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Engineering English and the high-tech industry: A case study of an English needs analysis of process integration engineers at a semiconductor manufacturing company in Taiwan
Abstract The global high-tech industry is characterized by extreme competitiveness, innovation, and widespread use of English. Consequently, Taiwanese high-tech companies require engineers that areExpand
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A key step to understanding paradigm shifts in e-learning: towards context-aware ubiquitous learning
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We identify the similarities and differences among conventional e-learning, m-learning and context-aware u-learning in terms of theoretical and practical variables. Expand
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The Trend and Challenge for Teaching EFL at Taiwanese Universities
The author first talks about the current situation of teaching EFL in higher education institutions in Taiwan, and indicates that the Communicative Language Teaching (CLT) Approach has been the mostExpand
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Developing multi-dimensional evaluation criteria for English learning websites with university students and professors
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We develop a multi-dimensional set of evaluation criteria to evaluate the quality of English learning websites. Expand
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Task design and its induced learning effects in a cross-institutional blog-mediated telecollaboration
This research investigated if and how the instructional design affected the learning outcome in a blog-mediated project, namely students' communicative writing in the social media. Thirty-fourExpand
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A taxonomy of Internet-based technologies integrated in language curricula
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A novel taxonomy that categorises IBT applied to language learning into three types has been developed. Expand
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Participants’ Experiences and Interactions on Facebook Group in an EFL Course in Taiwan
Educational practitioners have attempted to use online technology such as Facebook (FB) in recent years to incorporate learning into students’ daily social media usage. Past studies have explored FBExpand
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Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology, 3rd Edition
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The 4th edition of the Handbook of Research on Educational Communications and Technology expands upon the previous 3 versions, providing a comprehensive updateon research pertaining tonew and emerging educational technologies. Expand
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Mindtool-Assisted In-Field Learning (MAIL): An Advanced Ubiquitous Learning Project in Taiwan
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A four-year national e-learning research project entitled "Mindtool-Assisted In-field Learning (MAIL)" has been funded by the National Science Council of Taiwan since 2008 in an effort to lead the development and innovation of Learning Technology. Expand
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Innovating research topics in learning technology: Where are the new blue oceans?
  • G. Liu
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Br. J. Educ. Technol.
  • 1 July 2008
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The article brings to bear the wisdom of nine practitioners of learning technology (LT) on the five guidelines for innovative thinking in LT research, with the aim of helping researchers and practitioners create novel LT research topics. Expand
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