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Education & Training Vol. 54, No. 6 (2012) pp. 456–471
Purpose: The author redesigned a course titled "Applied Information Technology: Networking" and applied online collaborative learning (CL) with initiation and self-regulated learning (SRL) to improve students' involvement in this course in an...
Facilitating Students to Earn Computing Certificates via Blended Learning in Online Problem-Solving Environment: A Cross-Course-Orientation Comparison
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 11–23
The vocational schools in Taiwan regard professional certifications as a badge of skills achievement. However, due to a national policy, pure online courses are not permitted. Moreover, it remains unclear whether every subject is suitable to be...
Applying Web-Based Co-Regulated Learning to Develop Students' Learning and Involvement in a Blended Computing Course
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 3 (2015) pp. 344–355
This research investigated, via quasi-experiments, the effects of web-based co-regulated learning (CRL) on developing students' computing skills. Two classes of 68 undergraduates in a one-semester course titled "Applied Information Technology:...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (Feb 02, 2016)
A Quasi-Experimental Study of a Blended Course Integrated with Refined Web-Mediated Pedagogy of Collaborative Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 6 (2014) pp. 737–751
Innovative teaching methods integrated with web technologies have been increasingly used in higher education. However, there are few studies discussing effective web-mediated teaching methods for both students and teachers. To help students learn...
An Online Learning Community Integrated with Web-Enhanced Collaborative Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 1–10
This paper investigates two aspects of the growing trend towards collaborative learning (CL) and self-regulated learning (SRL) in higher education by examining students’ computing skills in a blended learning environment. The author redesigned a...
How to Involve Students in an Online Course: A Redesigned Online Pedagogy of Collaborative Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 11, No. 3 (2013) pp. 47–57
In an online course, students learn independently in the virtual environment without teacher's on-the-spot support. However, many students are addicted to the Internet which is filled with a plethora of shopping websites, online games, and...
An Effective Online Teaching Method: The Combination of Collaborative Learning with Initiation and Self-Regulation Learning with Feedback
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 32, No. 7 (2013) pp. 712–723
In modern business environments, work and tasks have become more complex and require more interdisciplinary skills to complete, including collaborative and computing skills for website design. However, the computing education in Taiwan can hardly be ...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 1137–1144
As more and more people use computers to complete their work and solve problems in the workplace, computing education is emphasized for students of all levels and disciplines in Taiwan. However, the computing education in Taiwan can hardly be...
Exploring the Effects of Online Team-Based Learning and Co-Regulated Learning on Students' Development of Computing Skills
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 4 (2016) pp. 665–680
As more and more educational institutions are providing online courses, it is necessary to design effective teaching methods integrated with technologies to benefit both teachers and students. The researcher in this study designed innovative online...
The Application of Web and Educational Technologies in Supporting Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning in Different Computing Course Orientations
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 70–79
Many educational institutions provide online courses; however, the question whether they can be as effective as those offered in the face-to-face classroom format still exists. In addition, it also remains unclear whether every subject is...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 89–96
More and more educational institutions are using educational technologies and online learning materials to help students achieve satisfactory learning effects. However, not all teachers are able to prepare and design digital learning materials for...
Exploring the Effects of Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning and Online Class Frequency on Students' Computing Skills in Blended Learning Courses
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 1–16
Web-based courses have shown to be successful in providing quality distance education. However, due to a national education policy, pure online courses are not permitted in Taiwan. In addition, there exists a lack of appropriate design and delivery...
The impact of an online project-based learning environment with group awareness support on students with different self-regulation levels: An extended-period experiment
Computers & Education Vol. 99, No. 1 (August 2016) pp. 28–38
Group awareness (GA) has drawn much attention in the computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) because GA can influence online collaborative learning behavior. Notably, an online environment with different technological supports may have...
Learning Through Sharing and Regulation: A Case Study of Using Web-Supported Collaborative Learning with Initiation and Self-Regulated Learning
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 24–34
Many studies investigate the effects of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) and also explore how learning processes and social interaction contribute to learning outcomes in online learning environments. This study provides an...
Developing an Appropriate Design for E-Learning with Web-Mediated Teaching Methods to Enhance Low-Achieving Students' Computing Skills: Five Studies in E-Learning Implementation
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012) pp. 1–30
Vocational education in Taiwan is highly competitive in that it must attract sufficient student enrollment in the environment with a rapidly increasing number of schools. Many students in this context tend to have lower levels of academic...
Developing an Appropriate Design of Blended Learning with Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Students' Learning and Thoughts regarding Online Learning
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 261–271
The vocational schools in Taiwan regard professional certifications as a badge of skills achievement. The teaching in this context usually focuses on how to help students enhance their professional skills and pass the certificate examinations,...
The Application of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) in e-Learning and Online Education Environments: A Review of Publications in SSCI-Indexed Journals from 2004 to 2013
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 18–23
In this paper, the authors reviewed the empirical studies on social networking sites (SNSs), especially those focused on adopting SNSs for students’ learning, published in SSCI journals from 2004 to 2013. It was found that the number of articles has ...
Enhance Low-Achieving Students' Learning Involvement in Taiwan's Higher Education: An Approach via E-Learning with Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 5 (October 2010) pp. 553–565
This study explored the effects of web-enabled pedagogies on students' involvement in learning. A series of quasi-experiments were conducted to investigate whether students' involvement increases over time if intervened, respectively, by problem...
Applying Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning to Add Value to Computing Education in Taiwan's Vocational Schools
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (2008) pp. 13–25
This article describes the design and delivery of a compulsory course in packaged software at vocational schools in Taiwan. A course website was devised and deployed to supplement learning activities in the traditional classroom. A series of quasi...
Developing Long-Term Computing Skills among Low-Achieving Students via Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 50, No. 2 (2013) pp. 121–132
Many private vocational schools in Taiwan have taken to enrolling students with lower levels of academic achievement. The authors re-designed a course and conducted a series of quasi-experiments to develop students' long-term computing skills,...
Applying Blended Learning with Web-Mediated Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Vocational Students' Computing Skills and Attention to Learn
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 193–209
Students in the vocational schools in Taiwan largely care little about their grades and do not get involved adequately in their schoolwork. To respond effectively to this challenge of teaching, two cases were studied and compared; one is a class...
The Effects of Problem-Based Learning with Flipped Classroom on Elementary Students' Computing Skills: A Case Study of the Production of Ebooks
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 32–40
This study investigated, via quasi-experiments, the effects of problem-based learning with flipped classroom (FPBL) on the development of students' learning performance. In this study, 144 elementary school students were selected from six grade...
Exploring the Effects of Web-Mediated Game-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning on Students’ Learning
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 39–51
This research focuses on exploring the effects of game-based learning (GBL) and self-regulated learning (SRL) on promoting students’ learning and the interactions between teachers, students and peers. The experiment designed for this study was...
Applying Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Computing Skills of Taiwan's Vocational Students: A Quasi-Experimental Study of a Short-Term Module
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 pp. 147–156
Contrary to conventional expectations, the reality of computing education in Taiwan's vocational schools is not so practically oriented, and thus reveals much room for improvement. In this context, we conducted a quasi-experiment to examine the...
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 40–50
This study explored, via quasi-experiments, the effects of the combined training in web-based problem-based learning (PBL) and self-regulated learning (SRL) on low achieving students’ skill development. Two classes of 76 undergraduates in a one...
The Application of Augmented Reality in Online Education: A Review of Studies Published in Selected Journals from 2003 to 2012
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 75–80
In this paper, the authors reviewed the empirical augmented reality (AR) and online education studies, and those focused on designing or development of AR to help students learn, published in SSCI, SCI-EXPANDED, and A&HCI journals from 2003 to 2012. ...
Exploring the Effects of Student-Centered Project-Based Learning with Initiation on Students' Computing Skills: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Digital Storytelling
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 27–43
This study investigated, via quasi-experiments, the effects of student-centered project-based learning with initiation (SPBL with Initiation) on the development of students' computing skills. In this study, 96 elementary school students were...
Exploring the Effects of Web-Mediated Socially-Shared Regulation of Learning and Experience-Based Learning on Improving Students' Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 6 (2018) pp. 815–826
The application of online learning and educational technologies in higher education has changed teaching methods, the channels of delivering learning materials, and modes of communication between teachers and students. This study is aimed to improve ...
Effects of Web-based Cognitive Apprenticeship and Time Management on the Development of Computing Skills in Cloud Classroom: A Quasi-Experimental Approach
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 1–12
Web-based learning is generally a solitary process without teachers' on-the-spot assistance. In this study, a quasi-experiment was conducted to explore the effects of various combinations of Web-Based Cognitive Apprenticeship (WBCA) and Time...
The Effectiveness of a Facebook-Assisted Teaching Method on Knowledge and Attitudes about Cervical Cancer Prevention and HPV Vaccination Intention among Female Adolescent Students in Taiwan
Health Education & Behavior Vol. 42, No. 3 (June 2015) pp. 352–360
Background: Lack of education is a known barrier to vaccination, but data on the design and effectiveness of interventions remain limited. Objective: This study aims to identify the effectiveness of a Facebook-assisted teaching method on female...
Ching-Mei Hsiao; Jack Fei Yang; Szu Yuan Chao; Ming-Jhu Syu; Shih Hsien Yu; Ting Yi Tsai; Chin Ping Tu; Chia-Yu Lin; Yi Wen Chen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 845–851
The National Digital Archive Project in Taiwan may be an important example of how emerging technology may be applied to make here-to-for restricted access to national architectural treasures now available to unrestricted access. Digital archives,...
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...
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...