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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. Integrating Multi-touch Technology and Design-based Learning in an Elementary Classroom

    Cheng-Huan Chen & Chiung-Hui Chiu, Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This study investigated students’ performance in conducting “multi-touch enhanced collaborative design-based learning (M-T CDBL),” which integrates design-based learning and multi-touch technology.... More

    pp. 1801-1811

  2. The Research of Media Literacy Education Curriculum Notion for Chinese Children in the Digital Era

    Xiaohui Chen, Yukun Zhang & Jing Wu, Northeast Normal University,Changchun,Jinlin province,China, China

    The rocketing development of digital media makes media audiences increasingly young. Because of children are exposed to media resources prematurely, they can not only increase their knowledge but... More

    pp. 1812-1819

  3. How the Social Element in Game-based Learning Can Interfere With Learning Outcomes: An Examination of the Research Literature

    Yang Chen, Purdue University, China; Michael Oxenrider, Independent, United States; David Whittinghill, Purdue University, United States

    This paper discusses the discovery of a pattern in the research literature suggesting the possibility of a detrimental effect on learning when social elements are used in educational video games.... More

    pp. 1820-1830

  4. Exploring Factors Influencing K-12 Teachers Information-Seeking Behaviors on Educational Portals

    I-Ling Cheng, School of Information Sciences- Library and Information Science Program, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Daqing He, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Brenda G. Jordan, Asian Studies Center, University Center for International Studies,University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Abstract: Computer and internet technologies are now widespread, which directly impacts on teaching-learning in K-12 education. Many researchers state that to understand teachers’ information... More

    pp. 1831-1839

  5. Empirical Investigations on Community Building and Collaborative Work inside a LMS using Proactive Computing

    Remus Dobrican, Sandro Reis & Denis Zampunieris, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

    Today learning is becoming more of a social process; traditional e-learning platforms like Learning Management Systems (LMSs) need to rapidly evolve in order to offer users not only conventional... More

    pp. 1840-1852

  6. A quasi-experimental study of the impact of multimedia, digital, e-learning application use on student learning.

    Scott Elliot, SEG Measurement, United States

    A quasi-experimental, pre/post, treatment/control group design was used to explore the impact of using a multimedia, digital, elearning tool on student learning. The primary study question was: Do... More

    pp. 1853-1862

  7. Affordance and reflection: a design-based research approach to improving reflective practice among new science teachers in an online environment

    Joshua Ellis & Gillian Roehrig, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), United States

    The Teacher Induction Network (TIN) is an online induction program for beginning secondary science and mathematics teachers. The program is in its eighth year of operation and has served over 160... More

    pp. 1863-1865

  8. A Note On Language-Centered eLearning Analytics

    Noureddine Elouazizi, Simon Fraser University and CGAC, Canada

    This paper argues that language is a crucial cognitive component in learning, and that it provides the necessary linking structures for learning to happen. As such, the modeling of the... More

    pp. 1866-1871

  9. Students', Faculty Assistants' and Professors' Perceptions on How to Succeed in Online Courses

    Mona Engvig, University of Maryland University College, United States

    This study focuses on perceived factors for online students' success. The study used the online survey program SurveyMonkey to survey students, faculty assistants, and faculty in the online AMBA... More

    pp. 1872-1881

  10. eLearning and Initial Teacher Education Programs: Insights from the Teaching Teachers for the Future Project

    Glenn Finger, Griffith University, Australia; Romina Jamieson-Proctor, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Peter Grimbeek, Independent Consultant, Australia

    This paper argues that initial teacher education programs (ITE) which build the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) confidence and capabilities of future... More

    pp. 1882-1891

  11. Tablets for Learning in Higher Education: The Top 10 Affordances

    Mikkel Godsk, Centre for Science Education, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Based on a small-scale literature review this paper identifies the top 10 affordances of post PC tablets (sometimes referred to as ‘tablet computers’) for higher education in settings where the... More

    pp. 1892-1897

  12. Measuring the Effectiveness of a Train-the-Trainer Video in a Support Management Organization

    Deborah Hedderly, Roseman University of Health Science, United States; Heidi Scott, Learning Pursuits, United States

    This case study summarizes the findings of research conducted in an organization that provides training and other various human resource services for six companies in the social service industry. ... More

    pp. 1898-1903

  13. Analysis of Tablet PC Operation that Elderly People Have Difficulty in Performing By GIS Map System

    Hiroo Hirose, Takeshi Tsuchiya & Tadashi Miyosawa, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Michihiro Amagasa, Hokkai Gakuen University, Japan

    The purpose of this study is to investigate closely the details of a tablet personal computer (tablet PC) that elderly people have difficulty in performing and to check over the main points when... More

    pp. 1904-1914

  14. Epistemological Foundations of Educational Design Research

    Rebecca J. Hogue, University of Ottawa, Canada

    Educational design research is a pragmatic approach to research with the dual goals of (1) solving and educational design problem in a real-world context, and (2) contributing to scholarly... More

    pp. 1915-1922

  15. Interest maintained and anxiety comparison of static versus animated agents in gameplay

    Jon-Chao Hong, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Min-Pei Lin, Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Ming-Yueh Hwang, Department of Adult and Continuing Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Kai-Hsin Tai, Department of Industrial Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    In order to compare a static agent to an animated agent, this study designed two types of Chinese idiom games called String-Up for the static agent and Fishing for the animated agent. All... More

    pp. 1923-1928

  16. The Design and Effects of Elementary Flipped Classroom Learning Environments

    Min Jeong, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The purpose of the research is to investigate the effects of the flipped classroom on the learning out comes of elementary school students, and to analyze the different effects of the flipped... More

    pp. 1929-1931

  17. Enhancing Academic Literacy among Academic Staff and Students: Seminars and Workshops

    Kari Mari Jonsmoen, Oslo and Akershus University Collegeof Applied Sciences, Norway

    This paper presents studies conducted on Norwegian students’ and lecturers’ academic literacy. The studies reveal that students are struggling to meet the requirements for academic writing and that... More

    pp. 1932-1936

  18. Predictors for learning flow and learner satisfaction in mobile learning

    Young Ju Joo, Kyu Yon Lim, Bo Kyung Jung & Eugene Lim, Ewha womans university, Korea (South); Se-bin Choi, Ewha womans, United States

    Mobile learning in higher education, especially in online universities in South Korea, has been rapidly grown. However, the factors relevant to the success of mobile learning has not been explored ... More

    pp. 1937-1941

  19. Engagement of the Embedded Librarianship at JIU Online

    Therese Kanai & Jennifer Murphy, Jones International University, United States

    The session defines the role of the embedded librarian in relationship to implementation of services at Jones International University. Engagement of the embedded librarian in tandem with... More

    p. 1942

  20. Aging Well: Can Digital Games Help Older Adults?

    David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Successful aging - maintaining an independent, positive and meaningful quality of life - is a continual challenge for older adults. Digital games can offer many potential benefits to older adults... More

    pp. 1943-1949