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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. Mating PowerPoint and Active Learning: Can I Really Teach a "Hybrid" Course?

    Phillip Sokolove, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, United States

    Abstract: Five teaching components that had been developed and used in a large-enrollment, active-learning (AL) biology course were incorporated into a traditionally taught section of the same... More

    pp. 1485-1489

  2. Designing and Developing Instructional Multimedia for Online Courses

    Holim Song, University of Houston, United States

    As online courses with instructional multimedia become more widespread, instructors have increasingly been pressured to design and develop effective multimedia for online courses. Designing and... More

    pp. 1490-1494

  3. Pre-service Teachers' Perceptions of Interactivity and Instructor Behaviors in Asynchronous Online Learning Courses

    Hongbo Song & Yanling Sun, Ohio University, United States

    This study addressed what pre-service teachers' perceived interactivity was essential to asynchronous online learning, and what their perceived instructor behaviors were in such a learning setting.... More

    pp. 1495-1501

  4. Redesigning the Curriculum for E-learning

    Dorian Stoilescu, Univ of Windsor, Canada

    This paper describes research in curriculum, related problems and possibilities of success using Internet based learning. Comparisons between traditional and teaching online are highlighted.... More

    pp. 1502-1507

  5. Applications of a Semi-Structured Online Debate for E-Learning

    Chih-Hsiung Tu & Michael Corry, George Washington University, United States

    Online discussion method is not limited to having students read the assigned materials and responding to questions posted by the instructor. Online debate is an effective discussion method to... More

    pp. 1508-1515

  6. Factors Affecting Student Sense of Satisfaction in an Online Teacher Education Programme.

    Bill Ussher, University of Waikato, New Zealand

    Since 1997 The University of Waikato has delivered a three-year teaching degree online, initially to meet the need for elementary teachers in rural areas. This qualitative study of 29 current... More

    pp. 1516-1524

  7. Modes of Online Synchronous Discussion

    Chien-hsing Wang, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan

    This paper illustrates and discusses the different structures of online synchronous discussion currently in practice based on the action research. The participants were 31 pre-service teachers who... More

    pp. 1525-1532

  8. A Professional Development Guide to Integrate the Internet and Multimedia into 1st to 9th Grades Curriculum Alignment

    Jenny Wang, Pei-Chi Wong & Emily Wu, National Huwei University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This paper is to elaborate the implementation of Internet and multimedia to meet the challenge of 1st to 9th grades curriculum alignment by two 16-hour workshops. The workshops are Application of... More

    pp. 1533-1535

  9. Can Web-based Learning Enhance Self-Regulation?Implication for designing web-based course

    Li Wang, Texas A&M University, United States

    Self-regulatory learning refers to how learners adapt the path of instruction to their way of learning regardless of instructional delivery system. Self-regulatory learners make their own decision ... More

    pp. 1536-1540

  10. A Practical Guide To Help Faculty Start An Online Course

    Weimin Wang, North Carolina Wesleyan College, United States

    As more and more faculty members are ready to integrate the web into their curriculum, some of them are interested in starting their first online courses. As an instructional technologist, you may ... More

    pp. 1541-1546

  11. E-learning: It’s not just for distance education students anymore

    Michael Corry & Ryan Watkins, George Washington University, United States

    The enthusiasm about e-learning is growing faster than anyone anticipated. This has resulted in more and more students who want to take courses either entirely through e-learning or having some... More

    pp. 1547-1550

  12. Strategies for Teaching an Introductory Computer Course

    Gita Williams, Georgia College & State University, United States; Robert Branch, Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology, United States

    Teachers must use different teaching strategies depending on the preparation, learning ability and learning environment of students. Teaching word processing, electronic spreadsheets, databases and... More

    pp. 1551-1556

  13. The Other Side Of The Web Page: Attempting To Be An Online Professor

    Leigh Wolf, Michigan State University, United States

    I have spent the past two years as a virtual student. As a synthesis of my learning and experience, I have created an online course module in an attempt to answer the questions - What is life like ... More

    pp. 1557-1564

  14. How Can We Improve the Quality of Online Interaction?

    Younghee Woo, The University of Georgia, United States

    Because of the perceived advantages and the seemingly relentless promotion of Web-based learning environments (WBLEs) by commercial interests as well as educational technologists, knowing how to... More

    pp. 1565-1568

  15. Investigation of TIP Theory in Computer-Mediated Communication and Online Learning

    Catherine Wright, George Mason University, United States

    As group communication studies evolve, the inclusion of technology is paramount to the understanding of how people work together. This paper looked at the short history of the study of group... More

    pp. 1569-1570

  16. Dancing with Technology: Collaborative Learning in an Iowa K-12 Computer Learning Classroom

    Wenxia Wu, Iowa State Univerisity, United States; Wendy Kropid, University of Wisconsin-Superior, United States

    This study aimed at gaining an in-depth understanding of the effectiveness of one educational strategy applied in the field of instructional technology in Iowa K-12 settings: collaborative learning... More

    pp. 1571-1576

  17. Practices of Using Discussion Board as an Assessment Tool in Online Learning Environment

    Yang Yang, Penn State University, United States

    Discussion board is an integral part of online courses. It has a great potential for supporting teaching, enhancing learning, and facilitating assessment. This study is to examine how the... More

    pp. 1577-1582

  18. The Potential for an Object-Oriented Model of Learning

    Julie Youm & John Black, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This study explores the potential for applying Object-oriented programming characteristics as constructivist aids to everyday cognition and learning beyond programming tasks. The theoretical... More

    pp. 1583-1586

  19. Producing Interactive Educational Radio Programs for Distance Education

    T. Volkan Yuzer & Gulsun Kurubacak, Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty, Turkey

    The various program styles and formats of radio had been broadcasted gradually for many years, such as countless music, drama, entertainment, culture, documentary, sporting events, news or... More

    pp. 1587-1601

  20. Interactive Learning Environment in Digital TV: Results and Experiences

    Päivi Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

    The Industrial IT Laboratory (INIT) of Helsinki University of Technology (HUT) has conducted research in the use of digital TV as a learning environment for University courses since 2001. Digital... More

    pp. 1602-1609