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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. Leveraging Oculus Rift for an Immersive Distance-Learning Experience: A High Definition, Panoramic Lecture Recording/Playback System using Commercial Virtual Reality Tools

    Jonathan Lartigue, Justin Cathcart, T. Mitchell Kelleher, Andrew Pfundstein & M. DeVon Williams, Southern Polytechnic State University, United States

    The value of virtual reality systems in facilitating the educational experience through immersion has been well established. Until recently, the complexity and cost of such systems were prohibitive... More

    pp. 1090-1099

  2. Promoting K-8 Learning using Oculus Rift: Employing Virtual Reality to Increase Learning Outcomes in Elementary Biology

    Jonathan Lartigue, Tyler Scoville & Minh Pham, Southern Polytechnic State University, United States

    The value of virtual reality systems in visualizing complicated biological or molecular structures has been repeatedly shown, but until recently the complexity and cost of such systems were... More

    pp. 1100-1105

  3. Utilizing On-line Fluency-Building Games To Enhance Certification Exam Preparation for Teacher Education Students

    Mary Lasater, Sherry Vafa & Ali Tavakkoli, University of Houston-Victoria, United States

    In its preliminary stages, this study is examining the effects of utilizing gaming activities embedded within a learning management system (LMS) as study tools to assist students in preparation for... More

    pp. 1106-1109

  4. Assessment of Emotions in an Affective-Motivational Cognitive Model with Fuzzy Cognitive Map

    Ana Lilia Laureano-Cruces, Martha Mora-Torres, Javier Ramírez-Rodríguez & Lourdes Sánchez-Guerrero, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana.Unidad Azcapotzalco, Mexico; Fernando Gamboa-Rodríguez, CCADET, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico

    This paper deals with the assessment of emotions in an affective-motivational cognitive model represented by a fuzzy cognitive map. The evaluation is performed according to the emotional theory of ... More

    pp. 1110-1115

  5. Using Technology to Support Project-Based Collaboration Teaching and Learning Strategies

    Wendy Lawrence-Fowler & Richard Fowler, The University of Texas-Pan American, United States

    As we evolve our learning environments, our students, the Net Generation, come to us ever more connected, immersed in a world of digital technology. They are active social networkers. They appear... More

    pp. 1116-1122

  6. Second Life as a Bridge to Prepare Pre-service Teachers to Engage in Collaboration and Communication: A Virtual Support Tool

    Angela M. Lee & Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Since the early 2000s online or e-learning has become a multimillion dollar industry. In order to keep up with the growing demand and to help ensure learning and knowledge retention educators have ... More

    pp. 1123-1129

  7. A Study on Perceptions of Student-Centered Flipped Learning: Focusing on Social Studies in a Korean Elementary School Class

    Jiyon Lee, Pusan National University, Korea (South); Youngbae Kim, Seomyeong Elementary School, Korea (South); YoungHwan Kim, Pusan National University, Korea (South)

    This study presents the findings of a study on the development and application of a learner-centered flipped learning model in a Korean elementary school class. Unlike in the United States, few... More

    pp. 1130-1138

  8. Establishing and Sustaining a Community of Inquiry in a Technology-Rich Online Class

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

    The community of inquiry (CoI) framework has been widely used to guide the research and practice of online and blended learning experience. This paper describes how the CoI framework was applied to... More

    pp. 1139-1144

  9. It’s Illuminating: Apps for Fourth Grade Electricity and Light

    Lesia Lennex & Emily Bodenlos, Morehead State University, United States

    Elementary science should be chock-full of wonderful experiences for our students. In an average population, do children see iPads as a tool for learning about science? Using Prensky (2010) as a... More

    pp. 1145-1149

  10. Implementation of a Remote Mobile Thin-Client Lab Solution Incorporating Virtual Machine-based Technologies

    Charles Lesko, East Carolina University, United States

    This effort describes the background, design, implementation, and early impacts of fielding a remote mobile thin-client lab solution to support online course delivery to remote students. ... More

    pp. 1150-1156

  11. Detecting Learning Activities with MEMS Sensors and Machine Learning

    KAI LI, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan

    In this study, we describe a system for detecting learning activity using micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) sensors. The MEMS sensor contains gyro, accelerometer, and compass sensors. The... More

    pp. 1157-1162

  12. Faculty and Online Education: A Replication Study of the 2012 National Survey

    Rui Li, Esther Smidt, Jennifer Bunk & Tanya Gatenby, West Chester University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to determine faculty attitudes about online education at our institution and to compare them with the national average. In addition, we seek to unveil the main... More

    pp. 1163-1171

  13. Creating Electronic Portfolios to Support Kindergarten Children’s Learning

    Poh-Hwa Liang, Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan; Yu-Wen Lin, Qingshui Elementary School, Taiwan

    This study investigated how the electronic portfolio (e-portfolio) assessment was implemented for young children in a public kindergarten in Taiwan, parents’ attitudes toward e-portfolio assessment... More

    pp. 1172-1177

  14. Learning in the Air: Benefits of cloud-based collaboration in a business writing class

    Charlie Lin & Jenny Wang, National Formosa University, Taiwan; Wayne Yu, Chang Gung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    Cloud computing technologies, such as Google Docs, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and Microsoft Windows Live, have become increasingly appreciated to the next generation digital learning tools. ... More

    pp. 1178-1183

  15. An Investigation of English Language Learners’ Production of Multimodal Texts: The Case of Presentation Slides

    Fang-Hsiu Liu & Hsiu-Ting Hung, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    This paper describes a multimodal investigation on student use of concluding strategies and the associated slide designs in their presentations, viewing presentation slides as one kind of... More

    pp. 1184-1189

  16. Exploration of Best Practices to Support Active Learning in a Synchronous Multi-Site Learning Environment

    Min Liu, Emily McKelroy, Elena Winzeler, Doris Adams, Patrick Davis, Kamran Ziai & Rochelle Roberts, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Professional schools across the country are increasingly integrating technological tools into the curriculum. This purpose of this study was to examine the types of technology tools used by the... More

    pp. 1190-1199

  17. An Investigation of Parent's Perspectives on Electronic Schoolbag Instruction in Beijing

    Yue Liu, Ge Liu & Feng-Kuang Chiang, School of Educational Technology, Faculty of Education, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, China

    The development of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) which is based on both computer and internet has become a big driving force for education reform. Electronic schoolbag is the best... More

    pp. 1200-1210

  18. On-line teaching and assessment with videos and podcasts

    Kim Livengood, Lesley Casarez & Mary McGlamery, Angelo State University, United States

    Podcasting and/or videos can serve as a method for content delivery, means of assessment, ways to meet specific objectives, or an approach to special projects. This session serves as a guide to... More

    pp. 1211-1215

  19. Secondary Teachers’ Concerns in Adopting Learning Management Systems: A U.S. Perspective

    Bianca Lochner, Rita-Marie Conrad & Edward Graham, Walden University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted to examine the concerns of U.S. secondary teachers regarding the adoption of a learning management system (LMS) utilizing the concerns... More

    pp. 1216-1224

  20. Copyrights & Responsibilities: The Scholar’s Powers & Duties as Author under U.S. Copyright Law

    Lyra Logan, Florida Education Fund, United States

    Writing your dissertation, journal article and other original, creative work raises questions of copyright. If you plan to incorporate copyrighted material (charts, drawings, photographs, computer ... More

    p. 1225