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

Nov 17, 2008


Curtis J. Bonk; Mimi Miyoung Lee; Tom Reynolds

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This conference has 8 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 689

  1. Online Roleplay in the Health Sciences

    Judi Baron & Lesley Steele, University of Adelaide, Australia

    The use of amalgam for restorative dental procedures is a real and controversial issue internationally. There are multiple perspectives to this issue including the effects of amalgam on the human... More

    p. 590

  2. Possibilities and pitfalls of introducing educational innovation: reflection on processes and outcomes in a blended learning design for undergraduate student nurses

    Penelope Barrett, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

    Systematically applied, reflection is a process that can improve practice and release potential for informed, constructive change. This paper is a critical, reflective evaluation of online... More

    pp. 591-601

  3. IBM Virtual Education Center

    Kristine Berry, IBM, STG User Technologies, United States; David Moore, IBM, United States

    This paper describes the work of an IBM Extreme Blue Project Team, conducted during the summer of 2008, in creating a virtual education center (VEC) in Second Life. The purpose of the VEC is to... More

    pp. 602-606

  4. Use of Technology for Learning: Impact on Cognition and Culture

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University & Massey University, Canada

    This panel session focuses on different aspects of present day learners and the learning process. Emphasis is given to the learning process and the learner characteristics in technology enhance... More

    pp. 607-610

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  5. Use of Technology for Learning: Impact on Cognition and Culture

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Athabasca University & Massey University, Canada

    This panel session focuses on different aspects of present day learners and the learning process. Emphasis is given to the learning process and the learner characteristics in technology enhance... More

    pp. 607-606

  6. Long Distance Teaching with Social Environment across Multiple Universities

    Kamal Bijlani & P. Venkat Rangan, Amrita University, India

    The shortage of experienced faculty is a common problem that is being faced by many universities. By networking several universities together, one professor with assistants at other locations can... More

    pp. 611-616

  7. Integration of Virtual Learning Environnements: the Impact of Students’ Trainings

    Delphine Billouard & Laïd Bouzidi, Université Lyon 3, France

    Information and Communication Technologies take an increasingly important place, whether it is in the professional world or in the private life. The educative community has to adapt to this new... More

    pp. 617-619

  8. Supplementing Language Arts Instruction with PowerPoint and Online Crossword Puzzles

    Avril Bingue-Romano, DeVry University of Keller Graduate School, United States

    Teachers continue to seek out new and interesting ways to help students learn the fundamentals. Technology is a proven tool for inserting excitement into the lesson. Teachers are often reluctant to... More

    pp. 620-625

  9. Assisting K-12 and Community College Teachers: Online Educational Opportunities in the Sciences

    Mark Binkley, Missisippi State University, United States

    Many K-12 teachers are lacking in formal education in the physical sciences. Both the K-12 schools and the community colleges are in need of instructors who are well versed in the sciences. This ... More

    p. 626

  10. University/Community College Partnership: Online Education Opportunities for our Students

    Mark Binkley, Missisippi State University, United States

    Many community college students can be categorized as being first generation college students, living in rural areas, having families and/or jobs, and who cannot move away from the area. These... More

    p. 627

  11. What Students are Saying About the Online Classroom: Is it Accessible to All?

    Dorea Bonneau, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, United States

    Faculty members are sometimes unsure about how to address the needs of students with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties with the online classroom. Based on a survey of students enrolled... More

    p. 628

  12. Facing The Challenges of Diversity in Large Group Teaching: A Case Study in Delivering an IT Literacy Course

    Patrick Buckley & Fergal McGrath, University of Limerick, Ireland; Charles Davis, University of St. Thomas, United States

    Most business undergraduate classes in Universities today can be measured in hundreds of students. Delivering an educational experience to classes of this size is a challenge. In particular, the... More

    pp. 629-636

  13. The Learning Organization in Cyberspace

    Erlan Burk & Jutta Pegues, Park University, United States

    Abstract: Successful approaches to learning in an online class are developed from the perspective of classic organizational behavior principles, including psychology, sociology, social psychology, ... More

    pp. 637-643

  14. Knowledge Sharing in a Distributed R&D Community: an Experience Around Social Awareness

    Rita Cadima & Carlos Ferreira, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal; Marco Ferruzca, Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico; Josep Monguet, Jordi Ojeda & Joaquin Fernandez, Polytechnical University of Catalonia, Spain

    Promoting collaboration and knowledge sharing through informal networks of relationships is increasingly important for organizations to compete in the areas of knowledge and innovation. Supporting ... More

    pp. 644-649

  15. I, I, I, as in Individualised Inquiry based iPortfolios: Building access and success in Teaching and Learning

    Coral Cara, Victoria University, Australia

    Abstract: This practice focus paper examines the documentation of preservice teacher learning journeys through digital inquiry based portfolios. It is through, with and by the development of... More

    pp. 650-657

  16. E-District: From Academic Crisis to Ongoing Progress

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    E-District is a technology implementation project adopted by Hayward Unified School District, located at Hayward, California. The project has been launching since February 2006. It is a Web-based... More

    pp. 658-660

  17. Making Thinking Visible in Online Learning Environments

    Pearl Chen, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    Visual representation of information is a very important part of communicating ideas, yet educators do not always utilize this cognitive tool as a part of the teaching and learning process. As... More

    pp. 661-665

  18. E-Learning - Evaluation of a Multimedia Case Study in a Post Graduate Course for Teachers

    Linda Chmiliar, Athabasca University, Canada

    The utilization of e-learning technologies in distance education has been gradually increasing over the last decade. With the progression of e-learning, has come the exploration and evaluation of... More

    pp. 666-668

  19. Instructional Blogging

    Cynthia Choi, Le Moyne Collge, United States

    New technologies continue to hit the Internet with full force, and educators are quickly capitalizing on students’ interest with web tools, such as blogs to increase motivation and learning... More

    p. 669

  20. From e-learning to Social Networking: a Case Study

    Luigi Colazzo, dept. computer management science, Italy; Francesco Magagnino, Laboratory of Maieutics, Italy; Andrea Molinari, dept. computer management science, Italy; Nicola Villa, Laboratory of Maieutics, Italy

    The paper presents a case study concerning the evolution of an e-Learning system in a more participating platform, according to the collaborative paradigms typical of Web 2.0. Some typically “web 2... More

    pp. 670-677