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

Oct 18, 2010


Jaime Sanchez; Ke Zhang

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Number of papers: 465

  1. Using Quality Rubrics to Improve Student Performance, Enhance Grading Objectivity and Consistency, and Enhance Instructor Feedback

    Lea Rosenberry, Kaplan University, United States

    A well-written rubric is an effective communication tool outlining criteria used in the evaluation of an assignment. Rubrics take a relatively nebulous set of requirements and refine them into a... More

    p. 1451

  2. Production of Study Support System for SPI2 Ability Aptitude Test using Spreadsheet

    Takeshi Takegami, Takasaki University of Commerce, Japan

    In the student's job hunting, there are a lot of students who fail in the SPI2 ability aptitude test. In addition, there are also many students who can not understand how to study for this SPI2... More

    pp. 1452-1456

  3. Succumbing to Temptation--To Cheat or Not to Cheat?Faculty and Student Perceptions of Academic Integrity in Distance Education Courses

    Lori Tanner, University of South Carolina Upstate, United States; Christine Piper, Clemson University, United States

    This paper addresses part of an extensive study to investigate faculty and student perceptions of academic honesty with respect to distance education courses. Over 1800 faculty and students from... More

    pp. 1457-1466

  4. ICT and globalization in Education

    Nicole Thompson, University of Sheffield, Cayman Islands

    ICT is a valuable tool to develop in students an awareness of human values and beliefs, choices, cultural understanding and global history when both teachers and students use it effectively. The... More

    pp. 1467-1477

  5. Managing the Blogosphere: Information for eLearning and Project Management Professionals

    Melissa Venable & Amy Hilbelink, Kaplan Higher Education, United States

    Aggregating, filtering, and monitoring the constant flow and updating of information posted on blogs can be a daunting endeavor. The objectives of this presentation and brief paper are to: 1)... More

    pp. 1478-1483

  6. The Teaching Community as the Driving Force in Resource-sharing Initiatives and Repository-building

    Julie Watson & Kate Borthwick, University of Southampton, United Kingdom; Miguel Arrebola, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom

    Over recent years perceptions of digital repositories and the open educational resources (OERs) which they contain have been changing. There has been an important shift in focus away from the... More

    pp. 1484-1493

  7. Recording Classroom Lectures and Discussion: A Few Key Points to Consider

    Norman Garrett, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    While the clandestine recording of classroom activities by students has been taking place for virtually the entire history of personal electronic devices, a more recent trend has been for... More

    pp. 1494-1499

  8. An Empirical Measure of Instructional Technology Policy Effectiveness

    Eric Malm, Cabrini College, United States; Joanna DeFranco, Penn State University, United States

    Abstract: Most colleges have invested heavily in technology- particularly in the hardware, software and support staff needed for learning management systems (LMS). Yet for many colleges it is not... More

    pp. 1500-1504

  9. e-Learning: An Examination of Policy and Practice in Higher Education

    Sharon Oake, Brock University, Canada

    Abstract: This paper examines e-learning policy and practice primarily in Canadian universities, and argues that increasing enrolments in e-learning courses, coupled with the anticipated... More

    pp. 1505-1514

  10. The Three Facets of Quality in Distance Education

    Margaret Ohara, ECU College of Business, United States

    As distance education programs continue to grow, concerns about the quality of those programs grows as well. Recent articles citing the irregularities in some programs and questioning their... More

    pp. 1515-1518

  11. Optimizing Faculty Workload and Learning Effectiveness

    Karan Powell, Wally Boston & Phil Ice, American Public University System, United States

    The current economic crisis has significantly accelerated the use of adjunct faculty in higher education, especially in the online environment. As adjuncts typically carry far higher teaching loads... More

    p. 1519

  12. Proposed Models of Appropriate Website and Courseware for E-Learning in Higher Education: Research Based Design Models

    Jintavee (Monsakul) Khlaisang, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

    This paper is a report on the findings of a research and development (R&D) research aiming to investigate proper website and courseware for e-learning in higher education. Findings from the surveys... More

    pp. 1520-1529

  13. The Influence of Interactive Learning on The Teaching Process

    Saeed Al-Hajjar, Ahlia University, Bahrain

    This study identifies the difference between the environments for which the old generation of students has lived in comparing with that of the new one. This difference in environment push us to... More

    pp. 1530-1540

  14. The Teacher Assisting and Subject Adaptive Material (TASAM) System: An Arabic Adaptive learning Environment

    Nahla Aljojo, Computing department, Technology College, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, S.A, Saudi Arabia; Carl Adams, School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK, United Kingdom

    Abstract: Adaptive learning systems have increased in popularity offering the potential of providing personalised learning material to match individual learner’s needs and preferences. Existing... More

    pp. 1541-1550

  15. Technology and storytelling: Usages for professional development in police learning

    Kenneth Anderson, Royal Roads University, Canada; William Muirhead, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    Educational technology is frequently used in professional development. E-learning platforms and computer-based training have found a place in current development pedagogies. This study examines the... More

    pp. 1551-1559

  16. Analysis of Influential Variables on Performance-based ICT literacy Level for Korean Students

    Sun-Geun Baek & Cheol-Il Lim, Seoul National University, Korea (South); Hye-Sook Kim, Daegu University, Korea (South); Ye-Lim Yu, Mee-Reem Kim & So-Ra Lee, Seoul National University, Korea (South)

    The aim of the study is to investigate influential variables on performance-based ICT literacy level for Korean high school students. For 143 high school students, the assessment was implemented... More

    pp. 1560-1565

  17. A WebQuest for Adult Learners: a report on a Biology course

    Marta Barroso & Coutinho Clara, University of Minho, Portugal

    This article describes the development and implementation of a long term WebQuest on a EFA (Education and Training of Adults) course. The objectives of the study were: a) to understand the key... More

    pp. 1566-1569

  18. What is the most effective method of computer-based multimedia and technology instruction?

    Scott Bartholomew & Geoff Wright, BYU, United States

    The purpose of this research project was to discover what is the most effective method of computer-based multimedia and technology instruction. Current literature relating to the effectiveness of... More

    pp. 1570-1575

  19. Competencies for Online Teaching Success

    Paula Bigatel, Penn State University, United States

    The Penn State’s World Campus faculty development program provides professional development opportunities for online faculty to increase their effectiveness in the online learning environment. The ... More

    pp. 1576-1577

  20. Are 70% of Designers Wrong About Effective E-Learning Strategies?

    Daniel Bliton, Aimee Norwood & Kendra Herlig, Booz Allen Hamilton, United States

    Abstract: When asked to select the strategy that is the most effective combination of image, text, and audio for learner transfer, about 70% of survey respondents (mostly instructional designers)... More

    pp. 1578-1583