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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. Going Paperless: Using eBooks in Faculty Development Workshops

    Rebecca J. Hogue, Madeleine Montpetit & Colla J. MacDonald, University of Ottawa, Canada

    Due to the high-rate of iPad deployment with the University of Ottawa Department of Family Medicine (DFM), the DFM Faculty Development team identified the Essential Teaching Skills (ETS) program as... More

    pp. 346-351

  2. Online Applets in Mathematics Teaching: The Case of Linear Functions

    Mustafa Demir, University of Detroit Mercy, United States

    Online Math Applets (OMAs) are web-based, dynamic, and visual representations of mathematics concepts and offer interactive learning environments where students can work with multiple-linked... More

    pp. 352-358

  3. A Case Study on Creating Intentional Partnerships to Develop Effective Support Services for Online Learners

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

    The purpose of this best practices session is to describe the intentional partnership of a cross-functional team that worked to design and implement an intervention for online undergraduate... More

    pp. 352-353

  4. Usefulness of Computer Assisted Statistical Tools for Assessment of Learning Outcome at the Tertiary Education Level in Nigeria

    Chinelo Igwenagu, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Nigeria

    This paper has looked at the evaluation process currently going on in the tertiary institutions in Nigeria, using scores of forty students in a statistics course in the department of Mathematics... More

    pp. 354-358

  5. Caught in the Web: Faculty Development Program Useful and Practical? Converting Face to Face Classes to Online

    Sharon Kerrick, University of Louisville College of Business, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the evaluation findings of a study conducted over six consecutive years of a university faculty development program aimed at increasing faculty support and... More

    pp. 359-362

  6. A Case Study of Learner Interaction in Web-based Learning

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Jackson State University, United States

    The paper was intended to investigate student interaction in a web-based course delivered through a learning management system. The interactions included learner-learner interaction, learner... More

    pp. 363-369

  7. Managing Adjuncts From Afar While Keeping Assessment Needs in Check

    Deborah Leialoha, Graceland University, United States

    Retaining quality online adjunct faculty is greatly diminished by the implementation of a systematic mentoring and supervision program. Faculty performance is enhanced when engagement is a shared, ... More

    pp. 370-372

  8. Educational Paradigm Shift in the 21st Century E-Learning

    Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    With increased demand on higher education and limited resources, more and more schools are looking into instructional technology and use of online resources to reduce the cost of education and to... More

    pp. 373-379

  9. Online Student Satisfaction: An Examination of Preference, Asynchronous Course Elements and Collaboration Among Online Students

    Michael Marmon, Josh Gordesky & Jared Vanscoder, University of North Texas, United States

    Online courses provide students the opportunity and flexibility to attend college courses on their own schedule and within the comforts of their own home. While most enjoy the flexibility offered... More

    pp. 380-386

  10. Optimising the effectiveness of questionnaire surveys for usability evaluation of offline e-learning tutorials

    Julius O. Nyang'or, Samuel Ssemugabi & Ruth M De Villiers, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Usability of e-learning environments should be based on an interaction design that promotes ease of learning and offers meaningful engagement with the content. To achieve this, their design should ... More

    pp. 387-394

  11. Are Simulations Effective as Job Performance Assessment Tools?

    Sowmya Ramachandran, Stottler Henke Associates Inc, United States

    Performance assessment plays an important role in organizational development by informing the development of training programs and identifying employees who are ready for career advancement. Such... More

    pp. 395-404

  12. Distance Education Specialization: new educational directions in Mental Health in Maranhão - Brazil

    Christiana Salgado, Patricia Machado, Raissa Palhano & Ana Emilia Oliveira, UNASUS/UFMA, United States

    Distance education has proved to be effective in the production and sharing of knowledge in health using the Internet to break through obstacles such as dislocation and lack of time. In Brazil, the... More

    pp. 405-409

  13. The Extent of Virtual Reality Simulation Enhancing Assessment of Psychomotor Clinical Skills

    Arash Shahriari-Rad, King's College London, United Kingdom

    Assessing dental clinical skills in conventional laboratories based on professional experts’ judgment can be subjective and prone to human errors. Dental tutors only assess student’s final worked... More

    pp. 410-415

  14. Development and Integrated Use of Students’ Viewing Response Systems for Mobile Devicesand Online Video Suited to Diverse Students’ viewing Circumstances in Broadcast Lectures

    Junji Shibasaki, Open University of Japan, Japan

    We have developed two systems for feedbacking and sharing students’ viewing responses suited to students’ viewing circumstances in broadcast lectures using mobile devices for feedback (OREAS) and... More

    pp. 416-425

  15. Assessment for Online Learning and Online Instruction: Insights from the Literature

    Liyan Song, Towson University, United States

    The assessment of online learning and online instruction is a challenging issue in the field of online education. The pedagogical approaches that work in a traditional classroom may not work the... More

    pp. 426-431

  16. How Online Teacher Educational Backgrounds, Student Satisfaction, and Frequency of Teacher-Student Interactions Relate to Completion Rates for Two Critically Needed Courses Statewide

    Bonnie Swan & Michael Hynes, University of Central Florida, United States; Beth Miller, Florida Virtual School, United States; Jaime Godek, Kristopher Childs, Xuan-Lise Coulombe-Quach & Yan Zhou, University of Central Florida, United States

    Many believe a teacher has more impact on student learning than any other factor, yet little is known about the population of K-12 online distance education teachers and their pedagogical practices... More

    pp. 432-441

  17. New Library Tasks: A Dialog-based Approach to Guidance on Academic Writing

    Ingunn Nilsen, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway

    A traditional trajectory for new initiatives in higher education may be described as a triad of application, project development and collapse. Following a call and the successful application for... More

    pp. 433-437

  18. Computer applications in educational assessment

    Ali Rezaei, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    This paper is a summary of a textbook the author is writing about technology-based assessment. In this book hundreds of tools and online resources are introduced and critically evaluated. The book ... More

    pp. 461-471

  19. The building blocks of a working digital culture: The case of some Finnish schools

    Jarmo Viteli, University of Tampere / SRI International, United States; Heikki Sairanen & Mikko Vuorinen, University of Tampere, Finland

    Abstract: This paper takes a look at the factors affecting teacher use of ICT in some Finnish schools. The analysis is based on information gathered by the Opeka-system during the spring 2013. The ... More

    pp. 473-482

  20. Tools for Annotating Documents in E-Learning: An Evaluation

    Harald Wahl, Martin Niederwieser, Sonja Vollnhofer, Shveta Sohal, Sebastian Schwarz & Alexander Mense, University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria

    Modern E-learning environments require a solution for providing all kinds of documents, which are stored and accessible through various systems. There is a need to share and annotate documents and ... More

    pp. 483-492