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Tien, Chi Hu; Tsai, Wen Chi – Online Submission, 2013
Dealing with the aging problem has been a global issue. One of the keys to help successful aging is to implement elder education. The government in Taiwan has invested a lot of budget in elder education, but in practice, there are two independent and diversified elder education systems in Taiwan, which had led to a lack of resource integration, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Internet, Resources
Chang, Dian-Fu; Lin, Sung-Po – Online Submission, 2012
Since the government enacted the "Lifelong Learning Act" in 2002, Taiwanese working adults consider lifelong learning as a better route to increase their employability or competitiveness at work. This study analyzed the survey on adults administered by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan in 2008, and statistics analysis showed a close…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Learning Experience, Adult Education
Gau, Wen-Bing; Wen, Chen-Hao – Online Submission, 2011
In a turbulent time, communities of practice (CoPs) have become an important mechanism to develop organizational learning. Because of the rapid changes of global market and population structure, organizations in the private sector keep examining their leaning processes to adjust themselves to different challenges. However, few studies try to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Organizational Culture, Learning
Jang, Syh-Jong – Online Submission, 2011
This research aimed to evaluate university students' perceptions of six teachers' PCK (pedagogical content knowledge) development, using a developed instrument and workshop intervention, in order to help the university teachers understand their teaching better. The survey was conducted twice in this study, with the pre-test carried out during the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Attitude Measures, College Students, College Faculty
Lu, Meg; Lin, Chien Hui; Chuang, Tsung Yen; Ku, Tsun; Tsai, Chia Min – Online Submission, 2011
CSL (Chinese as a second language) learning is an emergency task in Taiwan, especially when more and more new immigrants joined in Taiwan. However, there are just a few new immigrants who can finish all language courses. For this reason, this research intends to provide a training system to assist new immigrants observing and learning the phrase…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Chinese, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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
Lin, Grace Hui Chin – Online Submission, 2008
In our second millennium, oral translation has become very significant due to the speedy globalization phenomenon. However, many elders in Taiwan might not effortlessly integrate into this global village because they did not obtain their opportunity of learning English in their childhood. Therefore, some of the bosses of industries or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Monolingualism, Chinese, English
Chiang, Ti-Lin; Wang, Jia – Online Submission, 2008
This quantitative study explored the relationships among workplace learning, job satisfaction, and organizational commitment (OC) in the context of small to midsize information technology companies in Taiwan. Twenty-six companies participated in the study, and a total of 206 valid surveys were collected and analyzed out of 450 that were…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews
Chen, Tzu-Ling; Chen, Tzu-Jung – Online Submission, 2006
The purpose of this study aims to examine adult learner's perception related to e-learning effectiveness. The model of diffusion of innovations (DOI) was used as the research framework and quantitative research methodology employing survey techniques was applied to collect the data. The targeted population identified in this study includes adult…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Electronic Learning, Adult Students, Government Employees
Ray, Carl W., Jr.; Chu, Hui-chin – Online Submission, 2005
This study was to examine the teaching styles and the student preferences for teaching styles of adult educators in Taiwan. This research is a case study utilizing statistical analysis, interviews, and classroom observation. The findings indicated that although the instructors tended toward the andragogical, there was still a significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Observation, Cultural Influences
Lee, Yi-Hsuan; Lin, Jie; Paprock, Kenneth E.; Lynham, Susan A.; Li, Jie – Online Submission, 2004
Recent research focusing on Human Resource Development (HRD) in East Asia is attracting increasing attention. The purpose of the study is to explore the definition and practice of HRD, together with influencing cultural factors, in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Japan. The results indicate a difference in the definition and implementation of HRD…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Human Resources, Labor Force Development