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

2004

Editors

Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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Number of papers: 551

  1. Methods for Accessing Museums in K-12 Classrooms Through Interactive Videoconferencing

    John Falco & Patricia Barbanell, Project VIEW of the Schenectady C.S.D., United States; Dianna Newman, The Evaluation Consortium at the University at Albany, United States

    Throughout the world, educators are struggling to discover a smooth path to the interactive highway of 21st century digital communications. As a result, a need has emerged to access strategies of... More

    pp. 1193-1198

  2. IACET E-Learning Standards

    Shanan Farmer & Francenia Johnson, IACET, United States

    As the options for and delivery methods of e-learning and distance learning increase, it has become more important to apply standards to these non-traditional educational providers. Many such... More

    pp. 1199-1201

  3. The Evolution of an Introductory Materials Science Course from In-Class (Lecture) to On-Line (E-Education): Multimedia Resources.

    Michael Fleck, Penn State University, United States; Eric Spielvogel, E-Education Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, United States; Paul Howell, Penn State University, United States

    Abstract: mul.ti.me.di.a. a combination of media such as photography, video, animation, and text (often used before a noun). An introductory "technical-elective" in Materials Science and... More

    pp. 1202-1207

  4. From Pebbles to Boulders: Information Chunking in Educational Websites

    Joseph Frantiska Jr., Fitchburg State College, United States

    In this paper we will explore a very important yet sometimes overlooked aspect of hypermedia construction - chunking. At it's most basic level, chunking means to break down information into... More

    pp. 1208-1213

  5. Designing Online Teacher Professional Development in Response to Shifting Pedagogies

    La Vergne Lestermeringolo Thatch, Courtney Glazer & Mark Luetzelschwab, Edvance, United States

    Online Teacher Reading Academies (OTRA) and Reading Teachers Talking Together (RT3) represent innovative uses of technology for teacher professional development aimed at K-3 reading teachers in... More

    pp. 1214-1217

  6. Integrating Streaming Media into Online Courses: A New Approach to the Video Lecture

    Robert Gray & Donna Petersen, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    This session will present a prototype for a new pedagogical application of streaming media in online courses that combines text-based content with video. This model is based on the selective and... More

    p. 1218

  7. Using Computer Games in Online Education: What Are Students Really Learning?

    Mary Green, University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Mary Nell McNeese, Universiity of Southern Mississippi, United States

    This presentation will introduce the research background of the use of computer games in online education. Arguments for and against the use of educational gaming will be discussed. Nationwide... More

    pp. 1219-1224

  8. Enhancing E-learning Outcomes Through Iteration

    Cathleen Greiner, Peter Serdyukov, Igor Subbotin & Nataliya Serdyukova, National University, United States

    Abstract: In view of the changing and constantly increasing demands for e-learning educators needs to develop new instructional paradigms effectively meeting learners' needs. An innovative... More

    pp. 1225-1228

  9. Developing Web-Based Learning with UML: Requirements Analysis and System Design

    Said Hadjerrouit, Agder University College, Norway

    Currently, the problems of developing Web-based learning are similar to those in traditional software engineering thirty years ago where programming and technical performance were the main issues, ... More

    pp. 1229-1237

  10. The Effects of Learner-Centered Design of Web-based Instructional Systems on Ease of Access, Interactivity, and Individualized Learning

    Kyujung Han, GongJu National University of Education in South Korea, United States; Sunyoung Joung, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, United States

    The purpose of this study is to introduce a web-based instructional system particularly designed and developed for pre-service teachers' computer education at a teachers' university in South Korea.... More

    pp. 1238-1243

  11. Online Mentoring to Enrich the Learning Process

    Riina Helenius & Irja Leppisaari, Central Ostrobothnia Polytechnic, Finland

    This paper deals with the Online Mentor Project (Verkkomentor in Finnish), the aim of which is to develop for the needs of online education a new leverage model that is expected to strengthen the... More

    pp. 1244-1249

  12. Activity Awareness in Asynchronous Communication within Online Learning Environments

    Misook Heo, Florida State University, United States

    In online learning, the asynchronous discussion is one of the most commonly used communication methods. While the current asynchronous discussion board provides a basic functionality for student... More

    pp. 1250-1255

  13. Want to Provide a "Hands-On" Experience in an On-Line Course? Try an Interactive Simulation!

    Jay Holmen, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, United States

    A challenge in teaching an asynchronous on-line class is to develop meaningful assignments that require students to interact. Students enter the course with a wide range of experiences and previous... More

    pp. 1256-1261

  14. Digital Video Instruction in an Asynchronous Online Learning Environment

    Deyu Hu & Audrey Biggs, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    With the increasing number of adult learners in higher education, there has been an increase in the need for easily accessible instruction. Web-based instruction has been employed to meet the need.... More

    pp. 1262-1266

  15. From theory to practice: Translating learning theories into web-based instructional design

    Deyu Hu, Virginia Tech, United States

    With the increasing need for asynchronous web-based instruction, instructional designers face the issue of providing learners the best online learning experience. A well-designed instruction is... More

    pp. 1267-1268

  16. Creating E-Learning Platforms for Graduate Students

    Vivian Ikpa, Temple University, United States

    On-line classes provide students with the opportunity to be educated across distances without negatively impacting the quality of learning. After collecting and analyzing data from students in... More

    pp. 1269-1274

  17. Learner Centered Design Strategy for Adaptive Control Systems with Adaptive Scaffoldings

    Sunyoung Joung, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to introduce 1) the conceptual definition of adaptive control systems with adaptive scaffolding, 2) the components of adaptive control systems with adaptive scaffolding... More

    pp. 1275-1281

  18. Modifying Web-Based Instruction for Low Vision and Color Blind Users

    Karen Juneau, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    Roughly 8% of the general population is colorblind. As the population ages, low vision users are becoming a larger percentage of the population. Since the Web-based learning environment is... More

    pp. 1282-1285

  19. Emergence and E-Learning Design: From Artificial to Natural Selection

    Elena Kays & J. Bruce Francis, Capella University, United States

    New generations of e-learners bring markedly greater sophistication to their studies. There is question whether traditional instructional design approaches can construct e-learning environments... More

    pp. 1286-1289

  20. Distance Education: Design Considerations for Effective and Successful Distance Learning

    Jared Keengwe, Indiana State University, United States; Simon Whittaker, North Carolina A&T State University, United States; Longy Anyanwu, Trinity Christian College, United States; Gladys Arome & Carmeta Tate-Blake, Barry University, United States

    Distance learning continues to be popular because of its ability to provide greater convenience, time flexibility and self-paced learning to students while avoiding travel time and cost. It can... More

    pp. 1290-1296