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In search of the meaning of technology: A Vygotskian's cultural-historical study in higher education
In search of the meaning of technology: A Vygotskian's cultural@-historical study in higher@education (2005) pp. 1–168
This study explored the Vygotskian Cultural-Historical school of theories as well as Vygotsky's methodological and logical approaches to research. By using this theoretical framework, a study of graduate faculty members' meanings of technology was...
The Construction of a Web-Based Learning Platform from the Perspective of Computer Support for Collaborative Design
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 3, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 44–67
The purpose of this study is to construct a web-based Computer Support for Collaborative Design (CSCD) learning platform based on theories related to a constructivist learning environment model, mind mapping and computer-supported collaborative...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2000–2008
Earlier Internet Self-Efficacy scales may have become obsolete because of the fast pace of internet technology. The purpose of this research was to bridge the gap and update the scale. Based on a sample of 1123 responses, a 39-item scale of Internet ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 627–631
Digital media and technologies are advanced rapidly and influencing science communication processes. For science communication media production, there are confrontations between science and communication, and professional production and citizen...
Summary writing performance and students' perceptions of Wiki-based collaborative writing in an EFL class
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3442–3449
This paper proposes a Wiki-based collaborative writing approach to summary writing for language learners. An instructional computer-mediated collaborative writing class was implemented: comprehending the text, drafting the summary tasks, peer...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 11–13
For most science and technology major undergraduate students in Taiwan, English for the specific purpose (ESP) and the English for General Purpose (EGP) seemed to be in two distinguish worlds In our study, our theoretical framework derived from...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2808–2810
Recently in Taiwan, whenever there is a major technological risk incident, all levels of government, general public, and other stakeholders do not see eye to eye. Even worse, the conflict is always escalated because of different believes and...
American Journal of Business Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2010) pp. 7–12
Students regularly are asked to solve Single Factor Analysis of Variance problems given only the sample summary statistics (number of observations per category, category means, and corresponding category standard deviations). Most undergraduate...
Thinking Skills and Creativity Vol. 8 (April 2013) pp. 109–119
The present study explored which environmental and psychological variables influenced the imagination of video/film major university students, and the effects these variables had on their imaginative capability development. The hypothesis of the...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 1 (2015) pp. 106–125
This paper presents a new algorithm called competency-based guided-learning algorithm (CBGLA), which can be applied on adaptively guiding e-learning. Computational process analysis and mathematical derivation of competency-based learning (CBL) were...
LIM-G: Learner-initiating instruction model based on cognitive knowledge for geometry word problem comprehension
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 4 (May 2007) pp. 582–601
Computer-assisted instruction systems have been broadly applied to help students solve math word problem. The majority of such systems, which are based on an instructor-initiating instruction strategy, provide pre-designed problems for the learners. ...
Teachers' Perceptions of the Dimensions and Implementation of Technology Leadership of Principals in Taiwanese Elementary Schools
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 4 (2008) pp. 229–245
Principals' technology leadership is strongly correlated with teachers' integration of educational technology, and technology leadership is necessary for effective utilization of technology in schooling. The article describes a study that...
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1228–1239
This study is to demonstrate the impact of different teaching strategies on the learning performance of environmental education using quantitative methods. Students learned about resource recycling and classification through an instructional website ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 996–1011
The purpose of this research was to investigate the students in their perceptions of teachers’ teaching effectiveness, role and teaching effectiveness of teacher after teachers applying Team-Based Learning in their teaching method of five schools in ...
The Relationships among Principals’ Technology Leadership, Teachers’ Learning Community and Innovation Management of Junior High Schools
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 453–465
Principals’ technology leadership and teachers’ professional learning community are the important factors of the school innovation management. This study aimed to explore the relationships of junior high school principals’ technology leadership,...
Mediated Storytelling and Cognitive Development within ZPD: a Vygotskian's educational perspective on preschool children of foreign marriage families
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) p. 1122
This study is aimed to discuss the scientific concept formation and zone of proximal development (ZPD) of preschool children of foreign marriage. As the number of foreign marriage in Taiwan becomes steady in recent years, subsequent issues, such as...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 687–693
Global education emphasizes not only in international mobility but also in social justice. Therefore, this paper investigated the teachers’ perspectives on curriculum development for disadvantage students learning. The purposes of the study are to ...
International Journal of Technology and Design Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 1037–1046
Imagination is a gift to humans, and a creative faculty of the mind. Although early studies in the fields of philosophy and psychology appreciated the value of imagination, little work has been done pertaining to indicators of imagination. This...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3074–3079
This paper is an application of the student-problem chart. The first section will be introduced about the significance and characteristic of S-P chart. The second section will be explained how to develop S-P chart and establish the adaptable methods ...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 100–112
In this paper, the authors first discuss the main rationales of situated cognition and its connections with innovation in teacher education. The challenges that might occur in applying situated cognition in teacher education programs, including...
A Teacher Professional Development Platform in the Big Data Trend: The Development and Application of “TEAM Model Smarter Discussion Room”
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 16–28
The TEAM Model smarter classroom is a teaching and learning (TAL) expert system with integrated software, hardware, and cloud services. The “TEAM Model Smarter Discussion Room” is a TEAM Model smarter classroom with a “Socrates TAL activity data...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 15, No. 3 (December 2007) pp. 253–269
Many issues have been identified in outdoor teaching, especially in places that lack the capacity to effectively present information about such subjects as historical relics, rare animals, and geological landscapes. This study proposes an...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 1–13
Disorientation problems influence student learning. To address this issue, this study uses an integrative approach to investigate the causes and consequences of disorientation problems so that a complete understanding can be obtained. Unlike...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 7, No. 3 (2009) pp. 26–43
Innovations in network and information technology have transformed traditional classroom lectures into new approaches that have given universities the opportunity to create a virtual laboratory. However, there is no systematic framework in existing...
The development of a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum to improve pre-service teachers' e-teaching
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 105–109
In the presenting work-in-progress project, researchers were tended to figure out how a technology-enhanced teacher education curriculum influences pre-service science teachers' computer skills and perception toward e-teaching. For that aim, a...
Is blended e-learning as measured by an achievement test and self-assessment better than traditional classroom learning for vocational high school students?
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2014)
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of blended e-learning on electrical machinery performance (achievement test and self-assessment). Participants were two classes of 11th graders majoring in electrical engineering and taking the...
Computers & Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (1997) pp. 55–64
In this paper we present two software packages, SimLIST and SimRECUR, that are designed for use in the closed-lab settings. SimLIST is for teaching concepts about the linked-list data structure, and SimRECUR for recursion. Both SimLIST and SimRECUR...
International Journal of Technology and Design Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 1093–1109
The purpose of the study was to explore that using creative problem solving can promote students' performance of concept mapping (CMPING). Students were encouraged to use creative problem solving (CPS) in constructing nanometer knowledge...
Collaborative Language Learning between Taiwanese students and Americans through Videoconferencing Activities
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6029–6034
This study focused on the intercultural communication between Taiwanese college students and American native English speakers by means of synchronous and asynchronous technologies, such as videoconferencing and online discussion forum. We...
A Processing and Analyzing Model on Digital Content Courses of Universities in Taiwan Using Course Data Warehouse Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1747–1752
One of the objectives of this research is to analyze whether these courses provided by various Universities in Taiwan are adequate and applicable to meet the Digital Content Industries' requirements. The research uses the data mining technology to...
The Construction of Multidimensional Data Analysis Model for Taiwan's University Culture & Creative Industry Courses (CCIC)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1759–1764
There are two main ideas in this research: the analysis of course data and exhibition of multidimensional cube. The first idea compares the number of courses among colleges and universities and the number of courses each department opened during...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3466–3471
In the presenting project, researchers were tended to identify whether a technology-enhanced curriculum in teacher education program can effectively nurturing pre-service teachers’ competence about e-teaching in modern education milieu. For that aim,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2732–2738
This research project employs the case study method to investigate the effects of instruction and learning with the Internet at the senior high school level. In the first year of this study, the main focus is to explore the current status of...
The Importance and Use of Targeted Content Knowledge with Scaffolding Aid in Educational Simulation Games
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 2 (2013) pp. 116–128
While most current educational simulation games provide learners with gameplay experience to motivate learning, there is often a lack of focus on ensuring that the desired content knowledge is actually learned. Students may focus on completing game...
TEACH Project- Research on Technology-enhanced Curriculum in Science Pre-service Teacher Preparation Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4729–4734
In the presenting project, researchers tended to figure out how a technology-enhanced teacher preparation curriculum influences the development of pre-service trainees' technological pedagogical content knowledge. For that purpose, the utilization...
"iRobiQ": The Influence of Bidirectional Interaction on Kindergarteners' Reading Motivation, Literacy, and Behavior
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 3 (2015) pp. 269–292
This study focused on an intelligent robot which was viewed as a language teaching/learning tool to improve children's reading ability, reading interest, and learning behavior. The iRobiQ, with its multimedia contents, was employed to encourage...