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Hong, J.-C.; Hwang, M.-Y.; Chang, H.-W.; Tai, K.-H.; Kuo, Y.-C.; Tsai, Y.-H. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2015
To determine the factors of learning effectiveness in English vocabulary learning when using a calibration scheme, this study developed a freshman English mobile device application (for iPhone 4) for students with low levels of English proficiency to practise vocabulary in the beginning of their Freshman English course. Data were collected and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Carmichael, P.; Tscholl, M. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2013
"Ensemble" is an interdisciplinary research and development project exploring the potential role of emerging Semantic Web technologies in case-based learning across learning environments in higher education. Empirical findings have challenged the claim that cases "bring reality into the classroom" and that this, in turn, might…
Descriptors: Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Higher Education, Educational Technology
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Wible, D.; Liu, A. L.-E.; Tsao, N.-L. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2011
The shift towards communicative language teaching in recent decades has created pressure towards individualized pedagogy that arises from the diversity found within any group of learners. One of the richest areas of diversity in target language needs across learners is the lexis of the various discourse communities that different learners are…
Descriptors: Discourse Communities, Language Processing, Vocabulary Development, Internet
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Salminen, T.; Marttunen, M.; Laurinen, L. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2010
This study investigates whether combining chat discussion and construction of an argument diagram stimulates students to formulate new ideas in practising argumentation. In this study, 16 secondary school students discussed vivisection and gender equality in pairs using both free and structured chat tools. In structured chat, the students selected…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Prior Learning, Secondary School Students, Visual Aids
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Cortez, C.; Nussbaum, M.; Woywood, G.; Aravena, R. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009
In today's fast-changing business environment, teams have emerged as a requirement for business success. However, in schools and universities, students are usually not taught teamwork skills. In this paper, we introduce learning to collaborate by collaborating, a process that enables collaboration and teamwork skills to be taught and measured…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teamwork, Cooperation, Cooperative Learning
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Liu, T.-Y. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009
This paper reported the results of a study that aimed to construct a sensor and handheld augmented reality (AR)-supported ubiquitous learning (u-learning) environment called the Handheld English Language Learning Organization (HELLO), which is geared towards enhancing students' language learning. The HELLO integrates sensors, AR, ubiquitous…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Speech Skills, Educational Environment, English (Second Language)
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Solhaug, T. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2009
The context of this article is the new technological environment and the struggle to use meaningful teaching practices in Norwegian schools. Students' critical reflections in two different technological learning environments in six upper secondary schools are compared. Three of these schools offer Internet-connected computers in special computer…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Quasiexperimental Design, Student Attitudes, Self Efficacy