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Torres-Diaz, Juan Carlos; Duart, Josep M.; Hinojosa-Becerra, Mónica – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
In this work, we determined, the level of incidence of the use of technologies on academic success and the incidence of interaction and experience on the level of plagiarism of university students. A sample of 10,952 students from 31 face-to-face universities in Ecuador was created. Students were classified based on their experience level, level…
Descriptors: Incidence, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Plagiarism
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García-Umaña, Andrés; Tirado-Morueta, Ramón – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
The increase in the use of information technologies encompasses all educational and social issues, even changing intergenerational skills. It is considered that the most conditioned to this effect are adolescents and young people. This research is a literary review of various studies on addiction and Internet abuse and presents relevant results of…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Statistical Analysis, Information Technology
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Ding, Lu; Er, Erkan – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2018
Research has noted the effectiveness of online tools (e.g., discussion boards) for supporting help seeking among class members. However, help seeking is not necessarily warranted via online learning tools because some factors (e.g., low Internet self-efficacy) may influence students' intention to use them. This study aims to identify the…
Descriptors: College Students, Help Seeking, Computer Uses in Education, Influences
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Bellon-Harn, Monica L.; Smith, Danielle J.; Dockens, Ashley L.; Manchaiah, Vinaya; Azios, Jamie H. – Reading Improvement, 2018
Problem: Although many young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are intellectually capable of pursuing college degrees, a high percentage either do not enroll in or do not graduate from two-year or four-year institutions. Online student support services may uniquely support the higher education goals of this population. Understanding…
Descriptors: College Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Readability
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Faniran, Victor Temitayo; Ajayi, Nurudeen A. – Africa Education Review, 2018
Assessments are important to academic institutions because they help in evaluating students' knowledge. The conduct of assessments nowadays has been influenced by the continuous evolution of information technology. Hence, academic institutions now use computers for assessments, often known as Computer-Based Assessments (CBAs), in tandem with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Assisted Testing
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Shtepura, Alla – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
Constant development of information and digital technologies changes the learning process and the specifics of social relations between the student and the teacher. The use of new means of communication makes an important contribution to the development of skills in using technology, intensive self-study and social interaction. A new generation of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Influence of Technology, Generational Differences, Access to Computers
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Costa, Cristina; Murphy, Mark; Pereira, Ana Lucia; Taylor, Yvette – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This paper focuses on learning practices in higher education in relation to a digital participatory culture. Using key principles of critical education, the research set out to explore higher education students' sense of agency online -- or lack of it --as part of their formal learning practices. The research found that although students were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Empowerment, Electronic Learning, Student Participation
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Mehlenbacher, Brad; Kelly, Ashley Rose; Kampe, Christopher; Kittle Autry, Meagan – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
To investigate how college students understand and use cloud technology for collaborative writing, the authors studied two asynchronous online courses, on science communication and on technical communication. Students worked on a group assignment (3-4 per group) using Google Docs and individually reflected on their experience writing…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Collaborative Writing
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Woods, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
Cloud computing is a rapidly emerging topic, but should it be included in an introductory IT course? The magnitude of cloud computing use, especially cloud infrastructure, along with students' limited knowledge of the topic support adding cloud content to the IT curriculum. There are several arguments that support including cloud computing in an…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Internet, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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Harrop, Jennie A.; Casey, Rae; Shelton, Michelle – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2018
For adult students who have committed anew to completing a four-year bachelor's degree, prior learning assessment (PLA) can be a surprising bonus that affirms their previous life experiences, shortens the degree completion pathway, and ultimately lowers tuition dollars. What students typically do not realize as they enter the process, however, is…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Adult Students, Student Evaluation, Andragogy
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Strawser, Michael G.; Apostel, Shawn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
When Pew Research center began tracking the internet usage of Americans in 2000, almost half of all American adults were online. Today, that number has grown exponentially as around 90% of American adults use the Internet. In the past, the "digital divide" focused, almost exclusively, on inequality of access. The divide referred to the…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Computers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kulikova, Tatyana I.; Maliy, Dmitriy V.; Stepanova, Natalia A.; Filippova, Svetlana A. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
Continuous surfing the Internet has become one of the students' lifestyle markers. Some modern researchers argue that as a result of long and regular Internet networking, young people sooner or later begin to experience psychological challenges. The analysis of international and Russian psychological studies on the issue of Internet communication…
Descriptors: Internet, Foreign Countries, Computer Mediated Communication, College Students
Durham, Mark H. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study used appreciative inquiry and was designed to explore university awareness of Internet gaming addiction and whether the university was prepared to address Internet gaming addiction as a community. Data collection for this study included interviews of a sample of university professionals, a field journal, and review and analysis of an…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Games, Addictive Behavior, Higher Education
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Washburn, Micki; Zhou, Shu – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Technology-based simulations provide vehicles for social work students to practice clinical skills in online environments. This teaching note reviews 2 simulation tools educators may consider implementing in their training programs: virtual patients and Second Life. The current literature is presented discussing the use of these simulations in…
Descriptors: College Students, Social Work, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
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