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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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Table of Contents

This conference has 9 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 526

  1. Experiential and Transformational Learning Theories as they Apply to Library Information Literacy

    Paul Wyss, Memorial Library Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States

    Experiential and Transformational Learning Theories have strong potential for application in a setting in which academic library skills are taught. These theories imply greater immersion in the... More

    pp. 1790-1801

  2. Toward Accessible Learning Resources

    Olusola Adesope & John Nesbit, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    Learning technology designers often fail to consider the social and organizational contexts of their designs, a neglect that leads to gaps between products and user needs. An examination of current... More

    pp. 1802-1807

  3. Using the Crossing Chasm Theory to Design a Promotional Model for Application Service Center in e-Learning Park

    Maiga Chang, National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning, Taiwan; Chi-Kuo Chuang, National Central University, Taiwan; Chin-Yeh Wang, National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning, Taiwan; Gwo-Dong Chen, National Central University, Taiwan; Jinn-Bao Lee & Li-Chieh Lin, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan

    Taiwan government started to initiate a five-years (2003-2007) program, that is National Science and Technology Program for e-Learning (ELNP for short), since 2002. In order to achieve the four... More

    pp. 1808-1815

  4. A Strategy to Promote e-Learning Industry in Taiwan: Network Science Park

    Chi-Kuo Chuang & Gwo-Dong Chen, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan; Jinn-Bao Lee & Li-Chieh Lin, Division of Education & Training, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan, Taiwan; Chin-Yeh Wang & Maiga Chang, National e-Learning Program Office, National Central University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    Since January 2003, a 5-year e-learning national program was launched to assist the development of e-learning industry in Taiwan. One part of the program is to promote the development of e-learning... More

    pp. 1816-1829

  5. Online Learning a Panacea for Falling Retention Rates or a Flawed Strategy for Student Centred Learning

    James Gallagher, Napier University, United Kingdom

    Abstract: In April 2005 it was announced by the institution that it would be joining a consortium of Scottish universities to provide online degrees for Chinese students. At first sight this seems ... More

    pp. 1830-1835

  6. Beyond the Enthusiasts: 20 Lessons for Creating an Institutional e-Learning Strategy

    John Heap, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom

    Leeds Metropolitan University (Leeds Met) is a large (42,000 students) university with a reputation, based on its history as a former polytechnic, for applied learning. Though, of course, it has... More

    pp. 1836-1854

  7. Developing an instrucitonal Desgin for Media Education in Eritrea

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

    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. 1843-1848

  8. Implications of intellectual property issues in e-learning

    Munusamy Natarajan, NISCAIR (CSIR), India

    Abstract: This article deals with e-Learning and its definitions. The tools used for teaching and learning and strategies to be adopted for better development of e-content is emphasized the need... More

    pp. 1849-1854


    Michael Traina, Northern Kentucky University, United States; Denise Doctor, Central Arizona College Signal Peak Campus, United States; Erik Bean & Vernon Wooldridge, University of Phoenix, United States

    Abstract: The rapidly changing world of technology is creating unique challenges for today's educators of higher learning. In particular, e-learning programs throughout the world have created an... More

    pp. 1855-1863

  10. Identifying effective online instructional practices in undergraduate and graduate level courses

    Husein Abdul-Hamid & Cassandra Lewis, UMUC, United States

    This study explored the process of effective teaching and learning in online courses through an examination of instructional practices that are associated with faculty and student satisfaction, as ... More

    pp. 1864-1868

  11. Evaluation of an Online Training Course for Entry-Level Food Handlers

    D. Michael Anderson & Carlos Elordi, Health Media Lab, United States

    This study evaluated a three-hour Web-based training course on food safety for entry-level food handlers. The course contains ten modules, and each module is followed by a short quiz that must be ... More

    pp. 1869-1876

  12. Comparative Study of E-Learning Platforms

    Carlos E. Anguiano Gómez, Victor M. González- Romero & Miguel Alvarez Gómez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    In this work, we present the result of a comparative study of the learning platforms used at the University of Guadalajara, for developing and delivering on-line courses. In particular, we analyzed... More

    pp. 1877-1882

  13. Teachers’ Favorite Websites as an Indicator of Classroom Web Use

    Leanna Archambault & Kent Crippen, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    The pervasive nature of the Internet, both in society as well as America's schools, leads teacher educators to wonder how this dynamic tool is being utilized in the classroom, especially if it is... More

    pp. 1883-1888

  14. Developing a Tailored Accessibility Auditing Methodology

    Christopher Bailey, Elaine Pearson & Stavroula Gkatzidou, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a particular aspect of an enterprise project linking four Universities in the North East of England with small and medium sized businesses in the region. The purpose of the... More

    pp. 1889-1894

  15. Cross-Cultural Adaptation of e-Learning Contents: a Methodology

    Emmanuel Blanchard & Ryad Razaki, University of Montreal, Canada; Claude Frasson, University of Montréal, Canada

    e-Learning, the way of teaching people through the Internet, is a global methodology. This definition implies that learners coming from different countries could attend the same e-Learning session.... More

    pp. 1895-1902

  16. Towards the Dynamic Personalized Selection and Creation of Learning Objects

    Aoife Brady, Owen Conlan & Vincent Wade, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

    Delivering the most appropriate learning object for a learner's goals, needs and preferences presents an interesting research challenge. [Dagger et al., 03] presents a solution based on the... More

    pp. 1903-1909

  17. A Case Study of the First Year of a New Online RN from LPN Program: Evaluation of Program and Student Outcomes

    Karen Brown, Kirtland Community College, United States

    This presentation describes the results of a qualitative study of a new online RN from LPN program. The program was evaluated based on nursing and online standards, adult learning principles, and... More

    pp. 1910-1913

  18. Corporate eLearning: A comparative analysis between large and small companies in Ireland

    Liam Brown, Eamonn Murphy & Agnes O'Donovan, University of Limerick, Ireland; Vincent Wade, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    This paper compares and contrasts the current attitudes, the awareness of and the take-up of eLearning in Irish High-Technology large and small organisations. Those responsible for training in... More

    pp. 1914-1920

  19. Effects of Personality on Small Group Communication and Task Engagement in an

    Edward Caropreso & Sue-Jen Chen, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    Little is known about the potential influence of personality on online communication, group interaction, and task engagement among members of a learning community. This study used a mixed-method to... More

    pp. 1921-1930

  20. Cross-cultural Collaborative Online Learning: When the West Meets the East

    Sue-Jen Chen, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; Chaoli Hsu, National Taichung University, Taiwan; Edward Caropreso, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    Current information and communication technologies allow more international connections. To succeed in the 21st century global society, students should develop their inter-cultural knowledge and... More

    pp. 1931-1941