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Strong, Carol; Chang, Ly-Yun – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2019
The experience of childhood family adversity may affect adolescent sexual behavior, yet the variation in the types of adversities is unknown. We analyzed data from the Taiwan Education Panel Survey. In 2007, 18,995 students aged 18 years retrospectively reported the age of first sexual activity and the experiences of childhood adversities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Sexuality
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Lee, Min-Hsien; Hsu, Chung-Yuan; Chang, Chun-Yen – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
This study, first of all, aimed to develop a new survey to assess Taiwanese teachers' perceived self-efficacy in STEM knowledge. Second, it aimed to probe any differences in teachers' perceived self-efficacy in STEM knowledge regarding their gender and teaching subjects. Last, we examined the structural relations among teachers' perceived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness
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Shih, Huei-Ju – International Education Studies, 2019
Factors that contribute to learning achievement have always been a primary research concern in the field of education. In the field of second/foreign language (L2) learning, researchers have been trying to explore many important factors that are linked to successful learning and how these factors may predict the success of language learning. With…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Structural Equation Models
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Huang, Hsuan-Yi; Chen, Hsiao-Lan – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
History curriculum and textbooks, as a key mechanism of constructing collective memory, play a critical role in shaping national, social, and cultural imaginations of the young. This paper analyses history textbooks in Taiwan during the martial law period (1950-1987) to explore narratives about Taiwan and examines the ways in which those…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Textbooks, History Instruction
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Yao, Zhuojun; Luhb, Weiming – International Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies, 2019
Guided by the theoretical framework of Baumrind's parenting style, this study aimed at providing a better understanding of the relationship between teaching style and adolescent depression. The panel data is from the Taiwan Educational Panel Survey (N=654). Findings showed that the effect of teaching style on adolescent depression had different…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Depression (Psychology), Teaching Styles, Correlation
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Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Lai, Chiu-Lin; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Chu, Hui-Chun; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
In this study, a one-year program was conducted to investigate the relationships between students' perceptions of mobile learning and their tendencies of peer interaction and higher-order thinking in issue-based mobile learning activities. To achieve the research objective, a survey consisting of eight scales, namely, usability, continuity,…
Descriptors: High School Students, Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Peer Relationship
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Wang, Hung-chun – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
This article reports on a practitioner research study exploring how creative thinking activities can be designed and integrated into high school English classes. It delineates the process of developing a metaphorical creativity workshop for year 11 students in Taiwan and demonstrates the students' workshop experiences and learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, High School Students, Figurative Language, Workshops
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Yang, Fang-Ying; Liu, Shiang-Yao; Hsu, Chung-Yuan; Chiou, Guo-Li; Wu, Hsin-Kai; Wu, Ying-Tien; Chen, Sufen; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Meng-Jung; Lee, Silvia W.-Y.; Lee, Min-Hsien; Lin, Che-Li; Chu, Regina Juchun; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Research in Science Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate an online contextualized test for assessing students' understanding of epistemic knowledge of science. In addition, how students' understanding of epistemic knowledge of science interacts with learner factors, including time spent on science learning, interest, self-efficacy, and gender, was…
Descriptors: Science Education, Knowledge Level, Student Interests, Self Efficacy
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Ge, Yun-Ping; Unsworth, Len; Wang, Kuo-Hua; Chang, Huey-Por – Research in Science Education, 2018
From a social semiotic perspective, image designs in science textbooks are inevitably influenced by the sociocultural context in which the books are produced. The learning environments of Australia and Taiwan vary greatly. Drawing on social semiotics and cognitive science, this study compares classificational images in Australian and Taiwanese…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Semiotics, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction
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Sasi, Abolfazl Shirban; Haga, Toshinari – World Journal of Education, 2018
Learning Japanese has become very common amongst Taiwanese high school and university students, ranking the second most sought for language. A concise study of the likeable activities in a typical language class for the Taiwanese students seems to be quite useful. Therefore, the present study has concentrated on the senior high school students'…
Descriptors: Japanese, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, High School Students
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Lin, Yu-Tzu; Wu, Cheng-Chih; Chiu, Chiung-Fang – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2018
This article explores the feasibility of employing cooperative program editing tools in teaching programming. A quasi-experimental study was conducted, in which the experimental group co-edited the programs with peers using the wiki. The control group co-edited the programs with peers using only the face-to-face approach. The findings show that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Programming
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Chang, Anna C-S; Hu, Hsueh-chao Marcella – TESL-EJ, 2018
This study investigates 62 EFL young adults' vocabulary learning rates immediately after reading ten graded readers, and their vocabulary decay rates after a three-month period. The participants were divided into two relative levels: higher (n = 31) and lower (n = 31). One hundred target words were semi-randomly selected from the reading texts and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Lin, Tzung-Jin; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Research in Science Education, 2018
The main purpose of this study was to investigate Taiwanese high school students' multi-dimensional self-efficacy and its sources in the domain of science. Two instruments, Sources of Science Learning Self-Efficacy (SSLSE) and Science Learning Self-Efficacy (SLSE), were used. By means of correlation and regression analyses, the relationships…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Self Efficacy, High School Students, Regression (Statistics)
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Liao, Jung-Yu; Huang, Chiu-Mieh; Lee, Charles Tzu-Chi; Hsu, Hsiao-Pei; Chang, Chiu-Ching; Chuang, Che-Jen; Guo, Jong-Long – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: The use of illicit drugs by adolescents is a widespread problem in Taiwan. The aim of this study was to identify risk and protective factors. Design: Web-based survey of high school students. Setting: Senior high schools and vocational high schools in northern Taiwan. Method: Survey data were collected from 15,754 students. Logistic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse, Adolescents, At Risk Persons
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Chang, Ben; Lu, Fang-Chen – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2018
Social media can benefit English as a foreign language (EFL) learning, but learners need a deliberate approach to pursue deeper learning. To this end, the aim of this study was to design a prewriting activity using a mobile-based concept map to assess participants' writing performance in different aspects of writing. The designed prewriting…
Descriptors: Social Media, Prewriting, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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