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Selthofer, Josipa – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The aim of the research is to analyse and compare visual identity elements of Croatian academic Websites with ones of European countries using Hofstede's model of cultural dimensions. The purpose of the research is to point to the influence a culture has on the design of Websites. Method: Graphical elements of university home pages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Design, Colleges
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Leal Filho, Walter; Brandli, Luciana Londero; Becker, Deisi; Skanavis, Constantina; Kounani, Aristea; Sardi, Chrysoula; Papaioannidou, Dimitra; Paço, Arminda; Azeiteiro, Ulisses; de Sousa, Luiza Olim; Raath, Schalk; Pretorius, Rudi Wessel; Shiel, Christine; Vargas, Valeria; Trencher, Gregory; Marans, Robert W. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: There is a widely held belief that sustainable development (SD) policies are essential for universities to successfully engage in matters related to sustainability, and are an indicator of the extent to which they are active in this field. This paper aims to examine the evidence which currently exists to support this assumption. It…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Universities, School Policy
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Schultheiß, Sebastian; Sünkler, Sebastian; Lewandowski, Dirk – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to replicate a study from 2007, which found that student users trust in Google's ability to rank results more than in their own relevance judgements. Method: In a between-subjects experiment using eye-tracking methodology, participants (n=25) worked on search tasks where the results ranking on search…
Descriptors: Internet, Eye Movements, Online Searching, Web Sites
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Çelebi, Nurhayat; Selçuk, Gülenaz; Peker, Huriye Sevinç – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Today's rapidly evolving technology is expanding the use of innovative communication technologies and their usage areas. to traditional communication technologies today; smartphones, laptop computers, handheld computers, and tablets are also added. Wireless communication technology removes time and space limits, allowing people to communicate both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Wegner, Class; Remmert, Kathrin; Ohlberger, Stephanie – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
This article deals with a concept helping to reflect on teaching practice in the project "Kolumbus-Kids" at Bielefeld University. Lesson reflection aims at the mediation and training of certain teaching competences of student teachers, and therefore self-reflection is promoted by using the newly developed reflection wiki, its videotaping…
Descriptors: Collaborative Writing, Web Sites, Video Technology, Student Teachers
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Breunig, Karl Joachim – Learning Organization, 2016
Purpose: This empirical paper aims to assess how social media can foster workplace learning within a globally dispersed project environment. In general, there are few studies on the use of social media in organizations, and many of these emphasize on issues related to knowledge transfer. Although learning traditionally has been as acquisition of…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Social Media, Case Studies, Web Sites
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Kammerer, Yvonne; Kalbfell, Eva; Gerjets, Peter – Discourse Processes: A multidisciplinary journal, 2016
In two experiments we systematically examined whether contradictions between two web pages--of which one was commercially biased as stated in an "about us" section--stimulated university students' consideration of source information both during and after reading. In Experiment 1 "about us" information of the web pages was…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Bias, Web Sites, Experiments
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Jager, Sake, Ed.; Kurek, Malgorzata, Ed.; O'Rourke, Breffni, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Trinity College Dublin was proud to host, in April 2016, the Second International Conference on Telecollaboration in Higher Education, with the theme "New Directions in Telecollaborative Research and Practice." Over two and a half days, 150 participants offered 95 research presentations, posters, and "problem shared" sessions.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Cooperation, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
Focusing on the topic of the development of the plurilingual and intercultural competence through the integration of electronic communicative practices both in foreign language classrooms and non-formal contexts, this work aims at defining and characterizing, in view of a co-actional perspective, a "pedagogical blog", by considering it…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education
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Peiser, Gillian – Intercultural Education, 2015
This paper reports on a small-scale project involving an online school exchange between two classes of 12-/13-year olds located in the North of England and the Ruhr area of Germany. The overarching aim of the project was to develop intercultural understanding in foreign language learning through communication in an online environment. Analysing…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Secondary School Students, College Students, Cultural Differences
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Turula, Anna; Raith, Thomas – The EUROCALL Review, 2015
The article describes action research into a telecollaborative exchange between the Pädagogische Hochschule in Freiburg, Germany and the Pedagogical University in Krakow, Poland, which took place between October 2014 and January 2015. Both groups followed CALL teacher training study programmes and consisted of 16 students. The study aimed at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Communicative Competence (Languages)
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Galan, Mianda; Lawley, Meredith; Clements, Michael – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2015
Universities globally are showing increased interest in the potential of social media as a marketing recruitment tool. This paper explores how and why potential postgraduate business students looking to study internationally use social media in their educational decision-making process. Due to a lack of existing research, this study adopted an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Mass Media Use, Graduate Students
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Gülbahar, Yasemin – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
The potential represented by the usage of Internet-based communication technologies in parallel with e-instruction is enabling learners to cooperate and collaborate throughout the world. However, an important dimension, namely the socialization of learners through online dialogues via e-mail, discussion forums, chats, blogs, wikis and virtual…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Socialization
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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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Jokinen, Elina; Vaarala, Heidi – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This article is based on the teaching experiment implemented in summer 2013 in a modern Finnish literature course organised by the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) and the University of Jyväskylä Language Centre. In order to break away from the traditional conception of literature and text, students' independent blogging was chosen as the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Diaries
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