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E-Learn 2005--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2005


Griff Richards

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This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 526

  1. Connecting with Contemporary Learners: Assessing Technology Resources and Technology Use

    Charles Dickel & Sharon Ishii-Jordan, Creighton University, United States

    In an effort to "connect with" contemporary students and the learning modalities that they use, this program reports data on technology resources that the students use to complete their coursework.... More

    pp. 1270-1275

  2. Distance and No Distance: Docent Training via Videoconference

    Herminia Wei-Hsin Din, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    There are many distance learning program available for classroom settings across the nation but few have focused on docent-training program outside of the institution. This paper is based on a... More

    pp. 1276-1279

  3. Active Learning in Online Classes

    Judy Donovan, Grand Valley State University, United States

    As a veteran online instructor, I find the more I have students assume responsibility for learning, assessment, presentation of information and interaction, the better my online classes become in... More

    pp. 1280-1284

  4. LTTS: A course management system for online inquiry learning

    Thomas Duffy & Gihan Osman, Indiana University, United States

    This presentation will introduce an online professional development course management system designed at Indiana University to support one on one mentoring and delivery of problem-centered courses.... More

    pp. 1285-1289

  5. Adaptive Orientation Methods in Computer Adaptive Testing

    Anastasios Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece

    In computer adaptive testing, if the examinee answers correctly a question, then the next question is harder. Otherwise, if the examinee answers wrongly, then the next question is easier. It would ... More

    pp. 1290-1295

  6. Synchronized Blended Learning in Virtual Learning Environments

    Christine Frank, University of Paderborn, Germany; Torsten Reiners & Imke Sassen, University of Hamburg, Germany; Leena Suhl, University of Paderborn, Germany; Stefan Voß, University of Hamburg, Germany

    The main focus of this paper is to show state of the art technologies and existing components of didactical concepts which can be composed in certain ways to enable collaborative learning via the... More

    pp. 1296-1308

  7. Tapping Online Dialogue for Learning: A Grounded Theory Approach to Identifying Key Heuristics that Promote Collaborative Dialogue Among Virtual Learners

    Sarah Haavind, Harvard University, United States

    This study examined factors that promote content-related, collaborative dialogue in secondary-level online course discussion forums. Discourse transcripts from nine Virtual High School courses from... More

    pp. 1309-1325

  8. A Design Experience for Creating Scenario Simulations

    Elizabeth L. Haslam, School of Education, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States

    This doctoral course project focused on the introduction of a more dynamic instructional design process for developing scenario simulations. To make the design process more accessible, we explored ... More

    pp. 1326-1328

  9. Designing an Online Collaboratory for the Global Social Benefit Incubator

    Pedro Hernández-Ramos, James L Koch & Hans-Peter Dommel, Santa Clara University, United States; Patrick Guerra, Lionspeak Consulting, United States; Geoffrey Bowker, Center for Science, Technology, and Society, Santa Clara University, United States

    The Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI) is an international education program designed to serve social benefit entrepreneurs working in the fields of education, health, economic development,... More

    pp. 1329-1334

  10. Application of the ARCS Motivational Model to the Design and Assessment of an E-Education, General Education, Natural Sciences Course.

    Paul Howell, Penn State University, United States

    Motivation is crucial in teaching large, general education courses, particularly in the natural sciences where the students frequently lack confidence, an adequate background, and interest. The... More

    pp. 1335-1340

  11. Equal Access Through Accessible Teaching: What’s it all about?

    Tara Jeffs, East Carloina University, United States; Ellen Dobson, East Carolina University, United States

    As more and more learners want the convenience of learning online pressure is placed on the instructor and university to assure that all students have equal access to the learning environments and ... More

    pp. 1341-1346

  12. A Three-Way Partnership in e-Learning Trades Training: An Instructional Development Perspective

    Ron Johnson & Jan Soer, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

    Abstract: Trades training is provided by a joint partnership between government, industry and training providers. While government and industry support trades training to be offered e-learning mode... More

    pp. 1347-1352

  13. A Heterogeneous Agent Model for Distributed Constructionism

    Gloria Y. M. Kao & Chuen-Tsai Sun, Department of Computer Information Science, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; Sunny S. J. Lin, Institute of Education, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    A considerable number of Internet-based computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments have been or are currently being developed. This paper aims to a) assure the basic... More

    pp. 1353-1356

  14. Enhacing e-learning through Technology and Constructivist Pedagogy

    Jared Keengwe, Indiana State University, United States

    The rapid advances in technology has allowed for the growth of collaborative e- learning experiences unconstrained by time and space. This paper examines the use of technology as a tool to support ... More

    pp. 1357-1361

  15. The effectiveness of computer simulations in a computer based learning environment

    Hyun-Jeong Joyce Kim, Rhodes College, United States; Art Graesser, Tanner Jackson, Andrew Olney & Patrick Chipman, University of Memphis, United States

    We explored the effectiveness of interactive simulations on an intelligent tutoring system, called AutoTutor. College students (N=132) were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: (1)... More

    pp. 1362-1367

  16. Variation and Reusability in E-learning: not Compatible?

    Line Kolås, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    One way to improve e-learning systems for higher education is to look at the weaknesses of today's system and do something about these weaknesses. Obvious weaknesses of today's systems are lack of ... More

    pp. 1368-1375

  17. Students' Choice of Organizers based on their Perceptual Operations

    Chien-Ching Lee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Students were asked to use graphic organizers for three writing processes i.e. categorizing and extracting information, integrating information and drawing conclusions. They were given the choice... More

    pp. 1376-1383

  18. The Effects of Simulation Delivery Instruction on Students’ Problem Solving Performance and Motivation

    JeongMin Lee, Dept. of Ed. Psychology and Learning Systems, Florida State University, United States; Youngmin Lee, Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), Korea (South)

    The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of two instructional methods, which were instructor-led instruction and the simulation delivery instruction on learners' well-structured and ill-... More

    pp. 1384-1386

  19. The Online Tutor: Proven Best Practices for the e-Learning Environment

    Gail Lipschitz, Little Genius Software Inc, Canada

    : Online tutoring is pivotal in successful e-learning environments. Without this process the online student languishes in a virtual sea of information. Based upon her recently published e-learning ... More

    pp. 1387-1392

  20. Examining E-Learning in Environmental Technology Management Websites

    Dorit Maor & Dora Marinova, Murdoch University, Australia

    The paper examines the role of online resources for environmental technology management (ETM) learning by examining major influential websites, such as that of the World Business Council for... More

    pp. 1393-1398