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Hedges, Susan H.; Odom, Samuel L.; Hume, Kara; Sam, Ann – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine how secondary students with autism spectrum disorder use technology in supportive ways. In this self-report survey study, 472 adolescents with autism spectrum disorder enrolled in high school described the forms of technology they use and purposes for which they use it. Students reported the benefits as…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Holen, Jodi Bergland; Hung, Woei; Gourneau, Bonni – Computers in the Schools, 2017
This program evaluation study examines an implementation of a one-to-one laptop initiative in a rural high school. Specifically, the researchers adopted a holistic view in evaluating the process and outcomes of this implementation by examining the interrelationships among the key participants using activity theory as a conceptual framework.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Access to Computers, Social Theories, Program Evaluation
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Alshehri, Abdulhalim Ali – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The paper investigates the internet utilizing in online homework accomplishing at Saudi High Schools. The study covered three Saudi cities, namely; Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam. The paper concerned about the teachers, parents and students perceptions toward using internet in education path with concentration on online home works, and its effect in…
Descriptors: Homework, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Attitudes
Osakwe, Jude Odiakaosa; Nomusa, Dlodlo; Jere, Nobert – Online Submission, 2017
Although the National ICT Policy for Education in Namibia was adopted in 2005, immediately followed by the National ICT Policy Implementation Plan in 2006, no known studies have been undertaken so far to evaluate its implementation. This has made it difficult to ascertain the ICT/mobile learning readiness of teachers and learners. This study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Caprara, Bernardo – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The main goal of this study is to verify the effects of cultural capital on students' performance in an official test applied by the Brazilian government, as part of the National Assessment of Basic Education (Saeb). The data set used is from 2003 and involves 52,434 students. The standard test is applied every two years in the fields of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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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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Agic, Hariz; Osmanbegovic, Edin; Suljic, Erna – Research in Pedagogy, 2016
Educational policies have focused on achieving the learning outcomes of students. The challenge is to determine adequate strategies in teaching and learning and how to achieve efficient and effective educational goals. The key elements in this process are the students, teachers and families with all their determinants. In this paper, we intended…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Influences, Demography, Correlation, Family Structure
Agosto, Denise E.; Abbas, June – Knowledge Quest, 2016
In thinking about teens and online risks, school librarians need to know researchers generally agree that, despite the popular image of pedophiles and criminals lurking online waiting to harm innocent young people, in reality social media use is only about as risky as most everyday social interactions in the offline world (Agosto and Abbas 2013).…
Descriptors: Social Media, Safety, Adolescents, Internet
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Rebisz, Slawomir; Sikora, Ilona – Practice and Theory in Systems of Education, 2016
The possibilities offered by the use of the Internet increasingly intensify the problem of Internet addiction, which has become more prevalent in the last decade, marked by the growing availability of mobile devices and new media and their exacerbation of the problem. Research on Internet addiction, initiated by Kimberly Young at the end of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Social Media, Addictive Behavior
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Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Matamala, Carolina; Labbé, Christian; Claro, Magdalena; Cabello, Tania – Learning, Media and Technology, 2015
This paper presents the results of an analysis of secondary students' computer use, aimed at understanding how different factors influence the profile of activities carried out by students with computers. The analysis is based on the data from a national study aimed at measuring students' Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Computer Use, Internet
Sahin, Cengiz – Online Submission, 2014
The concept of internet addiction refers to the excessive use of internet which in turn causes various problems in individual, social and professional aspects. The aim of this study is to determine the relationship between depression and internet addiction in terms of grades, sex, the existence of internet connection at home and time spent on…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Ware, Jennifer; Stein, Sarah – Computers in the Schools, 2014
Although the use of dynamic software in high school mathematics in the United States has emerged as a research topic, little research has been conducted on how teachers integrate new software in relation to at-home technology networks. Interviews with eight mathematics teachers from four North Carolina counties participating in 1:1 laptop…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Teacher Attitudes
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VanSlyke-Briggs, Kjersti; Hogan, Molly; Waffle, Julene; Samplaski, Jessica – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2014
Building upon an established relationship between a college and a local school district, this project formally designated a Partnership School, at which education students conduct field experience. In addition to providing these participating pre-service teachers (students) with a clinically rich experience through closer supervision by and…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Partnerships in Education, Interaction, High School Students
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Pieper, Jon; Mentzer, Nathan – Journal of Technology Education, 2013
Mentzer and Becker (2011) and Becker and Mentzer (2012) demonstrated that high school students engaged in engineering design problems spent more time accessing information and spent more time designing when provided with Internet access. They studied high school students engaged in an engineering design challenge. The two studies attempted to…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Information Sources, High School Students, Engineering
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Kerski, Joseph J.; Demirci, Ali; Milson, Andrew J. – Journal of Geography, 2013
This study analyzes the status of GIS in schools in thirty-three countries and proposes recommendations for advancing the implementation and effectiveness of GIS in secondary education from an international perspective. Thirty-three countries have been evaluated in the study to assess the global landscape of educational GIS by analyzing how GIS is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems
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