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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. A Rule-based Method to Shift between Learning Protocols

    Yongwu Miao, Jörg Haake & Ralf Steinmetz, GMD - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Germany

    Learning protocols are computational descriptions of collaborative learning policies (strategies). They can help geographically distributed people to overcome the difficulty of coordination by... More

    pp. 752-757

  2. Gender and instructional use of computers

    Ananda Mitra, Wake Forest University, United States

    Based on the findings of this study, it can be claimed that the process of acceptance of computer technology is related to gender where the women are far more cautious about exhibiting a positive... More

    pp. 758-763

  3. From Brawn to Brain: Towards an Emerging Minds-on Approach in Integrated Distributed Learning Environments (IDLEs)

    Marja Mononen-Aaltonen & Seppo Tella, University of Helsinki, Finland

    A growing number of researchers have come to the conclusion that we have moved from an earlier paradigm (computer-based education, CBE) to a new paradigm which will be called network-based... More

    pp. 764-769

  4. Educational Multimedia Systems for Students with Autism

    David Moore, Paul McGrath & John Thorpe, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

    Educational multimedia systems have a potentially important role to play in the education of students with autism. This potential has thus far, however, been largely unexplored. This paper ... More

    pp. 770-775

  5. Life-Like Pedagogical Agents in Constructivist Multimedia Environments: Cognitive Consequences of their Interaction

    Roxana Moreno & Richard Mayer, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States; James Lester, North Carolina State University, United States

    The goal of this study is to test the hypothesis that animated pedagogical agents can promote constructivist learning in a discovery-based learning environment. We do this by first, comparing the... More

    pp. 776-781

  6. Meaningful Design for Meaningful Learning: Applying Cognitive Theory to Multimedia Explanations

    Roxana Moreno & Richard Mayer, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

    How can we help students understand scientific systems? One promising approach involves multimedia presentations of explanations in visual and verbal formats, such as presenting a computer... More

    pp. 782-787

  7. Distributed Repository of Programming Examples

    Tomasz Muldner & Vicky Shiv, Acadia University, Canada

    We present a description of a fully distributed system that can be used to distribute data among any number of authenticated users. The name server is used only for authentication; otherwise the ... More

    pp. 788-793

  8. Finding out the intention of a user of Educational Hypermedia

    Duncan Mullier, David Moore & David Hobbs, Leeds Metropolitan University

    Hypermedia has been identified as a promising medium for education. However, it is beset with problems concerning the complexity of navigation and meeting the individual needs of the user. This... More

    pp. 794-799

  9. Learning Legal Case Solving with the Computer Program PROSA

    Antoinette J. Muntjewerff, University of Amsterdam

    The computer program PROSA is an instructional environment for learning legal case solving. PROSA stands for PROblem Situations in Administrative law. PROSA enables the student to engage in legal... More

    pp. 800-807

  10. Role Play, Discussion, and Analysis: Project-based Learning in a Web-based Course

    Yakut Gazi & Karen Murphy, Texas A&M University, United States

    In this study, we identify the characteristics of project-based learning activities in an online environment. Based on the data collected from 17 students in a Web-based graduate ... More

    pp. 808-813

  11. Difficulties Students are Having with Cognitive Processes in Problem Based Learning Environments

    Som Naidu & Iain McAlpine, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    For most students inquiry-based learning environments such as problem-based learning (PBL) comprise a major shift away from approaches to learning with which they are most comfortable and... More

    pp. 814-819

  12. Ability Grouping for Teaching Computer Literacy Classes

    Michio Nakanishi & Akira Harada, Osaka University, Japan

    This paper shows that ability grouping in the middle of a semester is effective for teaching computer literacy to freshmen who have a variety of skill levels. Three teachers including the authors... More

    pp. 820-825

  13. Mixed-Mode Delivery Models in First Year University

    John C. Nesbit, Technical University of British Columbia, Canada

    A course delivery model is a framework promoting the scalable application of effective pedagogies and educational technologies. This paper describes how course delivery models were designed and... More

    pp. 826-831

  14. SMILe: Giving Internet Instruction a Human Face

    Matthew Nickerson, Southern Utah University, United States

    Southern Utah University has over five years of successful programming on the state's closed circuit two-way video educational network. We have recently capitalized on this experience and expertise... More

    pp. 832-835

  15. CoCoA2: Computer Supported Collaborative Language Learning Environment Based on Online Proofreading

    Hiroaki Ogata, Yoshiaki Hada & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    CoCoA (Communicative Correction Assistant System) was developed for supporting students and teachers to exchange online marked-up documents via email. Its environment is very similar to a real ... More

    pp. 836-841

  16. A Case Study of Student Tool Use During Hypermedia-Based Problem Solving

    Kevin Oliver, Virginia Tech, United States

    During a qualitative case study in which middle school learners used computer tools to scaffold scientific problem solving, three research questions were addressed: how do students use... More

    pp. 842-847

  17. Exploring the Development of Students’ Generic Skills Development in Higher Education Using A Web-based Learning Environment

    Ron Oliver & Jan Herrington, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Catherine McLoughlin, Unibersity of New England, Australia

    This paper reports on a study undertaken in Australia where the practice and development of generic skills was studied in the context of a Web-based learning environment. The results showed that... More

    pp. 848-854

  18. The ANTA Flexible Toolbox Project: Developing Sustainable and Scalable On-Line Learning Materials for Vocational Education and Training

    Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Stephen Towers, Queensland Open Learning Network, Australia; Nick Pearl, Australian National Training Authority, Australia

    This paper describes a project undertaken in Australia where national flexible learning materials were developed. The paper describes the rationale and background of the project and the processes... More

    pp. 855-861

  19. Information and Communications Technology Literacy – Getting serious about IT

    Ron Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia; Stephen Towers, Queensland Open Learning Network, Australia; Helen Oliver, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    The growing use of information and communications technologies in commerce and industry is once again encouraging debate and questioning of the development of students' skills and knowledge in this... More

    pp. 862-867


    Meg O'Reilly, Southern Cross University, Australia

    This paper considers new approaches to assessment in the online environment. Increased use of computer-mediated communications for teaching and learning is affecting assessment strategies across... More

    pp. 868-873