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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. Patterns of Interaction in a Networked Learning Community

    Maarten de Laat, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Lasse Lipponen, University of Helsinki, Finland; Vic Lally, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

    The aim of this paper is to study the nature of the interaction within a networked learning community (NLC), and the way its members share and construct knowledge together. Our goal is to explore... More

    pp. 1846-1853

  2. Using Context to Enhance Search Tools

    Bich-Liên Doan, SUPELEC, France

    In this article, we suggest some recommendations for search tools to decrease the noise and silence. Taking account different contextual spaces (user, search tool, document and interactions between... More

    pp. 1854-1857

  3. A Practice Problem in Online Interpersonal Skills Training

    Min Young Doo, Indiana University, Bloomington, United States

    One problem when teaching interpersonal skills online is learners' lack of skills practice. Given the online learning environment is deficient in face to face interaction and self-regulated, it is ... More

    pp. 1858-1864

  4. Guidelines for Integrating eLearning within EGovernment

    Alptekin Erkollar, University of applied sciences Wiener Neustadt, Austria; Birgit Oberer, UPC Corp., Austria

    Online electronic services, like inquiry possibilities which are made available by administration to its interaction partners (citizens and businesses) are a proof of changes in the public sector... More

    pp. 1865-1869

  5. From e-Learning to b-Learning: How Students Use e-Learning Material in a Blended Learning Environment

    Lara Frumkin, Mike Mimirinis, Maia Dimitrova & Alan Murphy, Middlesex University, United Kingdom

    This paper explores flexible learning students' attitudes in Cairo and Hong Kong. The UK postgraduate Computing Science programme studied provides a blended mode of delivery encompassing an... More

    pp. 1870-1875

  6. Mobile Language Learning - A Pilot Project on Learning Style and Customization

    Chisato Furuya, Graduate School of Information Systems, University of Electro-Communications, Japan; Midori Kimura, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan; Toshizumi Ohta, Graduate School of Information Systems, University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    The purpose of the study is to ascertain the effectiveness of mobile technologies, such as cellular phones with Internet capabilities, in language learning. Two experiments utilizing mobile... More

    pp. 1876-1880

  7. Still Images and Animated Images, Is there a Better Option?

    Huaiying Gao, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    With the spread of microcomputers and the development of graphic software, the ability to create and use animated images has greatly increased. Some researchers studied the different effects... More

    pp. 1881-1884

  8. Intelligent Software Agent as e-Learning Support

    Anna Angelini, Umberto Ostello, Paola Plantamura & Enrica Gentile, Dipartimento di Informatica - University of Bari, Italy

    One of the most important problems in e-learning is undoubtedly the interaction mode during a courseware development. Particularly, alternative interaction modes are being studied within an e... More

    pp. 1885-1890

  9. Adaptation in E-Learning Environments through the Service-Based Framework and its Application for AdeLE

    Christian Guetl, Victor Manuel Garcia-Barrios & Felix Moedritscher, IICM, TU-Graz, Austria

    E-learning may provide a lot of useful features in a wide range of learning and teaching situations. However, the provision of static learning material will not meet the requirements of the users. ... More

    pp. 1891-1898

  10. Methodological aspects of Cooperative Work and Learning in a Virtual Environments:. The Case of the UOC

    Montse Guitert, UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain; Ferran Gimenez, Teresa Romeu & Teresa Lloret, UOC, Spain

    The focus of this research project is centred on the learning methodology and co-operative work in a virtual university setting in the Open University of Catalonia.Bearing in mind that research... More

    pp. 1899-1905

  11. A Comparison of Scaffolding Media in a Learning System for Teaching Web Development

    Richard Hall, Sarah Stark, Michael Hilgers & Paul Chang, University of Missouri - Rolla, United States

    The purpose of this experiment was to compare two types of media scaffolds as a part of a learning system for teaching web development. Twenty students were given the task of creating an... More

    pp. 1906-1913

  12. Internet information-filters and its consequences for e-learning - Conceptual framework and interview study in seven countries

    Henrik Hansson, Institute of International Education/Department of Education, the Multimedia unit, Sweden; Sylvia van de Bunt-Kokhuis, Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands

    Abstract: Increasingly the information used in schools and higher education is found on the Internet. But how accessible and useful is this information? There are different filters changing,... More

    pp. 1914-1920

  13. Look Who’s Talking: A Descriptive Analysis of Gender and Online Communication.

    Taralynn Hartsell, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    One question that arises concerning online communication is whether the gender of the student has a contributing factor toward learning success. Many have voiced that the Internet is a more... More

    pp. 1921-1926

  14. Adaptation of a Learning Portal for Mobile Access

    Paul Hayes, National College of Ireland, Ireland; David Joyce, PocketManager, Ireland; Therese Bergwall, National College of Ireland, Sweden

    This paper is the result of collaboration between a company involved in mobile media and an academic institution. 1.6 billion mobile phones are in use throughout the world today. If these can be... More

    pp. 1927-1932

  15. Useful and Challenging Characteristics of Web-Based Training: Comparing Perceptions of U.S. and Korean Employees

    Frankie Jones, Myung-Hwa Koh, Janette Hill & Ernise Singleton, The University of Georgia, United States

    Employees who participate in web-based training (WBT) often have perceptions of course effectiveness that differ from course designers. The focus of this presentation is to report those... More

    pp. 1933-1938

  16. The Analysis of Interaction Pattern for Decision Change During Online Debate In the Absence of Guided Structure

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

    The purpose of this study was to examine the online interaction patterns that influence pre-service teachers' individual decision changes in evaluating given WebQuests, inquiry-based learning... More

    pp. 1939-1945

  17. Developing a Metric for Evaluating Discussion Boards

    Robin Kay, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    The use of online discussion boards has grown extensively in the past 5 years, yet some researchers argue that our understanding of how to use this tool in an effective and meaningful way is... More

    pp. 1946-1953

  18. The Relationship between Online Teacher Immediacy Behaviors and Online Instructional Effectiveness

    Hee-Young Kim, University of Houston, United States

    This study examined the relationship between instructor immediacy and instructional effectiveness of online teaching. Significant positive correlations were found between immediacy and students... More

    pp. 1954-1959

  19. Integrating authentic science and educational technologies into middle and high school curriculum

    Tiffany A. Koszalka, Syracuse University, United States

    Teachers have central role in facilitating the development of scientific practices skills and knowledge in their students, yet many have never experienced scientific practice outside their own... More

    pp. 1960-1965

  20. The Design and Construction of Churches: Using Macromedia Flash to Disseminate Quantitative & Qualitative Trends in Project Delivery Systems

    Scott Kramer, Auburn University, United States; Ryan Byars, Holder Construction Company, United States

    This demonstration describes a research project that surveyed different project delivery methods that church leaders chose when deciding to design and build a new facility. A structured interview... More

    pp. 1966-1971