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  1. EKGAR: Augmented Reality Support for Learning of Electrocardiography (ECG) Analysis

    Henrik Hedegaard & Mads R. Dahl, Section for Health Informatics, Aarhus University, Denmark; Kaj Grønbæk, Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3544–3549

    Abstract: Electrocardiography analysis is an essential part of the medical education, but also one of the most difficult disciplines to learn and master. We introduce an innovative augmented... More

    pp. 3544-3549

  2. Jurimatic: How to get the law faculty online?

    Eddy Demeersseman, Isabelle Demortier, Piet Desmet & Bernard Tilleman, K.U.Leuven, Belgium; Bert Wylin, Indiegroup, Belgium

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3493–3499

    The "Jurimatic" project is aimed at (1) getting the law faculty online and (2) improving and activating the existing learning environment of the introductory course to law at the Law Faculty and... More

    pp. 3493-3499

  3. A Framework for Evaluating Multimedia Software: Modeling Student Learning Strategies

    Linda Stern & Kim Lam, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3301–3309

    We have developed a framework for automated evaluation of open-ended multimedia educational software. Our approach uses a 3-layer architecture for inferring student learning goals from strategies,... More

    pp. 3301-3309

  4. The Design of a Converging Lens Computer Simulation and its Effect on Image Predictions

    Joel Bryan, Scott Slough & John Milam, Texas A&M University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3232–3236

    As computer technology increasingly enhances the teaching and learning of all science disciplines, computer simulations, in particular, have become exceptionally beneficial in physics education. As... More

    pp. 3232-3236

  5. Linking Tilings to Algorithms: An Approach for Introducing Programming Concepts

    Jim Morey, Wesleyan College, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2947–2950

    This poster presents an approach of linking patterns in tilings to regularities in algorithms to help motivate and connect learners with programming concepts. The tiling patterns are used as... More

    pp. 2947-2950

  6. The Effects of Advanced organizers and Post Organizers on Science Achievement of Primary-Grade Students

    Hatice Sancar & Ismail Yildiz, middle east technical university, Turkey

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2307–2311

    This study examines the effects of advanced organizers and postorganizers presented on computer as means for improving Primary-Grade students' comprehension of science concepts. A concept chain on ... More

    pp. 2307-2311

  7. A Pilot Study of Computer Science Concept Hand-On Activity in High School

    Long-Yuan Yan, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2124–2133

    This article tries to experiment with a new pedagogy of teaching the concept of computer science in high school. This method does not need to use computer; instead, it uses the hand-on activity to ... More

    pp. 2124-2133

  8. Grouping Techniques for Small Project Teams in Online Learning Environments

    Laura White, University of West Florida, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1960–1968

    Abstract: Participation in and facilitation of small group project teams present unique benefits and challenges in online learning environments. A study of grouping techniques used to form small... More

    pp. 1960-1968

  9. Developing Team Competence in Technology Enhanced Courses

    Kathrin Figl & Renate Motschnig-Pitrik, University of Vienna, Austria

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1798–1806

    This paper presents a quantitative study on a number of approaches to enhancing team competencies of Computer Science students. Five different technology enhanced courses and their effects were... More

    pp. 1798-1806

  10. Development of a Ubiquitous Virtual Tutoring Assistant System

    Ji-Wei Wu, Yea-Han Tsou, Chuang-Kai Chiou & Judy C.R. Tseng, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung Hua University, Hsinchu, 300, Taiwan, ROC, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1577–1585

    Pedagogic scholars think that when a student is stuck on a certain problem while learning, an instant tutoring assistant is very helpful to promote his/her study. Nevertheless, the teacher is not... More

    pp. 1577-1585

  11. WAYS – What Are You Studying? A community tool for learners on the move

    Luigi Colazzo, Dept. Computer and Management Sciences, Italy; Hannes Haller, Tangram Bolzano Srl, Italy; Andrea Molinari, Dept. Computer and Management Sciences, Italy

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1331–1339

    The WAYS (What Are You Studying) prototype is an attempt to use mobile technologies as a medium for creating virtual communities in learning settings. WAYS introduces the idea of "proximity... More

    pp. 1331-1339

  12. Learning Collaboration in a Round Table

    Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya University, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1235–1240

    Collaborative learning in computer environment is one of currently interesting subjects and has been investigated synthetically or analytically, as the promotion of e-Learning from a viewpoint of... More

    pp. 1235-1240

  13. Tracing User Behaviour in a Virtual Community System through multi-dimensional analysis

    Luigi Colazzo & Andrea Molinari, Dept. Computer and Management Sciences, Italy; Everin Orlandi, Informatics & Communication Division - University of Trento, Italy

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1116–1120

    The paper presents the solutions adopted in an e-learning system in order to trace and observe the didactic processes transmitted through its use. The e-learning system, object of this study, is a ... More

    pp. 1116-1120

  14. On the Development of a Human-oriented Interaction System for Multimedia Services

    Hsiu-Mei Huang, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Tai-Chung Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Geeng-Neng You, Department of Multimedia Design, National Tai-Chung Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Pao-Ta Yu & Fu-Song Hsu, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chung Cheng Universit, Taiwan; Shu-Sheng Liaw, General Education Center, China Medical University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 951–956

    In the advanced computer technology era, the trend has moved the input devices toward to computer vision technology gradually. Due to the non-intuitiveness for human to use, the traditional input... More

    pp. 951-956

  15. Media Choice in Students’ Communication

    Kathrin Figl, University of Vienna, Austria

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 653–661

    This paper presents a qualitative study on the reality of communication among students of Computer Science. A preliminary study indicated nine major means of communication that were predominantly... More

    pp. 653-661

  16. Creating Multimedia Teaching Materials For An Entire Subject Discipline

    Derek Stephens, Department of Information Science, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 171–178

    This paper outlines how, and why, to enhance 'traditional' lectures with multimedia, provides an individually produced example using de-constructed CAL multimedia materials and describes a United... More

    pp. 171-178

  17. The Use of Learning Objects and Learning Styles in a Multi-Agent Education System

    Shanghua Sun, Mike Joy & Nathan Griffiths, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 381–398

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2005 ** Adaptive learning and teaching strategies are increasingly demanded in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the education process, but... More

    pp. 381-398

  18. Topic Maps: Adopting User-Centred Indexing Technologies in Course Management Systems

    Vivek Venkatesh, Concordia University, Canada; Steven Shaw, Concordia Universityc, Canada; Dennis Dicks, Gretchen Lowerison, Dai Zhang & Roukana Sanjakdar, Concordia University, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 429–450

    This article provides an empirical evaluation of an indexing technology, topic maps (ISO 13250), in the context of an academic task in a higher education context. Topic maps are a form of indexing ... More

    pp. 429-450

  19. Web Teaching Of SQL:: A Five Years Experiment

    Yolaine Bourda, SUPÉLEC, France

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2001 (2001) pp. 2134–2137

    This paper deals with a five years teaching experiment of SQL (Structured Query Language) using an on-line course connected to a true DBMS (DataBase Management System) in a way complementary to... More

    pp. 2134-2137

  20. Diversity in Excellence Fostering Programs: The Case of the Informatics Olympiad

    Ornit Sagy & Orit Hazzan, The Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 233–253

    This work examines the Israeli National Informatics - Computer Science (CS) Olympiad from the perspective of diversity. A conspicuous phenomena in this olympiad (as well as in other science... More

    pp. 233-253