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  1. IC3 and the Digital Literacy of the Students from the Digital Publishing Department in Taiwan

    Chien Yun Dai & Chiu-pai Ho, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Ming-Ju Hsu, National Policy Foundation, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2687–2692

    This study focused on the "Digital Literacy" of the students from the only Digital Publishing Department in Taiwan, to understand its education and training programs, effectiveness of the training ... More

    pp. 2687-2692

  2. Benefits of Electronic Performance Support System in Software Training: Effectiveness and Perceptions

    Ke Zhang, Monsicha Kittikunanant & Jui-long Hung, Texas Tech University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2501–2504

    This study will focus on investigating benefits of electronic performance support system (EPSS) in computer-based software training to facilitate learning. A computer-based software training... More

    pp. 2501-2504

  3. Improving Mine Safety Training Using Interactive Simulations

    Etienne van Wyk, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2454–2459

    On average, one worker dies in the South African mining industry every working day, and about 16 are injured in mine-related accidents. Inadequate or insufficient training is often cited as a root ... More

    pp. 2454-2459

  4. Best Practices for Creating Quality Rapid eLearning

    Carmen Taran, AT&T, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2089–2094

    Over the past two years, a new trend, called rapid eLearning, has punctured the online training field. This new training paradigm advertises that corporations and academia can reliably expect... More

    pp. 2089-2094

  5. Online Initial Teachers' Training Needs On ICT

    Ariadna Padros, Montse Guitert, Teresa Romeu & Anna Guerrero, Universtitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1600–1604

    The Open University of Catalunya (UOC) organized an online debate among those UOC teachers who are in charge of training other future-to-be UOC teachers. The aim of this debate was to identify the ... More

    pp. 1600-1604

  6. Fostering a Spirit of Exploration in the Development of e-Learning at the University of Greenwich; Some Initial Results.

    Malcolm Ryan, School of Education & Training, University of Greenwich, UK, United Kingdom; Ruth Garner, Learn Net Advisors & Research, United Kingdom; Simon Walker, School of Education & Training, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 621–626

    Most Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) within the UK have progressed beyond thinking of e-learning as simply the latest innovation and begun to identify ways in which the appropriate... More

    pp. 621-626

  7. The proper position of conceptual information during computer-based software training

    Jui-Long Hung, Monsicha Kittikunanant, Steven Crooks & Ke Zhang, Texas Tech Universiy, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 536–539

    An electronic performance support system (EPSS) is a computer-based environment that facilitates skill and knowledge acquisition within a particular domain. The authors' on-going research will... More

    pp. 536-539

  8. The Telemedicine Project in Arab World

    Zahra Rawahi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 342–346

    The aim of this poster is to report on the method used to integrate, develop and evaluate Tele-training (E-Learning) modules in teaching medicine and health sciences using Telemedicine facilities. ... More

    pp. 342-346

  9. Addressing the Weakest Link: How to improve teaching of IT security

    Edgar R. Weippl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 223–227

    It is commonly known that the weakest link determines the level of security in a system. In many cases the weaksest link is the human user. Since IT security is becoming a major issue for almost... More

    pp. 223-227

  10. Integrating Web into Training: An In-service Program in Turkey

    M. Yasar Ozden, Nuray Temur Gedik & Aslihan Kocaman, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 109–114

    The aim of this study is to present an online training program. This project was designed with the cooperation of Middle East Technical University (METU) and Police Department in Turkey. The aim of... More

    pp. 109-114

  11. The Future of Blended Learning in Corporate and Other Training Settings in the UK, US, China, Taiwan, and Korea

    Kyong-Jee Kim, Portland State University, United States; Tingting Zeng, Roehampton University, United Kingdom; Su Jin Son & YaTing Teng, University of Illinois, United States; Eun Jung Oh, University of Georgia, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 80–82

    In this session, the presenters will report the findings of a survey of the current status and future trends of blended learning in corporate settings across different cultures. About 400 adults in... More

    pp. 80-82

  12. An Invitation to Join an Early Career Mentoring Network in Technology and Teacher Education

    Glen Bull, Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, United States; Lynn Bell, Contemporary Issues in Tecnology and Teacher Education, United States; Ann Thompson, Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, United States; Lynne Schrum, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, United States; Debra Sprague, Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, United States; Cleborne Maddux, Computers in the Schools, United States; Kara Dawson, University of Florida, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 817–828

    The spring 2005 edition of the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE) issued a call for a proactive approach to a research agenda in educational technology. This position paper was... More

    pp. 817-828

  13. It is Not Only About the Computers: An Argument for Broadening the Conversation

    Scott W. DeWitt, University at Buffalo, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 259–270

    In 2002 the members of the National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) framed seven conclusions relating to handheld computers and ubiquitous computing in schools. While several of the... More

    pp. 259-270

  14. A Framework to Specify a Cognitive Diagnosis Component in ILEs

    Tchétagni Joséphine, University of Quebec at Montreal, LICEF Research Center-Tele-University, Canada; Roger Nkambou, University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada; Jacqueline Bourdeau, LICEF Research Center-Tele-University, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 269–293

    This article presents a framework for the cognitive diagnosis of learners' errors in an interactive learning activity occurring in an intelligent learning environment. The proposed framework... More

    pp. 269-293

  15. Utilizing Technology in Rural Multicultural Field Based Special Education Teacher Training

    Patricia Peterson & Steve Showalter, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4213–4216

    This session will present various technology components which are utilized to prepare teachers to serve English Language Learners with disabilities in four Rural Multicultural Field Based Special... More

    pp. 4213-4216

  16. The Effect of Legislative Mandates on Use of Technology by Special Education Teachers

    Dianna L. Newman, University of Albany/Suny, United States; Bruce Saddler, Mary Cohen & Kristie Azzaro, University at Albany/SUNY, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4209–4212

    This paper continues the investigatation of the impact of technology legislation by studying three cohorts of teachers. The first cohort represents those teachers who received their formal training... More

    pp. 4209-4212

  17. Empowering English Language Learners through Technology and Constructivist Methods

    Patricia Peterson & Steve Showalter, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3920–3933

    This session will describe how undergraduate and graduate students in the Rural Inclusive Special Educators (RISE) program and the Bilingual ESL Special-education Training (BEST) program learn to... More

    pp. 3920-3933

  18. Computer Technology Education in Teacher Preparation - A Review on How to Train Pre-service Teachers to Use Technology in Their Future Classroom

    Ying Wang, Indiana University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3649–3654

    The traditional one-course technology training for pre-service teachers cannot serve the needs to prepare teachers to effectively use technology in K-12 classrooms. Integrating technology into... More

    pp. 3649-3654

  19. Communicating Computer Security Issues to K-12 Teachers and Students

    Kara Nance, Brian Hay & Karina Possenti, University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3539–3543

    This paper discusses the Teaching Alaskans…Sharing Knowledge (TASK) Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is funded by the NSF GK-12 Fellowship program. The focus is on how the... More

    pp. 3539-3543

  20. Implementation of CG Materials Production Education For Students in a Teacher-Training Course

    Kotaro Matsushita & Atsuko Toshimori, Kamakura Women's University, Japan

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3513–3516

    We at Kamakura Women's University (KWU hereafter) believe that the use of learning materials created by Computer Graphics (CG hereafter) will generate the understanding of the lesson among students... More

    pp. 3513-3516