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Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 4 pp. 385–400
The continuous generation and evolution of digital learning resources is important for promoting open learning and meeting the personalized needs of learners. In the Web 2.0 era, open and collaborative authoring is becoming a popular method by which ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 36, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 13–21
This study investigated the behavioral patterns of students' knowledge construction in online cooperative translation activities. Forty-eight college students participated in the study. Methods of lag sequential analysis and frequency analysis were...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013)
Effects of Cooperative Translation on Chinese EFL Student Levels of Interest and Self-Efficacy in Specialized English Translation
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 29, No. 3 (2016) pp. 477–493
Translation instruction is very important in specialized English teaching activities. The effectiveness of current specialized English translation instruction (SETI) in mainland China, however, is unclear because university students have become less ...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 1 (Jan 29, 2013) pp. 95–111
As school networks get more available, reading instruction in a computer classroom has become more and more popular in China. Although information and communication technology (ICT) has brought about some improvements in classroom teaching, it must...
Using mobile phones in college classroom settings: Effects of presentation mode and interest on concentration and achievement
Computers & Education Vol. 88, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 292–302
How to trigger and maintain the concentration of learners in their learning activities through mobile devices has become an important issue. Research on learning concentration and information presentation mode can provide new insights into the...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 2 (2018) pp. 245–255
Open knowledge communities (OKCs) have become popular in the era of knowledge economy. This study aimed to explore how users collaboratively create and share knowledge in OKCs. In particular, this research identified the behavior distribution and...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 45, No. 5 (Sep 16, 2014) pp. 880–901
The openness of open-knowledge communities (OKCs) leads to concerns about the knowledge quality and reliability of such communities. This confidence crisis has become a major factor limiting the healthy development of OKCs. Earlier studies on trust...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 206–224
This paper presents a new model for organizing learning resources: Learning Cell. This model is open, evolving, cohesive, social, and context-aware. By introducing a time dimension into the organization of learning resources, Learning Cell supports...
Group interactive network and behavioral patterns in online English-to-Chinese cooperative translation activity
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 28–36
This study investigated the group interactive network of students and the behavioral patterns of knowledge construction in online cooperative translation activities without teacher intervention. Participants in this study consisted of 48 EFL...