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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. Post degree online course in Haematopathology and e-Learning: description of an innovative curriculum in e-Learning

    Stefano Pileri & Claudio Agostinelli, University of Bologna, Italy; Anna Bittarelli, Aldo Caldarelli & Lorenzo Maurizi, University of Macerata, Italy

    The paper describes a post degree course organized together by the Haematopathology Unit of Bologna University and Macerata University e-learning centre. The course structure consists in the... More

    pp. 593-598

  2. e-Learning through Experiential Learning Projects

    Kalyani Premkumar & Cyril Coupal, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Experiential learning is a learner-centered approach that can be simply defined as learning-by-doing. This paper presents such a context in which students learn-by-doing a software development... More

    pp. 599-604

  3. Using Multimedia and Social Media to Enhance Distance Learning at a Rural College in NE Alberta

    Umair Qureshi & Leslie Johnson, Portage College, Canada

    This Best Practices presentation will discuss how a small, rural college delivering distance education to nine dispersed sites is improving content quality through the use of multimedia and social ... More

    pp. 605-608

  4. Redesigning Face-to-Face Professional Development for Online Delivery

    Doaa Rashed, University of Maryland, Baltimore, United States

    Three modules are being implemented for content area teachers. Each one includes 1) profiles of ELLs, 2) Intercultural Communication, and 3) teaching strategies suitable for each content area. STEP... More

    p. 648

  5. Influence of dynamic geometry and problem solving strategies toward an interactive tutorial system

    Philippe R. Richard, Université de Montréal, Canada; Núria Iranzo & Josep Maria Fortuny, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Michèle Tessier-Baillargeon, Université de Montréal, Canada

    Our aim is to show how the use of dynamic geometry software GeoGebra and the mentoring role of the teacher are helping to design an interactive tutorial system, which is intended to support... More

    pp. 649-658

  6. Treatment Plan Skills Development with Student Driven Interactive PowerPoint

    Paul Roberts, Brigham Young University – Idaho, United States; Shane Moulton, Idaho State University, United States

    Social workers are routinely required to create treatment plans, but there is no formal training in the social work curriculum that addresses treatment plan skills development. In this... More

    pp. 659-663

  7. E-Learning and Language: The Spirit of the Age

    Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    To communicate and implement within a task of change from traditional education settings to E-setting is paramount to make teaching and learning two effective endeavors. Educators must be willing... More

    pp. 664-674

  8. e-Learning Curriculum Development using Learner Centered Approach

    Amal Sabry, Qatar University, Egypt

    The national focus in higher education is shifting from the instructional to the e-learning paradigm where the emphasis on learner-centered learning is of paramount importance. The e-learning... More

    pp. 675-680

  9. Creating an Innovative Learning Organization and Supporting it with Technology

    Mark Salisbury, Organizational Learning and Instructional Technology Program, United States; David Olson, Department of Computer Science, Western Oregon University, United States

    This paper describes how to create an innovative learning (iLearning) organization and support it with technology. It begins with an example of iLearning, followed by a description of the... More

    pp. 681-693

  10. Remote controlled lab with autonomous mobile robots

    Dag A. H. Samuelsen & Olaf H. Graven, Buskerud University College, Norway

    This paper presents a remote laboratory for mobile robots. The laboratory is intended for users ranging from pupils in secondary school, up to master students in programming subjects. Focus is set ... More

    pp. 694-699

  11. e-learning delivered to Primary Health Care (PHC) Nurse Practitioners (NP)

    Guillaume Semblat, Nurse Practitioner Program, Canada

    We are a Consortium of nine university Schools of Nursing located in Ontario and our mission is to deliver Primary Health Care (PHC) Nurse Practitioner (NP) Education to prepare NP-PHC Practitioner... More

    pp. 700-705

  12. Development for Computer Forensics Course Using EnCase

    Ludwig Slusky & Parviz Partow-Navid, California State University - Los Angeles, United States

    Statewide, the California State University system (CSU) produces 89 percent of the total graduates in criminal justice-related disciplines. CSU Los Angeles (CSLA) is a home of California Forensic ... More

    pp. 706-711

  13. Beyond the Book: Using VoiceThread in Language Arts Instruction

    Judith Smith & Ellen Dobson, East Carolina University, United States

    Abstract: New information and communications technologies (ICT) are redefining the concept of literacy. Language arts educators have the responsibility to integrate new literacies into their... More

    pp. 712-715

  14. Designing a Plan for Systematic Maintenance of Online PD Courses: The Evolution of the eLearning for Educators Alabama Virtual Update Team

    Carolyn Starkey, Alabama State University, United States; Kirsten Peterson, EdTech Leaders Online, Education Development Center, Inc., United States; Tom Dreilinger, ELearning for Educators Alabama, Alabama State Department of Education, United States

    Abstract: ELearning for Educators Alabama is an online professional development program that provides accessible, high-quality professional development to teachers in Alabama as well as throughout ... More

    pp. 716-721

  15. A Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge Framework for Mathematics Teachers

    Dorian Stoilescu & Douglass McDougall, University of Toronto, Canada

    The purpose of this research is to understand mathematics teachers’ integration of educational technology in the secondary school mathematics curriculum. We intend to understand, explore, and... More

    pp. 722-727

  16. The Development of a Stir-fry Cooking Skills Reusable Learning Object (RLO) for Distance Education in Asian Culinary Arts instruction

    Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States; Paohsi Wang, Idaho STate University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to determine how much learners will gain in knowledge and skills after using the researcher-created stir-fry RLO in an online delivery system. The researchers will seek... More

    pp. 728-736

  17. Games for Cultivating Ability to Detect and Solve Embedded Problems in another Mission: Utilizing Data without Infringement of Copyright

    Hodaka Takizawa & Toshiki Matsuda, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Kazue Tamada, Edogawa University, Japan

    In this study, we developed the game type e-learning instructional materials in order to cultivate learners’ ability to make adequate judgment on information moral problems in a real context. Our... More

    pp. 737-746

  18. Best Practices in Managing eLearning Projects: A College Experience

    Lona Tarney & Karen Fiege, Bow Valley College, Canada

    Abstract: The Curriculum Services Unit (CSU) at Bow Valley College (BVC) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada has increased efficiencies in the management of eLearning by following a few best practices. The... More

    pp. 747-751

  19. Filling the Gaps in E-Learning: A Virtual Showcase on Learning Objects

    Caterina Valentino, Ryerson University, Canada

    Although learning objects have been defined as digitized entities which can be used, reused or referenced during technology supported learning, researchers continue to quibble about their... More

    p. 758

  20. Adaptive Tutorials Using Virtual Slides to Enhance Learning of Microscopic Morphology

    Gary Velan, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia; Dror Ben-Naim, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia; Rakesh Kumar, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia; Mike Bain, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia; Betty Kan, School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Australia; Nadine Marcus, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, The University of New South Wales, Australia

    Anatomy and Pathology require students to understand normal microscopic structure (histology) and appearances of disease (histopathology). For this purpose, we use Virtual Slides (VS) – browser... More

    pp. 759-763