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Moore, Raeal; Vitale, Dan; Stawinoga, Nycole – ACT, Inc., 2018
This paper is one of a series of reports on students' access to technology. Access to technology is essential to educational success as well as workforce and community development. However, geographical, income-based, and racial/ethnic disparities in technology access persist. This "digital divide"--the gap between people who have…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Computer Uses in Education
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Pieterse, Efrat; Greenberg, Riki; Santo, Zahava – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
Information literacy is an essential proficiency for success in academic studies, yet many first-year students find it hard to use information sources efficiently and to develop academic information literacy. This study reports findings from first-year students' self-estimation of their information skills according to two information literacy…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Cultural Pluralism, Multilingualism, Semitic Languages
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Greer, Katie; McCann, Shawn – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
The ability to effectively cite information sources is key to both student avoidance of plagiarism and the ongoing scholarly conversation. Previous research and experience indicated that students had significant trouble distinguishing and citing various information formats when viewed online; items are often cited as websites, and citations are…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Internet, Information Literacy, Information Sources
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Homol, Lindley – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2018
Many librarians struggle with how to balance scalable instructional offerings with more personalized instruction for online students--scale tends to come at the cost of personalization and vice versa. This paper will discuss three methods for connecting with online students that range from one-to-one personalization to widely scalable instruction:…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Library Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Rababah, Khalid Ali; Khasawneh, Mohammad; Nassar, Bilal – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2017
The aim of this study is to examine the factors affecting students' intention to use cloud computing in the Jordanian universities. To achieve this purpose, a quantitative research approach which is a survey-based was deployed. Around 400 questionnaires were distributed randomly to Information Technology (IT) students at four universities in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Intention
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Lai, Kwok-Wing; Smith, Lee A. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
In 2013, we undertook research in a New Zealand University to gain insights into students' understandings of informal learning, its connection to formal learning and how they engaged in informal learning using digital and mobile technologies. A total of 765 students (postgraduate, undergraduate and first-year students) completed a questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Pike, Ronald E.; Pittman, Jason M.; Hwang, Drew – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
This paper investigates the use of a cloud computing environment to facilitate the teaching of web development at a university in the Southwestern United States. A between-subjects study of students in a web development course was conducted to assess the merits of a cloud computing environment instead of personal computers for developing websites.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Higher Education, College Students, Internet
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Pieschl, Stephanie; Porsch, Torsten – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2017
Theoretically, there are strong arguments for a relationship between cyberbullying and trust. On the one hand, trust is built on experiences; thus, experiences of malevolence such as cyberbullying might contribute to low trust. On the other hand, high trust may lead to risky online behavior such as self-disclosures that could increase the risk of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Case Studies
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Asunka, Stephen – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2017
As many important issues pertaining to blended learning within the Sub-Saharan African context remain unexplored, this study implemented a blended learning approach in a graduate level course at a private university in Ghana, with the objective of exploring adult learners' attitudes, experiences and behaviors towards this learning approach, as…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students
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Henry, Renee Monica – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Reported here is a study of an interactive component to General Chemistry I and General Chemistry II where a new pedagogy for taking notes in class was developed. These notes, called key word created class notes, prompted students to locate information using the Internet guided by a key word. Reference Web sites were added to a next generation of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study, Web Based Instruction
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Magnisalis, Ioannis; Demetriadis, Stavros – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2017
This article presents evaluation data regarding the MAPIS3 architecture which is proposed as a solution for the data-transfer among various tools to promote flexible collaborative learning designs. We describe the problem that this architecture deals with as "tool orchestration" in collaborative learning settings. This term refers to a…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Computer System Design, Internet
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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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Norton, Priscilla; Hathaway, Dawn – International Journal on E-Learning, 2017
Despite the central role that well organized and structured course content plays in engaging learners, the authors point to the absence of guidelines for organizing content in ways that meet course learning goals. Recognizing the need for a design solution and, perhaps, the need for a new design framework, design patterns are proposed as an…
Descriptors: Course Content, Guidelines, Instructional Design, Online Courses
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Hollett, Ty; Kalir, Jeremiah H. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
In this article, we analyze the production of learner-generated playgrids. Playgrids are produced when learners knit together social media tools to participate across settings and scales, accomplish their goals, pursue interests, and make their learning more enjoyable and personally meaningful. Through case study methodology we examine how two…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Learning, Concept Mapping, Play
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Yilmaz, Muamber – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the situation of pre-service primary school teachers' use of Turkish on the internet. The research was conducted on 100 students studying at the department of Primary School Education of Mustafa Kemal University. The research was descriptive. Data of the study was obtained from the students' conversations in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Turkish, Internet, Language Usage
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