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Ahmad, Asad; Khan, Mohammed Naved; Rahman, Obaidur – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2017
Purpose: Internet is both a medium and a platform for information exchange. This characteristic of internet is gradually metamorphosing it into an e-learning enabler. A significant percentage of internet users access health-related information through the medium of internet, but little is known about the factors that determine such behaviour. This…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Access to Information, Internet, College Students
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Annansingh, Fenio; Veli, Thomas – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate children interaction in cyberspace and their use of Web 2.0 technologies. It sought their perception of internet risks as well as their knowledge and experience with electronic safety (e-safety) measures. It also considered parents', teachers' and other stakeholders' perception of internet risks, e-safety…
Descriptors: Internet, Child Safety, Web 2.0 Technologies, Attitude Measures
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Poellhuber, Bruno; Anderson, Terry; Racette, Nicole; Upton, Lorne – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe how researchers from four large Canadian distance education or dual mode institutions conducted a survey aiming to describe the use of and interest in social software and Web 2.0 applications by distance education students and to measure their interest in collaborating with peers.…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Distance Education
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Ssekakubo, Grace; Suleman, Hussein; Marsden, Gary – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2013
Purpose: This paper aims to present findings of a study that was carried out to identify strategies of enabling learners in developing countries to fully exploit the potential of learning management systems (LMSs). The study set out to: identify the services of learning management systems that are most needed and desired by university learners in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Integrated Learning Systems, College Students
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Pouyioutas, Philippos; Gjermundrod, Harald; Dionysiou, Ioanna – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present ReProTool Version 2.0, a software tool that is used for the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and the Bologna Process re-engineering of academic programmes. The tool is the result of an 18 months project (February 2012-July 2013) project, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Curriculum, Academic Standards, Outcomes of Education
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Parycek, Peter; Sachs, Michael; Schossbock, Judith – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2011
Purpose: This paper aims to examine socio-cultural differences in internet use (Digital Divide) among 14-year-old Austrian pupils, in particular usage scenarios and research competences. It is based on a paper presented at the International Association for the Development of the Information Society e-Society conference, 10-13 March 2011, Spain…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cloze Procedure, Cultural Influences, Internet
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Singh, Gurmit – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report results from an evaluation of an online abstract mentoring programme to support early career and less experienced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) researchers improve their chances of acceptance to International HIV/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Conferences. Design/methodology/approach: An…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Constructivism (Learning), Mentors, Informal Education
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Florentino, Teresa; Sanchez, Lucas; Joyanes, Luis – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to elaborate upon the relation between information and communication technologies (ICT), particularly web-based resources, and their use, programs and learning in Portuguese middle and high regular public schools. Design/methodology/approach: Adding collected documentation on curriculum, laws and other related…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Public Schools, Questionnaires, Information Technology
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Peled, Yehuda; Sarid, Miriam – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2010
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of multi-drafting among college students according to demographic characteristics and measure its impact on students' achievements. Design/methodology/approach: The research was conducted in two stages. First, a preliminary research based on data from the Highlearn web-based content…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Marital Status, Student Attitudes
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Baudin, Veronique; Villemur, Thierry – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present two classes of distance learning experiments, with feedbacks. The experiments are based on constructivism theory. Design/methodology/approach: The paper adopts an experimental approach. Experiments are made with students. The assessments come from an analysis of questionnaires. Findings: The results…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Learning Processes, Educational Experiments, Questionnaires