Ying-Tien Wu

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This study was conducted to explore university students' attitudes and self-efficacy toward the Internet. Moreover, the relationships between their attitudes and self-efficacy toward the Internet were also investigated. The sample of this study included 1,313 students, coming from three universities in Taiwan. It was found that male students expressed(More)
Studies that incorporate technologies into school science laboratories have proliferated in the recent two decades. A total of 42 studies published from 1990 to 2011 that incorporated technologies to support school science laboratories are reviewed here. Simulations, microcomputer-based laboratories (MBLs), and virtual laboratories are commonly used to(More)
The idea of “information commitments” refers to both learners’ online searching strategies and the evaluative standards that students use to assess the accuracy and usefulness of information in web-based learning environments. Based upon the results of a pioneering and qualitative study on information commitments, this study aimed to develop an Information(More)
This study explored 21 elementary science teachers’ experiences of and attitudes toward playing computer games, and their positions regarding using computer games in science teaching. Also, these teachers’ perspectives, willingness, and relevant professional abilities of integrating educational computer games (ECGs) into their instruction were investigated.(More)
Background and objectives Nowadays, with the advancements in information and communication technologies, the integration of technology into education has received more and more attentions. Undoubtedly, teachers play a central role in the successful implementation of technology-enhanced instruction (Liaw, 2002). Consequently, teachers have been increasingly(More)
By reviewing papers published in five important SSCI journals from 2005 to 2010, this study aimed to provide insights into intervention studies on technology-assisted instruction. It was found that still relatively little research on educational technology which addresses the effects of specific instructional interventions on student learning was conducted(More)