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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. Evaluation of Exchange Learning using CollabTest in Universities at Different Countries: Case Study

    Lee See Goh, Soka University, Japan

    In the present research, a study and evaluation for international exchange learning using the CollabTest system between universities in Japan and United States of America will be conducted.... More

    pp. 1717-1721

  2. The Effect of Online Textual, Pictorial and Textual-Pictorial Glosses on Vocabulary Learning

    Bahman Gorjian, TEFL Department, Islamic Azad University, Abadan Branch, Abadan, Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Abdolreza Pazhakh & Katayoun Sharafi, TEFL Department, Islamic Azad University, Dezful Branch, Dezful, Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study measured up the effect of online textual, pictorial and textual-pictorial glosses on developing English language learners’ vocabulary. Ninety students were randomly divided into three... More

    pp. 1722-1723

  3. A summary of investigation into developing games for learning using different techniques

    Olaf Graven & Lachlan MacKinnon, Buskerud University College, Norway

    A series of implementation of a design for a game-based virtual learning environment is completed. These have been tested using groups of students learning various engineering subjects. These... More

    pp. 1724-1731

  4. Best Practices in eLearning that Increase Social Presence and Teacher Immediacy in Large Blended Classes

    Glenda Gunter & Robert Kenny, University of Central Florida, United States

    Many institutions of higher learning are looking to implement improvements in its educational offerings that they believe will increase accessibility, enrollments, and decrease costs. These... More

    pp. 1732-1737

  5. “It was so much better than other math courses:” Modeling, motivation & TPCK

    Michael Hardy, Saint Xavier University, United States

    The X-Tech Project was developed in response to the need for programs that prepare preservice teachers to imbed technology into their pedagogy. As part of that project, Tablet technology was... More

    pp. 1738-1743

  6. The Scrollbar and Learner-control of Instructional Animations: Some Exploratory Studies

    George Hatsidimitris, University of New South Wales, Australia

    Two experiments involving the use of a scrollbar in an instructional setting were undertaken with a view to clarifying some of the conditions under which a scrollbar may prove to be an optimal... More

    pp. 1744-1749

  7. Usability testing of an Electronic Performance Support System for Young Children with learning disabilities and behavioral disorders: lessons learned

    Zhenyu He, Yemin Huang & Gail Fitzgerald, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States; Katherine Mitchem, California University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This paper describes lessons learned from the process of designing and conducting usability testing of an Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS) for young children with learning disabilities ... More

    pp. 1750-1755

  8. Signaling for Electronic Textbooks

    James Helfrich, Brigham Young University-Idaho, United States

    The digital revolution has changed the way people produce, store, and consume media. Educators have not escaped this revolution and are increasingly relying on digital tools to disseminate course ... More

    pp. 1756-1761

  9. The Effects of Reading Remediation on Anti-Social Behavior, Lack of Interest in School, and Low Self-Esteem in At-Risk Students.

    Lee Heller, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to provide evidence to support reading remediation and its positive effects on at risk students, particularly the areas of: anti-social behavior, lack of interest in... More

    pp. 1762-1765

  10. Evaluation of Virtual Platforms and Courses to Develop English Teaching Skills

    Flor Marina Hernandez, Margarita Araque & Mauricio Martinez, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Colombia

    This research aims for the improvement of the didactic competence through the implementation of an Online English Course ELT supported by the Virtual Platform DIT Online.The project is composed by ... More

    pp. 1766-1770

  11. Designing High-Impact Faculty Programs for Online Course Development

    Emily Hixon & Janet Buckenmeyer, Purdue University Calumet, United States; David Freitas, Indiana University South Bend, United States

    Does developing and teaching an online course impact faculty’s pedagogical beliefs and result in them making changes to their other courses? This session will present anecdotal and empirical... More

    pp. 1771-1777

  12. Hitting a Moving Target: Meeting Faculty Needs for Online Course Development

    Emily Hixon, Heather Zamojski & Janet Buckenmeyer, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    The Distance Education Mentoring program at Purdue University Calumet is a cohort-based mentoring program designed to support and assist faculty as they develop an online course. After four years, ... More

    pp. 1778-1783

  13. Authentic Assessment through an Online Professional Conference

    Ellen Hoffman, Curtis Ho & Michael Menchaca, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Authentic assessment has been proposed as a means to connect learning with practice and develop a commitment to life-long learning. Technology has been central in moving learning opportunities... More

    pp. 1784-1789

  14. Trends in Elementary School Websites: Content and Communication

    Tina Hohlfeld, University of South Florida, United States; Karen Ivers, University of California - Fullerton, United States

    This research study examines how administrators and teachers in elementary schools are designing and using their Web presence, comparing current research with previous studies. Using random samples... More

    pp. 1790-1791

  15. Digital Course Construction: Learn to Produce - Produce to Learn

    Helge Høivik, Oslo University College, Norway

    Educational developers find themselves in an unstable balance between the inertia of tradition and an increased demand for innovative approaches. They must choose between tools, themes and... More

    pp. 1792-1800

  16. An Analysis of pre- and in-service teachers’ beliefs about using eBooks in the classroom

    Wei-Ying Hsiao, Southern Utah University, United States; Tsung-Hui Tu, Kent State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the similarities and differences between in-service and pre-service teachers’ perspectives about using eBooks in the classroom. In addition, the study... More

    pp. 1801-1804

  17. Student Perceptions of Social Presence in Online and Face-to-Face Group Collaboration

    Hui-Wen Huang, Universityof Idaho, United States; Tsung-Shu Chang, Tunghai University, Taiwan

    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to compare student perceptions of social presence in online and face-to-face group collaboration in a teacher education program. Thirty-seven undergraduates ... More

    pp. 1805-1810

  18. How Do Web 2.0 Technologies Motivate Learners? A Regression Analysis based on the Motivation, Volition, and Performance Theory

    Wenhao Huang & Sunjoo Yoo, Department of Human Resource Education, UIUC, United States

    Web 2.0 technologies have been widely applied for teaching and learning in recent years. Their potential impact on learning motivation and learner performance, however, has not attracted... More

    pp. 1811-1819

  19. Who Are Using Open Courseware and Why and How Do They Use It? An Exploratory Study From a Chinese-Based Open Courseware Portal in Taiwan

    Wenhao Huang & Wendi Shen, Department of Human Resource Education, UIUC, United States

    Open Educational Resource (OER) movement has reached its tipping point in recent years due to advancement of technologies. The OpenCourseWare (OCW) of MIT, for instance, has inspired higher... More

    pp. 1820-1829

  20. The 21st Century University: A Model for Integrating Best Practices in Distributed Learning Environments

    Phil Ice, Wally Boston & Karan Powell, American Public University System, United States

    The proliferation of online learning and strained budgets have led universities to increasingly rely on adjunct faculty and remote employees. The by-product of these actions have led to... More

    p. 1830