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Integrating Information and Communication Technologies into the Early Childhood Curriculum: Chinese Principals' Views of the Challenges and Opportunities
Early Education and Development Vol. 17, No. 3 (2006) pp. 467–487
This study investigated the challenges and opportunities associated with the introduction of information and communication technologies (ICT) into the early childhood curriculum in Hong Kong kindergartens. Thirty-one principals completed...
Effect of Partner's Gender on Early Pretend Play: A Preliminary Study of Singapore Chinese Preschoolers
Early Child Development and Care Vol. 185, No. 8 (2015) pp. 1216–1237
This study examined the developmental trend of pretend play behaviour and the effect of partner's gender in Singaporean preschoolers. Peer dyadic play among 70 children, ranging in age from three to five years, was observed in a standardised toy...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 12 (Dec 20, 2018) pp. 109–122
This research aims to examine the effect of hypertext reading on productive vocabulary acquisition, and investigate how other influential factors mainly including students’ English proficiency and their use of vocabulary learning strategies affect...
A Comparative Analysis of British and Taiwanese Students' Conceptual and Procedural Knowledge of Fraction Addition
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 45, No. 7 (2014) pp. 968–979
This study examines students' procedural and conceptual achievement in fraction addition in England and Taiwan. A total of 1209 participants (561 British students and 648 Taiwanese students) at ages 12 and 13 were recruited from England and...
International Comparative Studies in Mathematics Education: Are We Obsessed with the International Rankings of Measured Educational Outcomes?
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 48, No. 8 (2017) pp. 1262–1267
Over the past few decades, researchers, policy makers, educators and the general public, who have an interest in mathematics education in different countries, pay a great deal of attention to the results from international comparative studies. Of...
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 15, No. 5 (2017) pp. 455–466
Storytelling plays a vital role to impart a nation's tradition, cultural beliefs and history to future generation. It is frequently used for the purpose of sharing or exchanging information as it enables the messages to be conveyed to the audience...
An Examination of the Roles of the Teacher and Students during a Problem-Based Learning Intervention: Lessons Learned from a Study in a Taiwanese Primary Mathematics Classroom
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 1 (2018) pp. 106–117
The benefits of problem-based learning (PBL) to student learning have prompted researchers to investigate this pedagogical approach over the past few decades. However, little research has examined how PBL can be applied to mathematics learning and...
School context and instructional capacity: A comparative study of professional learning communities in rural and urban schools in China
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 1–9
This study examines the teaching gap between rural and urban schools in China from the perspective of teacher professional learning communities (PLCs). Drawing on in-depth interviews with 36 primary school teachers, the study finds striking...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 53, No. 1 (March 2017) pp. 137–144
In 2010, China embarked on an ambitious goal to expand early childhood education (ECE) nationwide. An integral part of this plan was to substantially expand public institutions, particularly in rural areas. Using longitudinal finance data from a...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 37–52
In recent years, the growth of China has successfully boosted the Chinese language to be studied by people from different language-speaking societies. The Chinese language has become the most preferred second or third language among non-Chinese...
Effects of a Progressive Prompting-Based Educational Game on Second Graders' Mathematics Learning Performance and Behavioral Patterns
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 322–334
Game-based learning (GBL) has been proven to be an attractive learning model by many studies; however, scholars have pointed out that the effectiveness of game-based learning could be limited if proper learning strategies are not incorporated....
Using theoretical models to examine the acceptance behavior of mobile phone messaging to enhance parent–teacher interactions
Computers & Education Vol. 61, No. 1 (February 2013) pp. 105–114
Student academic performance and social competence are influenced positively by parent involvement; effective parent–teacher communication not builds parent reliance on a school, it enhances parent knowledge of raising children. As information...
International Journal of Early Childhood Vol. 40, No. 2 (2008) pp. 49–63
Educational authorities in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) of China introduced an early childhood education voucher system in 2007 with two implicit goals: to turn profit kindergartens into non-profit ones and to curtail parental ...
An Innovative Approach for Assisting Teachers in Improving Instructional Strategies via Analyzing Historical Assessment Data of Students
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 13, No. 4 (2015) pp. 40–61
Identifying learning problems of students has been recognized as an important issue for assisting teachers in improving their instructional skills or learning design strategies. The accumulated assessment data provide an excellent resource for...
Using Theoretical Models to Examine the Acceptance Behavior of Mobile Phone Messaging to Enhance Parent-Teacher Interactions
Computers & Education Vol. 61 (February 2013) pp. 105–114
Student academic performance and social competence are influenced positively by parent involvement; effective parent-teacher communication not builds parent reliance on a school, it enhances parent knowledge of raising children. As information...
Exploring effects of discussion on visual attention, learning performance, and perceptions of students learning with STR-support
Computers & Education Vol. 116, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 225–236
In this study, we aimed to explore effects of discussion on visual attention, learning performance, and perceptions of non-native English speaking students attending lectures in English in learning environments supported by Speech-to-Text...
Reflexive Tourism Supply Chain Management: Sustainability in Higher Education in the Asia-Pacific Context
International Journal of Technology and Educational Marketing Vol. 7, No. 2 (July 2017) pp. 1–16
This article is on the practical framework of reflexive tourism supply chain management as it is proposed for enhancing students' understanding of sustainability. The practical framework consists of three phases through a case study examination of a ...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 2, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 86–99
Game-based Pilot System for English learning (GPS-E) is a system that was produced with the intention of assisting English language learners (ELLs) who have lower English proficiency. The study was conducted in a university setting in northern...
Educational Gerontology Vol. 38, No. 4 (2012) pp. 271–281
This research aims to provide insight for web form design for older users. The effects of task complexity and information structure of web forms on older users' performance were examined. Forty-eight older participants with abundant computer and web ...
An Investigation of the Actual Practice of Instructional Design at Elementary Schools in Taipei-- From Teachers' Perspective
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1218–1224
The study aims to understand how elementary school teachers design instruction, and tries to make a comparison to the professional implementation. A survey questionnaire is used to collect data. The subject randomly selected twenty-five schools and...
Fostering more self-reflective understanding of teaching knowledge in a knowledge building environment
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 129–134
This study investigated whether teacher-education students can improve their teaching knowledge and develop more student-centered teaching skills in a collaborative knowledge building environment. Using a case study method, the present study...
Wen J. Peng; Elizabeth McNess; Sally Thomas; Xiang Rong Wu; Chong Zhang; Jian Zhong Li; Hui Sheng Tian
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 77–89
This paper focuses on the work of senior high school teachers in three illustrative local authority regions of mainland China. It discusses interview and focus group data collected as part of ESRC/DfID-funded research which examined notions of...