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Comparing the Impacts of a Problem-based Computer-Assisted Instruction and the Direct-Interactive Teaching Method on Student Science Achievement
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 10, No. 2 (2001) pp. 147–53
Explores the effects of a Problem-based Computer-Assisted Instruction (PBCAI) on students' earth science achievement in Taiwan. One hundred and fifty-nine 10th grade students enrolled in four sections of a mandatory earth science course participated ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3019–3021
In this study, a new teaching method named 'Interactive Whole Class Teaching CAI' (IWCTCAI) was developed and implemented in a senior high school of Taiwan. The format of the new experimental course is a mixture of teacher's lectures, interactive...
Teaching Earth Sciences: Should We Implement Teacher-Directed or Student-Controlled CAI in the Secondary Classroom?
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 25, No. 4 (2003) pp. 427–38
Explores how various teaching formats of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) influence student science learning outcomes in the secondary classroom. Compares teacher-directed CAI (TDCAI) and student-controlled CAI (SCCAI) in a compulsory earth...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 39, No. 4 (2002) pp. 280–88
Describes a study that explored the effects of teacher-centered versus student-centered multimedia computer-assisted instruction on the science achievements of tenth-grade students in Taiwan. Results of analysis of covariance on pretests-posttest...
Journal of Geoscience Education Vol. 48, No. 5 (2000) pp. 636–40
Investigates the comparative efficiency of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) and traditional teaching methods on 10th grade students' learning of earth science in Taiwan. Involves a total of 151 students enrolled in four earth science classes and...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 95, No. 3 (2002) pp. 143–50
Compared the effect of problem solving-based computer- assisted instruction (PSCAI) and lecture-Internet-discussion instruction (LIDI) on Taiwanese high school students' science achievement and attitudes. Pretest-posttest investigation indicated...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 7–12
This article summarizes a major e-Learning project recently funded by the National Science Council of Taiwan and envisions some of the future research directions in this area. This project intends to initiate the "Center for excellence in e-Learning ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2779–2783
The purpose of this paper is to develop a 3D virtual cooperative field trips instruction system and to realize the effects of cooperative learning in virtual instruction environment. Although a large number of studies have been made on the effects...
Topics: Virtual Environments
Personal Epistemological Beliefs, Critical Thinking Abilities, and Information-Seeking Behavior of College Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1836–1840
This paper proposes a methodology for the analysis of undergraduates' construction and development of personal knowledge. Based on Baxter Magolda's (1992) epistemological reflection model, Facione's (1990) critical thinking skills models, and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3698–3703
In this article delineates several type of assessment tools based on the auto-grading and feedback system in the online 3D Compound Virtual Field Trip (3D-CVFT) system developed by us and descript how the assessment proceeding. The short answer...
EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 77–86
Students often find geometrical concepts abstract and difficult to understand. This results in poor performance, which contributes in the declining interest in geometry. The aim of this study was to examine the impact of using the free educational...
Comparison of Different Instructional Multimedia Designs for Improving Student Science-Process Skill Learning
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 106–113
This study developed three forms of computer-based multimedia, including Static Graphics (SG), Simple Learner-Pacing Animation (SLPA), and Full Learner-Pacing Animation (FLPA), to assist students in learning topographic measuring. The interactive...
The Pilot Study on the Impacts of 3D Compound Virtual Reality Field Trip toward Students’ Academic Achievements
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 7225–7233
In this Pilot Study, we build the 3D Compound Virtual Field Trip (3D-CVFT) system by combining the Graphic-based VR and the Image-based VR. In the group discussion by instant message, the more active discussion performance, the lower score in 3D...
Utilizing a Low-Cost, Laser-Driven Interactive System (LaDIS) to Improve Learning in Developing Rural Regions
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 3 pp. 93–107
This study proposes an innovation Laser-Driven Interactive System (LaDIS), utilizing general IWBs (Interactive Whiteboard) didactics, to support student learning for rural and developing regions. LaDIS is a system made to support traditional...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4125–4131
This paper proposes a methodology for the analysis of an online discussion forum on the subject of physics. Based on Henri's (1992) analytical model, the framework for content analysis of computer-mediated communication was employed to analyze the...
The Interplay between Different Forms of CAI and Students' Preferences of Learning Environment in the Secondary Science Class
Science Education Vol. 89, No. 5 (September 2005) pp. 707–724
This evaluation study investigated the effects of a teacher-centered versus student-centered computer-assisted instruction (CAI) on 10th graders' earth science student learning outcomes. This study also explored whether the effects of different...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1450–1466
The work aims to improve the assessment of creative problem-solving in science education by employing language technologies and computational–statistical machine learning methods to grade students’ natural language responses automatically. To...
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...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 136–145
This study investigated students' learning environment preferences and compared the relative effectiveness of instructional approaches on students' learning outcomes in achievement and attitude among 10th grade earth science classes in Taiwan. Data...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 19, No. 4 (August 2010) pp. 315–331
This study used scientometric methods to conduct an automatic content analysis on the development trends of science education research from the published articles in the four journals of "International Journal of Science Education, Journal of...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (2011) pp. 587–601
Although previous research has established that interpersonal trust and system trust are critical in shaping individual behaviour in virtual settings, the two perspectives have not been examined by IS researchers in virtual communities (VCs)...
Exploring the Relationship between Virtual Learning Environment Preference, Use, and Learning Outcomes in 10th Grade Earth Science Students
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 36, No. 4 (2011) pp. 399–417
This study investigated the relationship between the use of a three-dimensional Virtual Reality Learning Environment for Field Trip (3DVLE[subscript (ft)]) system and the achievement levels of senior high school earth science students. The 3DVLE...
Learning “Dinosaurs” with a multimedia presentation in the classroom environment – An eye-movement analysis
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2352–2356
The purpose of the study was to investigate university learners' visual attention during a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation on the topic of "Dinosaur." The PPT presentation was consisted of 12 slides with various text and graphic combinations. An...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 371–395
This paper seeks to contribute new insight to the process of learning during idea generation (i.e., brainstorming) by proposing and evaluating two alternative operationalizations for learning, which we refer to as connection-based learning and multi-...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2931–2936
This paper investigates the efficacy of a team teaching, TT, model applied to an e-learning or online program, ‘Life in Cyber Space’ intended for in-service elementary and secondary teachers based in remote areas of Taiwan in the hope that...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3662–3665
This study examined tenth-grade students' (n = 263) problem solving ability (PSA) online by tapping students' domain-specific knowledge (DSK), reasoning skills (RS), and attitudes toward (AT) the subject with respect to debris-flow-hazard related...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 6 (2012)
This report describes our efforts in fostering Taiwanese pre-service teachers' ability to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and teaching. The current state of science teacher education and ICT policies in Taiwan are documented ...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 983–999
This report describes our efforts in fostering Taiwanese pre-service teachers' ability to integrate information and communication technology (ICT) and teaching. The current state of science teacher education and ICT policies in Taiwan are...
Engaging pre-service science teachers to act as active designers of technology integration: A MAGDAIRE framework
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 578–588
This paper describes our efforts in developing the MAGDAIRE framework (abbreviated from Modeled Analysis, Guided Development, Articulated Implementation, and Reflected Evaluation) to transform pre-service science teachers’ roles in a teacher...
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 165–177
Motivated by a long-term goal in education for measuring Taiwanese civic scientific literacy in media (SLiM), this work reports the detailed techniques to efficiently mine a concept map from 2years of Chinese news articles (901,446 in total) for...
Computers & Education Vol. 62, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 208–220
The purpose of the study was to investigate university learners' visual attention during a PowerPoint (PPT) presentation on the topic of “Dinosaurs” in a real classroom. The presentation, which lasted for about 12–15 min, consisted of 12 slides with ...
Evaluating students' problem solving ability on the earthquake related topics through Web-based testing
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1151–1154
Tenth-grade students' (n = 75) problem-solving ability was evaluated through a Web-based test in a secondary school of Taiwan. This research was based on a previous empirical model (Chang, 2004), which proposes to assess three essential components,...
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...
Exploring the Impact of Prior Knowledge and Appropriate Feedback on Students' Perceived Cognitive Load and Learning Outcomes: Animation-Based Earthquakes Instruction
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 34, No. 10 (2012) pp. 1555–1570
The aim of this study was to develop an animation-based curriculum and to evaluate the effectiveness of animation-based instruction; the report involved the assessment of prior knowledge and the appropriate feedback approach, for the purpose of...
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...