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Hsu, Tzu-Yuan; Chiou, Guey-Fa – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate pre-service teachers' perceptions of digital game-supported learning (DGSL). A survey questionnaire was developed to investigate those perceptions. The questionnaire consisted of four dimensions: teachers' prior digital game-playing experience, attitudes toward digital gaming, digital gaming…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Computer Games, Student Attitudes, Game Based Learning
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Ku, David Tawei; Cheng, Yu-Mei – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
We adopted an experimental design to investigate the effects of various media presentation modes on the reading attention and comprehension of Taiwanese elementary school students. The participants comprised 138 students from 4 classes of third grade elementary school students from New Taipei City, Taiwan. The participants attended 5 short stories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Attention Span, Reading Comprehension
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Ku, David Tawei; Chang, Chia-Chi – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
By conducting usability testing on a multilanguage Web site, this study analyzed the cultural differences between Taiwanese and American users in the performance of assigned tasks. To provide feasible insight into cross-cultural Web site design, Microsoft Office Online (MOO) that supports both traditional Chinese and English and contains an almost…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Computer Interfaces, Web Sites
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Chen, Ching-Huei; Huang, Kun – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
An experiment was conducted to examine how different response modes for practice questions and the presence or absence of cues influenced students' self-efficacy beliefs, perceived cognitive load, and performance in language recall and recognition tasks. One hundred fifty-seven 6th grade students were randomly assigned to one of four conditions:…
Descriptors: Cues, Second Language Learning, Cognitive Ability, Self Efficacy
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Kuo, Chun Min – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
Having used a quasi-experimental research model and the ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate) calibration method to gather and implement data, the researcher developed an interactive multimedia assisted learning (MAL) program promoting proper service attitudes in the hospitality industry. In order to gauge MAL program's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Conventional Instruction, Concept Mapping
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Huang, Chung-Kai; Hsin, Ching-O; Chiu, Chiung-Hui – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
With the widespread availability of Internet and computer technology, on-line web-based learning has become prevalent in the field of teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language (CSL/CFL). This study examined the concepts of usability and types of design elements that help construct an effective web-based learning environment, as well as their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Protocol Analysis, Educational Technology, Internet
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Tseng, Min-chen – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
The purpose of the study was to investigate the effects of reading hypertext on EFL learners' reading comprehension and analysis of contributing factors. Eighty-eight students joined the study. They took two reading comprehension tests: Hypertext Version and Printed text Version. After the tests, they were asked to fill out a questionnaire of…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Test Results, Printed Materials, Hypermedia
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Tsai, Roland; Jenks, Michael – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2009
This quasi-experimental study explored the effect of a "Teacher Guided Multimedia" CD-ROM program as a supplement in teaching vocabulary acquisition to EFL students. Eighty seven juniors in the Food and Beverage Management Department at Yuanpei University in northern Taiwan participated in the study. Students from two intact classes were…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Hung, Hsiu-Ting – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2009
Video is commonly employed as curriculum enhancement in the foreign language classroom. The use of video as a mediation tool for language production tasks is relatively less cognizant by researchers and practitioners, which points to an area worthy of investigation. This study, therefore, aimed to examine the potential of learner video production…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Investigations, Second Languages, Second Language Learning
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Lai, Ah-Fur; Chen, Deng-Jyi; Chen, Shu-Ling – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
The IRT (Item Response Theory) has been studied and applied in computer-based test for decades. However, almost of all these existing studies evaluated focus merely on test questions with text-based (or static text/graphic) type of presentation form illustrated exclusively. In this paper, we present our study on test questions using both…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Semantics, Difficulty Level, Item Response Theory
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Beasley, Robert; Chuang, Yuangshan; Liao, Chao-chih – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors that influence American music immersion (AMI) in Taiwanese English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners and to determine if AMI is a predictor of vocabulary acquisition and American lifestyle literacy improvement during online, multimedia music study. The results of this study suggest that…
Descriptors: United States History, Music, Vocabulary Development, Foreign Countries
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Chang, Chih-Kai – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2004
As web-based courses using videos have become popular in recent years, the issue of managing audio-visual aids has become pertinent. Generally, the contents of audio-visual aids may include a lecture, an interview, a report, or an experiment, which may be transformed into a streaming format capable of making the quality of Internet-based videos…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Learning Strategies, Audiovisual Aids