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Edwards, Susan; Nolan, Andrea; Henderson, Michael; Mantilla, Ana; Plowman, Lydia; Skouteris, Helen – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Young children from around the world are accessing the internet in ever increasing numbers. The rapid increase in internet activity by children aged 4-5 years in particular is due to the ease access enabled them by touchscreen internet-enabled tablet technologies. With young children now online, often independently of adult supervision, the need…
Descriptors: Young Children, Internet, Child Safety, Safety Education
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Bolliger, Doris U.; Shepherd, Craig E. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
As more adults frequent wilderness areas, they bring Internet-enabled devices (e.g., smart phones, tablets) with them. This study focuses on adults' perceptions of these devices in relation to desired outdoor learning experiences. Specifically, researchers examined the perspectives of naturalists who taught outdoor education programs and park…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Outdoor Education, Attitude Measures
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Scott, Karen M.; Nerminathan, Arany; Alexander, Shirley; Phelps, Megan; Harrison, Amanda – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study was conducted with medical students, physicians, patients and carers in a paediatric and an adult hospital to determine use of mobile devices for learning, and beliefs and attitudes about others' use. Awareness of ethical, patient privacy and data security concerns was explored. The research was conducted using a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Medical Education, Medical Students
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Rajabi, Enayat; Sanchez-Alonso, Salvador; Sicilia, Miguel-Angel; Manouselis, Nikos – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Exposing eLearning objects on the Web of Data leads to sharing and reusing of educational resources and improves the interoperability of data on the Web. Furthermore, it enriches e-learning content, as it is connected to other valuable resources using the Linked Data principles. This paper describes a study performed on the Organic.Edunet…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Databases, Archives, Educational Resources
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Taylor, Michael J.; Taylor, Dave; Vlaev, Ivo; Elkin, Sarah – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Recent advances in communication technologies enable potential provision of remote education for patients using computer-generated environments known as virtual worlds. Previous research has revealed highly variable levels of patient receptiveness to using information technologies for healthcare-related purposes. This preliminary study involved…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Telecommunications, Medical Services, Patient Education
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Hardy, Mat; Totman, Sally – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Despite an extensive history of use in teaching Political Science subjects, long-term scholarly studies of online role plays are uncommon. This paper redresses that balance by presenting five years of data on the Middle East Politics Simulation. This online role play has been run since the 1990s and underwent significant technical upgrade in…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Instructional Design, Web Based Instruction, Role Playing
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Zhang, Meilan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Despite the growing scholarly interest in educational computer games, research on popular online educational games is rare. Little is known about which online educational games are popular and to what extent, what kind of users are more interested in these games and how interest in the games is related to academic performance. To fill this gap,…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Use Studies
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Hou, Huei-Tse; Yu, Tsai-Fang; Wu, Yi-Xuan; Sung, Yao-Ting; Chang, Kuo-En – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
The theory of spatial thinking is relevant to the learning and teaching of many academic domains. One promising method to facilitate learners' higher-order thinking is to utilize a web map mind tool to assist learners in applying spatial thinking to cooperative problem solving. In this study, an environment is designed based on the theory of…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Thinking Skills, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
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Wang, Jiechen; Ni, Haochen; Rui, Yikang; Cui, Can; Cheng, Liang – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
Field practice is an important part of training geography research talents. However, traditional teaching methods may not adequately manage, share and implement instruction resources and thus may limit the instructor's ability to conduct field instruction. A possible answer is found in the rapid development of computer-assisted instruction (CAI),…
Descriptors: Geography, Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction
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González-Marcos, Ana; Alba-Elías, Fernando; Ordieres-Meré, Joaquín – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
The goal of this paper is to present a competence assessment method in project management that is based on participants' performance and value creation. It seeks to close an existing gap in competence assessment in higher education. The proposed method relies on information and communication technology (ICT) tools and combines Project Management…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Evaluation Methods, Competence, Higher Education
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Cavus, Nadire; Ercag, Erinc – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2016
There has been an increase in the vulnerability in Internet security, and the unconscious usage of the Internet is a very important issue throughout the world as it is in Cyprus today. The best way to solve such an issue would be to make people aware of this situation. Based on this idea, teachers should firstly be trained to use the Internet in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Internet, Safety
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Rodriguez-Solano, Carlos; Sánchez-Alonso, Salvador; Sicilia, Miguel-Angel – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Open textbook initiatives have appeared as an alternative to traditional publishing. These initiatives for the production of alternatively copyrighted educational resources provide a way of sharing materials through the Web. While the open model of peer-produced materials enables the global reuse of textbooks, the combination of fragments to…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Copyrights, Educational Resources
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Hung, Yu Hsin; Lin, Chun Fu; Chang, Ray I. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
In response to the rapid growth of information in recent decades, knowledge-based systems have become an essential tool for organizational learning. The application of electronic performance-support systems in learning activities has attracted considerable attention from researchers. Nevertheless, the vast, ever-increasing amount of information is…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Knowledge Management, Management Systems, Artificial Intelligence
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Zhou, Mingming – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The ability to access and process massive amounts of online information is required in many learning situations. In order to develop a better understanding of student online search process especially in academic contexts, an online tool (SCOOP) is developed for tracking mouse behavior on the web to build a more extensive account of student web…
Descriptors: College Students, Online Searching, Information Seeking, Computer Peripherals
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Livingstone, Sonia; Cagiltay, Kursat; Ólafsson, Kjartan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
In the EU Kids Online II project, data were collected from children and parents via in-home face-to-face interviews in 25 European countries to examine children's Internet use, activities and skills, the risk of harm they encountered, parental awareness, and safety strategies regarding children's Internet use and risks. The project provides…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Children, Internet, Mass Media Use
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