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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. Comparing the Perception of Blind and Sighted Students toward Educational Computer Games

    Halil Kayaduman & Kursat Cagiltay, METU, Turkey

    This study was conducted to compare the perceptions of blind and sighted students toward using computer games in education. There were 29 blind students and 50 sighted students involved in this... More

    pp. 1950-1958

  2. Analyzing the Activity System of Instruction with Utilizing ICT by Excellent Teachers in Special Education Based on Activity Theory

    Moonhee Kim, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The objects of this study are excellent teachers for special education, with an activity system to analyze instruction with ICT utilization. This paper conducts the qualitative research through the... More

    pp. 1959-1964

  3. Web-based Collaborative Global Learning from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds

    Seung Kim, Lewis University, United States; Sook Young Choi, Woosuk University, Korea (South); Kioh Kim, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States

    The study examined how the instructional activities using different Web technologies in global learning environments affected students’ 21st century skills and global learning attitudes. The... More

    pp. 1965-1970

  4. The Convergent Learning Space: An Updated Learning Space for 21st-Century Teaching and Learning

    Hanne Wacher Kjaergaard, Via University College, Denmark, Denmark; Lars Peter Bech Kjeldsen & Joergen B. Asmussen, VIA University College, Denmark

    Abstract: This paper describes the concept of “The Convergent Learning Space” as it is being explored in an ongoing action research project carried out at undergraduate level in select bachelor... More

    pp. 1971-1976

  5. Social and Affective Presence to Achieve Quality Learning in MOOCs

    Rita Kop, Yorkville University, Canada; Helene Fournier, National Research Council of Canada, Canada

    The proliferation of Information and Communications Technology in recent years has changed the educational landscape. It has added to the complexity of our lives and aided in the creation of a... More

    pp. 1977-1986

  6. Use of eCard to Facilitate Pronunciation Correction for Graduate Students in Learning of Foreign Language

    Greg Lee, Judith Lin & Te-Chin Chu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This paper explores the effectiveness using ICT tool to facilitate pronunciation correction of adult non-native speakers of English. In Asia colleges, graduate students can usually read and write ... More

    pp. 1987-1991

  7. Social Network Analysis of Student Online Dialogue in a STEM Course

    Zhongxiao Li, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States

    Online discussion relies on asynchronous communication, where participants communicate by posting messages to the bulletin board system such as Blackboard Discussions. Asynchronous communication... More

    pp. 1992-1998

  8. The Effect of IWB on Student Academic Achievement In Taiwan: A Meta-analysis

    Yuen-kuang Liao, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan

    A meta-analysis was performed to synthesize existing research comparing the effects of interactive whiteboard instruction (IWBI) versus non-IWBI on students’ academic achievement in Taiwan. Sixty... More

    pp. 1999-2007

  9. Understanding MOOCs as an Emerging Online Learning Tool: Perspectives From the Students

    Min Liu, Jina Kang, Mengwen Cao, Mihyun Lim & Yujung Ko, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Amy Schmitz Weiss, San Diego State University, United States

    This study examined a MOOC in journalism from the students’ perspectives and intends to understand how MOOCs can be used as a learning tool. The participants were 5,000 students from 138 countries,... More

    pp. 2008-2015

  10. Engaging students through online discussion forums; expectations to promote social learning.

    Laura Lowder, Pfeiffer University Assistant Professor of Education, United States

    Engaging students in virtual discussions has proven to be a powerful, yet challenging, mechanism to promote the construction of knowledge. Using a rubric explaining clear guidelines for the... More

    p. 2016

  11. A Social Network Analysis of a Teaching Science as Inquiry Online Learning Community

    Thanh Truc Nguyen & Francisco Jumawan, CRDG, College of Education, University of Hawaii, United States

    A professional development series was analyzed for teachers’ use of an online learning community (OLC) embedded within four teaching science as inquiry modules. The interactions of teachers in the ... More

    pp. 2017-2025

  12. Science Teachers Sharing Artifacts from Practice like Students’ Tablet Productions: The Spreading of Innovative Practices

    Birgitte Lund Nielsen, Centre for Science Education, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Research looking into the spreading of practices supporting students’ high-level use of ICT for multimedia productions etc. is discussed together with research emphasizing core features of... More

    pp. 2026-2030

  13. Enhancing Learners’ Cognitive Engagement in Online Discussions: Implementation of Audio- and Video-Based Argumentation Activity

    Eunjung Oh, Georgia College and State University, United States; Hyun Song Kim, The University of Georgia, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss 1) the influence of the audio-and video-based argumentation activity on adult learners’ cognitive engagement in online discussions and 2) the influence of... More

    pp. 2031-2036

  14. Theoretical Construction about Application Process of the Meaningful Learning Principle

    Adriana Margarita Pacheco, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    This study was conducted in the context of an educational model followed by the System of Virtual Campus at a Mexican university. The research paradigm used was qualitative, and the epistemological... More

    pp. 2037-2043

  15. A Systematic Sampling of Illinois School Administrators’ Use and Value of Professional Teaching Portfolios

    Sherrie Pardieck, Bradley University, United States; Zac Chatterton, Dunlap Middle School, United States

    As many colleges and universities have incorporated professional teaching portfolios into their teacher education programs, it is necessary to look at the school administrators’ perceptions of... More

    pp. 2044-2050

  16. A Computer-Based Simulation to Enhance Official Communication in the Health Care Process— How Does it Promote the Facilitating and Learning Processes?

    Paula Poikela, Heli Ruokamo & Tuulikki Keskitalo, University of Lapland, United States

    ABSTRACT: One of the big gaps in all routine daily health care and social sector processes is poor com-munication. The goal of this study is to examine how to teach and enhance the use of the TETRA... More

    pp. 2051-2060

  17. Augmented Reality as a support tool to heritage education

    Carla Rimkus, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil

    In this text we present some considerations on applying the Augmented Reality technology aimed to the architectural heritage, where we evaluated the potential application of this technology. The... More

    pp. 2061-2067

  18. Teaching and Learning online in Virtual Classrooms

    Dr. Maria Susy ROGERS & Maria Susy ROGERS, Creative Learning, United Kingdom

    ABSTRACT The research paper investigates online teaching and learning and in particular, the role of the ‘e-moderator’ as pedagogical leader in relation to e-learner capabilities. The research... More

    pp. 2068-2076

  19. The Goldilocks Effect on Technology-Driven Faculty Communication: Getting It Just Right

    Manuel Rosa, Jessica Fuda Daddio & Jackie Booth, Keiser University, United States

    Abstract: This case study examined faculty perspectives on effective communication and its impact on affiliation and collaboration within five academic departments at an online graduate school.... More

    pp. 2077-2082

  20. Examining College Students’ Acceptance of Electronic Textbooks (E-Textbooks)

    Tolulope Salami & Elizabeth Omiteru, Valdosta State University, United States

    In recent years the numbers of colleges and universities undertaking mobile learning initiatives with regards to e-textbooks have increased. Although, the use of e-textbooks has great potentials... More

    p. 2083