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  1. The Effect of Automated Essay Scoring Prompting Programs on High School Student's Writing Proficiencies

    Samuel Securro, Marshall University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 914–920

    Abstract: The investigation compared the effects of a generic automated essay practice program (Writing Roadmap, 2.0) and a specific online automated essay practice program (Westest 2 Practice) on ... More

    pp. 914-920

  2. Evaluating a Re-evaluation Request Web Application at the University of Missouri School of Medicine

    Lisa Royse & Danny Myers, University of Missouri School of Medicine, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 903–908

    University of Missouri School of Medicine recently launched a re-evaluation request system that moved an idiosyncratic paper process to a streamlined online system. A situated action approach to... More

    pp. 903-908

  3. Wearable Technologies to Promote STEM Learning and Attitudes

    Gwen Nugent & Bradley Barker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Neal Grandgenett, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Jenny Melander & Carl Nelson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 878–883

    Given their integration of engineering, computing, and fashion, wearable technologies promise to be an excellent interdisciplinary context to support student science, technology, engineering, and... More

    pp. 878-883

  4. Automatic Summary Grading on Narrative Article for English Learner

    Jia-Ling Koh & Han Wang, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Chen-Yu Huang, Taipei Municipal Shilin High School of Commerce, Taiwan; Greg Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 823–830

    The open questions about article's summarization can evaluate whether students understand the content of an article. However, it is a time-consuming task for teachers to give feedback and score.... More

    pp. 823-830

  5. E-Learning and the Problem Solver: Student Perceptions on Course Design and Instructional Activities

    David White, Texas Tech University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 697–702

    Information presented from one course offering conducted in an online graduate-level instructional technology program. Students were required to complete a problem solving unit that involved... More

    pp. 697-702

  6. Web-based Pedagogical Agents to Enhance Critical Thinking

    Diane Morey, American National University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 644–647

    A web-based pedagogical agent was utilized in facilitating critical thinking in students in the final semester of their associate degree nursing program. A series of three nursing case studies... More

    pp. 644-647

  7. Instructional Objectives and Strategies, Immersion in the Teaching-Learning Process of an Interface

    Ana Lilia Laureano-Cruces, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, Departamento de Sistemas, Mexico; Martha Mora-Torres, Posgrado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de la Computación-UNAM, Mexico; Lourdes Sánchez-Guerrero & Javier Ramírez-Rodríguez, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, Departamento de Sistemas, Mexico

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 609–618

    This work consists of the analysis of the instructional objectives and strategies immersing in the teaching-learning process of an interface focused on the didactic of structured programming on the... More

    pp. 609-618

  8. Flipping Your Classroom: The Gateway Drug to Online Teaching

    Luanne Fose & Catherine Hillman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 586

    Given the cultural disinclination to embrace online teaching at a campus-wide level, the instructional designers at Cal Poly’s Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology found an effective way to... More

    p. 586

  9. Effects of Online versus Face-to-Face Instruction on Students’ Mathematical Reasoning

    Mustafa Demir, University of Detroit Mercy, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 571–576

    This study examined the effects of online and face-to-face instruction on students’ ability to solve problems requiring different levels of mathematical reasoning. Forty-eight college students’ (24... More

    pp. 571-576

  10. Blended e-learning in teacher education; A recursive and reflective process

    Denise Shaw, Central Washington University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 468–473

    Blended learning within teacher education programs integrates different types of resource supplementals, strategies and activities to enhance and build foundationally candidates’ teaching practices... More

    pp. 468-473

  11. Estimating the Difficulty of Cooking Recipes by Analyzing User–Recipe Relationship in the Social Network

    Yasuo Miyoshi, Yuri Fujisaki, Kazuhiro Suzuki, Ken-ichi Shiota & Ryo Okamoto, Kochi University, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 420–425

    We have developed an algorithm to estimate the challenges in learning materials and the proficiency of learners. This algorithm uses only the learner-material network without the contents of... More

    pp. 420-425

  12. Solving the Problem of Assessing E-Portfolios and Incorporating Peer Review

    Betsy Gilbertson, Gisela Buschle-Diller, Elizabeth Hancock & Shiladitya Chaudhury, Auburn University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 332–336

    This will be a discussion on the process of using and assessing e-portfolios in a Ph.D. level course for Preparing Future Faculty. The importance of having students build their teaching and... More

    pp. 332-336

  13. Disrupting Health Care Education: Best Practices for Teaching Nurses in Second Life®

    Estelle Codier, University of Hawaii, Manoa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 296–301

    Abstract: Teaching nursing in Second Life® has the potential to disrupt teaching practice in a way that transforms pedagogy, objectifies and improves performance evaluation and increases both the... More

    pp. 296-301

  14. Using MOOCs within traditional courses: students’ perspective

    Diana Andone, Vlad Mihaescu & Radu Vasiu, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 256–262

    This paper presents the findings of a pilot to implement a blended learning model by merging content from MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) into a traditional higher education Masters Course. The... More

    pp. 256-262

  15. Electronic Portfolio Panic among Student Teachers

    Beverly Strauser, Georgia Southern University, College of Education - Department of Teaching and Learning, United States; Edward Strauser, Armstrong University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 228

    When a school administrator /team decide among newly certified teacher candidates for an opening at their school, they consider several factors, including a teacher candidate portfolio. The state... More

    p. 228

  16. An Exploration of How Mobile Devices Help College Students with Disabilities Access News Information

    Jingrong Xie, Michael Williams & James Basham, The University of Kansas, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 229–236

    This study intends to investigate how mobile devices interact with college students from diverse backgrounds, especially with disabilities to access news and information. By examining theoretical... More

    pp. 229-236

  17. Common Core State Standards: Is Computer Assisted Instruction up for the Challenge?

    Haya Shamir & Rachel Goethe, Waterford Institute, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 220–227

    This study investigates the impact of adding an adaptive computer assisted instruction program to current curriculum on kindergarten and 1st grade students’ reading gains. Results from elementary... More

    pp. 220-227

  18. Invariance of Factor Structure in Different Booklets of a Large Scale Test

    Murat Doğan Şahin, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey; Özlem Doruk, Anadolu University, Open Education FacultyTurkey, Turkey

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 214–219

    The purpose of this study is to test the invariance of factor structure in different booklets (test groups) of the Financial Management course mid-term exam, which approximately 160.000 Business... More

    pp. 214-219

  19. A Comparative Study of Online and Onsite Engineering Experiments

    Xiang Huang & Yali Zou, University of Houston, United States; Xuemin Chen, Texas Southern University, United States; Hamid Parsaei, Texas A&M University- Qatar, Qatar; Gangbing Song, University of Houston, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 207–213

    This paper reports a comparative study of online vs. onsite experiments. Online education becomes popular in many disciplines, however, online engineering education falls behind, mainly due to the ... More

    pp. 207-213

  20. E-books or P-books: Pre-service teachers’ Preferences in Early Childhood Education

    Wei-Ying Hsiao & Hsing-Wen Hu, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 202–206

    Children’s electronic picture books (e-books) are becoming more popular recently. The purpose of this study is to explore pre-service teachers’ beliefs about using e-books as a teaching tool in the... More

    pp. 202-206