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

Oct 18, 2011

Editors

Curtis Ho; Meng-Fen Grace Lin

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Number of papers: 454

  1. Examining cultural and technological barriers to Native American students’ use of online college degree programs

    Kelly Newell & Olusola Adesope, Washington State University-Pullman, United States

    Though created as a way to provide wide-spread access to higher education to rural and place-bound students and communities, distance education, and primarily online degree programs, are not highly... More

    pp. 331-336

  2. A Study on ESL Learning in Early Engineering Education using Smart Phones

    Yukihito Nishida & Tetsuya Sato, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Kobe City College of Technology, Japan

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on an early engineering educational college regarding ESL(English as a Second Language) learning using smart phones with learning data... More

    pp. 337-342

  3. Achieving Successful Transformation of Large-Enrollment, Introductory Engineering Classroom into Quality Online Instruction by Adapting Proven Instructional Strategies

    Pil-Won On, Hani Salim & Mary Myers, University of Missouri, United States

    With the growing interests of promoting quality learning in Engineering, it has been questionable concerning the feasibility of the way that engineering has been traditionally taught. In this study... More

    pp. 343-346

  4. Assuring Quality Learning with Interactive Fundamental Agricultural Resource Materials (iFARM)

    Pil-Won On, University of Missouri, United States; Lori Snyder, Purdue University, United States

    Interactive Fundamental Agricultural Resource Modules or “iFARM” is web-based interactive modules that demonstrate ways to approach complex agricultural situations which are viable to learning... More

    pp. 347-351

  5. No More Boot Camp: A Viable Option of Preparing Students for Pollution Prevention (P2) Internship through Quality Online Instruction

    Pil-Won On, Marie Steinwachs & Mary Myers, University of Missouri, United States

    It is common that the coursework for internship preparation is offered through an intensive one-week session in a face-to-face setting, so called “P2 Boot Camp”, in which students are intended to... More

    pp. 352-354

  6. Sharing an Open Resource in Medical Education

    Alex Parisky, Paul McKimmy & Rachel Boulay, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    As the Internet continues to advance new technologies and ideas, we must look for opportunities to collaborate, share and leverage our educational resources in higher education. Sharing educational... More

    pp. 355-361

  7. BreakDrink.com: Informal Learning & Alternative Professional Development for Higher Education Professionals

    Laura Pasquini, University of North Texas, United States; Jeff Jackson, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, United States

    Economic impact is deep & challenging higher education institutions around the globe. Many training & development budgets are non-existent, which has spawned a growth of grass-roots initiatives for... More

    pp. 362-364

  8. An Online Educational Framework for Second Language Teaching

    Stephen Peridore & Christine Lines, College of Southern Nevada, United States

    Although teaching online is becoming more prevalent, teaching English as a Second Language online is still in its infancy. This paper focuses on the best practices of two tenured English as a... More

    pp. 365-368

  9. Bringing Technology to Rural/Remote Areas: 21st Century Teacher Education

    Patricia Peterson, Stephen Showalter & Maureen Hengl, Northern Arizona University, United States

    In response to the need for special education teachers in rural areas with high numbers of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional (CLDE) students, four innovative programs (PRISE, LEAD, ... More

    pp. 369-372

  10. Using Project Based Learning Approach to Teach Educational Technology

    Sharon Peterson, Western Michigan University, United States

    EDT3470, a required course for pre-service, elementary education students at Western Michigan University, focused on individual assignments using different software programs. Instructors of... More

    p. 373

  11. Interactive 3-Dimensional Visualization of Wind System Driven by a Pressure Gradient

    Chandra Prayaga, Physics Department, University of West Florida, United States; Jason Aguayo, Computer Science department, University of West FL, United States; Lakshmi Prayaga, Engineering and Computer Technology Department, Univ of West FL, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports the design of an interactive 3D visualization of a wind system driven by a pressure gradient, implemented in Unity 3D. The visualization makes the concepts of pressure ... More

    pp. 374-379

  12. Best Practices in Design and Development of Data Visualization for a Heterogeneous Audience in an Online Delivery Format

    Lakshmi Prayaga, University Of West Florida, United States; Karen Rasmussen, University of West Florida, United States

    Data Visualizations is a relatively new topic being introduced into undergraduate and graduate programs such as information technology, computer science, statistics and other related disciplines.... More

    pp. 380-385

  13. Creating Leaders for E-Learning: A Problem Based Learning Approach to Being a Catalyst

    Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    The paper maps out the journey taken by a sample of school leaders enrolled in a MA class. Change and diffusion can only happen when educational leaders explore the intended change within its... More

    pp. 386-395

  14. A preliminary report on a novel combination of multiple laboratory types in a module on analogue electronics

    Dag Andras Hals Samuelsen & Olaf Hallan Graven, Buskerud University College, Norway

    A remote laboratory has been set up in an exercises program for an Analogue Electronics module. The motivation for the use of the remote laboratory is that students often struggle with complex... More

    pp. 396-400

  15. Teaching Japanese Writing with a Smartpen

    Andrea Shea, Pepperdine University, United States

    This paper is a report on the design, implementation, and findings of a study conducted on the use of a Smartpen for teaching Japanese writing at the college level. Since this class covers all... More

    pp. 401-403

  16. Living Curriculum: Computing Education

    Ranjana Shukla & Kathiravelu Ganeshan, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand

    Living Curriculum is where students learn through inquiry, collaboration, reflection and problem-solving and engage in complex conversations with their tutors as well as others. Students learn... More

    pp. 404-413

  17. Utilizing E-learning, peer mentors, and the first-year experience to create a synergy for student success.

    Bernita Sims-Tucker & Darlene Jackson-Bowen, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, United States

    This presentation will present an overview of the first-year experience program utilizing a synergy for student success at a higher education institution in rural Maryland. The presentation will... More

    pp. 414-415

  18. Do’s and Don’ts in Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning Design

    Meiyi Song, Defense Language Institute, United States; Cole Schober, University of Oregon, United States

    Converting an instructor-led course to an online course is not just as simple as putting PowerPoint slides online. In addition to adapting the content, the delivery format and interactive... More

    p. 416

  19. Professional Development Program, University at Albany

    Rebecca Stanley & Penny Kurtz, Professional Development Program, United States

    The Professional Development Program partners with local, state and federal agencies and organizations to develop and deliver award-winning e-learning products. We will showcase several products... More

    p. 417

  20. Usability Testing: A Key Component in e-Learning Design

    Rebecca Stanley & Penny Kurtz, Professional Development Program, United States

    Although common practice among web developers, usability testing is largely overlooked as a component of the development process for e-learning courses. As a training organization that has created ... More

    pp. 418-423