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Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
Hbaci, Ilham A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this quantitative survey research with supplemental qualitative data was to evaluate issues related to the integration of technology into Libyan higher education from Libyan educators' perspectives. All participants were Libyan educators who worked at the main universities in Eastern Libya (Benghazi and Omer Al-Moktar). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Durham, Mark H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study used appreciative inquiry and was designed to explore university awareness of Internet gaming addiction and whether the university was prepared to address Internet gaming addiction as a community. Data collection for this study included interviews of a sample of university professionals, a field journal, and review and analysis of an…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Games, Addictive Behavior, Higher Education
Sette, Maria – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Cyberlearning presents numerous challenges such as the lack of personal and assessment-driven learning, how students are often puzzled by the lack of instructor guidance and feedback, the huge volume of diverse learning materials, and the inability to zoom in from the general concepts to the more specific ones, or vice versa. Intelligent tutoring…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Knowledge Representation
Mark, Christine Libby – ProQuest LLC, 2014
"Second Life," a 3D online immersive virtual environment, emerged in 2003 and was predicted to become the predominant online course delivery platform by 2013. Educational institutions initially rushed to create a presence in the "Second Life;" however, after 2009 those same institutions were disappointed by their experiences…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Social Systems, Internet, Simulated Environment
Beverly, Jason Antwuan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Colleges and universities throughout this world are realizing the importance of engaging in and building mutually-beneficial relationships with their key publics through social media. The introduction of the microblogging tool known as Twitter extends the use of social media in higher education, beyond the classroom, and into the realm of public…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education
Moh, Chiou – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Technological innovation in mobile devices has upgraded the potential uses of the devices for living and learning. Mobile learning provides opportunities for mobile users to learn at any time in any location. A certification that confirms computing and Internet technology skills and knowledge provides more opportunities to students in higher…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Certification
Burch, Sharlee Shirley – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this non-experimental causal-comparative study was to determine if service-learning teaching experience affects dental hygiene faculty perceptions of service-learning benefits and barriers in the United States. Dental hygiene educators from entry-level dental hygiene education programs in the United States completed the Web-based…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Dentistry, Dental Health, Service Learning
Jarrell, Charles M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Researchers and marketers lack information about possible relationships between service quality and online brand equity in intangible and often undifferentiated service businesses. The services sector of the economy is large with 72% of the economic output and 80% of the workers in the United States in 2007. Within the services sector, Internet…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Marketing
Harris, Jeremy W. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Internet-based distance education (IDE) continues to grow in popularity and ubiquity. Acceptance of IDE among Christian higher education institutions has also increased. However, these institutions seek assistance. Such was the case with the nineteen institutions endorsed by the Assemblies of God (AG). The AG's oversight organization (The…
Descriptors: Internet, Distance Education, Religious Education, Higher Education
Reddick, Rinardo Lamon – ProQuest LLC, 2012
There have been many studies that focus on understanding various aspects of human sexuality and how it relates to college students. However, the current research focuses on heterosexual students, leaving a void in the research that focuses on gay male college students. Even more crucially, there is a void in research that focuses on the sexual…
Descriptors: College Students, Males, Internet, Mass Media Use
Cooper, Lisa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The initial purpose of this study was to utilize the Higher Education and Students with Physical Disabilities Survey (HESPDS) to develop a better understanding of the perceptions of students with physical disabilities regarding the extent to which private, residential colleges and universities provide access and equal opportunity. The significance…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Disabilities
Dominguez-Mujica, Maria Eugenia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The aim of this research is to investigate ideologies that monitor and control styles of written feedback as well as discursive resources used in the expression of those ideologies. Using socio-cognitive analysis, a development of critical discourse studies, I have analyzed 44 sessions of chat on the Internet, 78 journal notes, 31 emails and 12…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Internet, Feedback (Response), Opinions
Partridge, Bryan – ProQuest LLC, 2011
From word processing computers, to mobile telephones, to the advent of the Internet, and finally to online communication venues like Instant Messenger (IM), the past four decades have brought an increasing prevalence of technology into our culture that is altering the English language. While decried by parents and lamented by teachers, these…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Internet, Word Processing, Educational Resources
Benavidez, Max – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This dissertation examines the nexus of communication, diversity, and policy setting in major institutions--higher education, the media, and government--in an historical era when the Internet, social networks, mobile devices, and other forms of digital media define the times. The ultimate aim is to develop a new, conditional lexicon that provides…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mass Media, Government Role, Dictionaries
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