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  1. Use Self- and Peer-Review to Reduce Communication Apprehension and Improve Speech Performance of Undergraduates

    Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers & April D. Taylor, University of South Alabama, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1182–1190

    This study investigated the effects of type of reviewing (self or peer) on speech performance and communication apprehension of undergraduates (N = 183) in a public speaking course. Ten intact... More

    pp. 1182-1190

  2. An Investigation into Teacher’s Competence on Information Communication and Technologies (ICT) and Availability of E-Learning Resources in the Teaching of Mathematics in Secondary Schools

    Olusesan Adeyemi Adelabu & Emmanuel Olusola Adu, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 882–889

    Though it has been rightly said that what is wrong with education cannot be fixed with technology; there is no doubt that modern life is dominated by technology. This study therefore examines the... More

    pp. 882-889

  3. Carol Web Tool: Implementing a Method to Improve Learning Analysing Communication in Team Working

    Miren Bermejo, Julian Gutierrez & Imanol Usandizaga, University of Basque Country, Spain

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 825–834

    The development of communication skills and team working capabilities, are becoming core competences of university degrees and are being increasingly demanded as professional key skills. In this... More

    pp. 825-834

  4. Education and training using information and communication technologies (ICT) in remote Indigenous communities in Canada

    Brian Beaton, University of New Brunswick and Keewaytinook Okimakanak, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 568–597

    The remote northwestern region of Ontario, Canada is the location of the six First Nations that the Keewaytinook Okimakanak (KO) tribal council serves. The remote Indigenous communities are only... More

    pp. 568-597

  5. International Students’ Use of Communication Technologies in American Universities

    Douglass Scott, Waseda University, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) p. 199

    Participants in this roundtable discussion will exchange ideas and approaches for studying international students’ use of communication technologies (CT) as they adjust to life abroad. The author... More

    p. 199

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  6. Is Anybody There? Podcasting in Online Learning

    Meg Van Baalen-Wood & Christi Boggs, University of Wyoming, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 175–181

    This paper presents a study on the effects of audio and video (i.e., podcasting) on students’ perceptions of connectedness and satisfaction with online learning. We will argue that while podcasting... More

    pp. 175-181

  7. An International Education Program at Urban/Rural High Schools: An Integrated View where Science, Technology, Art and Communication Converge

    Marcelo Amaya & Agnès Paterson, Caring for our Watersheds (CNC) Canada-Argentina, Argentina; Ana Andrada, Centro Blas Pascal EdTech R&D, Argentina

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 54–59

    Caring for our Watersheds (CNC) is an environmental education contest started by Agrium in Canada in 2007. Since 2012, it has been implemented in Argentina. The competition covers 36 high schools... More

    pp. 54-59

  8. ComunicARTE: Developing communicative competences in Primary through teaching thinking and cooperative work

    Sonia Lara & Mª Carmen González-Torres, Universidad de Navarra, Spain; Alvaro Gonzalez & Nicolás Muracciole, Irabia-Izaga Primary and Higher School, Spain

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 16–21

    The purpose of this communication is twofold: Firstly, to present the project ComunicARTE as a teaching-Learning system (which implements mobile devices) designed to develop thinking skills and... More

    pp. 16-21

  9. Using Technology to Support Active Learning and Group Collaboration in a Multi-Campus Environment

    Min Liu & Emily McKelroy, Univ. of Texas at Austin, United States; Doris Adams, Patrick Davis, Kamran Ziai & Donna Burkett, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1821–1830

    In this study, we investigated the types of technology tools used by third-year professional students enrolled in a Pharm D course in Fall 2014; and examined which tools were most helpful to... More

    pp. 1821-1830

  10. An Online Graduate Program Evaluation: What Do Course Instructors Have to Say?

    Ana-Paula Correia, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITYSchool of Education, United States; Jiaqi Yu, Gary Munkvold & Lori Youngberg, Iowa State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1740–1747

    This study reports the findings from a 7-year program evaluation of an online graduate program in seed technology and business at a large U.S. Midwestern university. Findings indicate that many... More

    pp. 1740-1747

  11. Case Study: Use of Blackboard Wiki in an Online Graduate Course to Foster Transactional Interactions

    Shahrzad (Sherry) Vafa & Mary Lasater, University of Houston - Victoria, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1635–1638

    The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the use of an available feature in Blackboard course management, Wiki, to foster collaboration, communication, and interaction in a graduate level course... More

    pp. 1635-1638

  12. Social Representations of Instructors on the Integration of Mobile Learning and the Use of Mobile Devices for Business and Trades Courses

    Vicky Roy, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1593–1602

    This paper looks at the results of an exploratory and descriptive research identifying the social representation of instructors on the integration of mobile learning and the use of mobiles devices ... More

    pp. 1593-1602

  13. Building Awareness for Distance Education through Universal Design Principles and Software Development Process

    Gulsun EBY & Hakan Altinpulluk, Anadolu University, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1300–1307

    The main goal of this research is to develop and establish the management, communication, learning and assessment dimensions of Distance Education (DE) milieus within the framework of Universal... More

    pp. 1300-1307

  14. The West African Digital University: A case for reconstructing education/e-education and seizing the peace premium towards promoting a culture of peace and tolerance in post-conflict situations in West Africa.

    Adewunmi Ogunbase, University of Tampere, Finland, Finland

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1264–1273

    The rationale for this study is to support and encourage e-education through the design, development and implementation of computers connected to networks applications and information communication... More

    pp. 1264-1273

  15. Students’ Perception on the Use of Social Media on Their Academic Learning

    Hamzah Alhababi, Mohammed Alfadil, Mahdi Alzamanan & Mia Kim Williams, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1211–1217

    This study investigated the use of social media by college students for educational or learning purposes. The interest in this research is in functioning social media to successfully help college... More

    pp. 1211-1217

  16. Utilizing emerging web standards designing a Synchronous Shared Workspace

    Stefan Nilsson, University West, Sweden

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1157–1161

    This brief paper is part of a larger project aimed at innovating mediated collaboration in higher education. In this paper, we will discuss technology needed to be able to develop a web based... More

    pp. 1157-1161

  17. An Investigation of Technology-Supported Collaborative Problem Solving among Students of Interdisciplinary Teams

    Xun Ge & Qian Wang, University of Oklahoma, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1092–1099

    In this presentation we will report a qualitative study examining the role of technologies in supporting interdisciplinary collaborative problem solving (ICPS). The participants were university... More

    pp. 1092-1099

  18. What is wrong with online class discussions? An examination of the current research regarding the effect of instructor intervention techniques on the quality of student responses

    Jaclyn Krause, Central Washington University, United States; Jan Tucker, Columbia Southern University, United States; Stephanie YoungGonzaga, Ashford University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 831–836

    Many best practices exist for facilitating online class discussion. Yet, there seems to be a general lack of both student engagement and quality participation. This paper explores the current... More

    pp. 831-836

  19. An Exploration of Undergraduate Students’ Purposes of Utilizing Social Networks: A Survey Research

    Feride Karaca, Marmara University, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 814–817

    This study utilized a survey research to find out the social networks utilized by undergraduate students in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies Department, the duration and the... More

    pp. 814-817

  20. Collaborative Online Learning for Interprofessional Education: Exploration and Analysis Using Participatory Methodology

    Joan Tunningley, Xavier University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 676–681

    The exploration and analysis phase of a design-based research study was implemented using a participatory action methodology as the foundation to systematically create an interprofessional online... More

    pp. 676-681