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Males are not as active as females in online discussion: Gender differences in face-to-face and online discussion strategies
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 3 (Aug 27, 2015)
This study examined the gender difference in students’ perceived discussion strategies in face-to-face and online asynchronous contexts. A survey of 363 university students and follow-up interviews of 20 participants was conducted to examine any...
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 525–554
This study employed eye-tracking technology to examine how students with different levels of prior knowledge process text and data diagrams when reading a web-based scientific report. Students' visual behaviors were tracked and recorded when...
Epistemic Beliefs, Online Search Strategies, and Behavioral Patterns While Exploring Socioscientific Issues
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 471–480
Online information searching tasks are usually implemented in a technology-enhanced science curriculum or merged in an inquiry-based science curriculum. The purpose of this study was to examine the role students' different levels of scientific...
Meng-Lung Lai; Meng-Jung Tsai; Fang-Ying Yang; Chung-Yuan Hsu; Tzu-Chien Liu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Min-Hsien Lee; Guo-Li Chiou; Jyh-Chong Liang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Educational Research Review Vol. 10, No. 1 (December 2013) pp. 90–115
This study aims to disclose how eye-tracking technology has been applied to studies of learning, and what eye movement measures have been used for investigations by reviewing studies that have employed the eye-tracking approach. A total of 81 papers ...
Investigation of High School Students' Online Science Information Searching Performance: The Role of Implicit and Explicit Strategies
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 246–254
Due to a growing trend of exploring scientific knowledge on the Web, a number of studies have been conducted to highlight examination of students' online searching strategies. The investigation of online searching generally employs methods including ...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2012)
This study investigates the role of search context played in university students' online information searching strategies. A total of 304 university students in Taiwan were surveyed with questionnaires in which two search contexts were defined as...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 4 (2011) pp. 222–240
This paper reviews 46 papers from 1999 to 2009 regarding self-efficacy in Internet-based learning environments, and discusses three major categories of research: (1) learners' Internet self-efficacy, assessing learners' confidence in their skills or ...
Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Chin-Chung Tsai; Ying-Tien Wu; Meng-Jung Tsai; Tzu-Chien Liu; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Chih-Hung Lai; Jyh-Chong Liang; Huang-Ching Wu; Chun-Yen Chang
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 33, No. 14 (2011) pp. 1893–1925
Internet-based science learning has been advocated by many science educators for more than a decade. This review examines relevant research on this topic. Sixty-five papers are included in the review. The review consists of the following two major...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 1182–1192
This paper investigated the gender differences in junior high school students’ Internet self-efficacy and their use of the Internet. A total of 1080 eighth graders were randomly selected from all junior high school students in Taiwan. The Internet...
Topics: Middle School Education
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 40, No. 1 (2003) pp. 43–50
Describes a study that explored Taiwanese college freshmen students' information searching strategies in Web-based science learning activities and examined the influences of students' self-efficacy on these strategies. Discusses the use of in-depth...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 28, No. 1 (2003) pp. 47–61
Through research data collected from 75 Taiwanese eighth graders enrolled in a computer course, this study revealed that students with higher-order metacognitive skills in monitoring their comprehension, selecting main ideas, and using resources...
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...