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E-Learn 2012--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 09, 2012 Volume 2012, Number 1

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Gary Marks

File: Cover & Title Pages

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 353

  1. Toward a Taxonomy of Distributed Learning Delivery Modes

    M'hammed Abdous, Old Dominion University, United States

    Massive integration of technology-mediated delivery modes in higher education is reconfiguring the traditional face-to-face delivery paradigm. In order to fully exploit the transformative power of ... More

    pp. 1-22

  2. Developing Home-grown E-learning Packages for Distant Learners: a Nigerian Experience

    Oliver Anowor, Leonard Anigbo & Uzoamaka Gearge-Okafor, Enugu State University if Science and Technology, Nigeria

    The need to provide wider access to education for the generality of citizens is gaining more and more recognition in developing countries. In Nigeria, it is known that less than ten percent of the ... More

    pp. 23-28

  3. Techno-literacy and learning in blended, multicultural course envrironments

    Edilson Arenas, CQUniversity, Australia; Julianne Lynch, Deakin University, Australia

    For the last two decades, higher education institutions have been actively engaged in the use of online technology with the aim of transforming the way we teach and learn. However, despite... More

    pp. 29-38

  4. Creating Simple Educational Gaming Activities for Online Delivery

    Matthew Bacz, McGill University, Canada

    Abstract: Studies have shown that a learner’s retention of key concepts can be augmented via the introduction of gaming concepts into online or hybrid training programs. This e-Learning best... More

    p. 39

  5. Publishing Captivate Instructional Videos for Mobile Delivery

    Matthew Bacz, McGill University, Canada

    Abstract: An increasing number of learners in higher education and in the corporate setting are accessing instructional material via mobile devices such as iPads and Android tablets. The market... More

    p. 40

  6. A Survey on Robotic Educational Platforms for K-12

    Taha Ben Brahim, Daniela Marghitu & John Weaver, Auburn University, United States

    Educational robots are becoming a significant asset to improve students’ critical thinking and creativity. At Auburn University, outreach programs have been created to promote robotics at K-12... More

    pp. 41-48

  7. Measuring Learning Outcomes and the Quality of Instructions with Interactive Performance-based Assessments

    Fawzi BenMessaoud, Wonderlic, United States

    This presentation shows how Interactive Performance-Based Assessment consisting of a combination of both summative and formative assessments and evaluation scenarios will require students to... More

    pp. 49-55

  8. From Research to Practice: The Development of an Integrated Faculty Development Program

    Paula Bigatel, Lawrence C. Ragan, Shannon Kennan & Janet May, Penn State University, United States

    This best practices session describes the design of a faculty development program based upon survey research on competencies necessary for online teaching success conducted at Penn State... More

    pp. 56-57

  9. Collaborative Team-Based Approach to Online Course Development

    Mark Campbell, Drexel University, United States

    Our Learning Technologies Group is a full-service educational design group within Drexel University's School of Education. We are educational architects, design fanatics and forward thinkers. We... More

    pp. 58-61

  10. Interactive Microbiology Laboratory for Online Training

    Jiatyan Chen, Michigan State University, United States

    Virtual Interactive Bacteriology Laboratory (VIBL) is a set of interactive modules covering fundamental diagnostic microbiology tests, used to train students on key laboratory procedures and... More

    p. 62

  11. Best Practices in Establishing a Team-based Approach to the Instructional Design of Online Courses

    Lorraine Chiarelli, KnowledgeOne, Canada

    Over the last few years there has been a trend at many universities to provide an increasing number of online learning opportunities. However, developing (or repurposing) what was once an in-class ... More

    pp. 63-68

  12. How digital media and Internet is transforming education

    Jemmy Chien, University of Denver, United States

    Students born in the 21st century grow up in a world in which Internet and digital technologies are commonplace and not remarkable. Educators must develop new learning styles and teaching... More

    pp. 69-77

  13. A Review of the Design and Development Process to Innovate Online Learning for Young Adults

    Quincy Conley, ASU, United States; Renee Pilbeam, ASU Online, United States; Robert Christopherson & Angela Barrus, ASU, United States

    In this presentation, we will review the instructional design process for design and development of an innovative e-learning course that was created to include social network elements such as... More

    pp. 78-82

  14. Unified Next Generation Learning Platform in Support of Blended Health Learning Communities and Collaboration

    Corey Cooke & Kishore Metla, Signature Consulting Group, United States

    As eLearning users and methods mature, the boundaries of traditional approaches to learning are pushed beyond facilitated to more self-directed, social media, and mobile. As a result, systems and ... More

    pp. 83-89

  15. Unified Next Generation Learning Platform in Support of Blended Health Learning Communities and Collaboration

    Corey Cooke & Kishore Metla, Signature Consulting Group, United States

    As eLearning users and methods mature, the boundaries of traditional approaches to learning are pushed beyond facilitated to more self-directed, social media, and mobile. As a result, systems and ... More

    pp. 90-96

  16. Opening Up the Classroom: Why and How You Might Try a Bit of Virtual Team Teaching!

    Sharon Coyle, CÉGEP Sept-Iles, Canada; Nathan Loewen, Vanier College, Canada

    How big is your circle? Picture a constellation of Venn diagrams; what is overlapping? Virtual team teaching takes place in common learning spaces through the use of ICTs and Web 2.0. Surprisingly,... More

    pp. 97-101

  17. Hybrid Learning Model: Best Practice in Doctoral Level Learning

    Elizabeth Crawford & David Rausch, UT Chattanooga, United States

    With recent interest in communities of practice, critical inquiry, and learning communities; and the increasing global use of online instruction, we have developed, implemented and begun to... More

    pp. 102-108

  18. Does This Course Make My Content Look Big? The Skinny on Chunking Content

    Liz Crowell, University of Central Oklahoma Center for eLearning and Continuing Education, United States; Andrea Stone, Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City, United States

    Seeing a whole course at once can be overwhelming for students, and professors! By focusing attention on organized modules, you are able to cover all the content you want to in a logical, natural... More

    p. 109

  19. An exploration of geospatial technology as a mechanism for college students’ scientific and mathematical understanding of the ecological and economic trade-offs of urban planning

    Dennis DeBay, Youjin Lee, Michael Barnett & Jim Haley, Boston College, United States; Amy Anderson, Placeways, United States

    This paper presents findings of a study focused on the development of college students understanding of the ecological and economic trade-offs of urban planning modelling in a large undergraduate... More

    pp. 110-117

  20. Understanding Transformative Learning through Designing and Developing Transformative Experiences

    Aaron Doering, Univ of Minnesota, United States; Charles Miller, University of Minnesota, United States

    In this paper we explore the design of opportunities for transformative learning experiences, specifically in the development of online learning environments. Although the literature urges... More

    pp. 118-129


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