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(2006) pp. 1–187
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of reciprocal peer tutoring (RPT) on student achievement, motivation, and attitudes of 105 undergraduate students at a western university in the United States. Four sections of an educational...
The Design and Development of an E-Learning Instruction that Integrates Problem-Based Learning Strategy for Convenience Stores New Employee Training
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 741–745
In Taiwan, the human resource management offices of convenience stores have been facing many problems, such as the high number of staff and fast turnover. Although the overall performance might be affected, it is difficult if not impossible for the...
The influence of the instruction of visual design principles on improving pre-service teachers’ visual literacy
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 244–252
This study investigated whether the instruction of visual design principles had an influence on pre-service teachers’ perception and analysis (interpretation) of visual materials. In addition, the relationships between pre-service teachers’ visual...
The effects of high/low interactive electronic storybooks on elementary school students’ reading motivation, story comprehension and chromatics concepts
Computers & Education Vol. 100, No. 1 (September 2016) pp. 56–70
Providing e-books does not automatically increase readers’ comprehension. E-books must be designed to facilitate students’ learning effects. We designed two versions (high/low interactive) of the electronic picture book titled “Color Monster’s...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4030–4036
The purpose of the study is to investigate how teaching visual design principles to pre-service teachers in educational technology classes influences their perception and analysis of visual materials. In addition, the relationship between pre...
Using Game-Based Learning to Enhance Learning Achievement and Motivation in an Undergraduate “English for Educational Technology” Course—A Preliminary Study
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2697–2699
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of incorporating game-based learning into an undergraduate “English for Educational Technology” course. Learning achievement was investigated using pre- and posttests. Learning motivation was...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1861–1865
Advancements in technology and multimedia have brought us many new and improved technical products. Therefore, teaching strategies must incorporate technological advancements to accommodate the various learning needs. The purpose of this study was...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 867–868
This paper introduces a showcase of an AR-based science exploration using smart glass. A gamified AR-based science laboratory session on the convex lens image forming, called The Dragon Fighter, was developed to support junior high school students...
Exploring Web 2.0: Pre-service Teachers’ Top Selections and Ideas for Integrating Web 2.0 into Teaching and Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1063–1067
With the rapid development of the Internet technology, yesterday’s “read-only” Web 1.0 has been promoted to the second generation that users can do more than just reading information on the web. Web 2.0 technologies allow “read and write” activities ...
Mediated Storytelling and Cognitive Development within ZPD: a Vygotskian's educational perspective on preschool children of foreign marriage families
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) p. 1122
This study is aimed to discuss the scientific concept formation and zone of proximal development (ZPD) of preschool children of foreign marriage. As the number of foreign marriage in Taiwan becomes steady in recent years, subsequent issues, such as...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1298–1300
The use of interactive whiteboards has been more and more ubiquitous in K-12 schools. To equip pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills of interactive whiteboards, it is important to offer them the opportunity to learn and use interactive...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Few universities are currently offering an online course with collaborative learning component in Instructional Design. This study shared information on an on-going evaluation of online Instructional Design courses from 94 graduate students who have ...
Incorporating WebQuest into Geography Thematic Integrated Instruction to Enhance Students’ Problem-Solving Ability
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 23–26
Thematic integrated instruction enables teachers to deliver instructions in an integrated manner in order to exercise students’ critical thinking skills. WebQuest is an inquiry-based learning activity that emphasizes on the use of information...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 984–986
The rapid growth of the Internet technologies has brought convenience and diversity to e-learning. Blackboard learning system has been a dominant tool for course management. However, Wikis have become a more popular tool for instructors concerning e-...
Inspecting the Theoretical Model of Junior High School Students' Learning in English Village with Structural Equation Modeling
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 100–114
English teaching in elementary and junior high schools in Taiwan has been criticized for years as being restricted in classroom learning and not being expanded out of the classrooms and combined with real situations so that students are not really ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4464–4467
This study investigated the effects of personalized computer-based instruction (CBI) on the achievement and attitudes concerning arithmetic problems and two-step mathematics word problems of 104 middle school American students from a predominately...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3472–3474
In response to school-needs and state-requirements, the University of Northern Colorado's PT3 grant redesigned the two one-credit requisite educational technology courses for the undergraduate teacher preparation programs. The first course redesign...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3469–3471
This study describes the results of an Attitude Toward Computer Use Survey (ATCUS). More than 1,000 pre-service teachers completed the survey as part of the University of Northern Colorado's Preparing for Tomorrow's Teacher to Use Technology (PT3)...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 3 (June 2008) pp. 365–377
This qualitative case study was an examination of a team-based faculty/mentor-led International Doctoral Student Support Group (IDSSG) designed specifically around issues in preparing and mentoring international doctoral students for careers in...
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...