||“Computer Integrated Instruction” and “ e-learning” are the trends of teaching and learning. To strengthen both of the effects of teaching and learning, we can take advantage of the characteristics of computer internet technology which can be widely used without any space and time restriction. This research is based on the goal setting theory . According to the principles sorted from the theory, we build a high quality internet learning and reading environment, “children reading-plan website”, which can be used as an powerful internet-aid tool by teachers to popularize classroom reading as well as by students to finish reading assignment.|
The process of the system includes four models: goal setting model, books managing model, reading plan notifying model and reading evaluating model. The structure can be divide into two parts, student interface and teacher interface. The functions of student interface are: organizing their own reading plans, checking reading plans of other classmates, editing their comments on the reading material, exchanging opinions on the discussion board, browsing the bulletin board and Billboard. The purpose of teacher interface is mainly focus on supervising class students’ progress. In addition to the same functions as the students’, teacher interface has more management functions, such as building the theme and goal of reading, supervising students’ reading plan, gathering statistics of reading condition on-line, and controlling the books databank, the discussion board and bulletin board.
This research is mainly focus on elementary school classroom reading. We expect that by learning through cooperation, children can get the most benefits from reading. The research will help teachers take classroom reading into practice and attempt the honest evaluation of the system.
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