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Chen, Gwo-Dong; Fan, Cheng-Yu; Chang, Chih-Kai; Chang, Yun-Hsuan; Chen, Yen-Hua – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
In traditional learning, students passively absorb the materials provided by their teachers or textbooks. Thus, their learning autonomy is insufficient, and this affects learning motivation. Students find it difficult to absorb the knowledge taught in a classroom and apply it to real life. We combined situated learning and learning through drama…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Visual Aids, English (Second Language)
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Wu, Chia-Jung; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Huang, Chi-Wen – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2014
EFL learners in Taiwan have a low-level communication ability because many learners are still not provided opportunities to use language for genuine communication in classrooms and receive insufficient language input due to the environment. This study examines the use of digital board game language learning set in a task-collaborative platform,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Educational Games
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Chang, Chih-Kai; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Hsu, Ching-Kun – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
In order to encourage students to participate in online learning forums, prompt responses to their questions are essential. To answer students' online questions, teaching assistants are assigned to manage discussions and answer questions in online learning forums. To minimize the response time, many teaching assistants may be needed to interact…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Reaction Time, Online Courses, Labor
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Chen, Gwo-Dong; Nurkhamid; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Yang, Su-Hang; Lu, Wei-Yuan; Chang, Chih-Kai – Interactive Learning Environments, 2013
This study proposes a platform to provide a near-authentic environment, context, and situation for task-based learning. The platform includes two projection screens (a vertical and a horizontal screen) combined for situated or authentic learning. The horizontal screen extends the vertical screen scene to form a space for learning activities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Chen, Gwo-Dong; Chao, Po-Yao – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
Recent advances in ubiquitous computing technologies have brought reality augmentation of traditional objects to context-aware and social supports. Although a significant proportion of students prefer poring over traditional paper textbooks over electronic books, few studies have enhanced reading practice of traditional books with ubiquitous…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Online Courses, Learning Experience, Internet
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Liu, Chen-Chung; Liu, Kuo-Ping; Chen, Wei-Hong; Lin, Chiu-Pin; Chen, Gwo-Dong – Computers & Education, 2011
Collaborative storytelling activities in social media environments are generally developed in a linear way in which all participants collaborate on a shared story as it is passed from one to another in a relay form. Difficulties with this linear approach arise when collecting the contributions of participants in to a coherent story. This study…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Student Attitudes, Peer Relationship, Collaborative Writing
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Liaw, Shu-Sheng; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Huang, Hsiu-Mei – Computers & Education, 2008
The Web-based technology is a potential tool for supported collaborative learning that may enrich learning performance, such as individual knowledge construction or group knowledge sharing. Thus, understanding Web-based collaborative learning for knowledge management is a critical issue. The present study is to investigate learners' attitudes…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Intention, Cooperative Learning, Factor Analysis
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Liaw, Shu-Sheng; Huang, Hsui-Mei; Chen, Gwo-Dong – Computers & Education, 2007
The trend of using e-learning as a learning and/or teaching tool is now rapidly expanding into education. Although e-learning environments are popular, there is minimal research on instructors' and learners' attitudes toward these kinds of learning environments. The purpose of this study is to explore instructors' and learners' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Intention, Self Efficacy, Multimedia Instruction
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Wei, Fu-Hsiang; Chen, Gwo-Dong; Wang, Chin-Yeh; Li, Liang-Yi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2007
Web-based discussion forums enable users to share knowledge in straightforward and popular platforms. However, discussion forums have several problems, such as the lack of immediate delivery and response, the heavily text-based medium, inability to hear expressions of voice and the heuristically created discussion topics which can impede the…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Internet, Telecommunications, Computer Mediated Communication
Chen, Gwo-Dong; Shen, Gee-Yu; Ou, Kuo-Liang; Liu, Baw-Jhiune – 1998
This paper discusses the use of WebQuest, a World Wide Web-based multi-user game, in promoting learning motivation and navigation skills in K-9 students. WebQuest demonstrates ways to integrate games, Internet communication facilities, Web-based courseware, and database techniques together in order to assist learning. The following guidelines for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games