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E-Learn 2009--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 26, 2009


Theo Bastiaens; Jon Dron; Cindy Xin

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This conference has 7 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 596

  1. Learning in 3D virtual worlds: experiences with design

    Susan Chard, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, New Zealand

    This paper discusses the design of 3D worlds to support a third year degree paper. The virtual learning environments were designed, built using Adobe Atmosphere and refined over a period of six... More

    pp. 1154-1161

  2. Teaching Online in an Open Access College: Best Practices to Overcome Challenges

    Suguna Chundur, University of Cincinnati Clermont College, United States

    An open admissions institution, providing access to higher education to anyone with a high school diploma or equivalency, has unique challenges in delivering courses online. There are major... More

    p. 1162

  3. A case of functionality rich multimedia: improving health and safety awareness in small and medium industrial companies

    Denis Coelho, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal

    This paper describes a new multimedia tool that is in its final stage of development. The tool is meant to disseminate knowledge about Health and Safety at work in Small and Medium Enterprises. Its... More

    pp. 1163-1168

  4. An Exploration of the Application of the Wiimote Whiteboard in Education

    Cathryn Connelly & Valerie Irvine, University of Victoria, Canada

    The purpose of this project is to review the literature on the Wiimote Whiteboard and to explore the feasibility of individual educators using it in an educational setting. As financial challenges ... More

    pp. 1169-1172

  5. Individual versus collaborative computer-supported concept mapping: A study with adult learners

    Clara Coutinho, University of Minho Braga Portugal, Portugal

    In this paper we report how two groups of in-service teachers used concept mapping for studying the curricular subject Research Methods in Education during the 1st semester of 2008-2009. Teachers... More

    pp. 1173-1180

  6. The Role Of The Online Teacher In Supporting Student Learning: A Case Study

    Annemieke Craig, Jo Coldwell & Annegret Goold, Deakin University, Australia

    As teaching and learning environments for many tertiary courses move to online delivery, it is important to ensure effective student learning is still taking place. This paper presents a review of ... More

    pp. 1181-1187

  7. Preparing Educators for an ICT-Mediated Teaching Environment in South African Higher Education: Imperatives, Options and Choices

    Michael Cross, Fatima Adam & Emmanuel Ojo, School of Education, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    This paper maps out the wider domain of ICT education and the challenges it poses to higher education in SA. It starts with a catalogue of major initiatives undertaken by government in its efforts ... More

    pp. 1188-1195

  8. Resilient Leadership Networks: Developing and Maintaining E-Learning Curriculum Change in Universities

    Rick Cummings, Murdoch University, Australia

    Murdoch University in Western Australia, is one of Australia’s leading teaching universities and is highly innovative in its use of technology-based teaching and learning. To ensure continued high... More

    p. 1196

  9. Sharing with the Shabab: A study of the implementation of social bookmarking in the delivery of an economics course for students who are learning in a second language.

    Mark Curcher, Dubai Men's College, United Arab Emirates

    Abstract: The Monetary Theory course at this college located in the Middle East is delivered within the context of a student centered, constructivist, collaborative learning paradigm. To help... More

    pp. 1197-1202

  10. Digital Video Production in Foreign Language Learning in Europe

    Michael Dal, Iceland University - School of Education, Iceland

    In this paper data from a European project about digital video streaming and multilingualism (DIVIS) will be reported. In the fall of 2008 and in the spring term of 2009 a study was performed as a... More

    pp. 1203-1208

  11. Student Perceptions on Project-Based Learning and Group Working in Multimedia Courseware Development Course

    Omer Delialioglu, Middle East Technical University, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Turkey; Hasan Cakir, Gazi University, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Turkey; Halil Ersoy, Baskent University, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technologies, Turkey

    A multimedia courseware development course was taught trough project based learning to 52 prospective computer teachers. The students were requested to work in groups for their projects. They were ... More

    pp. 1209-1217

  12. How Video Allows the Virtual to Structure the Real

    Koen DePryck, CVO Antwerpen-Zuid / CCL, Belgium; Koen Laurent, CVO Antwerpen-Zuid, Belgium

    We present a video project designed to prepare online multimedia content while bringing structure to the F2F courses in which the video was taped. It was initiated in 2008 to help adult learners... More

    p. 1218

  13. Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of the Use of Mathematical Learning Objects by Engineering Students

    Luciano Dominguez, Universidad Anahuac Mayab, Mexico; Manuel Prieto, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain; Victor Castilla, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Mexico; Luis A. Moreno, Universidad Anahuac Mayab, Mexico; Arturo Monsreal, UnUniversidad Anahuac Mayab, Mexico

    Learning Objects (LOs) have been implemented for improving the understanding of mathematics needed in the formation of Engineers. A blended type (b-learning) course was implemented as the first... More

    pp. 1219-1224

  14. First Experiences with OLPC in European Classrooms

    Martin Ebner, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Johannes Dorfinger, the University of Teacher Education, Austria; Walther Neuper & Christian Safran, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    The use of laptops in educational settings is discussed by lots of e-Learning researchers for years now. Since 2002 the One Laptop Per Child project (OLPC-project) tries to bring digital devices to... More

    pp. 1226-1234

  15. Supporting the curriculum with digital collections

    Thomas Farrell, Santa Clara University, United States

    This presentation is based on our university’s experiences creating two collections of digital items for classroom use. Each of these collections has entailed collaborating with a partner outside... More

    pp. 1235-1239

  16. Web 2.0 Communities for Lifelong Learning. A Case Analysis

    Antonio Fini & Maria Ranieri, LTE - University of Florence, Italy

    Over the last years there has been a hype about Web 2.0, a term that symbolizes a different way of using the web. The web has become a writable/rewritable environment where everybody can easily... More

    pp. 1240-1247

  17. Enhancing Professional, Media, and Social Competencies through International Collaborative E-Learning

    Roland Gabriel, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany; Martin Gersch, Free University of Berlin, Germany; Peter Weber & Son Le, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany; Christian Lehr, Free University of Berlin, Germany

    The paper presents the concept of a multinational e-learning class on the net economy. The class was held in the winter term 2008/2009 and focused on collaborative learning and working processes.... More

    pp. 1248-1255

  18. How Digital Game-Based Learning Can Improve Students' Academic Achievement and Problem Solving

    Jian-Bin Gao, Ya-Ting C Yang & I-Hua Chen, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of different methods of instructional strategy (traditional instruction and digital game-based learning) on students’ academic... More

    pp. 1256-1263

  19. Using the Web in a Hybrid Course for Students of Business and Students of Technology

    Sam Geonetta, University of Cincinnati, United States

    The University of Cincinnati Colleges of Business and Applied Science offer a course in International Marketing designed to build business and communication skills. This course has two components: ... More

    p. 1264

  20. Ingenious Attempts to Develop Self-Regulated Learning Strategies with e-Learning: Focusing on Time-Management Skill and Learning Habit

    Yoshiko Goda, Otemae University, Japan; Takeshi Matsuda, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Masanori Yamada, Kanazawa University, Japan; Yutaka Saito, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, The Open University of Japan, Japan; Hiroyuki Miyagawa, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    The purpose of this research is to investigate effects of ingenious attempts for comprehensive supports and facilitations to promote students’ self-regulated learning strategies, especially time... More

    pp. 1265-1274