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Effects of Using Mobile Devices on English Listening Diversity and Speaking for EFL Elementary Students
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 5 (2014) pp. 503–516
This study designed learning activities supported by a mobile learning system for students to develop listening and speaking skills in English as a foreign language (EFL). How students perceive learning activities and a mobile learning system were...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 242–254
Although research has identified the importance of interaction behaviors in computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL), very few attempts have been made to carry out in-depth analysis of interaction behaviors. This study thus applies both...
Strengthening Universal Primary Education in Uganda: The potential role of an asset-based development policy
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 31, No. 5 (September 2011) pp. 466–471
This paper is divided into three complementary parts. First, we examine the challenges to the Universal Primary Education (UPE) policy in Uganda, including insufficient instructional materials and family-level poverty. Second, guided by asset theory,...
The Effectiveness of a Facebook-Assisted Teaching Method on Knowledge and Attitudes about Cervical Cancer Prevention and HPV Vaccination Intention among Female Adolescent Students in Taiwan
Health Education & Behavior Vol. 42, No. 3 (June 2015) pp. 352–360
Background: Lack of education is a known barrier to vaccination, but data on the design and effectiveness of interventions remain limited. Objective: This study aims to identify the effectiveness of a Facebook-assisted teaching method on female...
Ubiquitous Performance-Support System as Mindtool: A Case Study of Instructional Decision Making and Learning Assistant
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009) pp. 107–120
Researchers have conducted various studies on applying wireless communication and ubiquitous computing technologies to education, so that the technologies can provide learners and educators with more active and adaptive support. This study proposes...
Yahua Cheng; Jie Zhang; Hong Li; Richard Anderson; Fengjiao Ding; Kim Nguyen-Jahiel; Hua Shu; Xinchun Wu
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 6 (2015) pp. 643–664
A study involving 106 fourth graders and two teachers from a school in Beijing investigated the impact of a peer-led, open-format discussion approach, called collaborative reasoning (CR), on students' reading comprehension and teacher's professional ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 4 (2018) pp. 115–128
Recently, the development of local cultural features and tourism has become important in Taiwan. To support local cultural education, relevant studies have developed outdoor learning approaches and integrated mobile technology to connect real-world...
Effects of drag-and-response interaction mechanism of multi-touch operated tabletop technology on users' awareness and collaborative performance
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 130–141
In this study we proposed drag-and-response interaction mechanism of multi-touch operated tabletop technology which features a queue area, a rubber band and a transfer animation function. We conducted one experiment by applying our proposed drag-and-...
The influence of early linguistic skills and family factors on literacy acquisition in Chinese children: Follow-up from age 3 to age 11
Mengmeng Su; Hugo Peyre; Shuang Song; Catherine McBride; Twila Tardif; Hong Li; Yuping Zhang; Weilan Liang; Zhixiang Zhang; Franck Ramus; Hua Shu
Learning and Instruction Vol. 49, No. 1 (June 2017) pp. 54–63
The present longitudinal study investigated the predictive power of preschool linguistic skills and early family factors on children's comprehensive literacy skills at the end of primary school in 262 Chinese children. The results indicated that a...
Youyi Liu; George K. Georgiou; Yuping Zhang; Hong Li; Hongyun Liu; Shuang Song; Cuiping Kang; Bingjie Shi; Wei Liang; Jinger Pan; Hua Shu
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 82, No. 1 (2017) pp. 75–90
This study examined the contribution of phonological awareness, orthographic knowledge, morphological awareness and rapid naming to word-reading accuracy and fluency in Chinese. We tested 1776 children from Grades 1 to 6. The results of path...
Andrei L. Turinsky; Elena Fanea; Quang Trinh; Stephen Wat; Benedikt Hallgrimsson; Xiaoli Dong; Xueling Shu; Julie N. Stromer; Jonathan W. Hill; Carol Edwards; Brenda Grosenick; Masumi Yajima; Christoph W. Sensen
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 10–18
The authors have created a software system called the CAVEman, for the visual integration and exploration of heterogeneous anatomical and biomedical data. The CAVEman can be applied for both education and research tasks. The main component of the...