The design, implementation, and evaluation of a digital interactive globe system integrated into an Earth Science course

Wei Kai Liou, Kaushal Kumar Bhagat, Chun Yen Chang

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1 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)

摘要

The aim of this study is to design and implement a digital interactive globe system (DIGS), by integrating low-cost equipment to make DIGS cost-effective. DIGS includes a data processing unit, a wireless control unit, an image-capturing unit, a laser emission unit, and a three-dimensional hemispheric body-imaging screen. A quasi-experimental study was conducted to evaluate the learning effectiveness of our system. A total of 105 junior high-school students from Taiwan participated in this 8-week experiment. The students were divided into three individual groups of 35 students each, with one control group and two experimental groups (EG1 and EG2). The results of one-way mixed design ANOVA indicated that participants in the experimental group, who used the DIGS, outperformed the other two groups, in the post-test as well as in the delayed test. These findings demonstrate that the proposed DIGS can effectively enhance the performance of the learners in an Earth Science course.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)545-561
頁數17
期刊Educational Technology Research and Development
66
發行號2
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2018 四月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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