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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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Simpson, Andrea; Baldwin, Elizabeth Margaret – Deafness & Education International, 2017
This study sought to analyze and evaluate the accessibility, availability and quality of online information regarding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and hearing loss. The most common search engine keyword terms a caregiver may enter when conducting a web search was determined using a keyword search tool. The top websites linked…
Descriptors: Deafness, Children, Caregivers, Caregiver Child Relationship
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Akçayir, Gökçe; Akçayir, Murat – Review of Education, 2016
In the current study, 247 articles dealing with the use of SNSs (social network sites) in education and published in Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI) journals up to 2015 were analysed. The articles' demographic (year, learner type, used SNS, major contributing countries, and academic discipline) and topic trends were determined. As a result…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Outcomes of Education, Research, Trend Analysis
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Furlonger, Brett; Budisa, Sonja – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2016
Consumers are increasingly turning to both the internet and apps for mental health assistance. Mobile technologies such as smart phones and tablets offer swift and anonymous access for students to internet sites and app environments. Availability, however, does not guarantee quality or credibility. This web-based pilot study was undertaken to…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Computer Oriented Programs, Help Seeking
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Cocciolo, Anthony – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2015
Introduction: This study addresses the following research question: is the use of text on the World Wide Web declining? If so, when did it start declining, and by how much has it declined? Method: Web pages are downloaded from the Internet Archive for the years 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2014, producing 600 captures of 100 prominent and…
Descriptors: Internet, Archives, Statistical Analysis, Layout (Publications)
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Avello Martínez, Raidell; Anderson, Terry – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
Publication of research, innovation, challenges and successes is of critical importance to the evolution of more effective distance education programming. Publication in peer reviewed journal format is the most prestigious and the most widespread form of dissemination in education and most other disciplines, thus the importance of understanding…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Citation Analysis, Bibliometrics, Distance Education
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Holstrom, Amelia M. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2015
Internet use among young people in the United States is nearly ubiquitous; they are online from home computers, from school computers, and from mobile devices. This offers incredible opportunity for sexual health educators to access individuals who are at a critical time in sexual development over the life course. Currently, the research base on…
Descriptors: Internet, Sex Education, Access to Information, Health Education
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Test, David W.; Kemp-Inman, Amy; Diegelmann, Karen; Hitt, Sara Beth; Bethune, Lauren – Exceptional Children, 2015
The use of evidence-based practices has become a focus in education since the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act reauthorization of 2004 required using practices based on scientific research to improve student outcomes. Although many teachers may not have the time or expertise to evaluate the…
Descriptors: Online Systems, Information Sources, Identification, Best Practices
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Hammond, Julia; Rennie, Brandon; Seekins, Tom; O'Donnell, Dennis – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: The Internet and other electronic media may provide one part of a solution for reducing disparities in the availability of medical services. From a patient-centred perspective, an individual with a chronic, degenerative condition may ask what information is available that I can use to manage changes in my functional capacity over time,…
Descriptors: Patients, Help Seeking, Self Help Programs, Video Technology
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Yakin, Ilker; Tinmaz, Hasan – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
In the past 10 years, the internet has been transformed, along with the emergence of interaction and communication technologies. Indeed, there has been an emerging movement in the interaction and communication technologies. More specifically, the growth of Web 2.0 technologies has acted as a catalyst for change in the disciplines of education. The…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Social Networks, Internet, Information Technology
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Faucher, Chantal; Jackson, Margaret; Cassidy, Wanda – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2015
This article reports on findings from a scan of 465 policies relevant to the handling of cyberbullying in 74 Canadian universities. It first assesses the commonalities and differences in the policies. Second, it considers how their various lenses--a human rights perspective versus a student conduct perspective, for instance--can affect the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Information Policy, Universities, Policy Analysis
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Brown, Stephen L.; Land, Diane; Johnson, Chandrika; Miller, Kim – American Journal of Health Education, 2014
Background: Obesity presents major challenges to public health in the United States. Trials of web-based interventions for weight control suggest that the Internet is a promising option for program delivery. Purpose: This study sought consensus among experts regarding critical components of successful weight control and to systematically examine…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Body Weight, Internet, Evidence
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Martin, Jennifer; Alaggia, Ramona – Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 2013
Cyberspace has added a new dimension to the ecology of children made the subjects of sexual abuse images distributed online. These images cannot be permanently removed and can continue to circulate in cyberspace forever. A review of the current literature suggests that helping professionals are not consistently aware of or do not probe…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Internet, Web Sites
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Izci, Kemal; Barrow, Lloyd H.; Thornhill, Erica – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2013
The purpose of this study was (a) to evaluate ten online periodic table sources for their accuracy and (b) to compare the types of information and links provided to users. Limited studies have been reported on online periodic table (Diener and Moore 2011; Slocum and Moore in "J Chem Educ" 86(10):1167, 2009). Chemistry students'…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Tables (Data), Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Guo, Yuh-Jen; Wang, Shu-Ching; Statz, Shelly R.; Wynne, Craig – Professional Counselor, 2012
Growing individual access to the Internet helps universities take advantage of academic webpages to showcase unique characteristics and recruit prospective students. This study explored how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited counseling programs have utilized their program webpages for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Web Sites, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment
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