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Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. Begun in 1968 as the College and University Eleven-Thirty Users' Group…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Conferences (Gatherings), College Students, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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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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Abdul-Jabbar, Wisam Kh. – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2017
The activity of redirecting students' attention from traditional media to the possibility of exploring the world outside of print forms has always been daunting and challenging for teachers. Because the teaching of language and literature is intractably connected with human communication, incorporating blogs alongside traditional literary forms…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Diaries, Teaching Methods, Web Sites
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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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Ozdemir, Oguzhan; Erdemci, Husamettin – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The term mobile portfolio refers to creating, evaluating and sharing portfolios in mobile environments. Many of the states that pose an obstacle for portfolio usage are now extinguished through mobile portfolios. The aim in this research is to determine the effect of mobile portfolio supported mastery learning model on students' success and…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Mastery Learning, Academic Achievement
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Amiama-Espaillat, Cristina; Mayor-Ruiz, Cristina – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
Most Latin American countries are focused upon improving learning quality by providing schools with technological resources, as if their sole presence was enough to develop 21st Century skills. Digital reading is not an end in itself; it is a tool that a user selects, depending on the desired purpose and uses it in specific contexts. Adolescents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Reading Materials, Adolescents
Rosario, Ryan Robert – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Text classification typically performs best with large training sets, but short texts are very common on the World Wide Web. Can we use resampling and data augmentation to construct larger texts using similar terms? Several current methods exist for working with short text that rely on using external data and contexts, or workarounds. Our focus is…
Descriptors: Classification, Models, Semantics, Electronic Publishing
Ravenscroft, Matthew D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Digital textbooks are replacing print books in school districts across the United States due to their adaptability for students with special needs, enhanced student interest, and lower cost. This is also true in the rural state of West Virginia which lags the U.S. in broadband Internet saturation. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Kaul, Manfred; Kless, André; Bonne, Thorsten; Rieke, Almut – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Almost unnoticed by the e-learning community, the underlying technology of the WWW is undergoing massive technological changes on all levels these days. In this paper we draw the attention to the emerging game changer and discuss the consequences for online learning. In our e-learning project "Work & Study", funded by the German…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technological Advancement, Internet, Foreign Countries
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Saarti, Jarmo; Tuominen, Kimmo – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: Even though the current publishing model is based on digital dissemination, it still utilizes some of the basic principles of printed culture. Recently a policy emphasis towards open access has been set for publicly funded research. This paper reports on a study of the practices, business models and values linked with scholarly…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Writing for Publication, Electronic Publishing, Open Source Technology
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Paul, Narmada; Glassman, Michael – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
The present study makes the case that the individual constituents of internet self-efficacy--search self-efficacy, communication self-efficacy, organisation self-efficacy, differentiation self-efficacy, and reactive/generative self-efficacy--may be of differential importance in predicting internet anxiety within web-assisted learning environments.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Internet, Correlation
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Neuman, Yrsa; Laakso, Mikael – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: Open access, the notion that research output, such as journal articles, should be freely accessible to readers on the Web, is arguably in the best interest of science. In this article, we (1) describe in-depth how a society-owned philosophy journal, "Nordic Wittgenstein Review," evaluated various publishing models and made…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Periodicals, Philosophy, Access to Information
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Bohlin, Gustav; Göransson, Andreas; Höst, Gunnar E.; Tibell, Lena A. E. – Science & Education, 2017
Educational videos on the Internet comprise a vast and highly diverse source of information. Online search engines facilitate access to numerous videos claiming to explain natural selection, but little is known about the degree to which the video content match key evolutionary content identified as important in evolution education research. In…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Electronic Publishing, Audiovisual Aids, Video Technology
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