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  1. The Academic Exception as Foundation for Innovation in Online Learning

    Travis Huckell, Grant MacEwan College, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6384–6393

    Persons employed in teaching (primary, secondary or tertiary) have generally enjoyed ownership of their copyrightable expressions even when created as part of job duties. This is the teacher or... More

    pp. 6384-6393

  2. The Potential and Various Options of Electronic Curriculum Delivery in Digital Library Environments

    László Czeglédi, Eszterházy Károly College, Institute of Media Informatics, Hungary

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6369–6373

    The digital library is considered an indispensable component of virtual learning environments. The most important issues concerning the interdependence of digital libraries and e-learning focus on ... More

    pp. 6369-6373

  3. Universal Web Access: Role of Academic Libraries

    Min Chou, New Jersey City University, United States; Oliver Zhou, Law Offices of Oliver Zhou, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6363–6368

    American libraries have a long history of supporting equal access right for everyone to learning, education and research. People with disabilities, however, face new barriers to access information ... More

    pp. 6363-6368

  4. Instructional Resource Creation and Delivery Formats: Practical Considerations for Complex Teaching Situations

    Ronald Zellner, Luana Zellner & Omer Vural, Texas A&M University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6281–6283

    The problems and solutions related to presenting a graduate course to a complex student audience will be discussed in relation to two parallel courses on technology management that are offered as a... More

    pp. 6281-6283

  5. Implementation of an Ontology-based Information Retrieval Model in the Classroom Setting

    Sook-young Choi, Woosuk University, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6265–6272

    This study used ontology as domain knowledge for generating search terms in order to improve students’ information-seeking performance. It analyzed whether the ontology-based information searching ... More

    pp. 6265-6272

  6. Students’ 99 Suggestions about Technology Integration in Higher Education

    Ismahan Arslan Ari, Ali Gok, Erman Uzun, Ismail Yildiz, Kursat Cagiltay & Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6236–6240

    This study examined the university students’ expectations about technology integration in higher education. Data were collected from 867 students of the Middle East Technical University (METU),... More

    pp. 6236-6240

  7. In-Class Utility of a Mobile Phone to Deliver Context Specific Audio Information to Students including those with Visual Impairment

    Alasdair Thin, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6214–6219

    In laboratory practical classes, the majority of the information a student is required to assimilate is most often communicated via visual media (e.g. written instructions, notes). This presents... More

    pp. 6214-6219

  8. FIXA-T’HI. A digital territory to promote environmental education

    Leandro Madrazo, Mario Hernández & Jordi Agustí, Escola Tècnica i Superior d'Arquitectura La Salle, Universitat Ramon Llull, Spain

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6183–6188

    FIXA-T’HI is a learning environment conceived to promote environmental education among students in secondary education. It is based on the interaction between two maps: a geographical... More

    pp. 6183-6188

  9. Linking Teachers' Self-Efficacy Beliefs about ICT in a Developing Country

    Irene Govender, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa; Desmond Wesley Govender, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6158–6164

    The integration of ICT in teaching and learning is becoming almost obligatory given the imperatives of education in many countries in the world. All teachers have a challenging job, but integrating... More

    pp. 6158-6164

  10. Development and Practice of Teaching Material for WBT (Web Based Training) in Order to Enable Learners to Study and Perform Programming Operation by Means of Internet Web Browser

    Yoshito Yamamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Hiroshi Ichikawa, School of Business Administration Sanno College, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6107–6116

    The general procedures of studying programming operation are to enter actually a source program into a personal computer (PC), compile a high level language program and confirm program execution... More

    pp. 6107-6116

  11. Factors Influencing the Intention to Use E-Learning: A Case Study of Bangkok University

    Sivaporn Wangpipatwong, Bangkok University, Thailand

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6093–6098

    This study investigates factors that influence student’s intention to use e-learning. The factors under investigation cover two primary aspects: computer attitude (computer confidence, computer... More

    pp. 6093-6098

  12. Creating Template-Based Course Websites Using Readily Available Tools

    Paul Walcott, The University of the West Indies, Barbados

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6087–6092

    Course management systems (CMS), such as eCollege, Blackboard and Moodle, give course instructors the ability to publish their course materials online; communicate with students, assess students... More

    pp. 6087-6092

  13. Web 2.0 and Implications on Authorship, Culture, Community and Education

    Selma Vonderwell, Cleveland State University, United States; Sajit Zachariah, The University of Akron, United States; Teresa Franklin, Ohio University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6085–6086

    Web 2.0 is shifting and challenging authorship, culture, community, media and business. Educators need to understand this shift and how the new Internet can influence education, learning, potential... More

    pp. 6085-6086

  14. The adoption of ICTs’ innovations in higher education: Analysis of a shared web

    Maria Bermúdez-Edo, Nuria Hurtado-Torres, Eulogio Cordón-Pozo & Javier Aguilera-Caracuel, University of Granada, Spain

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5928–5940

    Abstract. While the importance of users’ satisfaction with innovations has been recognized, the differences of user’s satisfaction with and frequency of using an innovation have been partially... More

    pp. 5928-5940

  15. Digital selves: Preparing graduates for the virtual workplace

    Francesca Collins, Monash University, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5853–5858

    The next 10 years will see an increase in the adoption of 2D and 3D virtual environments as spaces for work-related interaction, collaboration and socialising. As the realities of the workplace... More

    pp. 5853-5858

  16. Virtual Environment for Immersive Learning of Container Logistics

    Amöne Burmester, Revelation, Germany; Frank Burmester & Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5843–5852

    Second Life is used by many American universities to improve the (virtual) learning. Besides having virtual counterparts of their campus – being either an exact reproduction or an imaginary design ... More

    pp. 5843-5852

  17. Teachers Perceptions of Technology Use in the Classroom

    Berhane Teclehaimanot, University of Toledo, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5821–5825

    The purpose of this study was to examine the extent on how middle school teachers use the technology in the classroom and to what degree their students are using technology and the facilities,... More

    pp. 5821-5825

  18. M-learning: how much of what has been diffused? A systematic literature review

    Ken Masters, IT HealthEd, Austria

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5790–5795

    Introduction: Although a great number of m-learning exploratory and pilot projects have been documented, we need to examine the extent to which m-learning has diffused amongst education... More

    pp. 5790-5795

  19. Extending the podcasting approach: lectures on the phone

    Marco Ronchetti & Jovan Stevovich, University of Trento, Italy

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5690–5696

    We explore the use of cellular phones as a mobile-learning resource. We extend the podcasting approach by including videos and images as a support for viewing traditional lectures, and by using... More

    pp. 5690-5696

  20. Teenagers and Multiculturalism: Instilling a New Learning Culture through Social-Virtual Activities

    Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University Cyprus/ MYTecC, Cyprus; Ushi Krausz & Yarden Leal, Peres Center for Peace, Israel; Osnat Emanuel, Seriously Kidding™, Israel

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5267–5275

    Computers have been making it to classrooms for over four decades, deeply affecting education. The rapid diffusion of the Internet, computers, and telecommunications; new approaches to learning... More

    pp. 5267-5275