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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 19, 2015

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Number of papers: 321

  1. Innovation Digital Teaching Aids Research on Multimedia Touch-Like Virtual Electronic White Board Design

    Sou-Chen Lee, Lung-Hwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    Nowadays, "Screen Touch" is an important technology in the digital application that whenever a mobile device, phone, tablet, laptop or large screen all can use the touch screen when the operation... More

    pp. 120-123

  2. Integration of Model Assignments into the Online Classroom

    Molly Molnar, Ashford University, United States

    The Best Practices session will highlight the design, creation, and implementation of model assignments into the online classroom. This is a faculty driven process that seeks to truly connect the ... More

    p. 124

  3. Blending for Student Engagement: Lessons Learned Through the Video Vignette

    Amanda Montgomery, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper reports results from the second phase of an action research study examining the role of the pedagogical, video vignette in supporting student engagement within a flipped, blended... More

    pp. 125-129

  4. Development of Functions of a Mind Map System that Prompts Learners to Refocus on Keywords Aside from the Discussion for a Long Time

    Yuumi Natsubori & Takeshi Kitazawa, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan; Toshio Mochizuki, School of Network and Information, Senshu University, Japan; Hideo Funaoi, Faculty of Education, Soka University, Japan

    This paper describes the development and evaluation of Function to Refocus on Keywords (FReK), a collaborative brainstorming mind map system with a highlighting function to prompt participants to... More

    pp. 130-135

  5. The “My Number” Game for the Cultivation of Digital Citizenship in Information Studies at the Upper Secondary School Level

    Yoshihiro Ogawa & Toshiki Matsuda, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In Japan, Information Studies has been set as a compulsory subject area pertaining to informatics since 2003 at the upper secondary level. However, the Central Council of Education pointed out that... More

    pp. 136-143

  6. Using the potato to develop an interdisciplinary and interactive online youth education program

    Martha Raidl & Cassidy Hall, University of Idaho, United States

    An online youth education program was designed around potatoes, one of the most commonly consumed vegetables, especially by children. This interdisciplinary four-lesson potato curriculum covers... More

    pp. 144-148

  7. Planning an educational program for IT professionals based on a blended learning model

    Sabina Rako, Sandra Kucina Softic, Dobrisa Dobrenic, Ivan Maric & Zoran Bekic, University of Zagreb, University Computing Centre (SRCE), Croatia

    Blended learning models are formed by combining face-to-face and online learning activities. According to the classification by Twigg (2003), blended learning models can be categorized as follows: ... More

    pp. 149-154

  8. Transmedia Books: A Pathway for Incorporating Digital Fabrication into the Curriculum in Schools

    Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    This proposed roundtable will provide examples of how transmedia books can be used to incorporate digital fabrication into the k-12 curriculum. An example of a transmedia book developed through a... More

    pp. 155-157

  9. Preservice Teachers + Pinterest = Engaging Content Development

    Debbie VanOverbeke, Paulette Stefanick, Michelle Beach & Amy Christensen, SMSU, United States

    This survey research study investigated the development of Pinterest boards by preservice teachers for use in math and reading methods courses and accompanying field experiences. After completing... More

    pp. 158-161

  10. Collaborative Multimodal Composing in a LMS Environment

    Mia Kim Williams, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Explore the design and development of collaborative activities that engage students in composing multimodal texts. Through a well-crafted instructional design in a graduate program's learning... More

    p. 162

  11. An Online Learning Approach to Teaching Mobile Application Development

    Li Xu, University of Arizona South, United States

    The recent steadily growing revenue and jobs in mobile application development led us to examine the traditional Computer Science (CS) curriculum we used and revise the curriculum for students to... More

    pp. 163-168

  12. Converting Traditional Formal Caregiver Training to Online Training for Informal Caregivers: Evaluating Effectiveness

    Grant Chartrand, University of Hawaii, United States

    This paper reports a study to evaluate the effectiveness of an online module to train adults in disaster preparedness for senior citizens. FEMA-certified content for formal caregivers was converted... More

    pp. 169-176

  13. The Benefits and Challenges of Implementing E-Portfolio Assessment in Language Courses

    Hui-Ya Chuang & Kai Liu, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    From high school to college, portfolio assessment has been implemented in different courses as a method of self-reflection and evaluation. This presentation will discuss the literature review of e-... More

    pp. 177-180

  14. Student Learning Outcomes and Rubric Application in the LMS: Graduate culminating projects (theses, dissertations, and more)

    Elizabeth Crawford & David Rausch, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, United States

    Unlike a traditional course with specific content as well as directed reading material and assignments, a capstone, thesis, or dissertation often begins as a broad individualized journey of... More

    pp. 181-186

  15. Personal Learning Goals versus Attrition in MOOCs: A Learner Framework for MOOC 2.0

    Ellen S. Hoffman & Michael P. Menchaca, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    MOOCs come in many flavors and are intended to serve many purposes, but most of the literature focuses on the supplier—system or instructor—view of success. As a result, when determining positive... More

    pp. 187-193

  16. Place-based Language Learning Using Mobile Technology: A Case Study Using a Multi-Cultural Context in Hawai?i

    Daniel Holden, Yang Liu, Jared Tomei & Dongping Zheng, University of Hawai?i, United States; Jianhua Wang, Renming University, China

    By utilizing a combination of theories of place-based learning and mobile technology, the research team at a university in Hawai?i was able to implement their design-based research into a real... More

    pp. 194-201

  17. E-books or P-books: Pre-service teachers’ Preferences in Early Childhood Education

    Wei-Ying Hsiao & Hsing-Wen Hu, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Children’s electronic picture books (e-books) are becoming more popular recently. The purpose of this study is to explore pre-service teachers’ beliefs about using e-books as a teaching tool in the... More

    pp. 202-206

  18. A Comparative Study of Online and Onsite Engineering Experiments

    Xiang Huang & Yali Zou, University of Houston, United States; Xuemin Chen, Texas Southern University, United States; Hamid Parsaei, Texas A&M University- Qatar, Qatar; Gangbing Song, University of Houston, United States

    This paper reports a comparative study of online vs. onsite experiments. Online education becomes popular in many disciplines, however, online engineering education falls behind, mainly due to the ... More

    pp. 207-213

  19. Invariance of Factor Structure in Different Booklets of a Large Scale Test

    Murat Doğan Şahin, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey; Özlem Doruk, Anadolu University, Open Education FacultyTurkey, Turkey

    The purpose of this study is to test the invariance of factor structure in different booklets (test groups) of the Financial Management course mid-term exam, which approximately 160.000 Business... More

    pp. 214-219

  20. Common Core State Standards: Is Computer Assisted Instruction up for the Challenge?

    Haya Shamir & Rachel Goethe, Waterford Institute, United States

    This study investigates the impact of adding an adaptive computer assisted instruction program to current curriculum on kindergarten and 1st grade students’ reading gains. Results from elementary... More

    pp. 220-227