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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. Determining Appropriateness of Teaching Materials for Reading Comprehension in EFL Intermediate Classes

    Yutaka Tsutsumi, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Japan; Ryoji Matsuno, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan

    We have developing a web-based cooperative learning tool for EFL intermediate students. In EFL class, teachers need to give students appropriate teaching materials in order to improve students’... More

    pp. 2671-2675

  2. Time Online: Faculty Methods and Satisfaction Teaching Online and in Classrooms

    David Whittier, School of Education Boston University, United States

    In a survey of higher education faculty who have taught both online and in a classroom, respondents reported less enthusiasm for and satisfaction in teaching online compared to teaching in... More

    pp. 2676-2681

  3. How to Help Students be Innovative: A Look at a Collaborative Cross-discipline Innovation Pedagogy

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States

    To keep pace and stay ahead of the rapid development and implementation of new science and technology in the 21st century, we believe students need to possess an understanding of innovation and... More

    pp. 2682-2685

  4. The Internet in Tertiary Education: A survey of students' Internet activity

    Kirsty Young, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

    This paper presents the findings from a survey of 752 Australian University students and their families. The aim was to determine the extent to which individuals engaged in various Communication, ... More

    pp. 2686-2696

  5. Journey through the Center of an Online Calculus Course to Improve Student Performance

    Denise (LeGrand) Landreth & Thomas McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    We will describe our use of technological tools in the support of online calculus courses. Our discussion includes how our selection and adaptation of tools have evolved with experience. There... More

    pp. 2697-2701

  6. Predicting Debugging Successs: An Investigation of the Relationship between Learning Styles, Personality Traits, and Computer Program Debugging

    Hana Almodaimeegh, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia; John Harrald, The George Washington University, United States

    Debugging is one of the most vital phases in the system software development cycle, and its central role is recognized among many researchers in the field. It is also the most time intensive and... More

    pp. 2702-2710

  7. New Roles of Faculty, Students and Administrators for a Cultural Change in University Teaching in the Digital Era

    Dodzi Amemado, University of Montreal, Canada

    This paper is a report on the findings regarding the educational aspect of a research related to the increasing use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) within conventional... More

    pp. 2711-2715

  8. Play and learn with mobile technology

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    “Play and learn” is an attractive phrase! If the phrase is used in connection with mobile technology, the phrase becomes even more attractive, especially for the so-called Net generation. The idea... More

    pp. 2716-2719

  9. How can teachers integrate games in their education?

    Valère Awouters, Ruben Jans, Sebastiaan Jans & Andy Veltjen, Limburg Catholic University College, Belgium

    The gaming industry is growing very fast, also in Belgium, Sixty four percent of the Flemish yought plays computer and video games (viWTA, 2008). Students (interactum, 2007) ask teachers to... More

    pp. 2720-2724

  10. Students’ Cognitive Thinking in Online Discussion

    Hua Bai, State University of New York - Potsdam, United States

    This study examined the use of the practical inquiry model in facilitating students’ critical thinking in online discussion. Content analysis was conducted to examine the instances of critical... More

    pp. 2725-2728

  11. BaSiS: An Application Supporting the Development of Study Skills

    Petra Bauer, Ioanna Kapatsina-Lipnig, Lena Gross & Jens Ammann, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz; AG Medienpädagogik, Germany

    Until recently the questions of literature research, of how to structure learning processes, of communication and interaction, of how to present papers, of how to discuss controversial issues, and ... More

    pp. 2729-2734

  12. KD-KA e-learning Model

    Fawzi BenMessaoud, Chancellor University, United States

    Abstract: E-Learning has evolved rapidly in the last few years enabled by significant growth and remarkable advancement in instructional technology, learning course management systems and virtual... More

    pp. 2735-2736

  13. Education and Pervasive Computing. Didactical Use of the Mobile Phone: Create and Share Information Concerning Artistic Heritages and the Environment.

    Daniela Bernardis, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy

    Abstract: It is impossible to discuss the knowledge society without considering the relationship between education and pervasive computing. As we all know computers and other mobile devices,... More

    pp. 2737-2740

  14. Online Threaded Discussions: Promoting Discussion and Identifying Quality Indicators for Assessing Student Performance

    Marlena Bravender, Jessica Hale & David Anderson, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    As online education continues to grow it is imperative that educators begin to think critically about what constitutes a "good" threaded discussion. By exploring two recent studies, presenters will... More

    p. 2741

  15. Digital media: Students as knoweldge producers and publishers

    Karen Brzoska, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona / University of California, Irvine, United States

    Globalization, networked societies, and a knowledge-based economy engender increasing reliance on digital communication technologies for the dissemination of information and ideas. While the... More

    pp. 2742-2746

  16. Lesson learned from integrating electronic fields in the science classroom

    Brenda Capobianco, Jamie Loizzo & Wilella Burgess, Purdue University, United States

    The electronic field trip (EFT) is a relatively new approach to both informal science education and distance learning. The purpose of this brief paper presentation is to share the attempts... More

    pp. 2747-2751

  17. The Public Policy Analyst: A Free Internet Tool for Teaching Problem Solving Skills

    James Carroll, Syracuse University, United States

    The presenter and creator of the Public Policy Analyst (PPA) will demonstrate its six basic steps: identifying a social problem, gathering evidence of its existence, identifying its causes,... More

    p. 2752

  18. Using Web-based Technology Tools to Engage Students in ESL Classes

    Anne Clayton & Adrian Ting, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    This presentation depicts the experience of integrating web-based technology in an ESL module in a Hong Kong teacher training college. The use of these tools facilitates the process of language... More

    pp. 2753-2757

  19. Promising Practices in Online Testing

    Alyssa Dirocco & David Hinger, The University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This presentation will focus on the introduction of proper strategies and techniques used in online testing for the enhancement of student learning. Information obtained in observing the use of the... More

    pp. 2758-2764

  20. Comparing Effectiveness of Traditional versus Blended Teaching Methods: Efforts to Meet the Demands of Students in a Blend 2.0

    Sara Dixon & Matthew Osment, St. Edward's University, United States; Stefanie Panke, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany

    Abstract: The current state of research on blended learning can be summarized as “blended is better than virtual and not worse than face-to-face teaching”. There are few attempts to define the... More

    pp. 2765-2774