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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. Making Mathematical Modeling Enjoyable and Instructive by using Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet

    Carmelita Ragasa, University of the East Manila, Philippines

    The objective of this paper is to create modules for teaching mathematical modeling with Microsoft excel with the hope of making the study of mathematical modeling enjoyable at the same time hone... More

    pp. 2285-2291

  2. First-Person Videography, a Novel Technology for Teacher Evaluation

    Louis Rosenberg, James Gentilucci & James Brescia, Cal Poly State University, United States

    School administrators have limited time available to perform teacher observations. As a result, classroom observations are often perfunctory and fail to provide insights that lead to improved... More

    pp. 2292-2302

  3. Twenty-year Assessment of a Hybrid Course

    Robert Rotenberg, Joseph Salwach & Diane Tarkowski, DePaul University, United States

    In 1989, an ill-structured, problem-based course was launched with web-elements that could be accessed only through campus-based terminals. The history of the course, which has been taught every... More

    p. 2303

  4. Students’ Attitudes toward ICT and VLE in Basic Education

    Keijo Sipilä, Department of education/ Municipality of Lieto, Finland

    The use of ICT has been increasing in Finnish primary and secondary schools over the last decade, but the possibilities of new technology are still not being used in favor of pedagogical changes.... More

    pp. 2304-2311

  5. Teaching for Success Linking Technology and Learning Styles in Higher Education

    Pamela Solvie & Engin Sungur, University of Minnesota, Morris, United States

    David A. Kolb’s research on learning styles (1984, 2005, 2008) identified four learning style preferences based on how learners prefer to grasp and process information within the learning cycle. ... More

    pp. 2312-2318

  6. Distance Learning Enrichment: Perspectives from the International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education

    John Southworth & Curtis Ho, University of Hawaii, United States; Bert Kimura, Osaka Gakuin University, Japan; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Joke Voogt, University of Twente, Netherlands

    This panel session introduces three examples of distance learning enrichment activities and provides the basis for audience-panel dialog comparing and contrasting benefits and limitations of... More

    pp. 2319-2322

  7. Learning Methods for Teacher Education: Blackboard Discussions Produce Deep Learning

    Zsuzsanna Szabo, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States; Jonathan Schwartz, University of Hawaii at West O'ahu, United States

    Results from this study show that the use of Blackboard discussion forums as supplementary instructional tool in a face-to-face course, improved deep learning in undergraduate preservice teachers. ... More

    pp. 2323-2334

  8. An experimental teaching space that is only bound by the user’s imagination

    Yianna Vovides, John Arpino, Eric Alvarado & Pb Garrett, The George Washington University, United States

    Imagine a flexible, extensible, state of the art teaching facility fully configurable to the needs of faculty university-wide. Our Teaching Studio is that! Equipped with modular, light-weight... More

    pp. 2335-2338

  9. Enriching the EFL literature classroom in Taiwan with videos and blogs from a native speaker

    Pin-hsiang Natalie Wu, Chienkuo Technology University, Taiwan; Michael Marek, Wayne State College, United States; Wen-chi Vivian Wu, Providence University, Taiwan

    This paper presents results of a project in which Taiwanese EFL students taking an English language literature course viewed videos and blog entries prepared for the class by a native English... More

    pp. 2339-2342

  10. Which is the Better Tool for Promoting Conceptual Change, Paper-and-Pencil or Digital Fortune Line? : Case Analysis of Classroom Discourse

    Etsuji Yamaguchi, University of Miyazaki, Japan; Shigenori Inagaki, Kobe University, Japan; Hideo Funaoi, Hiroshima University, Japan; Akiko Deguchi, Utsunomiya University, Japan; Asami Morino, Kobe University, Japan; Shinichi Kamiyama, Sumiyoshi Elementary School Attached to Faculty of Human Development, Kobe University, Japan

    We developed the Digital Fortune Line (DFL) System for supporting the visualization and sharing of learners’ multiple ideas and their commitment to those ideas. If we can show that classroom... More

    pp. 2343-2349

  11. Building situated case-based knowledge of the supervision of student teaching by facilitating weblog

    Hee-Young Kim, Regina Rahimi, Joan Schwartz, Glenda Ogletree, Barbara Hubbard & Linda Ann McCall, Armstrong Atlantic State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to present a project designed to build situated case-based knowledge in context of the supervision of student teaching by the facilitation of weblog. We believed that... More

    pp. 2350-2353

  12. Telecollaboration and virtual communities of practice for teachers professional development: theoretical and methodological issues

    Bruno Poellhuber, Thierry Karsenti & Catherine Allen, Université de Montreal, Canada

    In the CEGEP network project in Quebec, telecollaboration is used to foster professional development among college teachers working in remote areas. The authors would like to discuss the future of ... More

    pp. 2354-2357

  13. Telecollaboration, a mean to foster teacher professional development

    Bruno Poellhuber & Catherine Allen, Université de Montreal, Canada

    In CEFRIO’s CEGEP network project, telecollaboration (computer-mediated collaboration) was used to pair up teachers working in similar endangered technical programs in remote colleges to design... More

    pp. 2358-2360

  14. CALLIE: The Ultimate Item Bank Calibration Supporting Tool

    Ana Jesús Armendariz, Javier Lopez-Cuadrado & Tomas A. Perez, University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU), Spain

    CALLIE is an on-going tool that is being constructed at the University of the Basque Country. It is a decision support tool whose purpose is to help in the task of calibrating item banks that are... More

    pp. 2361-2367

  15. Training Faculty for Multi-platform Teaching

    John Cain, Saint Leo University, United States

    Abstract: Saint Leo University trains faculty to teach a variety of online course types, utilizing WebCT. The variations include completely online, Hybrid (50/50), Web Enhanced (100% F2F with... More

    p. 2368

  16. Developing Effective Learning Designs: A Project Overview

    Leanne Cameron, Macquarie University, Australia

    Learning design for the higher education environment is a complex task, especially in light of the increasing diversity of the student body. Learning design is a professional activity for which... More

    pp. 2369-2374

  17. Technology as a Follow-up Tool: An Effective Professional Development Model

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    Professional development has been gaining a lot of attention in education. The state of California encourages professional development a few days prior to school through financial incentives to... More

    pp. 2375-2379

  18. Integrating CSCL and CPS into One Teaching Strategy

    Yu-fen Chen, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Huai-en Mo, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; Chan-yen Chang, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The study aims to explore the effect of applying an innovative teaching strategy to promote students’ learning achievement. To achieve the objective, students in three classes of the 4-year hotel... More

    pp. 2380-2386

  19. Does Participating in an Online Course Development Program

    Emily Hixon, Janet Buckenmeyer, Casimir Barczyk & Lori Feldman, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    There seems to be much anecdotal evidence that many faculty members do experience shifts in pedagogical beliefs after successfully developing and teaching an online course. Some anecdotal accounts... More

    pp. 2387-2390

  20. Toward Science Teacher Teaching Efficacy Using Distance Learning Technology

    Hsin Chuan Ho, An Shun Yu & Kuo-Hua Wang, Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Changhua University of Education., Taiwan

    It takes good science teachers to improve science education. Therefore, the quality of a science teacher is an important determining factor for the quality of science education. The teaching... More

    pp. 2391-2395