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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. Digital Natives and Immigrants: Meeting the varied generational needs of online students

    Natalie Abell, The University of Findlay, United States; Cheng-Yuan (Corey) Lee, Coastal Carolina University, United States; Jens Hatch, The University of Findlay, United States

    Today’s students are born and raised in a media-rich, networked world with almost infinite possibilities. However, their digital lifestyle is about more than just cool gadgets; it is also about... More

    pp. 870-871

  2. Animated Pedagogical Agents Properties (APAP)

    Naglaa Ali, Emirates College of Advanced Education, United Arab Emirates

    This study examined the impact of varied animated pedagogical agent's level of transparency on reducing split attention and, therefore, increasing students' performance. The results of the... More

    pp. 872-873

  3. Exploring Critical Thinking in Web2.0 Applicatons

    Siri Anderson, Bemidji State University, United States

    We will use a critical thinking framework to consider the merits of Web2.0 in course content. Current research will be explored and best practices reviewed. The goal will be to both facilitate... More

    pp. 874-879

  4. Design of an Online Quarterly Education Module: Herbal and Dietary Supplements Impact Warfarin Safety and Efficacy

    Wendy Athens, University of Florida, United States; Jennifer Strohecker, Intermountain Medical Center, United States

    Herbal and dietary supplement (HDS) use is prevalent among Americans, and sales are increasing. When taken in conjunction with prescription medications, HDS-drug interactions are common, and may... More

    pp. 880-885

  5. Plain Language: Theory and Implementation for Increased "Learnability" of Text in Online Courses

    Jolynne Berrett, Utah State University, United States

    In this article, I examine Plain Language guidelines in light of two learning theories: behaviorism and cognitivism. I then give concrete methods for implementing these guidelines when creating... More

    pp. 886-896

  6. E-Roundtable Design in Clinical Science Education

    Brenda Berube, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth- STEM Dept, United States

    This presentation offers a curriculum design employed in an undergraduate senior serology course at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Department of Medical Laboratory Science. Intent of... More

    pp. 897-900

  7. Design and Assessment of an Online Health Care Informatics

    Mary Bourke, Indiana University Kokomo, United States

    Abstract: This study examines the design, development, and assessment of a Health Care Informatics course based on Social Constructivist Theory. To facilitate a social constructivist-learning... More

    pp. 901-908

  8. Designing an Interactive Online Education for Working Nurses

    Belgin Boz, Anadolu University, Turkey

    This is a qualitative case study aimed to reveal opinions of nurses in defining the needs on distant online learning according to ALINE (Active Learning in Nursing Education) model. This model... More

    pp. 909-914

  9. Institutionally Supported Instructional Design and Development – A Practical Application of National Online Standards

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

    Abstract: The transitions into a knowledge-based society require a reexamination of higher education’s online policies. The paper explores the development of online higher education standards in... More

    pp. 915-920

  10. Wanted: Quality Online Instructors and Courses? Try this Successful Mentoring Model

    Janet Buckenmeyer, Emily Hixon, Casimir Barczyk & Lori Feldman, Purdue University Calumet, United States; David Freitas, Indiana University South Bend, United States

    If you are looking to design and implement a program that produces successful online faculty teaching effective online courses, then this session is for you. A proven, four-stage model for... More

    pp. 921-926

  11. Using Second Life to Facilitate Distance Learning Discussions: A Pilot Study

    Tebring Daly, Collin College (Professor) & University of North Texas (student), United States

    As the demand for distance learning increases, educators must find ways to bring students together remotely. Virtual environments can bridge the geographic distance that separates online students ... More

    pp. 927-936

  12. Hybrid Mode of Instruction in a Business School: Deployment Parameter and Reference

    Leny R. Dellosa, Centro Escolar University, Philippines

    Technology adaptation in the teaching and learning process is a plan-in-progress, not a finished goal. The move goes from the traditional, to hybrid, and to fully-online mode of instruction. Such... More

    pp. 937-946

  13. Ad-hoc Coordination of Students and Teachers using Mobile Devices

    Jeff DePree & Stanley Su, University of Florida, CISE Dept., United States

    For some time now, a global shortage of teachers has, for many, limited the opportunities for access to a proper education. The problem is greatest in sparsely populated areas, but frequently... More

    pp. 947-952

  14. Let E-Learning Objectives Bloom

    Koen DePryck, CVO Antwerpen-Zuid, Belgium; Liesbeth De Paepe & Jan Strybol, PCVO Het Perspectief, Belgium

    In this paper we look at tools and good practices (currently) available in distance learning to attain the learning objectives in Blooms’ taxonomy which remains an interesting approach to the... More

    pp. 953-956

  15. The Layers of Authenticity: Designing for Learner Experience

    Aaron Doering & Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States

    The instructional benefits of authentic learning and recommended need for instructors to create opportunities for authentic learning experiences in the classroom have been discussed at great length... More

    pp. 957-961

  16. Augmented Reality and its Challenges for e-Learning (Systems) Design

    Noureddine Elouazizi, Business Information System-CGA Canada/Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This paper discusses some features of augmented reality, and the limitations of the current e-learning systems design. It argues that augmented reality designs can: (i) extend the immersion... More

    pp. 962-967

  17. Effectiveness of a Web-based Quiz-Game-like Formative Assessment on Students learning in a Biology Curriculum Evaluation

    Ya-Ching Fan, Graduate Institute of Science Education, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; Kuo-Hua Wang, National Changhua University of Education, Changhua, Taiwan, Taiwan; Tzu-Hua Wang, National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to assess the effectiveness of a Web-based quiz-game-like formative assessment on student learning in middle school Ecology curriculum. We use a formative assessment... More

    pp. 968-972

  18. Rockcliffe University Consortium

    Kevin Feenan, Rockcliffe University Consortium, Canada

    Rockcliffe University Consortium is an online non-profit organization dedicated to the development of service, education, and research in virtual environments. Our classrooms are virtual leveraging... More

    p. 973

  19. Effective tutoring by the use of electronic collaboration tools. A study with Google wave.

    Ingerid Fossum & Olaf Hallan Graven, Buskerud University College, Norway

    The use of an electronic collaboration tool for students project work is tested on a group of engineering students to improve student-teacher communication and the overall efficiency of the group... More

    pp. 974-979

  20. Distance Education Program Analysis and Alignment

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

    The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) Center for Professional and Distance Education (CPDE) staffers will discuss their move to richer, more sophisticated faculty development. Learn about their... More

    pp. 980-986