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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. Connecting Worlds

    Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg, Germany

    The poster is about the idea to visualize tags being associated with connecting the four worlds Virtuality, Edutainment, Reality, and Practice. The tags are visualized by a tag cloud, whereas the... More

    pp. 2207-2208

  2. Knowledge Management & E-learning : create shared process

    Jean-Loup Richet, Télécom Ecole de Management, France

    In the quality department of a European leading company, the challenge is to avoid the ‘information overload’. In fact, facing the overwhelming amount of information, quality engineers have no time... More

    pp. 2209-2212

  3. Digital Natives and How They Learn

    Duane Sider & Jennifer Frazier, Rosetta Stone, United States

    In the wide-ranging discussion of eLearning, eLearners themselves are often ignored. But today’s eLearners are “digital natives” who sit at the center of—and in fact control—the learning process.... More

    pp. 2213-2215

  4. Empowerment and Leadership Development in an Online Story-Based Learning Community

    Brenda Stutsky, Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg, Canada

    The goal was to develop an online learning community where hospital-based nurse educators could develop their own leadership practices through storytelling within an environment that included the... More

    pp. 2216-2223

  5. Integral Teamwork: Collaborating Using Google Tools

    Bonnie Thurber, Northwestern University, United States

    Northwestern University Faculty Support Services uses Google tools for collaboration. We model how we use Google Mail to provide support to Northwestern University faculty; Google calendars to... More

    pp. 2224-2226

  6. Who do we think we are? Dismantling Educators’ Assumptions in the Online Classroom

    Kara VanDam & Tanya Peterson, Kaplan University, United States; Lorna Wheeler, South University, United States

    Anonymity provides a sense of safety for the online student and instructor, and generates a feeling of belonging that comes from being evaluated solely on the basis of one’s work since other traits... More

    pp. 2227-2231

  7. 'Getting Started': Pre-Induction Access to Higher Education

    Sue Watling, University of Lincoln, United Kingdom

    Abstract: The transition to higher education poses challenges on many levels. One UK University has piloted a scheme that is designed to prepare prospective students for academic study. ‘Getting... More

    pp. 2232-2235

  8. Synchronous virtual supervision of professional experience: Issues and challenges

    Stephen Winn, University of New England, Australia

    The supervision of professional experience undertaken by tertiary students is an important component of any university programme. In Australia and other countries where there are vast distances... More

    pp. 2236-2250

  9. Online Student Teaching: Procedures and Practices

    Constance Wyzard, Terrie Wessel & Mark Frank, Boise State University, United States

    An examination of procedures developed at universities around the country reveals common practices and procedures created to facilitate the traditional student teaching experience. However, when... More

    p. 2251

  10. Teaching the Google–Eyed YouTube Generation

    Bill Ashraf, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

    The University sector in the UK has undertaken a massive transformation over recent years, resulting in a current mass market. Institutions (and their managers) are facing enormous challenges to... More

    pp. 2252-2262

  11. The Intersection of Technology and the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: A Review

    Robert Aucoin, Royal Roads University, Canada

    This literature review provides an overview of the blending of technology, professional development and the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). The first section of the review begins with ... More

    pp. 2263-2268

  12. Assessing student ICT literacy on a national level

    Sun-Guen Baek & Dongil Kim, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Mi-Ryang Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South); Hye-Sook Kim, Korea Education & Research Information Service, Korea (South); Ye-Lim Yu, So-Hwa Park, Se-Won Kim & Mee-Reem Kim, Seoul National University, Korea (South)

    This study has developed and verified an assessment tool of ICT literacy for junior and senior high school students. The developed assessment tool consists of 30 items with five-multiple choice... More

    pp. 2269-2275

  13. Do Digital Divisions Still Persist in our Schools? Access to Technology and Technical Skills of Teachers in High-Needs Schools

    Lauren Chapman, Jessica Masters & Joseph Pedulla, Boston College, United States

    Technology use in schools has great potential to improve student learning outcomes. However, it is imperative that teachers possess a set of technical skills required to implement high-quality... More

    pp. 2276-2285

  14. Developing a Trans-national, Organisational e-Learning Strategy

    Deryn Graham, Unitec New Zealand, New Zealand

    This paper describes an exercise to critically review current e-Learning policy for a School in a typical United Kingdom (UK) university through examining the relevant documentation. The analysis... More

    pp. 2286-2291

  15. Everything You Need To Know For Success In Your Distance Degree Program

    Cheryl Ramos & Candace Wheeler, University of Hawaii Hilo, United States

    Distance learning is an ideal medium for increasing access to higher education degree programs for individuals living in rural and remote locations. In Fall 2002, the [name of university] began a ... More

    pp. 2292-2297

  16. Cyberbullying in Higher Education

    Matt Sellers, Grover Wray, Nathan Meeker & Shane Moulton, Idaho State University, United States

    New technology brings new benefits and challenges. Web 2.0 facilitates social connectivity in ways that were unimaginable a decade ago. Social networking is the newest communication phenomenon.... More

    pp. 2298-2303

  17. Organizational Development: Moving Towards E-Learning

    Caroline Akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    The aim of this paper is threefold: to explore an impact of constantly changing circumstances in technology on organizations in the contemporary business-market; to clarify the role of e-learning... More

    pp. 2304-2313

  18. E-learning for South African emerging farmers’ agricultural knowledge support

    Samuel Akinsola, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, South Africa

    Access to formal agricultural education for South African black emerging farmers, who have been denied opportunities to attend well resourced institutions due to injustices of the past is a major... More

    pp. 2336-2342

  19. 10 Questions E-Government Leaders Should Ask Themselves

    Mansour Aldojan, The University of Jordan, United States

    Abstract: The paper aims to show, through the case of Jordan, how e-government is difficult to implement, given the characteristics of the local administration, the socio-economic context and the... More

    pp. 2343-2344

  20. A Preliminary Investigation of the Factors that Influence the E-learning Adoption in Higher Education Institutes in emerging societies

    Maen Al-hawari, University of Wollongong, Jordan; Joseph Meloche, University of Wollongong, Australia; Sanaa Al-halabi, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan

    Innovation in learning is always a key interest of any educational institute when they are seeking to develop their learning models. E-learning is one of the more innovative models in available in ... More

    pp. 2345-2352