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E-Learn 2011--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2011

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Curtis Ho; Meng-Fen Grace Lin

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Number of papers: 454

  1. Blended Learning in Education: Implications for Teacher Preparation

    Jared Keengwe, University of North Dakota, United States; Jung-jin Kang, Michigan State University, United States; Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States

    The activity system framework is very useful to examine the effectiveness of blended learning because the framework explains what components should be included and examined by research. This paper ... More

    pp. 232-235

  2. Opportunities for Mobile Applications to Empower Informal Learning in University Environments

    Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University Faculty of Business and Law School of Management and Marketing, Australia; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas Department of Learning Technologies, United States

    The integration of mobile applications, mobile social networking platforms and other mobile technologies has become pervasive in teaching and learning. This rapid development has empowered informal... More

    pp. 236-243

  3. The Influence of Integrating Pre-Online Lecture Videos in Classrooms: a Case Study

    Jeungah Kim, Boston University, United States; Chia-Yen Chen, Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, United States

    Online videos are widely used in classrooms and have changed how teachers and students interact with each other in the teaching and learning processes (U.S. Department Education, 2006). By... More

    pp. 244-249

  4. The impact of the WBT use for EFL learners' self-fulfillment: a challenge for a waveform viewer using digital tablet

    Atsuko Kuramoto & Toru Ochi, Hiroshima International University, Japan; Harumi Nishida, Kyoto Seibo College, Japan; Yukari Isobe, Wakayama University, Japan

    Abstract: The present paper investigated the effects of WBT (web-based training) use on EFL (English as a Foreign Language) learners in Japan, where they have few opportunities to be exposed to the... More

    pp. 250-256

  5. Hybrid Learning and Faculty Development:Using a “Community of Inquiry” Framework to Foster Hybrid Teaching and Learning Success

    Carol Leppa, Andreas Brockhaus, David Goldstein, Rebecca Bliquez & Ian Porter, University of Washington Bothell, United States

    Student learning in hybrid (or blended) courses, when well-designed, can exceed learning in traditional face-to-face classrooms and in fully online courses (Means, et al., 2010; Sorg et al., 2002).... More

    pp. 257-262

  6. Using Role-Playing Games for Teaching History and Literacy

    Richard Levy, University of Calgary (EVDS), Canada

    Role-playing games set in immersive virtual environments can leverage student interest in narrative and fantasy to motivate learning in literacy and history. This paper describes an educational... More

    pp. 263-268

  7. Applying Principles of Transformative Learning to the Digital Classroom

    Judith Lewandowski, Indiana University South Bend, United States; Robert Lewandowski, University of Notre Dame, United States

    The theory of Transformative Learning has been increasingly viewed as a key component to the success of dynamic programs in higher education (Palmer & Zajonc, 2010). This paper will focus upon the ... More

    pp. 269-273

  8. Is Online Teaching for You? Best Practices in Online Teaching.

    Robyn MacKillop, RTG, LLC, United States

    Is Online Teaching for You? We will discuss best practices in online teaching including time management, student motivation and engagement, differentiating instruction, communication, and enjoying ... More

    p. 274

  9. Is Online Teaching for You? How to be a Great Teacher Online.

    Robyn MacKillop, RTG, LLC, United States

    Online education continues to grow exponentially in K-12 and higher education. With the immense growth in online learning, it is essential that qualified, passionate, and cutting edge instructors... More

    pp. 275-276

  10. Online Teacher Support, Inc.

    Robyn MacKillop, RTG, LLC, United States

    Online Teacher Support, Inc. is a new company focused on providing online teachers with support in teaching, managing online students, differentiating curriculum, writing curriculum, and any other ... More

    p. 277

  11. Development of a Simulated Teaching Game for Promoting Innovation in Teaching Mathematics

    Toshiki Matsuda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Yasuhiro Ohgami, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Japan

    In this study, we developed a simulated teaching game that prompts mathematics teachers to conceive innovative lessons for cultivating learners’ problem-solving abilities. We achieved this using... More

    pp. 278-288

  12. Content Area Video Blogs: Making Content Comprehensible for Language Learning

    Christopher McGilvery, Angelo State University, United States

    This study examines the use of blogs as a platform for content related videos that English Language Learners (ELLs) can watch to better understand content concepts. ELLs have to overcome many... More

    pp. 289-292

  13. Using Tools to Enhance Achievement in Online Study

    Rob McTavish, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Research was conducted to investigate how students use tools and strategies to self regulate their learning in an online learning environment. Results suggest students who are selective in the... More

    pp. 293-303

  14. Promoting Scientific Inquiry through Student-Centered Activities and Mobile Learning Technology at a Wildlife Center

    Anne Mendenhall, Learning Systems Institute, Florida State University, United States; Paul Marty, College of Communication and Information, United States; Nicole Alemmane & Amanda Clark, Learning Systems Institute, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how a mobile learning application supports the scientific inquiry process. An iPad application was developed to integrate with a content-driven... More

    p. 304

  15. Exploring the Living Library

    Julie Meyer, McKendree University, United States; Janet Wicker, McKendree Unviersity, United States

    A small university in the Midwest has partnered with the Living Library, an online professional support resource for K-12 teachers. This partnership has culminated in the creation of an on-line... More

    pp. 305-306

  16. Personalized Learning Environments: Innovation in Education and Training

    Mahnaz Moallem, UNC Wilmington, United States

    This paper describes the concept of Personalized Learning Environment (PLE) as an approach that not only provides personal spaces, which is controlled by the learner, but also requires a social... More

    p. 307

  17. Utilizing Explicit Criteria in Formative and Summative Assessment of Dissertation Quality

    Jeremy Moreland, School of Advanced Studies - University of Phoenix, United States

    Conventionally, assessment of quality in dissertations is exclusively summative and reliant upon implicit criteria. The presenter at this session for E-Learn 2011’s Best Practices will detail a... More

    p. 308

  18. Cell Phone - Based Assessment Effects on EFL Jordanian University Students' Achievement in Basic English Sentence Structures

    Wafa Muhanna, Al al-Bayt University, Jordan

    The purpose of this study is to determine whether the use of Cell Phone-based assessment strategies is effective in evaluating EFL Jordanian University students' achievement in basic English... More

    pp. 309-317

  19. From immigrants to natives: Could the written word bridge the learner-content gap in online course design?

    Jean-Marie Muhirwa, Concordia University, Canada

    Despite the fact that young people born with the digital revolution have begun to populate online higher education, the academic institution has changed very little to adapt to the needs of its... More

    pp. 318-323

  20. The Pictogram Builder: Development and Testing of a System to Help Clinicians Illustrate Patient Education Materials

    Carlos Nakamura & Qing Zeng, University of Utah, United States

    In this paper we describe the design and testing of a text-to-pictogram conversion system we devised to support the creation of illustrated patient education materials. The system is composed of... More

    pp. 324-330