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



Jacqueline Bourdeau; Rachelle Heller

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Number of papers: 604

  1. Expert Review at a Distance: A Hybrid Approach

    David Halpin & Al Byers, Virginia Tech, United States

    This paper describes a distance-based collaborative process undertaken to evaluate an asynchronous web-based course designed to teach web design skills to students enrolled in a distance-based... More

    pp. 394-397

  2. Prototypical Development of Multimedia Explorations with Preventative Medicine as an Example

    Thorsten Thorsten, Hampel, University of Paderborn, Germany; Thomas von der Borch, University of Paderborn, Germany

    Explorations evolve from the concept of developing modular designed learning software. As the prototype modules are for a specific subject field, they represent an interactive environment, which... More

    pp. 398-403

  3. Scenarios of a New Dimension of Learning by the Co-operative Structuring of Knowledge

    Thorsten Hampel, University of Paderborn, Germany

    The initiative sTeam—structuring of information within a team—in Paderborn is devel-oping an open and co-operative platform in order to equally enable learners as well as lecturers and scientists... More

    pp. 404-409

  4. Interactive Analogies Prime Learning From Visualizations

    Steven Hansen & N. Hari Narayanan, Auburn University, United States

    If a "picture is worth a thousand words," then why have attempts over the past decade to use pictures and animations to replace or supplement traditional instructional methods for teaching... More

    pp. 410-415

  5. Designing Interactive Learning Environments to include construction tools for personally meaningful artefacts

    Barry Harper, John Hedberg & Rob Wright, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Designers of interactive learning environments, applying contemporary views of learning, are now employing design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on constructivist... More

    p. 416

  6. Mariner—A 3-Dimensional Navigation Language

    Janet Hartman & Joaquin Vila, Illinois State University

    In recent years, virtual reality (VR) has become an increasingly powerful and inexpensive tool for developing interfaces for a variety of applications. Even though there has been an increase in... More

    pp. 417-422

  7. Cognitive Flexibility Hypertext and the Role of the Learning Task

    David H. Jonassen & Roy Clariana, The Pennsylvania State University, United States; Douglas M. Harvey, Richard Stockton College, United States

    This study investigated how differences in task affected learner navigation choices, transfer of knowledge, and attitude toward the topic when using hypertext materials about sexual harassment... More

    pp. 423-428

  8. An Interactive Course-Support System for Greek

    Trude Heift, Janine Toole, Paul McFetridge, Fred Popowich & Stavroula Tsiplakou, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This paper reports on a course-support system for English learners of Greek which is built around an Intelligent Language Tutoring System (ILTS). Meaningful interaction between the learner and the ... More

    pp. 429-434

  9. Instructional Design Guidelines for Authentic Activity in Online Learning Units

    Jan Herrington, Tony Herrington & Heather Sparrow, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    The current trend to use the World Wide Web as a vehicle for the delivery of distance education units has required educators to adopt innovative approaches to the design of learning materials for... More

    pp. 435-440

  10. Computer Science Instruction in a Virtual World

    Curt Hill, Valley City State University, United States; Brian Slator, North Dakota State University, United States

    A novel system for teaching computer science online is presented. The ProgrammingLand MOO is a multiple user environment where students may learn content, exercise skills, collaborate with other ... More

    pp. 441-447

  11. Open Educational Hypermedia Systems: An n-dimensional framework for User Profile Interchange

    Günter Hilmer, Geoff Elliott, Daniel Cunliffe & Doug Tudhope, University of Glamorgan

    Increasingly Educational Hypermedia Systems (EHSs) are using the World Wide Web (WWW) as the medium of delivery. Many of these systems use methods and techniques from Adaptive Hypermedia Systems.... More

    pp. 448-453

  12. Considering Pedagogy in the Design, Development and Evaluation of Educational Software

    Harvey Mellar, University of London; J. Enrique Hinostroza, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile

    This paper explores the consequences for the design, development and evaluation of educational software of a model of understanding information technology based upon teachers' concepts and beliefs ... More

    pp. 454-459

  13. Using Web-based Templates to Support Reflection on Learning in University Classes

    Garry Hoban, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper explains how a WWW site was designed to assist preservice teacher education students in using a reflective framework to study how they learned in university classes. There were three... More

    pp. 460-465

  14. Interactive Computer Assisted Formulation of Retrieval Requests for a Medical Information System using an Intelligent Tutoring System

    Andreas Holzinger, Andreas Kainz & Guenther Gell, Graz University, Austria; Max Brunold & Hermann Maurer, Graz University Of Technology, Austria

    A medical information system at Graz University contains three millions of diagnostic reports, which form the basis of patient care and of scientific work. Complex retrieval systems are prepared ... More

    pp. 466-471

  15. Multimedia Training Materials for the Community University of the Valleys

    Timothy Hutchings, Mike Watkins & Geneen Stubbs, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    During the period from September 1st 1998 to December 31st 1999 the first and second authors jointly managed a project funded under European Social Funding objective 2,5b and the Regional... More

    pp. 472-477

  16. Inducting On-campus Students into Online Discussion

    Alistair Inglis & Jeremy Keens, RMIT University, Australia

    The shift that is currently taking place within universities from teaching face-to-face to teaching online is presenting teachers in universities with the need to induct large numbers of students... More

    pp. 478-485

  17. Excellent Teaching and Early Adopters of Instructional Technology

    Michele Jacobsen, University of Calgary, Canada

    What can we learn from individuals who are both early adopters of instructional technology and excellent teachers? Roger's (1995) adopter categories are useful for simplifying the complexity of... More

    pp. 486-491

  18. Designing a WWW-based Course Support Site for Learners with Different Cultural Backgrounds: Implications for Practice

    Karen Jager, University of British Columbia, Canada; Betty Collis, University of Twente

    The acceptance, use of and impact of learning resources are influenced by culture. This article presents ten design guidelines for culture-related flexibility in WWW-based course support sites... More

    pp. 492-497


    Hueyching Janice Jih, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    Web-based courseware is an alternative approach to provide ideal learning opportunities that empower the symbol systems and mental processing capabilities of learners. The quality of interface to ... More

    pp. 498-501

  20. An Interactive History as Reflection Support in Hyperspace

    Akihiro Kashihara, Shinobu Hasegawa & Jun'ichi Toyoda, Osaka University, Japan

    The main problem addressed in this paper is how to help learners reflect on knowledge that they have constructed during exploration in hyperspace. In this paper, we describe an interactive... More

    pp. 502-507