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E-Learn 2002--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education



Margaret Driscoll; Thomas C. Reeves

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This conference has 6 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 678

  1. Be All That You Can Be--Again: E-Learning as a Means of Training Retiring Military to Become Teachers

    Nancy Cassity Dunlap, Clemson University, United States

    Abstract: The South Carolina T3 Coalition has designed this alternative to provide requisite training and credentialing for retiring military personnel to become teachers in the schools most in... More

    pp. 2-8

  2. Creating and Maintaining Data-Driven Course Web Sites

    Jesse M. Heines, University of Massachussetts Lowell, United States

    This paper deals with techniques for reducing the amount of work that needs to be redone each semester when one prepares an existing course Web site for a new class. The key concept is algorithmic ... More

    pp. 9-17

  3. Designing Authentic Activities for Web-based Courses

    Jan Herrington, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Influenced by constructivist philosophy and advances in technology, there is increasing interest in authentic activities as a basis for learning in both face-to-face and web-based courses. Whereas ... More

    pp. 18-27

  4. E-Learning in Health Care - Policy, Practice, Evaluation, and Technical Implications - Emerging Trends

    Penny Jennett, University of Calgary, Canada

    This presentation will focus on changes as we face the challenges of embracing e-learning tools in health practice. Current trends and changes triggered by e-learning within, from the perspectives ... More

    pp. 28-31

  5. eduSource: A Pan–Canadian Learning Object Repository

    Rory McGreal, Athabasca University, Canada

    As more and more institutions and companies in Canada develop online learning content, the importance of learning objects and the metadata used to describe them becomes clear. EduSource has brought... More

    pp. 32-40

  6. Challenges in providing e-learning in the regulated pharmaceutical industry

    James Vesper, Learnwright, Canada

    pp. 41-46

  7. The Open Source Movement, Publishing, and the Dissemination of Knowledge

    Robert (Bob) F. Young, LuLu, Inc., United States

    pp. 47-52

  8. Redesigning a Course Using an Analysis of Technical Problems Encountered in an Online Technology Training Course

    Mitchell Klett, Scott Graves & Jason Abbitt, University of Idaho, United States

    When designing web-based courses, a challenge arises to prevent and overcome technical problems encountered by the students and then to make adjustments in the course design for future students.... More

    pp. 53-60

  9. e-Learning and Knowledge Management: the MEMORAE project

    Dominique Lenne, Omar Cissé & Marie-Hélène Abel, UMR CNRS 6599 Heudiasyc, France

    e-learning leads to evolutions in the way of conceiving a course. Diffused through the web, the course content cannot be the pure transcription of a "classical" course. The students need to... More

    pp. 61-66

  10. Experimenting with Mobile Learning in a University Environment

    Harri Alamaki, Radiolinja, Finland; Pauliina Seppala, Educational Centre for ICT, University of Helsinki, Finland

    This article describes a mobile learning project, where mobile devices are used for educational activities. The article defines the word "mobility" from the educational point of view. We present... More

    pp. 67-74

  11. Instructional Models and Scenarios for an Open Learning Repository - Instructional Design and Metadata

    Tobias Kunze, University of Hanover, Germany; Christoph Richter & Heidrun Allert, Learning Lab Lower Saxony, Germany; Hadhami Dhraief, Tobias Kunze, University of Hanover, Germany; Wolfgang Nejdl, Learning Lab Lower Saxony, Germany

    We present and discuss the evolution of a metadata-based course portal, the Open Learning Repository. Different instructional models and learning principles are integrated in order to meet... More

    pp. 75-82

  12. Cognitive Styles and Medical Students' Learning

    Zahra AlRawahi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    Whilst a number of systems have been developed based on cognitive styles, and a significant body of research has been carried about learning with multiple representations, little was known about... More

    pp. 83-90

  13. The Usability of the Virtual Hospital Round

    Saleh Shidhani & Zahra AlRawahi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    A usable instructional system is defined as a system that enables learners to accomplish learning goals or tasks in an effective and efficient way. This paper investigates the usability of Virtual ... More

    pp. 91-97

  14. Social Inclusion, Security and e-Democracy Issues in e-Government: the Role of e-Learning

    Maggie McPherson, Amy Whiteside & Miguel Baptista Nunes, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    This paper focuses on aspects of e-government with emphasis on how local authorities are coping with the transition into the Information Society. E-government will be reviewed in the light of such... More

    pp. 98-103

  15. Verifying Success in Distance Education

    Heather Clark, Elaine McIntyre & William Barber, Appalachian State University, United States

    Appalachian State University (ASU) is a participating institution in the North Carolina Consortium for Distance Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD). This Consortium initiated a ... More

    pp. 104-109

  16. Architecture of an E-Learning System with Embedded Authoring Support

    Andreas Baudry, University of Hamburg, Dep. of Informatics, IMA Lab, Germany

    In this paper we introduce an architecture for an e-learning system with an embedded authoring system. Based on the metaphor of a construction kit, this approach offers a general solution for... More

    pp. 110-116

  17. Education Network of Ontario: Content/Curriculum Models for the Internet-connected Classroom

    Mary Beam, Education Network of Ontario, Canada

    The Education Network of Ontario (ENO) is an access and applications network for and by Ontario's 130,000-member education community. Educators registered with ENO receive full industry-standard,... More

    pp. 117-122

  18. The Changing Role of Instructors in Distance Education: Impact on Tool Support

    Birgit Bomsdorf, Gunter Schlageter & Anke Biedebach, FernUniversität Hagen, Germany

    At the university Hagen a lot of experience exists in performing web-based teaching and in implementing tools supporting e-learning. To share this knowledge, (inexperienced) instructors more and... More

    pp. 123-130

  19. Virtual University of Applied Sciences - German Flagship Projects in the Field of E-Learning in Higher Education

    Michael Bischoff & Rolf Granow, Fachhochschule Lübeck, Germany

    The project Virtual University of Applied Sciences is a Flagship Project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Twelve universities of applied sciences, two universities, federal... More

    pp. 131-137

  20. The New Paideia

    Raj Boora, University of Alberta, Canada

    To travel is one of the greatest ways to learn about the world. It is the "getting there" that provides the learning experience, not so much as the destination itself. Education is also a journey, ... More

    pp. 138-143