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Abdelraheem, Ahmed Yousif; Ahmed, Abdelrahman Mohammed – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
The aim of the study was to investigate the impact of using Mobile Social Network Applications (MSNAs) on students' social life (social relations, family relations and social awareness). The study was designed as a survey study using a five-point Likert-type scale to collect data from the students. A sample of 211 students' response was analyzed.…
Descriptors: Social Life, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Undergraduate Students
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan; Hamutoglu, Nazire Burcin; Sezen-Gultekin, Gozde; Gemikonakli, Orhan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
To the literature, it is seen that there are some studies demonstrating the relationship between FOMO and problematic smartphone use, or FOMO and smartphone addiction. However, no study has yet been found that explains the relationship between nomophobia and FOMO. Therefore, the aim of this study is to examine the effect of FOMO on nomophobia by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Boster, Jamie B.; McCarthy, John W. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The Internet is a source of many resources for graduate speech-language pathology (SLP) students. It is important to understand the resources students are aware of, which they use, and why they are being chosen as sources of information for therapy activities. A national online survey of graduate SLP students was conducted to assess their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, Social Networks
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Alizadeh, Iman – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This study aimed to investigate medical students' evaluation of using Telegram as a Social Networking Site (SNS) in English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) programs. To this end, the students' explanatory responses about the merits and demerits of the SNS as well as their suggestions for improving its educational¬†usability were collected.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes, Social Networks
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Darrow, William; Bhatt, Chintan; Rene, Cassandra; Thomas, Lakisha – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
In January 2016, the first case of mosquito-borne Zika infection in the mainland United States was confirmed in Miami, Florida. The first locally acquired case was reported 6 months later. Local public health and school officials began warning students of the outbreak on their return to the classroom in August 2016. In November-December 2016, we…
Descriptors: Diseases, Prevention, College Students, Public Health
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Chirwa, Mussa – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
Recently, the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is inevitable especially in improving education system. It is on the basis of this reality that this paper investigated access and use of Internet in teaching and learning in teachers' colleges (TCs), basing on two selected colleges in Tanzania. The results indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Information Technology, Technology Integration
Goodman, Allyson B. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The year 2014 has been described by scholars as transformative in how consumers interact with technology and media. Pointing to such digital milestones as the explosion of social media and mobile technology and the decline of traditional television ratings, these scholars have described the evolution as a move from a "broadcast era" to a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Mass Media
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Simonson, Michael, Ed.; Seepersaud, Deborah, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2017
For the fortieth time, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games
Fitzgerald, Sarah Rose – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examines the information seeking of scholars in the field of Higher Education. I interviewed Higher Education scholars about their use of the web, library resources, and interpersonal networking for their research. I also spoke with them about how the faculty reward system shapes their information seeking habits. I drew on information…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Postsecondary Education as a Field of Study, Educational Researchers, Internet
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Jarvi, Stephanie M.; Swenson, Lance P.; Batejan, Kristen L. – Journal of American College Health, 2017
Objective: This research examines potential differences in social network use and motivation for social network use by non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) status. Participants: 367 (73% women; M[subscript age] = 20.60) college students were recruited in November-December 2011. Methods: A random sample of 2,500 students was accessed through a…
Descriptors: Motivation, Social Networks, Comparative Analysis, College Students
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Ellili-Cherif, Maha – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this research was to investigate female Arab college students' use of and perceptions about social networking sites (SNSs) as an English language learning environment. A mixed methods approach was adopted for data collection and analysis. First, a questionnaire was used to explore the extent to which participants (n = 182) were…
Descriptors: Females, Arabs, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Kasperiuniene, Judita; Zydziunaite, Vilma; Eriksson, Malin – Qualitative Research in Education, 2017
This qualitative study explored the self-regulated learning (SRL) of teachers and their students in virtual social spaces. The processes of SRL were analyzed from 24 semi-structured individual interviews with professors, instructors and their students from five Lithuanian universities. A core category stroking the net whale showed the process of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory, Independent Study, Electronic Learning
Mahajan, P. T.; Golahit, S. B. – Online Submission, 2017
Despite of increasing pressure related to enrollment in Technical Education, some Institutes of Technical Education, successfully have taken on a corporate mentality to attract and retain high-quality students through their e-Promotion. Successful branding and marketing strategies have become most important for the Institutes of Technical…
Descriptors: Internet, Reputation, Marketing, Program Effectiveness
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Halpin, Patricia A. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2016
Nonscience majors often rely on general internet searches to locate science information. This practice can lead to misconceptions because the returned search information can be unreliable. In this article the authors describe how they used the social media site Twitter to address this problem in a general education course, BSCI 421 Diseases of the…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Higher Education, College Science
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