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Gant, Camilla; Hadley, Patrick D. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2014
This study shows that undergraduate students can gratify cognitive, affective, social integrative, and personal integrative needs microblogging via a learning management system discussion tool. Moreover, the researchers find that microblogging about news regarding mass media events and issues via Blackboard heightened engagement, expanded…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Undergraduate Students, Student Needs
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Bronstein, Jenny – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2014
Introduction: This study investigates the creation of alternative identities or possible selves on social networks by examining self-presentation and self-disclosure as elements of the information disclosure behaviour of Facebook users. Method. An online questionnaire was distributed amongst library and information science students at Bar-Ilan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Social Networks, Web Sites
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Pursel, Barton K.; Xie, Hui – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2014
As social and collaborative technologies emerge, educators and scholars continue to explore and experiment with how these tools might impact pedagogy. For over a decade, educators experimented with the use of blogs in academic settings, a tool that allows for students and instructors to enter into a rich dialogue. With most technology tools, users…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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Hwang, Drew; Curl, Steven S. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
The use of Information Technology (IT) in organizations is broad and rapidly growing. With so many technology topics to cover, Information Systems (IS) educators are faced with the challenge of having to design and develop an IS curriculum that best serves both students and industry. IS curricula often adopt a breadth-first and…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Information Science Education, Information Systems
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
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Abdullah, Muhammad Ridhuan Tony Lim; Hussin, Zaharah; Asra; Zakaria, Abd Razak – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2013
Learning using mobile devices also known as mLearning is the current buzz word in the present debates over the use of technology in education. Although mLearning has a high prospect for future education, it is yet to be incorporated widely in mainstream formal education. The lack of a contemporary theory of learning and model for the mobile era…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Undergraduate Students, Case Studies
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Gundersen, David E.; Ballenger, Joe K.; Crocker, Robert M.; Scifres, Elton L.; Strader, Robert – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
This exploratory study evaluates the satisfaction of students with a web-based information system at a medium-sized regional university. The analysis provides a process for simplifying data interpretation in captured student user feedback. Findings indicate that student classifications, as measured by demographic and other factors, determine…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Web Sites
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Wichadee, Saovapa – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
The current study explores how integrating a social networking website called Facebook with peer feedback in groups supports student learning, investigates the nature of feedback students received on their writing, and examines their attitudes towards the use of Facebook for peer feedback. The study involves 30 undergraduate students who…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Web Sites, Grammar, Feedback (Response)
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Wang, Jenny; Lin, Chun-Fu C.; Yu, Wei-Chieh W.; Wu, Emily – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
This study compared the effectiveness of different learning environments between interactive Facebook instructional method and non-Facebook instructional method for undergraduate students. Two outcome dimensions were measured: student grades and learning engagement. A pre-test-posttest control group experimental design was used. The experimental…
Descriptors: Grades (Scholastic), Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Control Groups
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Grahe, Jon E.; Hauhart, Robert C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2013
The pedagogical value of capstones has been regularly discussed within psychology. This study presents results from an examination of a national random sample of department webpages and an online survey that characterized the typical capstone course in terms of classroom activities and course administration. The department webpages provide an…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Psychology, Departments, Web Sites
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Baker, Nicole Marie; Hastings, Sally O. – Communication Teacher, 2013
Most interpersonal communication course textbooks include a section or chapter on the topic of self-disclosure. Students are normally introduced to elements of self-disclosure, such as a definition, functions, or reasons for self-disclosure, risks of self-disclosure, and the role of self-disclosure in relationships. Historically, research on…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Dating (Social), Web Sites, Interpersonal Communication
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Shaltry, Chris; Henriksen, Danah; Wu, Min Lun; Dickson, W. Patrick – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2013
In this article we describe the evolution of an elective course designed specifically for undergraduate students in our pre-service teacher education program. This course is intended to prepare these undergraduate students as future teachers--helping them to make effective and creative uses of technology in learning settings. This course…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elective Courses, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Strategies
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Lin, Meng-Fen Grace; Hoffman, Ellen S.; Borengasser, Claire – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2013
This qualitative case study examined Twitter use by undergraduate and graduate students in three classes. Previous studies have shown that while some faculty use Twitter, few are incorporating it into classes despite many recommendations for such use. This study examined how students perceived Twitter as a classroom tool. As an optional activity,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, College Faculty
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McGill, Shelley – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
Aaron Sorkin has a passion for words--his signature movie and television scripts are fast talking, jargon laced, word pictures that are instantly recognizable. "The Social Network," Sorkin's 2011 Academy Award Winning movie about the founding of Facebook, Inc., offers more than just witty banter; it provides an ideal teaching platform for…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Students, Films
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Crowl, Michele; Devitt, Adam; Jansen, Henri; van Zee, Emily H.; Winograd, Kenneth J. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2013
Involving people outside of a science course can foster learning for students enrolled in the course. Assignments involving friends and family provided such opportunities in an undergraduate physics course for prospective teachers. These assignments included reflecting upon prior experiences, interviewing friends and family members, engaging them…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Physics
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