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  1. Classroom Learning in a Dual-Screen-Based Environment

    Yu-Chien Chen & Ting-Wen Chang, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan; Fang-O Kuo, National Chung-Cheng University/ TaTung Institute of Commerce and Technology, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5579–5586

    The purpose of this study is to explore the effect of dual-screen presentation system on student performance in a classroom setting and how this system might facilitate instructors’ classroom... More

    pp. 5579-5586

  2. EXPLORING VIRTUAL WORLDS as a METHOD FOR DELIVERING ONLINE EDUCATION

    Joshua Squires, University of Georgia, United States; Fawzi Benmessaoud, Virginia College, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5444–5448

    This focus of this paper is to consider potential uses of Virtual World technology for academic purposes. Research is needed on the use of Virtual Worlds in order to identify and describe possible... More

    pp. 5444-5448

  3. The Mobile digital Learning Space of Taiwan National Palace Museum

    Jenyi Chao, Graduate School of Educational Communications and Technology, Nation Taipei University of Education, Taiwan; Ting-Sheng Lai, Nation Palace Museum, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5153–5161

    Since 2006, Taiwan National Palace Museum (TNPM) has implemented a program for the construction of mobile digital learning space, a 24 feet * 48 feet classroom, at Taipei Municipal Minzu Elementary... More

    pp. 5153-5161

  4. Where Do They Go? Internet Search Strategies in Grade Five Laptop Classrooms

    Griff Richards, Arthur Lin & Ty Mey Eap, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Zohra Sehboub, Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4382–4387

    The growing use of one to one laptop computing in K-12 has resulted in widespread access and use of the internet in the classroom. This study of Grade 5 classroom internet access patterns shows... More

    pp. 4382-4387

  5. Metro-East Teleconferencing and Teaching Project: Using Web-conferencing to Partner High-Needs Classrooms with Pre-Service Teachers in Teacher Education Programs

    Julie Meyer & Janet Wicker, McKendree University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4286–4289

    In collaboration with Associated Colleges of Illinois and a Teacher Quality Enhancement grant from the federal government, McKendree University has established The Metro-East Teleconferencing and... More

    pp. 4286-4289

  6. Digital Portfolios and Online Voting Systems : Best Practices in Assessment for Learning and the Promotion of Self-Monitoring Skills

    Diane Buhagiar, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 4040

    Modern curricula, including the new Northern Ireland curriculum, are increasingly requiring the integration of Assessment for Learning practices into the classroom. The complex manipulation of... More

    p. 4040

  7. The effect of learning environment satisfaction on classroom community in a blended learning course

    Martin Graff, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3725–3732

    Rovai (2002) defined classroom community as an individual’s feeling of being part of a learning group, and the importance of such a feeling to an individual’s learning process has been well... More

    pp. 3725-3732

  8. Training teachers to manage problem-solving classes with computer support

    Philippe R. Richard, Université de Montréal, Canada; Pedro Cobo & Josep M. Fortuny, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Markus Hohenwarter, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3520–3530

    The limited use of technology in classrooms may be a consequence of a lack of technological means in schools, of teachers’ unawareness of available ICT teaching resources and the need of having to ... More

    pp. 3520-3530

  9. Webcam-Based Knowledge Management System for Special Needs Education

    Masahito Nagamori, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan; Masaki Nagasawa, Niigata University, Japan; Maomi Ueno, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3500–3509

    In this paper we propose a powerful knowledge management system that archives teaching strategies and solutions for dealing with behavioral issues in the classroom, permits sharing of information... More

    pp. 3500-3509

  10. What do I Press? The Limited role of Collaborative Websites in Teacher Preparation Programs.

    Andrew Moshirnia, E-Learning Design Lab, University of Kansas, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3494–3499

    More and more, classroom teachers are expected to display competence in not only their subject matter, but also in instructional technology. However, many teacher preparation programs relegate... More

    pp. 3494-3499

  11. Is “Knowing Why” Important in Active Learning?

    Michael Yacci & Keith Whittington, RIT, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3348–3353

    The Active Learning for Classroom Management (ALCM) model uses a four-phase approach to developing active classroom instruction. The model is reviewed, with particular emphasis on the Phase 4... More

    pp. 3348-3353

  12. The Use of Digital Video to Increase Teacher Reflection for Action Aptitude and Ability

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3341–3347

    Reflective practice is an integral component of a teacher’s classroom success (Zeichner, 1996; Valli, 1997). Research has shown that reflective practice can lead to a teacher’s improved... More

    pp. 3341-3347

  13. The Impact and Sustainability of Multimedia Anchored Instruction with a Highly Diverse Sample of Middle School Students Enrolled in Inclusive Classrooms

    Herbert Rieth & Cathy Thomas, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Charles Kinzer, Columbia University, Teachers College, United States; Linda Colburn, Zayed University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3259–3264

    This roundtable will focus on the concept of anchored instruction and its impact on the academic outcomes attained by a highly diverse sample of students enrolled in inclusive Junior High School... More

    pp. 3259-3264

  14. The Process and Products of Using Smartphones for Assessment in Elementary School Classrooms

    Kristin Redington Bennett & Ann Cunningham, Wake Forest University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3253–3258

    This paper will discuss the implementation and results of a 2007-2008 academic year project involving the use of handheld computing tools, SmartPhones, to improve the classroom teaching skills of... More

    pp. 3253-3258

  15. The impact of Malaysian ICT in education policy on ESL teachers’ practice

    Azlin Zainal, Cambridge University, United Kingdom

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3102–3107

    Successful ICT integration in classrooms depends on teachers’ competence in handling various ICT tools and on their knowledge of how to incorporate them to support teaching and learning processes. ... More

    pp. 3102-3107

  16. An Ambivalent Technology Consumer’s Experience Adopting and Implementing Technology for Teaching in the Classroom

    Joshua Schreier, New York University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3042–3047

    In this single case study, a fifth grade public school teacher addressed how her beliefs about teaching and technology affected her decisions to adopt and implement technology use in her classroom.... More

    pp. 3042-3047

  17. Multimedia and multiliteracies in the early elementary years

    Anthony Jones, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2942–2948

    The widening of the concept of literacy has many implications for teachers. In this paper three classroom activities will be discussed and linked to concepts of ICT literacy and to questions of... More

    pp. 2942-2948

  18. New Media Quicritiques: Pedagogical Practices in Visual Thinking and Group Collaboration

    Steven Thompson, Clemson University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 2741

    This classroom exercise in technical writing stems from an overarching desire to understand how groups of people might collaborate to evaluate visual rhetoric when only given a piece of the story. ... More

    p. 2741

  19. Second Languages, Virtual Worlds: Living Second Lives

    Reneta Lansiquot & Christine Rosalia, New York University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2660–2664

    Although today’s students enter the classroom as digital natives, their language learning needs have not changed from earlier students. Educators can leverage the virtual world known to students in... More

    pp. 2660-2664

  20. Mobile Learning about Design Patterns in Contexts of Matter

    Henning Breuer & Mitsuji Matsumoto, Waseda University, Germany

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1512–1521

    Design patterns have been used in architecture, software development, interaction design and education in order to document, reason about and communicate reusable best practices, but rarely for... More

    pp. 1512-1521