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Nitchot, Athitaya; Wettayaprasit, Wiphada; Gilbert, Lester – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The aim of this research is to introduce a method of constructing knowledge structures which represent the relationships among the knowledge items in a pedagogically useful way. A prototype, "MyTeLeMap," was implemented to support both learners and instructors. Learners could visualize the knowledge structures of different knowledge…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Visualization, Learning Processes, Cognitive Structures
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Tella, Adeyinka – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined determinants of library and information science undergraduate students' first impression with the university library websites. A total enumeration method was used to involve 54 year 4 undergraduate students of Library and Information Science from two selected universities. Undergraduate Students' Determinants of First…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Undergraduate Students, College Libraries
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Aktay, Sayim – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
There has been a rapid increase both in the number of users and the number of websites providing data since the invention of Internet; it has become the richest and most used source of information. However, several countries, including Turkey, resort to censorship owing to the fact that anybody can publish on the Internet with sometimes…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Internet, Censorship, Foreign Countries
Breakstone, Joel; McGrew, Sarah; Smith, Mark; Ortega, Teresa; Wineburg, Sam – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
In recent years--and especially since the 2016 presidential election--numerous media organizations, newspapers, and policy advocates have made efforts to help Americans become more careful consumers of the information they see online. In K-12 and higher education, the main approach has been to provide students with checklists they can use to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Check Lists, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pilgrim, Jodi; Vasinda, Sheri; Bledsoe, Christie; Martinez, Elda E. – Reading Horizons, 2018
Reading online text presents unique challenges for elementary students as they develop and extend fundamental literacy skills to various media. Traditional assessments of concepts about print inspired the authors' research, which applies a similar approach to address "screen handling" instead of book handling. The purpose of their…
Descriptors: Literacy, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Kvaszingerné Prantner, Csilla – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2018
In this paper the design and implementation of a digital on-line surface is presented, which reflects contemporary learning principles, perspectives, devices and trends while enhancing the selection of existing web-based systems and applications in a novel fashion. This instructor's portal, called Tanítlap, is realized via Action Research and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Management, Access to Information
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Reyna, Jorge; Hanham, Jose; Meier, Peter – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Being literate has traditionally meant being able to read and write using the media of the day. In the 21st century, being literate requires additional skills such as competence with digital media creation. Until recently, those who could afford and use equipment and applications to produce digital media content were typically developers and…
Descriptors: Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Media Literacy, Taxonomy
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Cayari, Christopher – Music Education Research, 2018
The Internet has inspired musicians to explore technologies to produce recorded music performances. Social media sites like YouTube provide spaces for musicians to share their works, and the advances of technologies that afford venues and opportunities for performers to share their crafts. As amateur Internet musicians develop practices to create…
Descriptors: Music Education, Music Activities, Performance, Internet
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Woitaszewski, Scott; Crepeau-Hobson, Franci; Conolly, Christina; Cruz, Melinda – Contemporary School Psychology, 2018
State governments and other agencies are resources that have the potential to provide leadership and guidance about school-based threat assessment practices. However, accessing information regarding threat assessment-related state mandates and recommendations can be a challenging and a time consuming task for school personnel as there is no single…
Descriptors: State Legislation, State Standards, State Policy, Risk Assessment
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Cleaver, Samantha L.; Wood, Charles L. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
Pinterest is a social media platform that allows users to "pin" resources from the Internet and includes hundreds of connections to education sites. Pinterest is a popular and trusted resource for many teachers, making it a potential way to share evidence-based practices. This column describes how teachers can use Pinterest to share…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Social Networks, Evidence Based Practice, Social Media
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Kammerer, Yvonne; Brand-Gruwel, Saskia; Jarodzka, Halszka – Frontline Learning Research, 2018
Recent technological developments related to the World Wide Web including mobile computing, social media, and online videos are shaping the way we learn. As argued in the present commentary, the majority of educational psychological research that has examined how individuals learn by searching the Web, however, has not kept up with this pace.…
Descriptors: Internet, Online Searching, Electronic Learning, Learning Processes
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Starling, Mary Summer; Cheshire, Coye; Deardorff, Julianna; Nuru-Jeter, Amani – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2018
Adolescents rely on the internet as a primary source for sexual health information. Understanding users' assessments of trust and credibility in online materials may help inform interventions. Cognitive interviews with web observations were conducted with late adolescent internet users (n = 30). Web activity was tracked and transcripts analyzed…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Information Sources, Adolescents, Intervention
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Rowland, Susan; Slade, Christine; Wong, Kai-Sheng; Whiting, Brooke – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2018
Academic integrity is important to universities and students must abide by codes of academic conduct around assessment. Students are, however, subject to multiple pressures around assessment, some of which can push them to cheat. Modern contract cheating websites are the fronts for sophisticated, commercial operations that offer individually…
Descriptors: Cheating, Web Sites, Ethics, Integrity
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Davidovitch, Nitza – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Google is celebrating its 20th anniversary--and the internet has become an inseparable part of the lives of adults, teens, and children. In awareness of the problems and challenges posed by the new world, various software programs have been developed, among them NetSpark (henceforth: the program), which make it possible to block and/or filter…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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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