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E-Learn 2008--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Nov 17, 2008 Volume 2008, Number 1

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Curtis J. Bonk; Mimi Miyoung Lee; Tom Reynolds

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Number of papers: 689

  1. Instructional Design Considerations for Science E-Learning

    Kevin Downing & Jennifer Holtz, DePaul University, United States

    Participants will be introduced to a best-practices, didactic model for design of effective online science education programs, at the meta level, and courses, at the operational level. The model,... More

    pp. 2-7

  2. Digitizing the Student Experience: Beyond the Virtual Campus

    Frank McCluskey & Melanie Winter, American Public University System, United States

    While many colleges have digitized the classroom, they have not fully digitized the full student experience. The millennial generation has been raised on Amazon, eBay, and MySpace. This is the... More

    pp. 8-10

  3. Usable But Not Entertaining e-Learning Material

    Ariffin Abdul Mutalib & Norshuhada Shiratuddin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia

    Interest in research related to experience-focused is growing. This paper looks into it by aiming to discover whether eLearning materials (eLMs) used in schools are easy to use and to investigate ... More

    pp. 11-19

  4. Engaging Teacher Candidates in Online Literature Circles

    Peggy Anderson, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States

    The purpose of this presentation will be to explain how literature circles were implemented into an online class that focused on preparing preservice teachers to meet the needs of students with... More

    pp. 20-21

  5. Implementing Embedded Assessment to Provide Feedback to Student and Instructor.

    Diana Bajzek & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    This interactive poster session will demonstrate how we are embedding assessment activities within online STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) course materials in such a way as... More

    pp. 22-24

  6. Keeping the Human Element at the Center College-Level Writing Online: Methods and Materials

    Shoba Bandi-Rao, New York University, United States; Jennifer Radtke, Long Island University, United States; Alicia Holmes & Peggy Davis, New York University, United States

    When teaching medium moves from the classroom to online, it is vital that our methods and materials also adapt to the new teaching medium. Human element is key for the success of any class--onsite ... More

    p. 25

  7. Developing the NIDA International Program Methadone Research Web Guide and Tutorial

    Kimberly Barnes, IQ Solutions Inc., United States; Judy McCormally, IQ Solutions, Inc., United States

    IQ Solutions, Inc., developed the Methadone Research Web Guide and Tutorial on behalf of the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) International Program (IP). Designed to disseminate the... More

    pp. 26-30

  8. LEARNing Landscapes, an online, peer-reviewed journal supported by LEARN

    Patrick Berube & Margaret Dupuis, LEARN, Canada

    Learning Landscapes is an online, open access, peer-reviewed academic journal supported by LEARN. It is published twice a year on the LEARN web site in an inter-active and pdf format. The goal of ... More

    pp. 31-37

  9. Contextualised learning of the clinical and basic sciences with virtual patients

    Sunhea Choi, Trevor Bryant, Marcus Parry, Matt Hammerton, Mimi Li & Elizabeth Ault, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    The importance of integrated learning of the clinical and basic sciences in the undergraduate medical curriculum led the University of Southampton Medical School to develop Virtual Patients. They... More

    p. 38

  10. Mind the Gap: Minimizing Distances with Students. Mobile Learning at a Leading European Business School

    Mathew Constantine, IE Business School, Spain

    In today’s world of education, it is not unusual for a single class to be made up of students residing in different continents. Educators are having to rely less on physically bringing learners... More

    pp. 39-44

  11. Educating at Risk Adolescents: Using Educational Technology to Enhance the Message for Adolescents with Hypoglycemia

    Joseph Defazio, IUPUI, United States

    Interactive simulation used in haptic technology, prototype devices, or screen-based simulation has obvious benefits in many areas of health care including trauma, critical care, anesthesia,... More

    pp. 45-49

  12. eLearning for Kids: Health Instructional Modules for School-based Delivery

    Eloise Elliott, Concord University, United States; Derek Belcher, WV CARDIAC Project, United States

    Take Charge! Be Healthy! (TC) and Healthy Hearts 4 Kids (HH) are two eLearning instructional modules used with school-age children to focus on increased health knowledge and positive health... More

    pp. 50-51

  13. Increasing Student Engagement with Universal Design for Learning

    Melissa Engleman & Tara Jeffs, East Carolina University, United States

    Are all your students engaged and getting equal access? The number of higher education students with identified disabilities is increasing rapidly. Accessibility mandates are often perceived as... More

    pp. 52-57

  14. The Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century: Engaging Students in Historical Research with Primary Resources

    Betty Sue Flowers, Lyndon & Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, United States; Ken Tothero, Learning Technology Center, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Paul Resta, Learning Technology Center, United States

    This paper describes ways that primary historical resources may be used to help students engage in historical reasoning and research. The Presidential Timeline (www.presidentialtimeline.org) is a... More

    pp. 58-61

  15. A Force More Powerful: Blended Learning for the Digital Age

    Mark Geary & Gabe Mydland, Dakota State University, United States

    This presentation will demonstrate emerging research from concept mapping and digital media production, and show how the two can be simply joined by combining media software freely downloaded. By ... More

    pp. 62-70

  16. Online Orientation Redesign Incorporates Web 2.0 Technologies and the Affective Domain

    Victoria Hall, Regis University, United States

    The Loretto Heights School of Nursing recently revamped the online orientation. The redesign included an interactive tutorial in Adobe Presenter, and a format consistent with other courses in the... More

    pp. 71-77

  17. Adam: A Content Repurposing Methodology

    Azma Hamid, Content Capital Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

    Even though e-learning in Malaysia started with the start of the Smart School Project in 1996, its content development initiatives have not been that successful. This paper looks at one person's... More

    pp. 78-80

  18. Understanding and Preparing Teachers of Millennial Learners

    Chris Haskell & Connie Pollard, Boise State University, United States

    This presentation will examine the results of a *Technology Proficiency and Use* survey of over 200 pre-service teacher education students. This session will discuss results, data, and trends... More

    pp. 81-86

  19. Using Templates to Build Courseware to Enhance Ease-of-Use for Faculty and Usability for Learners

    Brandon Henry, K. Beth Marcellas, Dina Kurzweil & Scott Davis, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, United States

    This paper discusses the use of templates for rapid conversion and delivery of online course materials. It also describes some of the processes and best practices followed by an educational... More

    pp. 87-91

  20. A Simple “Wrapper” Enhancement for Collaborative Writing

    Helge Hoivik, Oslo University College, Norway

    Using readily available writing and filing tools from a Web 2.0 provider (Google Docs), a group of authors faced the task of writing an intermediate-sized report. While the online tools give ample ... More

    pp. 92-96


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