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E-Learn 2011--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education

Oct 18, 2011 Volume 2011, Number 1

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Number of papers: 455

  1. Connections and Contexts: The Birth, Growth and Death of Online Learning Communities

    Richard A. Schwier, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, Canada

    Much of what we understand about the notion of online learning communities and how they develop, grow, and die away is based on examinations of formal online learning environments— primarily post... More

    pp. 1-10

  2. Barriers for Continuing Professional Development for Nurses at King Fahad Medical City, Saudi Arabia

    Ahmad Aboshaiqah, Kind Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    The provision of continuing professional development (CPD) for nurses is challenged with many barriers. These barriers include time, accessibility, staff motivation, marketing and advertising,... More

    pp. 11-16

  3. Social Pods, Collaborative Projects and Student Engagement

    Sharon Abrigo & Elizabeth Gianfrancisco, Myron B. Thompson Academy, United States

    Myron B. Thompson Academy's redesigned online/blended middle school program uses teacher-created interdisciplinary curriculum. Included are collaborative projects that engage students, foster... More

    p. 17

  4. Health Hero: A Game Prototype For Children

    Lyn Ackerman, Billy Meinke & Susan St John, University of Hawaii, United States

    A film entitled Super Size Me examined the American people’s love of fast food and big portions. It followed the filmmaker’s 30-day journey as he ate all his meals at McDonald’s and dangerously... More

    pp. 18-22

  5. The Differences of Educational Effectiveness between Using Videos and Using Virtual World for learning modules in action observation

    Akinobu Ando, Miyagi University of Education :Technology Education, Japan; Darold Davis, Replicant AD, LLC, United States

    In this paper, we present our findings in the evaluation of new learning modules for actions observed in the open source virtual world called 3Di such as in Linden Lab's Second Life. First, we... More

    pp. 23-28

  6. -Learning for healthcare: Pedagogy, e-Learning technologies & the healthcare systems’ market drivers

    Jason Armstrong, Artem Kulakov, Alex Baker, Emma Stanley, Tam Hennessy & Raisa Monteiro, PrimEd Pty Ltd, Australia

    Abstract: HealthCPD is Australia’s largest private provider of online continuing professional development for the healthcare sector, providing online courses that articulate into post-graduate... More

    p. 29

  7. The effectiveness of 3DCG model for medical education

    Bayanmunkh Battulga & Takeshi Konishi, University of Tokushima, Mongolia; Tatsuya Okada, Pasona Tech, Inc, Japan; Ken-ichiro Shimai, Hideki Uehara, Yoko Tamura, Masato Tagi, Yu Tamaki & Tomiaki Morikawa, University of Tokushima, Japan; Lkhagvasuren Tserenkhuu, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Mongolia; Hiroki Moriguchi, University of Tokushima, Japan

    Three-dimensional computer graphics (3DCG) can visually provide information to the users. In medical fields, researchers work to apply the advantages of 3DCG to medical education. This study... More

    pp. 30-34

  8. Prove-It - A Hands-on E-Course to Demonstrate Technical Competencies

    Paula Bigatel, Penn State University, United States

    Statement of the instructional problem: The Director of Faculty Development offers a course for faculty new to online teaching. It is a pedagogy course that helps faculty adjust their teaching... More

    pp. 35-36

  9. Analyzing Internet Job Advertisements to Compare IT Employer Demands versus Undergraduate IT Program Curriculum in Texas

    Pamela Bracey, Univ. of North Texas, United States

    Over the past decade, college graduates with degrees in information systems (IS), have lacked proper soft skills and faced difficulties with job placement (Fang & Lee, 2005; Sandvig et al., 2005). ... More

    pp. 37-42

  10. EFL Students Speaking Their Minds to the World through Facebook: Curriculum Innovation at a Language Institute in Bogota, Colombia.

    Felipe Cardenas, Centro Colombo Americano, Colombia; Janeth Velasquez, Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Colombia

    The concept of technology has become a major theme of research and practice at a language institute in Bogota, Colombia. This study focuses on the teacher-researcher experience when observing how... More

    pp. 49-53

  11. Life Skill Development for Women with Domestic Violence

    Li-Ling Chen, California State University at East Bay, United States

    The presentation will present a three-way partnership project between California State University at East Bay (CSUEB), the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay, inc. (JLOEB) and STAND! For Families... More

    pp. 54-57

  12. Improving the Efficiency of Online Learning Courseware

    Dale Chisamore & Lou Thompson, University of Texas @ Dallas, United States

    Abstract: Online learning classes have now become essential courseware for colleges to remain competitive. However, many colleges are finding the development and maintenance of these programs to ... More

    pp. 58-61

  13. On Development of Expertise-Based Learning Guidance for Cooperative e-Learning

    Hui-Chuan Chu, Dept. of Special Education National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Min-Ju Liao, Department of Psychology National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan; William Wei-Jen Tsai & Yuh-Min Chen, Institute of Manufacturing Information and Systems National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    Cooperative learning is widely used in the education field. However, studies show that cognitive and social factors diminish the value of cooperative learning. In this paper, we proposed an... More

    pp. 62-70

  14. Habitat Tracker: Learning About Scientific Inquiry through Digital Journaling in Wildlife Centers

    Amanda Clark, Florida State University School of Teacher Education, United States; Paul Marty, Florida State University School of LIbrary Information Serivces, United States; Anne Mendenhall & Nicole Alemanne, Florida State University, United States

    Teachers have difficulties creating inquiry based classrooms that develop student understandings of scientific inquiry and nature of science. Our Habitat Tracker project has as its goal, to... More

    p. 71

  15. The use of internet to improve English command in the students of the BA in Language Teaching

    Maria del Rocio Dominguez Gaona, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico; Myriam Romero Monteverde & Ana Rosa Zamora Leyva, UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE BAJA CALIFORNIA, Mexico

    The use of Internet by millions of people around the world is undeniable. More people are utilizing it for different purposes, such as socializing, buying, selling, studying, and many others. For... More

    pp. 72-76

  16. E Olelo Hawaii Kakou: Teaching Hawaiian Language Online

    Ariana Eichelberger & Eddie Gose, University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education, United States

    The purpose of this paper and presentation is to share the development of an online Hawaiian language course at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Details of the workflow and development process, ... More

    pp. 77-82

  17. Impact of Hypermedia on Academic Achievement of Students by Using Adaptive Presentation and Adaptive Navigation

    Meltem Eryilmaz, ATILIM UNIVERSITY, Turkey

    Object of this experimental study, which is a part of doctoral study, is to determine effect of adaptability of study media and level of adaptability on academic achievement of students. Three... More

    pp. 83-87

  18. The Power of Effective design in e-Learning

    Jiang Ping (JP) Fan & Linda O'connell, Mayo Clinic, United States

    Abstract: When the Mayo Effect video went alive on the Mayo intranet in October 2010,it was very well received at Mayo Clinic. The message in the video was so effectively delivered that it became... More

    pp. 88-98

  19. Teaching Digital Citizenship

    Lesley Farmer, California St. University Long Beach, United States

    As technology advances, so do the techniques for abusing it. While traditional crime has not increased in some countries, cyber crime are becoming increasingly common and steadily growing. One of... More

    pp. 99-104

  20. Introduction and Creation of an Advanced Course Electronic Portfolio at an HBCU: The Process

    Larry Ferguson, Darnita Belcher & William Carter, Norfolk State University, United States

    In this roundtable presentation, the participant will share advantages growing from implementing the Electronic Portfolio. I will share an analysis of the initial fear of the unknown technology... More

    pp. 105-108


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