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EdMedia 2017

Jun 20, 2017

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Joyce P. Johnston

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Number of papers: 179

  1. The Emerging Formalization of MOOC Coursework: Rise of the MicroMasters

    Jason Caudill, King University, United States

    Higher education as an industry has seen evolution over time, with alternatives to the traditional campus based experience beginning with correspondence courses, moving to video lectures, then to... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. Social, Nonacademic Interaction in the Online Learning Environment

    Audrey Heron, Texas Tech University, United States; Lesley Casarez, Angelo State University, United States

    Students in online learning environments experience physical distance between themselves and their peers and instructor. In many cases, the student does not live in the same city and may not even ... More

    pp. 7-11

  3. Integrating a BYOD Program in High School English: Advantage or Distraction?

    Robin Kay & Derrick Schellenberg, UOIT, Canada

    While laptop programs have been investigated extensively, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs, which have a unique set of features, have not been examined, particularly at the secondary school... More

    pp. 12-16

  4. 3D Digital Training of a High-Risk Environment: A Case Study of an Industry-Academia Partnership for Improved Learning

    Jon Preston, Jeff Chastine & Rongkai Guo, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Balancing the efficacy of learning with an engaging experience for players is a central design constraint of game-based learning. This research presents a novel collaboration between an industry... More

    pp. 17-26

  5. Do Math Apps Help Elementary School Students? It Depends

    Robin Kay & Jasmin Kwak, UOIT, Canada

    Many reports indicate that students have difficulty in mathematics (e.g., Carr, 2012; Hinton, 2014;). Some evidence suggests that technology can help (Boogart et al., 2014; Riconscente, 2013). ... More

    pp. 27-32

  6. Fast Language Learning: Being Able to Manage Projects in a Foreign Language within Two Month

    Stefan Thalmann, Graz University of Technology and Know-Center GmbH, Austria; Jorge Larrazábal, Magna Int., Mexico; Viktoria Pammer-Schindler, Graz University of Technology and Know-Center GmbH, Austria; Armin Kreuzthaler, Magna Int., Austria; Angela Fessl, Know-Center GmbH, Austria

    In times of globalization, also workforce needs to be able to go global. This holds true especially for technical experts holding an exclusive expertise. Together with a global manufacturing... More

    pp. 33-37

  7. The Role of Educational Media and Technology in Developing Countries (R.E.M.O.T.E)

    Dibo Bashuna, Oris Griffin & Sevinj Iskandarova, James Madison University, United States

    Over the years the media and technology have transcended race, economics, and poverty to become a driving power all around the world. Our children are now growing up surrounded by all kinds of... More

    pp. 38-42

  8. Developing Preservice Mathematics Teachers’ Post-Teaching Reflection Through Online Video

    Wilfred W.F. Lau & Yip Cheung Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    This paper presented a narrative case study of preservice mathematics teachers’ (PMTs) post-teaching reflection through online video. Three PMTs were involved in the study with one of them... More

    pp. 43-46

  9. Creating a Codebook for Ascertaining South African and Finnish Mathematics Teachers’ WSTP to Cultivate Technology Intense Professional Development

    Verona Leendertz & Seugnet Blignaut, North-West University, South Africa

    It is becoming critical for South Africa to develop the technology skills of its Mathematics teachers as eight to twelve per cent of students’ performance can be attributed to effective technology ... More

    pp. 47-55

  10. Hazard Warnings on Hazard Perception in a Game-Based Multi-Player Simulation

    Abdurrahman Arslanyilmaz & Joseph Korchnak, Youngstown State University, United States

    Utilizing portable and integrated innovative technologies may be beneficial to drivers in general, but multi-tasking while driving has been shown to impair drivers’, especially young and... More

    pp. 56-61

  11. Learning Analytics in a Blended Learning Context

    Mike Carbonaro & Amanda Montgomery, University of Alberta, Canada; Amin Mousavi, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Bill Dunn & Denyse Hayward, University of Alberta, Canada

    The increasing implementation of blended learning courses is altering the way students interact with content, instructors and other students. These blended learning courses often depend on a... More

    pp. 62-66

  12. Development communicative competence using iPad, cooperative learning and teaching thinking

    Sonia Lara, Universidad de Navarra, Spain; Alvaro Gonzalez, Irabia-Izaga School, Spain; Sara Ibarrola, Universidad de Navarra, Spain

    In this paper we present how the teaching-learning system CommunicARTE develops the communicative competence of Primary students. This proposal is based on the communicative approach, placing an... More

    pp. 67-73

  13. Using Peer Reviews in MOOCs

    Xueyun Qian, Competence Center E-Commerce (CCEC), Germany; Peter Weber, Fachhochschule Südwestfalen, Germany; Klaus Wölfel, Nexedi GmbH, Germany

    This paper examines the applicability of a peer review approach for the assessment of practical project work in MOOCs. For this, we first analyze the challenges of using peer assessments in MOOCs, ... More

    pp. 74-83

  14. Mobile Technologies for Project Based Learning: A Portrayal of the Process and its Effects on Teaching, Attitudes and Educational Beliefs

    Anat Shayovits & Merav Asaf, Kaye Academic College of Education, Israel

    In a Teacher Education ICT course, 35 students worked with iPads on Project Based activities. The students lead projects in schools and produced video clips which portray their learning. The... More

    pp. 84-88

  15. Application Scenarios of Mobile Learning in Vocational Training: A Case Study of Ach So! in the Construction Sector

    Marjo Virnes, Aalto University, School of Arts Design and Architecture, Department of Media, Finland; Janna Thiele & Markus Manhart, University of Innsbruck, School of Management, Information Systems, Austria; Stefan Thalmann, Know-Center and Graz University of Technology, Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science, Austria

    This study explored the application scenarios of a mobile app called Ach So! for workplace learning of construction work apprentices. The mobile application was used for piloting new technology... More

    pp. 89-98

  16. Digital Media User Experience Research and Strategy for Parents with Poor Literacy Skills of Pre-School Children from Disadvantaged Communities

    Rhodora Abadia, Torrens University Australia, Australia

    A key issue in children literacy is the amount of parental or adult support given to them prior to school. This becomes more challenging when parents are functionally illiterate, struggle to read... More

    pp. 99-108

  17. Mobile Technology and its Use among Media Students at Zayed University in Dubai

    Najat AlSaied & Fokiya Akhtar, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    This research is about integrating mobile technology and its use into the teaching process in the College of Communication and Media Sciences (CCMS) at Zayed University (ZU) in Dubai from a faculty... More

    pp. 109-117

  18. Close Educational Gap by Cheating? Comparing Faculty, Majority and Minority Students' Perceptions of Academic Dishonesty

    Ina Blau, Yoram Eshet-Alkalai & Adi Friedman, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    Studies indicate that in the last years, academic dishonesty (AD), especially digital AD, has become more prevalent in academia. This paper examines the role of technology in shaping the perceived ... More

    pp. 118-122

  19. Hybrid Course Development: Enhancing Global Competencies via ICT

    Teresa Chen Chen, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    This paper first provides background information about the development of a college-level hybrid course on global competencies and then presents the instructional design process that follows the... More

    pp. 123-127

  20. Examining Developing Digital Competence in Teachers and Students Over Time: A Mixed Method Case Study of a School That Has Undertaken a Technological Shift in Its Educational Environment

    Michel Leger & Viktor Freiman, Université de Moncton, Canada

    In this continuing project on digital competence, we look to better understand the development of digital skills from a longitudinal perspective. Building on previous studies into the use of... More

    pp. 128-132