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Miller, Angie L. – Global Education Review, 2018
Previous research suggests that creativity training can be effective in academic settings and that teachers, in particular, can have an impact on creativity. Furthermore, creativity is one of many transferable skills in higher education that will benefit students when they enter the workforce. This study extends research on creativity training and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Assignments, Skill Development, College Seniors
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Berber, Yesica Cecilia Núñez – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Cellphones are considered a convergent technology since their use goes beyond making a simple phone call, they are smart phones used as technological devices that have a series of applications as well as Internet connection. The use and appropriation of cellphones, consequently, require a series of learning and competence that is generated which…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Learning Strategies
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Asamoah, Daniel Adomako; Sharda, Ramesh; Hassan Zadeh, Amir; Kalgotra, Pankush – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2017
In this article, we present an experiential perspective on how a big data analytics course was designed and delivered to students at a major Midwestern university. In reference to the "MSIS 2006 Model Curriculum," we designed this course as a level 2 course, with prerequisites in databases, computer programming, statistics, and data…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Instructional Design, College Seniors, Assignments
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Elfeky, Abdellah – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
The study aims to examine the impact of social networks of a "Computer in Teaching" course on the achievement and attitudes students at the faculty of education at Najran University. The sample consists of (60) students from the third level in the special education program, (30) students represented the control group whereas the other…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, College Students, Teacher Attitudes
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Slone, Amanda Ruth; Gaffney, Amy L. H. – Communication Teacher, 2016
This paper examined the practice of using LinkedIn as a tool for teaching students how to create a professional online presence. A descriptive analysis of student LinkedIn profiles revealed that students included some basic requirements, but many students still neglected to fully complete the profile, thereby leaving out some important information…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Assignments
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Saifudin, Adam Mohd; Yacob, Aizan; Saad, Rohaizah – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Issues of universities students harnessing and capitalizing the usage of Facebook for their own learning capabilities and effective thinking is always the focus of education scholars, in assessing the quality class assignments and projects produced by them. Therefore, Facebook is now becoming unbearable influence since the internet activation in…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Students, Social Networks, Action Research
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Manuel, Jeffrey T.; P. Schunke, Matthew – College Teaching, 2016
This article describes a unique interdisciplinary course on social media and the self developed and taught by the authors at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. The article describes challenges facing humanities faculty who wish to teach on topics with high societal currency and student interest. Current research into humanistic approaches…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interdisciplinary Approach, Social Networks, Feedback (Response)
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Cheng, Irene Nga Yee; Chan, Janet Kit Yan; Kong, Suria Suet Yee; Leung, Kenneth Mei Yee – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
Blended learning which combines face-to-face and online experiences of students by integrating technology into the curriculum is increasingly prevalent in university education. In a context of long time arguments on the educational value of using social networking websites on teaching and learning, this study was conducted in two higher education…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Media, Social Networks, Course Objectives
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Al-Bahrani, Abdullah; Patel, Darshak – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
Social media is one of the most current and dynamic developments in education. In general, the field of economics has lagged behind other disciplines in incorporating technologies in the classroom. In this article, the authors provide a guide for economics educators on how to incorporate Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook inside and outside of the…
Descriptors: Economics, Electronic Classrooms, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education
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Spiller, Lisa; Tuten, Tracy – Journal of Marketing Education, 2015
Modern digital and social media formats have revolutionized marketing measurement, producing an abundance of data, meaningful metrics, new tools, and methodologies. This increased emphasis on metrics in the marketing industry signifies the need for increased quantitative and critical thinking content in our marketing coursework if we are to…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Marketing, Measurement, Data Collection
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Hallman, Tyler A.; Robinson, W. Douglas – American Biology Teacher, 2015
Species identification is essential to biology, conservation, and management. The ability to focus on specific diagnostic characteristics of a species helps improve the speed and accuracy of identification. Birds are excellent subjects for teaching species identification because, in combination with their different shapes and sizes, their plumages…
Descriptors: Animals, Teaching Methods, Identification, Biodiversity
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Schwartz, Lisa H. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2015
Youths' learner-generated designs, instantiated in digital practices, spaces and artifacts, are underutilized in schools. Additionally, digital media tools are often taken up in reductive ways that serve to perpetuate deficit discourses for youth from nondominant communities, rather than reflect the creativity and innovation that youth practice…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Multiple Literacies, Literacy, High School Students
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Wicks, David; Craft, Baine B.; Lee, Donghun; Lumpe, Andrew; Henrikson, Robin; Baliram, Nalline; Bian, Xu; Mehlberg, Stacy; Wicks, Katy – Online Learning, 2015
Researchers in a recent study found that online students' ability to self-regulate led to more focused attention and time on task, and in turn, these skills could lead to better learning. Given the need for more theoretical work in this area, as well as the potential practical benefits from the use of these pedagogical strategies, we sought to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cooperative Learning, Learning Strategies, Self Management
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Magogwe, Joel M.; Ntereke, Beauty; Phetlhe, Keith R. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
In the 21st century, the use of information technology in the classroom is advancing rapidly, especially in higher education. The Internet, through social networking, has made it possible for students to learn and teachers to teach outside the classroom walls. Facebook in particular has made it possible for students to interact and communicate…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Kirschner, L. Lynette – The EUROCALL Review, 2015
This papers looks into whether combining Skype, blogging and class discussions reinforces or refutes stereotypes. The hypothesis was that some students do not have an adequate chance to reflect on their skype experience and course content. To see if students have made improvements in reducing stereotypes, the Standards for Foreign Language…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Web Sites
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