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E-Learn 2003--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

2003

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Allison Rossett

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Number of papers: 600

  1. Knowledge Management Framework for Higher Learning Institution in Collaborative Environment

    Rusli Abdullah, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Shamsul Sahibuddin & Rose Alinda Alias, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia; Sarimah Shamsudin, University of Warwick, United Kingdom; Mohd Hasan Selamat, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    Knowledge management system is a concept where it could be used for creating knowledge repositories, improves knowledge access and sharing as well as to communicate through collaboration, enhancing... More

    pp. 2-5

  2. Statistics Online and in 8 - Weeks

    Mary Abkemeier, Fontbonne University, United States

    Presentation will focus on an 8-week introductory online Statistics course taught at Fontbonne University, St. Louis, MO. The instructor has taught the course 6 times. The course was developed... More

    pp. 6-7

  3. Thinking Outside the Box Office: A Learning Object for Curriculum Resources or Blockbuster Meets Academia

    Tammy Allgood & Carolyn Johnson, Arizona State University West, United States

    This brief presentation describes a learning object for the management of curriculum resources. It provides customized access to alternative materials for students' use in course projects and... More

    pp. 8-10

  4. Is “The Required Text” an Endangered Species?

    Mary Kay Bacallao, Mercer University/ Tift College of Education, United States; Len Lancette, Mercer University / Tift College of Education, United States

    The age-old tradition of professors selecting a "required text" for each university course just might become a thing of the past. As students and professors alike become tech savvy, many professors... More

    pp. 11-14

  5. Web-Based Practical Trainings at the Virtual University: A Breakthrough in Distance Education

    Dominic Becking, Berkel Thomas, Stefan Betermieux, Birgit Feldmann, Gerd Rademacher, Gunter Schlageter & Timo Schnadhorst, Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany

    The Virtual University is an Internet-based learning environment developed at the University of Hagen that includes all aspects of a university. The project is experimenting with and evaluating... More

    pp. 15-18

  6. Developing Higher Order Mathematical Thinking for All Children:Davydov's Methods

    Sally Blake, Mourat Tchoshanov, Erandi Perez & Arturo Pacheco, UTEP, United States; Connie Della-Piana, NSF, United States

    Decades of reform efforts in mathematics education has yeilded little resuts. One Russian program, Davydov's work, seems to transend all levels of diversity, including poverty, for successful... More

    pp. 19-22

  7. Simulation of tradeoffs in socially-responsible globalization

    Nathan Bos, Tim Fort & Michael Gordon, University of Michigan School of Business Administration, United States; N. Sadat Shami, University of Michigan School of Information, United States

    We have developed and are using a multi-player simulation game for learning about ethical issues in international development. Unique challenges of ethics simulations are avoiding obvious 'right'... More

    pp. 23-26

  8. Developing an Instructional Technology Integration Model for Teacher Education Programs to Enhance School Classroom Teaching and Learning: An Action Research Project

    Nancy Browne, David Friesen, Kathy Nolan, Mhairi(Vi) Maeers & Alec Couros, University of Regina, Canada

    With the support of project funding by Industry Canada, this Faculty of Education is conducting a three-year action research project to develop a collaborative model for integrating ICT into... More

    pp. 27-30

  9. Data Exchange between Lyssa and Learning Management Systems

    Michael Bungenstock, Andreas Baudry & Mertsching Baerbel, University of Paderborn, Germany

    Lyssa is an authoring tool which supports the creation of IMS and SCORM compatible courses. Additionally, it offers several mechanisms for data exchange with Learning Management Systems and... More

    pp. 31-34

  10. Updating and Expanding a Successful Vygotsky-Based Science Education Program Using Distance Technologies

    Christina W. Charnitski, Immaculata University, United States; Francis A. Harvey, Drexel University, United States

    The Third International Mathematics and Science Survey (1995) and subsequent studies have thoroughly documented the woefully inadequate science preparation of U.S. teachers. This paper presents a... More

    pp. 35-38

  11. Online Academic Lesson Interface and Authoring System

    Brett Christie, Sonoma State University, United States

    This session begins with an overview of the U.S. Department of Education PT3 Catalyst Project Light Bridge, and the mission to develop a web environment containing rich video content with... More

    pp. 39-41

  12. How to Quickly Develop and Deliver E-Learning Courses

    Lisa Clark & Chun Wu, Cisco Systems, United States

    This paper addresses the topic of how to quickly develop and deliver a learner-centric E Service Training (EST) program on a global scale. This paper describes how we created modules which cover... More

    pp. 42-44

  13. Video Production for Internet-Based Courses using 56K Connections and Below: Windows Media Player WMV Format

    Lloyd Curtis & Penelope Swenson, California State University Bakersfield, United States

    Video is an attractive method for presenting material in online courses. Unfortunately there are many roadblocks to implementation. The most glaring problem is attempting to provide video-based... More

    pp. 45-48

  14. An Architecture for Candidacy in Adaptive eLearning Systems to Facilitate the Reuse of Learning Resources

    Declan Dagger, Owen Conlan & Vincent Wade, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    Because of the significant time, money and effort devoted to creating online learning resources, one of the key challenges of producing this learning experience is to reduce the costs involved with... More

    pp. 49-56

  15. AHA! meets Interbook, and more...

    Paul De Bra & Tomi Santic, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands; Peter Brusilovsky, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The AHA! system has been repeatedly extended over the past few years, focusing on adaptation flexibility. This has resulted in a powerful adaptation engine. AHA! provides tools for defining the... More

    pp. 57-64

  16. Escape from the Tyranny of the Textbook: Adaptive Object Inclusion in AHA!

    Paul De Bra, Ad Aerts, Bart Berden & Barend de Lange, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

    Adaptation in on-line textbooks makes it possible to allow learners to study the textbook in different ways without encountering difficulties. Conditional inclusion of fragments and stretchtext... More

    pp. 65-71

  17. Asynchronous Education in Controlled Environment Agriculture

    Efren Fitz-Rodriguez, Chieri Kubota, Chris Pagliarulo & Gene Giacomelli, The University of Arizona, United States

    A web-based educational instrument for the greenhouse Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Program has been under development at The University of Arizona. The educational deliverables will... More

    pp. 72-75

  18. Teaching Designers & Programmers Flash/Actionscript

    Gregory Garvey, Quinnipiac University, United States

    This paper reports on the strategies employed to teach Flash MX ActionScript in IDD 315 Scripting, a required course of the new major in Interactive Digital Design. This major complements the major... More

    pp. 76-77

  19. A flexible, feasible model for simulating project-based learning

    Michael Gordon, University of Michigan School of Business Administration, United States; Nathan Bos, University of Michigan School of Information, United States; Thomas Knox, University of Michigan Media Union, United States

    Project-based learning can be an excellent experience for students, but it is not always feasible to arrange true field experiences. The Utility Company (TUC) simulation was designed as an... More

    pp. 78-79

  20. Fostering Collaboration for Distance Education Development

    Margaret Gunderson, University of Missouri, United States

    The current climate of budget constraints, which includes the breadth of resources needed for distance education development, has affected the emphasis on collaboration placed by grants,... More

    pp. 80-83