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Using an Internet-based Vocabulary Testing Database to Upgrade University Students’ English Receptive Knowledge and Testing Ability
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, Vanung University of Technology, Taiwan ; , China University of Technology, Taiwan

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-83-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

This study examined using an Internet-based vocabulary testing database to help promote technical university students’ English receptive knowledge in order to upgrade their English/testing ability with regard to students’ achievement as well as the degree of their acceptance. Student participants (301) were selected using stratified clusters sample from a university of technology in northern Taiwan. Data were collected through the administration of a pretest prior to and a posttest after four-month practice. Data were also collected through a survey of subjects’ perceptions based on their learning. The findings revealed (1) using an Internet-based vocabulary testing system did help improve learning effect, (2) over 70% students played computer at least above one hour, (3) students’ vocabulary ability did upgrade significantly, and (4) male college students agreed significantly with using an online vocabulary testing system to learn English words.

Citation

Lu, J.h. & Jaw, G.y. (2010). Using an Internet-based Vocabulary Testing Database to Upgrade University Students’ English Receptive Knowledge and Testing Ability. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 1116-1121). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 21, 2019 from .

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