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West, Jessica A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this article, I share the ways in which New Literacies theory served as an interpretive lens to understand how the Internet as a cultural tool mediates the literacy actions of adolescents in English Language Arts classrooms. Data were drawn from a larger study in which students who were considered "at-risk" because of previous…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Literacy Education, Internet
Mkdadi, Ali Mahmod – Online Submission, 2019
This article surveys the writing on technology in language and unknown dialect learning. Given the solid enthusiasm for innovation use for language learning, it is imperative to take a gander at how innovation has been utilized in the field up to this point. The objectives of this examination are twofold: to see how technology have been utilized…
Descriptors: Dialects, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Instructional Innovation
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Sharpe, Rhona; Wu, Qi; Pavlakou, Metaxia – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2019
This study assesses the use of various technologies, from institutional virtual learning environments to Web 2.0 tools, amongst learners studying at six general Further Education colleges in the UK. The study surveyed 218 students from a range of disciplines and qualifications. Cluster analysis revealed distinct patterns of engagement with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Farrel, Dorothy; Ray, Kateri; Rich, Telvis; Suarez, Zulema; Christenson, Brian; Jennigs, Lisa – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
With an increase in social work courses being offered in online and hybrid formats, it is imperative that social work programs understand the new teaching tenets and engagement mediums employed to meet the new Council on Social Work Education's Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards. This meta-analysis explores best-practices pedagogy for…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Social Work, Online Courses, Learner Engagement
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Kahraman, Sakip; Yilmaz, Zeynel Abidin – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Teachers' Internet self-efficacy plays a critical role in their web-based professional development and on their students' learning outcomes in Internet-based learning environments. It is therefore important to periodically measure and evaluate teachers' self-efficacy regarding the Internet, which is a dynamic technology, using an instrument that…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Internet, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
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Ben-David Kolikant, Yifat; ma'ayan, Ze'ev – Computer Science Education, 2018
Higher-education students now have more alternatives for searching for information than previous generations had. The Internet is a vast ocean of information sources, albeit with diverse reliability and quality. In Web 2.0 platforms, any participant can be a content creator. This reality is challenging for both the instructors and the students. We…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Higher Education, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Hunter, Leah J.; Hall, Cristin M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Teachers are increasingly using social networks, including social media and other Internet applications, to look for educational resources. This study shares results from a survey examining patterns of social network application use among K-12 teachers in the United States. A sample of 154 teachers (18 males, 136 females) in the United States…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Internet, Educational Resources
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Morrison, Dirk; Koole, Marguerite – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2018
The study investigated how retired older adults (age 55+) use the Internet and social media to facilitate informal, self-directed learning, specifically, exploring how they use mobile devices (smartphones, tablets) to enhance, access and maintain their online personal learning networks (oPLNs), facilitating "on-the-go" learning.…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet
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Almekhlafi, Abdurrahman G.; Abulibdeh, Enas Said Ali – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate 152 pre-service and in-service school teachers' perceptions toward Web 2.0 applications and their usage in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). A five-point Likert scale questionnaire was used. The data were analyzed quantitatively using descriptive statistics and independent sample t-tests. The descriptive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Lai, Kwok-Wing; Smith, Lee A. – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
In 2013, we undertook research in a New Zealand University to gain insights into students' understandings of informal learning, its connection to formal learning and how they engaged in informal learning using digital and mobile technologies. A total of 765 students (postgraduate, undergraduate and first-year students) completed a questionnaire.…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Informal Education, Case Studies
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Lau, Wilfred W. F.; Lui, Vicky; Chu, Samuel K. W. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2017
This study explored the use of wikis in a science inquiry-based project conducted with Primary 6 students (aged 11-12). It used an online wiki-based platform called PBworks and addressed the following research questions: (1) What are students' attitudes toward learning with wikis? (2) What are students' interactions in online group collaboration…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Web Sites, Collaborative Writing, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Herrera, Oriel A.; Mejías, Patricia – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
In most of the pedagogical development experiences, the contents that students generate as a result of the course activities are not considered as a primary source of knowledge. Thus, students see their learning disadvantaged, when their intellectual outputs are not considered in the design of the learning activities. Today, the Web offers a wide…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Bolliger, Doris U.; Shepherd, Craig E. – Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership, 2017
This study examined how instructors and learners in residential outdoor education programs utilized mobile technologies and Web 2.0 applications. Twenty semistructured interviews were conducted with instructors, support staff, and administrators at a nonprofit institution that provides outdoor education programs. Sixty-five participants in those…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Saarti, Jarmo; Tuominen, Kimmo – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: Even though the current publishing model is based on digital dissemination, it still utilizes some of the basic principles of printed culture. Recently a policy emphasis towards open access has been set for publicly funded research. This paper reports on a study of the practices, business models and values linked with scholarly…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Writing for Publication, Electronic Publishing, Open Source Technology
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Aburezeq, Ibtehal Mahmoud; Dweikat, Fawzi Fayez Ishtaiwa – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2017
This study examined pre-service teachers' expertise, perceptions and integration of cloud applications in teaching of Arabic and English. Questionnaires and semi-structured interviews were used as data collection methods. The findings of the study specified that pre-service teachers did not own sufficient expertise for effective integration of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction, Semitic Languages
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