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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. Developing bridging bilingual/bicultural (the 3B Framework) courses to prepare international students for the American online classroom in an adult learning environment

    Valeri Chukhlomin & Anant Deshpande, SUNY Empire State College, United States

    Through the development of “3B” (Bridging Bilingual/Bicultural) courses that use Web 2.0 tools, such as wikis, blogs, videoconferencing, lecture capture, asynchronous discussions, and virtual... More

    pp. 955-960

  2. Authentic e-Learning in a Multicultural Context: Virtual Benchmarking Cases from Five Countries

    Irja Leppisaari, Central Ostrobothnia University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia; Leena Vainio, HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland; Yeonwook Im, Hanyang Cyber University, Korea (South)

    The implementation of authentic learning elements at education institutions in five countries, eight online courses in total, is examined in this paper. The International Virtual Benchmarking... More

    pp. 961-970

  3. Quality Education Through a Partnership-Oriented Education in Strategic Alliances: An Overview.

    Sabarudin Zakaria, Multimedia University, Malaysia; Norhanim Dewa, Taylors University, Malaysia

    Strategic alliances generally represent inter-firm cooperative agreements aimed and in recent years, strategic alliances have dramatically increased in educational industry. The world of resource... More

    pp. 971-975

  4. Authentic Learning

    Bobbe Baggio, La Salle Unviersity, United States; Yoany Belderrain, La Salle University, Germany

    The beginning of the twenty-first century has produced changes in technologies and new ways of thinking about how people learn. The new paradigm supports a constructivist view that learners... More

    pp. 976-980

  5. Using a Video Annotation Tool for Authentic Learning: A Case Study

    Meg Colasante, RMIT University, Australia

    In e-learning there is increasing need for active learning designs that highlight reflection. Video sharing is one such option. The Media Annotated Tool (MAT), developed at RMIT University,... More

    pp. 981-988

  6. SAGS: Scheduling Algorithms Graphical Simulator of RTOSs

    Kamal Jamshidi, Isfahan University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Mohsen Koohi, Burge Computer Lab, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Scheduling algorithms simulators of RTOSs are useful tools for designing and improving real-time systems. In this article we introduce Scheduling Algorithms Graphical Simulator of RTOS (SAGS).... More

    pp. 989-997

  7. Modeling the Night Sky: A Case Study of Singaporean Youth

    Mi Song Kim, Wei Ching Lee & Beaumie Kim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This paper discusses a participatory informal learning event in which we attempted to integrate concrete experiences with learners’ scientific understanding using models they construct. We... More

    pp. 998-1003

  8. An innovative approach to vocational learning environments

    Esko Lius, InnoOmnia, Finland

    This best practices session presents “InnoOmnia”, an innovative approach to vocational learning environments. It is a new educational paradigm by Omnia vocational institute for the students, their ... More

    p. 1004

  9. Exploring Self-Regulatory Strategies For Vocabulary Learning Among Chinese ESL Learners

    Aminah Ma ping & Saedah Siraj, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Asra Asra, University of Malaya, Malaysia; Zaharah Hussin, Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Malaysia

    Vocabulary learning strategies are critical in preparing independent word learners. Based on the self-regulated learning theory from social cognitive learning perspective, this study attempts to... More

    pp. 1005-1011

  10. Educating Teachers for the Knowledge Society: Social Media, Authentic Learning and Communities of Practice

    Hanna Teräs & Marjatta Myllylä, Tampere University of Applied Sciences / School of Vocational Teacher Education, Finland

    This paper introduces a new approach to preservice and in-service teacher education, based on the principles of authentic and inquiry-based learning taking place in social media environments. In... More

    pp. 1012-1020

  11. Huge Possibilities and Tiny Obstacles of Higher Education and Business Collaboration

    Marko Teräs, Emergent, Canopy & Understory Ltd., Finland; Hanna Teräs, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Universities are facing new challenges as working life evolves and places new skills requirements on graduating students. There is a pressure to change educational practices but often resources... More

    pp. 1021-1025

  12. Seeing is believing: changing student perspective to patient-centred using animated storytelling

    Alexandra Webb, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    The University of Southampton Medical School revised its systems-based curriculum to facilitate patient-centred learning and encourage students to see medicine in a holistic manner. Interactive... More

    pp. 1026-1027

  13. The Social Networked Teacher

    Valère Awouters, Ruben Jans, Sebastiaan Jans & Andy Veltjen, Limburg Catholic University College, Belgium

    This paper is a description of “The Social Networked Teacher”-project. This research project is financed by the School of Education (Catholic University of Louvain – Belgium) and runs from 2010 –... More

    pp. 1028-1030

  14. Constructing Their Learning: A Case Study of the Implementation of Social Bookmarking to Improve Student Learning and Collaboration with a Cohort of Engineering Students Learning in a Second Language Environment.

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

    Abstract: In a paper at Global Learn 2010 the author used web 2.0 social bookmarking tools (Diigo and Ning) as a way to transform a course from a knowledge transfer model to one in which students... More

    pp. 1031-1036

  15. A Case Study of the Online Peer Assessment System in Computer Graphics

    Yu-Chin Hsiao, 1.National Yunlin University of Science and Technology. 2.Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan; Jen Yen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    In this study, the peer assessment theory has been applied in computer graphics instruction. An online peer assessment system was developed to explore the designers’ work amendment behaviors among ... More

    pp. 1037-1046

  16. The Use of Computer Technology in a Problem Based Learning in a Second Language Teaching and Learning

    Yi Wei Huang, Shu Te University, Taiwan

    This paper discusses how the computer technology is integrated into a Problem-Based Learning L2 classroom. In the Problem-Based Learning L2 class, students are requested to be engaged in language... More

    pp. 1047-1053

  17. E-hotseat: Using Chat Room Activities to Facilitate the Development of Primary School Students' Questioning Skills and Understanding of Character Traits and Plot Development in Narratives.

    Marie Kavanagh & Natasha Levak, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Abstract: This presentation will outline the E-hotseat technique used for facilitating the development of primary school students' questioning skills and understanding of character traits in... More

    pp. 1054-1059

  18. Effect of cooperative integrated reading and composition (CIRC) on reading achievement of female students

    Mohammadreza Keramati, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Abstract: This paper reports the results of an investigation on the effect of CIRC on the reading achievement of female students. Population consisted of students in grade 4 in Education Districts ... More

    pp. 1060-1067

  19. Effectiveness of collaborative learning using the digital pen and the mind-map

    Noriyuki Matsunami, Masahiro Nagai & Hitoshi Kiya, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

    During a “Period for Integrated Study” at a school in Japan, a teacher engaged in research encouraged children to engage in collaborative learning using a digital pen and “mind-maps.” The children ... More

    pp. 1068-1077

  20. Evaluation of Voicethread© technology to improve Japanese graduate students presentation skills in English in a blended learning environment

    Henrik Pallos, Kanazawa University, Japan; Linh Pallos, Doshisha University, Japan

    Graduate students are required to present at international conferences where English is the lingua franca. However, Japanese graduate students often lack the confidence and are reluctant to give... More

    p. 1078


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