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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. Integrating ICT in teaching: The winding road to bridge the gap between teacher education and teachers’ practice

    Bård Ketil Engen Engen, Tonje Hilde Giæver & Vibeke Bjarnø, Faculty of Education and International Studies, Oslo University College, Norway

    Over a four month period, we have conducted an ongoing study with the intent to determine how curricula with integrated ICT in teacher training are relevant for newly graduated school teachers. We ... More

    pp. 316-342

  2. Analyses of Pedagogical Issues in Designing Virtual Learning Environment

    Majlinda Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    Traditionally, learning programming in a traditional manner is not a trivial task and is often associated with a lot of difficulties. Moreover, there are many disadvantages in teaching and learning... More

    pp. 343-347

  3. Literature Review of M-Learning Issues, M-Learning Projects and Technologies

    Majlinda Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    The primary aim of this research is to provide educators and their institutions with an influential ‘what to’ guide in the area of m-learning (mobile learning). It’s focusing in giving insights... More

    pp. 348-353

  4. Review of Podcasting and Case Study of Issues and Solutions in using Podcasting in South East European University

    Majlinda Fetaji, South East European University, Macedonia

    The concepts of effective electronic content authoring and efficiency in acquiring and redistributing resources through podcasting offer various research opportunities. Podcasting can reduce search... More

    pp. 354-358

  5. Blueprinting and Education Service Engineering – Preparations for a Learning-process-oriented Measurement of Satisfaction in Blended Learning Settings

    Roland Gabriel, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany; Martin Gersch, Free University of Berlin, Germany; Peter Weber, Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany

    Because of the aspired active role of the participants and the great diversity of the combined components there are specific requirements for the management of learning satisfaction in hybrid... More

    pp. 359-366

  6. As the World Spins, Technology Spins Faster: A Global Long-Distance Education Program

    Daphne Hobson & Violet Kulo, Lehigh University, United States

    In 2000, the educational leadership program of a major private U.S. university developed the International Programs, designed to serve international educators and administrators in leadership... More

    pp. 367-372

  7. An Evaluation of English Listening Ability for Adult Learners at Southern Taiwan’s Community Colleges

    Wen-Yu Hsieh, Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Ken-I Su, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

    This study investigates adults’ listening strategies in ESL contexts. This is an academic report regarding the industry-university cooperation supported by Meiho Institute of Technology (MIT) and... More

    pp. 373-378

  8. An Evaluation of Oral English Ability of Taiwanese College Freshman Students and the Research of Related Factors

    Wen-Yu Hsieh, Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    This study investigates and evaluates the effects of the oral English proficiency of 80 college freshman students at Meiho Institute of Technology (MIT) on the basis of a questionnaire survey and... More

    pp. 379-387

  9. Face-to-Face and Online Delivery of Institutional Core Values: A Comparison

    Sharon Ishii-Jordan & Charles Dickel, Creighton University, United States

    When institutional core values take a prominent role in face-to-face instruction, their inclusion in distance education is a necessity. This three-phase project began with the operationalization... More

    pp. 388-392

  10. Revising a Large Question Pool for an Astronomy Class: A Collaboration Between Instructional Design Researchers and Astrophysicists

    Khusro Kidwai, Yu-Chang Hsu, Stephen Redman, Hyeon woo Lee, Eugeniu Grigorescu & Scott Miller, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Instructional design researchers and astrophysicists at a large northeastern land-grant university carried out comprehensive analysis of the questions used in a large-enrollment hybrid-format (with... More

    p. 393

  11. An Analytical Assessment of Crucial Aspects of Student Support Services in ODL System: Perception of Successful Learners

    Anill Kumar Dimri & Amit Chaturvedi, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India

    Efficient and effective student support services are vital for the quantitative and qualitative growth of ODL system. Information and Communication Technology has added new dimensions to open... More

    pp. 394-404

  12. What Makes Well-intentioned “Train-The-Online-Trainer” Initiatives Ill afforded?

    Hong Lin, Oklahoma State University, United States

    Literature documented that an effective “Train-the-Online-Trainer” program requires a distinction between technology training and technology integration. With this caveat in mind, this presentation... More

    pp. 405-407

  13. Virtually There: Faculty Collaboration and Outcome Assessment in Online Courses

    Colin Marlaire, National University, United States

    To address the challenges inherent in moving online, institutions must reinvent the processes of peer collaboration and course assessment. Part of such a shift is relatively straightforward and... More

    pp. 408-418

  14. Early Evaluation of a New Elearning and Online Video Lecture Course for Third Year Medical Students.

    Kieran McGlade, Jacqueline James & Mary Frances McMullin, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    This paper reports on the longitudinal evaluation of a new course comprising 126 online video lectures and associated learning materials introduced as a replacement in the third year of study in a ... More

    pp. 419-425

  15. The Handheld: A Useful Tool to Collect Information in the Process of Authentic Assessment.

    Helene Meunier, Carole Raby & Gilles Raîche, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

    In the context of education in Québec, teachers from elementary and high schools must collect data to make a judgement on skills development and knowledge acquisition. In a competency assessment... More

    pp. 426-429

  16. ELearning Usability Instruments What is being Evaluated?

    Joi L. Moore, Camille Dickson-Deane, Krista Galyen, Ngoc Vo & Mai Charoentham, University of Missouri, United States

    The process of evaluating the usability of e-Learning has included the use of varying instruments. These instruments have myriad factors and foci when attempting to provide an appropriate review of... More

    pp. 430-435

  17. Usage of Educational Software in Evaluation and Teaching Processes

    Silvia Moraru & Ioana Stoica, Tudor Vianu National High School of Computer Science, Romania; Cristina Miron, Faculty of Physics, University of Bucharest, Romania

    There are new teaching strategies that correspond to students learning manners: the lesson has as a starting point student’s experiences and embraces questions and activities that involve the... More

    pp. 436-441

  18. Peer Review of Online Courses

    Michael Nelson & Peter Van Leeuwen, Hodges University, United States

    Online education is becoming more and more accepted and even expected. Discussions have generally changed from “should we do it” to “how should we do it.” It is now time to begin asking “how do we ... More

    pp. 442-446

  19. Evaluation of a suitable learning style for iLearn: a personalised e-learning platform

    Sophie Peter, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom; Mohammad Dastbaz, University of East London, United Kingdom; Elizabeth Bacon, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

    Brusilovsky and Millan (2007) state that learning styles are typically defined as the way people prefer to learn. Learning styles and how we learn is a vast research area and many research... More

    pp. 447-453

  20. An evaluation of the use of electronic portfolios (e-portfolio) in the assessment of clinical practice.

    Hannah Piper, Suzanne Easton, Simon Messer, Marc Griffiths & Mandy Tuckey, University of The West of England, United Kingdom

    A portfolio has been utilised for the demonstration of achievement over a number of years in a range of fields and this has moved into a format using electronic portfolios. E-portfolios allow the ... More

    pp. 454-456