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Northern Illinois University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3978–3983
An interactive system that started as a simple online grading system developed into a full-functioned Learning Management System with extreme emphasis on the participants. The feature set continually expands and improves. This system has unique...
Topics: Learning Management Systems
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3976–3977
There are many online class management systems available, most are not participant(student) centric. We have developed a course management system that emphasizes the student and their needs, simplicity of use, modularity, expandability and allowing ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) p. 2660
It is our belief that for an online or web-enhanced course to truly be of benefit to students, a community has to be developed and the students have to believe they are part of the community and are taking an active role in that community. To this ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1596–1597
Abstract: Most course/group management systems focus on the needs of facilitators and administrators. Since these systems have been developed with an emphasis on administration, other aspects like student(participant) ease of use and student-to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1481–1486
Abstract:: Communication has always been essential in the education world. However, the landscape in education today takes on a much more diverse, dynamic structure. Today, there is a greater awareness of the benefits of collaborative learning...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1197–1198
In the last few years several types of electronic collaboration software tools (ECST) have come onto the scene. However, organizations have not fully accepted the wide spread use and features of these tools. Therefore, their full potential and...
Community Action/interaction Management System (A Course/Group Management System that Fosters Community)
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1831–1834
Abstract: Most course/group management systems are designed from the perspective of the facilitator or the administrator. Since these systems have been developed with an emphasis on administration, student ease of use and student-to-student...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 860–862
Abstract: A unique online environment has been developed that can easily serve the needs of online groups (e.g. structured groups including classes and professional organizations, or unstructured groups meeting online), by fostering a sense of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1657–1662
Team collaboration is an important part of working in business today. We produced an experiment in which students were given the opportunity to use many different collaborative tools. We used a pre-test survey and post-test survey to evaluate the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 394–395
Abstract: It is our belief that for an online or web-enhanced environment to truly be beneficial to its participants, a participant centric community has to be developed. The participants need to believe they are part of the community and have...
THE NEXT STEP: CHANGING COURSES FOR PRESENTATION VIA INTERNET AND/OR TRADITIONAL CLASSROOM USING SYNCHRONOUS COLLABORATION
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 1003–1004
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 653–655
Abstract: As the push toward more online education and online support for traditional education environments accelerates, the need for software to manage and facilitate these courses becomes more critical. Although a number of commercially...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1271–1273
This paper presents a process to address the limitations often found in producing technical literature while engaging the student in the learning process in a more meaningful way than traditionally has been the case. The student produces useful...
Implementing an Automated Real-Time Test of Computers Connected to Both an Intranet and the Internet with PUSH Technology
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1569–1570
We have been studying Network Design for the last three years. We have developed an interesting algorithm to development a simulation model of a network. To test the model we developed a real-time test for any network that would allow the algorithm...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 33, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 189–204
Business organizations are increasingly adopting collaboration tools to increase communication within the firm. CAMS is a home-grown online collaborative environment which makes heavy use of participant's pictures. Participants, both faculty and...
Enabling Customization through Web Development: An Iterative Study of the Dell Computer Corporation Website
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2008) pp. 291–300
Throughout the last decade, companies have increased their investment in electronic commerce (EC) by developing and implementing Web-based applications on the Internet. This paper describes a class project to develop a customized computer website...