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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 Current Status for Children Playing with Multimedia in Child-Care:Deployment of the “KidSmart Early Learning Program” in Japan

    Hiroshi Hotta, Sonoda Women's University, Japan; Keiko Fujii, IBM Japan Ltd., Japan

    Note worthy remarks on the KidSmart Program in Japan. The goals of the KidSmart Early Learning Program are to help children in early childhood start using personal computers in a friendly way,... More

    pp. 2396-2408

  2. The relationships between elementary school teachers’ belief about web-based learning and their motivation toward web-based professional development

    Chia Pin Kao, Hsin Sheng College of Medical Care and Management, Taiwan; Ying Tien Wu, National Taichung University, Taiwan; Chin Chung Tsai, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Yu-Fang Yang, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to explore elementary teachers’ beliefs about web-based learning and their motivation toward web-based professional development. Moreover, the relationships between... More

    pp. 2409-2414

  3. The Effect of a Technology Leadership Workshop on Principals’ Five Dimensions of Technology Leadership

    Hee-Young Kim & Wendy Marshall, Armstrong Atlantic State University, United States

    The aim of this research is to examine the effect of Technology Leadership program called the Intel® Teach Leadership Forum on principals' five dimensional technology leadership. The five... More

    pp. 2415-2420

  4. Design and Implementation of a Teacher Reflection Support System using IMPRESSION and MidField

    Fumiko Konno, Tohoku University, Japan; Yuka Kanno, Tsuken Electric Ind Co., Ltd., Japan; Yuichi Ohkawa & Takashi Mitsuishi, Tohoku University, Japan; Koji Hashimoto, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

    In this paper, we describe the design and implementation of the proposed teacher reflection support system. This system provides a function for recording instructional activities (e.g., writing on ... More

    pp. 2421-2430

  5. The Differing Technology Support Needs of Beginner and Expert Users: Survey Findings from the University of Washington

    Cara Lane & Henry Lyle, University of Washington, United States

    Educational technology advances quickly, with new tools and services becoming available. Consequently, users are always trying to keep pace with these new developments. Technology discussions are... More

    pp. 2431-2436

  6. Mentoring:Using Knowledge Capital to Provide Effective Professional Development for Distance Educators

    Joel Levine, Barry University, United States; Gladys Arome, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    Abstract: Institutions of higher education are finding cost effective ways of developing and offering online courses to current and potential new audiences. Quality courses must be developed and... More

    pp. 2437-2442

  7. Establishing a Remote Control Observation Model in Teacher Education

    Shih-Hsiung Liu & Kuo-Hua Wang, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

    A teaching model that employs the use of remote control camera in classroom observation during field experience is introduced to better prepare the future teachers. This model, differing from the... More

    pp. 2443-2447

  8. Is Online Teaching for You? TM

    Robyn MacKillop, RTG, LCC, United States

    Online learning is growing throughout the education and work worlds. Many differences exist between online instruciton and face-to-face instruction, including delivery, participation, instructional... More

    pp. 2448-2453

  9. Teachers as Knowledge Workers?

    Timo Nevalainen & Jussi Hannunen, TAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    In our presentation we will explore new possible roles for the teachers in professional education from two different points of view; that of a teacher with experience in web-based learning... More

    pp. 2454-2462

  10. Australis 4 Learning: Benefits and Outcomes of a Second Life Simulation for the Automated Assessment Laboratory

    Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany; Heinz Dreher, Naomi Dreher & Carl Dreher, School of Information Systems, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia; Christian Kulenkampff, University of Hamburg, Germany

    The aim of the Automated Assessment Laboratory (AAL) being established at the School of Information Systems (Curtin Business School) is to provide lecturers with the opportunity to have essays... More

    pp. 2463-2466

  11. Integrating Technology into the Classroom: Personalizing Teacher Professional Development

    Curtis Slater, Calgary Board of Education, Canada

    From 2007 to 2009, all teachers working within the Calgary Board of Education were provided with their own laptops in order to support their professional work and to establish the necessary... More

    pp. 2467-2469

  12. Building an Online Professional Development Peer Facilitator Corps: The eLearning for Educators Alabama Experience

    Carolyn Starkey, Alabama State University, United States; Aaron Kuntz, University of Alabama, United States; Tom Dreilinger, eLearning for Educators Alabama, United States

    Abstract: This grounded theory investigation of the eLearning for Educators Alabama peer facilitators corps explored background, training, and motivation as the primary factors influencing the... More

    pp. 2470-2475

  13. Using Online Technology to Support Online Instructors

    Michael Uttendorfer, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Providing training and support for faculty teaching online is critically important to the success of any online course or program. Delivering such support at a university with multiple campuses... More

    pp. 2476-2480

  14. Proposal of the type of planning and activities that High Education Institutions (HEIs) should develop in México to increase the quality of EP and Education

    Ricardo Acosta-Diaz, UNIVERSIDAD DE COLIMA, Mexico; Ma. Alejandra Rocha Silva & Juan Contreras-Castillo, Universidad de Colima, Mexico; Esperanaza Martínez-Cano, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico; Antonio Ordaz-Carrillo & Fernando Manuel Peralta Castro, Universidad de Colima, Mexico

    This document proposes a planning strategy to help High Education Institutions (HEIs) increase their quality through certification, on the bases of their economical, political, social environment... More

    pp. 2481-2486

  15. Creating a Model for Virtual Learning Environments: Measuring Progress with the VLES

    Nan Adams, Southeastern Lousiana University, United States; Thomas DeVaney, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    This presentation describes the progressive development of a valid and reliable assessment tool, Virtual Learning Environment Survey—VLES, for exploring the degree to which the Recursive Model for ... More

    pp. 2487-2492

  16. Assessment of High School Teacher Burnout Using the Teacher Burnout Inventory (TBI)

    Gholamreza Ahmadi, Alireza Yousefi & Esmat Bastan, Islamic Azad University- Khorasgan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present study investigated teacher's levels of burnout. In this sense, we have first considered describing and then predicting the burnout levels of 252 high school teachers in a Southern State... More

    pp. 2493-2503

  17. Using Multimedia in the Classroom: Cultural and Learning Style differences in the US, Russia, and Uganda

    David Anderson, Eastern Michigan University, United States; Irina Zlotnikova, Makerere University, Uganda

    This paper compares "best practices" (as well as obstacles to best practice) in the US, Russia, and Uganda for creating multimedia-based and hypermedia-based instructional resources as part of the ... More

    p. 2504

  18. Creating a Learning Community to Increase Learners’ Ownership

    Eun-Ok Baek, California State University, San Bernardino, United States

    E-learning technologies have expanded learning opportunities in higher education institutes. There are many challenges for online instructors. The biggest change is how to correctly incorporate... More

    pp. 2505-2509

  19. Computer Use among Turkish Middle School Pupils: Identifying Gender Differences in Attitudes Towards Computers

    Pinar Bayhan & Rafet Firat Sipal, Hacettepe University, Turkey; Bedriye Tugba Karaaslan, Ankara University, Turkey

    Females have less experience and less positive attitudes towards computers according the researches on computer use report. This research aims to investigate that fact upon Turkish students’... More

    pp. 2510-2517

  20. The Play of Digital Storytelling: Choices and Challenges

    Constance Blomgren, Centre for Integrated Studies - Athabasca University, Canada

    Digital storytelling – the art and craft of using new media technologies to create and relate a story – has recently been embraced at many levels of education. But as in any wave of technology... More

    pp. 2518-2522