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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. Localization and Globalization of Learning

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University, Canada & Massey University, New Zealand; Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    With the technological advancements movements of ideas, technologies and products across borders influence both local and ‘global’ ideas and practices. Recent scholarships on globalization propose ... More

    pp. 4352-4354

  2. Utilization of Free CMS Resources to Facilitate International Teacher Training and Mentoring Partnerships

    Robert Hancock & Becky Parton, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    This presentation deals with the use of free international CMS resources to address the UNESCO training goals for teachers through a process of peer-mediated instruction. A four year BECTA study... More

    pp. 4355-4359

  3. Immersion in another Language and Culture through Multimedia and Web Resources

    Rita Hauck, Fort Hays State University, United States

    How could anyone with some computer savvy not learn or find what they need on the Internet with the exception of their basic needs for shelter and physical interaction and acceptance? How could... More

    pp. 4360-4364

  4. Use of Internet Website to Benefit Potential Customers: An Exploratory Study of Tertiary Institutions in Malaysia

    Henry Ho, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Teik Chooi Ooi, Intel Private Limited, Malaysia

    This study investigates all possible areas on how private tertiary institution in Malaysia could fully use their websites to benefit their potential customers. This study focuses on three selected... More

    pp. 4365-4371

  5. Student Perceptions of Interactions and Course Satisfaction in a Blended Learning Environment

    Yu-Chun Kuo & J. Nichols Eastmond, Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences, Utah State University, United States; Lynden J. Bennett, Morgan High School, United States; Kerstin E. E. Schroder, Department of Psychology, Utah State University, United States

    With the advent of information technology, distance learning has been recognized as a popular approach to gaining knowledge through the facilitation of various technological tools. The purpose of... More

    pp. 4372-4380

  6. 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. 4381-4384

  7. Assessing Faculty Awareness, Practices, and Accommodations in Universal Design for Learning: With respect to distance education courses

    Tracie Ortiz, Kimble McCann, Lj Rayphand & Peter Leong, PhD, UH Manoa, United States

    Abstract: The increasing demand of on-line courses in colleges and universities draws much attention and interest to evaluate awareness, practices, and accommodations of faculty in respect to... More

    pp. 4385-4390

  8. Social Networking for Student and Staff learning

    Mary Thorpe & Philip Greaney, The Open University, United Kingdom

    A project involving university tutors is using social networking tools to enable them to explore their benefits for both updating and knowledge management, and for student learning. The value of a... More

    pp. 4391-4395

  9. TAG – The Alternative Guide to UCLan: Enabling students to develop realistic expectations of higher education

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

    Abstract: TAG – The Alternative Guide to UCLan aims to be a dynamic, interactive, web based platform of support, which enables potential students to develop realistic expectations of HE. The... More

    pp. 4396-4401

  10. Analysis of School Records and the Internet Usage --- 2 Polarization of a Children's Lifestyle ---

    Hiroko Kanoh, Yamagata University,Networking and Computing Service Center, Japan

    This research shows the result about school records and the internet usage. It seemed that the Internet was moderately used among the children of a results higher rank layer. And it seems that the ... More

    pp. 4402-4407

  11. Trends Discovery in the Field of E-Learning with Visualization

    Muhammad Salman Khan, IICM, TU Graz, Austria; Martin Ebner, TU Graz, Austria; Hermann Maurer, IICM, TU Graz, Austria

    In this paper we have performed a content analysis using a collection of papers from Ed-Media conferences archive. Various current trends in research topics, change of interest in contributions... More

    pp. 4408-4413

  12. The Embedded Librarian: Best Practices for Teaching Research Online

    Melissa Koenig, DePaul University, United States

    Experience shows that teaching students how to conduct scholarly research is a daunting task in any environment, but this task can prove even more difficult when conducted completely online. ... More

    p. 4414

  13. Technology Enhanced Learning and Research: New or Not so New Directions?

    Mike Mimirinis, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University & 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. 4415-4418

  14. Students with Disabilities & Online Learning: A National Study of Enrollment & Perceived Satisfaction with Institutional Accessibility Compliance & Services

    Jodi Roberts, Laura Crittenden & Jason Crittenden, Division of Academic Outreach & Continuing Education, United States

    Currently, there is a quiet movement that is gaining momentum among educators, students, and legislators to evaluate and enforce accessibility standards, which have been legislated for individuals ... More

    pp. 4419-4422

  15. Workplace culture and accessibility of the Internet for professional learning

    Madeleine Shanahan, RMIT University; PhD student, University of Wollongong, Australia; Anthony Herrington, University of Wollongong, Australia; Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia

    The World Wide Web is an important information source for professionals providing immediate access to the most current information and recent research. This study examined accessibility to the... More

    pp. 4423-4432

  16. To Provide Online Distance Learning as a Portfolio of Services

    Knut Arne Strand, Faculty of Informatics and e-learning - Sør-Trøndelag University College, Norway; Arvid Staupe, Department of Computer and Information Science - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    Despite the popularity of IT Service Management frameworks such as IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in the business world, there is little scholarly literature available on this topic in general,... More

    pp. 4433-4442

  17. Participants’ Repeat-Visiting Behavior in an Online Community

    Fang-Ling Lin, Guey-Fa Chiou & Hua-Shan Hsu, Graduate Institude of Information and Computer Education, NTNU, Taiwan

    To explore the repeat-visiting behavior of an online community, an NBD model is applied to describe the participants’ repeat-visiting frequency, and a Poisson regression method is used to... More

    pp. 4443-0