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E-Learn 2009--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 26, 2009

Editors

Theo Bastiaens; Jon Dron; Cindy Xin

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Number of papers: 596

  1. The World is Open: Introducing the Heroes, Gurus, and Revolutionaries of the Shared Internet

    Curtis J. Bonk, Indiana University and SurveyShare, United States

    In 2005, Thomas Friedman introduced us to a flatter world. Four years later, Curt Bonk’s book, "The World Is Open: How Web Technology Is Revolutionizing Education," helps show us how the flatter... More

    pp. 1-4

  2. Educative contents, development methodology

    María Dolores Afonso, IUSIANI - Univ. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

    In this paper we expose our experience in the creation of different types of educative contents and the methodology used in their development. This methodology is exposed taking into account the... More

    pp. 5-14

  3. Ibadan Open Digital Village (IODiV) - bridging the digital divide by building a network of digital community information and training center

    Olaposi Abiola, oneVillage Foundation, Nigeria, Nigeria

    The Ibadan Open Digital Village (IODiV) for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capacity-Building and Community Development is an initiative of oneVillage Foundation (OVF) which is... More

    pp. 5-9

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  4. Exploring Course Content in Moodle to Determine Learning Environment Efficacy over Face-to-Face Constraints

    Joachim J. Agamba, Shane Moulton & Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    Abstract: This review of literature and research into the effective use of Moodle as a Learning Management System (LMS) sought to determine to what degree instructors take advantage of an LMS such... More

    pp. 15-20

  5. Impact of Online e-Learning Modules Supported by Cooperative Learning Activities on Qatar University Students’ Achievement and Communication Skills

    Mahmood Ahmed Hassan, Qatar University, Qatar

    This research aims to investigate the effects of online e-learning modules supported by cooperative learning on Qatar university students' achievement in Arabic language 1 compared to online e... More

    pp. 20-52

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  6. A Database of Structured Questions based on Bloom’s Taxonomy for Secondary School Board Exam Preparation in Bangladesh: An Inclusive Approach of ICT Integration

    Shakib Ahsan, McGill University, Canada; Manash Biswas, Teachers Training Collge, Sylhet, Bangladesh; Alannah Fitzgerald, Concordia University, New Zealand

    Lack of teacher training, low income, dependency on private tutors, inequity in access to education, and lack of accountability at the level of school management committees all contribute to the... More

    pp. 21-32

  7. Developing and Delivering a Successful Online Math Course despite the Limitations of Cost Efficient Technology Available to Students.

    Sandra Akelbek & Mahmud Akelbek, Weber State University, United States

    Abstract: Online math courses are usually less successful than traditional face-to-face math courses offered on campus, because of limited resources available to students and instructors. In 2008... More

    pp. 33-36

  8. E-learning and ADDIE Model

    Mohammed Alajmi, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to explain how e-learning can be implemented into educational institutes if a proper instructional design is utilized to the implementation purpose. The paper will... More

    pp. 37-42

  9. I May Have Violated Copyright Law: What are the Legal Rights and Parameters Concerning Copyright law for Teachers who Utilize Online Learning?

    Chris Allison & Shane Moulton, Idaho State University, United States

    The purpose of this article is to explore the legal parameters of copyright law as they pertain to teachers who use online learning components in their instruction. This article will explore how... More

    pp. 43-48

  10. Voices and Meaning Potentials in Asynchronous Dialogues

    Lisbeth Amhag, The School of Teacher Education, Malmo University, Sweden

    The aim of this study is to examine and describe in what way student teachers use their own and others words meanings content in asynchronous dialogues as a collaborative learning activity in three... More

    pp. 54-61

  11. Exploring learners' understanding of economics through the variation theory: Classroom experiences

    Tom Assan, North West University, South Africa

    There has been a shift from the use of the term ‘teaching and learning’ to ‘learning and teaching’ because of the change in the relationship between educators and learners and the manner in which... More

    pp. 62-72

  12. THE PILLARS and Barriers of E-LEARNING in syria

    Ibrahem Tadros, Mohammad Al-Laham, Tariq Al-Azab & Khaled Al-Awamleh, Al-balqa applied university, Jordan

    E-learning is an essential trend in education for the 21st century, for the nature of E-learning is different from the traditional one. This study examines the status of E-Learning in Syria and the... More

    pp. 71-88

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  13. The Role of Targeted E-Mail Messaging at the Worksite

    Betsy Aumiller, Penn State University College of Medicine, United States

    Employers are vested in pursuing educational strategies that work to improve employee health and decrease health care utilization. The use of e-mail for health promotion efforts at the worksite... More

    pp. 73-78

  14. Building an online Biochemistry course with assessment and feedback

    Diana Bajzek & Gordon Rule, Carnegie Mellon University, United States

    Abstract: This interactive poster session will demonstrate how we are embedding assessment activities within online STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) course materials in such ... More

    pp. 79-84

  15. A Comparative Study of Synchronous Online and Face-to-Face Writing Tutorials

    Shoba Bandi-Rao, New York University, United States

    Writing Centers at colleges provide valuable support service to students needing help with editing/revising academic papers. Recent increase in demand for writing tutorials has prompted the... More

    pp. 85-90

  16. Reducing E-Learning Development Costs Using a Streamlined XML-based Approach

    Bill Bandrowski, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, United States

    To maximize courseware development efficiencies, the project team integrated a suite of XML-ready commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) tools to streamline development which has resulted in a significant... More

    pp. 91-96

  17. Authentic Assessments in Online Business Courses

    Antonina Bauman, Hawaii Pacific University, United States

    Abstract: With the increasing concern of potential employers about the university graduates’ level of preparedness for work, the use of authentic assessments in business education is becoming more ... More

    pp. 107-109

  18. Let the students speak. Providing impetus for oral activities in Moodle environment

    Oliver Bayerlein, Nanzan University, Japan

    In e-learning environments like Moodle it is easy to provide texts, videos and other multimedia material for writing or reading or listening activities. Also it is easy to test the acquired skills ... More

    p. 110

  19. Building Sustainable Online Content

    Fawzi BenMessaoud, Chancellor University, United States

    Building sustainable online content hinges on applying a process that consist of 4 fundamental phases that cover the design and development of the course's content not only at the unit and course... More

    pp. 111-115

  20. Design & Do: Using Free Web 2.0 Video Media Tools to Promote Learning and Engagement in the Online Classroom

    Risa Blair, Miami Dade College | Virtual College, United States; Denys Lupshenyuk, York University, Canada; Tina Serafini, Kaplan University, United States; Daisy Pino, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    Add sizzle, engage students, create an instructor presence, build community, and promote learning through the use of free Web 2.0 asynchronous video/animation tools. Free Web 2.0 video, video... More

    p. 116