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Campbell, Allison; Taylor, Brian; Bates, Jessica; O'Connor-Bones, Una – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The article reports on a systematic method of undertaking a literature search on the educational impact of being a young carer (16-24 years old). The search methodology applied and described in detail will be of value to academic librarians and to other education researchers who undertake systematic literature searches. Seven bibliographic…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Science Research, Search Strategies, Comparative Analysis
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Elgort, Irina – CALICO Journal, 2018
Technology-mediated vocabulary development (TMVD) in a second language (L2) covers a wide range of instructional and learning treatments, contexts, and technologies and is situated in a broader field of second language vocabulary learning. Vocabulary knowledge is a complex, multidimensional construct that has been interpreted and categorized in…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Montero Perez, Maribel; Peters, Elke; Desmet, Piet – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2018
While most studies on L2 vocabulary learning through input have addressed learners' vocabulary uptake from written text, this study focuses on audio-visual input. In particular, we investigate the effects of enhancing video by (1) adding different types of L2 subtitling (i.e. no captioning, full captioning, keyword captioning, and glossed keyword…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development, Linguistic Input
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Bakhshinategh, Behdad; Zaiane, Osmar R.; ElAtia, Samira; Ipperciel, Donald – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Educational Data Mining (EDM) is the field of using data mining techniques in educational environments. There exist various methods and applications in EDM which can follow both applied research objectives such as improving and enhancing learning quality, as well as pure research objectives, which tend to improve our understanding of the learning…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Surveys, Comparative Analysis, Data Analysis
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Getman, Rebekah; Helmi, Mohammad; Roberts, Hal; Yansane, Alfa; Cutler, David; Seymour, Brittany – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Aims: This article analyzes the digital childhood vaccination information network for vaccine-hesitant parents. The goal of this study was to explore the structure and influence of vaccine-hesitant content online by generating a database and network analysis of vaccine-relevant content. Method: We used Media Cloud, a searchable big-data platform…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Information Retrieval, Information Sources, Information Seeking
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Villanueva Manjarres, Andrés; Moreno Sandoval, Luis Gabriel; Salinas Suárez, Martha Janneth – Digital Education Review, 2018
Educational Data Mining is an emerging discipline which seeks to develop methods to explore large amounts of data from educational settings, in order to understand students' behavior, interests and results in a better way. In recent years there have been various works related to this specialty and multiple data mining techniques derived from this…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data Analysis, Educational Environment, Research Methodology
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Gong, Yang; Lyu, Boning; Gao, Xuesong – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2018
This article reviews studies on teaching Chinese as a second or foreign language (CSL/CFL) inside and outside Mainland China. In the review process, we analyzed a total of 1358 Chinese language articles and 175 English language articles from CNKI [Chinese characters omitted] and Web of Science, respectively, during the period from 2004 to 2016. By…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Research, Chinese, Second Language Learning
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Berrios, Julia A.; Nimon, Kim – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The cloud-based research synthesis platform metaBUS is presented as a tool for human resource development research. A general overview of the meta-analysis tool metaBUS is provided. In addition, this article shows how metaBUS can be utilized for other research purposes such as a starting point for identifying keywords when conducting literature…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Labor Force Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Information Retrieval
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Geisler, Cheryl – Written Communication, 2018
Coding, the analytic task of assigning codes to nonnumeric data, is foundational to writing research. A rich discussion of methodological pluralism has established the foundational importance of systematicity in the task of coding, but less attention has been paid to the equally important commitment to language complexity. Addressing the interplay…
Descriptors: Coding, Writing Research, Spreadsheets, Computer Software
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Bharara, Sanyam; Sabitha, Sai; Bansal, Abhay – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Learning Analytics (LA) is an emerging field in which sophisticated analytic tools are used to improve learning and education. It draws from, and is closely tied to, a series of other fields of study like business intelligence, web analytics, academic analytics, educational data mining, and action analytics. The main objective of this research…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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El Guemmat, Kamal; Ouahabi, Sara – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2018
The objective of this article is to analyze the searching and indexing techniques of educational search engines' implementation while treating future challenges. Educational search engines could greatly help in the effectiveness of e-learning if used correctly. However, these engines have several gaps which influence the performance of e-learning…
Descriptors: Indexing, Search Strategies, Educational Research, Search Engines
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Lowe, M. Sara; Maxson, Bronwen K.; Stone, Sean M.; Miller, Willie; Snajdr, Eric; Hanna, Kathleen – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Boolean logic can be a difficult concept for first-year, introductory students to grasp. This paper compares the results of Boolean and natural language searching across several databases with searches created from student research questions. Performance differences between databases varied. Overall, natural search language is at least as good as…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Natural Language Processing, Online Searching, Search Strategies
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Rodgers, Wendy – College & Research Libraries, 2018
Libraries offer a mix of options to serve the film studies curriculum: streaming video, DVDs on Reserve, and streaming DVDs through online classrooms. Some professors screen films and lend DVDs to students. But how do students obtain the films required for their courses? How would they prefer to do so? These are among the questions explored using…
Descriptors: Films, Film Study, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Gulzar, Zameer; Leema, A. Anny – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article describes how with a non-formal education, a scholar has to choose courses among various domains to meet the research aims. In spite of this, the availability of large number of courses, makes the process of selecting the appropriate course a tedious, time-consuming, and risky decision, and the course selection will directly affect…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Information Retrieval, Classification, Computer Science Education
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Hackney, S. E.; Handel, Dinah; Hezekiah, Bianca; Hochman, Jessica; Lau, Amy; Sula, Chris Alen – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This paper is based on statistical and qualitative analysis of library and information science (LIS) literature. Our study asks the question of whether, and if so, how, and how often, the discourse generated by scholarly literature in LIS engages discussion about identity in LIS, what topics are covered, and whether the articles engage praxis, or…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Professional Identity, Visualization, Library Science
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