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  1. Reflections on Significant Learning in a Two-Course Sequence Capstone for Information Systems and Information Technology

    Kimberly W. Bartholomew & Keith R. Mulbery, Utah Valley University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 543–548

    Describes the structure and delivery of an upper-division two-course Systems Analysis Design and Implementation sequence where students in the Information Systems and Information Technology... More

    pp. 543-548

  2. The Effect of Synchronous Versus Asynchronous Online Modes On Learners' Motivation

    Khalid Almalhy, Southern Illinois University- Carbondale, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 534–536

    The revolution of technology has introduced important combinations of different strategies in our learning. Combining two or more strategies in one learning setting became one of the hot topics... More

    pp. 534-536

  3. Supporting Online Teachers with Instructional Design

    Sally Baldwin & Yu-Hui Ching, Boise State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 537–542

    Instructors accustomed to teaching in a traditional format are increasingly involved in online course design. This task involves adjusting to a new format, developing online courses, and learning... More

    pp. 537-542

  4. A Demonstration of Gamification: A Gamified Course Catalog to Increase Engagement and Motivation within an eLearning Environment

    Sumayah Abudawood & Sylena Measles, University of North Texas, United States; Irma Madrigal & Marilyn Kaplan, University of Texas at Dallas, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 528–533

    When first year college students enter the academic life and begin to choose their degree plans, they have to decide where to start by looking at courses in the academic catalog. However, many... More

    pp. 528-533

  5. “Check Out My Website”: Enhancing Sustainability Literacy Using Digital Artifacts

    Annie Warren, Catharyn Crane, Leanna Archambault, Omaya Ahmad & Alison Ross, Arizona State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 497–500

    During this best practices session, we will discuss the use of a digital artifact that incorporates Project Based Learning attributes in the hybrid course Sustainability Science for Teachers, at... More

    pp. 497-500

  6. Implementing ARCS Model of Motivation into EFL Classroom through BeeDance

    Makoto Shishido, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 474–479

    The purpose of this study is to introduce the implementation of ARCS model of motivation into English as a Foreign Language classroom through the use of BeeDance―a learning management system for... More

    pp. 474-479

  7. An Undergraduate’s Tale: Advising and E-Portfolios in Three Acts

    Alison Schmidt, Abigail Frank, Matthew Broda & Megan Wereley, The College of Wooster, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 457–462

    Lights! Camera! Action! Today’s undergraduates move toward graduation in a variety of ways. The demands of the current job market and the widespread use of different tools of technology challenge... More

    pp. 457-462

  8. Providing Support to Students in Online Learning Environments

    Toni Rader, Washoe County School District, United States; Shawn Pennell, Rod Case, David Crowther & Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 455–456

    Washoe County School District and the University of Nevada, Reno provide e-learning courses for educators working with second-language learners. Activities incorporate the theories of social and... More

    pp. 455-456

  9. Preservice Teachers’ Characteristics Effecting Metacognitive Skills in a Flipped Classroom

    Mohamed Ibrahim, Aileen Watts & Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 362–376

    The purpose of this study was to investigate preservice teachers’ characteristics effecting metacognitive skills in a Flipped Classroom. Participants were 80 pre-service teachers at a Midwestern... More

    pp. 362-376

  10. Faculty Support for Online Learning: Enterprise-, Campus-, and Department-Level Approaches

    Stephen Hundley, IUPUI, United States; Matt Gunkel, Indiana University, United States; Corinne Renguette, IUPUI, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 357–361

    Developing or expanding online courses or programs requires many variables, chief among them support for the faculty who are engaged in these initiatives. IU Online, the e-learning brand of... More

    pp. 357-361

  11. A Framework for Social Paleontology via an Online Community Space

    Kent Crippen, University of Florida, United States; Betty Dunckel, Bruce MacFadden & Shari Ellis, Florida Museum of Natural History, United States; Lisa Lundgren, University of Florida, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 305–311

    In this paper we describe a design framework for an online social learning space for a community of practice involving amateur and professional paleontologists. This space will support a shared... More

    pp. 305-311

  12. Why Course Re-design Matters in Enhancing Student Engagement - A Reflection

    Robert Cole, Saint Louis University, United States; Michaella Thornton, MFA, Saint Louis Community College - Meramec, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 302–304

    What is the role of course design in engaging and empowering students in learning? Professor Robert Cole, of Saint Louis University, with the assistance of Michaella Thornton, of St. Louis... More

    pp. 302-304

  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. Rich Lecture On Demand – A Bavarian Best Practice

    Freimut Bodendorf, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 280

    In Germany the state of Bavaria created an innovative concept of network centric e-learning called “The Virtual University of Bavaria” (VUB). This virtual university consists of a loosely coupled... More

    p. 280

  15. 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

  16. Place-based Language Learning Using Mobile Technology: A Case Study Using a Multi-Cultural Context in Hawai?i

    Daniel Holden, Yang Liu, Jared Tomei & Dongping Zheng, University of Hawai?i, United States; Jianhua Wang, Renming University, China

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 194–201

    By utilizing a combination of theories of place-based learning and mobile technology, the research team at a university in Hawai?i was able to implement their design-based research into a real... More

    pp. 194-201

  17. Personal Learning Goals versus Attrition in MOOCs: A Learner Framework for MOOC 2.0

    Ellen S. Hoffman & Michael P. Menchaca, 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. 187–193

    MOOCs come in many flavors and are intended to serve many purposes, but most of the literature focuses on the supplier—system or instructor—view of success. As a result, when determining positive... More

    pp. 187-193

  18. Converting Traditional Formal Caregiver Training to Online Training for Informal Caregivers: Evaluating Effectiveness

    Grant Chartrand, University of Hawaii, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 169–176

    This paper reports a study to evaluate the effectiveness of an online module to train adults in disaster preparedness for senior citizens. FEMA-certified content for formal caregivers was converted... More

    pp. 169-176

  19. An Online Learning Approach to Teaching Mobile Application Development

    Li Xu, University of Arizona South, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 163–168

    The recent steadily growing revenue and jobs in mobile application development led us to examine the traditional Computer Science (CS) curriculum we used and revise the curriculum for students to... More

    pp. 163-168

  20. Collaborative Multimodal Composing in a LMS Environment

    Mia Kim Williams, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) p. 162

    Explore the design and development of collaborative activities that engage students in composing multimodal texts. Through a well-crafted instructional design in a graduate program's learning... More

    p. 162