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Donelan, Helen; Kear, Karen – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2018
Although collaboration skills are highly valued by employers, convincing students that collaborative learning activities are worthwhile, and ensuring that the experience is both useful and enjoyable, are significant challenges for educators. This paper addresses these challenges by exploring students' and tutors' experiences of a group project…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, Part Time Students
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Armstrong, Shelley N.; Early, Jody O.; Burcin, Michelle M.; Bolin, Kim; Holland, Nicole; No, Sun – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2018
New media communication tools used in health science education may help enhance student engagement and sense of community, improve retention and persistence, and provide a richer academic experience, but the research is limited on non-traditional online learners. The studies described here therefore, focus on fully online, undergraduate health…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Health Sciences, Medical Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Paige, Samantha R.; Stellefson, Michael; Chaney, Beth H.; Chaney, Don J.; Alber, Julia M.; Chappell, Chelsea; Barry, Adam E. – American Journal of Health Education, 2017
Background: College students actively seek online health information and use Instagram, an image- and video-based social networking website, to build social networks grounded in trust and behavioral norms (social capital), which have the potential to prevent chronic disease. Purpose: This study aimed to (1) examine how intensity of Instagram use…
Descriptors: Correlation, Social Capital, Social Networks, Web Sites
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Singh, Jitendra – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2017
Usage of active learning strategies allows students to learn concepts taught in classroom settings, think critically about those concepts in the context of daily life, and then apply those concepts to real-world situations. Recently, many academic institutions have started incorporating hybrid/blended classes into their programs to maximize…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Paul, Narmada; Glassman, Michael – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
The present study makes the case that the individual constituents of internet self-efficacy--search self-efficacy, communication self-efficacy, organisation self-efficacy, differentiation self-efficacy, and reactive/generative self-efficacy--may be of differential importance in predicting internet anxiety within web-assisted learning environments.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Internet, Correlation
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Xianwei, Gao; Samuel, Moses; Asmawi, Adelina – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
This study explores Qzone weblog for critical peer feedback (CPF) in Business English writing (BEW) among the Chinese undergraduates. A qualitative case study is conducted by Nvivo 8 to analyze the three research data of semi-structured interviews, BEW writing assignments, and CPF artifacts on Qzone weblog. Three research questions are focused to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Journals, Electronic Journals
Walker, Kristen L.; Kiesler, Tina; Malone, Summer – Online Submission, 2016
This project involved the development of a comprehensive and educational social marketing communications plan designed to help educate middle-school-aged youth about information use and abuse online. We achieved our goal of enhancing digital information literacy while developing critical thinking and creative communication skills for…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Privacy, Information Utilization, Internet
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Luo, Tian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to understand student interaction and learning in microblogging-based peer feedback sessions. The researcher examined through a case study how students interacted and provided peer feedback for each other when Twitter was enabled as a backchannel; students were also asked to report how they perceived their experience.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Journals, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Asoodar, Maryam; Atai, Mahmood Reza; Vaezi, Shahin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
This article reports a mixed-method research probing the effect of utilizing a blog-buddy system on English for academic purposes learners' writing performance. Sixty Iranian undergraduate engineering students at Iran University of Science and Technology Virtual Campus participated in this study. Our analysis of the students' writings indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Journals, Electronic Journals, Web Sites
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Abrams, Zsuzsanna – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
Grounded in research on collaborative writing and computer-mediated writing the present study examines the computer-mediated collaborative writing process among first-year learners of German as a second language (L2) at a US university. The data come from 28 first-year learners of German at a US university, who wrote hypothesized endings to a…
Descriptors: German, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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VanDieren, Monica – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2016
Academic advising is an important component of a student's education, and more often universities are turning to technology to aid in this task. This paper presents a case study of an online advising system that complements a university degree audit system by providing honors students and advisors up-to-date details on individual progress towards…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Honors Curriculum, Academic Advising, Counseling Effectiveness
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Bennet, Dawn; Robertson, Rachel – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2015
Graduates from generalist science and arts degrees can face diverse careers characterised by portfolios of simultaneous, self-managed roles. This paper reports from a study on identity and career literacy in which final-year professional writing and publishing students developed an ePortfolio and engaged in open blogging during their industry…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Career Education, Career Readiness, Knowledge Level
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Keng, Tan Chin; Ching, Yeoh Kah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The use of web applications has become a trend in many disciplines including education. In view of the influence of web application in education, this study examines web application technologies that could enhance undergraduates' learning experiences, with focus on Quantity Surveying (QS) and Information Technology (IT) undergraduates. The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Comparative Analysis
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Turula, Anna; Raith, Thomas – The EUROCALL Review, 2015
The article describes action research into a telecollaborative exchange between the P├Ądagogische 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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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
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