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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 1108–1113
As one medium of on-the-job training (OJT), the coaching tactic has been widely applied in workplace education. This study is to examine how the coaching tactic to administrative associates in dentist clinics might have influence on their subjective ...
Topics: Workforce Education
The In-Service Training Programs for Primary School Teachers to Use Information Technology in Australia and in Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 990–993
This paper describes the in-service training programs for primary school teachers to use information technology in Australia and in Taiwan. The advantages and disadvantages of the training programs in these two countries are analyzed and compared. ...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 26, No. 4 (2014) pp. 10–14
In this article, the authors describe how integrating interactive mobile tools into elementary pedagogy can generate enthusiasm and critical thinking among students as they learn about the world. The activities described took place over the course...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1412–1415
Without a scaffolding guidance, the infrastructure set up for Internet will lead to some unfortunate results, especially for young generation. This article introduces the causes and symptoms of Internet Addiction and describes the problems of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 974–978
In the age of technology, multitasking has become a rite of passage for the media warriors in all of us. Media warriors come in all shapes and sizes surrounded by gadgets and gigabytes that promise to make modern life easier for the young, hip, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2589–2592
This study examines the relationship between people’s familiarity with tasks at hand and their abilities to multitask. A quantitative study with 80 undergraduate students is conducted to investigate the participants’ task performances with tasks of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1690–1693
Cultivating critical thinking is the most desired goal in higher education. This study investigates students' cognitive skills during collaborative learning in a graduate-level online course. Content analysis technique involving both numeric and...
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 575–590
This study investigates the perceived barriers to adopting information and communication technologies (ICT) in Omani higher education. One hundred faculty members from four different departments at the College of Applied Sciences in Oman...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4005–4008
This study investigated how an elementary teacher applied TINS to guide five 5th grade students to prepare for competition in a County Science Fair. Also, we investigated the changes of the participated teacher and students after they finished the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 993–997
This paper is a report on how to apply a web-based environment called Theme-based Inquiry Network Studio (will be abbreviated as TINS hereafter) to support the preparation of the first national departmental evaluation held in December 2006. We...
Assessment of Computational Thinking Skill among High School and Vocational School Students in Taiwan
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 173–180
In a world where every work field either involves or influenced by computing, computation thinking becomes an important skill for the 21st century students. In this study, a quantitative study is carried out to determine Taiwan high school and...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 30, No. 1 (Feb 10, 2014) pp. 68–81
Improving students' reading comprehension is of significance. In this study, collaborative learning supported by Group Scribbles (GS), a networked technology, was integrated into a primary reading class. Forty-seven 10-year-old students from two 4th ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 163–177
Education is a social practice and the ability to interact socially is important to social cognitive learning and social learning. Online education is frequently criticized because it lacks social interaction, a sense of social engagement, and the...
Teachers College Record Vol. 107, No. 8 (August 2005) pp. 1788–1813
This study explores how adults learn from asynchronous written dialogue through the lens of psychological type preferences. We asked participants to discover their dominant and auxiliary psychological preferences using the Personal Empowerment...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2096–2099
This study examines whether people exhibit different multitasking capabilities when they focus on task completion versus task accuracy. We compared undergraduate students’ reading comprehension test results during 1) a completion task and 2) an...
User acceptance in a computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environment with social network awareness (SNA) support
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 35, No. 1 (Mar 21, 2019)
Although many e-learning studies have applied the unified theory of acceptance and usage of technology (UTAUT) to investigate user acceptance, their findings have been inconsistent. One of reasons is that the user acceptance model of an e-learning...
Applying TINS to supervise graduate students conducting educational research and writing theses in a meta-cognitive way
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1253–1256
This research described how a university professor applied a Thesis Instruction Network Studio (abbreviated as TINS) to supervise four graduate students in conducting educational research and writing master theses in science education. TINS...
Preparing tomorrow's Science teachers to apply network technology to conduct an theme-based inquiry in teaching and learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3464–3468
The purpose of this study is to investigate how to construct and apply a web-based Network Studio (will be abbreviated as WNS afterwards) to train tomorrow's Science teachers to conduct the theme-based inquiry teaching and learning in elementary...
So much to learn, so little time: The study of time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1897–1901
This study incorporates both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine learners' time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia learning environment. The following questions are investigated: 1) What kinds of multitasking behaviors do...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2925–2930
This study examined parents’ influence on their adolescent (10-14 years old) children’s media multitasking attitudes and behaviors. Data analysis was based on 109 mother-adolescent pairs. The paired participants took three surveys including the...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 26, No. 3 (2009) pp. 169–186
This experimental study investigated connections between subject expertise and multitasking ability among college students. One hundred thirty college students participated in the study. Participants were assessed on their subject expertise and...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 6 (2016) pp. 1207–1225
This study provides an in-depth look into the implementation process of visualization-based tools for structuring collaborative problem solving (CPS) in the classroom. A visualization-based learning platform--the semantic diagram for structuring CPS ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 9, No. 4 (2000) pp. 367–73
Explores the efficacy of promoting a beginning chemistry teacher's curriculum development and teaching practices through the use of computers. Observes and analyzes the teacher's instructional practices both before and after the web site treatment...
Reading while Watching Video: The Effect of Video Content on Reading Comprehension and Media Multitasking Ability
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 45, No. 2 (2011) pp. 183–201
Media multitasking, or engaging in multiple media and tasks simultaneously, is becoming an increasingly popular phenomenon with the development and engagement in social media. This study examines to what extent video content affects students'...
Did information technology and theme-based inquiry strategy fit the learning styles of a group of low-achievement aboriginal students in eastern part of Taiwan?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2322–2325
This paper described how a Theme-Based Inquiry Network Studio (abbreviated as TINS) was applied by an elementary school teacher to guide a group of five fifth grade aboriginal students to learn how to convert kitchen wastes into fertilizer. The...
What Makes an Online Group Project Work? -- Students’ Perceptions Before and After an Online Collaborative Problem/Project-Based Learning Experience
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 485–490
In this paper, we examine factors that make an online group project work. We asked the students in an online class to share their past group experiences at the beginning of the semester. We will use the initial categories derived from students'...
Journal of Higher Education Vol. 80, No. 5 (2009) pp. 564–590
This study investigated the use of a computer-mediated communication information system by organizational members in a higher education institution with mixed methods. It compares the differences of liberal arts academic units, professional academic ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 100–119
The author analyzes properties of mutual information between dichotomous concepts and test items. The properties generalize some common intuitions about item comparison, and provide principled foundations for designing item-selection heuristics for...
Factors that influence student intention to adopt online learning: A structural equation modeling approach
(2008) pp. 1–124
This study investigated factors that influence students' intention to adopt online learning. The author empirically tested a theoretical model using data collected from 873 higher education students. Eight barrier factors were hypothesized to...
How Do You Appropriately Assess English Language Learners? Integrating Voxopop Into Classroom Assessment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3764–3766
Proper assessment tools for English Language Learners (ELLs) are not readily available and known to school educators. However, Web 2.0 technology has provided educators with a new tool that shows promise of being an effective measure of content...
The effects of computer-based concept mapping as a prewriting strategy on the persuasive writing of eighth-graders at a middle school in southeastern Idaho
(2003) pp. 1–239
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of computer-based concept mapping as a prewriting strategy on persuasive essay writing performance. A quasi-experimental design was implemented at a middle school in southeastern Idaho. Three...
(2012) pp. 1–317
This study explored the use of computers by Taiwanese English language learning (ELL) teachers at Colleges of Technology in Taiwan. A cross case analysis of four teachers was undertaken to examine these teachers' actions, beliefs, and the contexts...
A qualitative study of three secondary art teachers' conceptualizations of visual literacy as manifested through their teaching with electronic technologies
A qualitative study of three @?secondary @?art@teachers' @?conceptualizations of @?visual@literacy as @?manifested through their @?teaching with @?electronic@technologies (2008) pp. 1–313
This qualitative case study examined and described three technologically competent, secondary-level visual arts teachers' insights into the notion of visual literacy in the information age, and how this notion manifests through these teachers'...
An examination of teacher feedback, face-to-face peer feedback, and Google Documents peer feedback in Taiwanese EFL college students' writing
An examination of @?teacher @?feedback, @?face-to-face @?peer @?feedback, and Google@Documents @?peer@feedback in @?Taiwanese @?EFL @?college@students' @?writing (2009) pp. 1–186
The problem. The purpose of this study is to measure the similarities and differences in students' writing performance, quality of writing, and perceptions among teacher-feedback, face-to-face written peer-feedback, and Google...
Understanding students' technology appropriation and learning perceptions in online learning environments
Understanding students' technology@appropriation and learning@perceptions in online @?learning environments (2005) pp. 1–167
Distance education has the unique characteristic of using technologies as the primary means of delivery of instruction and interaction. The present study contributes to research dedicated to explaining phenomena related to distance education, and...
Motivation and attitude toward integrated instruction through technology in college-level EFL reading and writing in Taiwan
Motivation and attitude toward integrated@instruction through technology in college@-level EFL reading and writing in Taiwan (2002) pp. 1–152
The purposes of this study are: (1) to examine the attitudes and motivation of both teachers and students toward integrated instruction through technology (IITT) for college English reading and writing (ERW) in Taiwan; (2) to identify the...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 17–48
In this study, approximately 600 online high school students were asked to take Rotter’s locus of control questionnaire and then reflect on the results, with the goal of helping them think about their ability to regulate their learning in this new...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 10, No. 1 (1979) pp. 107–11
The role of imagery in mathematical thinking and learning is discussed. The use of diagrams and charts is suggested as promoting imagery. (MP)
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 311–329
There has been increased recognition in the past decades that model-based inquiry (MBI) is a promising approach for cultivating deep understandings by helping students unite phenomena and underlying mechanisms. Although multiple technology tools...
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 81, No. 5 (2006) pp. 282–286
In this study, the authors provide some details about a variety of entry-level skills that are vitally important to systems analysts. They gathered the data from information technology practitioners, who related their experiences with real-world...
An assessment of the international students' attitudes toward technology-based learning: English as asecond language (ESL) implication
An assessment of the international@students' attitudes toward technology-based learning: English@as@a@second@language (ESL) implication (2004) pp. 1–155
The purpose of this study was to assess international students' attitudes toward technology-based learning and the impact of English as a second language (ESL) has on such learning. This study was to investigate whether using ESL was related to...
Effects of a mathematics education Web@-based workshop on preservice elementary@teachers (2003) pp. 1–253
This study explored the efficacy of web-based workshops in topics in elementary school mathematics in fostering teachers' confidence and competence in using instructional technology, and thereby promoting more positive attitudes toward using...
Art teachers' attitudes toward and experiences in the use of computer technology to conform with the teaching strategies stipulated in the 2002 Taiwanese first to ninth grade curriculum alignment
Art teachers' attitudes toward and experiences in the use of computer technology to conform with the teaching strategies stipulated in the 2002 Taiwanese first@to@ninth@grade@curriculum@alignment (2004) pp. 1–169
This survey study investigated art teachers' experiences with and attitudes toward the use of computer technology to design appropriate in-service and pre-service art education programs to prepare art teachers to comply with the 2002 Taiwanese 1...
How adult learners structure their physical learning environment in a Web-based graduate course: A case study
How adult learners structure their physical learning environment in a Web@-based graduate@course: A case study (2004) pp. 1–165
This study focused on factors that impacted the decisions that adult learners enrolled in web-based graduate courses made regarding their learning environment and learning strategies. Literature describing how adult learners enrolled in web-based...
Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 71, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 20–36
This study compares four item selection criteria for a two-category computerized classification testing: (1) Fisher information (FI), (2) Kullback-Leibler information (KLI), (3) weighted log-odds ratio (WLOR), and (4) mutual information (MI), with...
Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference 1997 (March 1997)
A study investigated how different combinations of background color, text brightness and text color in Chinese CAI (computer assisted instruction) software programs may influence the affection, perception, and cognition of elementary school students ...
A Study of Pre-Service Teachers' Attitudes about Computers and Mathematics Teaching: The Impact of Web-Based Instruction
International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (2008) pp. 45–57
This study explored the efficacy of web-based instruction in topics in elementary school mathematics in fostering teachers' confidence and competence in using instructional technology, and thereby promoting more positive attitudes toward using...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1018–1024
Faculty development is a complex construct that combines pedagogies, technology, and subject matters. However, traditional faculty development either trains faculty to design /teach a course, or teaches faculty to learn specific technical skills....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3968–3975
APEC Cyber Academy (ACA) is an international networked learning environment designed for K-12 students of APEC member economies. The paper focuses on discussing the design of the collaborative learning program and learning tools implemented by ACA....
(2002) pp. 1–47
Distance learning has been implemented at many universities and colleges that market educational services to students beyond their geographical boundaries. There are about a dozen institutions that offer a distance learning software engineering...