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Improving English as a Foreign Language Writing in Elementary Schools Using Mobile Devices in Familiar Situational Contexts
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 27, No. 5 (2014) pp. 359–378
This research proposed a situational learning system to help elementary school students practice and improve their English as a foreign language (EFL) writing skills. Students carried out assigned writing tasks using the support of mobile devices in ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 1461–1470
The drama based learning in the classroom is that the teacher or students perform knowledge-related events in which actors live and perform in the scenario to the audience who are their classmates. They may perform in groups with different scripts....
The effect of online summary assessment and feedback system on the summary writing on 6th graders: The LSA-based technique
Computers & Education Vol. 95, No. 1 (April 2016) pp. 1–18
Studies on teaching of reading strategies have found that summarizing is of tremendous help to reading comprehension. However grading students’ summary writings is laborious, but given the importance of summarizing, an effective summarizing learning ...
Comparing the retention and flow experience in playing Solitary and Heart Attack games of San Zi Jing: A perspective of Dual Process Theory
Computers & Education Vol. 69, No. 1 (November 2013) pp. 369–376
Most educational games require high speed process; they require fast recognitions and accurate hand-eye coordination to play. Under this constraint, Dual Process theory (DPT) indicated players have different levels of cognitive process over...
Problem-Based e-Learning to Support Mathematics Teaching for Students with Mild Disabilities: Model and System Framework
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 759–766
This paper presents a Problem-Based e-Learning model and its system framework to assist the teacher in effectively developing knowledge of teaching mathematics for students with mild disabilities. This model features the contextual learning as a...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice Vol. 16 (Jan 09, 2017) pp. 91–106
Aim/Purpose: The present study investigated and compared students\u2019 attention in terms of time-on-task and number of distractors between using a touchscreen and a pen tablet in mathematical problem-solving activities with virtual manipulatives....
Learning and diagnosis of individual and class conceptual perspectives: an intelligent systems approach using clustering techniques
Computers & Education Vol. 44, No. 3 (April 2005) pp. 257–283
In a classroom, a teacher attempts to convey his or her knowledge to the students, and thus it is important for the teacher to obtain formative feedback about how well students are understanding the new material. By gaining insight into the students'...
Taiwanese technical education teachers’ professional development: An examination of some critical factors
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 165–173
There is a lack of research in the area of the influence that task autonomy (TA), organizational learning (OL), and group cohesiveness (GC) can have on technical education teachers' innovation of professional development (IOPD). Therefore, this...
Improving Mathematics Teaching and Learning Experiences for Hard of Hearing Students with Wireless Technology-Enhanced Classrooms
American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 151, No. 3 (2006) pp. 345–355
Hard of hearing students usually face more difficulties at school than other students. A classroom environment with wireless technology was implemented to explore whether wireless technology could enhance mathematics learning and teaching activities ...
The Influence of Chinese Character Handwriting Diagnosis and Remedial Instruction System on Learners of Chinese as a Foreign Language
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 4 (2015) pp. 306–324
This study designed and developed a Chinese character handwriting diagnosis and remedial instruction (CHDRI) system to improve Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) learners' ability to write Chinese characters. The CFL learners were given two tests...
1:1 Mobile Inquiry Learning Experience for Primary Science Students--A Study of Learning Effectiveness
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 27, No. 3 (June 2011) pp. 269–287
This paper presents the findings of a research project in which we transformed a primary (grade) 3 science curriculum for delivery via mobile technologies, and a teacher enacted the lessons over the 2009 academic year in a class in a primary school...
Effects of Web-based Cognitive Apprenticeship and Time Management on the Development of Computing Skills in Cloud Classroom: A Quasi-Experimental Approach
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 1–12
Web-based learning is generally a solitary process without teachers' on-the-spot assistance. In this study, a quasi-experiment was conducted to explore the effects of various combinations of Web-Based Cognitive Apprenticeship (WBCA) and Time...
Inspecting the Theoretical Model of Junior High School Students' Learning in English Village with Structural Equation Modeling
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 100–114
English teaching in elementary and junior high schools in Taiwan has been criticized for years as being restricted in classroom learning and not being expanded out of the classrooms and combined with real situations so that students are not really ...
An Automatic Collocation Writing Assistant for Taiwanese EFL Learners: A Case of Corpus-Based NLP Technology
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 21, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 283–299
Previous work in the literature reveals that EFL learners were deficient in collocations that are a hallmark of near native fluency in learner's writing. Among different types of collocations, the verb-noun (V-N) one was found to be particularly...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 218–223
With the influence of wireless techniques, the m-learning (mobile learning) has already stepped into our life. This new technique can be incorporated into the learning, expanding the learning content, and extending the learning efficacies. Among the ...
The Impact of Congruency between Preferred and Actual Learning Environments on Tenth Graders' Science Literacy in Taiwan
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 19, No. 4 (August 2010) pp. 332–340
This study explored the effects of congruency between preferred and actual learning environment (PLE & ALE) perceptions on students' science literacy in terms of science concepts, attitudes toward science, and the understanding of the nature of...
Knowledge Sharing among University Students Facilitated with a Creative Commons Licensing Mechanism: A Case Study in a Programming Course
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 3 pp. 154–167
Creative Commons (CC) mechanism has been suggested as a potential means to foster a reliable environment for online knowledge sharing activity. This study investigates the role of the CC mechanism in supporting knowledge sharing among a group of...
Augmenting paper-based reading activity with direct access to digital materials and scaffolded questioning
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 2 (September 2011) pp. 1705–1715
Comprehension is the goal of reading. However, students often encounter reading difficulties due to the lack of background knowledge and proper reading strategy. Unfortunately, print text provides very limited assistance to one’s reading...
Content Analysis of 1998-2012 Empirical Studies in Science Reading Using a Self-Regulated Learning Lens
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2016)
There is an increasing interest in conducting reading-related studies in science education using a self-regulated learning (SRL) lens. This exploration involved a content analysis of 34 articles (38 studies in total) in highly regarded journals from ...
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'...
A Model to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Collaborative Online Learning Teams – Self-Disclosure and Social Exchange Theory Perspective
International Journal of Cyber Society and Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (Dec 30, 2010) pp. 117–132
Collaborative online learning teams (COLTs) are teams that are comprised of groups of online students. Accompanying the popularity of online learning, both on campuses and as professional development within many industries, learning in groups has...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 55, No. 4 (2018) pp. 459–469
Digital video has become a popular instructional media, which makes students more enthusiastic about the subjects they are learning. However, students may not be able to receive these benefits if the videos present the information they contain too...
An analysis of student collaborative problem solving activities mediated by collaborative simulations
Chia-Jung Chang; Ming-Hua Chang; Bing-Cheng Chiu; Chen-Chung Liu; Shih-Hsun Fan Chiang; Cai-Ting Wen; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Ying-Tien Wu; Po-Yao Chao; Chia-Hsi Lai; Su-Wen Wu; Chih-Kang Chang; Wenli Chen
Computers & Education Vol. 114, No. 1 (November 2017) pp. 222–235
Collaborative problem solving (CPS) is considered as one of the core competencies of the 21st century. Collaborative simulations which allow multiple students to participate in CPS activities in a shared simulation session are now increasingly...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 2 (March 2016) pp. 372–389
In this study, a system was developed to offer adaptive remedial instruction materials to learners of Chinese as a foreign language (CFL). The Chinese Listening and Speaking Diagnosis and Remedial Instruction (CLSDRI) system integrated computerized...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 27, No. 3 (2002) pp. 229–48
Describes the design of an intelligent Web-based interactive language learning system to support learning English as a second language on the Internet. Highlights include an interactive English writing environment; an authentic conversation learning ...
Assisting People with Multiple Disabilities Improve Their Computer-Pointing Efficiency with Hand Swing through a Standard Mouse
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 31, No. 2 (2010) pp. 517–524
This study evaluated whether two people with multiple disabilities would be able to improve their pointing performance using hand swing with a standard mouse through an Extended Dynamic Pointing Assistive Program (EDPAP) and a newly developed mouse...
Ching-Mei Hsiao; Jack Fei Yang; Szu Yuan Chao; Ming-Jhu Syu; Shih Hsien Yu; Ting Yi Tsai; Chin Ping Tu; Chia-Yu Lin; Yi Wen Chen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 845–851
The National Digital Archive Project in Taiwan may be an important example of how emerging technology may be applied to make here-to-for restricted access to national architectural treasures now available to unrestricted access. Digital archives,...
BaoHui Zhang; Chee-Kit Looi; Peter Seow; Gean Chia; Lung-Hsiang Wong; Wenli Chen; Hyo-Jeong So; Elliot Soloway; Cathie Norris
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 4 pp. 1504–1523
The history of science education reform has been fundamentally centered around science curriculum development and implementation. The advent of mobile technologies has necessitated a re-examination of how students could better learn science through...
Sufen Chen; Hao-Chang Lo; Jing-Wen Lin; Jyh-Chong Liang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Guo-Li Chiou; Ying-Tien Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Hsin-Kai Wu; Chia-Yu Wang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (2012) pp. 20113–1
Technology has been widely involved in science research. Researchers are now applying it to science education in an attempt to bring students' science activities closer to authentic science activities. The present study synthesizes the research to...
Chia-Yu Wang; Hsin-Ka Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Ying-Tien Wu; Guo-Li Chiou; Sufen Chen; Jyh-Chong Liang; Jing-Wen Lin; Hao-Chang Lo; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 307–320
Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed...