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

2004

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Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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Number of papers: 551

  1. A New User Interface Design for Giving Lectures and Presentations

    Wolfgang Hürst, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany; Joachim Meyer, Albert-Ludwigs-Universtität Freiburg, Germany

    Integrating advanced input devices, such as digitizer tablets and interactive electronic whiteboards, into a classroom or lecture hall is not enough to improve traditional teaching styles. The... More

    pp. 2693-2700

  2. Applications of Adaptive Technologies in Online Learning

    Fethi Ahmet Inan & Michael M. Grant, University of Memphis, United States

    The World Wide Web has become a widely available platform for educational application. Web based applications can provide an interactive learning environment where students build up their own... More

    pp. 2701-2706

  3. 3D Online Learning Environments for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security Training

    Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States; Jeramie Hicks, Created Realities Group, United States

    This paper presents information concerning the use of 3D Internet-based multi-user technologies, such as 3D online learning environments, for the creation of cost-effective, massive interactive... More

    pp. 2707-2712

  4. A New Solution for Extracting Laser Pointer Information from Lecture Videos

    Yutaka Katsuyama, Noriaki Ozawa & Hiroaki Takebe, FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD., Japan; Takashi Kobayashi & Haruo Yokota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Satoshi Naoi, FUJITSU LABORATORIES LTD., Japan; Jun Sun, FUJITSU R&D CENTER CO., LTD., China

    Pointing information is very important for generating the content of Web Based Training (WBT) material. The manual collection of this information is very costly, however. In this paper, we propose ... More

    pp. 2713-2718

  5. Employing a Reusable Learning Object Model to Foster a Symbiotic Union between Meaningful Learning and Technical Efficiencies

    Heather A. Katz, Intelligent Decision Systems, Inc., United States

    pp. 2719-2724

  6. The Vocal Village: A Spatialized Audioconferencing Tool for Collaboration at a Distance

    Ryan Kilgore, University of Toronto, Canada

    Traditional methods of voice communication fail to adequately address the needs of users engaged in remote collaborative activities, such as e-learning. While some emerging technologies offer... More

    pp. 2725-2730

  7. The Vocal Village: Enhancing Collaboration with Spatialized Audio

    Ryan Kilgore & Mark Chignell, University of Toronto, Canada

    Traditional methods of voice communication fail to adequately address the needs of users engaged in remote collaborative activities, such as e-learning. While some emerging technologies offer... More

    pp. 2731-2736

  8. SideNote: A Web Annotation Tool for E-Learning in Graphics-Rich Disciplines

    Sivand Lakmazaheri, Educative Technologies LLC, United States

    Web annotation software enables readers to write on Web pages without altering the pages' original content. Such a system improves reading comprehension and facilitates the sharing of ideas when... More

    pp. 2737-2742

  9. Tracking the Field Experience of Pre-service Teachers: A Constructivist Approach

    Chwee Beng Lee, Guan Yu Lin & Pei Ju Liu, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    The current tracking system for pre-service teachers’ field experiences is mainly for administrative purpose. In this paper, we propose a web-based tracking system that incorporates students... More

    pp. 2743-2747

  10. Analysis of Collaborative Learning Behaviors and the Roles of Collaborative Learning Agent

    Insook Lee, Sejong University; Jung Hoon Leem, University of Incheon; Sunghee Jin & Eun Mo Sung, Seoul National University; Kyung Ae Moon & Hee Jun Seo, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute

    Collaborative learning is one of the learning approaches that promote interactions and complementary roles among learners in order to maximize achievement of individual learners' and groups' goals.... More

    pp. 2748-2754

  11. From Chaos to Cooperation: Teaching Analytic Evaluation with LINK-UP

    Christa Chewar, Scott McCrickard, Alan Fabian, Andrew Jackson, Jason Lee & Sirong Lin, Virginia Tech, United States

    Our work seeks to design and develop a tool to enable the learning of human-computer interaction while contributing to a growing and evolving development environment. This paper focuses on... More

    pp. 2755-2762

  12. Implementing a Web-based Visualization Tool for Collaborative Problem Representation

    Miyoung Lee & Youngmin Lee, Florida State University, United States

    Abstract: The Web-based collaborative PBL (Problem-based learning) environments have high potentialities to improve learners' capabilities for solving ill-structured problems. This paper suggests... More

    pp. 2763-2764

  13. Innovation for Education, a Collaborative Effort: Eduforge

    Ken Udas & Yasmin Lee, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, New Zealand

    Eduforge is a virtual collaborative learning and exploratory environment designed for the sharing of ideas, research outcomes, open source educational software, and tools within a community of... More

    pp. 2765-2770

  14. Promoting Learners’ Problem Solving Performance through a Cognitive Tool for Mapping Knowledge

    Youngmin Lee & Miyoung Lee, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper was to suggest a prototype of cognitive tool for external representation of knowledge to promote problem solving performance. Several limitations of conventional knowledge... More

    pp. 2771-2772

  15. Multitasking in a Managed Learning Environment

    Jennifer Lennon, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    There is considerable evidence that children and adults are, more than ever before, multitasking within learning environments (both academic and corporate). Although, in some situations this can be... More

    pp. 2773-2776

  16. A Collaborative Grid for Mobile Learning of English

    Ching-Jung Liao & Fang-Chuan Ou Yang, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    This investigation proposed a collaborative grid for mobile learning of English to solve the difficulties of sharing learning resources distributed on different learning platforms and the... More

    pp. 2777-2785

  17. Putting Learning into Context

    Jerome Eric Luczaj, College of Mount St. Joseph, United States; Chia Han, University of Cincinnati, United States

    Student learning occurs within the context of the knowledge they already possess, the material they receive during the learning process, and their attitude while learning. Consequently, assessment... More

    pp. 2786-2793

  18. Web Accessibility Resource Planner (WARP): An online tool for teaching Web Accessibility

    Michael Lyman & Jared Smith, WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind), United States

    Although accessibility to the general curriculum is guaranteed through the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 1997), WebAIM has found that less than 6% of American K-12... More

    pp. 2794-2800

  19. Cooperation and Collaboration in Net Based Learning Management Systems

    Svein Ove Lysne, Stord/Haugesund College of Education, Norway

    According to different views of learning, cooperation and collaboration are important factors to implement in a learning situation. The use of learning management systems will influence how to... More

    pp. 2801-2806

  20. An on-line basic competency assessment system for 800,000 students in Hong Kong

    Stephen Mak, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong; Kwong Nap Tsang, The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, Hong Kong

    The Basic Competency Assessment forms an important part of the education reform in Hong Kong. Aimed at assessing students' basic competencies in the three main stream subjects, Chinese, English and... More

    pp. 2807-2811