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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. Micro-scenario Method for Designing and Re-designing the E-Learning System

    Masaaki Kurosu, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    In order to (re-)design the e-learning system with sufficient level of usability, the concept design at the early process of the design cycle is crucially important. For generating the well... More

    pp. 1972-1977

  2. Problem-Based Learning in a Web-Supported Environment

    Miwha Lee, Busan National University of Education

    The purpose of this study was to design and develop a web-based PBL program and to examine the effects of the type of task and group composition on problem solving in a web-supported problem-based ... More

    pp. 1978-1983

  3. Toward an e-Mentoring Framework in Group Development

    Seung-hee Lee & Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana Uinversity, United States

    Across educational settings, online group development is a prominent issue. Both instructors and learners can support better group development process by being aware of which stage the group is in.... More

    pp. 1984-1989

  4. Using web-resources to enhance pre-service teacher’s training

    Chi-Jui Lien, National Taipei Teachers College, Taiwan

    The purposes of this study are to investigate the effectiveness of using web-resources as tool of analytic approach in teacher’s preparation. The participants are ninety pre-service teachers. ... More

    pp. 1990-1995

  5. Effects of Different Activity Types and Time on Online Social Presence

    Guan-Yu Lin & James M. Laffey, School of Information Science and Learning Technologies, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    Abstract: the purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the effect of two different types of collaborative activity and time spent in group work on perceived social presence of students.... More

    pp. 1996-2000

  6. A Qualitative Study of Computer-mediate Communication Use in Foreign Language Classroom

    Huifen Lin, Kun Shan University of Technology, Taiwan; Tsuiping Chen, Kun Shan University of Technology, Taiwan

    This study employed a qualitative case study approach to explore English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners' perceptions of the use of Computer-mediated Communication (CMC) to facilitate their... More

    pp. 2001-2006

  7. The Effect of Visual Statement and Question Advance Organizers in Complementing Animated Instruction in a Web-based environment on Undergraduate Student Achievement of Different Educational Objectives

    Huifen Lin, Kun Shan University of Technology, Taiwan; Khusro Kidwai, Mine Munyofu, William Swain, Bradley Ausman & Francis Dwyer, The Penn State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of two different types of advance organizers-visual statement and visual question in complementing animated instruction. 120 undergraduate ... More

    pp. 2007-2012

  8. The Development of Technology in Music Industry: Issues in Music Education

    Pei-Ju Lin, Doctoral student, College of Education, University of Idaho, United States Minor Outlying Islands

    With programs in music technology now located throughout the country, the role of using music technology in higher education has become a controversial issue. The literature shows different... More

    pp. 2013-2019

  9. Online Facilitation in Online MBA Courses

    Xiaojing Liu, Seung-hee Lee & Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University, United States; Richard Magjuka, Indiana University, United States; Kyong-Jee Kim & Shijuan Liu, Indiana University, United States; Bude Su, Indiana University, United States; Min Shi, Indiana University, United States; Minyoung Doo, James Madison university, United States; Mengyu Zhang, Indiana University, United States; Alyssa Wise, Indiana University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to understand the practice of facilitating online MBA courses at a Midwestern university which has already established a highly successful traditional MBA program. The... More

    pp. 2020-2025

  10. Mona Listen: A Web-Based Ear Training Module for Musical Pitch Discrimination of Melodic Intervals

    Christian Loh, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, United States

    This study investigated the effects of Web-based pitch discrimination training on college music students' achievement in melodic interval discrimination. Mona Listen, a Web-based learning module... More

    pp. 2026-2032

  11. An Online Dementia Care Training Program for Health Care Teams in Long Term Care Facilities: A Viable Solution for Improving Quality of Care and Quality of Life for Residents and Patients

    Colla MacDonald, Emma Stodel & Lynn Casimiro, University of Ottawa, Canada

    The purpose of this study was to design and evaluate an eLearning dementia care program aimed at enabling healthcare teams deliver better service to residents with dementia in long-term care (LTC) ... More

    pp. 2033-2043

  12. A Longitudinal Study of the Barriers to Higher Education Faculty Use of Instructional Technology

    Mary Nell McNeese & Lela Weems, University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Sara Kimmel, Belhaven College, United States

    Fifteen survey items were administered to higher education faculty in 2001 and 2003 to assess what barriers they perceived to the implementation of instructional technology. Only one of the 15... More

    pp. 2044-2049

  13. A Factor Analytic Study of Barriers Perceived by Students to Online Learning

    Lin Muilenburg, University of South Alabama, United States; Zane Berge, UMBC, United States

    We want to better understand which students will face barriers when attempting to learn online, what those barriers are, and ultimately how we can help individuals in their learning by... More

    pp. 2050-2053

  14. Effect of Different Chunking Strategies in Complementing Animated Instruction

    Mine Munyofu, William J Swain, Bradley D Ausman, Huifen Lin, Khusra Kidwai & Francis Dwyer, Penn State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the instructional effectiveness of different chunking strategies used to complement animated instruction in facilitating higher level learning tasks. 120... More

    pp. 2054-2056

  15. Healthcare Preventativeness for E-Learning During Human-Computer Interaction

    Martha M Murray, CSUH- Department of Extended & Continuing Education, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes preventative steps e-learners and instructors can take to prevent health related problems associated with human-computer interaction. To explore the problem a... More

    pp. 2057-2061

  16. How College Professors Responded to Online Education

    Thanh Nguyen, Bridgewater State College, United States

    Love it or not, college online education will continue to expand. Obviously, we are standing at a crossroads just like when the first airplane was introduced at the time that people traveled on... More

    pp. 2062-2067

  17. Facilitating Students' Understanding of Simple DC Circuits - Combining Simulation and Laboratory Work Together

    Sami Nurmi & Tomi Jaakkola, Educational Technology Unit, University of Turku, Finland

    Electricity is an important and challenging science topic at all school levels. Learners often have many difficulties in learning electricity. Previous attempts to overcome these difficulties have ... More

    pp. 2068-2073

  18. Are Students Ready to E-Learn? The Influence of Experience with PC-Based Game Environments on Motivation

    James Belanich, U.S. Army Research Institute, United States; Laura Mullin, Catholic University, United States; Karin A. Orvis, George Mason Univ., United States; Kara Orvis, Consortium of Universities and U.S. Army Research Institute, United States

    PC-based games are an increasingly popular choice to facilitate training. The goal of this research was to better understand the role individual attributes, such as experience playing PC-based... More

    pp. 2074-2080

  19. Educators’ Mental Models of Internet Services and Their Impact on Internet Use: The Case of Electronic Mail

    Marina Papastergiou, University of Thessaly, Greece

    Today's teachers should have an understanding of the Internet and should be capable of using its services efficiently for educational purposes. Therefore, it is essential that they develop adequate... More

    pp. 2081-2086

  20. Assessment of Teachers' Electronic Portfolios

    Teddy Parvanova, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Portfolios are personal collections of materials and artifacts reflecting teachers' experience and career. In order to be objectively reflective, portfolios must also clearly reveal author's... More

    pp. 2087-2089