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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 Effects of Prompts on Paper-based and Mobile Display-based Learning of Technological Knowledge (Scientific Study) in Junior High School Students

    HARUHISA YAMAGUCHI, Kagawa Preferectual University of health, United States; YUMI YAMAGUCHI, KANSAI UNIVERSITY OF INTERNATIONAL STUDY, Japan

    n recent years, schools have increasingly made use of computers as tools of education. Both paper- and display-based reading are often incorporated into the same lessons. Especially, mobile... More

    pp. 493-498

  2. Hybrid Education: An Effective Modality for K-12 Schools to Deliver Cybersecurity Education for Teachers and Staff

    Wiam Younes, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; George Semich, Robert Morris University, United States

    This paper is a report on a study findings to assess the preferred method of delivering a cybersecurity, cybersafety and cyberethics (C3) education for K-12 teachers and staff. To meet federal and... More

    pp. 499-504

  3. Acquiring Nursing Informatics Competencies through A Web Facilitated Information Literacy Course

    Weichieh Wayne Yu, Chang Gung University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Jenny Wang, National Formosa University, Taiwan; Chia-Hao Chang, Chang Gung University of Science & Technology, Taiwan; Chunfu Charlie Lin, National Formosa University, Taiwan

    This paper reports the development and implementation of a web-facilitated nursing information literacy course aiming to promote informatics competencies of intended nurses. This proposed course... More

    pp. 505-509

  4. Prototyping an Interactive User Guide with Contextual Help

    Benjamin Zayas, Jesús Vazquez Bustos, Miguel Pérez & Eduardo Islas, Electrical Research Institute, Mexico

    This paper reports a work in progress for prototyping an interactive user guide application which replicates the user-system interface and mimics the functionality of an actual software tool. The... More

    pp. 510-515

  5. The Process of Building Learning Communities in an Online Course

    Mariam Abdelmalak, NMSU,college of Education,Curriculum & Instruction Department., United States

    This paper discusses the processes I utilize to build learning communities in my online courses. Drawing on research literature on how best to design and conduct an online course that fosters... More

    pp. 516-523

  6. Online Business Leadership, Is It Authority or Community Building?

    Caroline Akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    Leadership as a function of management is critical in attaining organizational objectives and in online teams leadership in the third millennium seems to hinge on efficient and effective... More

    pp. 524-535

  7. The Power of Collaboration: Second Life Faculty Members and Support Personnel Share Facilities, Ideas, and Research

    Patricia Anderson, Maureen Ellis & Sharon Kibbe, East Carolina University, United States

    Steeped in the Constructivist Theory, the Second Life environment offers prospects for new types of collaborative and participative teaching, learning, and research. Two faculty members and a... More

    pp. 536-537

  8. Development and experimentation of stamp rally application on a smart phone: Revitalizing the region by obtaining the local information

    Kimihiko ANDO & Mizuho Iinuma, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan; Nana Azegami, DenDeDen AZNA Co.,Ltd., Japan; Taketoshi Inaba, Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

    This study suggests a stamp rally that is viable within a whole region, not just particular areas, to vitalize the region by increasing a level of familiarity of the entire region as well as... More

    pp. 538-543

  9. Digital Trends: e-learning, e-education, and motivation

    Yayoi Anzai & Amy Kasuga, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    There have been many studies which have reported on students’ digital environment, but very few which have reported on how teachers use the digital environment and share information. This study... More

    pp. 544-549

  10. Immediate Effects of Mobile Photo Note-taking in English Vocabulary Learning

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Mariko Funada & Kanji Akahori, Hakuoh University, Japan

    Mobile photo-note taking has become a popular note-taking style in recent years at conferences and at schools. Since the users are quickly shifting from cellphones to smartphones, mobile ... More

    pp. 550-556

  11. What about MOOCs for language learning?

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This paper reports a study on English as a foreign language (EFL) instruction integrating Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). There is a high demand for university students to study aboard to... More

    pp. 557-561

  12. A Case Study on Collaborative Teaching of English as a Foreign Language in a Computer-Assisted Multiliteracies Program

    Minoo Ardeshiri & Kyungmee Lee, Ontario Institute of Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, United States

    This paper describes two teachers’ collaborative experience teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) based on a multiliteracies approach. To examine the potential of such an approach in EFL... More

    pp. 562-568

  13. The Use of Concrete Manipulatives in Online Mathematics Methods Courses

    Linda Ann Arnold, The University of Tennessee, United States

    The use of concrete manipulatives to help students learn mathematics has become accepted practice. Aspiring and current mathematics teachers at both the elementary and secondary levels take... More

    pp. 569-574

  14. Streaming Media for Each Student in Every Class: Interdepartmental Best Practices for Accessible, Legal, Affordable, and Effective Video Delivery to Online Students

    Pat Artz, Robin Bernstein & Paul Arithi, Bellevue University, United States

    Trial and error can be expensive, especially with streaming media for online classes. Copyright laws are dauntingly complex, accessibility laws demand compliance, film rights can be expensive,... More

    pp. 575-580

  15. Implementation of an Online Question-Answer (Q/A) System as a Mobile Learning Tool

    Amine Hatun Atas & Omer Delialioglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    The goal of the current study was to explore the effect of an online question-answer (Q/A) system to support students’ questioning- answering in a Computer Networks class. In order to encourage... More

    pp. 581-586

  16. Developing Academic and Cultural Literacy Skills Through Videos

    Shoba Bandi-Rao, Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York, United States

    When students’ understanding of literacy departs from the literacy expectations in the academia, their success is often jeopardized. Cultural literacy is described as “learning a discourse or... More

    p. 587

  17. Transforming your Traditional Classroom into an Online Success Story

    Jimmy Barnes & Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States

    It is no secret that moving your instruction online presents a multitude of challenges but these challenges can be managed successfully if proper planning techniques are applied in the conversion... More

    p. 588

  18. REFRESHABLE TRAINING: Creating a "Living" Course for Faculty Teaching Online and Blended Learning Courses

    David Batts, Te-Shun Chou, J. Barry DuVall & Kamalesh Panthi, East Carolina University, United States

    A faculty peer mentoring program that was developed in the College of Technology and Computer Science (TECS) at a public university. The purpose of the program is to advance standards of excellence... More

    pp. 589-594

  19. Transitioning to the ePortfolio: An Opportunity to teach Digital Literacy in Pre-Service Teacher Education

    Lorraine Beaudin, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    Abstract: Past research has demonstrated the value of the professional portfolios on teacher development and its positive impact on pre-service teachers’ reflective practitioner skills. Continually... More

    pp. 595-599

  20. Transitioning to Blackboard Learn: One Professor’s Journey

    Joanne Beriswill, Mississippi State University, United States

    This presentation chronicles the transition to Blackboard Learn for a professor teaching an online computer applications course. It provides actual examples of the functionality gained by migrating... More

    pp. 600-601