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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. How a Virtual Lab Can Help High School Students on Static Equilibrium Experiment

    Hsin-Yih Shyu, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Yu-Hur Chou, Tung Nan University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to incorporate a virtual lab in physics experiment courses, enabling students to immerse themselves in the experimental process, thereby explore the effects on their... More

    pp. 926-930

  2. Digital Apprehension and First Year University Students.

    Heather Smith, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Andrea Quinn, Baypsych Consultants in Cleveland, Australia; Nick Kelly, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    The mere presence of global connections create the need for higher education to be internationally competitive—economically, culturally, and academically. The ‘latest’ digital tools can be... More

    pp. 931-939

  3. An Experimental Study of the Effect of Online Math Games on Student Performance and Engagement

    Lisa Suarez-Caraballo, Xiongyi Liu, Marius Boboc & Selma Koc, Cleveland State University, United States

    The purpose of this experimental study was to examine the effect of playing competitive online math games on high school students’ engagement and performance in adding integers. Three Algebra 1... More

    pp. 940-945

  4. Learning Actions Analysis of Working Adults in Workplace e-Learning

    Iori Sugiyama, Department of Human System Science,Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Yuki Watanebe, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning,Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Open University of Japan, Japan; Akinori Nishihara, Department of Human System Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In this paper, we present a comparative analysis of Japanese working adults’ and Japanese pre-employment students’ learning actions to clarify their characteristics in workplace e-learning. As a... More

    pp. 946-954

  5. Assessing the quality of online and blended learning using the methodology of e-Maturity Model. A pilot study in adult education in Flanders

    Hilde Van Laer, CVO Antwerpen, Belgium; Koen DePryck, Yves Blieck & Chang Zhu, Vrij Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

    Managing quality and ensuring continuous quality improvement of existing and new blended learning programs in adult education is the main focus of the research presented in this paper. Adult... More

    pp. 955-964

  6. Professors’ Mix of Open and Sharing Practices

    George Veletsianos, Royal Roads University, Canada

    Researchers currently lack an understanding of the degree to which professors engage in open and sharing practices in different contexts. I help fill this gap in the literature by presenting a... More

    p. 965

  7. Nodes and Connections for implementing connectivist learning in online education

    Harris Wang, Athabasca University, Canada

    Connectivist learning is learning through connections and networking. Although it is yet to be widely accepted as a new learning theory, compared to three existing learning theories known as... More

    pp. 966-975

  8. Teacher Immediacy: The Relationship with Perceived Learning and Student Outcomes in the US International Classroom

    Jillian Wendt, University of the District of Columbia, United States; Deanna Nisbet, Regent University, United States

    This study employed a causal comparative research design to determine if a relationship existed between international students’ perceptions of teacher immediacy, perceived learning, and achievement... More

    pp. 976-980

  9. Teaching generation Y and Z with mixed reality: from virtual with serious game to real with IoT

    Hamza Abed, LIP6, University of Paris 6, France; Philippe Pernelle, Université de Lyon, France; Stephane Talbot, Université de Savoie, France; Elodie Kredens, Université de Savoie Mont-Blanc, France; Thibault Carron, University of Paris 6, France

    The race for innovation gets into the classrooms. Nowadays, the teachers of universities try to integrate these new technologies to motivate students' new generation. Among these innovations usable... More

    pp. 981-989

  10. Institutional Categories Matter: Balancing Synchronous and Asynchronous Instruction in Both Online and Onground Environments

    David Anderson, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    Educators have long recognized the social nature of the learning (e.g., Dewey, Vygotsky, Bandura), yet instructors struggle to enhance group work within the classroom (Kise, 2014). Most higher... More

    pp. 990-996

  11. DUC – Fostering Diversity Aspects in Higher Education by eLearning and User generated Content

    Marc Beutner, Dennis Kundisch & Johannes Magenheim, University Paderborn, Germany; Rasmus Pechuel, Ingenious Knowledge GmbH, Germany

    This paper provides findings of a study conducted in the field of Diversity Management in higher education. DUC is an approach to integrate didactical embedded user generated content in lectures.... More

    pp. 997-1003

  12. The On-line/On-ground Dilemma Student Dis/Engagement, Dis/Satisfaction and the De/Valuing of Learning From Teacher- to Learner- to Customer- Centered Education

    Elaine Correa, Medaille College, United States

    The changes to the old teaching and learning paradigm is now, learning is no longer allocated within the 9-5 hours of the classroom, but rather the shift in learning is about how you are getting... More

    pp. 1004-1007

  13. A Pedagogy of the Glocal in Online Education

    Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Texas Tech University, United States

    In order to align our pedagogical strategies with the lived and local experiences, as well as the global embeddedness, of our students, we need to focus on a pedagogy of the glocal in online... More

    pp. 1008-1014

  14. An Attention to Place in Online Education

    Heather Greenhalgh-Spencer, Texas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to show some of the ways that place matters in online education, and in that ‘showing,’ hopefully prompt more questions and ideas around our attentiveness to place in... More

    pp. 1015-1019

  15. Addressing the Needs of Military and Civilian Adult Students

    John Jeanguenat & John Cain, Saint Leo University, United States

    (Abstract) Saint Leo University is truly attuned to the needs of Adult students. Many combine traditional classes meeting two evenings per week with the online classes, thus allowing them to... More

    pp. 1020-1021

  16. The Virtual Early College Dilemma: Digital Immigrants versus Digital Natives in the Classroom!

    Eric Kisling & Scott Williams, East Carolina University, United States

    Teaching virtual early college courses appears to be a task similar to teaching regular college students. However, faculty are finding that high school students are more connected to their... More

    pp. 1022-1026

  17. Student and Parent Perceived Technological Efficacy, Social Uses of Technology, and Technological Contribution: A Dyadic Analysis

    Wilfred W.F. Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    This study examined the interdependence of student and parent Perceived Technological Efficacy (PTE), Social Uses of Technology (SUT), and Technological Contribution (TC) derived from the Positive ... More

    pp. 1027-1031

  18. "Who am I?" Multicultural Encounters through New-Media Enhanced Narratives

    Dalit Levy, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and the Arts, Israel

    This brief paper presents an online introductory narrative assignment in the context of a qualitative research methods course, as part of the M.Ed. program within an Israeli college of education.... More

    pp. 1032-1035

  19. Integrating e-Learning Development Skills across an Entire Curriculum

    Jonathan McKeown, University of Tampa, United States

    One of the challenges with students in an Instructional Design and Technology program can be developing a strong set of e-Learning development skills, particularly with the latest software tools.... More

    p. 1036

  20. MOOCs as a Canary: A Critical Look at the Rise of EdTech

    Rolin Moe, Seattle Pacific University, United States

    Within popular media, the massive open online course (MOOC) is presented as a novel idea created by maverick professors and developed with a goal to further democratize education on bases of... More

    pp. 1037-1042