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Chien, Yu-Hung – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
This study developed an integrated-STEM CO[subscript 2] dragster design course using 3D printing technology. After developing a pre-engineering curriculum, we conducted a teaching experiment to assess students' differences in creativity, race forecast accuracy, and learning performance. We compared student performance in both 3D printing and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Grade 10, Engineering Education
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Chou, Jyh Rong – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
The touch mouse is a new type of computer mouse that provides users with a new way of touch-based environment to interact with computers. For more than a decade, user experience (UX) has grown into a core concept of human-computer interaction (HCI), describing a user's perceptions and responses that result from the use of a product in a particular…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Computer Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Chang, Ben; Chuang, Min-Tun; Ho, Spes – Educational Technology & Society, 2013
Competition has been prevalent in all types of childhood activities including playing, learning, and living. Studies have shown that a well-designed competitive activity can motivate students to perform at an increased level. However, there have been few research studies on the relationship between learners' preferences and performance in relation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competition, Junior High School Students, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Wei, Chun-Wang; Hung, I-Chun; Lee, Ling; Chen, Nian-Shing – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
This research demonstrates the design of a Joyful Classroom Learning System (JCLS) with flexible, mobile and joyful features. The theoretical foundations of this research include the experiential learning theory, constructivist learning theory and joyful learning. The developed JCLS consists of the robot learning companion (RLC), sensing input…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Strategies, Constructivism (Learning), Experiential Learning
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Lu, Chow-Chin; Chen, Yueh-Yun; Chen, Chen-Wei – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2011
The central focus of this study was the development, use and evaluation of CD-ROM picture books in elementary school science teaching. Three CD-ROM picture books based on the Campus Insects unit from the new elementary school science curriculum in Taiwan were developed. A quasi-experimental method was used to compare the use of the CD-ROMs and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Reading Comprehension, Picture Books, Entomology
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Lin, Yun-Lung; Chen, Ming-Chung; Chang, Yun-Ting; Yeh, Chih-Ching; Meng, Ling-Fu – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2009
The purpose of this study was to compare the performance of mouse pointing and selecting in the tasks with different index of difficulty between 20 pupils with intellectual disabilities and 21 pupils without disabilities. A mouse proficiency assessment software was utilized to collect data. Pupils with intellectual disabilities executed tasks more…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Special Needs Students, Comparative Analysis, Computer Uses in Education
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Lee, Chung-ping; Shen, Chung-wei; Lee, Doris – Learning, Media and Technology, 2008
In Taiwan, lectures are commonly used for younger students to learn their own language, which is traditional Chinese. Passively listening to lectures has led to this group of students making such mistakes as forgetting strokes and word meanings, combining phrases to create incomprehensible blurs of information, and switching radicals with phonetic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chinese, Grade 2, Multimedia Instruction
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Yang, Stephen J. H. – Educational Technology & Society, 2006
A ubiquitous learning environment provides an interoperable, pervasive, and seamless learning architecture to connect, integrate, and share three major dimensions of learning resources: learning collaborators, learning contents, and learning services. Ubiquitous learning is characterized by providing intuitive ways for identifying right learning…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Group Discussion, Educational Environment, Models
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Rau, Pei-Luen Patrick; Hsu, Jia-Wen – Educational Gerontology, 2005
This study investigated the effects of interaction devices on the Internet performance of novice older users, and ways to provide appropriate voice assistance to enhance browsing and searching performance of such users. Three experiments were designed and conducted to test three hypotheses. The results indicated that touch screen and handwriting…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Computer Peripherals, Computer Literacy, Older Adults