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Zhao, Wanxia; Zou, Yonghua – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine the cross-institutional variation in university greenness and analyze its underlying dynamics. Design/methodology/approach: This study constructs a University Greenness Index (UGI) and conducts multivariate regression. Findings: This study finds variation within two dimensions; in the vertical dimension,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Colleges
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Kotevski, Zoran; Milenkoski, Aleksandar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Distance education is not a new paradigm, but the latest ways it can be delivered certainly are. In the past couple of decades, the distance learning implementations were mostly realized using videoconferencing technologies and/or learning management systems. Recently, various Internet collaboration services have gained enormous popularity in all…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Information, Distance Education, Synchronous Communication
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Mercer, Conan; Leech, Donal – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
This paper presents a system for remote monitoring of turbidity data that can detect light intensity and temperature using a microcontroller and the Internet of Things. The system comprises a light dependent resistor and infrared temperature sensor interfaced with an ESP-12E microcontroller, a programmable data acquisition platform; together these…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Light, Heat
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Schuch, Johanna Claire – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2018
Hispanic youth are entering the U.S. labor market in increasing numbers. Their experiences and outcomes can teach us about the degree to which Hispanic migrants and their children are successfully integrating into U.S. society. While we know about the disadvantages Hispanic immigrant youth face in securing professional careers, less is known about…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Labor Market, Barriers
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Torres-Diaz, Juan Carlos; Duart, Josep M.; Hinojosa-Becerra, Mónica – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
In this work, we determined, the level of incidence of the use of technologies on academic success and the incidence of interaction and experience on the level of plagiarism of university students. A sample of 10,952 students from 31 face-to-face universities in Ecuador was created. Students were classified based on their experience level, level…
Descriptors: Incidence, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Plagiarism
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García-Umaña, Andrés; Tirado-Morueta, Ramón – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
The increase in the use of information technologies encompasses all educational and social issues, even changing intergenerational skills. It is considered that the most conditioned to this effect are adolescents and young people. This research is a literary review of various studies on addiction and Internet abuse and presents relevant results of…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Statistical Analysis, Information Technology
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Rosenthal, Sonny – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2018
Do individuals use video sharing sites in their free time to learn about science, and if so, why? This study takes a preliminary look at individual differences that motivate online science video seeking. Among 273 Singapore Internet users who participated in an online survey, most reported using YouTube during the previous week, and one-third…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Media, Individual Differences, Sciences
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Sawyer, Amanda G.; Myers, Joy – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2018
This study examined 158 lesson plans at one institution across two teacher education programs, inclusive early childhood and elementary education, to determine the impact of Internet usage as inspiration on preservice teachers' lesson plans. Fisher's exact test determined statistically significant differences between the Internet use of preservice…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Internet, Lesson Plans, Computer Uses in Education
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Ding, Lu; Er, Erkan – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
Research has noted the effectiveness of online tools (e.g., discussion boards) for supporting help seeking among class members. However, help seeking is not necessarily warranted via online learning tools because some factors (e.g., low Internet self-efficacy) may influence students' intention to use them. This study aims to identify the…
Descriptors: College Students, Help Seeking, Computer Uses in Education, Influences
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Bellon-Harn, Monica L.; Smith, Danielle J.; Dockens, Ashley L.; Manchaiah, Vinaya; Azios, Jamie H. – Reading Improvement, 2018
Problem: Although many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are intellectually capable of pursuing college degrees, a high percentage either do not enroll in or do not graduate from two-year or four-year institutions. Online student support services may uniquely support the higher education goals of this population. Understanding…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Readability
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Faniran, Victor Temitayo; Ajayi, Nurudeen A. – Africa Education Review, 2018
Assessments are important to academic institutions because they help in evaluating students' knowledge. The conduct of assessments nowadays has been influenced by the continuous evolution of information technology. Hence, academic institutions now use computers for assessments, often known as Computer-Based Assessments (CBAs), in tandem with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Assisted Testing
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Oyedemi, Toks; Mogano, Saki – Africa Education Review, 2018
Considering the importance of digital skills in university education, this article reports on a study which examined access to technology among first year students at a rural South African university. The study focused on the digital readiness of students prior to their admission to the university, since many universities provide access to…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Access to Computers, Access to Information, College Freshmen
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Frisch, Jennifer Kreps; Jackson, Paula C.; Murray, Meg C. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2018
We developed an inquiry-driven course to enable students to develop skills they need to effectively use large amounts of information available on the Internet (including evaluating information, synthesizing, and collaborating) and engage more deeply with science content. Student teams collaborated to construct a scientific question, research what…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Biology, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Alsadoon, Elham – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The social nature of Web applications have the potential to empower education. These applications provide a learning environment in which students can construct their learning, collaborate with others, generate ideas, edit and distribute their material, and more. The better way to seed Web applications into the learning environment and to make…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Internet
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Shtepura, Alla – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Constant development of information and digital technologies changes the learning process and the specifics of social relations between the student and the teacher. The use of new means of communication makes an important contribution to the development of skills in using technology, intensive self-study and social interaction. A new generation of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Influence of Technology, Generational Differences, Access to Computers
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