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  1. Supporting Hypertext-based Argumentation Skills

    Peter Reimann, University of Heidelberg,, Germany; Michael Bosnjak, University of Heidelberg, Germany

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1998 (1998) pp. 79–81

    In the information society, the ability to search for information in electronic repositories effectively, to evaluate claims accurately, to ask the "right" questions etc. are important cognitive... More

    pp. 79-81

  2. E-Learning Environments for Digitally-Minded Students

    Diana Andone, Jon Dron, Lyn Pemberton & Chris Boyne, University of Brighton, United Kingdom

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 41–53

    While most existing online learning environments cater for needs identified during the 1990s, a new generation of digital students has emerged in the developed world. Digital students are young... More

    pp. 41-53

  3. Production of the time table management system of commercial course university

    Takeshi Takegami, Takasaki University of Commerce, Japan; Megumi Takegami, James Cook University, Australia

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3048–3052

    The time table production in university is very serious work. We produced the time table management system using the macro processing of the spreadsheet in a general personal computer system. This ... More

    pp. 3048-3052

  4. Student Advising System

    Mohsen Beheshti, Tin Trang, Kazimierz Kowalski & Jianchao Han, California State University, Domiguez Hills, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2727–2732

    Student Advising System 2.0 (SAS2) is the latest web-based project developed at CSU Dominguez Hills. This online service helps students to make better decision when they register for classes by... More

    pp. 2727-2732

  5. Computer Anxiety: The Potential for Gender Inequity in E-Learning

    Barbara Myers & Larry Bright, University of South Dakota, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2630–2636

    Despite technology proliferation women are frequently found to be computer anxious or "technophobic." Cooper and Weaver (2003) found that computer use was directly related to Internet use. With the... More

    pp. 2630-2636

  6. Computer Usage and Mathematics Learning in Nineteen Countries

    Kathryn Sanchez, Houston ISD, United States; Shu-ling Lai, Ling Tung University, Taiwan; Renmin Ye, Houston ISD, United States; Chien-Fu Huang, Ling Tung University, Taiwan; Tai-Shent Chang, Ling tung University, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2343–2349

    This study demonstrates and analyzes the five activities of eighth grade students' usage of computers in nineteen countries. It also compares these activity frequencies between male and female... More

    pp. 2343-2349

  7. Collaborate and Create: Computer Technology Integration in the Elementary Classroom

    Delia Pass, Rutherford County Schools, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2292–2299

    This study explored the impact of teacher participation in the development and use of a web-based instructional resource on computer utilization by students. The effects of participation in the... More

    pp. 2292-2299

  8. The Effects of Self-efficacy and Attitude on E-learning Outcomes

    Borworn Papasratorn & Thanakorn Wangpipatwong, School of Information Technology, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2264–2270

    Computer self-efficacy and computer attitude are major factors that influence student activity and effort in computing environment. This study mainly examined the effects of computer self-efficacy ... More

    pp. 2264-2270

  9. Elucidation of Critical Skills Thinking for Distance Learning in an Introductory Computer Science Class

    Warren Moseley, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2225–2231

    This paper evolved when distance learning classes were being designed to support Computer Science One and Computer Science Two for Oklahoma Senate Bill 982. There were issues about how to... More

    pp. 2225-2231

  10. Factors Which Classify U. S. High School Seniors as High or Low Weekend Digital Game Users

    Mary Nell McNeese, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2217–2224

    A nationally representative sample of 11,425 U.S. high school seniors were selected from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002 (ELS: 2002) to investigate which factors could classify high/low... More

    pp. 2217-2224

  11. To Adopt A Web-based Instruction: Is Authority Exercise an Issue?

    Idrissa Mbengue, ISM, Senegal; Ti Hsu, Ching Yun University of Technology, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2209–2216

    The present study was to identify the role of the exercise of authority in faculty decision to adopt Web-based instruction at a private university in Taiwan. Using a sample of 122 and five groups... More

    pp. 2209-2216

  12. Analysis of Students' Learning Style Patterns in a Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environment

    Yueh-hui Chiang, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1891–1893

    This paper reports a work-in-progress project aiming at analyzing students' learning style patterns in a computer-supported collaborative learning environment. The theoretical framework of this... More

    pp. 1891-1893

  13. The Influence of Reading and Memory Skills on Older Adults’ Information Search and Learning in Educational Hypermedia

    Patricia Boechler, Dennis Foth & Rebecca Watchorn, University of Alberta, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1855–1860

    Increasingly, older adults are using computers more frequently and for a wider variety of purposes. For example, older adults have shown an increased interest in continuing education (Mannheimer,... More

    pp. 1855-1860

  14. Developing and providing a Web-based learning environment for teaching undergraduate students how to design VLSI systems

    Takahiro Noda, Kyoto University, Japan; Tomonori Izumi, Ritsumeikan University, Japan; Hiroyuki Ochi & Yukihiro Nakamura, Kyoto University, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1719–1724

    We have been developing and providing a distance-learning environment for undergraduate students to develop VLSI-system design skill since 1999. We built our system using an intelligent computer... More

    pp. 1719-1724

  15. Using Computer-Based Technology with Multiple Disability Children

    Pei-Lin Liu, National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan; Chiu-Jung Chen, National Kao-Hsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1315–1320

    This study investigated effects of a computer aided instructional program to help eight Taiwanese students in elementary school with multiple handicaps in using a restroom themselves. The study... More

    pp. 1315-1320

  16. Personalized computer-assisted instruction on English reading comprehension in elementary school students in Taiwan

    Chiu-Jung Chen, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Pei-Lin Liu, National Chiayi University, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1140–1143

    The study will evaluate the effects of a personalized computer-assisted English reading comprehension program on the performance and attitude of fifth-grade Taiwanese students. The purpose of the... More

    pp. 1140-1143

  17. Who’s Taking Our Online Surveys?

    Jacqueline Wilson, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1006–1011

    Web surveys are flexible technologies for gathering student feedback and measuring the quality of the learning environment, but they are subject to bias. Online technologies allow us to explore... More

    pp. 1006-1011

  18. Automatic Grade Recording in On-line Examinations

    Kazimierz Kowalski & Ann Chlebicki, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 679–686

    Assessment is an important part of the learning process and often a challenge in web-based teaching. Computer-based on-line assessment is used in higher education and has been found to be an... More

    pp. 679-686

  19. Distance Learning in Africa

    Kevin Keegan & Dina Kurzweil, National Defense University, United States; Raymond Gilpin, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, United States; Michael Piller, National Defense University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 654–660

    This report provides the findings of computer capabilities, computer experience and computer resources of a postgraduate military institution's (the Center's) professional military adult learners... More

    pp. 654-660

  20. The Possibilities in Using Technology to Enhance Test Accountability

    Jiun-Yu Wu & Yuan-hsuan Lee, Texas A&M University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 311–316

    Though debates over the effects of high-stakes testing are heated, states are mandated to meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Instead of investigating from the point of paper-and-pencil ... More

    pp. 311-316