Operating Efficiency and its Effect from Innovative Teaching through Digital Mobile e-Learning for Public and Private High Schools

Hsiang-Hsi Liu, Fu-Hsiang Kuo


The goal of this research is to evaluate the innovative teaching to affect school efficiency through using digital mobile e-learning of high school in Taiwan. Based on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Tobit regression model (TRM). The empirical results of this research indicate the following results: (1) Importing digital mobile e-learning can really enhance the efficiency of school management. (2) School size, teacher-student ratio, School High-Vocational attribute, especially the numbers of technical teachers in teaching or consulting about digital mobile e-learning knowledge and numbers of Tablet PC (proxy for digital mobile e-learning) to affect efficiency of school management. Therefore, in order to increase students learning effectiveness in school, it is necessary to first add school size, Tablet PC numbers and technical teachers. However, total equipment expenses associated with tablet PC has a small negative influence on school management efficiency due to the increasing costs for furnishing the related internet and network equipment or device facilitate for teaching and learning among teachers and students by digital mobile e-learning. The results of this research can also be the reference for educational authorities when formulating policies and regulations for promoting digital mobile e-learning.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/rae.v9i3.11828

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