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School Library Media Research Vol. 10 (2007)
This study looks at the effects of a Web-based summer reading program on the reading behaviors and attitudes of high school students. The school librarian and five English teachers based the program content and Web site on reading and Web design...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1479–1486
Online graduate courses can be dismal or stimulating, depending on how much courses provide for the learner to be engaged in dialogue. Professors who take their traditional lecture courses to the Web can be just as boring there as they often are in...
Variations in Language Processing and Essay Structure between Native English Speakers and Native Chinese Speakers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 776–777
The purpose of this study is to observe the variations in language processing and essay structure between native English speakers and native Chinese speakers. Participants will be asked to arrange sentences from a reading passage and the variations ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2989–2992
Elementary school students were taught to use LEGO NXT Mindstorm, a programmable reconfigurable robot, to observe and learn abstract physics concepts. Students were asked to use instructional embodiment to help programming LEGO robotics in a series...
Case Studies of Developing Programming Skills via Embodied Experiences in an After-School LEGO Robotics Program for Elementary School Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2209–2216
This purpose of this study is to explore the role and potential of innovative teaching and learning methods, specifically direct embodiment and surrogate embodiment, in improving students’ understanding of abstract programming concepts. A case...
Enhance Understanding of Science Concepts with Technology-based Learning Tools (Programming and Hand-held Device) in a Lego Robotics Elementary After-School Classroom
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2957–2961
The current study was designed to explore the possibilities of applying Icon-based programming and Bluetooth-controlled hand-held device into science learning activities. Through researchers’ observations, we examined whether using hand-held device...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4068–4072
It has been pervasively accepted that cultural difference affects on the way people cognitively perceive and process information. However, there remains a lack of a comprehensive model integrating the principles proposed in previous studies and...
Building Student Understanding and Interest in Science through Embodied Experiences with LEGO Robotics
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 2225–2232
The purpose of this study was to examine whether embodied experiences with LEGO robotics can build elementary school students’ understanding of and interest in science learning. Previous studies have shown that many children do not enjoy learning...