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



Allison Rossett

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Number of papers: 600

  1. Teaching Foreign Students in the United States

    Donald Hsu, Dominican College, United States

    For the past 25 years, 6163 people were taught in 72 different subjects, ranging from Astronomy to Unix Operating System, at 22 colleges and companies. Domain knowledge was obtained by working as a... More

    pp. 1917-1918

  2. Gender Effects on Collaborative Learning Behavior in CSCL

    Hsiu-Fei Wang, University of Maryland, United States; Ti Hsu, Tam Kang University, Taiwan

    : The purpose of the present research was to examine gender effects on the learning motivation, computer skills, the learning behavior, and the level of participation in a CSCL setting. Using the ... More

    pp. 1919-1926

  3. Blended Learning for Cross-Cultural E-Learning

    Elicia Lanham & Wanlei Zhou, Deakin University, Australia

    The emergence of cross-cultural classrooms has been steadily increasing in Australian tertiary institutions, thus signifying a change in the student demographics. Studies have indicated that... More

    pp. 1927-1930

  4. Going Beyond the Basics: Addressing Privacy, Ethics, and Security within a Technology Integration Course

    Judith Lewandowski, Indiana University South Bend, United States

    With the rush to integrate technology throughout the P-16 curriculum, it is important to provide pre-service educators with a broad range of information literacy skills. Individuals who learn only... More

    pp. 1931-1932

  5. Pervasive Learning: e-Learning In Future

    Luyi li, Yanlin Zheng, Hiroaki Ogata & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    Abstract: Recently, as a new-brand computing paradigm, Pervasive computing (also called Ubiquitous computing), has attracted more and more researchers. The essence of pervasive computing is on... More

    pp. 1933-1936

  6. eBonding: The Human Connection in Online Education

    Jane Manner, Barry University, United States

    Online education is often considered to be impersonal and isolated. Skillful employment of educational strategies which encourage social interaction, however, can change this anticipated paradigm.... More

    pp. 1937-1939

  7. Cognitive Effects of Conceptual Maps in Distance Learning

    Maria Suzana Marc Amoretti, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Cognitive Effects of conceptual maps in Distance Learning Concept learning supported by computer must take into account the features of the groupware used, but also the collective semantic universe... More

    pp. 1940-1945

  8. Parties of Three: Fostering Learning Communities Online

    Jo McClendon, The University of Georgia, United States; Tel Amiel, Michael Orey & Xiaopeng Ni, University of Georgia, United States

    Research has found the creation of communities of learners is a valid technique in scaffolding student learning in online environments. This paper details a study of community building in a... More

    pp. 1946-1952

  9. Communities of Practice and Intranets in Educational Settings

    Katherine Nobles, School of Computer and Information Sciences, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on a research project conducted during a doctoral level Telecommunications and Networking class. This paper is summary of a study on the development of Communities... More

    pp. 1953-1956

  10. Teaching and Learning Online: Only the Strong Survive

    James Paradiso, College of Lake County, United States

    This brief paper's purpose is not to encourage or discourage students from taking or faculty from teaching college courses online. Its primary purpose is to provide a preview of coming attractions ... More

    pp. 1957-1959

  11. Culturally Influenced E-Learning: An Introduction to AADMLSS

    Nicholas Parks, Tanecia Simmons, Kenishia Sapp & Juan Gilbert, Auburn University, United States

    Each student has a personal learning style that originates from innate tendencies and environmental experiences. Because cultural groups often share common values, the experiences of children... More

    pp. 1960-1965

  12. Finding Ourselves, Finding Others. Exploring Common Ground. Diversity in Classooms.

    Karen Percak, Northwestern University, United States; Carl Owens, Tennessee Technological University, United States

    Using the Northwestern University Collaboratory Project Nexus Community, a partnership between K-12 educators and University partners brought together schools from urban, suburban, and rural... More

    pp. 1966-1967

  13. Web-Based Virtual Museum Projects: Strategies for Revitalizing Native American Curriculum and Cultures

    Paul Resta, University of Texas at Austin, United States; Marty De Montano & Mark Christal, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, United States

    The panel will discuss the issues, challenges, strategies and benefits of collaborations between Native American schools, tribes and national and regional museums in developing web-based virtual... More

    pp. 1968-1970

  14. Addressing Learner Variables in an e-Learning Environment

    Judith Strother & Randall Alford, Florida Institute of Technology, United States

    This paper addresses learner variables in an e-learning environment. The authors present three different views of learning modalities from the literature: Kolb's Classification of Learning Styles, ... More

    pp. 1971-1977

  15. Cross-Cultural Issues for Asian e-Learners: An Analysis Based on Hofstede's Cultural Dimensions

    Judith Strother, Florida Institute of Technology, United States

    Abstract: When instruction is to be delivered by any medium, whether in a traditional e-learning mode or through the use of a blended learning model, cross-cultural issues have a major impact. This... More

    pp. 1978-1984

  16. Turning Internet Chat Rooms into Virtual Learning Communities

    Minjuan Wang & Laura Bock, Educational Technology, San Diego State University, United States

    Although previous research suggested that some form of social learning may take place within online chat rooms, there is a lack of study on unstructured online mentoring and the forming of learning... More

    pp. 1985-1987

  17. Characteristics and Critical Issues of E-learning in China

    Hong Zhan, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper describes special characteristics and defines critical issues of E-learning in China, an emerging country in the world. E-learning in China initially developed from cooperative work with... More

    pp. 1988-1992

  18. ADVISOR Closing the Gap between Authoring and Distribution

    Judit Bajnai, University of Vienna, Institute of Computer Science and Business Informatics, Department of Knowledge Engineering, Austria

    Distributing knowledge through e-learning has become an important part of today's education. Sophisticated tools support teachers by creating multimedia documents and a large variety of learning... More

    pp. 1993-1994

  19. Building Multilingual Web Sites for Today’s Global Network using Unicode Standard

    Tom Chan, Southern New Hampshire University, United States

    In a recent survey, Global Reach (2002) estimated of the 619 millions Internet users world wide 36.5% speaks English, 30% speaks European non-English, and 25% speaks Asian languages. As the number ... More

    pp. 1995-1997

  20. Testing the Model: Exploring Real-Life Use of E-Learning Standards, Digital Learning Objects, and Learning Object Repositories in Canada’s Education Community

    Mary Da Costa, Industry Canada, Canada

    This session will involve a presentation on an innovative pilot initiative recently launched by Industry Canada's Multimedia Learning Group to explore, test, and evaluate the use of e-learning meta... More

    pp. 1998-1999