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E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2010


Jaime Sanchez; Ke Zhang

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Number of papers: 465

  1. “Medco Shares Best Practices in Leveraging Virtual Environments for eLearning”

    Melissa Estrin, Medco, United States

    Last year Medco had to forego its annual sales conference for the first time. The $2M cost was deemed extraneous. Fiscal constraints aside, the need for information exchange remained. Medco’s... More

    pp. 2504-2505

  2. Supporting Student Learning Development with Web 2.0 Technology

    Salmah Fattah, Siti Hasnah Tanalol & Asni Tahir, UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH, Malaysia

    With the emergence of Web 2.0 applications, content creation, publishing, dissemination and communication structures among individuals, groups, and communities have significantly changed. The... More

    pp. 2506-2511

  3. Online Readiness - Whose Responsibility?

    Ralph Ferrie & Gloria Edwards, Georgian Court University, United States; Barbra Mosley, North Carolina A & T State University, United States

    Faculty are formally and informally discussing the unpreparedness of students to successfully participate in online courses when they enter higher education. This unpreparedness runs the gamut from... More

    pp. 2512-2515

  4. An Advanced Web 3D Mobile e-Learning System to Manage Virtual Courses and Multimedia

    Flavio Fontana, ENEA, University of Rome, Italy; Enrico Cosimi & Giangiacomo Ponzo, ENEA, Italy

    In this paper a new mobile virtual environment, based on Web 2.0 technology, to disseminate e-learning lectures and seminars is presented. The high usability degree of the Smartphone and the high... More

    pp. 2516-2521

  5. Using the “Career Compass” as E-Portfolio Content.

    Paul Fritz, University of Toledo, United States

    How can we motivate our majors to read for content? Faculty members assessed the problem by conducting five focus groups. We revises our courses in response to the focus group voices. Instructors ... More

    pp. 2522-2526

  6. openFred - An Open Source Digital Factory for Education and Research

    Helge Hemmer, Wolfgang Kühn & Sebastian Meiser, University of Wuppertal, Germany, Germany

    The software framework openFred – open Factory for research and education demands – is presented. It bases up on the Digital Factory approach, which is a well established concept. It focuses on the... More

    pp. 2527-2532

  7. A Survey of Annotation Tools for Lecture Materials

    Kai Höver & Guido Rößling, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

    Annotations help learners to organize and understand learning materials, and to add a personalized view. Many systems allow educators or learners to add annotations and to exchange them. However,... More

    pp. 2533-2543

  8. Q&A 2.0: A System to Facilitate Interaction During and After a Lecture

    Kai Höver, Jochen Huber & Max Mühlhäuser, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

    Lectures are a fundamental part of university teaching. However, monologues of lecturers and passively listening students are known to be less conducive to learning. That is the reason for trying... More

    pp. 2544-2551

  9. New Literacies and Teacher Education

    Hui-Yin Hsu, Sarah McPherson & Shiang-Kwei Wang, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    New literacies are sets of knowledge and skills pre-service and in-service teachers need in order to prepare their K-12 students to succeed in remaining years of the 21st century. This symposium... More

    pp. 2552-2554

  10. The future of Virtual Worlds & Learning

    Andrew Hughes, Designing Digitally Inc., United States

    The virtual worlds industry is changing rapidly, with new technologies and new advances in the virtual worlds happening daily. With all this progress, what affect do the virtual worlds have on the ... More

    p. 2555

  11. Time: A Significant Opportunity Cost of Social Networking and Participating in Online Communities of Practice

    Angela M. Karam & Hemangini Dutt Majumder, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This paper explores some of the issues related to increased social networking and participation in online communities of practice for academic purposes. These issues have been explored using the... More

    pp. 2556-2561

  12. Saurus: A Hyper-dimensional Vocabulary Learning System

    Yasufumi Kowase, Yong Xu & Keiichi Kaneko, Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan; Masatoshi Ishikawa, Tokyo Seitoku University, Japan; Haruko Miyakoda, Tsuda College, Japan

    Recently, many vocabulary learning systems based on multimedia have been proposed. Many of them use images and/or sounds related to a word so that learners can acquire the word easily. In this... More

    pp. 2562-2570

  13. The Role of a Computerised Concept Mapping Tool in the Context of the Australian PhD Candidature

    Daryl Ku, Jon Pearce & Wally Smith, University of Melbourne, Australia

    This paper presents a human-computer interaction study aimed at understanding the roles and consequences of a computerised concept mapping tool in the context of the Australian PhD candidature.... More

    pp. 2571-2580

  14. Implementation, Challenges, and Future Plans of Social Learning in the Workplace

    Hyunkyung Lee, Yonsei University, Korea (South); Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University, United States

    This study examined the implementation, challenges, and future plans of social learning in the workplace through perspectives of workers in various organizations. To investigate workers’... More

    pp. 2581-2587

  15. The Use of Wikis for Collaboration in Corporations: Perceptions and Implications for Future Research

    Hyunkyung Lee, Yonsei University, Korea (South); Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University, United States

    This study examines perceptions and issues of corporate people related to collaboration and its tools, and specifically wikis in corporations. First, to identify interest in collaboration tools, a ... More

    pp. 2588-2594

  16. Using Technology to Engage the Distance Learner

    Tom LeNeau & Debra Bohlman, Rasmussen College, United States

    A practice focused paper examining the use of VOIP technology in residential and online classes. The authors were looking for ways to use readily available technology to make online education more ... More

    p. 2595

  17. Knowledge check questions: Is interactivity warranted during a narrated presentation?

    David Lewis, The National Science Foundation, United States; Trudian Trail, Sandhya Srinivasan, Laura Rusnak, Lee Sang Joon & Lopez Samantha, College of Public Health, University of South Florida, United States

    This study considered the effectiveness of “knowledge check questions,” during a narrated presentation. Classic instructional design literature encourages the use of these questions as a self... More

    pp. 2596-2603

  18. How Web 2.0 Technologies Are Used in Higher Education: An Updated Review of Literature

    Min Liu, Debby Kalk, Lance Kinney & Gregg Orr, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This paper is an updated review of the literature on Web 2.0 uses in higher education from 2007-2009 using the conference proceedings from four major international conferences in instructional... More

    pp. 2604-2615

  19. Technology Enabled Delivery of Distance Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Sri Lanka

    Lalith Liyanage, Northumbria University, United Kingdom

    Abstract: This paper discusses challenges and opportunities that arise when attempting to transform the tertiary and vocational education in SriLanka from traditional forms into modern based on... More

    pp. 2616-2620

  20. On-Demand Performance Assessment for Multi-User Virtual Environments

    Christian S. Loh, Virtual Environment Lab (V-Lab), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, United States

    The conventional belief of conducting a review session “after” training events should be revisited. Given the ultra high speed processing power of today’s computing technologies, post hoc reviews... More

    pp. 2621-2630