June 21-23, 2017

Washington, DC

About EdMedia

The EdMedia World Conference on Educational Media and Technology is an international conference, organized by the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

This annual conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education.

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Topics:

The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to, the following major topics as they relate to the educational and developmental aspects of multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications:

  1. Infrastructure
  2. Tools & Content-oriented Applications
  3. New Roles of the Instructor & Learner
  4. Human-computer Interaction (HCI/CHI)
  5. Cases & Projects
  6. Universal Web Accessibility
  7. Indigenous Peoples & Technology
  1. Infrastructure:
    • Architectures for Educational Technology Systems
    • Design of Distance Learning Systems
    • Distributed Learning Environments
    • Methodologies for System Design
    • Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems
    • WWW-based course-support systems
  2. Tools & Content-oriented Applications:
    • Agents
    • Authoring Tools
    • Evaluation of Impact
    • Interactive Learning Environments
    • Groupware Tools
    • Multimedia/Hypermedia Applications
    • Research Perspectives
    • Virtual Reality
    • WWW-based Course Sites & Learning Resource
  3. New Roles of the Instructor & Learner:
    • Constructivist Perspectives
    • Cooperative/Collaborative Learning
    • Implementation Experiences
    • Improving Classroom Teaching
    • Instructor Networking
    • Instructor training and Support
    • Pedagogical Issues
    • Teaching/Learning Strategies
  4.  Human-computer Interaction (HCI/CHI):
    • Computer-Mediated Communication
    • Design principles
    • Usability/user studies
    • User interface design
  5. Cases & Projects:
    • Country-Specific Developments
    • Exemplary Projects
    • Institution-Specific Cases
    • Virtual Universities
  6. Universal Web Accessibility:
    • This topic strand provides information to help adhere to laws, regulations and guidelines to make electronic accessibility available to those with physical challenges.
    • Emerging Technologies & Accessibility
    • Infrastructure, Technology & Techniques
    • International Challenges
    • New Roles for Teachers/Learners
    • Other: Research, Library Issues, etc
    • Policy and Law
    • Site Management Considerations
  7.  Indigenous Peoples & Technology:
    • This topic provides information on the issues and applications related to indigenous peoples and technology. Submissions are invited on the following non-exclusive list of topics
    • The Internet’s effects on linguistic diversity
    • Promoting indigenous language development via discussion & chat
    • Multimedia support of language & culture
    • Exploring language with digital resources
    • Cultural attitudes and technology acceptance
    • Modifying computers to meet minority language requirements
    • Oral tradition meets voice dictation
    • Voice over IP, net meetings and collaborative thinking
    • Asynchronous, reflective discourse
    • On-line dictionaries and language developmentexperts and newcomers mingle and network – and a great place to meet people in the field from around the world.”