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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. Commercialization of Higher Education

    Dan O'Shea, YouthStream Media Networks, United States

    This panel will discuss the role of Internet advertising in higher education. Advertising on college and university campuses has long existed through sporting events, soft drinks, magazines,... More

    p. 874

  2. Explora: An Open Virtual Campus

    Gilbert Paquette & Ileana De la Teja, Télé-université, Canada; Aude Dufresne, Université de Montréal, Canada

    Telelearning research conducted in our research centre in the last five years has resulted in a Virtual Learning Centre (VLC) model and an implementation for Web-based training called Explora.... More

    pp. 879-884

  3. Multiple Representations in Interactive Learning Environments: Two Case Studies

    Alan Parkes, Constantinos Drakakis & George Marselos, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses two systems that exploit multiple representations to facilitate learning. The Programming Tutor facilitates the acquisition of fundamental programming concepts through... More

    pp. 885-890

  4. Students' engagement behaviors in computer-assisted mass lectures.

    Nopphol Pausawasdi & Lynette Henderson, James Cook University, Australia

    This paper presents findings from a research project that examined students' behaviors during mass lectures that utilized interactive multimedia. Students' engagement behaviors and disengagement ... More

    pp. 891-897

  5. The Essen Learning Model – a Multi-Level Development Model

    Jan M. Pawlowski, University of Essen, Germany

    The Essen Learning Model is a generic development model supporting development processes on three levels: development of curricula, learning sequences, and learning units. We focus on finding an ... More

    pp. 898-903

  6. A Constructivist Framework for WWW-based Learning Environments that Combine Streaming Media and WWW functionalities

    Betty Collis & Oscar Peters, University of Twente

    Technical developments in the compression and streaming of audio and video over networks commonly available to instructors is leading to a new cycle of interest in the educational applications of... More

    pp. 904-909

  7. An XML-based Approach for Web-based Self Assessment

    Nathalie Poerwantoro & Bernd Kraemer, FernUniversitaet Hagen, Germany

    In this paper we describe an effective way to create a web-based self assessment tool. Our approach uses an exercise applet that reads and extracts questions from their descriptions in XML format... More

    pp. 910-915

  8. A Learning Experiment Using A&O Open Learning Environment

    Seppo Pohjolainen, Heli Ruokamo, Ossi Nykänen, Katja Pesonen & Vesa-Matti Hartikainen, Tampere Univ.Technology, Finland

    This paper describes some design principles, main actors and functions of an open learning environment called A&O. A&O is an open learning environment which can be used via computer networks,... More

    pp. 916-921

  9. The TOMUS Model of Multimedia: an empirical investigation

    Helen C. Purchase & Daniel Naumann, The University of Queensland, Australia

    Models of multimedia communication attempt to classify the numerous types of media objects available, and to provide a basis for unambiguous terminology in a new and expanding field. Many of... More

    pp. 922-927

  10. Building Electronic Catalogs and Retail Storefronts: Enlivening the Electronic Commerce Course with Cooperative Learning-Based Projects

    Rebecca Angeles & Dennis Adams, Montclair State University, United States

    This paper features a study on the use of electronic catalogs and retail storefronts as a concrete collaborative class project for the Electronic Commerce Course in the Business curriculum and a ... More

    pp. 928-932

  11. Didactical Activities and Strategies in the Use of WWW-based Course-Support Environments: Design Guidelines for Instructors

    Elka Remmers & Betty Collis, University of Twente

    New developments in educational technology at the University of Twente are providing instructors with a set of tools and templates for WWW-based course-support environments. Those templates can be... More

    pp. 933-938

  12. From the “Invisible Web” to Google: Techniques for Improving Web Searching

    Judi Repman, Randal Carlson, Elizabeth Downs & Kenneth Clark, Georgia Southern University, United States

    New search tools and techniques that can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of web searches are highlighted, including metasearch tools, improving search relevance with search engines ... More

    pp. 939-941

  13. Moving an Australian Dual Mode University to the Online Environment: A Case Study

    Shirley Reushle & Jacquelin McDonald, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    This paper discusses an educational initiative, USQOnline which has enabled the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Australia, to deliver multiple courses via the Internet to students... More

    pp. 942-947

  14. Using Directed World Wide Web Navigation Guidance: An empirical investigation

    Jennifer Jerrams-Smith, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom; David Heathcote, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom; Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia & David Ribeiro Lamas, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal

    The Computer Aided Information Navigation (CAIN) project provides a new method of adaptive navigation support that aims to increase the World Wide Web's value as a pedagogical tool. To examine... More

    pp. 948-953

  15. A Java-Based Hypermedia Framework for Delivering Fluid Power Training via the Internet

    Edmund Hughes, Derek Tilley & Thomas Richards, University of Bath

    Many industries, including aerospace, automotive, agricultural and marine, use Fluid Power systems for power transmission. The design of these systems is a skilful and complex task requiring... More

    pp. 954-959

  16. Meaningful Learning in a Virtual University by Using High-Speed Internet Connections

    Riitta Rinta-Filppula & Anne-Maria Korhonen, CERN, Switzerland

    This is a report on a case study, which was carried out by applying the qualities of meaningful learning based on constructivist theory to the evaluation of the distance learning environment. As a ... More

    pp. 960-964

  17. Teaching Image Ethics in Multimedia Programs

    Paula Roberts & Jenny Webber, University of South Australia, Australia

    Graphics-dependent industries such as advertising and the print and electronic media, as well as institutions which undertake in-house and on-line publishing, require computer professionals skilled... More

    pp. 965-970

  18. Report on Learning Technology Standards

    Robby Robson, Oregon State University, United States

    Metadata and interoperability standards are essential to support the educational and commercial effectiveness of learning technology. A number of related and cooperating organizations are working... More

    pp. 971-976

  19. Instructional Design Agents – An Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Educational Technology

    Carol Scheftic, Emilio Passi, Sharon Lanaghan & Erika Rogers, California Polytechnic State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to introduce a project whose goal is to design and develop a productivity tool which helps academic instructors in their course preparation. This tool will be composed ... More

    pp. 977-980

  20. Mathematical Abilities and Development of Mathematical Word Problem-Solving Skills in a Technology-Based Learning Environment: Methods and Main Results

    Heli Ruokamo, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

    This article examines Solver Learning Environment, methods and main results of the study dealing with mathematical abilities and development of mathematical word problem-solving skills in a... More

    pp. 981-986