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E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 21, 2013


Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

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Number of papers: 417

  1. Technology and Adult learners: Training Needs of Undergraduates in Continuing Education

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Jackson State University, United States

    The study reported an investigation on the perceived technology skills of African-American undergraduate students as well as their needs towards future technology trainings or workshops. The... More

    pp. 829-833

  2. Challenges and Value-Adds: Proposed Use of Virtual World Environments to Provide Interactive Workspace for MOOC Course Deliveries

    Charles Lesko, East Carolina University, United States; Yolanda Hollingsworth, Middlesex Community College, United States

    In this paper we conduct a literature review to evaluate known challenges and concerns with current MOOC deliveries methodologies and the technologies used to support them. From this evaluation,... More

    pp. 834-843

  3. TPACK for Science Teachers: Principles for Designing an Online Self-Paced Professional Development Race to the Top (RT3) Course

    Jing Lin & Chris Thompson, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

    TPACK framework brings a new approach to help teachers incorporate technologies into their classes. However, it is still not clear how science teachers could be assisted to master critical TPACK.... More

    pp. 844-848

  4. The Five “C’s” of Coordination

    Jennifer Lock, University of Calgary, Canada

    With the expansion of online programs in higher education, who has the day-to-day responsibility in guiding the design and monitoring the quality of the learning experiences? If it is the work of ... More

    pp. 849-850

  5. Podcasts for teaching and learning: Students experiences from different disciplines

    Maria Madiope, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Abstract The diverse use for and benefits of podcasts have been noted and recorded and the benefits spread among the teaching and students alike. Many institutions of higher learning have... More

    pp. 851-861


    Lucy Marrero, Santa Fe College, United States

    IMPLEMENTATION EXAMPLES & ISSUES IN KEEPING ONLINE COLLEGE STUDENTS ENGAGED IN A MTV DIGITAL WORLD In developing content for online courses in this digital world college students are... More

    p. 862

  7. Key Considerations for Successful E-tutoring: Lessons Learnt from an Institution of Higher Learning in South Africa

    Matshepo Matoane & Elias Oupa Mashile, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Interaction is a necessary aspect of a distance learning programme. The University of South Africa is an Open Distance Learning (ODL) organization with a large number of students distributed... More

    pp. 863-871

  8. Inquiry as a Methodology and Practice in Higher Education Online Instruction

    Rosemary Mautino & Theresa Henderson, Duquesne University, United States

    As online education continues to grow rapidly within higher education, universities and researchers have placed an increased emphasis on understanding adult learning theory in conjunction with... More

    p. 872

  9. Exploring Doctoral Students’ Experience in Project Based Learning in an Instructional Design Course

    Emily McCarren, Fan Yang, Thomas Conway, Yahna Kawa'a, Eduard Merc & Youxin Zhang, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    This paper reports the findings from an exploration of doctoral students’ experience involved in project-based learning in a yearlong graduate level instructional design course. Interpretive self... More

    pp. 873-879

  10. Mentoring Pre Service Teachers Through Social Media

    Sueanne McKinney, Old Dominion University, United States; Alana Balthazar & Byethella Hickman, Norfolk Public Schools, United States; Sarah Bishop, United Way, United States; Clair Berube, Hampton University, United States; Nina Brown, Old Dominion University, United States

    This investigation sought to determine if the utilization of a social network, specifically Facebook, would provide the necessary guidance and support to practicum students provided by inservice... More

    p. 880

  11. Taking training online to the trades

    Dalton Mervold, Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST), Canada

    SIAST is a polytechnique Institution that has been developing online trades training and upgrading for the past decade. We have been able to allow trades people to remain on the worksite and... More

    pp. 881-885

  12. Lessons Learned in the Effective Distance Delivery of a Statewide Mental Health Continuing Education Series

    Sola Millard, UW-Madison Department of Psychiatry/Wisconsin Department of Health Services, United States

    Providing distance continuing education and workforce development opportunities across the State of Wisconsin for behavioral healthcare workers has become increasingly more important due to funding... More

    pp. 886-892

  13. Flipping out: Leveraging the power of flipped classrooms to create in-depth international learning projects

    Mathew Mitchell, University of San Francisco, United States; Thanh Nguyen, Thanh Nhan Hospital, Vietnam; Susan Prion, University of San Francisco, United States

    Flipped classrooms change how time is utilized in the live class setting. Essentially flipped classrooms have students fully prepare for basic course content outside the classroom, and then use the... More

    pp. 893-894

  14. Pecha kucha style: How pecha kucha presentations help students write and think better

    Mathew Mitchell, University of San Francisco, United States

    A pecha kucha consists of 20 images, each narrated for 20 seconds, resulting in a 6 minute and 40 second presentation. It's useful to think of pecha kuchas as multimedia haiku. This presentation... More

    pp. 895-896

  15. Paying it forward: Networked learning as a segue to new pedagogies and paradigms

    Donna Murdoch, Columbia University Teachers College, United States

    There is quite a discrepancy, in this time of educational disruption and realignment, between ideas and mandates at the macro level and the realities of implementation. This paper examines... More

    pp. 897-903

  16. The Effects of Dynamic Geometry Software to the Frequency of Proving in In-service Mathematics Teachers’ Practices: Teachers’ Views

    ali ihsan mut, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    Abstract: The purpose of the study is to present in-service mathematics teachers’ views about the use of Geometer’s Sketchpad one of Dynamic Geometry Software (DGS) as an effective tool in proving ... More

    pp. 904-908

  17. Digital Divide: Its impact on technology-based learning and achievement in Mathematics

    Godwin Okeke, University of North Texas - DentonDepartment of Learning Technology, United States

    Schools today face ever-increasing demands in their attempts to ensure that students are well equipped to enter the workforce and navigate a complex world. Research indicates that technology can... More

    pp. 909-915

  18. Building for massive scalability: the production case of an astronomy MOOC

    Nathaniel Ostashewski, Curtin University of Technology, Canada

    This paper describes an online production case developing a massive open online course (MOOC) with a scalable activity structure. An astronomy course, designed for delivery over four weeks, was... More

    pp. 916-922

  19. Implications of Faculty Members on the Use of Embedded Plagiarism Application in Online Education

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    TurnItIn, the plagiarism detection/prevention program, has been used widely in higher education. However, because faculty members have to learn first and train their students to use the program... More

    pp. 923-926

  20. A Land Grant University Community Partnerships and Social Marketing

    Valeri Anne Paul, University of California Cooperative Extension, United States; Patti Wooten Swanson, University of California Cooperative Extension / Farm and Home Advisor, United States

    Moving learning into behaviors that benefit individual citizens and the community is important to the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE). The UCCE is a Land Grant institution... More

    pp. 927-930