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E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 15, 2007

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Theo Bastiaens; Saul Carliner

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Number of papers: 671

  1. Assessing Teacher’s Acceptance of Handheld Computers in Classroom Data Collection

    Tufan Adiguzel, Ronald Zellner & Victor Willson, Texas A&M University, United States

    As governments have invested generously for integration of new technologies into education, the teacher's role for using such technologies in the classroom becomes more prominent. However, relevant... More

    pp. 195-196

  2. Evaluation of an Online Course from a Theoretical Perspective

    Zehra Akyol, University of Calgary, Canada

    Distance learning is becoming a widespread phenomenon as a result of changing human needs and developments on technology. Therefore it is getting crucial importance how to design and develop... More

    pp. 197-204

  3. Evaluation Of Junior Faculty Online Development

    Olga M. Alegre, University of La Laguna, Spain

    Abstract: This study examines whether two online courses offering educational support for junior faculty have a positive effect on their attitudes and curriculum and teaching capacities (CTC)... More

    pp. 205-212

  4. The Nintendo Wii Games Console and its potential for Supporting Disabled Learners in Education

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

    This paper describes a new project aimed at investigating the potential of the Nintendo Wii games console to support learners with disabilities. The Wii represents an innovation in the way players ... More

    pp. 213-217

  5. A Framework for Assessing the Pedagogical Utility of Learning Management Systems

    Sharon Bratt, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This paper presents a framework for the development of tools for the assessment of learning system utility in a pedagogical context. This framework is based on both a general and a domain-specific ... More

    pp. 218-225

  6. Personalized E-Learning for Distance Courses in Community Colleges

    Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Nancy Grant, Community College of Allegheny County, United States; Sharon Hsiao, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Kenneth Moore, Community College of Allegheny County, United States; Sergey Sosnovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    Personalized E-Learning systems have a potential to advance distance learning education to a new level. The evaluation of several personalized E-Learning systems in the context of regular classes... More

    pp. 226-231

  7. The Performance Model of English E-Learning- An Example of Using MP3

    Frances Choi, HungKuang University, Taiwan; Chia-ling Chiang, Tunghai University, Taiwan

    The ways to inspire students' motivation on E-learning has been improving. Without a proper approach, E-learning may bring adverse effects in the long run. This study utilized a lightweight E... More

    pp. 232-237

  8. Assessment and Learning: Applications in the Online Classroom

    Patricia Comeaux, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, United States

    This paper provides a brief review of the relevant literature on learner-centered paradigms and assessment. In addition, it delineates the integral relationship between assessment and learning. In... More

    pp. 238-240

  9. The Online Small Group Analysis Technique: Formative Assessment for Teaching and Learning

    Robert Crow, John LeBaron & Dixie McGinty, Western Carolina University, United States; Ieda Santos, University of Warwick, United Kingdom

    The purpose of this report is to describe a newly developed investigative technique – the recently-piloted, seven-stage Online Small Group Analysis (OSGA). While the basic tenets of the time... More

    pp. 241-246

  10. The Design and Performance of Intermediate Constraint Questions for an On-Line, Introductory Course in Natural Science

    Raymond DeFrain, Ralph Locklin, Jacqueline Sturgeon & Paul Howell, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    The authors have developed and evaluated an on-line, open-book quiz database for an introductory course in the natural sciences. The quiz database has proved to be remarkably robust, and its... More

    pp. 247-256

  11. Best Practices for Formative Assessment: Empirical and Anecdotal Evidence from a College Classroom

    David Eplion & Thomas Keefe, Indiana University Southeast, United States

    The investigators have been using formative assessment in the form of on-line pre-tests in their college classrooms since 1999. They have learned from their own personal experiences that... More

    p. 257

  12. X-TEC Model and QEF Model: A Case Study

    Paula Escudeiro, ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal

    In this paper we present a case study with Techno-Didactical Extension for Instruction/Learning Based on Computer model and an evaluation framework to overall the assessment of the Quantitative... More

    pp. 258-265

  13. E-Learning Literature Review to Investigate Reasons of E-Learning Failures to Meet the Expectancies

    Bekim Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    The aim of the research study was to start from a secondary research and review the overall situation in the field of e-learning, review what are the trends, and state of the art in e-learning... More

    pp. 266-275

  14. Issues and Solutions in Distance Education

    Bekim Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    This study is research into application and evaluation of distance education as answer to the skepticism that online distance learning is a valid and proven learning method. In order to asses and... More

    pp. 276-284

  15. Learning Management Systems Evaluation and Comparative Analyses

    Bekim Fetaji & Majlinda Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    Universities and training institutions face a tough choice in selecting an LMS-Learning Management Systems were they must choose among a wide array of systems that will form their e-learning... More

    pp. 285-292

  16. Measuring E-learning Effectiveness Through Testing E-content and Attention Correlation

    Bekim Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia; Nada Pop-Jordanova & Tatiana Zorcec, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Skopje, Macedonia; Silvana Markovska, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Macedonia

    This paper is a result of practical research activities focused on testing e-learning indicators: e-content and attention as well as their interrelated correlation. In order to investigate further ... More

    pp. 293-298

  17. Rethinking Analysis of E-Learning in Graduate Education Courses: An Activity Theory Perspective

    Nobuko Fujita, OISE/UT, Department of Curriculum, Teaching & Learning, Canada

    This exploratory study, involving 33 graduate education students, investigates ways of analyzing quality of collaborative dialogue beyond content analysis of individual contributions in... More

    pp. 299-304

  18. Framing Quality in Evaluation Methods of an Online Degree Program

    Albert Galloway, Seton Hall University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports on a study of the evaluation method(s) used by the administrators in an online degree program. Using ethnographic field study methods, this ongoing study seeks to... More

    pp. 305-310

  19. Participant Evaluation: Blended Learning Faculty Development Program for E-Learning

    Junko Handa & Kinya Tamaki, Research Center for e-Learning Professional Competency, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This is a report on the faculty development program that was conducted in the Research Center for e-Learning Professional Competency (eLPCO) at Aoayama Gakuin University in Japan. eLPCO designed... More

    pp. 311-315

  20. Usability Evaluation Study of Malaysian Smart School Courseware: The Effectiveness of JRK Evaluation Technique Compared to Empirical Study

    Azizah Jaafar, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia; Hasiah Omar, Universiti Teknologi Mara Terengganu, Malaysia

    Usability evaluation methods are used to evaluate the interaction of the human with the computer for the purpose of identifying usability problems to increase usability. The purpose of the research... More

    pp. 316-323