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Using Educational Computer Games for Science Teaching: Experiences and Perspectives of Elementary Science Teachers in Taiwan
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 3, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 16–28
This study explored 21 elementary science teachers’ experiences of and attitudes toward playing computer games, and their positions regarding using computer games in science teaching. Also, these teachers’ perspectives, willingness, and relevant...
Information Commitments: Evaluative Standards and Information Searching Strategies in Web-Based Learning Environments
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 5 (October 2005) pp. 374–385
"Information commitments" include both a set of evaluative standards that Web users utilize to assess the accuracy and usefulness of information in Web-based learning environments (implicit component), and the information searching strategies that...
The relationships between Taiwanese university students' Internet attitudes and their Internet self-efficacy
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2989–2996
The purpose of this study was to explore university students' attitudes and self-efficacy toward the Internet. Moreover, the relationships between their attitudes and self-efficacy toward the Internet were also investigated. The sample of this study ...
Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge in Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Representation of Primary Teachers of English in Taiwan
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher Vol. 24, No. 3 (2015) pp. 525–533
The importance of teachers' technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK) in conducting effective technology-enhanced instruction has been recognized; however, the understanding of teachers' TPACK when teaching English as a Foreign...
The Effects of Different On-Line Searching Activities on High School Students' Cognitive Structures and Informal Reasoning regarding a Socio-Scientific Issue
Research in Science Education Vol. 41, No. 5 (November 2011) pp. 771–785
Learners' ability in dealing with socio-scientific issues has been highlighted in contemporary science education. This study explored the effects of different on-line searching activities on high school students' cognitive structure outcomes and...
The Exploration of Elementary School Teachers' Internet Self-Efficacy and Information Commitments: A Study in Taiwan
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 211–222
This study aimed to explore teachers' Internet self-efficacy and information commitments. More importantly, this study also attempted to identify possible factors that affect the teachers' Internet self-efficacy. The participants were 301 elementary ...
Developing an Information Commitment Survey for Assessing Students' Web Information Searching Strategies and Evaluative Standards for Web Materials
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 2 (2007) pp. 120–132
The idea of "information commitments" refers to both learners' online searching strategies and the evaluative standards that students use to assess the accuracy and usefulness of information in web-based learning environments. Based upon the results ...
Developing the Information Commitment Survey for assessing college and graduate students’ evaluative standards for Web information and their searching strategies in Web-based learning environments
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2500–2512
'Information commitments' are a set of evaluative standards in which Web users utilize to assess the accuracy and usefulness of information in Web-based learning environments. The main purpose of this study was to explore college and graduate...
University Students' Self-Efficacy and Their Attitudes Toward the Internet: The Role of Students' Perceptions of the Internet
Educational Studies Vol. 32, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 73–86
The attitudes and the self-efficacy that characterize learners relative to the Internet have been identified as important factors that affect learners' motivation, interests and performance in Internet-based learning environments. Meanwhile,...
Elementary school teachers’ motivation toward web-based professional development, and the relationship with Internet self-efficacy and belief about web-based learning
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 27, No. 2 (February 2011) pp. 406–415
This study was conducted to explore the relationships between teachers’ motivation toward web-based professional development, Internet self-efficacy, and beliefs about web-based learning. By gathering questionnaire data from 484 elementary school...
A Case Study of Gesture-Based Games in Enhancing the Fine Motor Skills and Recognition of Children with Autism
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 8 (2018) pp. 1039–1052
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) perform poorly in complex fine motor skills and recognition, and they have difficulties in learning complex and multistep motor skills. Gestures-based games, which enable users to get timely feedback, to...
The relationships between elementary school teachers’ belief about web-based learning and their motivation toward web-based professional development
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2409–2414
The purpose of this study was to explore elementary teachers’ beliefs about web-based learning and their motivation toward web-based professional development. Moreover, the relationships between their beliefs about web-based learning and their...
Exploring teachers’ attitudes toward web-based professional development and beliefs about web-based learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3431–3436
This study was conducted to explore the relationships among teachers’ beliefs about web-based learning and attitudes toward web-based professional development. The sample of this study included 352 teachers, coming from fifteen elementary schools in ...
Sufen Chen; Hao-Chang Lo; Jing-Wen Lin; Jyh-Chong Liang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Guo-Li Chiou; Ying-Tien Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Hsin-Kai Wu; Chia-Yu Wang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (2012) pp. 20113–1
Technology has been widely involved in science research. Researchers are now applying it to science education in an attempt to bring students' science activities closer to authentic science activities. The present study synthesizes the research to...
An analysis of student collaborative problem solving activities mediated by collaborative simulations
Chia-Jung Chang; Ming-Hua Chang; Bing-Cheng Chiu; Chen-Chung Liu; Shih-Hsun Fan Chiang; Cai-Ting Wen; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Ying-Tien Wu; Po-Yao Chao; Chia-Hsi Lai; Su-Wen Wu; Chih-Kang Chang; Wenli Chen
Computers & Education Vol. 114, No. 1 (November 2017) pp. 222–235
Collaborative problem solving (CPS) is considered as one of the core competencies of the 21st century. Collaborative simulations which allow multiple students to participate in CPS activities in a shared simulation session are now increasingly...
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...
Chia-Yu Wang; Hsin-Ka Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Ying-Tien Wu; Guo-Li Chiou; Sufen Chen; Jyh-Chong Liang; Jing-Wen Lin; Hao-Chang Lo; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 307–320
Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed...