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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Ke; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Mann, Farrah Bullock – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
"The Condition of Education 2018" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This report contains indicators on the state of education in the United States, from prekindergarten through…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Kindergarten
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Read, Barbara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The global rise of 'neo-populism', culminating in the election of the populist Republican candidate Donald Trump to the US presidency, has been accompanied by a notable backlash and resistance to what has been categorised as governing/dominating 'elites', including HE academic institutions. Populist critiques centre on a perceived climate of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Criticism, Political Attitudes, Newspapers
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Apostolov, Georgi; Milenkova, Valentina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
The present article is aimed at focusing on theoretical and practical efforts in promoting various aspects of digital literacy and mobile learning, as well as to explore its dimensions and projections in the university level. The analysis is based on empirical information for the education process revealed specific aspects of the relationship…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Kotevski, Zoran; Milenkoski, Aleksandar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Distance education is not a new paradigm, but the latest ways it can be delivered certainly are. In the past couple of decades, the distance learning implementations were mostly realized using videoconferencing technologies and/or learning management systems. Recently, various Internet collaboration services have gained enormous popularity in all…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Information, Distance Education, Synchronous Communication
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Shtepura, Alla – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Constant development of information and digital technologies changes the learning process and the specifics of social relations between the student and the teacher. The use of new means of communication makes an important contribution to the development of skills in using technology, intensive self-study and social interaction. A new generation of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Influence of Technology, Generational Differences, Access to Computers
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Harrop, Jennie A.; Casey, Rae; Shelton, Michelle – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2018
For adult students who have committed anew to completing a four-year bachelor's degree, prior learning assessment (PLA) can be a surprising bonus that affirms their previous life experiences, shortens the degree completion pathway, and ultimately lowers tuition dollars. What students typically do not realize as they enter the process, however, is…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Adult Students, Student Evaluation, Andragogy
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Strawser, Michael G.; Apostel, Shawn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
When Pew Research center began tracking the internet usage of Americans in 2000, almost half of all American adults were online. Today, that number has grown exponentially as around 90% of American adults use the Internet. In the past, the "digital divide" focused, almost exclusively, on inequality of access. The divide referred to the…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Washburn, Micki; Zhou, Shu – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Technology-based simulations provide vehicles for social work students to practice clinical skills in online environments. This teaching note reviews 2 simulation tools educators may consider implementing in their training programs: virtual patients and Second Life. The current literature is presented discussing the use of these simulations in…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Work, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; de Brey, Cristobal; Snyder, Tom; Wang, Xiaolei; Wilkinson-Flicker, Sidney; Gebrekristos, Semhar; Zhang, Jijun; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Bullock Mann, Farrah; Hinz, Serena – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
"The Condition of Education 2017" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This year's report includes 50 indicators on topics ranging from prekindergarten through postsecondary…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
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Cabrera, Nolan L.; Matias, Cheryl E.; Montoya, Roberto – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
The emergence of social media has greatly influenced 21st-century student activism. It has also given rise to the birth of "slacktivism," an online form of self-aggrandizing, politically ineffective activism. This theoretical article delves into the conceptualizations of what constitutes student activism versus slacktivism in a digital…
Descriptors: College Students, Activism, Social Media, Comparative Analysis
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Loya, Melody Aye; Klemm, Terri – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
Focusing on TED Talks (online videos) as a resource for social work educators, this teaching note shares our ideas regarding the use of the online videos as an avenue for reaching students and encouraging discussions in the social work classroom. The article first explores the TED platform and then discusses using TED as a teaching tool. Finally,…
Descriptors: Social Work, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Teaching Methods
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Eells, Gregory T. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2016
The use of the mobile Internet continues to play an increasing role in all of our lives and particularly in the lives of college and university students. Questions have been raised about the impact of the Internet on adolescents' and college students' fulfillment of traditional developmental tasks and more broadly their mental health. The present…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Internet, Vignettes, Psychotherapy
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López Garcia, Diego A.; Mateo Sanguino, Tomás de J.; Cortés Ancos, Estefania; Fernández de Viana González, Iñaki – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2016
Debates have been used to develop critical thinking within teaching environments. Many learning activities are configured as working groups, which use debates to make decisions. Nevertheless, in a classroom debate, only a few students can participate; large work groups are similarly limited. Whilst the use of web tools would appear to offer a…
Descriptors: Debate, Web 2.0 Technologies, Internet, Cooperative Learning
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Kononets, Natalia – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
The introduction of resource-based learning disciplines of computer cycles in Agrarian College. The article focused on the issue of implementation of resource-based learning courses in the agricultural cycle computer college. Tested approach to creating elearning resources through free hosting and their further use in the classroom. Noted that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Colleges, Electronic Learning, Internet
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Ursyn, Anna – Teaching Artist Journal, 2015
This text examines educational criticism and assessment with an emphasis on the new media arts. The article shares with readers the versatile, abridged to four points criteria, based on a research on assessment made by students, faculty, and non-art-related professionals, thus providing a preliminary tool for the use in the classroom environment.…
Descriptors: Criticism, Art Education, Teaching Methods, Art Products
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