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Denvir, Catrina – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2017
This study explores how virtual desktops hosted within a cloud computing environment can be used as a data capture tool to undertake research exploring web-browsing and web-searching behaviour. It details the protocol used to observe the task-orientated web interactions of 105 university and school aged participants within the confines of a…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Data Collection, Internet, Information Management
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Costa, Cristina; Harris, Lisa – Curriculum Journal, 2017
This paper reports on the design and delivery of classroom pedagogies and students' engagement with it in two different UK universities. Under the banner of curriculum design and Bourdieu's curriculum principles, the study set out to create modules that provided students with an interdisciplinary perspective on how the web is changing the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Griffith, Alana D. D. – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2017
There has been an increased demand on educational institutions to provide students with value for money. The sociology course SOCI3035 Caribbean Social Problems with 111 students was transformed to a fully flipped course replacing several face-to-face lectures, tutorials and assessment with online versions as homework. Face to face lecture time…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Homework
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Ahmadian, Moussa; Pasand, Parastou Gholami – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2017
This study explores Iranian EFL learners' online reading metacognitive strategy use and its relation to their self-efficacy in reading comprehension. It further examines the effect of gender in this respect. To these ends, the Online Survey of Reading Strategies (OSORS) and reading selfefficacy questionnaire were adopted and administered to 63…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Reading Strategies
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Phillips, Margaret; Huber, Sarah – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2017
The goal of this webliography is to provide an introduction to standards resources for librarians that support post-secondary engineering and technology programs, as well as engineering and technology faculty members and students. It serves as a reference on standards collection development and integrating standards information literacy into…
Descriptors: Librarians, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Engineering Education
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Rodriguez-Gil, Luis; García-Zubia, Javier; Orduña, Pablo; López-de-Ipiña, Diego – IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, 2017
Online laboratories have traditionally been split between virtual labs, with simulated components; and remote labs, with real components. The former tend to provide less realism but to be easily scalable and less expensive to maintain, while the latter are fully real but tend to require a higher maintenance effort and be more error-prone. This…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Laboratories, Simulated Environment
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Weinberger, Maor; Zhitomirsky-Geffet, Maayan; Bouhnik, Dan – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: In this exploratory study, we proposed an experimental framework to investigate and model male/female differences in attitudes towards online privacy and anonymity among Israeli students. Our aim was to comparatively model men and women's online privacy attitudes, and to assess the online privacy gender gap. Method: Various factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes
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Ahmad, Asad; Khan, Mohammed Naved; Rahman, Obaidur – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2017
Purpose: Internet is both a medium and a platform for information exchange. This characteristic of internet is gradually metamorphosing it into an e-learning enabler. A significant percentage of internet users access health-related information through the medium of internet, but little is known about the factors that determine such behaviour. This…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Access to Information, Internet, College Students
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Cabrera, Nolan L.; Matias, Cheryl E.; Montoya, Roberto – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2017
The emergence of social media has greatly influenced 21st-century student activism. It has also given rise to the birth of "slacktivism," an online form of self-aggrandizing, politically ineffective activism. This theoretical article delves into the conceptualizations of what constitutes student activism versus slacktivism in a digital…
Descriptors: College Students, Activism, Social Media, Comparative Analysis
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Luker, Julie Marie; Curchack, Barbara C. – Adult Learning, 2017
In this study, we investigated perceptions of cyberbullying within higher education among 1,587 professionals from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regardless of country or professional role, participants presented essentially the same bleak picture. Almost half of all participants observed cyberbullying between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Bullying
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Erkan, Senem Seda Sahenk – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
In the 21st century, globalization and technological developments in different domains of life have accentuated the importance of multilingualism and multiculturalism in studying English and French as foreign languages in different countries of the world, including Turkey. This research is aimed at determining the effects of learning vocabulary in…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, French, Internet, Educational Technology
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Kasperiuniene, Judita; Zydziunaite, Vilma; Eriksson, Malin – Qualitative Research in Education, 2017
This qualitative study explored the self-regulated learning (SRL) of teachers and their students in virtual social spaces. The processes of SRL were analyzed from 24 semi-structured individual interviews with professors, instructors and their students from five Lithuanian universities. A core category stroking the net whale showed the process of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory, Independent Study, Electronic Learning
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Sahin, Cengiz – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
Social media addiction is considered as a sort of Internet addiction. Individuals who spend too much time on social media have a desire to be notified of anything immediately, which can cause virtual tolerance, virtual communication and virtual problems. Behaviours that force the person into these actions can be explained as social media…
Descriptors: Social Media, Addictive Behavior, Life Satisfaction, College Students
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Odaci, Hatice; Çelik, Çigdem Berber – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2017
The limited number of programs of tested efficacy in the literature such as cognitive-behavioural therapy and family-based prevention of internet addiction is striking. The aim of this study was to analyse the effect of reality therapy-based group counselling on college students' problematic internet use and life satisfaction. In order to…
Descriptors: College Students, Group Counseling, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Ockey, Gary J.; Gu, Lin; Keehner, Madeleine – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2017
A growing number of stakeholders argue for the use of second language (L2) speaking assessments that measure the ability to orally communicate in real time. A Web-based virtual environment (VE) that allows live voice communication among individuals may have potential for aiding in delivering such assessments. While off-the-shelf voice…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Language Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Simulation
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