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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. Using Laptops Effectively in Higher Education

    Robin Kay, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    The presentation will focus on a wide range of "best-practice" activities used to incorporate laptops into higher education. A majority of the activities are based on a well-researched, cognitive... More

    pp. 759-764

  2. Case Studies in Distance Education: Examples of Two Effective Instructional Uses

    Jeffrey M. Kenton, William A. Sadera & Laura C. Frazier, Towson University, United States

    Abstract: Along with the ease of use and standardized look of online management tools, a new set of instructional and pedagogical issues is emerging. Among these issues are providing effective... More

    pp. 765-768

  3. Things to think about in e-learning

    Badrul Khan, George Washington University, United States

    pp. 769-775

  4. Reuse of Lexicographic Examples in a Web-based Learners' Dictionary

    Judith Knapp, European Academy Bolzano, Italy; Johann Gamper, Free University of Bolzano, Italy; Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Content creation for a language learning system is a time-consuming, laborious, and expensive task. It is therefore desirable to reuse content as much as possible in different learning situation.... More

    pp. 776-783

  5. Rule-Based Java Applets In On-line Advising

    Kazimierz Kowalski & Robert Manning, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    Online teaching and learning has become popular among colleges and universities around the world, and an important part of the learning process, student academic advisement has to be created to... More

    pp. 784-790

  6. The Design & Construction of Churches: Using Macromedia Flash to View Qualitative Data

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

    This paper 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 method... More

    pp. 791-796

  7. The Effect and Efficiency of Digital Content Format in eLearning

    David Weimann Lee, The Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Nicole P. W. Huang, National Huwei University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to explore the effect and efficiency of various digital content formats in e-Learning. 135 students participated in a Computer course under both Web-enhanced... More

    pp. 797-803

  8. Online Communities in Course Settings vs. Those in Faculty Training

    Amy S. C. Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States

    This presentation will report on strategies used to foster professional discourse in two types of online communities: one in course settings and the other in faculty training. The presenter... More

    pp. 804-805

  9. Collaborative Digital Engagment as an Online Learning Tool

    Robert Leneway, Western Michigan University, United States

    During the last four years, fourteen colleges and universities throughout the U.S. have participated with Advance Networking Inc's ThinkQuest Foundation in a PT3 sponsored Catalyst grant. The... More

    pp. 806-809

  10. Individualizing a CMS Course

    Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    There is definitely no doubt that Course Management Systems (CMS) are very helpful to faculty in creating and delivering courses. The easy-to-use features of CMS enable faculty to create an online ... More

    pp. 810-813

  11. Web-based Instruction for Critical Care Nursing Science: Lessons Learned

    Marinkie Madiope, University of South Africa, South Africa

    The study was undertaken, based on the assumption that a need existed for further education for nurses in general. The problem that emanated from this is that nurses are generally hamstrung by... More

    pp. 814-818

  12. E-learning: putting the social first

    Anthony Marcus, Melbourne University Private, Australia

    Despite trial, error and reflection drawn from longstanding and varied programs, e-learning remains heavily defined by its technological component and primarily analysed in terms of its educational... More

    pp. 819-825

  13. Theatre Faculty’s Usage of Electronic File Submission

    Sara Marcus, TUI, United States

    This research focuses on academic theatre instructors' usage of electronic file submission, identifying surrounding practices that are characteristic of current and proposed users of this... More

    pp. 826-831

  14. Facilitating Learning through the application of an E-Learning Model in Information Systems Curriculum

    Brendan McCarthy, Victoria University, Australia

    Many universities have introduced distance learning programs and are trialling e-learning tools to support this expansion. The curriculum associated with Information Systems and in particular the... More

    pp. 832-838

  15. A Longitudinal Look at Faculty Satisfaction with Instructional Technology and the Interventions Implemented

    Mary Nell McNeese & Lin Harper, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Sara Kimmel, Belhaven College, United States

    In 2001, in preparation for writing a Title III-A grant and in the midst of the implementation of a PT3 grant, staff from The University of Southern Mississippi implemented a technology survey of... More

    pp. 839-844

  16. Faculty Best Practices Using Blended Learning in E-learning and Face-to-face Instruction.

    Fernando Mortera-Gutierrez, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, ITESM-CCM, Mexico

    Presenting a higher education case study from Mexico City, ITESM-CCM College, describing faculty best and worst practices using a blended learning approach in e-learning and face-to-face... More

    pp. 845-850

  17. Restructuring Education Programs to Infuse Technology with Teaching and Learning

    Brenda Nix, Wall Russ, Joe DeBella, Sharon Gill, Dana Harader & Alesa Walker, Murray State University College of Education, United States

    A discussion of the characteristics and components of a systemic effort to restructure College of Education programs to infuse programs seamlessly with technology will focus development of a long... More

    pp. 851-856

  18. Integrating Technology With Teaching And Learning At Murray State University

    Brenda C. Nix, Ky Academy of Tech Ed, Murray State University COE, United States; Russ Wall, Joe DeBella, Greg Gierhart, Sharon Gill, Dana Harader, Ginny Richerson, Don Tomlinson & Alesa Walker, Murray State University College of Education, United States

    In 1999, a commitment was made to making technology an integral part of the Murray State University teacher preparation program. A systemic effort to restructure the College of Education programs... More

    pp. 857-862

  19. Teacher CPD: E-Learning and the National Priorities in Scotland

    Jim O'Brien, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    This paper will explore the development of a national website to support the national educational priorities declared by Scotland's recently re-established Parliament. The website development... More

    pp. 863-867

  20. ReflectionConnection: An Online Complement to Professional Development

    Joan Pasternak, The Mid-Atlantic Regional Technology in Education Consortium (MAR*TEC), United States

    The need to provide quality professional development to K-12 educators has gained new urgency with the No Child Left Behind mandate that all students must be taught by "highly qualified teachers." ... More

    pp. 868-872