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The impact of reflective facilitation on middle school students' self-regulated learning and their academic achievement in a computer-supported collaborative learning environment
(1998) pp. 1–199
Four research questions were proposed: (1) What kind of self-regulated strategies are used by middle school students while engaged in group learning tasks in the computer supported collaborative learning environment (CSCL) and the face-to-face...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1121–1126
Endorsing the concept of individualized instruction, mobile learning has improved student outcomes with innovative technology in the framework of 21st century learning and teaching. Out of a variety of one-to-one personal devices, Apple’s iPad™ has ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 330–334
Today’s higher education is far reaching beyond time, space, and student characteristics. A significant increase of adult learners, non-traditional students, has made a much diverse and dynamic online learning environment. The unique backgrounds and ...
Tagclouds and group cognition: Effect of tagging support on students' reflective learning in team blogs
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 6 (November 2016) pp. 1135–1150
We investigated the effects of supported tagging (a prompting mechanism for students to stop and think about their writing) for team blogging on undergraduate students' reflective learning and the relationship between tagclouds and group cognition....
Exploring the Relationship Between Mediating Tools and Student Perception of Interdependence in a CSCL Environment
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 385–400
This study investigated how different tools differentially mediate the way groups interact and how the differential tool use and interactivity influence interdependence in online collaborative activity. Activity Theory is used as a framework to...
Obstacles Faced at Various Stages of Capability Regarding Distance Education in Institutions of Higher Education: Survey Results
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 46, No. 4 (2001) pp. 40–45
Reports results of a survey conducted to determine perceptions of the barriers to distance education. Sixty-four barriers were determined from a review of the literature and clustered into the following 10 factors, based on survey responses:...
Adult Learners' Motivations in the Use of Wikis: Wikipedia, Higher Education, and Corporate Settings
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1525–1529
This paper reviews the motivations of adult wikis users in three settings - Wikipedia, higher education classrooms, and work environments. Given the attention to the success of the Wikipedia project, we exam the differences and similarities...
Examining the role of computer-supported knowledge-building discourse in epistemic and conceptual understanding
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 5 (October 2018) pp. 567–579
This study characterized students' online collaborative discourse from a theory-building perspective and examined its relation to epistemic and conceptual understanding. Fifty-two fifth graders' Knowledge Forum discussions on electricity were...
Achievement goals influence mastery experience via two paths in digital creativity games among elementary school students
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 3 (June 2018) pp. 223–232
Although cultivating creativity is greatly emphasized in elementary school education and that digital games can be a promising tool for improving creativity, little research has been conducted to identify and explore how player-related factors might ...
Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 3 (2001) pp. 377–386
The premise of this paper is that the effectiveness of web in contributing to learning will be a function of web-model alignment and the appropriateness of the model to a particular learning situation. We begin with a discussion of the most commonly ...
Free/libre open source software implementation in schools: Evidence from the field and implications for the future
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 1092–1102
This empirical paper shows how free/libre open source software (FLOSS) contributes to mutual and collaborative learning in an educational environment. Unlike proprietary software, FLOSS allows extensive customisation of software to support the needs ...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 209–212
This study will find out the effectiveness of learning English on using collaborative writing. The researcher divided the students to two groups. The performance of the post-test was then rated to see whether the students had benefited from...
Testing the Information Technology Continuance Model on a Mandatory SMS-Based Student Response System
Communication Education Vol. 61, No. 2 (2012) pp. 89–110
This paper reports a 2-month longitudinal study on a mandatory Short Message Service-based student response system that enabled students to take classroom quizzes using their mobile phones to register responses. students' perceptions on usefulness...
Effect of Varied Animated Enhancement Strategies in Facilitating Achievement of Different Educational Objectives
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 31, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2004)
The purpose of this study was to examine the instructional effectiveness of computer animated instruction, complemented by varied types of instructional strategies (advance organizers and adjunct questions and feedback) on learner achievement of...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 82–93
This study examined whether using localized interface designs would make a difference in users' learning results and their perceptions of the interface design in a classroom learning environment. This study also sought to learn more about users'...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 858–861
Scholars and practitioners are increasingly coming to recognize that, practices that have been successful in traditional teaching do not always translate well when used online. This is especially the case in online second-language teaching. This...
Topics: K-12 Online Learning
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (2014) pp. 184–201
Educational practitioners in the higher education institutions of the UK have increasingly promoted the use of wikis. The technology enhanced learning experience of the UK was transferred to a local higher educational agency in Malaysia through a...
Topics: Social Studies
Effects of tagcloud-anchored group discussions on pre-service teachers\u2019 collaborative knowledge construction
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 2 (Jun 09, 2017)
Group discussions are critical for students constructing new understanding and knowledge in both classroom and distance education. Tagclouds can provide an intuitive overview about the group\u2019s collective knowledge and could potentially be used...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) p. 974
In the context of thesis writing in management education, the purpose is to present community of practice (CoP), as a form of knowledge management network (KMN), and to understand its consequences. Of the 288 graduate students in management...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3135–3140
Higher education has experienced a shift of pedagogy from merely providing instruction to students to engaging students in enriched college experiences. Research shows a strong correlation between student engagement and other desired learning...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 39, No. 4 (2008) pp. 363–377
Vocational education and training (VET) is intended to prepare adult learners for careers that are based on practical activities. With the underlying constructivist andragogy, this study intended to examine the effects of computer-mediated group...
Effects of Linking Structure and Cognitive Style on Students' Performance and Attitude in a Computer-Based Hypertext Environment
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1994 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division (1994)
The implications of content organization and cognitive style in relation to the design of hypertext were studied with a focus on the effects of linking structure and field dependence and independence on performance and attitudes. Subjects were 139...
The Effect of Student Choice of Online Discussion Format on Tiered Achievement and Student Satisfaction
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 4 (2007) pp. 399–415
This study investigated whether providing students with the choice of chat versus threaded discussion boards for online discourse is an effective instructional strategy in terms of student learning and satisfaction. The sample was teacher education...
Journal of Counseling Psychology Vol. 59, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 458–464
Internalized heterosexism (IH) is a strong predictor of the psychological well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual (LGB), or other same-sex attracted individuals. To respond to the call for interventions to address IH, the current study developed and...
Integrating Popular Web Applications in Classroom Learning Environments and Its Effects on Teaching, Student Learning Motivation and Performance
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 12, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 157–165
Advancements in information and communication technology (ICT) allowed several tools and systems to be proposed for improving classroom experiences to both instructors and students. However, most of these tools were brand-new and stand-alone...
Cooperation, Culture and the Communicative Approach: Why Three Research Groups must come together as a Community for Successful Technology Implementation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3164–3169
This paper reports on a cross case analysis of Taiwanese English Language Learning (ELL) university instructors’ use of technology. This in-depth multiple case study attempted to gain an understanding of these instructors’ central concerns regarding ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4053–4061
This article reviews the literature on computer-based technology uses in second language learning in Taiwan. The goal of this review is to explore research evidence to understand how computers have been used to support second language learning. This ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 963–969
This paper is to present a case study of applying problem-based learning in the format of web-based environment. It first describes the features and rationale behind problem-based learning approach and the implementation of the web-based learning...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 979–981
A learning objective is a statement that tells what learners should be able to do when they have completed a segment of instruction. If a learning objective is well written, it is easy to measure whether or not the objective has been met. Most...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 17, No. 5 pp. 623–635
Seven hundred fourteen early childhood and elementary pre-service teachers at the beginning and ending points of their teacher education programs in Taiwan completed a revised version of the Gibson and Dembo teacher efficacy scale. Descriptive...
The Integration of Web2Quest Technology into Multicultural Curriculum in Teacher Education: A Potential for Globalization
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 46–59
The study examines the attitudes and past experiences of pre-service teachers and teacher educators in Taiwan and the U.S. regarding the use of Web2Quests to promote multicultural education. The demographics in many countries are increasingly...
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship Vol. 26, No. 1 (2014) pp. 52–60
This article describes the application of electronic resources management (ERM) to digital repository management at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. The authors discuss electronic resources...
Scaffolding wiki-supported collaborative learning for small-group projects and whole-class collaborative knowledge building
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 32, No. 6 (December 2016) pp. 529–547
While educators value wikis' potential, wikis may fail to support collaborative constructive learning without careful scaffolding. This article proposes literature-based instructional methods, revised based on two expert instructors' input, presents ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1207–1211
Study abroad is a difficult undertaking, wherein stress and anxiety are almost always an indispensable part of the experience. With the current technological advancement, many studies have shown that internet use is able to diminish study abroad...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2388–2395
The focus of Project TECHS is to address the need for technology integration training for inservice teachers in four participating high schools. A mixed method approach is employed to address three research areas: 1) contextual variables that...
Student Characteristics, Sense of Community, and Cognitive Achievement in Web-Based and Lab-Based Learning Environments
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 2 (2006) pp. 205–223
This study investigated differential effects of learning styles and learning orientation on sense of community and cognitive achievement in Web-based and lab-based university course formats. Students in the Web-based sections achieved higher scores...
The Effect of Static and Animated Visualization: A Perspective of Instructional Effectiveness and Efficiency
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 58, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 155–174
This study investigated the effectiveness of three different levels of enhancement strategies utilized to facilitate students' learning from static and animated visualization when taking the time-on-task into consideration. Participants were...
Building a Networked Environment in Wikis: The Evolving Phases of Collaborative Learning in a Wikibook Project
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 2 (2009) pp. 145–169
Wikis, when used as an open editing tool, can have profound and subtle effects on students' collaborative learning process. Hailed as a collaborative learning and writing tool, many questions remain regarding the pedagogical impacts of using wikis...
Journal of Social Work Education Vol. 44 (2008)
This article describes the challenges faced by providers in integrating and effectively using caregivers and suggests longer-range public policy approaches to address these challenges and spur system changes that respond to caregivers' needs and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1591–1593
In June of 2000, the Department of Educational Technology at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) received a PT3 grant to p repare teacher education graduates to use technology effectively in their K-12 classrooms. This paper ...
Supporting Learning of Variable Control in a Computer-Based Biology Environment: Effects of Prompting College Students To Reflect on Their Own Thinking
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 36, No. 7 (1999) pp. 837–58
Describes a study of college students who designed and conducted experiments involving control of variables after being assigned to one of four versions of a computer-based biology simulation learning environment. Finds that reason-justification...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 58–72
The Internet offers easy access to open resources, especially for educational use. However, the quality of open resources has been constantly criticized (). The purpose of this study was to examine English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) open educational ...
A Diagnostic-Remediation Teaching System for Enhancing Elementary Students' Science Listening Comprehension
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 15, No. 8 (2017) pp. 1485–1500
The purpose of this study was to explore elementary students' listening comprehension changes using a Web-based teaching system that can diagnose and remediate students' science listening comprehension problems during scientific inquiry. The 3...
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 3 (December 2015) pp. 275–303
Online teaching and learning have become widespread with the emergence of the Internet and other new technologies. However, online environments pose new challenges to those seeking to develop or choose suitable teaching approaches, and this is...
How the Pressure of Top-down Technology Implementation and Misaligned Evaluation Unintentionally Damages Schools, Teachers and Education in Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2432–2439
This paper investigates Taiwanese English Language Learning (ELL) university instructors’ use of computer technology for instructional purposes. The interplay of teachers’ beliefs, actions, and the context in which they are situated are discussed....
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 43, No. 2 (May 2006) pp. 151–161
Researchers have regarded inductive reasoning as one of the seven primary mental abilities that account for human intelligent behaviours. Researchers have also shown that inductive reasoning ability is one of the best predictors for academic...
Workplace Learning, Job Satisfaction, and Organizational Commitment in Small to Midsize Companies in Taiwan
Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in The Americas 2008
This quantitative study explored the relationships among workplace learning, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment (OC) in the context of small to midsize information technology companies in Taiwan. Twenty-six companies participated in the ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1684–1689
Students’ self-regulatory skills are linked to success and positive self-motivation both in school and in later life. This study examined the effects of the use of an internet-based behavior tracking and reporting system on student self-regulation....
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1370–1373
This paper is a report on the feedback of students enrolled in an Educational Foundation course utilizing a flipped learning design. Within the concepts of flipping the classroom, students are expected to go through, read, and learn the lesson...
Reading Improvement Vol. 51, No. 3 (2014) pp. 303–312
This article reviews the literature on computer-supported collaborative learning in second language and foreign language writing. While research has been conducted on the effects of online technology in first language reading and writing, this...