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Coskun, Tugra Karademir; Gokcearslan, Sahin – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2019
Mobile technologies are useful. However, several mobile technologies also have disadvantages for students besides their advantages. Cyberloafing is one of these critical situations that the students could experience. Several studies on cyberloafing were conducted worldwide. The present study aimed to analyse these studies based on variable…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Surmelioglu, Yesim; Seferoglu, Suleyman Sadi – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2019
Rapid changes are occurring in life owing to information and communication technologies. During this change period, digital identities have begun to emerge. These identities are associated with actions that users perform in online environments. A digital footprint is formed with these actions. The purpose of this study is to determine the digital…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Matošková, Jana; Banarová, Michaela; Polcáková, Martina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This research examined what university students recommend for effective university study and whether their recommendations differ by gender, faculty or study programme degree. The research was based on 985 questionnaires. The following words were most commonly used in advice for freshmen: Go, Lectures, Learn, Continuously, Be, Prepare,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Learning Strategies, Study Habits
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Kurt, Adile Askim; Emiroglu, Bülent Gürsel – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The objective of the present study was to examine students' online information searching strategies, their cognitive absorption levels and the information pollution levels on the Internet based on different variables and to determine the correlation between these variables. The study was designed with the survey model, the study group included 198…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Internet
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Altin, Mehmet; Kivrak, Ali Osman – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The objective of this study is to examine the place and importance of social media in the lives of university students according to several demographic variables. 323 Turkish students in total, 186 of whom were males and 137 of whom were females, studying in different departments at Selçuk University, participated in the study. A personal…
Descriptors: Social Media, Addictive Behavior, College Students, Gender Differences
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Murathan, Talha – International Education Studies, 2018
The excessive internet usage that interrupts social relations, physical characteristics and mental conditions of individuals is called as internet addiction. At the previous studies, it is reported that university students are at risk of Internet addiction due to their uncontrolled lives without families and killing their time surfing the…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, College Students, At Risk Persons
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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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Taysi, Eda; Basaran, Süleyman – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
The aim of this study is to investigate Turkish EFL students' and their instructors' perceptions of using a learning management system (MyELT) in a blended learning context. The study was conducted at a state university with 129 preparatory class students, and 4 instructors of English. In order to collect data, a close-ended questionnaire was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Correlation
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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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Alzahrani, Majed Gharmallah – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
The provision of information and communication technology (ICT) to academic staff and university students is critical in order to offer them more effective learning environments. Investigating the current status of the developments of ICT may help decision makers and academic staff to employ them successfully by overcoming the needs and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Iji, Clement Onwu; Abah, Joshua Abah; Anyor, Joseph Wuave – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
This study focused on the impact of cloud services on students' attitude towards mathematics education in public universities in Benue State, Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. The instrument for the study is the researcher-developed Cloud Service Impact Questionnaire--CSIQ (Cronbach Alpha Coefficient = 0.92). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, College Students, Mathematics Teachers
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Martínez-Bello, Vladimir E.; Martínez-Rojas, Ángela; Molina-García, Javier – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2017
The main aim of this study was to examine how different physical activity domains are represented on the official social media sites of Spanish universities, through a content analysis of the photographs. Our results show that the representation of different physical activity domains is not balanced. While the analysed images do promote a message…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Social Media, Photography
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Taylor, Arthur; Dalal, Heather A. – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Information literacy studies have shown that college students use a variety of information sources to perform research and commonly choose Internet sources over traditional library sources. Studies have also shown that students do not appear to understand the information quality issues concerning Internet information sources and may lack the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Information Literacy, Student Surveys, Information Sources
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Savaskan, Vafa; Özdemir, Atilla – Educational Research and Reviews, 2017
Reading motivation has a significant contribution to acquire the necessary reading skills, and it has an indisputable effect on continuing to read. When the importance of the role model effect of school teachers in acquiring reading skills is considered, it is expected that reading motivation of the students will be high whose teachers also have a…
Descriptors: Reading Motivation, Foreign Countries, Reading Skills, College Students
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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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