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

Oct 18, 2010

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Jaime Sanchez; Ke Zhang

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Number of papers: 466

  1. Effective Designs of the Computer-Assisted Chinese Learning Program for Beginning Learners of Chinese Characters

    Ming-Tsan Lu, Gregory Hallman & John Black, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    Beginning learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL) have to undergo the processing of Chinese word recognition when they learn Chinese characters. Therefore, effective designs of the... More

    pp. 218-227

  2. Storyteller in Information Age: Designing Online Instruction Using Case-Based Approach

    Heng Luo, Department of Instructional Design Development and Evaluation, Syracuse University, United States

    Case-based approach, as an instructional method, has been widely used in training professionals such as doctors, lawyers, and teachers. Its effect on classroom education has been well studied with ... More

    pp. 228-233

  3. Cool & Engaging Free Online Tools: Create them Easy and Use them Fast

    Sherry Lyons, Hye-Kyung Bae & Doaa Rashed, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States

    The internet has the potential to provide various instructional technology tools, such as voice threads and screen jelly, which can be integrated into eLearning platforms. The implementation of... More

    p. 234

  4. Media as a Magnet for Active Learning in Culture and Language

    Ghada Mahdi & Larry K. Bright, The University of South Dakota, United States

    Carefully selected media productions can provide rich insights into human responses to injustice, deceit, marginalization, and indifference among people across the world. The prospect of “seeing”... More

    pp. 235-243

  5. Using Second Life® to Enhance Student Learning of Technical Concepts

    James Mallory & Gary Long, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    Second Life® Life (http://secondlife.com/ ) is a virtual world that has been available for a few years and has been used primarily as a social networking tool, but there is very little data that... More

    pp. 244-248

  6. Cultivating Student Teachers’ Problem-solving Abilities by Promoting Utilization of Various Ways of Thinking through E-Learning

    Toshiki Matsuda, Natsuko Ishii & Ryota Sato, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In this study, we developed a training program for pre-service teachers in order to cultivate their problem-solving abilities. The program promotes the utilization of various “views and ways of... More

    pp. 249-254

  7. MiWIT: Integrated ESL/EFL Text Analysis Tools for Content Creation in MSWord

    Ryoji Matsuno, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan; Yutaka Tsutsumi, Kumamoto Gakuen University, Japan; Kanako Matsuo, Kumamoto National College of Technology, Japan; Richard Gilbert, Kumamoto University, Japan

    MiWIT (“Microsoft Word Integrated Text Analysis Tools”), provides a set of innovative text-analysis tools for second-language learning, developed for the Microsoft Word platform. These tools can... More

    pp. 255-260

  8. Globalization Project in Online Instructional Technology

    Sarah McPherson, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Many higher education institutions are incorporating globalization curriculum in their teacher and leadership preparation programs to meet national standards. In spring 2010, two professors in... More

    p. 261

  9. Blended learning –flexible practicum in Primary School Teacher Education

    Merja Merilainen & Raine Valli, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Finland

    According to a wide array of research, the process of becoming a teacher seems to be greatly influenced by practicum. Students and teachers commonly regard it as the cornerstone of teacher... More

    pp. 262-269

  10. AliveTek eLearning Services Showcase

    Sandy Mills-Alford, AliveTek, Inc., United States

    AliveTek is a custom content development company, celebrating our 10th year of business. We provide eLearning solutions ranging from course design, LMS consulting, program migrations, faculty... More

    p. 270

  11. Breaking through the Isolation: Building a Sense of Community in an Online Learning Environment

    Melissa Myers & Anita Cornelius, Advanced Academics, United States

    Online students rely on three types of interactions as they are learning. By interacting with course content, fellow students, and teachers, online students reinforce their understanding of key... More

    p. 271

  12. Guiding Students from Theory to Application in an Online Environment

    Melissa Myers & Anita Cornelius, Advanced Academics, United States

    Translating good teaching practices into an online environment is especially challenging in courses that require application of skills. Attendees in this session will learn how these challenges... More

    p. 272

  13. The Virtual Field Trip: Extending the Online Classroom through Commuity Outreach

    Melissa Myers & Anita Cornelius, Advanced Academics, United States

    Virtual field trips can be used to enhance instruction in the same way that traditional field trips do. In this session we will present an overview of our collaboration with a local organization,... More

    p. 273

  14. They’re not getting it. Fix it! Managing Content Quality Through Assessment Evaluation

    Beth Nettles & Kitzzy Aviles, University of Central Florida - Center for Distributed Learning, United States

    This paper details the best practices implemented by one institution to manage content quality and assessment for just-in-time training that prepares faculty to teach in an online environment. To... More

    pp. 274-278

  15. Becoming an Effective Virtual Professor

    Wendy Norfleet, Florida State College at Jacksonville, United States; Karen Walker, Oakland University, United States

    Abstract: Is there a secret to becoming an effective virtual professor? There is considerable growth in the offering of online courses in the world of education. While this paper does not provide a... More

    pp. 279-282

  16. Considerations for Adults in E-Learning Environments

    Kenneth Ott, Valdosta State University, United States

    Adults in e-learning environments have grown rapidly over last several years. Many considerations should be taken into account when designing, developing, and implementing e-learning. Adult... More

    p. 283

  17. Teaching and Learning in Rwanda: My Fulbright Experience

    Diana Perdue, Virginia State University, United States

    In this interactive workshop, I will share with participants and answer questions about my 6-month adventure in Rwanda teaching and learning at the Kigali Institute of Education. As a Fulbrighter,... More

    pp. 284-289

  18. Pre-service Teachers’ Problem Solving Strategies: A Study of Online and On Campus Approaches

    Sharon Peterson & Robert Leneway, Western Michigan University, United States

    This research study identifies the problem solving strategies pre-service teachers use in learning specific technology skills within an educational technology methods class which is offered both... More

    pp. 290-299

  19. Best Practices for Developing an Online Course for Public Health Professionals

    Alicja Podgorski & Joanna Cohen, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, Canada

    In public health it is crucial to have knowledge of research and real-world issues. Tobacco & Public Health: From Theory to Practice is an online course on tobacco control that offers a bridge... More

    pp. 300-302

  20. Using a curriculum repository to eliminate file redundancies, content inconsistencies, and to facilitate finding content

    Umair Qureshi, Athabasca University, Canada

    The organization in question is a rural college in Northern Alberta, Canada. It has several campuses scattered across the region, most over one hundred kilometers apart. The College has had... More

    p. 303