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E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 15, 2007

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. Training and Post Training Solutions for Operators and Maintainers

    Harro Kucharzewski, MarineSoft GmbH, Germany; Jens Rozmyslowski, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Germany

    This paper deals with training and post training solutions for operators and maintainers using an integrated system approach. It combines different stages of training and job support by means of... More

    pp. 102-106

  2. Production and Distribution of Contents in Digital Video of Quality for the Distance Learning

    Paulo Leão & Joel Casteleira, Instituto Ploitécnico de Portalegre Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal

    This article describes methodologies for capture, processing, encoding and distribution of digital video of quality with demonstration contents for the distance learning. This work was resulted of ... More

    pp. 107-112

  3. Converting a course from face-to-fact to On-line: Facing the Challenges

    Sondra Lettrich & Mary Spataro, Seton Hill University, United States

    As more and more students are seeking to complete graduate degrees on-line, colleges and instructors are faced with the dilemma of providing the same high quality of courses on-line that are... More

    p. 113

  4. The Anatomy of an On-line Master of Arts Degree in Inclusive Education: How it is Done

    Sondra Lettrich & Mary Spataro, Seton Hill University, United States

    As more and more students are seeking to complete graduate degrees on-line, colleges and instructors are faced with the dilemma of providing the same high quality of courses on-line that are... More

    p. 114

  5. Consider the Source: Developing Primary Research Articles within an Educational Digital Library for Curriculum Enrichment and Online Collaboration

    Michael Luby, National Science Digital Library Core Integration Group, United States

    It is widely accepted that authentic research from primary articles holds great value for augmenting curricula within disciplines centered on empirical investigation. The National Science Digital... More

    pp. 115-118

  6. Development of On-Line Test Materials with a Checklist for Information Literacy Education

    Ryuichi Matsuba, Hiroshi Nakano, Sachi Takahashi, Toshihiro Kita, Shirou Kitamura, Masahiro Migita, Kenichi Sugitani, Norio Iriguchi, Yasuo Musashi, Kazutaka Tsuji, Masaru Shimamoto, Takeshi Kida, Katsuaki Suzuki & Tsuyoshi Usagawa, Kumamoto University, Japan

    We report on the development of on-line test (exam) materials for information literacy education with the use of a checklist. Some points of view to improve materials have been known by prior... More

    pp. 119-123

  7. Teaching Medicine Without Patients- Are we there yet?

    Yuri Millo, Joyce Donnellan, Pamela Leonard & Alexis Battista, Simulation and Training Environment Lab, United States

    In the ever changing environment of healthcare, where knowledge and errors is the difference between life and death, education and knowledge sharing plays a critical role. The Simulation and... More

    pp. 124-126

  8. Using AJAX to Develop Courseware

    James Monroe, State of California - Dept. of Transportation, United States

    Online course developers face difficulties when combining various rich media and other elements into courseware such that editing and maintenance is easy. Asynchronous Javascript and XML (AJAX) is... More

    pp. 127-132

  9. Interactive Math Text with On-line Test for E-Learning

    Yasuyuki Nakamura, Nagoya University, Japan

    In a math class for students who major natural sciences, like physics, chemistry and so on, it is important to lead students to use mathematics in several problems of sciences. In order to realize ... More

    pp. 133-136

  10. Production of Broadband Educational Content: Presentation of the PLOW Project.

    Lia Raquel Oliveira, Ana Amélia Carvalho, Leonel Santos & Luis Amaral, University of Minho, Portugal

    The project Production of Learning Objects for the Web (PLOW) is based on an advanced use of ICT's, and aims at creating educational content in a "learning object" format. This content will be... More

    pp. 137-143

  11. Improving Animation Tutorials by Integrating Simulation, Assessment, and Feedback to Promote Active Learning

    Ornella Pagliano, William Brown & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon, United States; Diana Bajzek, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    A multidisciplinary team of biologists, media programmers and educators have been constructing detailed animated tutorials describing complex biological processes to facilitate students'... More

    pp. 144-150

  12. Producing for Producers

    Andy Petroski, Highmark, United States

    Six eLearning modules were recently created to optimize training distribution to external partners – Producers selling Highmark insurance. The focus of the training is to reinforce important... More

    p. 151

  13. Fashion Education in a Virtual Environment?

    Elaine Polvinen, Buffalo State College, United States

    Abstract: This Virtual Fashion Project began with a simple question relating to the potential possibility and value of teaching fashion related concepts in a virtual environment. Fashion Education ... More

    pp. 152-157

  14. Model of e-Learning Teaching-Learning Contents Development for Self-directed Learning : Focused on vocational high school students

    Hyeon Mi Rha, 1Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education & Training, Korea (South); Sung Yul Rhew, Soongsil University, Korea (South)

    As the expanding of the interests for Internet-based e-Learning, the concern about design, which ensures high quality educational contents and efficiently develops the contents, has been increased.... More

    pp. 158-164

  15. The Online Executive Leadership Certificate Program in Urban Higher Education

    Joseph Martin Stevenson & Jeton McClinton, Jackson State University, United States

    This paper addresses the concept of e-learning applied to an existing Executive PhD program in Urban Leadership at a Historically Black University in southern United States. The program is... More

    pp. 165-170

  16. Pocketsnips: Ubiquitous as YouTube but with Cutting Edge Quality – Creating Useful Videos for Teaching Medical Procedures

    David Topps, NOSM, Canada; Joyce Helmer, Cambrian College, Canada; Richard Witham, NOSM, Canada; Lorraine Carter, Laurentian University School of Nursing, Canada

    Teaching videos tend to be dry, didactic and detailed. Much costly time is wasted capturing 'talking heads' and describing material which is just as easily understood from a textbook. By... More

    p. 171

  17. A Web-Based ESP Courseware Development for International Trade and Business in Taiwanese Higher Education

    Shu-Chiao Tsai, National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan; Yu-Chiang Wang, Shu-Te University, Taiwan

    The aim of this study is to develop a web-based ESP courseware for international trade and business in higher education. The courseware can be conducted by video on demand or through the Internet. ... More

    pp. 172-177

  18. Piloting a Simulation-Based Learning Package for Nurses as a Means to Improving Pre-Code Management of Hospitalized Patients

    Rena van der Wal, Vancouver Coastal Health, Canada; Bernie Garrett, UBC School of Nursing, Canada

    The aim of this project is to evaluate how simulation-based training could help improve pre-cardiac/respiratory arrest management in the acute clinical setting. This project sought to identify if... More

    pp. 178-182

  19. Versioning RLOs as ‘Study Skills Toolkits’ for Different User Groups and Developing Community Tools to Support Sharing and Customisation

    Julie Watson & Kate Dickens, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    As patterns of need in twenty-first century higher education change so must the solutions. E-learning solutions, in particular, need to be adaptive to fit a range of teaching and learning... More

    pp. 183-188

  20. Increasing Social Interaction in Online Classes Through Live E-learning

    Janice Wilson Butler & Michael Sullivan, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States

    Social interaction is a driving force in the behaviors and interests of Net Gen learners. Not surprisingly, alienation and isolation are primary reasons students drop or stop enrolling in online... More

    pp. 189-194