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Impacts of Integrating the Repertory Grid into an Augmented Reality-Based Learning Design on Students' Learning Achievements, Cognitive Load and Degree of Satisfaction
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 2 (2018) pp. 221–234
Augmented reality (AR) offers potential advantages for intensifying environmental context awareness and augmenting students' experiences in real-world environments by dynamically overlapping digital materials with a real-world environment. However,...
Development and Evaluation of a Novel E-Book Interface for Scaffolding Thinking Context to Learn from Writing Examples
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 7 (2018) pp. 970–988
Effective reading strategies, including using graphic organizers, question answering, and considering story structures, can help students improve reading comprehension. However, these reading strategies are not fully supported by both printed books...
Facilitating Deep-Strategy Behaviors and Positive Learning Performances in Science Inquiry Activities with a 3D Experiential Gaming Approach
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 8 (2018) pp. 1053–1073
Facilitating students' deep-strategy behaviors and positive learning performances of science inquiry is an important and challenging educational issue. In this study, a contextual science inquiry approach is proposed for developing a 3D experiential ...
Ubiquitous Discussion Forum: Introducing Mobile Phones and Voice Discussion Into a Web Discussion Forum
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 125–140
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2005. Grammatical and writing style errors in the original version have been corrected by our colleague who is a native English speaker. ** Abstract: Web-based discussion forums enable users to share knowledge...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 137–141
The purpose of this study was to explore students' conceptions of context-aware ubiquitous learning (u-learning). The students participated in a u-learning exercise using PDAs equipped with RFID readers. The data were collected from individual...
Activity Theory Approach to Developing Context-Aware Mobile Learning Systems for Understanding Scientific Phenomenon and Theories
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 11, No. 4 (2013) pp. 30–44
Mobile computing offers potential opportunities for students' learning especially when it combines a sensing device such as RFID (Radio Frequency Identification). Researchers have indicated that a key feature of in-field learning supported by...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 27–40
Recent advances in ubiquitous computing technologies have brought reality augmentation of traditional objects to context-aware and social supports. Although a significant proportion of students prefer poring over traditional paper textbooks over...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 15–26
In programming courses, teaching students who have varied levels of knowledge and skills the requisite competencies to perform in real-world software development teams is indeed difficult. To address this problem, this paper proposes a community of...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 171–191
The popularity of web-based learning systems has encouraged researchers to pay attention to several new issues. One of the most important issues is the development of new techniques to provide personalized teaching materials. Although several...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 81–91
Recent progress in wireless and sensor technologies has lead to a new development of learning environments, called context-aware ubiquitous learning environment, which is able to sense the situation of learners and provide adaptive supports. Many...
A Web Browser Interface to Manage the Searching and Organizing of Information on the Web by Learners
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 86–97
Information Gathering is a knowledge construction process. Web learners make a plan for their Information Gathering task based on their prior knowledge. The plan is evolved with new information encountered and their mental model is constructed...
A Learning Analytics Approach to Investigating Factors Affecting EFL Students' Oral Performance in a Flipped Classroom
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 205–219
Flipped classrooms have been widely adopted and discussed by school teachers and researchers in the past decade. However, few studies have been conducted to formally evaluate the effectiveness of flipped classrooms in terms of improving EFL students'...
An Automatic Caption Filtering and Partial Hiding Approach to Improving the English Listening Comprehension of EFL Students
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 270–283
Fostering the listening comprehension of English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners has been recognized as an important and challenging issue. Videos have been used as one of the English listening learning resources; however, without effective...
Development of an Inquiry-Based Learning Support System Based on an Intelligent Knowledge Exploration Approach
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 3 pp. 282–300
Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) is an effective approach for promoting active learning. When inquiry-based learning is incorporated into instruction, teachers provide guiding questions for students to actively explore the required knowledge in order to ...
Effects of a Question Prompt-Based Concept Mapping Approach on Students' Learning Achievements, Attitudes and 5C Competences in Project-Based Computer Course Activities
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 351–364
Concept mapping has been widely used in various fields to facilitate students' organization of knowledge. Previous studies have, however, pointed out that it is difficult for students to construct concept maps from the abundant searched data without ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 3 pp. 14–26
In a classroom, obtaining active, whole-focused, and engaging learning results from a design is often difficult. In this study, we propose a self-observation model that employs an instinctive interface for classroom active learning. Students can...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 242–254
Although research has identified the importance of interaction behaviors in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), very few attempts have been made to carry out in-depth analysis of interaction behaviors. This study thus applies both...
Enhancing Students' Computer Programming Performances, Critical Thinking Awareness and Attitudes towards Programming: An Online Peer-Assessment Attempt
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 20, No. 4 (2017) pp. 58–68
It has become an important and challenging issue to foster students' concepts and skills of computer programming. Scholars believe that programming training could promote students' higher order thinking performance; however, many school teachers...
An Augmented Reality-Based Mobile Learning System to Improve Students' Learning Achievements and Motivations in Natural Science Inquiry Activities
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 352–365
In this study, an augmented reality-based mobile learning system is proposed for conducting inquiry-based learning activities. An experiment has been conducted to examine the effectiveness of the proposed approach in terms of learning achievements...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 4–16
Scholars have identified that learning in an authentic environment with quality contextual and procedural supports can engage students in thorough observations and knowledge construction. Moreover, the target is that students are able to experience...
A Flipped Contextual Game-Based Learning Approach to Enhancing EFL Students' English Business Writing Performance and Reflective Behaviors
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 3 (2018) pp. 117–131
English business writing is an important and challenging course for English as Foreign Language (EFL) students since it is not only related to English writing skills, but also to business knowledge. Context-game based learning seems to be a good...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 2 (2012) pp. 62–72
Animated pedagogical agents with characteristics such as facial expressions, gestures, and human emotions, under an interactive user interface are attractive to students and have high potential to promote students' learning. This study proposes a...
A Problem-Based Ubiquitous Learning Approach to Improving the Questioning Abilities of Elementary School Students
Pi-Hsia Hung; Gwo-Jen Hwang; Yueh-Hsun Lee; Tsung-Hsun Wu; Bahtijar Vogel; Marcelo Milrad; Emil Johansson
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 316–334
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a ubiquitous problem-based learning system (UPBLS) on students' question-raising performance in field inquiry activities. An experiment was conducted on an elementary school natural...
A Votable Concept Mapping Approach to Promoting Students' Attentional Behavior: An Analysis of Sequential Behavioral Patterns and Brainwave Data
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 177–191
This study explores the effects of integrated concept maps and classroom polling systems on students' learning performance, attentional behavior, and brainwaves associated with attention. Twenty-nine students from an Educational Research Methodology ...
A Coursework Support System for Offering Challenges and Assistance by Analyzing Students' Web Portfolios
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 2 (2009) pp. 205–221
Students can practice skills and acquire knowledge by doing coursework. However, in conventional coursework activities, each student is assigned the same exercises, without considering learners' diversity. Moreover, students typically have...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 113–123
The purpose of study was to understand the correlation between the needs of the learning effect on instructional website for the vocational high school students. Our research applied the statistic methods of product-moment correlation, stepwise...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 193–206
For large-scale tests, such as certification tests or entrance examinations, the composed test sheets must meet multiple assessment criteria. Furthermore, to fairly compare the knowledge levels of the persons who receive tests at different times...
Development and Evaluation of a Web 2.0-Based Ubiquitous Learning Platform for Schoolyard Plant Identification
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 12, No. 2 (2014) pp. 83–103
The rapid progress of wireless communication, sensing, and mobile technologies has enabled students to learn in an environment that combines learning resources from both the real world and the digital world. It can be viewed as a new learning style...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 50–62
This study presents a mobile exploration activity that guides elementary students to learn during a social science activity with digital support from mobile devices and wireless communications. The students are situated in both the real world and...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 33–42
Ubiquitous computing and mobile technologies provide a new perspective for designing innovative outdoor learning experiences. The purpose of this study is to propose a formative assessment design for integrating PDAs into ecology observations. Three ...
A Decision-Tree-Oriented Guidance Mechanism for Conducting Nature Science Observation Activities in a Context-Aware Ubiquitous Learning
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 2 (2010) pp. 53–64
A context-aware ubiquitous learning environment is an authentic learning environment with personalized digital supports. While showing the potential of applying such a learning environment, researchers have also indicated the challenges of providing ...
Exploring the Possibility of Using Humanoid Robots as Instructional Tools for Teaching a Second Language in Primary School
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 2 (2010) pp. 13–24
As robot technologies develop, many researchers have tried to use robots to support education. Studies have shown that robots can help students develop problem-solving abilities and learn computer programming, mathematics, and science. However, few...
Contributing, Exchanging and Linking for Learning: Supporting Web Co-Discovery in One-to-One Environments
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 126–139
While Web discovery is usually undertaken as a solitary activity, Web co-discovery may transform Web learning activities from the isolated individual search process into interactive and collaborative knowledge exploration. Recent studies have...
Australian Journal of Adult Learning Vol. 54, No. 3 (November 2014) pp. 389–414
The work quality of public servants direct affects a country's administrative performance, and the Taiwan government has recently invested a considerable amount of funds in constructing e-government learning platforms and developing digital...
A Particle Swarm Optimization Approach to Composing Serial Test Sheets for Multiple Assessment Criteria
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 9, No. 3 (2006) pp. 3–15
To accurately analyze the problems of students in learning, the composed test sheets must meet multiple assessment criteria, such as the ratio of relevant concepts to be evaluated, the average discrimination degree, difficulty degree and estimated...
An Expert System-based Context-Aware Ubiquitous Learning Approach for Conducting Science Learning Activities
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 16, No. 4 (2013) pp. 217–230
Context-aware ubiquitous learning has been recognized as being a promising approach that enables students to interact with real-world learning targets with supports from the digital world. Several researchers have indicated the importance of...
Development of an Adaptive Learning System with Multiple Perspectives based on Students' Learning Styles and Cognitive Styles
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 16, No. 4 (2013) pp. 185–200
In this study, an adaptive learning system is developed by taking multiple dimensions of personalized features into account. A personalized presentation module is proposed for developing adaptive learning systems based on the field dependent...
An Integrated Contextual and Web-Based Issue Quest Approach to Improving Students' Learning Achievements, Attitudes and Critical Thinking
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 4 pp. 299–311
In the era of computer and communication technologies, fostering students' high-level thinking abilities has become an important educational objective. Engaging students in web information searching to answer a series of questions related to a...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 319–331
Enhancing students' problem-solving abilities has been recognized as an important and challenging issue for technology-enhanced learning. Thus, previous research has attempted to address this issue by developing various mechanisms, among which a...
An Electronic Library-Based Learning Environment for Supporting Web-Based Problem-Solving Activities
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 252–264
This study aims to develop an electronic library-based learning environment to support teachers in developing web-based problem-solving activities and analyzing the online problem-solving behaviors of students. Two experiments were performed in this ...
Research Trends in Technology-Based Learning from 2000 to 2009: A Content Analysis of Publications in Selected Journals
Yu-Chen Hsu; Hsin Ning Jessie Ho; Chin-Chung Tsai; Gwo-Jen Hwang; Hui-Chun Chu; Chin-Yeh Wang; Nian-Shing Chen
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 2 (2012) pp. 354–370
This paper provides a content analysis of studies in technology-based learning (TBL) that were published in five Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) journals (i.e. "the British Journal of Educational Technology, Computers & Education, Educational...
An Information-Summarising Instruction Strategy for Improving the Web-Based Problem Solving Abilities of Students
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 2 (2011) pp. 290–306
As knowledge rapidly expands and accumulates, training and assessing students' information searching ability for solving problems on the Internet has become an important and challenging issue. This research aims to improve the web-based problem...
Collab-Analyzer: An Environment for Conducting Web-Based Collaborative Learning Activities and Analyzing Students' Information-Searching Behaviors
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 3 (2014) pp. 356–374
Researchers have found that students might get lost or feel frustrated while searching for information on the Internet to deal with complex problems without real-time guidance or supports. To address this issue, a web-based collaborative learning...
Elementary School Students' Attitudes and Self-Efficacy of Using PDAs in a Ubiquitous Learning Context
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (2010) pp. 297–308
The purpose of this study was to develop an attitude and a self-efficacy survey of using PDAs in ubiquitous learning (u-learning) environments for elementary school students. The sample of this study included 414 third-grade to sixth-grade students (...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 46, No. 4 (November 2009) pp. 421–433
This paper describes a Ubiquitous Performance Support System for Teachers (UPSST) and its implementation model. Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) were used as the platform to support high-school teachers. Based on concepts of Electronic Performance ...
Extending E-Book with Contextual Knowledge Recommender for Reading Support on a Web-Based Learning System
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 605–622
Reading content of the Web is increasingly popular. When students read the same material, each student has a unique comprehension of the text and requires individual support from appropriate references. Most references in typical web learning...
Development and Analysis of an Enhanced Multi-Expert Knowledge Integration System for Designing Context-Aware Ubiquitous Learning Contents
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2018) pp. 31–53
This article describes how in context-aware ubiquitous learning environments, teachers must plan a theme and design learning contents to provide complete knowledge for students. Knowledge acquisition, which is an approach for helping people...
International Journal of Cyber Society and Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (Dec 30, 2009) pp. 27–38
This paper presents the Wi-Fi phone with RFID (Radio frequency identification) of student entered the school, via Wireless Access Points (APs) of school will transmit MAC address with RFID of Wi-Fi phone to Internet Data Center (IDC) for server and...
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...