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Taiwanese Adolescents' Perceptions and Attitudes Regarding the Internet: Exploring Gender Differences
Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life Vol. 39, No. 156 (2004)
The purpose of this study was to explore adolescents' perceptions and attitudes regarding the Internet, by gender. Data were collected from 636 high school students in Taiwan. It was found that male adolescents perceived the Internet more as a "toy,"...
The Relationships between Epistemic Beliefs in Biology and Approaches to Learning Biology among Biology-Major University Students in Taiwan
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 6 (December 2012) pp. 796–807
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationships between students' epistemic beliefs in biology and their approaches to learning biology. To this end, two instruments, the epistemic beliefs in biology and the approaches to learning biology ...
Identifying Science Teachers' Perceptions of Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK)
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 22, No. 3 (June 2013) pp. 325–336
The application of information and communication technology in instruction is highly emphasized in the contemporary education of science teachers. This paper hence aims to explore science teachers' perceptions of technological pedagogical content...
An Investigation of University Students' Collaborative Inquiry Learning Behaviors in an Augmented Reality Simulation and a Traditional Simulation
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 5 (October 2014) pp. 682–691
The purpose of this study is to investigate and compare students' collaborative inquiry learning behaviors and their behavior patterns in an augmented reality (AR) simulation system and a traditional 2D simulation system. Their inquiry and...
An Investigation of Taiwanese High School Students' Science Learning Self-Efficacy in Relation to Their Conceptions of Learning Science
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 31, No. 3 (2013) pp. 308–323
Background: Past studies have shown significant associations between students' conceptions of learning science and their science learning self-efficacy. However, in most of the studies, students' science learning self-efficacy has often...
The Conceptions of Learning Science by Laboratory among University Science-Major Students: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2016) pp. 359–377
Background: The sophistication of students' conceptions of science learning has been found to be positively related to their approaches to and outcomes for science learning. Little research has been conducted to particularly investigate students'...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (2013) pp. 117–132
Background and Purpose: Research in nature of science (NOS) among Asia-Pacific countries such as Singapore is arguably scarce. This study aimed to survey Singaporean secondary school students' views of NOS with a newly developed instrument...
Computers & Education Vol. 38, No. 1 (2002) pp. 241–252
This paper described the use of a networked peer assessment system to facilitate the development of inquiry-oriented activities for secondary science education. Twenty-four preservice teachers in Taiwan participated in this study and experienced a...
The evaluation of different gaming modes and feedback types on game-based formative assessment in an online learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 81, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 259–269
This study proposed an online learning system for energy education, modifying the typical rules of tic-tac-toe and incorporating multiple choice tests into the game in order to develop a game-based formative assessment tool for an online learning...
Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (2001) pp. 41–51
Although educators over the past decade have developed various scales measuring students' computer attitudes, few of them have constructed scales specifically for attitudes towards the Internet. The purpose of this study was to develop an Internet...
Cognitive–metacognitive and content-technical aspects of constructivist Internet-based learning environments: a LISREL analysis
Computers & Education Vol. 43, No. 3 (November 2004) pp. 237–248
Through a LISREL analysis, this study validated the Constructivist Internet-based Learning Environment Survey (CILES). CILES consisted of six scales, sorted by two aspects. The first aspect, the cognitive–metacognitive aspect, included the scales of ...
An investigation of learners' collaborative knowledge construction performances and behavior patterns in an augmented reality simulation system
Computers & Education Vol. 68, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 314–321
The purpose of this study was to investigate how a mobile collaborative augmented reality (AR) simulation system affects learners' knowledge construction behaviors and learning performances. In this study, 40 undergraduate students were recruited...
A knowledge acquisition approach to developing Mindtools for organizing and sharing differentiating knowledge in a ubiquitous learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1368–1377
Previous studies have reported the importance and benefits of situating students in a real-world learning environment with access to digital-world resources. At the same time, researchers have indicated the need to develop learning guidance...
High school students’ scientific epistemological beliefs, motivation in learning science, and their relationships: A comparative study within the Chinese culture
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 37–47
This study explored the differences in high school students’ scientific epistemological beliefs (SEBs), motivation in learning science (MLS), and the different relationships between them in Taiwan and China. 310 Taiwanese and 302 Chinese high school ...
Testing measurement invariance and latent mean differences across gender groups in college students’ Internet-specific epistemic beliefs
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)
The purposes of this study were to investigate the measurement invariance and gender differences in the Internet-specific epistemic beliefs between male and female undergraduates. A total of 735 university students in Taiwan were surveyed using the...
The moderating role of self-regulated learning in job characteristics and attitudes towards web-based continuing learning in the airlines workplace
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 1 (Mar 28, 2018)
With the increasing importance of adult and continuing education, the present study aimed to examine the factors that influence continuing web-based learning at work. Three questionnaires were utilised to investigate the association of the job...
Scientific epistemic beliefs, conceptions of learning science and self-efficacy of learning science among high school students
Learning and Instruction Vol. 21, No. 6 (December 2011) pp. 757–769
This study examined the relationships among Taiwanese high school students’ scientific epistemic beliefs, conceptions of learning science, and self-efficacy of learning science. The questionnaire responses gathered from 377 high school students in...
Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association 2000 (Aug 07, 2000)
This paper presents the second year follow-up research on Internet addiction among Taiwanese high school students from surveys of 753 students. A psychological profile of users was determined in order to differentiate motivation of Internet...
Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association 1999 (August 1999)
The purpose of this study was to explore the interplay between young people's attitudes toward computer networks and Internet addiction. After analyzing questionnaire responses of an initial sample of 615 Taiwanese high school students, 78 subjects, ...
A Long-Term Experiment to Investigate the Relationships between High School Students' Perceptions of Mobile Learning and Peer Interaction and Higher-Order Thinking Tendencies
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 66, No. 1 (2018) pp. 75–93
In this study, a one-year program was conducted to investigate the relationships between students' perceptions of mobile learning and their tendencies of peer interaction and higher-order thinking in issue-based mobile learning activities. To...
Differences between Mobile Learning Environmental Preferences of High School Teachers and Students in Taiwan: A Structural Equation Model Analysis
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 3 (2016) pp. 533–554
Mobile technology has been increasingly applied to educational settings in the past decade. Although researchers have attempted to investigate both students' and teachers' preferences regarding mobile learning, few studies have investigated the...
Chia-Yu Wang; Hsin-Ka Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Ying-Tien Wu; Guo-Li Chiou; Sufen Chen; Jyh-Chong Liang; Jing-Wen Lin; Hao-Chang Lo; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 307–320
Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 3 (2001) pp. 220–30
This study implements a networked peer assessment system based on the use of a Vee heuristic. Students submit their homework via the underlying network, then assess each other's homework by offering suggestions through the network. Preliminary...
Sufen Chen; Hao-Chang Lo; Jing-Wen Lin; Jyh-Chong Liang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Guo-Li Chiou; Ying-Tien Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Hsin-Kai Wu; Chia-Yu Wang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (2012) pp. 20113–1
Technology has been widely involved in science research. Researchers are now applying it to science education in an attempt to bring students' science activities closer to authentic science activities. The present study synthesizes the research to...
Participatory Learning through Behavioral and Cognitive Engagements in an Online Collective Information Searching Activity
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 543–566
This study aimed to investigate the relationships between college students' behavioral and cognitive engagements while performing an online collective information searching (CIS) activity. The activity aimed to assist the students in utilizing a...
College Students' Conceptions of Learning Management: The Difference between Traditional (Face-to-Face) Instruction and Web-Based Learning Environments
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 36, No. 4 (2011) pp. 437–452
This study investigates the differences between students' conceptions of learning management via traditional instruction and Web-based learning environments. The Conceptions of Learning Management Inventory (COLM) was administered to 259 Taiwanese...