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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. Development of Causal Relationship Model for e-Learning Behavior of High School Students in Thailand

    Punnee Leekitchwatana, Faculty of Industrial Education, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

    The purpose of this research was to develop causal relationship model for e-Learning behavior of high school students in Thailand. The research method was descriptive research with causal... More

    pp. 1944-1952

  2. Let’s ‘Face’ It: Facebook as an Educational Tool for College Students

    Caroline Lego Muñoz, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States

    Recent studies show that 95% of university students use the popular social networking site, Facebook. We share survey data collected in the spring of 2009, from undergraduate and graduate students ... More

    pp. 1953-1958

  3. Cluster Assessment: A Complimentary Aspect of Cluster Learning

    Martin Lesage, Martin Riopel & Gilles Raîche, Faculty of Education - Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM), Canada

    Rapid expansion of mobile learning technologies allow more people to benefit of their collaborative work capabilities. Cluster learning enables geographically dispersed groups of persons to be... More

    pp. 1959-1966

  4. Tracking Student Engagement in Asynchronous Communication in STEM Hybrid Courses

    Zhongxiao Li, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States

    Fall semester of 2010, three hybrid STEM courses will be taught at Georgia Gwinnett College: Pre-Calculus; Calculus I; and Digital Media. While the content of these courses differ, they share... More

    pp. 1967-1972

  5. Web 2.0 Tools for Whom?

    Mei-Ying Elaine Lin & Jason Davis, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

    How do you define Web 2.0 tools? What do Web 2.0 tools mean to you? Do you use Web 2.0 tools in your teaching or learning? How many Web 2.0 tools have been used in higher education? And what can... More

    pp. 1973-1976

  6. “Creating a LEGO Robot as My Experiment Assistant”: The Application of LEGO Mindstorms NXT in Elementary Science Education

    Yi-Chun Lin, Graduate Institute of Learning & Instruction, National Central University, Taiwan; Tzu-Chien Liu, Graduate Institute of Learning & Instruction and Center for Teacher Education, National Central University, Taiwan; Yu-Chung Lin, Department of Technology Application and Human Resource Development, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Hsiu-Chuan Yang, Taoyuan Ta-Yeh Elementary School, Taiwan

    LEGO Mindstorms NXT has been popularly used in programming classes and has been seen as a useful teaching aid. However, few studies so far have focused on the effectiveness of Mindstorms NXT in... More

    pp. 1977-1982

  7. Collaborative Learning: Creating International Partnerships Using Social Media Tools

    Diana Lorenzana, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    Abstract: College students experience many changes and transitions throughout their undergraduate years. As educators, we must provide support for the entire undergraduate experience, from the... More

    pp. 1983-1989

  8. Learning Chinese Characters by Practicing in a Computer-Assisted Setting: Does it Work?

    Zhengbin Lu, Spelman College, United States

    How to effectively integrate computer technology into Chinese character learning has become a practical question for language instructors and instructional designers. Guided by the Cognitive Load... More

    pp. 1990-1995

  9. Questions of Academic Rigor and Workload Relative to Perceived Learning in Three Learning Venues

    Robert Lucking, Old Dominion University, United States; Merv Wighting, Regent University, United States; Nicole Perron, Old Dominion University, United States; Marcia Derrick, Regent University, United States

    This paper reports the results of a line of research carried out over a period of more than five years examining students’ perceived learning in various learning venues. This particular study,... More

    pp. 1996-1999

  10. Chronobiology and Online Learning: Biologically-Based Preferences

    Yi Luo, Rui Pan, Linda Mellish, Jea Choi & Johannes Strobel, Purdue University, United States

    More and more higher education students take online courses or pursue online degrees. Much research exists on reasons students choose online learning, their perceived level of control, independence... More

    pp. 2000-2007

  11. Elementary Principals as Technology Instructional Leaders

    Linda Macaulay, Towson University, United States

    Many believe it is essential that principals possess knowledge and proficiency in technology skills and technology integration in order to be effective instructional leaders. As the critical... More

    pp. 2008-2017

  12. Participant Experiences in an Informal twitter.com Sub-network

    Jennifer Maddrell, Old Dominion University, United States

    Offering only 140 characters to communicate a thought, the twitter.com microblogging platform is one of the most popular social networking destinations. This paper reviews a qualitative case study ... More

    pp. 2018-2023

  13. Mobile, Collaborative and Context-Aware Virtual Lab through Learning Objects

    Sergio Martin, Elio Sancritobal, Miguel Latorre, Rosario Gil, Gabriel Diaz, Manuel Castro & Juan Peire, UNED, Spain

    Mobile learning applications are reaching all society fields, including engineering education. This paper describes the M2Learn open framework devoted to simplify the development of mobile learning... More

    pp. 2024-2029

  14. Motivating students to frequently collaborate anytime through asynchronous thinking

    Fariel Mohan, University of Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad And Tobago

    This paper presents an approach that attempts to bring students together by creating a social learning community that will stimulate asynchronous thinking. The paper specifically looks at the... More

    pp. 2030-2039

  15. Historical Characteristics of Education Portfolio Research from Keywords of Research Papers in ERIC

    Takeshi Morishita, Masaaki Niimura & Hisayoshi Kunimune, Shinshu University, Japan

    This paper is a report on the analysis of papers with keywords about portfolios in the ERIC Collection to make clear the history of educational portfolio research. Portfolios are regarded as an... More

    pp. 2040-2045

  16. Online Course Development Using the ADDIE Model of Instruction Design: The Need to Establish Validity in the Analysis Phase

    Shane Moulton & Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States; Al Strickland, Idaho State University (retired), United States; Jerry White, Federal Bureau of Investigation (retired), United States; Lauralee Zimmerly, Idaho State University, United States

    The goal of this study was to facilitate quality course development in higher education, by providing needed structure to the ADDIE instructional design model. This was the first step in creating a... More

    pp. 2046-2054

  17. Teaching SE Principles: Combining Inductive Instruction and Discussion Tools

    Isabel Moura, University of Minho, Portugal

    This research explores the effect on students’ achievements of integrating inductive instruction (i.e., project and other forms of active learning) and the use of a forum tool in a Web-based... More

    pp. 2055-2060

  18. Linguistics Knowledge Required for English Teaching: A Text-Mining Analysis of Student Teachers' Teaching Portfolios

    Mai Osawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Mitsunori Yatsuka & Yoshinori Higashibara, Shinshu University, Japan

    The College of Education at Shinshu University emphasizes experienced-based and evidence-based fieldworks and student teaching in preservice teacher training programs. Juniors go to demonstration ... More

    pp. 2061-2066

  19. The effectiveness of video component: An expanded follow-up investigation

    Guohua Pan, Sandipan Sen, David Starrett, Michael Rodgers, Mohan Tikoo & David Powell, Southeast Missouri State University, United States

    A streaming video component was introduced to four online courses to facilitate student learning. The component consisted of instructor made videos of 3-10 minute long focusing on problematic cases... More

    pp. 2067-2072

  20. The effectiveness of Content Revision, Reuse and Application of Interactive Metaphor in Cyber Universities

    Innwoo Park, Korea University, Korea (South); Min-seok Kang, Kyung Hee Cyber University, Korea (South); Sungwoong Lee, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of the study is to investigate the instructional effects of content revision, reusing and interactive media application in the cyber university. For the study, 1,000 students of A cyber... More

    pp. 2073-2082