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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. Autonomous On-Line Advising

    Kazimierz Kowalski, Mohsen Beheshti & Jianchao Han, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    The process of selecting classes, to be taken by the student in the incoming semester, is time consuming, tedious and often frustrating. Students need to take an informed decisions making the most ... More

    pp. 836-843

  2. Online Examinations with Expert System Shells

    Kazimierz Kowalski, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Jozef Goetz, University of La Verne, United States

    An important part of the learning process is an assessment of student progress. It is particularly challenging in web-based teaching. Online examinations are one of the forms of assessment. There ... More

    pp. 844-849

  3. Enlivening Online Courses Using Macromedia Flash Streaming Audio and Video

    Steven Kreinberg, Temple University, Boyer College of Music & Dance, United States

    Keeping students engaged in online courses creates a significant challenge for instructors. One feature of Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Pro is the ability to stream audio and video content over the web... More

    pp. 850-855

  4. Applying Work Flow Reference Model in Adaptive Learning

    Dimitris Lamboudis & Anastasios Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece; Christodou;os Papas, Innovis Company, Greece

    In this paper we will present part of our current work towards the developing of an e-Learning platform using the Work Flow Reference Model in combination with adaptation algorithms. The basic idea... More

    pp. 856-859

  5. Adopting Seven Principles in a Skill-based e-Learning Course

    David Wei-Mann Lee, Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Nicole Pei-Wen Huang, National Formosa University, Taiwan; Po-Ying Wang & I-Fang Ho, Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Chickering and Gamson's (1987) seven principles can be adopted to foster pedagogi cal effect in the contemporary e-Learning classroom.... More

    pp. 860-865

  6. Developing Online Teaching and Learning Resources that Engage Faculty

    Carol Leppa, Andreas Brockhaus & Julie Planchon-Wolf, University of Washington, Bothell, United States

    During this session, we will describe the development and testing of an online teaching and learning archive and examine some of the successes and challenges in developing an interactive faculty... More

    pp. 866-871

  7. Teachers' Perspectives on the Adoption of E-Learning at the University

    Tin-Pui Leung & Fleming Woo, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Significant quality gains and teaching and learning improvements are expected with the use of e-learning. Despite the obvious advantages, the degree of adoption of e-learning within a university... More

    pp. 872-877

  8. Cyber-bullying in schools: A comparison of Canadian and Chinese adolescents’ experience

    Qing Li, University of Calgary, Canada

    This study is an exploration of the cyberbullying issue from an international standpoint. The focus is on the examination of the nature and extent of Canadian and Chinese adolescents' cyberbullying... More

    pp. 878-884

  9. OOPS, Did You Mean to Share What? Opensource, Opencourseware, and the Power of Volunteerism

    Meng-Fen Lin, University of Houston, United States

    In this presentation, we will share first-hand experiences in maintaining and sustaining an effective Opencourseware (OCW) localization project called Opensource Opencourseware Prototype System ... More

    pp. 885-890

  10. Optimisation of DVD based Learning Support, a System for On and Off Campus Study: Addressing the Digital Divide.

    John Lynn & Patrick Quinn, Glasgow Caledonian University, United Kingdom; Ben Davis, St. Joseph's Academy, United Kingdom

    DVD (Digital Versatile Disc), technology has in recent years become an accepted standard for home entertainment within the primary field of cinematic film titles. The impact of digital video and... More

    pp. 891-897

  11. Professional development-A case for institutional e-learning training

    Matete Madiba, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa; Prof Michael Cross, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

    This paper discusses how the integration of ICT within South African higher education has developed. Five models that emerged out of the developments are identified and the paper then focuses on... More

    pp. 898-905

  12. Roger’s Diffusion of Innovation Theory and the ‘Using Still Images Online’ Project

    Mary Jane Mahony & Karen M. Scott, The University of Sydney, Australia, Australia

    Abstract: Large universities now face mainstreaming the educational innovation of 'elearning'. An institutional strategic plan is essential but only the first step. Operationalising strategic... More

    pp. 906-913

  13. Professional development communities as a model for staff development online

    Dorit Maor, Murdoch University, Australia; Catherine McLoughlin, Australian Catholic University, Australia

    In traditional approaches to professional development, much effort has been devoted to enhancement of the use of technology. However, the challenge now is to encourage the use of pedagogically... More

    pp. 914-919

  14. e-Mentoring Guidelines: Implementation and Evaluation

    Takeshi Matsuda & Nobuyuki Honna, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan

    This paper describes the development and effects of e-mentoring guidelines for an international e-Learning course implemented by a Japanese university. Amongst learner-supporting activities in e... More

    pp. 920-925

  15. Distance Leadership Practices - What Works in Higher Education

    Barbara McKenzie, Betul Ozkan & Kent Layton, University of West Georgia, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the observations of distance leaders in higher education of what they perceive as their best practices that have lead to the success of their online graduate... More

    pp. 926-931

  16. Developing a community of learners through on-line learning: A teaming best practice case from Adult Education and Social Work.

    Jerry McMurtry, University of Idaho, United States; Brian Christenson, Lewis-Clark State College, United States

    Developing a community of learners can increase student engagement and performance in the on-line learning environment. Teaming of students, along with appropriate mentoring from the instructor... More

    pp. 932-937

  17. An Adaptive Approach into the Design of Formative CAA Systems in an Instructor-Centred Paradigm

    Zahra Mehrizi & Michael Turega, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom

    Instructionist model is an instructor-centred method of learning whose goal is to represent and transfer objective realities from instructors to the learners. A Computer-Assisted Assessment (CAA)... More

    pp. 938-942

  18. On the Use of Cellular Phones in a Large Class for Activating Students' Participation

    Yaeko Nakanishi, Satoshi Wada, Lumi Tatsuta & Niel Jost, Dokkyo University, Japan

    This research presents the results of empirical studies of utilizing cellular phones in a large class. Very recently, a few researches have been carried out with regard to the utilization of... More

    pp. 943-949

  19. A Practice of Interactive e-Learning in Higher Education with Newly Developed Learning Management System

    Ken Nakayama, Wataru Tsukahara & Toshio Okamoto, the University of Electro-Communications, Japan

    An efficient e-Learning system should provide learners with learner-centered environment, equipped with functions of letting learners choose appropriate learning contents and showing their progress... More

    pp. 950-956

  20. Exploring the Australian Army Instructors' Role in eLearning

    Diane Newton & Allan Ellis, Southern Cross University, Australia

    An organisation's eLearning culture is influenced by the traditional training culture and perceived relevance of eLearning opportunities. For organisations with hierarchical and authoritarian... More

    pp. 957-964