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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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This conference has 8 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 539

  1. Teaching Enterprise Risk Management: A Modeling Approach

    Peter Mikolaj & Concetta DePaolo, Indiana State University, United States

    This curriculum project developed a senior-level course for students coming from different business majors whose prior coursework does not include a common background in the specialized area of... More

    pp. 123-127

  2. OK-RMSP-2006-COP : The Oklahoma Rural Math and Science Partnership’s Community of Practice

    Warren Moseley & Brian Campbell, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States; Melaine Campbell, Oklahoma Public School District, United States

    This paper represents a pattern in the development of the state of practice in distance learning in rural Oklahoma in Math, the Hard Sciences and the Computing Sciences. At SITE2006 Moseley and... More

    pp. 128-132

  3. Rural Isolation and Electronic Communities of Practice

    Warren Moseley & Brian Campbell, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States

    This round table will concentrate on the creation and facilitation of electronic communities for the rurally isolated. This roundtable will focus on the use of technology, and the potential for... More

    pp. 133-134

  4. Adaptable Personalised E-Learning Systems and Practical Approach on the use of Presentation Applications

    Alan Mustafa, Mohammad Dastbaz & Ray Stoneham, Greenwich University, United Kingdom

    Following our last study on the effect of individuals' learning styles on their learning performance, the study pointed out that it is possible to increase the performance up to some level with... More

    pp. 135-142

  5. Developing Content for a “Technology and Education” module on a Masters Programme in Educational Technology

    Carol O Shea, Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland

    A recent OECD (2003) report placed Ireland in the bottom four countries based on professional development and use of computers in the school classroom. It also revealed that while the average ratio... More

    pp. 143-145

  6. Podcasting for Increased Student Learning and Reducing Costs

    Hae Okimoto, David Nickles & Michael-Brian Ogawa, University of Hawaii, United States

    "Tools for the Information Age" an introductory Information and Computer Science (ICS 101) course suffered from several problems typical of multi-section courses. By redesigning the course for... More

    pp. 146-147

  7. Advanced Content Development for Professional E-Learning

    Katherine Pang, EdWay Online, Inc., United States

    Participants who attend this workshop will have an interactive opportunity to implement proven teaching methodologies and pedagogy with advanced instructional design and content development models ... More

    pp. 148-149

  8. Adaptive Individualization: The Next Generation of Online Education

    Nishikant Sonwalkar, IDL Systems, United States

    The on-line education today suffers seriously from the lack for dynamic individualizations of content based on learning style preferences. The static learning systems with "one-size-fits-all"... More

    pp. 150-157

  9. A Pragmatic Framework for Promoting Interactivity in E-Learning

    Haomin Wang, Dakota State University, United States

    This paper proposes a framework for analyzing and designing interactivity in the e-learning environment. Interactivity is defined as interaction between learner and learning source and is... More

    pp. 158-163

  10. Development and Evaluation of WBT Materials for Teaching Algorithm

    Yoshito Yamamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Hiroshi Ichikawa, Sanno College, Jiyugaoka, Japan

    In this study, we examine if there are relations between design ability of algorithm and the student's grades between non-programming class and programming class. Then, we make a WBT material for... More

    pp. 164-170

  11. Developing Augmented Reality application based on e-Learning

    Jihyun Yu, CREDU Co., Ltd., Korea (South)

    Great attention has been shown to the efforts to design, build and deploy the virtual reality system in e-Learning. Especially, Augmented Reality (AR) technology has the potential to overcome many ... More

    pp. 171-176

  12. Evaluation of a Technology Education Course in Primary School Teacher Education

    Ossi Autio, University of Helsinki, Finland

    Abstract: Historically, technology educators have chosen the creation of products or projects as a means to teach technological concepts. Although it is true that technology is most commonly known... More

    pp. 177-184

  13. Evaluation Study of the Development of Multimedia Cases for Training Mongolian Medical Professionals

    Peter Chan & Tuul Dovchin, Brigham Young University Hawaii, United States

    This paper describes the development of multimedia video cases for training Mongolian medical professionals. It identifies the need for pedagogical change, the design of an innovative technology, ... More

    pp. 185-191

  14. Effects of Satellite Communications in the World’s Largest Classroom

    Stephen Crump, University of Newcastle, Australia; Juhani Tuovinen Tuovinen, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia; Leah Simons, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Australia

    Satellite communications recently replaced the two-way radio at the School of Air classrooms throughout Northern Territory and News South Wales in Australia. The evaluators of this massive... More

    pp. 192-199

  15. Rubrics: Effective Assessment Tools for Online Learning

    Judith Simons Gold, Marygrove College, United States

    Abstract: In keeping with a learner-centered approach, assessment is a prime element in the teaching learning process. It is imperative that instructors know if they are meeting their instructional... More

    pp. 200-204

  16. Design And Evaluation of SimBuilder

    Priyanka Gupta, Cheryl Seals & Dale-Marie Wilson, Auburn University, United States

    SimBuilder is being developed to act as a curricula aid to teachers. This development effort was to capture requirements to design an environment support teachers in the pursuit of their daily... More

    pp. 205-210

  17. Effect of E-learning as Educational Aid to Study Fundamental Mathematics

    Hiroshi Ichikawa, Sanno College, Jiyugaoka, Japan; Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Yoshito Yamamoto, Tokyo University of Science, Japan; Masakazu Ohashi, Chuo University, Japan

    We created the e-learning system as an educational aid to enable the learners to study by experience and to answer questions repeatedly in the subject "Fundamentals of Mathematical Understanding"... More

    pp. 211-216

  18. How do we know if e-learning is effective?

    Rosemary Luckin, London Knowledge Lab, United Kingdom; Fred Garnett, Julie Coultas & Benedict du Boulay, Ideas Lab, University of Sussex, United Kingdom

    Amidst all the enthusiasm and claims about technology transforming the way we teach and learn, is there also a body of evidence to support the premise that e-learning helps people learn: is it... More

    pp. 217-221

  19. Faculty Technology Longitudinal Study

    Mary Nell McNeese, Lin Harper & Elizabeth C. Smith, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    In 2001, in preparation for writing a Title III-A grant and in the midst of the implementation of a PT3 grant, staff from The University of Southern Mississippi implemented a technology survey of... More

    pp. 222-227

  20. An Evaluation of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology’s Use of IP Videoconference to Deliver Distance Apprenticeship Training and Education (NAIT DATE)

    Craig Montgomerie, University of Alberta, Canada; Cathy King, King's Court Communications, Canada

    The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Distance Apprenticeship Training and Education (NAIT DATE) uses videoconference technology to seek to reverse the traditional model of having... More

    pp. 228-234