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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. The 21-Create Project: Using Podcast Instruction with Pre-Service Instructors

    Erin Elliott & Shannon Parks, Alabama State Department of Education, United States; Stevie Baird & Kay Emfinger, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    Abstract. The Alabama State Department of Education, sponsor of the Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX), submits this proposal to present 21-Create Project to the 2008 E-Media Conference. This... More

    pp. 2152-2159

  2. Using Microsoft Producer As A Tool To Enhance Critical Thinking

    Larry Ferguson & Margaret Knight, Norfolk State University, United States

    The purpose of this roundtable is to demonstrate how teaching faculty can use Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Producer as a tool to enhance special writing projects in a writing intensive course... More

    pp. 2160-2161

  3. Disseminating and Implementing Educational Research Findings: Stages in the Development of an Online Course for Mathematics Teachers

    Gail Hood, Anthony Herrington & Barry Harper, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Between 1999 and 2003 the TIMSS Video Study (Mathematics) analyzed eighth-grade classes from seven countries. Findings are published in two written reports and a set of twenty-eight public release ... More

    pp. 2162-2169

  4. A case study on factors influencing EFL students’ participation in online discussion

    Yun-yin Huang & Chao-Hsiu Chen, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    This study explores factors influencing EFL (English as a Foreign Language) students’ participation in online discussion. Data were collected from an undergraduate course in a University in Taiwan.... More

    pp. 2170-2178

  5. A Multimodal Analysis of Second Language Learners' Presentation Slides

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

    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the generic features of presentation slides composed by English language learners based on a framework of multiliteracies. Given the key affordances of... More

    pp. 2179-2180

  6. Curriculum, a Change in Theoretical Thinking Theory

    Allen Jackson, Laura Gaudet & Dawn Brammer, Chadron State College, United States; Larry McDaniel, Dakota State University, United States

    Curriculum design relies on the explanation of phenomena that theory provides, but is not, in itself, theoretical.“At its most scientific, curriculum design is an applied science; like medicine and... More

    pp. 2181-2189

  7. Re-Defining “Standard” Classroom Technologies: Building a toolkit for connecting with today's tech-savvy students

    Randolph Jackson, University of Washington, United States

    A key factor driving classroom technology upgrades these days is the quest to bring added value to traditional learning environments. In relatively recent years this has been an instructor-driven ... More

    p. 2190

  8. A System to Track Teaching Improvement: A Case Study in Engineering

    Sid Jaggi, Keith Thomas & Paul Lam, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    As argued by several studies, a content focus does not appear to change students' understanding. Rather, it is the learning process, including the structures and educational framework, which... More

    pp. 2191-2193

  9. Cooperating Teachers’ Assessment of Preservice Teachers’ Integration of Technology During the Clinical Practice: How Can Faculty Model More?

    Margaret Knight & Larry Ferguson, Norfolk State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a discussion of data collected on how preservice teachers at a Historically Black University (HBCU) were evaluated by their cooperating preK-12 teachers on their use of... More

    pp. 2194-2198

  10. 21st Century Pre-service Teacher Technology Training: What Do Five Years of Research Tell Us?

    Judy Lambert, The University of Toledo, United States; Yi Gong, Keene State College, United States

    Critical times make it imperative that we transition educational technology courses to better prepare pre-service teachers for 21st Century classrooms. A Midwestern university made major revisions ... More

    pp. 2199-2204

  11. Effective Primary Teachers' Use of Technology to Enhance Literacy

    Pamela Leslein-Yoshihiro, Knowledge Builders Hawaii, United States; Andrea Bartlett, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, United States

    The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to examine effective teachers’ use of technology to support emergent literacy in four early childhood (K-2) settings. Administrators... More

    pp. 2205-2208

  12. Case Studies of Developing Programming Skills via Embodied Experiences in an After-School LEGO Robotics Program for Elementary School Students

    Daoquan Li, Seokmin Kang, Carol Lu, Insook Han & John Black, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This purpose of this study is to explore the role and potential of innovative teaching and learning methods, specifically direct embodiment and surrogate embodiment, in improving students’... More

    pp. 2209-2216

  13. The Effects of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in Grammar Classrooms

    Ming-Tsan Lu, Chi-Ying Wu, Emily Martin & Riddhi Shah, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    The purpose of the study is to compare the differences between computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and traditional classroom-based learning (c-learning) in grammar classrooms. Eight adult... More

    pp. 2217-2236

  14. Organizing Large-scale Information Education Classes by Assuming the use of a CMS

    Hajime Mochizuki, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan

    Although the importance of information education has been recognized, the number of courses for the same is often limited to a minimum because of a shortage of facilities and teachers and the... More

    pp. 2237-2242

  15. Second Life Machinima: Creating new opportunities for curriculum and instruction

    Nona Muldoon & Jennifer Kofoed, Central Queensland University, Australia

    Abstract:The research reported in this paper is part of an ongoing investigation into the design of technology-enhanced learning environment that draws from approaches embodied in situated learning... More

    pp. 2243-2252

  16. Seven Simple Solutions for Shoestring Budgets: Effective High Tech/Low Cost Options for Integrating Technology

    Jacqueline Mumford, Walsh University, United States; Daniel Meyers, Miami University, United States

    Higher education institutions recognize the technology needs of “digital native” learners. However, many institutions have been forced to reduce budgets and make significant cost-saving cuts. ... More

    pp. 2253-2262

  17. An Effective Utilization of On-demand Video As a Resource of Electronic Teaching Portfolios

    Shigeto Ozawa, Oita University, Japan

    Recently, interests in teaching portfolio have been rising. Though various elements are included in the electronic teaching portfolio, on-demand video will be getting more important as one of the... More

    pp. 2263-2268

  18. Ways to Discard Ex-Cathedra Teaching

    Silvia M. Pernsteiner & Michaela M. Schaffhauser-Linzatti, University of Vienna, Austria

    When numerousness students attend one single university lecture, personal mentoring and particular supervision is hardly possible due to the lack of time. Hence, the instructor as well as the... More

    p. 2269

  19. Development of Appropriate Digital Material to Cope with Primary School Students’ Learning Difficulties about the Geographic Coordinates and the Day/Night Cycle

    Vassiliki Pilatou, Dimitrios Marinopoulos & Christina Solomonidou, University of Thessaly, Greece

    The aim of this study was to develop appropriate digital material to cope with 6th primary school students’ difficulties in learning and understanding Geography concepts such as the geographic... More

    pp. 2270-2275

  20. Shared Power: Using Technology to the Teacher's and Students' Advantage in the Classroom

    Monika Raesch, Suffolk University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted in the A-Level system in the UK. Teaching techniques for video and print production were analyzed via survey results over a two-year... More

    pp. 2276-2284