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Global TIME -Online Conference on Technology, Innovation, Media & Education

Feb 22, 2011

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Number of papers: 67

  1. Engage, Motivate, and Challenge Online Faculty with "Just in Time" Web Tools

    Eileen Dittmar, Capella University, United States; Holly McCracken, Capella Univ., United States

    Abstract: Experienced e-learning faculty members share strategies for implementing a comprehensive training model essential to the continued development of high performing online instructors. Their... More

    pp. 1-3

  2. Suitability of Google Documents as a student collaborative writing tool

    Todd Vens, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper reports on research conducted to determine Google Documents' suitability as a collaborative writing environment for students. A dual approach was used in this investigation. First, a set... More

    pp. 4-9

  3. Using Learning Management System to Provide Training for Nursing Support Staff

    Melissa Crane, Providence Hospital, Mobile, AL, United States

    In 2008, Providence Hospital administration noted that turnover rates for Nursing Support was 72%. A survey of the employees showed that improper training of their job duties was the highest... More

    pp. 10-11

  4. From VLE to pVLE: Personalizing Teaching and Learning in a Social Media World

    Anita Zijdemans Boudreau, Pacific University, College of Education, United States

    This paper presents a practitioner’s journey of integrating social media for personalizing teaching and learning in a university setting. A critical evaluation was conducted of the technology used,... More

    pp. 12-18

  5. iPad: Assessing the Impact of Mobile Learning Technologies on Graduate Management Education

    Owen Hall, Pepperdine University, United States

    Mobile learning has come a long way since Sir Isaac Pitman initiated the first correspondence course in the early 1840’s. The one-size-fits-all educational approach of the past is being transformed... More

    pp. 19-20

  6. Law professors and the iPad: A likely innovation?

    Susan Jaworowski, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a prediction of the likelihood of adoption of the Apple iPad by law schools. The framework for this analysis was Rogers’ innovation theory and the content analysis was based... More

    pp. 21-26

  7. Emergency Preparedness with Web 2.0: A Strategy for Professional Development

    Geoff Miller, American Overseas School of Rome, Italy; David Carbonara, Duquesne University, United States

    A few years ago, the prospect of an interruption to the normal ability to have classes on the campus of a private, international K-12 school, due to the H1N1 flu scare, created the need to devise... More

    pp. 27-48

  8. The iPad as mobile teaching device: multimedia database access in a classroom context

    Nathaniel Ostashewski, Athabasca University, Canada; Doug Reid, Wayfinder Education Group, Canada; Marcia Ostashewski, University of Washington/Cape Breton University, Canada

    The problem presented in this action-based research paper is “How can a multimedia database be utilized as a teaching and learning technology in the classroom?” This paper describes uses of the... More

    pp. 49-53

  9. Smartphones in the Classroom: Are We Ready?

    Tom Smyth, University of South Carolina Aiken, United States

    The use of mobile phones - both smartphones and feature phones - is ubiquitous among K-12 and higher education students. Undoubtedly this mobile device is one of the next primary platforms for... More

    pp. 54-57

  10. How Can You Be a Successful Teacher in a Web Conference Classroom? Results from a Case Study

    Francisco Garonce, Inter-American Defense College, Brazil; Gilberto Santos, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil

    What are the main factors that could potentially contribute to a more successful teaching process in the virtual environment of a web conference classroom? One way to attempt to answer this... More

    pp. 58-63

  11. Using telepresence (video conferencing)for conflict resolution and negotiation classes.

    Star Swift, Grand Valley State University, United States

    For the last four years we have worked with a company called ooVoo (similar to Skype but with more options) to assist our students in conflict resolution and negotiation classes through the use of ... More

    pp. 64-67

  12. Emotional Intelligence and the Use of Web 2.0 Tools in Language Learning in Higher Education

    Chuan-Ta Chao, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Shu-chien Pan, Ohio University, United States

    The ubiquity of the Internet infrastructure in Taiwan has provided college students great opportunities to access Web 2.0 tools 24/7. Among college students, the use of Web 2.0 tools in personal... More

    pp. 68-72

  13. Web 2.0 Technologies in Building Collaborative Teaching-Learning Environments for Middle School Geometry Instruction

    Md. Mokter Hossain & Lynda Wiest, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Web 2.0 is a collaborative Web development platform that allows users to develop user-centered, participatory Web applications to add, control, and share information interactively and interoperably... More

    pp. 73-76

  14. The More Time the Participants Interacted with the Math Mentor The More Their Instructional Practices Changes

    George Ash, Ash Co., United States; Peter Kiriakidis, Kiriakidis Co., Canada

    the purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine if The More Time the Participants Interacted with the Math Mentor The More Their Instructional Practices Changes in a small rural school... More

    pp. 77-107

  15. A Finite State Machine to Analyze Research Objectives in Moodle

    Jesus Miguel Garcia Gorrostieta, Universidad de la Sierra, Mexico; Samuel González López, Universidad Tecnológica de Nogales, Mexico; Fca. Cecilia Encinas Orozco, Universidad de Sonora, Mexico; Cesar Enrique Rose Gómez, Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo, Mexico; José David Madrid Monteverde & Jesús Pablo Lauterio Cruz, Universidad de la Sierra, Mexico

    Learning Management Systems help teachers to provide material to students; it’s possible to improve such systems including online analysis systems. In this article we propose the use of a tool that... More

    pp. 108-111

  16. Peer Assessment in Online and Hybrid Courses

    Tom Smyth, University of South Carolina Aiken, United States

    This paper describes an alternative assessment technique that incorporates peer assessment and is designed to increase student-student and student-instructor interaction in online and hybrid... More

    pp. 112-116

  17. Rethinking Assessment for 21st Century in Teacher Education: From Process to Product, from Self-assessment to Teacher Work Samples From E-portfolios to Digital Stories

    Melda N. Yildiz, Kean University, United States

    In a project based learning curriculum, participants will be encouraged to learn through a process where they write questions and to integrate new media and technologies into their media projects. ... More

    pp. 117-119

  18. Assessing the Assessors: Determining a Model for Effective Asynchronous Writing Feedback in Doctoral Programs

    Annie Pezalla, M. Laurel Walsh & Melanie Brown, Walden University, United States

    Best practices for providing writing feedback are unclear for instructors and students in online environments. This mixed-method study was designed to (a) assess the impact of an editorial review... More

    pp. 120-124

  19. The Impact of Mini-Computers and e-Books on the Success of At-risk College Students

    Aaron Hughey & Charlene Manco, Western Kentucky University, United States

    Academically underprepared college students; i.e., those identified as needing developmental (remedial) English, mathematics and reading courses in order to maximize their potential for academic... More

    pp. 125-130

  20. Establishing an Innovation Process in a Higher Educational Institution: Developing a Culture of Creativity

    Theodore Hartz & Fredricka Reisman, Drexel University, United States

    Abstract: Today’s global society is represented by rapid and complex change. “Creativity has been identified both as a key factor for adequately addressing the challenges caused by these changes as... More

    pp. 131-136