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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. Pre-service teacher ICT skill-set: Not a simple issue

    Kathy Jordan, RMIT University, Australia; Leanne Compton, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Australia

    For some time, a consistent theme in Teacher Education has been that graduates lack the necessary skill-set to use ICT in their practice. In Australia, the recent implementation of national... More

    pp. 799-806

  2. Relationship between pre-service teachers’ level of Technology Integration and technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in Physical Education Teacher Education Programs

    Susana Juniu, Kristin Scrabis-Fletcher & Eric Zullo, Montclair State University, United States; Dino Russo, zulloe1@mail.montclair.edu, United States

    Physical education teacher education (PETE) programs have become responsible for creating opportunities for PETE candidates to utilize technology within their classes. Research has shown that the... More

    pp. 807-813

  3. An Exploration of Undergraduate Students’ Purposes of Utilizing Social Networks: A Survey Research

    Feride Karaca, Marmara University, Turkey

    This study utilized a survey research to find out the social networks utilized by undergraduate students in Computer Education and Instructional Technologies Department, the duration and the... More

    pp. 814-817

  4. Can Serious Games Prevent Plagiarism?

    Cheryl Kier, Athabasca University, Canada

    Plagiarism has become a big concern for educators. Despite numerous attempts to prevent plagiarism, it remains a challenge. The current study evaluated the effectiveness of a plagiarism education... More

    pp. 818-822

  5. Automatic Summary Grading on Narrative Article for English Learner

    Jia-Ling Koh & Han Wang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chen-Yu Huang, Taipei Municipal Shilin High School of Commerce, Taiwan; Greg Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The open questions about article's summarization can evaluate whether students understand the content of an article. However, it is a time-consuming task for teachers to give feedback and score.... More

    pp. 823-830

  6. What is wrong with online class discussions? An examination of the current research regarding the effect of instructor intervention techniques on the quality of student responses

    Jaclyn Krause, Central Washington University, United States; Jan Tucker, Columbia Southern University, United States; Stephanie YoungGonzaga, Ashford University, United States

    Many best practices exist for facilitating online class discussion. Yet, there seems to be a general lack of both student engagement and quality participation. This paper explores the current... More

    pp. 831-836

  7. Technological and Human-Relational Factors on Student Learning Success in Online Doctoral Leadership Programs: A Theoretical Framework

    Hyunkyung Lee, Yonsei University, Korea (South); Heewon Chang & Lynette Bryan, Eastern University, United States

    Focusing on the intersectional impact of two key factors, technological and human-relational, on student learning success in online doctoral leadership programs, this paper presents a theoretical... More

    pp. 837-842

  8. Have Pre-Service Teachers’ Technology Skills Changed in the Last 14 years?

    Ian Loverro, Central Washington University, United States

    In 2001, 180 pre-service teachers completed a survey designed to assess the confidence with which they engaged in particular technology-related activities, on the first day of their education... More

    pp. 843-848

  9. Designing for Social Paleontology: An Exploratory Study of Citizen Mental Models

    Lisa Lundgren & Kent Crippen, University of Florida, College of Education, School of Teaching and Learning, United States

    Designing for social learning implies understanding the perspective, interests and needs of intended participants. Our goal is to design an online environment that supports a community of practice ... More

    pp. 849-858

  10. Exploring Students’ Reading Self-Efficacy Beliefs within Digital Environments: A Case Study with Amazon Kindles.

    Apostolos Nikolakopoulos & Fotini Paraskeva, University of Piraeus, Greece

    An e-reader is a mobile device especially designed to display digital forms of written materials. Factors related to students’ personality, like self-efficacy beliefs may be strongly connected to... More

    pp. 859-865

  11. The role of Personal Innovativeness and Previous Experience in explaining and predicting Mobile-based Assessment adoption

    Stavros Nikou & Anastasios A. Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece

    Mobile devices can deliver learning content and assessment “anywhere” and “anytime”, offering new opportunities for ubiquitous and personalized learning experiences. Despite the growing interest... More

    pp. 866-871

  12. Learning from Online Modules in Diverse Instructional Contexts

    Gwen Nugent, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Amy Kohmetscher & Deana Namuth-Covert, Ohio State University, United States; John Guretzky, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Patrick Murphy, Agricultural Product Storage, United States; DoKyoung Lee, University of Illinois, United States

    This study examined the learning impacts of online modules used in different learning and instructional contexts in undergraduate education. The research used a multi-case study approach,... More

    pp. 872-877

  13. Wearable Technologies to Promote STEM Learning and Attitudes

    Gwen Nugent & Bradley Barker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Neal Grandgenett, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Jenny Melander & Carl Nelson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    Given their integration of engineering, computing, and fashion, wearable technologies promise to be an excellent interdisciplinary context to support student science, technology, engineering, and... More

    pp. 878-883

  14. Overt Physicality with Virtual Manipulatives

    Seungoh Paek, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    This study examines the impact of two different input devices (Wiimote vs. touchscreen) on young students’ understanding of multiplication as experienced in a virtual manipulatives environment. For... More

    pp. 884-890

  15. Students’ Conceptual Understanding of Leadership in a Global World: Learning via a Web-based Simulation of Political and Economic Development

    Seungoh Paek, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States; Daniel L. Hoffman, Kamehameha Schools, United States

    There is a great deal of interest in providing opportunities for today’s youth to be more culturally sensitive and more globally aware. To this end, this study examined the impact of a simulation... More

    pp. 891-896

  16. A Physics Class Model that Predicts Student Performance

    Muhammad Riaz & Elsa Sofia Morote, Dowling College, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine how simulations in physics class, student engagement, critical thinking, cooperative learning, and use of simulations predict students 'performance as... More

    pp. 897-902

  17. Evaluating a Re-evaluation Request Web Application at the University of Missouri School of Medicine

    Lisa Royse & Danny Myers, University of Missouri School of Medicine, United States

    University of Missouri School of Medicine recently launched a re-evaluation request system that moved an idiosyncratic paper process to a streamlined online system. A situated action approach to... More

    pp. 903-908

  18. Engaging Students with Technology in an Asynchronous Learning Environment

    Nina Sarkar, Wendy Ford & Christina Manzo, Queensborough Community College, CUNY, United States

    Abstract: Millennial students are driving change in learning environment around the world. Unlike previous generations, Millennial students' constant exposure to the Internet and other digital... More

    pp. 909-913

  19. The Effect of Automated Essay Scoring Prompting Programs on High School Student's Writing Proficiencies

    Samuel Securro, Marshall University, United States

    Abstract: The investigation compared the effects of a generic automated essay practice program (Writing Roadmap, 2.0) and a specific online automated essay practice program (Westest 2 Practice) on ... More

    pp. 914-920

  20. If you can't beat them, join them

    Alia Sheety, Cabrini College, United States

    The case study examines teachers’ perception of the use of mobile phones to enhance learning. Data was collected from an Arab Israeli Private School at the north of Israel. Interviews were... More

    pp. 921-925