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

October 2005

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Griff Richards

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Number of papers: 526

  1. The Genesis of an OpenCourseWare Project

    Shelley Henson & David Wiley, Utah State University, Center for Open and Sustainable Learning, United States

    There is growing momentum among higher education institutions to participate in a movement to provide free and open access to educational materials called OpenCourseWare (OCW). The purpose of this... More

    pp. 730-733

  2. A Novel Full-Featured System for Preparation, Administration, Execution and Evaluation of Online-Exams

    Nicole Heussen, Institute of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Martin Baumann, Helmholtz-Institute of the RWTH Aachen University, Germany; Patrick Blum, Institute of Medical Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

    This paper reports on the usage of an integrated system by both students and teachers. The Online Examination System (OES) provides an intuitive user interface for preparation, administration,... More

    pp. 734-737

  3. Steps Towards the Analysis of Students’ Activity in E-Learning Platforms

    Raquel Hijón & Angel Velázquez, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid., Spain

    Abstract: We are in the process of tailoring analysis tools web platform to educational uses. We have analyzed a number of analysis products and selected the best one with respect to several... More

    pp. 738-743

  4. Building Relationships: A Model for Faculty Online Professional Development Communities

    Robyn Hill & Peter Serdyukov, National University, United States

    A major human factor trend in higher education is the use of part-time adjunct faculty to teach significant portions of a university's curriculum. In order to integrate these part-time instructors ... More

    pp. 744-748

  5. The evolution of an online MBA program: Using E-Learning to share institutional resources

    Jay Holmen, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, United States

    This paper traces the evolution of a single campus traditional MBA program to a consortium based on-line program with students from around the world. The evolution took place over a span of ten... More

    pp. 749-753

  6. Keyboard Island Adventure : Development and Evaluation of a Japanese Keyboarding Training System with Certification Scheme for Elementary Children

    Tatsuya Horita, Faculty of Information, SHIZUOKA University, Japan; Jun Takahashi, Faculty of Education, Toyama University, Japan

    We developed a Japanese keyboarding training and certification system for elementary school children. First we consulted with the experienced elementary school teachers who have conducted advanced ... More

    pp. 754-761

  7. Using Data Visualization Tools To Manage Large Data Sets

    Richard Huber, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    This paper presents a case for using interactive Internet resources as tools for facilitating inquiry-based science instruction, as called for in the National Science Education Standards, with a... More

    pp. 762-764

  8. Using Internet Based Data Visualization Tools to Facilitate Inquiry Teaching

    Richard Huber, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    Abstract: Contrary to common misconception, effective use of the Internet in K-12 science education has little or nothing to do with surfing the web. The most productive and effective science... More

    pp. 765-768

  9. Student Attitudes and Perceptions on Computer Assisted Instruction in Nankai Institute of Technology—a case study

    Joy Hung, Shu-Min Chang, Ming-Cheng Chung & Cheng-Min Lin, Nankai Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    Taking the advantage of the high-tech environment in Taiwan and the promoting of government, e-Learning has become more and more popular. Most of the schools have already implemented distant... More

    pp. 769-776

  10. Assessment of the Implementation of ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators for Teachers in Secondary, Middle Level, and Early Childhood Education

    Andrew Hunt, Cheryl Grable, Betty Wood, Allison Clark & Pat Pearce, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This longitudinal study uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2001) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators for teachers to assess the... More

    pp. 777-782

  11. Study of Critical Success Factors in the Strategic Development and Implementation of Innovative Learning Spaces and Related Learning Technologies

    Bob Hunter, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom; John Lidgy & George Robert, Oxford Brooks University, United Kingdom

    Learning spaces are expensive to build and maintain and must be suitable to support an ever widening range of learning scenarios. Making long-term decisions is difficult in any area, but with the... More

    pp. 783-788

  12. Lessons Learned About Creating a Community of Learners in a Virtual Environment

    Kenneth Jenkins, Sara Zimmerman & Doris Jenkins, Appalachian State University, United States

    The co-authors have been instrumental in developing, implementing, and assessing the qualities of teaching and learning in on-line environments to university graduate students. The co-authors have ... More

    pp. 789-793

  13. Computer Networks Course: Claroline-Based E-learning Model

    Nenad Karlovcec, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Croatia; Sabina Saina, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Croatia; Tibor Skala, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Croatia

    Computer Networks is a course held at the Faculty of Science, Department of Physics. The goal of this course is to introduce to students network concepts and technologies used in the world of... More

    pp. 794-799

  14. Computer Science Education: Differences Between E-learning and Classical Approach

    Nenad Karlovcec, Faculty of Science, Department of Physics, Croatia; Tibor Skala, Faculty of Graphic Arts, Croatia; Sabina Saina, Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Croatia

    Computer Science Education is a course held at the Faculty of Science, Department of Physics. By means of the Bologna Declaration, we are trying to tune with academic tendencies in the rest of the ... More

    pp. 800-805

  15. Impacting Teacher Writing Through Blogging

    Dennis Kear, Wichita State University, United States

    Teachers know that their students increase their academic skills through instruction and practice over time. All teachers are teachers of reading and writing. Therefore, all teachers need to... More

    pp. 806-809

  16. Implementing an Electronic Portfolio

    Linda Kieffer, Eastern Washington Un iversity, United States; Laurie Morley, Eastern Washington University, United States

    This paper documents the journey to implementation of an electronic assessment portfolio in a teacher education program at a regional university. The steps, the research, the pilot test, and... More

    pp. 810-813

  17. State-wide Web-based Professional Development & Curricula for Early Childhood Educators: Design & Infrastructure

    Mable Kinzie, University of Virginia, United States; Stephen Whitaker, University of Virgnia, United States; Kathy Neesen, Michael Kelley, Michael Matera & Robert Pianta, University of Virginia, United States

    My Teaching Partner (MTP) is a professional development program now being delivered to 235 teachers across Virginia. MTP links curriculum/activities with layers of web-based support, including an... More

    pp. 814-821

  18. Successful Innovation At Scale: On-Line Teaching Consultation and Media-Assisted Curriculum for Teachers of At-Risk Students, Part 2

    Mable Kinzie, University of Virginia, United States

    Many children enter school lacking the language, literacy, and social relationship skills critical to success. Pre-kindergarten programs implemented in many states are one way of addressing these... More

    pp. 822-825

  19. Connecting Faculty and Students to Library Collections: Solutions for the Hybrid and Online Course

    Melissa Koenig & Heather Jagman, DePaul University, United States

    As students get more used to Google and other Internet tools that seem to place a wealth of resources at their fingertips, faculty are having to work harder to make sure that students are utilizing... More

    pp. 826-828

  20. DynEST - Dynamically Explained Symbols for Traffic Or Learning How to Drive Without Words

    Petra Korica & Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Traffic signs and rules play an important role in our daily life. Knowledge of them is crucial for surviving. However, every country has its own traffic regulations and they often differ in subtle ... More

    pp. 829-835