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  1. How Can A Digital Student Teacher Field Experience Be Real? They Don’t Have Any Students!

    Cheryl Grable & Andrew Hunt, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3719–3724

    Abstract: When informed that students will be placed in a digital field experience, the Assistant Dean of Field Experience stated, “A digital field experience for student teachers won’t count. ... More

    pp. 3719-3724

  2. Skills and Competencies of Trainers in E-Learning

    Lucy Avraamidou, CARDET & University of Nicosia, Cyprus; Symeon Retalis, University of Pireaus, Greece; Charalambos Vrasidas, CARDET, Cyprus

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3592–3599

    During the past few years there have been strides in the advancement of technology that make feasible innovative learning possibilities, such as e-learning. In response to this call for... More

    pp. 3592-3599

  3. Training teachers to manage problem-solving classes with computer support

    Philippe R. Richard, Université de Montréal, Canada; Pedro Cobo & Josep M. Fortuny, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; Markus Hohenwarter, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3520–3530

    The limited use of technology in classrooms may be a consequence of a lack of technological means in schools, of teachers’ unawareness of available ICT teaching resources and the need of having to ... More

    pp. 3520-3530

  4. Are the personnel who wish to be given trainings by e-learning the talented person who works actively?

    Fuyuko Kanefuji, Tokiwa University,College of Human Sciences, Japan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3416–3421

    This study aims at clarifying the characteristic of the personnel who wish trainings by e-learning in Japanese museum and citizen’s public hall (Kominkan) personnel. In this research, it analyzes ... More

    pp. 3416-3421

  5. The training of instructors for faculty members in Mexico

    Jesús Cabral & Claudio Vazquez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2535–2540

    In view of the diversity of serious problems overwhelming present – day society, university faculties become all-important elements in the training of human resources able to keep up with a world... More

    pp. 2535-2540

  6. Technology Lends Assistance for Training Developers

    Rita Dobbs, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2075–2081

    The University of Texas at Tyler’s (UTT) virtual campus is The University of Texas Telecampus. (UT Telecampus). All course developers go through training through The University of Texas System (UT... More

    pp. 2075-2081

  7. Emergency Preparedness Online Training for First Responders: The Pacific EMPRINTS Project

    Ann Sakaguchi, University of Hawaii, Manoa, United States; Kanako Sturgis & Robert Seidman, San Diego State University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1941–1954

    This poster describes the Pacific EMPRINTS (Emergency Management, Preparedness, and Response Information Network and Training Services) project, which provides online training to health... More

    pp. 1941-1954

  8. Evaluating an ICT-Mediated Innovative Training Service from Users’ Perspective. An Exploratory Case Study.

    Peters Stéphanie, University of Liège - Work Psychology Dept., Belgium; Ledent Maryse, University of Liège - STE/CRIFA, Belgium; Hansez Isabelle, University of Liège - Work Psychology Dept., Belgium

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 520–525

    By the way of a case study, this paper aims at evaluating the innovative dimension of a training service mediated through Information and Communication Technology (ICT): the so-called e-WOCCQ. The ... More

    pp. 520-525

  9. Teaching medicine without a patient- Are we there yet ? MedStar Health experience

    Yuri Millo, Joyce Donnellan & Pamela Leonard, Simulation and Training Environment Lab, Washington Hospital Center, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 423

    In the environment where the only sustainable competitive advantage is the ability to become a Learning Organization, Complex System like a healthcare corporate is always challenged in achieving... More

    p. 423

  10. Mobile Learning with Moles: A Case Study for Enriching Cognitive Learning by Collaborative Learning in Real World Contexts

    Silke Guenther & Thomas Winkler, IMIS, Germany; Kai Ilgner, Oberschule zum Dom, Germany; Michael Herczeg, IMIS, Germany

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 374–380

    In this paper we discuss the results of a mobile learning project a young art teacher in training conducted with fifth graders at a local higher secondary school in Germany. In contrast to... More

    pp. 374-380

  11. Military English– E-Learning Course-Timely and Effective Preparation

    Maria-Magdalena Popescu & Ana-Maria Chisega-Negrila, Carol I National Defense University, Romania

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 243–248

    Mastering at least one foreign language has become the military cornerstone for interoperability, as a complex education and training are also part of a soldier’s life. Currently, each branch of... More

    pp. 243-248

  12. Leadership for Technology Adoption in a Reform Community

    Nancy Allen, Tarfa Nasser Alnaimi & Huda Ak Lubaisi, Qatar University, Qatar

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 216–220

    The Gulf State of Qatar is experiencing a time in history of immense wealth and rapid change. The schools system is being completed restructured. It is a time when wise decisions must be made by... More

    pp. 216-220

  13. Assessment of eLearning Techniques in VET within Leonardo da Vinci European Program. The Romanian Showcase

    Mihai Caramihai & Irina Severin, ANPCDEFP, Romania

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 42–47

    The Leonardo da Vinci European Program contributes to the implementation of the vocational training policy for the Community, which supports and enhances the actions of European countries. Its aim ... More

    pp. 42-47

  14. Editorial: What Is Special About Teacher Education for Virtual Schooling?

    Niki Davis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Richard E. Ferdig, Kent State University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 425–435

    This special issue of JTATE comes at a time of rapid growth of K-12 distance education in many parts of the world, especially the USA, where it is known as Virtual Schooling (VS). A growing body of... More

    pp. 425-435

  15. The Status of Professional Development for K-12 Online Teachers: Insights and Implications

    Kerry Rice & Lisa Dawley, Boise State University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 523–545

    The authors share findings, insights, and implications from “Going Virtual! The Status of Professional Development for K12 Online Teachers,” a 2007 report supported by the North American Council... More

    pp. 523-545

  16. Mentoring Professors: A Model for Developing Quality Online Instructors and Courses in Higher Education

    Casimir Barczyk, Janet Buckenmeyer & Lori Feldman, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 7–26

    This article presents a four-stage model for mentoring faculty in higher education to deliver high quality online instruction. It provides a timeline that shows the stages of program implementation... More

    pp. 7-26

  17. Assessment in Online Programs: Use in Strategic Planning for Faculty/Adjunct Development and Course Instruction to Improve Faculty and Student Engagement

    Melanie Sutton, University of West Florida, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, United States; Laura White, University of West Florida, Department of Computer Science, United States; Justice Mbizo & George Stewart, University of West Florida, School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 129–145

    This article describes the use of assessment in the design and implementation stages of launching online courses and programs. While use of assessment for improving student engagement in both face-... More

    pp. 129-145

  18. Creating an Innovative Learning Organization

    Mark Salisbury, University of New Mexico, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 115–128

    This article describes how to create an innovative learning (iLearning) organization. It begins by discussing the life cycle of knowledge in an organization, followed by a description of the... More

    pp. 115-128

  19. Educational Game as Supplemental Learning Tool: Benefits, Challenges, and Tensions Arising from Use in an Elementary School Classroom

    Scott Warren & Mary Jo Dondlinger, University of North Texas, United States; Richard Stein & Sasha Barab, Indiana University-Bloomington, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 487–505

    This article examines the qualitative findings from a mixed-methods comparison study of the use of an online multi-user virtual environment called Anytown which supplemented face-to-face writing... More

    pp. 487-505

  20. A Case Study Analysis of Factors that Influence Attrition Rates in Voluntary Online Training Programs

    Lori Long, Baldwin-Wallace College, United States; Cathy Dubois & Robert Faley, Kent State University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 347–359

    This article examines utilization of online training courses in a Midwest-based landscaping company in the United States. The company had implemented online training to facilitate employee... More

    pp. 347-359