CELDA 2007 Proceedings
Active Image Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age

Algarve, Portugal, 7-9 December 2007

Edited by Kinshuk, Demetrios G Sampson, J. Michael Spector and Pedro Isaías

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8924-48-5
ISBN (CD-ROM): 978-972-8924-46-1

Titles Published in This Volume

Analysis of cross-cultural online collaborative Facilitation
Effie Lai-Chong Law and Anh Vu Nguyen-Ngoc

Teaching and learning of digital visual effects through problem-based learning
Lynn-Sze Ng, Yan Peng Lim, Ah Choo Koo and Muhamad Ayman

Guiding the elderly into the use of computers and internet – lessons taught and learnt
Minnamari Naumanen and Markku Tukiainen

DEVELOPING INTERACTIVE educational ENVIRONMENTS TO STIMULATE LIFELONG LEARNING
Jorge F. Franco, Sandra R. R. Cruz, Edna Aquino, Edna O. Teles, Márcia Santiago, Nilton F. Franco, Irene K. Ficheman, Alexandra Camargo and Roseli D. Lopes

Effects of laptop on malaysian science teachers’ pedagogical roles, use and perceived usefulness of computer technology
Wong Su Luan, Shahril Sabudin, Nor Hayati Alwi, Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Ayub and Hanafi Atan

DESIGNING Emergency Response Training: Seven Ways To Reduce Stress
Julie-Ann Sime

Educational Instant Messaging IN a 3D Environment
Anna Puig-Centelles, Oscar Ripolles, Pablo Prades and Miguel Chover

iTest: a web application for learner-directed assessment in all levels, supporting mathematical formula and multimedia files
Nuria Joglar, José Manuel Colmenar, Diego Martín, Rubén Sánchez, José Luis Risco, José Ignacio Hidalgo and Alberto Díaz

Using Iterative Design and Development for mobile learning systems in school projects
André Melzer, Lia Hadley, Marie Glasemann, Simon Werner, Thomas Winkler and Michael Herczeg

Learning communities in Open source projects
Giulio Concas, Manuela Lisci, Sandro Pinna, Guido Porruvecchio and Selene Uras

BRAIDED LEARNING: DEVELOPMENTS IN AN ONLINE COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE
Christina Preston and John Cuthell

Teaching-learning online strategies: conceptual change and negotiation
Paola Nicolini, Chiara Moroni, Tamara Lapucci and Kinshuk

EVALUATING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL PARAMETERS IN E-LEARNING ADAPTIVE ENVIRONMENTS
Nikos Tsianos, Panagiotis Germanakos, Zacharias Lekkas, Constantinos Mourlas and George Samaras

Scaffolding the revision of summaries with gstudy software
Tracey L. Leacock and Carmen L. Z. Gress

Video-driven, multimedia, web-based training in The corporate sector: pedagogical EQUIVALENCE AND COMPONENT effectiveness
Katherine Pang

SHORTCUT STRATEGY TRAINING FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN’S CALCULATING ABILITY
Dianzhi Liu, Lu Sun, Wei Luo and Dongjin Zhang

LEARNING Mathematics WITH INTERACTIVE DIAGRAMS
Michal Yerushalmy and Elena Naftaliev

Design and Implementation of an Online Vocabulary TEST mANAGER ON PODBASE
Masatoshi Ishikawa, Kazunori Hasegawa, Satoko Amemiya, Keiichi Kaneko, Haruko Miyakoda and Wataru Tsukahara

Evaluation of the Digital Students and DIMPLE
Diana Andone, Jon Dron and Lyn Pemberton

EFFECTS OF BACKGROUND KNOWLEDGE AND TEXT COHERENCE ON LEARNING FROM TEXTS IN INFORMATICS
Alexandra Gasparinatou, Grammatiki Tsaganou and Maria Grigoriadou

Designing and Learning in 3D Virtual Worlds
Carita Kiili, Leena Laurinen And Miika Marttunen

CHANGING FOCUS FROM GROUP TO INDIVIDUAL: USING AN AUTOMATED TOOL TO MEASURE EVIDENCE OF CRITICAL THINKING IN DISCUSSION FORUMS
Stephen Corich, Kinshuk and Lynn M. Jeffrey

AUTOMATIC STUDENT MODELING FOR DETECTING LEARNING STYLE PREFERENCES IN LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Sabine Graf, Silvia Rita Viola and Kinshuk

An EXPLORATORY STUDY OF THE ROLE OF EPISTEMOLOGICAL BELIEFS ON LEARNERS’ SOLO and DUO THINKING ABOUT AN ILL-DEFINED ISSUE
Charoula Angeli and Nicos Valanides

FROM INFORMATION TO KNOWLEDGE: METADATA FOR ARCHITECTURAL CONTENT IN EUROPE
Alberto Giretti, Mario De Grassi, Roberta Ansuini , Tommaso Leo and Manuela De Angelis

COLLABORATIVE ARGUMENT DIAGRAMS BASED ON DYADIC COMPUTER CHAT DISCUSSIONS
Timo Salminen, Miika Marttunen and Leena Laurinen

A THEORETICAL PROPOSAL OF LEARNING COMMUNITIES MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE ANALYSIS OF THE ORGANIZATIONAL BLOGOSPHERE
Luigi Lella, Ester Torresi, Juri Orazi, Michele Campanelli and Vera Stara

Online forums in pre-service teachers' training: tracing professional development in discourse
Nicole Clouet and Dominique Roué

Communication in web-based learning ENVIRONMENTS: for Better collecting and exploiting learners’ tracking data
Madeth May, Sébastien George and Patrick Prévôt

Designing and Learning in 3D Virtual Worlds
Ning Gu, Anthony Williams and Leman Figen Gül

using storyboarding and data mining to ESTimate success chances of curRicula
Rainer Knauf, Ronald Böck, Yoshitaka Sakurai, Shinishi Dohi and Setsuo Tsuruta

An Integrative Approach for Teaching/Tutoring Process Models Using Meta-Models
Alke Martens and Andreas Harrer

Note Taking with Gym2Learn: Helping Students Use Online Text Comprehension Strategies
Gianluca Merlo, Luciano Seta, Simona Ottaviano, Antonella Chifari, Giuseppe Chiazzese, Mario Allegra and Giovanni Todaro

MobilED – Mobile technology access for Africa
Adele Botha, Merryl Ford, Francois Aucamp and Erkki Sutinen

DEVELOPMENT OF A PLATFORM DEDICATED TO COLLABORATION IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Jadoul Raynald and Mizohata Sachie

Lazy User Theory of Solution Selection
Mikael Collan and Franck Tétard

Performance support system in higher education – introduction and empirical validation
Slavi Stoyanov, Piet Kommers, Theo Bastiaens and Catalina Martínez Mediano

Computer-Supported role-plays FOR TEACHING CORE INTERNET CONCEPTS
Frank Thorsten Breuer

Communication and collaboration in educational multiplayer mobile games
Ekaterina Kuts, Carolina Islas Sedano, Adele Botha and Erkki Sutinen

Measuring student Participation And EFFORT
Ian Douglas and Nicole D. Alemanne

Millennials and online learning: Identifying barriers and facilitators for research
Cynthia P. Ruppel, Thomas E. Griffin and Cheryl Torok Fleming

Economic EDucation and internet EVIDENCE FROM ONE UNIVERSITY SURVEY
Elsa Fontainha

Mobile Application for mobile learning
Galit Botzer and Michal Yerushalmy

Effects of Motivational and volitional messages on attitudes toward engineering: Comparing text messages with animated messages delivered by a pedagogical
ChanMin Kim, John M. Keller and Amy L. Baylor

Using Shareable Multimedia Learning Objects to Enhance and Transform the Curriculum
Niall MacKenzie and Andrew Walsh

BUILDING A MYSTERY: ONLINE PIANO PEDAGOGY AND THE INTANGIBLES OF MUSICIANSHIP
Mary I Ingraham and Janet Scott Hoyt

TEACHING CHILDREN PROGRAMMING ON-LINE: CONCRETE STRATEGY FOR LIFE-LONG LEARNING
Janka Pekárová

does the use of Webct help enhance a sense of community in Higher Education?
Nick Lund and Maggie Watkin

Producing educational material in synchronous and asynchronous collaborative contexts
Gracia Gingras and Jean-Marc Robert

Computer Based Assessment (CBA): A long way to innovation
Sisse Guttormsen Schär and Rainer Hofer

ASSESSMENT OF COMPLEX LEARNING TASKS: A DESIGN MODEL
Mahnaz Moallem

EDUCATIONAL SOFTWARE IN PHYSICS TEACHING: QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS
Renato Heineck, Eliane Regina de Almeida Valiati and Cleci Werner da Rosa

VIRTUAL PEER MENTORING: CAN WE CREATE A COMMUNITY OF PEER -SUPPORTED LEARNERS?
Pat Gannon-Leary, Cate Watson and Joanne Smailes

Ongoing online process: Tutor’s challenges
Paula Peres and Ana Azevedo

The actor-network theory and Moodle in aN high school community - a strategical tool and a life-long learning approach
Isabel Pedrosa and Carla Sousa

ALIGNING RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND INDUSTRY PRACTICE
Anthony Williams and Willy Sher

TECHNOLOGY-RICH CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENTS AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT: A TWO YEAR IMPLEMENTATION PROJECT
Lynne Schrum and Kelly f Glassett

A tool to the evaluation and statistical analysis of the results adapted to the EAHE
S. Sanz Lumbier, S. Sanz Santamaría, J. Gutiérrez Serrano and J. Á. Vadillo Zorita

Pragmatic Characterization of Learning Objects
I. Azevedo, C. Vaz de Carvalho and E. Carrapatoso

The Piano Game: using Low Cost laptops for Music Education
Nathalia Sautchuk Patrício, Irene Karaguilla Ficheman and Roseli de Deus Lopes

TECHNOLOGY AND PEDAGOGICAL BELIEFS OF TEACHERS, a CROSS CASE ANALYSIS
Kelly f Glassett

Collaborative E-learning Processes in conceptual Content Management Systems
Hans-Werner Sehring, Sebastian Bossung and Joachim W. Schmidt

Designing for learning in 3-D virtual worlds: the University of Plymouth Sexual Health SIM experience in Second Life
Maged N. Kamel Boulos, Steve Wheeler and Susan Toth-Cohen

BLOG MICROCONTENTS AWARENESS THROUGH CONTEXT AWARE RSS FEEDS
Luigi Lella, Juri Orazi, Ester Torresi, Michele Campanelli and Vera Stara

Flexible models for Just-in-time transfer of skills and knowledge to sme
John B. Stav, Erik Engh and Roger Bergh

Combining Concept maps and reusable learning objects to Promote reflection in novice programmers
Eileen Costelloe, Elizabeth Sherry and Patricia Magee

Exploratory Learning using Social Software
Ioannis Deliyannis

A LEARNING OBJECTS REPOSITORY FOR TEACHERS: THE e-LESSON CREATOR PROTOTYPE PROJECT
Abdul Rashid Mohamed and Lay Wah Lee

INTeRaCtive Classical STORIES Thesaurus-Based Scenario: REASONING AND UNDERSTANDING IN EXPERIENCING INTERACTIVE STORIES WITH CREATIVE LOGOS
Yannis Kapetanakis and Constantine Halatsis

Developing Interactive Computer-based Learning Experiences to Improve Spatial Ability
Anthony Williams and Ken Sutton

A Computer Supported Collaboration Learning Environment for Social Study Curriculum in Elementary School
Yen-Ling Chang and Kuo-Hung Huang

HOW CAN A VIRTUAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT ENHANCE STUDENT LEARNING?
Pat Gannon-Leary and Chris Turnock

Research respecting the expertise of physical education instructors – focusing on the cognition exhibited by expert instructors during lessons
Yasuyuki Nishihara and Takashi Ikuta

Computer-aided EFL: Experiencing Writing in the Digital World
Eusebia-Iris Muresan

Assessing academic achievement and acquisition of expertise in an agile development environment
Samia Oussena and Bruce Laurie

WEB SEEKING EXPERTISE: A REVIEW OF THE KEY FACTORS AND A PROPOSAL FOR EFFICIENT EDUCATIONAL METHODOLOGIES
Maria Jose Hernandez Serrano, Barbara Jones and Margarita Gonzalez Sanchez

Exploring the potential and pitfalls of second life applications for k-12 classrooms
Claudia Huff, Jessica Pater, Sue Dowling and Mindy DiSalvo