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The effects of epistemological beliefs of teacher education students in a case-based hypermedia learning environment
(2003) pp. 1–206
Personal epistemological beliefs, what individuals believe about the nature of knowledge, have been shown to influence learning in many aspects. This study examines the effects of epistemological beliefs of teacher education students and their usage ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4848–4855
Current school reforms focus on the instructional approaches that are used to prepareXand to encourageXprospective teachers to perform as professionals in the field. Two instructional approaches are identified in this study: teacher action research...
Promoting awareness of Internet safety in Taiwan in-service teacher education: A ten-year experience
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 44–53
The Internet has changed many people's lives, in both positive and negative ways. The Taiwan Ministry of Education has recognized the Internet's possible risks and has initiated the island-wide "Teacher Awareness of Internet Safety" ("TAIS") project ...
Relationships Between Teacher Education Students’ Epistemological Beliefs and Their Learning Outcomes in a Case-Based Hypermedia Learning Environment
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 255–285
Personal epistemological beliefs, what individuals believe about the nature of knowledge, have been known to influence many aspects of learning. This study examines the relationships between the epistemological beliefs of teacher education students...
Topics: Cognition, research, teacher education, Multimedia, hypermedia, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, problem solving, Teaching Methods, Interactive Multimedia Systems, Research Methods
The Development and Implementation of an Online Intercultural Language-Learning Project: Lessons Learned from the Past Two Years
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1264–1270
This study draws from a larger federally-funded project, the Learning of Intercultural Language over the Net (LILON) project, whose researchers aim to create structured intercultural learning opportunities for high school students using information...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1711–1712
This paper looked at the variation of structure and participations for online conferences. Four different structural models were used in designing the conferences, which were (1) Open-ended discussions by expert, (2) Scaffolded discussion with...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 510–515
This paper is a report of user studies for developing learning strategy tool software for children. The prototype software demonstrated is designed for children with learning and behavioral disabilities. The tools consist of easy-to-use templates...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 496–497
This paper reports the process and results of a qualitative study conducted in a graduate course on designing hypermedia learning environments for children. Learning to produce software using Authorware Professional, graduate students from many...
The technical framework of interactive functions for course-management systems: Students’ perceptions, uses, and evaluations
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1004–1017
This study explores the interactivity of course-management systems (CMSs). First, this study reviews the concepts of interactivity, interactivity dimension, and interaction type on the basis of related theories and studies. Second, this study...
From Virtual Environments to Physical Environments: Exploring Interactivity in Ubiquitous-Learning Systems
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 54–66
Computing devices and applications are now used beyond the desktop, in diverse environments, and this trend toward ubiquitous computing is evolving. In this study, we re-visit the interactivity concept and its applications for interactive function...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 261–284
This article describes the development of multimedia stories produced by ESL children using a children-as-designers approach. The rationale for the project was based on the use of technology to help second-language learning children express their...
Can more interactivity improve learning achievement in an online course? Effects of college students' perception and actual use of a course-management system on their learning achievement
Computers & Education Vol. 83, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 10–21
This study aims to investigate how interactivity influence learners' use of interactive functions in the course-management system (CMS) and their online learning performance. A two-tier mediation framework is proposed to examine the mediating...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1133–1137
Shadow netWorkspace(SNS) is designed and developed as a free, open source, network-based work environment specifically for use in K-12 schools to support schools and learning. In this paper, we describe a learning module utilizing features of SNS...
The Impact of Computer-Mediated Intercultural Communication on Learner's Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity: A Case Study
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
This study examined the changes in the level of intercultural competence of high school students that had participated in a transnational project where technology was utilized to exchange information, ideas, and create a final web-based product....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2977–2984
The purposes of this study are (1) to identify the essential dimensions of intercultural communicative competence (or ICC, for short) and (2) to establish a mixed-approach framework that helps researchers assess the ICC of high school students and...
University Students' Self-Efficacy and Their Attitudes Toward the Internet: The Role of Students' Perceptions of the Internet
Educational Studies Vol. 32, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 73–86
The attitudes and the self-efficacy that characterize learners relative to the Internet have been identified as important factors that affect learners' motivation, interests and performance in Internet-based learning environments. Meanwhile,...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 46, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 171–183
Emerging from recent mobile technologies, mobile learning, or m-learning, is beginning to offer "stunning new technical capabilities" in education (DiGiano et al., 2003). This new genre of learning is viewed as a revolutionary stage in educational...
Examining the Impact of Computer Supported Intercultural Communication on Learners' Language-Learning Beliefs and Motivation
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2118–2123
With the development of globalization and multi-culturalism, English is increasingly being used as an international and intercultural language by people of this global community. Meanwhile, the rapid advancements in information communication...
A Framework for Assessing High School Students’ Intercultural Communicative Competence in a Computer-Mediated Language Learning Project
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 95–116
"** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 **" -- original title as "A Framework for the Assessing of Intercultural Communicative Competence: A Mixed Approach" The purposes of this study were to identify the essential dimensions of intercultural...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 344–358
This study has three major purposes, including designing mobile natural-science learning activities that rest on the 5E Learning Cycle, examining the effects of these learning activities on students' performances of learning aquatic plants, and...
Ubiquitous Performance-Support System as Mindtool: A Case Study of Instructional Decision Making and Learning Assistant
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009) pp. 107–120
Researchers have conducted various studies on applying wireless communication and ubiquitous computing technologies to education, so that the technologies can provide learners and educators with more active and adaptive support. This study proposes...