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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. Training Teacher Candidates to Teach in Online Learning Environments: An Analysis of Online Teaching Projects

    Troy Hernandez, Caleb Newman, Mike Seiler, Leanne Shultz & Michael McVey, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    The skills required to teach within an online learning environment are complicated and at least one Midwestern state requires entry-level teachers to be competent in online classrooms. A teacher... More

    pp. 829-838

  2. The relationships between multisemiotic mathematical discourse, conceptual understanding, and reasoning among low achieving 5th and 6th grade math students in a technology enhanced intervention

    Bridget Hildreth, University of Oregon, Center for Advanced Technology in Education, United States

    The Spring 2014 Writing and Mathematical Reasoning study conducted in Oregon and Texas with 57 fifth and 6th grade students seeks to understand the extent to which multimodal digital tools can... More

    pp. 839-842

  3. Redefining Practice: A Case Study in the Adoption of Open Educational Resources

    Adam Holden, Fort Hays State University, United States

    The debate regarding Open Educational Resources (OER) is beginning to pick up speed within Higher Education among learning institutions, teachers, and even students driving the development of OER. ... More

    pp. 843-847

  4. Design and Application of Computational Thinking-Type Simulation Making Education Utilizing Scratch for Elementary Gifted Students

    Changeuy Hong, Yongju Jeon, Taeyoung Kim & Jihyun Kim, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    If strategies to analyze real-life problems through abstraction and solve problems through algorithmic thinking are important to improve students’ computational thinking ability, and if such... More

    pp. 848-855

  5. Let’s Talk VoiceThread! Supporting Communication in Online Courses

    Jane Howland, University of Missouri, United States

    This paper describes the use of VoiceThread, an asynchronous online tool that allows individuals to have digital, multimedia conversations around PowerPoint slides, an image, document, audio file, ... More

    pp. 856-861

  6. Learning and Academic Analytics in the Realizeit System

    Colm Howlin & Danny Lynch, CCKF Ltd, Ireland

    Analytics allows the discovery and communication of patterns and relationships hidden within data. In the context of education, capturing deeply granular data offers educators the potential to gain... More

    pp. 862-872

  7. The Realizeit Adaptive Learning Platform

    Colm Howlin & Danny Lynch, CCKF Ltd, Ireland

    Realizeit is an adaptive learning platform which provides a springboard allowing any educational institution, from K12 to Higher-Ed, the ability to move their courses online using a system that... More

    p. 873

  8. Self-Regulation: Broad Scene and Close-Up Views in an Online Class

    Kun Huang & Sang Joon Lee, Mississippi State University, United States

    While many studies examined self-regulation in online learning at a broad scale, research is scant in capturing a close-up view of online learners’ self-regulation and its associated behavioral... More

    pp. 874-879

  9. Applying the Servant Leadership Model to E-Teaching

    Rachel Huber & Heather Carter, Brigham Young University-Idaho, United States

    Servant Leadership is a philosophy which puts the needs of others before the needs of self and focuses on helping people develop and perform as highly as possible. These principles can have a wide ... More

    pp. 880-887

  10. Enhancing Learner Engagement in an Online Baccalaureate Program to Improve Student Outcomes

    Kathleen Hughes De Sousa, Andrea Kozak Miller, Barb Reagle & Laura Sullivan, Capella University, United States

    The purpose of this best practices session is to describe numerous methodologies employed by an online psychology program to enhance learner engagement outside of the courseroom. This talk will... More

    pp. 888-889

  11. Facilitating Faculty Engagement in an Online Psychology Program to Enhance Program Outcomes

    Kathleen Hughes De Sousa, Andrea Kozak Miller, Barb Reagle & Laura Sullivan, Capella University, United States

    The purpose of this best practices session is to showcase an online undergraduate program’s faculty engagement series which includes biweekly meetings, webinar presentations, committee, and subject... More

    pp. 890-891

  12. Student Motivation and Mobile App Acceptance in a Higher Education Setting

    Eun Hwang, Dolores Brzycki & Michael Powers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    The theoretical purpose of this study is to empirically validate a modified unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) model as applied to the implementation of a mobile application... More

    pp. 892-898

  13. Students' Learning Outcomes and Self-efficacy Perception in a Flipped Classroom

    Mohamed Ibrahim & Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the implications of the use of flipped teaching strategy on preservice teachers’ learning outcomes, self-efficacy and perception. The investigators... More

    pp. 899-908

  14. Developing Global Leaders: Building Effective Global-Intercultural Collaborative Online Learning Environments

    Karen Ivy, Forbes School of Business - Ashford University, United States

    This paper shares the findings of a study conducted on a virtual inter-cultural global leadership development learning project. Mixed Methods analysis techniques were used to examine the interviews... More

    pp. 909-914

  15. A Mobile Programming Course Based on Computational Thinking Process for Elementary IT-Gifted Students

    Yongju Jeon, Jihyun Kim, Changeuy Hong & Taeyoung Kim, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    In this research, we examined previous works on Computational Thinking (CT) to identify the essential stages of CT and developed a 6-week programming course with jQuery Mobile that follows the... More

    pp. 915-920

  16. Ensuring Quality in Online Learning

    Yi Jin, Pinar Arpaci & Darshana Juvale, Iowa State University, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate how an online course development team at a large midwestern land grant university designs and develops quality online learning environments. The... More

    pp. 921-922

  17. SightWord Pal: An Interactive Sight Word Tutor for African-American First Grade Readers

    Jessica N. Jones & Juan E. Gilbert, Computer & Information Science & Engineering Department, University of Florida, United States

    Proficient reading in the early grades is important for success in school. Students who are unable to overcome their reading struggles by the third grade are more likely than their peers to drop... More

    pp. 923-931

  18. Analysis of the Effectiveness of Collaborative e-Learning (CeL) in Sri Lankan University Education

    Ilhavanchi Kanaganayagam, Shantha Fernando & Ravindi Jayasundara, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka

    All over the world, the shift in approaches to learning is towards collaborative learning methods by considering facts such as how students are learning and the best method for students to gain... More

    pp. 932-942

  19. Development of a System for an Information Literacy Class with Project-Based Learning: A Four-year Practice

    Daisuke Kaneko, School of Economics, Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan; Koki Miura, Graduate School of Photonics Science, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; Hiroto Yamakawa, Faculty of Photonics Science, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan; Hiroshi Komatsugawa, Graduate School of Photonics Science, Chitose Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    This paper is a report on an evaluation of the system that the authors developed and introduced to an information literacy class with project-based learning (PBL) for university freshmen. The... More

    pp. 943-948

  20. The Impact of a Digital Storytelling Assignment on Students’ Motivation for Learning Compared to a Presentation Assignment

    Naoko Kasami, J. F. Oberlin University, Japan

    The purpose of this study was to explore why a digital storytelling assignment affected non-English-major-students’ motivation for learning English in comparison with a presentation assignment. A ... More

    pp. 949-958