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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. Return on Learning: Redefining Learner Accountability and Assessment in Networked and Online Language Learning Environments

    Duane Sider & Jennifer Frazier, Rosetta Stone, United States

    Online language-learning programs provide highly-effective instruction in new languages, accelerating the learning process and building value for learners and teachers. But how do managers assess ... More

    pp. 1968-1970

  2. Students with Learning Difficulties: Web 2.0 Resources for Response to Intervention (RTI)

    Rosemary Skeele & Concetta Russo, Seton Hall University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is an analysis of Web 2.0 resources that complement an educational strategy called Response to Intervention (RTI). RTI is an innovative approach to remediate students with... More

    pp. 1971-1980

  3. Teaching and Learning Ethics within Virtual Communities of Practice

    Andy Smith, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

    High-profile corporate and political scandals and revelations around unethical work and corrupt practices currently dominate the news. Considering the very high proportion of young people... More

    pp. 1981-1988

  4. Multimedia Technology Course Of Engineering Pedagogy

    Vladimir Soslovsky, Department of Education, Institute of Banking Business of National Bank of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine; Georgy Tokhtar, National Automobile and Highway University, Kharkiv, Ukraine; Anatoly Fonarev, Department of Engineering and Science, CUNY, United States

    A presented product is a course entitled as "Engineering Pedagogy” (EP). This course consists of six units: 1.Review of current trends in college education around the world, 2. Engineering Pedagogy... More

    pp. 1989-1992

  5. Artscura: Experiencing Art Through Art

    Ellyn St Louis, Pete McCauley, Tyler Breuch & Jim Hatten, University of Minnesota, United States

    The art museum has long been regarded as an elite and sometimes needlessly inaccessible institution. Patrons visit in order to experience works of art and learn about art history, but are too often... More

    pp. 1993-1998

  6. Integrating Synchronous (Real-Time) Instruction into a Fundamentally Asynchronous Online Curriculum -- The Example Provided by X --

    James Stewart, University of Maryland University College, United States

    University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is a university with ~70K online students distributed throughout the world. Recently UMUC has integrated synchronous, or real-time, instruction... More

    pp. 1999-2006

  7. An Analysis of Knowledge Building Activities in Mathematics Using Microgenesis Theory

    Dorian Stoilescu, University of Toronto, Canada

    Abstract: Research shows strong evidence about improving mathematics classrooms activities by using knowledge building pedagogies. However, little research in knowledge building was done in order... More

    pp. 2007-2010

  8. Assessment of Student Work on Geographically Distributed Information Technology Project Teams

    Charles Tappert & Allen Stix, Pace University, United States

    There are issues in assessing the contributions of individual students on geographically distributed student teams working on information technology projects. At Pace University we have been using... More

    pp. 2011-2018

  9. Desktop Virtualization Technologies Design to Support Web-based Distance Learning Courses

    Berhane Teclehaimanot & Joshua Spencer, University of Toledo, United States

    This paper describes the development of desktop virtualization technologies and how these technologies are being implemented and maintained to support virtual labs at the University of Toledo. In... More

    pp. 2019-2024

  10. Enhance Learning while Building Online Community

    Joan Thormann, Lesley University, United States

    Whether online or face-to-face, building a supportive and effective learning community is one of the keys to having substantive exchanges that enhance learning among students and with faculty... More

    p. 2025

  11. Use of Synchronous Conferencing to Help Build Learning Communities

    Joan Thormann, Lesley University, United States

    Online learning is at times criticized for student isolation, lack of access to classmates and faculty and concerns about veracity of student participation. This presentation will describe how... More

    p. 2026

  12. Play-Rewind-Forward-Stop

    Niki Van Mechelen, Claudia Gaspard, Hilde De Vos, An Lippens, Dirk Thijs & Katleen Vanden Driessche, CVO-Antwerpen-Zuid, Belgium

    This poster presents our experience with content issues and technical aspects in interactive movies in the context of adult education, by showing examples of our developed interactive video... More

    pp. 2027-2029

  13. Assessing the Web 2.0 Technologies: Mission Impossible?

    Vicki Williams, Penn State, United States

    This session is intend to engage the audience as participants in a discussion of the various ways that may be used to assess learning outcomes as a result of teaching and learning interventions.... More

    pp. 2030-2033

  14. Comparing the Functions of Different Assigned Student Roles in Online Conversations

    Alyssa Wise, Marzieh Saghafian & Poornima Padmanabhan, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This study aims to extend our understanding of how different assigned student roles function in asynchronous online conversations. While assigning students roles is a popular technique, what roles ... More

    pp. 2034-2042

  15. A Comparative Study of the Teaching Methods for Retrieval of Web Contents in Young and Middle-aged Nurses and Unemployed Middle-aged Women

    Haruhisa Yamaguchi, Okayama Shoka University, JAPAN, Japan

    To study the teaching methods for instruction on information search suited to age and aptitude, we adopted the “search type” method, a method that has attracted attention in recent years. Regarding... More

    pp. 2043-2051

  16. Difference by School Age in Icon Search Recognition in VDT Work in Young Learners (3)

    Haruhisa Yamaguchi, Okayama Shoka University, JAPAN, Japan

    This study examines the difference of recognition of the Windows folder icons by school age. An appropriate screen design makes icon search easy in a VDT (Visual Display Terminal). This study... More

    pp. 2052-2059

  17. Training Pre-Service Teachers in How to Teach Critical Thinking to Middle School Students

    Ya-Ting Carolyn Yang & Lung-Yu Li, Institute of Education, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    This study examines the level of middle school students’ critical thinking skills (CTS) and critical thinking dispositions (CTD) after the training of pre-service teachers and their teaching in... More

    pp. 2060-2069

  18. Web 2.0 Enabled Blended Learning

    Michael Zeiller, University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, Austria

    An easy to implement approach for setting up a blended learning course at a university of applied sciences by Web 2.0 and social software tools is presented. Web 2.0 and social software are applied... More

    pp. 2070-2075

  19. Immersive Virtual Worlds in Educational Practice: Introducing Educators to Second Life

    Anita Zijdemans Boudreau, Pacific University, College of Education, United States; Scot Headley & Robin Ashford, George Fox University, United States

    This paper reports outcomes of the second iteration of a longitudinal action research study on the affordances of Second Life for enriched online teaching and learning. 'Introduction to Second for ... More

    pp. 2076-2081

  20. Learning with collaborative concept maps: A Meta-Analysis

    Olusola Adesope & John Nesbit, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Concept maps are typically used to represent knowledge in a node-link format. Although decades of research have produced some understanding of the cognitive effects of using concept maps in... More

    pp. 2082-2091