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

Oct 21, 2013

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Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

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Number of papers: 417

  1. Task based authentic Serious Games in vocational and further education and the PVEC – Paderborn Vocational Education Concept for e-learning: The Copy Job - A Bid Comparison of Suppliers

    Rasmus Pechuel, Ingenious Knowledge, Germany; Marc Beutner, University Paderborn, Germany

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted in the field of e-learning, especially serious games, and presents the developed serious game ´The Copy Job´. The authors... More

    pp. 931-939

  2. True Implementation of Technology in Language Teaching through Peer-learning?

    Laura Pihkala-Posti, Mikael Eijo Uusi-Mäkelä, Jarmo Viteli & Mika Mustikkamäki, University of Tampere, United States

    In this paper, we present our approach to integrating technology into language teaching in Finnish upper secondary schools. The approach was developed in our ongoing two-year project that aims to... More

    pp. 940-945

  3. Designing the Online Portion of Hybrid Pedagogy and Content Courses for Preservice Elementary Teachers

    Judith Quander, The University of Houston-Downtown, United States; Imani Goffney, The University of Houston, United States

    We are teacher educators trying to develop deep conceptual understanding of mathematics and pedagogy by engaging students in problem solving and reasoning activity. We struggle with how to do this ... More

    pp. 946-952

  4. STEM undergraduates mentoring high school girls: the Role of social media in GO-GIRL Program

    Sally Roberts & Ke Zhang, Wayne State University, United States; Patricia Pokay, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    This session reports a project using social media for STEM undergraduates to mentor high school girls. The Gaining Options:Girls Investigate Real Life (GO-GIRL) is a long-standing out-of-school... More

    p. 953

  5. Experiences from the design, implementation and use of remote laboratories in engineering education

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

    In this paper remote laboratories in general are presented and classified along with references to successful implementations of remote laboratories. Important experiences with running remote... More

    pp. 954-958

  6. It Doesn't “Just Work”: Lessons Learned from a Mass Deployment of iPad Tablets Pilot Project

    Matthew Schmidt & Curtis Ho, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    This paper describes the planning and mass deployment of mobile online devices in a dual licensure teacher preparation program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The first phase of the project... More

    pp. 959-967

  7. Smart teaching technology. Case: e-tutor mathematics in Hasselt University.

    Jeanne Schreurs, Hasselt University, Belgium

    Abstract In Hasselt University, students in applied economic sciences experience problems when learning mathematics. Students need to take a preparatory course before entering, but because they... More

    pp. 968-974

  8. Technological Support for Mobility and Orientation Training: Development of a Smartphone Navigation Aid

    Emily Sheepy, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; Stepan Salenikovich, McGill University, Canada

    The Directions application for smartphones is a navigation aid for the blind and visually impaired community developed by Canadian students. Directions supports independent travel for the blind by ... More

    pp. 975-980

  9. Diffusion of Innovations: Is there life after the Tipping Point?

    Judith Slapak-Barski, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, United States; Lili Steiner, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education Nova Southeastern University, United States

    This presentation will encompass the continuous analysis, design, implementation and evaluation of a Virtual Lab for faculty collaboration on course media enrichment, created on the principles of... More

    pp. 981-982

  10. An Online Self-Paced Faculty Development Program in Information Literacy

    Brenda Stutsky & Judith Littleford, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine, Canada; Tania Gottschalk, University of Manitoba, Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library, Canada

    The purpose of the project was to build an online Learning Commons for health sciences faculty to promote skill development in information literacy. Armed with practical tools for approaching the... More

    pp. 983-990

  11. IPads for Project-Based Inter-disciplinary Collaborative Learning

    Rana Tamim & Linda Colburn, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    Abstract: The use of instructional technology can have a positive educational and motivational impact in the classroom. The more recent trend receiving attention and debate is mobile learning,... More

    pp. 991-999

  12. Engage Online & On-Campus Students in Dialog: Supporting Synchronous Online & Face-to-Face Classes

    Peter van Leusen & Justin Whiting, School of Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, United States; Mark Millard, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States

    Given the rapid growth of the e-learning market (Allen & Seaman, 2007/2009; Nagal, 2010), it is important for educational organizations to increasingly offer flexible delivery options in order to... More

    pp. 1000-1004

  13. Issues in Measuring Student Performance in Online Discussion

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    The value of online discussions is well acknowledged. Online discussion has gained its popularity as a learning tool due to its easy access and flexibility of time and place. The most recent... More

    p. 1005

  14. Applying Online Components to Foster Learning Operating Systems

    Li Xu, University of Arizona South, United States

    There is a need to improve course accessibility and guide student learning by supplementing classroom-learning activities for adult students to take an Operating Systems (OS) course at a branch... More

    pp. 1006-1012

  15. Strengthening Institution Capacity in Elementary Teacher Education in Indonesia: The ICT Utilization in HYLITE Program

    Adie Yusuf, BINUS UNIVERSITY, Ireland

    For universities to fulfill their role as incubators of knowledge and for elementary, secondary and tertiary students to acquire and use knowledge in the 21st century, they need to be connected... More

    pp. 1013-1018

  16. Managing and Leading Remote Academic Enterprises - A Review of Best Practices

    Adrian Zappala, Peirce College, United States

    This session will provide an overview of Best Practices in the Management and Leadership of Remote Academic Enterprises, defined as academic organizations operating both in the physical realm and... More

    p. 1019

  17. Project-based Learning and Problem-based Learning in the Multimedia Design Course for Improving Critical Thinking Performance

    Juan Zheng, Su Cai & Feng-Kuang Chiang, Beijing Normal University, China

    In the 21st century, more emphasis is put on the importance of cultivating the critical thinking skills of students. However, university students do not usually show good critical thinking (CT)... More

    pp. 1020-1024

  18. Accreditation of Graduate Online Degree Programs in a College of Education

    Cordelia Zinskie, Judith Repman & Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University, United States

    One challenge in online education concerns accreditation, i.e., how can accreditors accommodate new models of teaching and learning using existing standards. Limited attention has been given in the... More

    pp. 1025-1028

  19. Design of Content Development Course for Preliminary Teacher Training

    SangJin An, JeongWon Choi & YoungJun Lee, Department of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    This study aims to design a liberal art course related to digital content development for preliminary teacher education. To prepare SMART education environment, teachers should have more abilities ... More

    pp. 1029-1032

  20. Using Universal Design to Minimize Accessibility Barriers in Distance Education

    Lori Austill, University of Wyoming, United States

    Although the ultimate goal of distance learning is to make education available to anyone, anywhere, anytime, this goal cannot be realized unless distance learning materials are designed to be... More

    pp. 1033-1040