Search results for author:"Shu-Ching Yang"
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National Sun Yat-sen University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1836–1837
An exploratory study was undertaken to uncover the cognitive process of discourse synthesis within a hypermedia learning environment. The focus was on learners' discourse synthesis behavior and the problem solving strategies they employed using...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Vol. 52, No. 14 (2001) pp. 1210–23
Adopts an interpretive and situated approach to observe and assess learners' problem solving using hypermedia. Conducts the evaluation in context by considering the use of Perseus, a hypermedia research project and online digital library developed...
Synergy of Constructivism and Hypermedia from Three Constructivist Perspectives--Social, Semiotic, and Cognitive
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 24, No. 4 (2001) pp. 321–61
Examines constructivism as an epistemological basis for the design and use of hypermedia systems in order to synergize the constructivist view of learning and the potentialities of hypermedia. Proposes a new conceptual framework for constructive...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4863–4868
This study explores participants' views with regard to the integration of Internet tools in language learning activities. The subjects were 44 K10 male students and their teacher who first joined a Technology-Enhanced Language Learning project...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2520–2525
This study investigated the difference between Internet addicts and non-addicts in Taiwanese high schools, and focused specifically on their Internet usage patterns, and gratification and communication pleasures. The analytical results revealed that ...
Language Learning on the World Wide Web: An Investigation of EFL Learners' Attitudes and Perceptions
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 24, No. 2 (2001) pp. 155–81
Describes the integration of Web resources as instructional and learning tools in an EFL (English as a Foreign Language) class in Taiwan. Highlights include challenges and advantages of using the Web; learners' perceptions; intentional and...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 46, No. 2 (May 2009) pp. 237–248
The paper describes the integration of web resources and technology as instructional and learning tools in oral history projects. The computer-mediated oral history project centred around interviews with community elders combined with new...
Information Seeking as Problem-Solving Using a Qualitative Approach To Uncover the Novice Learners' Information-Seeking Processes in a Perseus Hypertext System
Library & Information Science Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (1997) pp. 71–92
Examines six cases of information-seeking behaviors--initiation, selection, exploration, formulation, collection, and presentation--as undergraduate students work through class exercises using Perseus, a Greek history information database. Describes ...
Exploring Help Seeking for Different Goal Orientation Attitude Student on the Cloud Computing Services Context
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 2073–2078
Online teaching, also known as the e-learning platform, plays an important role to provide the teachers and students the opportunities to communicate and teach in big size classes. Researches on online asynchronous discussion board, known as text...
Language Learning & Technology Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 57–75
The main aim of learning English as an international language is to effectively communicate with people from other cultures. In Taiwan, learners have few opportunities to experience cross-cultural communication in English. To create an authentic EFL ...
Exploring Students' Perceptions of Integrating Wiki Technology and Peer Feedback into English Writing Courses
English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 10, No. 2 (July 2011) pp. 88–103
This study applied Wiki technology and peer review to an English as a foreign language writing class. The objective was to investigate whether this system, as a collaborative platform, would improve students' writing skills. The study gauged...
English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 12, No. 1 (May 2013) pp. 79–90
This study explored college students' experiences with and perceptions of integrating both the Google.doc and peer e-tutors into an English writing course. This socio-cultural study employed online collaborative learning mechanisms with an...
A Study of Online Misrepresentation, Self-Disclosure, Cyber-Relationship Motives, and Loneliness among Teenagers in Taiwan
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 48, No. 1 (2013) pp. 1–18
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between online misrepresentation (OM), self-disclosure (SD), cyber-relationship motives (CRM), and loneliness in teenagers. A survey was conducted using a sample of 608 Taiwanese...
Applying the Practical Inquiry Model to investigate the quality of students’ online discourse in an information ethics course based on Bloom’s teaching goal and Bird’s 3C model
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 2 (September 2012) pp. 466–480
The goal of this study is to better understand how the study participants’ cognitive discourse is displayed in their learning transaction in an asynchronous, text-based conferencing environment based on Garrison’s Practical Inquiry Model (2001). The ...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 9, No. 2 (2011) pp. 52–64
Distance learning, where instruction is given to students despite wide separations of students and teachers, is increasingly popular. Videoconferencing, which is examined in this study, is a distance learning mode of featuring real-time interaction...
An empirical study of the relationships among teacher background variables and computer related measures
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 733–762
The present study explored the relationships among teacher background variables, computer anxiety, computer self-efficacy, computer coping strategies, and computer literacy among elementary and junior high school teachers in Taiwan. The sample...
Implementation of a Model-Tracing-Based Learning Diagnosis System to Promote Elementary Students' Learning in Mathematics
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 347–357
Of all teaching methods, one-to-one human tutoring is the most powerful method for promoting learning. To achieve this aim and reduce teaching load, researchers developed intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) to employ one-to-one tutoring (Aleven,...
An experimental study of cyber face-to-face vs. cyber text-based English tutorial programs for low-achieving university students
Computers & Education Vol. 63, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 52–61
This study examines the effects of two types of e-tutoring interventions (text-based vs. face-to-face videoconferencing, TB vs. F2F) on the grammar performance and motivation of low-achieving students. The study investigates the patterns of...
Computers & Education Vol. 108, No. 1 (May 2017) pp. 30–42
This study examines the self-reported decision making behaviors of 435 Taiwanese in-service secondary school teachers' regarding their willingness to accept friend requests on social network sites (SNSs) from different requesters (e.g., students...
Australian Journal of Rural Health Vol. 10, No. 3 (2002) pp. 168–72
At a clinical school in rural New South Wales (Australia), medical students follow patients through the health care system instead of being attached to doctors. Seeing the progression of illnesses, the impact of behavioral aspects, and the...