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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. Getting Into Position: Serious Gaming in Geomatics

    Sylvie Daniel, Laval University, Canada; Rob Harrap, Queen's University, Canada; Michael Power, Laval University, Canada

    The aim of this paper is to present an international research project – the GeoEduc3D Project - targeting High School students and focused on science education, specifically geomatics. While... More

    pp. 213-219

  2. Managing an Educational Website: From Concept to Funding to Execution to Use

    Peggy Davis & Alicia Holmes, New York University, United States; Jennifer Radtke, Long Island University - Brooklyn Campus, United States; Shoba Bandi Rao, New York University, United States

    This paper will present ways for directors of information technology to successfully execute an educational website based on the experience of creating the global-elearning site, a project funded... More

    p. 220

  3. Designing with and for Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: The Evolution of GeoThentic

    Aaron Doering, Charles Miller & Cassandra Scharber, University of Minnesota, United States; George Veletsianos, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

    How should a K-12 geography teacher use a geospatial technology such as Google Earth in the classroom? Should they have students pinpoint a series of locations and measure the connecting distances,... More

    pp. 221-228

  4. Building Kindergarteners’ Number Sense and Future Teachers’ Sense of Children: Software Tools from a College/Elementary School Partnership

    Mike Egan & Randy Hengst, Augustana College, United States

    The authors participate in a college/elementary school partnership intended to enhance the quality of the teacher education program at the college and provide increased opportunities to... More

    pp. 232-237

  5. Identifying Instructors' Readiness Factors on e-learning for the Continuing Medical Education Programs in Iran

    Tahereh Eslaminejad, Mona Masood & Nor Azilah Ngah, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    E-learning is considered an appropriate way in continuing medical education that can address physicians’ training needs by providing an innovative opportunity for their professional development. A ... More

    pp. 238-243

  6. The Social Role of the Online Instructor: Developing Your Digital Personality

    Tracy Fairless, CPDE - University of Central Oklahoma, United States; Sandra Franklin, Center for Professional and Distance Education, United States

    Perceived instructor presence influences learner performance, retention and satisfaction in online courses. Students want to know their instructor. This challenges online instruction where text is ... More

    pp. 244-246

  7. An experience of b-learning applied in the first year of the computing career at the Patagonian National University of Argentina

    Adriana Fantini, Claudia López de Munaín, Adriana Almeira & Claudia Saiegg, IT Department - Faculty of Engineering. UNPSJB, Argentina

    Abstract: In this work it is shown the result of a blended-learning experience which was carried out by the Introduction to Information Systems team of the first year of the Computing Career at the... More

    pp. 247-252

  8. Rockcliffe University Consortium

    Kevin Feenan, Rockcliffe University Consortium, United States

    Rockcliffe University Consortium is an online non-profit organization dedicated to the development of knowledge emergence, organizational design, and leadership and technical studies based on... More

    p. 253

  9. Using Authentic Situations and Avatars to Build Knowledge in an E-Learning Environment

    Donna Feledichuk, Portage College/University of Calgary, Canada

    The goal of this project is to develop an e-learning training program for diversity awareness. Research by Scardamalia and Breiter on knowledge building and Oliver and Herrington on an... More

    pp. 254-259

  10. Hyperlinks, Bookmarks, and Employment: An E-Portfolio project for Undergraduates

    Paul Fritz, University of Toledo, United States

    This “best practices” paper will describe and demonstrate a practical writing assignment appropriate for undergraduates’ e-portfolios. The learning outcome of this assignment is a document folder ... More

    pp. 260-264

  11. An Survey regarding Intention of the Use of Information and Communication Technology on Course Instruction for Online Teaching Plan Database Development

    Satoru Fujitani, Mejiro University, Japan; Hiroshi Hotta, Sonoda Women's University, Japan; Tadashi Inagaki, Tohoku Gakuin University, Japan; Koki Sato, Nagoya University, Japan; Kei Naruse, Kurihara Municipal O-oka Elementary School, Japan; Isoo Iguchi, Jumonji University, Japan; Yoshinobu Sato & Tomoyuki Yamada, Uchidayoko Educational Resources Information Center, Japan

    Abstract: The authors are currently collecting lesson plans and are developing an online environment created to share educational materials with the use of Information and Communication Technology ... More

    pp. 265-268

  12. e-Learning with Google Apps

    Nanda Ganesan, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    An e-learning model was implemented at a diverse campus to create a flexible and convenient learning environment for the students. The model consisted of a website and a collection of multimedia... More

    pp. 269-276

  13. Models of Teaching: An Online Resource for Sexuality Education

    Katia Gonzalez-Acquaro, Wagner College- Education Department, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to provide examples on how an online resource for educators in the area of sexuality education was utilized as a teaching tool in a graduate curriculum class... More

    pp. 277-329

  14. Educating future global citizens - grades K-12

    Sherry Goodvin, Maize Public Schools, USD 266, United States

    In an ever increasing interconnected society, it is more apparent than ever before that students need to be prepared with different skills than have traditionally been taught in schools. Thinking... More

    pp. 330-338

  15. Off campus students with industry employment as active students in the learning community

    Olaf Graven & Dag Samuelsen, Buskerud University College, Norway

    The paper deals with two challenges, firstly with how to support and include the growing number of mature part time students that desires a formal education but does not have the opportunity to be ... More

    pp. 339-343

  16. Maximizing the Use of Vendors

    Sheila Gwizdak, Pfizer Inc., United States

    The supply market for E-learning development is highly fragmented with hundreds of vendors providing a wide variety of learning services including e-learning content, development and programming.... More

    pp. 344-347

  17. Innovation in On-Line Early Childhood Graduate Degrees

    Cory Hansen & Nancy Perry, Arizona State University, United States

    Recent state recertification requirements prompted creation of a 100% on-line graduate course for early childhood educators. Institutional goals included maintaining rigor, increasing number of... More

    pp. 348-351

  18. Online Learning on Steroids: Combining Brain Research with Time Saving Techniques

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

    Electronic instructional delivery is growing as quickly as Audrey in “The Little Shop of Horrors,” with increasing numbers of learners and educators entwined in its tendrils. Incorporating features... More

    pp. 352-358

  19. Educational Gaming for the Rest of Us: Thinking Worlds and WYSIWYG Game Development

    Jude Higdon & Sean Miller, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota, United States; Nora Paul, School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota, United States

    Online educational games have long been one of the elusive brass rings of instructional technology. Historically, developing these games has been extremely resource-intensive (Federation of... More

    pp. 359-362

  20. Using E-Learning to Provide Safety & Health Training to Workers: A Case Study

    Mark Hodges, Georgia Tech, United States

    In the current economic environment, workers have turned increasingly to e-learning to enhance their safety and health on the job. Over the past eight years, the Georgia Tech Research Institute ... More

    pp. 363-367