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Tella, Adeyinka – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined determinants of library and information science undergraduate students' first impression with the university library websites. A total enumeration method was used to involve 54 year 4 undergraduate students of Library and Information Science from two selected universities. Undergraduate Students' Determinants of First…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Undergraduate Students, College Libraries
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Yeh, Hui-Chin; Tseng, Sheng-Shiang; Chen, Yu-Sheng – Educational Technology & Society, 2019
To extend the recent growth of literature on using peer feedback through blogs to enhance students' speaking performance, this study investigated the effects of online peer feedback via blogs on the speaking performance of college students studying English as a Foreign Language (EFL). Participants comprised 45 EFL college students, from two…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Evaluation, Electronic Publishing, College Students
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Seifert, Tami – Journal of Educators Online, 2019
To respond to needs arising from the field and institutional constrictions, various video-integrated teaching methods were offered to students in multiparticipant courses. Two hundred ninety-five students studying in two Sociology of Education courses agreed to participate in the research. One hundred sixty-two students participated in Course 1,…
Descriptors: Educational Sociology, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Pyburn, Lydia L. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Sometimes users need to be asked if they need help. This is difficult with online users, because in-person cues cannot be used to engage when the users need assistance. Proactive chat widgets help to solve this problem as the chat box slides out onto the screen and prompts the user for help. The need for the proactive chat widget was also seen as…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Synchronous Communication, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Oriented Programs
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Jolly, Jennifer L.; Matthews, Michael S. – Journal of School Choice, 2018
Homeschooling only has become a choice for many families of gifted children during the last two decades, as the number of gifted families has grown steadily along with the general homeschool population (Lubienski, Puckett, & Brewer, 2013). The current study examines a group of homeschooling mothers of gifted children who publish and maintain…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academically Gifted, Mothers, Electronic Publishing
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Auerbach, Emily R.; Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Briesch, Amy M. – Grantee Submission, 2018
A recent study evaluated the level of guidance provided by states on their Department of Education websites regarding school-based social, emotional, and behavioral (SEB) screening. The purpose of this follow-up study was to interview a small sample of state-level stakeholders to supplement the findings from the website evaluation study.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, State Departments of Education, Screening Tests, Social Development
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Pilgrim, Jodi; Vasinda, Sheri; Bledsoe, Christie; Martinez, Elda E. – Reading Horizons, 2018
Reading online text presents unique challenges for elementary students as they develop and extend fundamental literacy skills to various media. Traditional assessments of concepts about print inspired the authors' research, which applies a similar approach to address "screen handling" instead of book handling. The purpose of their…
Descriptors: Literacy, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Robinson, Ian Michael – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2018
With the advent of web 2.0 and the ease of use of many hand-held devices, access to the internet has never been easier. This has been accompanied by a growing range of sites available for learning an L2. These sites offer lessons, explanations, exercises, corrections and feedback. It now becomes time once again to question whether physical bricks…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies
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King, Sara; Boutilier, Jessica A.; MacLaren Chorney, Jill – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
Although chronic pain is relatively common in childhood, many teachers feel ill-prepared to work with students with chronic and recurrent pain in the classroom and would like to learn more about supporting these students. A web-based eHealth intervention designed to provide information about pain and pain management in the classroom was developed…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Pain, Usability, Health Education
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Ganji, Mansoor; Ketabi, Saeed; Shahnazari, Mohammadtaghi – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
This study aims to paint a vivid picture of the English teacher training courses held in Iranian private language institutes, both to critically analyse their aims and content, and to find their strengths and weaknesses. In line with this, qualitative data were gathered through information available on 34 institutes' websites, narrative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teacher Education Programs, College Second Language Programs
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Katerina, Tzafilkou; Nicolaos, Protogeros – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
In the recent years in the End-User Development (EUD) research there is a shift from the study of tools that focus on desktop graphical applications, to the development of EUD for web environments. Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) research has shown significant gender differences while users interact with EUD systems. However, most of this…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Hypothesis Testing, Computer Oriented Programs, Risk
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Barajas, Mario; Frossard, Frédérique – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
As applied to education, creativity has become an increasingly common, yet often unattainable learning objective. Educators need innovative approaches and tools to effectively apply creative teaching practices. The present study aims to investigate how wiki methodologies can foster creative pedagogies. Wikis constitute a good candidate for…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Editing, Collaborative Writing, Creative Teaching
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Salminen, Erik; Gregory, Dennis E. – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
The results of recent cases indicate that residences and dormitories owned by higher education institutions should be considered "dwellings," and thus subject to the Fair Housing Act. The Fair Housing Act (1968) as amended requires that the providers of dwellings accommodate assistance animals, which includes not only service animals,…
Descriptors: Animals, Therapy, Dormitories, College Housing
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Ackerman, David; Chung, Christina – Journal of Marketing Education, 2018
This article looks at how marketing student ratings of instructors and classes on online rating sites such as RateMyProfessor.com can be biased by prior student ratings of that class. Research has identified potential sources of bias of online student reviews administered by universities. Less has been done on the sources of bias inherent in a…
Descriptors: Web Sites, College Faculty, Student Attitudes, Teacher Evaluation
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Stevens, Taryn; Golwalkar, Mugdha – Journal of American College Health, 2018
ABSTRACTObjective: Complete and accurate documentation of immunization records and surveillance of disease transmission are critical to the public health response to outbreaks of communicable disease in institutions of higher education (IHEs). This study aims to describe immunization documentation practices and disease surveillance capacity among…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Immunization Programs, Documentation
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