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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. The Development of Biology Teaching Materials with Information and Communication Technology for Senior High School in Taiwan

    Jen-Yi Wu, Yu-Chie Wang, Bi-Chi Hwang & Yung-ta Chang, Dept. of Life science, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The Ministry of Education in Taiwan drove 1-year development projects of ICT materials for senior high school to assistant teachers’ teaching and to promote students’ learning. The team group of... More

    pp. 4234-4237

  2. Development and Evaluation of Teaching Material Using Flowchart for WBT (Web Based Training) in Programming Education

    Yoshito Yamamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Hiroshi Ichikawa, Otsuma Women's University, Japan; Manabu Honma, Nakamura Gakuen University, Fukuoka, Japan

    Computer programming education is actually conducted in computer lessons for the freshmen. Among them, there are the students who have not performed programming operation and are hard to consider... More

    pp. 4238-4245

  3. Enhancing Security Layers: a review of the accessibility in additional security devices used by the banking industry

    Liaqat Ali, University of East London, United Kingdom; Hamid Jahankhani, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Hossein Jahankhani, University of East London, United Kingdom

    Fraudsters are using additional and more sophisticated devices and techniques to obtain unauthorized access and obtain bank customer details. Banking industry always uses different techniques to... More

    pp. 4246-4254

  4. Emerging Technologies in Learning: Its Impact on Cognition and Culture, Part 2

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University, Canada & Massey University, New Zealand; Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; Nada L, Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Tanmoy Bhattacharya, University of Delhi, India; Pithamber Polsani, Nokia Seimens Academy, India; Mike Mimirinis, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This symposium will be based on the concept of writing an edited book. Editors, chapter authors and peer reviewers will work in collaboration towards the publication of this book. Papers presented ... More

    pp. 4255-4258

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  5. Emerging Technologies in Learning: Its Impact on Cognition and Culture, Part 1

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University, Canada & Massey University, New Zealand; Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; Nada L, Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Tanmoy Bhattacharya, University of Delhi, India; Pithamber Polsani, Nokia Seimens Academy, India; Mike Mimirinis, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This symposium will be based on the concept of writing an edited book. Editors, chapter authors and peer reviewers will work in collaboration towards the publication of this book. Papers presented ... More

    pp. 4255-4254

  6. Mobile Linux Solution for Mobile Learning

    Li Chao, University of Houston - Victoria, United States

    This paper introduces the newly developed Mobile Linux technology and its application in mobile learning. From the technology point of view, the paper presents the features provided by Mobile Linux... More

    pp. 4259-4262

  7. Access Portal Initiative: A Server-Side Automated Access Solution

    Stephen Gilson & Elizabeth DePoy, University of Maine, United States

    In this paper we discuss and illustrate an innovative research and development project, the Access Portal Initiative (API), which builds on and expands principles and practices of universal access ... More

    pp. 4263-4268

  8. Learning strategy feedback system for students using data mining technology

    Hideya Matsukawa, Institute for Higher Education Research and Practice, Osaka University, Japan; Satoshi Kitamura, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Yusuke Nagamori, Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Shinichi Hisamatsu & Yuhei Yamauchi, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Mai Nakano, Yasutomo Kanamori & Naoko Miyashita, Benesse Corporation, Japan

    ABSTRACT: Using data mining technology, we developed a feedback system of learning strategies based on models that were created from data obtained from high school students. Using this system, we... More

    pp. 4269-4278

  9. Using Emerging Technologies to Repurpose High Quality Multimedia Materials

    Rick Mrazek, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This paper describes a journey to explore ways and means to bring renowned science and scientists into education programs at all levels and into the news and popular media. The Water Under Fire... More

    pp. 4279-4283

  10. Challenges of technology in online learning and academic achievement for blind students: A Case Study

    Samuel Muwanguzi & Lin Lin, University of North Texas, United States

    The study presents new qualitative data on the usability challenges and emotional reactions of blind students in their attempts to access educational materials and to communicate with colleagues in... More

    pp. 4284-4292

  11. The Remote Observation of Graduate Interns: The Missing Piece of the Puzzle

    Teresa Petty & Tina Heafner, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Online programs continue to grow in Colleges of Education. As this occurs, thought needs to be given as to how teacher candidates in the field will be observed and held accountable for their... More

    pp. 4293-4297

  12. Engaging 21st Century Fluencies with Inquiry Learning and Wireless Handhelds: A Work in Progress

    Kevin Pyatt, Eastern Washington University, United States

    This study represents a work-in-progress for an investigation of how the inquiry method should be used to engage 21st century fluencies; and how wireless handheld devices should be used to support ... More

    pp. 4298-4307

  13. Education in Motion: From iPod to iPhone

    Cory Schmitt, Joel Rodriguez & Rebecca Clothey, Drexel University, United States

    This presentation will provide a discussion and demonstration of the development of the iPod Touch and the iPhone initiatives at Drexel University’s School of Education. The discussion will... More

    pp. 4308-4313

  14. Adaptation of a Methodology for the Design of Accessible Web Sites

    Edson Rufino de Souza, Escola de Design - Centro Universitario da Cidade, Brazil; Bruna Soares Xavier de Barros & Zacarias Xavier de Barros, Faculdade de Ciências Agronômicas UNESP, Brazil

    This study presents a proposal for adaptation of an interactive systems design methodology called Usability Engineering Lifecycle. An adaptation of this methodology aims to specify its application ... More

    pp. 4314-4318

  15. Universal Design: A new standard for displaying mathematics online

    Cal Stanley, Pima Community College, United States

    The use of Universal Design is important when developing web content for instructional use, however most web content is not useable for students with visual and auditory disabilities. Typically web... More

    p. 4319

  16. Does it help? Rating tutor responses in open, online, homework help forums

    Carla van de Sande, RISME, Arizona State University, United States

    Free, open, online, homework help forums provide students with personal tutoring assistance through volunteer tutors who have the time, knowledge, and willingness to help students with specific... More

    pp. 4320-4326

  17. E-Portfolio as Learning and Performance Tool: Values and Challenges in Korea’s Higher Education Context

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South); Yongse Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South)

    There are increasing needs for holistic inquiry on potential opportunities as well as challenges in higher education for successful experiences in the context of South Korea. The current research... More

    pp. 4327-4331

  18. An Exploratory Approach to Understanding the Purposes of Computer and Internet Use in Web 2.0 Trends

    Keol Lim, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States; So Youn Park, College of Management Commerce and Social Welfare, Gwangju University, Korea (South)

    This paper is to develop and examine an inventory on the purposes of computers and internet use in the era of Web 2.0. Based on previous research and feedbacks from experts, an inventory was built ... More

    pp. 4332-4337

  19. The Students’ Characteristics and Categories of Modeling Process with Computer Simulation Pendulum Experiment

    Jen-Chin Lin, Center for General Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan., Taiwan; Jeng-Fung Hong, Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan., Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to investigate a junior high students’ modeling process with a computer simulated pendulum, to realize the characteristics of students’ modeling process, and to... More

    pp. 4338-4343

  20. Is Your University Ready For the Ne(x)t-Generation?

    Walther Nagler & Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    At Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) a survey about the hardware equipment and the Web2.0 skills among students of the first semester took place for the second time. This paper reflects the... More

    pp. 4344-4351