Search results for author:"Yi Mei Lin"
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National Chung Cheng University
Understanding students' technology appropriation and learning perceptions in online learning environments
Understanding students' technology@appropriation and learning@perceptions in online @?learning environments (2005) pp. 1–167
Distance education has the unique characteristic of using technologies as the primary means of delivery of instruction and interaction. The present study contributes to research dedicated to explaining phenomena related to distance education, and...
Exploring the Relationship Between Mediating Tools and Student Perception of Interdependence in a CSCL Environment
Yi-Mei Lin; James Laffey
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 385–400
This study investigated how different tools differentially mediate the way groups interact and how the differential tool use and interactivity influence interdependence in online collaborative activity. Activity Theory is used as a framework to...
Topics: Post Secondary Education, Collaboration, Communication, Interaction, Distance Education
Analyzing Students Cognitive Skills in Online Small Group Activities
Guan-Yu Lin; Yi-Mei Lin
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1690–1693
Cultivating critical thinking is the most desired goal in higher education. This study investigates students' cognitive skills during collaborative learning in a graduate-level online course. Content analysis technique involving both numeric and...
Topics: Students, Information Sciences, Cognition
Scaffolding Learning through Multimedia Development
Yi-Mei Lin; Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 363–385
This paper reports on a third grade class's use of technology during a science unit on forces and motion. The investigation documents the unique ways in which children can construct knowledge and create multimedia representations of their learning...
Topics: Computers, Instructional Design, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Multimedia, Children, Collaboration, Creativity, Human Computer Interaction, Students
Building a Social and Motivational Framework for Understanding Satisfaction in Online Learning
Yi-Mei Lin; Guan-Yu Lin; James M. Laffey
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 38, No. 1 (2008) pp. 1–27
This study examines how social and motivational attributes may influence students' online learning experiences. Based on a review of social theories of learning and research about individual characteristics associated with motivation four constructs ...
Facilitating Virtual Learning Community with Inhabited Virtual Learning Worlds
Chi-Syan Lin; Ming-Shiou Kuo; Yi-Mei Lin; C. Candace Chou; Mark van't Hooft
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3638–3643
The paper first characterizes the differences between tangible learning community and virtual learning community and claims that virtual learning community is one of the most significant ingredients in networked learning environments. Subsequently,...
Topics: Virtual Environments, Community
Comparison of Motivation Factors in the Participation of Networked Learning between American and Asian Students
C. Candace Chou; Chi-Syan Lin; Mark van ‘t Hooft; Yi-Mei Lin
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2402–2409
This study examines the motivation factors among ESL students in Asia and K-12 students in the United States. Interestingly, there are more similarities than differences in the motivation factors in both groups of students. The main factors that...
Exploring Tangible and Virtual Learning Communities in Virtual Learning Worlds
Chi-Syan Lin; Yi-Mei Lin; Mark van‘t Hooft; C. Candace Chou; Jung-Tsan Ma; Yi-Rung Chen
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1081–1088
The purpose of this study is to investigate aspects of virtual learning communities of practice in networked learning environments. An inhabited virtual learning world, The Best Digital Village, will be implemented following the proposed...
Topics: Virtual Environments
The Design of a 3D Virtual Game for Chinese as a Second Language (CSL) Practices
Yi-Mei Lin; Chi-Syan Lin; Li-Hung Lin; Hsueh-Yu Chen; Jung-Tsan Ma; Ren Chang
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1255–1260
As China plays a more influential role in the global politics and economy, Chinese is likely to become an international lingua franca in the near future. Although the importance of learning Chinese seems to be well aware of, learning it is...
The Changing Nature of Teaching and Learning in a Ubiquitous Computing Classroom
Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski; Mark van 't Hooft; Jason Schenker; Yi Mei Lin
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...
Topics: Classrooms, Teaching Methods, Change, Educational Technology
Professional Development Situated in a Ubiquitous Computing Classroom
Karen Swan; Pat Mazzer; Annette Kratcoski; Jason Schenker; Yi Mei Lin
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2712–2719
This paper describes an ongoing situated professional development program in which teachers bring their intact classes for an extended stay in a ubiquitous computing environment equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art computing devices. The...
Topics: Teachers, Integration, Professional Development, Educational Technology
E-Learning and Digital Archives
Ching-Mei Hsiao; Jack Fei Yang; Szu Yuan Chao; Ming-Jhu Syu; Shih Hsien Yu; Ting Yi Tsai; Chin Ping Tu; Chia-Yu Lin; Yi Wen Chen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 845–851
The National Digital Archive Project in Taiwan may be an important example of how emerging technology may be applied to make here-to-for restricted access to national architectural treasures now available to unrestricted access. Digital archives,...