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E-Learn 2009--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 26, 2009


Theo Bastiaens; Jon Dron; Cindy Xin

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This conference has 7 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 596

  1. Demystifying Re-Usable Learning Objects

    Beverly Leeds, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

    This session will introduce the audience to a method of creating re-usable learning objects designed for non-technical academics. It will also demonstrate a range of re-usable learning objects... More

    p. 478

  2. Using Online Learning Modules to establish a Rehabilitation Internship/Employment Recruitment Model

    Robert Leneway, Western Michigan University, United States

    Each year the US government provides millions of dollars in direct financial aid and other incentive to train rehabilitation counselor to work in state vocational rehabilitation (VR)agencies.... More

    pp. 479-480

  3. Apply Formal Concept Analysis to Teaching Material Extraction

    Shao-Chun Li & Ko-Kang Chu, Department of Information Communication, MingDao University, Taiwan; Maiga Chang, School of Computing & Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada

    Text summarization system can save the time for user when reading large number of documents. The summary of text summarization system usually composed of meaningful sentence which represent... More

    pp. 481-487

  4. A study of Medical Information Portal: Investigating user’s willingness and intention

    Shu-Sheng Liaw, Yi-Tsen Liao & Hung-Shu Hao, China Medical University, Taiwan; Hsiu-Mei Huang & Yi-Chun Teng, National Taichung Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The main purpose of this study is to investigate user’s intention of using the medical information portal. In this study, papers and articles from various medical publications and websites are... More

    pp. 488-493

  5. Supporting individual learners in different modalities of curriculum delivery

    Mariana Lilley & Andrew Pyper, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

    Perhaps one of the most profoundly transformational aspects of technology in education is the potential it offers in the design of flexible curricula. This is a critical feature given a... More

    pp. 494-496

  6. Benefits of a Blended Learning Experience: A Course Redesign Success Story

    Beth Marcellas, Jeffrey Goodie & Dina Kurzweil, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    Blended learning courses combine online and face-to-face teaching, ideally by combining the strengths of both methods in ways that complement the material being taught. This paper describes a... More

    pp. 497-501

  7. An Intelligent Tutoring System for Medical Imaging

    Brent Martin, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Tracy Kirkbride, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, New Zealand; Antonija Mitrovic, Unviersity of Canterbury, New Zealand; Jay Holland, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Konstantin Zakharov, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

    Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS) are increasingly breaking free of the lab and entering the classroom. These practice-based software systems promise significant learning gains over more... More

    pp. 502-509

  8. Vancouver Coastal Health Authority- Regional Orientation Online

    Elizabeth Mason & Carrie Spencer, Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Canada

    Vancouver Coastal Health Authority (VCH) is the regional body providing public health care services to a large geographic region containing 13 acute care and rehab facilities and hundreds of... More

    pp. 510-513

  9. The 21st Century Classroom - A Case Study: Microscopy Training.

    Warren Matthews, Joel Pikarsky & Matthews Blake, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

    This short paper describes the use of HD videoconferencing for training undergraduates in the use of advanced microscopes at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a leading U.S. university. Access... More

    pp. 514-517

  10. A Collaborative Model for the Design of Multi-Media Learning Objects for Net Generation Students

    Rodney McCrohan & Sandra Jones, RMIT University, Australia

    Abstract: Much of the literature on innovative use of Interactive Computer Design for learning has focused on either pedagogical or technical concerns related to how ICT can be used to enhance... More

    pp. 518-524

  11. Challenges and Solutions in Online Foreign Language Instruction

    Mary Ellen McGoey, Northeastern Illinois University, United States

    Teaching foreign languages online presents many challenges if one wishes to duplicate the group dynamics and interactivity of the foreign language classroom. These challenges are both technical... More

    pp. 525-528

  12. University E-Press for Knowledge Management and Building an Academic Learning Community

    Sarah McPherson, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    A higher education institution in partnership with a corporate knowledge management firm has launched a unique digital publication solution to meet the changing landscape of the traditional... More

    pp. 529-533

  13. Five-Step Procedure for the Selection of Learning Objects

    Keren Meister-Emerich, Walden University, United States

    Instructional design concepts were applied to develop a five-step procedure to analyze and evaluate the quality and usefulness of publisher supplied and/or publically available learning objects.... More

    pp. 534-538

  14. VNurse: Modular Dynamic Simulation Framework for Nurse Training

    Rasha Morsi & Mona Rizvi, Norfolk State University, United States

    One of the main reasons simulation is a valuable training tool is its ability to create realistic scenarios for situations where training in the corresponding real scenario is expensive,... More

    pp. 549-554

  15. Online Curriculum and Dialog Design for Ethics Skills for Science and Engineering Students

    Tom Murray, University of Massachusetts, United States

    We describe curriculum design principles, online activities, and content materials for an online "Ethics for Science and Engineering" educational system geared toward graduate students and... More

    pp. 555-564

  16. Using e-Learning Technologies in Developing Remeditainment Products for the Treatment of Children with Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)

    Wael Nawara & Ghada Hussein, HORIZON Interactive Studios, Egypt

    Abstract: Audiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University and Horizon Interactive Studios have developed together a series of Remeditainment products that train children affected... More

    pp. 565-574

  17. How AI and Online Game Play Will Change the World of Test PrepEducation

    Farb Nivi, Grockit, United States

    Our company is a new online service and education methodology developed to optimize the way students naturally study. It is poised to change the educational paradigm as its fun and engaging test... More

    p. 575

  18. Scenario making support in PBL

    Tatsuya Okada, Tokushima University, Japan

    We have developed a Problem Base Learning (PBL) system that offers compliant scenarios for the variety of core-curriculum. PBL is an integrated learning method in which the problematic point is... More

    pp. 576-581

  19. Information and Communication Technologies to Teach Earthquake Engineering to Architecture using Conceptual Maps

    Luis Norberto Paredes Leon, Universidad de los Andes Facultad de Arquitectura y Diseño, Venezuela

    The use of communication technology has been the most impressive change in education. We make use of the following concepts: constructivism, virtual classroom, virtual simulation laboratory,... More

    pp. 582-586

  20. E-PPRENTICE: e-Learning for Trades Training in B.C.

    Lawrence Parisotto, BCcampus, Canada; TBA TBA, Industry Training Authority of BC, Canada

    The Industry Training Authority of BC (ITA) have identified that the current apprenticeship structure is not meeting the needs of all apprentices and employers. The ITA, in collaboration with post-... More

    pp. 587-592