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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. Assessing the Usage of E-Resources within an E-Collaboration Tool to Support an E- Learning Environment in Developing Country

    Rana Abuzaid, University Malaya, Malaysia

    In school libraries e-resources have become virtually very important. The literature suggests that there is no formal collaboration between teachers and librarians in the course of the acquiring,... More

    pp. 396-405

  2. Course Content Selection in a Nutritional Biochemistry for Nutrition Science Students

    Jeanette Andrade & Anne Prejean, Kaplan Online University, United States

    A majority of students enrolled in the Nutritional biochemistry course at Kaplan University do not appear to grasp concepts, as measured by end of term grades (85.5% average) and course learner... More

    p. 406

  3. Performance Measurement and Assessment using Dartfish Software

    Amanda Andrews, Troy University, United States; Linda Bobo, Stephen F Austin University, United States

    Abstract: Instruction and evaluation of psychomotor skills within an allied health curriculum can be a tumultuous affair when multiple instructors are involved. The ability to be consistent and... More

    pp. 407-408

  4. Using Immersive Learning Simulations for Leadership Training

    Anya Andrews, University of Central Florida, United States; Alicia Sanchez & Alvin Lee, Defense Acquisition University, United States

    During the last decade, the quest for novel approaches to leadership training has brought considerable attention to immersive learning simulations and serious games. This paper discusses innovative... More

    pp. 409-417

  5. The Elements behind the Competence in Technology Education

    Ossi Autio, University of Helsinki, Finland, Finland

    Abstract : This article builds on earlier research that defined and assessed technical thinking among adolescents. It tracks the students who took part in the measurements of technical abilities... More

    pp. 418-423

  6. Lecture Capture: Student Perceptions, Expectations, and Behaviors

    Jack Barokas, Information Technologies and Computing Division, University of Tel-Aviv, Israel; Markus Ketterl, Center of Information Management and Virtual Teaching, University of Osnabrueck, Germany; Christopher Brooks, Laboratory for Advanced Research in Intelligent Educational Systems, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    The decrease in cost and increase in automation of audio visual systems for the classroom has led to widespread deployment of lecture capture within higher education. While a number of studies... More

    pp. 424-431

  7. Policies and Practices in Online Higher Education: A Case Study at One U.S. Doctoral/Research-Extensive University

    Peter Bruce & Robert Zheng, University of Utah, United States

    The case study examines the policies and practices for online education at one doctoral/research-extensive university. It uses interview findings from the Chief Information Officer (CIO) as well as... More

    pp. 432-437

  8. Assessing Online Dialogue in Higher Education

    Eva Bures, Bishop's University, Canada; Philip Abrami, Concordia University, Canada; Alexandra Barclay, Mount St. Vincent University, Canada; Eva Bures, Bishop's University, Canada

    The aim of this study is to develop valid researcher and instructor approaches to successfully assess online dialogue. Two content analysis approaches measuring critical thinking and interactivity ... More

    pp. 438-448

  9. Low Cost Computing – Netbook as a Bridge for the Digital Divide?

    Tom Chan, Shahriar Movafaghi & J. Stephanie Collins, Southern New Hampshire University, United States; Hassan Pournaghshband, Southern Polytechnic State University, United States

    Netbook are mini-laptop computers designed for mobility, online access and general office applications. Research firm Gartner predicted that 2009 will be “the year of netbook”. Shipment in the Asia... More

    pp. 449-450

  10. The Implementation, Detection, and Evaluation of Learning within Cognitive, Inquire, and Semi-Transparent Assessment System

    Hsiu-Ju Chang, Taipei County Shu-Lin High School, Taiwan

    The Cognitive, Inquire and Semi-Transparent Assessment Hierarchy (CISTA) is the assessment system with an inspection method, which maintains the semi-transparent mechanisms for supporting the... More

    pp. 451-456

  11. ‘Visual Acuity’: the Development of an Application for the Online Review, Grading and Assessment of Digital Art

    Martin Constable, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Kevin Jones, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Paul Gagnon, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    This paper chronicles the development of a online application (‘Visual Acuity’) for the review, grading and assessment of digital art to be used by students and faculty at the School of Art Design ... More

    pp. 457-466

  12. Establishing and applying criteria for evaluating the portability of dynamic e-learning development platforms in tertiary institutions

    Johnson Dehinbo, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    The availability of many platforms for developing e-learning applications gives rise to the problem of choosing the most appropriate platform. Students' performance could be enhanced if the... More

    pp. 467-474

  13. A Case Study of the Effect of Online Content Difficulty in Collaborative Learning Communities in College Education

    Ibrahim Farouck, Otaru University of Commerce, Japan

    Web 2.0 has made contents readily available especially for learners in higher education. However the quality of these contents has remained a debate among stakeholders. This paper uses action... More

    pp. 475-483

  14. Factors affecting the use and adoption of eLearning at Higher Education Institutions: Lessons from the University of the Witwatersrand

    Xolani Hadebe & Rabelani Digada, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    This paper examines factors affecting the use and adoption of e-learning at Higher Education Institutions with lessons learned from the University of the Witwatersrand. Understanding the nature of ... More

    pp. 484-493

  15. Effects of an Instructor’s Use of Video Casting in Synchronous Virtual Classroom

    Heeyoung Han, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, United States

    The purpose of the study is to examine the effects of an instructor’s video use in synchronous sessions on students’ perception on instructor co-presence, psychological involvement, discussion... More

    pp. 494-499

  16. Technical Problems of Internet-Based Japanese Language Test and Their Solutions

    Takekatsu Hiramura, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Shingo Imai, University of Tsukuba, Japan; Kenichi Kikuchi, Toho University, Japan; Shin-ichi Mayekawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    We have been working on an Internet-based Japanese language test. Via Internet, this test evaluates the students’ proficiency in Japanese language as a foreign language. The test conducting system ... More

    pp. 500-505

  17. A case study: Do Turkish elementary school students’ play e-games consciously? What about their teachers and parents?

    Erinc Karatas, Ankara University Distance Education Center, Turkey

    This research provides data on students who play the computer/Internet games and their parents and teachers, their awareness levels toward smart labels for the computer/Internet games, and kinds of... More

    pp. 506-510

  18. The impact of icebreakers on participation in synchronous sessions of online learning classes

    Sercin Karatas & Hasan Cakir, Gazi University, Turkey

    Icebreakers can be used for engaging students. In an online course, use of icebreakers facilitates an instructional environment to start up discussions where everyone can get to know each other ... More

    pp. 511-516

  19. Model for Training Usability Evaluators of E-learning

    Francis Kibaru & Camille Dickson-Deane, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    The fast evolving nature of e-learning caused by proliferation of new technologies has significant implications for training of usability evaluators. First, little information is available to make ... More

    pp. 517-522

  20. Establishing a Comprehensive Model of Cost Analysis of Web-based Training Programs based on a Systems Approach

    Younghee Kong, Franklin University, United States

    Current investments in web-based training (WBT) in U.S. corporations have increased to achieve cost savings and performance improvement. To measure whether WBT programs are a worthwhile investment,... More

    pp. 523-531