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Kung, Fan-Wei – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
The past decade has witnessed a plethora of research in teaching second language reading, and how to teach with efficiency has gradually gained ground in the field of Second Language Acquisition. Even though empirical studies have revealed that there is a positive correlation between students' learning motivation and learning outcome for effective…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Strategies
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Li, Chen-Hong; Wu, Min-Hua; Lin, Wen-Ling – International Journal of Listening, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of prelistening activities, particularly interactive brainstorming advance organizers that used a "Think-Pair-Share" structure, on the listening comprehension performance of L2 junior high school students. The term advance organizer is defined as a teaching activity that helps build or…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Prior Learning, Brainstorming
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Chien, Chi-ying – English Language Teaching, 2019
The purpose of this study is to explore the core learning needs being met from English exercises that are most helpful for Taiwanese nursing preprofessionals and in-service full-time nurses. The study focuses on the learning exercises that are most useful in the workplace, lists the five exercises used most and least frequently in school, compares…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Nursing Education
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Chen, Pei-Ying; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Flipped classrooms have been recognized as a potential approach that enables students to have flexible time to learn before the class as well as more opportunities to apply knowledge and to interact with peers and the teacher in the class. On the other hand, researchers have pointed out the challenge of engaging students in self-regulated learning…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Academic Achievement, Metacognition, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Ya-Ling; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
Science learning self-efficacy could be regarded as a multi-factor belief which comprises different aspects such as cognitive skills, practical work, and everyday application. However, few studies have investigated the relationships among these factors that compose science learning self-efficacy. Also, culture may play an important role in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Cross Cultural Studies, Thinking Skills, Cognitive Ability
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Lin, Chi-Jen; Hwang, Gwo-Jen – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Flipped classrooms have been widely adopted and discussed by school teachers and researchers in the past decade. However, few studies have been conducted to formally evaluate the effectiveness of flipped classrooms in terms of improving EFL students' English oral presentation, not to mention investigating factors affecting their flipped learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Hsu, Ting-Chia; Chang, Shao-Chen; Liu, Nan-Cen – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This study employed an eye-tracking machine to record the process of peer assessment. Each web page was divided into several regions of interest (ROIs) based on the frame design and content. A total of 49 undergraduate students with a visual learning style participated in the experiment. This study investigated the peer assessment attitudes of the…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Measurement, Peer Evaluation, Web Sites
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Xue, Gong; Lingling, Liu – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
This paper first based on the theory of cooperative learning research. It analyses the characteristics and advantages of cooperative learning under the multimedia network environment. And then take China Three Gorges University and Taiwan I-Shou University English major students for example, using questionnaires and interviews to investigate the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Cognitive Style, Feedback (Response)
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Lin, Chia-Yen; Lau, Ken; Cousineau, Jacob – ELT Journal, 2018
The textual and interpersonal functions of modifiers are extensively discussed in the literature. However, how these linguistic devices can be strategically used to assist lecture comprehension has been under-investigated, particularly in EFL/ESL contexts. Drawing on corpus analyses, interviews, and questionnaires, this study compares Taiwanese…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Contrastive Linguistics
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Liou, Hsien-Chin; Chen, Wen-Feng – Taiwan Journal of TESOL, 2018
In this study, a quasi-experimental within-subject design was adopted to examine the intervention effects of teaching academic formulaic sequences (FS) for writing with one intact class consisting of 15 EFL third-year college students. Fifty target FSs were chosen from five recently compiled academic formulas lists (mostly derived through corpus…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Questionnaires, Undergraduate Students, Academic Discourse
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Chen, Jing-Hua; Chen, Yi-Chou – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Objectives: To explore differentiated instruction within a calculus curriculum. For college students to learn concentration, motivation and the impact of academic achievement; explore the attitudes and ideas of students on differentiated instruction within a calculus curriculum; build up the diversity of mathematics education within varied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics
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Lin, Chi-Jen; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Fu, Qing-Ke; Chen, Jing-Fang – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
English business writing is an important and challenging course for English as Foreign Language (EFL) students since it is not only related to English writing skills, but also to business knowledge. Context-game based learning seems to be a good approach to situating students in a meaningful and interesting practicing environment, which could…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Business Communication
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Wang, Jen-Hang; Chang, Li-Ping; Chen, Sherry Y. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
Mobile devices (MDs) change the way of teaching and learning. However, not every student can appreciate the value of MDs. Thus, it is necessary to consider individual differences. Among various individual differences, cognitive styles particularly affect student learning because they refer to individuals' information processing habits. In this…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Web Based Instruction, Handheld Devices, Computers
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Pan, Yi-Ting; Liu, Shu-Chiu – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate students' understanding of groundwater as a system, and to further examine whether and how their understanding is related to attitudes towards groundwater use and conservation. A total of 676 junior high school students completed a groundwater survey including a drawing activity and a questionnaire. An…
Descriptors: Water, Conservation (Environment), Student Surveys, Student Attitudes
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Teng, Chin-Hung; Chen, Jr-Yi; Chen, Zhi-Hong – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
Although the learning of programming language is critical in science and technology education, it might be difficult for some students, especially novices. One possible reason might be the fact that programming language, especially for three-dimensional (3D) applications, is too complex and abstract for these students to understand. Programming…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Programming, Computer Science Education
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