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E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning

Nov 14, 2016

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Number of papers: 212

  1. Perceptions of Online Learning and Technology Use: A Study of CEGEP Students

    Paul Bazelais & Tenzin Doleck, McGill University, Canada

    The purpose of this research is to investigate pre-university science Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel (CEGEP) students’ perceptions of online learning and technology use. To probe... More

    pp. 987-991

  2. New Faculty Outreach: Cultivating Relationships

    Erica Ellsworth, University of Maryland University College (UMUC), United States

    In a recent survey by Faculty Focus, a list of best practices for training and retaining faculty were presented, noting faculty community and timely support were two of the best practices (Hill,... More

    pp. 992-996

  3. Post-secondary students with disabilities and digital learning: What do we know about their lived experiences?

    Djenana Jalovcic, Athabasca University, Canada

    The purpose of this paper is to review the current literature on lived experiences of students with disabilities in digital learning environments. There is an increasing number of students with... More

    pp. 997-1001

  4. Using Video Streaming and a Commenting System for Role-Play in an Undergraduate Legal Education Seminar

    Daisuke Kaneko & Yukiyo Nagaya, School of Economics, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan

    This study explores the possibilities of role-play in small seminars for undergraduate legal education. The authors introduced role-play into a class, as well as a system that streams video clips... More

    pp. 1002-1005

  5. Blended learning systems in tertiary education: A comparative analysis of two universities from Rwanda and Mozambique

    Xavier Muianga, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique; Jean Claude Byungura, Henrik Hansson & Ranil Peiris Colombage, DSV- Stockholm University Stockholm, Sweden; Inocente Mutimucuio, Faculty of Education - Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique

    This study is about analyzing the state of the art of blended learning systems comparatively with reference to complex adaptive system framework from two developing countries namely Rwanda and... More

    pp. 1006-1015

  6. Can We Lead Change without Integrity?

    Caroline Akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    It is time to rethink leadership. We need to step outside the box; we need to rethink how to have people work with one another as morally upright problem solvers, rebuilding organization in the... More

    pp. 1016-1023

  7. A Corporate International Trade & Customs Education Program: An Integrated View where Local Needs, Global Scope, Spiral E-Learning Pedagogies and Web-based Technologies Converge

    Ana Andrada, Jonathan Lionel Pepe & José Luis Gonzalez Selmi, Cámara Argentina de Comercio y Servicios, Argentina

    The Argentine Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC) is one of the largest organizations dealing with every local governmental and political sector to reach consensus for the implementation of... More

    pp. 1024-1029

  8. The Impact of Technology on Arab Women

    Heyam Abo Alasrar, Ohio University, United States

    This research explored the impact of technology on 18 Arab women in a student organization in a midwestern university. To measure technology’s impact on women, a content area related to women’s... More

    pp. 1030-1045

  9. Challenges That Face Saudi Female Undergraduate Students When They Use Social Media as a Learning Tool

    Alaa Kutbi & Zuochen Zhang, University of Windsor, Canada

    Social media in the classroom is no longer a hot topic for many countries because most schools are taking advantage of modern technologies. However, most Saudi students do not experience the use of... More

    pp. 1046-1056

  10. Pathways to use of online social media tools in distance learning

    Chinyere Ngurukwem, Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria, Nigeria; Emmanuel Ngurukwem, Federal College of Education, Obudu, an affiliate of the University of Calabar, Nigeria, Nigeria

    This paper explores the pathways to the use of online social media tools to further the course of distance learning in Nigeria. The discourse is premised on the fact that a good majority of rural... More

    pp. 1057-1062

  11. Guide on the Side: Reconsidering the faculty role in student-centered online learning

    Richard Pierce, Shendandoah University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of online course design that aspired to develop ICT self efficacy and increase student satisfaction, using challenge based learning in a... More

    pp. 1063-1068

  12. Capacity Building in Social Development for Latin America through ELearning

    Stella Porto, Inter-American Development Bank, United States

    Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has become a leading source for financing of social and economical development in the Latin American and the Caribbean region (LAC). IDB has become a leader in... More

    pp. 1069-1072

  13. DMIE: a learning object to design Digital Musical Instruments for Education.

    Fatima W. Rosas, Patricia A. Behar & Gislaine Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    This study introduces a learning object (LO) developed by an interdisciplinary team aimed at the construction of educational digital musical instruments (DMIs) for adolescent audiences. The main... More

    pp. 1073-1082

  14. How Simple Is It To Flip?

    Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    Many educators are attempting to transform their teaching/learning environments into flipped classrooms; reversing traditional instructional methodologies, introducing blended learning, &/or... More

    pp. 1083-1089

  15. Sharing a Way to Combat Plagiarism in an EFL Class: Still Popular!

    Christine Sabieh, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    The purpose of this paper is to share how a still popular 10-year-old project based learning assignment that used technology to enable language learners to learn the meaning of plagiarism. The... More

    pp. 1090-1092

  16. An Exploratory Study of the Chinese Provincial Government Portals Accessibility

    Chunsheng Zhao, Sichuan University of Science & Engineering, China; Daniela Marghitu, Auburn University, United States; Lin Mou, Sichuan University of Science & Engineering, China

    This study examines the accessibility of 33 Chinese provincial government portals with a combination of automated and manual testing, based on W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) WCAG 2.0 (Web Content ... More

    pp. 1093-1101

  17. A New Model of Education Poverty Alleviation Based on Deyan Cloud Video Platform---A Case Study of Taijiang County of Guizhou Province

    Zhongwu Zhu, Hao Yang, Zhumei Liu, Zhiyi Bi & Ying Tang, Guizhou GreenNet Technology Co., Ltd, China

    In this paper, we propose a new model of education poverty alleviation based on Deyan cloud video platform. Through remote video interactive technology, a teacher can not only teach students in a... More

    pp. 1102-1107

  18. Investigation into students preferred interface on mobile devices and their pedagogic performance

    Ali Alowayr & Rachel McCrindle, University of Reading, United Kingdom

    The advancement of mobile learning technologies has made it viable for developments in education and technology to be combined in order to fulfil educational needs worldwide. Teaching organisations... More

    pp. 1108-1114

  19. Implementing Flipped Classroom in Blended Learning environments: a Proposal Based on the Cognitive Flexibility Theory

    Mariel Andrade, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Brazil, Brazil; Clara Coutinho, Universidade do Minho, Portugal

    Flipped Classroom is an issue that gains increased attention in Blended Learning models. Generally, in the traditional classroom, the teacher uses the time in the classroom to explain the... More

    pp. 1115-1125

  20. Learning in Commons: Investigating the impact of a social network on the the learning of technology graduate students.

    Gerald Ardito, Pace University School of Education, United States

    Learning is both personal and social at the same time. In order to investigate the impact on learning and social behaviors of graduate level educational technology students, a social network, Pace ... More

    pp. 1126-1131