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Cetin Gudunz, Hicran; Eksioglu, Subhan; Tarhan, Sinem – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of personality traits, gender, age and effects of dispositional hope level in problematic internet usage of university students. Research Methods: This paper is an example of a descriptive study, which presents the relationship between problematic internet usage of university students…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Psychological Patterns
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Stankovska, Gordana; Angelkovska, Slagana; Grncarovska, Svetlana Pandiloska – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
The world is extensively changed by Social Networks Sites (SNSs) on the Internet. A large number of children and adolescents in the world have access to the internet and are exposed to the internet at a very early age. Most of them use the Social Networks Sites with the purpose of exchanging academic activities and developing a social network all…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interpersonal Relationship, College Students, Psychological Patterns
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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Zheng, Robert; Smith, Derek; Luptak, Marilyn; Hill, Robert D.; Hill, Justin; Rupper, Randall – Educational Gerontology, 2016
This study investigated the redundancy effect on older and younger persons' cognitive performance in a caregiver video training. Participants (N = 92) were recruited from one research-intensive university and three senior centers in a midsize city in the western United States. The mixed within- and between-subjects design was used. Participants…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Older Adults, College Students, Video Technology
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Melki, Jad P. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
The role of new media in the Arab uprisings and the news of widespread surveillance of digital and mobile media have triggered a renewed interest in Arab audiences research, particularly as it pertains to these audiences' critical abilities and digital media literacy competencies. Taken for granted have been Arab youth's widespread use of social…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Media Literacy, Arabs, Audiences
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Castaño, Jonatan; Duart, Josep M.; Sancho-Vinuesa, Teresa – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2015
The use of the Internet in higher education teaching can facilitate the interactive learning process and thus improve educational outcomes. The aim of the study presented here is to explore which variables are linked to higher intensity of Internet-based interactive educational practices. The study is based on data obtained from an online survey…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Internet, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Juned, Mohammad; Adil, Mohd – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2015
Weiser's (1991) conceptualisation of a world wherein human's interaction with computer technology would no longer be limited to conventional input and output devices, has now been translated into a reality with human's constant interaction with multiple interconnected computers and sensors embedded in rooms, furniture, clothes, tools, and other…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Henson, Amy R. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
The purpose of this research was to determine the extent that computer-related factors affect the success of nontraditional college students. Since nontraditional students typically have fewer skills than traditionally-aged students, they may be less efficacious regarding their ability to use technology. Unfortunately, such reduced confidence may…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, College Students, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Li, Jia Qi; Liu, Xun; Wei, Tianlan; Lan, William – Journal of International Students, 2013
In this study, the authors examined the relationships of acculturation as measured with two subscales of cultural maintenance and cultural assimilation, Internet use, and psychological well-being among Chinese international students. A total of 170 Chinese international students participated in this study. Bivariate correlation analyses revealed…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Internet, Asians, Foreign Students
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
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Al Saif, Abdulkarim A. – Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
The aim of this study is to diagnose the difficulties and discouraging factors impinging upon the use of distance education practically Web Based Instruction (WBI) by students at Qassim University, Saudi Arabia. 442 students from seven university colleges interested in WBI were asked about how far a set of factors outlined in the study discourage…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Based Instruction, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fischer, Peter; Greitemeyer, Tobias; Kastenmuller, Andreas; Vogrincic, Claudia; Sauer, Anne – Psychological Bulletin, 2011
In recent years, there has been a surge in the quantity of media content that glorifies risk-taking behavior, such as risky driving, extreme sports, or binge drinking. The authors conducted a meta-analysis involving more than 80,000 participants and 105 independent effect sizes to examine whether exposure to such media depictions increased their…
Descriptors: Music, Video Games, Research Methodology, Drinking
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Zula, Ken; Yarrish, Karen K.; Pawelzik, Walter – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
Social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter are widely regarded as an exciting opportunity to communicate with friends, especially for college students. The overall response to social networking tends to be one of trust regarding a generation that, supposedly has many friends but little sense of privacy. Employers use social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Business Administration Education, College Students, Employers
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Akyol, Zehra; Ice, Phil; Garrison, Randy; Mitchell, Rob – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
The Community of Inquiry Framework is based on the premise that online learning is a collaborative constructivist activity. However, not all courses are similarly oriented. In general, courses can be divided into constructivist and objectivist. In constructivist courses, learners develop solutions to problems through sustained discourse and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Distance Education, Online Courses