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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. Building an E-Learning Architecture for Academic Teachers: e-teaching.org - A Sustainable Approach in Higher Education

    Jeelka Reinhardt, Stefanie Panke, Joachim Wedekind, Birgit Gaiser & Felix Friedrich, Knowledge Media Research Center KMRC, Germany

    This paper presents the e-learning portal e-teaching.org as the central part of a strategy to promote the effective use of media technologies in German higher education. The portal gives... More

    pp. 873-880

  2. Peer and Self Assessment in On-line Collaborative Learning Teams

    Paul Resta & Maria Lourdes De Hoyos, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Several conditions are essential for face-to-face and online learning teams to be successful. These include positive interdependence, promotive interaction, teamwork, social skills, and individual ... More

    pp. 881-885

  3. Advances in Digital Rights Management

    Robby Robson, Eduworks Coproration, United States; James Simon, Sun Microsystems, United States; Harry Piccariello, ContentGuard, Inc., United States

    This panel will survey advances in digital rights management that apply to e-learning. It will focus on the problem of defining, displaying and (when appropriate) enforcing terms and conditions for... More

    pp. 886-891

  4. Shifting Sands: The Illusive Path Leading to E-learning Program Development

    Keri Rogers, Sam Houston State University, United States; Charles Mize, MDI Technologies, United States

    Institutions of higher education and corporate entities are converting an increasing number of their offerings for use with E-learning strategies to minimized cost and maximize opportunities. This... More

    pp. 892-896

  5. Reading Teachers First: Statewide Implementation of ePD

    John Ross & Carol Thigpin, AEL, Inc., United States; Joseph Guzman, The CNA Corporation, United States

    During Spring 2004, AEL delivered electronic professional development (ePD) to more than 1,300 K3 teachers and principals across the state of Tennessee. Developed by AEL and delivered to some of... More

    pp. 897-902

  6. The Use of Technology in Enhancing Students’ Learning

    Pascal Roubides, University of Phoenix, United States

    Math is boring! Math is hard! Math is feared! These three short outcries summarize students' feelings regarding the subject of mathematics. For reasons that will not be addressed here, student... More

    pp. 903-909

  7. War is a "messy and ill-structured" situation

    Carolyn Rude-Parkins & Karen Miller, University of Louisville, United States

    Issues encountered in redevelopment of synchronous and asynchronous components of a course for Army Captains can be generalized to other distance education projects. In sharing lessons learned,... More

    pp. 910-914

  8. Knowledge Construction through Virtual Interaction

    Jaime Sánchez, Julio Miranda & Felipe Vera, University of Chile, Chile

    Different approaches have been proposed to add more educational value to e-Learning. One of these views proposes modern pedagogical models that better fit the nature of the unique features of... More

    pp. 915-920

  9. Implementation of an Online Learning Environment for Healthcare Professionals: Experience and Lessons Learned

    Paula Sanderson & Robert Carter, Philips Medical Systems, United States

    Philips Medical Systems designed, developed, and implemented a Web-based online learning environment to deliver continuing education to medical imaging professionals and education to Philips... More

    pp. 921-926

  10. Masonry of E-learning: Managing Knowledge Construction and Skill Development in an Online Course

    Peter Sedyukov & Robyn Hill, National University, United States

    Abstract: Formal online education is essentially a self-sufficient learning. As online students often do not have effective learning and self-management skills, e-learning needs to be supported by ... More

    pp. 927-933

  11. Asynchronous Instructor-Led Online Learning: Turning a Blind Spot into a Sweet Spot

    John Sener, Sener Learning Services, United States

    Asynchronous instructor-led online learning (AILOL) is a delivery mode which offers many potential benefits for corporate, government, and non-profit organizations. Although increasingly... More

    pp. 934-939

  12. Examining an Online Corporate Study Group

    Kevin Serveau, Cisco Systems, Inc., United States

    This paper outlines a case study from a training team at Cisco Systems in which an online "CCIE Study Group" was created to help engineers within the company better prepare for a challenging... More

    pp. 940-945

  13. Online Learning: Perceptions of Useful and Challenging Characteristics

    Ernise Singleton, Liyan Song, Janette Hill, Frankie Jones, Micael Barbour & Myung-Hwa Koh, University of Georgia, United States

    The student and the instructor may view success in the online environment differently. The focus of this paper is to report those characteristics of online learning that students indicated as... More

    pp. 946-950

  14. Teaching Online: The Changing Nature of Faculty

    Ernise Singleton, University of Georgia, United States

    Faculty members teaching online face several changes to the traditional teaching model and instructional strategy (Pallof & Pratt, 1999). Several questions arise related to this transition. The... More

    pp. 951-956

  15. Development of an E-Learning Framework for Web-based Project-Based Learning in Science

    Scott Slough, Jon Aoki, Larry Spears & Brad Hoge, University of Houston-Downtown, United States

    HUNSTEM (Houston Urban Network for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) is a technology-based project that is rooted in a solid theoretical framework. Visualization tools,... More

    pp. 957-962

  16. Training for Web Accessibility in Blackboard 6.0

    Harriette Spiegel & Ahmet Satici, University of Tennessee Knoxville, United States

    This brief paper proposes an online accessibility training module for faculty adapting higher education courses to delivery in the Blackboard 6.0 online course management system. The purpose of... More

    pp. 963-966

  17. Promoting Student Teachers’ Reflective Practice through Digital Video within Web Based Dialogue

    Steve Rhine Steve, Willamette University, United States

    Abundant literature in the field of teacher education describes the gap between teachers' theory and practice. The irony of teacher education is that at the point at which student teachers are most... More

    pp. 967-974

  18. New and Emerging Technologies; Challenges and Opportunities for Learning and Knowledge Management in Corporate- and Higher Education

    Per Rudolf Stokke, Statoil ASA and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    Abstract: This paper discusses the present and future impact of new and emerging technologies on learning and knowledge management in corporate- and higher education. The discussion is based on... More

    pp. 975-980

  19. Teaching Distance Education Courses via Internet

    Fu-Shing Sun, Ball State University, United States

    This paper introduces a software system that is used to teach distance education courses on WWW. The instructor uses this system to deliver a regular class over the Internet. The students can read ... More

    pp. 981-984

  20. Encouraging Microsoft Office Specialist Certification for Students through Faculty/Staff Involvement

    Richard Tarver, Kathy Autrey & Leigh Ann Myers, Northwestern State University, United States; Mary Beth Tarver, Norethwestern State University, United States; Susan Nealy, Northwestern State University, United States

    In Louisiana's Vision 2020, sustained economic development is said to depend primarily upon technology. This paper focuses on activities used at a rural public university to increase faculty/staff ... More

    pp. 985-988