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Investigating the Quality of Distance Learning in Media Communication Architecture based on Taiwan Experience
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 114–120
From the 1990s, the Internet has become a useful and convenient platform. Because of the Internet, the distance between people is closer.With the increasing popularity of videoconferencing around the business world, this technology has also applied...
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...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2560–2565
Experts from three different fields will cooperate to explore this study, including e-learning experts from Taiwan; data mining experts from Canada, and Artificial Intelligence experts from Germany. Through this new analysis technique (data mining), ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2171–2176
This paper presents a Simulation-based Virtual ClassRoom web system (SVCR), which integrates popular open-source simulations developed for K-12 education and enables customizable lesson development enhanced with account management for convenient...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3469–3471
This study describes the results of an Attitude Toward Computer Use Survey (ATCUS). More than 1,000 pre-service teachers completed the survey as part of the University of Northern Colorado's Preparing for Tomorrow's Teacher to Use Technology (PT3)...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 669–670
This paper proposes a new distance education architecture to integrate both BBS and WWW features, is so-called IVC (Internet Virtual Classroom). This architecture has not only the traditional asynchronous characteristics of learning systems on WWW,...
The development of a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum to improve pre-service teachers' e-teaching
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 105–109
In the presenting work-in-progress project, researchers were tended to figure out how a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum influences pre-service science teachers' computer skills and perception toward e-teaching. For that aim, a...
The Design and Development of an E-Learning Instruction that Integrates Problem-Based Learning Strategy for Convenience Stores New Employee Training
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 741–745
In Taiwan, the human resource management offices of convenience stores have been facing many problems, such as the high number of staff and fast turnover. Although the overall performance might be affected, it is difficult if not impossible for the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1524–1526
Taking advantage of the glow of video games, (digital) game-based learning (GBL), a new genre of learning, has received acceptance and encouraged researchers and practitioners to take a closer look at what capacity this new instructional strategy...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 47–52
According to a study conducted by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (2002), approximately 90 percent of schools, colleges, and departments of education currently use portfolios to make decisions regarding student admission,...
Predicting College Students’ Continuance Intentions to Use E-Learning Systems: An Empirical Study in Taiwan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1481–1486
Using the Internet and Web technologies as instructional tools has become popular in education. In this study, a Web-based learning platform was developed to support the learning of undergraduate-level business courses, say, management information...
An overview of learners’ expectations versus instructors’ expectations on the role of computer technology in promoting self-directed learning in higher educational institutions
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2105–2109
Abstract: The use of computer technology in self-directed learning helps to motivate learners (Smith, Smith, & Boone, 2000; Weems, 2002; Kim, Chang, Lee, Jun, & Kim, 2003; Rodgers & Withrow-Thorton, 2005; Dillon-Marable & Valentine, 2006). The...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4353–4357
This poster presentation discusses the rationale of why Singapore went from the broadcasting of educational videos to the production of Video CDs and later to broadband streaming. Digitised videos on Video CDs not only solved the problems of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1095–1099
Both instruction methods and types of distance media may influence learning. This paper explores differences between East and West distance-learning environments and implications for distance education media uses. Cultural traditions affect...
Experiential-based Digital Resources for Teaching Abstract Concepts of Computer Science to High School Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2523–2529
The Experiential-based Learning of Computer Science (ELCS) was developed based on the experiential learning perspective to provide teachers with flexible-to-adopt, ease-of-use, from-concrete-to-abstract, and from-observation-to-experimentation...
Podcasting for Educational Purposes – Preliminary Investigation of the Gap between the ‘Have’ and the ‘Have-not’
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 324–332
Podcast has been introduced to tertiary education for teaching and learning purposes relatively recently but it has achieved widespread attention in many universities. There are reports that teachers, students or even the general public have adopted ...
Investigating University Students' Perceptions toward Online Academic Help Seeking, and their Web-based Learning Self-Efficacy
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4004–4009
This study was conducted to investigate Taiwan university students’ experience, confidence and preference of online academic help seeking (OAHS) and their web-based learning self-efficacy (WLSE). Two instruments, OAHS questionnaire (included...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 3028–3034
The international standard, Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 1.0), was defined by W3C/WAI in 1999. Later, Taiwan government, based on the Disabled Persons Protection Act, defined Taiwan Web Accessibility Guideline (TWAG), which is now...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4876–4880
There is an important need in providing media comparison research in order to adopt the most appropriate media for distance learning, however, beyond the media comparison studies?future researchers should avoid focusing only on a media comparison...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2853–2858
Web-based learning management systems dominate the market due to the pervasiveness of Web applications and contents. Web service techniques are able to loosely couple functional modules of learning management systems. Currently, most of learning...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1991–1997
This paper is to present a study exploring the relationship between students' scientific epistemological views and online information searching strategies. Subjects were 145 Taiwan high school students. During an online searching activity, they were ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3244–3252
The purpose of this research was to investigate the impacts of the Web portfolio assessment system in PBL performances. 30 students of one class were the experimental group who used the system to proceed with PBL and assessment. 30 students of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1929–1935
The research was aimed to explore the influence of using the Web-based portfolio assessment system on learning performances. The experimental group used the system, whereas the control group uses conventional assessment. Study subjects were junior...
Hispanic Pre-Service Teachers’ Learning Styles and Self-Efficacy for Technology Integration --- Never an Old Hat
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1765–1769
This inquiry is intended to implicate a causal relationship between Hispanic pre-service teachers' self-efficacy for technology integration and their learning style as a part of a technology competencies program's evaluation. The first phase of the...
The Construction of Multidimensional Data Analysis Model for Taiwan's University Culture & Creative Industry Courses (CCIC)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1759–1764
There are two main ideas in this research: the analysis of course data and exhibition of multidimensional cube. The first idea compares the number of courses among colleges and universities and the number of courses each department opened during...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3538–3546
This experimental study is targeted at 38 stubjects who study the practicum "Microprosessor Laboratory", a sophomore curriculum at a college. After implementation of competency-based web learning (CBWL) for eight weeks, we investigate SDLA before,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1297–1300
In learning process, the learners' misconceptions should be found and the learning effect can be increased. In instructional activity, computerized adaptive tests (CATs) have been shown to be considerably more efficient than conventional paper-and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2425–2428
Prior research in team interaction within the realm of computer supported cooperative learning has been commonly conducted in an asynchronous learning environment. Few studies were centered on text-based team interaction, fewer on audio-based...
TEACH Project- Research on Technology-enhanced Curriculum in Science Pre-service Teacher Preparation Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4729–4734
In the presenting project, researchers tended to figure out how a technology-enhanced teacher preparation curriculum influences the development of pre-service trainees' technological pedagogical content knowledge. For that purpose, the utilization...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5318–5321
As different societies have different economics, technologies, politics, culture and educational policies, there are number of challenges to global distance educational development. This paper focuses on differences between the East and West...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 5, No. 3 (1999) pp. 171–192
This paper describes the WebCAT* system. The WebCAT* is a Web-centric, multi-server system that combines the WWW, database, and Internet: all test items are stored in databases located at each CAT server; users can access these materials via the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1298–1300
The use of interactive whiteboards has been more and more ubiquitous in K-12 schools. To equip pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills of interactive whiteboards, it is important to offer them the opportunity to learn and use interactive...
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...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 635–645
This study examines the relationship between personal knowledge management competency of pre-service teachers and their perception on knowledge acquisition. A self development questionnaire was developed to collect data from a cross sectional survey....
Interactions between learner preferences and views about the web-based learning and personal epistemology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1724–1730
This paper reported the preliminary analyses about the interactions between adolescent learners' preferences about the web-based learning environment, views toward the online learning, and personal epistemology. Participants were 105 11th graders...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1039–1044
The present paper is intended to promote a theoretical framework for a Web-based Educational Technology graduate program's evaluation in a southern university in the United States. Corresponding to two key program goals and state-mandated...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 725–730
The Taiwan technology education started from Chin dynasty. It's educational goal changed from vocational exploring to industrial culture reorganization as well as teaching student's technology literacy. Imitated from United Stated of America, Taiwan'...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3405–3410
This paper proposes a design framework and a prototype for constructing a Web 2.0 space (Web2UA) for developing Web 2.0 user agreements. The central idea of the framework is that many features of Web 2.0 applications inherently adopt the principles...
Jasmine, Ah Hong Tey; Wen Chee Chung; Chiew Weng Hon; Jan Herrington; Choon Cheng Ang; Keng Peng Khoo; Cheng Wai Yip; Hsiu Leng Oon; Adeline Tan; Siew Hoon Ang; Hui Peng Har; Hwee Ngee Gwee; Sandra Tan
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 1259–1263
This symposium will demonstrate how a whole school will potentially be re-invigorated by commitment to innovative practice using information and communications technologies. This symposium will share the strategies developed at one of the pilot...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1176–1180
The impact of media on instructional outcomes continues to be debated. The cost for new distance-system development and training is a major challenge for institutions in developing countries that want to be competitive in the global society. To...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 687–693
Global education emphasizes not only in international mobility but also in social justice. Therefore, this paper investigated the teachers’ perspectives on curriculum development for disadvantage students learning. The purposes of the study are to ...
Construction of a Simulation from a Video Case: An Ethical Sensitivity Assessment and its Impact on Science Educators
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3765–3772
A simulation was created to emulate two Racial Ethical Sensitivity Test (REST) videos. This mixed-methods study aimed to affect ethical sensitivity of preservice and inservice science teachers to racial and gender intolerant behavior in school...
A Processing and Analyzing Model on Digital Content Courses of Universities in Taiwan Using Course Data Warehouse Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1747–1752
One of the objectives of this research is to analyze whether these courses provided by various Universities in Taiwan are adequate and applicable to meet the Digital Content Industries' requirements. The research uses the data mining technology to...
Mediated Storytelling and Cognitive Development within ZPD: a Vygotskian's educational perspective on preschool children of foreign marriage families
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) p. 1122
This study is aimed to discuss the scientific concept formation and zone of proximal development (ZPD) of preschool children of foreign marriage. As the number of foreign marriage in Taiwan becomes steady in recent years, subsequent issues, such as...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 72–77
Based upon social learning, cooperative learning, and network learning theories and research, this paper investigates the guidelines for developing activities and supporting systems, which together contribute to successful network cooperative...
WebNet Journal: Internet Technologies, Applications & Issues Vol. 1, No. 4 (1999) pp. 47–55
Over the past two years we have been involved in the design, development and pilot of an online collaboration environment based on Multi-User Dimensions, Object-Oriented (MOO) and the WWW (Looi, 1998; 1999; 2000). Our work on designing technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 307–312
With the level of synchronicity now available to virtually anyone with access to a telephone and a computer, one would expect that the technology that revolutionized the way businesses communicate, would also find its way into distance education...
An Overview of Technology Integration Experiences among Faculty Fellows at the University of Northern Colorado
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3240–3242
The Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) project team at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has worked with 42 faculty fellows over the past three years in order to help them model technology integration in their classrooms....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 70–73
The National Educational Resource Center (NERC) has been established since February 1998 in a multi-million U.S. dollar national project to promote usage of computing and telecommunication technologies in the K-12 schools across all subject areas....
Topics: Educational Technology
When graphic and web design meet course design: Applying graphic and website design principles into online course design.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1679–1680
This presentation introduces how to utilize graphic and web design principles into online course design. Based upon imperial results from internet marketing research and graphic design principles, the author explains how an online course could be...