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Cordie, Leslie; Sailors, Jamie; Barlow, Becky; Kush, John S. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
In this paper, we describe the use of ePortfolios at a public, land-grant university and document how the ePortfolio has been used to develop more authentic learning experiences. We discuss the best practices for ePortfolios and its varied use as a teaching and learning tool. In addition, we discuss the challenges of implementing ePortfolios. For…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Career Choice, Portfolios (Background Materials), Authentic Learning
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Meegahapola, Lasantha Gunaruwan; Thilakarathne, Chathura – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: Interactive learning tools with multiple learning support functionalities are nonexistent in power engineering education. An interactive learning tool for supporting student learning in power engineering is shown to improve analytical skills of students. Background: Power network architectures are becoming increasingly complex,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Power Technology, Knowledge Level, Educational Technology
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Benaida, Mohamed; Namoun, Abdallah – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Nowadays universities pay considerable attention to the use of websites to enhance the education process through the delivery of important information. The general aim of a website is to attract more target users. However, a poor website leads to fewer visits, less efficiency and less satisfaction from users. The present study explores the effects…
Descriptors: Usability, Web Sites, Internet, User Satisfaction (Information)
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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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Bozavli, Ebubekir – International Education Studies, 2017
The objective is hereby study is to compare the effects of conventional and audiovisual methods on learning efficiency and success of retention with regard to vocabulary teaching in foreign language. Research sample consists of 21 undergraduate and 7 graduate students studying at Department of French Language Teaching, Kazim Karabekir Faculty of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Teaching Methods, Audiovisual Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Vartanova, Elena; Lukina, Maria – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2017
The article presents a general picture of higher education institutions offering journalism undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs located in different parts of the Russian Federation. Monitoring websites of all the universities with journalism education discovered 150 such institutions. They are unevenly dispersed around the country, but…
Descriptors: Journalism, Journalism Education, Private Colleges, Undergraduate Students
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Thorngate, Sarah; Hoden, Allison – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Online research guides offer librarians a way to provide digital researchers with point-of-need support. If these guides are to support student learning well, it is critical that they provide an effective user experience. This article details the results of an exploratory comparison study that tested three key user interface options in LibGuides…
Descriptors: Usability, Computer Interfaces, Guides, Library Services
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Garcia, Gina Ann – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2017
While scholars agree that enrolling a large percentage of Latinx students is not enough for postsecondary institutions to be considered "Latinx-serving," there continues to be a debate about what it means for institutions to have an organizational identity for serving this population. The "Typology of HSI Organizational…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Institutional Characteristics, Classification, Educational Policy
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Choi-Lundberg, Derek L.; Low, Tze Feng; Patman, Phillip; Turner, Paul; Sinha, Sankar N. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2016
Gross anatomy instruction in medical curricula involve a range of resources and activities including dissection, prosected specimens, anatomical models, radiological images, surface anatomy, textbooks, atlases, and computer-assisted learning (CAL). These resources and activities are underpinned by the expectation that students will actively engage…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Anatomy, Independent Study, Medical Schools
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Buckmiller, Tom M.; Kruse, Jerrid W. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2015
Using the Project-Based Learning (PBL) and Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) models, we sought to create coursework that had value beyond the classroom. Refinements in the self-publishing book industry provide the opportunity to present student work to a larger audience and in a different, more engaging format. With the help of free software, our…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Books, Student Projects, Graduate Students
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Turula, Anna; Raith, Thomas – The EUROCALL Review, 2015
The article describes action research into a telecollaborative exchange between the Pädagogische 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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Shahghasemi, Ehsan; Akhavan, Manijeh – SAGE Open, 2015
Academic plagiarism exists in all academic spheres, but contextual factors determine the level, intensity, and forms of it. Over the last few years, the phenomenon of "Ghost Authorship" has become widespread in Iran, and concerns have been expressed regarding this issue, not only by academicians but also by officials. In this study, 143…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Authors, Student Attitudes, Writing (Composition)
Gerstenblatt, Paula – Metropolitan Universities, 2014
Research on service learning has demonstrated positive outcomes in several areas of student learning; however, there is a scarcity of research examining the lived experiences of students. This study consisted of seventeen students from two cohorts enrolled in a service learning class working in a rural town. The current study suggests the…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Student Experience, Service Learning
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Gomes, Catherine; Berry, Marsha; Alzougool, Basil; Chang, Shanton – Journal of International Students, 2014
This paper explores the role of identity in helping international students form social networks at an Australian institution and how these networks contribute to creating a sense of home away. The findings suggest that international students form distinct social networks that are not necessarily solely made up of fellow students from their home…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Foreign Students
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Geri, Nitza; Gafni, Ruti; Winer, Amir – Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 2014
Procrastination is a common challenge for students. While course Websites and online video lectures enable studying anytime, anywhere, and expand learning opportunities, their availability may increase procrastination by making it easier for students to defer until tomorrow. This research used Google Analytics to examine temporal use patterns of…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses, Distance Education
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