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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. Impact of Asynchronous Online Discussions: A Study of Implementation in Two Large-Enrollment Blended Courses

    James Lehman, Jennifer Richardson, Peggy Ertmer, Timothy Newby & John Campbell, Purdue University, United States

    Asynchronous online discussions are widely used in online and blended courses. This study examined the implementation of online discussions in two large-enrollment undergraduate courses, one in... More

    pp. 2928-2936

  2. Examining Assessment in Online Instructional Development Practicums: The Case for Learning Contracts

    Peter Leong, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States; Rachel Boulay, University of Hawaii, United States

    Online practicum courses present unique challenges. In face-to-face classrooms, instructors can determine students’ motivational status by observing facial expressions and postures, but such cues... More

    pp. 2937-2945

  3. It's the Craft, Not the Tools: 50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

    Alan Levine, New Media Consortium, United States

    Not too long ago producing multimedia content required studio equipment and extensive technical expertise, but we are at the point now where anyone can create, publish, and distribute compelling... More

    pp. 2946-2956

  4. Enhance Understanding of Science Concepts with Technology-based Learning Tools (Programming and Hand-held Device) in a Lego Robotics Elementary After-School Classroom

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

    The current study was designed to explore the possibilities of applying Icon-based programming and Bluetooth-controlled hand-held device into science learning activities. Through researchers’... More

    pp. 2957-2961

  5. Multimedia Learning Strategies Used by University EFL Students

    Lu-Fang Lin, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

    The study emphasizes videos be an essential teaching material to improve language learners who learn English as a foreign language (EFL) in the context where English native speakers and authentic... More

    pp. 2962-2971

  6. Gaming, Learning 2.0, and the Digital Divide

    Nada Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    Web 2.0 has enabled digital natives to become avid users of communication technologies, social and visual media, as well as gaming. The communities of learners emerging from the use of such... More

    pp. 2972-2977

  7. Social Learning Versus Individualized Learning

    Nada Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University, Canada & Massey University, New Zealand, Canada

    Social processes mediate learning. Students learn at a deeper level when learning is constructed, through interactive discussion. The authors explore the possibilities of social networking (e.g.... More

    pp. 2978-2991

  8. Efficiency and effectiveness of feedback in an online course

    James McAfee, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Research reveals that immediate feedback is crucial to learning success. Yet, in a high enrollment online course, immediate, individual feedback in which the instructor analyzes each student's... More

    p. 2992

  9. The Impact of Technology Instruction on Student Use of School Library Media Center Resources and Student Performance on the Criterion Referenced Competency Test

    Selena Mobbs, Cherokee Elementary School, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports an ongoing study of the impact of technology instruction on student use of school library media center resources. The study is being conducted at Cherokee Elementary... More

    pp. 2993-2996

  10. Enhancing Review Quality for Dissertation Proposals: Criteria Development and Interrater Consistency

    Jeremy Moreland, School of Advanced Studies - University of Phoenix, United States

    The assessment of dissertation research proposals presents unique challenges, particularly in a distance education, regionally accredited, for-profit environment, where students and faculty are... More

    p. 2997

  11. Outreach and Education thru Extension using Web Based Curriculum Approaches

    Myra Moss, Ohio State University Extension, United States

    Ohio State University Extension developed a web-based curriculum designed to be delivered through Extension educators to local community leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the nation. The... More

    pp. 2998-3002

  12. Leaping the Digital Divide with Online Social Networking

    Thanh Truc Nguyen, Curriculum Research & Development Group, College of Education, University of Hawaii, United States

    In this paper, the mechanism that has caused the most emotional impact—online social networks—will be explored. Online social networks contribute daily to fear, love, disbelief, consternation,... More

    pp. 3003-3010

  13. Can social networking support student retention?

    John O'Donoghue & Lucy Warman, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Abstract: There is a requirement for students to ‘hit the ground running’, their engagement with peers, institution, faculty, department are often fraught with problems. On arrival they have to... More

    pp. 3011-3015

  14. Analysis of Self-Evaluation in Project-Based Learning of Object Oriented Programming

    Masako Okamoto, Mikihiko Mori & Hajime Kita, Kyoto University, Japan; Isao Ono, Daisuke Kiga, Takao Terano, Takashi Yamada & Yusuke Koyama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This paper discusses the learning process of object oriented programming in project-based learning course using artificial market system a graduate program in Tokyo Institute of Technology. The... More

    pp. 3016-3021

  15. The Relative Effectiveness of On-Line Instruction in High Schools

    Ogo Okoye-Johnson, California State University, Northridge, United States

    Abstract: The demand for online instruction in high schools across the nation continues to rise with each year prompting the development of new on-line programs and courses. Online instruction on... More

    pp. 3022-3027

  16. On-Line Success Strategies: Metacognitive Vidcasts for Secondary School Students

    Griff Richards & Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada; Jean Mongrain, Centre francophone d'education à distance, Canada

    Abstract: A series of seven digital video vignettes (“vidcasts”) were developed to promote on-line study success strategies for secondary students in minority francophone settings in Canada. The... More

    pp. 3028-3031

  17. Using Blended Learning, Incorporating eLearning, Gaming, 3D Augmented Reality and Live Simulation to Improve Patient Care before you Care for Patients

    Christine Owen, Joyce Donnellan & Yuri Millo, SiTEL MedStar Health, United States

    Creative, interactive technologies are valuable tools that engage the learner, faculty, and instructional designers adding value to the learning experience. The venue for learning continues to grow... More

    p. 3032

  18. The Relationship between Teaching Presence and Self-Directed Learning Readiness in e-Learning Environment

    Innwoo Park, Wen Zhang, Minjeong Cha & HyungSeok Shin, Korea University, Korea (South)

    This study was conducted to find out the relationship between teaching presence and self-directed learning readiness in e-learning environment among the learners of cyber university. Depending on... More

    pp. 3033-3041

  19. Developing a Course to Explore the Applications and Impacts of Video in Education

    Timothy Pelton, Manish Sehgal & Leslee Francis Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    The purpose of this paper is to share some of the thoughts and ideas that we have had as we worked on redesigning a senior undergraduate course on video in education. Video technology has become... More

    pp. 3042-3046

  20. Building Flexibility into Student Assessment: A Longitudinal Review

    Stephen Rowe & Allan Ellis, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Universities are under increasing pressure to provide flexible learning environments that allow for increased student choice and in so doing provide for more individualized, independent learning. ... More

    pp. 3047-3055