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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. Improving Learning Management Systems (LMSs): Lessons To Be Learned from Interactive Multimedia

    Katia Passerini, NJIT, United States

    The proliferation and standardization of learning management systems (LMSs) is enhancing the delivery of Web-based instruction. Many of the LMSs systems being adopted today have been developed with... More

    pp. 420-423

  2. Applications of Decision Support Technologies on Learning

    Lucila Perez, Michel Plaisent, Prosper Bernard & Lassana Maguiraga, University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada

    This research work investigates the impacts of Decision Support (DS) Technologies on users with it is applied as a training tool. A lab experiment with control and treatment groups was conducted... More

    pp. 424-431

  3. Utility of E-Companion as a Supplementary Tool: What do Students Say?

    Carl Reynolds, University of Wyoming, United States

    Feedback from course evaluations taught both on-campus and off-campus in which e-Companion was used as a supplementary component, led the researcher to investigate further as to how effective the... More

    pp. 432-434

  4. Search-and-Retrieval Tools in E-learning Applications: An Empirical Comparison of Search Engines and Topic Maps in an Educational Context

    Steven Shaw, Vivek Venkatesh, Gretchen Lowerison, Dennis Dicks & Dai Zhang, Concordia University, Canada

    This paper reports on an investigation focusing on improving the reliability and efficiency in current database-oriented search-and-retrieval mechanisms in e-learning applications through the use... More

    pp. 435-442

  5. Innovative Assessment of ICT Literacy

    Gordon Smith, California State University, United States; Irwin Kirsch, Educational Testing Service, United States

    Studies have shown that students can use email and download music, but cannot effectively and efficiently find, use, and evaluate content to solve problems and make decisions. In order to assess,... More

    pp. 443-448

  6. Evaluate the Impact of Technology Workshops

    Weimin Wang, North Carolina Wesleyan College, United States

    Most college instructional technologists conduct technology workshops for faculty and staff. Do these workshops have a positive impact on the curriculum design and development? Do the participants ... More

    pp. 449-452

  7. Innovation of the Formative Assessments Approach using WBT.

    Namatame Yasuko, Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Infrastructural Technologies,, Japan

    Formative assessments have been introduced in order to identify students' problems and to provide timely solutions to address the challenges of classroom teaching. Typical examples of formative... More

    pp. 453-460

  8. Globalization of E-Learning: Issues and Opportunities for International Collaboration

    Kumiko Aoki, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    E-learning enables provision of higher education services beyond national boundaries. International trade in educational services is expected to be liberalized as the General Agreements in Trades ... More

    pp. 461-466

  9. Creating Effective Interactive Environments for the eLearner

    Kathleen Bacer, Azusa Pacific University, United States

    This paper addresses an essential component for any dynamic online learning environment – that of creating effective interactive environments. The online learner enters the virtual classroom many ... More

    pp. 467-474

  10. A Database Approach for Developing, Integrating, and Deploying Educational Material on the Web

    Rohit Badal, Camilo Cornejo & Howard Beck, University of Florida, United States

    A content management approach based on a database is used to create websites, simulations and training manuals in the domain of environmental and agricultural engineering. The database incorporates... More

    pp. 475-481

  11. BluePrint for Transformation:A Model for Enhancing Human Capital Through Professional Development

    Nina Banerjee, Wilmington College, United States; Marlene Goss, Jane Kenney & Ellen Newcombe, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States

    BluePrint for Transformation is a conceptual model underlying a one-year long study called eTeaching and eLearning at West Chester University, devoted to professional development at the university ... More

    pp. 482-487

  12. Developing Online Interactive ‘Intensives’ for Flexibly Delivered Post Graduate Education

    Stewart Barnet, Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education (CIPHE), Australia; Jackie Ross, Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education, Australia; Greg Ryan, Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Australia; Tim Shaw, Centre for Innovation in Professional Health Education, Australia; John Egan, Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Australia

    Online interactive learning activities, designed originally as an alternative to a weekend workshop, are now being used in a series of flexibly delivered coursework masters programs. These online '... More

    pp. 488-491

  13. Developing Technopedagogical Skills in Pre-service Teachers

    Lorraine Beaudin & Corey Hadden, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This paper discusses the importance of developing Technopedagogical skills in pre-service teachers. Although pre-service teachers are becoming more knowledgeable of Information & Communication... More

    pp. 492-498

  14. Back to Basics: Hybrid Learning and Comfortable Computing.

    Raj Boora, University of Alberta, Canada

    Physical classrooms have the social element that online classrooms lack. Online classrooms have the computers that physical classrooms lack. In order to improve both, one must learn from the... More

    pp. 499-505

  15. An Online Portal to Manage Technical and Professional Learning and Development for Cisco’s Customer Support Engineers

    Jashoda Bothra, Anand Sundaram & Matt O'Donoghue, Cisco Systems Inc., United States

    Would you like to see how a corporate learning and development team designed and deployed an online portal to host and manage formal and informal learning using 50 different technical and... More

    pp. 506-513

  16. Key Stakeholder Requirements that Influenced the Design of a Corporate Learning Management System

    Jashoda Bothra, Cisco Systems Inc., Canada

    Corporate learning management systems cater to the needs of multiple audiences including: employees who wish to access and monitor their professional development; managers to track their employees'... More

    pp. 514-519

  17. The Advanced Immunization Management (AIM) e-Learning Project

    Pauline Brutlag & Lee Brimelow, SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies), United States; Alan Brooks & James Cheyne, PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, France; Parvati Dev & Brent Fitzgerald, SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies), United States; Anne McArthur & Molly Mort, PATH's Children's Vaccine Program, United States; Tanya Podchiyska, SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies), United States; Jenn Stringer, Educational Technology Services, Stanford School of Medicine, United States

    New tools to disseminate information in an instructional format are needed for national immunization managers and other partners of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunizations (GAVI) who... More

    pp. 520-523

  18. No Adult Left Behind: Adult Computer Literacy for Occupational Workers

    Anne Butler, Georgia State University, United States

    During 2003, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) identified that many of the CDC occupational workers were likely to need to be placed in other jobs because of budget cutbacks, but did not have... More

    pp. 524-527

  19. Instructional Technology and Individualized Learning

    Karin Camihort (Moyano-Camihort), Five Colleges, Incorporated, United States

    Attending to different learning styles and the different ways learners may navigate instructional technology is today the most important area of research and development. This presentation conveys ... More

    p. 528

  20. Managers of Instructional Technology Program: A Success Story!

    Sandra Challman, Brenda Ghaelian & Jennifer Brueckner, University of Kentucky, United States

    Providing support for faculty to gain competence in IT remains a challenge for higher education. One university's Managers of Instructional Technology (MIT) Program is considered a best practice... More

    pp. 529-533