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  1. An Online Graduate Program Evaluation: What Do Course Instructors Have to Say?

    Ana-Paula Correia, IOWA STATE UNIVERSITYSchool of Education, United States; Jiaqi Yu, Gary Munkvold & Lori Youngberg, Iowa State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1740–1747

    This study reports the findings from a 7-year program evaluation of an online graduate program in seed technology and business at a large U.S. Midwestern university. Findings indicate that many... More

    pp. 1740-1747

  2. Creating Effective Supervisory Relationships in Online Courses: Faculty and Student Responsibilities

    Gina Cicco, St. John's University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1735–1739

    The main goal of this paper is to provide information for counselor educators and counselors-in-training on how to maximize instructional and supervisory experiences in online counseling courses... More

    pp. 1735-1739

  3. Appropriate Technology in STEM Education: Using a Rubric to Assess iPad Apps

    Mary Margaret Capraro, Sandra Nite, Mahati Koplara & Robert Capraro, Texas A&M University, United States; James Morgan, Sturt University, Australia; Luciana Barrosa, Texas A&M University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1719–1725

    Mathematics apps support learning by providing an adjustable learning pace, difficulty level, content-based engaging activities and at times instant feedback. This paper summarizes an attempt to... More

    pp. 1719-1725

  4. Learners’ Perspectives of the Mobile Serious Game for Training Inexperienced Disaster Responders

    Didin Wahyudin & Shinobu Hasegawa, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1639–1646

    This paper reports a survey conducted to investigate learners’ perspectives of a mobile serious game for training. It aimed to collect preliminary information about participants who will be... More

    pp. 1639-1646

  5. The Promise of Online Teacher Preparation for Rural and High-Need Schools: Lessons Learned About Recruitment, Preparation, and Support

    Dana Seymour, Anastasia Elder, Nicole Miller & Dekota Cheatham, Mississippi State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1624–1629

    Alternative certification and online teacher education programs have been developed, in part, to address teacher shortages, and have potential to help provide quality teachers for rural schools,... More

    pp. 1624-1629

  6. Project SHINE: Evaluating Mobile Based Learning Resources for Novice Tutors

    Jonah Alexander Preising, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1564–1573

    Project SHINE of Honolulu is part of a national service-learning initiative that helps elderly immigrants pass the naturalization examination for US citizenship. Service learning volunteers commit ... More

    pp. 1564-1573

  7. “We Don't Need No Stinking Badges” Wait! What? Certifications & Badges for the Adoption of New Innovations

    Valeri Paul, PFM Associates, United States; Cynthia Sistek Chandler, National University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1552–1556

    This research examines certifications of educators by corporations, such as Apple™, Google™ and many others. These organized certifications support communities of educators, who are trained in the ... More

    pp. 1552-1556

  8. A Framework for Evaluation of IT Enhanced Training - A Design Science Research Approach

    Christian Ostlund, University West, Sweden

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1544–1551

    This paper contributes with a model for evaluating IT supported workplace training (e-training). Since the problem domain of e-training is in the intersection of work, learning and IT, evaluating e... More

    pp. 1544-1551

  9. Ready to Practice? Learning skills using digital simulated patients

    Nataly Martini, Ashwini Datt, Anuj Bhargava & Craig Webster, University of Auckland, New Zealand

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1527–1532

    This paper reports on the findings of a renal patient simulation conducted with undergraduate Pharmacy students. Data was captured by a series of reflective questions through the simulation and... More

    pp. 1527-1532

  10. Screencasting Student Presentations to Save Class Time for Engaging Discussions

    Dr. Laura Lowder, Pfeiffer University Assistant Professor of Education, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1524–1526

    How many times in your college career did you spend the last day or two of class listening to your peers give presentations? How many of those final class periods included in-depth discussions... More

    pp. 1524-1526

  11. Development of an Experimental Platform for English Vocabulary Learning in Early Engineering Education using Smartphones

    Yuki Kurata, Naoki Funahara, Junichi Hayashi, Nana Otsuka, Eiichiro Ohashi & Tetsuya Sato, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Kobe City College of Technology, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1493–1498

    This paper is a report on the work to create an experimental platform for English vocabulary building. The platform developed under the name of KCCT Vocabulary Builder is a smartphone based English... More

    pp. 1493-1498

  12. A Study on English Vocabulary Learning Behaviors Based on Biological Data Analysis

    Naoki Funahara, Yuki Kurata, Junichi Hayashi, Eiichiro Ohashi, Nana Otsuka & Tetsuya Sato, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Kobe City College of Technology, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1465–1470

    This paper is a report on the analysis of English vocabulary learning behaviors based on some inconscient biological data, including a brainwave, a blinking point of time and strength, and physical... More

    pp. 1465-1470

  13. Teaching and Learning Aquaculture in Virtual Reality with Oculus Rift

    Anders Boe & Ekaterina Prasolova-Forland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1426–1435

    Aquaculture has evolved to become a multi-billion dollar industry in Norway and worldwide. The introduction of modern and advanced technological equipment and higher environmental demands motivates... More

    pp. 1426-1435

  14. App-based Interactive Language Learning – Pedagogy, Implementation and Evaluation with the AGnovel Tool

    Marc Beutner, University Paderborn, Germany; Rasmus Pechuel, Ingenious Knowledge GmbH, Germany

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1408–1414

    Apps and mobile solutions are becoming more and more important in modern education and language learning. This paper explores new opportunities to use modern touch screen devices in order to... More

    pp. 1408-1414

  15. Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for Practice Teaching: Digital Storytelling Using Cartoon-Based Imagination and Interventions in the LMS

    Takeshi Kitazawa, Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan; Toshio Mochizuki, Senshu University, Japan; Hideo Funaoi, Soka University, Japan; Hideyuki Suzuki, Ibaraki University, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, The Open University of Japan, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1258–1263

    This paper describes the effects a series of pre-practice-teaching lessons on pre-service teacher training at a university. We focus on a digital storytelling task, which helped participants to... More

    pp. 1258-1263

  16. A Comparative Analysis of Learning Factors through Online Learning and Social Learning

    Jaechoon Jo, Aeran Park & Heuiseok Lim, Korea University, Korea (South)

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1248–1253

    In this paper, a social learning platform was developed to comparative analyze factors of learning on social learning and online learning. English class also had carried out for four weeks at women... More

    pp. 1248-1253

  17. Ensuring Accessibility of Online Course Content

    Pratima Dutta & Suzanne David, California State University Northridge, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1238–1239

    In this Best Practices session, the presenters will begin with establishing the rationale behind ensuring that online content is accessible to all learners. The presenters will then discuss and... More

    pp. 1238-1239

  18. Hybrid vs. Online: Research findings from an elementary evaluation course.

    Michael Connell, University of Houston-Downtown, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1222–1226

    This research compares student data from two instructional modalities used in an undergraduate elementary evaluation course, Assessment and evaluation of children, taught by the same instructor. ... More

    pp. 1222-1226

  19. Evaluation of a Piano Learning Support System Focusing on Visualization of Keying Information and Annotation

    Kentaro Ueda, Yoshinari Takegawa & Keiji Hirata, Dept. of Systems Information Science Future University Hakodate, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1198–1204

    It is difficult for beginners to practice the piano efficiently because they are mostly unable to recognize their own weak points and advances in the proficiency of their piano performance. As a... More

    pp. 1198-1204

  20. A Guided Map for Reviewing Presentation Document in Rehearsal

    Sakiko Mizuno, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering,The University of Electro-Communications, Japan; Akihiro Kashihara, Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan; Shinobu Hasegawa, Research Center for Advanced Computing Infrastructure, JAIST, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1150–1156

    Presentation is a very important activity for research. However, novice researchers have little experience and skill in creating presentation documents (P-documents), and they often fail in... More

    pp. 1150-1156