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Luo, Tian; Xie, Quan – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2019
Extant literature on social media in education highlights the importance of improving social media-supported learning environments. This study adds to the literature by examining students' perception and participation for three types of Twitter-based instrumental activities--backchanneling, exploring hashtags, and topics discussion--in two unique…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Case Studies, Communications, Teaching Methods
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Fondo, Marta; Erdocia, Iker – Research-publishing.net, 2018
The emergence of videoconferencing tools in the 1990s provided language learners with opportunities to carry out speaking practice anytime and anywhere. However, the presence of Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) in this interactional setting can hinder such ubiquitous benefits as FLA inhibits learning and communication in the Foreign Language (FL)…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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Habibi, Akhmad; Mukinin, Amirul; Riyanto, Yatim; Prasohjo, Lantip Diat; Sulistiyo, Urip; Sofwan, Muhammad; Saudagar, Ferdiaz – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
This inquiry examined student teachers' perceptions on the advantages of using Social Networking Services (SNS) in an English teacher education program at a public university in Jambi, Indonesia to ease the communication, supervision, discussion, and report submissions between supervisors and student teachers. The networking types included in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Teacher Attitudes, Educational Benefits
Jackson, Linda Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
College graduation rates have been on the academic and political agenda. The United States graduation rate is 59%, however, 68% of nontraditional students do not graduate with baccalaureate degrees within the time frame of six years. Scholars are attributing the decreasing graduation rates to barriers encountered by nontraditional undergraduate…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Experiential Learning, Learning Theories, Case Studies
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Preedy, Sarah; Jones, Paul – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
This study considers the phenomenon of student-led enterprise groups in UK higher education institutions with regard to their role and activities and their potential to enhance entrepreneurial learning. The researchers adopted a case study methodology, acknowledging that a multiplicity of variables influences pedagogical development and therefore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Cooperative Learning, Case Studies
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Lockett, Nigel; Quesada-Pallarès, Carla; Williams-Middleton, Karen; Padilla-Meléndez, Antonio; Jack, Sarah – Industry and Higher Education, 2017
While entrepreneurship education increasingly uses various means to connect students to the "real world", the impact of social networking on learning remains underexplored. This qualitative study of student entrepreneurs in the United Kingdom and Sweden shows that their entrepreneurial journey becomes increasingly complex, requiring…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Networks, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education
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Ardi, Priyatno – Teaching English with Technology, 2017
The advent of mobile learning platforms and Web 2.0 technologies is believed to provide an autonomous learning space that minimizes the power structure between the teacher and students in Indonesian EFL classes, accommodating the students to display their capacity to navigate their own learning. "Schoology" m-learning platform, a social…
Descriptors: Independent Study, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, English for Academic Purposes
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AlShoaibi, Rana; Shukri, Nadia – English Language Teaching, 2017
The major aim of this study is to better understand the university students' perceptions and attitudes towards using social network sites for learning English as well as to identify if there is a difference between male and female university students in terms of using social networking sites for learning English inside and outside the classroom.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Network Analysis, Social Media
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García Laborda, Jesús; Litzler, Mary Frances – Online Submission, 2017
This action research based case study addresses the situation of a first year class of Business English students at Universidad de Alcalá and their attitudes towards using Web 2.0 tools and social media for language learning. During the semester, the students were asked to collaborate in the creation and use of some tools such as blogs, video…
Descriptors: Business English, Business Communication, Case Studies, Second Language Learning
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Rambe, Patient – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2017
The rhetoric on the potential of Web 2.0 technologies to democratize online engagement of students often overlooks the discomforting, differential participation and asymmetrical engagement that accompanies student adoption of emerging technologies. This paper, therefore, constitutes a critical reality check for student adoption of technology to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Cooperative Learning, Web Sites
Abokhodair, Norah Abdulwahab – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Theories of privacy and identity in relationship to the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) have been a topic of research for decades. However, little attention has been paid to the perception of privacy and identity from the perspective of Muslim Arab technology users. Privacy and identity in the context of the Arab world is highly…
Descriptors: Social Media, Privacy, Case Studies, Foreign Countries
Robinson, Jessica Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A college-going high school program called Rise Up has enjoyed years of success with its program participants but has yet to demonstrate why the program alumni have entered college at such high rates (91.6% of alumni enter college upon high school graduation). Through interviews and focus groups with 46 college-going alumni, this research examined…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Attendance, Access to Education, Social Capital
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van den Berg, M.; Jacobs, I. F.; Weideman, S. – Perspectives in Education, 2017
From a practice point of view it seems as if there are certain factors that might contribute to the fact that emerging adults tend to negate therapeutic help and services. It also seems to be specifically true with regard to emerging adults at university. Help negation seems to occur albeit the fact that therapeutic intervention is seen as an…
Descriptors: College Students, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Bezerra, Éder D.; Borges, Cândido; Andreassi, Tales – International Review of Education, 2017
Youth entrepreneurship has gained prominence in recent years, but there are few studies which investigate the characteristics of companies created by students in the university environment (also known as "student spin-off companies") or the "ecosystem" in which these companies are incubated and "hatched". In parallel,…
Descriptors: Universities, Partnerships in Education, Entrepreneurship, School Business Relationship
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Song, Yang – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2017
This article presents a case study of student-initiated use of Facebook Groups in doing a team project for an online journalism course. Drawing upon the concept of affinity space and a theoretical taxonomy of asynchronous online discussion, the present study triangulates classroom observation, semi-structured student interviews, and microanalysis…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Online Courses, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media
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