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EdMedia 2015--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology

Jun 22, 2015


Saul Carliner; Catherine Fulford; Nathaniel Ostashewski

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Number of papers: 291

  1. Technology Based Activities on Learning English Language Structure and Egotism among Iranian Students

    Fatemeh Alipanahi, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch , Zanjan Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Hossein Parvini Sani, Islamic Aazd University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Computers have provided programs for learners to expand various kinds of instructional materials based on technologies. This study assessed the effect of Technology Based activities on Learning... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Social Media, Online Collaboration, and Mobile Devices: Tools for Demonstrating Digital Literacy

    Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University Computer Information Systems Department, United States; Diana Andone, University of Timisoara Politehnica, Romania

    The authors' previous work in studying of how digital students use technology for collaboration as members of international teams is updated with the strong use of social media. The authors... More

    pp. 6-15

  3. Perspective is Everything: How to Integrate Templates and Tools to Meet Online Accessibility

    Lesley Casarez, Kim Livengood & Natasha Morris, Angelo State University, United States

    Abstract: Increasing the access to higher education through online programs has not necessarily guaranteed equal access for all students. Institutions face the challenge of meeting the needs of... More

    pp. 6-10

  4. Engagement-for-Achievement: Creating a Model for Online Student Engagement

    Leni Casimiro, Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies, Philippines

    Student engagement literature has already proven that the more students are engaged, the higher is their academic achievement. Optimizing student engagement must then be a goal of every online... More

    pp. 11-20

  5. ComunicARTE: Developing communicative competences in Primary through teaching thinking and cooperative work

    Sonia Lara & Mª Carmen González-Torres, Universidad de Navarra, Spain; Alvaro Gonzalez & Nicolás Muracciole, Irabia-Izaga Primary and Higher School, Spain

    The purpose of this communication is twofold: Firstly, to present the project ComunicARTE as a teaching-Learning system (which implements mobile devices) designed to develop thinking skills and... More

    pp. 16-21

  6. Effect of Exercise Program Supported By Educational Technology (Multimedia Technology) On Attention, Motor Skills, and Performance Level for Tumbling Skills In Omani Children With Hearing Disabilities

    Sahar El Shourbagi, Manar Shahin, Badreya Al-Hadabi & Khalid Al-Saadi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    The purpose of this study is to test the effect of program supported by Multimedia Technology, which serves the education process for some basic tumbling skills for the sport of gymnastics and to... More

    p. 21

  7. MOOCs Design and Development: Using Active Learning Pedagogy and Instructional Design Model in MITx Courses on the edX Platform

    Yashu Kauffman, MIT, United States; Douglas Kauffman, Boston University, United States

    This paper describes the process we use to design and develop the structure and pedagogy of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs). By using the infrastructure and digital affordances of MITx courses ... More

    pp. 22-27

  8. Redefining the Role of Online Facilitation in Digital Classrooms

    Barbara Fedock, University of Phoenix, United States

    With the inclusion of gaming and interactive simulations in digital classrooms, the role of online facilitation is constantly changing. Online instructors are no longer primarily virtual academic... More

    pp. 22-24

  9. Learning Analytics and Instructional Innovation: Using Data to Design and Validate New Approaches to Online Learning

    Dr. Keith Hampson, Acrobatiq (A Carnegie Mellon University Venture), Canada

    The capacity to measure online learning is the single greatest driver of innovation in higher education in 2014. More and better information about learning outcomes in the hands of educators,... More

    p. 25

  10. A method for the characterization of students using virtual language model

    Osiris Moya, Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas, Cuba

    The use of virtual linguistic model is proposed as the basis for the definition of a technique to analyze the criteria that may have several teachers on student performance and from these separate ... More

    pp. 26-38

  11. Examining Chocolate-Covered Broccoli: Eyetracking Evaluation of the ExMan Serious Game

    Seugnet Blignaut, Gordon Matthew & Chrisna Botha-Ravyse, North-West University, South Africa

    Engaging users to playtest serious games during game design uncovers the value of design elements that contribute towards learning and fun during gameplay. During a first wire-frame test of the... More

    pp. 28-37

  12. Automated Content Analysis of Students’ Cognitive Presence In Asynchronous Online Discussion

    Ye Chen, Syracuse University, United States

    This study investigated the use of text mining techniques in qualitatively analyzing online students’ cognitive presence in their discussion. Multinomial Naïve Bayes and Support Vector Machines... More

    pp. 38-43

  13. Learning Management System Implementation: Prioritizing Human Factors to Ensure Success

    Timothy Stephens, Shujaat Wasty & William Meyer, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, Canada

    The Canadian Foreign Service Institute (CFSI) is the primary training provider for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) and offers more than 250 learning activities serving around ... More

    pp. 39-47

  14. Enhancing reading comprehension through computer-supported collaborative learning

    Huang-Yao Hong, National Chengchi University, Taiwan; Tzu-Wei Huang, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Taiwan; Yu-Hui Chang, University of Minnesota, United States; Guo-Tsai Hung, National Taichung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    The aim of this study is to explore whether student can develop a better reading comprehension after engaging in computer supported collaborative knowledge building activities for a semester. Data ... More

    pp. 44-46

  15. Video Recordings for Remote Health Care Assessments

    Marlene Rosenkoetter & Deborah Smith, Georgia Regents University, United States; Sally Richter, Columbus State University, United States

    Abstract: This innovative project used video recordings to evaluate nursing students completing geriatric clinical health assessments at multiple community sites. Over 200 students from four... More

    pp. 47-52

  16. Agile Design: Engaging Remote Faculty in Course Design in a Bilingual Provincial Wide Nursing Program

    Haidee Thanda, Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing, Canada

    This paper presents a case to examine how Agile methods can be used in different phases of the course development cycle in the Ontario Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner Program (PHCNP)... More

    pp. 48-53

  17. 3D Printing and Maker Spaces: Design as Storytelling

    Marlo Steed, Faculty of Ed, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This paper discusses 3D printing, the Maker Movement and the implications on education. The Maker Movement is gaining momentum and 3D printing plays a significant part of this community. The... More

    pp. 53-58

  18. An International Education Program at Urban/Rural High Schools: An Integrated View where Science, Technology, Art and Communication Converge

    Marcelo Amaya & Agnès Paterson, Caring for our Watersheds (CNC) Canada-Argentina, Argentina; Ana Andrada, Centro Blas Pascal EdTech R&D, Argentina

    Caring for our Watersheds (CNC) is an environmental education contest started by Agrium in Canada in 2007. Since 2012, it has been implemented in Argentina. The competition covers 36 high schools... More

    pp. 54-59

  19. Promoting Computerized Learning via Pictorial Access to On-screen Text

    Klaus Stiller, University of Regensburg, Germany

    In two experiments learners used computerized learning material which consisted of static pictures and on-screen text relating to the physiology of vision in one of two formats. The formats... More

    pp. 59-68

  20. Evaluation of the Learning Designs of Cloud-based Content using the TPACK Framework

    Chris Campbell, The University of Queensland, Australia; Aisha Al Harthi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman; Arafeh Karimi, FrogAsia, Australia

    Abstract: The paradigm shift in the adoption of cloud-based technology in educational settings in the United States and globally is undeniable. For the first time, an entire nation is connected... More

    pp. 60-67