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Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference 1997 (March 1997)
A study investigated how different combinations of background color, text brightness and text color in Chinese CAI (computer assisted instruction) software programs may influence the affection, perception, and cognition of elementary school students ...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) p. 1719
Previous studies indicated that Australian primary science teaching had been in a state of crisis. Teachers need more support to strengthen their background scientific knowledge and skills, to design programs, to access teaching resources, and to...
An Integrated Common Theme-Based Web Site for Teaching Science and Technology in Australian Primary Schools
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 261–264
The paper describes an integrated common theme-based web site that supports the teaching of Science and Technology in Australian primary schools. There are ten components in the web site. The "Background Information" component strengthens teachers'...
Did information technology and theme-based inquiry strategy fit the learning styles of a group of low-achievement aboriginal students in eastern part of Taiwan?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2322–2325
This paper described how a Theme-Based Inquiry Network Studio (abbreviated as TINS) was applied by an elementary school teacher to guide a group of five fifth grade aboriginal students to learn how to convert kitchen wastes into fertilizer. The...
The In-Service Training Programs for Primary School Teachers to Use Information Technology in Australia and in Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 990–993
This paper describes the in-service training programs for primary school teachers to use information technology in Australia and in Taiwan. The advantages and disadvantages of the training programs in these two countries are analyzed and compared. ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1412–1415
Without a scaffolding guidance, the infrastructure set up for Internet will lead to some unfortunate results, especially for young generation. This article introduces the causes and symptoms of Internet Addiction and describes the problems of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4005–4008
This study investigated how an elementary teacher applied TINS to guide five 5th grade students to prepare for competition in a County Science Fair. Also, we investigated the changes of the participated teacher and students after they finished the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 993–997
This paper is a report on how to apply a web-based environment called Theme-based Inquiry Network Studio (will be abbreviated as TINS hereafter) to support the preparation of the first national departmental evaluation held in December 2006. We...
Applying TINS to supervise graduate students conducting educational research and writing theses in a meta-cognitive way
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1253–1256
This research described how a university professor applied a Thesis Instruction Network Studio (abbreviated as TINS) to supervise four graduate students in conducting educational research and writing master theses in science education. TINS...
Preparing tomorrow's Science teachers to apply network technology to conduct an theme-based inquiry in teaching and learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3464–3468
The purpose of this study is to investigate how to construct and apply a web-based Network Studio (will be abbreviated as WNS afterwards) to train tomorrow's Science teachers to conduct the theme-based inquiry teaching and learning in elementary...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 64–67
The authors had designed and developed a web-based environment TINS (abbreviated for Theme-based Inquiry Network Studio). There are 34 software tools embedded in five different modules in TINS, and teachers can use some of the software tools in...
The rigorous teacher professional development initiated and promoted by applying TINS and shared leadership in a rural elementary school in Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2980–2987
This paper described how a web-based learning environment called Theme-based Inquiry Network Studio (abbreviated as TINS) together with the school administrators’ shared leadership initiated and promoted the rigorous teacher professional development ...
The Influence of Leadership Styles to the in-Service Teachers’ Integrating IT into Teaching and Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2409–2418
This paper reported a case study regarding to how two elementary school principals’ leadership styles influenced their school teachers’ integration of information and communication technology (will be abbreviated as ICT hereafter) into teaching and...
Designing efficient text presentation of multimedia CAI — the evaluation of dynamic text patterns and the negative repetition effect on memory
Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2001) pp. 127–140
The present study investigated the effects of presenting the same material with dynamic text patterns in multimedia CAI. Four commonly used dynamic text patterns were utilized to present 10 basic concepts of mechanics. Two hundred college students...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 144–151
This study designed and developed a content-rich, photo-based multiple choice on-line test (abbreviated as CP-MCT) to assess whether the college students can apply the basic light concept to interpret daily light phenomena. One hundred college...