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Echazarra, Alfonso – OECD Publishing, 2018
In the growing world of digital technology everything is about speed: computer processors have doubled their performance every two years for decades; the future 5G mobile phone generation is predicted to be about 100 times faster than the current 4G and 20 000 times faster than the "ancient" 3G; and, according to the International…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Use, Use Studies, Adolescents
OECD Publishing, 2018
Schools are not just four walls inside of which students learn how to read, write and think. Schools provide a venue where young people meet each other, and where they develop relationships and friendships that may last for decades. At school, students socialise and hone the interpersonal skills that are required to function effectively in the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, International Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Problem Solving
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
OECD Publishing, 2016
In 2012, 15-year-old students spent over two hours on line each day, on average across OECD countries. The most common online activities among 15-year-olds were browsing the Internet for fun and participating in social networks, with over 70% of students doing one of these every day or almost every day. Students who spent more than six hours per…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Internet, Social Media, Computer Use
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Lu, Jiamei; Li, Daqi; Stevens, Carla; Ye, Renmin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
Using Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, an international education database, this study analyzed the evaluations of computer use for academic learning by 15-year-old students from seven Edu-systems (unit in PISA) in Eastern Asia. Six variables were identified in association with students' evaluations of computer use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
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Mann, Bryan A.; Smith, William C.; Baker, David P. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
Research about innovation adoption underplays the role of educational attainment in the individual consumption of technology; consequently, past research underestimates the importance education plays independent of wealth in diffusion, particularly as absolute levels of formal education rise worldwide. Using data from the Programme for…
Descriptors: Internet, Adoption (Ideas), Educational Attainment, Adults
OECD Publishing, 2015
Are there computers in the classroom? Does it matter? "Students, Computers and Learning: Making the Connection" examines how students' access to and use of information and communication technology (ICT) devices has evolved in recent years, and explores how education systems and schools are integrating ICT into students' learning…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, International Assessment
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Acar, Tülin – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this paper is to determine relation between PISA Reading Skills and ICT use skills of Turkish students. In this study are four variables such as joy/like Reading, use of Libraries, Online Reading and Plausible value in reading which are dealt with as indications of reading skills. It constitutes six variables such as attitude towards…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Reading Tests
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Cheema, Jehanzeb R. – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2014
Recent research has suggested presence of a significant relationship between prevalence of online reading and reading literacy. In this study we examined the prevalence of online reading among 15-year old students in Qatar using a nationally representative sample of 8,089 students. Bivariate and multivariate analyses were conducted at the item and…
Descriptors: Incidence, Reading Habits, Correlation, Literacy
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Agasisti, Tommaso – European Journal of Education, 2014
Recent policy suggestions from the European Community underlined the importance of "efficiency" and "equity" in the provision of education while, at the same time, the European countries are required to provide their educational services by minimizing the amount of public money devoted to them. In this article, an empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Comparative Analysis, Expenditure per Student
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Guzeller, Cem Oktay; Akin, Ayca – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
The purpose of this study is to determine the predicting power of mathematics achievement from ICT variables including the Internet/entertainment use (IEU), program/software use (PRGUSE), confidence in internet tasks (INTCONF) and confidence in ICT high level tasks (HIGHCONF) based on PISA 2006 data. This study indicates that the ICT variables…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Computer Use, Internet, Information Technology
Mikk, Jaan, Ed.; Veisson, Marika, Ed.; Luik, Piret, Ed. – Peter Lang Frankfurt, 2012
The papers in this collection contribute to the understanding of several aspects of lifelong learning. Two papers highlight the characteristics of reflection among teachers including self-evaluation and blogging. Two other papers study cooperation in lifelong learning--one, the impact of communities on professional learning among university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Reflection, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
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Spires, Hiller A.; Wiebe, Eric; Young, Carl A.; Hollebrands, Karen; Lee, John K. – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2012
As the nation's economy continues its irrevocable shift from manufacturing toward idea-driven, creative industries, our schools--and the teaching and learning enterprise at the heart of our schools--need to undergo a transformation as well. The result of such a transformation needs to be a type of educational experience and expertise that will not…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Internet, Handheld Devices, Web 2.0 Technologies
Ranguelov, Stanislav; Horvath, Anna; Dalferth, Simon; Noorani, Sogol – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2011
This report on Key Data on Learning and Innovation through ICT at School in Europe 2011 builds on the previous Eurydice publications on information and communication technology in schools in Europe. It also aims to extend the theoretical framework by looking not only at the teaching and learning of ICT but also at the use of ICT to promote…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Information Technology, Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods
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Guzeller, Cem Oktay; Akin, Ayca – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the extent to which students from Turkey have access to a computer and the internet at school and at home, and differences in ICT accessibility by geographic region based on the data obtained from the PISA 2009. Data collected through the ICT questionnaire were analyzed by descriptive statistical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Regional Characteristics, Differences
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