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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. An Evaluation of Interactive Multimedia Designed to Support Problem-Based Learning in Medicine

    David M. Kennedy, Monash University, Australia; Norm Eizenberg & Gregor E. Kennedy, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    In the medical and health sciences, a well described problem for students is the linking of discipline-based knowledge with clinical practice. The CD-Rom, An@tomedia has been developed to support... More

    pp. 508-513

  2. Web Raveler An Infrastructure for Transforming Hypermedia

    Andrew Kensler & Samuel Rebelsky, Grinnell College, United States

    Adaptive hypermedia has the potential to change learning in an online environment. Interactive hypermedia systems, in which students can not only add their own pages and links but also modify... More

    pp. 514-519

  3. Developing Communication Skills Using INSPIRE Negotiations

    Margaret Kersten, Carleton University, Canada; Gregory Kersten, Concordia University, Canada

    INSPIRE is a web-based negotiation support system that has been used for the last three years for negotiation training and research. It has also been used in teaching written communication skills. ... More

    pp. 520-525

  4. The effects of a hypermedia CAI system on the academic achievement of elementary school students in Korea

    Su-Hee Kim & Won_Hyun Lee, Hoseo University

    This study examines the effectiveness of a CAI system on students' academic achievement. After developing an experimental hypermedia CAI system, an experiment using this system on a group of... More

    pp. 526-530

  5. Effects of Cognitive Style on Web Search and Navigation

    Kyung-Sun Kim, University of Missouri - Columbia

    This study examined how users with different cognitive styles locate information on a university Web site, a hypermedia-based information system. A hypermedia system is considered to be capable of ... More

    pp. 531-536

  6. The Often Missing but Essential Component for Online Learning: a Learning Resource Catalogue

    Tony Koppi, Lisa Hodgson & Jason Bayly, University of New South Wales, Australia

    This paper is concerned with the four main integrated components of online learning: an administration management system; an authoring system; a learning resource catalogue; and a delivery system. ... More

    pp. 537-541

  7. Background for designing net-based learning situations

    Mika Korpi, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    In this paper I will present the main constructivist perspectives, which must be taken into account when designing learning situations in net-based learning environments (NBLE), such as TopClass.... More

    pp. 542-545

  8. From Intelligent Tutoring Systems to Intelligent Learning Materials

    Jaakko Kurhila, University of Helsinki, Finland; Erkki Sutinen, University of Joensuu, Finland

    Special education offers a challenging background for designers of educational software. One learner group are those who have deficiencies in mental programming: they have difficulties in... More

    pp. 546-551

  9. Hypermedia and Cooperative Learning

    Yacine Lafifi & Tahar Bensbaa, Institut D'informatique Université De Annaba

    The educational hypermedias have become indispensable tools to enrich the pedagogical value through the formation. Meanwhile the cognitive overcharging and the disorientation, the hypermedia... More

    pp. 552-557

  10. Problems of Student Communication in a Cross-cultural, International Internet Course Setting

    John LeBaron, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States; Jyrki Pulkkinen, University of Oulu, Finland; Patrick Scollin, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States

    The design and distribution of cross-border higher education courses via global computer networks is a rapidly growing phenomenon (Davis 1998). This paper describes a recent international Web... More

    pp. 558-563

  11. Delivering Distance Education Using Synchronous Web Audio Technology

    Daniel Y. Lee, Shippensburg University, United States

    One of the key elements that is critical to the success of distance education is active collaboration between participants. "Two-way interaction with a given student and the instructor simply is... More

    pp. 564-568

  12. Web-based Foreign Language Learning in a Cooperative Environment: The Effects of Ability and Group Composition on Reading, Writing, and Listening Comprehension

    Miwha Lee, Pusan National University of Education

    This study examined the effects of ability of the student and group composition on achievement in reading, writing, and listening comprehension in Web-based foreign language learning in a... More

    pp. 569-574

  13. A Paradigm Shift in the Technology Era in Higher Education

    Carl Lee, Central Michigan University, United States

    This article presents a paradigm shift from the traditional curriculum model of setting goals and objectives to a new curriculum model of setting standards and responsibilities to assist... More

    pp. 575-580

  14. Professional Development through Flexible Delivery

    Geraldine Lefoe, University of Wollongong, Australia

    This paper provides an overview of a staff development initiative at University of Wollongong, a regional university in Australia, located on the outskirts of the largest urban area in Australia ... More

    pp. 581-585

  15. Mathematical Statistics in the Net – The Pythagoras Learning Environment

    Jarkko Levasma, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    Pythagoras is one of the pilots in the Open Learning Environment (OLE) Project that develops pedagogically and technically appropriate learning environment for the net. On the Pythagoras pilot a ... More

    pp. 586-591

  16. Towards a Design Methodology for Distributed Virtual Laboratories

    Charles Levert & Samuel Pierre, Ecole Polytechnique, Canada

    In this paper, we lay down the foundations to produce a framework for the design of distributed collaborative environments, such as virtual laboratories. We first propose a design methodology... More

    pp. 592-597

  17. A Meta-analysis of Computer Programming on Cognitive Outcomes: An Updated Synthesis

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers College, Taiwan

    The improvement of higher order thinking skills continues to be an important issue in education, Over the past 10 years, two meta-analyses on the issue of computer programming and problem solving... More

    pp. 598-604

  18. A Meta-analysis of Gender Differences on Attitudes toward Computers for Studies Using Loyd and Gressards’ CAS

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers College, Taiwan

    A meta-analysis was performed to synthesize gender differences on attitudes toward computers for studies using Loyd and Gressards' CAS. Twenty-eight studies were located from three sources, and... More

    pp. 605-611

  19. e.learning@mq Staff Development to Integrate Online Media into Learning and Teaching at Macquarie University.

    Andrew Litchfield, Macquarie University, Australia

    This paper considers the impact of diverse staff development activities designed to assist faculty to integrate online media into the curriculum. An overview is given of the aims, objectives,... More

    pp. 612-617

  20. Exploring the Use of Virtual Multimedia Examinations in Teaching and Learning: Results from the Fielding Testing

    Min Liu, University of Texas-Austin, United States; Winnie Hao, Univ. of Texas-Austin, United States; John Kappelman, University of Texas-Austin, United States; Erini Papathanasiou, Cyprus

    This paper discusses a National Science Foundation sponsored project for developing virtual multimedia examination formats for use in sciences. It describes the project and multimedia exam... More

    pp. 618-625