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World Conference on E-Learning

Oct 27, 2014

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Theo Bastiaens

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Number of papers: 321

  1. Silenced Voices Speaking: Using Online in Book Discussions in the Classroom

    Beth Brendler & Vanessa Adams, University of Missouri, United States

    This study extended current research on power relations in literature circles by investigating the nature and degree of difference in students’ behaviors, participation, and power structures in... More

    pp. 262-268

  2. Online STEM Integration: Pre-Service Science Teachers in the Director's Chair

    Andrea Burrows, University of Wyoming, United States; Mike Borowczak, Erebus Labs, United States

    This paper outlines the development, implementation, and assessment of a newly created online college course to teach science laboratory and demonstration skills and techniques to pre-service... More

    pp. 269-277

  3. The Second Generation of Teaching Mobile Computing: Practices and Pitfalls

    Brian Burton, Abilene Christian University, United States; Barbara Martin, University of Central Missouri, United States

    This paper is a following up to one presented in 2010 at the AACE. Since 2009, the Apple iPhone and iPod touch have become an integral part of student learning experiences at Abilene Christian... More

    pp. 278-292

  4. Structures for Personalization within the Asynchronous Learning Environment

    Terry Bustillos, National University, United States

    Learning is a social process can be seen in the interactions between students in today’s face-to-face classrooms. This paper will examine the benefits of creating structures for personalization... More

    pp. 293-298

  5. Veterans Like Me: Development of a Patient-Facing Decision Support Tool for Veterans Seeking Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

    Jorie M. Butler & Bryan Gibson, VHASLC, United States; Bruce Bray, University of Utah School of Medicine, United States; Lee Ellington, University of Utah School of Nursing, United States; Qing Zeng, VHASLC, United States

    Abstract:This paper presents results from a series of interviews with patients in cardiology clinics within a Veteran’s Health Administration hospital. The Veteran patients were between 18 and 80 ... More

    pp. 299-302

  6. Incorporating Video Vignettes into a Survey to Identify the Online Learning Preferences of Indigenous University Students

    Robert Byrne & Patrick Walton, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

    Academic research examining Aboriginal education in Canada shows a disparity in attainment and access to education between Aboriginal students and the general population, largely believed to result... More

    pp. 303-312

  7. Building an Effective Scaffolding Online Course: The Curriculum Design of the Introduction to UNIX/Linux Course

    Brenda Cantu, Joseph Helsing & William Moen, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper explains the curricula decisions made in producing the graduate-level, online, scaffolding Introduction to UNIX/Linux course. The purpose of this week-long course was to introduce UNIX... More

    pp. 313-322

  8. Embracing the Shift: The Next Generation of Stanford University’s Digital Education Programs

    Jan Keating, Eli Kennedy & Nick Stutzman, Redbird Advanced Learning, United States

    Advances in technology allow for the creation of products and services with a level of personalization and effectiveness unrivaled in the history of education. Utilizing the latest advances in... More

    p. 319

  9. Cultural Factors in the Implementation and Use of an Intelligent Tutoring System in Latin America

    Ignacio Casas, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile; Jason Imbrogno, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; Sergio Ochoa, Universidad de Chile, Chile; Amy Ogan, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    We report on the adaptation and use of intelligent tutoring technology that supports teaching and learning of mathematics at the middle school level (5th - 8th grade) of public schools in three... More

    pp. 323-331

  10. Accessibility Made Easy: An institution's approach to empower faculty to create accessible electronic instructional materials

    Edgar Chabolla, Amy Leh & Nathaniel Wildes, CSU San Bernardino, United States

    During this best practice session we will discuss and demonstrate how Academic Technologies support office at Southern California four-year university continues to support and assist faculty in... More

    p. 332

  11. Examining the Multimedia Redundancy Effect among Education Majors: Assessing Pedagogical Usability of Instructional Videos

    Sang Chan, Weber State University, United States; Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    This study was to further examine the multimedia redundancy effect in learning the basic-level of Microsoft Access 2013 database software. Two groups of teacher education majors were randomly... More

    pp. 333-343

  12. SlidesCraft: Gamified Knowledge Dissemination with SlideShare

    Jack Shen-Kuen Chang & David Whittinghill, Purdue University, United States

    The commercial success of SlideShare, bolstered by results from several academic studies, has demonstrated its use, production, and sharing of digital presentation slides as a promising tool for... More

    pp. 344-349

  13. An Exploratory Study on University Students’ Perceptions of Using Digital Storytelling to Enhance English Learning

    Yu-Wen Chao & Hsiu-Ting Hung, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This study examined Taiwanese university students’ perceptions with regard to the effects of digital storytelling as they participated in two learning tasks designed to enhance their English oral... More

    pp. 350-355

  14. Argumentation Spaces for Learning: Toward a New Coherence in Teaching, Learning, and Assessments for Frictionless Interactions

    Sarah Chauncey, Learning Technologies Consultant, United States; H. Patricia McKenna, AmbientEase, Canada

    The purpose of this paper is to describe the initial phase of a project to develop Project Organizers (POs) which support personalization of instruction; a sense of community around reading and... More

    pp. 356-360

  15. A Meta-Analysis of Note-taking Strategies and Student Learning Outcome

    Xi Chen, Johns Hopkins University, United States

    Meta-analysis can provide a framework within which better-informed debate can take place. A meta-analysis was conducted on 10 studies examining the effects of interventions in the note-taking... More

    pp. 361-369

  16. Reaching Out to Remote Places: A Discussion of Technology and The Future of Distance Education in Rural America

    Xi Chen & Andrew Koricich, Texas Tech University, United States

    Residents in rural communities have been found to decrease access to postsecondary educational opportunities, and this has resulted in persistent economic and social challenges for these places and... More

    pp. 370-376

  17. Enhancing Teaching Practice and Reading Fluency with a Web 2.0 Participatory Tool in Elementary Classrooms

    Xiaojun Chen & Melissa Parenti, St. John's University, United States

    Availability of technology in K-12 classrooms continues to grow. With the onset of these technological advances, a dual lens for analysis of its effectiveness requires consideration. This lens... More

    pp. 377-383

  18. University-Industry Partnership in e-Learning Tools Development and Implementation

    Xiaojun Chen, Michael Downtown & Sandra Abrams, St. John's University, United States

    Collaboration between e-learning industries and university researchers continues to grow. This paper examines formats of academy-industry relationships, ultimately calling for an emphasis on design... More

    pp. 384-387

  19. Meltdown: A Serious Game for Environmental Awareness on Climate Change

    Yang Chen, Dhiraj Bodicherla, Benjamin Scott & David Whittinghill, Purdue University, United States

    As the effects of climate change become greater and more pronounced, so too, does the need to raise awareness about its widespread implications among members of the general public. This study... More

    pp. 388-394

  20. Conceptual Curriculum Design for Multimedia: An E-Learning Model

    Robert Chi, University of Hawaii at Hilo, United States

    Multimedia is a subject that a lot of educators and administrators talking about. “What is the multimedia made of?” and “How is an e-learning multimedia curriculum created?” are still largely asked... More

    pp. 395-403