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ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 22, 2009

Editors

George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

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Number of papers: 657

  1. Integrating Educational Technology into Other Disciplines: An Example from Medicine

    Ariana Eichelberger, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States; Craig Okumura, University of Hawaii, United States

    In order to create anytime, anywhere learning opportunities for University of Hawaii, John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) students, an interactive, multimedia-enhanced, web-based... More

    pp. 1493-1499

  2. Competency-based Blended Learning in Business Mandarin Training: A Drupal Module Design

    Chung-Kai Huang, University of Texas at Austin, United States; Chun-Yu Lin, University of Illinios at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Yueh-hui Chiang, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Globalization has strengthened the need for teaching and learning Business Mandarin as a communication tool; nonetheless, the traditional face-to-face practice is not sufficient to equip learners... More

    pp. 1500-1514

  3. LON-CAPA – An Open-Source Learning Content Management and Assessment System

    Gerd Kortemeyer, Michigan State University, United States

    We describe the development and functionality of the LearningOnline Network with CAPA (LON-CAPA), a consortium of over 130 schools, colleges, and universities, which share online content materials ... More

    pp. 1515-1520

  4. Users Authentication in Online Examinations

    Kazimierz Kowalski, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Witold Wisniewski, Grupa IMAGE, Poland; Mohsen Beheshti, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    An important part of the learning process is an assessment of student progress. It is particularly challenging in web-based teaching. Online examinations are one of the forms of assessment. There ... More

    pp. 1521-1526

  5. Community Building in a Wiki-Based Distance Education Course

    Judy Lambert & Juenethia Fisher, The University of Toledo, United States

    Wikis, as a medium to deliver distance learning offers a learning environment that engages and empowers online learners. Wikis offer benefits not typically found in traditional content management... More

    pp. 1527-1531

  6. The Use of Online Professional Feedback in Higher Education

    Hyangsook Lee, Kent State University, United States

    Studies have shown that providing meaningful feedback to students plays an important role in improving student learning. Design critique sessions, often used by instructors in visual journalism... More

    p. 1532

  7. A Tool for Promoting Algorithm Development in Introductory CS Classes

    Chrisila Pettey, Suk Seo, Jungsoon Yoo, Sung Yoo & Zhijiang Dong, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    Beginning students in the Computer Science curriculum frequently do not appreciate the value of the design phase of any programming project. In addition, when asked to develop an algorithm for a... More

    pp. 1533-1541

  8. E-Portfolios from Customization and Personalization of Learning Management Portals

    Les Walczowski & Mark Ellis, University of Kent, United Kingdom

    This paper is concerned with the provision of different types of e-Portfolio by customizing and personalizing a Learning Management Portal System (LMPS). Based on Web 2.0 technology, this portal is... More

    pp. 1542-1547

  9. The Research of Moodle Platform for University Students Web-Leaning Effectiveness

    Juei-Hsin Wang, National Chiayi University Teacher Education Center, Taiwan; Yen-Ting Chen, National Institute for Compilation and Translation, Taiwan

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on web-leaning Effectiveness. This study discusses 5 courses’ web-learning by Moodle platform. It is based on the spirits of action... More

    pp. 1548-1551

  10. Effects of Following a Technology Training Workshop with a Web-Based Support System

    Jane Watkins, Limestone College, United States

    What are the effects on classroom technology integration when teachers who have received formal technology training are further supported with a web-based after-training support system? This... More

    pp. 1552-1560

  11. Maximize e-learning using Topic Maps-based Ontology: A Comparative Study in Geography Domain

    Myongho Yi, Texas Woman's University, United States

    In digital age, most resources we are using are hyperlinked. This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a user performance between hyperlinked and ontologized resources. In... More

    pp. 1561-1566

  12. Collaborative Learning in the Digital Learning Environment – People, Technology and Pedagogical Practices

    Maria Paulina Assis & Maria Elizabeth Almeida, PUC SAO PAULO BRAZIL, Brazil

    This study outlines a three-dimensional approach to collaborative learning which embraces professionals undergoing training, digital technology and pedagogical practices in the Digital Learning... More

    pp. 1567-1572

  13. E-Mentoring – An Unbundled Faculty Approach

    Gwendolyn Britton, Western Governors University, United States

    Western Governors University (WGU) has a unique model of education and a specific mission to deliver a rigorous competency based education where the curriculum is designed for independent study... More

    pp. 1573-1577

  14. The relationship of online learning environment preference and self-efficacy among adult learners

    Regina Ju-chun Chu, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Chin-chung Tsai & Cathy Weng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This article examined several research questions to establish a theory model for explaining factors that influence adult learners’ preferences toward constructivist Internet-based learning... More

    pp. 1578-1584

  15. Towards Authentic e-Assessment Tasks

    Geoffrey Crisp, University of Adelaide, Australia

    Teachers can now support e-assessment practices that allow students to demonstrate their understanding of complex concepts across a range of disciplines. Timely diagnostic and formative e... More

    pp. 1585-1590

  16. The Learner as Teacher: Using Student Authored Comics to “Teach” Mathematics Concepts

    Leslee Francis Pelton & Timothy Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    Comics are a part of popular culture that has great potential for enhancing student learning. Comics were embraced for their utility in education in the 1940s but were subsequently denigrated and... More

    pp. 1591-1599

  17. Writing Wikipedia Pages in the Constructivist Classroom

    Alexa Garvoille & Ginny Buckner, Duke University, United States

    In response to current anxieties over students’ ability to critically evaluate internet-based sources, we propose a secondary curriculum that uses Wikipedia as a platform to pose questions about... More

    pp. 1600-1605

  18. Design Principles of Training Material for Introductory Courses to Programming and Logo by using preconstructed microworlds

    Katerina Glezou & Maria Grigoriadou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

    This paper discusses the design principles of training material for introductory courses to programming and Logo programming language. The aim of this training material is to present the key... More

    pp. 1606-1614

  19. An International Collaborative Project Based on Constructivism

    Makoto Kageto & Shinichi Sato, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan

    ICT education and Communication via the Internet among Students come to stay all over the world. It naturally lead that International Collaborative Project (ICP) is needed. Its sophisticated design... More

    pp. 1615-1620

  20. Fostering Peer Support in e-Learning: A Socio-constructivist Approach

    Debby Kalk, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Adapting social networking and Web 2.0 technologies to e-learning provides opportunities for peers to support each other in the learning process. Drawing on a socio-constructivist framework, the... More

    pp. 1621-1624