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E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 21, 2013

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Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

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Number of papers: 417

  1. A Proposed Blended Course Design to Facilitate Inter-Professional Practice through Inter-Professional Education

    Ruth Swart, University of Calgary, Canada

    Abstract: The purpose of this proposed blended course design is to develop inter-professional communication and collaboration in learning and build connections and relationships between students... More

    pp. 1411-1416

  2. Effectiveness of Spreadsheets implementation and Cooperative Learning on Students’ Conceptual Understanding about Quantum Physics

    Popat Tambade, Prof. Ramkrishna More College, Akurdi, India

    Students who are studying quantum physics often find the graphing of wave functions and probability density curves difficult and time consuming. The common spreadsheet of Microsoft Excel® is an... More

    pp. 1417-1422

  3. The Study on Photo Recognition of the Hearing Disabilities with Normal Children by using the Photo Hunt Games

    Piyaporn Techarueangrong, Faculty of Industrial Education and Technology King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

    The purpose of this research is to study memorized performance of the hearing disabilities using the photo hunt games. Tool used are two set of photo hunt games, the simple one and the... More

    pp. 1423-1430

  4. Digitizing Student Thought Process: The Power of Audio Reflection

    Dana Tindall, The The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, United States; Kay Kyeong-Ju Seo, University of Cincinnati, United States

    Groups of nursing students were asked to post reflective journals after clinical and simulation experiences by common text means or by audio recording their voices. They were additionally asked to ... More

    pp. 1431-1433

  5. Diversity Experience Program for Preschool Education Through Remote Communication Using ICT

    Shu Tokumoto, Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan, Japan

    This study was undertaken to explore a new model for children to experience cultural diversity. This paper will discuss the plan, operation, and evaluation of a diversity experience program for... More

    pp. 1434-1440

  6. Assessing the Effects of Segmentation and Signaling in Tegrity Lecture-Capture Videos and Students’ Learning Outcomes

    Ryan Treadwell, Mohamed Ibrahim & Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    Segmentation and signaling design principles based on the cognitive theory of multimedia learning (CTML) were applied to Tegrity lecture videos inside of a Blackboard learning module. Students in a... More

    pp. 1441-1445

  7. iNoVATE: Filling the Void for High-Technology Virtualization Skills

    John Vail, Florida State College at Jacksonville, United States

    While the Florida College system has numerous courses covering the management of data networks, our iNoVATE program fills the growing void for high-technology virtualization skills training.... More

    pp. 1446-1448

  8. Teaching Complex Earth Science Systems through Interactive Visualizations

    Satyugjit Virk, Teachers College Columbia University, United States

    It is important to visually link abstract science representations, here earth science maps, to concrete everyday instances. An interactive simulation with guiding exercises where glacial maps were ... More

    pp. 1449-1452

  9. Student Perceptions about Online Discussions

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    Although online discussion has been a popular learning tool in higher education, research findings vary greatly on its effective use to support student learning. Some studies report student... More

    p. 1453

  10. An Integrative Review on Distance Education and Online Learning in Adult Education Settings

    Xi Yu, University of Minnesota, United States

    This study is an integrative and comprehensive literature review from previous studies on distance education and online learning practices in adult education settings. Unique characteristics of... More

    p. 1454

  11. ICT by Novice Female Teachers in Saudi Arabian Primary Schools: The Current Use and the Perceived Training Needs

    ENSAF AL MULHIM, PLYMOUTH UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM, United Kingdom

    This paper reflects one part of a bigger PhD thesis that is being written up. The overall focus of this study is ICT in primary schools in Saudi Arabia, in particular the training of novice female ... More

    pp. 1455-1459

  12. Integrating Digital Libraries and Institutional Repositories in e-learning environments

    Sujira Ammarukleart, Department of Library and Information Sciences College of Information University of North Texas, United States

    Many digital libraries and institutional repositories have been developed by higher education institutions and many other institutions across the globe. These invaluable information resources have ... More

    pp. 1460-1463

  13. Online Success Rates and Completion Rates Among Community College Students: A demographic study

    Lisa A. Capan, The Community College of Baltimore County, United States; Berhane Teclehaimanot, The University of Toledo, United States

    The Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) serves a unique and sizeable demographic population divided amongst three main campuses, as well as four extension centers. Serving a total of over... More

    pp. 1464-1473

  14. Making Online Relevant, Up Close and Personal

    Rebecca Cooper, Ann Wheeler & Linda Kern, Brenau University, United States

    This study examined the preference and rationale for either online or on-ground classes as reported by master of education graduate students at a small university in Georgia. During 2011-2012,... More

    pp. 1474-1479

  15. Universal Design for E-Learning: A Review of the Literature for Higher Education

    Betul Czerkawski, The University of Arizona, United States; Nilay Bumen, Aegean University, Turkey

    Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a pedagogical model that emphasizes learner’s individual differences by providing them access to quality education. UDL achieves this goal as a result of... More

    pp. 1480-1483

  16. Integrating Mobile Learning Technologies to Positively Impact Learning and Productivity

    Eileen Dittmar, Capella University, United States

    With the increased demand for mobile devices, educators have numerous opportunities to integrate mobile technologies into daily activities and the curriculum. Educators and students can use mobile ... More

    pp. 1484-1492

  17. Mastering Virtual Presenter Skills: Go Beyond Online Teaching with Virtual Presentation Skills

    Eileen Dittmar, Capella University, United States

    This presentation discusses tips to hone virtual presenter skills in yourself and in your students. It discusses the skills necessary for virtual presentations and as appropriate distinguishes... More

    pp. 1493-1501

  18. SPARK Career Placement Success with Web 2.0 Tools

    Eileen Dittmar, Capella University, United States

    Today’s career placement educators have numerous web 2.0 tools for enhancing their personal and professional use. With the vast array of web 2.0 resources, how can anyone keep up or know the... More

    pp. 1502-1513

  19. THE UTILIZATION OF ICT IN EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    IFEOMA EZE & EMMANUEL OLUSOLA ADU, BA ISAGO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, Botswana

    This paper focuses on the utilization of ICT in education for sustainable development. The paper succinctly examines the importance of ICTs in education, education for sustainable development ESD... More

    pp. 1514-1522

  20. Virtual Worlds for Learning: Students’ Perspective

    Irene Govender, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; Nkosikhona Dlamini, UKZN, South Africa

    Virtual worlds (VWs) constitute a growing space for many aspects of life including playing, learning and teaching, and collaborating. VW applications are among the most popular technologies that... More

    pp. 1523-1529