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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. Constructing Expert Systems in E-Learning Classrooms

    Wei-Fan Chen & Bryan Erwine, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This paper implements an active learning environment for an undergraduate computer networking class. The suggested approach is to ask students to create their own expert systems by using JavaScript... More

    pp. 534-538

  2. The Gang’s All Here: Team-work and Collaboration Facilitate E-Reserve for E-learning through the University Library

    Ophelia Cheung & Susan Patrick, Ryerson University Library, Canada

    Ryerson University Library in Toronto, Canada, has recently embarked on a pilot project to implement E-Reserve through the library catalogue, providing one centralized, copyright-cleared virtual... More

    pp. 539-542

  3. Tablet PCs: A Powerful Teaching Tool

    Renee Cicchino & Danielle Mirliss, Seton Hall University, United States

    Abstract: Tablet PCs are quickly emerging as a powerful eLearning tool in higher education. The unique functionality of the Tablet PC allows users to create lecture materials using "digital ink"... More

    pp. 543-548

  4. Introducing Faculty to Online Learning: An Online Course as Professional Development

    Susan Colaric, East Carolina University, United States; Juliana Taymans, George Washington University, United States

    Online learning can be used for distance education courses as well as for face-to-face courses. In fact, using online learning to supplement traditional classes may be the most effective way to... More

    pp. 549-554

  5. “Crossing into the E-Learning Territory in the Corporate Environment - One Bridge at a Time”: Lessons from the South African Banking Sector"

    Rabelani Dagada, University of South frica, South Africa; Moeketsi J Sesemane, University of South Africa, South Africa

    A number of trends, which include technological developments, the growth of the Internet, legislation and business imperatives, have accelerated the move to e-learning in the corporate world. The ... More

    pp. 555-560

  6. Where E-Learning and Business Connect – South African Corporate Experience

    Rabelani Dagada & Moeketsi J Sesemane, University of South Africa, South Africa

    E-Learning as a corporate training method has been enhanced by virtuality, which now manifests itself in aspects such as content provision, electronic access to libraries, e-books, discussion rooms... More

    pp. 561-565

  7. Faculty Involvement in Internet Based Learning: Why Would They Ever Do That?

    Benjamin Deaton & Ernise Singleton, University of Georgia, United States

    Colleges and universities are continually expanding the number of Internet-Based Leaning (IBL) environments as part of their educational programs. This article focuses on the motivating and... More

    pp. 566-571

  8. Testing and Learning Accounting: A Rule-based Approach to Accounting Scoring

    Steven Decock, Kurt De Cock, Ann Gaeremynck, Willy Herroelen, Lieve Janssens, Tina Lievens, Gustaaf Van Herck & Jan Vanthienen, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

    This paper is a report on the work done at the K.U.Leuven on the development of electronic tests and remediation exercises for accountancy students. To be able to present accounting-style exercises... More

    pp. 572-578

  9. Using the Library of Congress Web site to Enhance Student Learning

    Karen Dutt-Doner, Niagara University, United States; Susan Allen & Mary Rech-Rockwell, Nichols School, United States

    The Library of Congress has developed a comprehensive web site that has digitized historical documents from the Library's collections and made them available online to anyone. The American Memory... More

    pp. 579-584

  10. Successful Migration between Course Management Systems: Administrative, Faculty, and Learner Considerations

    Margaret Dwyer, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, United States

    A number of college campuses have turned to course management systems as a means of providing online content. Many schools that adopted "first generation" course management systems are now in the... More

    pp. 585-590

  11. Supporting the Integration of E-Learning in an Existing Curriculum - The Use of E-Learning Elements

    Frank Eckelmans, PhD Student at the University of Osnabrück, Germany; Anja Krüger, virtUOS, University of Osnabrück, Germany

    The center for virtual teaching at the University of Osnabrück (virtUOS) offers consulting services for E-Learning issues. To improve the quality and sustainability of the integration of E-Learning... More

    pp. 591-596

  12. Fighting the Good Fight: The Global Education Project - An Online Curriculum at Fairleigh Dickinson University to Support the National Guard Bureau in Homeland Security and Defense

    Stuart Eisenstadt & Deborah Elzie, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States

    There has been a dramatic increase in the study of terrorism and related fields since September 11, 2001. While there has been a substantial increase in curriculum for understanding the... More

    pp. 597-600

  13. Rapid Deployment: Implementation of a Master of Administrative Science Degree and Certificate Program in Global Security, Terrorism, and Emergency Management Administration at Fairleigh Dickinson University for the National Guard Bureau

    Stuart Eisenstadt, Deborah Elzie & Darren Elzie, Fairleigh Dickinson University, United States

    Although the literature is extensive on the development of courses to be delivered via distributed learning technologies, it does not cover all the issues we encountered while developing a SCORM... More

    pp. 601-606

  14. Personalized Just-in-time Dynamic Assembly of Learning Objects

    Robert Farrell, John Thomas, Bill Rubin, Douglas Gordin & Amy Katriel, IBM Research, United States; Ray O'Donnell, Ernie Fuller & Steve Rolando, IBM Global Services Learning, United States

    This paper describes an indepth investigation into an approach to creating individualized learning experiences based on user's immediate learning needs. Using this method, learners assemble short, ... More

    pp. 607-614

  15. Adding a Computer-Based Oral Component to Distance Education Courses

    Janet Flewelling & Donald Snider, University of Windsor, Canada

    Distance education courses can tend to be text-based, a factor that makes online courses more suitable for some disciplines than others. For language educators, in particular, this can be... More

    pp. 615-621

  16. Developing and evaluating a minimal set of guidelines for Web Site Design for All

    Maria Flood, Dublin City University, Ireland; Mary Sharp, Trinity College, Ireland

    The last five years has seen considerable interest in the use of elearning web resources by lecturers and teachers. Typically these web resources contain both content acquired or referenced from... More

    pp. 622-629

  17. Found in Translation: Creating Bilingual Websites

    Garry Forger, The University of Arizona, United States

    Abstract: In recent years we have found more interest at the University of Arizona for the creation of bilingual and multilingual information, including web accessible material. Several factors... More

    pp. 630-633

  18. Hidden Treasures on the Internet: The Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) Project

    Garry Forger, The University of Arizona, United States; Marilyn Tickner, Information Institute of Syracuse, United States

    Abstract: This session will describe the background, research foundations, and new directions of the Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) Project . GEM is sponsored by the U.S. ... More

    pp. 634-637

  19. Strategy Leads to Success - The E-Learning Strategy at the University of Freiburg, Germany

    Reiner Fuest, University of Freiburg, Germany

    Since 2002 the development of information technology and e-learning at the University of Freiburg follows a strategic plan, defined in the so called media development plan. Main institutions of the... More

    pp. 638-642

  20. Web CT: The Educational Institutions Future Or Merely A Lick And A Promise

    James Gallagher, Napier University, United Kingdom

    WebCT serves three distinct groups: student, lecturer and institution. However, a problem arises when the institution, in terms of its administration, fails to see beneath the surface of the... More

    pp. 643-648