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EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 23, 2014


Jarmo Viteli; Marianna Leikomaa

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Number of papers: 404

  1. eService-TV – application to produce the home rehabilitation to Finnish war invalids

    Teija Räihä, Kyyhkylä Rehabilitation Center, Finland

    The purpose of this study is to describe the eService-TV service which is a tool developed for home rehabilitation of Finnish war invalids. War invalids experienced the eService-TV as a good and... More

    pp. 669-671

  2. Technologies that Assist in Online Group Work: A Comparison of Synchronous and Asynchronous Collaboration Technologies on Students’ Learning and Community

    Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, Liberty University, United States

    While the benefits of online group work completed using asynchronous CMC technology is documented, researchers have identified a number of challenges that result in ineffective and unsuccessful... More

    pp. 672-677

  3. Effects of Training with Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game on Alleviating Shyness

    Sachi Tajima, Kanto Gakuen University, Japan; Yumi Matsuo, Kanto Junior College, Japan; Yuki Takei & Akira Sakamoto, Ochanomizu University, Japan

    We developed a training program for alleviating shyness. This program was conducted using a massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) for five weeks. To evaluate the training program,... More

    pp. 678-683

  4. Gender Differences and Middle School Students’ Views of Smartphone and Social Media for Learning, Social Connection, and Entertainment

    Jenny Wakefield & Leila Mills, University of North Texas, United States; Anna Wakefield, Jasper High School, United States

    Both educators and researchers have lately shown increasing interest in use of mobile devices and social media for learning. Researchers seek to discover how these technology tools are best used,... More

    pp. 684-690

  5. Using QEC Cloud Software to Reflective Writing on Literature Study to Enhance Students’ Critical Thinking and English Language Proficiencies

    Ya-huei Wang & Hung-Chang Liao, Chung-Shan Medical University, Taiwan

    Quick English Composition (QEC) cloud software was a software used to increase students’ English writing skills while decreasing teachers’ workload. The study intended to investigate whether the... More

    p. 691

  6. International Students’ Perception of Media Literacy in Japan: Focusing on Cell Phones and Smartphones

    Shaoyu Ye & Masao Murota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    The paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on international students (ISs)’ usage of cell phones, smartphones and computers, and their perceptions of media literacy on Internet... More

    pp. 692-701

  7. A Comparison of Sixth Grade Students’ Reading Comprehension on Two Different Digital Formats

    M. Betul Yilmaz, Feza Orhan, Tuba Ugras & Selda Kayak, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey

    Digital native students, as opposed to digital immigrants, do more reading on digital environments than on printed environments. The aim of this study was to learn whether reading comprehension,... More

    pp. 702-707

  8. Infusing instructional design principles into an active student-centred social learning framework

    Gail Casey, Deakin University, Australia; Gayle Davidson-Shivers, University of South Alabama, United States

    Social and participatory media offer a plethora of ways for students to communicate, collaborate, and learn in schools. Using a social learning approach, Casey (2013a) investigated ways that social... More

    pp. 708-713

  9. SMEDIA: Designing to create a social and dynamic learning framework

    Gail Casey, Deakin University, Australia; Gayle Davidson-Shivers, University of South Alabama, United States

    This article discusses the design of social networking sites created through a PhD action research study. Social and participatory media was used as an active, flexible and motivating learning... More

    pp. 714-725

  10. Implementing Metacognition Skills for Learners Studying Computer Programming

    Jacqui Chetty & Duan van der Westhuizen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    This paper addresses a concern regarding metacognition skills of first year learners studying a computer programming module at a university in South Africa. As the metacognition skills of such... More

    pp. 726-731

  11. Toward a Pedagogy Centering on Computer Programming For Learners in South Africa: An Educational Design Research Approach

    Jacqui Chetty & Duan van der Westhuizen, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    Research world-wide indicates that computer programming is a difficult subject to teach and learners find such modules challenging. The result is that attrition rates are high. South Africa... More

    pp. 732-740

  12. If They Can, I Can! Enhancing Learning through (Peer) Modeling in Instructional Video

    Luc De Grez, Elke Van Steendam & Mariet Raedts, KU Leuven, Belgium

    The internet is teeming with educational videos. Video in all its formats is increasingly being used in educational contexts. These videos are very frequently well-designed and attractive to look... More

    pp. 741-745

  13. An Interactive Multimedia Development Life Cycle Model Based on a Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning

    Nasrin Moradmand, Amitava Datta & Grace Oakley, The University of Western Australia, Australia

    While multimedia software has the potential to provide successful teaching and learning experiences for both teachers and learners, the development of these applications for effective use in an... More

    pp. 746-761

  14. Creative Learning Principle: Theoretical Construction about an Application Process

    Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortes, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico; Carlos Pacheco Cortes, Universidad of Tartu, Estonia; Elba Patricia Alatorre Rojo, Daniel Montes Ponce, Marco Antonio Pereida Alfaro & Rubi Estela Morales Salas, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    The context of this investigation was conducted at a Mexican university, an educational model followed by the System of Virtual Campus. The epistemological orientation was a constructivist... More

    pp. 762-768

  15. Design principles for an ePortfolio-based learning environment to enhance reflection in pre-service teachers

    Pauline Roberts, Murdoch University, Australia

    This paper reports the results of a research project that examined the development of reflective abilities of pre-service teachers through a scaffolded ePortfolio-based learning environment. The... More

    pp. 769-774

  16. Exergames in Action: Flow, Enjoyment and Motivation for Physical Activity

    Tugba Altan & Kursat Cagiltay, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    In this study, the interaction between flow, enjoyment and motivation for physical activity in exergames were examined deeply. The research method was qualitative case study and a participant group... More

    pp. 775-781

  17. Association between Preservice Teachers’ Personal Differences and Their Facebook Use: A Comparative Study in Turkey and the USA

    Oguzhan Atabek & Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This paper reports the findings from the quantitative phase of an explanatory sequential mixed-method PhD study conducted in Turkey and the USA in order to investigate the implementability of... More

    pp. 782-791

  18. Kinect-based Rehabilitation for Young Adults with Cerebral Palsy Participating in Physical Education Programs in Special Education School Settings

    Yao-Jen Chang, Chang-Chieh Wang, Yan-Siang Luo & Yu-Chi Tsai, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    Children with cerebral palsy (CP) must undergo long-term physical rehabilitation to enhance neural development. Currently, commercial rehabilitation products cannot be customized and are expensive;... More

    pp. 792-795

  19. Implementing Large Scale Mobile Learning School Programs: To BYOD or not to BYOD

    Boris Handal, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia; Robert Ritter, The University of Alberta, Canada; David Marcovitz, Loyola University Maryland, United States

    This research attempts to explore the mobile learning (ML) implementation models adopted by school systems in Canada and the United States. Within an interpretative approach it will look at the... More

    pp. 796-801

  20. USUKO - New Generation School

    Jarno Kansanaho, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    With the development of Web-services, e-Learning is becoming more popular. There are many existing solutions and countless resources containing learning materials, games, online courses etc.... More

    pp. 802-806