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West, Jessica A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this article, I share the ways in which New Literacies theory served as an interpretive lens to understand how the Internet as a cultural tool mediates the literacy actions of adolescents in English Language Arts classrooms. Data were drawn from a larger study in which students who were considered "at-risk" because of previous…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Literacy Education, Internet
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Ghaem Sigarchian, Hajar; Logghe, Sara; Verborgh, Ruben; de Neve, Wesley; Salliau, Frank; Mannens, Erik; Van de Walle, Rik; Schuurman, Dimitri – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
An e-TextBook can serve as an interactive learning environment (ILE), facilitating more effective teaching and learning processes. In this paper, we propose the novel concept of an EPUB 3-based Hybrid e-TextBook, which allows for interaction between the digital and the physical world. In that regard, we first investigated the gap between the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Putro, Nur Hidayanto Pancoro Setyo; Lee, Jihyun – Reading Psychology, 2018
This study examined typologies of young adults as readers in the digital age (N = 993). Latent profile analysis (LPA) results showed that across different modes (printed, online, and social media) and purposes (academic and recreational) of reading, four distinctive reader groups emerged: low-interest readers, traditional readers, moderate…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Electronic Publishing, Reading Habits, Reading Interests
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Hansson, Henrik; Sultana, Sabiha; Sarwar, Afzal Hossain; Ahmed, Faruque; Uddin, Ramiz; Saha, Pushpita; Islam, G. M. Rakibul; Islam, Mohammad Rafiqul – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
The Teachers' Portal (teachers.gov.bd) is an online platform for Bangladeshi teachers designed to store and retrieve digital educational contents of different subjects useful for classroom teaching and students' learning. The portal also facilitates professional networking among teachers across the country. This study aims to find out the benefits…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Storage, Information Management, Electronic Publishing
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Senthil, V. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The Internet is an unavoidable resource to students for their day today academic activities and it is now occupies a central role in any academic environment. Student's academic references have changed dramatically in the recent years. The present day students spending more time on internet and their reading and reference style is changed…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Reading Materials
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Gleason, Benjamin; von Gillern, Sam – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
This article explores how social media use in formal and informal learning spaces can support the development of digital citizenship for secondary school students. As students increasingly spend large amounts of time online (e.g., an average of six hours of screen time per day, excluding school and homework), it is critical that they are…
Descriptors: Social Media, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Technological Literacy
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Sarsar, Firat; Harmon, Stephen – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
Having knowledge of computer hardware is one of the skill sets of computer teachers that allows them to understand and predict hardware problems in advance. Therefore, computer hardware courses are often added as required courses in pre-service teacher curricula in Instructional Technology Departments. This study aimed to understand the…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Keskin, Burhanettin – SAGE Open, 2018
In this study, YouTube videos concerning public education were identified and evaluated. The researcher typed the term "public education" into the YouTube search bar and then analyzed the first 60 videos provided by the site. Two coders (the researcher included) independently coded the videos as either negative, neutral, or positive in…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Public Education
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Li, Jiansheng; Luo, Chuanlan; Lin, Yuyu; Shadiev, Rustam – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2018
Cyberbullying (CB) is an important issue that has received a fair amount of attention in the past decade. However, little attention has been paid to exploring young people's Internet usage and CB behaviors and the relationships between the two. The purpose of this study was to research these two types of behaviors and how they are related. For…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Children, Adolescents
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Heafner, Tina L.; Triplett, Nicholas; Handler, Laura; Massey, Dixie – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2018
Current events influence public interest and drive Internet word searches. For over a decade, linguists and dictionary publishers have analyzed big data from Internet word searches to designate "Words of the Year" (WsOY). In this study, we examine how WsOY can foster critical digital literacy and illuminate essential aspects of inquiry…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Social Studies, Internet, Computer Literacy
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Suárez-Perdomo, Arminda; Byrne, Sonia; Rodrigo, Maria-José – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The quality of the online resources for parents offering access to open knowledge has hardly received attention despite their increasing number. This paper provides a framework to examine the ethical and content quality of parenting resources. The ethical criteria were based on "the Health on the Net" (HON) framework whereas the content…
Descriptors: Ethics, Information Sources, Child Rearing, Web Sites
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Greer, Katie; McCann, Shawn – Communications in Information Literacy, 2018
The ability to effectively cite information sources is key to both student avoidance of plagiarism and the ongoing scholarly conversation. Previous research and experience indicated that students had significant trouble distinguishing and citing various information formats when viewed online; items are often cited as websites, and citations are…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Internet, Information Literacy, Information Sources
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Carrier, Nathalie – Educational Research, 2017
Background: Within the wider education industry, a large quantity of ideas, practices and products are routinely promoted as useful innovations. These innovations span many forms such as software applications, open source courseware, online learning platforms and web 2.0 technologies. Coupled with this promotion, there is increasing interest and…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Internet
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Wiggers, Heiko – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2017
This paper investigates the online presence of Low German, a minority language spoken in northern Germany, as well as several other European regional and minority languages. In particular, this article presents the results of two experiments, one involving "Wikipedia" and one involving "Twitter," that assess whether and to…
Descriptors: German, Language Variation, Language Minorities, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Wenke; Wu, Yen-Chun Jim; Yuan, Chih-Hung; Xiong, Hongxia; Liu, Wan-Ju – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
The tangible and intangible needs of people with disabilities have been neglected in research agendas over the past decades, particularly in China. Bringing more benefits to people with disabilities and combining information delivery with Internet technology to improve their quality of life is impossible if their special needs are ignored. This…
Descriptors: Social Media, Disabilities, Access to Information, Internet
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