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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. Guided Generation of Pedagogical Concept Maps from the Wikipedia

    Lauri Lahti, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

    We propose a new method for guided generation of concept maps from open access online knowledge resources such as Wikies. Based on this method we have implemented a prototype extracting semantic... More

    pp. 1741-1750

  2. Building Online Learning Communities with Web 2.0 Tools

    Marvin LeNoue & Ronald Stammen, North Dakota State University, United States

    This session will detail our experiences with second-wave enabled digital delivery models that have proven effective in the enhancement of learning community development in the online environment. ... More

    pp. 1751-1755

  3. Easy Global Connections in the Classroom with Webcams

    Carol Leppa, Andreas Brockhaus & Kyle Minar, University of Washington Bothell, United States

    We conducted a pilot project to explore the effective use of webcams to link students with faculty from other countries. As part of the London Study abroad fieldwork program at the University of... More

    pp. 1756-1761

  4. Gender difference, computer experience, self-efficacy, motivation and intention toward e-learning: a case study of the Blackboard system

    Shu-Sheng Liaw, China Medical University, Taiwan; Hsiu-Mei Huang, Department of Information Management, National Taichung Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    In the past decade, e-learning systems are being used in many universities and schools. Although e-learning has various benefits, understanding learners’ attitudes toward it is still a critical... More

    pp. 1762-1770

  5. Study on Utilizing Web-enabled Video Technologies for Enhancement of Teaching Quality in Hong Kong

    Qing Liu, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    The objective of this paper is to design a web-enabled self-monitoring video system for student-teachers to make reflections on their teaching in Hong Kong. The purpose of the reflection is for... More

    pp. 1771-1776

  6. Collaborative Problem-Based Learning in the Online Milieu: An approach to Establish Individual Accountability

    Brenda I Lopez Ortiz, St. John's University, United States

    This paper introduces an approach to ensure individual accountability in the context of an online collaborative problem-based learning process. The paper describes the nature of the course in which... More

    pp. 1777-1782

  7. Providing Psychiatric Nursing Education to the Workplace: On-line Knowledge Transfer Courses for Practising Nurses with Generalist Preparation as an Alternative to Psychiatric Nursing Practicum

    Maureen Mackey, Douglas College, Canada

    The on-line Mental Health Nursing Knowledge Transfer (KT) courses are designed to replace the traditional clinical nursing practicum for nurses already employed in mental health settings. Online... More

    pp. 1783-1784

  8. Integrating Online Discussion into a Traditional Teacher-Preparation Classroom

    Rodney McConnell & Hui-Wen Huang, University of Idaho, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore students’ perceptions of the combination of online and face-to-face discussion in a senior level teacher-preparation course in a land grant university. A... More

    pp. 1785-1789

  9. Teaching environmental science in Second Life

    Mary Ann Mengel, Penn State University, United States

    In an undergraduate environmental science course, a unit about green home design was delivered in two online formats—a traditional instructional website and a virtual green home in Second Life.... More

    pp. 1790-1791

  10. Design and Development of a Reading, Writing, and Language e-Assessment Environment for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing K-8 Learners

    Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States; Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States; Susan Rose & Luke Lecheler, University of Minnesota, United States

    Hearing loss has a devastating impact on the development of children’s English-language literacy skills. This paper presents a narrative of the design, development, and future integration of a web-... More

    pp. 1792-1797

  11. InfoViz for Education: Using Interactive Information Visualization to Enhance Sense- and Decision-Making for Teachers and Students

    Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States; Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States; Luke Lecheler, University of Minnesota, United States

    Information visualization involves the visual, and sometimes interactive, presentation and organization of complex data in a clear, compelling, and convincing representation. Although information... More

    pp. 1798-1803

  12. Role-Based Design: Rethinking Innovation and Creativity in Instructional Design

    Charles Miller & Brad Hokanson, University of Minnesota, United States; Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States

    We believe the process of instructional design is in need of foundational transformation, from one of following a codified algorithm to a new way of designing that uses specific roles to define... More

    pp. 1804-1811

  13. Research alouds to scaffold the practices of researchers

    Mathew Mitchell & Susan Prion, University of San Francisco, United States

    Beginning doctoral students in education often experience great difficulties in reading and understanding original research articles. Employing Mayer's cognitive processing framework, we developed ... More

    pp. 1812-1817

  14. Effects on Blended Class Which Incorporates E-learning Inside the Classroom

    Isao Miyaji, Okayama University of Science, Japan

    We designed a class of Artificial Intelligence so that students learn at their pace by using the e-learning course during the class to improve their understanding. The outline of class on each day ... More

    pp. 1818-1826

  15. Taking the Message Out of the Bottle: An Information-Rich Spatial Message Board and Outlining Tool

    Andrew Moshirnia, Harvard Law School, United States; Maya Israel, University of Cincinnati, United States

    The message board is a staple of most distance education courses. Although the tool emerged as a simple way to allow for asynchronous communication, its feature set has stagnated in academia. While... More

    pp. 1827-1835

  16. Real-time Video Services for Continuing Professional Development of the Greek Academic Network’s Technical Staff

    Charalambos Mouzakis & Pantelis Balaouras, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece

    This study focused on evaluation of real-time video services for the continuing professional development of the Greek Academic Network’s technical staff. More specifically, two different real-time ... More

    pp. 1836-1841

  17. The Design and Analysis Methodology of e-Learning contents based on “Model of Rhythm for Understanding”

    Naomi Nagata & Toshio Okamoto, Graduate School of Information Systems, the University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    On e-Learning, the quality of learning contents is very important for the purpose of guaranteeing learners’ achievement. The aim of this study is to develop the design and analysis methodology of e... More

    pp. 1842-1851

  18. Wikis and Blogs and Twitter – Oh My!

    Mary Nicholson, Bloomsburg University, United States

    Learning communities, collaboration, interactivity – these are learning components we strive to include in our courses. Web 2.0 tools such as wikis, blogs, social bookmarks, and twitter allow... More

    p. 1852

  19. A Consideration of the Interaction of Languages Anxiety and the Leaning Strategy For the Development of Japanese e-Learning Teaching-Materials

    Mari Nishitani, Hitotsubashi University, Japan; Toshiki Matsuda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    We are developing an e-learning design based on the view that individualized feedback, corresponding to a student’s language anxiety, is necessary in order to improve a student’s ability to learn... More

    pp. 1853-1861

  20. Developing an Online Community of Learners for Second Language Students Using Design-Based Research

    Mariolina Pais Marden, University of Wollongong, Australia; Jan Herrington, Murdoch University, Australia; Anthony Herrington, Curtin University, Australia

    This paper describes the design of a research project that adopted a design-based research (DBR) approach to create and implement an online community of second language learners of Italian. For one... More

    pp. 1862-1867