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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. Technology Integration: Overlapping, Conceptualization and Implementation: Addressing Faculty Concerns and Differences about Adoption of New Technologies

    Mansour Aldojan, The University of Jordan, Jordan

    Abstract: The objective of the study was to collect and to analyze the data to determine the patterns of technology use and to identify the faculty’s concerns, their overall satisfaction degree of ... More

    pp. 2092-2100

  2. Faculty use of Social Networking: Ethical Issues Considered

    Sharon Anderson, colorado state university, United States; Jim Folkestad & Suzan Aldoubi, Colorado State University, United States

    Abstract. Over the last decade the use of the internet and more specifically social networking has changed the landscape of social interaction as well as the traditional parameters of learning and ... More

    pp. 2101-2103

  3. Towards Security Requirements in Online Summative Assessments

    Kikelomo Maria Apampa, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    Confidentiality, integrity and availability (C-I-A) are the security requirements fundamental to any computer system. Similarly, the hardware, software and data are important critical assets.... More

    pp. 2104-2109

  4. Why Hasn’t Anyone Asked Me?: One Student’s Perspective on How to Choose a LMS

    Gwyn Corso, Regis University, United States

    Often expectations and requirements surrounding an institution’s choice of a Learning Management System (LMS) are prescribed by faculty and administration. This is evident in most Requests for... More

    p. 2110

  5. Affective Educational Technology: First steps on the introduction of the affective dimension in the core of online design

    Eva De Lera, Carles Fernàndez & Magí Almirall, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

    The cognitive or functional focus has traditionally been the main key for instructional and technology designers, giving lower importance to the emotional dimension. This point collides with the... More

    pp. 2111-2119

  6. Pedagogies as Educational technologies

    Jon Dron, Athabasca University, Canada

    There is a widely held belief in e-learning circles that pedagogy must come before technology. In this paper it is argued that, not only is that not true, but that it is a meaningless war as... More

    pp. 2120-2127

  7. Integrating Educational Robotics in Elementary Curriculum

    Amy Eguchi, Bloomfield College, United States; Lisbeth Uribe, The School at Columbia University, United States

    This paper describes an educational robotic project which is integrated into an elementary school curriculum at a private school in New York City, where collaboration among teachers from many... More

    pp. 2128-2135

  8. Creating Technology Awareness among Staff and Faculty

    Colin Elliott, Athabasca University, Canada

    Rapid development and innovation of new technologies present many opportunities for improving learning. However, the fast rate of change, required technical aptitude, and available resources are... More

    p. 2136

  9. Distance Learning: Professional Development for Technology Teachers in Mainland China and Hong Kong

    Wei-wei Feng & Kin Wai Michael Siu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Technology teachers are necessary to have continuous education in order to maintain a good quality of teaching and learning activities. However, lacking resource and due to the geographical... More

    pp. 2137-2142

  10. Model for Interactive Online e-Learning Service Using ISP’s SoIP (Video) Phone

    Chul Woo Kim, MiSook Lim & Jin soo Sohn, Central Laboratory, KT, Korea (South)

    In this paper, we have introduced a commercial videophone to facilitate a remote learning environment. The videophone provides a friendly face-to-face learning environment and an environment that... More

    pp. 2143-2147

  11. Measuring the impact of e-learning implementation strategy

    Sandra Kucina Softic & Zoran Bekic, University of Zagreb University Computing Centre, Croatia

    The paper presents survey results on the expectations, implementation and level of usage of e-learning at the University of Zagreb. After adoption of university e-learning strategy and following... More

    pp. 2148-2153

  12. Conducting chemistry lessons in Georgian schools with computer-educational programs (exemplificative one concrete programe)

    Ketevan Kupatadze, Ilia Chavchavadze State University, Georgia

    The article presents author’s multi-media teaching course on school course chemistry (7,8,9 level), created in Ilia Chavchavadze State University with financial support of Rustaveli... More

    pp. 2154-2158

  13. Understanding the experience of blogging as an aid to work-related learning

    Beverly Leeds, University o Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    This paper provides an examination of the experience of blogging as an aid to work-related learning. It explores whether learners identify learning opportunities and examines whether blogs provide ... More

    pp. 2159-2165

  14. Technological Tools Used to Teach Accounting to Online Adult Students

    Ana Machuca, Kenneth Snow, Karin Torres, Laurie Millam & Pamela DeLotell, Kaplan University, United States

    This paper will summarize some of the techniques that can be used to teach accounting to online adult students and discuss two other technological tools that have been successful in teaching adult ... More

    pp. 2166-2167

  15. Retaining Quality Faculty in Online Setting Through Dedicated Support Services

    Heather Miller, Laurel Walsh, Amber Cook & Michelle Hajder, Walden University, United States

    Connecting faculty, academic support staff, and students in an online environment creates unique challenges. Faculty members accustomed to brick-and-mortar university environments are often... More

    pp. 2168-2174

  16. Ending the Hiring Frenzy: Using Quality Mentoring to Improve Faculty Performance, Satisfaction, and Retention of Online Faculty

    Maggie Morgan, Capella University - Student, United States; Lea Rosenberry, Kaplan University, United States

    A multi-faceted mentoring program can save valuable time and resources by improving new faculty performance, satisfaction and retention. Instead of constantly searching for new adjunct faculty,... More

    pp. 2175-2176

  17. Do the Numbers Speak by Themselves? Helping People Make Sense of Quantitative Information

    Carlos Nakamura & Qing Zeng, University of Utah, United States

    In this study we investigated whether the addition of qualitative interpretations improves consumers’ understanding of quantitative data from clinical studies. We hypothesized that the potential... More

    pp. 2177-2182

  18. Development of web application for LaTeX plotting software KETpic

    Yasuyuki Nakamura, Nagoya University, Japan; Setsuo Takato, Toho University, Japan

    KETpic is a macro package for Computer Algebra System (CAS) to convert plot data created by CAS to LaTeX picture data. We are able to draw fine pictures in LaTeX documents with aid of KETpic. At... More

    pp. 2183-2188

  19. An Analysing Tool to Facilitate the Evaluation Process of Automatic Lecture Transcriptions

    Miltiades Papadopoulos & Elaine Pearson, Accessibility Research Centre, Teesside University, United Kingdom

    The traditional lecture remains the most common method of teaching, despite growing criticism of its efficiency. This paper responds to the challenge of meeting the needs and access requirements of... More

    pp. 2189-2198

  20. A Study of an On-Line Credit Card Payment Processing and Fraud Prevention for e-Business

    Nucharee Premchaiswadi, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand; James G. Williams, Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Wichian Premchaiswadi, Siam University, Thailand

    Nowadays, an on-line credit card payment of purchasing products and services on the Internet has increased. Therefore, e-commerce merchants must be capable of accepting such payment methods. ... More

    pp. 2199-2206