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The impact of strategic and cooperative learning on Taiwanese eighth graders' computer achievement, attitudes, and anxiety
(1999) pp. 1–146
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of strategic learning and cooperative learning on junior high school students' computer achievement, attitudes, and anxiety. A total of 155 Taiwanese eighth graders participated in the study...
The Model of Strategic e-Learning: Understanding and Evaluating Student e-Learning from Metacognitive Perspectives
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 12, No. 1 (2009) pp. 34–48
This paper presents the Model of Strategic e-Learning to explain and evaluate student e-learning from metacognitive perspectives. An in-depth interview, pilot study and main study are employed to construct the model and develop an instrument--the...
Do Male Students Often Perform Better than Female Students when Learning Computers? A Study of Taiwanese Eighth Graders' Computer Education through Strategic and Cooperative Learning
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 26, No. 1 (2002) pp. 67–85
This study of Taiwanese eight graders investigated the impacts of strategic learning, cooperative learning, and their combination on junior high school students' computer achievement, attitudes, and anxiety. Highlights include the interaction...
Online Information Searching Strategy Inventory (OISSI): A quick version and a complete version
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 2 (September 2009) pp. 473–483
This study developed an instrument to evaluate student online information searching strategies based on a framework comprising three domains and seven aspects. Two versions of the Online Information Searching Strategies Inventory (OISSI), including...
Information Searching Strategies in Web-Based Science Learning: The Role of Internet Self-Efficacy
Meng-Jung Tsai; Chin-Chung Tsai
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 40, No. 1 (2003) pp. 43–50
Describes a study that explored Taiwanese college freshmen students' information searching strategies in Web-based science learning activities and examined the influences of students' self-efficacy on these strategies. Discusses the use of in-depth...
Student Computer Achievement, Attitude, and Anxiety: The Role of Learning Strategies
Meng-Jung Tsai; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 28, No. 1 (2003) pp. 47–61
Through research data collected from 75 Taiwanese eighth graders enrolled in a computer course, this study revealed that students with higher-order metacognitive skills in monitoring their comprehension, selecting main ideas, and using resources...
Junior high school students’ Internet usage and self-efficacy: A re-examination of the gender gap
Meng-Jung Tsai; Chin-Chung Tsai
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 1182–1192
This paper investigated the gender differences in junior high school students’ Internet self-efficacy and their use of the Internet. A total of 1080 eighth graders were randomly selected from all junior high school students in Taiwan. The Internet...
Topics: Middle School Education
Students' Self-Efficacy and Attitudes toward Web-Based Recipe Learning in Taiwan Culinary Education
Ching-Yeh Wang; Meng-Jung Tsai
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher Vol. 26, No. 3 (2017) pp. 193–204
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between the self-efficacies and the attitudes toward Web-based Recipe Learning (WRL) of 296 culinary college students in Taiwan. Factors of the WRL Self-Efficacy Scale and the WRL Attitudes...
Developing an Internet Attitude Scale for high school students
Chin-Chung Tsai; Sunny S.J Lin; Meng-Jung Tsai
Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (2001) pp. 41–51
Although educators over the past decade have developed various scales measuring students' computer attitudes, few of them have constructed scales specifically for attitudes towards the Internet. The purpose of this study was to develop an Internet...
Investigation of High School Students' Online Science Information Searching Performance: The Role of Implicit and Explicit Strategies
Meng-Jung Tsai; Chung-Yuan Hsu; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 246–254
Due to a growing trend of exploring scientific knowledge on the Web, a number of studies have been conducted to highlight examination of students' online searching strategies. The investigation of online searching generally employs methods including ...
University students' online information searching strategies in different search contexts
Meng-Jung Tsai; Jyh-Chong Liang; Huei-Tse Hou; Chin-Chung Tsai; Chin-Chung Tsai
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 5 (Jan 01, 2012)
This study investigates the role of search context played in university students' online information searching strategies. A total of 304 university students in Taiwan were surveyed with questionnaires in which two search contexts were defined as...
Visual attention for solving multiple-choice science problem: An eye-tracking analysis
Meng-Jung Tsai; Huei-Tse Hou; Meng-Lung Lai; Wan-Yi Liu; Fang-Ying Yang
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 375–385
This study employed an eye-tracking technique to examine students’ visual attention when solving a multiple-choice science problem. Six university students participated in a problem-solving task to predict occurrences of landslide hazards from four...
Prior Knowledge and Online Inquiry-Based Science Reading: Evidence from Eye Tracking
Hsin Ning Jessie Ho; Meng-Jung Tsai; Ching-Yeh Wang; Chin-Chung Tsai
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 525–554
This study employed eye-tracking technology to examine how students with different levels of prior knowledge process text and data diagrams when reading a web-based scientific report. Students' visual behaviors were tracked and recorded when...
Self-Efficacy in Internet-Based Learning Environments: A Literature Review
Chin-Chung Tsai; Shih-Chyueh Chuang; Jyh-Chong Liang; Meng-Jung Tsai
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 4 (2011) pp. 222–240
This paper reviews 46 papers from 1999 to 2009 regarding self-efficacy in Internet-based learning environments, and discusses three major categories of research: (1) learners' Internet self-efficacy, assessing learners' confidence in their skills or ...
Males are not as active as females in online discussion: Gender differences in face-to-face and online discussion strategies
Meng-Jung Tsai; Jyh-Chong Liang; Huei-Tse Hou; Chin-Chung Tsai
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 3 (Aug 27, 2015)
This study examined the gender difference in students’ perceived discussion strategies in face-to-face and online asynchronous contexts. A survey of 363 university students and follow-up interviews of 20 participants was conducted to examine any...
Epistemic Beliefs, Online Search Strategies, and Behavioral Patterns While Exploring Socioscientific Issues
Chung-Yuan Hsu; Meng-Jung Tsai; Huei-Tse Hou; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 471–480
Online information searching tasks are usually implemented in a technology-enhanced science curriculum or merged in an inquiry-based science curriculum. The purpose of this study was to examine the role students' different levels of scientific...
Split-attention and redundancy effects on mobile learning in physical environments
Tzu-Chien Liu; Yi-Chun Lin; Meng-Jung Tsai; Fred Paas
Computers & Education Vol. 58, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 172–180
This study investigated split-attention and redundancy effects in a mobile learning environment on leaf morphology of plants as a function of different combinations of media. Eighty-one fifth-grade students were randomly assigned to the following...
Visual behavior, flow and achievement in game-based learning
Meng-Jung Tsai; Li-Ju Huang; Huei-Tse Hou; Chung-Yuan Hsu; Guo-Li Chiou
Computers & Education Vol. 98, No. 1 (July 2016) pp. 115–129
This study utilized eye-tracking technology to explore the differences between high- and low-conceptual-comprehension players' visual behaviors and game flows in game-based learning (GBL). A total of 22 university students participated in this study ...
Instructional Suggestions Supporting Science Learning in Digital Environments Based on a Review of Eye-Tracking Studies
Fang-Ying Yang; Meng-Jung Tsai; Guo-Li Chiou; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Cheng-Chieh Chang; Li-Ling Chen
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 28–45
The main purpose of this study was to provide instructional suggestions for supporting science learning in digital environments based on a review of eye tracking studies in e-learning related areas. Thirty-three eye-tracking studies from 2005 to...
A review of using eye-tracking technology in exploring learning from 2000 to 2012
Meng-Lung Lai; Meng-Jung Tsai; Fang-Ying Yang; Chung-Yuan Hsu; Tzu-Chien Liu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Min-Hsien Lee; Guo-Li Chiou; Jyh-Chong Liang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Educational Research Review Vol. 10, No. 1 (December 2013) pp. 90–115
This study aims to disclose how eye-tracking technology has been applied to studies of learning, and what eye movement measures have been used for investigations by reviewing studies that have employed the eye-tracking approach. A total of 81 papers ...
Internet-Based Science Learning: A Review of Journal Publications
Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Chin-Chung Tsai; Ying-Tien Wu; Meng-Jung Tsai; Tzu-Chien Liu; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Chih-Hung Lai; Jyh-Chong Liang; Huang-Ching Wu; Chun-Yen Chang
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 33, No. 14 (2011) pp. 1893–1925
Internet-based science learning has been advocated by many science educators for more than a decade. This review examines relevant research on this topic. Sixty-five papers are included in the review. The review consists of the following two major...