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E-Learn 2005--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2005


Griff Richards

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This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 526

  1. Domain knowledge navigating; course ware for a Masters in Transport & Infrastructure

    Marcel Ludema, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

    This paper describes the development of a Domain Knowledge Navigating System (DKNS) for a new Masters Degree program in Transport and Infrastructure. Seven reference models were developed and... More

    pp. 110-115

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  2. Macromedia Breeze: Best Practices in Accessible Distance Education Content Development

    Michael Lyman & Jonathan Whiting, National Center on Disability and Access to Education/WebAIM, Utah State University, United States

    Distance education has become a solid part of educating people within secondary and post secondary education. There are a variety of systems available on the market including Macromedia Breeze. The... More

    pp. 116-119

  3. Virtual Interactive Laboratories and e-Learning

    Gerald Meisner & Harol Hoffman, LAAPlatform Group / UNCGreensboro, United States

    If online learning is to seriously compete in the educational marketplace, the challenge of offering robust and highly interactive, asynchronous laboratory courses which include student decision... More

    pp. 120-127

  4. Ontology-based Knowledge Administration

    Alejandro Peña, WOLNM, CIC-UPIICSA-IPN, Mexico

    In the environment of the knowledge administration the ontologies constitute a suitable model to define concepts, set up semantic relationships and depict the organization structure of a knowledge ... More

    pp. 128-133

  5. On e-learning by Organ Transplant Patients in a Hospital Setting

    Thirivengadam Radhakrishnan & Sudhir Mudur, Concordia University, Canada; Norine Heywood, Royal Victoria Hospital, Canada

    The importance of patient learning in a hospital setting for organ transplant patients is highlighted. A systematic procedure for content creation is presented and three basic issues in such... More

    pp. 134-141

  6. Authoring and Delivery of Adaptive Electronic Textbooks made Easy

    Ewald Ramp & Paul De Bra, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Abstract: The vast majority of textbooks (even when offered on-line) are still traditional book-like static documents with a fixed structure and content. Authoring a textbook in a "simple"... More

    pp. 142-149

  7. A Proposal for Teaching Children to Think Critically, Systemically and Beyond in an Online Virtual Classroom Setting

    Kim Robinson, University of Missouri- St. Louis, United States

    Abstract: This is a report on an idea for starting an online virtual school. Here, using the thinking skills, students will learn, practice and construct new ideas and perhaps invent new products. ... More

    pp. 150-153

  8. XML-based 3D: Content Creators, the Web, and xVRML Are Ready for Each Other

    Jeffrey Sonstein, IT Department, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    Content creators who use the Web as a canvas may be seen as a sociological group. As knowledge of tag-based markup languages like HTML has spread through this group, content creators have become... More

    pp. 154-159

  9. BCcampus - Using Open Source Models for Online Higher Education Resources

    Paul Stacey, BCcampus, Canada

    BCcampus is an online service connecting learners and educators to programs and resources across all public post-secondary institutions in British Columbia, Canada. For the last three years the... More

    pp. 160-162

  10. Interpersonal Relations in Online Education

    Dorian Stoilescu, University of Windsor, Canada

    This paper discusses the ways in which interpersonal relations in e-learning should be reviewed in order to achieve effective results in instruction. The principles of effective communication are... More

    pp. 163-168

  11. WebQuests: Web-based Lessons in a Box

    Penelope Swenson, California State University, Bakersfield, United States

    Developing lessons that are web-based and easily accessed by students can be challenging, particularly if a course management system is not employed. For the instructor who needs an inexpensive and... More

    pp. 169-171

  12. Universal Design & The Web: Techniques, Problems, and Solutions

    Terry Thompson, AccessIT, University of Washington, United States

    Universal web design is the practice of designing and developing web content that is accessible to the broadest possible audience, including people with disabilities. The World Wide Web Consortium ... More

    pp. 172-188

  13. Using Computer Software to Design Geometric Learning System Based on van Hiele Model

    Tai-Yih Tso, Department of Mathematics National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This article is to present a learning system built up by using dynamic geometric software. The aim of this system is to help students to develop the concept of symmetric and its applications. The... More

    pp. 189-191

  14. Browsing the Web for Research: Development and Evaluation of Information Literacy Tutorials for Undergraduate Students

    Connie Varnhagen, Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Canada

    Many undergraduate students are not exposed to primary research and are not encouraged to critically appraise scientific information they encounter in news media or on the Web. As well, many... More

    pp. 192-198

  15. Mission Critical - Forming a Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Institute for Higher Education

    Ruben Xing & Richard Peterson, School of Business, Montclair State University, United States; Ed Chapel, OIT, Montclair State University, United States

    Information Technology (IT) challenges are intensifying. Among them, information system security, business continuity and disaster recovery planning (DRP) have quickly become the top priorities of... More

    pp. 199-206

  16. Design and Development for Resource-Based Leaning in Electronic Learning Environments

    Young-Sun Yang, Kwandong University, Korea (South)

    The primary purpose of this study was to propose a developmental model for internet resource-based web contents for school subjects. Resource-based learning has been implemented as a meaningful... More

    pp. 207-219

  17. The Role of Interaction in Enhancing Achievement and Student Satisfaction in an Online Course: A Rubric Analysis

    Belle Alderman, University of Canberra, Australia

    Abstract: Interaction is highly prized in online and distance education courses. Essential qualities of interaction have been widely discussed in the literature and parts of some courses evaluated ... More

    pp. 214-219

  18. An observatory of eLearning in Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Europe - The Promise versus the Reality

    Sinead Averill & Timothy B. Hall, University of Limerick, Ireland

    SMEs in Europe make up to over 99 per cent of non-primary private enterprises and employ almost twice as many people as large firms. For the European Union SMEs are a main source of employment,... More

    pp. 220-225

  19. Data visualization in evaluating service delivery and in educating service providers in data analysis

    Randy Basham, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States

    This presentation addresses best practices in the integration of available desktop computing technologies to provide data visualization methods and to evaluate service agencies using spreadsheet... More

    pp. 226-230

  20. Evaluation of Online Courses: Integrating Principles of Effective Online Teaching into Practice of Evaluation

    Oksana Bendus, Deltak Edu, United States

    As online enrollment in public and private educational institutions increases, the study of effectiveness of online learning as well as of students' perceptions of their experience in an online... More

    pp. 231-233