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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. Virtual Planetarium: Learning Astronomy in Virtual Reality

    Stanislav Klimenko, Institute of Computing for Physics and Technology, Russian Federation

    Abstract: We present an educational application in virtual environment, intended for teaching and demonstration of fundamental astronomy and astrophysics. The application uses special methods to... More

    pp. 568-570

  2. Campus Canada: Bringing Credit Recognition and E-Learning Opportunities to the Workplace

    Jane Kralik, Industry Canada, Canada; Susanne Carlin, University College of Cape Breton, Canada

    The paper presents Campus Canada's pilot project to assess the workplace training of ten Canadian employers for university and college credit. The goal is to test a model for providing Canadian... More

    pp. 571-573

  3. Infratructure for ICT-Enhanced Learning in Higher Education: A Generic Architecture

    Jon Lanestedt, University of Oslo, University Center for Information Technology, Norway; Bendik Bygstad, Norwegian School of Information Technology, Norway

    In this paper we start out presenting some challenges associated with implementing infrastructures for ICT-enhanced learning in higher education. Drawing on concepts from information infrastructure... More

    pp. 574-581

  4. Developing an E-Learning Strategy: a Corporate Perspective

    Teresa Lau, Sun Microsystems, United States

    This paper will present the e-Learning strategy adapted by the Sun training organizations. The paper will also discuss in detail the processes the team took to develop the e-Learning strategy as... More

    p. 582

  5. Using Skillport's new Multi-Modal Learning Platform to Support Online Learning for Students with Disabilities

    Robert Leneway, Western Michigan University, United States

    Multi-Modal Learning™, according to online learning company Skillsoft "is a major step forward in end user learning and productivity, leveraging and integrating SkillSoft's large range of e... More

    pp. 583-585

  6. A Truck is not a Horse: Releasing the Innovation from the eLearning Invention for Sustainable Growth

    Jonathon D. Levy, Harvard Business School Publishing Inc., United States

    In 1910 transportation companies operated trucks along routes previously established for horses, limiting the innovation from the new invention. This is exactly what is happening today with... More

    pp. 586-592

  7. A Blended Elearning Essential IT Skills Course

    Gene Lewis, Colorado State University, United States

    Can technology be effectively used in the classroom to deliver consistently high quality training while reducing the costs of faculty and administration? The College of Business at Colorado State ... More

    pp. 593-594

  8. Research on Pervasive e-Learning System Development

    Luyi Li, Yanlin zheng, Hiroaki Ogata & Yoneo Yano, Tokushima University, Japan

    Abstract: in this paper we present one of our ongoing research project on developing pervasive e-Learning system. In the past years, we have completed PC-based e-Learning system (ECLUE) design and ... More

    pp. 595-598

  9. Using Constructionism for Ubiquitous Learning Environment Design

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

    Abstract: Ubiquitous computing is a brand-new and human-centered computing paradigm, which is seamlessly embedded into every fabric of our lives. Ubiquitous Learning, also called u-Learning, is... More

    pp. 599-602

  10. The study and implementation of E-Learning

    Yuehua Fan & Hongfa Liu, Beijing Union University, China

    The modern education technology based on computer and network is developing quickly and will solicit a reform in education. This article discusses the requirements of modern education technology;... More

    pp. 603-604

  11. Video Case Instruction for Preservice Teachers

    Gloria Llama, Terri Kurz & Wilhelmina Savenye, Arizona State University, United States

    Abstract: Given the challenges that preservice teacher education faces today, the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology (PT3) program was created to develop a nationwide video database to... More

    pp. 605-607

  12. Development of Online Health Courses: Interactivity, Assessments, Disadvantages & Advantages

    Susan Lyman, Lisa LeBlanc, Ken Benedik & Jacki Benedik, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    In this paper we will discuss the planning and development of 3 online health courses required for the undergraduate degree in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Louisiana at... More

    pp. 608-610

  13. You Can Take It with You: Portable Library Instruction

    Michelle Mach & Cathy Cranston, Colorado State University, United States

    First generation library tutorials were modeled on traditional classroom instruction which provides a broad, one-time overview. To better reach users at the point of need, Colorado State... More

    pp. 611-614

  14. E-learning and emerging patterns of use in the South African Higher Education Sector

    Matete Madiba, Technikon Northern Gauteng, South Africa

    This presentation is work-in-progress for a PhD study. The presentation will focus on an exercise (which is part of a bigger project) to map out the South African elearning landscape in higher... More

    pp. 615-618

  15. Synchronous Desktop Conferencing (SDC): exploring the potential for support of students in professional/clinical placements and research settings, and for collegial

    Theresa Sullivan, University of Manitoba, Canada; Kim McShane & MaryJane Mahony, University of Sydney, Australia

    Matching ICT (information and communication technology) tools with educational needs is a continuing challenge as student needs, instructor needs and tools evolve rapidly. We report an... More

    pp. 619-622

  16. Towards a Restructuring of the Learning Environment in Northern Ireland Schools

    Frank Kappe, Hyperwave, Austria; Brian Neale, HP Services, United Kingdom; Mary Mallon, C2k, United Kingdom

    In this paper, we describe a very substantial (probably the world's largest) e-Learning project that is underway in the Northern Ireland school system. It is taking place at a time when the focus... More

    pp. 623-630

  17. Use of Information Technology Tools for Making a Computer Literacy Course Universally Accessible

    Daniela Marghitu & Sean Meredith, Auburn University, United States

    Information Technology (IT) offers a wide range of opportunities for education and career enhancement for those who have access to the technologies they employ. However, many people find... More

    pp. 631-634

  18. Prof

    Elias Oupa Mashile & Marko Labuschagne, University of South Africa, South Africa

    Distance and open learning is continually changing, and learners now have various options of delivery systems to choose from. The newer forms of delivery systems are being designed to maximise... More

    pp. 635-638

  19. Professional Development for In-Service and Pre-Service Teachers

    Karen McFerrin, Northwestern State University (LA), United States; Valerie S. Tewson, Neville High School, Monroe City Schools, United States; Dee Anna Willis, Northwestern State University (LA), United States

    The implementation of the Microsoft Innovative Teachers Grant involves the development of a Community of Practice and Expertise (CPE) among the faculty of the College of Education and the... More

    pp. 639-641

  20. Using online collaboration and the Teaching for Understanding framework to design online courses.

    Linda Mensing-Triplett, Lesley University, United States

    The best online teaching is not a pre-planned, routinized set of tasks, but rather a complex intellectual activity. The Online Program at Lesley University seeks to deliver the highest quality... More

    pp. 642-644