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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. Teaching Chemistry: The Challenge to Visually Communicate Complex Systems

    Anke Zürn, Stefano Piotto & Reinhard Nesper, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    Abstract: Scientific visualization techniques are widely used in today's research labs, but remain rather a curiosity for the production of teaching tools. Here we focus on the new media's... More

    pp. 150-155

  2. Developing Assessment Items Using WebCT

    Margo Alexander, Jean Bevis & Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University, United States

    Strategies for developing assessment items using WebCT in an Undergraduate Mathematics course will be presented, but it would not limit participants from using this information in any other course.... More

    pp. 156-157

  3. Hearing the student voice: an adaptive approach to e-learning evaluation

    Liz Aspden & Paul Helm, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    In this paper we describe the approach taken to a formative evaluation of a large-scale e-learning implementation at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU). We discuss our methods, and how these... More

    pp. 158-161

  4. Multiple Assessment Strategies in an Online Competency-Based Master’s Degree Program: The Western Governors University Model

    Michael Blocher, Northern Arizona University, United States; Alec Testa, Western Governors University, United States

    Competency-based initiatives have begun to surface as educators begin to ask them selves questions regarding instruction and assessment. As institutions of higher education begin to see the... More

    pp. 162-165

  5. A Usability Study of the MOA Interface: Preliminary Results for Effectiveness

    Yaowen Chang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This paper aims to investigate the impact of the Mouse-Over-Abstract (MOA) interface on the effectiveness of website design. The MOA interfaces provide a user text and/or audio abstracts of the... More

    pp. 166-173

  6. Comparing Student Achievement in a Graduate Level Research Methods Course Using Face-to-Face and Web-based Instruction: Results of a Pilot Study

    Christina W. Charnitski, Jane Anne Molinaro, Joseph Corabi & Kathleen Nolan, Immaculata University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports the results of a pilot study that compares the learner outcomes of two groups of master's level graduate students enrolled in a research methods course; one group... More

    pp. 174-177

  7. Online Professional Development for Online Educators: Does it Change Teaching Practice?

    Elizabeth Childs & Susan Crichton, University of Calgary, Canada

    This paper is intended to promote understanding about effective online professional development interventions used to build the capacity of teachers as online educators, as well as examine the... More

    pp. 178-181

  8. Studies on Criteria of Instructional Website

    Kuei-Chih Chuang, National Yunlin University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Jenny Wang, National Huwei Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to explore the criteria of instructional website by evaluating five parts: website material, website graphic, website interface, website interaction, and website... More

    pp. 182-185

  9. SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF A QUALITY ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS

    Allen Clayton & Rita Dobbs, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    Abstract: This paper will include critical information for administrators and faculty in higher education to develop, implement, and assess an on-line master's degree program in Technology/Human... More

    pp. 186-189

  10. Evaluation and Assessment Issues in Online Learning Environments

    Patricia Comeaux, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, United States

    As educators and scholars we must critically assess the characteristics and the quality of online learning. This paper will present a variety of assessment issues and strategies that enable online... More

    pp. 190-193

  11. Discussion about evaluation in Distance Learning : Principles and possibilities

    Marly Costa & Raquel Villardi, Universidade do Estado do Rio e Janeiro, Brazil

    The text aims at discussing one of the most controversial subjects of Distance Learning : evaluating students' learning process. After characterizing DL as educational modality, we present a... More

    pp. 194-195

  12. “Did they get it?” Evaluating Learner Outcomes in an Online Special Education Graduate Program

    Lynne Davis, Sue Steinweg, Sandra Hopfengardner Warren, Ruth Kilburn & Melissa Engleman, East Carolina University, United States

    East Carolina University leads the state of North Carolina in DE higher education enrollment. This includes approval to offer the only totally online Master of Arts in Education – Special... More

    pp. 196-199

  13. Development of Collaborative Learning Assessment Tool with Multivariate Analysis Applied to Electronic Discussion Forums

    Satoru Fujitani, Mejiro University, Japan; Toshio Mochizuki, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Yuri Isshiki & Yuhei Yamauchi, The University of Tokyo, Japan

    This paper describes a proposal for a new method to assess communication among learners in the CSCL. The method proposed in this paper is to visualize discussions by focusing on the relationship... More

    pp. 200-203

  14. Creating an Information Curriculum and Assessment for First-Year Students: a Case Study

    Bee Gallegos, Library, United States; Dennis Isbell & Lisa Kammerlocher, Library, Arizona State University West, United States

    In Fall 2001, Arizona State University West admitted its inaugural first-year class. Previously ASU West offered upper division and graduate level academic programs. A learning community model was ... More

    pp. 204-205

  15. Flexible navigation for the pedagogical hypermedia design and evaluation improvement

    Ecaterina Giacomini, Universit� de Technologie de Compi�gne (U.T.C.), France

    We are working on a method, called CEPIAH, for the design and the evaluation of pedagogical hypermedia. We propose a web based system used to help teachers to design hypermedia documents and to... More

    pp. 206-212

  16. Evaluating Online Professional Development Programs Using the Kirkpatrick Model

    J. Elizabeth Gibbs & Margaret L. Rice, The University of Alabama, United States

    The Kirkpatrick model for evaluating training programs is a four-level process that evaluates training programs on the levels of reaction, learning, behavior, and results. Although this model is... More

    pp. 213-214

  17. Using Handhelds for Assessment

    Marsha Gladhart, Wichita State University, United States

    This presentation offers an overview of how handhelds can assist educators by comparing and contrasting a variety of solutions, ranging from simple self generated tests that can be beamed between... More

    pp. 215-216

  18. An Evaluation Model for Work-Integrated Learning

    Kerstin Grundén, University of Trollhättan/Uddevalla, Sweden

    Abstract: An evaluation study of the development and test of a work-integrated e-learning course for dealing with official registers at the Swedish County Administration is presented and discussed.... More

    pp. 217-224

  19. Jour Fixe - We Are Structuring Knowledge Collaborative - Structuring of Semantic Spaces as a Didactic Concept and New Form of Cooperative Knowledge Organization

    Thorsten Hampel, Reinhard Keil-Slawik & Bernd Eßmann, University of Paderborn, Germany

    To successfully develop and study methods for cooperative knowledge organization, we must not only develop suitable tools and theories, but in particular embed these in our daily work as educators.... More

    pp. 225-232

  20. Sense of Community as a Metric for Distance Learning in International Education

    Joan Hecht, Tidewater Community College, United States

    This presentation will summarize a body of research centering on the measurement of students' sense of community within a variety of distance learning environments. The findings of this research... More

    pp. 233-236