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ED-MEDIA 2007--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications

Jun 25, 2007 Volume 2007, Number 1

Editors

Craig Montgomerie; Jane Seale

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 703

  1. Security Ontologies: How to Improve Understanding of Complex Relationships

    Edgar R. Weippl, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Stefan Fenz & Andreas Ekelhart, Secure Business Austria, Austria

    It is commonly accepted that simulation can provide a valuable tool in improving learning. Building on a complex knowledge base of IT security related concepts we offer our students a simulation... More

    pp. 404-407

  2. Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Instructional Technology Support Role at Colleges and Universities

    Kesheng Yu, Union College, United States

    Many colleges and universities provide faculty members with the technology, tools and support needed to enhance teaching and learning. This presentation will highlight a case study with two... More

    p. 408

  3. A Heterogeneous Online Education Portal for K-12 Students: Perspectives of Developer, Service Provider, Researcher, and User

    Yin Zhang & Greg Byerly, Kent State University, United States; Kristiana Burk, SirsiDynix, United States; Jason Holmes, David Robins & Athena Salaba, Kent State University, United States; Terri Fredericka, INFOhio Network, United States; Kathy Fredrick, Shaker Heights City School District, United States

    The Internet has become an increasingly important source for school-age children to find information for their school work and other daily activities. Given the various types of Internet resources ... More

    pp. 409-412

  4. Administrative and Student Opinions, Benefits, More Benefits, and of Course the Weaknesses of Virtual High School and Compressed Video Courses in a Rural Mississippi High School

    Matthew Boggan, Mississippi State University College of Education Educational Leadership, United States

    Exploring the uses of virtual high school and compressed video courses in a low-socioeconomic rural environment will be the primary focus of this proposal. In this presentation, strengths and... More

    pp. 413-415

  5. Developing a Podcasting Kit: Case Study of Supporting the Integration of Podcasting into Higher Education Instructional Practices

    Spring Brennan, University of Virginia - Curry School of Education, United States

    How does a technology support office introduce and support podcasting as an instructional practice? Podcasting, the packaging of digital audio for distribution over the Internet, has become an... More

    pp. 416-418

  6. Using Interactive Whiteboard for Teaching

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    Interactive whiteboard, also called "Chalkboard of the Future" requires users to use a special, battery-free, wireless pen that worked much like a mouse instead of writing upon the board with a... More

    pp. 419-423

  7. From Exhibits to Screen: A comparison of technology applications in physical and virtual museums- A case study of the Burke Museum

    Yu-Chien Chen, National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan

    With the emergence of the Internet, museums are beginning to create websites featuring virtual museums. The purpose of this study is to examine how technology is being used in physical and virtual ... More

    pp. 424-429

  8. Foundation Courses in Engineering Mathematics

    Thierry Dana-Picard, Ivy Kidron & Meir Komar, Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel

    The Jerusalem College of Technology (JCT) is a multi-campus institution, where the basic course syllabi are identical in every campus. Standard studies at JCT require both synchronous and... More

    pp. 430-436

  9. Electronic Resources for Language Instruction

    Garry Forger & Susan Penfield, The University of Arizona, United States

    Abstract: As the world becomes increasing wired and as technological tools become easier to use and more widely available, opportunities present themselves to use these tools to establish... More

    pp. 437-444

  10. VoIP: A Curriculum Approach to Technology Convergence

    David Gore & Marie Lee, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    Voice over Internet Protocol is an emerging technology being implemented in industry. Traditionally, skills in data and voice have been separate, but the evolving information age requires people... More

    pp. 445-451

  11. An Exploratory Study to identify the Determinants of the wireless Handheld Devices in Higher Education: A Case of USQ

    Abdul Hafeez-Baig, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    University graduate are expected to possess skills such as time management, training, leadership, value added skills, able to use the resources effectively & efficiently. Self-service teaching is... More

    pp. 452-458

  12. Challenges and Opportunities in Facilitating Student Engagement and Empowerment: Perspectives from Information Systems and Education Courses at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Abdul Hafeez-Baig, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Engagement & empowerment can be seen as right and a responsibility on the part of student & university alike & as a process. Increased diversity of student populations, growing emphasis on... More

    pp. 459-468

  13. Teaching On Line. A Comparative, Applied and Evaluation Study…and The Waterfall Effect Around It!

    Laura Herrera, Guadalupe Aurora Maldonado & Norma Mendoza, Christopher Columbus University, Mexico

    Abstract: Incorporating e-learning technology in a college implies, not only the technology knowledge itself, but also a list of abilities to be learned, developed and appropriated by teachers... More

    pp. 469-475

  14. Instructional Media Collection Development in the Digital Age

    Theodore Hickman, Kutztown University, United States

    ABSTRACT: This roundtable presentation will examine the process used at one institution to bring digital video on-demand to their school. The issues of bandwith, cost(s), local server vs remote... More

    p. 476

  15. Developing Language Competence in a Bilingual Story Sharing Forum

    Amparo Clavijo, Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Colombia; Nicolas Hine, University of Dundee, Colombia

    A web-based story sharing forum has been established to provide students in Bogotá, Colombia and in New Brunswick, Canada with the opportunity to exchange cross-cultural stories. Interaction... More

    pp. 477-485

  16. Summative eAssessments: Piloting acceptability, practicality and effectiveness

    Christina Keing, Judy Lo, Paul Lam & Carmel McNaught, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    The question of whether eAssessment is suitable for summative assessment in higher education is still open. The paper reports a pilot study of summative eAssessment with 900 students in a basic... More

    pp. 486-495

  17. Assessing Professional ePortfolios of Second Language Learners

    Elaine Martyn, University of Hong Kong, China

    Eportfolios represent a confluence of two powerful trends in tertiary education, experiential learning and performance-based outcomes assessment. The intersection of these two trends may be... More

    pp. 496-504

  18. What Are They Doing: The Technology Practices Directory

    Kevin Oliver, North Carolina State University, United States

    The Technology Practices Directory is a searchable database created at one university to document faculty uses of technology in teaching. Since it is often challenging for faculty to talk about... More

    pp. 505-508

  19. A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Integrating Digital Media Into an Urban College

    Lisa Ortiz, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States

    Abstract: Because media production and communication have undergone a major technology shift from analog to digital, colleges and universities nationwide have established programs in digital media ... More

    pp. 509-514

  20. A showcase of Health Science related courses, resources and training materials developed at the Centre for e-Learning at the University of Ottawa

    Richard Pinet, University of Ottawa, Canada

    This presentation will showcase a number of online French language health related courses, projects, training materials and resources that were developed at the Centre for e-Learning at the... More

    pp. 515-516


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