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E-Learn 2008--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Nov 17, 2008

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Curtis J. Bonk; Mimi Miyoung Lee; Tom Reynolds

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Number of papers: 689

  1. A Formal Characterization Of Educational Modules Development As A Software Engineering Process

    Ana Inocencio, Leonardo Mendes & José Afonso, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, State University of Campinas, Brazil

    It is usual to describe our society as an Information Society. In spite of being understood since the beginning of reason age, information only became an asset to be marketed with the development... More

    pp. 97-102

  2. Developing E-learning Courseware/E-Modules for a Medical, Dentistry and Pharmacy University in Africa (Mozambique)

    Manisha Javeri & Master's students Instructional Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes the social constructionist efforts of gradate students from a minority urban University in Los Angeles, enrolled in an e-learning class, in developing E-Learning... More

    pp. 103-108

  3. Human Performance Technology: Designing Practical Interventions for the HIV/AIDS Caregivers and Activists in Africa

    Manisha Javeri & Master's Students Instructional Technology, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    This paper describes the process of application of the Human Performance Technology (HPT) model and concepts to design and develop instructional and non-instructional interventions for the HIV/AIDS... More

    pp. 109-114

  4. Robinson - Robotics and its Applications for Physics Students

    Sabina Jeschke, University of Stuttgart, Germany; Olivier Pfeiffer, Technische Universität Berlin - School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Germany; Ursula Vollmer & Marc Wilke, University of Stuttgart, Germany

    The Robinson curriculum contains a novel approach aimed at enriching academic physics education. At the same time, it aims at enhancing technological literacy of students while increasing the... More

    pp. 115-119

  5. eLearning Development in Practice – Making the Best Use of Interactions among Subject Matter Expert, Instructional Designer and Multimedia Developer

    Roy Kam, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    This paper aims to illustrate the different degrees to which Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Instructional Designer (ID) – Multimedia Developer (MD) interactions can benefit eLearning projects. It... More

    pp. 120-125

  6. Effective Video Clips for Web-based Language Learning

    Terumi Kobayashi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan; Kanji Akahori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    In this study, we investigated what learners aware during watching self through video. Learners seem to notice mostly rather their appearance than contents of their speech. We may say that it would... More

    pp. 126-131

  7. Armaiti Island: A Virtual Environment for Educational Entrepreneurs

    Carla Mathison, San Diego State University, United States

    Armaiti Island is a CD-based virtual environment designed for professional educators to encourage innovative approaches to education. The goals of this instructional tool are to: 1) provide... More

    pp. 132-137

  8. The Effect of Primary Language Advanced Organizer PodCasts on English Language Learners’ Academic Performance

    Carla Mathison & Elsa Billings, San Diego State University, United States; Kitty Gabriel, San Diego Unified School District, United States; Judi Bowes, Zoological Society of San Diego, United States

    This study examined the effect of Spanish language instructional podcasts on 3rd grade English language learners’ academic performance during subsequent English-only instruction. Significant... More

    pp. 138-143

  9. A Preliminary Review of Online Role-plays as a Tool for Experiential Learning in Marketing Education

    Rohan Miller, The University of Sydney, Australia

    Compared to marketing practitioners, marketing educators often lag in the adoption of e-learning technology. This paper explores the use of online role-plays to present learners with enhanced... More

    pp. 144-149

  10. Digital Diversity In Universities And The Potential Of Integrative Education

    Mike Mimirinis, Middlesex University, United Kingdom; Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University & Massey University, Canada

    Abstract: Technological innovation needs to address issues of diversity in higher education in order to achieve learning of a desirable quality. This paper maps the transforming landscape of... More

    pp. 150-154

  11. Effective Use of On-line Interactive Math Text

    Yasuyuki Nakamura, Nagoya University, Japan

    We have developed a number of interactive math texts as teaching materials for math class. The texts are designed powered by mathematical software Maple and they can be used online with the aid of ... More

    pp. 155-159

  12. An Ontology for Semantic Annotation and Search of Study Modules

    German Nemirovskij, Thorsten Stumpp, Charlotte König, Atila Erdogan & Michael Wolters, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, Germany; Eberhard Heuel, FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany

    The world education system is going to become significantly more open and flexible. Nowadays a lot of students make use of the opportunity to study at different universities located in different... More

    pp. 160-166

  13. e-Learning Solutions and Services

    Shawn Peddycord, Spectrum Pacific Learning Company, United States

    Spectrum Pacific Learning Company (SPL) develops, designs, and delivers elearning solutions for business, industry and learning institutions. SPL partners can choose from a broad range of services:... More

    p. 167

  14. Knowledge Chain: Is it useful?

    Juliana Rezende & Jano Souza, COPPE/UFRJ - Graduate School of Computer Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    In this article we consider a process that improves the project based learning theory application by building personal knowledge through the exchange in learning communities. To make efficient... More

    pp. 168-173

  15. Objectives and Implementation of an Award-Winning Online Degree Program

    Thomas Schultz, Iowa State University Department of Agronomy, United States

    An award-winning online masters degree program takes foresight and planning to start, and perseverance to maintain. To keep a successful M.S. online degree program running requires attention to... More

    pp. 174-178

  16. A University Curriculum for a Second Life Course

    Penelope Semrau & Barbara Boyer, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    This paper describes a task-centered curriculum for a Second Life university course taught winter quarter 2008. The students were primarily K-12 teachers pursuing their master’s degrees in... More

    pp. 179-184

  17. A videographic, web-based exhibit model for representing professional performance and supporting reflective practice

    Matthew Stuve, Julie Biddle & Megan Noel, Ball State University, United States

    While digital video has been used as embedded web objects since the mid 1990s, the tools for production, editing, and distribution have only recently reached "consumer grade", permitting ubiquitous... More

    pp. 185-188

  18. Pathways to Student learning

    Chitra Subramaniam & Lisa Anderson, University of South Florida, United States

    Using the SOI model of instruction, computer based interactive student success modules that discuss topics such as learning styles, study skills, reading and writing skills, math skills,... More

    pp. 189-190

  19. Classroom Learning: Assessment of Traditional and PowerPoint Presentations

    Kal Telage, Susan Thomas & Crystal Wheeler, Ithaca College, United States

    Classroom learning using a pretest posttest design was assessed. A multiple choice exam tested knowledge prior to a presentation for two experimental groups and a control group. One group received ... More

    pp. 191-200

  20. Athabasca University’s Innovation in Mobile and Flexible Learning: From M-Library to Mobile ESL

    Tony Tin & Colin Elliott, Athabasca University, Canada

    With the rapid evolution of technology today, distance education is about to shift to Mobile learning where e-learning materials are being delivered through mobile devices. Wireless and mobile... More

    p. 201