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E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education



Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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This conference has 13 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 551

  1. Small and Smaller: Information Technology Resource Differences in Rural and Frontier Nevada Schools

    Kimberly Vidoni, Cleborne Maddux & Cynthia Dohl, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Abstract: Differences between rural (n=87) and frontier (n=40) Nevada schools' information technology resources were investigated. Data were gathered by the Nevada Department of Education through... More

    pp. 2206-2210

  2. The Development of Social Interactions in an E-learning Community

    Haidong Wang, University of Georgia, United States

    Online learning community has become an important vehicle for the success of E-learning practices. The social interaction among online learners is crucial not only for knowledge construction and... More

    pp. 2211-2216

  3. Online Interactivity Induces Offline Social Isolation? A longitudinal social network survey

    Sy-Feng Wang, Department of Psychology, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; Yin-Ju Cheng, Master of Business Administration, Soochow University, Taiwan

    Fading back or withdrawing, high drop-out rates are often heard problems in the literatures of online education. The mainstream research articles tend to solve these complex problems by increasing ... More

    pp. 2217-2227

  4. Web-based intelligent tutoring for the structure strategy: development and pilot study

    Kay Wijekumar, The Pennsylvania State University Beaver, United States; Kathy Shurmatz & Bonnie J F Meyer, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    The Structure Strategy is a well-researched approach that improves reading comprehension of young and old. The National Reading Panel has recommended the Structure Strategy as one approach that... More

    pp. 2228-2232

  5. Training in Affectively Intense Virtual Environments

    Lawrence Wilfred, Richard Hall, Michael Hilgers, Ming Leu, John Hortenstine, Christopher Walker & Madhu Reddy, University of Missouri - Rolla, United States

    The purpose of this research was to examine the impact of affective intensity of a virtual reality (VR) training environment on learning, as demonstrated by performance within a "real life",... More

    pp. 2233-2240

  6. Teacher or Facilitator : A Question of Multimedia Role in EFL Instruction

    YI-Tzu Emily Wu & Jenny Wang, National Huwei University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; H. W. Kris Chen, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Pei-Chi Wong, National Huwei Unviersity of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Y.P. Sandra Chang, Yuda College of Business, Taiwan

    Abstract: Multimedia technology has been used extensively in the teaching and learning of English as a second and foreign language. However, some people still misjudge what computers are capable... More

    pp. 2241-2247

  7. M-learning: Mobility in Learning

    Steve Yuen & Shuyan Wang, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    Still in its early stages, m-learning (mobile learning) is comparable to where e-learning was a few year ago. M-learning is the point at which mobile computing and e-learning intersect to produce ... More

    pp. 2248-2252

  8. Factors Affecting Online Certificate Program Dropouts

    Erman Yukselturk, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Fethi Ahmet Inan, University of Memphis, United States

    This study examined the factors affecting student retention in an online certificate program. In this research, a quantitative method was used. In order to collect which factors affected student... More

    pp. 2253-2273

  9. Information Communication Technology as a support to learning and teaching processes in hospitals

    Vincenza Benigno, Istituto per le Tecnologie Didattiche, Italy

    In this paper we'll explore how ICT can be used to support the schooling of hospitalized children.The following considerations are the fruit of experience gained in major projects carried out in... More

    pp. 2274-2279

  10. Perceptions of Democratic Modeling in an American Public School

    Sally Blake, Eva de la Riva, Erandi PErez, Mourat Tchoshanov & Tom Brady, UTEP, United States

    Democratic beliefs are among these images formed through social experiences yet schools are not democratic places. If democratic modeling is to be developed in schools then teachers and pre... More

    pp. 2280-2286

  11. Building East and West Collaboration for Administration and Delivery of Higher-Level Distance Learning

    Larry K. Bright & Pai-Tsang (Danniel) Chen, The University of South Dakota, United States; Shao-I Chiu, Jen-Te College, Taiwan

    As global demand continues to increase for access to Web resources, the impact on teaching styles both East and West continues to be felt. The impact of information and technology communication... More

    pp. 2287-2293

  12. Multiplayer Online Gaming and Its Increasing Impact on High School Age Students

    David Brown, Rebecca Barter, Ryan Buck, Caitrin Eaton, Brian Mason & Michael Pratt, Maine School of Science and Mathematics, United States

    ABSTRACT: Male and female students in a chartered secondary school, Northeast United States, indicate shifting definitions and paradigms of computer mediated communication (CMC). The residential... More

    pp. 2294-2299

  13. Using Online Technologies: Does culture matter?

    Annegret Goold, Penelope Goward & Malcolm Campbell, Deakin University, Australia

    There has been an increase in the number of international students studying information technology programmes in Australia. There is little information about how this group uses online technologies... More

    pp. 2300-2307

  14. Engaging the Tiger: E-learning in TESL in Taiwan and the US

    Larry K Bright, Wen-Chi Wu & Pai-Tsang Chen, The University of South Dakota, United States

    Due to the significant advances in transportation, telecommunications and Internet, the whole world has integrated into a global village, with English as an international language. The advent of e-... More

    pp. 2308-2314

  15. What Virtual Museum Projects With Native American Students Reveal About Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Mark Christal & Marty Kreipe de Montano, Smithsonian Institution, United States; Paul Resta, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    A dissertation study examined four cases of virtual museum projects involving Native American students who created virtual exhibits of objects related to their cultures at regional museums. They... More

    pp. 2315-2320

  16. Global Virtual Teams: Moderating Behaviour in 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments

    Tony Clear, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

    Collaboration in virtual three-dimensional spaces using avatars adds some interesting dimensions to student learning. In this paper a disconcerting incident is explored. The incident occurred... More

    pp. 2321-2326

  17. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: The difficulty of utilizing information technology to enhance workforce development skills.

    Aaron Davenport, Grand View College, United States

    Abstract: This paper discusses a specific effort to increase workforce development skills in two states in Nigeria by focusing on the utilization of information technology. The author made two... More

    pp. 2327-2332

  18. E-learning and language change - Observations, tendencies and reflections

    Henrik Hansson, Institute of International Education/Department of Education, the Multimedia unit, Sweden

    This paper discusses the globalization of e-learning and the lingua franca of modern times, English, and its effects on other languages. Alterations and changes in languages as an effect of... More

    pp. 2333-2336

  19. The ‘new plagiarism’, academic dishonesty and the development of critical thinking skills

    Roz Graham & Mike Hart, University College Winchester, United Kingdom

    It is imperative that professional educators recognise that poor academic practice is an issue to which explicit attention needs to be paid and that policies should devote as much time to the... More

    pp. 2337-2344

  20. Globalizing Education in a Post-9/11 World: Challenges and Opportunities

    Francis Harvey, Drexel University, United States; Christina Charnitski, Immaculata University, United States; Galen Godbey, DeSales University, United States

    The horrific events of 9/11 had a great impact on many aspects of culture and society. International education, as with all other global activities, was severely impacted. Travel abroad by U.S.... More

    pp. 2345-2347