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Huang, T. K. – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
The study makes use of the photo-hosting site, namely Flickr, for students to upload screenshots to demonstrate computer software problems and troubleshooting software. By creating non-text stickers and text-based annotations above the screenshots, students are able to help one another to diagnose and solve problems with greater certainty. In…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Resistance (Psychology), Technology Integration
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Alyami, Huda Y.; Assiri, Eman A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The present study aims to identify the most significant roles of the invisible web in improving academic research and the main obstacles and challenges facing the use of the invisible web in improving academic research from the perspective of academics in Saudi universities. The descriptive analytical approach was utilized in this study. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Online Searching, Educational Research
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Varma, Parvathy; Cheaskul, Uree; Poonpol, Polthep – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
The major purpose of this study is to investigate the direct and indirect influences of parenting styles (authoritarian, authoritative and permissive) on educational adjustment and psychological well-being mediated by self-regulation and Internet addiction among university students in Thailand. Self-Regulation Questionnaire (SRQ), the Internet…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Self Control
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Putro, Nur Hidayanto Pancoro Setyo; Lee, Jihyun – Reading Psychology, 2018
This study examined typologies of young adults as readers in the digital age (N = 993). Latent profile analysis (LPA) results showed that across different modes (printed, online, and social media) and purposes (academic and recreational) of reading, four distinctive reader groups emerged: low-interest readers, traditional readers, moderate…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Electronic Publishing, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
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Brown, Cheryl; Haupt, Genevieve – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2018
This paper examines how, in a resource-constrained context, access to personal mobile devices for first-year university students increases flexibility of learning and creates an environment of greater inclusivity at university. In 2016, at the start of their first year, 201 students in an extended degree programme in the Humanities at the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Ritzer, George; Jandric, Petar; Hayes, Sarah – Open Review of Educational Research, 2018
In the year that George Ritzer publishes the ninth edition of "The McDonaldization of Society," moving his famous theory firmly "Into the Digital Age," critical educator Petar Jandric and sociologist Sarah Hayes invited George to a dialogue on the digital transformation of McDonaldization and its critical application to Higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Global Approach, Consumer Economics
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Yildirim, Mehmet; Uslu, Sema – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this research is to determine the reasons of social media usage of students studying in school of physical education and sport. The universe of the research was created 750 students from Yozgat Bozok University School of Physical Education and Sports. The sample of the study consisted of 283 students who were studying at different…
Descriptors: Social Media, Physical Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Annamalai, Nagaletchimee – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2018
Purpose: This study addresses the issue of investigating on how lecturers used WhatsApp in educational context and what are the pre-service teachers' views when WhatsApp is used in teaching and learning activities. Methodology: A qualitative case study was conducted in this study. Two lecturers were interviewed individually to investigate the…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Preservice Teachers, Technology Uses in Education
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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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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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Çiftci, Serdar; Aladag, Soner – International Education Studies, 2018
This study aims at investigating the relationship between pre-service primary school teachers' attitudes towards digital technology and digital citizenship scale levels. The research was designed in descriptive survey model. The data collection tools were "Attitude Scale for Digital Technology" (ASDT) developed by Cabi (2016) and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Kesici, Ahmet; Tunç, Nazenin Fidan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study was carried out to develop a scale for determining the level of digital addiction of the youth. In this study carried out with a group of 687 students from Siirt, Dicle and Erzincan Universities, a draft scale of 28 items based on the interviews with two students who spent a long time with digital tools and their friends, and on the…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, College Students, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Kurt, Adile Askim; Emiroglu, Bülent Gürsel – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The objective of the present study was to examine students' online information searching strategies, their cognitive absorption levels and the information pollution levels on the Internet based on different variables and to determine the correlation between these variables. The study was designed with the survey model, the study group included 198…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Internet
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Javaid, Muhammad Asim; Chakraborty, Shelly; Cryan, John F.; Schellekens, Harriët; Toulouse, André – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
Recent studies have highlighted a fear or difficulty with the study and understanding of neuroanatomy among medical and healthcare students. This has been linked with a diminished confidence of clinical practitioners and students to manage patients with neurological conditions. The underlying reasons for this difficulty have been queried among a…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Neurology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Medical Students
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da Costa, Fabio R.; Pelissari, Anderson S.; Gonzalez, Inayara V. D. P. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Technological advances are generating a significant increase in the supply of distance learning (DL) courses via the Internet, increasing the importance of this type of education for the university's structure. This article identifies factors associated with perceptions of the public higher education institutions' image from the perspective of DL…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Public Colleges, Foreign Countries
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