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  1. Effective Teaching and Learning in Universities Through Availability and Utilisation of ICT Facilities

    Emmanuel O. Adu, Kemi Olajumoke Adu & Tarisai Chikungwa-Everson, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1503–1512

    This study investigated the availability and utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities for effective teaching and learning in education programmes in Nigerian... More

    pp. 1503-1512

  2. Distributed Learning: A Flexible Learning and Development Model

    Stephen Victor & Shannon Hart, Obsidian Learning, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 281–290

    This paper presents Obsidian’s Distributed Learning model. Grounded in social constructivist theories of learning, the model emphasizes the use of blended learning solutions (instructor-led, online... More

    pp. 281-290

  3. Connect and Prepare: The social and linguistic semiotics of mathematics in public schools

    Shagufta Raja, UNC Charlotte Center for STEM Education, United States; David Pugalee, CSTEM, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1491–1495

    Semiotics is the study of sign processes, their signification and communication. Signs and symbols are usually divided into three branches. This research study is based on the effects of semiotics ... More

    pp. 1491-1495

  4. Presentational Writing: Summative or Formative Assessment Online

    Nathan Love, Western Kentucky University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1381–1384

    This presentation examines of value of multiple learner submissions per written assignment in French within a window of opportunity with feedback from the teacher. The feedback contains both... More

    pp. 1381-1384

  5. Benefits and Challenges of Applying Research Based Wiggins Backward Design Model to Standardized Curriculum for an Online University

    Elizabeth Hansen, Independence Univerisity, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1336–1339

    In 2014 and 2015 Independence University started a curriculum redevelopment agenda to enhance standardized curriculum by teaming Subject Matter Experts with a trained professional in curriculum... More

    pp. 1336-1339

  6. The Impact of Technology on Arab Women

    Heyam Abo Alasrar, Ohio University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1030–1045

    This research explored the impact of technology on 18 Arab women in a student organization in a midwestern university. To measure technology’s impact on women, a content area related to women’s... More

    pp. 1030-1045

  7. Reimagining Pedagogical Content Knowledge for the 21st Century

    Scott Slough, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 775–784

    Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) is a theoretical framework that has enjoyed widespread applications as it applies to the integration of technology in the teaching and learning... More

    pp. 775-784

  8. The Reciprocal Rights and Metacognitive Responsibility of Effective Digital Citizenships in Online Learning Environments

    Aileen Watts, Mohamed Ibrahim & Terri Toland, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 508–516

    The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of using educational videos in two different online discussion forums on students’ retention, transfer of knowledge and the overall quality of... More

    pp. 508-516

  9. Using online meeting technology to create non-instructional opportunities for online students

    Chris Roddenberry, Wake Technical Community College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 463–466

    Participation in campus-based non-instructional activities plays an important role in student academic success (Karp, 2011). However, non-instructional activities are less accessible to distance... More

    pp. 463-466

  10. Achieving high touch through high tech: A strategic deployment of online technology to improve educational experience and performance of minority students

    Chris Roddenberry, Wake Technical Community College, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 457–462

    WTCC began preliminary testing of a new course delivery model designed to improve minority persistence and success in online classes. The “high-tech/high touch model”, developed as a part of a four... More

    pp. 457-462

  11. Improving Class Experience and Performance in CS1 Course Using JiTT and Peer Instruction

    Farzana Rahman, James Madison University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 446–450

    CS1 or Introduction to Object Oriented Programming in higher education institutions is considered as a very important foundational course for computer science majors. In many institutions this is... More

    pp. 446-450

  12. W3: Design Thinking for Educational Resources: Reimagining Instructional Design through Engaging Participatory Approaches.

    Stefanie Panke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 437–439

    Have you ever stacked LEGO blocks to develop a sitemap for your organization’s website, thrown a ball of yarn to discover professional connections or used glue sticks and paper to refine your... More

    pp. 437-439

  13. The Effect of Lesson Study Approach upon Critical Thinking Skills Development: An Investigation into Arabic Language Pre-service Teachers

    Remzi Y Kincal, Atatürk University, Turkey; Akan Deniz Yazgan & Osman Yilmaz Kartal, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 406–414

    In this study it is investigated whether lesson study approach affects critical thinking skills. In the study implemented with the one shot case study design-one of the pre-experimental design-,... More

    pp. 406-414

  14. Designing software to help users develop intuition about scientific processes: geneCube

    Brian Kahn, United Nations International School, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 402–405

    The challenges in designing software to enable students to develop an intuitive understanding of experimental strategies are discussed. The focus is on key experiments in the development of ideas... More

    pp. 402-405

  15. Design Remix: Harnessing Mahoodle and Virtual Simulations to Deepen Student Experiences of Indigenous Land-based Learning

    Scott Gerrity, Kirsten Mikkelsen & Ali Al-Asadi, Grand Prairie Regional College, Canada; Todd Ormiston, Camosun College, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 385–391

    Our grant-funded redesign of the Indigenous Studies Program begins with a pilot course that integrates an experiential, land-based learning model founded on an Indigenous worldview with the Moodle ... More

    pp. 385-391

  16. Accessibility Through Universal Design in Online Education

    Lesley Casarez, Angelo State University, United States; Gina Shipley, Hardin Simmons University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 345–350

    Abstract: Although students with disabilities are often the first thing educators and designers think of in regard to inclusion and course accessibility, utilizing Universal Design for Learning ... More

    pp. 345-350

  17. Classroom Implementations of Computational Thinking: Examples from Education Majors

    Betul Czerkawski, University of Arizona, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 151–156

    After Jeanette Wing’s (2006) call to consider computational thinking as a fundamental analytical skill for all students, many educators at K-12 and higher education further explored computational... More

    pp. 151-156

  18. Designing A Constructivist Learning Environment and Supporting With Web 2.0 Technologies At Community College

    Erhan Ünal, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey; Hasan Çakır, Gazi University, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 502–507

    There was conducted research about problems at community colleges. To solve these problems different organizations such as OECD, 21st Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges, The... More

    pp. 502-507

  19. W2: Considering User Experience: Developing and choosing tools to enhance online learning

    Christian Rogers, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1423–1424

    Many websites, learning management systems and apps are available today for communication, delivery of content, interactivity and assessment in educational scenarios. While pedagogical methods are... More

    pp. 1423-1424

  20. The Impact of Building a Better Text on Literacy Pedagogy

    Katherine Robbins, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1417–1422

    The 21st century has seen the emergence of instruction-rich digital texts. These texts provide unique affordances, like hearing the text read aloud, multimedia, built in questions, and the ability ... More

    pp. 1417-1422