DAY 1 Parallel Paper Presentations
6 July 2009 (Monday)
Chair: Yoko Hirata
Chair: Soo Wai Man

Web 2.0
Chair: Douglas McPherson

Blended Learning
Chair: Gordon Maxwell

Teaching and Learning
Chair: Qiao Ailing
10:30 - 12:30

Technological tools for distance education
Aubrey Olsen, Erik Ramsay and Tarryn Goodman
Brigham Young University - Hawaii
Hawaii, USA

Role of computers in student learning
Jack Lee, Paul Lam, Ken Lee, Simon Ho and Bob Fox
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China

Using 'EconBlog' in teaching Economics
Thomas W K Yuen and
Winnie W L Chu
Hong Kong Shue Yan University
Hong Kong SAR, China

The blended approach behind BITE initiative for promoting the use of technologies in learning and teaching enhancement in higher education
Roy Kam and Josie Csete
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong SAR, China

Exploring a diversified teaching mode based on IT
Cao Lina and Fan Changxin
Xidian University
Xi'an, China

Embedding remote control functionalities into a robotic physics laboratory
John Fragakis, Spyros Kopsidas,
Matina Tsavli, Dimitris Zisiadis,
Dionisis Vavougios and Leandros Tassiulas
University of Thessaly
Volos, Greece

Innovative activities in a multimedia laboratory for language learning
Giuliana Dettori
Institute for Educational Technology, Italy’s National Research Council
Genoa, Italy
Valentina Lupi
University of Genoa and Don Milani-Colombo Junior High School
Genoa, Italy

A review and synthesis of recent research in Second Life
Fang Yu-shen
National Taiwan Normal University
Taipei, Taiwan
Lee Lung-sheng
National United UniversityTaipei, Taiwan

The use of WebCT in online and blended modes
Allan H K Yuen and Deng Liping
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China
Robert Fox
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China

The application of blended learning in distance education
Chen Haijian, Ju Kunru and Chen Weiping
Shanghai TV University
Shanghai, China

An interactive and pen-based simulator to enhance education and research in computer systems: An experience report
Vincent Tam, Johnny Yeung,
C H Leung, Edmund Y Lam and Diane Salter
University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China

The use of mobile phone dictionaries: Students' perspectives
Emil Li
Caritas Francis Hsu College
Hong Kong SAR, China

A virtual learning community on a web-based course on the Claroline platform
Chen Weidong
Suzhou University of Science and Technology
Jiangsu, China

Blended teaching and learning in the School of Science and Technology of UniSIM
Andrew John Toon, Attallah Samir, Jennifer Huang Mui Kheng, Lim Kin Chew and
Moorthy Vythilingam
SIM University

Research on blended learning on a 'Computer Applications' course
Zhang Yingfang and Chen Qiang
Shanghai University of Engineering Science
Shanghai, China

A usability test evaluation report on a web-based computer adaptive testing system
Kenneth Wong
Hong Kong Institute of Education
Reggie Kwan and Philip Tsang
Caritas Francis Hsu College
Yu Chi-wing
Po Leung Kuk Tang Yuk Tien College
Hong Kong SAR, China

A new image of computing: Transforming a computing literacy course for students
Chen Hang
Johnson C Smith University
Charlotte, USA

Using digital materials for differentiation: Solving the distribution problem
Kim Edwards and Keith Anderson
Presbyterian Ladies' CollegePerth, Australia

Blended learning in open and distance education: A case study
Le Jun, Huang Ling, Zhou Ling and Li Zhongxin
Guangdong Radio and TV University
Guangzhou, China

Developing community institutes through a distance education system
Yang Fan
Chengdu Radio and TV University
Sichuan, China

Implementation of physics vibration decomposition by using mixed MATLAB and VC++ programming
Yang Yan, Wang Zuyuan and Yan Yang
Tongji University
Shanghai, China

The effectiveness of ESL websites for second language learners
Madeleine Tsoi
Caritas Francis Hsu College
Hong Kong SAR, China


Applying a blended learning approach in a writing ability test for preschool children
Wang Ting-hui, Cherng Rong-ju, Chen Jenn-yeu and Yang Jar-ferr
National Cheng Kung University
Tainan, Taiwan

Application of the blended learning model mixed with the classroom-experiment-network: A case study of the ‘Systems engineering' course
Tang You Chun, Hu Hao Ming, Wang Zejie and Zhang Xiao Mei
Shanghai University of Engineering Science
Shanghai, China

The paper presentation will be conducted in Putonghua.