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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. Current m-learning Research: A Review of Key Literature

    Ryan Ali & Valerie Irvine, University of Victoria, Canada

    Abstract: This review provides a summary of key m-learning (mobile learning) research published from 2006 - 2009. Furthermore, this review identifies common research themes shared within the... More

    pp. 2353-2359

  2. Development of a Participatory Learning Support System based on Social Networking Service

    Fumihiko Anma & Toshio Okamoto, The University of Electro Communications, Japan

    In this paper, we describe a method for developing an educational system that encourages learner interaction by “the architecture of participation”. “The architecture of participation” describes... More

    pp. 2360-2365

  3. Faculty Preparation for Teaching and Learning in Second Life

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

    Faculty adoption of new technological tools related to teaching and learning is an ongoing challenge. Complex technologies such as Second Life and other multi-user virtual environments can be... More

    pp. 2366-2368

  4. Towards E-Learning in public universities of Ghana: Lecturers perspective in the use of ICT resources for teaching

    Isaiah T, Awidi, Planning and MIS Directorate, University of Ghana, Ghana

    The study was conducted in three public universities of Ghana. The study seeks to examine the extent of lectures participation in the use of ICT resources at the universities. The aim is to... More

    pp. 2369-2380

  5. It's About Talk: Using Electronic Discussion in a Graduate Literacy Course

    Dena Beeghly, West Chester University, United States

    It’s important for my graduate students to leave class understanding that talk is an important part of reading and literacy instruction (NCTE & IRA, 1996). Thought-provoking and relevant... More

    p. 2388

  6. The Zon Project: Creating a Virtual Environment for Learning Chinese Language and Culture

    D. Matthew Boyer & Mete Akcaoglu, Michigan State University, United States

    The Zon Project is building a multi-user, game-based virtual environment to support learning Chinese language and culture. From its core, Zon is designed to be a multiplayer, online environment... More

    pp. 2389-2393

  7. The Digital Divide an age old question?

    Paul Bristow, bournville college of further education, United Kingdom

    Over the last decade many educational establishments especially further educational colleges have witnessed an unprecedented transformation from traditional library structures toward what are now... More

    pp. 2394-2397

  8. Online Collaboration

    Dallas Budden, University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States

    The benefits of online collaborative learning are compelling but are not without problems. This paper discusses some of the problems students have with collaboration and how social presence helps. ... More

    pp. 2398-2401

  9. Building Interactive Teaching and Learning Environment For High Education in 3D Virtual Worlds

    Yundong Cai & Chunyan Miao, SCE, NTU, Singapore; Zhiqi Shen & Guoan Bi, EEE, NTU, Singapore

    How to make the learning process interesting and engaging becomes more and more concerned by the educators and researchers. Nowadays, games, web applications and virtual world applications become ... More

    pp. 2402-2408

  10. Factors Affecting Student Engagement in a Blended Learning Environment

    Hasan Cakir, Gazi University, Turkey; Omer Delialioglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    As college drop outs and dissatisfaction from the school among students on the rise, factors such as student engagement and technology that have potential to reverse this trend have been gaining... More

    pp. 2409-2414

  11. Student Engagement Experiences in a Problem-Based Course with Blended Learning Environment

    Hasan Cakir, Gazi University, Turkey; Sirin Karadeniz, Bahcesehir University, Turkey; Celebi Uluyol, Gazi University, Turkey

    This study focuses on student engagement in a junior level computer networking course designed using problem based blended learning environment approach. 45 preservice teachers participated in the ... More

    pp. 2415-2419

  12. Investigation on Student Modeling in Adaptive E-learning Systems

    Muesser Cemal Nat, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

    Adaptive e-learning systems hold promise for the future development as innovative technologies continuously appear in the field. Along with the facilities that they provide, they have led to... More

    pp. 2420-2427

  13. Towards Emotional Regulation in Intelligent Tutoring Systems

    Soumaya Chaffar, Lotfi Derbali & Claude Frasson, University of Montreal, Canada

    The emotional factor has been never taken into account in Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) until recently. However, emotions play a crucial role in cognitive processes particularly in learning... More

    pp. 2428-2435

  14. A Pilot Study: The Effect of Modality of Representation upon Learning

    Alex Chan & Matt Bower, Macquarie University, Australia

    Multimedia technology and problem based learning not only allow more realistic interaction between students and the learning context, but can also facilitate integration of material from previous... More

    pp. 2436-2441

  15. A Collaborative Effort for Practicing PBL in High School: Pilot Study with Geography and Computer Teachers

    Ling-Chian Chang & Greg C Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Project-based Learning (PBL) has been shown to be effective for motivating students’ self-learning in the literatures. However, training or enticing subject teachers to practice PBL in their... More

    pp. 2442-2447

  16. Influence of Dominant Electrical Brainwaves on Learning Performance

    Maher Chaouachi, Alicia Heraz, Imène Jraidi & Claude Frasson, Université de Montréal, Canada

    In this work, we developed a new approach to predict learning performance regarding a group, by analyzing his brain activity during a two-day experiment. In fact, we recruited 21 participants and... More

    pp. 2448-2454

  17. A Simulation-Based Learning Environment for Conceptual Learning through Interactive Learning Activities

    Yu-Lung Chen & Kuo-En Chang, Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Yao-Ting Sung, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This paper describes the effects of learning context on simulation-based learning in three learning phase: concept learning, simulative manipulation, and concept clarification. A simulation-based... More

    pp. 2455-2458

  18. An Ontology-based Learning System for Supporting Self-directed Learning in Online Environments

    Sook-young Choi, Woosuk University, Korea (South)

    Recent research in online distance education indicates that students need to have a high level of self-direction to succeed in an online learning environment. This study proposes an ontology-based ... More

    pp. 2459-2464

  19. The Effect of Concept Mapping on Students’ Online Hypermedia Learning: A Pilot Study

    Pao-Nan Chou & Hsi-Chi Hsiao, Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan; Wei-Fan Chen, School of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State University, United States

    This study provided concrete evidence on how concept mapping supported students’ online hypermedia learning. Thirty-three undergraduate students participated in an experimental study. The results... More

    pp. 2465-2468

  20. The Relationship of Student Demographics and Academic Performance in an Online Learning Environment

    Jozenia Colorado & Jane Eberle, Emporia State University, United States

    Understanding the role of student demographics in the online learning environment will assist institutions to make decisions regarding online programs. These decisions go beyond the initial... More

    pp. 2469-2474