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Kho, Kevin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Chapter 1: School Cellphone Bans and Student Substance Abuse: Evidence From California Public High Schools: Following high profile school shootings and the September 11th terrorist attacks, public concern over school emergency preparedness prompted the California State Legislature in 2003 to overturn a statewide ban against student possession of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Substance Abuse, State Legislation
Iyitoglu, Orhan; Çeliköz, Nadir – Online Submission, 2017
This study provides an account of the phenomenon of internet addiction from the perspective of academic achievement. In other words, this study aimed to explore the relation between academic performance of Turkish high school students in such different subject as Maths, English, History, GPA and their use of internet. Different school subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
Skinner, Benjamin Thomas – ProQuest LLC, 2017
In this dissertation I investigate postsecondary online education with three research questions: 1. What is the connection between broadband access and the number of students who attempt online coursework? 2. What is the effect of online course delivery on course persistence and, conditional on completion, the likelihood of passing the course? 3.…
Descriptors: Bayesian Statistics, Online Courses, Enrollment, Conventional Instruction
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Caprara, Bernardo – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The main goal of this study is to verify the effects of cultural capital on students' performance in an official test applied by the Brazilian government, as part of the National Assessment of Basic Education (Saeb). The data set used is from 2003 and involves 52,434 students. The standard test is applied every two years in the fields of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
Ðuranovic, Marina; Opic, Siniša – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this paper is to explore the prevalence of activities in leisure time of the young. A survey was conducted on 1062 students in 8 primary (n = 505; 47,6%) and high schools (n = 557; 52,4%) in Sisak-Moslavina County in the Republic of Croatia. The questionnaire of spending leisure time used was made up of 30 variables on a five-degree…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities, Elementary School Students
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Mardis, Marcia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
Approximately 26 million Americans have no access to broadband's social and economic benefits. A persistent level of non-adoption stems from adults' lack of perceived need or benefit. Florida's unique move to all digital instructional materials and required online learning by 2015 may make home broadband essential for maintaining a learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Internet, Telecommunications
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Stankovska, Gordana; Angelkovska, Slagana; Grncarovska, Svetlana Pandiloska – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2016
The world is extensively changed by Social Networks Sites (SNSs) on the Internet. A large number of children and adolescents in the world have access to the internet and are exposed to the internet at a very early age. Most of them use the Social Networks Sites with the purpose of exchanging academic activities and developing a social network all…
Descriptors: Social Media, Interpersonal Relationship, College Students, Psychological Patterns
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Alrekebat, Amjad Farhan – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The aim of this study was to identify the Internet addiction and its relationship to self-efficacy level among Al-Hussein Bin Talal University students. The study sample consisted of 300 female and male students, who were selected randomly. The participants completed a questionnaire that consisted of two scales: Internet addiction which was…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Gender Differences, Correlation, Addictive Behavior
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Lu, Jiamei; Li, Daqi; Stevens, Carla; Ye, Renmin – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2016
Using Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, an international education database, this study analyzed the evaluations of computer use for academic learning by 15-year-old students from seven Edu-systems (unit in PISA) in Eastern Asia. Six variables were identified in association with students' evaluations of computer use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
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Tsai, Nancy Wang – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
The development of advanced and affordable information technologies has enabled higher education institutes to instantly deliver course or training materials to its students via the Internet without any time or location limitations. At the same time, the identical technology has also empowered distance learning students with easier opportunities…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Online Courses, Student Behavior, Testing Programs
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Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Blotnicky-Gallant, Pamela; Martin, Cheron; McGonnell, Melissa; Corkum, Penny – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2015
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has a significant impact on children's social, emotional, and academic performance in school, and as such, teachers are in a good position to provide evidence-based interventions to help ensure optimal adjustment of their students. The current study examined teachers' knowledge and beliefs about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Knowledge Level
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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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Adegoke, Sunday Paul; Osokoya, Modupe M. – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2015
This study investigated access to internet and socio-economic background as correlates of students' achievement in Agricultural Science among selected Senior Secondary Schools Two Students in Ogbomoso South and North Local Government Areas. The study adopted multi-stage sampling technique. Simple random sampling was used to select 30 students from…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Background, Access to Computers, Internet, Academic Achievement
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Beyens, Ine; Vandenbosch, Laura; Eggermont, Steven – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2015
Research has demonstrated that adolescents regularly use Internet pornography. This two-wave panel study aimed to test an integrative model in early adolescent boys (M[subscript age] = 14.10; N = 325) that (a) explains their exposure to Internet pornography by looking at relationships with pubertal timing and sensation seeking, and (b) explores…
Descriptors: Puberty, Pornography, Males, Internet
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