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



Jacqueline Bourdeau; Rachelle Heller

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This conference has 4 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 604

  1. Interaction: The Key to Successful Distance Learning

    Al Byers, Virginia Tech, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the impediments to distance education (DE) programs and the critical value of interaction and dialog in DE learning environments. Many specific types of... More

    pp. 162-166

  2. Gender and Facilitator Talk in CMC

    Katy Campbell & John Boeglin, University of Alberta, Canada

    The building of collaborative online communities raises questions about the nature of discourse in these environments: Underlying these questions are fundamental notions about the social... More

    pp. 167-172

  3. The Hypermedia Conversation: Reflecting Upon, Building And Communicating Ill-Defined Arguments

    Milton Campos, Universite de Montreal, Canada

    This paper shows how reasoning upon questions and hypotheses built collaboratively can lead to knowledge-building and conceptual change in hypermedia conferencing systems. It is a qualitative... More

    pp. 173-178

  4. Traveling Culture: Digitizing Special Collections Materials at the University of Iowa Libraries

    Carol Ann Hughes, University of Iowa, United States

    In 1998 The University of Iowa Libraries was the recipient of a grant from the Library of Congress/Ameritech National Digital Library Competition in support of a project to digitize a portion of ... More

    pp. 179-184

  5. Fostering Teacher Inquiry and Reflective Learning Processes through Technology Enhanced Scaffolding in a Multimedia Environment

    Catherine McLoughlin, University of New England, Australia; John Baird, Keith Pigdon & Maralyn Wooley, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    The capacity of computer technology to support cognitive and learning processes is illustrated in the Quality in Learning and Teaching Project (QuILT), a case and problem-based multimedia resource ... More

    pp. 185-190

  6. A Web-Based Interactive Environment Based on Virtual Reality Simulation for Constructive Learning

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    This paper discusses the potentials and limitations of web-based Virtual Reality (VR) in operating slide projector. A VR-based interactive and simulated environment on web for immersively learning... More

    pp. 191-194

  7. A Concept-Mapping Methodology to Eliminate Dangling Questions in Asynchronous Learning Forum

    Chih-Kai Chang, Department of MIS, Da Yeh University

    After an instructor had used the Web-based forum in a course for years, the system database will contain an accumulation of discussion articles from different classes, which may be of similar... More

    pp. 195-200

  8. VirtUOS: A Multi-user Desktop VR Environment for Experiential, Simulation-Oriented Learning

    Yam San Chee & Yong Bing Khoo, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    In recent years, there has been a worldwide trend toward greater integration of technology use in teaching and learning. There has also been a concomitant shift away from traditional teacher... More

    pp. 201-206


    C. Candace Chou, University of Hawaii, United States

    This study examines the different patterns of online interaction between asynchronous communication and synchronous communication networks. Discussion transcripts were analyzed and coded using Bale... More

    pp. 207-212

  10. An Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS) for Instructional Designers and Developers: Neurocognitive Learning Science at Your Fingertips!

    N. James Christman, University of Phoenix, United States; Edward Kazlauskas, University of Southern California, United States

    An Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS), featuring an extensive knowledge base of learning science and theory, is discussed and demonstrated. The EPSS is designed for use by instructional... More

    pp. 213-218

  11. The Design and Integration of Interactive Multimedia Learning Environments: Content, Ergonomic, Evaluation and Collaborative Issues

    IsaBelle Claire, University of Moncton, Canada; Nkambou Roger, University of Sherbrooke, Canada; Dufresne Aude, University of Montreal, Canada

    The integration of Information technologies into the educational system has spurred the creation of new courses to effectively train teachers. Hypermedia environments are becoming essential tools... More

    pp. 219-224

  12. Holding the storyline in an educational hypermedia

    Luigi Colazzo, Andrea Molinari & Luisa Tomasi, University Of Trento, Italy

    The paper presents a prototype that manages the reading paths in a set of multimedia documents. It allows to create the path while the user navigates not only on Web pages, but also on local ... More

    pp. 225-231

  13. The Design, Assessment, And Implementation of a Web-Based Course

    Leon Combs, Kennesaw State University

    The design of a web-based course is discussed based upon considerations of content, pedagogy, learning styles, and assessment. The learning styles are examined as primary considerations and... More

    pp. 232-237

  14. Evaluation of a support tool for musical problem-seeking

    John Cook, University of North London, United Kingdom

    MetaMuse is a pedagogical agent that supports the fast generation of musical ideas and which specializes in interactions that aim to foster learner problem-seeking (i.e. the first stages of ... More

    pp. 238-243

  15. Radical Constructivism and Beyond The Information Given: Emergent Models from a Postgraduate Web-based Course

    Shirley Corrent-Agostinho & John Hedberg, University of Wollongong, Australia

    A collective case study examined the change in pedagogy that occurred in a postgraduate Information Technology in Education subject that utilised World Wide Web technology. Two implementation... More

    pp. 244-249

  16. Design Patterns for Web-based Instruction

    Lester Cowley & Janet Wesson, University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    The use of the World Wide Web for education is increasing rapidly, but the usability and utility of instructional Web sites varies greatly. The difficulty experienced by designers in mapping ... More

    pp. 250-255

  17. The Best Practices Web-Based Tool: Using Technology and Constructivism to Create 4 th Grade Instruction that Supports Historical Thinking

    Maya Creedman & Elizabeth Wellman, UCLA, United States

    The proposed Best Practices web-based tool is designed to help 4 th grade California teachers integrate technology and constructivist learning into existing lessons. The tool guides teachers... More

    pp. 256-261

  18. Designing an On-Line Campus (OLC) from the Learners’ Perspective

    Gary Culwick, Malcolm Ryan & Ann Allen, University of Greenwich

    This paper examines the design of an On-Line Campus (OLC) and how it affects the learner. It describes the structure and analyses the thought processes that went into the design of the first OLC at... More

    pp. 262-266

  19. Synchronous and Asynchronous Discussion: What Are the Differences in Student Participation?

    Gayle Davidson-Shivers, Lyn Muilenberg & Erica Tanner, Univ. of South Alabama, United States

    The purpose of the study was to examine how students (n = 14) participated in a web-based graduate course discussions. The focus of this examination was to analyze the interactions that occurred... More

    pp. 267-271

  20. The Adaptation and Use of a WWW-Based Course Management System within Two Different Types of Faculties at the University of Twente

    Wim De Boer & Betty Collis, University of Twente

    At the Faculty of Educational Science and Technology, University of Twente, in The Netherlands, the entire faculty is involved not only in the use of a new WWW-based course-management system ... More

    pp. 272-277