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

Oct 15, 2007

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. UEL Benchmarking of E-Learning and Pathfinder Projects

    Dina Vyortkina, University of East London, United Kingdom

    University of East London participated in the national Benchmarking of E-Learning exercise focusing on e-learning culture, infrastructure, and expertise. This project was managed by the UK Higher... More

    pp. 1326-1331

  2. Features Of Future Learning Management System

    Weimin Wang, Thomas Edison State College, United States

    As more and more colleges and universities start to offer online courses and degrees, most institutions apply at least one learning management system (LMS) to deliver their online courses. Working ... More

    pp. 1332-1335

  3. Geographically Distant Usability Laboratory Implementation

    Gary Westergren, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States; Neeley Current, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    This presentation will address experiences obtained in creating a shared usability laboratory consisting of individual facilities at the University of Missouri - Columbia and a partner university... More

    p. 1336

  4. Faculty as Students: Immersing Faculty in an 8-Week Hybrid Course in Course Re-Design Principles and Strategies

    Kevin Wilson, Boise State University, United States

    Recently, 50 faculty participated in the Hybrid Spring Seminar, an immersive 8-week hybrid course in course redesign in which faculty are introduced to principles of effective course design;... More

    p. 1337

  5. Arts-Based and Digital Response to Adolescent Literature

    Mary Wright, University of Wisconsin - River Falls, United States

    This paper traces one teacher/teacher educator's journey in cultivating technological pedagogies in English Education as a way to democratize practice as one that is more inclusive, creative and... More

    pp. 1338-1347

  6. Design Principles of IPTV based elearning to integrate learning effectiveness and efficiency

    Yeong-Mahn You, Sukjin Kwon, So-Young Son & Hyojung Jung, Hanyang University, Korea (South)

    This study is to develop IPTV-based e-learning content. Design principles are drawn from goal-based scenarios and cognitive load theory, concerning with the learning effectiveness with IPTV's... More

    pp. 1348-1355

  7. Enhance Technology to Realize the International Education-A Case Study on WebCT and Teleconference Enhanced Distance Education in Two Countries

    Jing Zhang, New Mexico State University, United States

    Globalization is a driving force in the modern world. The context for this case study is the global goals and values of the United States and the Peoples' Republic of China. The United States... More

    p. 1356

  8. Foundations of Distance Education Taught Online: Strategies for Successful Online Learning

    Ke Zhang, Wayne State University, United States

    This session will showcase a successful experience of teaching and learning the foundations of distance education in a completely online graduate course. Learning activities, multimedia course... More

    p. 1357

  9. Integrating Library Resources Into the Online Teaching

    Xiwen Zhang, California State University, San Bernardino, United States

    This presentation demonstrates the success of the integrating information literacy into a 3-country (US, China and Argentina) e-learning course on the Blackboard, a pilot project of the Crossing... More

    p. 1358

  10. Teaching Qualitative Research Online: Strategies, Issues, and Resources

    Cordelia Zinskie & Judi Repman, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Enrollment in online courses continues to grow, and online education is critical to the long-term strategic planning of many higher education institutions. This growth in online coursework has... More

    pp. 1359-1360

  11. Podcasting - Learners' Friend or Foe?

    Susan Zucker, National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law, United States; Stephanie Gaskins, University of South Florida College of Public Health, United States

    Learning at any time and in any place has been bolstered by podcasting. In fact, podcasting has become the rage because of the advent of Ipods and ITunes. Now, academic content is available for... More

    pp. 1361-1363

  12. Using Web Based Conferencing and Presentation Software to Improve Teaching Effectiveness and the Learning Environment

    Jacques Abourbih & Richard Witham, NOSM, Canada

    The presentation will illustrate three examples of the use of presentation and web conferencing software to encourage student self assessment. This anonymous assessment data can be used by students... More

    pp. 1364-1365

  13. Exploiting Social Networks to Teach the Art of Critique

    Markam Keith Adams, Rowan University, United States

    Online social networks are ubiquitous phenomena. This paper presents one educator's efforts to refine his student's skills in talking and writing about art through the integration of online social ... More

    pp. 1366-1370

  14. A Moodle Course: Design and Implementation in English for Academic Purposes Instruction

    Zakiya Al Naddabi, Language Centre, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    This paper focuses on the use of Moodle as a course management system in teaching General Academic Purposes English at an intermediate level of an intensive language program. After describing the... More

    pp. 1371-1376

  15. Students Develop and Build Their Own Textbook:Interfacing Research and Application into Courses That Require an Examination of Current Extant Literature OR The Professor Didn’t Do Much….[Now] I Own the Knowledge

    Faye Angel & Gary Angel, Ferrum College, United States

    The emphasis of this presentation is threefold: 1) teaching courses that charges students with the responsibility for active learning, 2) mitigating the exorbitant cost of college textbook, and 3) ... More

    pp. 1377-1383

  16. Design Models and Their Implication for Interface Design of Children’s Educational Software

    Ofra Aslan & Saul Carliner, Concordia University, Canada

    This position paper synthesizes the results of a literature review on interface design theories, and suggests how they might be applied to the design of interfaces to be used by children. Three... More

    pp. 1384-1393

  17. The New Taxonomy of Educational Objectives and Implications for Designing Instruction for Distance Learning Delivery

    Bosede Aworuwa, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, United States; Bessie Nkoge, North Carolina A&T University, United States

    Abstract: For decades, educators have based organization of instruction and assessment of learning on the Bloom's Taxonomy and other taxonomies of educational objectives. The New Taxonomy of... More

    pp. 1394-1398

  18. Reading and Writing in Electronic Environments: An Exploration of New Literacies and Implications for K-12 Literacy Curricula

    Elizabeth Baker, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    The purpose of this session is to juxtapose traditional foci of reading and writing instruction in K-12 schools with text-based technologies (e.g., blogs, Fanfiction, IM, email, hypertext, web... More

    pp. 1405-1407

  19. Exploring the Humanities in an Online Environment

    David Beach, George Mason University, United States

    Students in a college-level introduction to humanities course take virtual tours of galleries, view live performances through streaming video, and then create their own audio visual materials ... More

    p. 1408

  20. Using E-Learning with The Reluctant Graduate Student

    Barry Birnbaum, Northeastern Illinois University, United States

    This session will focus on how to reach the reluctant university student who has little or no experience with technology as well as those who are afraid to use it. A discussion of the development ... More

    pp. 1409-1413