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Rowland, Susan; Slade, Christine; Wong, Kai-Sheng; Whiting, Brooke – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Academic integrity is important to universities and students must abide by codes of academic conduct around assessment. Students are, however, subject to multiple pressures around assessment, some of which can push them to cheat. Modern contract cheating websites are the fronts for sophisticated, commercial operations that offer individually…
Descriptors: Cheating, Web Sites, Ethics, Integrity
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Sarsar, Firat; Harmon, Stephen – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Having knowledge of computer hardware is one of the skill sets of computer teachers that allows them to understand and predict hardware problems in advance. Therefore, computer hardware courses are often added as required courses in pre-service teacher curricula in Instructional Technology Departments. This study aimed to understand the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Benaida, Mohamed; Namoun, Abdallah – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Nowadays universities pay considerable attention to the use of websites to enhance the education process through the delivery of important information. The general aim of a website is to attract more target users. However, a poor website leads to fewer visits, less efficiency and less satisfaction from users. The present study explores the effects…
Descriptors: Usability, Web Sites, Internet, User Satisfaction (Information)
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Stewart, Mary K. – Composition Forum, 2018
Collaborative learning theory points to knowledge construction as an outcome of peer interaction, justifying widespread implementation of collaborative activities (like small group discussion) that scaffold toward individual writing projects. This article offers a qualitative investigation into the process of collaborating with peers and the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Freshman Composition, College Freshmen, Case Studies
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Villarreal, Mónica E.; Esteley, Cristina B.; Smith, Silvina – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
This paper presents issues related to the use of technology by secondary school pre-service mathematics teachers engaged in open mathematical modelling projects. Pre-service teachers developed these projects within a regular mathematics education course during the teacher education program at the university concerned. This environment, called a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers
Baughman, M. Sue, Ed. – Association of Research Libraries, 2018
This issue of "Research Library Issues" ("RLI") presents an introduction article and two companion articles, which highlight Net Neutrality. The introduction article, "Why Net Neutrality Matters and What Research Libraries Can Do about It" (Mary Lee Kennedy), explains that the fundamental intent of the open internet…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Role, Internet
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Read, Barbara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The global rise of 'neo-populism', culminating in the election of the populist Republican candidate Donald Trump to the US presidency, has been accompanied by a notable backlash and resistance to what has been categorised as governing/dominating 'elites', including HE academic institutions. Populist critiques centre on a perceived climate of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Criticism, Political Attitudes, Newspapers
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Salehi, Sara; Du, Jia Tina; Ashman, Helen – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Students increasingly depend on Web search for educational purposes. This causes concerns among education providers as some evidence indicates that in higher education, the disadvantages of Web search and personalised information are not justified by the benefits. Method: One hundred and twenty university students were surveyed about…
Descriptors: Internet, Search Engines, Information Seeking, College Students
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Nunes, Miguel Baptista, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2018, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, 17-19 July, 2018. This conference is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2018, 17-20 July, which had a total of 617 submissions.…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Online Courses, Educational Environment
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Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
These proceedings contain the papers of the 14th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2018, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Lisbon, Portugal, April 14-16, 2018. The Mobile Learning 2018 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of mobile…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Apostolov, Georgi; Milenkova, Valentina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
The present article is aimed at focusing on theoretical and practical efforts in promoting various aspects of digital literacy and mobile learning, as well as to explore its dimensions and projections in the university level. The analysis is based on empirical information for the education process revealed specific aspects of the relationship…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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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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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Weber, Hannes; Hillmert, Steffen; Rott, Karin Julia – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The Internet has become a pivotal source of information among university students. However, studies routinely show that many students lack digital information literacy skills (i.e. skills needed to find and evaluate information online). In this paper, we report results from an experimental study testing the effect of a workshop for third-year…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Literacy, Technological Literacy, Information Seeking
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Lou, Yana; Byun, Sang-Eun – Journal of International Students, 2018
We investigated international students' stress-driven spending behavior by focusing on the psychological and behavioral consequences of the strains they experience during the adjustment process in the U.S. We found that certain adjustment strains significantly lowered international students' self-esteem, which further affected their happiness and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Purchasing, Foreign Students, Student Adjustment
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