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Babin, Ron; Halilovic, Branka – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
The use of cloud computing services has grown dramatically in post-secondary institutions in the last decade. In particular, universities have been attracted to the low-cost and flexibility of acquiring cloud software services from Google, Microsoft and others, to implement e-mail, calendar and document management and other basic office software.…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Software, Information Management, Educational Technology
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Oliver, Vanessa; Cheff, Rebecca – Youth & Society, 2014
This article looks at the means through which homeless young women are able to improve their flow of social capital by attaining a sense of belonging and forming positive attachments to supportive people and places. In so doing, they also develop relationships with health and social services and improve their overall physical and mental health…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Females, Social Capital, Physical Health
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Govorov, Michael; Gienko, Gennady – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2013
Content development and maintenance of geographic information systems (GIS) related courses, especially designed for distance and online delivery, could be a tedious task even for an experienced instructor. The paper outlines application of abstract instructional design techniques for modeling course structure and developing corresponding course…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Internet, Course Content, Geographic Information Systems
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Waldron, Janice – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
In this paper I examine the music learning and teaching in the Banjo Hangout online music community ( using cyber ethnographic methods of interview and participant observation conducted entirely through computer-mediated communication, which includes Skype and written narrative texts--forum posts, email, chat room…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Web Sites, Musical Instruments
Oreopoulos, Philip; Dunn, Ryan – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2012
High school students from disadvantaged high schools in Toronto were invited to take two surveys, about three weeks apart. Half of the students taking the first survey were also shown a 3 minute video about the benefits of post secondary education (PSE) and invited to try out a financial-aid calculator. Most students' perceived returns to PSE were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Student Surveys, Video Technology
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Kwan, Matthew Yiu Wing; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Kelly P.; Lowe, David; Taman, Sara; Faulkner, Guy E. J. – Journal of American College Health, 2010
Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify the health topics students received information about, how students obtained health-related information, and perceived believability of those sources. Participants and Methods: Students (N = 1202) were surveyed using the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) of the American College Health…
Descriptors: Health Education, Credibility, Higher Education, Health Services
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Nariani, Rajiv – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2009
York University, Toronto, Canada has been acquiring e-books from different publishers and content providers. At present our University subscribes to electronic content from NetLibrary, ebrary, EBL, Oxford Scholarship Online, Oxford Reference Online, MyiLibrary, Safari, Springer, Oxford University Press, Knovel, Books24x7, Synthesis Engineering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Research Libraries, Sciences
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Morgan, Gareth; Adams, Jean – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2009
Most will agree that the use of Internet to support teaching and learning has become a mainstay of management education with the widespread use of online content, discussion boards, document sharing, email, virtual classrooms, etc. But, whether it is effective or not is debatable. Sometimes learners and instructors report very positive…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Leadership Training, Internet, Computer Uses in Education