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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. Persistence at e-Learning in a China Corporate Training Context

    Gregg Orr, University of Texas (Student), United States; Stacey M. Shirra, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong; Leslie Keng, University of Texas, Austin, United States

    Corporations are finding e-learning as a valuable delivery method for training as it allows employees to take courses at a time that fits their schedules, and the courseware is scalable. This paper... More

    pp. 742-751

  2. Transforming Corporate CPE Training into Relevant Elearning Delivery Methods - Best Practices to Maximize Cost Effectiveness and Ensure the Quality of Content in eLearning

    Taunya Orr & Lisa Anderson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, United States

    This presentation will discuss best practices in migrating traditional face to face professional training in a corporate environment into various elearning modalities over the course of six weeks... More

    pp. 752-756

  3. Tele-rehabilitation Assisted Clinical Education (TRACE) Project

    Trisha Parsons & Kathleen Norman, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University, Canada

    A pilot study was conducted to determine the feasibility and value of delivering faculty moderated, “case workshops” between small groups (5-10 students) of first and second year Master’s of... More

    pp. 757-762

  4. Understanding Player Activity in a Game-based Virtual Learning Environment: A Case for Data-Driven Instructional Design

    Silvia M. Pernsteiner, Concordia University, Canada; D. Matthew Boyer & Mete Akcaoglu, Michigan State University, United States

    When constructing game-based virtual learning environments, developers face considerations that differ from the concerns instructional designers raise for traditional learning scenarios. Absent are... More

    p. 763

  5. Using Moodle Lessons for the Development of an e-Learning Programme in Women’s Heath

    Kathryn Ramos, Allan MacLean & Paul Bates, Royal Free Campus University College London Medical School, United Kingdom; Peter Wylie, Royal Free Hospital, United Kingdom; Abigail Brempah, University College London Medical School, United Kingdom

    The reduction from 15 to 14 weeks of teaching in the modules attended by the 4th year University College London Medical School students resulted in the removal of most tutorials on gynaecological... More

    pp. 764-769

  6. Strategies for Enhancing Student Engagement in Large Online Classes

    Victoria Rath & Glenda Gunter, PhD, University of Central Florida, United States; Junia de Carvaho Fidelis Braga, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

    Enrollment rates in institutions of higher education continue to increase. Online course enrollments continue to grow rapidly and with budget cuts many institutions are increasing online class... More

    pp. 770-775

  7. LMS/CMS Integration: Common Issues and Practices

    Michelle Read & Renata Geurtz, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    The use of Learning Management Systems and Content Management Systems is rising among tertiary institutions in the United States. This paper explores some LMS/CMS systems and their affordances,... More

    pp. 776-782

  8. Get with the E-Program! Migrant Student Record Exchange (MSIX)

    Mona Ristovv-Reed, University of Louisiana, United States; Michelle Broussard-Haj, McNeese State University, United States

    Abstract: Education of Migrant Students has been an on-going challenge. Congress tried to meet the challenge with Migrant Education Program (MEP), an amendment to the 1965 Elementary and Secondary ... More

    pp. 783-788

  9. Using Web 2.0 Tools in an Online Course to Enhance Student Satisfaction

    Regina Royer, Salisbury University, United States

    Abstract: Online learning is growing almost exponentially, both in higher education and in the K-12 environment. Most online courses are hosted with the use of a course management system, which... More

    pp. 789-794

  10. UNISINOS VIRTUAL: the construction of a more present future in Online Education

    Eliane Schlemmer & Susane Garrido, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos - UNISINOS, Brazil

    This paper presents some insertions of UNISINOS in the Digital Virtual Education world, developed by VIRTUAL UNISINOS , describing its creation/structuring, internal and external articulations and ... More

    pp. 795-807

  11. Impacts of Digital Storytelling on Self-Expression

    Hyejeung Sim, Educational Technology, Korea National University of Education, South Korea, Korea (South)

    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of self-expression in digital storytelling activities based on the personality of middle school students. This study adopted a... More

    pp. 808-813

  12. Competency Modeling as the Basis for Online Curriculum Development

    Thomas Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States; Carl Vieth, University of Wisconsin - Madison, United States

    Abstract: Competency modeling is making something of a comeback in the U.S. as a foundation for professional development. It fits nicely within the “Talent Management” paradigm that has been... More

    pp. 814-817

  13. Defining an Innovation-Focused Research Agenda for E-Learning

    Daniel Surry, Tres Stefurak, Jenelle Ouimette & Adrian Grubb, University of South Alabama, United States

    This paper has two main parts. The first part describes the results of a survey of researchers who have conducted studies in the area of innovation and change. The researchers were asked to rate ... More

    pp. 818-827

  14. Construction of Driving Model with Faculty Perspectives of ePortfolio for Improving University Education in Japan

    Takeshi Tanigawa, Hokkaido Information University, Japan

    This paper describes a driving model with faculty perspective of e-portfolio (faculty portfolio) for improving university education in Japan. Our project is part of the Program for Promoting High... More

    pp. 828-835

  15. 21st Century Professional Development - Bridging the Gap Between Higher Education and Working Life

    Hanna Teräs, Tampere University of Applied Sciences / Vocational Teacher Education Centre, Finland; Marko Teräs, Digital_Alpaca, Finland

    The rapid social and technological development in the knowledge society has changed the working environments, organizational structures and ways of collaboration. This requires new skills from the ... More

    pp. 836-843

  16. Avatars in Virtual World for Teacher Education and E-Learning

    Tandra Tyler-Wood & Sita Periathiruvadi, University of North Texas, United States

    This poster will demonstrate the methods and findings of the research on validation of a virtual classroom to examine if simulated avatars can be used to depict real students thereby allowing... More

    pp. 844-846

  17. VLE And Its Impact On Learning Experience Of Students: Echoes From Rural Community School In Ghana

    Najim Ussiph Najim, University of Salford, Salford. UK, United Kingdom

    This research paper is based on an on-going PhD research on Using VLE to support teaching and learning, and to bridge digital divide in rural communities in Ghana. This paper focuses only on the... More

    pp. 847-855

  18. Constructivist, Experiential, and Virtual: A New Model for a Technology Course for Pre-Service Teachers

    Israel Valenzuela, Greenville College, United States

    Greenville College prepares teachers through its Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program that is offered in various sites. The course, EDU 544, Technology and Teaching, is the only course in the... More

    p. 856

  19. Instructional Designers’ Role in Assisting Instructors in the Implementation of Best Practices in Distance Learning Course Design and Delivery in Higher Education: Instructors’ Perspectives

    Peter You & Berhane Teclehaimanot, The University of Toledo, United States

    Abstract: This paper explores instructional designers’ role in assisting instructors in the implementation of best practices in distance learning course design and delivery in higher education. A... More

    pp. 857-865

  20. Distance Learning: Online Training Course for Non-Graduate Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Chubut, Patagonia Argentina

    Cristina Zuppa & Florencia Murtagh, Ministerio de Educacion de Chubut, Argentina

    Abstract: This Brief Paper gives an overview of how e-learning has helped non-graduate teachers of English living in big cities, and others living in rural areas which are hundreds of ... More

    pp. 866-869