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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. Interactive Bovine Anatomy and Physiology Lab

    Vishal Singh Vishal & Ashu Guru, University of Nebraska at Lincoln / CIT, United States; Steven Jones, Animal Science Department, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Bucky Gwartney, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, United States

    In an academic setting it is difficult to instruct students in the anatomy of a beef animal. It has generally required that a beef carcass be fabricated into wholesale and retail cuts or... More

    pp. 208-212

  2. ARTstor Usability Evaluation

    Teal Anderson & Jacquelyn Gourley, Johns Hopkins University, United States; Kimberly Harvey, ARTstor, United States

    During Fall 2003, task-based usability testing was conducted of a new digital library featuring over 150,000 images of art, archaeology, architecture, and cultural objects. The purpose of the... More

    pp. 213-220

  3. Computer-based Psychological Counseling on the Web: an Empirical Study of Web4health

    Andrea Andrenucci, Stockholm University/Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Minna Forsell, Stockholm University, Sweden

    This paper introduces an empirical study of Web4health, a Question-Answering system created as a part of a groupware for psychological counseling on the Web. A group of twenty-two test users,... More

    pp. 221-224

  4. Keeping Up and Following through--Why Evaluation is Necessary

    Anne-Marie Armstrong, The Architect of the Capitol, United States

    Evaluation continues to be the least used tool for providing effective training programs. One reason is that training evaluation is after the fact and risky. What if the evaluation shows that the... More

    pp. 225-226

  5. Web-based RN to BSN Nursing Program Evaluations: Course Content, Process and Resources, Stakeholders' Perceptions

    Gloria Birkholz & Geoff Shuster, University of New Mexico, College of Nursing, United States

    A five year old fully web-based nursing program for associate degree nurses completing a baccalaureate degree (RN to BSN) at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing was evaluated by student... More

    pp. 227-230

  6. Technology-enhanced teaching and learning innovations and the concept of reflective practice

    John Boeglin, Faculté Saint-Jean, University of Alberta, Canada; Katy Campbell, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, Canada

    The introduction of any technology-enhanced teaching and learning innovation necessitates a critical reflection on past and current educational practices. The objective of this presentation is to... More

    pp. 231-233

  7. Dynamic Composition and Personalization of PDA-based eLearning – Personalized mLearning

    Aoife Brady, Owen Conlan & Vincent Wade, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

    With the increasingly demanding schedules of formal and casual learners and the proliferation of terminal devices available for content delivery, learners are demanding ubiquitous access to their... More

    pp. 234-242

  8. Technology as an Enhancement to the Consensus-Building Process

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    In the spring of 2003, two faculty members from a Southeastern United States research university were involved in a grant tasked with helping create and develop law enforcement high school... More

    pp. 243-244

  9. An Evaluation Study of a Micro-Society in K-12 Education

    Yaowen Chang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States; Paul Skiera, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper aims to evaluate the impact of a micro-society project on student participants' propositions about information technologies measured by the Information Technologies Questionnaire (ITQ) (... More

    pp. 245-248

  10. Psychopathologizing Usability and its Evaluation? A Psychopathological Model of Usability Evaluation

    Yaowen Chang, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    This paper starts with the definition of usability, which assumes effectiveness, efficiency, and user satisfaction as three perspectives of usability (ISO, 1997). Further on, the author provides... More

    pp. 249-255

  11. The Impact of Online Professional Development on Teaching Practice: Research Summary and Final Results

    Elizabeth Childs & Susan Crichton, University of Calgary, Canada

    This research investigates one online professional development program for K-12 teachers to determine if it impacted teaching practice. It reports on the findings of the five phased research agenda... More

    pp. 256-263

  12. Emotions during learning: The first steps toward an affect sensitive intelligent tutoring system

    Scotty Craig & Sidney D’Mello, University of Memphis, United States; Barry Gholson, Amy Witherspoon, Jeremiah Sullins & Arthur Graesser, Univerisity of Memphis, United States

    In an attempt to discover links between learning and emotions, this study adopted an emote-aloud procedure in which participants were recorded as they verbalized their affective states while... More

    pp. 264-268

  13. New Visions for Literacy

    Marilyn Cron, Great Falls Public Schools, United States

    Abstract: Specific learning modalities and how to best provide a supportive educational environment for their needs is the question that has driven this project. The contention that multimedia use ... More

    pp. 269-273

  14. Negotiating the Teaching-Assessment Cycle in Writing Programs with XML

    Christy Desmet & Robert Cummings, University of Georgia, United States

    Writing Programs are being asked not only to justify their methods of evaluating students, but also to provide increasingly rigorous program assessment in order to justify their substantial expense... More

    pp. 274-279

  15. A Longitudinal Study of an Online Degree Program

    Rita Dobbs & W. Clayton Allen, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    This paper will include critical information for administrators and faculty in higher education for developing and utilizing over time an assessment model for evaluating an online degree program. ... More

    pp. 280-293

  16. Creating and Implementing A Rubric Scoring Database

    John Foshay & Joanne Walker, Central CT State University, United States

    This paper describes a faculty-developed database that serves as a university department's evaluation tool. Using the department's portfolio assessment, capstone action research project and... More

    pp. 294-298

  17. Assessment of the Implementation of ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators for Teachers in Secondary and Middle Level Education

    Cheryl Grable, Andrew Hunt & Betty Wood, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    Abstract: This four-year on-going research uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2001) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators for... More

    pp. 299-302

  18. The simSchool Project: Creating a Web-Based, Results-Driven Simulation to help Future Teachers Improve Student Learning.

    Bill Halverson, The Simschool PT3 Project, United States

    The Vermont Institutes along with select other educational institutions are creating a preservice technology initiative that uniquely prepares teachers to improve student learning. The initiative... More

    pp. 303-307

  19. Blended Education For Disaster Healthcare Professionals: An Evaluation

    Cecilia Hannigan, University of Ulster, United Kingdom; Kevin Davies, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    The Universities of Glamorgan and Ulster, in partnership with Häme Polytechnic (Finland) and a number of Non Government Organisations, deliver an international MSc in Disaster Relief Healthcare. ... More

    pp. 308-313

  20. Student perception and satisfaction in Online Certificate Courses

    Erman Yukselturk, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Fethi Ahmet Inan, University of Memphis, United States

    This study examined students’ satisfaction in the online learning experience. In this research, a quantitative method was used. Students’ satisfaction from lecture notes, assessment and evaluation ... More

    pp. 314-318