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Fu-Jen Catholic University
Teacher Education Center, National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (Jun 09, 2007)
Mobile learning represents exciting new frontiers in education and pedagogy. With its "wearable" computing feature and multimedia content delivery, mobile learning offers new benefits to instructors and learners. How do mobile technologies impact...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 5020–5023
The purpose of the study is to understand teachers' beliefs and attitudes of using computer-based technology with young children. The study investigates whether or not teachers support the idea of technology integration in curriculum of young...
Using Online Discussion Forums to Develop Teachers' Understanding of Students' Mathematical Thinking
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1106–1108
As part of the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM, 2000), the standard for the responsibilities of colleges and universities includes the need for mathematics education faculty to be a part of school-based mathematics communities. ...
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 30, No. 4 (2009) pp. 746–754
This study assessed the combination of multiple mice aid with two persons with multiple disabilities. Complete mouse operation which needed the physically functional sound, was distributed among their limbs with remaining ability. Through these...
Assisting People with Multiple Disabilities Improve Their Computer Pointing Efficiency with Thumb Poke through a Standard Trackball
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 31, No. 6 (2010) pp. 1615–1622
This study evaluated whether two people with multiple disabilities who could not easily use a computer through a standard input device (i.e., mouse or trackball) would be able to improve their pointing performance using thumb poke with a standard...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2010)
With globalisation and the advent of information technology, the English language has become more important for second language (L2) learners. This study aimed to establish a blended teaching and learning model combining online and face to face...
How Did the Meanings Constructed by Taiwanese Pre-Service Teachers from Educational News Media Affect Their Beliefs?
Educational Media International Vol. 50, No. 2 (2013) pp. 135–147
The study investigates how Taiwanese pre-service teachers make meaning after reading positive or negative news coverage of educational events and how they construct meaning impact their pedagogical beliefs. An experiment with a two-group pre-test...
The Dynamism and Flexibility of Computer Technology Implementation in the Middle Schools in a Centralized Educational System
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1994 (April 1995)
Taiwan is trying to become an information society. The government is using various strategies to encourage schools to implement computer technology. In the 1980s, colleges and high schools began using computers. Junior high schools began this...
A Standing Location Detector Enabling People with Developmental Disabilities to Control Environmental Stimulation through Simple Physical Activities with Nintendo Wii Balance Boards
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 2 (2011) pp. 699–704
This study evaluated whether two people with developmental disabilities would be able to actively perform simple physical activities by controlling their favorite environmental stimulation using Nintendo Wii Balance Boards with a newly developed...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (2013) pp. 37–54
Teacher professional development (TPD) can benefit teachers in classrooms. This study contributes to an understanding of TPD processes where there is sufficient technology integration through teacher participation in a school-based community. It...
Assisting People with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Actively Reducing Limb Hyperactive Behavior with a Gyration Air Mouse through a Controlled Environmental Stimulation
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 1 (2011) pp. 30–36
The latest researches have adopted software technology turning the gyration air mouse into a high performance limb movement detector, and have assessed whether two persons with multiple disabilities would be able to control an environmental...
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...
A Multivariate Model of Factors Influencing Technology Use by Preservice Teachers during Practice Teaching
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 137–149
Teacher education courses training and participating in school-based field practice are important processes for equipping preservice teachers with technology integration ability. However, preservice teachers still lack the ability and knowledge...
Modeling pre-service teachers’ knowledge of, attitudes toward, and intentions for technology integration
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3350–3355
The study, which combines TAM and TPACK, examines the direct and indirect effects of knowledge of technology integration on pre-service teachers’ attitudes toward technology use (ATU) and intention to integrate technology (IIT) while teaching....
Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (2001) pp. 1–9
This study was designed to develop practical and effective teaching strategies of computer application software for group instruction at Tamkang University. The assumption was that practical strategies for learning computer application software that ...
Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018) pp. 78–97
Due to its complex nature and inherent unobservable features, teacher change within a specific context has rarely been investigated despite its importance as an issue in teacher professional development. To meet this challenge, the present study...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4620–4623
This research examines the potential of online Socratic Seminars as an instructional strategy to promote critical thinking among high school students in the Social Studies curriculum. Based on the discourse analysis of the online discussions in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1939–1941
This case study reports the success story of a peer-supported online homework assistance for public high school students. The goal of this project is to provide students the opportunity to problem solve questions about their homework as a community....
An Object Location Detector Enabling People with Developmental Disabilities to Control Environmental Stimulation through Simple Occupational Activities with Battery-Free Wireless Mice
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 2 (2011) pp. 818–823
This study assessed whether two persons with developmental disabilities would be able to actively perform simple occupational activities by controlling their favorite environmental stimulation using battery-free wireless mice with a newly developed...
Journal of Educational Media and Library Sciences Vol. 35, No. 1 (1997) pp. 8–15
Addresses issues to consider in conducting computer presentations. Discusses presentation devices--television, multiscan capable monitor, LCD (liquid crystal display) panel with overhead projector, and video/RGB (red, green, blue) projector;...
The relationships between pre-service teacher beliefs and factors influencing they read online educational event news
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2365–2368
This study aims to determine the relationships between pre-service teacher beliefs and factors influencing they read educational event news on the Internet. A sample of 37 pre-service teachers, who enrolled in a school crisis event course of 18...
Using an Extended Dynamic Drag-and-Drop Assistive Program to Assist People with Multiple Disabilities and Minimal Motor Control to Improve Computer Drag-and-Drop Ability through a Mouse Wheel
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 33, No. 2 (2012) pp. 621–629
Software technology is adopted by the current research to improve the Drag-and-Drop abilities of two people with multiple disabilities and minimal motor control. This goal was realized through a Dynamic Drag-and-Drop Assistive Program (DDnDAP) in...
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,...
Differences between enrolled in an integrated course and did not in TPACK and technology integration for preservice teachers
Global TIME 2011 (Feb 22, 2011) pp. 171–176
Technology integration is increasingly important for preservice teachers. However, preservice teachers still lack sufficient understanding due to isolated courses in teacher education programs. This study aims to explore the differences between...
Web 2.0 Tools for Learning in Higher Education: The Presence of Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, Microblogs, Facebook and Ning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3345–3352
In a few short years, changes in technology have led the Internet to become a more networked place than ever before; thereby enabling communication, sharing, and participation in public discourse on a much wider scope. This paper is an overview of...
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...
Integrating Blog and Face-to-Face Instruction into an ESP Course: English for Hospitality and Tourism
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 204–209
With the rapid growth of international trade and globalization, English language has been emphasized in Asia countries, thus professionals with a good command of English has become essential and important. This study aimed to establish a blended...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 148–154
Previous studies have indicated that computers and the internet play very important roles in students' acceptance and use of new information technology. In recent years, with the rapid development of mobile technology, mobile learning (m-learning)...
The Effect of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) Learning-Language Lab versus Mobile-Assisted Learning
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2017) pp. 15–30
In recent years, the rapid advancement of information technology has had a great impact on our daily life and changed the world in which we operate; in particular, mobile devices have become more portable and powerful than ever. As a result, mobile...
Faculty Collaboration Issues in the Internet-based Intercultural Language Learning and Teaching Projects
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 910–916
The purpose of this study is to identify the issues related to the faculty-coordinators and school administrators that contribute to successful and unsuccessful telecommunications projects. In an Internet-based connection, US pre-service teachers...
Preparing English Teachers of the 21st Century: Through the Multimedia Teaching Materials Course in a Master’s Program in Taiwan
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 785–790
As many courses around the world are offered to learners through the distance or blended learning mode, higher education students have the opportunity to take such courses. The current project describes the design of a “Multimedia Teaching Materials”...
Instructional Design for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-Assisted Intercultural Communication Course
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 12, No. 6 (Jun 27, 2017) pp. 132–139
Today’s era of societies comprise of one coherent global village, in which learning about and understanding other cultures is crucial. Fu-Jen Catholic University (FJCU), a private university in northern Taiwan, has joined the “Global Academic...
Exploring the Instructional Strategies of Elementary School Teachers When Developing Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge via a Collaborative Professional Development Program
Online Submission Vol. 6, No. 11 (2013) pp. 58–68
The technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK) framework has been regarded as potentially effective in helping teachers integrate technology into the classroom. This study explores the instructional strategies of teachers when...
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...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 2 (2009) pp. 11–21
Using the theories of critical reflection and community of practice, the aim of this paper was to explore the use of blogs as a reflective platform in the training processes of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) student teachers, who were learning...
Assisting People with Disabilities in Actively Performing Designated Occupational Activities with Battery-Free Wireless Mice to Control Environmental Stimulation
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 34, No. 5 (May 2013) pp. 1521–1527
The latest researches use software technology (OLDP, object location detection programs) to turn a commercial high-technology product, i.e. a battery-free wireless mouse, into a high performance/precise object location detector to detect whether or...
A Finger-Pressing Position Detector for Assisting People with Developmental Disabilities to Control Their Environmental Stimulation through Fine Motor Activities with a Standard Keyboard
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 33, No. 5 (2012) pp. 1360–1365
This study used a standard keyboard with a newly developed finger-pressing position detection program (FPPDP), i.e. a new software program, which turns a standard keyboard into a finger-pressing position detector, to evaluate whether two people with ...
The Potholes, Passing Lanes and Pitstops along the road to developing an online community of learners: Lessons learned while developing an online masters degree program in IT.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 537–542
Abstract: The purpose of this session will be to lead a roundtable discussion on the experiences we encountered while developing and implementing an online master's degree program in Instructional Technology at a Research I university in the...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 25, No. 3 (1998) pp. 301–11
Discusses the development of teacher education classrooms (multimedia presentation, multipurpose, distance learning, and computer) at Tamkang University (Taiwan), addressing room functions, teaching methods, media/equipment, and courses taught....
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 ...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 52–59
This paper aimed to explore the effect of incorporating blended learning with Facebook and peer assessment for English for Business Communication course for college students. A total of 111 students from a public technological university...
(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...
(1999) pp. 1–62
The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a field test for the program Math Master 1.0.1. Twenty kindergarten students spent four weeks working with the program designed to enhance their understanding of counting and basic addition...
Assisting People with Developmental Disabilities to Improve Computer Pointing Efficiency through Multiple Mice and Automatic Pointing Assistive Programs
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 32, No. 5 (2011) pp. 1736–1744
This study combines multi-mice technology (people with disabilities can use standard mice, instead of specialized alternative computer input devices, to achieve complete mouse operation) with an assistive pointing function (i.e. cursor-capturing,...
Can Web 2.0 Technology Assist College Students in Learning English Writing?Integrating "Facebook" and Peer Assessment with Blended Learning
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 5 (2011)
The goal of this study was to investigate the effect of integrating "Facebook" and peer assessment with college English writing class instruction through a blended teaching approach. This blended approach consisted of one-third of a semester of...
Do Different Modalities of Reflection Matter? An Exploration of Adult Second-Language Learners' Reported Strategy Use and Oral Language Production
System: An International Journal of Educational Technology and Applied Linguistics Vol. 38, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 245–261
This paper reports on a small-scale study that was the first to explore raising second-language (L2) learners' awareness of speaking strategies as mediated by three modalities of task-specific reflection--individual written reflection, individual...
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...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 5 (2015) pp. 407–428
Integrating Google Street View into a three-dimensional virtual environment in which users control personal avatars provides these said users with access to an innovative, interactive, and real-world context for communication and culture learning....
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 892–898
In this study, correlation between teachers’ pedagogical beliefs and teaching activities on technology integration was determined to describe how Taiwan teachers who hold different pedagogical beliefs implemented teaching activities of technology...