a Newly Industrialized Country. ... More

    pp. 18-24

  6. Eportfolio for Learning and Reflective Growth

    Lih-Juan ChanLin & Te-Lien Chou, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

    In college education, tracking student learning outcomes within college courses is important to observe their academic growth in preparation for future careers. Integrated into academic assessment... More

    pp. 25-32

  7. Multiliteracies and the introduction of Moving Image Media Education to schools in Northern Ireland.

    Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, UK, United Kingdom

    Due to the ubiquitous and pervasive nature of modern technologies, information is being transmitted faster and more frequently. As a result the text-based literacies of the past have been... More

    pp. 33-42

  8. “Architecture Students Hate Twitter and Love Dropbox” or Does the Field of Study Correlates with Web 2.0 Behavior?

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

    Teaching at universities can be seen as service on students. To meet the needs of students according to e-learning services best, an annual questionnaire amongst freshmen is carried out at Graz... More

    pp. 43-53

  9. VLE e-Library and the digital divide : A mining- based classification survey Case Study – Arab Open University

    Haifaa O. Elayyan & Nouhad Amaneddine, Arab Open University, Saudi Arabia

    Abstract - Arab Open University is the first academic institution in Middle east and North Africa that adopted the open learning concept and has been dedicated to form this concept and present... More

    p. 54

  10. ePortfolios as Learning “Events”: Exploring Case Studies of Complexity, Pedagogy and Technology in Canada, Australia and New Zealand

    Scott Gerrity, Tim Hopper & Kathy Sanford, University of Victoria, Canada

    In this study we review and compare a variety of contexts for learning informed by three web-based electronic portfolios (ePs): ePortofolio, Iportfolio, and Mahara, located in University... More

    pp. 55-64

  11. Enabling Potentials – Supporting Project Managers’ Learning in Technology-Enriched Environments

    David Haselberger & Renate Motschnig, University of Vienna, Austria

    Project managers working in Small and Medium Enterprises hold a prominent share in today's market economy. They are particularly challenged by the rapid changes in service-oriented industries. This... More

    pp. 68-77

  12. The Development of a Self-Study Application For Japanese Academic Writing Using a Paragraph Writing Method

    Nobuko Iki, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan; Junji Shibasaki, The Open University of Japan, Japan

    In this study, we developed an application to help novice writers learn how to write papers or reports in Japanese for academic purposes, based on the method of a five paragraph structure and... More

    pp. 78-85

  13. A study on the development of evaluation criteria for digital textbooks in Korea

    Hyung-mi Joo & Chong Uk Ahn, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluaton, Korea (South)

    In Korea, digital textbooks will be developed from the 3rd grade to the 11th grade primarily for the subject matters of English, Science, and Social Studies in 2013, and then be applied to schools ... More

    pp. 86-89

  14. Desire to Move Forward: Barriers to Professional Development of Mathematics Faculty

    Verona Leendertz & Seugnet Blignaut, North-West University, South Africa

    This paper reports on the findings of a focus group interview conducted at the School of Continuous Teacher Education, Faculty of Educational Sciences, at the North-West University, South Africa.... More

    pp. 90-99

  15. Using Positioning Theory to Identify Contradictory Teachers’ Identity When Enacting Knowledge Building in Social Studies

    Wei-Ying Lim, Hyo-Jeong So & Ching-Sing Chai, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    This paper reports the initial dilemmas teachers faced when implementing knowledge building in social studies as part of a future school initiative in Singapore. Positioning theory was used to... More

    pp. 100-104

  16. Using Copyrighted Materials in U.S.-Based Online Courses: A Primer

    Lyra Logan, Florida Education Fund, United States

    Reproducing materials for use in a U.S.-based online course or workshop raises questions of copyright. If you plan to incorporate copyrighted material (documents, charts, photographs, videos, etc.... More

    p. 105

  17. Encouraging senior university faculty members to move their teaching content online: we CAN teach old dogs new tricks!

    Carol Miles, University of Newcastle, Australia

    As universities worldwide embrace the absolute requirement to offer more and more content in a blended or fully-online environment, those charged with equipping current academic staff to prepare to... More

    pp. 106-107

  18. Development of Learning Support Software and Educational Materials for Studying Measurement and Control by Programs

    Tomohiro Nishida, Osaka Gakuin University, Japan; Ryota Nakamura, Liu Lu, Chan Myae Thu & Toshio Matsuura, Osaka City University, Japan

    The purpose of this study is to develop learning support software and educational materials for studying the new subject “Measurement and Control by Programs”, which was introduced as a compulsory ... More

    pp. 108-114

  19. Student perceptions of the reuse of open educational resources: A case study of the social outreach group SHAWCO in Cape Town, South Africa

    Michael Paskevicius, Vancouver Island University, Canada

    This poster represents my masters research with students involved in a volunteer social outreach education project in Cape Town, South Africa. In the thesis I investigated the potential for open... More

    pp. 115-120

  20. Using Design-based Research to Investigate the Design and Development of an Online Community of Practice for Teacher Professional Development

    Eunice Sari, Media Lab, Aalto University, Finland; Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia

    This paper discusses how design-based research (DBR) has been used to investigate the development of OLC4TPD (Online Learning Community for Teacher Professional Development), an online learning... More

    pp. 121-127