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Application of Semantic Approaches and Interactive Virtual Technology to Improve Teaching Effectiveness
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 20, No. 5 (2012) pp. 441–449
This article describes an implementation of interactive virtual environments that have been designed for supporting the education of technical skills in material processing technology. The developed web-based systems provide the capability to train...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 1 (2011) pp. 121–134
Near-Synonyms and Similar-Looking (NSSL) words can create confusion for English as Foreign Language Learners as a result of a type of lexical error that often occurs when they confuse similar-looking words that are near synonyms to have the same...
A Comparison of Two Methods of Active Learning in Physics: Inventing a General Solution versus Compare and Contrast
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 44, No. 2 (2016) pp. 177–195
A common approach for introducing students to a new science concept is to present them with multiple cases of the phenomenon and ask them to explore. The expectation is that students will naturally take advantage of the multiple cases to support...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 3–15
This study describes the development of a ubiquitous cooperative learning environment using proposed annotation services, wireless communication devices, and the Jigsaw method of cooperative learning. The purpose of the study is to investigate the...
Fostering Learners' Metacognitive Skills of Keyword Reformulation in Image Seeking by Location-Based Hierarchical Navigation
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 61, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 233–254
It is critical that students learn how to retrieve useful information in hypermedia environments, a task that is often especially difficult when it comes to image retrieval, as little text feedback is given that allows them to reformulate keywords...
Cooperative Weblog Learning in Higher Education: Its Facilitating Effects on Social Interaction, Time Lag, and Cognitive Load
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 1 (2011) pp. 95–106
This paper examines the effects of using weblog technologies to support cooperative learning in higher education. The study focused on the effects of features embedded in weblogs on social interactions, time lags, and cognitive loads. A quasi...
An Evaluation of Pedagogical Tutorial Tactics for a Natural Language Tutoring System: A Reinforcement Learning Approach
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2011) pp. 83–113
Pedagogical strategies are policies for a tutor to decide the next action when there are multiple actions available. When the content is controlled to be the same across experimental conditions, there has been little evidence that tutorial decisions ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 2 (2009) pp. 163–175
With the gradual adoption of "Web 2.0" technologies, one of key Web 2.0 technologies, blog, has become a popular and wide-accepted Web application. Although mobile device users can access the Web whenever or wherever the need arises, there is not an ...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 66, No. 4 (2018) pp. 1009–1028
Digital storytelling has been shown to be an effective tool in achieving learner autonomy during language learning. Studies have focused on providing students with multimedia authoring tools for unbinding their imagination when developing stories,...
Effects of User and System Characteristics on Perceived Usefulness and Perceived Ease of Use of the Web-Based Classroom Response System
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 128–143
This study explores the effect of user and system characteristics on our proposed web-based classroom response system (CRS) by a longitudinal design. The results of research are expected to understand the important factors of user and system...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 2 (2009) pp. 144–162
The ability to apply existing knowledge in new situations and settings is clearly a vital skill that all students need to develop. Nowhere is this truer than in the rapidly developing world of Web-based learning, which is characterized by non...
Exploring Effects of Multi-Touch Tabletop on Collaborative Fraction Learning and the Relationship of Learning Behavior and Interaction with Learning Achievement
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 4 pp. 459–473
This study designed a learning system to facilitate elementary school students' fraction learning. An experiment was carried out to investigate how the system, which runs on multi-touch tabletop versus tablet PC, affects fraction learning. Two...
Facilitating Learners' Web-Based Information Problem-Solving by Query Expansion-Based Concept Mapping
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (2014) pp. 517–532
Web-based information problem-solving has been recognised as a critical ability for learners. However, the development of students' abilities in this area often faces several challenges, such as difficulty in building well-organised knowledge...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 3 (May 2017) pp. 878–896
Teachers often use in-class questions to examine the level of understanding of their students, while these also enable students to reorganize their acquired knowledge. However, previous studies have shown that students may resist being questioned...
Using Positive Visual Stimuli to Lighten The Online Learning Experience through In Class Questioning
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (Feb 02, 2016)
Using in-class questions is an efficient instructional strategy to keep abreast of the state of student learning in a class. Some studies have found that discussing in-class questions in synchronous learning is helpful. These studies demonstrated...
Facilitating learners’ web-based information problem-solving by query expansion-based concept mapping
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (Nov 03, 2014)
Web-based information problem-solving has been recognised as a critical ability for learners. However, the development of students’ abilities in this area often faces several challenges, such as difficulty in building well-organised knowledge...
Does Gender Influence Emotions Resulting from Positive Applause Feedback in Self-Assessment Testing? Evidence from Neuroscience
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 337–350
Computerized self-assessment testing can help learners reflect on learning content and can also promote their motivation toward learning. However, a positive affective state is the key to achieving these learning goals. This study aims to examine...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 55, No. 4 (2018) pp. 459–469
Digital video has become a popular instructional media, which makes students more enthusiastic about the subjects they are learning. However, students may not be able to receive these benefits if the videos present the information they contain too...