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E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2006

Editors

Thomas Reeves; Shirley Yamashita

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Number of papers: 539

  1. Automatic Grade Recording in On-line Examinations

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

    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

  2. Intelligent On-line Advising with Expert System Shell

    Kazimierz Kowalski, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Jozef Goetz, University of La Verne, United States; Mahabub Alam, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    On-line academic advising is an integral part of web-mediated teaching and learning that has become popular among colleges and universities around the world. Such on-line academic advising can also... More

    pp. 687-694

  3. A Mobile Learning Environment to Support the Clinical Nursing Practicum

    Chin-Yuan Lai & Cheng-Chih Wu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Sheng-Mei Chen, National Taichung Nursing College, Taiwan

    This paper reports our implementation of a mobile learning environment to support nursing students' clinical practicum. We investigated benefits and problems of using mobile learning environment in... More

    pp. 695-700

  4. Learning Attributes Essential for Online Success: An Instrument for Assessing and Supporting Students

    Cheng-Yuan Lee, Natalie Abell & Melissa Cain, The University of Findlay, United States; Brian Bender, Apollo Career Center, United States

    This Best Practice presentation will introduce and report on the development and pilot testing of a new instrument that assesses a student's learning attributes and provides individualized... More

    pp. 701-706

  5. Electrifying Life-Long Learning: Taking Site-based Prior Learning Assessment Online

    Rui Li & Susan Gunn, St. Edward's University, United States

    St. Edward's University's mission statement recognizes learning as a lifelong process, and our adult degree program is specifically charged with providing opportunities to earn credit for prior... More

    pp. 707-710

  6. Distance Learning in Second Life – a guided tour in Rosario

    Camilla Lindeberg, Arcada - University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Massive multiplayer game worlds are hit products used by millions of people. Some make their money in there, some use them for gaming and leisure. But how could these worlds be used within... More

    pp. 711-716

  7. A Collaborative Model for Training University Faculty to Infuse Technology into their Curriculum

    Nada Mach, Diane Hembacher & Hedy Moscovici, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    The authors, faculty members in a diverse urban state university, successfully used a training-of-trainers model to motivate and train its faculty to infuse technology into their methods classes,... More

    pp. 717-724

  8. Lessons from a Statewide Online Teaching Credential Program: Challenges and Best Practices

    Nada Mach & Kathleen Taira, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    This best practices session is designed to present the issues and applications for online learning and teaching that were encountered by a statewide teacher preparation program for those interested... More

    p. 725

  9. The New Library Science: The Undiscovered Potential for Digital Libraries to Help School Libraries Support Science

    Marcia Mardis, Wayne State University, United States; Ellen Hoffman, University of Hawaii, United States

    Digital libraries (DLs) are currently in place or being developed for a variety of educational applications. Simultaneously, the continued existence of school libraries media programs (SLMPs) in... More

    pp. 726-733

  10. Online Solitude: A Lack of Student Interaction

    Kathryn Matthew, University of Houston - Clear Lake, United States; Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States; Christie Matthew & Josh Matthew, United Space Alliance, United States

    This exploratory study examines the experiences of three graduate students participating in online learning classes that were not designed to include student interactions. Research on the design of... More

    pp. 734-739

  11. Building an Effective Peer to Peer Distance Mentoring Program

    Barbara K. McKenzie, University of West Georgia, United States; Betul C. Ozkan, Long Island Universitry, United States

    Higher education institutions today are offering more and more online courses to meet the growing demands of students who want courses and programs of study that are easily accessible, convenient, ... More

    pp. 740-745

  12. The Synergistic Design of Organisational Learning Programs

    Paul McKey, Redbean, Australia

    The failure rate of technology related change and learning programs in organisations is notoriously high. Previously I have identified three competing priorities, or perspectives influencing any... More

    pp. 746-751

  13. New Literacy Instruction in Teacher Education

    Sarah McPherson, Hui-Yin Hsu & Shaingkwei Wang, New York Institute of Technology, United States; MengPing Tsuei, Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan

    Pre- and in-service teacher education courses at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) are developing curriculum to address the knowledge and skills in undergraduate reading courses, and graduate... More

    pp. 752-756

  14. A Longitudinal Study on Technology Integration Initiatives and the Complexities of Research Partnerships Across Organizational Borders

    Phil McRae & Jim Parsons, University of Alberta, Canada

    The Alberta Initiative for School Improvement (AISI) is a provincial, multi-million dollar project in Alberta, Canada, which aims to introduce innovative and creative action research projects into ... More

    pp. 757-762

  15. Media-ting meaning via multi-modal means

    Dominic Mentor, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    South Africa's eleven official languages is an attempt to redress years of language oppression. However, at tertiary level, students are expected to engage academic work in English. The reported... More

    pp. 763-769

  16. Online delivery of an international program on Psychiatry of Intellectual Disability

    Patricie Mertova & Leonard Webster, Monash University, Australia

    This paper describes how ICT was employed in an international collaborative project between two higher education institutions to develop an online international Unit of study on Psychiatry of... More

    pp. 770-777

  17. Using e-Learning to extend access to new populations of students and reduce cost of programme delivery

    Maya Milankovic-Atkinson, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

    This paper evaluates the Global Campus e-learning programmes offered by the School of Computing. The programmes are delivered to students at seven collaborative partner institutions located in... More

    pp. 778-783

  18. e-Syllabus System Supporting the Discovery of Learning Paths

    Yasuo Miyoshi, Takahiro Oie, Hiroshi Kawakami, Tetsushi Ueta & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    We have developed an e-Syllabus system that represents graphically and dynamically the relationships between lectures. This development represents one of the improvements of infrastructure for... More

    pp. 784-789

  19. Use of Simulation in Nursing Education - Exploring Perspectives and Practice

    Heather Montgomerie, Christy Raymond & Jayne Smitten, Grant MacEwan College, Canada

    The use of simulation is growing in popularity in nursing education (Comer, 2005). More specifically, the use of computerized, interactive mannequins is beneficial for students to develop clinical ... More

    pp. 790-795

  20. PiccleForum: A website for intercultural critical literacy

    Jamie Myers, Penn State University, United States; Christer Morheden, Jonkoping University, School of Education and Communication, Sweden; Larry Ferguson, Norfolk State University, United States; Rodney Pederson, Woosong University, Korea (South); Kiwan Sung, Kyung Hee University, Korea (South)

    PiccleForum provides an interpretive space for the construction of an intercultural critical literacy through asynchronous discussion about jointly experienced print, media, and multimedia texts.... More

    pp. 796-799