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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. Agent and Virtual Reality Course Delivery System in E-Learning

    Christine Russell, Florida State College at Jacksonville, United States; Mary Farwell & Deborah Ferrell, East Carolina University, United States; Brown McFadden, Beaufort County Community College, United States; Nasseh Tabrizi, East carolina University, United States

    A virtual reality tool referred to as Agent and Virtual Reality (AVR) course delivery system was evaluated in the study. A preliminary study indicated that students rarely accessed AVR as a... More

    pp. 217-225

  2. Millennials: Entitled Networking Business Leaders

    caroline akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    Virtual workplaces are replacing the brick and mortar. In the global marketplace, local, regional, and multinational firms allocate virtual teams to address company transactions. Now an essential ... More

    pp. 226-234

  3. Factors influencing the adoption of e-learning in Kuwait

    Mubarak Alkharang & George Ghinea, Brunel University, United Kingdom

    E-learning initiatives are in their early stages in many developing countries. The success of these initiatives depends on many different factors which may or may not be the same in different... More

    pp. 239-249

  4. Evaluation of an Online Course about Pressure Ulcer: Knowledge, Reaction and Impact on Healthcare

    Juscilynne Aroldi & Heloisa Peres, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Organizations have used Information and Communication Technologies for the development of strategies for continuous updating of organizational and individual competencies, and it is essential to... More

    pp. 250-254

  5. Symposium on Using Technology to Facilitate Academic, Cognitive, Behavioral, Psychological, and Social Engagement in Executive Format Doctoral Education Programs

    James Bartlett, North Carolina State University, United States

    The session describes the engagement of the doctoral student using technology from prior to entering the program to completion of the program. The symposium papers will start with engagement of... More

    pp. 255-256

  6. Integrating Business Intelligence Tools to Manage Campus Operations and Improve Performance and Learning Outcomes

    Fawzi BenMessaoud, Campus Performance, United States; Karl Macdorman, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), United States

    This session is on integrating Business Intelligence tools with campus operations in ways that yields learning intelligence. Attendees will learn how to deliver easily understood graphic... More

    pp. 257-260

  7. Measuring Learning Outcomes and Faculty Performance with Interactive Performance-Based Assessments

    Fawzi BenMessaoud & Michael Jordan, Campus Performance, United States

    This session shows how to use interactive Performance-Based Learning Outcomes Assessments mapped to industry-defined competencies and skills to measure student and faculty performance, evaluate... More

    pp. 261-263

  8. Discussion Forum Efficacy in an Online Course: Dialogue vs Interaction

    Emmanuelle Bernardin, Audencia Nantes, France

    The objective of this research was to assess the effect that the introduction of regular dialogue, as opposed as simple interaction could have on students’ participation to ADFs and on the quality ... More

    pp. 264-273

  9. An experiential learning simulation: a bridge between higher education and the workplace?

    Olivia Billingham, University of the West of England, UK, United Kingdom

    Abstract: Increasingly, employers are expecting graduates to be workplace savvy and to have developed skills that will equip them for workplace demands. SIMulations in Transactional Activities ... More

    pp. 274-279

  10. The Anatomy of a Successful Learning Management System Evaluation and Selection Process

    Marwin Britto, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    This best practice session will cover how the Lone Star College, a large multi-campus system, designed and implemented a successful collaborative, transparent and inclusive process for procuring... More

    p. 280

  11. Designing a Mobile Application for Second Language Vocabulary Learning of Hawaiian

    Chanelle Chin, Grace Lin & Waika Kaluna, University of Hawaii, United States

    pp. 287-295

  12. GALE Extensibility Evaluation: a Qualitative Approach

    Vinicius Culmant-Ramos, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Paul De Bra, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; David Smits, Adversitement BV, Netherlands

    To stimulate the uptake of adaptive elearning applications the modular and highly extensible GALE system was built. This paper presents and discusses in details the results obtained by a... More

    pp. 296-305

  13. Going Global: A Fully Online Finnish Teacher Development Program Designed on Authentic E-Learning Principles

    Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), Finland

    The Finnish education system has received considerable media attention due to its results in the OECD Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) examinations. Many countries are... More

    pp. 306-312

  14. Understanding Student Choices: A Comparative Study of Online and In-class Learning

    Terry Dalton, University of California, Irvine, United States

    Using a have-it-your-way model, during a single quarter four hundred registered students in one course were given the opportunity to choose instruction modality: online or in-class. Data collected ... More

    p. 313

  15. Preparing the Faculty: Ongoing Pedagogical Issues in iPad-Only University Courses

    Charles (Tim) Dickel, Maya M Khanna, Sharon R Ishii-Jordan & Mark Turner, Creighton University, United States

    This program presents from the perspective of the project evaluators the qualitative and quantitative data on the formation of 29 university faculty as they evolve into instructors of iPad-focused ... More

    pp. 314-319

  16. Administrator Perspectives on First-Year Teacher Use of Digital Technology

    Heather Donnelly & Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States

    With the rapid advancement of technology, teachers find themselves in the midst of a digital age that requires them to provide students with a 21st century learning experience. The purpose of this ... More

    pp. 320-322

  17. Evidence-Based Learning: Threading E-Portfolio Development Throughout an Online Graduate Program

    Elizabeth Downs, Stephen Jenkins & Judi Repman, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The implementation of e-Portfolios into an online Instructional Technology program evolved over a decade. During that time, the Instructional Technology program went from being a campus-centered... More

    pp. 323-325

  18. THE POSITIVE IMPACT OF EDUCATION REFORMS ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS: THE STATE OF INDIANA SUCCESS STORY

    David Freitas, Indiana University South Bend, United States; Janet Buckenmeyer, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    Many states across our nation are continuing to examine and, in some cases, implement significant educational reforms to improve public schools. Although success has been uneven, Indiana has... More

    pp. 326-330

  19. Educating students in the creation of devices for the internet of things and the development of systems utilizing such devices

    Olaf Graven & Dag Andreas Hals Samuelsen, Buskerud University College, Norway

    This paper describes a tutorial project in a joint module for computer and electrical engineering students in a bachelor degree. The module is offered as an elective in the third and final year of ... More

    pp. 331-338

  20. Measuring cooperative score on online activity

    Sang-Gook Han & Dukshin Oh, SahmYook University, Korea (South)

    The advent of the Internet offers new ways of collaboration no matter how far colleagues or students are physically separated. Text-based digital communication is widely adopted because its cost is... More

    pp. 339-345