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E-Learn 2006--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

October 2006


Thomas Reeves; Shirley Yamashita

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Number of papers: 8

  1. A Mobile Learning Environment to Support the Clinical Nursing Practicum

    Chin-Yuan Lai & Cheng-Chih Wu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Sheng-Mei Chen, National Taichung Nursing College, Taiwan

    This paper reports our implementation of a mobile learning environment to support nursing students' clinical practicum. We investigated benefits and problems of using mobile learning environment in... More

    pp. 695-700

  2. A Model for E-learning Integration

    Diane Newton & Allan Ellis, Southern Cross University, Australia

    As yet there is no comprehensive theory to inform how the various elements of e-learning environments, such as design, implementation and delivery can be understood and optimised. A major study of ... More

    pp. 812-819

  3. Improving the Feedback Cycle to Improve Learning in Introductory Biology Using the Digital Dashboard

    William E. Brown, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; Marsha Lovett, Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence, Carnegie Mellon University, United States; Diana Bajzek, Carnegie Mellon Univ., United States; James M. Burnette, Department of Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    At Carnegie Mellon we are integrating timely and targeted feedback for the students and real-time student progress reports for the instructor to create an online learning environment that engages... More

    pp. 1030-1035

  4. Evaluating student motivation in constructivistic, problem-based introductory computer science courses

    Lukas Faessler, Hans Hinterberger, Markus Dahinden & Marco Wyss, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

    Abstract: Keeping students motivated is a particularly challenging goal in undergraduate service courses such as introductory computer science for the natural sciences. Our experience shows that to... More

    pp. 1178-1185

  5. Distributed Cognition as a Framework for Cognitive Analysis in E-Learning

    Jeffrey Mok, Miyazaki International College, Japan

    The ubiquitous technological artifact, a computer or mobile phone, has become a common feature in our learning environments. Whether it is installed gadgets in classrooms or blended with the... More

    pp. 1709-1716

  6. Does Sense of Community Matter? An Examination of Participants’ Perspectives in Online Courses

    Xiaojing Liu, Richard J. Magjuka, Curtis J. Bonk & Seung-hee Lee, Indiana University, United States

    This session presents the results of a case study that examined the participants' perceptions of building learning communities in online courses in a highly ranked online MBA program. The findings ... More

    pp. 2615-2621

  7. AnnotatEd: A Social Navigation and Annotation Service for Web-based Educational Resources

    Rosta Farzan & Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The World Wide Web is currently the single most popular hypertext system; however, a number of features that were common for advanced "standalone" hypertext systems are not supported by the web.... More

    pp. 2794-2802

  8. Time and Structure Based Navigation in Web Lectures: Bridging a Dual Media Gap

    Robert Mertens, Virtual Teaching Support Center (VirtUOS), University of Osnabrück, Germany; Peter Brusilovsky, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, United States; Sergey Ishchenko, Virtual Teaching Support Center (VirtUOS), University of Osnabrück, Germany; Oliver Vornberger, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Osnabrück, Germany

    Typical web lectures consist of two different kinds of media linked together, an audio- or video-recording and the corresponding slides or desktop recording. Both media are synchronized so that the... More

    pp. 2929-2936