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E-Learn 2005--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2005


Griff Richards

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This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 526

  1. Non Completion in Distance Higher Education

    Claudio Vasquez, University OF GUADALAJARA, Mexico

    The paper reports a study of non-completion of a distance education programme in a Colombian University to explore the reasons for drop-out. The study is based upon the conception that non... More

    pp. 2703-2708

  2. Direct Accountability in Online Learning Programs: A Student Perspective - Year Two

    Elsa Waters & Kevin Feenan, University of Phoenix Online, United States

    This study represents a student's perspective of the state of instructional leadership provided in online educational programs. A case study is represented that evaluates differences in... More

    pp. 2709-2714

  3. Knowledge Culture and Teacher Preparation

    Hanan Yaniv, University of Calgary, Canada

    Membership in the "knowledge Culture" means sharing knowledge with other members accepting the rules and ethics of the culture. This paper shows an attempt to recruit student teachers as... More

    pp. 2715-2722

  4. Cultural Factors Affecting Chinese Students' Participation in Asynchronous Online Learning

    Naxin Zhao, Department of Education/Concordia University, Canada; Douglas McDougall, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto, Canada

    This study explored the influences of cultural factors on Chinese students' participation in asynchronous online learning in Western schools. It involved six Chinese graduate students in a large... More

    pp. 2723-2729

  5. SCORM Conformant Courseware Development

    Bradley Barker & John Ansorge, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    Abstract: Current delivery of content via the Internet is constrained by the use of proprietary content creation and management tools. In general, propriety tools restrict the use of content to a... More

    pp. 2730-2735

  6. An Educational Modelling Language Meta-model to Enhance E-learning Instructional Design

    Manuel Caeiro-Rodríguez, Luis Anido-Rifón & Martín Llamas-Nistal, University of Vigo, Spain

    Educational Modelling Languages (EMLs) define the content and process within a unit of instruction. They were proposed as part of the e-learning standardization movement to enable the description... More

    pp. 2736-2743

  7. A Service On-Demand Model for E-Learning

    Tom Chan, Southern NH University, United States

    Internet has made unprecedented impact on the educational landscape. In many regard, the field of E-learning has matured. More and more materials are produced commercially, and wealth of materials ... More

    pp. 2744-2745

  8. Fundamental Requirements of Personalised eLearning Development Environments

    Declan Dagger, Owen Conlan & Vincent Wade, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    Although personalised eLearning can offer many tangible benefits to the entire educational process such as teacher and learner empowerment [Conlan et. al. 2004] [Bajraktarevic et. al. (2003)],... More

    pp. 2746-2754

  9. Future trends and directions in Learning, Technology and Standards

    Norm Friesen & Feenberg Andrew, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Wayne Hodgins, Autodesk Inc, United States; Lassi Nirhamo, University of Turku, Finland

    The future of learning, and the impact of technology and standards on learning and teaching have been hotly debated issues. Some envision a day when every person on the planet is able to... More

    pp. 2755-2756

  10. Interoperation of Knowledge Domain Taxonomies Using Ontology Mappings

    Jerry Li, D Gašević, John C. Nesbit & Griff Richards, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    When searching for learning objects, teachers, instructional designers and students prefer to use subject terms with which they are already familiar. This paper describes the form and function of a... More

    pp. 2757-2762

  11. Application Service Provider System : a new concept to provide interoperability between learning management systems

    Ngomo Macaire, Société A6, France; Abdulrab Habib, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen - Laboratoire PSI, France; Oubahssi Lahcen, Université René Descartes - Laboratoire CRIP5/AIDA, France

    In this paper, we propose an innovative concept of "Application Service Provider System (ASP System)" which promotes the opening and the interoperability of the learning management systems (LMS).... More

    pp. 2763-2769

  12. Mapping the e-Learning Assessment Domain: Concept Maps for Orientation and Navigation

    David Millard, Yvonne Howard, Christopher Bailey, Hugh Davis & Lester Gilbert, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Steve Jeyes, University of Hull, United Kingdom; Joeseph Price, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Niall Sclater, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom; Robert Sherratt, University of Hull, United Kingdom; Iain Tulloch, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom; Gary Wills, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Rowin Young3, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

    Concept or Topic Maps have long been used as a method of categorising and organising information about a domain. Building them can help people conceptualise an area and spot trends or gaps, and as ... More

    pp. 2770-2775

  13. Towards a new learning concept: Using dynamic metadata for educational virtual collections

    Raul Morales-Salcedo, Tokushima University, Japan

    In order to assist users in dealing with this complexity, we are designing environments, termed collaborative personal and group spaces, which provide users with means to access and control all... More

    pp. 2776-2783

  14. Extending the Learning Design Specification with Services

    Diana Ragbir & Permanand Mohan, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago

    Abstract: The IMS Learning Design (IMS LD) Specification can be used to create a Unit of Learning (UOL), which can be used to impart knowledge of any domain using any pedagogical technique. It is... More

    pp. 2784-2792

  15. Ontology-based learning objects retrieval

    Mario Arrigoni Neri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    Learning objects paradigm is widely adopted in e-learning environments. Recent results from ontology engineering and semantic web can improve learning objects management. In this paper we show how ... More

    pp. 2793-2798

  16. E-Tools for Self-Regulated Learning: Retaining “NetGen” Freshmen Using Technology

    David Beach, Matthew Humphrey, Karolina Caran, Lisa Marshak, Maureen Madden, Carolyn Iguchi & Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, United States

    In this session, we discuss self-regulated learning (SRL) tools that can be embedded in standard course management systems (CMSs), such as WebCT and Blackboard, to help first year college students ... More

    pp. 2799-2804

  17. Empowering Learners - Changing the World

    Justine Bizzocchi, Lions Gate Learning Alliance, Inc., Canada

    Lions Gate Learning Alliance Inc. is a consortium of 10 Canadian companies and public education institutions located in British Columbia, Canada with considerable core expertise in all facets of... More

    pp. 2805-2808

  18. Interactive Learning Objects in Mobile E-Learning

    Peter Bleckmann & Rene Sprotte, University of Paderborn, Germany; Bernd Eßmann & Thorsten Hampel, Heinz Nixdorf Institut, University of Paderborn, Germany

    Cooperation and interaction between learners are important aspects especially for mobile E-Learning scenarios. The requirement of mobility raises the need for innovative CSCL applications as it... More

    pp. 2809-2816

  19. Showcases: Design and Development of EPSS to Scaffolding Students with Learning Disabilities and/or Emotional/behavioral Disorders

    Thitinun Boonseng, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States; Gail Fitzgerald, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States; Kevin Koury, California University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Program development and services for secondary students with learning disabilities (LD) and/or emotional and behavioral disorder (E/BD) are currently a very high priority in public schools in the... More

    pp. 2817-2821

  20. Integration of New Technologies into a Room-Based CSCW System

    Thomas Bopp & Thorsten Hampel, Heinz Nixdorf Institute, Germany

    In this paper we present our room-based CSCW framework. The novelty of our approach lies in the integration of many different standard protocols and technologies into a room, which serve as a... More

    pp. 2822-2827