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Modeling a supplemental course Web@site for EFL vocabulary@acquisition (2003) pp. 1–198
My reading of research indicates that vocabulary learning is the building block of overall language proficiency. Successful L2 learning hinges very much on target vocabulary acquisition. Vocabulary knowledge is multi-dimensional. It requires...
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A growing number of studies have reported the potential use of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) and other types of technology for ESL and EFL students. So far, most studies on CALL have focused on CALL-classroom comparisons (Chenoweth &...
Examining the role of computer-supported knowledge-building discourse in epistemic and conceptual understanding
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 5 (October 2018) pp. 567–579
This study characterized students' online collaborative discourse from a theory-building perspective and examined its relation to epistemic and conceptual understanding. Fifty-two fifth graders' Knowledge Forum discussions on electricity were...
Promoting Elementary Students' Epistemology of Science through Computer-Supported Knowledge-Building Discourse and Epistemic Reflection
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 40, No. 6 (2018) pp. 668–687
This study examined the role of computer-supported knowledge-building discourse and epistemic reflection in promoting elementary-school students' scientific epistemology and science learning. The participants were 39 Grade 5 students who were...
Exploring University Students' Achievement, Motivation, and Receptivity of Flipped Learning in an Engineering Mathematics Course
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2018) pp. 22–37
This article is aimed at exploring students' learning achievement, motivation, and receptivity towards the flipped classroom in a university engineering mathematics course with a quasi-experimental design. Moreover, the study compared a half...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2011)
With the rapid development of web-based learning environments, question-posing activities have become an important teaching and learning mode. However, this learning approach has some difficulties, one being the lack of a practical approach to...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 16, No. 4 (2013) pp. 160–170
With the advent of new media technologies, the role of media in a society has been changed that leads researchers to re-construct the meaning of literacy from classic literacy to new media literacy. There have been continuing efforts to understand...
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...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 9, No. 1 (2011) pp. 101–113
Spirit diagnosing is an important theory in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), by which a TCM doctor can diagnose a patient's body state. But this theory is complicated and difficult to master simply learned from books. To further the theory and...
An Approach to Encouraging and Evaluating Learner's Knowledge Contribution in Web-Based Collaborative Learning
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 47, No. 2 (2012) pp. 107–135
Although previous research has demonstrated learning benefits for both instructors and students in the web-based collaborative learning environments, one of them major difficulties is the lack of a practical approach to assist teachers in evaluating ...
Computers & Education Vol. 46, No. 2 (February 2006) pp. 140–151
Previous computer-assisted problem-solving systems have incorporated all the problem-solving steps within a single stage, making it difficult to diagnose stages at which errors occurred when a student encounters difficulties, and imposing a too-high ...
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...
"Mommy Wants to Learn the Computer": How Middle-Aged and Elderly Women in Taiwan Learn ICT through Social Support
Adult Education Quarterly Vol. 62, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 73–90
The group of middle-aged and elderly women represents the lowest usage rate of information and communication technology (ICT) in Taiwan. This article reports how a social intervention program, the Taiwan Women Up (TWU) program, has helped such group ...
Applications of a Time Sequence Mechanism in the Simulation Cases of a Web-Based Medical Problem-Based Learning System
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009) pp. 149–161
The prevalence of Internet applications nowadays has led many medical schools and centers to incorporate computerized Problem-Based Learning (PBL) methods into their training curricula. However, many of these PBL systems do not truly reflect the...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 3 (2009) pp. 248–265
With the development of e-learning technology, many specifications of instructional design have been proposed to make learning activity sharable and reusable. With the specifications and sufficient learning resources, the researches further focus on ...
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 208–218
Information Communication Technology (ICT) has changed the way people think, behave, communicate, and work. As a result, digital literacy, an essential skill for career development, lifelong learning, freedom of expression and social inclusion, is...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 70–76
Flow state in game playing affected by computer self-efficacy and game competitive anxiety was studied. In order to examine the effect of those constructs with high competition, this study select "Escaping from firing online game" which require...
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 661–677
The Internet enables learners to be brought together where they can cooperate in learning in groups without space and time limitations. It is, however, quite a challenge to form ideal groups in a short time and ensure satisfactory interaction for...
A Test Sheet Optimization Approach to Supporting Web-based Learning Diagnosis Using Group Testing Methods
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 1–23
Assessment can help teachers to examine the effectiveness of teaching and to diagnose the unfamiliar basic concepts (or attributes) of students within the testing scope. A web-based adaptive testing and diagnostic system can achieve the above...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 3 (2001) pp. 220–30
This study implements a networked peer assessment system based on the use of a Vee heuristic. Students submit their homework via the underlying network, then assess each other's homework by offering suggestions through the network. Preliminary...
The Effects of Online Discussion Forum Aggressive Messages and Cognitive Distortion on Users' Negative Affect and Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 238–245
This research is comprised of two studies designed to explore the effects of online discussion forum aggressive messages and Internet cognitive distortion on users' negative affect and aggression. The results of study 1 revealed 69 users could...
High school students’ scientific epistemological beliefs, motivation in learning science, and their relationships: A comparative study within the Chinese culture
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 37–47
This study explored the differences in high school students’ scientific epistemological beliefs (SEBs), motivation in learning science (MLS), and the different relationships between them in Taiwan and China. 310 Taiwanese and 302 Chinese high school ...
Sing-Ling Tsai; Sin-Kuo Chai; Li-Feng Hsieh; Shirling Lin; Fang-Meei Taur; Wen-Hsu Sung; Ji-Liang Doong
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (March 2008) pp. 71–87
Cost-benefit management trends in Taiwan healthcare settings have led nurses to perform more invasive skills, such as Port-A cath administration of medications. Accordingly, nurses must be well-prepared prior to teaching by the mentor and...
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...
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...