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

October 2005

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Griff Richards

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Number of papers: 526

  1. Forums –Facilitator Roles and Questions – The Effect of Facilitator Action on Student Participation in Discussion Forums.

    Marian Maxfield, Kent State University, United States

    Abstract: The study focuses on how to improve participation among adult learners when using discussion forums through the use of certain techniques such as types of questions (Socratic method) and ... More

    pp. 1399-1404

  2. A Learning Object Life Cycle

    Patricia McGee, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States; Heather Katz, Intelligent Decision Systems, Inc., US, United States

    By their very nature learning objects require an attention to their conception, development, deployment, use, access, storage, and re-use. They differ from other instructional media in that they... More

    pp. 1405-1410

  3. The match game: Instructional design for every learner

    Patricia McGee, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States; Uli Rauch, The University of British Columbia, Canada; Colleen Carmean, Arizona State University West, United States; Cyprien Lomas, The University of British Columbia, Canada

    Instructional design for technology-mediated learning is a well-substantiated process serving a community of practitioners that spans K-20 education and workplace training. However, instructional... More

    pp. 1411-1416

  4. Online Instructional Strategies for Learning: Hotlist, Subject Sampler, and WebQuest

    Donna McNierney, Youngstown State University, United States

    Abstract: Designing and using online instructional and learning activities are non-traditional instructional approaches for teaching relevant content in schools. Transforming traditional teaching... More

    pp. 1417-1427

  5. The D.I.G. generation and the Digital Divide: What really equates best practice in e-learning?

    Maribeth Montgomery Kasik, Governors State University, United States

    This paper and power point presentation addresses the concept of best practice as it relates to e-learning, digital divide, digital inclusion and the DIG generation. Techniques and methods that... More

    pp. 1428-1439

  6. Developing an Instructional Design for Media Education in Eritrea

    C.S.H.N Murthy, Ministry of Education, Government of Eritrea, India

    Abstract: Eritrea became independent on May 24 1993. Ever since efforts have been underway to revise and update the curriculum under conventional education and to ensure a uniform access and... More

    pp. 1434-1439

  7. Facilitating Scientific Development in the ChemistryLaboratory by using Mixed Mode or Hybrid Guided Inquiry

    Joanne Nakonechny & Sophia Nussbaum, University of British Columbia, Canada

    One of the more difficult challenges within science is to help students who believe in a static model of science, rather than the empirical questioning process of science. Their belief makes it... More

    pp. 1440-1444

  8. A Door in the Wall: Research-based Design for Distance Education Library Gateways

    Martina Nicholas & Melba Tomeo, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Academic libraries have responded to the challenge of providing resources and services to off-campus users in a variety of innovative ways. However, recent survey results indicate that users are... More

    pp. 1445-1450

  9. Understanding Activity Settings within Socio-Physical & Socio-Cyber Learning Environments

    Carol Oliver, The Graduate Center -The City University of New York, United States; Peter Lippman, The City University of New York-The School of Architecture, Urban Design, & Landscape Architecture, United States

    This paper examines how technology mediates virtual learning environments using spatial themes (Oliver, 2004). By understanding the implications of this spatial framework, we are able to examine... More

    pp. 1451-1457

  10. Designing and Developing Problem-Based Interactive Multimedia Case Delivery

    Pil-Won On & Charlene Sox, Appalachian State University, United States

    A Classroom Management course at Appalachian State University which has been known for its excellent curriculum is in need of effective instructional strategies to convert a traditional classroom... More

    pp. 1458-1461

  11. Successful Transition of Instructor Lecturing into Online Environment: Video Interface Application (VIA) enhanced with Hypermedia

    Pil-Won On, Bill Barber & Billy Irwin, Appalachian State University, United States

    With the rapid growth of online education, one challenge has been to provide online students the instructor's inimitable knowledge which has traditionally been delivered in a face-to-face... More

    pp. 1462-1467

  12. Constructivist E-learning System

    Borworn Papasratorn & Thanakorn Wangpipatwong, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

    Abstract: E-learning has been widely used in education. Several e-learning technologies play an important role in teaching and learning environment. However, many researches have shown that e... More

    pp. 1468-1473

  13. Instructional Design for E-Learning

    Michael Petty, Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, United States

    Abstract: Instructional design for e-learning requires that faculty possess a conceptual model of instructional design for both traditional and virtual classrooms. The traditional model... More

    pp. 1474-1477

  14. Campus QoS - Cost Issues Analysis

    Marcos Pinto, City Tech, CUNY, United States

    Campus Quality of Service (QoS) concerns the transformation of current best-effort, single-class-of-service internets into systems that can offer one or more levels of preferred service to certain ... More

    pp. 1478-1484

  15. The “Art” of Faculty Development for E-Learning

    Judi Repman, Georgia Southern University, United States; Jason Parker, Savannah College of Art and Design, United States

    Faculty development for e-learning is demanding for many content areas, but when courses and programs involve highly creative hands-on experiences, the challenges increase significantly. This brief... More

    pp. 1485-1488

  16. The Energy Cycle: keeping your audience engaged!

    Robert Rice, IntraHealth International, United States; Maddy Rice, CorSolutions, United States; Florence Carayon-Lefebvre, Family Health International, France

    The energy cycle, is an experience-developed instructional design tool that charts participants' energy and keeps them actively engaged in the learning content. Examined for over 20 years of... More

    pp. 1489-1494

  17. The Virtual Jigsaw Method: Supporting Student Autonomy Through Computer Mediated Communication

    Leanne Roberts, Mercyhurst College, United States

    The Jigsaw Method (JM) is a collaborative strategy relying on peer-to-peer teaching. In this paper, a model for combining the Jigsaw Method with Computer Mediated Communication (CMC), both... More

    pp. 1495-1496

  18. Authentic Learning and Assessments: Major Components in Transforming Superficial Understanding into Knowledge-Applications to Introductory Biochemistry

    Gordon Rule & Diana Bajzek, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    Abstract: Many cognitive and educational researchers agree that hypermedia and multimedia content, if designed correctly, can assist students in understanding the complex scientific systems which... More

    pp. 1497-1502

  19. An Overview of Technology that Supports the Development of Speaking Skills in an Online Environment

    Dana Saito-Stehberger, Alliant International University, United States

    In the field of foreign language instruction, there has been much discussion on how reading, writing, and listening skills can be presented in an online learning environment; however, there is a... More

    pp. 1503-1508

  20. Data Management Training: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Audiences in a Multi-campus Organization

    Gregory Sales, Seward Incorporated, United States; Ross Jannsen, University of Minnesota, United States

    The accidental release of private information, costs associated with lost data, and law suites over infringements on privacy have made data management and protection concerns high priorities in... More

    pp. 1509-1514