The effectiveness and studies of e-learning in Taiwan: A review and synthesis of 2000-2011 research literature

Yu Shen Fang, Lung Sheng Lee*


研究成果: 雜誌貢獻期刊論文同行評審

4 引文 斯高帕斯(Scopus)


The purpose of this study was to review and synthesize the research literature on e-learning in Taiwan. In total, 86 journal articles and theses/dissertations, which quasi-experimental research methods were utilized in and included in three major domestic and international electronic databases between the years 2000-2011, were selected for review and synthesis. The purest synthesis method of synthesizing multiple areas with single method was employed to investigate the research literature. It is found that the quasi-experimental research studies and the effectiveness of e-learning in 2000-2011 in Taiwan are as follows: (1) Learning areas or subjects focus on formal sciences; (2) The researches are mainly done in the university/colleges primarily preparing school teachers; (3) The main subjects in descending order of frequency selected by studies are elementary school students, junior high school students, and senior/vocational high school students; (4) The most experimental teaching durations are between 101 and 300 minutes; (5) Motivation, learning environment, and technological capability are the three issues mostly concerned about; (6) Learning effectiveness are mainly argued from the two starting viewpoints, learning or technology; (7) Teaching theory focus on Piaget and Vygotsky perspectives of cognitive construction; and (8) The learning domains in descending order of instructional effectiveness investigation are cognitive, affective and psychomotor domains.

頁(從 - 到)27-56
期刊Journal of Educational Media and Library Sciences
出版狀態已發佈 - 2014


  • E-learning
  • Information technology
  • Meta-analysis
  • Quasi-experimental design
  • Review and synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 保護
  • 資訊系統
  • 考古學(藝術與人文學科)
  • 圖書館與資訊科學