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

Oct 15, 2007

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Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. Web 2.0 Technologies for Social and Collaborative E-Learning

    Mark Millard & Christopher Essex, Indiana University, United States

    This paper focuses on educational applications of Web 2.0, a new form of network-based software in which the focus is on user-created content, which evolves through social interactions and... More

    pp. 1117-1121

  2. Substituting the chalk board with a tablet computer

    Ananda Mitra, Wake Forest University, United States

    This session will demonstrate the way in which tablet computing was integrated in the instruction of three under-graduate classes and one graduate class in a liberal arts setting. The computer was... More

    pp. 1122-1125

  3. Mental Math vs. School Math: An Online Exploration of Preservice Teachers Individual and Collaborative Perceptions

    Alireza Moghaddam, Faculty of Education, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    This paper discusses the preservice teachers individual as well as collaborative perception and experiences of mental math. It describes how groups of preservice teachers attempted to do two basic ... More

    pp. 1126-1130

  4. Fostering Creativity in a Qualitative Research Course Using BlackBoard with a Blended Learning Approach: Best Practices.

    Fernando Mortera-Gutiérrez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, ITESM-CCM, Mexico

    Presenting a higher education case study from Mexico City on how to teach an undergraduate qualitative research course using online and e-learning technology (via BlackBoard) and face-to-face... More

    pp. 1131-1136

  5. A Sense of Urgency: Linking the Tom P. Stafford Air and Space Museum to the Science and Math Association of Rural Teacher’s Community Of Practice (SMART-COP)

    Warren Moseley, Brian Campbell, Matt Thompson & Jessica Mengers, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States

    The Oklahoma State Department of Education through local public school districts sponsors a program called SMART: Science and Math Association of Rural Teachers. The funding comes from the "No... More

    pp. 1137-1141

  6. Linking the Tom P. Stafford Air and Space Museum to the Science and Math Association of Rural Teacher’s Community Of Practice (SMART-COP)

    Warren Moseley, Brian Campbell, Jessica Mengers & Matt Thomason, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States

    The Oklahoma State Department of Education through local public school districts sponsors a program called SMART: Science and Math Association of Rural Teachers. The funding comes from the "No... More

    p. 1142

  7. SMART-COP - Legitimate Peripheral Participation in the Science Math Association of Rural Teacher’s Community of Practice

    Warren Moseley, Brian Campbell, Matt Thomason & Jessica Mengers, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States

    The evolving community of practice among rural K-12 teachers in Rural Oklahoma is experiencing a radical transformation from conventional ideas of Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Discovery. In... More

    pp. 1143-1147

  8. HOT - an Automated Hiring, Orientation and Training System - a case study

    Roger Mundell, Udutu Online Authoring Systems Inc., Canada; Gary Baker, Delek US Holdings Inc., United States

    Delek Holdings is a rapidly expanding US Oil company with more than 500 retail gas & convenience store locations. In order to create and maintain higher standards of service in a competitive... More

    p. 1148

  9. Information Management Resource Kit (IMARK) - Improving information management in developing countries through e-learning.

    Andrew Nadeau & Stephan Rudgard, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Italy

    The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations initiated a partnership-based e-learning programme in 2001 to support information management professionals called the Information... More

    pp. 1149-1154

  10. Reports on the Uses of Cellular Phones in Large Class Settings for Effective Instruction

    Yaeko Nakanishi, Lumi Tatsuta & Satoshi Wada, Dokkyo University, Japan

    This research presents the results of studies on the utilization of cellular phones to improve academic instruction in a large class setting. The studies have indicated that it is not satisfactory ... More

    pp. 1155-1162

  11. Everyone Wins! The Impact of Moving to a Blended Training Model

    Don Nance, Wichita State University, United States

    This best practices presentation reports the results of moving from a reliance on face to face training to a blended model of asynchronous online courses and a reduced amount of face to face... More

    p. 1163

  12. From Semantic Document Annotation to Global Search Facilities for Personalized Study Programmes

    German Nemirovskij & Peter Bugiel, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, Germany; Eberhard Heuel, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

    The vision of a common international education space, including universities, infrastructure, and services raised in the last decade. It implicates the composition of personalised study curricula... More

    pp. 1164-1171

  13. Adopting Tablet PCs in Design Education: Student Use of Tablet PCs and Lessons Learned

    Hien Nguyen, Sven Bilen, Richard Devon & John Wise, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This paper explores the issue of Tablet PC (TPC) adoption in student design teams. There are many advantages of using TPCs in education, with many positive results reported. TPCs have features such... More

    pp. 1172-1177

  14. Using Web 2.0 Tools to Design Collaborative Learning Environments

    Mary Nicholson, Bloomsburg University, United States

    What are effective techniques and strategies for incorporating these Web 2.0 tools into our online classes? How do we facilitate collaborative projects? How do we guide our students as they work... More

    p. 1178

  15. Using Reality-Based, Authentic Streamed-Videos and Online Conversations to Prepare Pre-Service Teachers for Urban Classrooms: A Pilot Study

    Eileen Oconnor, Empire State College / SUNY, United States

    Abstract: Within this alternative teacher-education program, pre-service teachers prepare for high-needs environments without the customary student-teaching apprenticeship; these students must... More

    pp. 1179-1184

  16. Managing a Center for Online Testing: Challenges and Successes

    Maggie Ohara & Robin Armstrong, East Carolina University, United States

    This presentation will demonstrate how the College of Business (CoB) at a major public university in the southeast United States (Southeast U) manages its proctoring center. Challenges discussed... More

    pp. 1185-1188

  17. A Trial Evaluation of Career Education Supported by Mentors on the Internet

    Shigeto Ozawa, Oita University, Japan; Shougo Kato, Waseda University, Japan; Shoji Nishimura, Waseda Universityjj, Japan

    I carried out a career education for junior high school students to bring up their interests for various occupations. To realize this purpose, I introduced mentors who have occupational career and ... More

    pp. 1189-1194

  18. Testing the Satisfaction Aspect of a Web Application to Increase Its Usability for Users with Impaired Vision

    Romel Palis, Anthony R. Davidson & Omar Alvarez-Pousa, New York University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects on the user interface satisfaction aspect of a web application that affects its usability results when tested by different groups with varying... More

    pp. 1195-1202

  19. Ingredients of Educational Portals as Infrastructures for Informal Learning Activities

    Stefanie Panke, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany

    Open Educational Resources (OER) play a growing role in formal and informal learning settings – in the form of software, open courseware, open access publications and e-journals or information... More

    pp. 1203-1212

  20. The Learning Page: teacher collaboration and student engagement

    Delia Pass, Rutherford County Schools, United States

    Abstract:The Learning Page for Students is a collaboratively built website created by teachers to promote student engagement using quality Internet resources for learning. The Learning Page for... More

    pp. 1213-1214