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Yu, Feng; Peng, Theodore; Peng, Kaiping; Zheng, Sam Xianjun; Liu, Zhiyuan – Creativity Research Journal, 2016
The central hypothesis of Semantic Network Model of Creativity is that creative people, who are exposed to more information that are both novel and useful, will have more interconnections between event schemas in their associations. The networks of event schemas in creative people's minds were expected to be wider and denser than those in less…
Descriptors: Creativity, Social Media, Scores, Regression (Statistics)
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Karlsson, Niklas; Godhe, Anna-Lena – Education Sciences, 2016
In this article, a massive open online course (MOOC) made by and for Swedish teachers will be presented and discussed in order to determine what possibilities and dilemmas are involved when creating and participating in a MOOC that is meant to be a community rather than a course. By analysing interviews of the organisers as well as blog posts and…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Development, Foreign Countries, Data Collection
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Mirzajani, Hassan; Bayekolaei, Mehraneh Delaviz; Kookandeh, Meysam Rajaby; Rezaee, Seyede Safoora Razzaghpoor; Kamalifar, Ali Akbar; Shani, Hassan Razaghi – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2016
According to the new environment created by the information period, training and learning new skills are being inevitable. Retraining the skills of group working to coordinate the information age has created special conditions for education. Smart schools are one of the strategies adopted by schools in response to today's modern needs. Smart…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Cross Cultural Studies
Glassman, Michael – Cambridge University Press, 2016
The first comprehensive, research-based textbook on Internet-infused education, "Educational Psychology and the Internet" offers students an accessible guide to important issues in the field. Michael Glassman begins with an overview of the history that traces the evolution of the Internet and its significance for education. He outlines…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Psychology, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
Herlo, Dorin – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
In initial teacher training, the call to use IT tools, and to integrate them into the virtual learning space, is not conjectural but is an example of introducing new technologies in the complexity of educational sciences. For this reason we approached the use of new technologies in the courses and seminars of subjects from the curriculum of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Technology Integration
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Colwell, Jamie; Gregory, Kristen – Reading Horizons, 2016
This study considers how pre-service teachers envision disciplinary literacy through an online social bookmarking project. Thirty secondary pre-service teachers participated in the project through an undergraduate literacy course. Online bookmarks and post-project reflections were collected and analyzed using a constant comparative approach to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Web Sites, Shared Resources and Services, Secondary School Teachers
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Phelps-Ward, Robin J.; Laura, Crystal T. – Gender and Education, 2016
While the "natural hair movement" has grown in popularity and criticism, educational researchers have not attended to how Black adolescent girls with all textures of natural hair are navigating the implications of foregoing chemical alterations to their curl patterns. This article reports on an investigation of self-talk in 56 internet…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, African Americans, Females, Adolescents
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Kilgus, Lawrence; Force, Christina; Powell, Loreen M. – Journal of Applied Research for Business Instruction, 2016
Teaching business communication can be a challenge as students often have preconceived notions about the usefulness of the course content. The level of instructor challenges include, but are not limited to unmotivated students, low student engagement, and poor class attendance. These challenges may be overcome with the use of web application…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Internet, Computer Oriented Programs
Fiehn, Barbara – Knowledge Quest, 2016
When was the last time you saw a student copying from a print reference source? As print sources gather dust, digital materials' use grows. Digital materials are more to the liking of students raised with technology in hand. For young learners, the process of on-screen copy and paste has made replication with pen and paper obsolete. As digital…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Ethics
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Siuda, Piotr – Education and Society, 2016
Scientific reflections on information literacy have emphasized that young people must develop information competences related to using the Internet. Among various approaches, in the generic approach, catalogues of competences are constructed and treated as lists of desired behaviors and skills. The article aims to criticize this approach and its…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Internet, Females, Electronic Publishing
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Barnes, Tiffany, Ed.; Chi, Min, Ed.; Feng, Mingyu, Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2016
The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2016) is held under the auspices of the International Educational Data Mining Society at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, in the USA. The conference, held June 29-July 2, 2016, follows the eight previous editions (Madrid 2015, London 2014, Memphis…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evidence Based Practice, Inquiry, Science Instruction
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Grifenhagen, Jill F.; Barnes, Erica M.; Collins, Molly F.; Dickinson, David K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Decades of research have identified features of classrooms and teachers' talk that are associated with children's language growth. Unfortunately, much of this work has not yet translated to widespread practice in early childhood classrooms. Given the important contributions that early language development makes to later academic achievement,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Language Acquisition, Preschool Education, Educational Research
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Lai, Shu-Li – Research-publishing.net, 2015
A number of studies have suggested the potentials of corpus tools in vocabulary learning. However, there are still some concerns. Corpus tools might be too complicated to use; example sentences retrieved from corpus tools might be too difficult to understand; processing large number of sample sentences could be challenging and time-consuming;…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Student Attitudes
Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaías, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the 11th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2015, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Madeira, Portugal, March 14-16, 2015. The Mobile Learning 2015 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Abdullah, Mohamed – Online Submission, 2015
The study aims to investigate are using Web 2.0 applications promoting reflective thinking skills for higher education student in faculty for education. Although the literature reveals that technology integration is a trend in higher education and researchers and educators have increasingly shared their ideas and examples of implementations of Web…
Descriptors: Reflection, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Web 2.0 Technologies
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