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The Impacts of ICT Based Education on the Informational Literacy of Teachers and Students in Beijing Rural Districts
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 179–186
This paper depicts our research on impact of ICT to the information literacy of the teachers and students in 10 rural districts of Beijing. Through interviews and questionnaires to education authority officers, principles, teachers and students of...
Does multimedia support individual differences? – EFL learners’ listening comprehension and cognitive load
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 6 (Dec 17, 2014)
The present study examines how display model, English proficiency and cognitive preference affect English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners’ listening comprehension of authentic videos and cognitive load degree. EFL learners were randomly...
CALICO Journal Vol. 31, No. 3 (2014)
The present research reports the findings of three experiments which explore how subtitles and advance organizers affect EFL learners' listening comprehension of authentic videos. EFL learners are randomly assigned to one of two groups. The...
Factors affecting student burnout and academic achievement in multiple enrollment programs in Taiwan’s technical–vocational colleges
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 24, No. 3 pp. 283–301
Instead of the 44-year joint entrance examination held so far in Taiwan, multiple enrollment programs are a more recent policy of the Ministry of Education to reform the deficiencies of the abovementioned examination. However, the results of...
Does Multimedia Support Individual Differences?--EFL Learners' Listening Comprehension and Cognitive Load
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 6 (2014) pp. 699–713
The present study examines how display model, English proficiency and cognitive preference affect English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners' listening comprehension of authentic videos and cognitive load degree. EFL learners were randomly...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 20, No. 4 (2017) pp. 112–125
The studies regarding using a cross sectional view of speech organs enriched with attention cueing and written text to probe learners' learning efficiency and behavior through mobile phones is scant. The purpose of this study was to examine whether...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 1 (2016) pp. 249–262
The present study examines how various types of attention cueing and cognitive preference affect learners' comprehension of a cardiovascular system and cognitive load. EFL learners were randomly assigned to one of four conditions: non-signal, static-...
Teacher Training in Using Effective Strategies for Preschool Children with Disabilities in Inclusive Classrooms
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (2012) pp. 53–64
Research has shown that inclusion benefits children with disabilities and typical developing peers. Children with disabilities enrolled in inclusive settings were found to achieve better developmental outcomes than children with similar abilities...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 23, No. 5 (December 2010) pp. 395–412
This article describes the development and evaluation of a computer-assisted language learning approach which integrates a finite state dialogue engine with an animated pedagogical agent. The design of the request game is theoretically motivated by...
Prospective Teachers' Insights towards Scaffolding Students' Writing Processes through Teacher-Student Role Reversal in an Online System
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 3 (June 2011) pp. 351–368
Teachers are encouraged to plan their teaching based on students' needs from the student-centered perspectives. Of the many teacher training programs, teacher-student role reversal is regarded as one of the most effective avenues to help teachers...
It Is More than Knowledge Seeking: Examining the Effects of OpenCourseWare Lectures on Vocabulary Acquisition in English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Context
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 26, No. 1 (2013) pp. 1–20
OpenCourseWare (OCW) has received increasing attention over the past few years in higher education. These courses provide appealing opportunities to view classes taught in well-established universities worldwide. The current study aims to examine...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 14, No. 3 (2011) pp. 82–101
Many studies have reported the results of how students constructed texts, yet the cognitive process of how texts were constructed by sentences and how the constructive process was formulated and reformulated have rarely been addressed. This study...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 4 (2016) pp. 784–798
This study examined the impact of e-book interactivity design on the learning of Chinese characters by fourth graders (10-year-old children). This study was guided by two main questions: (1) Are there any differences in achievements (Chinese...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 28–39
This study investigated the online flow frequency among college students in regard to different internet activities, and analyzed the effect of flow frequency on internet addiction. This study surveyed 525 undergraduate internet users in Taiwan by...
Affecting Factors and Outcome on Intermittent Internet Pulling Behavior in Taiwan's Undergraduate Students
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 45, No. 3 (2011) pp. 339–357
Nowadays people's lives heavily rely on Internet facilities. Internet users generally have constant Internet connectivity and intermittently click on sites they want to access even amidst studying or working. In this study, we sought to examine the...
Do Language Proficiency and Lecture Comprehension Matter? OpenCourseWare Lectures for Vocabulary Learning
CALICO Journal Vol. 29, No. 4 (September 2012) pp. 663–678
Open source lectures not only provide knowledge-seekers with convenient ways to obtain knowledge and information, they also serve as potential language learning resources that provide extensive language input and repeated exposure to vocabulary...
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 6, No. 4
This study on barriers to online staff development for classroom teachers was conducted as part of the planning activities of a delivery models project designed to develop guidelines for implementing large-scale online staff development programs....
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 2 (September 2012) pp. 628–637
This study examined the impact of collaborative filtering (the so-called recommender) on college students’ use of an online forum for English learning. The forum was created with an open-source software, Drupal, and its extended recommender module....
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 799–808
Referential identification and resolution are considered the keys to help readers grasp the main idea of a text and solve lexical ambiguities. The goal of this study is to design a computer system for helping college students who learn English as a...
Effects of a Progressive Prompting-Based Educational Game on Second Graders' Mathematics Learning Performance and Behavioral Patterns
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 2 (2018) pp. 322–334
Game-based learning (GBL) has been proven to be an attractive learning model by many studies; however, scholars have pointed out that the effectiveness of game-based learning could be limited if proper learning strategies are not incorporated....
"Mommy Wants to Learn the Computer": How Middle-Aged and Elderly Women in Taiwan Learn ICT through Social Support
Adult Education Quarterly Vol. 62, No. 1 (February 2012) pp. 73–90
The group of middle-aged and elderly women represents the lowest usage rate of information and communication technology (ICT) in Taiwan. This article reports how a social intervention program, the Taiwan Women Up (TWU) program, has helped such group ...
Using WebQuest as a Universal Design for Learning Tool to Enhance Teaching and Learning in Teacher Preparation Programs
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 8, No. 3 (March 2011) pp. 21–29
Developed by Dodge (1995), WebQuest is an inquiry-based teaching tool, in which students of all ages and levels participate in an authentic task that use pre-designed, pre-defined internet resources, though other print resources can also be used....
New Content for New Times: Pre-Service Teachers’ Exploration of Computer Programming in Educational Technology Coursework
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1635–1642
This study investigates the development of computational thinking skills and knowledge in pre-service teachers after they were exposed to an educational technology course that incorporated engagement with visual-based programming. Quantitative data...
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 28, No. 1 (2015) pp. 41–57
Previous studies have evaluated reading comprehension as the general understanding of reading texts. However, this broad and generic assessment of reading comprehension overlooks the specific aspects and processes that students need to develop. This ...
A Time Sequence-Oriented Concept Map Approach to Developing Educational Computer Games for History Courses
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 2 (2015) pp. 212–229
Concept maps have been recognized as an effective tool for students to organize their knowledge; however, in history courses, it is important for students to learn and organize historical events according to the time of their occurrence. Therefore,...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 11, No. 4 (2008) pp. 173–189
The major purpose of this study is to assist college students in constructing mental representation of referential resolution in a computer system. Ninety students were asked to draw mental maps indicating the relationships between references, take...
Educational Media International Vol. 48, No. 3 (2011) pp. 209–220
This research project aimed to introduce WebQuests to train special education preservice teachers in Singapore. The following research questions were posed: (1) Does the use of WebQuests in teacher preparation promote special education teacher...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 5 (Dec 01, 2016)
When electronic portfolios (e-portfolios) are employed as summative assessments for degree granting programs, it is imperative that students demonstrate their knowledge in the field to showcase learning growth and achievement of the program learning ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 9, No. 2 (Mar 18, 2014) pp. 59–63
The learning environment based on the KINECT Motion Sensing technology is able to fully mobilize the learners' multi-sensory organs, closely combine study with sports and enhance human-computer interactions, which can be conducive to the learners'...
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 208–218
Information Communication Technology (ICT) has changed the way people think, behave, communicate, and work. As a result, digital literacy, an essential skill for career development, lifelong learning, freedom of expression and social inclusion, is...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 341–346
This paper provides a snapshot of a teacher’s discourse practice while facilitating a group of two students in a computational thinking infused robotic activity while completing a task. The interactions between the teacher and her students have...
Topics: Computational Thinking
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 7, No. 1 (2009) pp. 23–43
The growing popularity of computer and network technologies has attracted researchers to investigate the strategies and the effects of information technology applied instructions. Previous research has not only demonstrated the benefits of applying...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 1–14
Peer-assessment and video comment-sharing are effective learning strategies for students to receive feedback on their learning. Researchers have emphasized the need for well-designed peer involvement in order to improve students' abilities in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2183–2187
This article reports the findings of a study investigating patterns arising among elementary school students collaborating mediated by computer (CMC). The findings would provide teachers valuable implications for how to select adaptive intervening...
Facilitating a Robotics Program in an After-school Context: Elementary School Teachers' Perceived Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 1762–1767
This paper presents a case study on a prolonged professional development for six elementary school teachers through the facilitation of a robotics program in an after-school context. The preliminary data analysis shows that the six participating...
Resetting educational technology coursework for pre-service teachers: A computational thinking approach to the development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK)
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul 24, 2017)
This study presents the design of an educational technology course for pre-service teachers specific to incorporating computational thinking in K-8 classroom settings. Subsequently, it examines how participation in the course influences pre-service...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3104–3112
Traditional teaching methods are limited by time and space. With the arrival of increasingly advanced technologies and the internet era, e-learning platforms can solve many of the problems faced by traditional teaching. The internet is filled with...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1815–1819
In this pager, we design an agent-supported mechanism to deal with the notice messages in a learning management system(LMS). As in a traditional learning environment, there are many notice messages transferring between users, it is very necessary...
Reconceptualizing Pedagogical Usability of and Teachers' Roles in Computer Game-Based Learning in School
Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 7, No. 20 (Jul 25, 2012) pp. 419–429
At present, methods for the optimal use of two approaches to computer game-based learning in school to enhance students' learning, namely, computer game play and game design, are obscure because past research has been devoted more to designing...
Information and Communication Technology as a Pedagogical Tool in Teacher Preparation and Higher Education
Journal of College Teaching & Learning Vol. 9, No. 4 (2012) pp. 327–338
Under the current trend of globalization and economic dynamics, the accountability of our educational systems is being seriously tested. In response to the demands of the future, the Ministry of Education (MOE) in Singapore has wisely proposed...
Comparison of Animation and Static-Picture Based Instruction: Effects on Performance and Cognitive Load for Learning Genetics
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 21, No. 4 (2018) pp. 1–11
This study aimed to examine the relative effectiveness of using an animation versus static pictures in terms of supporting the learning of genetics. To provide a methodologically sound comparison, the two sessions were constructed to be equivalent...
Computers & Education Vol. 126, No. 1 (November 2018) pp. 89–104
The continuing attention to the educational value of digital games highlights the need for more focused literature reviews in order to identify critical gaps and opportunities in domain-specific areas. The current study thus set out to provide a...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6039–6043
This study aims to understand the needs of the adult for mobile learninig in terms of content, functions, services etc. Furthermore, the mobile learning system model is draw from this study. Several methods are used to collect data for this study...
Jessica L. Fede; Margaret E. Pierce; Craig S. Wells William J. Matthews; Candice Southall; Teresa Taber-Doughty Gulnoza Yakubova; Tom J. Clees John Langone; Jessica L. Fede; Margaret E. Pierce; Craig S. Wells William J. Matthews; Candice Southall; Teresa Taber-Doughty Gulnoza Yakubova; Tom J. Clees John Langone; Jessica L. Fede; Margaret E. Pierce; Craig S. Wells William J. Matthews; Candice Southall; Teresa Taber-Doughty Gulnoza Yakubova; Tom J. Clees John Langone; Edward L. Meyen; Chien-Hui Yang
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 20, No. 1 (2005) pp. 41–54
The Online Delivery Model Project was funded by the Office of Special Education Programs in follow-up to the Online Academy (Award # HO29K73002). The purpose of the project was to engage teams of educators from nine states in the development of...