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



Janice Nall; Robby Robson

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This conference has 13 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 551

  1. Using a Constructivists’ Approach to Enhance Student Learning and the Integration of Technology

    Jared Keengwe, Indiana State University, United States; Simon Whittaker, North Carolina A&T State University, United States

    This paper presents a constructivist perspective of the use of computer technology in the classroom. What is the level of technology integration expected in constructivist classes where instructors... More

    pp. 1297-1300

  2. Effect of Visual Scaffolding in Facilitating Higher Order Performance Outcomes

    Khusro Kidwai, Mine Monyofu, Huifen Lin, Francis Dwyer, William Swain & Brad Ausman, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Animation is being used extensively for instructional purposes; however, it has not been found to be effective for higher order learning within the knowledge acquisition domain. The purpose of this... More

    pp. 1301-1306

  3. The Con4-P Model of Learning Design for Professional Communities

    Pete Kilner, U.S. Military Academy and Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Communities of practice (CoPs) have enormous potential to contribute to professionals' development and education. The Con4-P Model of Learning Design outlines the roles and relationships that... More

    pp. 1307-1311

  4. The Effect of Text Types on Moral Judgment: A Semiotic Perspective

    Soyoung Kim, Florida State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the text type(open text and closed text)on the reader's moral judgment. Open text was explained by Eco (1990), which is determined by whether ... More

    pp. 1312-1318

  5. Intelligent Tutor Agents: Providing Assistance to Educators

    Charles Knode, Marymount University, United States

    This presentation showcases an intelligent agent (MU Buddy) developed to provide 24/7 assistance to students, faculty and staff at Marymount University. Using open source, easy-to-use software,... More

    pp. 1319-1321

  6. Second language comprehension in an online multimedia environment: Integrating theory and practice.

    Eduardo Lage-Otero & Oliver Kennedy, New York University, United States

    This presentation will discuss a project currently under development at New York University to integrate recent research findings in multimedia learning (Mayer, 2003) and computer assisted language... More

    pp. 1322-1323

  7. Designing for Learning: Encouraging Best Participation Practice in Asynchronous Learning Environments Through Appropriate Instructional Design

    Andy Lapham, London College of Music and Media, United Kingdom; Melissa Lee Price, Staffordsshire University, United Kingdom

    This study examines the nature of interactions on a bulletin board that forms the main element of a postgraduate module in a UK design school. Content analysis is used to examine the bulletin board... More

    pp. 1324-1329

  8. Applying Bloom to Games – A Preliminary Methods Description

    Tracey Leacock, Brad Paras & Jim Bizzocchi, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Bloom's Taxonomy has had a major impact on how formal educational materials have been structured over the past half-century. Now that video games are becoming such a pervasive phenomenon - such a... More

    pp. 1330-1334

  9. The Effects of Web-based CAT (Computerized Adaptive Testing) on the Students' Attitude and Learning

    Hyunah Lee, Florida State University, United States; Young-hwan Kim, Pusan National University

    The purpose of this study is to examine the relative effects among CAT applicated types as drills and practices on the students' attitude and learning on CAT applicated web-based course. The... More

    pp. 1335-1339

  10. Online learning: Myths and realities

    Qing Li, University of Calgary, Canada

    In this paper, we examine the myths associated with online learning in the area of K - 12 and higher education. Further, we explore possible strategies to help us move from myth to reality and... More

    pp. 1340-1344

  11. Face-to-face to Fully Online - A Successful Conversion Process

    Youmei Liu, university of houston, United States

    Most online courses were created by converting traditional courses. The process has been somehow oversimplified – most faculty members simply uploaded lecture notes to the course shell without... More

    pp. 1345-1350

  12. Visualizing Your Teaching with Effective Use of Video and Audio

    Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    Integrating video and audio to enhance the quality of instruction and efficiency of learning has become more and more popular in online learning. With the availability of streaming technology, the ... More

    pp. 1351-1352

  13. A Review of Research on Problem-Based Learning (PBL) Implemented Through Distance Education (DE) Environments

    Brenda Lopez, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This paper will present a review of literature of research in Problem-Based Learning in distance education consolidated in the PBL design model as defined by traditional literature. The sequence... More

    pp. 1353-1358

  14. Facilitating Student Online Discussions: Effective Instructional Design and Strategies

    Lilly Lu, Iowa State University, United States

    Recent literature emphasizes the significance of teaching presence for online activities. In a constructivist online learning environment, instructors should realize their roles as facilitators... More

    pp. 1359-1363

  15. Genetic Diversity as Inspiration for Instructional Design

    John Smith, CPsquare, United States; Alice MacGillivray, Royal Roads University, Canada

    This paper discusses a case study in which a university and a self-organizing community of practice collaborated in an e-learning endeavor. Independently, these organizations challenge traditional... More

    pp. 1364-1369

  16. Texts and Contexts in learning design: Carving out a sound pedagogy for E-learning

    Matete Madiba, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    With the development of Learning Objects the revolution that has been promised with e-learning seems to become a reality as The Industry Report from The Masie Center asserts '… in particular, the... More

    pp. 1370-1374

  17. Using Learning Objects in an ICT-based Learning Environment

    Johannes Magenheim & Olaf Scheel, University of Paderborn, Germany

    The Didactics of Informatics research group at the University of Paderborn is involved in efforts to design implement and evaluate an ICT-based learning laboratory for informatics (ILL). The ILL... More

    pp. 1375-1382

  18. They Call It Learning Style But It's So Much More

    Erica Melis, German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Germany; Rachada Monthienvichienchai, London Knowledge Lab, Institute of Education, United Kingdom

    The questions of how important a learner's 'learning style' is for the learning outcome needs to be investigated for learning environments: (1) for a didactically flexible design and possibly for... More

    pp. 1383-1390

  19. Two Cheers for Technology: High-Teach, Low-Tech Solutions

    Alton Miller, Columbia College Chicago, United States

    Good teaching and learning is always the product of a relationship, not of "course delivery techniques." Pedagogically, online teachers know that the value of linear argument presentation can be... More

    pp. 1391-1394

  20. Developmental Phonics Instruction with Touch User Interface Technology: Moving Toward a Multi-Sensory Approach for Grades Pre-K-2

    Jason Barkeloo, TouchSmart Publishing, LLC, United States; Michael Mott, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    Early childhood general and special educators and administrators are in a continuous process of discerning which research-based and newly emerging methods for teaching of phonics are most viable... More

    p. 1395