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ED-MEDIA 2005--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 27, 2005 Volume 2005, Number 1

Editors

Piet Kommers; Griff Richards

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 815

  1. Customizing a Multimedia Tutor for Students Preparing to Take High Stakes Achievement Tests

    Beverly Woolf & Ivon Arroyo, University of Massachusetts, United States; Carole Beal, Information Sciences Institute, USC, United States; Rena Walles, University of Massachusetts, United States

    Abstract. Research suggests that multimedia and individualization of instruction are both effective ways to teach new material. This paper describes the integration of information about individual ... More

    pp. 4132-4140

  2. Raising learners' consciousness of learning objectives in communicative language learning: Videoconference system for learner-centered communication instruction

    Masanori Yamada & Kanji Akahori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In this study, we investigate the effects of raising the consciousness of learning objectives in learner-centered video-conferencing. The aim of this study is to evaluate whether consciousness of... More

    pp. 4141-4148

  3. DeCEN and Tutor Writer: Making an Interactive CALL Tutor Available as a Java Applet

    Rika Yoshii, California State University, San Marcos, United States; Kazumi Slott, California State University San Marcos, United States

    Abstract: DeCEN is a Web-delivered CALL tutor for helping ESL/EFL students master the English countability system. DeCEN helps students develop their own reasoning habits in determining the... More

    pp. 4149-4154

  4. ABRACADABRA: A Rich Internet Literacy Application

    Mimi Zhou, Roberto Muzard, Micha Therrien, Geoffrey Hipps & Philip C. Abrami, Concordia University, Canada

    This article describes an Internet based early literacy project that simulates a media-element rich learning environment to enhance children's literacy skills. Currently in its first year, the... More

    pp. 4155-4162

  5. Applying ISO 9126 for Quality Evaluation of Adaptive Hypermedia Systems

    Arpita Aggarwal, P S Grover & Naveen Kumar, University of Delhi, India

    Adaptive hypermedia systems (AHS) build a model of the individual user and apply it to adapt the hypermedia page presented to the user by changing page's content or suggesting links to the user -... More

    pp. 4163-4168

  6. Development of an e-learning system for higher education using the mobile phone

    Kanji Akahori & Masayuki Yamamoto, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Mobile learning is getting a lot of attention because mobile devices provide the opportunities to learn anytime and anywhere. In Japan, many people have their own mobile phone. This fact leads to... More

    pp. 4169-4172

  7. Evaluation of a Multimedia Upper Elementary Medical Self-Care Curriculum

    D. Michael Anderson & Carlos Elordi, Health Media Lab, United States

    This research, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, teaches 9 to 12 year old children to recognize the symptoms of injuries and illness, learn their causes and effects, and how such... More

    pp. 4173-4180

  8. Designing an Online Note Taking Tool from the Ground Up

    Aaron Bauer & Kenneth Koedinger, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    Though note taking applications have been built for educational purposes, none have been evaluated experimentally. It is therefore unclear whether digital note taking realizes the same benefits... More

    pp. 4181-4186

  9. Online Multimedia Module on Responsible Conduct in Research Data Management

    Daniel Cabrera, Northern Illinois University, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center, United States; Murali Krishnamurthi & Jason Rhode, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Abstract: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Research Integrity (ORI) promotes responsible conduct of research (RCR) among funded public health research projects at academic... More

    pp. 4187-4192

  10. EASE History: An Online Learning Environment that Supports Historical Understanding

    Brian Collins, Rand Spiro & Aparna Ramchandran, Michigan State University, United States

    Abstract: EASE History is an online learning environment that supports historical understanding. EASE History's themes are organized around historical events, campaign ads, and core values. EASE... More

    pp. 4193-4195

  11. Is the Movie Better than the Book? Differences in Engagement and Delayed Recall of Video and Text Cases in Science

    Kathryn Dirkin, Aman Yadav, Michael Phillips, Matthew Koehler, Katie Hilden & Mary Lundeberg, MSU, United States

    Abstract: In this investigation we assessed whether different formats of media influenced participants' engagement and recall of narrative cases of people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. For each of the... More

    pp. 4196-4201

  12. Enabling Faculty to Develop Interactive Multimedia: The iMOD Project

    Taft Eaker & Mark Johnson, Advanced Learning Technologies, United States

    This demonstration is an overview of the Interactive Media Object Development (iMOD) tool. This software was developed for higher education faculty to design and create interactive multimedia... More

    pp. 4202-4205

  13. An Online Course Presentation Tool Utilizing Speech Recognition and Synthesis

    David Gibbs, University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, United States

    Abstract: An online course presentation tool utilizing speech recognition and speech synthesis was developed to enable online instructors to easily include an audio component to their web... More

    pp. 4206-4211

  14. Multiple Ways of Enriching a Web-based Learning Environment through Concept Maps

    Thanasis Giouvanakis, Haido Samaras, Despina Bousiou & Konstantinos Tarabanis, University of Macedonia, Greece

    Recognizing the undisputable educational value of concept mapping, this article presents, evaluates and categorizes multiple ways of applying this significant educational activity. It then... More

    pp. 4212-4220

  15. Redeveloping an eLearning Annotation System as a Web Service

    Ian Glover, Zhijie Xu & Glenn Hardaker, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a project, funded by the UK's Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), to develop a Web Service that can provide annotation functionality as part of an extensive Web... More

    pp. 4221-4228

  16. Putting It All Together in an Electronic Portfolio

    Dee Gudmundsen, The College of Saint Rose, United States

    Putting It All Together in an Electronic Portfolio details the process of creating an electronic portfolio to showcase materials developed during the student's teacher preparation program. It is... More

    pp. 4229-4235

  17. Mobile-Oriented Video-based Learning Environment using m-VCML for Language Learning

    Yoshiaki Hada, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    This paper focuses on the mobile-oriented video-based learning environment. we propose a video correction and m-VCML for mobile learning. In video correction, a user edits a video by clicking the... More

    pp. 4236-4241

  18. G-Portal: Supporting argumentation and mutlimodality in student solutions to geographical problems

    John Hedberg, Macquarie University, Australia; Chew-Hung Chang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Adopting a problem-centred approach helps students to learn Geography and generalize about where different resources or activities are spatially located. The role of digital libraries provides a... More

    pp. 4242-4247

  19. Hypermedia Simulation as a Substitute for Telecommunications Laboratories

    Laura Herrera & Agustín Camarillo, Universidad Cristóbal Colón (posgrado), Mexico

    Simulation can reveal alternative ways to solve a problem or perform an activity. This fact lets the student get closer to the real world, while he interacts with the field he learns and obtains... More

    pp. 4248-4252

  20. Life Beyond PT3: Field-Testing and Marketing an E-Portfolio Digital Textbook

    Curtis Ho, Gary Theal & Ariana Eichelberger, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Interactive learning objects were designed to assist teacher education faculty and students in creating electronic portfolios. A modular approach was used to combine a number of topic specific... More

    pp. 4253-4258


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