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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. An investigation of the operational change involved in implementing Information Technology at a high school in Macao

    Chun Wai Fan, University of Macau, China

    Changes in schools are often triggered by practical need. However, even if the need is correctly understood?, implementation of change frequently ends in failure. Failure is very often the result... More

    pp. 787-797

  2. Electronic Test Form with Elements of Game

    Alexander Feinstein, Berkeley College, United States

    Electronic test form is created based on Visual Basic application. Test randomly selects question from the chosen bank of problems. Each numerical value is randomly populated from the pre-defined... More

    pp. 798-800

  3. Designing an e-Learning Program and e-Learning Templates for Pratt& Whitney Canada

    Jin Feng & Claude Martel, Concordia University, Canada

    Abstract: This paper is about e-learning projects at Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC). One was to develop an up-to-date e-learning program on foreign object damage (FOD) prevention for the Engine... More

    pp. 801-806

  4. A Journey from WebCT to Angel

    Wen-Li Feng, Ohio Dominican University, United States

    This presentation will demonstrate how a small, liberal arts university with a limited staff has migrated from using WebCT to Angel Learning by executing a comprehensive plan to stage the migration... More

    pp. 807-813

  5. Software Engineering Information Retrieval Courseware Based on E-learning Indicators

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

    The main research was oriented towards creating a courseware system that will be based on assessed, measured and evaluated e-learning indicators and previous known concepts to users. The research... More

    pp. 814-821

  6. Persuasion as Education for Computer Security

    Alain Forget, Sonia Chiasson & Robert Biddle, Carleton University, Canada

    Most organizations realize the importance of computer security, yet many struggle with how to teach and influence their users to behave securely. Despite existing research in new instructions and... More

    pp. 822-829

  7. Implementation of the VelTIC hypermedia system of resources

    Helene Fournier & Rodrigue Savoie, National Research Council of Canada, Canada; Claire IsaBelle, François Desjardins & Phyllis Dalley, Université d’Ottawa, Canada

    In this session, the presenter discusses and demonstrates the inner workings of a web-based hypermedia system for cataloguing and distributing best practices for ethno-linguistic vitalization (elv ... More

    pp. 830-836

  8. Broadening Women’s Participation in IT: Computer Clubs n’ Virtual Spaces

    Lani Fraizer, Pepperdine University, United States

    Information Technology (IT) is one of the top ten fastest-growing areas of job growth in the workforce. The U.S. Department of Labor and Statistics (2005) for example projects the employment rate... More

    pp. 837-838

  9. Community Building and Immersion: Student Clubs in IT and Nursing

    Lani Fraizer & Cathy Deckers, Pepperdine University, United States

    Today's workforce demands that students prepare for the complexity of the real world. Students are expected to diversify their portfolio and need stronger skills in areas such as leadership and... More

    pp. 839-840

  10. Leadership “In-World” Second Life – Can Your Avatar Learn to Lead?

    Lani Fraizer, Farzin Madjidi, Kai Dupe & Vicki Suter, Pepperdine University, United States

    Virtual spaces hold many possibilities for transforming educational and professional development practices by providing a platform for an enriching interactive experience. Can it also stimulate... More

    pp. 841-842

  11. The Case for Video Online Patient Exams to Improve Case-Based Learning at Midwestern University

    Denise Freeman, Midwestern University, United States

    Abstract: This article discusses the use of case-based instruction utilizing online video as a means of delivery as opposed to paper delivery. Online video instruction offers students opportunities... More

    pp. 843-848

  12. Online Course Delivery—Not An Option!!!: Bringing Your Staff On Board

    Kathleen Friery & Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Although we stress technology skills as a must for our students before granting them a diploma or certification, faculty members sometimes lag behind the learning curve as we thrust new technology ... More

    pp. 849-852

  13. Service Platforms for E-Learning-supported Management Education

    Roland Gabriel, Martin Gersch & Peter Weber, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany

    How can universities realize target group-specific innovative management education that is as well competitive in economic respects? The following paper shows a mass customization approach that is ... More

    pp. 853-859

  14. Bridging the Digital Divide: An Online Technology Training Program for K-12 Educators in Economically Challenged School Districts

    J. Elizabeth Gibbs, The University of West Alabama, United States; Randy J. Lane, Delta State University, United States; Linda J. Lane, The University of Alabama, United States

    A growing, digital divide exists between those who have access and knowledge of how to use computers and the Internet and those who do not. Evidence of this divide is very prevalent in rural,... More

    pp. 860-862

  15. Building School Web Programs: An Online Web Development Training Program for K-12 Educators

    J. Elizabeth Gibbs, The University of West Alabama, United States

    The need for web development training programs is a common problem in K-12 school districts. Many school districts are struggling to find successful ways to train their educators to create and... More

    pp. 863-865

  16. Proven Strategies for Devising Cost-Effective Online Professional Development Programs for K-12 School Districts

    J. Elizabeth Gibbs, The University of West Alabama, United States; Randy J. Lane, Delta State University, United States; Linda J. Lane, The University of Alabama, United States

    Abstract: Well-designed e-learning programs offer immense potential for the delivery of professional development training to K-12 educators. Many K-12 school districts are discovering online... More

    pp. 866-870

  17. Bridging the Gap between Students's Skills and the ePortfolio

    Marsha Gladhart, University of Alaska Southeast, United States

    Electronic portfolios have created cognitive overload for many students and instructors in higher education as they deal with content and technology skills in a high stakes situation. Strategies... More

    pp. 871-874

  18. Distant, Global and Mobile: re-thinking possibilities for learning through international collaboration and exchange

    Shelley Goldman, Sarah Lewis & Ugochi Acholonu, Stanford University, United States

    In a joint collaboration, four universities in the US, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda are establishing distance learning materials and frameworks of interaction in a course entitled, Local to... More

    pp. 875-880

  19. Virtual Tutor for an undergraduate program in Computer Engineering: Analysis and Design

    Silvia Gonzalez Brambila & Mauricio Bastién Montoya, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico

    In this paper we are going to introduce you to the design of a subsystem intended to support the tutoring process in the Basic Sciences and Engineering Division at the Azcapotzalco Campus of the... More

    pp. 881-886

  20. E-Learning Through Games

    Sarah Grafman, Muzzy Lane Software, United States

    Computer games can be remarkable learning experiences. A good game must, by its very nature, capture player attention. To succeed in a game, players must acquire, apply, and evaluate information.... More

    pp. 887-890