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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. Assessing students’ preferred learning styles to better design successful learning environments

    Klaus Schmidt & Dan Brown, Illinois State University, United States

    The increased use of Internet technology to advance teaching and learning into a new era of cyber learning poses new questions and concerns, but also new opportunities. A most productive learning ... More

    pp. 1515-1517

  2. Connecting Theory to Practice – Using technology to support situated learning in vocational education

    Bee Ling Seow & Buay Choo Tang, Institute of Technical Education, Singapore

    As an institution whose primary function is to meet the skilled manpower needs of the economy, it is therefore essential that our students not only acquire the relevant knowledge and skills when... More

    pp. 1518-1524

  3. Reduction of information overload in Web-based learning in environments: Using Design Experiments

    Moeketsi Sesemane, University of South Africa, South Africa

    This article presents overview findings of the study undertaken to explore the reduction of information overload in hypermedia learning environments. The author constructed a Design Framework that... More

    pp. 1525-1530

  4. Specification of a multilevel model for an individualized didactic planning: case of learning to read

    Aouag Sofiane, LRL, France

    Abstract: The basic idea of this paper is to follow a modeling by level, which has a progressive degree of smoothness, according to three approaches (Macroscopic, Mesoscopic and microscopic), to... More

    pp. 1531-1537

  5. Addressing the “Missing Skills” Issue: An Online Hybrid (e) Text-Course

    Yvonne Stapp, James Madison University, United States

    This in-progress project represents an experiment in instructional design. The project is concerned with the widespread problem of insufficient background or skills on the part of many college... More

    pp. 1538-1540

  6. Learning Spaces for the Humanities

    Barton Thurber & Jack Pope, University of San Diego, United States

    We explore the current state of learning spaces and argue that, whatever their strengths and ultimate potential, they are not entirely suited for use in the humanities. We distinguish learning... More

    pp. 1541-1548

  7. An Innovative Online Program to Facilitate Hand Hygiene Adoption and Behavioural Change in Nurses in a Major Urban Health Region

    Janet Tworek, University of Calgary, Canada; Elizabeth Henderson & Gwyneth Myers, Calgary Health Region, Canada; Susan Crichton, University of Calgary, Canada

    Previous education campaigns promoting hand hygiene behaviour among health care professionals have been effective only for as long as the campaign lasts. Instructional designers were consulted to... More

    pp. 1549-1554

  8. A Methodology for Teaching and Learning User Interface Design

    Joaquin Vila & Barbara Beccue, Illinois State University, United States

    A methodology for teaching and learning human-computer interface design concepts and technology is introduced in this paper. The methodology utilizes a user-centered approach for the design and... More

    pp. 1555-1560

  9. Ensuring Informed Consent

    Carol Washburn, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Health research volunteers must acknowledge informed consent. Generally this entails reading and initialing each page of a description of their participation. Most permissions carry two types of... More

    pp. 1561-1565

  10. A Knowledge Handling Model to Design Learning Activity

    Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya University, Japan

    The framework about knowledge management is currently one of organizational models for promoting human activities intelligently. In learning/education fields, the subject related to this... More

    pp. 1566-1571

  11. Online Higher Education Teaching Qualification in Law: An online reflective practice course

    Len Webster & Patricie Mertova, Faculty of Law, Monash University, Australia

    This paper highlights the growing need for provision of discipline-based flexible online courses for teachers in Higher Education based on reflective practice. It describes some of the challenges... More

    pp. 1572-1586

  12. 'Visualization of Time-Space Diagram and Shortest Path Finding Concept in Transportation Engineering

    Jeremiah Woolsey, Arun Bhowmick & Chunyan Zhang, Concordia University, Canada

    An interactive web based courseware module is presented for two of the most fundamental transportation engineering topics: Time-Space diagrams and network Shortest Path routes. The learning module ... More

    pp. 1579-1586

  13. Incorporating Human Interactivity in on-line Materials

    Toshiyuki Yamamoto, Mark Groenewold & Takayuki Kosaka, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan

    This paper is to report a progress of the project of better implementing interactivity in on-line materials. The goal here is to analyze the nature of interactivity in learning from the perspective... More

    pp. 1587-1590

  14. Dynamic-Vector Collaborative Learning Tool

    Stephen Zilora & Daniel Bogaard, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

    Game playing in a classroom setting can be an important aspect of active learning techniques. Games such as Jeopardy provide a means for an engaging review of course material prior to an exam or... More

    pp. 1591-1597

  15. A Proposed Online PhD Degree in Human Resource Development

    W. Clayton Allen, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    This paper presents information about the proposal of an online PhD program in Human Resource Development (HRD). Program design, program objectives, admission standards, degree requirements,... More

    pp. 1598-1605

  16. E-Learning in British Columbia

    Justine Bizzocchi, eLearning BC, Canada

    eLearning BC leads, builds and promotes the e-learning industry in British Columbia. Members of ELBC are both public and private organizations engaged in providing e-learning solutions for all... More

    pp. 1606-1611

  17. Instructors' uses of the Internet in Alexandria University

    Hisham El-Zayat, Hoda Nour-Eldin & Mohamed El-Sherbiny, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research, Alexandria University, Egypt

    The current Internet use by the instructors-researchers of Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, was investigated. Two hundred seventy-six instructors-researchers completed a questionnaire... More

    pp. 1612-1620

  18. Personal Constructs of Students and their Tutor on Campus-based eLearning

    Judith Enriquez, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

    This paper illuminates the emerging constructs of students and their tutor in an attempt to answer how and why the participants maintain firm associations and sustain similar values in terms of... More

    pp. 1621-1643

  19. The Virtual Pompeii Project

    Jeffrey Jacobson, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Jane Vadnal, School of Art History, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    A virtual reality reconstruction of the Theater District in the Roman city of Pompeii is now available at no cost for all uses in art and education, at "http://artscool.cfa.cmu.edu/~hemef/pompeii/"... More

    pp. 1644-1649

  20. Distance Education: The Tipping Point in the Transformation of Higher Education

    Michael Johnson & G. Andrew Page, Educational Leadership and Adult Education Department, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Abstract: This paper explores three questions: What do research and best practices identify as better ways to: 1) initiate and lead technological change in an academic unit (department or college... More

    pp. 1650-1657