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Herrera, Oriel A.; Mejías, Patricia – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
In most of the pedagogical development experiences, the contents that students generate as a result of the course activities are not considered as a primary source of knowledge. Thus, students see their learning disadvantaged, when their intellectual outputs are not considered in the design of the learning activities. Today, the Web offers a wide…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Duan, Yuchao – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Cloud computing is considered a new frontier in the field of computing, as this technology comprises three major entities namely: software, hardware and network. The collective nature of all these entities is known as the Cloud. This research aims to examine the impacts of various aspects namely: cloud computing, sustainability, performance…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Kanthawongs, Penjira; Jabutay, Felicito Angeles; Upalanala, Ruangrit; Kanthawongs, Penjuree – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Apart from Internet addiction, smartphone addiction has played important roles in students' lives as observed in recent studies. There are positive and negative aspects in using smartphones especially in higher education. University administrators or instructors should take into account what factors are affecting students' smartphone addiction in…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Addictive Behavior, Foreign Countries
Ifenthaler, Dirk; Schumacher, Clara – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
The purpose of this study was to investigate if students are prepared to release any personal data in order to inform learning analytics systems. Besides the well-documented benefits of learning analytics, serious concerns and challenges are associated with the application of these data driven systems. Most notably, empirical evidence regarding…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
Kolås, Line; Nordseth, Hugo; Yri, Jørgen Sørlie – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
To ensure student activity in webinars we have defined 10 learning tasks focusing on production and communication e.g. collaborative writing, discussion and polling, and investigated how the technology supports the learning activities. The three project partners in the VisPed-project use different video-conferencing systems, and we analyzed how it…
Descriptors: Internet, Seminars, Web Based Instruction, Teaching Methods
Ilgaz, Hale; Mazma, Sacide Güzin; Altun, Arif – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
In this study, the "Information Seeking Strategies" scale that was developed by Mills, Knezek and Wakefield (2013) has been adapted to Turkish language. A confirmatory factor analysis was run and subsequently, two items were removed. The fact that these two items are related to learning in a traditional class environment may be…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Turkish, Factor Analysis
Gotoh, Yasushi – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The purpose of this study is to use the Analytic Hierarchy Process in order to identify how frequency of media use in daily life affects decision-making in media choice. 276 university students took part in this research, They were asked to prioritize their ways of obtaining information about current affairs using sets of media such as TV, books,…
Descriptors: College Students, Access to Information, News Media, Television
Lim, Jane See Yin; Agostinho, Shirley; Harper, Barry; Chicharo, Joe F. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The use of digital technologies in higher education has been driven by a number of underlying assumptions about the affordances of the available technology for social interaction and learning. This trend has not only been advocated by administrators who may argue for digital technologies as a catalyst for pedagogical change and engagement, but…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Networks, Foreign Countries