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Content Analysis of Taiwanese 14 Year Olds' Information Processing Operations Shown in Cognitive Structures Following Physics Instruction, with Relations to Science Attainment and Scientific Epistemological Beliefs
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 17, No. 2 (1999) pp. 125–38
Describes a study of Taiwanese 14-year-olds' (n=48) cognitive structures derived from the instruction of basic atomic physics. Finds that even academically above-average students tended to use relatively lower-level modes of knowledge construction,...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (2002) pp. 269–87
Reports on a study that explored the types of questions that students ask for open-ended science investigations. Discusses how teachers can help students identify problems and pose questions that are feasible for investigation. (Contains 55...
The effects of computer-mediated communication by a course management system (Moodle) on EFL Taiwanese student's English reading achievement and perceptions
The effects of computer@-mediated@communication by a course management system (Moodle) on EFL Taiwanese student's English reading achievement and perceptions (2009) pp. 1–157
This research study compared the effects of three instructional methods—collaborative synchronous online communication, asynchronous online communication, and independent study as traditional in grammar translation method—in English reading...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 10, No. 5 (1997) pp. 455–78
A study investigated effectiveness of use of World Wide Web texts in a college English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) writing class, finding that the reading comprehension and writing skills of 15 students using the Web-based materials improved more...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 18, No. 1
Collaborative writing (CW) research has gained prevalence in recent years. However, the ways in which students interact socially to produce written texts through synchronous collaborative writing (SCW) is rarely studied. This study aims to...
The interpretation construction design model for teaching science and its applications to Internet-based instruction in Taiwan
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 21, No. 5 pp. 401–415
This paper uses the Interpretation Construction Design Model proposed by Black and McClintock (1996) [An interpretation construction approach to constructivist design. In: Wilson, B. (Ed.), Constructivist Learning Environments. Educational...
Annual Meeting of the American Association for Applied Linguistics 1995 (March 1995)
This paper discusses the assessment of learner strategies in the computer-assisted language learning context. It first reviews empirical studies, including two recent projects that have used the computer to record the interactive process where...
A Research of the Characteristics of Thought Experiment and Empirical Test with Computer Simulation Modeling
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3376–3381
This research aims to explore junior high school students’ modeling processes with a computer-simulated. The research focuses on thought and empirical experiment. The research conducted a case study on 8 eighth-grade junior high school students and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2152–2153
Simulation allows students to explore the change in the simulated model before making changes in real world situations. It can also provide opportunities for students to experience the phenomena associated with abstract scientific concepts and...
The effects of asynchronous@peer@review on university students' argumentative@writing (2006) pp. 1–188
In contrast to oral response groups, asynchronous peer review (APR) has received relatively little attention in writing research. This study was motivated largely by the question of whether delayed peer commentary relayed by technology could lead...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 107, No. 9 (May 2014) pp. 660–665
Exploration, innovation, proof: For students, teachers, and others who are curious, keeping an open mind and being ready to investigate unusual or unexpected properties will always lead to learning something new. Technology can further this process, ...
Overcoming Junior High School Students' Misconceptions about Microscopic Views of Phase Change: A Study of an Analogy Activity
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 8, No. 1 (1999) pp. 83–91
Examines the effectiveness of an analogy activity designed to overcome junior high school students' misconceptions about the microscopic views of phase change. Uses an analogy activity presented in the form of role playing in which students act as...
Effects of Types of Feedback on Achievement and Attitudes during Computer-Based Cooperative Condition
National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 1995 (1995)
While research concerning feedback and cooperative learning is prevalent in educational literature, there has been little systematic research to support whether various types of feedback in cooperative learning situations can affect student...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 14, No. 3 (Dec 30, 2018)
This study evaluates the impact of Khan Academy (KA) video tutorials in a blended learning environment for ninth grade students in Sri Lanka. The 632 treatment group students followed KA during 2-3 time slots out of 5 time slots assigned for...
A computerized grammar checker was developed to assist teachers of English as a Second Language in editing student compositions. The first stage of development consisted of an error analysis of 125 writing samples collected from students. The 1,659...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 19, No. 1 pp. 102–118
Behind CALL teacher education (CTE) there is an unproblematized consensus of transfer, which suggests a positivist and tool-centered view of learning gains that differs from the sociocultural focus of recent teacher education research. Drawing on...
Gerontologist Vol. 52, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 712–721
Purpose of the Study: The objectives of this study were to evaluate a community-based basic computer and Internet training program designed for older adults, provide recommendations for program refinement, and gather preliminary information on...
Investigating the Influence of Motivational Factors on Conceptual Change in a Digital Learning Context Using the Dual-Situated Learning Model
International Journal of Science Education Vol. 32, No. 14 (September 2010) pp. 1853–1875
This study examines the relationship between the learning motivation and conceptual change of 127 eighth graders, after they have learned the acid, base, and salt concept in a digital learning context, designed according to the dual-situated...
Canadian Library Journal Vol. 47, No. 5 (1990) pp. 323–26
Discussion of resistance to technological changes in libraries focuses on a study conducted at Algoma University College (Canada) to determine library users' reactions to the online catalog. The coexistence of traditional card catalogs and online...
The "third"-order barrier for technology-integration instruction: Implications for teacher education
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 1057–1060
Technology integration is a major trend in contemporary education practice. When undertaking technology integration in classrooms, a first-order barrier and a second-order barrier, as proposed by Ertmer (1999), can hinder its implementation. The...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1760–1763
The goals of this study are to determine student expectations of an online course emphasizing collaborative learning, as well as to examine how students adjust their expectations. The participants of this study include 2 American students (one male...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1370–1373
This paper is a report on the feedback of students enrolled in an Educational Foundation course utilizing a flipped learning design. Within the concepts of flipping the classroom, students are expected to go through, read, and learn the lesson...
A Multi-Modal Digital Game-Based Learning Environment for Hospitalized Children with Chronic Illnesses
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 366–378
The aim of this study was to explore the digital game-based learning for children with chronic illnesses in the hospital settings. The design-based research and qualitative methods were applied. Three eight-year-old children with leukemia...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 174–178
This study introduces the development of a Web-based two-tier test for Internet ethics. The two-tier test is a two-level question presented in a multiple-choice format. The first tier assesses students' descriptive knowledge about the phenomenon,...
Journal of Curriculum Studies Vol. 34, No. 6 (November 2002) pp. 623–636
The emergence and rapid growth of computer network technologies are changing the way people live and learn. Computer networks provide new alternatives for the design, development, storage and distribution of, as well as access to, learning materials....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1705–1706
Learners taking an online course often develop implicit expectations as to what they can expect from traditional classrooms. The purpose of this study was to determine student expectations of an online collaborative learning environment, as well as ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1883–1888
To investigate students' perceptions of online peer assessment, we developed a questionnaire and conducted an exploratory factor analysis using data from 257 college students. The instrument contains 4 subscales: positive attitude (PAS), online...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 275–303
Online teaching and learning have become widespread with the emergence of the Internet and other new technologies. However, online environments pose new challenges to those seeking to develop or choose suitable teaching approaches, and this is...
A Comparison of Approaches for the Analysis of Interaction Effects between Latent Variables Using Partial Least Squares Path Modeling
Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 17, No. 1 (2010) pp. 82–109
In social and business sciences, the importance of the analysis of interaction effects between manifest as well as latent variables steadily increases. Researchers using partial least squares (PLS) to analyze interaction effects between latent...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1641–1646
This paper reports on a study involving the use of wiki in an English Language Arts curriculum course within the Bachelor of Education program at an Ontario university. It reports on the use of wiki in a setting in which there were multiple...
Action Research of the Multiple Intelligence (MI), Cooperative Learning, and Game-Based Teaching into Summer Intensive English Classes for Mixed-Level and Mixed-Age Students
Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 5, No. 11 (2017) pp. 1977–1985
This study is based on the "2014 the Schweitzer Program" in Taiwan which spanned for four weeks from the 2nd to 29th of August. The lessons included four classes of multimedia picture books and eight game-based lessons. The aim of this...
"If You Build It, Will They Come?" Piloting a Multi-Day Collaborative Research Workshop within a Learning Management System
Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 3 (2016) pp. 174–185
Research workshops are designed to help students develop skills that go beyond the scope of one-shot library sessions. However, with more students conducting research off-campus, online, and in the evening, workshops targeted towards complex skills...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1207–1211
Study abroad is a difficult undertaking, wherein stress and anxiety are almost always an indispensable part of the experience. With the current technological advancement, many studies have shown that internet use is able to diminish study abroad...
Students' interpersonal perspectives on, conceptions of and approaches to learning in online peer assessment
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2012)
The purpose of this study is to qualitatively explore students' interpersonal perspectives (i.e.,psychological safety, value diversity, trust and social interdependence) on, conceptions of and approaches to learning in an online peer assessment...
Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics Vol. 22, No. 3 (March 2008) pp. 233–251
This paper investigates patterns of error production in 10 children who use cochlear implants, focusing specifically on the acquisition of obstruents. Two broad patterns of production errors are investigated, fortition (or strengthening) errors and...
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (2011) pp. 1–12
Numerous flash or java applet based simulations have been developed to improve students' comprehension of Science concepts, particularly the more complex or "dry" ones. Simulations have been reported to be effective as instructional aids...
Determinants of Mobile Wireless Technology for Promoting Interactivity in Lecture Sessions: An Empirical Analysis
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 26, No. 2 (August 2014) pp. 159–181
The aim of this paper is to identify adoption factors of mobile wireless technology to increase interactivity between lecturers and students during lectures. A theoretical framework to ascertain lecturers' intentions to use mobile wireless...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1037–1046
In this study, the peer assessment theory has been applied in computer graphics instruction. An online peer assessment system was developed to explore the designers’ work amendment behaviors among peers. Four students who have achieved academic...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 858–861
Scholars and practitioners are increasingly coming to recognize that, practices that have been successful in traditional teaching do not always translate well when used online. This is especially the case in online second-language teaching. This...
Topics: K-12 Online Learning
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 84, No. 2 (2008) pp. 101–109
The increase in the adoption of Internet-related technologies for online learning has been accompanied by a parallel, but separate, demand for greater accountability in higher education. Measures of student engagement offer valuable indicators of...
Participatory Learning through Behavioral and Cognitive Engagements in an Online Collective Information Searching Activity
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 543–566
This study aimed to investigate the relationships between college students' behavioral and cognitive engagements while performing an online collective information searching (CIS) activity. The activity aimed to assist the students in utilizing a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1502–1505
This paper discusses the computer technology teaching and learning discipline in Taiwan's vocational school. Students in the vocational school participate in a nationwide computer skill certification test. Students who pass the test will be issued a ...
The Students’ Characteristics and Categories of Modeling Process with Computer Simulation Pendulum Experiment
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4338–4343
The purpose of this study was to investigate a junior high students’ modeling process with a computer simulated pendulum, to realize the characteristics of students’ modeling process, and to analyses the categories of students’ modeling. The...
Exploration of The Self-Directed Internal Management of Cognitive Load on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1983–1988
Using Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) as the measurement of accessibility to the instructional design has become a trend in the field of computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL). However, the deficit of the theoretic model of CLT lies in the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3229–3236
To explore learners' on-line searching behavior and to acquire a better understanding of users' features of navigation procedures, we investigated six university students' approaches to Web-based information seeking, and their involved flow paths. A ...
Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association 2000 (Aug 07, 2000)
This paper presents the second year follow-up research on Internet addiction among Taiwanese high school students from surveys of 753 students. A psychological profile of users was determined in order to differentiate motivation of Internet...
The Development of Science Activities via On-Line Peer Assessment: The Role of Scientific Epistemological Views
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 3 (May 2009) pp. 293–310
This study implemented an online peer assessment learning module to help 36 college students with the major of pre-school education to develop science activities for future instruction. Each student was asked to submit a science activity project for ...
Students' Scientific Epistemic Beliefs, Online Evaluative Standards, and Online Searching Strategies for Science Information: The Moderating Role of Cognitive Load Experience
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 299–308
The purpose of this study is to examine the moderating role of cognitive load experience between students' scientific epistemic beliefs and information commitments, which refer to online evaluative standards and online searching strategies. A...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 22, No. 2 (1994) pp. 83–98
Examines teachers' changing roles as a result of instructional technology and discusses factors that affect whether teachers use technology in the classroom. Topics addressed include perceptions of technology use, of administrative leadership, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 393–399
Interactions are the central emphasis in language learning. An increasing number of K-12 students take courses online, leading some critics to comment that reduced opportunities for interaction may affect learning outcomes. This study examined the...