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

Jun 22, 2009


George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

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This conference has 18 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 657

  1. Designing an online course that creates a sense of community

    Michiko Kobayashi, Southern Utah University, United States

    Online instruction is no longer a new concept and many universities and colleges currently offer a number of online courses. A sense of community is one of the critical factors in online learning... More

    pp. 1759-1763

  2. Educational Wiki Design for Connectedness and Learning: Measuring Graduate Students’ Sense of Community

    Swapna Kumar, Boston University, USA, United States

    Wikis are increasingly being used to facilitate sense of community and collaborative learning in higher education. Fourteen students’ sense of community as a result of using a wiki in a graduate... More

    pp. 1764-1767

  3. PBL based Programming Learning in Elementary School

    EunKyoung Lee, Hakjin Bae, Seongkyun Jeon & YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer Education in Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to develop a programming teaching and learning model to improve elementary students' logical thinking and problem solving abilities. Many former researchers... More

    pp. 1768-1771

  4. How to design e-PBL to support learners’ collaboration

    Kyungmee Lee, Junghwa Yoo & Yeongmahn You, Department of Educational Technology, Hanyang University, Korea (South)

    Online problem-based learning (e-PBL) on Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environment has great potential for collaboration among distributed learners. As PBL has been adopted for a... More

    pp. 1772-1783

  5. Telling E-Stories

    Beverly Leeds, University of Cetral Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Using research undertaken for the implementation of a professional development module, the paper examines the use of e-stories as a vehicle for enhancing employability. It argues that e-stories... More

    pp. 1784-1793

  6. Building a Virtual Village: Constructing Learning Communities through Socially-Supported Online Academic Interactions

    Denise McDonald, University of Houston - Clear lake, United States; Caroline Crawford, University of Houston - Clear Lake, United States

    This paper examines how online course interactions (e.g., discussion board postings, chat rooms, etc.) for graduate-level courses (taught from different instructors covering diverse disciplines and... More

    pp. 1794-1804

  7. Technology-enhanced Collaborative Learning: How Language Professionals Connect in Virtual Learning Environments

    Iulia Mihalache, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada

    Developing translation technologies requires companies to constantly be highly competitive on the market. Competition implies building strategies for spreading knowledge about technologies as well ... More

    pp. 1805-1812

  8. Ed-Pedia: A Web-based Repository System for Research Data Management

    Fnu Mihir & John Fulwiler, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    The evolving technological interventions are offering student’s radically new ways to research, share, and to learn. Acknowledging and extending these benefits to optimize the use of available... More

    pp. 1813-1817

  9. Charity Chorus Concert by University Chorus Groups in Asian Universities on Multiple-Sited Distant Learning Platform

    Yumiko Murai, Graduate School of Media Design Keio University, Japan; Keiko Okawa, Graduate School of Media Design Keio Universit, Japan

    This paper proposes a system of charity concert based on procedure architecture. The donation will be used to support solving social problems in Asia. The platform (called School on Internet Asia) ... More

    pp. 1818-1823

  10. Paradigm Shift for Online Classroom

    Thanh Nguyen, Bridgewater State College, United States

    Moving a course online is not simply taking a syllabus and face-to-face classroom activities online. It calls for a paradigm shift in pedagogy. When a course moves online, communication dynamics ... More

    pp. 1824-1828

  11. Paired Learning of Dynamic Web Page Formatting

    Masako Okamoto & Hajime Kita, Kyoto University, Japan

    Facing the diversity of learners in universal access stage of higher education, and increasing demand for programming education following rapid progress of information technology, effective... More

    pp. 1829-1834

  12. Technology-Mediated Data Management to Support Data-Informed Collaborative Professional Development

    Doug Orr, Jeff Meadows & Rick Mrazek, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    Learning organizations rely on consensus of understandings to facilitate professional growth and development. Collaborative self-assessment provides clear articulation and characterization of... More

    pp. 1835-1840

  13. The Invasion of Glossy Buckthorn: An Interdisciplinary Pilot Study Combining Natural Science and Digital Media

    Philip Parisi & Alan Giese, Lyndon State College, United States

    Interdisciplinary studies can offer pedagogic benefits not found in a mono-disciplinary classroom (Stopla, 2004). This project created an interdisciplinary learning model for collaboration between ... More

    pp. 1841-1847

  14. Evaluating Assessment Strategies for Collaborative Learning in Higher Education blended Learning context

    Lúcia Pombo, Maria João Loureiro & António Moreira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    Abstract: This study is based on a previous experiment developed in the context of a Higher Education blended learning module of a mid-west European university, the University of Aveiro, in... More

    pp. 1848-1857

  15. Discussion, Argumentation, Emotions, Problems, and Solutions in Online Collaborative Tasks

    Ma. Concepcion Rodríguez, Victor Padilla & Ma. de Guadalupe Villareal, Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico; Miguel Alvarez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    In a collaborative online task, an active construction of knowledge is supposed to occur when participants interact to achieve the task’s goal. However, this supposition needs to be tested. The... More

    pp. 1858-1866

  16. Who is the Online Learner in Higher Education?

    Steven Schmidt, East Carolina University, United States

    Abstract: The expansion of distance education programs has allowed institutions of higher education to be successful in their collective mission to make educational programs more accessible to... More

    pp. 1867-1869

  17. Hyperuchit Moves the Teacher Educator's Boundary

    Natalie Senjov-Makohon, Victoria University, Australia

    The role and boundaries of the teacher educator is changing and evolving in a social challenging and collaborative environment. Although, previous presentations have discussed ICT professional... More

    pp. 1870-1879

  18. Using ICT to Improve Students' Revision of Physics Concepts through Co-construction and Prescriptive Tutoring: Results of a Pilot Study

    Benson Soong & Neil Mercer, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    In this paper, we provide a discussion on our ICT-infused intervention targeted at improving students’ revision (in contrast to learning) of physics concepts. Utilising a design-based research... More

    pp. 1880-1889

  19. Students' Perceptions of Participating in an Online Collaborative Community of Learning: : Teacher Intervention, Task Type, and CMC

    Aylin Tekiner Tolu & Muberra Sahin, University of South Florida, United States

    Using the Community of Inquiry framework, this case study will investigate teacher and cognitive presence in an online preservice teacher education course. Specifically, the study will explore... More

    pp. 1890-1895

  20. Collaboratively feeling thinking and learning like and ELL through Blackboard Vista

    Guliz Turgut, Boston College, United States

    It has been repetitively stated that student diversity in the U.S. public schools is increasing persistently each year. Despite the rapid increase in student diversity, teacher diversity is falling... More

    pp. 1896-1902