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World Conference on E-Learning

Oct 27, 2014


Theo Bastiaens

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Number of papers: 321

  1. Applying Management Related Podcasts to the Contemporary Challenges of School Superintendents

    Cathy Kaufman, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Like other organizations, schools are experiencing major shifts in the way they have traditionally conducted business. In contemporary mission and planning documents, strategies denoted by... More

    pp. 959-966

  2. Embracing the Shift: Creating a Personalized Learning Environment with the Next Generation of Stanford University’s Digital Education Programs

    Jan Keating, Nick Stutzman & Eli Kennedy, Redbird Advanced Learning, United States

    Utilizing the latest advances in adaptive instruction, gamification and digital project-based learning, teachers can now engage today’s technology-immersed students while preserving the educational... More

    p. 967

  3. I CARE 2.0: Facilitating online learning in higher education

    Jolie Kennedy, University of Minnesota, United States

    Hoffman & Ritchie’s (1998) I CARE model helps facilitators think about the way they design their online courses and interact with learners. The five-step model affords organization to a dynamic... More

    pp. 968-971

  4. Measuring self-experience within enquiry-based e-learning processes: On the need for qualitative oriented evaluation strategies within enquiry-based e-learning

    David Kergel, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany

    This paper presents a theoretical grounded qualitative evaluation strategie of enquiry based e-learning. Enquiry-based e-learning is a complex model within broader programmatic e-learning... More

    pp. 972-979

  5. Relevance to Distance Education of the Experiential Learning Model

    William Garner, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This updated presentation will discuss recent refinements in the Experiential Learning Model developed by the online Rehabilitation Counseling graduate program at the University of Arkansas at... More

    p. 973

  6. Smartphones as Learning Devices in Primary School:A Case Study from Singapore

    Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Gerald Knezek & Cathie Norris, University of North Texas, United States; Elliot Soloway, University of Michigan, United States

    Smartphones are fusion devices; they are currently being used in our daily activities--social, work, education and communication. Smartphones provide rapid and easy access to information and... More

    pp. 980-986

  7. Redesigning Discussion Forums: Using Multimedia to Foster Cognitive Presence

    Chesta Khurana, Rutgers University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to advance understanding on how to foster cognitive presence in instructor led-online courses. This mixed method study aims to implement an instructional intervention ... More

    pp. 995-1000

  8. Understanding Online Pedagogy: A Review of Strategies to Enhance Teaching Presence

    Chesta Khurana & Erica Boling, Rutgers University, United States

    The increased demand of online courses has sparked an interest among researchers to find ways to make online learning more meaningful and personal. Though many instructor led online courses are... More

    pp. 1001-1010

  9. Integrating Collaborative Blended Learning with PBL into Global Experiential Learning: APEC Edutainment Exchange Program (AEEP)

    Sang-mi KIM, Pusan National University, Korea (South)

    This study aims at investigating the case of APEC Edutainment Exchange Program (AEEP) as a blended PBL model applied to international youth exchange and global culture experience programs. This... More

    pp. 1011-1014

  10. Using Connectivism as a Framework for Redesigning Courses: Social & Mobile Learning Affordances

    Jeff Kissinger & Dianne Bennett, Rollins College, United States

    Abstract: In the spring of 2014 the Rollins College Hamilton Holt School began redesigning seven courses to be delivered in any teaching modality: classroom-based, blended, and online. In addition... More

    pp. 1015-1019

  11. Composite e-learning flash cards: a new system for teaching, study, and self-testing

    William Klemm, Texas A&M University, United States

    Herein is proposed a new system for teaching, learning, studying, and remembering all in the same visual and conceptual environment. That environment is created as a “one-card” virtual flash card. ... More

    pp. 1020-1026

  12. Educational Reform: Using the Internet to Teach the Learning Skills Cycle

    William Klemm, Texas A&M University, United States

    Student academic achievement has not improved much over the last 40 years of various educational reform efforts and trillions of new dollars. Could the problem be that educators have been trying to... More

    pp. 1027-1036

  13. Teachers Perceptions: Technology Integration in a K-12 Environment

    Taunya Kline & Christopher Devers, Indiana Wesleyan University, United States

    The rapid evolution and constant change of technology is creating both opportunities and complications in the educational system. Schools appear to be in a never ending cycle of playing... More

    pp. 1037-1039

  14. The CAPS Project: Community Building Through Technology in Hawai`i

    Kathleen Klinger, National University, United States

    Community building through technology was the key to success for the CAPS (Community Adolescent Physicals for Sports Project) as it facilitated the coordination of people as volunteers in a high... More

    pp. 1040-1046

  15. The YouTube teacher - Added Values of Educational Videos

    Line Kolås, Nord-Trøndelag University College, Norway

    Teachers use short videos in the classroom, but why do they choose video as a channel in their teaching practice? This paper presents the findings from an qualitative evaluation of 264 educational ... More

    pp. 1047-1054

  16. Interaction and Presence as Important Elements in Student Learning in Online Environments

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

    With rapid technology development and growth in student enrollment in online education, it is essential that online courses continue to be examined for effectiveness. Two vital components key to... More

    pp. 1055-1058

  17. Building a sense of community for students and parents through classroom websites

    Jennifer Laffier, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    Abstract: This paper reviews how teacher websites can be used to build a sense of community for students and parents. Ways in which this can be accomplished are presented in sample websites created... More

    pp. 1059-1068

  18. Experimental evaluation of learning performance for exploring the shortest paths in hyperlink network of Wikipedia

    Lauri Lahti, Aalto University School of Science, Finland, Finland

    In a 9-hour experiment we evaluated learning performance based on exploring the shortest paths in hyperlink network of Wikipedia online encyclopedia. Relying on network of 35688 unique hyperlinks... More

    pp. 1069-1074

  19. Academic Students’ Satisfaction and Learning Outcomes in a HyFlex Course: Do Delivery Modes Matter?

    Sawsen Lakhal, University of Sherbrooke, Canada; Hager Khechine & Daniel Pascot, Laval University, Canada

    The Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) design model is a course design model that combines Hybrid learning in a Flexible way, such that students can either attend face-to-face class sessions, participate... More

    pp. 1075-1083

  20. Higher Education’s Role in Academic Integrity as it Relates to Technology

    Tammie Lange & Maryellen Towey Schulz, College of St. Mary, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a research study in progress on how educators need to be aware of the current trends of academic integrity and technology in the classroom. Technology is... More

    pp. 1084-1089