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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4370–4372
In the past, the peer and self assessment were proved useful for adult learner [8,10,11]. Author's purposes are to propose a new peer and self assessment model for mobile learning and try to propose some open questions for future works. Does peer...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 4 (Sep 22, 2004)
Industry and academia often hold workshops to promote products or disseminate technical information. This study defined workshop-based instruction (WIW) that coordinates student learning in a manner similar to researchers and scientists attending a...
To propose an algorithm for team forming: Simulated annealing K team-forming algorithm for heterogeneous grouping
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2645–2646
Some researchers have compared the performance of some teams, they were formed through some grouping method, with other teams formed via random assignment, but the results were not consistent. Why the results were not consistent? In my point of view,...
A Pilot Framework of Essential Designs of User Interface in Young Students' Web-based Learning Sites
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2780–2781
In this study, author has defined twenty-four essential designs from the ideas of mind tools, transactional distance theory, and ARCS model. Then, author has created a best web site for youth to learn scale (in short, BeYou), with twenty-four...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 5, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 17–30
One-on-one online English tutoring provides equal educational opportunities for students living in remote areas. This study examines the learning satisfaction, attitudes, and grades of e-tutees receiving online English tutoring. Ten e-tutees and ten ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1584–1585
In recent studies, some researchers were eager for the answer of how to group a perfectly dream team. There are various grouping methods, e.g. random assignment, homogeneous grouping with personality or achievement and heterogeneous grouping with...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2643–2644
This system incorporates two distinct types of function; one focuses on peer-assessment, the other involves the design of portfolio-assessment (included self-assessment and portfolio). The functions designed to assist peer-assessment include on-line ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 317–321
This study described the INCOMAS system. The INCOMAS is an item bank based and networked concept map assessment system that combines the Web technologies, computer networks, and the database: concept map items, electronic test papers, and students'...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 5, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 20–29
The authors examine e-tutor perceptions of the star rural area e-learning project, service learning. The study employed 125 volunteer e-tutors twice per week for one semester. A survey found that e-tutors had the most positive perceptions towards...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 187–199
This study investigates the influence of various forms of peer observation and feedback on student learning. We recruited twelve graduate students enrolled in a course entitled, Statistics in Education and Psychology, at a university in northern...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 31–45
This study focuses on the phenomenon of adolescent bloggers’ creativity from adolescent peers’ viewpoints. The participants are five twelve- to eighteen-year-old adolescent bloggers who continue managing their blogs. Online questionnaire and semi...
Technology enabled active learning (TEAL) in introductory physics: Impact on genders and achievement levels
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 7 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 1082–1099
This study explored the impact of Technology Enabled Active Learning (TEAL) on students learning general physics, focusing on differences between genders and among various achievement levels. A quasi-experimental investigation was conducted...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 434–440
In this pilot, we try to construct a web-based forum and community scale (hereinafter referred as "WFCS"). According to related studies, we adapted five factors about attitudes toward web-based forum and implemented two factors about attitudes...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 19–20
Basically, The Affiliated Jhongli Senior High School of National Central University doesn’t need to apply any research project to improve the popularity of the school. Due to the trend of E-learning, and the teachers’ sense of mission, The...
International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech) 2013 (2013)
The development of Web 2.0 has ushered in a new set of web-based tools, including blogs. This study focused on how teachers use and manage their blogs. A sample of 165 teachers' blogs in Taiwan was analyzed by factor analysis, cluster analysis and...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2004)
In the past, the quantitative evidences of portfolio assessment have been explored under online instruction. Liu, Lin, and Yuan provide a long-term measure of peer-self, peer-instructor and self-instructor correlation coefficients under networked...
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 332–341
Default options exert an influence in areas as varied as retirement program design, organ donation policy, and consumer choice. Past research has offered potential reasons why no-action defaults matter: (a) effort, (b) implied endorsement, and (c)...
Effects of an Online Rational Emotive Curriculum on Primary School Students' Tendencies for Online and Real-World Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 83–93
This study investigated the relationship between online and real-world aggressive behavior among primary school students as well as the effects of an online rational emotive curriculum on reducing the tendency of students to display aggression...
Educational Studies Vol. 37, No. 2 (May 2011) pp. 233–243
This study investigates the attitudes of a group of low-status women towards computers through a deliberately designed computer training programme. Four aspects of the women's attitudes were examined, including computer anxiety, confidence, liking...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2579–2584
As the development of information technology, more and more tools can be utilized in learning. Chunghwa Telecom held an E-tutor program in 2005. The program used MCS2 system to be the distance learning tool. There are 27 teachers and 18 students...
Developing and Validating a High School Version of the Robotics Motivated Strategies for Learning Questionnaire
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 20–34
Robotics has become a crucial domain in technology education, helping students to improve their abilities in assembly and programming. Despite the considerable research that has gone into the learning performance associated with robotics, little...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2067–2070
This study focused on the relationship between the types of thinking skills and types of peer feedback and the relationship between the types of thinking skills and the students' achievement under networked peer assessment. In this system, students...
University Faculty's Perspectives on the Roles of E-Instructors and Their Online Instruction Practice
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (Jun 16, 2014) pp. 72–92
Despite the rapid use of e-Learning in higher education, the beliefs of instructors about and their practices during online instruction have been seldom addressed. This study explores the role perceptions of e-instructors in higher education. In...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 69–79
Emerging web applications and networking systems such as blogs have become popular, and they offer unique opportunities and environments for learners, especially for adolescent learners. This study attempts to explore the writing styles and genres...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 73–85
This study examines the life stories of Hakka mothers by a systematic approach in a classroom. In order to grasp a vivid portrait of the so-called “Hakka Mother”, a series of courses that allow every student to revisit the life stories of mothers...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (Jan 15, 2014)
In the traditional instructional method used in international trade, teachers provide knowledge to learners by lecturing using slides and setting assignments; however, these methods merely deliver international trade knowledge rather than...
An Analysis of Teacher-Student Interaction Patterns in a Robotics Course for Kindergarten Children: A Pilot Study
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 9–18
Compared with other media, programmable bricks provide children with the opportunity to create their own product and, through this process, to express creative thinking. Studies have found that learning robotics or integrating programming bricks...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 38, No. 3 (2001) pp. 220–30
This study implements a networked peer assessment system based on the use of a Vee heuristic. Students submit their homework via the underlying network, then assess each other's homework by offering suggestions through the network. Preliminary...
The Effects of Online Discussion Forum Aggressive Messages and Cognitive Distortion on Users' Negative Affect and Aggression
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 238–245
This research is comprised of two studies designed to explore the effects of online discussion forum aggressive messages and Internet cognitive distortion on users' negative affect and aggression. The results of study 1 revealed 69 users could...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 177–187
In the "Digital Divide" research, adult women have generally been found to be the weakest group when compared with others. There is thus a need to provide this particular group with computer literacy training, and to give them opportunities to learn ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3472–3474
In response to school-needs and state-requirements, the University of Northern Colorado's PT3 grant redesigned the two one-credit requisite educational technology courses for the undergraduate teacher preparation programs. The first course redesign...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3469–3471
This study describes the results of an Attitude Toward Computer Use Survey (ATCUS). More than 1,000 pre-service teachers completed the survey as part of the University of Northern Colorado's Preparing for Tomorrow's Teacher to Use Technology (PT3)...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 51, No. 4 (2014) pp. 366–377
This study investigates how Internet self-efficacy helps students to transform motivation into learning action, and its influence on learning performance. In this study, the effects of Internet self-efficacy on motivation and the learning...
Developing and Validating a Media Literacy Self-Evaluation Scale (MLSS) for Elementary School Students
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 63–71
The arrival of new media technology has the potential to radically change education. It has become important for both academics and practitioners to understand the behavioural intentions of students towards media technology. Many scales have been...
An Overview of Technology Integration Experiences among Faculty Fellows at the University of Northern Colorado
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3240–3242
The Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) project team at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has worked with 42 faculty fellows over the past three years in order to help them model technology integration in their classrooms....