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Merchant, Guy – Learning, Media and Technology, 2012
Despite the widespread popularity of social networking sites (SNSs) amongst children and young people in compulsory education, relatively little scholarly work has explored the fundamental issues at stake. This paper makes an original contribution to the field by locating the study of this online activity within the broader terrain of social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Compulsory Education, Social Environment, Research Needs
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Kabilan, Muhammad Kamarul; Khan, Mahbub Ahsan – Computers & Education, 2012
Assessment in learning is always of interest to practitioners, academics and researchers, and is always evolving with new implications. Alternative forms of assessment such as e-portfolios have gained recognition in documenting students' learning, as it is synchronous with both product and process. Vast amount of literature narrates the relative…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Negative Attitudes, Alternative Assessment
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Scanlon, Eileen – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2012
Digital scholarship is becoming a contested area. The huge potential offered by the affordances of the technological possibilities has been illustrated by a range of contributors both in this issue and elsewhere. Other commentators are less convinced about the nature of the changes and the inevitability of changes to the practices of academics.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Humanities, Educational Resources, Research
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Stephenson, Kimberley – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Cross-campus collaboration for library website design and management can be challenging, but the process can produce stronger, more attractive, and more usable library websites. Collaborative library website design and management can also lead to new avenues for marketing library tools and services; expert consultation for library technology…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Internet, Campuses, Partnerships in Education
Dula, Michael; Jacobsen, Lynne; Ferguson, Tyler; Ross, Rob – Computers in Libraries, 2012
This article presents the story of how Pepperdine University migrated its library management functions to the cloud using what is now known as OCLC's WorldShare Management Services (WMS). The story of implementing this new service is told from two vantage points: (1) that of the library; and (2) that of the service provider. The authors were the…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Library Administration, Management Systems, Internet
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McPhee, Iain; Soderstrom, Tor – Campus-Wide Information Systems, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss performance in postgraduate education in Sweden and Scotland. Drawing on two cases, the paper considers three themes: differences in students' performance by study mode, differences in students' performance by length of study, and finally comparing performance by study mode between modules in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Campuses, Higher Education
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Halvorsen, Torill Aagot – International Review of Education, 2012
The national language of Tanzania is Kiswahili. However, Tanzania has two official languages: English, introduced in colonial times, and Kiswahili, the actual "lingua franca" spoken by 99 per cent of the population. Kiswahili websites and internet content are gradually increasing, and equipment is becoming more affordable. The research…
Descriptors: African Languages, Higher Education, Educational Research, Official Languages
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Zhang, Xuesong; Dorn, Bradley – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2012
Agile development has received increasing interest both in industry and academia due to its benefits in developing software quickly, meeting customer needs, and keeping pace with the rapidly changing requirements. However, agile practices and scrum in particular have been mainly tested in mid- to large-size projects. In this paper, we present…
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Software, Methods, Design
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De Wit, Kurt; Heerwegh, Dirk; Verhoeven, Jef C. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2012
Taking into account that universities assume students will have at least some basic knowledge of the use of computers and the Internet, we hypothesize that the command of ICT skills by freshmen could have an influence on their educational attainment. To test this hypothesis an online questionnaire was used, which was answered by a representative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management, Grade Point Average, Educational Attainment
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Furlong, John; Davies, Chris – Oxford Review of Education, 2012
The paper presents findings from a large-scale mixed methods study of young people's uses of new technologies at home to address a number of key conceptual issues in understanding the home as context for learning. First it is argued that young people's engagement with new technologies is fundamentally bound up with their own identity. It then goes…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Young Adults, Youth, Educational Technology
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Karanam, Saraschandra; van Oostendorp, Herre; Indurkhya, Bipin – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2012
CoLiDeS + Pic is a cognitive model of web-navigation that incorporates semantic information from pictures into CoLiDeS. In our earlier research, we have demonstrated that by incorporating semantic information from pictures, CoLiDeS + Pic can predict the hyperlinks on the shortest path more frequently, and also with greater information scent,…
Descriptors: Semantics, Hypermedia, Semiotics, Visual Stimuli
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Carnoy, Martin; Rabling, Brenda Jarillo; Castano-Munoz, Jonatan; Montoliu, Josep Maria Duart; Sancho-Vinuesa, Teresa – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
A highly touted feature of the so-called global "revolution" in higher education is the trend to use information technology to reach a broader clientele. Although there is evidence that students may be learning the material in on-line courses as well as in traditional face-to-face universities, how well students learn content is not the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Open Universities, Distance Education, Persistence
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White, Elizabeth – College and University, 2012
In a relatively short time, technology applications have become an essential feature of the admissions business. They make the jobs of international admissions professionals easier in many ways, allowing for more robust communication with applicants and counselors, a streamlined application process, and quicker access to information about…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Educational Change, Information Technology, Higher Education
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Chen, Ling; Liu, Yang; Gallagher, Marcus; Pailthorpe, Bernard; Sadiq, Shazia; Shen, Heng Tao; Li, Xue – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2012
The demand for graduates with exposure in Cloud Computing is on the rise. For many educational institutions, the challenge is to decide on how to incorporate appropriate cloud-based technologies into their curricula. In this paper, we describe our design and experiences of integrating Cloud Computing components into seven third/fourth-year…
Descriptors: Computers, Schools, Foreign Countries, Computer Science
Lennett, Benjamin; Morris, Sarah J.; Byrum, Greta – New America Foundation, 2012
Based on a request for information (RFI) submitted to The University Community Next Generation Innovation Project (Gig.U), the paper describes a model for universities to develop next generation broadband infrastructure in their communities. In the our view universities can play a critical role in spurring next generation networks into their…
Descriptors: Universities, Role, Futures (of Society), Internet
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