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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. Multi Use of Course Management Online Tool in a College

    Vijayakumar Shanmugasundaram, Concordia College, United States

    Abstract: Content delivery systems can be used as group work tools. We have been using CCAngel - a course management/ content delivery online tool for different purposes in our college. Even though... More

    pp. 2926-2934

  2. Explorations into Teacher Moderating and Student Engagement in a Unique Synchronous Environment

    Shufang Shi, Michigan State University, United States; Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University and SurveyShare, Inc., United States; Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States

    There is a significant gap in the research on teacher online moderation as well as in student engagement online. In response, this study explores the linkages between forms of teacher moderating... More

    pp. 2935-2940

  3. Using Emotional Cues to Facilitate Online Learning: Visual or Verbal?

    Bernadette Sibuma, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    Research has shown that by being aware of a student's emotional state, an instructor can determine the level of interest in the topic at hand such that she can modify instruction to increase... More

    pp. 2941-2942

  4. Enhanced Multiple Choice Question for Formative Assessment in E-learning and User Modeling

    Abdur Sikder, The University of Sydney, Australia, Australia; Judy Kay, The University of Sydney, Australia

    This paper describes the development of Enhanced Multiple Choice Question (EMCQ), a Balanced marking scheme for formative as well as summative assessment and user models that can be accessible by... More

    pp. 2943-2949

  5. Classroom Pattern Detection and Alert Generation

    Kevin Singley & Richard Lam, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, United States

    Whereas K12 schools typically record mounds of data regarding student performance, attendance, and other behaviors over the course of a school year, rarely is that data consulted and used to inform... More

    pp. 2950-2955

  6. Captioning On-demand and Real-time Web Multimedia – Easy-to-use Tools for Educators

    Jared Smith, WebAIM (Web Accessibility In Mind), United States

    Instructional multimedia is becoming common on the Web and in educational settings. From Flash to streaming video to voice over IP, the proliferation of multimedia technologies will continue as the... More

    pp. 2956-2958

  7. Electronic Portfolios: An Open Source Solution

    Steve Sorden, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper discusses electronic portfolios from a learning perspective, along with emerging trends in the field, before narrowing the focus to the Open Source Portfolio Initiative (OSPI) and its... More

    pp. 2959-2964

  8. A Web-Services-based E-Learning Infrastructure for Managing Virtual E-Learning Communities

    Stanley Y. W. Su & Gilliean Lee, Database Systems R&D Center, CISE dept., University of Florida, United States

    There is a need to develop infrastructural technologies to enable general Internet users, not just students and educators, to engage in life-long instruction and learning. These technologies should... More

    pp. 2965-2972

  9. Multiple view open learner modeling environment for knowledge construction in problem-solving oriented learning

    Kei Tachibana, Kazuhisa Seta & Motohide Umano, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan; Mitsuru Ikeda, JAIST, Japan

    Our research goal is to provide a support system whereby a learner can construct rational and consistent knowledge in learning processes. Our approach to achieve the goal is to implement a system... More

    pp. 2973-2978

  10. Supporting Progress-Based E-Learning With Learning Advancement Management System (LAMS)

    Dan Tian, California State University at Monterey Bay, United States

    This paper introduces a Learning Advancement Management System (LAMS) that enables E-Learning systems to deliver personalized course content based on each student's learning progress. The system is... More

    pp. 2979-2984

  11. One Source Fits All: Authoring Multiple Types of e-Learning Materials from the Same Source

    Ruben Vasquez, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper proposes a workflow to optimize the creation of online, printable and interactive e-Learning materials. The proposed workflow, developed by the Information Systems Technology Training... More

    pp. 2985-2990

  12. The Impact of an Interactive Multimedia Instructional Tool on the Quality of Learning for Optometry Students

    Ling Wang & Bai-Chuan Jiang, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    This study will use an experimental design to investigate the effect of "virtual labs," a multimedia instructional tool, on first-year optometry students' perceptions of learning process and... More

    pp. 2991-2993

  13. Web-based intelligent tutoring for elementary and middle school reading comprehension

    Kay Wijekumar, The Pennsylvania State University Beaver, United States; Kathy Shurmatz, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Reading comprehension is a critical factor in the success of all learners. The National Reading Panel has recommended the Structure Strategy as one approach that should be used to improve reading ... More

    pp. 2994-2999

  14. Nel: An Interactive Physics Tutor

    Juan E. Gilbert, Nels Madsen & Michele A. Williams, Auburn University, United States

    Students often need more one-on-one attention and tutoring than their professor is able to provide. In many cases, a computer-based tutoring system would provide a way to receive help with their... More

    pp. 3000-3002

  15. Best Practices - Making Learning Elements Truly Re-usable

    Scott Wilson, E-Learning-4-U, Inc., United States; Roger Mundell, Royal Roads University, Canada

    With all the theoretical discussion on the re-usability of sharable content objects, learning objects, meta-tagging standards, and interoperability, how often is there a real and practical... More

    pp. 3003-3005

  16. Designing an online portfolio assessment system architecture

    Joseph Winslow, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    Teacher-preparation institutions (TPIs) seeking approval from the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) face increased expectations for formal technology-rich systems of... More

    p. 3006

  17. Load Testing Web Based Learning Management Software

    Randall Wright, New York University, United States

    NYU discovered that a critical on-line learning management system could not handle the loads expected of it. As a result, NYU developed a load testing package and test cases for testing the... More

    pp. 3007-3010

  18. New Zealand Open Source Virtual Learning Environment Project

    Richard Wyles & Ken Udas, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, New Zealand

    The NZ Open Source Virtual Learning Environment Project is the implementation of e-learning content creation tools and an open source virtual learning environment (VLE) for use by a group of... More

    pp. 3011-3015

  19. Experience in Developing a Mobile Course Portal

    Mark Fountain, Scott MacArthur, Matt Braunstein, Raja Sooriamurthi & Meng Xu, Indiana University, United States

    This paper describes our experience in developing a mobile course portal for higher education institutions. The objective of this project is to bring a portal framework for collaborative work and... More

    pp. 3016-3021

  20. Development and Evaluation of the Support System for Reading Web Texts Based on the SQ3R Reading Method

    Ryuuhei Yagi & Susumu Kunifuji, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    In this paper, we report on our development of a support system for reading web texts based on the SQ3R reading method known as the systematic reading strategy, and examine the usefulness of our... More

    pp. 3022-3027