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Improving the professional status of teaching: perspectives of future teachers, current teachers, and education professors
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 15, No. 3 pp. 315–323
A US national sample of 2947 future teachers, 457 current teachers, and 1219 education faculty members was asked to rate the importance of various suggestions for improving the professional status of teaching. The results indicated that future...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 20, No. 5 (October 2011) pp. 621–629
This study investigated the students' learning process of the concept of concentration at the elementary school level in Taiwan. The influence of different representational types on the process of proportional reasoning was also explored. The...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 89–96
More and more educational institutions are using educational technologies and online learning materials to help students achieve satisfactory learning effects. However, not all teachers are able to prepare and design digital learning materials for...
Exploring the Effects of Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning and Online Class Frequency on Students' Computing Skills in Blended Learning Courses
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 1, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 1–16
Web-based courses have shown to be successful in providing quality distance education. However, due to a national education policy, pure online courses are not permitted in Taiwan. In addition, there exists a lack of appropriate design and delivery...
The Application of Web and Educational Technologies in Supporting Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning in Different Computing Course Orientations
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 70–79
Many educational institutions provide online courses; however, the question whether they can be as effective as those offered in the face-to-face classroom format still exists. In addition, it also remains unclear whether every subject is...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 10–17
Self-efficacy is believed to be a key component in successful online learning; however, most existing studies of online self-efficacy focus on the computer. Although computer self-efficacy is important in online learning, researchers have generally...
The Effects of Problem-Based Learning with Flipped Classroom on Elementary Students' Computing Skills: A Case Study of the Production of Ebooks
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2015) pp. 32–40
This study investigated, via quasi-experiments, the effects of problem-based learning with flipped classroom (FPBL) on the development of students' learning performance. In this study, 144 elementary school students were selected from six grade...
Developing an Appropriate Design of Blended Learning with Web-Enabled Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Students' Learning and Thoughts regarding Online Learning
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 30, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 261–271
The vocational schools in Taiwan regard professional certifications as a badge of skills achievement. The teaching in this context usually focuses on how to help students enhance their professional skills and pass the certificate examinations,...
Applying Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Computing Skills of Taiwan's Vocational Students: A Quasi-Experimental Study of a Short-Term Module
Electronic Journal of e-Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 pp. 147–156
Contrary to conventional expectations, the reality of computing education in Taiwan's vocational schools is not so practically oriented, and thus reveals much room for improvement. In this context, we conducted a quasi-experiment to examine the...
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 40–50
This study explored, via quasi-experiments, the effects of the combined training in web-based problem-based learning (PBL) and self-regulated learning (SRL) on low achieving students’ skill development. Two classes of 76 undergraduates in a one...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1861–1865
Advancements in technology and multimedia have brought us many new and improved technical products. Therefore, teaching strategies must incorporate technological advancements to accommodate the various learning needs. The purpose of this study was...
The Application of Augmented Reality in Online Education: A Review of Studies Published in Selected Journals from 2003 to 2012
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 75–80
In this paper, the authors reviewed the empirical augmented reality (AR) and online education studies, and those focused on designing or development of AR to help students learn, published in SSCI, SCI-EXPANDED, and A&HCI journals from 2003 to 2012. ...
Exploring the Effects of Student-Centered Project-Based Learning with Initiation on Students' Computing Skills: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Digital Storytelling
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 27–43
This study investigated, via quasi-experiments, the effects of student-centered project-based learning with initiation (SPBL with Initiation) on the development of students' computing skills. In this study, 96 elementary school students were...
Applying Blended Learning with Web-Mediated Self-Regulated Learning to Enhance Vocational Students' Computing Skills and Attention to Learn
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 2 (March 2011) pp. 193–209
Students in the vocational schools in Taiwan largely care little about their grades and do not get involved adequately in their schoolwork. To respond effectively to this challenge of teaching, two cases were studied and compared; one is a class...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 4, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 19–34
This study adopted Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) to investigate the influences of multimedia presentations on achievements of science learning and the correlations between eye-movement models under distinct multimedia combinations and learner...
Enhance Low-Achieving Students' Learning Involvement in Taiwan's Higher Education: An Approach via E-Learning with Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
Teaching in Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 5 (October 2010) pp. 553–565
This study explored the effects of web-enabled pedagogies on students' involvement in learning. A series of quasi-experiments were conducted to investigate whether students' involvement increases over time if intervened, respectively, by problem...
Applying Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning to Add Value to Computing Education in Taiwan's Vocational Schools
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (2008) pp. 13–25
This article describes the design and delivery of a compulsory course in packaged software at vocational schools in Taiwan. A course website was devised and deployed to supplement learning activities in the traditional classroom. A series of quasi...
Developing Long-Term Computing Skills among Low-Achieving Students via Web-Enabled Problem-Based Learning and Self-Regulated Learning
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 50, No. 2 (2013) pp. 121–132
Many private vocational schools in Taiwan have taken to enrolling students with lower levels of academic achievement. The authors re-designed a course and conducted a series of quasi-experiments to develop students' long-term computing skills,...
Are One-to-One Computers Necessary? An Analysis of Collaborative Web Exploration Activities Supported by Shared Displays
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 15, No. 4 (2012) pp. 3–13
Collaborative web exploration, in which learners work together to explore the World Wide Web, has become a key learning activity in education contexts. Learners can use a shared computer with a shared display to explore the web together. However,...
The Application of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) in e-Learning and Online Education Environments: A Review of Publications in SSCI-Indexed Journals from 2004 to 2013
International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies Vol. 8, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 18–23
In this paper, the authors reviewed the empirical studies on social networking sites (SNSs), especially those focused on adopting SNSs for students’ learning, published in SSCI journals from 2004 to 2013. It was found that the number of articles has ...
"Whoa! We're Going Deep in the Trees!": Patterns of Collaboration around an Interactive Information Visualization Exhibit
Pryce Davis; Michael Horn; Florian Block; Brenda Phillips; E Margaret Evans; Judy Diamond; Chia Shen
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 53–76
In this paper we present a qualitative analysis of natural history museum visitor interaction around a multi-touch tabletop exhibit called "DeepTree" that we designed around concepts of evolution and common descent. DeepTree combines...
Effects of Web-based Cognitive Apprenticeship and Time Management on the Development of Computing Skills in Cloud Classroom: A Quasi-Experimental Approach
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 1–12
Web-based learning is generally a solitary process without teachers' on-the-spot assistance. In this study, a quasi-experiment was conducted to explore the effects of various combinations of Web-Based Cognitive Apprenticeship (WBCA) and Time...
Exploring the Effects of Web-Mediated Socially-Shared Regulation of Learning and Experience-Based Learning on Improving Students' Learning
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 26, No. 6 (2018) pp. 815–826
The application of online learning and educational technologies in higher education has changed teaching methods, the channels of delivering learning materials, and modes of communication between teachers and students. This study is aimed to improve ...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 55, No. 4 (2018) pp. 459–469
Digital video has become a popular instructional media, which makes students more enthusiastic about the subjects they are learning. However, students may not be able to receive these benefits if the videos present the information they contain too...