Search results for author:"Xiaojing Kou"
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Collaborative rhetorical structure: A discourse analysis method for analyzing student collaborative inquiry via computer conferencing
(2011) pp. 1–363
Various formats of online discussion have proven valuable for enhancing learning and collaboration in distance and blended learning contexts. However, despite their capacity to reveal essential processes in collaborative inquiry, current mainstream...
Educational Media International Vol. 51, No. 2 (2014) pp. 91–108
This study proposes the use of case-based reasoning to help educators design with Web 2.0. Principles for designing a web-enhanced case-based activity (CBA) were used to design an online professional development course for a group of 16 in-service...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1060–1061
This paper presents an instructional design theory aimed to enhance vocabulary learning in EFL setting through the application of the Web. The designing of this theory is based on Reigeluth's (1999) Instructional-Design Theories and Models-A New...
Best practices in L2 English source use pedagogy: A thematic review and synthesis of empirical studies
Educational Research Review Vol. 19, No. 1 (November 2016) pp. 36–57
There is an urgency to improve source use among non-native speakers of English in the globalized era. This review examines problems and causes of second language (L2) English source misuse in the English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a...
Understanding the Self-Directed Online Learning Preferences, Goals, Achievements, and Challenges of MIT OpenCourseWare Subscribers
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 349–365
This research targeted the learning preferences, goals and motivations, achievements, challenges, and possibilities for life change of self-directed online learners who subscribed to the monthly OpenCourseWare (OCW) e-newsletter from MIT. Data...