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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. Developing an Online Video Lecture Series: eLearning for Undergraduate Medical Students

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

    This paper describes an innovative module for medical students entitled ‘The Scientific Basis of Clinical Practice’. The module provides students with a blended learning experience and covers... More

    pp. 927-932

  2. eLearning Experiences in Work for Training Courses for ICT Skill Certification

    Tomi Kelo, Tampere University of Technology, Finland; Marie-Christine Monget, TELECOM & Management SudParis, France; Antonio Pantaleo, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    In this paper we describe experiences and challenges met in developing global training courses for ICT skill certification. The course development is based on two EU-funded projects. The projects... More

    pp. 933-938

  3. Implementing Open-Source LMS in Humanities and Social Sciences

    Jasmin Klindzic & Mihaela Banek Zorica, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Croatia

    The best practices presentation will describe the process of selection, testing, implementation and support of open-source learning management system (Moodle based solution) in a large,... More

    pp. 939-942

  4. Supporting and Developing Elearning at a Campus Based University - Lessons Learnt From the University of Sydney Experience

    Marianna Koulias & Fiona Thurn, University of Sydney, Australia

    Sydney eLearning provides project management and educational design support to faculties for strategic elearning projects and supports individual staff and their students through the central... More

    pp. 943-948

  5. Using XML in On-line Advising

    Kazimierz Kowalski, Juan Carlos Rodriguez & Mohsen Beheshti, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    On-line academic advising is the process of selecting classes, to be taken by the student in the incoming semester. The process itself is time consuming, tedious and often frustrating, but it is an... More

    pp. 949-954

  6. How to enhance a Learning Management System with ePortfolio capabilities

    Stefan Kurz, Rudolf Kammerl & Werner Heinrich, University Passau, Germany

    Abstract: Regarding the set up of current university e-learning infrastructures, a course and learning management system (LMS) often works as a major component to provide basic e-learning... More

    pp. 955-963

  7. Best Practices in Developing Online Professional Development for Physician Educators

    Dina Kurzweil, Beth Marcellas & Cindy Wilson, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    This presentation describes the successful process of instructional designers and lead faculty working together to provide physician educators online training in teaching. This includes... More

    pp. 964-965

  8. 20 Techniques in 20 Minutes to Teaching Online Efficiently

    Konnie Kustron & Zenia Bahorski, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    Online teaching involves substantially more instructional time than teaching in the traditional face to face environment. Research supports this proposition. This means that an instructor can... More

    pp. 966-970

  9. Strategies for Online Learning Management

    Feng-Qi Lai, Indiana State University, United States; Ching-Wen Chang, Missouri State University, United States

    This paper presents two management strategies for online courses that helped students better understand rules and requirements. The two strategies were 1) entrance quizzes on rules, regulations,... More

    pp. 971-976

  10. Wikibook Writing for Collaborative Learning

    Feng-Qi Lai, Indiana State University, United States; Ching-Wen Chang, Missouri State University, United States

    This paper introduces our experience of adopting Wikibook writing as a class activity to enhance collaborative learning. Students decided the work format of Wikibook writing and topics for the... More

    pp. 977-982

  11. Demonstrating the basics of modeling

    Carol Landis, Rachel Hintz & Lane Kuhlman, Byrd Polar Research Center--OSU, United States

    A simulation to illustrate the processes used to develop and refine scientific models was developed for use in undergraduate classes and with pre-service and in-service teachers. The simulation... More

    p. 983

  12. Professors' Perceptions and Needs on Blended e-learning

    Sunghye Lee, Syracuse University, United States; Hyejung Lee, Seoul National University, Korea (South)

    A growing number of conventional universities in Korea seek to combine e-learning systems such as Blackboard and WebCT into their classroom-based learning environment. An assumption underpinning... More

    pp. 984-993

  13. Statewide Community of Instructional Leaders: e-Read Ohio Online Facilitators

    Lisa Lenhart, LeAnn Krosnick & Lori Vargo, University of Akron: e-Read Ohio, United States

    Overview of a five year project to develop, support and facilitate the online professional development for a statewide initative of a teacher training program. This session would overview this... More

    p. 994

  14. Principles and Practices of Training Immunization Registry Users

    Wenxue Li, Texas Children's Hospital, United States

    Immunization registry is also known as immunization Information Systems. The most common reasons for not using it by medical clinics that provide immunizations include limited time and staff for... More

    pp. 995-998

  15. Creating Electronic Storybooks for Family and Friends: Young Children’s Playful Language Learning and Early Literacy Development

    Poh-Hwa Liang, Department of Early Childhood Development and Education Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan; Mei-Ya Liang, National Central University, Taiwan; Er-Mei Chu, Tai-Pin Elementary School, Taiwan

    This study describes a collaborative project at a public kindergarten classroom in Taiwan where young children’s early literacy was developed through the use of multimedia story writing software.... More

    pp. 999-1004

  16. Enhancing Technology Use Through Open Source Learning System: Initial Findings from OLP_Sakai Pilot Project

    Xin Liang, Cheryl Ward & Yin Cai Xiao, University of Akron, United States

    The use of Open Source Learning System (OSLS) is a paradigm shift in education (Courant and Griffiths, 2006). OSLS provides an alternative and affordable technology solution to PK -20 educators and... More

    pp. 1005-1008

  17. From Paper to Digital: Students’ Perception of Using Online Resources in an Undergraduate Course

    Hong Lin, Oklahoma State University, United States

    In recent years, e-books and digital materials such as online resources and CDs are replacing the dominate role of those all-too-familiar textbooks. However, the question remains whether digital... More

    pp. 1009-1013

  18. On-line Role-play Simulation Games: Learning Objectives and Game Design, Part 2

    Roni Linser, Fablusi P/L, Australia

    The Symposium aims at bringing together higher-education teachers who have designed and run role-play simulation games in their courses to compare their design frameworks as they applied to the... More

    pp. 1014-1016

  19. Promoting Best Practices in Online Learning: The Online Course Development Institute

    Julie Lockett, Antoine Thomas & Michael Hoadley, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    The Online Course Development Institute provides university faculty a professional development opportunity to experience best practices in online teaching and guidance in quality online course... More

    p. 1017

  20. Rethinking RN Education: The Completely Online Accelerated LVN-RN Program

    Justin Louder, Linda Ross & Susan Schultz, Angelo State University, United States

    This presentation will discuss an innovative approach to transition LVNs into RNs with a 50% reduction in time and significant cost savings to the students and hospitals utilizing accelerated... More

    pp. 1018-1023