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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. Aggregating Classroom Internet Content Using Yahoo Pipes

    Norman Garrett, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    The Internet is a rich source of content. Often, however, students are not able to distinguish good content from poor content. Consequently, asking them to explore the Internet for content can... More

    p. 815

  2. Best Practices in Graduate Online Teaching: Faculty Perspectives

    Cynthia Gautreau, Chris Street & Barbara Glaeser, CSUFullerton, United States

    Graduate online programs are readily available at colleges and universities. Faculty who teach online programs should be well versed in adult learning theories and effective online instructional... More

    pp. 816-833

  3. Coaching the Coaches: Mentoring Online Employees and Educators

    Lisa Gerardy & Carrie Wells, Kaplan University, United States

    Effective training programs consist of a number of elements, but many employers support the idea of on-the-job training. In a virtual environment this is often a difficult segment to include as... More

    p. 834

  4. Channeling Students and Parents: Promoting the University Through YouTube

    Stuart Glogoff, University of Arizona, Learning Technology Services, United States

    In the fall of 2007, YouTube made “enhanced channels” available to colleges and universities. While any college department, program or instructor could already post videos to their own YouTube... More

    pp. 835-838

  5. A Different Approach to Online Learning Communities

    Thomas Glover, Western Governors University, United States

    This best practices presentation will take a brief look at a different approach to online learning communities that are a sort of hybrid combination of typical higher education online learning... More

    pp. 839-840

  6. Digital Signage: Informal Learning in Animal Parks and Zoos

    Gudrun Görlitz & Anja Schmidt, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

    Zoos and animal parks, which have the ambition of being attractive for international visitors, should implement a multilingual visitor information system. The Research and Development Project at... More

    pp. 841-846

  7. Digital Pre-Service Teacher Education Field Experiences as a Possible Augmentation to the Traditional Brick and Mortar Field Experience

    Cheryl Grable, Andrew Hunt & Jean Kiekel, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    : If doctors can be trained by virtual surgery, pilots trained by virtual flight simulators and military trained by virtual maneuver training, then could teachers be trained through digital field ... More

    pp. 847-854

  8. Using Interactive Simulations in an E-learning Context: A Case Study

    John Hansen & Elizabeth Hansen, Saginaw Valley State University, United States

    Abstract: The authors discuss the use of VB.Net as an authoring tool to create simulations for a web-supplemented class in statistics. VB.Net is used to produce small simulation programs so users... More

    pp. 855-860

  9. Getting Things Done

    Debra Harris, De Paul University, United States

    This session discusses best practices for project success. Two case studies will be presented. The first is our implementation of iTunes U, which was done without a budget. The second is our... More

    pp. 861-862

  10. Online Business Intelligence: PortNet Navigator

    Joachim Hasebrook, zeb/rolfes.schierenbeck.assoc, Germany

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) become more interactive and more visual. We examined technical solutions which combine internal and external data mining and data visualization supporting... More

    pp. 863-869

  11. Good Practices for E-learning in Higher Education Courses

    Rita Hauck, Fort Hays State University, United States

    This article purposes to help teachers and students embrace new types of classrooms by providing and considering good practices based on a review of literature as well as experience in teaching and... More

    pp. 870-875

  12. Online Learning Superior to on-Campus Teaching - Student Engagement and Course Content Central for e-Learning Outcome

    Harald Haugen, TISIP Research Foundation, Norway, Norway; Bodil Ask, TISIP Research Foundation, Norway; Sven Aake Bjoerke, UNU-GVU, Norway

    Starting out from the beliefs that student engagement and learning content are important parts of higher education, the authors of this paper try to argue that well planned online learning can be... More

    pp. 876-883

  13. Through the looking glass? Learning from Simulating Rwanda

    Helen Hintjens, Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands

    Abstract. This paper discusses the case of an on-line simulation conducted at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. It looks at some of the lessons learned in the thorny context of Rwanda... More

    pp. 884-888

  14. Next Steps in the Support Instructional Assistants for Emporium-Based Math Courses: Using a Wiki as an Electronic Performance Support System

    Charles Hodges, Virginia Tech, United States

    This paper is a report of an evaluation conducted in the summer of 2008 on the implementation of a wiki-based electronic performance support system (EPSS). The EPSS was introduced to assist with... More

    pp. 889-894

  15. E-portfolio as Scaffolding Mechanism in Professional Doctorate Qualification.

    Helge Høivik & Vibeke Bjarnø, Oslo University College, Norway

    In the Norwegian academic system there is currently a renewed interest in practice-oriented qualifications on the doctoral level. This has lead to the development of two career pathways, but not... More

    pp. 895-902

  16. Using Video Blogs to Enhance Teachers’ Curriculum Articulation: Engagement Theory

    Hui-Yin Hsu, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    This project explores technology use as a medium through which pre-service teachers can enhance their curriculum articulation and their creative expression by engaging with content knowledge and... More

    pp. 903-908

  17. Bookmarking/Tagging in the Web 2.0 Era: From an Individual Cognitive Tool to a Collaborative Knowledge Construction Tool for Educators

    Yu-Chang Hsu, Yu-Hui Ching & Barbara Grabowski, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Web 2.0 affordances have changed the landscape of technology use for learning, knowledge construction, and collaboration. Social bookmarking, enabled by one of the Web 2.0 technologies termed... More

    pp. 909-914

  18. The Online Dilemma: Student Perceptions of Online Supplemental Instruction for General Microbiology

    Adam Hughes, Rachel Watson & Christi Boggs, University of Wyoming, United States

    Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a model that has been used to enhance instruction for several decades and has seen a significant increase in popularity. Prior to the spring semester of 2008, the... More

    pp. 915-918

  19. TLC: Teachers Living, Leading, and Learning in their Community

    Holly Hulbert & Kelley Samblis, University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, United States

    This roundtable discussion will provide detailed information and solicit discourse about newly developed online elementary education courses and practicums offered at the University of Southern... More

    pp. 919-922

  20. Evaluation of the Implementation of the ISTE NET Standards: A case study in the use of technology in a Rural Middle School Classroom

    Andrew Hunt, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States; Lisa Martin, Elkins Middle School, United States

    This study uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2001) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators for teachers to assess the integration ... More

    pp. 923-926