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Chirume, S.; Thondhlana, S. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Zimbabwe Open University (ZOU) has come up with the technology platform known as MyVista which can be used to fulfil teaching and learning activities online. However, it appeared that when the MyVista platform became fully operational from 2017, both students and staff members faced a lot of challenges. To investigate these challenges, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sokwane, Lentswe; Adekanmbi, Gbolagade – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2019
Due to a perception that the quality of their certificates was in question, students of the Gaborone Technical College (GTC), along with their counterparts in similar institutions, went on a strike in 2016. Based on a subsequent case study of the college, completed in 2018, this article examines the quality question in technical education in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Postsecondary Education, College Students
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Eldardiry, Dalia H.; Elmoghazy, Zeinab A. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
The paper explores the impact of the internet on students and their enhancement of their Identity and culture in the world of globalization. It is based on two stages; a theoretical background in the literature that provides criteria for examining the issue of the study. Then, the analytical study is done to the collected data. The paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Influence of Technology, Self Concept
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Kvaszingerné Prantner, Csilla – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2018
In this paper the design and implementation of a digital on-line surface is presented, which reflects contemporary learning principles, perspectives, devices and trends while enhancing the selection of existing web-based systems and applications in a novel fashion. This instructor's portal, called Tanítlap, is realized via Action Research and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Management, Access to Information
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines how 50 professors employed at open access, broad access, or regionally based institutions view their students and the ways in which these views influence their teaching practices. Analysis found that participants fell into one of two categories: (a) those following a nuanced understanding of the prestige model,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Students
Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
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Pete, Judith; Mulder, Fred; Neto, Jose Dutra Oliveira; Omollo, Kathleen Ludewig – Open Praxis, 2018
This paper is the second in a series of three with a common goal to present a fair OER picture for Sub-Saharan Africa, represented by large-scale studies in three countries: Kenya, Ghana, and South Africa. This paper examines a deliberate selection of four Ghanaian universities with randomly sampled students and lecturers. Distinct questionnaires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Shared Resources and Services, College Students
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed.; Weese, Bailey, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
Sixteen scholarly papers and twenty abstracts comprise the content of the eighteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Inclusion, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Ben-David Kolikant, Yifat; ma'ayan, Ze'ev – Computer Science Education, 2018
Higher-education students now have more alternatives for searching for information than previous generations had. The Internet is a vast ocean of information sources, albeit with diverse reliability and quality. In Web 2.0 platforms, any participant can be a content creator. This reality is challenging for both the instructors and the students. We…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Higher Education, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Strawser, Michael G.; Apostel, Shawn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
When Pew Research center began tracking the internet usage of Americans in 2000, almost half of all American adults were online. Today, that number has grown exponentially as around 90% of American adults use the Internet. In the past, the "digital divide" focused, almost exclusively, on inequality of access. The divide referred to the…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Durham, Mark H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study used appreciative inquiry and was designed to explore university awareness of Internet gaming addiction and whether the university was prepared to address Internet gaming addiction as a community. Data collection for this study included interviews of a sample of university professionals, a field journal, and review and analysis of an…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Games, Addictive Behavior, Higher Education
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Bradshaw, Larry L. – International Research and Review, 2018
The Internet is a high-speed communication link incorporating computers, networks and users throughout the world via TCPLP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) which allows dissimilar systems to interoperate (Krol,1992). This article presents how Iowa students participating in the international Internet experience learned how to…
Descriptors: Internet, Student Experience, College Students, Cultural Awareness
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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
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Alzahrani, Majed Gharmallah – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The provision of information and communication technology (ICT) to academic staff and university students is critical in order to offer them more effective learning environments. Investigating the current status of the developments of ICT may help decision makers and academic staff to employ them successfully by overcoming the needs and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sack, Carl M.; Roth, Robert E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017
Recent shifts in web map technology away from proprietary software and toward development on the Open Web Platform have increased the number and complexity of technical skills needed to do cartography on the Web. Web-based cartography curricula likewise must be adapted to prepare geography, cartography, and GIS students with the skills needed to…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Open Source Technology, Internet, Geography
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