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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. Understanding Instructors' use of visual aids in classroom setting

    Joel Lanir & Kellogg S Booth, University of British Columbia, Canada

    As technology is introduced to the classroom, traditional blackboards, whiteboards, and overhead transparencies are replaced by computer generated slides shown on high-resolution projectors.... More

    pp. 788-794

  2. Instructional Design Approaches for Enhancing Time Management Strategies

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South)

    The current study intended to define the effects of a time management training program and a time management supportive LMS embedded program along with atraining program within the e-Learning... More

    pp. 795-802

  3. Designing A Digital Learning Resource to Enrich Undergraduate Students’ Appreciation of Aboriginal Canadian Literature

    Andrea Ruskin, Mount Royal College, Canada

    This paper will discuss research conducted for a Master's thesis in Visual Communication Design completed at the University of Alberta. A prototype for a digital learning resource was developed... More

    pp. 803-806

  4. Research-Based Instructional Design Principles of Worked Examples

    Chun-Yi Shen, Tamkang University, Taiwan

    Many researchers investigated the efficacy of using worked examples in classroom instruction and provided evidence in the effectiveness of worked example instruction (e.g. Sweller, 1990). However, ... More

    pp. 807-812

  5. Taking the Case: An Evaluation of Digital Case Study Libraries

    Yeong-Tay Sun, Laurian Vega & D. Scott McCrickard, Virginia Tech, United States

    Case study libraries have emerged from the development of educational resource tools as a potent contender due to their accessibility and flexibility in supporting various aspects of a learning... More

    pp. 813-820

  6. Visual Literacy & Podcasting

    Diane Tarkowski, Maria Avgerinou & Joe Salwach, DePaul University, United States

    One question for faculty and organizations is how to use podcasting to enhance visibility. Very few outside of the field of Visual Literacy (VL) know what VL or the International Visual Literacy... More

    pp. 821-822

  7. The Situational Learning Matrix: a Design Tool for Creation of Internet-based Learning Experiences

    Olga Werby, Pipsqueak Productions, LLC, United States

    In this paper, I examine a taxonomy of internet-based learning materials and introduce The Situational Learning Matrix. The Situational Learning Matrix considers students' goals for engaging with... More

    pp. 823-832

  8. Culture and the Design of Information & Communication Technologies

    Patricia A. Young, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States

    One of the challenges of the 21st century will be meeting the diverse technological needs of an increasingly ethnic world. In terms of design and technology, this means that there is a need to... More

    pp. 833-837

  9. A Experience In Development And Implementation Of An Academic Information System At The Puerto Vallarta Campus Of The University Of Guadalajara, Mexico

    Jesús Cabral, universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico; María Morfín, Universidad de Guadalajara. CUCOSTA, Mexico

    We show the system that supports this model called Sistema de Informacion Academica (SIA) which integrates all of the information that students need for their academic work: course descriptions,... More

    pp. 838-842

  10. Assessing and developing a graphical user interfaces for Virtual Environments

    Majlinda Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia; Suzana Loskovska, Saint Kiril and Methodius, Macedonia; Bekim Fetaji & Mirlinda Ebibi, South East European University, Macedonia

    Here we propose a new structured approach to developing similar graphical interfaces. In order to build the graphical user interface we have used the user centered design approach and prototyping... More

    pp. 843-848

  11. Using Sonification to Teach Network Intrusion Detection: A Preliminary Usability Study

    Miguel Angel Garcia-Ruiz, University of Colima, Mexico; Edwards Arthur & Raul Aquino-Santos, University of Colima, School of Telematics, Colima, Mexico; Miguel Vargas Martin, UOIT, Oshawa, Canada; Ricardo Mendoza-Quezada, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes, Mexico

    Network intrusion detection, or NID (the unauthorized perpetrations of people and computer viruses in a computer network) is a complex topic to teach, because students have to study extensive... More

    pp. 849-857

  12. Implementation and Perceived Usability Evaluation of the AR-based Learning System

    Suh Heejeon & Lee Junsuk, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea (South); Kye Bokyung & Ko Beomseog, Korea Education & Research Information Service, Korea (South)

    This study sought to define the AR-based learning system architecture through enhanced reality and absorption as applicable in school and to examine the perception on the usability of the AR-based ... More

    pp. 858-864

  13. Self-Confidence versus Usability for Blackboard and Library Databases

    Heather Holden & Roy Rada, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States

    Two popular technology innovations available in higher education institutions are web-based courseware and bibliographic databases. The literature suggests that a student's sense of self... More

    pp. 865-869

  14. Playing With Words: Evaluating Word Processors with Children

    Matthew Horton, Janet Read & Gavin Sim, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a small pilot study that looked at the immediate usability of two commercial word processors used by children. The study compared an application which was designed for... More

    pp. 870-875

  15. Designing Web Sites for Chinese as a Second Language Learners: A Usability Testing Study

    Shih Ting Lee, Min Liu & Hyeseung Maria Chang, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports a usability testing study on Chinese Learning web sites. Two comprehensive sites were selected out of the original pool of sixteen Chinese learning sites. The... More

    pp. 876-880

  16. M-learning to teach university students

    Nipan Maniar, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    This paper focuses on using m-learning to teach university students. Three pilot studies were carried out to identify the limitations of mobile learning. First pilot study investigated the effect... More

    pp. 881-887

  17. Are Handhelds Suitable for Reading Academic Texts?

    Miriam Schcolnik, Sara Kol & Avigail Oren, Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Since students are increasingly reading from screen in both language and content courses, there is an increased need for an understanding of the viability of digital reading on various size... More

    pp. 888-895

  18. Heuristic Evaluations of Computer Assisted Assessment Environments

    Gavin Sim, Janet C Read, Phil Holifield & Martin Brown, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    Focusing on the usability of the software, this paper reports the findings from an expert evaluation of three, off the shelf, computer assisted assessment environments. The aim of the study was to ... More

    pp. 896-905

  19. Usability and Learning: A Framework for Evaluation of Web-Based e-Learning Applications

    Samuel Ssemugabi, Walter Sisulu University, South Africa; Ruth De Villiers, University of South Africa, South Africa

    With rapid advances in information and communication technology, e-learning is playing a major role in education and training. Aspects of usability, as well as learning issues, need to be... More

    pp. 906-913

  20. Are Moving Images or Still Images the Better Teacher Images in e-learning?

    Jun Takahashi, Faculty of Human Development, University of Toyama, Japan; Tatsuya Horita, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Jun-ichi Yamanishi, Faculty of Human Development, University of Toyama, Japan

    An examination was conducted of whether moving images or still images are preferable teacher images in the widely popularized screen-based structure of e-learning, by studying how much the content ... More

    pp. 914-921


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