Doctoral Student Consortium

Co-Chairs of DSC

Date: November 6, 2007

Time slot Proposed Dissertation Title Author(S)
9:00-9:10 Introduction to DSC Invited Advisors---
Julita Vassileva (University of Saskatchewan, Canada)
Barbara Wasson (University of Bergen, Norway)
9:10-9:50 Towards a Complete Ontology-aware Authoring Tool for Collaborative Learning Seiji Isotani & Riichiro Mizoguchi
9:50-10:30 The Development of an Epistemic Platform for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology with a Computer Game for High School Students Chanunan Skonchai & Boonprakob Manat
10:30-10:50 Break
10:50-11:30 Peer Facilitation Techniques and Facilitators' Habits of Mind in Asynchronous Online Discussions Connie Siew Ling, Ng
11:30-12:10 Optimizing Virtual Learning Environments for Effective Educational Outcomes Ramon Anibal Iriarte Casco
12:10-13:40 Lunch (scheduled serving time is 12:30-14:00)
13:40-14:20 How Technology Performs in Schools Nana Benjaminsen
14:20-15:00 Effect of Story Programming Embedded Problem Solving Strategies on the Problem Solving Ability JungHo Park, JungBum Song, Sunghwan Jo & TaeWuk Lee
15:00-15:20 Break
15:20-16:00 A Diverse and Robust Tutoring System for Medical Problem-Based Learning Hameedullah Kazi
16:00-16:40 Diffusion of Pedagogical Innovations in Schools - Research Design Using ABM Method Jun-Song Huang
16:40-16:50 Closing remarks