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E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 21, 2013

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Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

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Number of papers: 417

  1. FB/Skype classroom "shell" extensions: trial and retributions.

    Mylene Catel, SUNY POTSDAM, United States

    This presentation deals with exploring and implementing new technologies because these can be educational tools for the teaching and learning of foreign languages. My recent work involves exploring... More

    pp. 7-18

  2. Supporting a Community of Online Users with Library Resources: One Library's Approach to Collaborative Resource Allocation

    Jo Flanders, St. Cloud State University, United States

    To support its users, libraries are increasingly allocating more of their funds to electronic and digital collections. Along with the challenges of acquiring and maintaining these resources are the... More

    p. 19

  3. Helping Diverse Students Learn and Succeed in Online and Blended Settings

    Steven Grubaugh & Greg Levitt, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States; Richard Speaker & Penny Speaker, University of New Orleans, United States

    This session will focus on promising practices to help teachers teach diverse students as they learn in online and blended environments. The topics will be based on national standards and promising... More

    pp. 20-22

  4. Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School - Complete Online High School

    Ryan Hauber, Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School, Canada

    The Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School is an asynchronous online high school serving approximately 2000 students a year. We recently made a significant change in our school by switching to the Moodle ... More

    p. 23

  5. Factors Influencing Health Information Seeking Behaviors of Internet Users

    Veronica Acosta-Deprez, Erlyana Erlyana, Tony Sinay, Henry O'Lawrence, Emmanuel Jacot, Jeremy Ramirez & Kyu Young Shim, California State University Long Beach, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore characteristics of internet users who seek health information online, as well as factors affecting their behaviors in seeking health information. Secondary... More

    pp. 24-29

  6. An Alternative Model for Distance Education in Turkey under the FATIH Project

    Ramazan Alkan, Serhad Sadi BARUTCUOGLU, Sükrü KAYA & Selçuk ÖZDEMIR, TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), Turkey

    Turkey has initiated FATIH (Increasing Opportunities Improving Technology Movement) Project with the aim enabling equal opportunities in education and improving technology in our schools for the... More

    pp. 30-40

  7. Evaluation of Preservice Teachers’ Virtual, Place-based Lessons for Math Day—The Amazing Race

    Diane Barrett & Jan Ray, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on preservice teachers’ and student participants’ evaluations of Math Day—The Amazing Race. This event was conducted by preservice... More

    pp. 41-44

  8. iTunes, YouTube and Me: Augmented Your Classroom with Web-Based Media

    Paul Beaudoin, Fitchburg State University, United States

    The student arriving on campuses today has been digitally connected their entire life. From cell phones and iPads, to Facebook and Google, this student has immediate and continuous... More

    pp. 45-53

  9. Exploring Innovation in the Learning Landscape

    Laurie Burruss, lynda.com, United States

    As educators, how can we identify and foster the key tenants of innovation? If we focus on producing innovators, not just subject matter experts, how might we shift our professional development... More

    p. 54

  10. Lecture Capture in the Flipped Classroom: Addressing the Oxymoron

    David Cameron & Carol Miles, University of Newcastle, Australia

    As more university teachers embrace the pedagogical soundness of the “flipped” or “inverted” classroom – having students engage with course content online before participating in classroom... More

    pp. 55-59

  11. Authentic Education: Lessons from an Online Finnish Teacher Development Program for 21st Century Faculty.

    Mark Curcher, Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), Finland; Hanna Teräs, University of Wollongong, Australia

    The Finnish education system has received a lot of media attention due the results of PISA examinations. Many countries have considered ways to implement the ‘Finnish model’ into their own context.... More

    pp. 60-65

  12. Transitioning a K-12 Technology Training Event to an Online Format in a Face-to-Face Culture

    Jeremy Dickerson, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    As one culminating activity of their program, Coastal Carolina University Education graduate students completing their Master’s degree concentrating in Instructional Technology must design, develop... More

    p. 66

  13. Best practices in developing rubrics for online courses

    Donna DiMatteo-Gibson, Lycurgus Group, Inc., United States

    Best practices in developing rubrics for online courses will be shared along with specific examples of rubrics created within online undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. Information will ... More

    pp. 67-70

  14. Interactive Online course development

    Donna DiMatteo-Gibson, The Lycurgus Group, Inc., United States

    Best practices in online course development ensuring online courses incorporate interactive learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Examples will be shared that have been... More

    pp. 71-73

  15. A Socio-constructivist Model of Development of Learning Content in an e-learning Platform Oriented to Management of Academic Knowledge

    Abderrahim EL MHOUTI, Azeddine NASSEH & Mohamed ERRADI, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, Morocco

    In an e-learning platform, the learning content plays an important role in the process of management of academic knowledge (MAK), which constitutes the main objective of any institution of higher... More

    pp. 74-80

  16. International concurrent course delivery: Bringing pragmatic research to the classroom

    Deborah Fitzsimmons, Western University, Canada

    Tele-health, or health care at a distance, is increasingly becoming a common form of health service delivery yet few academics are researching this field, and fewer are teaching about it. This... More

    pp. 81-85

  17. MOOCs: Why Low-Cost Will Not Create Equal Access

    Nathan Garrett & Yesica Allala, Woodbury University, United States

    How will Moocs influence the college and university system? This paper examines them with the “iron triangle” principles of access, cost, and quality. These show that while Moocs have lower cost,... More

    pp. 86-94

  18. Teaching Online Teaching Online: Seven Pedagogical Principles for Teacher Training

    Mikkel Godsk, Rikke Frøhlich Hougaard & Annika Büchert Lindberg, Centre for Science Education, Aarhus University, Denmark

    The article presents the learning design of a teacher training module at Aarhus University for science teachers in digital learning design and its seven pedagogical principles. Furthermore, the... More

    pp. 95-104

  19. Past – Present – Future: A Collaborative Experiment with Dynamic Conference Documentation

    Helge Hoivik, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway

    In late 2012 the head of an academic unit at the university level was confronted with the task of producing an electronic document for their 50 year anniversary seminar. To resolve competing... More

    pp. 105-109

  20. The "Post-IT" Curatorial Challenge

    Helge Hoivik, Learning Center and Library, Oslo and Akershus University College

    Within academia the libraries and learning centers are caretakers and therefore stakeholders of an emerging textual universe. It is driven by the more general transition from industrial to... More

    pp. 110-117