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International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 13, No. 3 (2015) pp. 53–60
In this article, the authors provide a new approach to massive open online course: project based case learning. Although there are many online teaching websites, such as Coursera and Edx, most of the courses are video based. That is, students learn...
Alteration of Influencing Factors of Continued Intentions to Use e-Learning for Different Degrees of Adult Online Participation
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 4 (Nov 02, 2015)
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the alteration of influencing factors of continued intention to use e-learning for different degrees of participation of adults. Participants included 670 learners from an adult professional...
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching Vol. 2, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 76–94
Despite that converging evidence has led to the mandate of phonics instruction in primary education in the UK, U.S. and EFL (English as a Foreign Language) China and Taiwan, teachers across the board (native or EFL, experienced or novice alike) have ...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1128–1132
This paper is proposed to discuss the feasibility of the Internet in collaborative networks in learning communities. Referring to the international trends in developing learning communities and educational Internet, the author analyses...
(2002) pp. 1–121
This study was designed to investigate whether initial course content self-efficacy, initial online technologies self-efficacy, and initial task value could be identified as predictors of student satisfaction and performance in a Web-based course....
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 30, No. 3 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 285–296
This pilot study focuses on the use real-time visual feedback technology (VFT) in vocal training. The empirical research has two aims: to ascertain the effectiveness of the real-time visual feedback software ‘Sing & See’ in the vocal training of pre-...
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 915–926
Electronic examination systems, which include Internet-based system, require extremely complicated installation, configuration and maintenance of software as well as hardware. In this paper, we present the design and development of a flexible, easy...
Computers & Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (1999) pp. 109–130
The representational analysis and design project is investigating the critical role that representations have on conceptual learning in complex scientific and mathematical domains. The fundamental ideas are that the representations used for learning ...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 15, No. 1 (2012)
The marketing mix model was applied with a focus on Web media to re-strategize a Web-based Master's program in a southern state university in U.S. The program's existing marketing strategy was examined using the four components of the model: product,...
A Survey of Native Language Teachers' Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) in Taiwan
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 30, No. 7 (2017) pp. 692–708
An increasing amount of research has focused on the exploration of English as a Foreign Language teachers' technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK). However, in the field of native language teaching, such as Taiwanese, Hakka,...
English Language Teaching Vol. 9, No. 5 (2016) pp. 119–133
This study explored the effects of collaborative writing instruction on undergraduate nursing students' writing performance and self-efficacy beliefs within an online learning system. A single-group experimental study utilized two instruments, the...
The effectiveness of incorporating the Internet to improve literacy skills of English language learners
(2008) pp. 1–138
While the classrooms around the United States are becoming more and more culturally and linguistically diverse, teachers throughout the country are searching for practical and convenient solutions to help them overcome the challenges of teaching the ...
Using Virtual Reality Environment to Improve Joint Attention Associated with Pervasive Developmental Disorder
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 33, No. 6 (2012) pp. 2141–2152
The focus of this study is using data glove to practice Joint attention skill in virtual reality environment for people with pervasive developmental disorder (PDD). The virtual reality environment provides a safe environment for PDD people....
Assessing the Effects of Web-Based Interactive Learning Environment Based on Virtual Reality Simulation for Constructive Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1290–1291
A VR-based interactive and simulated environment on web for constructive learning slide projector operation has been evaluated. The evaluation results report that this learning material has positive effects on students' learning outcomes. Finally...
Assessing and Analyzing the Effects of WBLP on Learning Processes and Achievements: Using the Electronic Portfolio for Authentic Assessment on University Students' Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 265–270
A Web-Based Learning Portfolio (WBLP) was evaluated through practical teaching process to understand if the WBLP system helps students to grasp the learning process and enhances learning outcomes. The evaluation results reveal that this WBLP system ...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 34, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 337–350
The ability to self-reflect is widely recognized as a desirable learner attribute that can induce deep learning. Advances in computer-mediated communication technologies have led to intense interest in higher education in exploring the potential of...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 2 (2001) pp. 144–55
Describes the construction and evaluation of a Web-based learning portfolio of authentic assessment. Discusses the design of the portfolio database; its implementation in a course at National Taipei University of Technology (Taiwan); and student...
The effectiveness of interactive computer simulations on college engineering student conceptual understanding and problem-solving ability related to circular motion
(1997) pp. 1–113
In the past thirty years, the effectiveness of computer assisted learning was found varied by individual studies. Today, with drastic technical improvement, computers have been widely spread in schools and used in a variety of ways. In this study, a ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 427–447
In recent years, tertiary institutions in developed countries have made extensive use of Course Management Systems (CMSs), software packages designed to help educators create online learning communities. To date, however, such packages have been...
Self-Evaluated Effects of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment System for Various Student Motivation Levels
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 41, No. 4 (2009) pp. 391–405
The purpose of this study was to explore the self-evaluated effects of a web-based portfolio assessment system on various categories of students of motivation. The subjects for this study were the students of two computer classes in a Junior High...
When Creative Problem Solving Strategy Meets Web-Based Cooperative Learning Environment in Accounting Education
New Horizons in Education Vol. 59, No. 1 (May 2011) pp. 106–118
Background: Facing highly competitive and changing environment, cultivating citizens with problem-solving attitudes is one critical vision of education. In brief, the importance of education is to cultivate students with practical abilities....
Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2000 (Apr 29, 2000)
The physics learning problem that students usually regard equations and other symbols in physics as algebraic exercises rather than representations of real world phenomena is commonly known. This article discusses how the Web-based interactive...
Beliefs about Using Technology in the Mathematics Classroom: Interviews with Pre-Service Elementary Teachers
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2008) pp. 135–142
This study explored the efficacy of web-based workshops in topics in elementary school mathematics in fostering teachers' confidence and competence in using instructional technology, and thereby promoting more positive attitudes toward using...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 67–71
The article describes how a web-based courseware is developed to help students convert abstract symbols into real world phenomena. The Chain Model integrating content domain needs, active learning, and web-based interactive simulations for...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007)
"** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2005 **" The main of the study is to evaluate the impact of the competency-based web learning material (CBWLM) on the self-directed learning aptitude (SDLA) of college students. Specifically, it seeks to...
A comparison study of web-based and traditional instruction on pre-service teachers’ knowledge of fractions
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 257–279
This study investigated the comparative efficiency of Web-based instruction (WBI) and traditional teaching methods on preservice teachers’ fraction knowledge. Students’ knowledge of fractions was measured using a Fraction Knowledge Test. The test...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) p. 442
The majority of online courses are designed and developed by teachers or instructional designers who do not have experience with website design. As a consequence many online courses are disorganized; the navigation system is confusing; the pages are ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 203–215
This study's purpose was to synthesize the user network (including subjective norm and network externality), task-technology fit (TTF), and expectation-confirmation model (ECM) to explain nurses' intention to continue using the blended...
The Impact of a Computer-Mediated Shadowing Activity on ESL Speaking Skill Development: A Pilot Study
L2 Journal Vol. 9, No. 1 (2017) pp. 21–35
This pilot study explored the instructional value and potential of a computer-mediated shadowing activity for improving English as a Second Language (ESL) learners' speech intelligibility. Prospective International Teaching Assistants (ITAs), who...
Measuring teacher non-cognitive skills and its impact on students: Insight from the Measures of Effective Teaching Longitudinal Database
Economics of Education Review Vol. 64, No. 1 (June 2018) pp. 251–260
Despite research showing labor-market returns to non-cognitive skills, we lack research on how teachers’ noncognitive skills relate to other available measures of teacher quality and student outcomes because datasets typically do not contain...
Exploring the relationship between students' self-regulated learning ability and their ePortfolio achievement
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 9–15
This study explores the relationship between students' self-regulated learning (SRL) ability and their ePortfolio achievement in a language enhancement programme. Undergraduate students (
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 51–56
This paper explores and discusses the effects of different goal orientations on students' reflective ability as demonstrated in their electronic portfolios (ePortfolios). Primary data was collected from 54 showcases (digital containers) generated by ...
Reading an augmented reality book: An exploration of learners’ cognitive load, motivation, and attitudes
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 4 (Aug 31, 2017)
Since augmented reality (AR) has been increasingly applied in education recently, the investigation of students\u2019 learning experiences with AR could be helpful for educators to implement AR learning. With a quantitative survey using three...
Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 2
Tutors are an important charact er in order to provide effective open and distance learning. This paper will explore the personal experience of an OUM tutor in utilizing Information and Communication Technology (ICT) facilities in supporting the...
Gamified Pedagogy: From Gaming Theory to Creating a Self-Motivated Learning Environment in Studio Art
Studies in Art Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (2015) pp. 257–267
This research is an empirical study using gamified pedagogy in a 3-D animation course in a Visual Communication Design Department. By conducting this research, I hope to increase student interest in learning 3-D animation and to decrease student...
System@use of WebCT in the light of the technology acceptance model: A student perspective (2003) pp. 1–166
This correlational inquiry, was designed to replicate the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) and to further expand the TAM, using undergraduate students in two large sized ( N > 450) WebCT-enhanced hybrid courses at the University of...
Revealing the didactic character of imagery in a virtual world: Virtual learning in the three-dimensional animated environment of Second Life
(2010) pp. 1–351
Humans rely heavily on their sense of vision and look at images in response to their need for information. People learn from didactic images within environments; for this reason, in traditional educational environments, educators tend to care about...
This paper provides an idea of how to improve computer-assisted instruction effectiveness by incorporating teachers' images and voices into computers. Efforts to increase students' motivations by improving computer-assisted instruction feedback...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 191–194
This paper discusses the potentials and limitations of web-based Virtual Reality (VR) in operating slide projector. A VR-based interactive and simulated environment on web for immersively learning slide projector operation has been designed,...
Impacts of Using Web-Based Portfolio Assessment on Self-Evaluated Effects of PBL: Implications of Self-Assessment
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4656–4662
This research aimed to investigate the impacts of the Web portfolio assessment system on PBL performances. 30 students who used the system to proceed with PBL and assessment of one class were the experimental group. 30 students who employed...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 110, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 59–70
This study determines whether web-based instruction (WBI) represents an improved method for helping preservice teachers learn procedural and conceptual knowledge of fractions.. The purpose was to compare the effectiveness of web-based instruction ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1996–2000
Self-based leaning is recommended as an effective style for adult distance learning. Adults also conduct online learning mainly distantly and independently. It reveals therefore that self-based learning would be significant and helpful for adult...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) p. 2359
This virtual cooperate presentation is intended to share the process of architecting an aspiring eLearning enterprise. A Provost Fellow Project for Distance Education was conceived in late Fall of 2011. The scope of the project is to (1) adopt a...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 245–250
This paper mainly tries to explore and grapple with some of the key issues of building Web-based learning community. We have completed the construction of knowledge distributed learning community (KnowDisLC). Development tools paving the way for...
(2009) pp. 1–284
In the ESL context, researchers have begun to explore how online peer reviews differ from traditional face-to-face reviews, the impact of online peer reviews on students' revisions, and students' perceptions of online peer reviews. However, in the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2841–2846
The knowledge distributed web-based learning community (KnowDisLC) based on knowledge sharing for college students has been constructed, implemented and evaluated. The system helps students form a virtual learning community through web-based...
Exploring the Gap between a Pre- and Post-Installation of a Corporate E-Learning Program in an Accounting Workplace
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 80–89
Although earlier concentration has addressed the use of corporate e-learning programs (CELP), the dissimilitude between pre and post installation reaction to CELP is less explored. This study adopted a two-phase investigation to survey learner...
(2000) pp. 1–43
Amniocentesis videos are programs designed to provide information to clients, answer questions, and facilitate decision making regarding whether or not to pursue prenatal diagnostic testing. There are a number of videos currently available which...
Scaffolding sight vocabulary acquisition for children with autism using computer-assisted instruction
Scaffolding sight vocabulary acquisition for children with autism using computer@-assisted@instruction (2004) pp. 1–185
Autism represents a heterogeneous syndrome. Very limited study has examined how the impairment in cognitive, language, and social development impacted the acquisition of emergent literacy. This study investigated the efficacy of computer-assisted...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 33, No. 5 (September 2002) pp. 729–733
Several ways for solving inequalities have been suggested in the literature, among them graphical, verbal and algebraic solutions. A new look at solving inequalities via use of the intermediate value theorem is presented here, and this method may...