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Su, Yahui; Feng, Liyia; Hsu, Chang-Hui – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
This article reflects on the implementation of lifelong professional development for teachers in Taiwan based on our analysis and understanding of the participation of elementary and secondary school teachers in the Teacher Professional Development and Evaluation (TPDE) programme. This qualitative account is established based on 34 in-depth…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Influences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Findsen, Brian – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2017
This article investigates the engagement of universities in older adult education in the specific context of Aotearoa New Zealand. Initially, the broader context of the tertiary education system and the place of universities within it are explained. Not unexpectedly adult education, and particularly older adult education, exists only on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Adult Education, Adult Educators
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Fang, Ya-Hui; Huang, Shen-Tzay – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2015
This paper examines an account of a practitioner-initiated transformation of workplace-based social relationship within a grassroots adult education institution. This tripartite relationship among adult students, staff and teachers, abbreviated as AST, is a major driving force for activities and missionary functioning of the XinZhuang Community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Adult Students, Teacher Student Relationship
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Lin, Yi-Yin; Huang, Chin-Shan – Educational Gerontology, 2013
Policy on educational gerontology seems a relatively recent subfield in most countries' social policies. The concept of education for older adults did not appear in Taiwan's political discourse until 1980. The purposes of this paper are to provide an overall introduction to the development of educational gerontology policies and practices in…
Descriptors: Educational Gerontology, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Older Adults
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Gilbert, John Kenward; Lin, Huann-shyang – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2013
The nature of nanoscience and nanotechnology (collectively, nano) are discussed as important examples of the modern sciences and technologies that are having an increasing impact on all aspects of life. In this Position paper, general proposals are made for the levels of understanding of nano that might be attained by whole populations. The ideas…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Science Education, Molecular Structure
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Chang, Sung-Lu; Shieh, Ruey S.; Liu, Eric Zhi-Feng; Yu, Pao-Ta – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
In the "Digital Divide" research, adult women have generally been found to be the weakest group when compared with others. There is thus a need to provide this particular group with computer literacy training, and to give them opportunities to learn about using computers. In such training, women not only need to learn computer skills,…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Computers, Computer Literacy, Performance Factors
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Liu, Mei-hui – Computers & Education, 2012
This study investigated the application of an online videocase discussion community into fostering preservice and inservice EFL (English as a foreign language) teachers' professional development in Taiwan. This investigation further revealed the nature and development of discussion discourse and the participating teachers' perceptions of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Lai, Horng-Ji; Wu, Ming-Lieh; Li, Ai-Tzu – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2011
This study investigated the informal learning experiences expressed by Taiwanese adults (aged from 16 to 97) and examined their involvement related to selected socio-demographic characteristics. Data of the 2008 Adult Education Participation Survey in Taiwan and Fujian Area were used to look at different variables of adults' demographic…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Background
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Lai, Horng-Ji – Educational Technology & Society, 2011
This study examined the effect of civil servants' Self-Directed Learning Readiness (SDLR) and network literacy on their online learning effectiveness in a web-based training program. Participants were 283 civil servants enrolled in an asynchronous online learning program through an e-learning portal provided by the Regional Civil Service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Computer Literacy, Asynchronous Communication
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Ganster, Daniel C.; Kiersch, Christa E.; Marsh, Rachel E.; Bowen, Angela – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2011
Even though reward systems play a central role in the management of organizations, their impact on stress and the well-being of workers is not well understood. We review the literature linking performance-based reward systems to various indicators of employee stress and well-being. Well-controlled experiments in field settings suggest that certain…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Rewards, Experiments, Well Being
Ho, Hua-Kuo – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this article is intended to present the procedure and outcomes of an evaluation of the Assistive Technology Resource Center in a city of Taiwan. The evaluation was initiated by Chiayi City Government through inviting three professionals in the field of assistive technology as evaluators. For the purpose of evaluation, the Executive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Disabilities
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Lin, Yu-Fen; Li, Chi-Sing; Irby, Beverly J.; Brown, Genevieve – Qualitative Report, 2010
Women in many Christian cultures are told that men are strong and should lead the church. Consequently, some women rationalize that they should not assume top leadership roles in the church. When they do assume such roles, many female pastors experience challenges. The purpose of our qualitative case study was to give voice to Asian female…
Descriptors: Females, Focus Groups, Leadership, Asians
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Chiu, Ya-Wen; Weng, Yi-Hao; Lo, Heng-Lien; Hsu, Chih-Cheng; Shih, Ya-Hui; Kuo, Ken N. – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2010
Introduction: Although evidence-based practice (EBP) has been widely investigated, few studies compare physicians and nurses on performance. Methods: A structured questionnaire survey was used to investigate EBP among physicians and nurses in 61 regional hospitals of Taiwan. Valid postal questionnaires were collected from 605 physicians and 551…
Descriptors: Physicians, Hospitals, Nurses, Foreign Countries
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Pong, Suet-ling; Johnston, Jamie; Chen, Vivien – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2010
Our study re-examines the relationship between parenting and school performance among Asian students. We use two sources of data: wave I of the Adolescent Health Longitudinal Survey (Add Health), and waves I and II of the Taiwan Educational Panel Survey (TEPS). Analysis using Add Health reveals that the Asian-American/European-American difference…
Descriptors: Asians, Academic Achievement, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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Miyazoe, Terumi; Anderson, Terry – Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 2010
This paper examines the key issues regarding The Interaction Equivalency Theorem posited by Anderson (2003a), which consists of the three interaction elements found in formal education courses among teacher, student, and content. It first examines the core concepts of the theorem and argues that two theses of different dimensions can be…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Blended Learning, Learning Theories, Adult Learning
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