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  1. Runtime Revolution: An easy to learn programming software for educators

    Judy Perry, CSU Fullerton, United States; Marielle Lange, self, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3178–3186

    The public has high hopes for computer technologies in the public schools. An issue to be addressed is how best to utilize this investment. Computer technologies utilizing multiple media and... More

    pp. 3178-3186

  2. The Role of Computer Simulations in Hybrid Learning Environments

    Lana Trey, The University of British Columbia, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3079–3082

    In a multimedia instructional environment, computer animation enhances the process of visualization of the phenomena. Computer simulation can be considered as an abstract tool that enhances... More

    pp. 3079-3082

  3. The Impact of Students' Goals and Perspectives on Instructional Use of Multimedia and Computer: A Case of College Preparatory High School in South Korea

    Emmy Min, Kyunghee University, Korea (South); Hyungi Jang, Eun-Gyuhl Bae, Wonsub Eum, Wonjong Choi, Inwoo Cheon, Choonghee Kim, Byungwoo Lee, Seung Eun Lee, Yoo Bin Seo, Jaho Shin, Manhwi Sohn, Jihan Ryu & Sukwoo Yoon, Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2934–2938

    This research examines how high school students'perspective and goals shape their actions in classrooms where teachers use instructional multimedia and computers. Using participant observations,... More

    pp. 2934-2938

  4. Distributing Content Through Sequential Learning Modules in On-Line Computer Application Courses

    Andy Curran, University of Cincinnati-Clermont College, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2786–2787

    When designing on-line computer application courses, instructors must consider how to deliver a wide variety of content in a manner that is clear to students. If content is distributed in a... More

    pp. 2786-2787

  5. Factors underlying the vocational teachers’ attitudes towards the integration of computer in teaching

    Ab Rahim Bakar & Shamsiah Mohamed, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2502–2506

    This paper discusses factors underlying the vocational teachers' attitudes towards the integration of computers in teaching vocational subjects. Teacher's attitudes were classified into four... More

    pp. 2502-2506

  6. The Effects of Advanced organizers and Post Organizers on Science Achievement of Primary-Grade Students

    Hatice Sancar & Ismail Yildiz, middle east technical university, Turkey

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2307–2311

    This study examines the effects of advanced organizers and postorganizers presented on computer as means for improving Primary-Grade students' comprehension of science concepts. A concept chain on ... More

    pp. 2307-2311

  7. Supporting Mac Faculty in a PC world

    Kerrie Conover & Romana Hughes, Texas Christian University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2185–2186

    This presentation describes how the Koehler Center at Texas Christian University began a Mac initiative that would support both Mac and PC faculty equally. TCU eLearning department identified six ... More

    pp. 2185-2186

  8. A Pilot Study of Computer Science Concept Hand-On Activity in High School

    Long-Yuan Yan, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2124–2133

    This article tries to experiment with a new pedagogy of teaching the concept of computer science in high school. This method does not need to use computer; instead, it uses the hand-on activity to ... More

    pp. 2124-2133

  9. An overview of learners’ expectations versus instructors’ expectations on the role of computer technology in promoting self-directed learning in higher educational institutions

    Seok Cheng Teh, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2105–2109

    Abstract: The use of computer technology in self-directed learning helps to motivate learners (Smith, Smith, & Boone, 2000; Weems, 2002; Kim, Chang, Lee, Jun, & Kim, 2003; Rodgers & Withrow... More

    pp. 2105-2109

  10. Teaching and Learning with Laptop Computers: Perspectives of Faculty & Preservice Teachers and Implications for Future Practice

    Abdulaziz BinTaleb, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1973–1975

    The proposed paper summarizes the findings of a Ph.D. dissertation study sought to understand faculty and preservice teachers' perceptions of the impact of a Laptop Initiative on teaching practices... More

    pp. 1973-1975

  11. How teachers intervene in collaboration among distributed students at the elementary level

    Chiung-Hui Chiu, Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chiao-Hua Chuang, Department of Information and Learning Technology, National Tainan University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1754–1763

    This study investigates the potential strategies a tutor could adopt to lead computer supported distributed elementary school students in working together. Protocol analysis was undertaken to... More

    pp. 1754-1763

  12. Designing a Pilot eLearning Space for Releasing Learners’ Creative Potential

    Kung-wong Lau, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1515–1522

    This paper aims at discussing the role of computer and information technology in building a learning space for releasing learners' creative potential. It explores various factors of designing a... More

    pp. 1515-1522

  13. Combination of Online Virtual Computer Laboratory and Region-wide Distance Learning for IT Education in Asia

    Patcharee Basu, Keio Research Institute at SFC, Japan; Shoko Mikawa, Achmad Basuki, Achmad Husni Thamrin, Keiko Okawa & Jun Murai, Keio University, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1261–1269

    IT education in Asia is limited due to the shortage of IT lecturers and lack of equipments for hands-on exercise. Distance learning is insufficient to solve the problem because 1) It commonly... More

    pp. 1261-1269

  14. Learning Collaboration in a Round Table

    Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya University, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1235–1240

    Collaborative learning in computer environment is one of currently interesting subjects and has been investigated synthetically or analytically, as the promotion of e-Learning from a viewpoint of... More

    pp. 1235-1240

  15. Heuristic Evaluations of Computer Assisted Assessment Environments

    Gavin Sim, Janet C Read, Phil Holifield & Martin Brown, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 896–905

    Focusing on the usability of the software, this paper reports the findings from an expert evaluation of three, off the shelf, computer assisted assessment environments. The aim of the study was to ... More

    pp. 896-905

  16. Using Sonification to Teach Network Intrusion Detection: A Preliminary Usability Study

    Miguel Angel Garcia-Ruiz, University of Colima, Mexico; Edwards Arthur & Raul Aquino-Santos, University of Colima, School of Telematics, Colima, Mexico; Miguel Vargas Martin, UOIT, Oshawa, Canada; Ricardo Mendoza-Quezada, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 849–857

    Network intrusion detection, or NID (the unauthorized perpetrations of people and computer viruses in a computer network) is a complex topic to teach, because students have to study extensive... More

    pp. 849-857

  17. A Historical Analysis of the Representation of Computer-Based Technologies in Educational Technology Programs

    Kristen Sosulski, New York University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 537–541

    The aim of this study is to explore and understand the historical role of computer-based technologies in educational technology graduate programs and curricula for the period from 1975 to 2005. ... More

    pp. 537-541

  18. Transforming Instruction without Training: A Case Study of the K12 Linux Terminal Server Project

    Jay Pfaffman, University of Tennessee, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 363–366

    Most instructional technology specialists agree that teachers need training to learn to effectively integrate computers into their teaching. I knew that doing dropping these computers into... More

    pp. 363-366

  19. Integrating Media, Gaming Simulations and Online Courseware for Effective Use of Student Laptops in the Classroom

    Christopher Mauriello, Salem State College, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 322–329

    With the recent negative publicity concerning the "distraction" caused by students using laptops in the classroom, this case study presents strategies for effectively using student laptops to... More

    pp. 322-329

  20. How are Mac Mobile Laptop Computers Working within a Regular Classroom

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South); Jeong Hee Seo, KERIS, Korea (South); Aram Kim & Seung Su Kim, Sejong University, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 310–315

    Korea MOE & HRD and Apple Korea, has employed joint efforts to integrate mobile technology They choose 3 elementary schools to operate. Those schools had implemented wireless laptop computers into ... More

    pp. 310-315