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E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2010

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Jaime Sanchez; Ke Zhang

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Number of papers: 465

  1. Investigation on Educational Applications in Social Networking

    Yin Li, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This paper investigates the educational applications (ed-apps) in social networking. From looking at the current situation in ed-apps, we further investigate the existing ed-apps by categories from... More

    pp. 1106-1110

  2. Applying MyET Oral Practice Database to Upgrade College Students’ English Speaking Ability

    Jui-hsiang Lu, Vanung University of Technology, Taiwan; Gwo-yunn Jaw, China University of Technology, Taiwan

    This study examined an oral practice database, MyET (My English Tutor), used to help upgrade college students’ English speaking ability in order to provide an alternative in English learning as... More

    pp. 1111-1115

  3. Using an Internet-based Vocabulary Testing Database to Upgrade University Students’ English Receptive Knowledge and Testing Ability

    Jui-hsiang Lu, Vanung University of Technology, Taiwan; Gwo-yunn Jaw, China University of Technology, Taiwan

    This study examined using an Internet-based vocabulary testing database to help promote technical university students’ English receptive knowledge in order to upgrade their English/testing ability ... More

    pp. 1116-1121

  4. Overcoming Barriers by Using Multi-Media Technology to Improve Mathematics Instructions for Middle School Students

    Cedric McClain, Merritt Brown Middle School, United States

    This AR project is concerned with overcoming barriers by implementing technology to improve mathematics instruction for middle school students. Students used multi-media project based learning to ... More

    pp. 1122-1131

  5. InfoViz and Online Learning: How Design can influence Decision-Making

    Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States; Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States; Lucas Lecheler, University of Minnesota, United States

    Information visualization involves the visual, and sometimes interactive, presentation and organization of complex data in a clear, compelling, and convincing representation. Although information... More

    pp. 1132-1138

  6. Team Teaching in an Online Environment

    Terry Mullins, Anita Reynolds & Charles Grindstaff, Concord University, United States

    Collaborative teaching and learning play an important role in the framework for 21st. Century education. The integration of three undergraduate courses, Educational Psychology, Assessment, and... More

    p. 1139

  7. Lessons Learned to Prepare Faculty to Deliver Online Courses

    Eileen Narozny & Baiyun Chen, University of Central Florida, United States

    The University of Central Florida has offered online courses since the spring of 1996. As of 2010, Online@UCF offers four undergraduate degree completion programs, twelve graduate degree programs... More

    p. 1140

  8. Instructional Video Pedagogy in E-Learning Training for Pre-Service Teachers

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    The University’s Information Technology Service has offered electronic service with free of charge for the University students in Midwest, USA. Throughout the services, the students are able to... More

    pp. 1141-1145

  9. The Effects of Online Course Orientation Quiz on Student-Instructor Communication Practices

    Tatyana Pashnyak, Flordia State University, United States

    One of the main components of an effective online teaching is communicating course expectations to students (Graham et al., 2001; Ludwig-Hartman & Dunlap, 2003; Mupinga, Nora, & Yaw, 2006;... More

    p. 1146

  10. The Strategic Thinking Capabilities of Executive Fire Officers and the Relationship with Information and Communications Technology

    Gerri Penney, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, United States; Valerie Bryan, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    This study investigates the relationship of executive fire officers’ use of strategic thinking skills and their proficiency using information and communication technology. It is a landmark study;... More

    pp. 1147-1152

  11. E-Teaching: Building Successful Virtual Team in Higher Education Courses

    Linda Peters & Shirley Shmerling, Isenberg School of Management, Umass, United States

    Virtual teams are gaining popularity in the on-line classroom, mimicking their use in business organizations today. Unfortunately, the success of these teams in education does not mimic the... More

    pp. 1153-1160

  12. Establishing Teaching Presence and Enhancing Student Engagement in Online Learning: Using Innovative Tools and Assignments to Harness the Power of Emerging Technology

    Lynda Randall, California State University, Fullerton, United States

    This presentation will review a variety of strategies for enhancing teacher presence and student engagement in online courses. These strategies focus on building a sense of community, helping... More

    pp. 1161-1167

  13. Collaborative Learning and Content Creation within Epsilen

    Kenny Rigler, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Epsilen, a global learning management system, has implemented interactive Web 2.0 technologies directly into the LMS creating not only an effective content distribution mechanism, but also an... More

    p. 1168

  14. Beyond Facebook: Social Media for Your Classroom

    Amanda Robertson, Cathi Phillips & Ruth Smith, NC State University, United States

    Social media is ubiquitous. With so many tools and so many ways to solve teaching and learning problems, it's difficult to figure out where to begin. At North Carolina State University we have been... More

    p. 1169

  15. An Implementation Model for Experiential Learning Standards of Practice in Online Technology Courses

    Michael Roller, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    This paper introduces a model for implementation of National Society for Experimental Education Standards of Practice into an online undergraduate course adapted from the Quality Matters 05/06... More

    pp. 1170-1174

  16. Self-Regulated Learning Strategies in Online Learning Environments in Thailand

    Buncha Samruayruen, University of North Texas, United States; Onjaree Natakuatoong, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; Kingkaew Samruayruen, Naresuan University, Thailand

    This study identified the five effective self-regulated learning (SRL) strategies, investigated the correlation of demographic information and SRL strategies, and tried to measure a significant... More

    pp. 1175-1184

  17. Effects of Laptops in Large Classes on Engagement: Results of Three-Year Study

    Perry Samson, University of Michigan, United States

    Research has been conducted at the University of Michigan over three years on how laptops affect student attentiveness and engagement in large classes. Results show that students with a laptop are... More

    pp. 1185-1193

  18. Raising Your Voice – Joint Education and Public Relations E-Learning Advocacy Project

    Deborah Scigliano & Erik Garrett, Duquesne University, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes the award-winning pedagogical innovation of a virtual collaboration between two classes in different schools at a major mid-Atlantic university. In the school of... More

    pp. 1194-1198

  19. Training Strategies for Online Co-Teachers

    Michelle Scribner-MacLean, UMass Lowell Graduate School of Education, United States; Heather Miller, Walden University, United States

    A co-teaching online environment has the potential to help meet the needs of online learners. A well-trained pair of instructors can compliment each other, meeting student needs in a more timely... More

    pp. 1199-1200

  20. Promoting Social and Cultural Sensitivity in a 3D Online Social Virtual World

    Kay Kyeongju Seo, University of Cincinnati, United States; Dana Tindall, Xavier University, United States

    A three-dimensional social virtual world is an online environment centered on providing an alternative to real life where experiences may be lived out in relative safety. There are issues, however,... More

    pp. 1201-1205