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Velicki, Damir; Dumancic, Mario; Topolovcan, Tomislav – Online Submission, 2017
The Net Generation, a generation which grew up with digital media, differs from older generations which entered the world of digital media and the Internet afterwards. The Internet itself opened new possibilities of communication and participation in the sphere of politics as well. Research was conducted among students at the Faculty of Teacher…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Use Studies, Foreign Countries
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Cano-Correa, Ana-María; Quiroz-Velasco, María-Teresa; Nájar-Ortega, Rosario – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
In Peru, young college students have leading roles in social protest mobilizations even when they seldom belong to political organizations. This study aims to analyze the perception of current politics and its institutions among young college students, and to inquire into their interest on relevant events at their surroundings and into the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Participation, Political Issues
Silverglate, Harvey A.; French, David; Lukianoff, Greg – Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (NJ1), 2012
Since its first publication in 2005, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has distributed more than 138,000 print and online copies of its "Guide to Free Speech on Campus." In that time, FIRE's commitment to advocating on behalf of the essential rights discussed in the pages that follow has remained unwavering;…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Freedom of Speech, Campuses, College Students
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Abramson, Paul R. – PS: Political Science and Politics, 2010
During the six weeks before the 2008 elections, I conducted a contest for the 72 students enrolled in my upper-division course Campaigns and Elections. Using contract prices posted by, an electronic gaming market based in Dublin, I asked students to choose among 10 political outcomes. The "contracts" earned by each choice…
Descriptors: Elections, Internet, Foreign Countries, Political Issues