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E-Learn 2003--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

2003

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Allison Rossett

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Number of papers: 600

  1. Surfing the CyberWave of Reform: Evaluating K-12 Virtual Schools

    Barbara Schulz, Colorado State University - Pueblo, United States

    K-12 online learning environments, otherwise known as virtual schools, have made their debut in the last seven years. While their growth was slow in the beginning due to the limitations of... More

    pp. 719-722

  2. Online Teacher Preparation: Virtual Challenges and Real Solutions

    Peter Serdyukov & Robyn Hill, National University, United States

    Teacher preparation online faces a number of challenges due to the outcome-based goals of such programs and specificity of virtual environments. The most important aspects of teacher professional... More

    pp. 723-726

  3. Technology Integration Professional Development in Teacher Education: Three Different Approaches

    Greg Sherman, Michael Blocher & Paul Alley, Arizona K-12 Center/Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper summarizes the results of three different approaches to professional development designed to support the technology integration efforts of faculty in Northern Arizona University's... More

    pp. 727-730

  4. Making the Best Use of Learning Objects: Developing a Framework for Change

    Cathie Sherwood, Griffith University, Australia

    This paper outlines issues associated with the introduction of digital repositories and learning management systems into universities. Quality and ownership of the learning objects are debated and ... More

    pp. 731-734

  5. Two-way online communication of diagrams and math notation: implications for instructional design of e-learning math courses

    Glenn Smith, David Ferguson & Sumita Gupta, Stony Brook University, United States

    This paper considers instructional design issues involving a new generation of math-friendly e-learning tools, such as WebEQ with Blackboard and NetTutor's Whiteboard, which address the ongoing... More

    pp. 735-738

  6. Issues Affecting the Successful Development and Delivery of Online IT-Related Masters Programmes

    Mark Stansfield, Evelyn McLellan & Thomas Connolly, University of Paisley, United Kingdom

    Over the past four years, two Masters Degree programmes namely Management of eBusiness and IT with Web Technology have been developed and delivered at the University of Paisley in Scotland. Whilst ... More

    pp. 739-742

  7. User Preferences and Learning Effects of Video-based Learning

    Lars Svensson & Christian Östlund, Univ. Trollhättan Uddevalla, Sweden; Carsten Sorensen, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom

    The availability and use of new learning technologies is contributing to changes in the higher educational practices. Streaming media has in particular received much attention with respect to its... More

    pp. 743-746

  8. Web Based Training in Nursing Informatics for Practicing Nurses

    Nancy Sweeney, Joan Flagg, Lembi Saarmann & Robert Seidman, San Diego State University, United States

    Nursing informatics has enormous potential to improve patient care. Many practicing nurses were educated before informatics concepts were included in nursing curricula. The Nursing Informatics... More

    pp. 747-748

  9. Strategies for Encouraging High Levels of Engagement in Online Courses

    Penelope Swenson & Lloyd Curtis, California State University, Bakersfield, United States

    Online courses often have a higher drop rate than face-to-face courses, yet the demand for them is increasing. How do we increase participant satisfaction and encourage learning at a level that is ... More

    pp. 749-750

  10. TWENTY-FIRST CENTUREY LEARNING: TRANSITION TACTICS FOR

    Virginia Taylor, William Paterson University, United States

    This paper examines transformation tactics to address the challenges in instructional design, course content, and evaluation of student learning outcomes for an online course at the undergraduate ... More

    pp. 751-753

  11. Online Mentoring to Train Association Members in Workload Negotiation Skills.

    Virginia Traylor & Sobia Nawaz, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, United States

    Abstract: Client caseloads are a long-standing professional issue for speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in US public schools. Many schools base caseload and work time on direct client contact... More

    pp. 754-757

  12. Why Teach Online?

    Brenda Trice, Georgia College & State University, United States

    The asynchronous online learning environment offers many benefits and rewards: the logistical freedom of time and place, an atmosphere that promotes active participation, sharing, support, and... More

    pp. 758-760

  13. Giving life to the "e" in e-Learning: a CUTE©* solution with technology's BIG 5 @ TechPta

    Herman van der Merwe, Technikon Pretoria, South Africa

    Increasing demand f quality ed programmes,combined with econ realities o So.Africa,caused Technikon Pretoria to re-think their trad approach to the core business.Central to this,the role technology... More

    pp. 761-763

  14. ASP.NET Mobile Controls: A Web-Based Tutorial

    Joaquin Vila & Amit Dass, Illinois State University, United States

    ASP.NET mobile controls have become a powerful tool for the development of mobile web applications, making an effective and efficient transition from Internet on the desktop to Internet everywhere.... More

    pp. 764-767

  15. Online Continuing Medical Education (CME) for German Physicians

    Horst Christian Vollmar, Nik Koneczny, Bettina Floer & Isfort Jana, Medical Knowlegde Network evidence.de of Witten/Herdecke University, Germany; Kristina Wolff, Faculty of Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, Germany; Martin Butzlaff, Medical Knowlegde Network evidence.de of Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

    The medical knowledge network www.evidence.de of Witten/Herdecke University has developed an internet platform for CME in cooperation with a software house. The user data are filed on a secured... More

    pp. 768-769

  16. A Case-Based E-Learning Program for Health Care Professionals: Design Considerations and Outcomes

    Nancy Vye, Dawna Martich & Lisa McBrian, American Healthways, Inc, United States

    This paper discusses a case-based, e-learning orientation program that was developed for health care professionals at American Healthways, Inc (hereafter AMHC). At the core of the program is a set ... More

    pp. 770-773

  17. Collaborative Learning in an Asynchronous Learning Environment

    Joan Whitworth, Morehead State University, United States

    This session will present the result of three years of implementing cooperative learning strategies in two online science courses, which contain mixture of both undergraduate and graduate students.... More

    pp. 774-776

  18. A Collaboration of Centralized and Faculty-based Units in Higher Education: A Mixed Model Approach to Online Resource Development

    Ellen Whybrow, Academic Technologies for Learning, Canada; Vera Mazurak & Greg Cole, Agriculture, Forestry and Home Economics, Canada

    Responsive, innovative and cost-effective are not often applied in the same sentence to describe a major online project at a large research university. Overcoming the bureaucratic and divisional... More

    pp. 777-780

  19. Supporting Critical Thinking: Web-Based Case Studies

    Barry Williams & Vicki Williams, Penn State, United States

    Case studies have long been used in print form to provide practice in dealing with situations in various fields. Case studies give learners an opportunity to gain experience with analysis, decision... More

    pp. 781-784

  20. Online Opportunities for Dual Enrollment

    Susan Nealy & Darlene Williams, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    STEP UP (Success Through Early Preparation for Undergraduate Programs) was a hit with schools and students within Northwestern's ten parish service area. A Dual Enrollment Program with reduced... More

    pp. 785-786