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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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Number of papers: 657

  1. Student Peer Scores and Attitudes toward Peer Assessment: A study of college EFL course

    Yu-Fang Yang, JenTeh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Taiwan; Chin-Chung Tsai & Sheng-Chau Tseng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This study examined the validity and reliability of peer-generated grades in their English assignments and investigated students’ attitudes toward peer assessment. An online peer assessment... More

    pp. 1903-1910

  2. Incorporating Web 2.0 in a Reading-Writing Course

    Pearl Alvarez, Pasadena City College, United States; Mary Whisenhunt, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    Abstract: The paper will report on the results of using Web 2.0 in a traditional college ESL reading and writing class. Instructors will survey students to report on the degree the computer... More

    pp. 1911-1918

  3. ENCOMPASS Project: From Content Enhancement to Classroom Implementation documented via Reflective E-portfolios

    Evelyn R Brown, LeTourneau University, United States; Cheryl Willis, Houston, United States; Theron Brown, Spring Branch ISD, United States; Stephanie Sanders, Houston ISD, United States; Mattie Wilkinson, Tamica Kirby & Opera Lewis, NF Oak Village, United States

    This paper descriptively through multimedia e-portfolios chronicles perspectives from participants’ viewpoint of a recent externally funded professional development project to enhance mathematics... More

    pp. 1919-1928

  4. Use and Performances of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Department of Industrial Technology Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The research was aimed to explore the influence of using the Web-based portfolio assessment system on learning performances. The experimental group used the system, whereas the control group uses... More

    pp. 1929-1935

  5. Understanding by Design: An Investigation of Project-based Learning Implementation and Lesson Learned

    Ching-Huei Chen, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; Lim-Ha Chan, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan

    PBL offers a context wherein students generate possible solutions to problems and apply relevant knowledge and skills. This study examined the effect of PBL on students’ learning and the roles of... More

    pp. 1936-1942

  6. Can Undergraduate/Graduate Students in Individual Self Paced Distance Courses Participate in Discussion Forums? - Absolutely!

    Linda Chmiliar, Athabasca University, Canada

    This paper examines the use of an innovative monthly discussion forum for undergraduate and graduate students studying at a distance in two versions of an individual self paced course.The forums... More

    pp. 1943-1945

  7. Toward More Robust Learning of Physics via Reflective Dialogue Extensions

    John Connelly & Sandra Katz, University of Pittsburgh, Learning Research & Development Center, United States

    We aimed to replicate and expand the benefits of automated reflective dialogues on largely qualitative physics test scores from a prior in vivo study (Katz, Connelly, & Wilson, 2007), via dialogue ... More

    pp. 1946-1951

  8. Lessons Learned in Evaluating e-Learning Products: A Beginning Evaluator Checklist

    Krista Galyen & Camille Dickson-Deane, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    The evaluation of e-learning products requires a level of preparation, forethought, and skill to which most beginning evaluators are not accustomed. Like any other project management process,... More

    pp. 1952-1956

  9. Developing an Online PhD Program: Technology Blended with Tradition

    William Garner & Larry Dickerson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    Currently only one online doctoral program in Rehabilitation Counseling exists in the country. There are only a handful of online doctoral programs in the Counseling field. The presenters... More

    p. 1957

  10. Integrating ICT in Pre-service Teacher Training

    Kristina D.C. Hoeppner, Gilbert Busana, Charles Max & Robert A.P. Reuter, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

    The Bachelor in Educational Sciences at the University of Luxembourg is a four-year study program for students training to become nursery and elementary school teachers in Luxembourg. The program... More

    pp. 1958-1963

  11. Trajectories Towards Web-Mediated Engaged Learning: A University Professor's Account of Learning-by-Trying

    Ming-Hsia Hu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan; Tsang-Hsiung Lee, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

    This paper describes an on-going action research on effectiveness of deploying web technology and learning-centered pedagogy to enhance student learning. Alternative web-mediated course designs in ... More

    pp. 1964-1971

  12. Tailoring Digital Video Technology to Reflective Learning Tasks

    Hsiu-Ting Hung, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    The present study examined three groups of English language learners’ experiences of reflective learning tasks in speech communication courses. Adopting a design-based research (DBR) method, the... More

    pp. 1972-1974

  13. Preparing Pre-service Teachers for Technology Integration with Multimedia Resources

    Sun Joo Hur, University of Alberta, Canada

    This presentation reflects on the learning experience of developing instructional resources with multimedia by a group of secondary pre-service teachers. Data collection included surveys, classroom... More

    pp. 1975-1980

  14. Relying on Educational Technology to Train Minority-Language Teachers in Canada

    Thierry Karsenti, University of Montreal, Canada; Diane Lataille-Demore & Michel Demore, Laurentian University, Canada

    In Ontario, Canada’s largest province, there is a significant shortage of qualified French-speaking teachers. Moreover, although many schools employ some teachers who are not fully qualified, it... More

    pp. 1981-1986

  15. Investigating Digital Storytelling and Portfolios in Teacher Education

    Matthew Kearney, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia., Australia

    This paper explores connections between digital storytelling and learning portfolios in the context of pre-service teacher education. It examines the potential role of digital stories in supporting... More

    pp. 1987-1996

  16. Mastering Computer Skills through Experiential Learning

    Feng-Qi Lai & Sue Kiger, Indiana State University, United States

    This paper introduces the design of an online course that teaches computer skills through experiential learning. This experiential learning approach helped students learn integration of computer... More

    pp. 1997-2002

  17. With, About, For: A Training Structure for the Implementation of Web 2.0

    Kathryn Lewis & Diana Whitton, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    Abstract: The recent innovation of Web 2.0 as a pedagogical tool in tertiary institutions challenges the designer/academic as to how to structure the training and implementation of the... More

    pp. 2003-2005

  18. Fusing Technological Design with Social Concerns: A Socio-technical Study of Implementing Interactive Videoconferencing

    Jo Luck, CQ University, Australia

    This paper examines the socio-technical interplay that occurred during the introduction of an information and communication technology (ICT)—specifically, interactive videoconferencing (IVC)—into a... More

    pp. 2006-2015

  19. Expanding the Learning Space: Transitioning from a Face-to-Face to a Blended Learning Experience Without Losing the “Human Touch”

    Beth Marcellas, Dina Kurzweil, Jeffrey Goodie & Brandon Henry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    Blended instruction provides both an opportunity and a challenge for educators. Incorporating technology into their teaching allows instructors to expand the instructional toolkit and “learning... More

    pp. 2016-2017

  20. Preservice Teachers’ Technology Integration: Development of a Grounded Theory

    Cristina Martínez, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    This paper is a report of an in progress study conducted with pre-service teachers from a university in Puerto Rico about technology integration. The purpose is to develop a grounded theory about... More

    pp. 2018-2022