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Ghoshal, Raj – Teaching Sociology, 2019
This article presents an in-class exercise that teaches students how to call elected officials about a course-related issue of their choice. The goals are to connect classroom learning with real-life action, to show that contacting elected officials need not be difficult or intimidating, and to help students develop a sense of efficacy that can…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Officials, Self Efficacy, Civics
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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Ortiz, Sergio; Green, Marybeth – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
The use of mobile technology such as smartphones and tablets is deeply embedded in college life by Generation Z (students born between 1995 and 2010). Using reports generated by the Learning Management System (LMS), this research studied the mobile device access patterns of both undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in courses utilizing the…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Luo, Tian; Moore, David; Franklin, Teresa – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This study sought to understand student participation and engagement in a microblogging-supported college-level hybrid course. Using a case study design, the researchers examined how students participated and engaged in a variety of microblogging-supported instructional activities, including backchanneling, exploration, discussion, and live chat…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Learner Engagement, Electronic Publishing, Diaries
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Storch, Sharon L.; Juarez-Paz, Anna Victoria Ortiz – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
Through qualitative measures, this article seeks to explore the efficacy of cell phones within college level instructional design specifically through the eyes of the professor. Three main themes evolved from this data: Pedagogical Approaches, Value, and Setting Behavioral Expectations. Based on interviews with ten college professors regarding…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Mainiero, Lisa A.; Mangini, David M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2019
This article showcases how mobile app technology can enhance leadership education through a new mobile app called "My Student Leader." "My Student Leader" represents a novel approach to leadership education so that students may use smartphone technology to enhance student leadership development on campus. The app facilitates…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Leadership Training, Computer Software, Telecommunications
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de Jesus, V. L. B.; Pérez, C. A. C.; de Oliveira, A. L.; Sasaki, D. G. G. – Physics Education, 2019
Currently, the number of smartphones with an embedded gyroscope sensor has been increasing due games whose performance relies on 3D augmented reality. In general, teaching papers on the gyroscope sensor address very simple spatial configuration, where the fixed rotation axis coincides to the z-axis of the smartphone. This work presents five…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Motion, Teaching Methods
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Kumar, Vikas; Nanda, Pooja – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2019
Higher Education Institutes across the world have started using social media to reach out to the prospective students as well as to interact with current students and alumni. Social media improves the communication on one hand and helps in promotional and development activities on the other. Present work explores the integration of social media in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Telecommunications, College Students
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article investigates the effect of mobile learning support on students' academic success on a database management systems (DBMS) course. The research was carried out with 36 students attending a state university in Turkey. In this study, a mixed method was used, which includes both quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. For…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Databases, Academic Achievement, Pretests Posttests
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Yu, Zhonggen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
The last two decades have witnessed a large number of studies on the flipped classroom. Learning attitudes, interest and intrinsic motivation in mobile device-aided flipped English class (MFC) has, however, seldom been studied in comparison with the traditional video-aided flipped English class (VFC). Randomly selecting 375 participants and using…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Blended Learning, Student Attitudes
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Rambe, Patient; Mkono, Muchazondida – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Despite the surging prominence of literature that explores mobile instant messaging's (MIM) capacity to leverage transformative pedagogical practices in higher education, studies that unravel the appropriation of MIM to leverage postgraduate supervision in authentic learning contexts are less frequent. Consequently, a gap persists on the nature of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Tsai, Pei-Shan; Tsai, Chin-Chung – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This study explored the relationships among preservice teachers' conceptions of teaching using mobile devices and the quality of technology integration in lesson plans. A total of 47 preservice teachers in Taiwan who had experienced designing their own lesson plans and teaching materials (ie, eBooks and applications) for teaching using mobile…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Technology Integration, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Taskiran, Ayse – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Today, educational practices are being designed and varied due to advance of millennium generation who tend to use mobile technologies in every aspect of their lives. Accordingly, growing interest towards mobile learning in education brings several opportunities and advantages for English as foreign language teachers and learners. Augmented…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Santoveña-Casal, Sonia – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2019
The main objective of this study was to analyse the influence of social media participation on academic performance. The sample consisted of 1960 students taking one of two courses at undergraduate or postgraduate level, respectively (Faculty of Education, National Distance Education University, Spain), of whom 411 students carried out an activity…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Kayapinar, Ulas; Erkir, Sarp; Kose, Nurcan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Integration of tablets in teaching English as a Second or Foreign language has been popular in recent years. However, there is limited evidence to prove the effect of tablet use on the acquisition of specific language skills. This paper aims to investigate the impact of tablet use on students' mastery of grammar skills. In order to answer the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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