Search results for author:"Meng-Chang Chen"
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A tag based learning approach to knowledge acquisition for constructing prior knowledge and enhancing student reading comprehension
Computers & Education Vol. 70, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 256–268
Prior knowledge is an important issue in the study of concept acquisition among students. Traditional studies on prior knowledge generation during reading activities have focused on extracting sentences from reading materials that are manually...
A novel approach for enhancing student reading comprehension and assisting teacher assessment of literacy
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1367–1382
For students of English as a Foreign Language (EFL), reading exercises are critical not only for developing strong reading comprehension, but also for developing listening, speaking, and writing skills. Prior research suggests that social,...
The influences of self-regulated learning support and prior knowledge on improving learning performance
Computers & Education Vol. 126, No. 1 (November 2018) pp. 37–52
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is helpful to students. On the other hand, prior knowledge has great effects on students' self-regulation and learning performance. To this end, this study aimed to examine how high prior knowledge students (HPKs) and...
The Performance of Mouse Pointing and Selecting for Pupils with and without Intellectual Disabilities
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 30, No. 6 (2009) pp. 1188–1195
The purpose of this study was to compare the performance of mouse pointing and selecting in the tasks with different index of difficulty between 20 pupils with intellectual disabilities and 21 pupils without disabilities. A mouse proficiency...
Extending the TAM model to explore the factors that affect Intention to Use an Online Learning Community
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 2 (February 2010) pp. 600–610
An online learning community enables learners to access up-to-date information via the Internet anytime–anywhere because of the ubiquity of the World Wide Web (WWW). Students can also interact with one another during the learning process. Hence,...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 27, No. 3 (2002) pp. 229–48
Describes the design of an intelligent Web-based interactive language learning system to support learning English as a second language on the Internet. Highlights include an interactive English writing environment; an authentic conversation learning ...
Instructional Suggestions Supporting Science Learning in Digital Environments Based on a Review of Eye-Tracking Studies
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 28–45
The main purpose of this study was to provide instructional suggestions for supporting science learning in digital environments based on a review of eye tracking studies in e-learning related areas. Thirty-three eye-tracking studies from 2005 to...