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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. Collaboration, Leadership, and Teamwork in Online Learning

    Kay Allen, University of Central Florida, United States

    Creating collaborative learning through teamwork and shared leadership in the online learning environment will be the focus of this session. In the model that will be shared in this session, the... More

    pp. 493-496

  2. Management Strategies for Online Teaching

    Kay Allen & Judy Lee, University of Central Florida, United States

    Managing ongoing growth and change in online courses is a time challenge for online faculty. Developing collaborative assignments, providing timely feedback, advising students, and building a sense... More

    pp. 497-508

  3. Lifelong Learning and Greek Diaspora towards the Global Information Society: Suggested e- Learning Monitoring Methodology (e-LMM)

    Panagiotes Anastasiades, University of Crete, Department of Education, Greece

    The presence of more than 4.000.000 individuals of Greek origin in more than 100 countries the world over and the systematic teaching of the Greek language and culture to these individuals, in at... More

    pp. 501-508

  4. The Community System of Support

    Sandi Atols, Chicago Public Schools, United States

    Abstract: Building communities is not new. Rosenholtz (1989) discussed the importance of communities of collaboration and support for teachers. The need to create learning communities by leaders in... More

    pp. 509-514

  5. Potential Uses for Weblogs in Electronic Course Delivery

    Philip Barker, University of Teesside, United Kingdom

    Electronic course delivery now plays a major role within the educational strategies of many organisations. The effective implementation of this approach depends upon the selection of appropriate... More

    pp. 515-522

  6. Visualizing data on violence against children: Detection and prevention of violence in statewide child protective services (CPS) using an online analytical processing (OLAP) technology and online training

    Randy Basham, Joan Rycraft & Dick Schoech, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States

    The DEMOS Project utilized a server-based data delivery system with a graphical interface to provide data based evidence for decision support from the federally mandated SACWIS (Statewide Automated... More

    pp. 523-528

  7. Practice Report on Contextual Dynamic Examinations based on the Integrative Use of Computers

    Martin Baumann, RWTH Aachen University, Helmholtz-Institute, Germany; Patrick Blum, RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Medical Statistics, Germany; Volker Perlitz, RWTH Aachen University, Clinic for Psychosomatics and Psychotherapeutic Medicine, Germany

    It is a well-known problem that examinations can be easily passed relying solely on memory in high school disciplines using question pool items extensively. This approach to learning is usually... More

    pp. 529-534

  8. BCIT’s Technology-enabled Knowledge (TEK) Initiative: New models for learning and teaching drive organizational change

    Maggie Beers, Chris Golding & Vivian Forssman, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

    BCIT has invited its faculty, students, staff and community partners to participate in a five-year strategic initiative to collectively build its educational technology and information technology... More

    p. 535

  9. Grassroots Projects: Fostering and supporting an institute-wide culture of innovation

    Maggie Beers, Terry Fuller & Valia Spiliotopoulos, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

    To maximize the use of technology to teach, learn and conduct research, instructors need the tools and time to innovate and participate in scholarly activities. To this aim, the British Columbia... More

    p. 536

  10. Enhancing Teaching Presence and Reducing Distance Using Voice Technologies

    Karen Belfer, British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada; Tannis Morgan, University of British Columbia, Canada

    This presentation reports on the preliminary findings of a case study where we take a look at the possible improvement in teaching presence when voice is used to offer assignment feedback. The... More

    pp. 537-542

  11. Fundamentals of Business Administration: From Hybrid to Completely Online

    Robert Bisking, Our Lady of the Lake University, United States

    BADM 6200, Fundamentals of Business Administration is a unique graduate-level course. The course covers six topics, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management, Statistics and Business Law & Ethics ... More

    pp. 543-545

  12. Implementing a Synchronous Learning System in Distance Programs: Impressions from within a Faculty of Education

    Raj Boora, Kim Peacock, JoAnne Davies, Mike Carbonaro, Joyce Bainbridge & Fern Snart, University of Alberta, Canada

    Distance learning is becoming an increasingly important mode of delivery for many institutions. Through distance courses, institutions are able to offer adult students the flexibility they require.... More

    pp. 546-559

  13. Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention on the Web: A first look at WBT through the four lenses of Kirkpatrick’s Levels of Evaluation

    Lessell Bray, University of West Georgia, United States

    In 2005 Research Triangle Institute was awarded a NIH grant to help them determine the cost effectiveness of delivering WBT that focuses on reducing risky drinking behaviors in the work place.... More

    pp. 560-563

  14. Writing, Technology, Teachers and Administrators--A Year-long Collaborative Model

    Marwin Britto & Bobby Cummings, Central Washington University, United States

    In the spring of 2005, our university was awarded a small grant from the National Writing Project to train fifteen K-12 teachers and their respective administrators to use technology to integrate... More

    pp. 564-568

  15. Building a Content Heavy, Internationalized e-Learning Tool: Lessons Learned

    Pauline Brutlag, Tanya Podchiyska, Parvati Dev, Brent Fitzgerald & Lee Brimelow, SUMMIT (Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies), United States

    Increasingly, small development teams are building internationalized architectures for delivering large amounts of content. The AIM e-Learning project is one such example: in 2 years, 4 people... More

    pp. 569-574

  16. Virtual Universities and e-Universities in Developing Nations: New Approach for Emerging Challenges

    Amardeep Chauhan & Bhupendrabahadur Singh, G.B. Pant University of Ag. and Technology, Pantnagar- 263145, India, India

    An e-university - comparatively new concept in developing countries can contribute significantly towards globalization of education, meeting emerging challenges. A suitable model based on reliable ... More

    pp. 575-580

  17. Using the Computer for Practicing Pronunciation in ESL Class

    Peter Chou, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan

    This paper introduces the idea of using a software program called Praat to help international students practice their speaking. Praat is a program that was developed by two Dutch phoneticians that... More

    pp. 581-583

  18. E-Learning in a Medium-Sized State University: Problems & Successes

    Mary Ann Coe & Martha Burger, Midwestern State University, United States

    E-Learning in a small to medium-sized state university is not an easy task. During this presentation the presenters will discuss the barriers that have been broken down and the barriers that still ... More

    pp. 584-586

  19. From 0 to 6000: Creating an Attitudinal Infrastructure

    Giuliana Colalillo & Sandra Hodder, Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Canada

    Our institution has one of the largest laptop deployments in Canada (over 40 programs), is one of the largest wireless facilities, and has won a provincial Team Innovation Award for its mobile... More

    pp. 587-593

  20. A Post-Secondary Teaching Scenario for “Tomorrow"

    Leon Combs, Kennesaw State University, United States

    This paper will present a scenario for a teaching method that would be appropriate "tomorrow" in any discipline or setting (government, industry, university, etc.) at a post-secondary level. A 1976... More

    pp. 594-600