Ching-Ching Cheng

Ching-Ching Cheng
National Chiayi University · Department of Early Childhood Education

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Taiwan government consolidated the kindergarten and daycare systems in 2012, and launched a new national curriculum framework, Early Childhood Education & Care Curriculum Framework (ECECCF), as a guidance for quality early childhood education programs. Research has shown that the effects of a new educational program highly depended on the fidelity...
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Globalization and education reform is becoming an important topic across the international arena. In response to global pressures for reform, national educational systems' quality is increasingly being compared internationally, and education changes are introduced. For example, uniformity of global curricula, instruction, and testing might result f...
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The rapid change of technology, society, and economy creates pressure for education reform on a national level. In respond to the demand for quality improvement, educational organizations are engaging in educational innovation including curriculum, teacher competency, and effective teaching. Nevertheless, this top-down approach for change is likely...
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In recent years, human features of the robots are increasingly studied. For example, educational robots are developed and marketed to accompany children. Above all, humanoid robots must deliver friendly images to those young children to interact with. Although many prior studies aimed at the inquiry of robot images based on adult’s view, there are...
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Prior studies indicated that children’s images of science and engineering greatly influenced their attitude toward career choice. This study explored how elementary school students perceived computer professionals and computer job tasks. Sixty-four students attending computer camps in 2 cities participated in the study. The Draw-a-Scientist Test wa...
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The purpose of this study is to implement and evaluate a teacher training program based on the framework of situated learning. Adapting from the situated learning approaches, the author implemented two in-service teacher training programs based on cognitive apprenticeship and community of practices respectively. Each training program was adopted in...
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To effectively maintain sustainable agriculture, participatory monitoring and evaluation is being adopted widely to generate information for natural resource management, decision making and policy planning processes. In this article, we describe how to establish a distributed geographic information system on mobile devices, which serves as a tool t...
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This study investigated the effect of integrating LEGO Robots into an elementary school programming class through examining the learning achievement and teacher-student interaction. A self-developed course was used to present the instructional project, and the research subjects were 80 fifth and sixth grade students in two elementary schools. Befor...
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Contrary to the elementary school and high school, the curriculum of the kindergarten is more flexible and dynamic. In recent years, the integrated curriculum approach and the thematic curriculum approach based on constructivism have being gaining more attention in Taiwan. The thematic curriculum emphasizes that the inter-disciplined and student-ce...
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The purpose of this study is to investigate how grouping of students influence students interaction and achievement in LEGO activities. Through LEGO Robotics learning activities, students' interaction and performance were collected and analyzed through statistical analysis. In addition, qualitative data from interviews, video recordings, and relate...
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This article describes the application of an e-learning system on the trainings of new employees in a LCD(Light Emitting Diode) enterprise. An international LCD chips manufacturing company regularly recruit and train new employees. Among the training content, the manufacturing process of epitaxy wafers to chips is abstract and difficult to understa...
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While the sensor technology advances rapidly, the data from the surrounding environment can be utilized to construct as media for learning. The purpose of this study is to design a web-based learning environment with information from GPS and mobile GIS to facilitate collaborative, authentic learning among students. To evaluate the effectiveness, th...
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To develop students’ critical thinking abilities, teachers must lead students to engage in discussions and to reason within various points of view, while employing evidence to draw conclusions, make decisions or seek solutions. Computer mediates learning by providing students with visualizations of relevant subject content to facilitate their refle...
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This article describes a web-based games for solving problems of mathematics concept of "scale". To help the elementary students to understand the meaning of scale meters in maps, the authors designed an electronic map of the local district in which students were familiar with. By adding characters navigating on the map and solving mathematics prob...
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This paper discusses a project, sponsored by the NSC of Taiwan, aimed to create a Web-based environment for the exploratory learning by providing an interactive media to visualize the temporal data from the digital archives.

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