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How new technology is addressed by researchers in Educational Studies: Approaches from high‐performing universities in China and the UK
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2019) pp. 1173–1188
There is a crisis of expectation in relation to educational technology. This is sometimes interpreted as a failure of academic researchers to disseminate their work to educational practitioners. However, another interpretation dwells on the lack of...
Action Learning: An approach to Teachers Professional Development Towards ICT-supported instructional Innovation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2203–2210
The focus of teachers' ICT-related professional development must be changed from the technology itself to ICT application in teaching if we want to tap the potential innovative ICT implication in education. In this paper, an object oriented ICT...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 35, No. 1 (February 2019) pp. 23–33
A semantic diagram tool is proposed in this study in order to structure collaborative problem solving (CPS) based on cognitive load theory (CLT). To investigate its effects on transaction cost and the deepening of user understandings, a comparative...
Determining the differences between online and face-to-face student–group interactions in a blended learning course
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (October 2018) pp. 13–21
Blended learning (B-learning) is a common practice in higher education, and various principles, characteristics, models, and strategies have been widely studied to improve B-learning performance. However, crucial differences in student–group...
Learning and Knowledge Analytics in Open Education: Introducing an International Research Symposium in Shanghai, 2015
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1125–1127
There is a growing interest in learning and knowledge analytics that reflects the concerns about learning in open education. As educators and professionals in Educational Technology, we proposed to host an international research symposium discussing ...
Topics: International Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 885–894
Information technology has become a powerful driving force in the era of knowledge economy and globalization. Internationally, teachers are required to keep up with changes and constantly improve their knowledge and skills to face the challenges of...
An Eye Tracking Study of High- and Low-Performing Students in Solving Interactive and Analytical Problems
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 20, No. 4 (2017) pp. 300–311
Test results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) reveal that Shanghai students performed less well in solving interactive problems (those that require uncovering necessary information) than in solving analytical problems ...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 6 (2016) pp. 1207–1225
This study provides an in-depth look into the implementation process of visualization-based tools for structuring collaborative problem solving (CPS) in the classroom. A visualization-based learning platform--the semantic diagram for structuring CPS ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 2029–2038
STEM education is substantially a kind of interdisciplinary integration project learning facing real problems, a process of “learning” by guiding learners to create with a new attitude. One theory of learning that has the capacity to promote this...
Improving Accessibility for Seniors in a Life-long Learning Network: A Usability Study of Learning Websites
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 2, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 11–24
Senior citizens are comparatively vulnerable in accessing learning opportunities offered on the Internet due to usability problems in current web design. In an effort to build a senior-friendly learning web as a part of the Life-long Learning...
Understanding the roles of ICT enterprises in promoting the ICT industry ecosystem in education: Case studies from China
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2019) pp. 1151–1172
This study aims to explore the roles of Chinese ICT enterprises in promoting the ICT industry ecosystem in education in China, and construct a structural model of a healthy ICT industry ecosystem in education. After examining ICT demands in...
To click or not to click: Effectiveness of rating classroom behaviors on academic achievement with tablets
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 440–455
Due to the time constraint and lack of concise contextualized classroom behavior indicators, current typical primary school classroom behavior management practices are ad‐hoc and lack historical data support. To circumvent these problems, we...
An Intervention Framework Designed to Develop the Collaborative Problem-Solving Skills of Primary School Students
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 63, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 143–159
Considerable effort has been invested in innovative learning practices such as collaborative inquiry. Collaborative problem solving is becoming popular in school settings, but there is limited knowledge on how to develop skills crucial in...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 13–20
This study investigates the design of a role structure to engage undergraduate students in collaborative knowledge construction. A total of 72 students of an Instructional Design course were divided into 12 small groups, among which six roles of...
Design, sharing and co-construction of learning resources: A case of lifelong learning communities in Shanghai
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2011)
A key problem in developing a virtual community for co-constructing learning resources is the need to have people volunteer to share their expertise. In this paper, we introduce the first phase of our research in which we examine strategies for...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 2 (March 2017) pp. 571–585
There is widespread enthusiasm for 1:1 computing in education. Recognizing that secure innovation of educational practice should be built upon contextual sensitivity, this article reported two case studies anticipating the potential development of 1:...
Systematic design of domain-specific instruction on near and far transfer of critical thinking skills
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 87, No. 1 (2018) pp. 1–11