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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. Importance of Design-Based Research for Technology-Enhanced Learning Environments

    Feng Wang & Michael Hannafin, The University of Georgia, United States

    During the past decade, a new paradigm—design-based research—has showed great potential as an alternative methodology suitable to both research and design of technology-enhanced learning... More

    pp. 1813-1816

  2. Vicarious Learning Experiences and Goal Setting: Impact on Preservice Teachers’ Self-Efficacy for Technology Integration

    Ling Wang, Purdue University, United States

    This study examined how vicarious learning experiences and goal setting influenced preservice teachers' self-efficacy for integrating technology into the classroom. Twenty students from the Teacher... More

    pp. 1817-1820

  3. What Perceptions did PreserviceTeachers Bring to IT Training Courses Regarding the Teachers' Role in the Information Age Classroom?

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    This study was designed to investigate whether preservice teachers have made the pedagogical conceptual shift about the teacher's role and their perceived computer uses when teaching with computers... More

    pp. 1821-1824

  4. A Graph Based Approach to Managing Content in eLearning Environments

    Stefan Wiegreffe & Dietmar P. F. Moeller, University of Hamburg, Germany

    The paper introduces a new concept for the management and storage of content being used in eLearning systems. Based on the realization that most eLearning systems are feature-packed web-servers,... More

    pp. 1825-1832

  5. From Study Group to Work Group: Assessing the Impact of a Web-based Problem-based Learning Application on the Business Problem-solving Process

    Shahron Williams van Rooij, Datatel, Inc., United States

    For working adults who make the commitment to lifelong learning, what is learned must be transferable to the working environment. This session will present a progress report on a research study to ... More

    pp. 1833-1836

  6. Gold Peach 1996-2002: Series Research on Developing a Learning Web Community

    Sean Tung-Xiung Wu, Dept. of Information Management, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan

    This series research attempted to develop an interactive platform concerned with web community learning for children and to design a quasi-experiment to understand the us-ers' learning behaviour.... More

    pp. 1837-1840

  7. The Future Impacts of Mobile Learning Equipments: A Case Study of Normative Scenario Modeling

    Hung-Jen Yang, University of North Dakota, United States; Jui-Chen Yu, NSTM, Taiwan; Chung-Hua Chen & S.F. Chau, NKNU, Taiwan; Clayton Diez, University of North Dakota, United States

    Mobile technology has significantly evolved over these years. Mobile learning equipments would make information flow different than ever. The purpose of this study was to figure the future... More

    pp. 1841-1844

  8. A Framework for E-Learning Environments based on Inspectable Student Models

    Diego Zapata-Rivera & Jim Greer, Advanced Research in Intelligent Education Systems (ARIES lab). University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Inspectable student models (ISMs) can offer support for student reflection, interactive diagnosis, knowledge awareness, and self, collaborative and negotiated assessment. We present a framework for... More

    pp. 1845-1848

  9. Using Knowledge Grid Construct Next Generation E-learning

    Yanlin Zheng, Luyi Li, Hiroaki Ogata, Kenji Mutsuura & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    Recently, increasing researches regard Grid technology as the key technology of next generation Internet. Knowledge Grid (KG) aims at integrating distributed knowledge resources into one virtual,... More

    pp. 1849-1852

  10. Types of Interaction in Online Discussions

    Erping Zhu, CRLT, University of Michigan, United States

    Abstract: Online dialogue plays a significant role in helping faculty and students with various learning tasks. The type of interaction and student cognitive involvement in the online dialogue,... More

    pp. 1853-1857

  11. Web-Based Learning and Cultural Interference: Perspectives of Arab Students

    Adekunle Akinyemi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    Traditions, cultural values and idiosyncrasies all play a veritable part in every society. Educational choice and practice are thus intricately tied to socio-cultural trends and issues. A society'... More

    pp. 1858-1862

  12. Diffusion of Information & Communication Technology for Teaching and Learning at Ohio University

    Ziad Akir, Ohio University, United States

    This paper investigates the issues of ICT diffusion among faculty members at Ohio University. The barriers, potential adopters' uncertainty, and the role of change agents in diffusing ICT among... More

    pp. 1863-1870

  13. Designed for learning? Students' views of their learning environments

    Liz Aspden & Louise Thorpe, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses how the presence of a virtual learning environment (VLE) can influence campus-based students' views of their learning, and the environments within which this takes place. Using... More

    pp. 1871-1876

  14. On Perceptions of Decision-makers and Key Actors on the New Economy And Its Implications on Regional Development

    Jorma Enkenberg, university of joensuu, savonlinna, Finland; Maj-Britt Kentz & Kati Solja, University of Joensuu, Savonlinna, Finland

    It is well known that the old economy peripheries have the tendency to be the last ones to move forward to the New Economy. As regards to these developments, it is necessary to know the regional... More

    pp. 1877-1884

  15. Knowledge Management with a Human Face

    Richard Ennals & David Martland, Kingston University, United Kingdom

    Knowledge Management is a popular topic, but all too often there is a lack of understanding regarding knowledge: the real focus should be on the people doing the knowing. This paper reviews the... More

    pp. 1885-1892

  16. Cross-cultural differences in computer use, computer attitudes and cognitive style between UK and Chinese students

    Martin Graff, Maggy McNorton & Jo Davies, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    It is possible that e-learning systems may be used differently by different cultural groups and, it is important to investigate cross-cultural differences as a means of informing instructional... More

    pp. 1893-1900

  17. Erasing Technophobia in Technology Reluctant Faculty

    Valerie Greenberg, University of the Incarnate Word, United States

    The breathtaking inclusion of new technologies into educational curriculum has left some educators feeling ill-prepared and anxious towards changes in teaching styles and curriculum necessary to... More

    pp. 1901-1904

  18. A New “Genderation”: Gender and Age Inclusive Approaches to Learning with ICT - A Multi-Method Design for Improvement and Individualization

    Henrik Hansson & Jared Odero, Institute of International Education, Sweden

    The aim of this project is to enhance a gender balanced use of ICT at our department, to facilitate learning and collaboration with others using ICT-tools in different learning projects. Another... More

    pp. 1905-1908

  19. Inter-Company SYMA - a training concept

    Giuseppe Strina, Institut für Unternehmenskybernetik, Germany; Klaus Henning, OSTO® Systemberatung GmbH, Germany

    The training concept "Inter-Company Syma" is based on the following educational components: self-controlled learning, learning within the process of work, learning from experience. These... More

    pp. 1909-1912

  20. Valuing the Human Soul in a Technology Rich Class

    Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    Abstract: Soul is defined in many ways. Hinduism refers to the atman, a "miniature of the universal soul or divine intelligence" (Parrinder, p. 20). In one traditional Christian view, the soul is... More

    pp. 1913-1916