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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2082–2086
Outdoor learning in areas such as natural science has high potential to enhance learning by giving students a real experience of what they shall learn. However, traditional outdoor learning faces several problems. One of the major problems is that...
Educational Blogs: From Social Issues to Blogs’ Applications and Implications in Teacher Education Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2701–2706
The public has been widely using blogs for years. Issues are observed regarding blog users' profiles, readership, motivations, identity and privacy, and practices of control. In addition, blogs have been utilized for educational purposes in a few...
Wikis in the Teacher Education Program: Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions and Perceived Future Applications
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3375–3379
The case study explores preservice teachers' perceptions of Wikis, the collaboration process on Wikis, and the future uses of Wikis in teacher education programs and elementary school settings. Fifty-five preservice teachers from three classes...
Evaluating students' problem solving ability on the earthquake related topics through Web-based testing
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1151–1154
Tenth-grade students' (n = 75) problem-solving ability was evaluated through a Web-based test in a secondary school of Taiwan. This research was based on a previous empirical model (Chang, 2004), which proposes to assess three essential components,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3662–3665
This study examined tenth-grade students' (n = 263) problem solving ability (PSA) online by tapping students' domain-specific knowledge (DSK), reasoning skills (RS), and attitudes toward (AT) the subject with respect to debris-flow-hazard related...
Adult Learners' Motivations in the Use of Wikis: Wikipedia, Higher Education, and Corporate Settings
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1525–1529
This paper reviews the motivations of adult wikis users in three settings - Wikipedia, higher education classrooms, and work environments. Given the attention to the success of the Wikipedia project, we exam the differences and similarities...
Teaching Innovations on Wikis: Practices and Perspectives of Early Childhood and Elementary School Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1625–1630
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate how wikis are used in K-6 classrooms and to understand teachers’ perspectives of integrating wikis in the classroom. The methods used in this study included Web-based surveys. In this paper, the...
“Creating a LEGO Robot as My Experiment Assistant”: The Application of LEGO Mindstorms NXT in Elementary Science Education
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1977–1982
LEGO Mindstorms NXT has been popularly used in programming classes and has been seen as a useful teaching aid. However, few studies so far have focused on the effectiveness of Mindstorms NXT in science education. Therefore, this study proposes a...
The effects of “IRS Supported Instruction Model” upon undergraduates’ learning in introductory physics
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6237–6241
In order to enhance the learning effectiveness of introductory physics, our research team had conducted a series of studies to develop "IRS Supported Instruction Model" (ISIM) according to the features of the teacher's teaching methods and...
The Internet Attitudes and Information Commitments toward Web Information among Students and Teachers within Physical Education and Sport Science in Taiwan
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 4188–4198
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between students and teachers’ Internet attitudes and their information commitments (their standards of verifying Internet information and searching strategies) in web-based learning...
Integrating wikis to support collaborative learning in higher education: A design-based approach to developing the instructional theory
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1530–1535
This study aims to develop the instructional theory of integrating wikis to support collaborative learning in higher education by the researcher’s collaborating with two practitioners, who are higher education faculty with rich experience in...
The Effects of students’ cognitive styles upon applying computer multimedia to change statistical misconceptions
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6242–6245
The purpose of current study was to adopt an experiment to explore the relationship among students' cognitive styles, learning processes and learning performances under students learning with computer multimedia for eradicating statistical...
Pre-school Teachers Internet Self-Efficacy and Preferences toward the Constructivist Internet-Based Learning Environments in Taiwan
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 3492–3499
This study intended to explore the relationships between teachers’ Internet self-efficacy (ISE) and their preferences toward constructivist Internet-based learning environments (CILE). The sample included 542 inservice pre-school teachers in Taiwan. ...
A Study of Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge on Algebra
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 327–344
The purpose of this study was to investigate elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge in algebra (Linear Equation, Quadratic Equation, Functions, System Equations and Polynomials) as well as their technological pedagogical content...
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Pre-service Teachers’ Perception and Beliefs in Mathematics
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1422–1431
This study focuses on elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and technological pedagogical content knowledge of linear and quadratic equations. The relationships among Technological Pedagogical Content...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1637–1640
MOOCs combines different aspects of technology with multiple pedagogical methods to achieve professional and competency-based autonomous learning. User experience is the interaction and mutual effect users experienced with the external environment...
Designing a system to support curriculum design and student learning: ?understanding by design and flipped classrooms
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 671–676
While education systems have begun shifting to a learner-centered paradigm, many middle schools in my local area remain in the teacher-centered paradigm. Taiwan's Ministry of Education recently proposed a key competencies framework, considered a...