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Sasi, Abolfazl Shirban; Haga, Toshinari – World Journal of Education, 2018
Learning Japanese has become very common amongst Taiwanese high school and university students, ranking the second most sought for language. A concise study of the likeable activities in a typical language class for the Taiwanese students seems to be quite useful. Therefore, the present study has concentrated on the senior high school students'…
Descriptors: Japanese, Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, High School Students
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Filiz, Sevil; Benzet, Aycan – World Journal of Education, 2018
Teaching foreign languages via flipped classrooms, in which the typical elements of a course are reversed, has been a popular pedagogy recently as the modern digital technology is flourishing unprecedentedly. The aim of this study is to review a selected sample of 50 studies on flipped classroom instruction in foreign language education published…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Homework, Video Technology
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Tsai, Min-Hsiu – World Journal of Education, 2017
Who is the most preferred and deemed the most helpful reviewer in improving student writing? This study exercised a blended teaching method which consists of three currently prevailing reviewers: the automated grading system (AGS, a web-based method), the peer review (a process-oriented approach), and the teacher grading technique (the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Writing Evaluation, Automation, Grading
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Tsai, Min-Hsiu – World Journal of Education, 2017
This study investigated 228 English as foreign language freshmen at a university of science and technology in southern Taiwan to explore the participants' knowledge of English tense forms by recognizing 12 tense forms and translating Chinese sentences into English with specific tense forms. The results showed that the participants who were taught…
Descriptors: Morphemes, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Charts
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Wang, Jenny; Lai, Shu-Chuan; Wang, Chao-Min – World Journal of Education, 2016
This study (n = 11) examined active community-school collaborative classes using sociocultural constructivist approaches over an academic year in an early childhood institute. A semi-formal interview was conducted to describing how the early childhood teachers and community members worked collaboratively to develop community engagement activities…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Early Childhood Education, Interviews, Preschool Teachers
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Lin, Charlie; Yu, Wei-Chieh Wayne; Wang, Jenny – World Journal of Education, 2014
Cloud computing technologies, such as Google Docs, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and Microsoft Windows Live, have become increasingly appreciated to the next generation digital learning tools. Cloud computing technologies encourage students' active engagement, collaboration, and participation in their learning, facilitate group work, and support…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Storage, Information Management
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Ko, Wen-Hwa; Chung, Feng-Ming – World Journal of Education, 2014
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of the teaching quality of culinary arts teachers and student learning satisfaction on the academic performance of hospitality students. This study surveys the students in hospitality departments at universities in Taiwan. A total of 406 (81.2%) valid questionnaires were received. Research results…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Hospitality Occupations, Foreign Countries
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Chen, Li Ju – World Journal of Education, 2014
This research explored the factors of the adaptation for the children with disabilities studying in inclusive junior high schools. The subjects were recruited from the Special Needs Education Longitudinal Study of Taiwan. The result of the Confirmatory Factor Analyses reflects that there are two, three and five observed variables included in the…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Huang, Shiuab-Ying – World Journal of Education, 2014
The main purpose of this study is to verify and understand the effects of IT integration into teaching by colleges and vocational schools in Taiwan on learning effectiveness, with learning satisfaction as a mediator. This paper adopts stratified sampling on the administrative supervisors and teachers (i.e. population) in Taiwanese colleges and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Wang, Jenny; Yu, Wei-Chieh Wayne; Wu, Emily – World Journal of Education, 2013
The aim of the present study was to empower mobile assisted social e-learning (eMASE) module that was designed based on social constructivism theory in higher education settings. This study reports findings from a group of undergraduates' expectations and perceptions of e-cooperative learning using mobile social networking apps. The eMASE module…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Expectation
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Yu, Weichieh Wayne; Wang, Jenny; Lin, Chunfu Charlie – World Journal of Education, 2013
A descriptive and correctional research was conducted to assess teachers' perceived expertise in using word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software applications to facilitate instruction in various nursing subjects. The participants were 313 full- and part-time teachers who taught primarily undergraduate classes and possessed necessary…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Instructional Innovation, Nursing Education, College Faculty
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Cheng, Ching-Mei; Cheng, Tsui-Ping – World Journal of Education, 2012
While a number of studies have investigated the relationship between motivation and foreign or second language learning outcomes, the process of how such motivation transforms into successful learning outcomes is relatively unexplored. Interviewing a group of four participants, this study seeks to understand how college English as a Foreign…
Descriptors: Learning Motivation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chu, Yu-Wei; Huang, Bih-Shia; Shih, Ming-Piao; Tsai, Chih-Hsin – World Journal of Education, 2012
253 freshmen taking Freshman English from a university of technology in the central Taiwan participated in this study. The purposes of this research were to explore what learning strategy was used more frequently by college students and to investigate the variance of using learning strategies among students of different English proficiency levels.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Wu, Ya-Ling – World Journal of Education, 2011
This study examines Taiwanese preschool teacher education (PTE) students' attributions for studying in PTE, occupational knowledge, and initial teaching commitment, as well as the effects of the former two variables on the latter one. The study used mixed-methods which included questionnaire surveys and in-depth interviews. The Taiwanese PTE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education