Search results for author:"Yi-Mei Lin"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1255–1260
As China plays a more influential role in the global politics and economy, Chinese is likely to become an international lingua franca in the near future. Although the importance of learning Chinese seems to be well aware of, learning it is...
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...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1690–1693
Cultivating critical thinking is the most desired goal in higher education. This study investigates students' cognitive skills during collaborative learning in a graduate-level online course. Content analysis technique involving both numeric and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3638–3643
The paper first characterizes the differences between tangible learning community and virtual learning community and claims that virtual learning community is one of the most significant ingredients in networked learning environments. Subsequently,...
Comparison of Motivation Factors in the Participation of Networked Learning between American and Asian Students
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2402–2409
This study examines the motivation factors among ESL students in Asia and K-12 students in the United States. Interestingly, there are more similarities than differences in the motivation factors in both groups of students. The main factors that...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 1081–1088
The purpose of this study is to investigate aspects of virtual learning communities of practice in networked learning environments. An inhabited virtual learning world, The Best Digital Village, will be implemented following the proposed...
Topics: Virtual Environments
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2712–2719
This paper describes an ongoing situated professional development program in which teachers bring their intact classes for an extended stay in a ubiquitous computing environment equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art computing devices. The...
Ching-Mei Hsiao; Jack Fei Yang; Szu Yuan Chao; Ming-Jhu Syu; Shih Hsien Yu; Ting Yi Tsai; Chin Ping Tu; Chia-Yu Lin; Yi Wen Chen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 845–851
The National Digital Archive Project in Taiwan may be an important example of how emerging technology may be applied to make here-to-for restricted access to national architectural treasures now available to unrestricted access. Digital archives,...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 363–385
This paper reports on a third grade class's use of technology during a science unit on forces and motion. The investigation documents the unique ways in which children can construct knowledge and create multimedia representations of their learning...