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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. The "Post-IT" Curatorial Challenge

    Helge Hoivik, Learning Center and Library, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway

    Within academia the libraries and learning centers are caretakers and stakeholders of an emerging textual universe. It is driven by the more general transition from industrial to knowledge based... More

    pp. 118-125

  2. Development Tools for Content Creation in Virtual Environments

    Guy Hokanson & Brian M Slator, North Dakota State University, United States

    Immersive Virtual Environments (IVEs) provide an interactive, engaging, and educational experience for students who play them. Sprawling vistas, knowledgeable tutors, and pedagogically sound goal... More

    pp. 126-136

  3. Using Online Teaching Assistants to Improve Academic Success and Persistence

    Kathleen Hughes De Sousa & Andrea Kozak Miller, Capella University, United States; Barb Reagle & Laura Sullivan, Capella University, United States

    Increasing student persistence and retention are key goals of academic institutions and researchers alike. The purpose of this best practices presentation is to describe an intervention aimed at... More

    p. 137

  4. Online Course Design for Apprenticeship Courses

    Carol Johnson, University of Calgary, Canada

    The delivery of online post-secondary music education throughout the world is dependent upon social class, geography, and the availability of qualified teachers. An online music education delivery ... More

    pp. 138-143

  5. From Flash to HTML5: making a mobile web application for library with jQuery Mobile

    Jingru Hoivik, National Library of Norway, Norway

    This paper discusses the reasons that libraries need to move towards the html5 solution from Flash in the future. Using the national library of Norway as an example, the paper describes a... More

    pp. 140-145

  6. Researching a framework for designing online music education courses

    Carol Johnson, University of Calgary, Canada

    Music education is a valuable aspect of society and culture. To provide a upcoming generations with options to participate in music education, the exploration of effective online design for music... More

    pp. 144-147

  7. Faculty Training Techniques for Creating Effective and Instructionally sound Full-term and Partial term Courses.

    Joshua Krohn, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, United States

    In the online environment, it is common place to create separate courses for full term and partial term courses. There are many techniques to accomplish this. The most common in our experience is... More

    p. 148

  8. E-Learning Contributing to Global Social Capital Development

    Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    E-learning is not only a channel for knowledge dissemination but more importantly it provides a very unique environment that brings educators and learners together from all over the world and... More

    pp. 149-155

  9. Work and Evaluation Plan: a control model to improve the Primary Care for children in Maranhão - Brazil

    Cristina Loyola, UNASUS/UFMA Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil; Sebastiao Rocha, Popular Centre for Culture and Development - CPCD, Brazil; Ana Emília Oliveira, Eurides Castro Jr. & Mariana Maia, UNASUS/UFMA Federal University of Maranhão, Brazil

    The need for trained professionals to deal with the different areas of primary health care in Brazil urged Federal Government to promote, through the Ministry of Health, an environment for the... More

    pp. 156-160

  10. Delivering complex learning content on mobile devices

    Kai-Uwe Martin, Technische Universitaet Chemnitz, Germany

    This paper describes experiences and strategies of delivering complex content in mobile learning. During a governmental project to improve the quality of university teaching a mobile application to... More

    pp. 161-166

  11. The online video lecture: Examining the role of the communicator, the learner and the lecture in promoting effective learning.

    Rodney McCrohan & Tom Palaskas, RMIT University, Australia

    This paper looks at the learning design and production elements of online video lectures. With the introduction of video to record face-to-face lectures in the 1980s the resultant resources were... More

    pp. 167-175

  12. Designing and developing a digital mathematics curriculum

    Melfried Olson & Judith Olson, University of Hawaii, United States

    This paper is a report on the work to create a digital curriculum for struggling students. The Curriculum Research & Development Group has developed A Modeling Approach to Algebra, a curriculum... More

    pp. 176-181

  13. Writing With Color to Enhance Comprehension

    Claudia Otto, Oklahoma State University, United States

    Children live in a world surrounded with visual information. Much of the world television, Internet, movies, music, and videos presents and advertises information using color as a medium. Visually ... More

    pp. 182-188

  14. Exploring the role of e-learning in reducing E-waste

    Meity Panambunan-Ferse & Andreas Breiter, Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of BremenGermany, Germany

    Due to rapid ICT development, electronic waste (E-waste) poses increasing risks to the environment and public health. Currently, smartphones and tablet computers are omnipresent devices with very... More

    pp. 189-195

  15. Learning Innovation by Using E-Learning

    Kaarina Pirilä, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Abstract: In Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki in Finland every student has to participate in innovation project studies. So in every faculty these studies are included in each ... More

    pp. 196-199

  16. Corporate Instructional Design from an Educator’s Perspective

    David Pratt, Purdue University North Central, United States

    This session provides an overview of the steps to successfully design corporate training from an educator’s perspective. An educator with over 20 years of K-12 and university teaching experience... More

    p. 200

  17. TELUS Customers First: Using Gamification to Provide an Interactive Learning Experience

    Benny Ramos, TELUS Communications Inc., Canada

    This paper describes a new online learning strategy for TELUS, a Canadian telecommunications company with team members in many countries. Online learning is a way for the organization to overcome ... More

    pp. 201-203

  18. MOOC: The first experience in a Portuguese Institute of Higher Education

    Ana Luísa Mateus Torres, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, Higher School of Education., Portugal; Nuno Bordalo Pacheco, Teresa Pacheco, Cristina Novo, João Galego & José Maurício Dias, Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, Higher School of Education, Portugal

    The ICT Competence Center of the Higher School of Education of Santarém (CCTICESES) developed, promoted and evaluated a MOOC - Massive Open Online Course, educational experience that will be... More

    pp. 204-207

  19. Assessing the Pedagogical Usability of a Digital Resource Sharing Library

    Robert Wadholm, Zac Early & Christopher Larsen, Missouri University, United States

    This paper presents an exploratory pedagogical usability assessment of The Little Library, a digital library for collaborative open content development in learning environments. By taking into... More

    pp. 208-214

  20. Demonstrating Sustainability Literacy: Using Hapyak in Hybrid Course

    Annie Warren & Leanna Archambault, Arizona State University, United States; Kyle Morton, Hapyak, United States; Victor Nevarez, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper describes Sustainability Science for Teachers, a hybrid course at a major research-extensive university in the desert southwest that integrates the use of innovative technology to teach ... More

    pp. 215-216