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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. Niche-Learning: New Learning Style Using Public Display System

    Hiroyuki Mitsuhara, Tokushima University, Japan; Junko Matsumoto, Noriko Uosaki, Mihoko Teshigawara, Kenji Kume & Yoneo Yano, The University of Tokushima, Japan

    This paper describes the new learning style of “Niche-Learning”, which is realized by delivering e-Learning materials to public spaces on the university campus using a public display system. This... More

    pp. 1167-1175

  2. Design of Object-Oriented Architecture for Extensible Learner-Adaptive Self-Learning System

    Kiyoshi Nakabayashi, Yosuke Morimoto & Yoshiaki Hada, Center of ICT and Distance Education, Open University Japan, Japan

    A design of object-oriented architecture for a learner-adaptive self-learning environment is described in this paper. The design goal of this architecture is to provide a flexible self-learning... More

    pp. 1176-1183

  3. An Open and Service-Oriented Architecture to Support the Automation of Learning Scenarios

    Angels Rius, Francesc Santanach & Magí Almirall, Open University of Catalonia, Spain; Miguel-Ángel Sicília & Elena García-Barriocanal, University of Alcalá, Spain

    The specifications of automated learning scenarios could bring about advantages for virtual learning environments and important benefits for organisations, although research in this e-learning area... More

    pp. 1184-1189

  4. Kernel Design for Semantic Learning Platform

    Ioan Roxin, Ioan Szilagyi & Radu Balog-Crisan, Franche-Comté University, LASELDI, Multimedia Department - Montbéliard, France

    In this paper we present the Kernel Design for a Semantic Learning Platform. Information exchange between the platform’s modules is made through that kernel. Serving as central unit, the kernel... More

    pp. 1190-1194

  5. Learning Management System’s Services and Labs: Looking for Integration through Reusabitliy

    Elio Sancristobal, Sergio Martin, Rosario Gil & Rafael Pastor, UNED, Spain; Javier Garcia & Pablo Orduña, Deusto University, Spain; Guillermo Temiño, Alberto Pesquera, Catalina Martinez-mediano, Gabriel Diaz & Manuel Castro, UNED, Spain

    Nowadays there are a great number of universities and organizations working in e-learning solutions. One of most well-known is the learning management system or LMS that allow displaying... More

    pp. 1195-1203

  6. Managing iTunes U users and materials

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

    Setting up an iTunes U site usually means that one person (or group) handles all of the materials uploading. In this session, DePaul University Information Services staff will cover their system... More

    p. 1204

  7. Designing Reusable Learning Objects for Global Learning

    Jianhao Chen, Empire State College, United States

    With the world undergoing a tremendous transformation towards globalization and virtual communities, it is vital to for international programs offered by institutions from United States to engage... More

    pp. 1205-1209

  8. Towards an Adaptive Web Based Learning Environment for Treating and Diagnosing Chronic Wounds

    João Costa, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal; Gustavo Santos, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; Pedro Gaspar & Rogério Costa, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal; Joaquin Fernandez & Josep Monguet, Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Spain

    A wise decision when choosing adequate products to treat chronic wounds depends on proper diagnosis and characterization of the chronic wound. Developing skills for treating and diagnosing chronic ... More

    pp. 1210-1217

  9. Supporting Distance Learning and Continuing Education Programs: A Case Study in the Design and Development of Information Technology

    Jason Crittenden, Cesar Monroy, Laura Crittenden & Jodi Roberts, Academic Outreach & Continuing Education at Mississippi State University, United States

    The distance learning and continuing education arenas are highly competitive and require decision-makers to have access to accurate and relevant information even while information technology... More

    pp. 1218-1226

  10. Online Learning Revisited: Adventure Learning 2.0

    Aaron Doering & Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States

    This paper describes a revised adventure learning framework for online learning that is a result of numerous online programs, over six years of research, and millions of students using programs... More

    pp. 1227-1233

  11. “VIRTUAL CLASSROOM: A Learning Space for Higher Education Students”

    Leila Gano, University of the East, Philippines

    This study investigated the effectiveness of online learning by virtual classroom as a learning space in terms of the four core aspects of a learning environment, namely, Access, Interaction,... More

    pp. 1234-1239

  12. Changing the Face of Online Courseware (Literally!)

    Brandon Henry & Beth Marcellas, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    This presentation discusses the ease in which a user could modify and repurpose a course template for rapid conversion and delivery of online course materials. It also describes some of the... More

    pp. 1240-1243

  13. Important Elements of Quality Online Learning

    Lung-Yu Li & Ya-Ting Yang, Institute of Education, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    This study was conducted to examine the relationship between computer literacy and online learning attitudes of students in the Graduate School of Education (GSOE) in Taiwan. Data were collected... More

    pp. 1244-1249

  14. The Design of Collaborative Problem Posing and Solving Learning System in statistics

    Guan-Yu Lin, Chien-Nan Lin & Wan-Ling Liao, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    Collaborative problems solving has been suggested as a way of improving students’ statistics learning. However, it needs an effective computer-supported collaborative learning approach and its... More

    pp. 1250-1254

  15. The Design of a 3D Virtual Game for Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Practices

    Yi-Mei Lin, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan; Chi-Syan Lin, National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Li-Hung Lin & Hsueh-Yu Chen, Kun Shan University, Taiwan; Jung-Tsan Ma, National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Ren Chang, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    As China plays a more influential role in the global politics and economy, Chinese is likely to become an international lingua franca in the near future. Although the importance of learning Chinese... More

    pp. 1255-1260

  16. Do Cultural Differences Influence the Learning Experience of International Students in Online MBA courses?

    Xiaojing Liu & Magjuka Richard J., Indiana University, United States

    This article reports the findings of a case study that investigated the perceptions of international students regarding the impact of cultural differences on their learning experiences in an online... More

    pp. 1261-1270

  17. Screen Recording for E-Learning

    Stefan Schnabl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Edgar R. Weippl, Secure Business Austria, Austria

    By defining Screen Recording (SR), we give detailed information on SR and Screen Casts. We present the Screen Cast (SC) in its different variations and organize it in a taxonomy. In addition, we... More

    pp. 1271-1277

  18. A Computer-Mediated Asynchronous Distance Digital Logic Laboratory

    Ronald Williams & Frank Block, University of Virginia, United States

    We are developing an approach to provide asynchronous distance laboratory experiences to accompany undergraduate classes in introductory circuit analysis, electronics, and digital logic. These... More

    pp. 1278-1287

  19. Changing Trends in Culture and Learning: Its Impact on Cognition

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

    This paper explores the impact of emerging technology on cultural and social aspects of human cognition. Authors argue that internalized cultural values could influence technology appropriation and... More

    pp. 1288-1289

  20. Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Learning, Teaching and Assessment

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University, Canada & Massey University, New Zealand

    This paper will discuss challenges that educators are facing working with today’s learners who are distinctively different group of learners. It explores the demand for creating learning... More

    pp. 1290-1293