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E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education



Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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This conference has 13 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 551

  1. Coloring Outside the Lines: Rethinking Blended Learning

    Patti Shank, Learning Peaks, LLC, United States

    The definition that most folks use for "blended learning" includes a mix of online and classroom instruction. This definition is exceedingly narrow and limits our thinking and what we can achieve. ... More

    pp. 2-6

  2. Technology at a Glance: Collaborative Development for Efficient Learning

    Elizabeth Bagley, IBM Technical Learning, United States; Patricia McAteer, IBM Design and Information Development, United States; Ronald Shapiro, IBM Technical Learning, United States

    The mission of IBM Technical Learning is to quickly and effectively align the technical skills of hundreds of thousands technical employees with key strategic corporate initiatives. In September of... More

    pp. 7-13

  3. Learning Styles and Web-based Design for Secondary Students

    Michael Barbour, University of Georgia, United States; Morris Cooze, Centre for Distance Learning and Innovation, Canada

    This study consider the performance of students enrolled in a secondary-level business education course in an e-learning environment based upon their scores on a learning style inventory. The... More

    pp. 14-21

  4. Social Justice E-Learning Programs: Confronting Challenges to Content and Assessment

    Sarah Bordac, Educational Technology Consultant, United States; Mercedes Fisher, Pepperdine University, United States; Mark Katrikh & Sunny Lee, Museum of Tolerance, United States

    This paper examines the content development challenges involved with creating eLearning courses for social justice and anti-bias training and how one institution is addressing that challenge for... More

    pp. 22-27

  5. To boldly GLO - towards the next generation of Learning Objects

    Dawn Leeder, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Tom Boyle, London Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; Raquel Morales, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom; Heather Wharrad & Paul Garrud, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

    The session will commence with a demonstration of RLOs currently in use followed by a brief panel discussion of the factors considered crucial for reusability –community of practice, quality... More

    pp. 28-33

  6. How to design a training model proposal

    Yu Cao, Virginia Tech, United States

    In this information age, technology becomes more pervasive in our schools as a powerful tool to enhance teaching and learning, it is vital for teachers to acquire the strategies of how to use new... More

    pp. 34-37

  7. Raising the Level of Interaction in an Online Course

    Mary Jane Clerkin, Berkeley College, United States

    Using small discussion groups, Wimba Voice Software, and Camtasia Studio, professors can inculcate intellectual skills; foster critical thinking, writing, and speaking skills; and replicate the ... More

    pp. 38-40

  8. Object-Based Learning and Museum Online Resources - An Alaska Experience

    Herminia Wei-Hsin Din, The University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    This paper will discuss two work-in-progress online projects related to object-based learning in Alaska. MoliNet comes from the University of Alaska Museum of the North, an electronic catalog of... More

    pp. 41-44

  9. U-B-U @ Your World: An Internet-based Modeling, Tracking and Support Framework to Individualize the Unlocking of Human Potential

    Alten Du Plessis, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

    A generic internet-based modeling, tracking and support framework was designed to individualize the development of human potential and to empower users to become happier, more successful, more well... More

    pp. 45-50

  10. Online Graduate Level Professional Development for the National Guard Bureau

    Stuart Eisenstadt, Deborah Elzie & Darren Elzie, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States

    Since the events of September 11, 2001, experts in emergency management, disaster recovery, and global security have been in high demand. Among those professionals experiencing an increased demand ... More

    p. 51

  11. Exploring the Relationship Between Knowledge Producers and Knowledge Intermediaries in Designing an Online Graduate Program

    Deborah Elzie, Darren Elzie & Stuart Eisenstadt, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States

    The journey from a traditional classroom curriculum to a totally online curriculum introduces a wide range of challenges into the instructional design process. This paper explores the process of... More

    pp. 52-57

  12. Cooperative E-Learning - An Approach for Combining Cooperative Computer-Based Learning Processes with Knowledge Management

    Sabrina Geissler & Thorsten Hampel, University of Paderborn, Germany

    Taking into consideration two different lines of development in the domain of computer-based learning, this paper seeks to combine a typical e-learning perspective with approaches to cooperative... More

    pp. 58-64

  13. Problem-based Learning in an Online IT Professional Practice Course

    Annegret Goold, Deakin University, Australia

    Educational research suggests that Problem-Based Learning (PBL) is a pedagogy that fosters a deeper understanding of the curriculum and provides students with processes and skills for lifelong... More

    pp. 65-71

  14. Teeming Course Development Needs Need Course Development Teams

    Maureen Hencmann, Regis University, United States

    The rapidly increasing demand for e-learning courses has introduced new challenges to the transitioning of accelerated courses to the online environment. Regis University School for Professional... More

    pp. 72-78

  15. medin: e-Learning in Medical Computer Science

    Michael Herczeg, Inga Schön, Lia Hadley, Christiane Michelsen & Jürgen de Wall, University of Luebeck, Germany

    In the e-Learning project medin 23 large interactive multimedia learning modules have been produced for a complete medical computer science program. These modules are used in the online distance... More

    pp. 79-84

  16. New Horizons in American Higher Education

    John Hirschbuhl, University of Akron, United States

    This paper will define five educational uses to which faculty may apply technology. It will focus on the resources needed to provide support for faculty in finding, developing and situating... More

    pp. 85-94

  17. Open 24/7: The Journey from E-User to E-Learner

    Mary Kiernan, Mark Woodroffe & Pete Thomas, Open University, United Kingdom

    E-learning promises the ability for people to learn at a time and place to suit their needs. However, we frequently assume they can automatically adapt to an online environment. This is not the... More

    pp. 95-97

  18. Transforming Concept-Oriented Course to Case-Based e-Learning

    Jeongwan Kang, Yonsei University College of Dentistry; Hyeonjin Kim & Ikseon Choi, The University of Georgia, United States

    While problem-based learning is known as innovative way for medical education, it requires a dramatic change at a curriculum level and a great deal of resources such as faculty, learning resources,... More

    pp. 98-103

  19. The use of simulations for training on complex equipment in manufacturing

    Joe Kitterman, Oxygen Education, United States

    This presentation will focus upon the proper and effective use of simulations to train vocational workers in an industrial environment. This presentation will also focus upon the use of object... More

    pp. 104-106

  20. Distant Learning Leaders: What You Don't Know Could Hurt You!

    Tom Land, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    The purpose of this article is to describe a needs analysis developed to identify duties and responsibilities of distant learning leaders and a Distance Learning Leadership Certificate Program... More

    pp. 107-112