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Mor, Dalit; Laks, Hagar; Hershkovitz, Arnon – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2016
In today's job market, computer skills are part of the prerequisites for many jobs. In this paper, we report on a study of readiness to work with computers (the dependent variable) among unemployed women (N = 54) after participating in a unique, web-supported training focused on computer skills and empowerment. Overall, the level of participants'…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Readiness, Job Skills, Females
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Forkosh-Baruch, Alona; Hershkovitz, Arnon – Internet and Higher Education, 2012
The purpose of this study is to empirically examine cases in which Social Networking Sites (SNS) are being utilized for scholarly purposes by higher-education institutes in Israel. The research addresses questions regarding content patterns, activity patterns, and interactivity within Facebook and Twitter accounts of these institutes. Research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Informal Education, Interpersonal Relationship
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Hershkovitz, Arnon; Azran, Ronit; Hardof-Jaffe, Sharon; Nachmias, Rafi – Internet and Higher Education, 2011
This study presents an empirical investigation of online hierarchical repositories of items presented to university students in Web-supported course websites, using Web mining methods. To this end, data from 1747 courses were collected, and the use of online repositories of content items in these courses was examined. At a later stage, courses…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data Collection, Course Content, Web Based Instruction
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Hershkovitz, Arnon; Nachmias, Rafi – Internet and Higher Education, 2011
This research consists of an empirical study of online persistence in Web-supported courses in higher education, using Data Mining techniques. Log files of 58 Moodle websites accompanying Tel Aviv University courses were drawn, recording the activity of 1189 students in 1897 course enrollments during the academic year 2008/9, and were analyzed…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Persistence, Internet, Data Processing
Hardof-Jaffe, Sharon; Hershkovitz, Arnon; Abu-Kishk, Hama; Bergman, Ofer; Nachmias, Rafi – International Working Group on Educational Data Mining, 2009
The purpose of this study is to empirically reveal strategies of students' organization of learning-related digital materials within an online personal information archive. Research population included 518 students who utilized the personal Web space allocated to them on the university servers for archiving information items, and data describing…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Organization, Information Management, Undergraduate Students