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Department of Information Management, I-Shou University,
Engaging in Mobile Phone-Based Activities for Learning Vocabulary: An Investigation in Japan and Taiwan
CALICO Journal Vol. 32, No. 2 (2015) pp. 299–322
Studies investigating the use of mobile technologies when other options are available are still relatively rare in the literature, with the majority of studies requiring that learners use a particular technology, either using their own devices or...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 187–199
This study investigates the influence of various forms of peer observation and feedback on student learning. We recruited twelve graduate students enrolled in a course entitled, Statistics in Education and Psychology, at a university in northern...
International Journal of Educational Policy, Research, and Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies Vol. 5, No. 4 (2005) pp. 97–120
As one of the popular and promising instructional technologies, Internet is playing a more and more important role in educational field all over the world. Bringing Internet into classrooms is encouraged in many countries; however, their policy...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 42, No. 1 (February 2005) pp. 43–59
Web-based peer assessment is an innovative method that can be used to assess students' learning portfolios in order to improve their learning. However, students cannot easily compare their own evaluation schemes or think reflectively to improve...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 140–150
Although there were studies that presented the applications of metacognitive skill training, the research on web-based metacognitive skills training are few. The purpose of this study is to design a web-based learning environment and further examine ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 19–20
Basically, The Affiliated Jhongli Senior High School of National Central University doesn’t need to apply any research project to improve the popularity of the school. Due to the trend of E-learning, and the teachers’ sense of mission, The...
Task Design and Its Induced Learning Effects in a Cross-Institutional Blog-Mediated Telecollaboration
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 4 (2015) pp. 285–305
This research investigated if and how the instructional design affected the learning outcome in a blog-mediated project, namely students' communicative writing in the social media. Thirty-four college-level English learners from two universities in...
Effects of prior knowledge on learning from different compositions of representations in a mobile learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 72, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 328–338
Two experiments examined the effects of prior knowledge on learning from different compositions of multiple representations in a mobile learning environment on plant leaf morphology for primary school students. Experiment 1 compared the learning...
Effects of matching teaching strategy to thinking style on learner’s quality of reflection in an online learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 53–64
Reflection plays an important role in improving learning performance. This study, therefore, attempted to explore whether learners’ reflection levels can be improved if teaching strategies are adapted to fit with learners’ thinking styles in an...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 153–165
With the rapid development of the Internet and information technology, the issues related to online exams have become the concern of an increasing number of researchers. At present, the biggest challenges for the integration of web communication...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2579–2584
As the development of information technology, more and more tools can be utilized in learning. Chunghwa Telecom held an E-tutor program in 2005. The program used MCS2 system to be the distance learning tool. There are 27 teachers and 18 students...
The effects of “IRS Supported Instruction Model” upon undergraduates’ learning in introductory physics
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6237–6241
In order to enhance the learning effectiveness of introductory physics, our research team had conducted a series of studies to develop "IRS Supported Instruction Model" (ISIM) according to the features of the teacher's teaching methods and...
Developing and Validating a High School Version of the Robotics Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 20–34
Robotics has become a crucial domain in technology education, helping students to improve their abilities in assembly and programming. Despite the considerable research that has gone into the learning performance associated with robotics, little...
Implementing clickers to assist learning in science lectures: The Clicker-Assisted Conceptual Change model
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 979–996
The purposes of this study were twofold. The first aim was to design and develop a clicker-based instructional model known as Clicker-Assisted Conceptual Change (CACC), based on the cognitive conflict approach for conceptual change, to help...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 2 (March 2019) pp. 574–586
The finding that under split‐attention conditions students learn more from a picture and spoken text than from a picture and written text (ie, the modality effect) has consistently been found in many types of computer‐assisted multimedia learning...
Improving the frame design of computer simulations for learning: Determining the primacy of the isolated elements or the transient information effects
Computers & Education Vol. 88, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 280–291
Computer simulations were used to teach students basic concepts associated with correlation. Half of the students were presented information in a sequential series of single frames in which each frame replaced the preceding frame while the other...
The Effects of Competitive Gaming Scenarios and Personalized Assistance Strategies on English Vocabulary Learning
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 3 (2018) pp. 146–158
English vocabulary is the foundation of English learning. According to information processing theory, recitation helps learners remember and understand English terminology. However, this type of exercise may lead to boredom, anxiety, difficulty...
Developing and Validating a Media Literacy Self-Evaluation Scale (MLSS) for Elementary School Students
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 63–71
The arrival of new media technology has the potential to radically change education. It has become important for both academics and practitioners to understand the behavioural intentions of students towards media technology. Many scales have been...
Constructing a Web-Based Career Cognition Competence Testing System and the Modeling of Career Planning Cognition Integrated Model for Technological University Students in Taiwan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1762–1768
This study aimed to probe into technological university students’ cognition competence of career planning cognition model, including career self-traits cognition, career information source cognition, and job market environment cognition, on the...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 1 (2008) pp. 29–44
Students in network-based learning environments may have their own learning paths based on either their learning results or status. The learning system can choose suitable learning materials for individual students depending on students' learning...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 14, No. 3 (Feb 14, 2019) pp. 201–219
The lack of effective safety education training in curriculum design could expose children to serious safety accidents both in schools and at homes in China. To highlight the importance of safety education, this study was intended to design and...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 69–79
Emerging web applications and networking systems such as blogs have become popular, and they offer unique opportunities and environments for learners, especially for adolescent learners. This study attempts to explore the writing styles and genres...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 189–201
This research investigates students' performance while writing Chinese essays using an interactive online writing system. Participants include students from two seventh-grade classes of a junior high school in Taoyuan County, Taiwan. The...
An Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction Patterns in a Robotics Course for Kindergarten Children: A Pilot Study
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 9–18
Compared with other media, programmable bricks provide children with the opportunity to create their own product and, through this process, to express creative thinking. Studies have found that learning robotics or integrating programming bricks...
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...
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 172–180
This study investigated split-attention and redundancy effects in a mobile learning environment on leaf morphology of plants as a function of different combinations of media. Eighty-one fifth-grade students were randomly assigned to the following...
The Development of an Innovative Interactive e-Learning System in Computational Thermal-Hydraulics for Engineers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2852–2857
When comes to educating and training engineers, the main focus should be on developing their abilities to establish the physical model and analyze the phenomena. Unfortunately, so far most teaching methods still emphasize on deriving equations in...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2082–2086
Outdoor learning in areas such as natural science has high potential to enhance learning by giving students a real experience of what they shall learn. However, traditional outdoor learning faces several problems. One of the major problems is that...
“Creating a LEGO Robot as My Experiment Assistant”: The Application of LEGO Mindstorms NXT in Elementary Science Education
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1977–1982
LEGO Mindstorms NXT has been popularly used in programming classes and has been seen as a useful teaching aid. However, few studies so far have focused on the effectiveness of Mindstorms NXT in science education. Therefore, this study proposes a...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (2008) pp. 198–215
Based on a framework emphasizing the social nature of learning, this research examines a model of how social constructs affect satisfaction within online learning using path analysis for students in higher education. The social constructs evaluated...
The Effects of students’ cognitive styles upon applying computer multimedia to change statistical misconceptions
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6242–6245
The purpose of current study was to adopt an experiment to explore the relationship among students' cognitive styles, learning processes and learning performances under students learning with computer multimedia for eradicating statistical...
Computers & Education Vol. 88, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 303–314
This study investigated the occurrence of the redundancy effect in a normal classroom when presenting multiple formats of information with the assistance of electronic slideshows. A virtual classroom that simulates a normal classroom was developed...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 51, No. 4 (2014) pp. 366–377
This study investigates how Internet self-efficacy helps students to transform motivation into learning action, and its influence on learning performance. In this study, the effects of Internet self-efficacy on motivation and the learning...
Social Computing Research Group; Xinxin Huang; Christiana Kumalasari; Piyanan Nuankhieo; Demei Shen; Bosung Kim; I-Chun Tsai; Pei-Ju Liu; Paul Turner; Chris Amelung; David Reid; James Laffey
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 613–620
This study explored the social nature of online learning in a computer management system (CMS). Based on Wenger's (1998) social theory of learning and an awareness framework for online collaborative learning proposed by Carroll et al, (2003), a four-...
Chenn-Jung Huang; Ming-Chou Liu; Kuo-En Chang; Yao-Ting Sung; Tz-Hau Huang; Chun-Hua Chen; Hung-Yen Shen; Kuo-Liang Huang; Jia-Jian Liao; Kai-Wen Hu; Yun-Cheng Luo; Tun-Yu Chang
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 126–138
With rapid advances in the development of information technology, information access has become central to life in the 21st century. In recent years, the development of useful learning-assistance systems has become a popular topic in literature....
Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Chin-Chung Tsai; Ying-Tien Wu; Meng-Jung Tsai; Tzu-Chien Liu; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Chih-Hung Lai; Jyh-Chong Liang; Huang-Ching Wu; Chun-Yen Chang
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 33, No. 14 (2011) pp. 1893–1925
Internet-based science learning has been advocated by many science educators for more than a decade. This review examines relevant research on this topic. Sixty-five papers are included in the review. The review consists of the following two major...