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E-Learn 2011--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2011 Volume 2011, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 454

  1. Introducing Campus Management – Lessons Learned from E-Learning Perspective

    Annette Baumann, TU München, Germany

    A campus management system provides an integrated instrument for the university's administrative as well as academic processes throughout all departments and institutions – conjoining so far... More

    p. 1041

  2. Bridging the Divide: Five Teaching Approaches to Encourage Female Participation in IT

    Lorraine Beaudin, University of Lethbridge, Canada; Dania Hill, Vice Principal, Ecole Mountview School, Canada; Rachel Elliot, Teacher, Calgary Board of Education, Canada; Christina Tuttle, AISI Learning Leader, Calgary Board of Education, Canada

    As educators in a digital world we tend to think of technology as a way to open doors for our students. With greater access to information, virtual experiences, people, and assistive tools it... More

    pp. 1042-1048

  3. Creating and Editing an Electronic Book: Challenges and Opportunities

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, University of Victoria, Canada; Nada Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Cariolina, Wilminton, United States

    Editing or publishing a book in interactive electronic format is challenging and requires careful decision making, long term planning and commitment to be successful. What does one would need to... More

    pp. 1049-1050

  4. Innovative teaching and learning strategies and approaches for 21stC

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, University of Victoria, Canada; Nada Mach, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States; Mahnaz Moallem, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, United States; SiewMee Barton, Deakin University, Australia

    At the symposium presenters will introduce creative approaches to teaching through implementation and pedagogies, of curricula and contents to facilitate learning in the present era of... More

    pp. 1051-1053

  5. Beyond the Cottage Industry

    Rasmus Blok & Dorte Rossen, Aarhus University, Denmark

    Lately, in particular podcast and web 2.0 technologies like wikis, blogs or social networks (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Delicious etc.) have been promoted as the new learning technologies which can... More

    pp. 1054-1061

  6. An Overview of Cloud Computing in Higher Education

    Marwin Britto, Lone Star College System, United States

    With unprecedented budget cuts to private and public higher education institutions in the United States and around the world, Information Technology (IT) budgets are experiencing historic drops in ... More

    pp. 1062-1071

  7. The Learning Commons in Academic Libraries as a Response to Meeting the Dynamic Needs of Millenials

    Marwin Britto, Lone Star College System, United States

    With the demand for virtual libraries and library services in the e-learning world, the presence of the Learning Commons has been growing steadily in academic libraries in the past decade... More

    pp. 1072-1078

  8. The Emergence of Game Based Learning (GBL) From Informal to Formal Contexts in Gulf Higher Education

    Kimberly Bunts-Anderson, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    Abstract: This paper provides an in-depth reflection on the attempts of three learners to integrate their informal gaming experiences within their academic learning activities. The paper also... More

    pp. 1079-1084

  9. Behavior Centered Design: A Case Study in Creating Supplier Management Rock Stars

    Susan Burroughs & Sarah Devereaux, Google, Canada

    Tone, quality, and satisfaction are critical to success for any training at Google. We designed a combination of overlapping instructional models, evaluation tools, and ongoing supports. Our... More

    pp. 1085-1086

  10. Making Connections that Count: Tales from the Trenches

    Wendy Caplan, Laurie Candy & Wade Kelly, University of Alberta, Canada

    Blackboard Collaborate (Bb Collab) is a tool used in the Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta to support distance and on-campus learning, professional development, research and learning... More

    p. 1087

  11. Quick, cheap and easy instructional redesign. Thank you Google.

    Michael Cawdery & Brent Hirata, Leeward Community College, United States

    When challenged to offer a quality first-step teacher preparation degree to the students located across 6 different islands, Leeward Community College’s Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) program ... More

    p. 1088

  12. Blended Learning: Transforming Teacher Roles in 21st Century Education

    Peter Chan, John Wilkinson, Charles Graham & Jennifer Skeen, Brigham Young University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports the experience and findings of employing blended learning to teach a pre-service teacher education course on enhancing instruction by integrating technology. Blended... More

    pp. 1089-1096

  13. Incorporating peer feedback for learning in a project-based online learning environment

    Yu-Hui Ching, Boise State Univerity, United States; Yu-Chang Hsu, Boise State University, United States

    This paper reports findings of a case study on student participation and perception of peer feedback in a project-based learning environment in an online graduate level course. Findings indicate... More

    pp. 1097-1102

  14. Potential of Computerized Feedback in ESL and EFL Writing classes

    Jaeho Choi, Handong Global University, Korea (South); Youngju Lee, Soongsil University, Korea (South)

    This study examined the impact of the Automated Essay Scoring (AES) on improving English writing quality across different levels of integration (No-AES, Optional-AES, and Integrated-AES) in two... More

    pp. 1103-1112

  15. A Distance Learning Lab Environment for Communication Network and Security Students

    Anthony Chung, DePaul University, United States

    DePaul University has one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive programs in computer and information technologies. For the master degrees in networking and security related areas,... More

    pp. 1113-1117

  16. ICT integration in a “FutureSchool" in Singapore

    Wen Chee Chung, Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore

    Since 1997, Singapore has implemented a series of Info-communication Technology (ICT) Masterplans (MP). Now into its 3rd MP, FutureSchools (FS) have been selected to spearhead school-wide... More

    pp. 1118-1127

  17. Trading spaces: Building TLC into Teacher Preparation

    William Coghill-Behrends, Rebecca Anthony & Susan Lagos Lavenz, The University of Iowa, United States

    In 2009, The University of Iowa College of Education conducted a national survey about administrators’ vision of Teachers of the Future. This survey was shared at SITTE 2009 in Charleston. What’s... More

    p. 1128

  18. Y2 'K-12': New Classrooms, New Technologies, New Paradigm

    William Coghill-Behrends, Rebecca Anthony & Susan Lagos Lavenz, The University of Iowa, United States

    The Teacher Leader Center at the University of Iowa was developed to equip new teachers to engage and fully utilize all the technologies their K-12 students arrive with in the classroom. What do... More

    p. 1129

  19. Preparing STEM Digital Teachers and Teacher Educators

    Victoria Costa, Debra DeCastro-Ambrosetti, Kristen Shand, Natalie Tran & Grace Cho, California State University Fullerton, United States

    What are the elements to successfully and systematically transforming STEM pre-service education programs to be technology-rich and 21st century-oriented? With an overview of the Fullerton Math... More

    pp. 1130-1131

  20. The “Corporate University” as Technological and Scientific Support of the Virtual Education in Latin America

    Eduardo Cote, LatinCampus, Colombia

    The objective of this document is to present “corporate university” as a strategic ally in Latin-American universities in: Scientific research in the implementation of the virtual education for... More

    pp. 1132-1142


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