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Fostering Low English Proficiency Learners' Reading in a Freshman EFL Reading Class: Effect of Using Electronic and Print Textbooks on Taiwanese University Students' Reading Comprehension

Yi-Hsuan Lin, Mei-Rong Alice Chen, Hsiao-Ling Hsu
2020 International Journal of English Linguistics  
A mixed-method research design was used for data collection with paired sample t tests adopted to compare the reading comprehension of two textbooks versions in immediate learning and summative learning  ...  on the same group of students, and a questionnaire and semi-structured interviews were employed to probe students’ perceptions.  ...  Integrating reading strategies as a featured tool in an e-textbook might improve students' reading comprehension.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijel.v11n1p54 fatcat:ktkvkmfkg5h25abtgejit427em

The Effect of The Science Web Module Integrated on Batik's Local Potential Towards Students' Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Thinking Skill)

Agnesi Sekarsari Putri, Nurfina Aznam
2019 Journal of Science Learning  
This research aims to determine the effect of the web module science integrated local batik potential toward the thinking ability of seventh-grade students of junior high school.  ...  Web science module integrated with local batik potential has a significant influence on students' thinking skill as indicated by Cohen's effect size score of 0.8.  ...  Thinking skill questions are used to measure students' thinking skill after learning using the science web module integrated with potential local batik.  ... 
doi:10.17509/jsl.v2i3.16843 fatcat:qlndnid5w5d7dexjwvlbytun6i


Miroslava OŽVOLDOVÁ, Michaela ŽOVÍNOVÁ
2011 Journal of Technology and Information Education  
The paper also shows the possibilities of implementation of this experiment to direct educational process as a part of new strategy of education -Integrated e-Learning (INTe-L).  ...  Za týmto účelom sme vytvorili kompaktný produktsúbor pozostávajúci zo základných komponentov stratégie INTe-L: reálny vzdialený experiment, virtuálny experiment a študijný e-materiál, ako iďalší doplnkový  ...  E -textbooks, manuals and instructions E-textbook and instructional manuals serve as a supplement to classical textbooks.  ... 
doi:10.5507/jtie.2011.005 fatcat:fexwi4hfibhbdlbpj7mzvrjwrq

Using Web-assisted Instruction to Improve Student Achievement in English as a Foreign Language

Chia-Hsiu Tsao
2014 International Journal of English Language Education  
A standardized English proficiency test was utilized as the pretest and posttest to measure student progress over an 18-week period.  ...  The participants included 183 students from four intact classes in a technological university in southern Taiwan.  ...  per week, and (2) 16 questions that probe into the subjects' attitudes toward WAI in general, with responses rated on a 5-point Likert scale, ranging from "strongly agree" to "strongly disagree".  ... 
doi:10.5296/ijele.v3i1.6656 fatcat:422pv33advh6hkrdzrhhkuvjb4

Page 1177 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 26, Issue 3 [page]

1992 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
However, the most effective strategy was structured discussion, particularly the teacher-led discussion web in which small group discussions focus on a central question. 26 References.  ...  A group of 23 studies that investigated the effects of text on mis- conceptions about science are reviewed. The studies tested the effects of 25 variations of 7 types of instructional strategies.  ... 

Think-Aloud Strategy: Improving Reading Comprehension in an Online Context

Jihan Zayed
2021 International Journal of Education and Practice  
Therefore, there was a need to search for a strategy that could be integrated while using technology to help EFL students improve their reading comprehension.  ...  This strategy was think-aloud strategy which could potentially make use of participants' mental data while interpreting and responding to a text.  ...  Therefore, a reader can answer different questions related to these levels in a reading comprehension test (RCT).  ... 
doi:10.18488/journal.61.2021.91.1.12 fatcat:t35i5mvs7vbjhh25rnpty7dfkm

Causes for Ineffective College English Teaching and Relevant Countermeasures

Changyu Li, Lijuan Li
2009 International Education Studies  
Through a questionnaire and a survey, the paper analyses the present College English teaching and the contributing factors for the ineffective College English teaching.  ...  According to this paper, only when teachers and educational workers continue to learn modern foreign language teaching theory, reform teaching methods and patterns, instruct students in adjusting learning  ...  The perfect of "three dimensional textbooks" can benefit the comprehensive application of "web-based course" and realize the organic integration of "class teaching" and "web-based teaching".  ... 
doi:10.5539/ies.v2n2p113 fatcat:x7cmex3uonbedgrzh3gwb6f3pa

The Effect of Using Blogs to Enhance the Writing Skill of English Language Learners at a Saudi University

Amal Alsubaie, Abeer Ahmed Madini
2018 Global Journal of Educational Studies  
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of web blogs as a supplementary tool for teaching English.  ...  A paired-sample t-test was utilized for statistical analysis to determine if there were any improvements in the students' writing performance.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to thank the participants for taking part of this study.  ... 
doi:10.5296/gjes.v4i1.12224 fatcat:p6n52ud3fjhnvelcb7pxbhbzgi

Learning where it counts: an ecological argument for online education

Brent Fonville, Rick Dale
2011 International Journal of Learning Technology  
The paper then uses these theories to frame an argument that the use of online learning technologies could be considerably more ecologically valid than in-class testing based on this integrated external  ...  Yet, the presence of such materials may be ecologically valid with respect to daily cognitive performance in any domain (e.g., reasoning and decision-making in everyday life).  ...  A necessary step towards creating more ecologically valid online tests is moving away from questions that allow the student to use their textbook as an oracle, frantically flipping through pages trying  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijlt.2011.043579 fatcat:l5ljc6uj3rhy3j7umhxpjroo6a

A Comparative Study of the Effect of Web-Based Versus In-Class Textbook Ethics Instruction on Accounting Students' Propensity to Whistle-Blow

Lisa McManus, Nava Subramaniam, Wendy James
2012 Journal of Education for Business  
This study examined whether accounting students' propensity to whistle-blow differed between those instructed through a web-based teaching module and those exposed to a traditional in-class textbook-focused  ...  A total of 156 students from a secondyear financial accounting course participated in the study.  ...  Following this, students were given ethical problems in the proceeding tutorial of a similar nature (questions relating to ethical situations were largely taken from the textbook) and were asked to solve  ... 
doi:10.1080/08832323.2011.627890 fatcat:xyzgc3xf5vcgfoakmdv5rnlywm

Development and Evolution of an Information Literacy Course for a Doctor of Chiropractic Program

Phyllis Harvey, Karen Goodell
2008 Communications in Information Literacy  
The authors report on the development and evolution of a required one-credit course in information literacy for a doctor of chiropractic program.  ...  This experience can serve as a model for planning and designing information literacy courses for doctor of chiropractic and other graduate health sciences programs.  ...  Test questions came from notes of the class lectures, from assigned readings, and from the assignments.  ... 
doi:10.15760/comminfolit.2008.2.1.56 fatcat:i33aoi2cb5cwfeg4negoihsf4m

Student Attitude Towards And Use Of Powerpoint Slides As Study Guides In Undergraduate Introductory Financial Accounting

Robert M. Kozub
2010 Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC)  
This study examines undergraduate business students' attitude towards and use of Powerpoint® slides provided as a supplement to class attendance, textbook reading, and other traditional course resources  ...  The students' learning strategies, as self reported in a questionnaire, (Table 7) were compared against class attendance, test performance, and overall course performance.  ...  review them again before the test 3.66 1.001 13 I review my class notes before the test 4.38 .873 14 I download the PowerPoint slides from the Web site right before a test 3.02 1.256 15 I  ... 
doi:10.19030/tlc.v7i3.101 fatcat:erbxf66tgnbhtfvqphlgzidq3e

Progressing Towards Open Textbooks Learning Analytics System

Deepak Prasad, Rajneel Totaramb, Tsuyoshi Usagawa
2016 Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice  
Several studies have suggested that a solution to this problem comes in the form of open textbooks. As a result, the growth of open textbooks is rapid and sustained.  ...  The paper concludes with a presentation of future work, in line with the nature of this paper, which is work-in-progress towards developing learning analytics system for open textbooks.  ...  Answers to these questions and others can be obtained by applying learning analytics to open textbooks.  ... 
doi:10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.190 fatcat:vjtfpp4mpjewlnqp6tgey5mxoy

The effect of blended learning on the achievement of ninth grade students in science and their attitudes towards its use

Najeh Rajeh Alsalhi, Mohd. Elmagzoub Eltahir, Sami Sulieman Al-Qatawneh
2019 Heliyon  
An achievement test and questionnaire were designed to confirm the study's validity and reliability. SPSS was used to analyze the data.  ...  This study aimed to investigate the effects of blended learning on ninth grade students' achievement in science and their attitudes towards using it.  ...  This has promoted a shift from a teacher-centered approach to learning to a more student-centered one (Bøe, 2018) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02424 pmid:31535048 pmcid:PMC6744605 fatcat:kr63exedkrg6ln7lp5qzdwcfwu

Changing learning with new interactive and media-rich instruction environments: virtual labs case study report

Camillan Huang
2003 Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics  
Technology has created a new dimension for visual teaching and learning with web-delivered interactive media.  ...  This paper will discuss the techniques for developing an interactive-based teaching tool, a case study of its implementation, and a perspective for applying this approach to an online PACS training tool  ...  Nurses and physicians-need to know how to access the images and find solutions to problems from IT or the administrators A centralized interactive online training system for the integrated PACS based on  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0895-6111(02)00089-7 pmid:12620306 fatcat:vsfk5bvmhnf43hd6uz4c35jut4
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