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

Oct 18, 2011


Curtis Ho; Meng-Fen Grace Lin

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This conference has 6 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 454

  1. Towards Personalised and Adaptive Multimedia in M-learning Systems

    Arghir-Nicolae Moldovan & Cristina Hava Muntean, National College of Ireland, Ireland

    Apart being one of the key factors driving m-learning acceptance, the new generations of powerful and affordable devices also contribute to a fast increase in educational multimedia content... More

    pp. 782-791

  2. Assessing the m-learning hype: Do mobile technologies enhance the overall learning experience?

    Mariam Munawar & Wendy Cukier, Ryerson University, Canada

    Global penetration rates of mobile devices is driving the evolution of e-learning to mobile learning but research on the impact of m-technologies on the learning process is still limited. Mobile ... More

    pp. 792-807

  3. Analysis of Learning History in Science and Technology Basic Education Using e-Learning Contents

    Kayo Ogawa & Akiko Ishikawa, Japan Women’s University, Japan; Pitoyo Hartono, Chukyo University, Japan

    In this paper we performed analysis of learning history data of science and technology subjects in e-learning and examine relationships and characteristics of each item of history data. By... More

    pp. 808-813

  4. Reflections of an Online Internship: Evaluating, Identifying, and Applying Best Practices for Online Course Moderation

    Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada; Doug Reid, Wayfinder Education Group, Canada

    This paper is the result of an active reflective online internship occurring as part of a doctoral level course. The primary author (or intern) had the opportunity to observe and work with a senior... More

    pp. 814-819

  5. The Development of a Method to Analyze Lectures Using Questions

    Shigeto Ozawa & Yuki Mori, Waseda University, Japan; Hironori Egi, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan

    In this research, we tried to develop a method of analyzing courses in higher education by using questions from students via term papers and Twitter. These questions may be a good indicator of... More

    pp. 820-825

  6. The Online Elements of Inquiry Checklist: Evaluating an Innovative Online Learning Environment Providing Opportunities for Scientific Practice and Discourse among Students, Scientists, and Teachers

    Cheryl Ann Peterson & Carol Stuessy, Texas A&M University, College Station, United States

    An online, inquiry-based collaborative learning platform was developed to engage scientists as mentors, students, and teachers in authentic scientific practice and discourse. To determine the... More

    pp. 826-831

  7. Facebook vs. Moodle: The Learning Effectiveness of Students Exposed to Daily Quizzes on Computer Programming Course

    Satidchoke Phosaard, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand; Pitiphum Posawang, Vongchavalitkul University, Thailand

    This study assessed the effectiveness of using the Facebook as an alternative mean for delivering daily quizzes comparing to a Learning Management System (LMS). The use of Facebook is a common... More

    pp. 832-839

  8. How to Gather Data and Boost Learning with Embedded Surveys and Quizzes

    Jeff Place, Questionmark, United States

    Until recently, online assessments have been presented in isolation, occupying an entire computer screen and – presumably – the learner’s undivided attention! Formal assessments still play a vital ... More

    p. 840

  9. Top Tips for Effective Mobile Assessments

    Jeff Place, Questionmark, United States

    Smartphones and tablets offer the means of putting surveys and quizzes directly into the hands of learners. Using current technology, a single assessment can be delivered to different types of... More

    p. 841

  10. E-learning Curriculum Integration and its Impact on Student Learning Domains

    Maria Ana Quimbo, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines

    Using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methods, the study highlights how the application of an internet-based e-learning courseware has made an impact on student achievement. ... More

    pp. 852-860

  11. Teachers' Attitudes, Behaviors, and Opinions Related to Social Media Use

    Jan Ray, Darius Kalvaitis & Candace Wheeler, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, United States; Jeannine Hirtle, Austin Peay State University, United States

    As K-12 students increasingly embrace social media, an investigation of teacher social media use is warranted. This pilot study examined teachers’ attitudes, behaviors, and opinions related to... More

    pp. 861-867

  12. Evaluation of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Interactive Simulation for Breast Cancer Surgeons

    Thomas Reeves, The University of Georgia, United States; William Aggen, Bob Waddington & Jamie Repesh, SimQuest LLC, United States

    This paper describes the results of an evaluation of an interactive learning simulation focused on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) of breast cancer surgical skills for general surgeons... More

    pp. 868-877

  13. A simplified quality model for e-learning development and evaluation

    Rogerio Rossi & Pollyana Mustaro, Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Brazil

    The growth of distance education, specifically e-learning, requires further study and elaboration of a mechanism for improving the quality of the processes involved, considering the development of ... More

    pp. 878-883

  14. E-learning potential contribution to a European accreditation of prior experiment learning process

    Pierre-Yves Sanséau & Sandrine Ansart, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France

    In this paper, we explore the potential of the use of a e-learning process to improve a new way to obtain a diploma or credential in France, the accreditation of prior experiential learning (APEL).... More

    pp. 884-890

  15. A. Faculty-Driven Head-to-Head Comparison of Moodle vs. Sakai

    Craig Scanlan, UMDNJ-SHRP, United States; Anupam Goyal, UMDNJ, United States; Amy Spagnolo, UMDNJ-SHRP, United States

    Thrice burned in the commercial Course Management System (CMS) marketplace, our university decided to explore open-source CMSs using a faculty-driven evaluation model. Based on a review of peer... More

    pp. 891-896

  16. Designing and Evaluating Software Supports for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in a 3D Virtual Learning Environment

    Matthew Schmidt, James Laffey, Krista Galyen, Ryan Babiuch & Xianhui Wang, University of Missouri, United States

    This paper is a report on the longitudinal design, development and systematic evaluation of personal pods. The personal pods are software tools to support grouping behavior in a collaborative three... More

    pp. 897-905

  17. E-Learning Readiness in Organizations. Case Healthcare Sector

    Jeanne Schreurs & Ahmad Al-Huneidi, Hasselt University, Belgium

    E-learning is a good opportunity for organizations that deal with fast changing knowledge so we have also in the Healthcare sector, which its performance depends on the ability of healthcare... More

    pp. 906-913

  18. Ivory Tower Mergers and Acquisitions: How an Academic Tried to Bring Together the Office of Assessment, a Teaching and Learning Center, and Distance Education Under One Roof

    Stephanie Schull, Hawai'i Pacific University, United States

    Hawai’i Pacific University has had three distinct offices that did well on their own, but overtime it had become apparent that their missions overlapped. With a stroke of a pen the three became... More

    pp. 914-915

  19. Authentic Intercultural Class Activity through Synchronous Online Interaction

    Mayumi Shibakawa & Peter Leong, University of Hawaii-Manoa, United States

    Synchronous computer-mediated communication (SCMC) has enabled second language (L2) learners to have actual conversations with native speakers, which ultimately provide students with authentic... More

    pp. 916-923

  20. Providing Distance-Learning Support Through Collaborative Relationships

    Daniella Smith, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of distance-learning support structures on the learning experience of 30 teacher-leaders enrolled in a master’s degree program that emphasized ... More

    pp. 924-929