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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. Problem-Based Learning and its Implementation in Computer Information Technology and Engineering Technology Classes

    Nancy Grant & Daniel Ference, Community College of Allegheny County, United States

    This paper reviews the Problem-Based Learning Model, as well as current research that have been conducted in this area. Problem solving, along with the Taxonomy of Cognitive Objectives by Bloom... More

    pp. 891-898

  2. The Evolution of Learning Management Systems: Continual Design and Usage

    Nancy Grant, Community College of Allegheny County, United States

    This paper discusses the design and usage of Learning Management Systems. Given the vital importance that information plays in various organizations, information systems must be designed by... More

    pp. 899-904

  3. Generation Why? Designing Learning to Engage the New Workforce

    James Guilkey, S4 NetQuest, United States

    Technology is not only changing how we work, but also the complexion of today's workforce. Generation 'Y ' is entering the workplace at an ever-increasing pace and their expectations of learning... More

    pp. 905-907

  4. General Poncelet meets the Semantic Web: a concrete example of the usage of ontologies to support creation and dissemination of eLearning contents

    Genevieve Habel, MATI, Canada; Francois Magnan, LICEF-TELUQ-UQAM, Canada

    The project "A theatrical perspective on projective geometry" is a multimedia eLearning initiative that aims at the diffusion of an online course on projective geometry and an historical theater... More

    pp. 908-915

  5. E-Learning in remote First Nations: The BC - Yukon First Nations' Health Network

    David Harper, University College of the Fraser Valley, Canada

    First Nations students are not as successful as the "mainstream" in post-secondary education in British Columbia. This session focuses on identifying the unique challenges these students face and... More

    pp. 916-921

  6. Perceptions and Attitudes of Selected University Professors towards Online Distance Education

    Norm Hays & Lee Allen, University of Memphis, United States

    Many colleges and universities are hastening to answer the call of the growing number of online learners. Recent research, including Gibbons and Wentworth (2001) suggests that many colleges and... More

    pp. 922-929

  7. E-learning and visualization – Bringing change to Adult Vocational Education?

    Niels Henrik Helms, Knowledge Lab, SDU, Denmark; Susanne Tellerup, CVU-Lillebaelt, Denmark

    Using a R& D project within adult vocational education as case the paper addresses the following problems: The changed attitude of learners and the role of e-learning in work-based learning and... More

    pp. 930-939

  8. Protecting Private Data inHigher Education - What Employees Should Know

    Nancy Hendrickson & Melanie Ruda, Seward Inc., United States

    In response to concerns for greater protection of private data on campus, the University of Minnesota worked with a private e-learning development company to develop the Public Jobs: Private Data... More

    pp. 940-943

  9. E-science, E-research and E-learning: New Perspectives for Graduate Studies

    France Henri, Centre de recherche LICEF, TÉLUQ/UQAM, Canada; François Bédard, École des Sciences de la Gestion, UQAM, Canada; Nicola Hagemeister, Département de génie de la production automatisée, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada; Ghislain Lévesque, Département d’informatique, UQAM, Canada; Kadri Boualem, École des Sciences de la Gestion, UQAM, Canada; Lysanne Lessard, Centre de recherche LICEF, TÉLUQ/UQAM, Canada

    The quality of education for doctoral students is closely linked to the quality of the research they undertake. Benefiting from technological advances, new distributed and collaborative research... More

    pp. 944-949

  10. efolios for 21st Century Learners

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

    In a recent conference presentation, Mark Prensky stated, "For today's kids to learn, engagement is more important than content." He continued, "Content won't help students learn throughout their... More

    pp. 950-955

  11. Student Learning Patterns in Online Classes: Growth in Popularity, Decline in Attitude

    Robyn Hill & Peter Serdyukov, National University, United States

    Over the last five years, there has been a significant increase in the number of students enrolled in online courses due to a number of factors, including: greater choice of programs and coursework... More

    pp. 956-962

  12. Transitioning from Video-based Delivery to Totally On-line Delivery (TOLD): One University's TOLD Story of Infrastructure Assessment and Needs

    Susan Hillman & Martha Corkery, University of New England, United States

    This paper is a self-reflective case study of the infrastructure assessment and needs that facilitate the transition from a video-based distance education program to a totally on-line delivery ... More

    pp. 963-968

  13. Learning Communities and Mentoring - Why Are Individuals in Corporate America and Education so Excited about these Concepts?

    Marcia Johnson, Delaware County Community College, United States

    This paper explores the concepts of mentoring and learning communities in both corporate and educational settings. In particular, it looks at how such concepts are being applied in these settings... More

    pp. 969-974

  14. Rural Wings - supporting e-learning in remote areas by satellite technology

    Nina Kahnwald & Thomas Köhler, Technical University Dresden, Germany; Rodoula Makri & Nikolaos Uzunoglu, Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, Greece; Henrik Hansson & Ken Larsson, Stockholm University, Sweden; Paul Mihailidis, University of Maryland, United States; Sofoklis Sotiriou, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece; Menelaos Sotiriou, International Environment and Quality Services S.A. (Q-PLAN), Greece; Pavlos Koulouris, Ellinogermaniki Agogi, Greece

    Rural Wings is an ambitious wide scale international research project on e-learning through satellite telecommunications. The project uses DVB-RCS satellite technology in order to provide broadband... More

    pp. 975-979

  15. The Quality Manual (QM), Tool for Developing Quality in e-Learning

    Kristiina Karjalainen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland; Taina Rytkönen-Suontausta, University of Kuopio, Finland

    Abstract: Quality Management in e-Learning project (VOPLA), a joint venture between three Finnish universities (University of Helsinki, University of Kuopio and Lappeenranta University of... More

    pp. 980-984

  16. Learning with Games and Simulations: Examples, Evidence and Supporting Technologies, Part 1

    David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Louise Sauvé, Télé-université / Centre d’expertise et de recherche sur l’apprentissage à vie (SAVIE), Canada; Ronald Owston, Institute for Research on Learning Technologies, York University, Canada; Carolyn Watters, Dalhousie University, Canada

    Computer-based games and simulations are widely regarded in the literature as promising learning technologies. However, integrating these activities into educational programs and evaluating their... More

    pp. 985-986

  17. Learning with Games and Simulations: Examples, Evidence and Supporting Technologies, Part 2

    David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Louise Sauvé, Télé-université / Centre d’expertise et de recherche sur l’apprentissage à vie (SAVIE), Canada; Ronald Owston, Institute for Research on Learning Technologies, York University, Canada; Carolyn Watters, Dalhousie University, Canada

    Computer-based games and simulations are widely regarded in the literature as promising learning technologies. However, integrating these activities into educational programs and evaluating their... More

    pp. 987-990

  18. Device-independent Learning Contents Management in Ubiquitous Learning Environment

    Tomoko Kojiri, Yuichiro Tanaka & Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya University, Japan

    This paper addresses an adaptive ubiquitous learning environment in which learning contents are selectively provided according to the types of devices that students use. Functionalities of devices ... More

    pp. 991-996

  19. Best Practice in e-Learning: Igniting Faculty Innovation with Laptops and Aloha

    April Komenaka-Scazzola, Arts and Sciences, Univ. of Hawaii at Hilo, United States; Robert Chi & Cynthia Yamaguchi, Office of Technology & Distance Learning, Univ. of Hawaii at Hilo, United States

    At a cost of under $1600 per faculty participant, the University of Hawai`i at Hilo is seeing a flowering of faculty creativity and enthusiasm for web-based teaching. In 2006-2007, the institution ... More

    pp. 997-1000

  20. Effective use of Public Folders in Academic setting: An experience

    Saroj Koul, Acadia University, Canada

    At many Business Schools, a number of courses are taught in a large-section lecture format. Absence of a tailored learning environment disengages students and creates a significant challenge for... More

    pp. 1001-1005