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ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 22, 2009

Editors

George Siemens; Catherine Fulford

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Number of papers: 657

  1. A Longitudinal Evaluation Approach of an E-Course at a Technical University

    Anna Moscha, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece; Apostolos Linardis, National Centre for Social Research (NCSR), Greece; Kyriakos Spyropoulos & Loudovikos Touratzidis, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece

    This paper presents detailed evaluation results of an e-course on Technical English developed and implemented at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), since 2005. This e-course... More

    pp. 3321-3330

  2. Measuring the Impact of Robotics and Geospatial Technologies on Youth Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Attitudes

    Gwen Nugent, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families, and Schools, United States; Bradley Barker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Michael Toland, University of Kentucky, United States; Neal Grandgenett, University of Nebraska-Omaha, United States; Amy Hampton & Viacheslav Adamchuk, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The Nebraska 4-H organization has developed a robotics and geospatial technologies instructional program for middle school youth (ages 11 to 15 years). Research and evaluation results across the... More

    pp. 3331-3340

  3. Evaluating E-Learning Effectiveness Using Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Model

    Brenda Cecilia Padilla Rodriguez, Ma. Concepción Rodriguez Nieto & Victor Manuel Padilla Montemayor, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL), Mexico

    An important area of opportunity of corporate e-learning resides in the evaluation of its effectiveness. Research on the subject is scarce, and it tends to focus on participants’ satisfaction and... More

    pp. 3341-3346

  4. Use of Reading and Math Software to examine Reading Gains for Young Children

    Haya Shamir, Kim Brown & Erin Johnson, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    The Waterford Early Reading Program (WERP) and the Waterford Early Math and Science (WEMS) are a computer adaptive reading, math and science programs for pre-kindergarten to second grade students. ... More

    pp. 3347-3353

  5. Measuring impact of podcasting on students and faculty

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

    Podcasting has been a hot topic for a few years now, but how many people have measured the impact on faculty and students? Faculty and staff of DePaul University have and in this session, will... More

    pp. 3354-3356

  6. Exploring the Role of Student Online Peer Assessment Self-efficacy in Online Peer Assessment Learning Environments

    Sheng-Chau Tseng & 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 the role of student online peer assessment self-efficacy in an online peer assessment learning environment. 147 medical college students in Middle Taiwan... More

    pp. 3357-3361

  7. Improving Student Performance by Enforcing Algorithm Development

    Jungsoon Yoo, Zhijiang Dong, Sung Yoo, Suk Seo & Chrisila Pettey, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    Having the ability to design algorithms for simple problems is one of the most important learning outcomes of introductory computer science courses. Unfortunately, teaching algorithm design has... More

    pp. 3362-3370

  8. The World is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education

    Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University, United States

    Abstract: According to Thomas Friedman's book, The World is Flat, worldwide economic trends are flattening. In education, however, opportunities for learning are actually expanding or opening up... More

    pp. 3371-3380

  9. A Portable System for Reviewing Research Meeting

    Mitsuhiro Goto & Akihiro Kashihara, The University of Electro-Communications Dept. of Information and Communication Engineering, Japan; Shinobu Hasegawa, Japan Advanced Institute of Science And Technology Research Center for Distance Learning, Japan

    This paper proposes PodReview, which is a portable review of research meeting. The goal of PodReview is to encourage novice researchers to review research meeting with portable media player such as... More

    pp. 3381-3388

  10. Towards a Promising Technology for Online Collaborative Learning: Wiki + Threaded Discussion

    Andri Ioannou, University of Connecticut, United States

    Abstract: Despite the well-established benefits of collaborative learning, successfully implementing group activities in online environments is often a challenge for online instructors. Web 2.0... More

    pp. 3389-3394

  11. A Web-based Application Framework for Programming and Its Practice in Classes

    Koji Kagawa, RISE, Kagawa University, Japan

    In courses such as compiler construction and programming languages, learners have to use several languages. As a result, inessential issues such as installation procedures often overwhelm learners.... More

    pp. 3395-3403

  12. Collaborative software: Keeping the GROUP Together When Using Groupware

    Leslie Keeler & Karen Rankin, Auburn University, United States

    Abstract: This best practice session is about how the use of Groupware is helping Distance Education grow at Auburn University. Computer-mediated communication. Multi-modal collaboration.... More

    p. 3404

  13. Web 2.0-based User Agreement Development Space with Learning Supports: Web2UA

    Hannah Kim, Xi Cheng, Shih-Ping Kuo & Johannes Strobel, Educational Technology, Purdue University, United States

    This paper proposes a design framework and a prototype for constructing a Web 2.0 space (Web2UA) for developing Web 2.0 user agreements. The central idea of the framework is that many features of... More

    pp. 3405-3410

  14. CinkNote: A Tool for Annotation-based discussion by Sharing Hand-written Annotations using Tablet PC

    Hwayoung Kim & Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Kanji Akahori, Hakuoh University, Japan

    Annotations are an important part in multimedia information systems as an instrument for collaborative knowledge building. Recent research on annotation interfaces provides provocative evidence... More

    pp. 3411-3415

  15. Annotation Sharing System for Web-based Learning Materials and Method for Realigning Annotations in Updated Materials

    Hisayoshi Kunimune, Kenzou Yokoyama, Takeshi Takizawa & Yasushi Fuwa, Shinshu University, Japan

    We have developed an annotation sharing system called Writable Web for web-based learning materials. This system enables learners to insert different types of annotations such as markings,... More

    pp. 3416-3421

  16. Online Metacognitive Tool Development: Final Development

    Joseph Luca & Mark McMahon, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    The authors of this paper have been developing an online metacognitive tool over the past four years through a process of iterative design and development stages using Design-Based research. Based ... More

    pp. 3422-3427

  17. Bringing Floor Control in a Synchronous Collaborative Learning System.

    M. Antonia Martínez Carreras & Antonio F. Gómez Skarmeta, University of Murcia, Spain

    Most of synchronous collaborative learning systems provide synchronous collaboration by using chat or videoconference tools. However, some group’s interactions need to support synchronous... More

    pp. 3428-3437

  18. Social Tagging in Knowledge Organisation –Online Survey on the Users’ Perspective

    Stefanie Panke & Birgit Gaiser, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany

    Social tagging ranges amongst the “killer applications” of Web 2.0. Websites such as the photo database Flickr and the bookmarking service Del.icio.us are being used by an ever-growing... More

    pp. 3438-3447

  19. Practicing L2 Speaking in a Collaborative Video-Conversation Environment

    Silvia Sanz-Santamaría, Dept. of Mathematical Engineering and Computer Science, Public University of Navarre, Spain; Juan A. Pereira Vare, Julián Gutiérrez Serrano, Tomás A. Pérez Fernández & José A. Vadillo Zorita, Dept. of Computer Languages and Systems, University of the Basque Country, Spain

    This paper presents Babbelium Project, a new e-learning system for foreign language learning based on a collaborative open source environment. This project is focused on the improvement of speaking... More

    pp. 3448-3456

  20. Proposal of a System to Support Learners’ Reflection by Visualizing Data Stored in SNS through Experiential Learning

    Shinichi Sato & Makoto Kageto, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan; Takaichi Watanabe & Tetsumasa Saito, NFU Co., Ltd., Japan; Masaki Nakamichi, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan

    First-year experience (FYE) has been a focus of university education, and the importance of experiential learning has been emphasized to elicit students’ positive response and independent efforts... More

    pp. 3457-3466