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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. A Professor’s Perspective on the Quality Matters (QM) Process:

    Christine Patti, California University of PA, United States

    Distance education courses are becoming more popular at the higher education level, especially for the nontraditional student. This article highlights a professor’s personal perspective from... More

    pp. 1868-1872

  2. Nine Ways to Leverage Technology for Better Assessments

    Jeff Place, Questionmark, United States

    Assessments play a vital role in measuring people’s knowledge, skills and attitudes. Effective assessments also help improve learning and performance. How can you create surveys, quizzes, tests... More

    p. 1873

  3. Investigating the use of Voice over Internet Protocol and Social Presence in an Hybrid Graduate Research Course

    Nancy Prince-Cohen, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, United States

    Abstract: Key to the success of online educating is social presence, the sense of community and the learner feels (McIssac and Gunawardena, 1996) and/or the awareness of interpersonal... More

    pp. 1874-1878

  4. Corroboration, Association and the Vetting of Open Education Resources

    Thomas Reynolds, National University, United States

    Although nearly ubiquitous in their availability many educators resist wholesale adoption of open educational resources due to lingering concerns over the quality and legitimacy of their content. ... More

    pp. 1879-1883

  5. Design and Development of a Community of Practice of Business and Foreign Language Faculty

    Mary Risner, University of Florida, United States

    The goal of this exploratory project is to create a comprehensive list of characteristics, challenges, and necessary actions for developing and maintaining an online community of practice made up... More

    pp. 1884-1889

  6. Unique Strategies and Technological Solutions for systems Engineering Distance Education

    Benjamin Roberts & Walter Owen, Naval Postgraduate School, United States

    This report will concentrate on two graduate systems engineering programs that are delivered by multiple configurations of blended approaches to distributed education. The authors have served as... More

    pp. 1890-1895

  7. Group work in on-line courses

    Myriam Romero, UABC, Mexico; Maria del Rocio Dominguez Gaona, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico

    The purpose of this best practice paper is to describe the experiences two teachers have had when working on - line with different groups of students, using the group work dynamics. Group work has ... More

    pp. 1896-1899

  8. On-Line Instruction: An Opportunity to Re-examine and Re-invent Pedagogy

    Irene Rosenthal, The College of St. Rose, United States

    This paper describes, in case study format, how the newest on-line technologies can give teachers unique opportunities to explore some of the oldest questions in education, namely, what and how to ... More

    pp. 1900-1905

  9. Learning Experience with The World of Warcraft (WoW) According to the 4C/ID Model

    Buncha Samruayruen & Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States

    World of Warcraft (WoW) is one of the most popular online games. WoW can create a new further learning experience that can be ranged from simple games to incorporating complex graphics and virtual ... More

    pp. 1906-1910

  10. Just-in-Time Assessments: Tools & Techniques to Promote Student Reflection, Deeper Thinking, and Long-term Knowledge Retention in the Online Classroom

    Jeanne Samuel, Tulane University School of Medicine, United States; Janice Hinson, Department Reading and Elementary Education, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    New technologies are making it possible for instruction, both face-2-face and online, to be more interactive. This paper discusses ways to apply six time-tested face-2-face formative assessment... More

    pp. 1911-1916

  11. An Intelligent Learning System within a Learning Object

    Lourdes Sánchez-Guerrero & Ana Lilia Laureano-Cruces, Departamento de Sistemas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-A, Mexico; Martha Mora-Torres, Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación, IIMAS-Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico; Javier Ramírez-Rodríguez, Departamento de Sistemas, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-A, Mexico

    The following paper describes the analysis and design of an Intelligent Learning System (ILS) whose domain is located in structured programming. The latter will be immersed in a Learning Object.... More

    pp. 1917-1926

  12. Code Red – Return of the Talking Heads!

    Craig Scanlan, UMDNJ, United States

    Technological constraints forced early designers of asynchronous online courses into developing innovative strategies to provide content and keep their students engaged. The fortuitous result was a... More

    pp. 1927-1932

  13. Challenges of Online Nursing Education in the Lower Mississippi River Delta

    Angela Schmidt & Darlene Baker, Arkansas State University, United States

    To meet the challenges of nurses, nursing faculty, and nursing student shortages, the availability of online education has offered an alternative to meet the needs of the Delta Region of the U.S.... More

    pp. 1933-1937

  14. Strategies to Improve Culturally Diverse Communities in Online Higher Education

    Angela Schmidt & Darlene Baker, Arkansas State University, United States

    Due to the International migration of a global society, many Institutions of Higher Education have developed International partnerships and collaborative agreements to promote student learning.... More

    pp. 1938-1943

  15. Blended Learning – Competence building in Mass Courses

    Alexander Schmoelz & Andrea Payrhuber, University of Vienna, Austria

    This paper presents a new ‘blended’ course, which was developed to redesign the initial study phases of the Department of Communication. The main aim is to provide high-quality education in social-... More

    pp. 1944-1947

  16. Participant Engagement in a Non-Formal, Self-Directed and Blended Learning Environment

    Richard Schwier, Dirk Morrison, Ben Daniel & Jaymie Koroluk, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Novice professors representing seven disciplines participated in a year-long course on teaching in higher education that featured online self-directed learning opportunities and regular face-to... More

    pp. 1948-1956

  17. Online Team Teaching: Strategies for Success for Creating an Online Learning Community

    Michelle Scribner-MacLean, UMass Lowell Graduate School of Education, United States; Heather Miller, Walden University, United States

    This session will introduce specific strategies for a successful online team-teaching experience including how to create a successful online learning community, effective course management, how to ... More

    pp. 1957-1961

  18. Improving on Tacit Knowledge through a Media-rich Survey

    Robin Sharp, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark; Lisa Gjedde, Aarhus University School of Education, Denmark

    We describe a new approach to improving people’s performance in complex technical areas of which they have little or no real technical knowledge. A conceptual model is presented which relates the ... More

    pp. 1962-1965

  19. Successfully delivering interprofessional education curriculum to health and social care students using online learning components

    Dennis Sharpe, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    Introducing the basic concepts of interprofessional education (IPE) to students at the pre-licensure level is challenging given the typical autonomy and diverse nature of health programs at... More

    p. 1966

  20. First the Passion!

    Patricia Shaw & JoAnne Katzmarek, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, United States

    In this session, you will learn about leadership efforts to motivate and support faculty resistive to incorporating online learning in their teacher education courses. You will hear about... More

    p. 1967