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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. Same-Language-Subtitling (SLS): Using Subtitled Music Video for Reading Growth

    Wayne Greg McCall & Carmen Craig, University of Phoenix/ Hawaii D.O.E., United States

    Abstract: This paper introduces the use of Same-Language-Subtitling (SLS), or Subtitled-Music-Video as a repeated reading exercise. The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the effectiveness of ... More

    pp. 3983-3992

  2. Using Online Music Composition Websites to Engage the Music Appreciation Student

    Kevin Mobbs, University of West Georgia, United States

    Abstract: Music Appreciation courses typically focus on many aspects of music including fundamentals, history, significant composers and works. As most music appreciation students are not musicians... More

    pp. 3993-3996

  3. Sonora Educativo: An Interactive CD to Support the Acquisition of Significant Learning

    Jose Luis Ramirez, University of Sonora/U Kino, Mexico; Sara Manzanares, State of Sonora Department of Education, Mexico; Donald José Rodríguez, University of Sonora, Mexico; Norma Fabiola Gomez Baldenegro, Alerce School, Mexico

    This paper describes an educational CD entitled “Sonora Educativo”. The CD contains interactive applications designed to be used as supplementary material for the teaching of Sonoran history and... More

    pp. 3997-4002

  4. Hypertext Functionality in Non-fiction books

    Claire Timpany, University of Waikato, New Zealand

    Books are an essential medium in our learning environments yet there are many other technologies being developed which provide learners with great benefits. In this research the value of the book... More

    pp. 4003-4012

  5. Tool for Collective Analysis of Visual Scenes in Moving Activities

    Ikuko Gyobu, Ochanomizu University, Japan; Masashi Toda, Future University-Hakodate, Japan; Tomohiro Uemura, Tama Art University, Japan; Yuta Kudo, Future University-Hakodate, Japan

    In this study, we designed an observation tool for Collective Analysis of Visual Scenes in moving activities (CAVS). In video-recording educational practices, the observer often notices a “critical... More

    pp. 4013-4018

  6. An Animated Multimedia Presentation for Better Communication of a Teaching Innovation

    Sy-Chyi Wang & Ting-Shiang Shiu, National Chiayi University, Taiwan

    For the purpose of moving a step further toward a more creative, visual and effective communication tool for implementing and disseminating an innovative teaching strategy, this study puts forward ... More

    pp. 4019-4023

  7. MView : Digital Video Player with Simple Annotation Interface

    Akira Watanabe, Meisei University, Japan; Konosuke Kawashima, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

    A digital video recording a lecture may contain segments that are unnecessary for review prior to an examination. Watching the whole video is inefficient. To address this problem, we have developed... More

    pp. 4024-4029

  8. Screen capture tutorial design for preservice educators

    Joe Winslow, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    This paper will report findings from an experimental study of the comparative effects of using static and video screen-captured visuals to teach software skills to undergraduate Education majors at... More

    pp. 4030-4034

  9. A Semiautomatic Digital Imaging Processing Method to Measure Acute Wound Healing

    Joel Beam & David Wilson, University of North Florida, United States

    Acute skin trauma is common among healthy individuals involved in recreational and athletic activities. Proper dressing techniques for these wounds are paramount to facilitate normal healing and... More

    pp. 4035-4040

  10. Instructional Embodiment and Video Game Programming in an After School Program

    Cameron L. Fadjo, Ming-Tsan Lu & John B. Black, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    Elementary school students were taught how to use Scratch, a programming language, to design and develop their own personal video games. In our study 11 third- and fourth-graders either physically... More

    pp. 4041-4046

  11. Reusable Learning Designs and Second Life: Issues and Strategies

    Helen Farley, Centre for Educational Innovation and Technology, University of Queensland, Australia

    Higher education institutions have been quick to spot the possibilities for innovative teaching and learning in Second Life. Given the escalating demands on educators’ time and the increasing... More

    pp. 4047-4052

  12. A Look at the Research on Computer-Based Technology Use in Second Language Learning in Taiwan

    Pei-Lin Liu, Department of Foreign Languages National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan; Chiujung Chen, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This article reviews the literature on computer-based technology uses in second language learning in Taiwan. The goal of this review is to explore research evidence to understand how computers have... More

    pp. 4053-4061

  13. A Study of Refashioning Graphic Illusion with Computer Rendered Scenes- Using Paradox and Ambiguous Illusion

    Shih-An Liu, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan; Chao-Ming Wang, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Chi-Wei Lee, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan

    This research produce a 3D computer animation which refashioning some 2D optical tricks. This animation’s claim is that drawing uses many techniques of perspective to achieve a sense of space. This... More

    pp. 4062-4067

  14. Learning Vocabulary in Different Ways? Implications from a Cultural Variation Model

    Ming-Tsan Lu, Kang-hao Hung, Chi-Ying Wu, Yanjin Long & Carol Lu, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    It has been pervasively accepted that cultural difference affects on the way people cognitively perceive and process information. However, there remains a lack of a comprehensive model integrating ... More

    pp. 4068-4072

  15. Human Lifespan Development Issues in Distance Education: From High School to Higher Education

    Brandon Martinez & Chih-Yuan Sun, University of Southern California, United States

    The need to address the issue of social and critical thinking development in distance learners at the high school and higher education levels is introduced. Research has identified the role of... More

    pp. 4073-4078

  16. Technology Enhanced Learning and Research: New Or Not So New Directions?

    Mike Mimirinis, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University , Canada & Massey University, New Zealand

    In this paper the authors examine developments in learning theories in light of recent technological innovation. It is also argued that continuous research and development is needed for creating... More

    pp. 4079-4082

  17. Student Motivation and Satisfaction with the Use of Podcasts in Online Courses

    Supawan Supanakorn, Doris U. Bolliger & Christi Boggs, University of Wyoming, United States

    The integration of multimedia technology into a totally online course is becoming more common in higher education. The use of multimedia instructional material may help learners feel more connected... More

    p. 4083

  18. The Future of Electronic Portfolios: Do They Help with Accreditation?

    Kathleen Willbanks, California State University, United States

    A survey of the California State University campuses provided insights into current uses of ePortfolios, and the use of ePortfolios for assessment and accreditation. The ability to have almost all ... More

    pp. 4084-4090

  19. Using Virtual Environments for an Interprofessional Communications Skills Instructional Program for Health Science Education

    Patricia Boechler, Sharla King, Eleni Stroulia, Mike Carbonaro & Heather Kanuka, University of Alberta, Canada

    For health science students, developing appropriate communication skills is important for success in the transition from educational settings to clinical settings. This paper is a description of a ... More

    pp. 4091-4096

  20. Development of a Virtual Storytelling System and Its Application to Space Education

    Polina Danilicheva, Yury Baturin, Stanislav Klimenko & Alexander Serebrov, Institute of Computing for Physics and Technology, Russian Federation

    This paper is dedicated to virtual storytelling technology and its educational applications. It describes an implementation of our idea to develop a virtual storytelling system and realize a wide... More

    pp. 4097-4102