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Berber, Yesica Cecilia Núñez – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Cellphones are considered a convergent technology since their use goes beyond making a simple phone call, they are smart phones used as technological devices that have a series of applications as well as Internet connection. The use and appropriation of cellphones, consequently, require a series of learning and competence that is generated which…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Learning Strategies
Kanthawongs, Penjira; Jabutay, Felicito Angeles; Upalanala, Ruangrit; Kanthawongs, Penjuree – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Apart from Internet addiction, smartphone addiction has played important roles in students' lives as observed in recent studies. There are positive and negative aspects in using smartphones especially in higher education. University administrators or instructors should take into account what factors are affecting students' smartphone addiction in…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Addictive Behavior, Foreign Countries
Amhag, Lisbeth – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The aim of this study is to describe and analyse students' learning activities in distance higher education program with online webinars (WEB-based semINAR) by computer, laptop or mobile app for phones and tablets directly face-to-face (F2F) with other students and teachers introduced by "flipped classroom." The data collection consists…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
Grimus, Margarete; Ebner, Martin – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
While many developing nations find Internet-based e-learning unsuitable for their needs (lack of technology as well as of accessibility), mobile learning methods--specifically those involving the use of mobile-phones for both formal and informal learning--hold great promise for them (Grimus et al, 2013b). This article examines the chances and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Togawa, Satoshi; Kanenishi, Kazuhide – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
In this research, we have built a framework of disaster recovery such as against earthquake, tsunami disaster and a heavy floods for e-Learning environment. Especially, our proposed framework is based on private cloud collaboration. We build a prototype system based on IaaS architecture, and this prototype system is constructed by several private…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Electronic Learning, Integrated Learning Systems, Information Storage
Topolovcan, Tomislav; Toplak, Tea; Matijevic, Milan – Online Submission, 2013
The development and use of new media in the class emphasizes independent learning based on the activities of the students, constructivist learning and student-centred lessons in general. Using new media in the class does not prompt more efficient learning and teaching in itself, but can initiate the learning processes by didactically shaping the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, Rural Schools, Ownership
Lim, Jane See Yin; Agostinho, Shirley; Harper, Barry; Chicharo, Joe F. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The use of digital technologies in higher education has been driven by a number of underlying assumptions about the affordances of the available technology for social interaction and learning. This trend has not only been advocated by administrators who may argue for digital technologies as a catalyst for pedagogical change and engagement, but…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks, Foreign Countries
Mambetakunov, Ulanbek; Ribaudo, Marina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper reports on a short survey and a training course offered to the faculty members of the University of Genova with the aim of driving the users of the university Learning Management System in the transition from Moodle 1.9 to Moodle 2, transition that took place in August 2012. The survey has been administered to lectures and staff to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning
Vicente, Paula – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The participation in mobile learning programs is conditioned by having/using mobile communication technology. Those who do not have or use such technology cannot participate in mobile learning programs. This study evaluates who are the most likely participants of mobile learning programs by examining the demographic profile and mobile phone usage…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Telecommunications
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Naamani, Catherine; Taylor, Louise – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This paper takes a case study approach to provide evidence of the benefits of podcasting as a tool used to support a vocational qualification in the subject area of Hairdressing and Beauty Therapy (Nail Technology). It reflects on the experiences of both the lecturer and the students and concludes that podcasting is a valuable tool, supporting a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Handheld Devices, Learner Engagement
Witherspoon, Michelle; Maldonado, Nancy; Lacey, Candace H. – Online Submission, 2010
This study examined the frequency of engagement in academic dishonesty among undergraduate students at a large urban college and also explored the use of traditional cheating methods and contemporary cheating methods to determine various forms of cheating, the number of times students cheat, and the number of ways students cheat. The sample was…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, General Education, Cheating, Urban Schools