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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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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 10

  1. Learning Through Reflection at the Tabletop: A Case Study with Digital Mysteries

    Ahmed Kharrufa, Patrick Olivier & David Leat, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

    In this paper we present our work in investigating digital tabletop technology as tools for supporting reflection in collaborative learning environments through the design of a digital version of... More

    pp. 665-674

  2. Think Before You Link: Understanding the Effects of Hypertext on Student Learning Outcomes and Reports of Overload

    Lena Paulo Kushnir & Kenneth Berry, University of Toronto, Canada

    Students often complain of overload in online learning environments. Discussions here consider online factors that might contribute to students’ reports of overload. This study explored the... More

    pp. 701-710

  3. Understanding Networked Collective Professional Learning as a Fitness Landscape

    Lachlan Forsyth, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia

    Despite the increasing prominence of web-based networks and online communities in teacher professional learning and educational reform, studies rarely describe or analyse (let alone theorise)... More

    pp. 1474-1483

  4. How Easy is it to Introduce Something New? Issues Associated with Introducing a New Technology Tool (the HANDS Mobile Solution) to Develop Social Skills with Children with Autism

    Joseph Mintz, Corinne Branch, Caty March & Stephen Lerman, London South Bank University, United Kingdom

    There has been developing interest in the potential for the use of mobile technology to achieve educational objectives, in particular for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The HANDS ... More

    pp. 1799-1808

  5. “Sing me a Good Math Story”: Using Online Music Videos to Share Students’ Classroom Mathematics

    George Gadanidis, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Janette Hughes, Faculty of Education, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    In this paper we explore a case study of third grade students writing dramatic scripts to communicate their math learning with a wider community. The dramatic scripts are written in small groups,... More

    pp. 1933-1940

  6. Cloud Computing and Mobile Learning Tools in Special Education Courses

    Linas Mockus, Penn State World Campus, United States

    This paper is a report on cloud computing and mobile learning tools piloted in an online Special Education (SPLED) program. Several applications including Google calendar, Gmail, Google Docs,... More

    pp. 2809-2813

  7. Technology and Student Achievement: What do 40 Years of Research and 25 Years of Systematic Reviews Have to Tell

    Rana Tamim, Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University, United Arab Emirates; Robert Bernard, Eugene Borokhovski & Richard Schmid, Concordia University, Canada; Philip Abrami, concordia, Canada

    This research involved a systematic quantitative synthesis procedure to answer the question: does technology use affect student achievement in formal face-to-face classroom settings as compared to ... More

    pp. 3142-3152

  8. Practice of Promoting Reflection in Problem-based Learning by Using Social Media and its Viewer

    Shinichi Sato & Makoto Kageto, Nihon Fukushi University, Japan

    We propose a way to reflect in problem-based learning (PBL) by using a social media and its viewer. Earlier studies say that reflection is important in PBL; however, few case studies show concrete ... More

    pp. 3481-3489

  9. Development and Evaluation of a Tangible Learning System for Astronomy Education: A Pilot Study

    Yusuke Morita & Norio Setozaki, Waseda University, Japan; Tsutomu Iwasaki, KGT Inc., Japan

    In this study, a tangible learning system was developed using AR technology for grade school science classes, and we investigated how students collaborated with others for various tasks using the... More

    pp. 3666-3671

  10. The Digital Teaching Materials are Utilized for the Science Education

    Masuo Murai, Kanazawa seiryo University, Japan; Hitoshi Nakagawa, The Open University of Japan, Japan; Yuki Kobayashi, Kanazawa City Kosaka Elementary School, Japan; Nobuhito Matsuno, Kanazawa University, Japan

    The experiments and the observations are very important in the subject of science at the elementary school, the junior high school and the high school. However, it is difficult for students to... More

    pp. 3672-3675


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