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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. Podcasts in Higher Education: What Students Want, What They Really Need, and How This Might be Supported

    Rasmus Blok, Aarhus University, Denmark; Mikkel Godsk, Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

    This paper present from the outset the result of a survey at Aarhus University, Denmark on student’s usage, wishes, and demands for podcasting. In the light of this survey, the paper discusses the ... More

    pp. 117-128

  2. Educational simulator to draw conic sections in mathematics field supported by intelligent agents and semantic web: : An example of design and development

    Jorge Bacca, Jammer Molina, Gloria Cavanzo & Juan Guevara, Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Colombia

    This paper highlights the main aspects in design and development of an educational software tool that belongs to the simulators category, proposed to support teaching and learning processes in the ... More

    pp. 126-131

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  3. Using the ICARE model for Micro-level Course Organisation at the University of Botswana: A Preliminary Investigation.

    Bopelo Boitshwarelo, University of Botswana, Centre for Continuing education, Botswana

    Micro-level course organisation is one of the key pedagogical elements of an online course. This paper investigates one approach of organising online course sessions, the ICARE model. The paper... More

    pp. 129-139

  4. Use of Podcast as a Reusable Learning Object to Teach the English Article System

    Devshikha Bose, Shane Moulton & David Coffland, Idaho State University, United States

    This paper deals with the effectiveness of using podcasts as a mobile learning option and discusses the best practices of instructional design for the creation of Learning Objects (LOs) to be... More

    pp. 140-148

  5. Building Scalable and Sustainable Online Professional Development Opportunities on a Shoestring Budget

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    During an economic downturn, institutions of higher education face significant budgetary constraints yet are expected to deliver more with less. A successful strategy to extend resources in this... More

    p. 149

  6. Design Frameworks for an Engaging and Collaborative Online Course Environment

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    Our college will be launching a fully online Library Media Endorsement (LME) program in the spring of 2010. In preparation, all courses currently taught in a face-to-face format will need to be... More

    p. 150

  7. Experiences from Outsourcing Systems Development for Learning Applications

    Cornelia Brodahl & Heidi Oftedahl, University of Agder, Norway

    Our R&D study investigates the possibility of establishing a development relationship on visual, animated and interactive learning objects for mathematics education, between Norwegian university... More

    pp. 151-159

  8. The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the Science and Literacy Curricular Space

    Scott Brown, University of Connecticut, United States; Kimberly Lawless, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States; Mark Boyer, University fo Connecticut, United States

    The GlobalEd 2 Project utilizes educational technologies available in middle school classrooms to build a PBL environment embedded in social studies classrooms as an expanded curricular application... More

    pp. 160-164

  9. Embedded Digital Textbooks in Online Courses: Data Driven Study for Improving the Online Learning Experience

    Ruth Black & Maria Toner, Chapman University College, United States

    Chapman University College recently began a pilot program to study the combined delivery of an embedded digital textbook and the corresponding online course from the same online location. The... More

    pp. 164-169

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  10. Using Cognitive Constructivist Theory of Multimedia to Facilitate Asynchronous E-Learning Design with Microsoft Producer

    Prince Bull, North Carolina Central University, United States

    This paper discusses the use of cognitive constructivist theory of multimedia (CCTM) in designing courseware for e-learning using Microsoft Producer. CCTM advocates for the design of instruction... More

    pp. 165-169

  11. Rapid Prototyping: An Alternative for Instructional Game Development

    Celina Byers, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, United States

    In an online Instructional Game Development Course, changing the development model for production of instructional games from the standard systematic instructional design model of Analysis, Design,... More

    pp. 170-171

  12. Inspiring Learning and Teaching: Using e-tools to Facilitate Change

    Donald Campbell, Kathy Jo Cook & Bruce Kusch, Brigham Young University – Idaho, United States; Shane Moulton, Idaho State University, United States

    This proposal describes the implementation of an e-learning initiative to facilitate a significant faculty paradigm shift in the way learning and teaching occurs at Brigham Young University-Idaho. ... More

    pp. 172-181

  13. The Effectiveness of a Synchronous Delivery Model for E-Learning at the High School Level

    MichaeL Canuel, Learn Quebec, Canada

    Over the last ten years LEARN has provided a wide range online courses destined for senior high school students. These courses have been offered online using a synchronous delivery platform which ... More

    p. 182

  14. See it. Hear it. Do it. Online

    Lisa Chan & Cynthia Larson-Daugherty, Spectrum Pacific Learning Company, United States

    Spectrum Pacific Learn Company (SPL) would like to showcase products of its digital learning assets (DLAs); and discuss the effectiveness of a strategic presentation mix of DLAs in reaching a... More

    p. 183

  15. Collaborative Course Development Produces Quality Courses: Case Studies

    Ining Chao, Royal Roads University, Canada

    The issue of quality is becoming front and centre as online distance education moves into the mainstream of higher education. Many believe collaborative course development will lead to better... More

    pp. 184-187

  16. (Missed) Opportunities for Transforming Identity: We Don’t Want Second Life/Chances

    Anu Chatterjee & Suguna Chundur, Clermont College, United States

    Questions of cultural identity and cultural exchange are challenging concepts for our students who are predominantly white and working class. The MMORPG game Second Life was used for a group... More

    pp. 188-193

  17. Adaptive Nutrition eLearning Solution for Existing and Future Health Care Professionals

    Sunhea Choi, Penelope Nestel, George Ke, Elizabeth Ault, Mattew Hammerton & Trevor Bryant, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    In U.K. nutrition is now recognised as being central to health promotion, disease prevention and effective care and is a key element of government policy. Currently, health care professionals are... More

    p. 194

  18. Exploring Community-Based Learning across Disciplines Through the use of Second Life

    Suguna Chundur & Anuradha Chatterjee, University of Cincinnati Clermont College, United States

    The concept of learning communities has been around for a long time. The explosion of the internet and digital technology have given rise to online communities that make it possible for people of ... More

    pp. 195-200

  19. From Abuse to Reuse: Changing the Image of a Writing Center

    Kurtis Clements & Diane Martinez, Kaplan University, United States

    Many writing centers are mistakenly branded by students and instructors as a paper review service, and the online Kaplan University Writing Center is no different. A sudden increase in the number ... More

    pp. 201-204

  20. Tensions and Possibilities: Building a Community of Practice in a Blended Learning Environment

    John Cowan, Northern Illinois University, United States

    For the last 9 years more than 200 students in 11 cohort groups have received degrees in the Internet-Based Masters Degree in Educational Technology (iMet) Program at Sacramento State University.... More

    pp. 205-212