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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. An Examination of Learning Outcomes in Hyflex Learning Environments

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States; Francis Godwyll, Ohio University, United States

    New advances in technology have enabled teaching and learning in a variety of environments in higher education. One approach that continues to evolve and expand is the blended delivery option.... More

    pp. 532-535

  2. The Effect of Repetition Feedback on Success Rate and Uptake

    Ruben Lagatie & Patrick De Causmaecker, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    In light of developing a new automatic feedback generation algorithm for Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), we present in this paper our analysis of the currently used algorithm. As part... More

    pp. 536-542

  3. Revealed Peer Grading

    Keith Lay, Full Sail University, United States

    Revealed Peer Grading [RPG] is a cooperative electronic media assessment process that reinforces learning. It is designed to 1) give learners ample practice at forming and supporting opinions about... More

    pp. 543-548

  4. Reconsidering Student Support: Student Perception of Support and Learning Outcomes

    Sang Joon Lee, Sandhya Srinivasan, Trudian Trail, David Lewis & Samantha Lopez, University of South Florida, United States

    Support for student learning is a key element in optimizing student learning experiences in any learning environment and its importance has been widely discussed. The purpose of the study was to... More

    pp. 549-553

  5. Towards Intelligent Test Sequencing, Enhancing Multiple Choice (MC) Tests in eLearning

    Selvarajah Mohanarajah, Samantha Betton, Francis Ikeokwu & Nakamuthu Sundaralingam, Edward Waters College, United States

    Multiple choice (MC) tests are typically used for formative assessments in eLearning. However, the interaction bandwidth of traditional MC tests is severely limited; students can only make a tick... More

    pp. 554-559

  6. Second Life in English as a Second Language Instruction

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

    This paper examines using Second Life (SL) in English as a second and foreign language instruction. SL is the fastest growing online multi-user virtual community on the Web. SL provides learners... More

    pp. 560-561

  7. E-Portfolio assessment for early childhood teacher candidates: An evolving process

    Carol Rasowsky & Dana Abbott, The College of Saint Rose, United States; Yuzhu Teng, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Science, United States

    This study documents the experiences of a blended teacher preparation program that made the transition from a paper portfolio to an electronic portfolio as a tool for early childhood and early... More

    pp. 562-568

  8. Learner practice and satisfaction in a blended learning environment

    Bruce White & Ruth Geer, University of South Australia, Australia

    There is currently increased pressure from learners to offer greater flexibility, more personalized learning, improved access and greater learner satisfaction. Higher education institutions are... More

    pp. 569-578

  9. Factors that Contribute to the Effectiveness of a Synchronous Videoconferencing Class

    Hongxia Yang, Virginia Tech, United States

    This quantitative study investigated factors that contribute to the effectiveness of a synchronous videoconferencing class. The researcher found (1) assessing both students’ satisfaction and... More

    pp. 579-583

  10. Developing and Evaluating Online Teacher Professional Development Communities on a Large Scale

    Vicky Zygouris-Coe & Bonnie Swan, University of Central Florida, United States

    With so many educators needing either initial preparation or ongoing professional development to build and sustain expertise in their discipline, online professional development arises as a viable,... More

    pp. 584-592

  11. Online Learning in 7-12 Education: A Statewide Evaluation

    Lee Allen, University of Memphis, United States

    This paper reports on a preliminary study commissioned by the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) to evaluate the viability and academic impact of the Mississippi Virtual Public School (MVPS)... More

    pp. 593-601

  12. From Frustration to Fulfillment with Streaming Media: Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Delivering Video to Online Students

    Pat Artz, Robin Bernstein & Chrystal Dawson, Bellevue University, United States

    Effective use of video in online university courses faces three challenges: Video must be available to all students despite technological obstacles, videos must not violate copyright laws, and... More

    pp. 602-603

  13. Knowledge Tree Activities (KTA): A Visual and Conceptual Metaphor for Organizing Knowledge in an Online Learning Environment

    Bosede Aworuwa, Texas A&M University-Texarkana, United States

    This presentation is a best practice example of facilitating learning in an online course. One of the challenges that faculty new to teaching online face is helping learners manage the volume of... More

    pp. 604-606

  14. Using Mobile Devices in the Classroom

    Jimmy Barnes, Donna Herring, Gordon Nelson & Charles Notar, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Today’s educators must deal with a tremendous gap between how students live and how they learn. Most schools fall critically behind in utilization of emerging technologies. Mobile handheld... More

    pp. 607-609

  15. Managing virtual world sessions for health science interprofessional education

    Patricia Boechler, Sharla King, Eleni Stroulia, Michael Carbonaro, Erik deJong, Ewa Wasniewski & David Chodos, University of Alberta, Canada

    To address the need for interprofessional communications training for health science students, we developed and tested a virtual world (Second Life) for the delivery of a mock patient interview... More

    pp. 610-615

  16. The Impact of Different Types of Interface Design and Interactions on the Engagement of Adult Learners in Professional Training

    Claudia Caceres-Camilla & Lisa Anderson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, United States

    This best practice session will demonstrate how different types of interface design and interactions can impact the active engagement of adult learners in professional training eLearning situations... More

    p. 616

  17. Tegrity as a Means of Student Reflection

    Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    Graduate students enrolled in an Educational Media class utilized the Tegrity lecture capture system as part of the regular course activities. Students accessed videos to review classroom... More

    pp. 617-621

  18. Real Life Issues for "Second Life" Challenges in Higher Education

    Linda Davis, William Woods University, United States; Tina Ashford, Macon State College, United States

    This paper analyzes possible risks institutions of higher education encounter when allowing students to engage in virtual worlds in an academic setting. The paper covers several current legal... More

    pp. 622-631

  19. Learning to Learn: A Descriptive Analysis of Instructional Approaches and Support Strategies for Engaging and Retaining First-Time Online Learners

    Bucky Dodd & Sandra Franklin, University of Central Oklahoma, United States

    Retention and engagement of online learners is critical to the success of every online learning program. The challenges are complex and often require a holistic perspective of the situation to... More

    pp. 632-637

  20. A Sober Look at Teacher Preparation and Technology Integration: Revolution or Evolution

    Devon Duhaney, SUNY New Paltz, United States; Allan Young, University College of the Cayman Islands, Cayman Islands

    The pervasive use of a variety of technologies throughout the society has been transforming our classrooms, albeit some developing countries are yet to enjoy this transformation. Teacher... More

    pp. 638-641