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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. Wireless Laptop Computers in the Classroom and How it Revolutionizes Teaching Methods

    Andrew Akinmoladun, Bronx Community College (CUNY), United States

    This paper presents an overview of a wireless laboratory classroom for the new millennium. Teaching methods must adapt to new technologies where student are empowered with mobile academic learning ... More

    pp. 1610-1613

  2. The Impact Of A WebQuest On Pre-Service Elementary School Teachers In An Undergraduate Life Science Studies Course: A Snapshot

    Jon Aoki, University of Houston - Downtown, United States

    There are increasing calls in science education reform to utilize constructivistic teaching strategies that are inquiry-based and technology-oriented. Instructors can meet this appeal by utilizing... More

    pp. 1614-1621

  3. E-Learning Readiness Components: Key Issues to Consider Before Adopting e-Learning Interventions

    Spiros Borotis & Angeliki Poulymenakou, Department of Management Science and Technology, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

    Although e-Learning efforts are considered to be a significant corporate investment, many surveys indicate high drop-out rates or failures (Hill, 2000). In this study we try to identify some... More

    pp. 1622-1629

  4. Discovering IT Expertise on Campus-Opportunities Abound!

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    With limited resources and diminishing budgets on university campuses, university departments are struggling to find the necessary high-tech inexpensive IT (information technology) expertise and... More

    p. 1630

  5. Will Millennial Students Affect Faculty Behavior?

    Jeffrey Cain, University of Kentucky, United States

    The proliferation of computer technologies in homes and schools combined with a generation of American students who were born in the information age promises to invoke numerous and further studies ... More

    pp. 1631-1638

  6. Availability, Effectiveness and Utilization of Computer Technology among High School Mathematic Teachers in the Instructional Process

    Linda Challoo & Robert L. Marshall, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, United States

    This study examined the levels of availability, effectiveness, and utilization of computer technology by high school mathematic teachers. The design for this study was descriptive-comparative. ... More

    pp. 1639-1644

  7. Distance Education: Coming Of Age

    David Gilman & Yue Guan, Indiana State University, United States

    Time was, and not very long ago that hardly anybody had ever heard of distance education. Then, just a few years ago, most students and university instructors believed that distance education was a... More

    pp. 1645-1646

  8. OpenTeach Group e-Learning technologies, products and services

    Denis Guz, OpenTeach Group, United States

    OpenTeach Group is an international software outsourcing company, specializing in e-Learning, with development facilities in Moscow, Russia. Since 1993, OpenTeach has successfully completed more... More

    pp. 1647-1650

  9. Taking a four-pronged approach to supporting elearning

    Michelle Haynes, Kyriaki Anagnostopoulou & Walaa Mohamed Bakry, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

    All stakeholders involved in distance education require support. In this paper we report on a multi-faceted approach to supporting e-learning provided by the distance learning arm of our School of ... More

    pp. 1651-1656

  10. An Online Digital Library and Database of Instructional Software for the Pre-service and In-Service Teachers in the Diverse Urban K-12 Schools of Los Angeles

    Manisha Javeri, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    This presentation will focus on the process of creating and pilot testing an online digital library and a database of instructional software that are primarily used in the diverse, multicultural... More

    pp. 1657-1661

  11. Music Matters an ITS for Violin students

    Orla Lahart & Stephan Weibelzahl, National College of Ireland, Ireland

    The application of Artificial Intelligence in Music Education is quite challenging due to the subjective nature of music. Music Matters is an Intelligent Tutoring System that provides an... More

    pp. 1662-1666

  12. Analysing Students’ Use of a Virtual University System

    Imad Moukadem, Philip Barker & Paul van Schaik, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses the evaluation of a virtual university facility in Lebanon (VUSIL). The system was designed to provide lifelong learning opportunities based on the potential of the Internet... More

    pp. 1667-1678

  13. "Bought Without Thought" Higher Education's Digital Dilemma

    Arlene O'Leary, Simulation Learning Institute, United States

    As a higher education administrator who has worked in New York, Illinois, Massachusetts and now, New Jersey, I have the benefit of understanding the challenges to our education systems. I have the ... More

    pp. 1679-1684

  14. Distance Learning in United States: An Overview

    Bridget Regan, Philip Novicki, Shaun Shillabeer, Wei-Fan Chen & Matthew Morgan, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This paper is a report on our findings on current development of distance learning in the United States. It reviews different distance learning programs offered in the US higher education and... More

    pp. 1685-1688

  15. E-Learning Through Effective Facilitation

    Pascal Roubides, University of Phoenix, United States

    E-Learning in itself implies a shift in the traditional educational paradigm, hence it is important to have a clear understanding of several key concepts that could lead to success or failure of... More

    pp. 1689-1693

  16. Distributed Content Models -- A new innovation in Learning Content Management Systems and Strategies

    Steven Shaw, Concordia University, Canada; John Hudson, Eedo Knowledgeware Corp, Canada

    This paper describes an innovation in learning content management systems (LCMS) and learning content strategy: the distributed content model. The model is defined as a scheme in which a number of ... More

    pp. 1694-1698

  17. A pilot study: the effectiveness of an EFL on-line writing program for Taiwan High school students

    Chiann-Ru Song, Department of COmmunication & Institute of Telcommunications, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    EFL Chinese students have difficulties in developing complex writing skills naturally. To facilitate in helping students acquire these skills successfully, one of the challenges of an interface... More

    pp. 1699-1704

  18. Strategies for Reducing Dropout from Distance Education Courses

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

    This study aims to identify the significant characteristics of distance education students who have dropped-out or continuously and successfully progressed in the distance education program at the ... More

    pp. 1705-1710

  19. An overview of educational technology initiatives at MIT

    Janet Wasserstein, MIT, United States

    This paper will focus on how educational technology has enhanced learning at MIT; discuss how MIT's intellectual resources are being shared globally through several initiatives and describe the... More

    pp. 1711-1713

  20. Does a Computer Class Designed for Pre-Service Teachers Work?

    Hsin-Te Yeh, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    The purpose of this study is to understand pre-service teachers' expectations and needs for the computer class provided, and to know if the pre-service teachers make progress in the different... More

    pp. 1714-1719