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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1097–1102
This paper reports findings of a case study on student participation and perception of peer feedback in a project-based learning environment in an online graduate level course. Findings indicate that peer feedback can be effectively implemented in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 229–233
Audio/video discussion has been increasingly used in online courses due to its affordances to enhance online communication. However, whether learners of different characteristics can all benefit from this type discussion format has not been studied...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1847–1852
With the popularity of the Internet and the progress of computer communication, blogs have become a prospect. However, little attention has been paid to studies on course blogs, used as a platform of micropublishing and supplementary reading. This ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 658–665
This study investigated undergraduate students' gender-specific preferences for three website interface design features, including color value (CV), major navigation buttons placement (BP), and navigation mode (NM). Two hundred and four...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 234–239
To become effective online instructors, teachers need to develop knowledge and a new set of skills conducive to creating a meaningful and successful learning experience for online students. This study surveyed 36 prospective online instructors on...
The Effect of Prior Knowledge and Navigation Mode on Learning from Animation: A cognitive load perspective
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 540–546
An experimental study was designed and implemented to investigate the effect of prior knowledge (high versus low) and navigation mode (linear versus nonlinear) on students' learning from animation. Specifically, the research investigated if...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 278–291
Effective online teaching requires instructors to develop knowledge and new skills conducive to creating meaningful and successful learning experiences for online students This exploratory case study examined 34 prospective online instructors’...
Topics: Instructional Design
Bookmarking/Tagging in the Web 2.0 Era: From an Individual Cognitive Tool to a Collaborative Knowledge Construction Tool for Educators
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 909–914
Web 2.0 affordances have changed the landscape of technology use for learning, knowledge construction, and collaboration. Social bookmarking, enabled by one of the Web 2.0 technologies termed tagging, can be employed to support the organization of...
Effects of Navigation Mode and Animation on Learning Achievements: A Study on a Web-based Instructional Module
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2792–2794
This study examines four levels of learning outcomes of 204 undergraduates in learning environments featured two navigation modes (i.e. linear and non-linear) and three instruction presentation modes (i.e., text, text with static graphics, and text...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1402–1407
The growing population of older adults has the opportunity to live longer in a healthier manner than previous generations. Research has identified the importance of social connection, financial independence, and health care to increase longevity and ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 602–610
This research explored how K-16 educators learned physical computing, and developed as maker-educators in an online graduate course. With peer support and instructor guidance, these educators designed maker projects using Scratch and Makey Makey,...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 978–993
The purpose of this research was to investigate the students in their perceptions of teachers’ teaching effectiveness, role and teaching effectiveness of teacher after teachers applying Team-Based Learning in their teaching method of five schools in ...
An Embedded Interactive Information System with Automatic Detection Technology for Instructional Video
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4580–4584
There is extremely few courseware authoring applications which have the capability to quickly process the instructional video whose content includes a PowerPoint document. In addition, learners need much time and energy to retrieve the graphic...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 687–693
Global education emphasizes not only in international mobility but also in social justice. Therefore, this paper investigated the teachers’ perspectives on curriculum development for disadvantage students learning. The purposes of the study are to ...
Evaluation of A MALL system integrating instant translation and shared annotation for ESL reading on PDA
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 898–904
The extensive reading course is one of the best ways for ESL learners to improve their reading ability by large quantities of texts. However, the shortage of the vocabulary makes the extensive reading difficult. Hence, this study developed a CALL...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2854–2861
In general, instructors can easily find out the number of students who have failed their exams, but have trouble identifying their real difficulties in learning. Based on the students’ testing records, we work to identify and find those problems,...
Verification of the Perception and Optimal Number of Learners in a Group for Computer-Assisted Language Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1720–1735
The study developed the computer-assisted language learning software combined with mobile learning in English reading. In other to evaluate and verify which number of collaborators in a group can have higher benefits in reading comprehension, the...
Constructing Learning Objects by Using Two-Layer Screen-Capture Authoring Tool – A Case Study in Online Mathematical Instruction
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3023–3028
Screen-capture authoring tool is usually used to record teaching activities of the teacher instructed by PowerPoint application in classroom to treat as online or after-class reviewing learning contents. In this study, we adopted an innovative...
The Impact of Split-Attention Effect on Dual-Screen Learning Environment for Programming Language Instruction
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2110–2115
The main purpose of this study is to investigate that a new multimedia learning environment constructed with dual-screen projections would improve the teaching and learning in a computer classroom. One view of learning content in PowerPoint slides...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2333–2415
An image processing technology is proposed in this paper to enhance the security for wheelchair users. Based this algorithm, it can recognize the frame and shape of wheelchairs and track the route of wheelchair. When the wheelchair is detected, the...
Collaborative Language Learning between Taiwanese students and Americans through Videoconferencing Activities
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6029–6034
This study focused on the intercultural communication between Taiwanese college students and American native English speakers by means of synchronous and asynchronous technologies, such as videoconferencing and online discussion forum. We...
Revising a Large Question Pool for an Astronomy Class: A Collaboration Between Instructional Design Researchers and Astrophysicists
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 393
Instructional design researchers and astrophysicists at a large northeastern land-grant university carried out comprehensive analysis of the questions used in a large-enrollment hybrid-format (with both F2F and online components) introductory course ...
Unobtrusive Measure of Attitude in Online Discussions: Implications for Crafting Discussion Triggers
Eugeniu Grigorescu; Chulapol Thanomsing; Barbara Grabowski; Khusro Kidvai; Scott Miller; Yu-Chang Hsu; Natalia Kapli; Kyu Yon Lim
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 2675
The discussion forum constitutes an integral part of learning content and engaging students in higher order thinking in online courses, but can student attitude toward the course be revealed in those online discussions? If attitude toward the...