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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: 467

  1. Molecular Visualization in STEM Education: Leveraging Jmol in an Integrated Assessment Platform

    Gordon Rule & Diana Bajzek, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; Aaron Kessler, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    This paper describes a new initiative in an ongoing project to embed web-based molecular visualizations in pedagogically effective modular virtual learning environments (VLEs). The VLEs will... More

    pp. 304-309

  2. A Public-Private Partnership for the Development of an e-Learning Program for Safer Mobile Internet Access for Young People: A Case Study of Japan

    Nagayuki Saito, Aoyama Gakuin University Research Institute, Japan; Ema Tanaka, Foundation for Multi-Media Communications, Japan; Eri Yatsuzuka, Future Factory, Japan

    “The Council for Promoting a Safer Net Environment for Children,” a voluntary association in Japan, has recently developed a free web-based educational program named “MOBAMI,” targeted at teenage... More

    pp. 310-315

  3. A description of exercise program for a module in analogue electronics combining remote laboratories, simulations, computer games, and physical laboratories for a better student experience

    Dag A. H. Samuelsen & Olaf Hallan Graven, Buskerud University College, Norway

    This paper presents a suggested layout for exercises and laboratory work in an analogue electronics module for a group of students studying for a bachelor in electrical engineering. The general... More

    pp. 316-321

  4. Scenarios in application of cognitive didactics for an Intelligent Learning System (relation with the types of errors)

    Lourdes Sánchez-Guerrero & Ana Lilia Laureano-Cruces, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, Mexico; Martha Mora-Torres, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico; Javier Ramírez-Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, Mexico

    The following paper describes scenarios resulting from the application of the exercise or task the user performs in an Intelligent Learning System (ILS). The scenarios are linked to the type of... More

    pp. 322-327

  5. AliveTek Course Showcase

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

    After 10 years of specialized design for all types of learners, AliveTek wants to share, with you, some of our best work. This session showcases a few of our most interactive courses. We’ll discuss... More

    p. 328

  6. Learning Objects, Distance Education and Young Adults and Adults Education

    Eliane Schlemmer, Susane Garrido, Sandro Rigo, Maria Adélia Friedrich & Nara Nornberg, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS, Brazil

    This article describes the work of conception and adaptation of a methodology of transposition of educational material to distance education. This educational material is to be used with... More

    pp. 329-334

  7. Creating Learner Friendly Online Learning Environments - Lessons Learned

    Cindy Schmitt, Florida Institute of Technology, United States

    Learners want it now, they want it to be mobile and they want it to be free of technology issues. They want to be able to talk to a real person and do it on their schedule. Today’s learner is... More

    p. 335

  8. Best Practices in Large-Scale Online Course Management

    Cory Schmitt & Jennifer Pontano, Drexel University, United States

    Drexel University’s Goodwin College is the largest provider of online coursework at the University with over 19 online academic programs. Much of its growth in online offerings has taken place... More

    p. 336

  9. Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Virtual Collaborative Learning Programs

    Richard Schreck, Stone Shiflet, Leslie Olsen & James Meredith, Capella University, United States; Nancy Van Erp, Saint Mary's University, United States

    This presentation considers recent research related to the process of developing critical thinking within asynchronous collaborative learning environments. The Community of Inquiry framework was... More

    pp. 337-342

  10. From Wordpress CMS to Wordpress LMS: Empowering Faculty

    Guillaume Semblat & Janet Helmer, Nurse Practitioner Program, Canada

    We are a Consortium of nine university Schools of Nursing located in Ontario and our mission is to deliver Primary Health Care (PHC) Nurse Practitioner (NP) Education to prepare NP-PHC Practitioner... More

    pp. 343-352

  11. The TALBOK™ Framework: Translating Learning Management Concepts into the Design and Evaluation of Professional Learning in Higher Education and the Workplace.

    Iris Stammberger, Learning Management Institute, United States

    TALBOK™ is a practical methodology and framework to design, implement and evaluate higher education and workplace environments in ways that improve knowledge acquisition, knowledge participation... More

    pp. 353-356

  12. Constructing Adaptive Hypermedia System to Support Teaching and Learning in Secondary School

    Asni Tahir, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

    A growing number of online courses are available over the Internet during the last decade. It is supported using an integrated system for teaching and learning called Learning Management Systems ... More

    pp. 357-362

  13. Usability and Playability Heuristics for Evaluation of an Instructional Game

    Jean Lee Tan, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Rebecca P Ang & Vivien S Huan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This paper presents the Instructional Game Evaluation Framework, a design tool to help designers in gathering user data on whether instructional games with didactic focus have features that can... More

    pp. 363-373

  14. Design and Implement Gaming to Mitigate Challenging Content Learning in a Healthcare Curriculum

    Jinyuan Tao, Dan Lim, Jennifer Clark & P. Gage Gwyn, Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, United States

    Each course in health education has its challenging part where students may have difficulties to grasp the key concepts and principles. This paper presents the idea of using games to teach... More

    pp. 374-375

  15. Using Online Testing Banks to Implement Take-Home Exams for a Health Science Course

    Jinyuan Tao, Laurie Wenzel & Dan Lim, Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, United States

    With the introduction of a testing bank feature offered by major Learning Management Systems (LMS), online testing banks become reality. This paper presents the idea of using test banks to conduct ... More

    p. 376

  16. Using Online Learning Environments to Support Advanced Learners

    Cheryl Ward, University of Akron, United States

    The study investigated how technology-rich, classrooms can support advanced and enriched e-learning experiences for teachers and gifted learners. Advanced learners in multi-ability classrooms are ... More

    pp. 377-381

  17. Ionfolio: Incorporating a Custom-Made Electronic Portfolio System at the Higher Ed Level

    Jeremy Wendt, Tennessee Tech University, United States

    Ionfolio is an online electronic portfolio system custom-tailored for the College of Education. This session will give an overview of the system & how it is being integrated into the courses.... More

    pp. 382-384

  18. Web-based multimedia tutorials: Research and techniques for enhancing design effectiveness

    Joe Winslow, Jeremy Dickerson & Cheng-Yuan (Corey) Lee, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    This presentation synthesizes recent literature on cognitive load theory, reports findings from a study of the comparative effects of varying tutorial designs, and provides methods and techniques... More

    p. 385

  19. Programming Literacy Needs to be a Core Content Standard: A Case Study of Teaching 7th and 8th Grade Students Computer Programming

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States; Peter Rich, Brigham Young University, Instructional Psychology and Technology, United States

    In an attempt to address shortcomings revealed in international assessments and lamented in legislation, many schools are reducing or eliminating elective courses, applying the rationale that... More

    pp. 386-390

  20. Using Design Thinking to Improve Student Innovation

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States; Richard West, Brigham Young University, Instructional Psychology and Technology, United States

    For students to be marketable and competitive in today’s global marketplace, they need to posses an understanding of, and abilities directly related to innovation; where they posses the aptitude... More

    pp. 391-395