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Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology

October 2012 Volume 11, Number 4

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Number of articles: 42

  1. A CEFR-Based Computerized Adaptive Testing System for Chinese Proficiency

    Hsuan-Po Wang, Bor-Chen Kuo, Ya-Hsun Tsai & Chen-Huei Liao

    In the era of globalization, the trend towards learning Chinese as a foreign language (CFL) has become increasingly popular worldwide. The increasing demand in learning CFL has raised the profile... More

    pp. 1-12

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  2. A Cross-Text Annotation Sharing Mechanism for Enhancing Students' Comprehension of Poetry

    Che-Ching Yang, Shian-Shyong Tseng, Wen-Chung Shih & Tyne Liang

    Poems are usually expressed with elaborate rhetoric techniques, which make them hard to be understood. In this study, a cross-text annotation sharing mechanism is proposed to help students... More

    pp. 13-24

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  3. A Different Approach to Have Science and Technology Student-Teachers Gain Varied Methods in Laboratory Applications: A Sample of Computer Assisted POE Application

    Arzu Saka

    The purpose of this study is to develop a new approach and assess the application for the science and technology student-teachers to gain varied laboratory methods in science and technology... More

    pp. 25-45

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  4. A Teacher Proposed Heuristic for ICT Professional Teacher Development and Implementation in the South African Context

    Andre du Plessis & Paul Webb

    This qualitative interpretive exploratory case study investigated a sample of South African teachers' perceptions of the requirements for successful implementation of Information and Communication ... More

    pp. 46-55

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  5. Communication Barriers in Quality Process: Sakarya University Sample

    Mehmet Ali Yalcin

    Communication has an important role in life and especially in education. Nowadays, lots of people generally use technology for communication. When technology uses in education and other activities,... More

    pp. 65-71

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  6. Comparisons of Learner-Generated versus Instructor-Provided Multimedia Annotations

    Chiu-Jung Chen & Pei-Lin Liu

    The purpose of this study was to explore the effectiveness of using learner-generated and instructor-provided multimedia annotations on foreign language reading comprehension and attitudes. The... More

    pp. 72-83

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  7. Design and Development of Physics Module Based on Learning Style and Appropriate Technology by Employing Isman Instructional Design Model

    Norlidah Alias & Saedah Siraj

    The study was aimed at designing and developing a Physics module based on learning style and appropriate technology in secondary educational setting by employing Isman Instructional Design Model... More

    pp. 84-93

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  8. Design and Implementation of a Cooperative Learning System for Digital Content Design Curriculum: Investigation on Learning Effectiveness and Social Presence

    Ming-Shang Huang, Wei-Hung Hsiao, Tsung-Sheng Chang & Mei-Huei Hu

    The purpose of this paper is to investigate the learning effectiveness of cooperative learning system based on social presence theory. We develop a web-based cooperative learning system which... More

    pp. 94-107

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  9. Elementary School Teachers' Perceptions toward ICT: The Case of Using Magic Board for Teaching Mathematics

    Yuan Yuan & Chun-Yi Lee

    This study aims at investigating elementary school teachers' perceptions toward to the use of ICT. Magic Board, an interactive web-based environment which provides a set of virtual manipulatives... More

    pp. 108-118

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  10. Emotions and Pair Trust in Asynchronous Hospitality Cultural Exchange for Students in Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Mei-jung Wang & Hsueh Chu Chen

    Social and emotional dynamics have an impact on students' learning processes in online-learning situations. This study explores university students' emotions and trust levels resulting from... More

    pp. 119-131

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  11. Evaluating the Impacts of ICT Use: A Multi-Level Analysis with Hierarchical Linear Modeling

    Hae-Deok Song & Taehoon Kang

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate the impacts of ICT use on achievements by considering not only ICT use, but also the process and background variables that influence ICT use at both the... More

    pp. 132-140

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  12. Examining Web 2.0 Tools Usage of Science Teacher Candidates

    Fatime Balkan Kiyici

    Using technology in a science teaching is so important. Only the person, who can use these tools in expert level, can use these tools in their teaching activities. In this research it is aimed... More

    pp. 141-147

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  13. Exploring College Students' Attitudes and Self-Efficacy of Mobile Learning

    Shih-hsien Yang

    Previous studies have indicated that computers and the internet play very important roles in students' acceptance and use of new information technology. In recent years, with the rapid development ... More

    pp. 148-154

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  14. Exploring the Factors that Influence Continuance Intention to Attend One-to-Some Online Courses via Videoconferencing Software

    Kuo-Lun Hsiao

    Although videoconferencing software and equipment have been widely used in enterprises and education in recent year, few past studies experimentally examined the factors influencing users'... More

    pp. 155-163

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  15. Factors Affecting the Transformational Leadership Role of Principals in Implementing ICT in Schools

    Mojgan Afshari, Kamariah Abu Bakar, Wong Su Luan & Saedah Siraj

    Leadership is an important factor in the effective implementation of technology in schools. This study examines the transformational leadership role of principals to determine whether... More

    pp. 164-176

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  16. Factors Influencing Women's Attitudes towards Computers in a Computer Literacy Training Program

    Sung-Lu Chang, Ruey S. Shieh, Eric Zhi-Feng Liu & Pao-Ta Yu

    In the "Digital Divide" research, adult women have generally been found to be the weakest group when compared with others. There is thus a need to provide this particular group with computer... More

    pp. 177-187

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  17. Faculty' Technology Barriers Faced within the Framework of Quality Processes: SAU Sample

    Muzaffer Elmas

    This research was carried out to determine technology barriers faced by the instructors within the framework of quality processes conducted at the University of Sakarya.Therefore, technology... More

    pp. 188-194

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  18. Industry-Oriented Competency Requirements for Mechatronics Technology in Taiwan

    Wen-Jye Shyr

    This study employed a three-phase empirical method to identify competency indicators for mechatronics technology according to industry-oriented criteria. In Phase I, a list of required competencies... More

    pp. 195-203

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  19. Integrating Blog and Face-to-Face Instruction into an ESP Course: English for Hospitality and Tourism

    Ru-Chu Shih

    With the rapid growth of international trade and globalization, English language has been emphasized in Asia countries, thus professionals with a good command of English has become essential and... More

    pp. 204-209

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  20. Learner Characteristic Based Learning Effort Curve Mode: The Core Mechanism on Developing Personalized Adaptive E-Learning Platform

    Pi-Shan Hsu

    This study aims to develop the core mechanism for realizing the development of personalized adaptive e-learning platform, which is based on the previous learning effort curve research and takes... More

    pp. 210-220

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