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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 341–360
This study sought to examine preservice teachers' beliefs about their intent to use educational technology in mathematics classrooms. Also, web-based instruction on topics in elementary school mathematics was used to foster teachers' confidence...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 465–481
One innovative practice in higher education arising from advances in computer technology is the use of ePortfolio for learning and assessment. Although in theory ePortfolios are believed to yield benefits for learning, in practice ePortfolio use...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 18, No. 3 (1999) pp. 225–244
In this study we examined 16 high school computer textbooks used in Taiwan with an attempt to analyze the nature and the presentation styles of programming examples in them. The presentation styles were differentiated based on the presence or...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 23–39
TransAsia Airway is one of the four domestic airlines in Taiwan. Taiwan has 13 domestic airports with the longest distance between two airports being about 400 kilometers. The domestic airline market is highly competitive. TransAsia decided to apply ...
A Case Study on the Relationships between Participation in Online Discussion and Achievement of Project Work
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 477–509
"** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 ** The objective of the study is to discuss about the correlation between each group's performances of participation in online discussion and their achievements of project-based works. Performances of online ...
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...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (October 2011) pp. 303–329
Cell phones are ever-present in daily life, yet vastly underused in the formal science classroom. The purpose of this study was to implement a novel learning tool on cell phones, Augmented Reality Games, and determine how the interaction influenced...
Fostering Critical Thinking Skills Through a Web-Based Tutorial Programme for Final Year Medical Students— A Randomized Controlled Study
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 12, No. 3 (2003) pp. 267–273
Purpose. To study the performance of final year medical students, at the end of module assessments, following exposure to a web-based tutorial programme designed to facilitate critical thinking and logical reasoning. Method. Multimedia enhanced...
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...
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...
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...
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...
A Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge on Algebra
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 327–344
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge in algebra (Linear Equation, Quadratic Equation, Functions, System Equations and Polynomials) as well as their technological pedagogical content...
Is blended e-learning as measured by an achievement test and self-assessment better than traditional classroom learning for vocational high school students?
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2014)
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of blended e-learning on electrical machinery performance (achievement test and self-assessment). Participants were two classes of 11th graders majoring in electrical engineering and taking the...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2008) pp. 315–338
Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) is a new computing paradigm that has been adopted by major computer companies as well as government agencies such as the Department of Defense for mission-critical applications. SOC is being used for developing Web...
Leonard Annetta; David Vallett; Bonnie Fusarelli; Richard Lamb; Meng-Tzu Cheng; Shawn Holmes; Elizabeth Folta; Brandi Thurmond
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 381–407
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect Serious Educational Games (SEGs) had on student interest in science in a federally funded game-based learning project. It can be argued that today’s students are more likely to engage in video...
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 38, No. 1 (Feb 22, 2012)
This study is intended to explore a complementary relationship between instructional systems design (ISD) and project management in an attempt to build a plausible case for integrating project management as a distinct course in the core of the...
Language: English Translations: English, français, langue française/French
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 3 (May 22, 2012) pp. 66–82
E-learning has become an increasingly important teaching and learning mode in educational institutions and corporate training. The evaluation of e-learning, however, is essential for the quality assurance of e-learning courses. This paper constructs ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 5 (Nov 08, 2012) pp. 39–55
Due to the constant performance upgrades and regular price reductions of mobile devices in recent years, users are able to take advantage of the various devices to obtain digital content regardless of the limitations of time and place. The...
Virtual Spaces: Employing a Synchronous Online Classroom to Facilitate Student Engagement in Online Learning
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 3 (May 27, 2009)
This research study is a collaborative project between faculty in social foundations, special education, and instructional technology in which we analyze student data from six undergraduate and graduate courses related to the use of a virtual...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 13, No. 5 (Nov 08, 2012) pp. 20–38
A rapid scene indexing method is proposed to improve retrieval performance for students accessing instructional videos. This indexing method is applied to anchor suitable indices to the instructional video so that students can obtain several small...
Were knowledge management abilities of university students enhanced after creating personal blog-based portfolios?
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 6 (Dec 23, 2013)
The effect of creating blog-based portfolios on knowledge management (KM) abilities among university students was examined in the present study. Participants included 43 students majoring in Multimedia and Game Science at a University in Taiwan....
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 6 (Dec 06, 2016)
Scores of studies have established that when learning online, students must be equipped with different sets of strategies and skills than in a physical classroom setting (Anderson, 2003; Broadbent & Poon, 2015; Coiro, 2007; Leu et al., 2007;...
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...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (Feb 02, 2016)
On the one hand, a growing amount of research discusses support for improving online collaborative learning quality, and many indicators are focused to assess its success. On the other hand, thinkLets for designing reputable and valuable...
Fostering Critical Thinking Skills through a web-based tutorial programme for final year medical students - A randomized controlled study
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
To study the performance of final year medical students, at end of module assessments, following exposure to a web-based tutorial programme, designed to facilitate critical thinking and logical reasoning. Multimedia enhanced web based tutorials...
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...
Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 pp. 63–80
Along with the growth of the on-line shopping web sites, the actual requirements of the users about the On-Line Int eractive Fitting Room service quality and how to assist the users in the process of their consumption with the virtual cloth try-on,...
Media Presentations on the Reading Attention and Comprehension of Taiwanese Elementary School Students
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 25, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 269–286
We adopted an experimental design to investigate the effects of various media presentation modes on the reading attention and comprehension of Taiwanese elementary school students. The participants comprised 138 students from 4 classes of third...
International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (Nov 30, 2016)
This paper introduces the efforts of Michigan State University’s Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education/College of Education (CEPSE/COE) Design Studio to utilize robotic telepresence devices in synchronous hybrid learning classes...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 15, No. 4 (2016) pp. 401–422
This article describes a pilot study that tested a new instrument to identify the Learning Preferences of students in online classes at a mid-western university. The authors developed the instrument and associated tips for online learners based upon ...
The Exploration of the Judge's Evaluation of Evidence through Inner Conviction on Whether Internet Messages Can be Evidence for Adultery in the Criminal Law---An Explication by Legal Positivism and Philosophical Theory
International Journal of Cyber Society and Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jun 30, 2009) pp. 1–20
Due to the rapid development of the internet, cyber crime has become a big issue in the information society. Among others, adultery via internet is one of the serious issues. Adultery in Taiwan’s Criminal Law means sexual intercourse between a...
Exploring the moderating role of perceived flexibility advantages in mobile learning continuance intention (MLCI)
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 16, 2014)
The primary purpose of this study was to explore the key factors that could affect mobile learning continuance intention (MLCI), and examine the moderating effect of perceived flexibility advantages (PFA) on the relationship between key mobile...
International Journal of Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (Dec 17, 2014) pp. 64–73
The purpose of this study is to share information about the necessity of multicultural education in Indonesia through online teaching held at National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan, and Indonesia University of Education, Indonesia. As multicultural...