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Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology

May 17, 2010 Volume 2010, Number 1

Editors

Zoraini Wati Abas; Insung Jung; Joseph Luca

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 389

  1. The International Handbook Summit Call to Action for Learning with Technology in the 21st Century

    Gerald Knezek, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE), United States; Joke Voogt, University of Twente, Netherlands; Cathie Norris, University of North Texas, United States; Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, United States; Ian Gibson, Macquarie University, Australia; Michael Searson, Kean University, United States

    This panel session incorporates on-site and virtual presenters focusing on a "call for action" emerging from the International Handbook for Information Technology in Primary & Secondary Education (... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Research Trends of Learning and Technology in Japan: A Critical Review of Two Journals by Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSiSE)

    Katsuaki Suzuki, Kumamoto University, JAPAN, Japan

    This panel introduces a critical review of research trends of learning and technology from two points of view: domestic and international. Editors of both domestic journal, Transactions of... More

    pp. 6-8

  3. The Effect of Using Computer Technology Tools to Enhance the Teaching-Learning Process in CAD-CAM-CNC in Mechanical Engineering Subject Area

    Mr. Salah. M A. Al Hamad & Rakesh Mishra, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; Haifa M.J. Khalaf, University of Bahrain, Bahrain; Mr.Mohamed Alseddiqi, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

    This study presents the evaluation of Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) package included in the teaching and learning methodology of computer aided design- computer aided design - computer... More

    pp. 9-18

  4. "Lear.Ning Together". A case study examining the introduction of social collaborative learning supported by technology.

    Mark Curcher, Dubai Men's College -Dept. of Learning Innovation., United Arab Emirates

    Abstract: There is strong evidence in the literature to support the argument that learning is a social and community activity and there are good arguments for the adoption of a social... More

    pp. 19-24

  5. Stereoscopic in Coordination with Mixed Reality System in Classroom, 3D-edu Project Interface

    Nguyen Thi Huyen, Collect of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - National Central University, Taiwan; Chin-Yeh Wang, Taiwan e-Learning & Digital Archives Program Office National Central University, Taiwan; Shih-Ching Yeh & Gwo-Dong Chen, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering National Central University, Taiwan; Liu Chen-Chung, Graduate Institute of Network Learning Technology National Central University, Taiwan

    One of the most intriguing recent trends is the return of stereoscopic technology. While 3D technology is more commonly used in movies, lots of good opportunities seem to have emerged from... More

    pp. 25-34

  6. An Integrated Collaboration System to Manage Student Team Projects

    Elizabeth Koh & John Lim, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Collaboration systems have been posed as a useful tool in enhancing the collaboration, participation and learning outcomes of student team projects. However, studies have shown that students and... More

    pp. 35-44

  7. The use of various media for Competency Development among M.Ed. learners a Study of BAMU, Aurangabad

    Prashant Pagare & Chetna Sonkamble, Department of Education DR. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Aurangabad, India

    Distance Education is generally regarded to be the most viable medium for the spread of Education & especially for meeting the goal of education for all. The ODL aims at providing need based... More

    p. 45

  8. Sharepoint Collaboration: Streamlining the Dissertation process for Online Students

    Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, Randall Dunn & David Holder, Liberty University, United States

    : In the era of Web 2.0, document editors and collaborative workspaces have emerged. Primary functions of online collaborative workspaces include the ability to create a documents and document... More

    pp. 46-49

  9. Universal Adaptation of Avatar Technology and the Metaverse for Online Learning: A New Approach

    Michael Roller, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    Avatar technology and Metaverse architectures are universally accepted and deploy-able on multiple platforms, including the Internet. However, factors relating to cognition, presence, performance, ... More

    pp. 50-53

  10. Riding International Waves (Google Waves)

    Bonnie Thurber, Kidlink - Global Association, United States

    Fall 2009-present, the Kidlink Association Board of Directors found Google Wave to be an excellent tool for collaboration and planning. They started using the tool for synchronous communication... More

    p. 54

  11. The Next Generation of Patient Education: Multilingual Dental Explorer 3D

    Alexander Ammann & Anne Klebba, Quintessence International Publishing Group, Germany; Joern Krueckeberg & Herbert Matthies, Hannover Medical School, Germany

    On our information and knowledge society, the healthcare sector is also characterized by “informed patients” who always consult the Web prior to their visit to the physician or dentist. The... More

    pp. 55-62

  12. WebWiz: find, edit, create

    Matthew Absalom, University of Melbourne, Australia

    WebWiz is a system designed to enable teachers to easily create and publish media-embedded online lessons, exercises and tests, both self-marking and assessable. Student responses to online... More

    pp. 63-66

  13. The Emotional Gap in Virtual Online Environments

    Eva de Lera, Carles Fernandez & Llorenç Valverde, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    Current virtual learning environments are successfully delivering the functional needs required by the Institutions that launched them and by the faculty that is there to facilitate the learning... More

    pp. 67-70

  14. Development of Learning Diagnosis and Prescription System for Support of the Cyber Home Learning System in KOREA

    Yu-ri Kim, Jeong-Hee Seo & Jae-Shin Song, Korea Education & Research Information Service, Korea (South)

    The Cyber Home Learning System is the representative e-Learning system and service in Korea. Cyber teachers are given a heavy workload by having to juggle their school and CHLS duties. To ease the ... More

    pp. 71-83

  15. Development and Implementation of a Digital Textbook Platform Usability Evaluation Tool

    Cheolil Lim & Yekyung Lee, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Haedeok Song, Chungang University, Korea (South); Youngtae Lee, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Jonghyuk Yoon, Chungang University, Korea (South); Goeun Park & Yena Kang, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Seokyung Shin, Chungang University, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to develop a tool for evaluating the platform usability of digital textbooks developed by the Korean government aimed for nationwide use by 2013, and conduct an... More

    pp. 84-89

  16. Application of Service-Oriented Architecture to meet the Challenges in e-learning System Design

    Wan Chul Lim & Seonyoung Jang, Graduate school of Education Seoul National University, Korea (South); Seong Ik Park, Department of Education, Seoul National University, Korea (South)

    Diverse e-learning applications are implemented in the different part of the whole e-learning system. As a result, to fulfill the entire learning activities, the information and functionalities... More

    pp. 90-97

  17. Online Community and Its Impact on E-Learners’ Commitment To Stay in their Programmes

    Richard Ng, Open University Malaysia, Malaysia; Karl Wagner, Universities of Applied Sciences, Germany

    Attrition rate has been found to be higher in non traditional universities compared to traditional universities. Feeling of isolation has been identified as one of the key factors that cause... More

    pp. 98-106

  18. Automated Tutoring in a Course Management System

    Carol Redfield, St. Mary's University & WebStudy, United States; Gisele Larose, WebStudy, United States

    Course management systems (CMSs) allow instructors to create courses and present content typically over the Internet. Courses can be created in a CMS called WebStudy that can perform as a tutor... More

    pp. 107-111

  19. eLearning at a higher education institution: Exponential growth and pain

    Juliet Stoltenkamp, University of the Western Cape, South Africa; Tasneem Taliep, Univerisity of the Western Cape, South Africa; Norina Braaf & Okasute Kasuto, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

    The exponential growth of eLearning at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) has also come with exponential pain; specifically in the area of dedicated back-end support. An eLearning front-end... More

    pp. 112-120

  20. Web Sticky-Notes for e-Learning Systems

    Yoshio Yamagishi & Akira Nakamura, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

    We developed a web application to attach the function of virtual sticky-note to an e-Learning system. Just by double-clicking, the users can add their own notes at any place on the browser which... More

    pp. 121-125


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