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Education and Information Technology 2012: A Selection of AACE Award Papers eBook

, Fernuniversitaet in Hagen, Germany & Open University, Netherlands ; , AACE, United States

Education and Information Technology 2012: A Selection of AACE Award Papers. Published . ISBN 978-1-880094-97-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA.


This book includes 31 award winning papers from AACE’s conferences. This year's selection includes papers from the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) in Nashville (TN), the Global Learn Asia Pacific conference in Melbourne (Australia), the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (Ed-Media) in Lisbon (Portugal) and the World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (E-Learn) in Honolulu (HI). The decision to nominate a conference paper for an award was made by peer reviewers. All authors were honored during the conference and received a certificate that serves as testimony to their outstanding research and contribution to the conference.


Bastiaens, T.J. & Marks, G.H. (Eds.). (2012). Education and Information Technology 2012: A Selection of AACE Award Papers. Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

Table Of Contents

Part 1: Social Media Opportunities

Creating the intercultural learning narrative using social network sites status updates: An innovative approach in using social media
Jason Wen Yau Lee, Beaumie Kim, and Mi Song Kim
More than code: The significance of social interactions in young people’s development as interactive media creators
Karen Brennan, Amanda Valverde, Joe Prempeh, Ricarose Roque, and Michelle Chung
Supporting Collaborative Web-Based Education via Annotations
Marián Šimko, Michal Barla, Vladimír Mihál, Maroš Un?ík, and Mária Bieliková
Lecture Capture: Good Student Learning or Good Bedtime Story? An Interdisciplinary Assessment of the Use of Podcasts in Higher Education
Lena Paulo Kushnir & Kenneth Berry, University of Toronto, Canada; Jessica Wyman, Florin Salajan
Findings from Net Geners’ Multi-Modal and Multi-Task Learning
Robert Zheng

Part 2: New Phenomena In Learning: Mobile Learning/Gaming/Virtual Worlds

Device Independent Mobile Applications for Teaching and Learning: Challenges, Barriers and Limitations
Ferial Khaddage and Gerald Knezek
Towards Personalised and Adaptive Multimedia in M-learning Systems
Arghir-Nicolae Moldovan and Cristina Hava Muntean
Knowledge Creation in MMOG: An Empirical Study
Joseph Siu-Lung Kong and Ron Chi-Wai Kwok
The ‘Lost City’: Development of a National-Level On-Line Mystery Game Using Freeware and Low Budget Technology
Tom Benjamin
Play games to learn: Pre-service teacher development
Alan Amory
Beyond Immersion – Meaningful Involvement in Virtual Worlds
Andrew Cram, John Hedberg and Maree Gosper
Virtual Research Arena: Presenting Research in 3D Virtual Environments
Mikhail Fominykh and Ekaterina Prasolova-Førland

Part 3: The Formal Curriculum & Technology

The Curriculum as an Ontology - A Human Centered Visualization Approach
Simone Kriglstein and Renate Motschnig-Pitrik
Students’ Perceptions of Online Learning and Instructional Tools: A Qualitative Study of Undergraduate Students Use of Online Tools
David Armstrong
Online Discussions: The Effect of Having Two Deadlines
Michael Herrick, Meng-Fen Grace Lin and Charlotte Huei-Wen
Calculus in elementary school: an example of ICT-based curriculum transformation
Andrew Fluck, Dev Ranmuthugala, Chris Chin and Irene Penesis
“Green” Training: Chronicling the Reuse of Government Healthcare Instruction
David Twitchell, Mitchell Seal and Christopher Lynch
Authentic e-Learning in a Multicultural Context: Virtual Benchmarking Cases from Five Countries
Irja Leppisaari, Jan Herrington, Leena Vainio, and Yeonwook Im

Part 4: Assessment

Student Perceptions of Immersive Virtual Environments for the Meaningful Assessment of Learning
Jillianne Code, Jody Clarke-Midura, Nick Zap, and Chris Dede
Visualizing summaries of performance for instructors assessing physical-motion skills
Neil Rowe, Jeff Houde, Rey Osoteo, Riqui Schwamm, Cory Kirk, Ahren Reed, Saad Khan, Chris Broaddus and Chris Meng
Learning Presence in the Community of Inquiry Model: Towards a Theory of Online Learner Self- and Co-regulation
Peter Shea

Part 5: Literacy

Literacy in Multimedia Environments: Preliminary Findings
Barbara O’Byrne, Diana Bailey and Stacey Murrell
Student-Centered Library Instruction: An Assessment of Online Graduate Students’ Information Literacy Skills and Needs
Swapna Kumar and Marilyn Ochoa

Part 6: Roles, Competencies & Attitudes

Paths to Exemplary Online Teaching: A Look at Teacher Roles, Competencies and Exemplary Online Teaching
Evrim Baran, Ana-Paula Correia and Ann Thompson
Virtual Gender Roles: Is Gender a Better Predictor of Internet Use than Sex?
Amy Trombley
Meeting ISTE Competencies with a Problem-Based Video Framework
Yvonne Skoretz and Amy Cottle
Validating the Computer Attitude Questionnaire NSF ITEST (CAQ N/I)
Leila Mills, Jenny Wakefield, Anjum Najmi, Dean Surface, Rhonda Christensen and Gerald Knezek
Leveraging the Affordances of YouTube: Pedagogical Knowledge and Mental Models of Technology Affordances as Predictors for Pre-Service Teachers’ Planning for Technology Integration
Karsten Krauskopf, Carmen Zahn and Friedrich W. Hesse
Supporting the Online Adjunct in Higher Education: A Delphi Study
Marie Larcara

Part 7: E-Learning Adaption

The Factors Influencing E-learning Adoption by Academic Staff: A Case Study in Taiwan
Kuo-Tung Huan and Elspeth McKay
Adopter Types of E-Learning Innovations in Higher Education. Empirical Findings
Helge Fischer and Thomas Köhler