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E-Learn 2004--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

2004

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Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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Number of papers: 551

  1. E-Learning the Business of the Olympic Games

    David Beach, George Mason University, United States; Mary Elizabeth O'Toole, InnovaIT Web Services, Canada

    With this paper, presenters will describe the design strategies, implementation and outcomes of a six-week business communication course targeted at university Business majors. The course,... More

    p. 1095

  2. Instructional Design in E-Learning: A Comparison of the University of Phoenix to Penn State World Campus

    Joanne Benscoter, Kristin Holland & Wei-Fan Chen, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    The instructional design of different types of e-learning play an important underlying role for many students and courses. Many see instructional design as a compliment to an e-learning course,... More

    pp. 1096-1100

  3. The Virtual TA: Communication, Community, Collaborator/Collaboration

    William Bercu & Judy Grace, Arizona State University, United States

    Building an interactive community is essential for the successful online classroom. Students often find writing in an electronic forum intimidating. Others, who reflect before writing, often prefer... More

    pp. 1101-1106

  4. Blended Learning: Utilizing the Web to Engage Students in an Information Sciences and Technology Course

    Barbara Brazon & Mary Lynn Brannon, Penn State University, United States

    Using the web to foster learning is important for today's instructional environment. In order to prepare our students to excel in their careers, they must have experience in Internet applications... More

    pp. 1107-1110

  5. Technology Templates: Creating Learning Opportunities For Diverse Learners

    John Bryner, Southern Utah University, United States; Tracey Wheeler, Southern Utah Unversity, United States

    How do we create learning opportunities that go beyond the one-size fits-all curriculum to provide personalized learning for each child? The answer lies in one of the greatest tools ever invented; ... More

    pp. 1111-1113

  6. The Effectiveness of Online Instructional Gaming in the Leaning Process

    Brian Cameron, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Online instructional gaming is becoming a viable instructional strategy at all levels of education. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a. gaming, b. gaming plus embedded... More

    pp. 1114-1119

  7. A web-based learning platform to promote cognitive flexibility through deconstruction and reflection

    Ana Carvalho & Virginia Pereira, University of Minho, Portugal

    This paper describes and evaluates an approach to learning complex knowledge and to develop cognitive flexibility through a web platform, FleXml, based on cognitive flexibility theory. A Latin... More

    pp. 1120-1132

  8. A Case-Based E-Learning Environment for Enhancing Dynamic Decision-Making Skills: Anesthesiology

    Jeongwan Kang, Yonsei University College of Dentistry; Hyeonjin Kim, Jong Won Jung, Gregory Clinton & Ikseon Choi, The University of Georgia, United States

    The purpose of this showcase session is to demonstrate a case-based e-learning environment that is designed for training in dynamic decision-making skills in anesthesiology for a dental school in... More

    pp. 1133-1138

  9. E-health and learning: Developing e-learning seminars with an Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) approach for medical practitioners in Bangladesh

    Evi Chryssafidou, Educational Technology and Human Interface Technologies Groups, School of Engineering, Department of Electronic, Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Birmingham, UK, United Kingdom; Theodoros Arvanitis, Human Interface Technologies Groups, School of Engineering, Department of Electronic, Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Birmingham, UK, United Kingdom

    Abstract: This paper presents our experience with organizing e-learning seminars for medical practitioners in Bangladesh, in the context of the 'E-health & Learning' project, an EU funded project. ... More

    pp. 1139-1145

  10. Using Small Groups, Wimba Voice Software, and Camtasia Studio to Raise the Level of Interaction in an Online Course

    Mary Jane Clerkin, Berkeley College, United States

    Using small groups, Wimba Voice Software and Camtasia Studio are some of the ways that professors can inculcate intellectual skills, stimulate critical reading, writing, and speaking, and replicate... More

    pp. 1146-1148

  11. Moving Beyond Lecture Notes and Discussions: Instructional Strategies for Online Learning

    Susan Colaric, East Carolina University, United States; Laura Hummell, Manteo Middle School, United States; Micheal Stiles, Mitchell Community College, United States; Greg Robison, Pitt Community College, United States

    As faculty begin to offer online courses, or supplement traditional courses with online components, they may not be aware of instructional strategies that would be appropriate for online... More

    pp. 1149-1154

  12. Pushing the envelope: Designing authentic learning activities using Course Management Systems

    Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, United States

    This paper argues that the problem with pedagogical designs resulting from the use of Course Management Systems (CMS) is not with their implicit teacher-centered interface or template controlled... More

    pp. 1155-1159

  13. Enhancing Learning Outcomes Using Online Interactive Progressive Case Studies

    Gregory DeBourgh, University of San Francisco, United States

    Abstract: Incorporating Carper's "patterns of knowing", the "universal design for learning model", and the triad principles, this demonstration describes the use of interactive progressive case... More

    pp. 1160-1161

  14. Promoting Reasoning Skills Using Interactive Progressive Case Studies

    Gregory DeBourgh, University of San Francisco, United States

    Abstract: Incorporating Carper's "patterns of knowing", the "universal design for learning model", and the triad principles, this presentation describes the use of interactive progressive case... More

    pp. 1162-1163

  15. Familiarity and Pedagogical Agents

    John Dempsey, Hendon Blaylock & Burke Johnson, University of South Alabama, United States

    Abstract: Graduate students took a forty-minute technology-based instructional module on statistics with a built-in solicited guidance mechanism. Participants were randomly assigned to programs... More

    pp. 1164-1170

  16. "The Write Stuff:" Strategies for Improving Writing Skills in the Online Classroom

    Mary Dereshiwsky, Bill Wright, Gary Emanuel, Gary Martin & Tom Reno, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Writing skills are an integral part of communication in one's professional life. They include structural issues of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, format and style as well as the ability ... More

    pp. 1171-1173

  17. Online Feedback Strategies for Learning and Teaching

    Salter Diane, Sheridan College Institute for Technology and Advanced Learning, Canada; Leslie Richards, University of Waterloo, Canada

    Abstract: In an educational setting, feedback is the concept of providing a response to the learner; the response tells the learner if their understanding of the content is correct. The importance ... More

    pp. 1174-1180

  18. How to help learners manage their time in online learning

    Min Young Doo, Indiana University, Bloomington, United States

    Time management is one determinant of successful learning outcomes in online learning environments. Since learners' low time commitment in online learning leads to unsuccessful learning outcomes,... More

    pp. 1181-1182

  19. Creating Effective Assessments

    Howard Eisenberg, Questionmark Corporation, United States

    The cornerstone of developing successful educational, training, and certification materials is the effective use of assessments. While assessments used to consist of reams of paper upon which... More

    pp. 1183-1185

  20. Problem Based Learning and IMM: A Professional Development Model for Teacher Inservice Training

    Sarah Hough, Michael Gerber & Judith English, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

    Current research findings of an ongoing federal study of PBL-IMM professional development model delivery are presented. Online data from a teacher/administrator professional certification program... More

    pp. 1186-1192