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  1. Collaborative Software and a Parallel Universe: Technology Facilitated Changes in Teacher-Student Dynamics in Classrooms

    Steve Rhine, Willamette University, United States; Mark Bailey, Pacific University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4375–4381

    In search of strategies for increasing their students’ engagement with content, the authors utilized collaborative software during class time. Collaborative software makes it possible for all... More

    pp. 4375-4381

  2. Student-Produced Multi-media Projects: the Assessment Conundrum

    Carl Reynolds, University of Wyoming, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4366–4374

    Many teachers, while attempting to join the movement to integrate student produced multi-media projects in their instruction, find themselves in a major conundrum of how to assess the student... More

    pp. 4366-4374

  3. A Web-based Training Programme in Comprehensive Reading

    Hector Ponce, Mario Lopez & Juan Labra, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4348–4357

    In this paper we present the results of an experimental evaluation of a training programme for comprehensive reading. The training programme was constituted by a set of learning strategies... More

    pp. 4348-4357

  4. What I Learned and What I Would Do Differently – Reflections From First Time Online Learners and Teachers.

    Mary Nicholson, Brian Boyce & Sara Boyce, Bloomsburg University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 4326

    The differences between the virtual classroom and the traditional classroom can seem quite large, and the division between the two has expanded rapidly with the availability of new synchronous,... More

    p. 4326

  5. Becoming Jane: Designing a Virtual Online Student

    Lynette Nagel, University of Pretoria, South Africa; Seugnet Blignaut, University of the North West, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4312–4320

    Online facilitation influences successful completion of online courses. Facilitators walk a tightrope between providing sufficient student support and keeping a suited profile to establish a... More

    pp. 4312-4320

  6. Learning Styles and Blended Learning: Challenges and Opportunities in Distance Education Environment

    Konrad Michalski, Athabasca University, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4290–4297

    Abstract: Blended learning that facilitates variety of learning and teaching styles has a very important role in distance education environment. Distance education presents opportunities and... More

    pp. 4290-4297

  7. Creating a web-based knowledge-building team: Design of tasks, scaffolds and social affordances

    Catherine McLoughlin, Australian Catholic University, Australia; Joe Luca, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4276–4285

    In a blended learning environment, where students undertake professional skills development in the workplace, a flexible environment is designed in order to support problem solving in project... More

    pp. 4276-4285

  8. Students’ use of technologies to support formal and informal learning

    Anoush Margaryan, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom; David Nicol, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom; Allison Littlejohn & Kathryn Trinder, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4257–4266

    This paper outlines a study investigating the educational potential of emergent social technologies and current practices of students and academics of higher education institutions in using these... More

    pp. 4257-4266

  9. Generating Interest-based Learning Paths based on Information Theory

    Chieh-Lun Liu, Dept. of Information and Computer Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Taiwan; Rita Kuo, Department of Digital Design, Ming Dao University, Chang-Hua, Taiwan, Taiwan; Maiga Chang, School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Canada, Canada; Jia-Sheng Heh, Dept. of Information and Computer Engineering, Chung-Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Taiwan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4235–4242

    Since many research continuously all has been devoting to the motion study navigation development. How to let students feel happy when they are learning becomes an important task. Students need... More

    pp. 4235-4242

  10. Teaching Practices to Design Effective Learning Environments in a Teacher Education Program

    Seung Kim, Lewis University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4196–4201

    The intention of this study was to investigate how different learning formats (face-to-face vs. blended) affected student achievements and learning satisfaction and what suitable instructional... More

    pp. 4196-4201

  11. Tablet PCs in Applied Communication Classrooms: the Shift to Information Design

    Andreas Karatsolis, Albany College of Pharmacy, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4181–4195

    The use of Tablet PCs in classrooms is typically seen as supporting student annotation and note-taking to foster the consumption and recall of facts and concepts. However, interactive environments ... More

    pp. 4181-4195

  12. Teaching Continuous Risk Management Using A Requirements Management Tool

    James Helm, University of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4132–4142

    This paper presents a technique to teach the continuous risk management (CRM) paradigm using a requirement management tool. The paper explains the CRM process and shows how to implement the risk... More

    pp. 4132-4142

  13. Effects of Students’ Feedback Operation on Memory Retention of Learned Contents of Various Types of Knowledge

    Erina Gyoba & Taira Nakajima, Graduate School of Educational Informatics, Tohoku University, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4127–4131

    It is well known that the difference in the types of knowledge should be appropriately considered in order to promote effective learning. Using a feedback system equipped with a remote clicker,... More

    pp. 4127-4131

  14. Technology at University: New Students’ Expectations for Social and Academic Uses

    Yoeri Goossens, Amanda Jefferies & Peter Bullen, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4118–4126

    ‘What prior experience of technology use do students new to university have?’ This research reports on students’ use of technology for social and academic purposes at a UK university. The purpose... More

    pp. 4118-4126

  15. Digital ink for simple cognitively effective recorded lectures: Making way for student centred engineering classrooms

    Bernard Gibson, James Friend & Leslie Yeo, Monash University, Australia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4102–4107

    This study employed tablet PCs to simplify the production of recorded multimedia lectures to facilitate transition to student-centred learning in class. In 2006 a course in micro and nano fluid and... More

    pp. 4102-4107

  16. An E-Learning Strategy in Academic Physics Education

    Franz Embacher & Christian Primetshofer, Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna, Austria

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4083–4092

    The e-learning strategy of the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna – developed and implemented since 2005 – is described, and experiences are reported. The strategy relies on a... More

    pp. 4083-4092

  17. Instructional Strategies and System Facilitating Mobile Learning: Thailand Experiences*

    Banjert Chongapiratanakul, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 4051

    This paper deals with Thailand’s recent experiences in the move towards university students’ greater use of mobile phones with various commercial packages as information unintentionally... More

    p. 4051

  18. Digital Portfolios and Online Voting Systems : Best Practices in Assessment for Learning and the Promotion of Self-Monitoring Skills

    Diane Buhagiar, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 4040

    Modern curricula, including the new Northern Ireland curriculum, are increasingly requiring the integration of Assessment for Learning practices into the classroom. The complex manipulation of... More

    p. 4040

  19. Using Distance Learning and other technologies to develop cross-cultural Sensitivity, Technology Literacy and Multicultural Instructional Competence in Future Educators

    Elinor L. Brown & Madison Gates, University of Kentucky, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4038–4039

    This presentation describes and demonstrates a multicultural distance learning course that uses multiple forms of technology to assist future educators in developing culturally responsive teaching ... More

    pp. 4038-4039

  20. From “Higher Ed” to “Wired-Ed”: Using Authentic Multimedia and Hypermedia Technology to Promote Deep-Thinking About Course Content and Pedagogical Practice

    Matthew Broda, Megan Wereley & Alison Schmidt, The College of Wooster, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4032–4037

    In higher educational environments, candidates are required to understand and utilize multiple forms of information technology. Active participation in technology experiences is central to this... More

    pp. 4032-4037