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Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
Noel-Levitz, OmniUpdate, CollegeWeekLive, and NRCCUA[R] (National Research Center for College & University Admissions) conducted a survey of 2,000 college-bound juniors and seniors about their expectations for college Web sites, mobile usage, e-mail, and social media. Among the findings: (1) More than 50 percent of students said the Web played a…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Handheld Devices, College Bound Students
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
What are the most popular practices and tactics for electronic student recruitment at the undergraduate level? To find out, Noel-Levitz conducted a Web-based poll in April of 2012 as part of the firm's continuing series of benchmark polls for higher education. As a special bonus, selected findings from a parallel study of prospective students are…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Enrollment Management, Colleges, Electronic Mail
Lenhart, Amanda; Purcell, Kristen; Smith, Aaron; Zickuhr, Kathryn – Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2010
Since 2006, blogging has dropped among teens and young adults while simultaneously rising among older adults. As the tools and technology embedded in social networking sites change, and use of the sites continues to grow, youth may be exchanging "macro blogging" for microblogging with status updates. Blogging has declined in popularity among both…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Young Adults, Adolescents
Gauder, Brad, Ed. – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2011
This report is a sequel to the 2005 "Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources." This new report provides updated information and new insights into information consumers and their online habits, preferences, and perceptions. Particular attention was paid to how the current economic downturn has affected the information-seeking behaviors…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Library Development, Academic Libraries, Economic Climate
Federal Trade Commission, 2009
Expressing concern about reports that children can easily access explicit content in online virtual worlds, in March 2009 Congress directed the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a study of such worlds, examining the types of content available and the methods virtual world operators use to restrict minors' access to explicit content. Accordingly,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Internet, Web Sites, Young Children
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2009
Communicating with prospective students has undergone a profound transformation in the past ten years. Campus marketing--like marketing for any organization--had to adapt first to the Internet and e-mail and now to new social media formats like social networking and blogging. A recent survey of 1,000 college-bound seniors, however, shows that…
Descriptors: Internet, Marketing, Student Recruitment, Enrollment