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Kilburn, Brandon; Kilburn, Ashley; Davis, Dexter – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2016
E-service quality of online higher education reflects the student's perception of quality of online exchanges across four dimensions: fulfillment, efficiency, system availability and privacy. This study links e-service quality to intentions to remain loyal as mediated by perceived value in an online higher education environment. AMOS is used to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Online Surveys, Online Systems
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Alshahrani, Saeed; Ward, Rupert – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Expert power is that which "comes from having knowledge and expertise in a particular area" (Nazarko, 2004). In the history of the development of higher education, the relationship between the lecturer and the students has changed because of many different factors. Before the Internet and web revolution, the lecturer was the main source…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Influence of Technology, Electronic Learning, Electronic Libraries
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Zinger, Lana; Sinclair, Alicia – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Teaching in a diverse, urban community college, it has become apparent that students spend most of their free (and classroom) time participating in social media. In response, we decided to incorporate social media, blogs specifically, as a way to increase student engagement, retention and achievement. The learning objective was for our students to…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Learner Engagement, Learning
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Steenkamp, Leon P.; Rudman, Riaan J. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
Students currently studying at tertiary institutions have developed a set of attitudes and aptitudes as a result of growing up in an IT and media-rich environment. These attitudes and aptitudes influence how they learn and in order to be effective, lecturers must adapt to address their learning preferences and use the online teaching tools that…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, College Students, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Crawford, Jerry, II – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2013
This study set out to explore how the Internet was used by Journalism and Mass Communications Program students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominately White Universities in their college choice and if these institutions were able to provide the information the respondents were looking for in their search. The study found…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Journalism, Journalism Education, Mass Media
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Crawford, Jerry, II – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2012
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had the ability to recruit African-American students since the 1860s by stressing a sense of inclusion and family through their mission statements and community outreach. There was little to no competition for African-American students from predominantly white institutions until integration…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Journalism Education, Internet, Student Recruitment
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Santos, Arnold Nicholas E. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2011
This paper explored the pedagogical preparations taken by the researcher in integrating blogs to the traditional classroom experience as well as its use in online classes as a tool for students to write about what they have learned in class and relate it to everyday life. The researcher utilized web blog, combined Facebook and Multiply blogsites,…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Online Courses, College Students
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Melton, Michael R.; Mackey, Scott P. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The purpose of this paper is to introduce a new and innovative course in the field of Finance, promoting the notion of "hands-on" instruction through the management of real-dollars. This course solely focuses on the management of such a Student Managed Fund (SMF). Employing a seminar setting on the undergraduate level, while using the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Money Management, Business Administration Education
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Carano, Kenneth T. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
The digital era has enabled educators the opportunity of breaking the confinement of the four walls of the traditional classroom and accessing information across cultures and nations. This session discusses the implementation of an innovative online graduate teacher education course focusing on global perspectives. Over the course of the semester,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Social Networks, Online Courses, Teacher Education