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(2009) pp. 1–164
Blended learning has great potential to improve teacher education in terms of both accessibility and quality. Research studies are lacking in providing evidences for the contributions of blended learning in teacher education, especially at the...
Computer Technology Education in Teacher Preparation - A Review on How to Train Pre-service Teachers to Use Technology in Their Future Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3649–3654
The traditional one-course technology training for pre-service teachers cannot serve the needs to prepare teachers to effectively use technology in K-12 classrooms. Integrating technology into methods courses helps to make technology meaningful for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2488–2490
This proposal reports an on-going study of preservice teachers’ technology skills, technology beliefs and perceived barriers of integrating technologies in K-12 classrooms for teaching and learning. Data analysis is currently under going. The...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 9, No. 4 (Jun 14, 2014) pp. 56–59
Abstract—Knowledge management is supported by many strategies such as business intelligence, collaboration, document management and e-learning. With the development of modern information technology and the increases of demand for building and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1373–1375
This ongoing study aims to examine teacher candidates’ reflective comments using videos of exemplary teachers’ teaching practices with technology in an online collaborative environment. The hypothesis is that exemplary teachers’ video records...
Topics: Research & Evaluation
Candidate Perspectives of Integrated Field-Based Experience in Online Teacher Education – An Extended Study
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3291–3300
To provide insights into how candidates view integrated field-based experiences in their online credential program this research used candidate responses to a program evaluation survey upon credential program completion. Results of this study...
An Automatic Classification and Clustering Algorithm for Online Learning Goals Based on Cognitive Thinking
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 11 (Nov 09, 2018) pp. 54–66
To improve the learning effect of online learning, an online learning target automatic classification and clustering analysis algorithm based on cognitive thinking was proposed. It was applied to a multi-dimensional learning community. A new form of ...
Problem-based Learning: A Promising Instructional Approach for Technology Preparation for Pre-service Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3981–3988
Technology preparation courses need to adequately prepare pre-service teachers to effectively and innovatively integrate technology to facilitate teaching and learning in their future classrooms, which requires them to be able to effectively use...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 45, No. 1 (November 2015) pp. 89–97
"Minban" (private) secondary schools are a new phenomenon in China, which, theoretically, have greater freedom from government control. In practice, however, their autonomy is still limited, as is shown by this in-depth study of eight minban schools,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4427–4428
This brief paper is to report preliminary findings from a study on pedagogical strategies for effectively using interactive whiteboards in elementary classrooms. Four elementary school teachers who have been identified as experienced users of...
Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge in Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Representation of Primary Teachers of English in Taiwan
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher Vol. 24, No. 3 (2015) pp. 525–533
The importance of teachers' technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK) in conducting effective technology-enhanced instruction has been recognized; however, the understanding of teachers' TPACK when teaching English as a Foreign...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1139–1144
One of the current trends in educational technology is the development of ESL writing software and Web 2.0 tools. The desired process-based ESL writing instruction allows learners to establish a good writing habit and develop their ideation and...
Topics: International Education
The Exploration of Elementary School Teachers' Internet Self-Efficacy and Information Commitments: A Study in Taiwan
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 211–222
This study aimed to explore teachers' Internet self-efficacy and information commitments. More importantly, this study also attempted to identify possible factors that affect the teachers' Internet self-efficacy. The participants were 301 elementary ...
Effects of Online Synchronous Instruction with an Attention Monitoring and Alarm Mechanism on Sustained Attention and Learning Performance
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 4 (2018) pp. 427–443
Many studies have shown that learners' sustained attention strongly affects e-learning performance, particularly during online synchronous instruction. This work thus develops a novel attention monitoring and alarm mechanism (AMAM) based on...
How do Pre-service Social Studies Teachers Implement Problem-based Historical Inquiry Strategies – A Scenario-based Survey Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4956–4960
A scenario-based survey was administered to 33 pre-service social studies teachers to examine their perceived problem-based historical inquiry (PBHI) teaching strategies. The results of data analysis indicate that pre-service teachers recognize the...
Characteristics of Distance Learners: Research on Relationships of Learning Motivation, Learning Strategy, Self-Efficacy, Attribution and Learning Results
Open Learning Vol. 23, No. 1 (February 2008) pp. 17–28
This research uses adapted self-assessment questionnaires to examine the relationships between the learning motivation, learning strategies, self-efficacy, attribution and learning results of 135 distance learners. The aim is to model the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3170–3175
This mixed methods study examined how K-12 teachers use computer technology for instructional purposes and whether differences existed between elementary and secondary teachers' use of computer software. Results of survey data analysis indicated no...
Asian Journal of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 1 pp. 63–80
Along with the growth of the on-line shopping web sites, the actual requirements of the users about the On-Line Int eractive Fitting Room service quality and how to assist the users in the process of their consumption with the virtual cloth try-on,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 140–145
Currently the trend in state and district leadership is for Common Core State Standards to enlarge efforts to create instructions that is inclusive throughout the nation. The diadem is to develop interactive educational knowledge. Hence, part of...
Assessing the attention levels of students by using a novel attention aware system based on brainwave signals
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 2 (March 2017) pp. 348–369
Rapid progress in information and communication technologies (ICTs) has fueled the popularity of e-learning. However, an e-learning environment is limited in that online instructors cannot monitor immediately whether students remain focus during...
A study on the usability of E-books and APP in engineering courses: A case study on mechanical drawing
Computers & Education Vol. 92, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 181–193
Developments in cloud technology has made it possible for users to use the Internet and smart handheld devices for performing various tasks. Many types of E-books and APP have been made as a result. However, few investigations have been carried out...
Applied Psychological Measurement Vol. 37, No. 7 (October 2013) pp. 563–582
Interest in developing computerized adaptive testing (CAT) under cognitive diagnosis models (CDMs) has increased recently. CAT algorithms that use a fixed-length termination rule frequently lead to different degrees of measurement precision for...
Design and implementation of cancellation tasks for visual search strategies and visual attention in school children
Computers & Education Vol. 47, No. 1 (August 2006) pp. 1–16
We propose a computer-assisted cancellation test system (CACTS) to understand the visual attention performance and visual search strategies in school children. The main aim of this paper is to present our design and development of the CACTS and...
Investigating Effect of Ignoring Hierarchical Data Structures on Accuracy of Vertical Scaling Using Mixed-Effects Rasch Model
Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) 2010 (2010)
The vertical scales of large-scale achievement tests created by using item response theory (IRT) models are mostly based on cluster (or correlated) educational data in which students usually are clustered in certain groups or settings (classrooms or ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4359–4361
Blended learning has great potentials to be applied in teacher education to increase the access and quality of teacher education programs. Mixed methods combine quantitative and qualitative methods to collect, analyze, and interpret data. Applying...
Effects of a Question Prompt-Based Concept Mapping Approach on Students' Learning Achievements, Attitudes and 5C Competences in Project-Based Computer Course Activities
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 351–364
Concept mapping has been widely used in various fields to facilitate students' organization of knowledge. Previous studies have, however, pointed out that it is difficult for students to construct concept maps from the abundant searched data without ...
Assessment of programming language learning based on peer code review model: Implementation and experience report
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 2 (September 2012) pp. 412–422
The traditional assessment approach, in which one single written examination counts toward a student’s total score, no longer meets new demands of programming language education. Based on a peer code review process model, we developed an online...
A Multi-Peer Assessment Platform for Programming Language Learning: Considering Group Non-Consensus and Personal Radicalness
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 8 (2016) pp. 2011–2031
Multi-peer assessment has often been used by teachers to reduce personal bias and make the assessment more reliable. This study reviews the design and development of multi-peer assessment systems that detect and solve two common issues in such...
The Research Of Using Different Teaching And Learning Strategies In Computer Courses For Inservice Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 746–749
The purpose of the study tried to understand the effect of using different technology-based facilities and materials in computer courses for inservice education. The teaching and learning process in computer courses included group discussion and...
International Journal of Cyber Society and Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jun 30, 2014) pp. 89–96
This study forms an intact model to present a holistic view of users’ intention to use health information on the Internet. A survey was conducted to collect 339 questionnaires to validate the proposed model. The results reveal the following: (a)...
Enhancing Students' Computer Programming Performances, Critical Thinking Awareness and Attitudes towards Programming: An Online Peer-Assessment Attempt
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 20, No. 4 (2017) pp. 58–68
It has become an important and challenging issue to foster students' concepts and skills of computer programming. Scholars believe that programming training could promote students' higher order thinking performance; however, many school teachers...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 3 (2010) pp. 270–280
This project analyzed the effectiveness of a city-wide wireless weather sensor network, the Taipei Weather Science Learning Network (TWIN), in facilitating elementary and junior high students' study of weather science. The network, composed of sixty ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 11 (Nov 29, 2016) pp. 55–59
The digital library brings convenience, but meanwhile, it also brings the problems of overloaded information and over-diversified forms,thus search becomes difficult. Personalized Learning Recommendation System is the key to solve the problems, and...
A Microworld-Based Role-Playing Game Development Approach to Engaging Students in Interactive, Enjoyable, and Effective Mathematics Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 3 (2018) pp. 411–423
In traditional teacher-centered mathematics instruction, students might show low learning motivation owing to the lack of applied contexts. Game-based learning has been recognized as a potential approach to addressing this issue; however, without...
Forecasting Reading Anxiety for Promoting English-Language Reading Performance Based on Reading Annotation Behavior
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 4 (2016) pp. 681–705
To reduce effectively the reading anxiety of learners while reading English articles, a C4.5 decision tree, a widely used data mining technique, was used to develop a personalized reading anxiety prediction model (PRAPM) based on individual learners'...
Content Analysis of 1998-2012 Empirical Studies in Science Reading Using a Self-Regulated Learning Lens
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2016)
There is an increasing interest in conducting reading-related studies in science education using a self-regulated learning (SRL) lens. This exploration involved a content analysis of 34 articles (38 studies in total) in highly regarded journals from ...
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (2004) pp. 225–238
Distance education has been an important research issue of multimedia computing and communication. Since the instructional activities are implemented on cyberspace, how to control behaviors of students and to increase the degree of communication...
Language Learning Vol. 61, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 1119–1141
Learning the Chinese tone system is a major challenge to students of Chinese as a second or foreign language. Part of the problem is that the spoken Chinese syllable presents a complex perceptual input that overlaps tone with segments. This...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 11, No. 11 (Nov 29, 2016) pp. 4–8
A scientific, objective and accurate assessment of teaching quality is helpful in finding the relevant problems. So a highly accurate, quick and easy-to-implement teaching quality assessment system is necessary to build. The index value of the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 860–865
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether Chickering and Gamson's (1987) seven principles can be adopted to foster pedagogi cal effect in the contemporary e-Learning classroom. Specifically, it aims to compare and contrast students' IT...
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 193–217
In 2001, the Chinese Ministry of Education issued Guidelines for Preschool Education (GPE) (trial version) to call on early childhood practitioners to use a child-centered and play-based approach to teaching and learning. The guidelines also include ...
Computers & Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (August 2011) pp. 1270–1280
Recent research indicated that students’ ability to construct evidence-based explanations in classrooms through scientific inquiry is critical to successful science education. Structured argumentation support environments have been built and used in ...
Yi-Ying Chang; Sheng-Lei Yan; Pin-Zhi Lin; Huai-Bin Zhong; Jacques Marescaux; Jenn-Lung Su; Min-Liang Wang; Pei-Yuan Lee
Journal of Applied Research and Technology Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 220–229
This paper presents an adaptive imaging technique run on a mobile service system for endoscopic image enhancement by using color transform and Gray Level Co-occurrence Matrices (GLCM) for a single input endoscopy image. The method is simply deal...
Hsin-Hsin Lin; Tzong-Song Wang; Chen-Ying Su; Chun-Yan Li; Po-Sen Huang; Wen-Ho Chuo; Meng-Chuan Wen; Daih-Huang Kuo
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 1371–1374
This article aims to explore how to employ assimilating mobile technology to enhance learning efficiency of students. The study focuses on combining med-nursing clinical learning with mobile technology which allows students to learn without...
Sufen Chen; Hao-Chang Lo; Jing-Wen Lin; Jyh-Chong Liang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Guo-Li Chiou; Ying-Tien Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Hsin-Kai Wu; Chia-Yu Wang; Chin-Chung Tsai
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research Vol. 8, No. 2 (2012) pp. 20113–1
Technology has been widely involved in science research. Researchers are now applying it to science education in an attempt to bring students' science activities closer to authentic science activities. The present study synthesizes the research to...
Chia-Yu Wang; Hsin-Ka Wu; Silvia Wen-Yu Lee; Fu-Kwun Hwang; Hsin-Yi Chang; Ying-Tien Wu; Guo-Li Chiou; Sufen Chen; Jyh-Chong Liang; Jing-Wen Lin; Hao-Chang Lo; Chin-Chung Tsai
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 307–320
Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed...