Yang Wang
Central China Normal University
Publications 3
#1Yang Wang (CCNU: Central China Normal University)
#2Yixi Wang (OSU: Ohio State University)
Last.Wenli Chen (NTU: Nanyang Technological University)
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This study constructed an instrument based on the Activity theory to investigate the beginning online instructors’ online teaching competencies from the perspective of the online teaching process and applied it to beginning instructors to examine the validity. Eighty-nine beginning online instructors from China participated in this study. Confirmatory factor analysis, descriptive statistics analysis, and regression are used in this study. The results indicated that the Activity theory fit the pr...
This study investigated whether video lectures instructed by a heightened level of expressiveness instructor were better than those instructed by a conventional level of expressiveness instructor or audio‐only in promoting students' online learning, and what kind of effects do instructor's facial expressions have on students' learning. Three different types of video lectures (one with a heightened level of expressiveness instructor, one with a conventional level of expressiveness instructor and ...