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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 835–838
This report describes the experience of a computer-illiterate English language teacher in designing, piloting and evaluating a Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) package to help students write job application letters. The report will cover...
Attitudes and Achievements: Comparing Computer-based and Traditional Homework Assignments in Mathematics
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 33, No. 5 (2001)
Investigates the effects of three formats of computer-based homework and paper-based homework, on the achievement, retention, attitudes, and time-on-task of lower secondary school students. Students who completed drill-and-practice homework scored...
Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 1999 (March 1999)
The process of developing, pilot testing, and revising a set of English-as-a-Second-Language instructional materials for computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is described. The materials are designed to prepare students for job interviews in...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 165–171
One obstacle to industrial technology education is that the difficulties or problems students encounter during experiments are not easy to detect. Students are often unaware of their flaws, and some will not notify the teacher of these flaws even if ...
Learning to Be an Education Leader: How a Web-Based Course Meets Some of the Challenges of Leadership Training and Development
Scholar-Practitioner Quarterly Vol. 3, No. 1 (2005) pp. 25–38
This article captures how a web-based course, designed as a part of the School Leadership Grant Program, meets some challenges of leadership training and development. The content, structure and discussion board exercises of the sample course are...
Discover Sequential Patterns of Learning Concepts for Behavioral Diagnosis by Interpreting Web Page Contents
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 251–256
As Web-based course become popular, the Web system accumulates a large amount of log data. Because the log data was generated by learners' behavior on the Web-based course, many researchers agree that analyzing the Web logs will bring benefits for...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 344–349
The commercial success of SlideShare, bolstered by results from several academic studies, has demonstrated its use, production, and sharing of digital presentation slides as a promising tool for knowledge dissemination and personal brand building. ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 77–95
Invited from E-Learn 2014. Disasters are immense and shocking events which, in their wake, require the collective efforts of an entire community to achieve a successful recovery. Engaging and educating a broader swath of a given community well in...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 2145–2153
Disasters are immense and shocking events which, in their wake, require the collective efforts of an entire community to achieve a successful recovery. Engaging and educating a given community well in advance of a disaster contributes notably to...
The evaluation of different gaming modes and feedback types on game-based formative assessment in an online learning environment
Computers & Education Vol. 81, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 259–269
This study proposed an online learning system for energy education, modifying the typical rules of tic-tac-toe and incorporating multiple choice tests into the game in order to develop a game-based formative assessment tool for an online learning...
Computers & Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (1999) pp. 249–267
The School Administration and Management Systems (SAMS) project was launched in 1994, aiming to support all schools in Hong Kong in administrative and managerial tasks. This survey aims to investigate the changes and impacts that have been brought...
An Exploratory Study on the Application of Conceptual Knowledge and Critical Thinking to Technological Issues
International Journal of Technology and Design Education Vol. 25, No. 3 (August 2015) pp. 339–361
This study explored how senior high school students apply their conceptual knowledge, consisting of theoretical and system knowledge, to think critically when confronted with technological issues. We employed a curriculum on the history of...
Immediate Web-Based Essay Critiquing System Feedback and Teacher Follow-Up Feedback on Young Second Language Learners' Writings: An Experimental Study in a Hong Kong Secondary School
Computer Assisted Language Learning Vol. 26, No. 1 (2013) pp. 39–60
This article is an effort to add to computer-assisted language learning by extending a study on an essay critiquing system (ECS) feedback to secondary school language learners' writing. The study compared two groups of participants' performance,...
Computers & Education Vol. 126, No. 1 (November 2018) pp. 443–458
For a child, playing is not only an act of fun, but also a way of learning. Long hours of study in a classroom without playing only serve to make the children detest learning. A current interest of research is to integrate the learning process with...
Where Research, Practice and the Authority Meet: A Collaborative Inquiry for Development of Technology-Enhanced Chinese Language Curricula
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 232–243
This collaborative inquiry project brought together 14 Chinese Language teachers, 4 researchers and 2 Ministry of Education (MOE) curriculum specialists to co-design the Chinese Language curricula with the integrated use of information and...
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 2 (February 2009) pp. 283–291
Reflection plays a very important role in learning processes and is very helpful for promoting learning performance. Many higher education institutions today are actively promoting learners’ reflection ability in order to help them cope with the...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 4 (2010) pp. 15–26
In this paper, we present a design research study in Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) that emphasizes learner created content and contextualized meaning making. In learning Chinese idioms, students proactively used smartphones on a 1:1 basis ...
Examining the Relationship between Teachers' Attitudes and Motivation toward Web-Based Professional Development: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 120–127
This study was conducted to investigate elementary school teachers' attitudes and motivation toward web-based professional development. The relationship between teachers' attitudes and motivation was explored using the AWPD (Attitudes toward Web...
Is blended e-learning as measured by an achievement test and self-assessment better than traditional classroom learning for vocational high school students?
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 15, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2014)
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of blended e-learning on electrical machinery performance (achievement test and self-assessment). Participants were two classes of 11th graders majoring in electrical engineering and taking the...
Using 3D printing technology with experiential learning strategies to improve preengineering students' comprehension of abstract scientific concepts and hands‐on ability
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 35, No. 2 (April 2019) pp. 178–187
This study combined 3D printing technology with experiential learning strategies (ELS) to design a hands‐on curriculum for preengineering students. The participants learned interdisciplinary knowledge and abstract scientific concepts through the...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 7 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 1208–1226
This paper outlines an adaptable collaborative writing approach employing a wiki to address the typical weaknesses of young Singaporean Chinese students learning Chinese as second language (L2) in Chinese writing. These students' problems in...
Does Using E-Portfolios for Reflective Writing Enhance High School Students' Self-Regulated Learning?
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 25, No. 3 (2016) pp. 317–336
The study aims to examine whether reflective writing using e-portfolios enhances high school students' self-regulated learning. Participants included two classes of eighth-graders majoring in Information Processing and taking a course called "...
Which inclusive teaching tasks represent the highest level of teacher efficacy in primary and secondary schools?
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 75, No. 1 (October 2018) pp. 164–173
A hierarchy of inclusive teaching tasks by associated level of teacher efficacy is derived from a group of primary and secondary school teachers in Hong Kong using a Rasch rating scale model on 536 in-service teachers attending a professional...
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (May 2006) pp. 209–215
Anatomy curriculum has changed dramatically around the world since the 1960s. These changes include the reduction of course hours, the abandonment of cadaver dissection, the use of problem-based learning, application of other teaching modalities...
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher Vol. 22, No. 3 (2013) pp. 263–272
This paper reports a pilot study on the development and validation of the bilingual (Chinese and English) "Motivation and Attitudes for Language Learning Inventory" (MALLI). MALLI is designed to measure secondary school students' learning...
Online Reflective Writing Mechanisms and Its Effects on Self-Regulated Learning: A Case of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment System
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 7 (2016) pp. 1647–1664
The purpose of the present study was to design reflective writing mechanisms in a web-based portfolio assessment system and evaluate its effects on self-regulated learning. Participants were two classes of juniors majoring in data processing and...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 10, No. 2 (2012) pp. 1–16
The goal of this study is to develop a virtual farm for educational applications. Users can play the role of a farmer by planting vegetables and raising poultry on the virtual farm to observe their growth through online learning activities. The...
A Comparison of Lecture-Based and Challenge-Based Learning in a Workplace Setting: Course Designs, Patterns of Interactivity, and Learning Outcomes
Timothy K. O'Mahony; Nancy J. Vye; John D. Bransford; Elizabeth A. Sanders; Reed Stevens; Richard D. Stephens; Michael C. Richey; Kuen Y. Lin; Moe K. Soleiman
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 21, No. 1 (2012) pp. 182–206
We describe findings from a research partnership involving a global airline manufacturing company (The Boeing Company), and learning scientists and aeronautical engineers from the University of Washington. Our starting point for the partnership...