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

Oct 26, 2009

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Theo Bastiaens; Jon Dron; Cindy Xin

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Number of papers: 596

  1. Synchronous Online Venues: A Comparison Between Traditional Videoconferencing and Web-based Conferencing

    Norman Garrett, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    For courses that are delivered synchronously, the standard delivery system for decades has been some form of videoconferencing. Modern videoconferencing systems operate over the Internet, rather... More

    pp. 1623-1628

  2. Preparatory study for the design of a desktop videoconferencing platform for synchronous language tutoring

    Nicolas Guichon, Lyon 2 University, France

    This study paves the way for a research and development project aiming to design a desktop videoconferencing platform specifically dedicated to synchronous language tutoring. It starts by defining ... More

    pp. 1635-1642

  3. Supporting the Novice Online Educator: Instructional Strategies for Effective Practice

    Noela Haughton, The University of Toledo, United States; Liz Romero, Walden University, Canada

    Many online instructors, which includes traditional faculty with limited online experience and online instructors with minimal to no teaching experience, may be considered novices in the online... More

    pp. 1643-1647

  4. My Great State: Using the Adventure Learning Framework and Participatory Media to Build Community while Bridging Informal and Formal Learning

    Jeni Henrickson & Suzan Koseoglu, University of Minnesota, United States

    There has been much discussion about informal learning and the use of participatory media in the formal classroom. The adventure learning framework offers a method to incorporate informal learning ... More

    pp. 1648-1653

  5. VideoANT: Extending Video beyond Content Delivery through Annotation

    Brad Hosack, Charles Miller & David Ernst, University of Minnesota, United States

    In this paper we will expand the boundaries of video annotation in education by outlining the need for extended interaction in online video use, identifying the challenges faced by existing video... More

    pp. 1654-1658

  6. An online workshop: Learn to teach diversity

    Hsiang-ling Huang, Indiana University Bloomington, United States

    Based on the literature review, an approximate 60 minute online workshop “Learn to teach diversity” is developed to better prepare EFL teachers for working with immigrant students in schools. This ... More

    pp. 1659-1664

  7. Online Learning Self-Efficacy of Adult Learners

    Tzufang (Orchid) Huang, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan

    While online learning is becoming prosperous in postsecondary institutions, the problem of high attribution cannot be overlooked. Self-efficacy plays an important role in this issue. Whether or not... More

    pp. 1665-1669

  8. IDA Model (Identify, Diagnosis, Adjust) Results from Year 1 Research

    Romana Hughes, Texas Christian University, United States; Mark White, Clarkson College, United States

    IDA is designed to improve teaching and learning and to ensure student learning outcomes are meeting the overall university/college mission. IDA accomplishes this by fusing faculty development,... More

    pp. 1670-1675

  9. Technology Application for Children with Behavioral Problems: An Analysis

    Jennifer Hune, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    Ways to assist students with behavioral problems is one reason cited by new teachers as one reason they would leave the profession. It is imperative that teachers be equipped with tools to help in ... More

    pp. 1676-1681

  10. Design, Development, and Evaluation of an e-Learning Module User Interface

    Robert Isaacson, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA, United States

    This paper describes the design, development, and evaluation of the user interface that was used for a series of online staff development learning modules for L2 instructors at the Defense Language... More

    pp. 1682-1687

  11. X-CREDiT: Expert Competency Repository Educational Design Tool

    John Jackson & John Voss, University of Virginia School of Medicine, United States; Bonnie Jerome-D'Emelia, Rutgers University, United States; Ye Chen & Vladimir Goodkovsky, University of Virginia School of Medicine, United States

    Based on the Moodle open source platform, we have developed a competency-based tool/database for educators to develop, collect, systematize and peer-review curricula and educational resources. This... More

    pp. 1688-1692

  12. Distance Mentoring Program Development: iChat and Online Learning Support eMentoring

    David Jordan, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, Canada

    This brief paper reports on the electronic mentoring (eMentoring) program at Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (Sunny Hill). The project task is to develop infrastructure to train distance... More

    pp. 1693-1696

  13. Implications of Brain Research for e-Learning for Adult Learners

    Insung Jung, International Christian University, Japan

    Over the past decade, e-learning has enjoyed rapid growth in higher and adult education. This may be deemed as only partially successful as many researchers provide strong evidence that even far... More

    pp. 1697-1702

  14. Creating an Enhanced Podcast with Section 508

    John R. Kallis & Christine Patti, California University of Pennsylvania, United States

    With the saturation of portable media players and other factors, the market research is revealing a 232% increase in the podcast audience by 2012. This paper reviews current software: open source... More

    pp. 1703-1708

  15. Enhancing the Early Childhood eLearning Experience: Literacy and Literature in the Preschool Setting

    Houser Karen & Hsiao Wei-Ying, Southern Utah University, United States

    The authors have attempted to provide an interactive program for children to begin the elearning process at an early age as part of the literacy component of a university preschool. The project has... More

    p. 1709

  16. Practical Guidelines for Collaboration-based Learning in Synchronous Online Environments

    Seung Kim, Lewis University, United States

    This case study explores and compares different instructional strategies to design and implement interactive synchronous e-learning. The instructional strategies focus on modes of interactions,... More

    pp. 1710-1715

  17. Encouraging collaboration within learning design-based open source e-learning systems

    Maria Kordaki & Haris Siempos, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Patras University, Greece

    This paper outlines some innovative solutions to the design of ‘collaborative learning patterns’ within the context of open source ‘learning design’ based e-learning systems. The proposed solutions... More

    pp. 1716-1725

  18. Learning design: a conceptual frame work emphasizing critical thinking

    Maria Kordaki, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Patras University, Greece, Greece; Thanasis Daradoumis, Department of Computer Science Open University of Catalonia, Spain

    This work presents a conceptual framework for ‘learning design’-based e-learning systems focusing on the role of the development of learners’ cognitive skills and critical thinking. To this end, an... More

    pp. 1726-1733

  19. Incorporating best practices to transform a face to face course to an online course

    Poonam Kumar, Saginaw Valley State University, United States; Anil Kumar, Central Michigan University, United States

    As an increasing number of universities are offering online courses and programs, they are facing the challenge of maintaining the quality of the online courses and programs. Due to the increasing ... More

    pp. 1734-1739

  20. A Missing Link

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

    Instructional designers perform wide variety of tasks within a university environment. This includes support for teaching, needs assessment, curriculum development, syllabus design, educational... More

    p. 1740