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E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2010

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Jaime Sanchez; Ke Zhang

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Number of papers: 465

  1. Subject Integrated Robot Programming Instruction Model to Enhance the Learning Motivation of the Gifted Elementary School Students in Informatics

    YoungMin Seo & YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to develop subject integrated robot programming instruction model to enhance the learning motivation of the gifted children in informatics. For this goal, we have... More

    pp. 1206-1211

  2. Distance Education –Success or Failure?:An Indian Perspective.

    Rupa Shah, R J Tibrewal College of Commerce, India

    In broader terms Distance Education (DE) may be defined as imperative instructional contents to willing participants located at some distant geographical location. Autonomous, self-directed,... More

    pp. 1212-1217

  3. Context-Driven Design for Technology-Supported Instruction

    Greg Sherman, Radford University, United States

    This presentation provides an overview of an innovative approach to the design of technology-supported learning experiences. Within this model, educators identify instructional goals and define... More

    pp. 1218-1223

  4. The Weisman Art Museum: Engaging the Community in Public Art through Digital Media

    Ellyn St Louis & Suzanne DeFoe, University of Minnesota, United States

    Abstract: The University of Minnesota’s Weisman Art Museum will be closed to the public for an extensive expansion and renovation project through the 2010-2011 academic year. As such, it is of... More

    pp. 1224-1229

  5. Analysis of underlying features allowing educational uses for collaborative learning in Social Networking Sites, Cyworld

    Woonhee Sung, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    As the growth of Social Networking Services (SNSs), the academic use of SNSs for collaborative learning has become an important issue considering learner-centered participatory age. Most empirical ... More

    pp. 1230-1235

  6. Use of Mobile Learning in the Teaching of Algorithms

    Liane Tarouco, UFRGS, Brazil; Ricardo Barcelos, IFFluminense, Brazil

    The study of algorithms is a basic field in computer science, being one of the courses with a high incidence of failure among students. The purpose of this paper is to analyze the main causes of... More

    pp. 1236-1242

  7. Teacher Training in the Knowledge Society: Web 2.0 And New Professionalism

    Hanna Teräs & Marjatta Myllylä, Tampere University of Applied Sciences / Teacher Education Centre, Finland; Timo Nevalainen, Tampere University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    This paper discusses the new expertise in the knowledge society and introduces the approaches to teacher education that have been employed at the Teacher Education Centre of Tampere University of... More

    pp. 1243-1248

  8. Take Your Students Out of Solitary Confinement: Strategies for Increasing Social Presence in University Online Courses

    Kelvin Thompson, University of Central Florida, United States

    Students often report feeling more isolated in university online courses than in face-to-face courses. Even when communication tools are used for synchronous and asynchronous interactions, online... More

    pp. 1249-1250

  9. Effective Practices in E-learning: An Online Instructor and Learner Perspective

    Amy Tucker, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

    E-learning has become a key factor in higher education around the globe, yet institutions still struggle with the social dynamic relationships between the online instructor and learner. The... More

    p. 1251

  10. Transformative Online Learning Experiences

    George Veletsianos, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Historically online learning and education have focused on cognitive concerns, such as how to best structure or chunk online learning materials for effective and efficient retention. This approach ... More

    pp. 1252-1256

  11. A Journey Beyond: Tracking a Mathematics Teacher Educator’s Transition to an Online Instructor

    Anita Vyas, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, College of Education, University of Houston, United States

    TThe online instructor is often faced with challenges beyond just adapting course content to the new technology but a major transformation from the traditional classroom environment which to a... More

    pp. 1257-1262

  12. Instructor’s Intention to Accept Online Education: An Extended TAM Model

    Mahwish Waheed, International Islamic University, Pakistan

    The Pace of e-learning is getting high since most of the higher education institutions are using web-based instruction system for teaching their online courses. To implement web-based learning... More

    pp. 1263-1271

  13. An Interactive Web System for Geology Field Studies

    Yi-Hua Weng, Fu-Shing Sun & Jeffry Grigsby, Ball State University, United States

    This paper introduces an interactive information system utilizing the Web 2.0 interface design for geology field studies and the result of the application of this system on a petrology class at... More

    pp. 1272-1278

  14. Seeing, Thinking, Doing: Strategic Directives for Learning Management Systems

    Brandon White & Johann Larusson, Brandeis University, United States

    Learning management systems (LMS) are online environments that allow information to be shared between students, and are now used at a majority of American and European universities. This paper... More

    pp. 1279-1288

  15. Crafting an Electronic Portfolio from a Pre-existing Portfolio Program

    Arthur Williams, Olivet College, United States

    Although there are many excellent commercial software packages available for the construction of electronic portfolios for colleges, the range of solutions shrinks radically when one is charged... More

    pp. 1289-1292

  16. Solving College Calculus Problems: A Study of Two Types of Instructor’s Feedback

    Ying Xie, Lewis University, United States; Fangyun Yang, University of California, Riverside, United States

    Video technology could promote college students’ conceptual, procedural and heuristic knowledge learning. This study used an experimental design to investigate the interaction effects of video... More

    pp. 1293-1299

  17. Of Hard Hats and Hammers: E-Learning and Workforce Education

    Kim Zartman, Alivetek, United States

    While e-learning programs are now well-established in many colleges and corporations, most unions, trade schools, and traditionally blue-collar companies are just now venturing into the online... More

    p. 1300

  18. Rhetorical Argument against Constructivism

    Jeahyeon Ahn, Ohio University, Korea (South)

    This paper discusses flaws in the basic premises of constructivism. Jonassen (1999) defines constructivism as being that there is no objective knowledge and that it cannot be transmitted;... More

    pp. 1301-1308

  19. University Models with High-Growth Probability, under ICTs Integration, during the Next Decade in North America

    Dodzi Amemado, University of Montreal, Canada

    Based on a research undertaken through interviews with Higher Education managers and IT specialists in Canadian universities, this presentation is regarding conventional universities’ structural... More

    pp. 1309-1313

  20. Using Video Announcements in the Online Classroom

    Brooke Benton & Michelle Prejean, Kaplan University, United States

    Participation in online education is rapidly growing. As an online educator, it is important to use innovative techniques in the classroom to make the best possible learning experience for the... More

    pp. 1314-1315