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Mardiana, Harisa – Online Submission, 2016
Nowadays, people have demonstrated the same amount of internet usage, and surprisingly, students have demonstrated more and have consumed a lot of time of using social media site. Not only the college students but also the educators, and they believe about social media sites because in general social media and the internet were very helpful; they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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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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Owusu-Acheaw, M.; Larson, Agatha Gifty – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study sought to assess students' use of social media and its effect on academic performance of tertiary institutions students in Ghana with a focus on Koforidua Polytechnic students. Questionnaire was used for collecting data. Out of one thousand five hundred and seventy-eight copies of the questionnaire distributed, one thousand five hundred…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Baran, Bahar; Kiliç, Eylem – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
The purpose of this study is to analyze three separate constructs (demographics, study habits, and technology familiarity) that can be used to identify university students' characteristics and the relationship between each of these constructs with student achievement. A survey method was used for the current study, and the participants included…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, College Students, Study Habits, Technological Literacy
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Aharony, Noa; Shonfeld, Miri – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2015
This study seeks to explore what factors influence students' ICT use and web technology competence. The objectives of this study are the following: (a) To what extent do certain elements of Rogers' (2003) Diffusion of Innovations Theory (DOI) explain students' ICT use, (b) To what extent do personality characteristics derived from the Big Five…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet, Personality Traits
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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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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