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Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011--Global Conference on Learning and Technology

Mar 28, 2011 Volume 2011, Number 1

Editors

Siew-Mee Barton; John Hedberg; Katsuaki Suzuki

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 337

  1. Device Independent Mobile Applications for Teaching and Learning: Challenges, Barriers and Limitations

    Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University School of Information Technology, Australia; Gerald Knezek, University of Northern Texas Department of Learning Technologies, United States

    Mobile applications for teaching and learning are becoming an increasingly popular method of content delivery. Universities are being confronted with a rapid surge in the penetration of mobile... More

    pp. 1-7

  2. Technology and College English

    Fatemeh Alipanahi, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In recent years, the infusion of multimedia into teaching and learning has altered considerably the instructional strategy in our educational institutions and changed the teaching and learning... More

    pp. 8-16

  3. Innovation with Confidence: Testing Monash MeTL, a Collaborative Educational Tool

    Nathan Bailey, Chris Hagan, David Hagan, Katharina Franke & Gordon Sanson, Monash University, Australia

    Monash University has embarked on a bold program of educational change. This program aims to enable every student to be an active contributor to their learning, in class and beyond. This... More

    pp. 17-26

  4. Comparison of Interactive Instructional Technologies and Delivery Systems

    Robert Chi, University of Hawaii at Hilo, United States; David Scott, University of Hawaii ar Hilo, United States; Phineas Kelly, University of Hawaii at Hilo, United States

    Since interactive and collaborative instructional technology has been introduced in the 90s, demand for interactive instructional technology has dramatically increased for both classroom and... More

    pp. 27-32

  5. Invention of the Feedback Perceivable Clothing for Interactivity Edutainment

    Shuee-Ho Phililp Chung, Department of Electronic Commerce, TransWorld University, Taiwan; ChiChuang Bai, Taiwan Textile Research Institute, Taiwan; Jiin-Chyuan Mark Lai, Director of LTLC Center, TransWorld University, Taiwan

    Learning through playing is booming, edutainment ware becomes more popular and will be increasingly accepted by parents, especially, while Microsoft has announced the Kinect game interactivity for ... More

    pp. 33-42

  6. Collaborative Learning in Large Classes: Large Scale Peer-to-Peer Learning with Monash MeTL

    Kati Franke, Nathan Bailey, Bernard Gibson, Chris Hagan, David Hagan, Murray Logan & Gordon Sanson, Monash University, Australia

    Monash University has been exploring tablet-based education since 2008. In settings where both students and teachers have access to Tablet PCs or other mobile devices, collaborative software... More

    pp. 43-48

  7. Learning Communities and Virtual Collaboration: The Construction of a Text in the Collective Ning Platform

    Bruno Galasso, University of São Paulo, Brazil

    In contemporary society, the maximization of the use of new tools for communication and interaction has presented challenges to the understanding of social relations. Human experience in new... More

    pp. 49-55

  8. Using Multi-Touch Display Technology to Support Remedial Phonics Instruction Techniques in Collaborative Learning Environments

    Daniela McGivern, Matthew Butler & Michael Morgan, Monash University, Australia

    This research examines phonics instruction on multi-touch display technology for collaborative learning. The paper provides a brief discussion of technology, collaborative learning and literacy... More

    pp. 56-64

  9. Perceptions of Elementary School Teachers and Students Using Interactive Whiteboards in English Teaching and Learning

    Ju Yin Yang, Kainan University, Taiwan; Ya Wen Teng, Yangmei Elementary, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the perceptions of elementary teachers and students using IWBs in English teaching and learning. Six public school English teachers and 614 students of ... More

    pp. 65-90

  10. Learning Resources Centers

    Sami Alsalman, Ministry of Education, Saudi Arabia

    Learning Resources Centers (LRC) is a new project that take place in my country to develop school libraries. We have more than 35,000 schools, for sure we start gradually by developing 2,000 to 3... More

    p. 91

  11. Metadata Strategies for Mere Mortals: A Practitioners Approach

    Bryan Eldridge, Intrallect, United States

    Although metadata standards such as LOM, IMS, and Dublin Core have been visible for many years now, few best practices exist to support practitioners in building tailored metadata schema and their ... More

    p. 92

  12. Adoption and use of E-learning at Tertiary Level in South Africa: A Qualitative Analysis

    Agnes Chigona & Rabelani Dagada, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

    While e-learning platforms are today available in many tertiary institutions in South Africa, the adoption of the technology by lecturers is still low. Although many lecturers may be familiar with ... More

    pp. 93-101

  13. Moodle 2.0 as an administrative tool for educational institutions

    Donald Ipperciel & Patrick Thibaudeau, University of Alberta - Campus Saint-Jean, Canada

    Moodle has been used mostly for teaching and learning as that is its primary function. However, educational institutions also rely heavily on key administrative practices. Moodle, being flexible... More

    pp. 102-109

  14. Student Perceptions on the Implementation of Learning Management System (LMS) in Teaching of English for Academic Writing Course.

    Zuraidah Ismail, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the findings of student perceptions on the implementation of Learning Management System (LMS) in the teaching of English for Academic Writing (EAW) Course. Data ... More

    pp. 110-116

  15. Transitioning Face-to-Face (F2F) Courses to online Teaching.

    Jared Keengwe, University of North Dakota, United States; David Georgina, Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States

    The purpose of the digital training is to offer more opportunities for faculty to begin transitioning course content from the traditional classroom into the Learner Management System (LMS) with... More

    pp. 117-120

  16. An Attempt of Improvement of Study Motivation in Class with PC Practice.

    Toyoji Matsumoto, Information Media Center of Kanazawa University, Japan; Shinobu Segawa & Tetsuo Semoto, Promotion Office of FD •ICT Education, Kanazawa University, Japan

    In 2007, we started a new class called Advanced use course of personal computer as an elective subject available to all students, and we adopted blended e-learning in the class. We composed the... More

    pp. 121-126

  17. Preliminary analysis of iTunesU as an online system for delivery of free instructional material

    Ananda Mitra, Wake Forest University, United States

    Since 2007 iTunes has provided an academic platform called iTunesU which hosts thousands of academic material from hundreds of Universities across the World. Nearly 300 million people have taken... More

    pp. 127-128

  18. Multimedia Learning Management System – Empowering Correct Pronunciation

    Fei Ping Por & Soon Fook Fong, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

    The present learning management system of learning pronunciation uses aural-oral drills. The proposed learning management system in this study has the additional innovatively integrated phonetic... More

    pp. 129-134

  19. OceanBrowser 3 - a web application for postgraduate study

    Rodney Tamblyn, OceanBrowser Ltd, New Zealand

    OceanBrowser 3 (OB3) is a new web application for postgraduate and professional online learning. Come along and discover why OB3 is the ideal solution to the requirements of postgrad, distance... More

    p. 135

  20. OceanBrowser 3 - A web application for postgraduate study

    Rodney Tamblyn, OceanBrowser Ltd, New Zealand

    OceanBrowser 3 (OB3) is a new web application for postgraduate and professional online learning. Come along and discover why OB3 is the ideal solution to the requirements of postgrad, distance... More

    p. 136


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