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Taiwanese technical university faculty members' use of technology and perceptions regarding instructional impact
Taiwanese technical@university faculty @?members' use of technology and perceptions regarding instructional@impact (2005) pp. 1–112
Digital instructional technology has made a strong impact on how students learn and how instructors teach at colleges and universities. Teachers play an important role in developing learning and teaching, it is pertinent to understand which...
Grounded Learning Experience: Helping Students Learn Physics through Visuo-Haptic Priming and Instruction
(2013) pp. 1–132
In this dissertation, I investigate the effects of a grounded learning experience on college students' mental models of physics systems. The grounded learning experience consisted of a priming stage and an instruction stage, and within each stage,...
The effect of Thinking Aloud Pair Problem Solving (TAPPS) on the troubleshooting ability of university-level aviation technician students
(1998) pp. 1–105
Learning problem solving skills is crucial for today's learners to become an active and capable problem solvers. Most technical instructors are aware of its importance, however, not many directly related resources are available for them to teach...
Anatomy of asynchronous online learning: A study of factors that contribute to perceptions of social presence
@?Anatomy of @?asynchronous online@learning: A study of factors that contribute to perceptions of social@presence (2004) pp. 1–199
Social presence, the perception of connection with others through text-based computer-mediated communication, has been found crucial in the formation of a virtual learning community (Harasim, Hiltz, Teles & Turoff, 1995; Gunawardena, 1995,...
A study of the effectiveness of interactive multimedia, using a teacher-guided multimedia CD-ROM program, for teaching English vocabulary to EFL learners among college junior students in Taiwan
A study of the effectiveness of interactive@multimedia, using a teacher-guided multimedia CD@-ROM program, for teaching English vocabulary to EFL learners among college junior students in Taiwan (2006) pp. 1–122
This study investigated the affect of Teacher Guided Multimedia CD-ROM program as a supplemental treatment in the teaching of EFL students in vocabulary acquisition. Eighty seven juniors in the Food and Beverage Management Department at Yuanpei...
Relationships among student attitudes, motivation, learning styles, learning strategies, patterns of learning, and achievement: A formative evaluation of distance education via Web-based courses
(1998) pp. 1–122
The World Wide Web (WWW) is the latest in a long line of educational technologies, and the list of courses on it is growing daily. Formative evaluations would help educators enhance teaching and learning in Web-based courses. This study analyzed the ...
(2011) pp. 1–278
The purpose of this mixed methods study was to explore concerns and professional development needs of faculty at the University Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) on the adoption of online learning OL). This study was also in response to Title 24 of the Alaska...
Dynamic@language@learning: Comparing mobile@language@learning with online language@learning (2007) pp. 1–178
The abundant features and availability of mobile technologies enhance the feasibility of mobile language learning. However, the question of how foreign, second language learning results are impacted remains unanswered. The proposed research project...
A study of factors that facilitate use of knowledge management systems and the impact of use on individual learning
(2003) pp. 1–205
This study assesses the value that a knowledge system (KS) can contribute to individual learning in an organizational setting. The dissertation defines what is meant by organizational learning, and explains how it can be measured through...
Value, expectancy, metacognition, resource management, and academic achievement: A structural model of self-regulated learning in a distance education context
(1997) pp. 1–105
The purpose of this study was to ascertain how well the findings of Self-Regulated Learning (SRL) generalize to the distance education context. The objective of this study was to attest the relationships among motivational beliefs, metacognitive...
A study of Web-based higher education courses: An intellectual@autobiography (2002) pp. 1–277
Distance education has made anytime/anywhere learning experiences possible. Students, including those in Taiwan, are seeking opportunities to extend their linguistic, cultural, and intellectual understanding to other parts around the globe. The...