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E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 15, 2007


Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 671

  1. Establishing an Education and E-Learning Support Center: From Theory to Practice

    Dina Kurzweil & Beth Marcellas, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    This paper is designed to look at adoption of innovation from the perspective of early adopters themselves – people who have adopted educational technology independently but want to find a way to... More

    pp. 1006-1010

  2. What We Need for Effective Learning in Ubiquitous Environment:Lessons from Korean Cases

    Sungho Kwon, Kyunghee Kang & Sunhee Bhang, Hanyang University, Korea (South)

    This study is to analyze the implications of effective learning in a ubiquitous environment. Research proceeded according to the multiple case study analysis method. This paper is one result of the... More

    pp. 1011-1020

  3. Networked learning communities’ online activity, pre-service education and professional development

    Therese Laferriere, Laval University, Canada; Mélanie Tremblay, University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM), Canada; Stéphane Allaire, University of Quebec in Chicoutimi, Canada; Christine Hamel, Laval University, Canada

    The activity of a virtual community of support and communication for pre-service teachers (TACT), which was connected to a school-based community of practice (teaching in a networked classroom), is... More

    pp. 1021-1029

  4. Integrating Technology into Teacher Education Courses: One Educator’s Learning Journey from Technophobe to Techy

    Nancy Lemberger, Long Island University, United States

    This study traces a personal learning journey from technophobe to "techy" that extends into my graduate teacher education courses. I have integrated various technology tools and projects into... More

    pp. 1030-1035

  5. From Assessment Mandate to Course Delivery System:The E-Learning Journey of One College of Education

    James Lockard & Wei-chen Hung, Northern Illinois University, United States

    In this "best practices" session the presenters will describe their journey from an e-portfolio assessment mandate to expanded use of a commercial portfolio system into a full-fledged course... More

    p. 1036

  6. Elearning in initial science teachers education

    Maria João Loureiro, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal; Teresa Bettencourt, Francislê Neri de Sousa & Luís Marques, University of Aveiro, Portugal

    The present proposal aims at the presentation and discussion of an experiment involving the exploitation of elearning tools in the context of initial teacher education, specially within a course on... More

    p. 1037

  7. Online Interprofessional Health Sciences Education: Designing Inter-institutional E-Learning

    Robert Luke, The Institute for Interprofessional Health Sciences Education, Canada; Patty Solomon & Sue Baptiste, McMaster University, Canada; Pippa Hall, University of Ottawa, Canada; Carole Orchard, University of Western Ontario, Canada; Ellen Rukhom, Laurentian University, Canada

    The Institute for Interprofessional Health Sciences Education (IIHSE/IEISS – the Institute) is a virtual learning institute working collaboratively to construct online leaning for interprofessional... More

    pp. 1038-1043

  8. A Professional Learning Community in Senior High Science: Data Logging and Learner-Centeredness

    Ron MacDonald & Angela Larter, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

    Abstract: Technology integration occurs most effectively when students take ownership of their education (Dexter, Anderson, & Becker, 2000); this results in a learner-centered rather than teacher... More

    pp. 1044-1049

  9. A different way of learning Tourism Marketing, supported by a technological platform.

    Ma. Magdalena Maldonado Avalos & Adolfo Fuentes Negrete, National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) School of Tourism, Mexico

    At National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) , the second largest public university in México, in the last years, we have been working for the implementation of a New Model of Learning. The Didactical... More

    pp. 1050-1055

  10. Experience in Plurimodal Teaching in Administration : tools and results

    Anne Marrec, ENAP, Canada; Louise Sauvé, Télé-université / SAVIE, Canada

    This presentation will discuss the sociological observations and educational results of a plurimodal teaching experience in administration at the master's level, which took place at ÉNAP. These... More

    pp. 1056-1061

  11. Microsoft PowerPoint as an Interactive Theatre Learning Tool

    Amy C. Martin & Jeffrey Kenton, Towson University, United States

    The use of Microsoft PowerPoint as a presentation tool is an accepted practice in most secondary schools. The software supports conveying information using readily available technology such as a... More

    pp. 1062-1065

  12. Introduction to and the practice result of blended e-Learning on “Introduction to Information Technology”

    Toyoji Matsumoto, Information Media Center of Kanazawa University, Japan; Yusuke Horii, Research Center for Higher Education of Kanazawa University, Japan; Tsuneo Suzuki & Masahide Sato, Information Media Center of Kanazawa University, Japan

    In 2006, Kanazawa University(KU) adopted a policy that made it mandatory for all freshmen to have a laptop PC and started a new class called Introduction to Information Technology as a compulsory... More

    pp. 1066-1070

  13. Coping With the Copy-Paste-Syndrome

    Hermann Maurer & Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    The Copy-Paste Syndrome describes a situation whereby students at all levels are becoming more and more reliant on wide-range of easily-available digital content. This is a universal problem that... More

    pp. 1071-1079

  14. E-Quiz - A Simple Tool to Enhance Intra-Organisational Knowledge Management eLearning and Edutainment Training

    Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Wolfgang Schinagl, Styria Economic Chamber and Institut for Informations Systems and Computer Media, Austria

    It has become increasingly necessary to motivate and actively involve users to provide quality feedback for the development of future versions of applications and services within whatever... More

    pp. 1080-1088

  15. The JMU Faculty Summer Institute for Online Course Development: A Five-Year Summary of Results

    Jim Mazoue, James Madison University, United States

    As colleges and universities in the United States struggle to accommodate the influx of an additional 1.5 million students on their campuses in the next seven years, the opportunities and benefits ... More

    pp. 1089-1092

  16. From the Trenches: Best Practices in Reducing Online Faculty Workload

    Shari McCurdy, University of Illinois at Springfield, United States; Kathleen Ives, The Sloan Consortium, United States

    The search to work smarter not longer haunts all who teach online. Because we use technology to deliver our content, most of us also look to it to ease our way and solve our problems. We... More

    pp. 1093-1097

  17. Using the Secure Wiki for Teaching Scientific Collaborative

    Roger McDonald, Department of Nutrition, United States

    Writing clear and concise scientific manuscripts or reports represents an important aspect of science. Although most colleges and universities teach writing as an independent and solitary endeavor... More

    pp. 1098-1101

  18. Applying Synergistic Design to Entrepreneurial, University-based, Online Learning

    Paul McKey, Southern Cross University, Australia; Christine Geith, Michigan State University, United States

    Making the transition from delivering online learning programs as part of a mainstream university curriculum to developing and delivering programs as an entrepreneurial academic business unit is... More

    pp. 1102-1107

  19. Teaching Middle School Ecology Using Virtual Reality

    Mary Nell McNeese, Sherry Herron & Tulio Sulbaran, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    This project addresses the development and the field testing of a 3D immersive Virtual Reality (VR) environment of Pascagoula River sites for use with middle school students. This VR environment is... More

    pp. 1108-1111

  20. Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Teacher Education for Increasing Global Awareness

    Sarah McPherson, Shiang-Kwei Wang & Hui-Yin Hsu, New York Institute of Technology, United States; Mengping Tsuei, Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan; Ruth Wood, Kingston University, United Kingdom

    Abstract. Educators need to prepare students for citizenship in a global society by creating an environment in which global awareness and attitudes can be learned. This study examined the use of... More

    pp. 1112-1116