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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. Web Presence in K-12 Education

    Valerie Irvine & Dallas Hermanson, University of Victoria, Canada

    Schools are steadily increasing their use of the Internet for communication between administrators, teachers, students and parents. With the vast majority of schools having a presence on the Web,... More

    pp. 1831-1833

  2. Examination of Phoneme and Viseme Synchronization On Listening Task Performance

    Robert Isaacson, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA, United States

    This paper describes a work-in-progress research study that will examine the effect of phoneme and viseme synchronization on listening task performance. The influence of audiovisual integration on ... More

    pp. 1834-1837

  3. Design of a Simple Examination System for Mobile Phones

    Masatoshi Ishikawa, Ritsuko Fukawa, Manabu Onuki & Katsuhisa Handa, Tokyo Seitoku University, Japan

    In Japan, almost all university students have mobile phones. Furthermore, by their mobile phones, they can browse web pages that are optimized for displaying on the mobile phones. Therefore, we are... More

    pp. 1838-1840

  4. The Impact of Teacher/Administrator Perceptions of Risk on the Adoption and Use of Intelligent Tutoring Systems in U.S. Schools

    Andrew Jensen & Dale-Marie Wilson, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Intelligent Tutoring Systems continue to be the subject of substantial and innovative research. Yet, these technologies remain largely unavailable to the very students who would benefit most from... More

    pp. 1841-1849

  5. Effects of Using Digital Textbooks in the Elementary Schools

    Seongkyun Jeon & Youngmin Seo, Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South); EunKyoung Lee, Chwongwun Middle School, Korea (South); JiHyun Park, Dept. of Elementary Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South); YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    In the current knowledge and information society, revolutionary change is happening in education. A traditional textbook has many limitations and does not satisfy the requirements of the changes in... More

    pp. 1850-1853

  6. Analysis of the Structural Relationship between Meta-cognitive Strategy, Perceived Usefulness, Satisfaction and Achievement in the Corporate E-Learning Courses

    Young Ju Joo, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South); Jae-Eun Joo, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States; Su Yeong Park, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    This study analyzed the survey results of 210 participants in an e-learning course at A Corporation through structural equation modeling using meta-cognitive strategy and perceived usefulness as... More

    pp. 1854-1862

  7. Patterns of Instructors’ Perceptions in Transition Process to E-Instructor

    Selçuk Karaman, Serkan Yildirim & Tevfik Gulsoy, Ataturk University, Turkey

    E-learning applications are dramatically increasing all over the world and the roles of instructors are being transformed significantly. There are some inevitable divergences in this transformation... More

    pp. 1863-1868

  8. Open and distance learning: What are the benefits for Africa, and what is its future?

    Thierry Karsenti & Simon Collin, University of Montreal, Canada

    This paper presents the results of a three-year longitudinal study (2007–2010) on open and distance learning (ODL) programs in Africa offered by the Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF),... More

    pp. 1869-1872

  9. Genre theory and natural development of an online discourse community

    Marcella Kehus, The University of Toledo, United States

    This case study examined how the form and function of a web-based environment for adolescent writers supported their writing and interactions around writing. The study focused on a group of... More

    pp. 1873-1878

  10. Evidence of Engineering Education in Virtual Worlds

    Lance Kinney, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVEs) such as Second Life provide a rich environment for creating engaging educational activities and interactive experiences. The ability to create objects and... More

    pp. 1879-1883

  11. How Can Skype Support K-12 Administrators To Sustain Professional Growth?

    Peter Kiriakidis, Research & Consulting Inc (1387909 ONTARIO INC), Canada; Ethel Hasty, Consultant, United States

    The findings revealed that Skype can support school and district administrators sustain professional growth. Institutes of higher education, professional development providers, administrators’... More

    pp. 1884-1896

  12. Enabling Mobile Learning Access Through the Power of Story and Artificial Intelligence.

    Jeff Kissinger, Donald Green & Alex Dold, Florida State College Jacksonville, United States

    Mobile learning has emerged as a powerful and access enabling phenomenon (Traxler, 2009).      Some learners are participating in mobile learning scenarios in extreme and challenging conditions... More

    p. 1897

  13. Mindtools: Do PhD Candidates Use Computing Technology to Learn?

    Daryl Ku, University of Melbourne, Australia

    The study reported in this paper was aimed at examining Australian PhD candidates’ use of computing technology in a learning context, in terms of their strategic learning practices. This was... More

    pp. 1898-1903

  14. Evaluating Web Accessibility and Usability at Thailand Cyber University for Totally Blind Users

    Salinee Kuakiatwong, Boston University, United States

    Research says online education increases opportunities forstudents with disabilities(Burgstahler, 2002; Opitz, Savenye, & Rowland, 2003; Schmetzke, 2001). In reality, however, disabled people have ... More

    pp. 1904-1907

  15. Pre-service Teachers’ Perspectives on Web 2.0 Integration in Teacher Education Courses

    Swapna Kumar, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States; Katya Vigil, Boston University, MA, United States

    Recent research has highlighted the benefits of integrating Web 2.0 tools like blogs, wikis, and social bookmarking in teacher education. The pre-service teacher perspective of the ways in which... More

    pp. 1908-1913

  16. If You Build It They Will Come: Using Blackboard in a Web-Enhanced Learning Environment

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States

    This study utilized a mixed method approach to investigate students’ views and experiences with the use of Blackboard in a web-enhanced graduate level research methods course. Participants of the... More

    pp. 1914-1915

  17. Using Online Workshops for Faculty Professional Development

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States

    As faculty turn to online professional development workshops, research evaluating the effectiveness of such a strategy has become necessary. Using a mixed methods approach, this study aimed at... More

    pp. 1916-1918

  18. Evaluating the Second Generation Web Services Specifications for Satisfying Non-Functional Requirements

    Manoj Lall, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Lucas M. Venter, North West University, South Africa; John A. van der Poll, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Abstract: Web services have enjoying rapid acceptance in recent years. One of the motivating factors for this is the reliance on open standards for loose coupling and platform independent interface... More

    pp. 1919-1929

  19. Implementation of an affective-motivational architecture tied to a teaching-learning process

    Ana Laureano-Cruces, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico; Martha Mora-Torres, UNAM-Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingenieria de la Computacion, Mexico; Javier Ramirez-Rodriguez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Azcapotzalco, Mexico; Fernando Gamboa-Rodriguez, UNAM-CCADET, Mexico

    This project implements an affective-motivational structure tied to a teaching-learning process. The implementation is accomplished through the artificial intelligence technique known as fuzzy... More

    pp. 1930-1938

  20. GlobalEd 2: Learning and Applying Science Outside of the Laboratory through Interdisciplinary,Technology-based Simulations

    Kimberly Lawless, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States; Scott Brown & Mark Boyer, University of Connecticut, United States; Kamila Brodowinska, Dan O'Brien & Gena Khodos, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States; Andrew Cutter, Maria Enriquez, Greg Mullin, Nicole Powell & Greg Williams, University of Connecticut, United States

    GlobalEd 2 focuses on developing a multidisciplinary model for middle school science instruction that places the educational process within an Internet-based, simulated, international decision... More

    pp. 1939-1943