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Parallel Session #1
The Internet and Education: Case Studies from around the World (Room W20-491)

E-learning in Afghanistan” by Maria Beebe

First E-learning Degree in Egypt Sees the Light: Case Study” by Mariam M. Osmane

“E-learning in a Nigerian Open University” by Babatunde Ipaye

“Information and Communication Technology Innovation in Education: The Case of Turkey” by Emrah Orhun

A Student Affair: Globalizing and Mobilizing with Online Learning” by Anju Kanwar (U.S.)

Parallel Session #2
Technology-Enabled Education and the Lifelong Learner (Room W20-407)

The Online Life-Learner: Rethinking the Social Role of Universities in Distance Education” by Silvia Florea (Romania)

Leadership Vacuum in the Application of ICTs in Lifelong Learning in Africa” by Judith Kamau (Botswana)

“Social and Economic Challenges to Lifelong Learning in Nigeria” by Patricia N. Uzoegwu and Ogechukwu Iloanusi

Using Virtual Classroom Technology to Promote Equal Opportunities for Post-Graduate Women Engineering Students” by Ella Akkerman (Israel)

Constructing a Learning City: The Role and Reformations of Higher Education Institutions - A Case Study of Tsinghua University” by Yongbin MA and Aiyi Wang (China)

Parallel Session #3
Enhanced Teaching through the Use of New Educational Technologies (Room W20-306)

Electronic Constructivism 2010: Innovative Tools, Virtual Travels, and Great Teaching” by Maureen Yoder (U.S.)

A Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Students’ Homework Assignment Web Sites Usage” by Emel Dikbas Torun and Eralp Altun (Turkey)

Innovative Pedagogical Interventions for Female Education: Training Imperatives for Future Generation Teachers” by Renu Nanda (India)

Parallel Session #4
A Look at E-Learning Architecture, Course Design, Information Gathering Strategies and Other Requirements of the Online Learning Experience (Room W20-307)

Inquiry Strategies for the Information Society in the Twenty-First Century (ISIS-21)” by Philip C. Abrami, Anne Wade, Lesley Farmer, Laurie Henry and Vivek Venkatesh (U.S.)

Exploring Information Gathering Process In Networked Environments” by Petek Akar, Arif Altun and Vildan Çevik (Turkey)

“Supporting Higher-Order Thinking in the E-Learning Environment” by Shouhong Wang and Hai Wang (U.S. and Canada)

“Enhancing E-learning Architectures: A Case Study” by Mohammed Abusaad and Walid A. Salameh (Jordan)

Confidence-based Assessment of Two-alternative Format Tests” by Ahmed A. Belal and Diala F. Ammar (Lebanon)

Parallel Session #5
Technological Innovations for Learning (Room W20-491)

A March Towards Constructivism Based on Storytelling, Gaming and Collaboration” by Manu Sheel Gupta, Vijit Singh and Manjot Pahwa (India)

“Prête-à-apprendre: Design and Implementation of a Wearable Assessment Tag Game for Children” by Imran A. Zualkernan, Nihal Al-Khunaizi, Sara Najar and Nour Nour (U.A.E.)

E-Learning Tool for Autistic Children: Needs and Study” by Dua’ Saadeh, Abd Al-Latif abu Dalhoum, Moath Al-Hijjawi and Saadi Al-Tbakhi (Jordan)

Vocabulary Building Support System by Converting Web Pages” by Hiroshi Yoshioka, Taro Yabuki and Hiroshi Sakuta (Japan)

Parallel Session #6
Implementing an E-Learning Initiative (Room W20-407)

Implementation of e-Learning in Ghanaian Tertiary Institutions (A Case Study of KNUST)” by John Serbe Marfo and Robert Kabutey Okine

“Twists and Turns” of Climbing the e-Learning Curve: The Story of Masters in Project Management at the University of Botswana” by Dr. Regina Masalela

“Implementing E-learning in Higher Open and Distance Learning Institutions in Developing Countries: The Experience of The Open University of Tanzania” by Cosmas B. F. Mnyanyi, Jabiri Bakari, and Tolly S. A. Mbwette

“Investigating the Strategies to Cope with Resistance to Change in Implementing ICT: A Case Study of Allama Iqbal Open University” by Adnan Riaz (Pakistan)

University-Industry Linkage: Sohar University Experience with Case Study on Cisco Event as Experience for Learning in Developing Local Talent in Sultanate of Oman” by Dinesh K Saini, Wail M Omar, Mustafa Hassan, Khamsa Enaya , Sima Yazdani and Zia Syed

Parallel Session #7
The Educational Impact of Web 2.0 Technologies (Room W20-306)

Creating Politically Educated Citizens: Web 2.0’s Struggle in Pakistan” by Ovais Ahmed Tanweer

“The Use of Acronomy in the Net Communication” by Sami Basheer Matrood (Iraq)

Collaborating Towards Learning: Using Web 2.0 for Educational Idea Development” by Krittika Adhikary, Manu Sheel Gupta, Ekansh Preet Singh, and Swarandeep Singh (India)

Blogging as Adult Learning: Meaning of Adult Bloggers’ Experiences” by Young Park, Dr. Gyeong Mi Heo, and Dr. Romee Lee (Korea)

Parallel Session #8
Matching the Student’s Learning Style through Technology-Enabled Education (Room W20-307)

Training Personalization with Knowledge Technologies and Contextualization” by Davor Orlic (Slovenia)

Educational Technology: The Need For Better Assessment Strategies and for Consideration of Student Learning Styles, Teaching Styles, Specific Types of Performance Scores, and Styles Reflected in the Individual Technologies” by David Singer (U.S.)

“A Learning Passport for Your Lifelong Educational Journey” by Peter Smith, Steve Carson and Brian Ouellette (U.S.)

Parallel Session #9
National and Regional Approaches in Developing ICT for Education (Room W20-491)

“ICT Development in the South Pacific” by Eduardo Babulak (Fiji)

The Use of Technology to Build 21st Century Skills in Formal Education” by Sistla Venkata Krishna (Singapore)

Lessons Learned in Managing ICT Systems for Online-Learning” by Lalith Liyanage, Ajith Pasqual and Clayton R. Wright (Sri Lanka)

The “Corporate University” as Technological and Scientific Support of the Virtual Education in Latin America” by Eduardo Cote (Colombia)

Parallel Session #10
The Transformative Potential of e-Learning in Emerging Nations (Room W20-407)

Open Education Resources of Anadolu University, Turkey” by Cengiz Hakan Aydin and Nazmi Ulutak

Mobile Learning Project” by Leslie Richards, Utith Inprasit and Phichit Sophakan (Thailand)

An Ideal Healthy Environment for Learning Using Technology: A Case Study from the Development and Continuous Education Center at Baghdad University” by Bahaa Kazem and Muntaha A K. Jasim (Iraq)

MeLTs; A New Approach to Delivery of e-Learning in Remote and Un-served Rural Areas in India” by S.K. Wanchoo, A. Kaul, S Vaishnavi, H Sinvhal and H K Verma.

Parallel Session #11
Research Studies Examining the Nature of Online Learning (Room W20-306)

“Measuring User Satisfaction in an Integrated E-Learning Environment” by Mohammad Maqusi, Abdullah Al-Salamah and Taleb Sarie (U.S., Saudi Arabia, Jordan)

What happens as Learning during Asynchronous Text-based Discussions in an Online Learning System?” by Mark Aulls, Ahmed Ibrahim, Sandra Pelaez, Xihui Wang and Maria Orjuela-Laverde (Canada)

Empirical Study of Learner Contentment towards E-Learning: The Influential Role of Key Factors” by Mahwish Waheed and M. Farooq Hussain (Pakistan)

“Hybrid Technologies for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: Access and Prior Experience” by Shaunda Wood (U.S.)

Evaluation of Course Design and Student Comprehension in the International Learning Environment: A Panel Data Analysis” by Pavasajjanant Natcha, Tsuji Masatsugu and Akematsu Yuji (Japan)

Parallel Session #12
The Promising Potential of Collaborative Learning Via the Internet (Room W20-307)

“Leveraging Technology for a New Science Learning Paradigm” by Boris Berenfeld (U.K.)

We Write Better Together: E-Mentoring To Induct Developing Country Researchers Into Scientific Literacy Practices” by Gurmit Singh (Switzerland)

Snowblog CTnet City Project Report” by Gal Springman (Israel)

“Technology Assisted Contextualized Collaborative Learning Environment (TACCLE)” by M.S.Smitha Rao,, Nagesh Poojary, and J.F.Thomas (Oman)

Parallel Session #13
The Enhancement of Students’ Learning through Technology-Enabled Education (Room W20-491)

“Enhancing Students Performance with E- Learning at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology: a Papua New Guinea Experience” by Raphael Topagur

Training and Measuring Creativity Using Computer-Based Morphological Analysis Method” by Choon-Keong Tan, Kean-Wah Lee, Baharuddin Bin Aris and Jamaluddin Bin Harun (Malaysia)

Using Appropriate New Technolgies to Enhance Distance Students’ Learning at Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia” by Aminudin Zuhairi and Rahmat Budiman

“The Role of E-Learning in Integration of Basic & Clinical Medical Sciences, Complete Blood Count (CBC) E Learning Course: A Case Study From Kasr Alainy School of Medicine, Cairo University” by Zeinab M. El Madaawi

Meaningful Learning through E-Learning” by Carmina V. Tolentino (Philippines)

Parallel Session #14
Educational Reports with Implications for Technology- Enabled Learning (Room W20-407)

“The Role of Education on Economic Growth in Pakistan” by Adiqa Kausar Kiani

Using Patent Based Education as a Tool for Increasing Motivation and Teaching Know-Why” by Tarik Ozkul (U.A.E.)

Graduate Students' Perceptions of Computer-Based Project and Systems Engineering Management Methods” by Amira Sharon, Olivier L. de Weck and Dov Dori (Israel)

Architectural Inefficiencies and Educational Outcomes in STEM” by Dan Sturtevant (U.S.)

Parallel Session #15
The Blending of Educational Models: Classroom and Technoloy-Enabled (W20-306)

“The History of Blended Learning at Universidad Católica de Santa Fe” by Anabel Gaitan (Argentina)

Why Blended Learning?” By Salanieta Bakalevu and Neelam Narayan (Fiji)

Evaluating a Blended Course of Methodology of Social Research II” by Michela Freddano (Italy)

Promoting a Blended Learning System for Open Education: The AOU Experience” by Mohammad Maqusi, Abdullah Al-Salamah and Taleb Sarie (U.S., Saudi Arabia, Jordan)

Parallel Session #16
New Perspectives on Technology-Enabled Education (Room W20-307)

“A Perspective on Online Degrees vs. Face-to-Face in the Academic Field” by Smriti Raj and Muhammad Al-Alawneh (India)

E-learning Tools and Technologies in Education: A Perspective byShadi Aljawarneh, Zahraa Muhsin, Ayman Nsour, Faisal Alkhateeb, and Eslam Al Maghayreh (Jordan)

"International Product Design & Development Graduate Courses: The MIT Portugal Collaboration” by Yehudit Judy Dori and Arlindo Silva (Israel)

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