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ED-MEDIA 2004--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

2004 Volume 2004, Number 1

Editors

Lorenzo Cantoni; Catherine McLoughlin

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 925

  1. Minimising Digital Divide using Information and Communication Technologies

    Nitya L. Karmakar, University of Western Sydney, Australia; Pedro Isaias, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University), Portugal

    The purpose of this paper is to explore some of the major applications of the Internet to address the issue of digital divide and how to close the gap. The Information and Communication... More

  2. We're on the road to...

    Erik Duval, Katholieke Univ. Leuven, Belgium

    The field of "Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications" is now at least 40 years old. Yet, it can be argued that we have failed to make any real impact on the way most people learn. ... More

    pp. 3-8

  3. B2B Architecture for Integration of Educational Institutions

    Vangel Ajanovski, Anastas Mishev & Margita Kon-Popovska, Faculty of Natural Science and Mathematics

    This is a proposal of a specialized business-to-business platform for integration of educational centers, much like a statewide educational marketplace. This platform tries to match supply and... More

    pp. 9-14

  4. Freelib: A Self-sustainable Digital Library for Education Community

    Ashraf Amrou, Kurt Maly & Mohamed Zubair, Old Dominion University, United States

    Abstract: Digital libraries are the cornerstones of modern learning environment. They provide an infrastructure for publishing and managing quality content so it is discovered easily and... More

    pp. 15-20

  5. Improving the interoperability between distinct educational metadata schemas using ISO 11179

    Yolaine Bourda, Supélec, France; Nicolas Delestre, INSA Rouen, France

    The IEEE LOM is now standardized since July 2002 but it is not the only one standard used to describe learning objects. Application profiles based on the LOM and other educational metadata schemas ... More

    pp. 21-27

  6. Harnessing Scalable and Future Proof Teachware for Existing Learning Management Systems by Providing a Service Based Middleware

    Maik Bunschkowski, Lars Kornelsen, Daniel Reichart, Marc Röser, Djamshid Tavangarian, Denny Voigt & Matthias Waldhauer, University of Rostock, Germany

    For e-learning initiatives, the ability for delivering high-quality, customised teaching and learning material is a crucial factor for success. XML based document description languages play a key... More

    pp. 28-36

  7. Integrated Design of Real Spaces and Virtual Information Spaces Supporting Creativity and Learning

    Norbert Streitz & Darmstadt Germany

    In this talk, I will report about new ideas and concepts on extending the scope of human-computer interaction, collaboration and learning support not only from desktops to electronic meeting room ... More

    pp. 36-38

  8. An Ontology and A Semantic Web Application with Responsive Dissemination Features

    Sara Dexter, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Michael B. Knapp, Green River Data Analysis, United States

    We present a Semantic Web application that draws upon an ontology that was created in order to catalog technical assistance resources for targeted audiences of educators. The application has... More

    pp. 37-43

  9. Reuse of Educational Resources through Telematic Means (ARIADNE at HOME)g

    In this invited presentation, I will present some of the results of our work on reuse of educational resources. Most of this work has been carried out in the framework of HOME ('Hypermedia Object... More

    pp. 39-40

  10. Acadia Advantage – Computerizing a Campuso

    Glenn MacDougall, Tomasz Müldner & Ivan Tomek, Acadia University, Canada

    In 1996, Acadia University joined a small number of North American universities who embarked on a transition to a fully computerized campus. The adopted strategy was to equip each student and... More

    pp. 41-46

  11. Wardriving around Campus: Assessing the security of selected campus WLANs

    James Duggan, Dokkyo University, Japan

    As in business environments and residential homes, wireless networking is quickly finding its way into educational institutions. Unfortunately, wireless users are often unaware of the... More

    pp. 44-49

  12. Developing Systematic Quality E-learning Content

    Hamdi Erkunt, Bogazici University, Turkey

    Although team approach to courseware development is generally advised, a framework is not available with defined roles and strategies. Developing quality content is possible by meeting the... More

    pp. 50-55

  13. Getting Ready For Mobile Learning

    Tiong Goh, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand; Dr Kinshuk, Massey University, New Zealand

    From e-learning to m-learning, mobile learning is going to be the next wave of learning environment. But many issues regarding mobile learning have not exhaustively been covered. This paper... More

    pp. 56-63

  14. Strategic Software Engineering Decisions Concerning the System’s Architecture and the Development Environment for an Internet-Based Business Simulation

    Alexander Hampel, University of Vienna, Austria; Edward Bernroider, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria

    This paper presents a next step in the development of the computer-based business simulation framework SF PROST designed by the Business Information Systems Group at the University of Vienna. To... More

    pp. 64-65

  15. Learning Objects: User Perspectives on the Conditions Surrounding Their Use

    Tim Hand, TAFE NSW, Australia

    Abstract: Learning object literature has traditionally focussed on developing technical infrastructures which enable reusability, interoperability, and the management of digital rights. The... More

    pp. 66-72

  16. Initial Evaluation Results of a Blended Continuing Medical Education

    Elizabeth Hanlis, University of Alberta, Canada; Denis Choquette, Montreal University, Canada; Paul Abbass, Merck Frosst Canada Ltd., Canada; Maria Ospina, University of Alberta, Canada

    According to the Canadian Rheumatology Association there is a shortage of rheumatologists across Canada to meet the needs of people with musculoskeletal disorders. To overcome this situation, a... More

    pp. 73-77

  17. Closing the Interoperability Gap: Connecting Open Service Interfaces with Digital Repository Interoperability

    Marek Hatala, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Griff Richards, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada; Scott Thorne & Jeff Merriman, MIT/OKI, United States

    Interoperability between e-learning systems and repositories is one of the hottest topics in e-learning community. With an availability of standards and specification for the single learning... More

    pp. 78-83

  18. Polka: a Repeat-Playable-Drawing System for Drawings in Scientific Model Leaning

    Toshihiro Hayashi, Saga University, Japan; Yuki Naruo & Hayashi Nakayama, University of Miyazaki, Japan

    The authors focus on a style of scientific model learning with Drawings that students reflect their drawing processes using the playback function of a drawing system. They call the drawing system... More

    pp. 84-87

  19. Architectures for constructive multimedia learning environments: challenges for narrative teaching models

    Huberta Kritzenberger, Hochschule der Medien, Germany

    The growing interest in narrative teaching models in the field of e-learning reflects the central role of narrative in cognition. Furthermore, storytelling seems to have a potentioal to fulfill... More

    pp. 88-95

  20. Towards Contextual Metadata to Increase Learning Object Technology Effectiveness

    Dejan Ljubojevic, John Cook & Tom Boyle, Learning Technology Research Institute, United Kingdom

    This paper describes our approach to investigating the use of the Learning Object resource-pool to support task based learning on the introductory, undergraduate programming course. The framework... More

    pp. 96-101


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