Investigating vocational high school students' cognitive load of infusing nanotechnology into electronics subjects

Chien Yun Dai, Syuan Zih Lin, Chih Hsiang Yeh

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Abstract

The purposes of this study were to develop a novel material which was infused nanotechnology into electronics subjects to vocational high school students'with no background in nanotechnology. And then to investigate the cognitive load of them, after they learnedthenovel curriculum pattern. The researchers began todevelop a novel electricsmaterial which is consisted of four chapters includedseven sectionsby experts of electronics, nanotechnology and vocational education. Theexperimentswere conducted by using PPT pedagogy to teach the nanotechnology infused into electronicscourse between twodepartments ofvocational high schools. After four months and four times in one month experimental teaching, cognitive load scale questionnaireand K of KAP scale questionnairewere examined.Finally, the applications of this materialare illustrated that the performances of K scores weresignificant differencebetween electronic engineering department and information engineering department.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Materials and Computer Science
PublisherTrans Tech Publications Ltd
Pages1825-1829
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9783037850978
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1

Publication series

NameKey Engineering Materials
Volume474-476
ISSN (Print)1013-9826
ISSN (Electronic)1662-9795

Keywords

  • Cognitive load scale
  • KAP scale
  • Nanotechnology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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    Dai, C. Y., Lin, S. Z., & Yeh, C. H. (2011). Investigating vocational high school students' cognitive load of infusing nanotechnology into electronics subjects. In Advanced Materials and Computer Science (pp. 1825-1829). (Key Engineering Materials; Vol. 474-476). Trans Tech Publications Ltd. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.474-476.1825