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Lim, Taehyeong – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Although blogs have been used in online learning environments with optimistic expectations, the distributed nature of blogs can pose some challenges. Currently, we do not have a robust collection of tested blogging strategies to help students interact more effectively with each other when blogs are used as a primary form of engagement in an online…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
Bugis, Yosra Mohammed – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this digital age, teachers need to incorporate advanced technology into their classrooms. Digital storytelling (DST) is one such skill that has been shown to be effective for learners. However, not enough teachers have adequate training to implement this strategy and interventions are focused mainly on current teachers. There is a need to train…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Models
West Martin, Amber – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Short-term, faculty-led education abroad programs are steadily becoming the leading experience for students to actively participate in an educational, overseas experience. As the number of these programs increase, so do the concerns for addressing safety within groups in a foreign country. This research identified student development theories…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, College Faculty, College Students, Student Development
Barnawi, Najla A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Background: Due to increasing transmigration, care of women with female genital cutting FGC has become a national and global public health and human rights issue. The US is one of the Western countries that have a large number of women who underwent or are at risk to undergo FGC. Based on the US Population Reference Bureau (PRB) (2013), there were…
Descriptors: Females, Human Body, Public Health, Civil Rights
Murray, Donell Cochran – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Peer mentoring is a way to help guide and form valuable relationships between two or more students and plays an important role in the success, both academically and socially, of students. At Morehead State University (MSU), the International Peer Mentoring Program (IPMP) was designed and implemented in the Fall of 2016 to assist in the academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Program Design, Peer Groups, Mentors
Barajas-Murphy, Noreen – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this quantitative research study was to examine the factors that influence students' intentions to continue to use digital texts. Specifically, the purpose was to investigate what impact the external factors of instructor modeling and instructor expectation to use had on the intention to continue to use digital textbooks as…
Descriptors: College Students, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Student Attitudes
Bardwell, Nancy B. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The study examined students' perceptions of Facebook, Twitter and blogs as tools for learning in a classroom environment. The population of the research was of 109 students from a four-year college located in the southern region of the US. The results showed that most of the students were undecided in their perception of Facebook, Twitter and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media, Student Attitudes
Ammarukleart, Sujira – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Institutional repositories have been introduced as an innovative and alternative technology for scholarly communication and have received considerable attention from scholars across disciplines and around the globe. While some universities in Thailand have developed and implemented institutional repositories for nearly a decade, knowledge of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Libraries, Archives
Fullerton, Bridget Katherine Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Though Linda Adler-Kassner and Peggy O'Neill claim that ethical writing assessment models "must be designed and built collaboratively, with careful attention to the values and passions of all involved, through a process that provides access to all," college students have not typically been included in scholarly conversations about…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Electronic Publishing, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
Thomas, Jonathan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A case-comparative mixed methods approach was used to discover how faculty members' teaching perspectives changed as they adopted an eportfolio tool (Pathbrite). Ten faculty members took the Teaching Perspectives Inventory (TPI) before and after using the tool during Fall semester 2015. Also, systems logs were collected and interviews were…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Adoption (Ideas), Teacher Attitudes
Gogia, Laura Park – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is implementing a large scale exploration of digital pedagogies, including connected learning and open education, in an effort to promote digital fluency and integrative thinking among students. The purpose of this study was to develop a classroom assessment toolkit for faculty who wish to document student…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Evaluation Methods
Bernal, Elaine V. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this case study was to evaluate a multi-campus university program designed to support STEM faculty in redesigning bottleneck courses, with integration of technology as one strategy. Despite the positive student learning outcomes in course redesign programs with an aim to support faculty in technology integration, there remains a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Faculty, STEM Education, Technology Integration
Morris, Janine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
"Contexts of Digital Reading: How Genres Affect Reading Practices" is a study of the different ways university students use digital devices to read. Many mainstream representations of digital reading fail to distinguish between different contexts or genres of reading, making digital reading appear transparent rather than mediated by…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Alawami, Nariman Ali – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The purpose of this research was to understand the perspectives of teachers and students regarding their use of specific e-textbooks in a higher education learning environment. The e-textbooks used by the teachers and students were examined in order to determine functions and features to focus on during the inquiry. This study was particularly…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Textbooks, Case Studies
Freels, Jeffrey W. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The emergence of social media technologies (SMT) as important features of life in the twenty-first century has aroused the curiosity of teachers and scholars in higher education and given rise to numerous experiments using SMT as tools of instruction in college and university classrooms. A body of research has emerged from those experiments which…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, History Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Journals
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