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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. The Effect of Public Work and Social Learning on Plagiarism and Retention

    Nathan Garrett, Woodbury University, United States

    This paper analyzes the effects of making student work public. Using a custom e-portfolio system, students were selectively shown peer work. Student work on public and private work was of roughly ... More

    pp. 2603-2608

  2. Are our preservice teachers prepared to teach in a digital age?

    Susan Gibson, University of Alberta, Canada

    Preparing teachers to teach in a digital age requires modeling the use of Web 2.0 technologies in our teacher preparation programs. This research project examined the impact that immersion in... More

    pp. 2609-2617

  3. Evaluation Framework for b-learning

    Silvia Gonzalez Brambila, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico; José Luis García Gómez, Ex-blue, Canada; Gustavo Mauricio Bástién Montoya, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

    In this paper we describe a governance system supported by an evaluation framework to measure the success and level of acceptance of new products and services in our community of a “b-learning”... More

    pp. 2618-2625

  4. I Am a Gam3r, H3ar M3 Roar!

    Eddie Gose, University of Hawaii, United States

    The popularity of video game play is becoming a part of many people’s lives. Video game playing has recently become a phenomenon in our society and a new culture of gaming is currently being... More

    pp. 2626-2631

  5. E-learning in Management Education: A Multi- Stakeholder Perspective

    Ela Goyal, SIES College of Management Studies, India; Seema Purohit, Navinchandra Mehta Institute of Technology and Development, India

    Management education has become a major profession that attracts considerable attention across the world. With the enviable combination of large size and high growth, the management education... More

    pp. 2632-2639

  6. Using Convergent Media to Engage Graduate Students in a Digital and Electronic Writing class: Some Surprising Results

    Valerie Greenberg & Darlene Carbajal, University of the Incarnate Word, United States

    Abstract: The digital revolution has transformed our learners and educators into a world where writing and communicating has evolved into a much faster, speedier, and instant form of distributing... More

    pp. 2640-2644

  7. Digital Storytelling: Exploring a New Literacy for rural schools in Bhutan

    Khendum Gyabak, University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This descriptive study seeks to understand the status of the digital divide among public school students, explore the possibilities of integrating digital storytelling in order to improve bi... More

    pp. 2645-2650

  8. Higher Education Student’s Views about Wireless Technology, An Iranian Case Study

    Abdul Hafeez-Baig & Raj Gururajan, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Shamsodin Nazemi, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad,, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study explores the awareness and views of students at higher education environment about the uses of wireless handheld technology in higher education in the Iranian environment. A total of 300... More

    pp. 2651-2659

  9. Assessing Effective Strategies and Design in Online Learning

    Katherine Hayden, Cal State University San Marcos, United States; Katie McNamara, Solana Beach School District, United States; Denise Kane, Cal State University San Marcos, United States

    The importance of effective course design elements was measured through perceptions of students who had participated in fully online courses. Results confirm that building community in an online... More

    pp. 2660-2667

  10. Leverging Initeractiviy to Increase E-Learning Effectiveness

    James Helfrich, Brigham Young University – Idaho, United States; Shane Moulton, Idaho State University, United States

    There has been a growing interest in raising the quality of the online learning experience through improving the value of learning objects. While most would agree that interactivity is a powerful ... More

    pp. 2668-2674

  11. Learning in a Second Life Laboratory

    Stephanie Henderson-Begg, Stephanie Cobb, Olivia Corcoran & Rose Heaney, University of East London, United Kingdom

    This study examines students’ reactions to the virtual biosciences laboratory developed in Second Life® (SL) at the University of East London. Final year undergraduates and masters students... More

    pp. 2675-2682

  12. Using mobile phones to increase classroom interaction

    Stephanie Henderson-Begg, Stephanie Cobb, Olivia Corcoran & Rose Heaney, University of East London, United Kingdom

    This study examines the possible benefits of using mobile phones to increase interaction and promote active learning in large classroom settings. First year undergraduate students studying Cellular... More

    pp. 2683-2688

  13. In-service teachers’ perspectives about online course regarding online interactions and online group presentation through Wimba.

    Wei-Ying Hsiao & Katy Herbold, Southern Utah University, United States

    According to the National Standards for Quality Online Teaching, actively engage students in the learning process and promotes learning through group interaction is one of high quality online... More

    pp. 2689-2692

  14. An overview of information technology on language education

    Hsiang-ling Huang & Yu-ju Hung, Indiana University Bloomington, United States

    This study intends to do an overview of the impact of information technology on language education. The review covers ten major journals in this field from 1999 to 2009, and selected books... More

    pp. 2693-2697

  15. Instructors’ Roles in Asynchronous Online Education

    Yu-ju Hung & Mun Woo Lee, Indiana University - Bloomington, United States

    Building upon Berge’s (1995) theoretical framework of four roles of online instructors, this study attempts to explore online instructors’ perceptions and enactment of pedagogical role, social role... More

    pp. 2698-2703

  16. Towards Using Second Life for Supporting Illiterate Persons in Learning

    Tassawar Iqbal, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Austria; Klaus Hammermüller, talkademy, an open learning (OLE) language school, Vienna, Austria, Austria; Alexander Nussbaumer, Department of Psychology, University of Graz, Austria, Austria; A Min Tjoa, Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

    Abstract: Advancement in technology and e-learning has the potential for reducing the gap between rich and poor, young and old, computer-literate and illiterate, and opening venues of equal... More

    pp. 2704-2709

  17. Web 1.0, Web 2.0: Implications to move from Education 1.0 to Education 2.0 to enhance collaborative intelligence towards the future of Web 3.0

    Rozinah Jamaludin, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia., Malaysia; Subashini Annamalai, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia; Mahmoud Abdulwahed, Loughborough University, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses on the Internet evolution in the early 90s from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 and also towards the future of Web 3.0 that enhances collaborative intelligence moving from Education 1.0 to ... More

    pp. 2710-2718

  18. Investigating Lecturers’ use of Learning Designs to Support Technology Enhanced Course Design

    Jennifer Jones, Sue Bennett & Lori Lockyer, University of Wollongong, Australia

    The effective integration of technology into teaching and learning has been a focus of universities and governments for the past decade. Yet progress towards this goal has been limited to date. ... More

    pp. 2719-2725

  19. New Architecture of a Multi Agent System which Measures the Learner Brainwaves to Predict his Stress Level Variation

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

    The stress factor plays an important role in learning tasks, especially when the learner is in front of an exam. Studying the stress level variation can then be very useful in a learning situation.... More

    pp. 2726-2733

  20. 3D Virtual World in English Immersion Program in Korean Kindergarten

    Eulho Jung, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, United States; Jungju Cha & Sahoon Kim, University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States

    This study is about effect of implementation of second life in English immersion program in Korean kindergarten. This study used qualitative methods. The aim of this study was to figure out the... More

    p. 2734