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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. A User Interface Design Rubric for Evaluating E-Learning Applications

    Maria Sagrario Simbulan, University of the Philippines, Philippines

    How critical is the role of the user interface in E-Learning? Simply put, the best-designed content will be useless without an equally well-designed user interface that will attract the learner's... More

    pp. 456-465

  2. Innovation in e-Assessment: Exploring a Multidimensional Tool

    Rosemary Skeele, Vivienne Carr, Joseph Martinelli & Nancy Sardone, Seton Hall University, United States

    Blackboard is our university's management system for online course delivery. To simplify data collection and aggregation for various accreditation reports, we have researched various online tools... More

    pp. 466-475

  3. Extending Moodle Functionalities to Adaptive Testing Framework

    Komi Sodoke, Martin Riopel & Gilles Raîche, CAMRI Lab , Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada; Roger Nkambou, GDAC Lab, Canada; Martin Lesage, CAMRI Lab , Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada

    E-learning has advanced considerably in the last decades allowing the interoperability of different systems and different kinds of adaptation to the student's profile or the learning objectives.... More

    pp. 476-482

  4. Improving College Classes using Mobile Phones and QR Codes

    Hitoshi Susono & Tsutomu Shimomura, Mie University, Japan

    Our college students have begun using their mobile phones recently to send some comments in our classes. In Japan more and more young people have a mobile phone with a QR code scanner. The QR code ... More

    pp. 483-486

  5. A Dedicated Online Java Programming Course: Design, Development, and Assessment

    Eiko Takaoka & Wakana Ishii, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    We designed and developed Java Programming Online Course Materials and conducted classes in: traditional face-to-face style, blended style and fully e-learning style, from 2004 to 2006. We improved... More

    pp. 487-494

  6. A Method to Evaluate the Performance of the Learner’s Structural Knowledge and a Coaching Algorithm for its Bug Modification

    Makoto Takeya & Satoshi Tomita, Takushoku University, Japan

    It is very important to evaluate the effects of e-learning for individual learners. This poster presents the Logical Flow Test method (LFT) as a measurement tool of structural knowledge. In the LFT... More

    pp. 495-500

  7. Factors Influencing the Implementation of Distance Education Across Taiwan Higher Education

    Jen Chieh Wu, Wee-Kheng Tan & Nick Hsu, Kainan University, Taiwan

    This paper examines the factors influencing the implementation of distance education by Taiwan's higher education institutions. Through survey, appropriate theoretical model and hypothesis testing,... More

    pp. 501-508

  8. Investigating Factors Affecting Readiness for E-Learning: A Pilot Study from Lecturers’ Perspectives

    Yin-Leng Theng & Ying Kwong Siaw, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    In this paper, we describe a survey conducted on a local polytechnic in Singapore to investigate factors affecting lecturers' readiness in the use of educational technologies and tools, learning... More

    pp. 509-518

  9. Procedural SedationSedation Education for Nurses: Our interactive multimedia online curriculum pilot study results

    Arlene Vanderhoeven, Kate Callaghan & Celine Savard, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada; Valentyna Koval & Karim Qayumi, University of B.C., Canada

    Procedural Sedation is a widely used practice in many hospital departments' clinics and offices. To our knowledge there are no comprehensive educational courses available regionally, provincially... More

    pp. 519-524

  10. Course Access Frequencies and Student Grades

    Haomin Wang & Mingming Shao, Dakota State University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings from a study that examines student tracking data in relation to student academic performances. Descriptive and inferential statistic analysis methods were... More

    pp. 525-532

  11. Quality Control Of Online Course Design

    Weimin Wang & Cynthia MacMillan, Thomas Edison State College, United States

    As more and more colleges and universities start to offer online courses and degrees, the quality of the online courses become crucial for the success of a college's online programs in the... More

    pp. 533-537

  12. The Performance Analyst Tool: Empowering Principals and Teachers with an Effective Performance Evaluation Tool and Method

    Geoff Wright, Brigham Young University, College of Engineering, United States

    Performance evaluation is an integral component of helping teachers reflect on pedagogy and therefore improve and build best practices. Most principals are expected to help teachers understand... More

    pp. 538-542

  13. Relationship among course type, self-efficacy, mentor and learning performance: Toward e-learning satisfaction model

    Masanori Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Yutaka Saito & Toshihiko Gondo, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Toshio Mochiduki, The university of Tokyo, Japan; Yoshiko Goda, Takeshi Matsuda, Fumiaki Iwasaki & Kinnya Tamaki, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This study examines the potential relational model of e-learning satisfaction and learning performance in blended learning and online learning alone. We then focused on five factors and one... More

    pp. 543-548

  14. Ability Measurement in Computer Literacy using the Item Response Theory for Adaptive Learning

    Osamu Yamakawa, Masahiro Kikusawa & Takeyuki Tanaka, Fukui Prefectural University, Japan

    The computer literacy of new students in Japanese university is fairly diverse today. Thus we introduced a placement test using item response theory (IRT) to estimate the students' ability in... More

    pp. 549-555

  15. Gender Sensitive Media Composition through Participatory Design: Evaluation Concept for the Development of an Online Role-Play Game for Girls

    Sabine Zauchner & Birgit Zens, University of Krems, Austria

    A number of indicators point to a high potential for computer games in the context of education. Yet, with regard to the usage of technology, a gender gap exists showing a poor usage of computer... More

    pp. 556-561

  16. E-Learning in Hospitals: A Project with Young Adult Patients

    Birgit Zens, University of Krems, Austria; Eva Giefing-Meisinger, University of Vienna, Austria; Holger Bienzle, die Berater, Austria

    Long-term hospital patients with severe chronic illnesses are likely to suffer from being isolated from their everyday lives. Thus, learning activities that go beyond illness related issues might... More

    pp. 562-567

  17. An Approach to Compare Online Survey Generating Tools

    Jingshun Zhang & Naxin Zhao, OISE/ University of Toronto, Canada

    Traditional survey models have also improved significantly with the development of computers and the Internet. Online or Web-based surveys utilize modern computer and Internet technologies; and... More

    pp. 568-573

  18. Where Are We Now? A Study on Online Assessment

    Jingshun Zhang & Peter Pericles Trifonas, OISE/ University of Toronto, Canada

    Online assessment (OA) has developed quickly with the improvement in computer technology and education. OA is not to simply a combination of assessment with the Internet. Its development brings... More

    pp. 574-582

  19. A 21st Century Perspective: Using a Client-Centered/Responsive Approach to Evaluating the Effectiveness of Large-Scale Online Teacher Professional Development

    Vicky Zygouris-Coe, Bonnie Swan & Catherine Glass, University of Central Florida, United States

    As we move into the 21st century, keeping teachers abreast of the current and rapidly changing knowledge-based society is why new legislation and other nation- and state-wide initiatives lay... More

    pp. 583-588

  20. Learning Attributes Essential for Online Success: An Instrument for Assessing and Supporting Students

    Natalie Abell, Cheng-Yuan 'Corey' Lee, Melissa Cain & Heather Wulff, The University of Findlay, United States

    This Best Practice presentation is the second phase of a research study investigating the learning attributes of online students. Phase 1 results, presented at E-Learn 2006, identified and verified... More

    pp. 589-594