Search results for author:"Janet Mei Chuen Lin"
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Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 3 (April 2007) pp. 508–521
Based on the findings from reviewing 32 textbooks in the past four years for Taiwan’s Ministry of Education, we have identified common problems in the reviewed textbooks and analyzed their inadequacies. Typical problems include the Wintel bias, too...
Computers & Education Vol. 42, No. 2 (February 2004) pp. 133–148
Eight experienced Chinese language arts teachers from a typical junior high school in Taiwan participated in this study to discuss the potential uses of information and communications technologies (ICT) in Chinese language arts instruction. After...
Computers & Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (1997) pp. 55–64
In this paper we present two software packages, SimLIST and SimRECUR, that are designed for use in the closed-lab settings. SimLIST is for teaching concepts about the linked-list data structure, and SimRECUR for recursion. Both SimLIST and SimRECUR...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 71–89
In this study half of 52 sixth graders learned to program in MSWLogo and the other half in Drape. An analysis of students' test scores revealed that Drape (an iconic language) seemed to have a steeper learning curve than MSWLogo (a textual language)....
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 18, No. 3 (1999) pp. 225–244
In this study we examined 16 high school computer textbooks used in Taiwan with an attempt to analyze the nature and the presentation styles of programming examples in them. The presentation styles were differentiated based on the presence or...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 20, No. 3 (1999) pp. 259–77
Reports research findings of an experimental design in which cooperative-learning strategies were applied to closed-lab instruction of computing concepts. SimCPU, a software package specially designed for closed-lab usage was used by 171 high school ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 1 (2012) pp. 162–173
A multi-case study approach was used in this study to investigate how parents and children collaborated with each other when they learned to program in MSWLogo together. Three parent-child pairs were observed directly in a five-day computer camp....