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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. Designing a Study Abroad Program Using Technology to Foster Transformative Learning

    Kenyon Brown, University of Georgia, United States

    This paper presents an instructional design model for the establishment and administration of study abroad programs. The model incorporates several key aspects of Mezirow's theory of transformative... More

    pp. 1414-1419

  2. Extreme (Class) Makeover: Engaging Information Literacy Students with Web 2.0

    Korey Brunetti & Lori Townsend, California State University, East Bay, University Library, United States

    Capitalizing on students' enthusiasm for Web 2.0 tools, two librarians at a diverse, urban university sought to bridge the gap between surfing MySpace and navigating information-rich academic... More

    pp. 1420-1425

  3. Exploring Web 2.0 Tools and Their Applications for Education and/or Training: An Experience Report

    Celina Byers, Bloomsburg University, United States

    This paper describes the design of a master-level course on the new generation of Web 2.0 tools that can be utilized in education and training. The design applied Kolb's model of experiential... More

    pp. 1426-1433

  4. Designing an E-learning Experience to Stimulate Interprofessional Practice in Health and Social Care

    Lynn Casimiro, University of Ottawa - CNFS, Canada; Colla Jean MacDonald, University of Ottawa - Faculty of Education, Canada; Rémi Rousseau, University of Ottawa - Centre for E-learning, Canada; Diane Bouchard-Lamothe, Manon Tremblay & Lucie Couturier, University of Ottawa - CNFS, Canada

    Health and social care providers are expected to work collaboratively with patients and community partners, to deliver efficient health and social care. Yet each discipline has its own distinct... More

    pp. 1434-1442

  5. Teacher Education in Assistive Technology - Innovation and Accessibility On-line

    Linda Chmiliar, Athabasca University, Canada

    In today's inclusive classrooms there is an increasing demand on teachers to implement assistive technology supports for students with special needs. Assistive technology is any tool or device that... More

    pp. 1443-1448

  6. e-scaffolding: An epistemological framework for e-learning

    Steven Coombs, Bath Spa University & MirandaNet Academy, United Kingdom

    IT software learning systems that enable the user to transfer ideas and experiences into new conceptual knowledge is proposed by the author to be a knowledge elicitation system (KES), which defines... More

    pp. 1449-1467

  7. A Model for Online Student Community Building at the Program Level

    Anthony R. Davidson & Kristen Sosulski, New York University, United States

    This paper describes the use of various technologies and student engagement strategies to encourage, support and sustain communities within the online teaching and learning spaces. Examples of... More

    pp. 1468-1475

  8. "Put the Milk in the Back": The Design of Persistent Social Spaces in Virtual Worlds

    Lisa Dawley, Boise State University, United States

    In this session, the author explores the question, "How do we design persistent social learning spaces in virtual world environments?" The author draws upon her experiences building EDTECH Island, ... More

    p. 1476

  9. From Instructional Design to Best Practices: Approaches to Corporate e-Training of Technicians

    Marc Debiase, West Virginia University, United States

    Development of digital multimedia technologies is the primary foundations of viable e-learning. Content, technologies and services have emerged as the three main components of the e-learning... More

    pp. 1477-1482

  10. Interactive Podcasting: Building Student Capability for Reasoning

    Gregory DeBourgh, University of San Francisco, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes a university's experience using interactive unfolding clinical case studies in science curricula to facilitate students' acquisition of advanced skills in reasoning, ... More

    pp. 1483-1488

  11. Unfolding Clinical Cases As Interactive Podcasts: Modeling Advanced Reasoning and Heuristics

    Gregory DeBourgh, University of San Francisco, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes a university's experience using interactive unfolding clinical case studies in science curricula to facilitate students' acquisition of advanced skills in reasoning, ... More

    pp. 1489-1490

  12. An Exploratory Study of Blue-Collars Experience of Learning to Use Internet and Mouse

    Dilara Demirbulak & Ali Riza Askun, Cankaya University, Turkey; Cengiz Savas Askun, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    The participants of this exploratory case-study are the blue-collars at higher education. The reason for focusing on them is two-facet. The first one is for professional development of these... More

    pp. 1491-1494

  13. Student teachers` attitudes towards animations at an higher education setting

    Dilara Demirbulak, Cankaya university, Turkey

    At the beginning of the semester student teachers were asked to get nto groups and choose one language teaching method and present it using the 3P model (presentation, practise, product)during... More

    pp. 1495-1499

  14. Hybrid Instruction 101: It’s in the Design

    Antonia D'Onofrio & Kathleen Bowes, Widener University, United States

    Abstract. The development of hybrid/blended courses has become a growing trend in higher education. Since hybrid instruction combines face-to-face instruction with elements of online learning, the ... More

    pp. 1500-1506

  15. A "Lexical" Approach to E-Learning with Taxonomy Construction in Occupational Therapy as an Example

    Brian Ellingham, Oslo, Norway; Helge Høivik, Oslo University College, Norway

    Standardized templates for developing small-scale e-learning applications are being used by teachers at Oslo University College to develop experimental e-learning solutions. A common database... More

    pp. 1507-1512

  16. Video Documentaries: An Alternative to the Term Paper

    Brian Elsesser, Harris-Stowe State University, United States

    Can a documentary video project replace the traditional term paper in upper level history courses? This presentation will discuss how programs like iMovie and Windows MovieMaker allow students to... More

    pp. 1513-1514

  17. Teaching A Contact Profession Online: Development Of Training Modules For Serving Students With Deaf-Blindness

    Melissa Engleman & Alana Zambone, East Carolina University, United States

    The presenters were commissioned to develop online training for teacher assistants (paraprofessionals) across North Carolina who serve students with deaf-blindness. A universal design for learning... More

    pp. 1515-1520

  18. Nested Communities for Professional Development

    Joni Falk & Brian Drayton, TERC, United States

    This paper shares the experience, reflections and lessons learned by the designers and facilitators of a large online learning community, funded by the National Science Foundation to serve as an... More

    pp. 1521-1525

  19. Computer Programming Through Cognitive and Constructive Approaches

    Majlinda Fetaji, Bekim Fetaji & Mirlinda Ebibi, South East European University, Macedonia

    Learning programming languages in a traditional manner is difficult. There are many disadvantages in teaching and learning programming in the classical classroom compared with e-learning... More

    pp. 1526-1530

  20. Developing a Collaborative Infrastructure for the Implementation of Simulations for Clinical Professional Healthcare Education

    Bernie Garrett, University of British Columbia - School of Nursing, Canada; Rena Van der Wal, Regional Director Staffing Innovation & Organizational Development, Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada

    A Web based collaborative to support the development and sharing of simulated learning resources for health professionals has been designed and implemented in BC (www.bchealthsim.ca). The project... More

    pp. 1531-1541