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Baron, Naomi S.; Ling, Rich – Visible Language, 2011
Communication is increasingly taking place through written messaging using online and mobile platforms such as email, instant messaging and text messaging. A number of scholars have considered whether these texts reflect spoken or written language, though less is known about the role of punctuation. In fact, it is commonly assumed that punctuation…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Punctuation, Focus Groups, Computer Mediated Communication
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Reynolds, Rebecca; Caperton, Idit Harel – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2011
This implementation study explores middle school, high school and community college student experiences in Globaloria, an educational pilot program of game design offered in schools within the U.S. state of West Virginia, supported by a non-profit organization based in New York City called the World Wide Workshop Foundation. This study reports on…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Pilot Projects, Learner Engagement
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Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Wopereis, Iwan; Walraven, Amber – Computers & Education, 2009
This paper presents the IPS-I-model: a model that describes the process of information problem solving (IPS) in which the Internet (I) is used to search information. The IPS-I-model is based on three studies, in which students in secondary and (post) higher education were asked to solve information problems, while thinking aloud. In-depth analyses…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Information Skills, Internet, Models