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Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Ewha Womans University
Graduate Institute of Adult and Continuing Education, National Chi-Nan University
California State University San Marcos
Understanding User Needs for Serious Games for Teaching Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Emotions
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1054–1063
Computer technologies, particularly games, are considered promising in assisting children with autism in learning social interactions and developing language skills, but few existing tools target a critical factor in communication, emotions. This...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2823–2828
Cognitive presence, sense of being there cognitively, is critical to the success of e-learning. However, there is no widely accepted scale to measure cognitive presence. This paper reviewed existing theories and related researches regarding...
Differences in personal characteristics, family and organizational supports, and learner satisfaction between dropouts and persistent learners of online program
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6444–6450
High dropout rate in online learning has been of concern to many higher education institutions and organizations. This study aimed to determine whether persistent learners and dropouts are different in individual characteristics, family and...
Relationships among Learners’ Satisfaction, Academic Achievement and Learning Transfer in the Corporate Cyber Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3930–3933
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the relationships among learners' satisfaction, academic achievement and learning transfer in the corporate cyber education. 202 students who completed S corporate's cyber courses in 2007 and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2689–2699
This study explored college students' computer attitudes on the use of blogs. The population targeted for investigation consisted of 134 college students at a technical university in Taiwan. Results revealed that most students owned a personal blog...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3017–3019
Abstract: This paper describes a multi-modal technology project that researched the role of technology in teaching literature and preparing teachers. A middle school team, university students, and professors explored The Outsiders (S.E. Hinton)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2027–2028
Current education is facing the challenges of the high standards which the 21st century demands. The new standards emphasize the importance of technology integration as a catalyst for instructional change. Technology integration may offer an active, ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1577–1585
Pedagogic scholars think that when a student is stuck on a certain problem while learning, an instant tutoring assistant is very helpful to promote his/her study. Nevertheless, the teacher is not always available to answer students' question...
Multi-Modal Technology and Literature Revisited: Building a New Teacher Preparation Model for the 21st Century Using 21st Century Tools
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2603–2605
Abstract: This paper updates research findings on the 2006 SITE presentation, a multi-modal technology project investigating the role of technology in teaching literature and preparing teachers. A middle school team, university students, and...
Technology as a Heuristic: How Pre-Service Teachers Learn to Think About Mathematics Instruction Using Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3441–3444
The purpose of this study was to explore how technological artifacts act to mediate pre-service teachers' (PST) process of learning to teach with technology. Questionnaires, interviews and document analyses were conducted to investigate PST's...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 4036–4041
The purpose of this study was to investigate pre-service secondary teachers’ perceptions about the nature of technology and its role in mathematics education. Based on two philosophical theories of the nature of technology, I analyzed 22 teachers’...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 343–350
The purpose of this study was to explore the potential of wireless devices and associated collaborative software developed for the improvement of learning by undergraduate students in a large class setting. Students' learning gained from the course, ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 4 (2009) pp. 207–217
The number of adult learners who participate in online learning has rapidly grown in the last two decades due to online learning's many advantages. In spite of the growth, the high dropout rate in online learning has been of concern to many higher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3077–3083
The purpose of this study was to examine the problems that learners faced while dealing with instructor-related issues when taking on-line courses. In this study, fifteen graduate students enrolled in 5 on-line graduate courses using course...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1181–1186
A component framework for implementing Web-based learning activities, customisable for local discipline and teaching requirements, is proposed. The framework is based on a standard protocol for describing and recording the state of Web pages...
Topics: Learning Objects
Investigating models for preservice teachers’ use of technology to support student-centered learning
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 32–42
The study addressed two limitations of previous research on factors related to teachers’ integration of technology in their teaching. It attempted to test a structural equation model (SEM) of the relationships among a set of variables influencing...
Study on designing platform for the cultural connectivity in a society -with priority given to participative practices triggered by books in E-learning
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1555–1559
Cultural connectivity is necessity to set the strategic link preserving the identity of given society and expanding to diversity in the era of cosmopolitan. Regarding to our benchmarking, we regarded books as a high level of cultural symbolic system ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 179–182
This paper introduces an information system for educational management called Educational Management Information System (EMIS). Through data providing and analyzing, EMIS helps school systems in the remote rural areas in Southwest China with...
An innovative parallel test sheet composition approach to meet multiple assessment criteria for national tests
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 1058–1072
The national certification tests and entrance examinations are the most important tests for proving the ability or knowledge level of a person. To accurately evaluate the professional skills or knowledge level, the composed test sheets must meet...
Facilitating students' global perspectives: Collaborating with international partners using Web 2.0 technologies
Peggy A. Ertmer; Timothy J. Newby; Ji Hyun Yu; Wei Liu; Annette Tomory; Young Mi Lee; Emine Sendurur; Polat Sendurur
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 251–261
This research was designed to explore the impact of a wiki-based international collaboration project on pre-service teachers' 1) cultural competencies, 2) comfort using technology, including Web 2.0 tools, to interact and collaborate with unknown...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4108–4114
In Taiwan’s foreign language instruction, contextualized vocabulary learning has been receiving increasing attention. This study aims to create a task-based virtual language learning environment to assist students in their lexical development. The...
Development of Intelligent Teaching System Based on 3D Technology in the Course of Digital Animation Production
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 9 (Sep 29, 2016) pp. 81–86
In recent years, the 3D digital technology based on computers and the Internet has developed rapidly, and people have realized the visual and 3D observation of the real world. The visual and 3D characteristics of this technology completely conform...
Integration and Application of Animation Production Simplification in a VR Virtual Reality Teaching System
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 10 (Oct 27, 2016) pp. 37–41
This study designed a teaching system based on the animation model, which focuses on VR virtual reality technology and incorporates the improved computer animation modeling technique. The whole system is composed of three main parts, including the...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 5 (May 23, 2016) pp. 62–67
this paper summarized the characteristics of the traditional computer teaching, through analysis, it pointed out the deficiencies of the traditional computer teaching in the process. This paper introduced MOOC(massive open online teaching),...
Students' Confidence and Perceived Value for Participating in Cross-Cultural Wiki-Based Collaborations
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 213–228
An international wiki-based collaboration was integrated into a large introductory educational technology course enrolling 346 students, divided into 43 teams. Student teams participated in a 5-week project in which they created wiki chapters about...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 14, No. 1 (2005) pp. 69–110
Participants in 2 experiments interacted with computer simulations designed to foster understanding of scientific principles governing complex adaptive systems. The quality of participants' transportable understanding was measured by the amount of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1090–1095
Current software development and advancement have created many possibilities in both industry and education. Within the educational realm, software advancement in terms of virtual reality simulation has introduced an entire new arena in learning...
Topics: International Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 759–762
Tourism and information technology are the two most dynamic motivators of the emerging global economy. Over the past few decades, the Internet has brought drastic changes to society and the tourism industry has strongly affected as well. The purpose ...
International Research Conference in the Americas of the Academy of Human Resource Development 2007 (2007)
This study reviewed dropout research in online learning, particularly focusing on nontraditional students and examined what progress has been made since Garrison's 1987 review. This study categorized factors identified from literature into student...
International Journal of Art and Design Education Vol. 30, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 176–187
Online learning has been recognised as an effective pedagogical method and tool, and is broadly integrated into various types of teaching and learning strategies in higher education. In practice, the use of Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) in...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 807–813
This paper aimed to design a Logo-based MCY learning environment for the polycube pattern activities included in the elementary school mathematics textbooks in Korea. We designed Web 2.0 based learning environment using JavaMAL microworld so that...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
In recent years, Web technologies have helped expand distance education in higher education. Online programs have become widely and generally accepted in many countries. According to the U.S. Department of Education, the number of Institutions of...
Developing an educational Web site for youth regarding protection from ultraviolet radiation, and evaluating that Web site via the Internet
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This study investigates sun protection knowledge and practices of mid-Michigan youths. In that regard this researcher (Kim) sought to ascertain pertinent details of the relationship between those youths' sun protective practices and predictor...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1106–1109
This study determines the integration of the concept of language learning and virtual reality learning. A virtual reality language learning courseware is designed towards improving EFL students’ English language competencies. There are seven main...
Topics: International Education
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 3 pp. 64–74
This study aimed to investigate the effect of academic procrastination on e-learning course achievement. Because all of the interactions among students, instructors, and contents in an e-learning environment were automatically recorded in a learning ...
Effects of Group Reflection Variations in Project-Based Learning Integrated in a Web 2.0 Learning Space
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 4 (2011) pp. 333–349
A Web 2.0 environment that is coupled with emerging multimodal interaction tools can have considerable influence on team learning outcomes. Today, technologies supporting social networking, collective intelligence, emotional interaction, and virtual ...
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...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 19, No. 1 (1991) pp. 59–74
Discussion of computer-assisted learning (CAL) and the instructional functions of audio highlights the development of an interactional audio-CAL system used for second-language learning. Levels of interactivity in media are discussed, hardware that...
The Conceptual Mechanism for Viable Organizational Learning Based on Complex System Theory and the Viable System Model
Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in The Americas 2008
The purpose of this research is to explore the possibility of viable learning organizations based on identifying viable organizational learning mechanisms. Two theoretical foundations, complex system theory and viable system theory, have been...
The Influence of Adult Learners' Self-Directed Learning Readiness and Network Literacy on Online Learning Effectiveness: A Study of Civil Servants in Taiwan
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 2 (2011) pp. 98–106
This study examined the effect of civil servants' Self-Directed Learning Readiness (SDLR) and network literacy on their online learning effectiveness in a web-based training program. Participants were 283 civil servants enrolled in an asynchronous...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1328–1333
Sitting posture, as an important physiological indicator in the classroom that can measure students' classroom behavior, is widely used in educational research. This study combines the advantages and disadvantages of several posture monitoring...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 5 (Apr 30, 2018) pp. 236–245
The purpose of this paper is to explore the application of computer to foreign language learning in Big Data era. Combining the properties of language learning and teaching theories, we analyze the potential uses of computer in foreign language...
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 ...
Asia Pacific Education Review Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 169–181
Utilizing heuristic task analysis (HTA), a method developed for eliciting, analyzing, and representing expertise in complex cognitive tasks, a formative research study was conducted on the task of e-learning course development to further improve the ...
Journal of Workplace Learning Vol. 19, No. 5 (2007) pp. 311–329
Purpose--The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of factors associated with e-learning, particularly computer attitudes and usability, on transfer of training in workplace e-learning courses. Design/methodology/approach--This study...
The Perception of Good Death among Human Service Students in South Korea: A Q-Methodological Approach
Death Studies Vol. 32, No. 9 (October 2008) pp. 870–890
The purpose of this study was to examine the subjective opinions of Korean college students about good death. Q methodology was used to analyze 34 Q-statements from 37 respondents who majored in social work, nursing, or education at a university in...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (2006) pp. 317–322
Previous studies regarding online learning have focused on learner perspectives, such as student learning outcomes, their perception of or satisfaction with online learning, and so forth. Only a few studies have addressed the faculty perspective,...
Enhancing Student Learning in Marketing Courses: An Exploration of Fundamental Principles for Website Platforms
Journal of Marketing Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (August 2011) pp. 171–182
The design of a course has potential to help marketing students achieve their learning objectives. Marketing courses are increasingly turning to technology to facilitate teaching and learning, and pedagogical tools such as Blackboard, WebCT, and e...
Learning to Succeed in a Flat World: Information and Communication Technologies for a New Generation of Business Students
Learning Inquiry Vol. 3, No. 3 (December 2009) pp. 157–175
This article investigates the relationship of learning and its infrastructure using Web 2.0 technologies to facilitate the acquisition of skills needed to succeed in a global economy. We explore the learning phenomenon as a way to bring forward a...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 111, No. 2 (February 2011) pp. 56–67
While the nature of mathematics and the nature of science have received much attention, there is a lack of research on the nature of technology. This study sought to investigate preservice teachers' perceptions about the nature of technology and its ...