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Goh, Tiong T.; Sun, Pei-Chen – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2015
Unstructured data in social media is as part of the "big data" spectrum. Unstructured data in Social media can provide useful insights into social phenomena and citizen opinions, both of which are critical to government policy and businesses decisions. Teachers of business intelligence and analytics commonly use quantitative data from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Data Analysis, Natural Disasters
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Fukuda, Eri; Okazaki, Hironobu; Hashimoto, Shinichi – Research-publishing.net, 2012
The purpose of this research is to study how second language (L2) learners' metacognitive knowledge on first and second language reading and writing would differ according to L2 language proficiency levels. Extending the study conducted by Carrell (1991) and Victori (1999), this research draws on interview data collected from Japanese learners of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Metacognition, Second Language Learning
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Kitamura, Yuto; Hoshii, Naoko – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2010
Purpose: Education for sustainable development (ESD) aims at changing the approach to education that integrates principles, values and practices of sustainable development, and needs to be incorporated into all forms of learning and education. The purpose of this paper is to review the way in which ESD has been developed at universities in Japan.…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Takeuchi, Ken; Murakami, Manabu; Kato, Atsushi; Akiyama, Ryuichi; Honda, Hirotaka; Nozawa, Hajime; Sato, Ki-ichiro – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2009
The Faculty of Industrial Science and Technology at Tokyo University of Science developed a two-campus system to produce well-trained engineers possessing both technical and humanistic traits. In their first year of study, students reside in dormitories in the natural setting of the Oshamambe campus located in Hokkaido, Japan. The education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Small Group Instruction, Science Instruction