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ED-MEDIA 2010--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 29, 2010 Volume 2010, Number 1

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Number of papers: 609

  1. Critical factors affecting e-learner’s satisfaction an empirical study

    Afshin Khodabandeh, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Hamid Afshari, AmirKabir University of Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Amir Manian, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    With the increasingly growth of demand for higher education in the last decade, the role of E-learning technology as a new pedagogy that empowered by digital technology drastically developed. The... More

  2. Using Storytelling Alice to Teach Egyptian Students Speech Acts

    Amany AlKhayat, Prince Sultan University, Saudi Arabia

    The purpose of this workshop is to present the experience of the researcher who used Storytelling Alice with her students to enhance their English Language Proficiency in terms of learning speech... More

    pp. 1-6

  3. Participatory methods and their implications in collaborative workplace learning

    Teresa Holocher-Ertl, Barbara Kieslinger & Claudia Magdalena Fabian, Centre for Social Innovation, Austria

    Research on innovative information technologies participatory methods such as action research, participatory action research, participatory design or co-design have been applied very successfully... More

    pp. 7-15

  4. Vygotsky in Twenty-First-Century Research

    Irina Verenikina, University of Wollongon, Australia

    At the 2008 Ed-Media conference, a list of most often cited papers in Ed-Media 2004-2008 was revealed (Ochoa, Mendez & Duval, 2009). Vygotsky’s theoretical work, originally published in Russia in... More

    pp. 16-25

  5. Use of Information and Communication Technology in Teaching, Learning and Administration in the Gauteng Department of Education, South Africa

    Alan Amory, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

    The aim of the research was to undertake a baseline study to determine the use of electronic learning resources in Gauteng provincial schools. The baseline study used a survey instrument based on... More

    pp. 39-46

  6. Pre-service teachers using The Le@rning Federation's digital resources.

    Chris Campbell & Jean Macnish, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia

    This work in progress paper describes research that is investigating the use of learning objects, created by, and digital resources, negotiated by The Le@rning Federation and their use in a... More

    pp. 47-51

  7. Educator Acceptance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) integration in teaching and learning in a developing country.

    Desmond Govender & Irene Govender, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    Technology availability is quite often mistaken for technology adoption and use. The South African National Department of Education, has indicated its intention to ensure that every school has... More

    pp. 52-61

  8. eTTCampus: innovative approaches to process evaluation

    Malcolm Ryan, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom; David Gray, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

    This paper critically examines innovative approaches to the evaluation of a European funded project involving nine countries in the development of a virtual campus to provide training... More

    pp. 62-71

  9. Exploring the Use of Asynchronous Online Discussion and Vicarious Learning in Citizenship Education: A Case Study of a Singapore School

    Khe Foon Hew & Wing Sum Cheung, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    This paper is part of a larger study investigating how teachers can foster positive student attitude toward their country. Specifically, in this paper presentation, we described the use of... More

    pp. 72-77

  10. The Development and Evaluation of a Computer Package Using Multimedia for Teaching about Microsoft Windows LOGO Programming

    Paiboon Kiattikomol, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

    The authors aimed at developing and evaluating a self-learning Computer Instruction Package (CIP) with multimedia. The evaluation focused on the quality of the CIP, learning effectiveness, and... More

    pp. 78-84

  11. University Campus Adoption of WLAN Technology: Applying the UTAUT Model

    Despo Ktoridou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University, Cyprus

    The potential for wireless computing and internet access to benefit instruction, and learning, on University campuses revolves upon its ubiquity and reliability. Although, the practitioner... More

    pp. 85-93

  12. Museum 2.0 Education in the Uganda National Museum

    Mary Leigh Morbey, York University, Institute for Research on Learning Technologies, Canada; Maureen Muwanga Senoga, Kyambogo University, Uganda; Paul Kortenaar, Ontario Science Centre, Canada

    Web 2.0 is pressing the area of Education and ICT. This is true not only in regular education venues, but also in Western museums and their educational offerings. Museums in the Global South ... More

    pp. 94-99

  13. Discretionary use of computers and Internet among senior-clubbers – communication, writing and information search

    Minnamari Naumanen, University of Eastern Finland, Dept. of Computer Science, Finland; Markku Tukiainen, University of Eastern Finland, Dept. of Computer Science, Finland

    The e-literacy – the practical and conceptual use and understanding of Informa-tion and Communication Technologies – is not a basic skill of every European. Especially the elderly are lagging... More

    pp. 100-108

  14. E-learning in Rwanda: Report from a Fulbrighter

    Diana Perdue, Virginia State University, United States

    In this session I will describe my experience as Director of E-learning for KIST (Kigali Institute of Science & Technology) during my 6-month Fulbright project. Specifically, I will report on the ... More

    p. 109

  15. Employing Usability Engineering in the Development of Assistive Technology Tools for People with Learning Disabilities

    Onintra Poobrasert, NECTEC, Thailand

    To conduct usability engineering or usability testing is to let the design and development teams identify problems or errors before they gets difficult and expensive to make major changes. This... More

    pp. 110-114

  16. After-Action Report- Considerations on online/ distance education foreign language courses for the Romanian military

    Maria-Magdalena Popescu & Ion Roceanu, Carol I National Defense University, Romania

    Teaching and learning foreign languages imply a completely different mental attitude than the one required for purely military subject-matters. Foreign languages cannot be assimilated by students ... More

    pp. 115-120

  17. Guidelines for the design of online learning strategies in the European higher education area.

    Pedro Ramos & Guillermo Palacios, University of Zaragoza, Spain

    The higher education systems of the countries joining the Bologna Declaration are involved in the process of convergence to a system of academic degrees more comparable and compatible throughout... More

    pp. 121-126

  18. Gender and ICTs in Chilean Education

    Jaime Sanchez, Claudia Mendoza & Maria Elena Acuña, University of Chile, Chile

    This work presents the results obtained from a study performed with primary and secondary school students and teachers in Chile. It was sought to identify the areas and expressions of gender... More

    pp. 127-136

  19. The trivia game as tool for learning and evaluating Football referees and assistant referees.

    Manuel Armenteros, Antonio Jesús Benítez & Diana Gabriela Curca, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

    This paper presents the interactive quiz game developed for the Federation Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) as an educational resource to facilitate learning of referees... More

    pp. 137-142

  20. Leveraging Pre-Existing Resources at Institutions of Higher Education for K-12 STEM Engagement

    Michael Boyles, Chauney Frend, Jeff Rogers, Albert William, David Reagan & Eric Wernert, Indiana University, United States

    This paper illustrates the potential availability and impact of pre-existing resources at institutions of higher education that might be leveraged for K-12 STEM student and teacher engagement. The ... More

    pp. 143-151


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