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

Oct 15, 2007

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Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. Course Creation and Faculty Training for Online Delivery

    Chadia Abras, Goucher College, United States

    Training faculty to teach online is paramount for the success of any Distance Learning Program. In this paper the author will present best practices in faculty training and course design in the... More

    pp. 595-596

  2. Adaptive Approach for the Integration of Homogeneous Teams

    Gabriela Aguilar, Cinvestav Unidad Monterrey, Mexico; Kenji Kaijiri, Shinshu University, Japan

    SPEBC (Sistema Personalizado de Evaluación Basada en Computadora), an adaptive computer-based assessment system will generate personalized assignments adapted to the learner's, knowledge, group and... More

    pp. 597-602

  3. Factors Contributing To e-Learning Success: A Case Study In Hashemite University In Jordan

    Mosleh Al-Adhaileh, Hashemite University, Jordan; Ahmad Al-Khasawneh, Hshemite University, Jordan

    The use of e-learning initiatives in the academic and training institutions has been increasing in last few years. E-learning concept has been implemented by academic institution in Jordan... More

    pp. 603-608

  4. Leveraging Expert Faculty Presence: One Course, Two Unique Learning Environments, Simultaneous Delivery

    Ann Armstrong, Teachers College Columbia, United States; MaryRose Barranco Morris, David Solomita & Linda Bloom, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    As innovators of delivering alternative learning experiences at Teachers College Columbia University, our goal was to leverage and scale expert faculty presence by conducting one course... More

    pp. 609-614

  5. The Best of Both Worlds

    Sandi Atols, Chicago Public Schools, United States

    The Distance Learning (DL) program at Chicago Public Schools (CPS) recognizes the importance of meeting individual student's needs, preparing learners for living and working in today's society, and... More

    pp. 615-620

  6. Using Blackboard to Manage Students' Projects

    Philip Barker, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    Practical projects play an important role in developing students' problem solving skills and enhancing their knowledge of a specific area of study. However, from a course-supervisor's perspective, ... More

    pp. 621-629

  7. The Tale of Two Online workshops

    Sari Bar-On, Levinsky College of Education, Israel

    Novice teachers participate during their induction year in an online workshop, where they discuss work related difficulties in order to promote reflective thinking-an important tool for teachers.... More

    p. 630

  8. Ontario Clinical Education Information Systems

    Haig Baronikian, eFuel Partners Inc., Canada; Audrey Danaher, Council of Ontario Universities, Canada

    This paper describes the motivation, experience, lessons learned and plans regarding two clinical education information systems for Ontario, Canada. The systems (one for nursing programs; the other... More

    pp. 631-635

  9. What does voice have to do with it? Using audio files to connect with students in online courses

    Lorraine Beaudin & Jim Henry, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    The text-based nature of online courses impose natural restrictions to online teaching and learning. Written text, even with visual support, can limit the range and type of learning activity and... More

    p. 636

  10. Agent-based Collaborative Affective E-learning System

    Mohamed Ben ammar, REsearch Group on Intelligent Machines (REGIM), Tunisia

    This paper explores Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs) for Affective Elearning as an alternative communication technology potentially allowing interlocutors to express themselves emotionally... More

    pp. 637-646

  11. The OLPC Laptop: Educational Revolution or Devolution?

    Caitlin Bentley, Concordia University, Canada

    The OLPC laptop launched in 2005 has been a sensational topic of conversation among computer engineers and scientists, development workers, and governments ever since. The OLPC organization views... More

    pp. 647-652

  12. Managing a Successful LMS/LCMS Implementation

    Billy Biggs, General Physics, Corporation, United States

    There are major differences between the functionality of a Learning Management Systems (LMS) and a Learning Content Management System (LCMS). An LMS primarily focuses on competencies, learning... More

    p. 653

  13. Higher Education Through Electronic Learning: Preparing High Quality Teachers through an On-line Supported Program

    Carolyn Bishop & Christopher Foster, CalStateTEACH, California State University Fullerton, United States

    The presentation will address questions related to high-quality teacher preparation through an alternative certification route in an online supported learning environment. Specifically, the... More

    pp. 654-656

  14. Cousins Virtual Jane and Virtual Joe, Exceptional Students

    Seugnet Blignaut, North-West University, South Africa; Lynette Nagel, University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Higher education institutions deliver web-based learning with varied success. The success rate of distributed online courses remains low. Factors such as ineffective course facilitation and... More

    pp. 657-665

  15. Learning to manage dementia in the healthcare setting through elearning

    Diane Bouchard-Lamothe, Lynn Casimiro & Manon Tremblay, University of Ottawa - CNFS, Canada; Remi Rousseau, University of Ottawa - Eleraning center, Canada

    SCO Health Services in Ottawa received funding from Canarie inc. to develop a series of four French and English online modules on how to deal with difficult behaviors in patients with dementia.... More

    pp. 666-671

  16. Collaborating On An E-Learning Course: Focus on Authentic Learning

    Penelope Semrau, Barbara Boyer & Susan Sgroi, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    This paper is a report of an e-learning course which resulted from the collaboration between a government agency and a university team of students and faculty. This paper's focus is on the... More

    pp. 672-675

  17. Designing and Implementing ICT Supported Learning Scenarios: Proposal for a Pedagogical Tool

    Caroline Brassard, SADC Lac-Saint-Jean-Est, Canada; Amaury Daele, University of Fribourg, Switzerland; Liliane Esnault, EM-Lyon, France

    The global context of innovation propels the trainers from a class lecture to a whole activity of pedagogical design and implementation. One of the key point of interest is the question of how to "... More

    pp. 676-681

  18. Implementing Leaner-Care for 21st Century E-Learning

    Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Ryerson University, Canada

    Our being nimble and innovative as learning providers in terms of online delivery and pedagogy are not unimportant if we are to engage successfully and consistently in practices that are truly... More

    pp. 682-684

  19. Student Acceptance of Web-based Simulated Patients for Assessment

    Pauline Brutlag & Pat Youngblood, SUMMIT, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States; Jennifer Hayes, CHP/PCOR, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States; Maria Sandberg, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Andrew Nevins, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States; Nabil Zary & Uno Fors, LIME, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Parvati Dev, SUMMIT, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States; Neil Gesundheit, Stanford University School of Medicine, United States

    During the last few decades there has been a significant shift in teaching methods in higher education, from a focus on facts towards a focus on problem solving, deeper understanding of principles,... More

    pp. 685-688

  20. Always have plan B: student response to an e-learning program under challenging conditions in China.

    Anna Campbell, University of Canberra, Australia

    Abstract: The delivery of offshore courses using both face-to-face and ICT enhanced learning activities can be a challenging experience for both students and lecturers. When such teaching includes ... More

    pp. 689-695