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ED-MEDIA 2000--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2000

Editors

Jacqueline Bourdeau; Rachelle Heller

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Number of papers: 604

  1. A Teachware Management Framework for Multiple Teaching Strategies

    Christian Süß, Rudolf Kammerl & Burkhard Freitag, Universität Passau, Germany

    In this paper we argue that effective teaching is a multi-method process and propose a teachware management framework flexible enough to support multiple teaching strategies. We model e.g.... More

    pp. 1101-1106

  2. Technology Integration and Professional Development: A Mentoring Model

    Karen Swan & Aliya Holmes, University at Albany, United States; Sybillyn Jennings, Sage College, United States; Juan Vargas, University at Albany, United States

    This paper describes the development and exploration of a model for professional development concerned with the integration of computing technologies into classroom teaching and learning. Grounded ... More

    pp. 1107-1111

  3. Electronic Literacy Standards for the 21 st Century

    Karen Swan, University at Albany, United States

    This paper explores the notion that the desired outcome of current technology initiatives is technology integration across the curriculum. It argues that technology integration across the ... More

    pp. 1112-1117

  4. The Effects of Activity Structure and Learner Characteristics on Acceptance of Control Opportunities in Hypermedia Environments: A Report of Quantitative Findings

    Denise Tolhurst, University of New South Wales, Australia; Raymond L. Debus, The University of Sydney, Australia

    This paper presents the quantitative results of a study that examined the effects of the structure of learning activities and the learner characteristics of prior knowledge, ability and attitudes... More

    pp. 1118-1123

  5. A Linguistic Approach to Use Cultural Web Pages in a Classroom

    Yutaka Tsutsumi, Teikyo Univ. Fukuoka Jr. College, Japan; Ryoji Matsuno, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan; Kazuo Ushijima, Kyushu University, Japan

    Using Web Pages for supplemental materials in the classroom is very popular. However, some Web Pages are not suitable for educational use as their stuffy description. Our research aims at... More

    pp. 1124-1129

  6. Electronics Education System

    Maria D. Valdes, Jose A. Tarrio, Maria J. Moure & Enrique Mandado, University of Vigo, Spain; Julio Gonzalez, University of New York at New Paltz

    This paper analyses traditional methods of teaching Electronics to non-electronic engineers and proposes an alternative educational system involving theoretical and practical learning. The... More

    pp. 1130-1134

  7. A Patient Simulation System for Nursing Education

    Johan C. van Rooyen & C. Janse Tolmie, University of the Orange Free State, South Africa

    Changes in the educational methods of nursing students created great possibilities for the use of computer technologies. With the help of computer-based multimedia technologies we can build... More

    pp. 1135-1140

  8. A Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) Presentation Generator

    Joaquin Vila & Barbara Beccue, Illinois State University, United States

    Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL) enables web developers to create multimedia content for efficient delivery over the Internet. The objective of the SMIL Presentation Generator ... More

    pp. 1141-1145

  9. Structural Communication and Web Based Instruction

    Carlos Villalba & Alexander Romiszowski, Syracuse University, United States

    The paper first reviews the authors' recent comparative studies of existing online learning environments and makes the case that no current commercially available system effectively supports... More

    pp. 1146-1151

  10. An Empirical Study Concerning Graphical User Interfaces that Manipulate Files

    Maria Virvou & Katerina Kabassi, University of Piraeus, Greece

    This paper describes an empirical study conducted within users of Graphical User Interfaces that deal with files and folders in a similar way as the Windows 98/NT Explorer. 10 human experts... More

    pp. 1152-1157

  11. TeamCMU: An Electronic Toolset For Collaborative Development Projects

    Randy Weinberg & Diana Bajzek, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    TeamCMU is an electronic toolset developed to support team collaboration and learning in team oriented, project based university level courses. It was developed to meet the needs of student teams... More

    pp. 1158-1160

  12. Taking Our Own Medicine: Learning "Learning with Multimedia" with Multimedia

    Martin Wessner, GMD-IPSI, Germany; Cornelia Seeberg & Ralf Steinmetz, Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany

    In this paper we present the design of a course on multimedia-based learning and a case study carried out at the Darmstadt University of Technology. We describe the course, the interdisciplinary ... More

    pp. 1161-1167

  13. Teachers, Students and the University Walking Together in One Direction: Analyzing the Potential for ICT in Higher Education from Different Perspectives

    Joachim Wetterling, University of Twente

    As technology changes so many parts of life also education and the academic society cannot escape. Because of the many different perspectives of people involved in higher education predicting... More

    pp. 1168-1172

  14. Faculty Reaction To WebCT: One University's Experience

    Sharon Alayne Widmayer & Cynthia L. McCourt, George Mason University, United States

    This paper will report on a pilot study which surveyed faculty to determine their attitudes towards WebCT during its first year of use at George Mason University. Faculty who responded to the... More

    pp. 1173-1176

  15. Designing Virtual Reality Learning Spaces for Students With Special Needs

    William R. Wiencke & M. D. Roblyer, State University of West Georgia, United States

    The paper reviews the past uses of Virtual Reality (VR) applications for students with special needs. Although VR technology shows promise for helping these groups, applications have been slow to... More

    pp. 1177-1181

  16. Implementing a 'Scaffolding by Design' Model in a WWW-based Course Con-sidering Cost and Benefits

    Koos Winnips, Betty Collis & Jef Moonen, University of Twente, Netherlands

    A model for 'scaffolding by design' is implemented in a course (called ISM-2) about the fundamentals of media design for education. This model tries to combine the focus on task-performance of... More

    pp. 1182-1187

  17. Developing a Storyboarding Process for Online Content: From Microsoft PowerPoint to Macromedia Flash

    Jennifer Wolverton & Greg Waddoups, Brigham Young University, United States

    The development of a Statistics 221 course at Brigham Young University required that a large number of multimedia objects (>800) be created in a relatively short period of time (<8 months) by... More

    pp. 1188-1193

  18. Creating Multimedia Instructional Projects: Fun or Frustration?

    C. James Wong, Southwestern Illinois College, United States

    The purpose of this case study is to investigate language teachers' experiences in developing multimedia instructional projects. This paper reports two language teachers' project development... More

    pp. 1194-1199

  19. A Cognitive-Affective Framework for Instructional Interactivity: CAFI 2

    Michael Yacci, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    Interactivity is a popular, although little understood term. This paper provides a short definition of interactivity in instruction. It then proposes a framework to study interactivity that... More

    pp. 1200-1204

  20. IMS Compliant Resource Management System

    Joseph Yeo, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

    The education arena in Singapore has seen very rapid pervasion of Information Technology (IT) and the World Wide Web (WWW). With the proliferation of courseware developed for the WWW, management of... More

    pp. 1205-1208