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Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009) pp. 82–106
With the rapid development of wireless communication and sensor technologies, ubiquitous learning has become a promising solution to educational problems. In context-aware ubiquitous learning environments, it is required that learning content is...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 1037–1057
Grid computing environments with abundant resources can support innovative e-Learning applications, and are promising platforms for e-Learning. To support individualized and adaptive learning, teachers are encouraged to develop various teaching...
Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 72, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 687–708
The DIF-free-then-DIF (DFTD) strategy consists of two steps: (a) select a set of items that are the most likely to be DIF-free and (b) assess the other items for DIF (differential item functioning) using the designated items as anchors. The rank...
Using Taxonomic Indexing Trees to Efficiently Retrieve SCORM-Compliant Documents in e-Learning Grids
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 206–226
With the flourishing development of e-Learning, more and more SCORM-compliant teaching materials are developed by institutes and individuals in different sites. In addition, the e-Learning grid is emerging as an infrastructure to enhance traditional ...
Eighth graders’ web searching strategies and outcomes: The role of task types, web experiences and epistemological beliefs
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 1142–1153
This study reported an investigation of eighth graders’ (14-year-olds) web searching strategies and outcomes, and then analyzed their correlations with students’ web experiences, epistemological beliefs, and the nature of searching tasks. Eighty...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 13–24
Poems are usually expressed with elaborate rhetoric techniques, which make them hard to be understood. In this study, a cross-text annotation sharing mechanism is proposed to help students comprehend poetry by creating and sharing individual...
Cognitive–metacognitive and content-technical aspects of constructivist Internet-based learning environments: a LISREL analysis
Computers & Education Vol. 43, No. 3 (November 2004) pp. 237–248
Through a LISREL analysis, this study validated the Constructivist Internet-based Learning Environment Survey (CILES). CILES consisted of six scales, sorted by two aspects. The first aspect, the cognitive–metacognitive aspect, included the scales of ...
A Folksonomy-Based Guidance Mechanism for Context-Aware Ubiquitous Learning: A Case Study of Chinese Scenic Poetry Appreciation Activities
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 1 (2012) pp. 90–101
In this work ubiquitous learning technologies are applied to Chinese scenic poetry appreciation. A folksonomy-based approach is proposed to accumulate knowledge about poems and their corresponding scenic spots. A user can use a "Tagging" operation...
An analysis of student collaborative problem solving activities mediated by collaborative simulations
Chia-Jung Chang; Ming-Hua Chang; Bing-Cheng Chiu; Chen-Chung Liu; Shih-Hsun Fan Chiang; Cai-Ting Wen; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Ying-Tien Wu; Po-Yao Chao; Chia-Hsi Lai; Su-Wen Wu; Chih-Kang Chang; Wenli Chen
Computers & Education Vol. 114, No. 1 (November 2017) pp. 222–235
Collaborative problem solving (CPS) is considered as one of the core competencies of the 21st century. Collaborative simulations which allow multiple students to participate in CPS activities in a shared simulation session are now increasingly...