EL 2015 Proceedings
el2015 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference e-Learning

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain 21 - 24 July 2015

Edited by Piet Kommers, Pedro Isaías and Heredina Fernandez Betancort

ISBN (Book): 978-989-8533-40-1
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

PLAYING MUSIC, PLAYING WITH MUSIC A PROPOSAL FOR MUSIC CODING IN PRIMARY SCHOOL
Adriano Baratè, Luca Andrea Ludovico, Giuseppina Rita Mangione and Alessia Rosa

LEARNING THROUGH TELEPRESENCE WITH IPADS: PLACING SCHOOLS IN LOCAL/GLOBAL COMMUNITIES
Bente Meyer

STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING CYCLE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: CASE STUDY OF E-LEARNING
Blaženka Divjak, Nina Begi?evi? Re?ep

PERFORMANCE & EMOTION – A STUDY ON ADAPTIVE E-LEARNING BASED ON VISUAL/VERBAL LEARNING STYLES
Jennifer Beckmann, Sven Bertel and Steffi Zander

A MOOC AND A PROFESSIONAL SPOC
Xu Cui, Zhenglei Zhang, Lei Sun

INCREASE IN TESTING EFFICIENCY THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN IT-BASED ADAPTIVE TESTING TOOL FOR COMPETENCY MEASUREMENT APPLIED TO A HEALTH WORKER TRAINING TEST CASE
Janne Kleinhans, Matthias Schumann

COGNITIVE PRESENCE IN VIRTUAL COLLABORATIVE LEARNING: ASSESSING AND IMPROVING CRITICAL THINKING IN ONLINE DISCUSSION FORUMS
Jennifer Beckmann, Peter Weber

DEVELOPING A MOBILE LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR OUTDOORS NATURE SCIENCE ACTIVITIES BASED ON 5E LEARNING CYCLE
Ah-Fur Lai, Horng-Yih Lai, Wei-Hsiang Chuang, Zih-Heng Wu

BEHAVIORAL FEATURE EXTRACTION TO DETERMINE LEARNING STYLES IN E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
Somayeh Fatahi, Hadi Moradi, Elaheh Farmad

MAXIMIZING AND PERSONALIZING E-LEARNING SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS WITH DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS AND PREFERENCES
Olga Mironova, Irina Amitan, Jelena Vendelin, Jüri Vilipõld, Merike Saar

USABILITY OF A WEB-BASED SCHOOL EXPERIENCE SYSTEM: OPINIONS OF IT TEACHERS AND TEACHER CANDIDATES
Zülfü Genç

METHODOLOGICAL PROPOSAL FOR ELABORATION OF LEARNING MATERIALS IN SIGN LANGUAGE IN UNIVERSITY TEACHING
J. Guillermo Viera-Santana, Dionisio Rodríguez-Esparragón, Juan C. Hernández-Haddad, Jesús Castillo-Ortiz

MOODLE E-LEARNING SYSTEM AND STUDENTSÂ’ PERFORMANCE IN HIGHER EDUCATION: THE CASE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION PROGRAMMES
Lan Umek, Damijana Kerži?, Nina Tomaževi?, Aleksander Aristovnik

CADA DÍA SPANISH: AN ANALYSIS OF CONFIDENCE AND MOTIVATION IN A SOCIAL LEARNING LANGUAGE MOOC
Michael Henry, Diana Marrs

CREATING GAMES AS AUTHENTIC LEARNING IN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CLASSROOM
Mark Frydenberg

ASSISTING TUTORS TO UTILIZE WEB 2.0 TOOLS IN EDUCATION
Isidoros Perikos, Foteini Grivokostopoulou, Konstantinos Kovas, Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis

EVALUATING STUDENTS’ PROGRAMMING SKILL BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONALIZING THEIR COMPUTER LEARNING ENVIRONMENT USING “THE HOUR OF CODE” PARADIGM
Nikolaos Mallios, Michael Gr. Vassilakopoulos

USING IMMERSIVE VIRTUAL REALITY FOR ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION TRAINING
Eduardo H. Tanaka, Juliana A. Paludo, Carlúcio S. Cordeiro, Leonardo R. Domingues, Edgar V. Gadbem, Adriana Euflausino

GOAL SETTING, DECISION-MAKING SKILLS AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNDERGRADUATE DISTANCE LEARNERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR RETENTION AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Nebath Tanglang, Aminu Kazeem Ibrahim

TRANSFORMATIONS: MOBILE INTERACTION & LANGUAGE LEARNING
Fiona Carroll, Rita Kop, Nathan Thomas, Rebecca Dunning

DIGITAL RESOURCE EXCHANGE ABOUT MUSIC (DREAM): PHASE 2 USABILITY TESTING
Rena Upitis, Karen Boese, Philip C. Abrami, Zaeem Anwar

RESEARCH SUGGESTIONS IN THE DESIGN OF A GLOBAL GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAM DELIVERED BY ONLINE LEARNING
Amy Puderbaugh

ELECTRONIC EDUCATION SYSTEM MODEL-2
Fatih Güllü, Rein Kuusik, Mart Laanpere

USE OF CLOUD-BASED GRAPHIC NARRATIVE SOFTWARE IN MEDICAL ETHICS TEACHING
Alan S. Weber

A PROPOSAL TO ENHANCE THE USE OF LEARNING PLATFORMS IN HIGHER EDUCATION
Bertil P. Marques, Jaime E. Villate, Carlos Vaz de Carvalho

CLOUD COMPUTING AND VALIDATED LEARNING FOR ACCELERATING INNOVATION IN IOT
George Suciu1, Gyorgy Todoran, Alexandru Vulpe, Victor Suciu, Cristina Butca, Romulus Cheveresan

AN OWL ONTOLOGY FOR METADATA OF INTERACTIVE LEARNING OBJECTS
Bruno N. Luz, Rafael Santos, Bruno Alves, Andreza S. Areão, Marcos H. Yokoyama, Marcelo P. Guimarães

UTILIZING E-LEARNING SYSTEMS IN THE LIBYAN UNIVERSITIES: CASE STUDY; TRIPOLI UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Aisha Ammar Almansuri, Rowad Adel Elmansuri

MAKING SENSE OF GAME-BASED USER DATA: LEARNING ANALYTICS IN APPLIED GAMES
Christina M. Steiner, Michael D. Kickmeier-Rust, Dietrich Albert

PRACTICING LOW-CONTEXT COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES IN ONLINE COURSE DESIGN FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS STUDYING IN THE U.S.
Sharon Lalla

INNOVATION DIFFUSION MODEL IN HIGHER EDUCATION: CASE STUDY OF E-LEARNING DIFFUSION
Sanjana Bu?, Blaženka Divjak

DEMONSTRATING DREAM: A DIGITAL RESOURCE EXCHANGE ABOUT MUSIC
Rena Upitis, Karen Boese, Philip C. Abrami

A STUDY ON TEACHER TRAINING TO INCORPORATE GAMIFICATION IN CLASS DESIGN - PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION IN A TEACHER TRAINING COURSE -
Shingo Shiota, Manabu Abe

A CASE STUDY OF THE FEEDBACK DESIGN IN A GAME-BASED LEARNING FOR LOW ACHIEVING STUDENTS
Ting-Ling Lai, Hsiao-Fang Lin

DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF AN INFORMATION MORAL LESSON TO PROMOTE AWARENESS IN CHILDREN
Kyohei Sakai, Shingo Shiota, Kiyotaka Eguchi

DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN OF PROBLEM BASED LEARNING GAME-BASED COURSWARE
Chiung-Sui Chang, Jui-Fa Chen, Fei-Ling Chen