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Lin, Chen-Yu; Wang, Tzu-Hua – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
This research explored how different models of Web-based dynamic assessment in remedial teaching improved junior high school student learning achievement and their misconceptions about the topic of "Weather and Climate." This research adopted a quasi-experimental design. A total of 58 7th graders participated in this research.…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Computer Assisted Testing, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Dhir, Amandeep; Chen, Sufen; Nieminen, Marko – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The proliferation of Internet usage has motivated Internet researchers and practitioners to study possible gratifications underlying Internet use. Despite the fact that research examining Internet gratification is more than two decades old, no attempt has been made in the last decade to develop an instrument that has known reliability of scores…
Descriptors: Internet, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
Shiota, Shingo; Sakai, Kyohei; Kobayashi, Keita – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This paper presents a new diagnostic system for information ethics education. In order to educate children about information ethics, it is necessary to know the stage at which they currently are in terms of their knowledge of the same. Some actual condition surveys have been conducted by the Cabinet Office and the National Police Agency to gauge…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Diagnostic Tests, Internet, Computer Use
Sakai, Kyohei; Shiota, Shingo; Eguchi, Kiyotaka – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
In conventional information moral education, lessons often focus only on trouble cases and perpetrators without examining the level of awareness among the parties involved. This is especially apparent among students who communicate over the Internet. For example, one student's perspective of writing ill on the Internet might greatly differ from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Junior High School Students, Workshops, Internet
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Dhir, Amandeep; Chen, Sufen; Nieminen, Marko – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2015
The past few years have witnessed great developments in Internet infrastructure, which have led to increased Internet usage among people of various age groups. However, at the same time, there have been some negative implications associated with increased Internet usage for some individuals. "Internet addiction" (IA) is one such negative…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Maruyama, Hideki – Educational Studies in Japan: International Yearbook, 2015
This article describes how a language minority student developed through flexible online learning assistance for the entrance examination of a Japanese public high school. The simple camera function of a digital tablet helped the isolated Thai student attain success in developing academic skills and self-esteem. The case also shows the insight…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Geographic Isolation, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities
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Huang, Hung-Yu; Wang, Wen-Chung – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2013
Both testlet design and hierarchical latent traits are fairly common in educational and psychological measurements. This study aimed to develop a new class of higher order testlet response models that consider both local item dependence within testlets and a hierarchy of latent traits. Due to high dimensionality, the authors adopted the Bayesian…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Models, Bayesian Statistics, Computation
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Barter, Barbara – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2013
Placed within the context of rural teaching and learning and the use of new technologies, this paper presents a comparative study of three technological approaches to the presentation of curriculum in schools. Supported by three different research projects in one Canadian province, it highlights three areas of e-learning: the use of video…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Rural Schools, Comparative Analysis
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Huang, Hung-Yu; Wang, Wen-Chung; Chen, Po-Hsi; Su, Chi-Ming – Applied Psychological Measurement, 2013
Many latent traits in the human sciences have a hierarchical structure. This study aimed to develop a new class of higher order item response theory models for hierarchical latent traits that are flexible in accommodating both dichotomous and polytomous items, to estimate both item and person parameters jointly, to allow users to specify…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Models, Vertical Organization, Bayesian Statistics
Johnson, Riley Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This phenomenological ethnographic multi-case study's purpose was to gain insight into experiences of rural junior high History Fair participants as they searched for and evaluated online primary sources. Drawing on the theories of Dewey and Kuhlthau, the study examined how the participants searched the Internet, what strategies they used to…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students, Rural Schools, History
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Wright, Geoffrey A.; Rich, Peter; Leatham, Keith R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
Programming is a fundamental component of modern society. Programming and its applications influence much of how people work and interact. Because of people's reliance on programming in one or many of its applications, there is a need to teach students to be programming literate. Because the purpose of the International Technology and Engineering…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Standards, Junior High School Students, Secondary School Curriculum
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Lam, Chi Chung; Lai, Edith; Wong, Janice Lai Yin – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2012
This study attempted to investigate Hong Kong junior secondary students' conceptions of China before and after the 1997 handover of Hong Kong to China, with a view to finding out any changes in their conceptions, and if any, the factors that might have contributed to these changes. The study found that, over the years from 1997 to 2009, students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Junior High School Students, Student Attitudes
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Wang, Tzu-Hua – Computers & Education, 2011
This research refers to the self-regulated learning strategies proposed by Pintrich (1999) in developing a multiple-choice Web-based assessment system, the Peer-Driven Assessment Module of the Web-based Assessment and Test Analysis system (PDA-WATA). The major purpose of PDA-WATA is to facilitate learner use of self-regulatory learning behaviors…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Student Motivation, Internet, Junior High School Students
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Wang, Tzu-Hua – Computers & Education, 2011
This research adopts the Graduated Prompting Assessment Module of the WATA system (GPAM-WATA) and applies it to the remedial teaching of junior high school mathematics. The theoretical basis of the development of GPAM-WATA is the idea of 'graduated prompt approach' proposed by Campione and Brown (1985; 1987, pp. 92-95). In GPAM-WATA, when…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Problem Solving, Grade 7, Internet
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Kolikant, Yifat Ben-David – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2009
We examined students' perceptions of the appropriateness and usefulness of the Internet for schoolwork and its impact on their views on the value of school learning. We were motivated by the debate in the literature as to whether today's students are different because of the Internet, and consequently whether schools should change. An analysis of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Junior High School Students, High School Students, Internet