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Hsieh, Ming-Yuan – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Because the development of Taiwanese Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) websites is at this moment full of vitality, this research employs a series of analytical cross-measurements of Quality Function Deployment method of House of Quality (QFD-HOQ) model and Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methodology to cross-evaluate the weighted…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Merve, Akgul Beyza; Senol, Goral; Suat, Karakucuk – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Internet has a potential that will lead to important changes in our social life and our attitudes, behaviors and habits. Indeed, Internet seems to have started to change a number of social structures from family, friendship to business relationships. Internet serves many purposes such as information transfer, academic research, entertainment,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Recreational Activities, Use Studies
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Musser, Linda – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2016
Research communications today are largely conducted by digital means. At this time, however, only a small percentage of these digital communiques are archived and preserved for future use. This article provides an overview of the challenge of this digital grey literature, a brief overview of digital archiving, and the role librarians and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Library Role, Librarians, Researchers
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Haave, Neil – Bioscene: Journal of College Biology Teaching, 2016
E-portfolios have the potential to transform students' learning experiences. They promote reflection on the significance of what and how students have learned. Such reflective practices enhance students' ability to articulate their knowledge and skills to their peers, teachers, and future employers. In addition, e-portfolios can help assess the…
Descriptors: Molecular Biology, Portfolios (Background Materials), Learning Experience, Undergraduate Students
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Yildiz, Sevda Goktepe; Korpeoglu, Seda Goktepe – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2016
In recent years, WebQuests have received a great deal of attention and have been used effectively in teaching-learning process in various courses. In this study, a WebQuest that can be applicable in teaching topological concepts for undergraduate level students was prepared. A number of topological concepts, such as countability, infinity, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Inquiry, Lesson Plans
Duranovic, Marina – Online Submission, 2016
The aim of this research is to examine risk behaviour of students (adolescents) on the internet, i.e. which risk websites students visit most in their free time, and whether there are differences among students considering the type of school they attend (gymnasium, four-year high school and three-year high school). The research was carried out in…
Descriptors: Risk, Student Behavior, Internet, Web Sites
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Atici, Bünyamin – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
The developments which were experienced in the communication and technology area made internet an important part of the daily life. In this respect, the virtual communities are in prominent place which are insulated from the time and place. In the study, Hakkarim.net is researched that formed our subject as one of the most different examples of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Interviews, Ethnography, Observation
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Rieger, Christy – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2016
Recent literary practices such as surface reading or the digital humanities have challenged the centrality of close reading in literary studies. Nonetheless, reading literature still involves sustained and productive attentiveness to texts. Fostering this skill, however, can seem increasingly difficult. From paper mills, to SparkNotes, to blogs…
Descriptors: Reading, Internet, Reading Programs, Course Descriptions
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Rolfe, Vivien – Open Praxis, 2016
For those receiving funding from the UK HEFCE-funded Open Educational Resource Programme (2009-2012), the sustainability of project outputs was one of a number of essential goals. Our approach for the hosting and distribution of health and life science open educational resources (OER) was based on the utilisation of the WordPress.org blogging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Inegbedion, Juliet O.; Adu, Folorunso I.; Ofulue, Christine Y. – Open Praxis, 2016
This paper presents a study conducted by Inegbedion, Adu and Ofulue from the National Open University of Nigeria. The study focused on the quality of access (admission and registration) at NOUN from a student perspective. A survey design was used for the study while a multi-stage sampling technique was used to select the sample size. All the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Questionnaires, Sample Size, Open Universities
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Kintonova, Aliya Zh.; Andassova, Bakkaisha Z.; Ermaganbetova, Madina A.; Maikibaeva, Elmira K. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This paper describes the results of studies on the peculiarities of distributed information systems, and the research of distributed systems technology development. The paper also provides the results of the analysis of E-business market research in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The article briefly describes the implementation of a possible solution…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Programming Languages, Information Systems, Business
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Dlaske, Kati – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
Volunteer tourism is one of the latest branches of the ever expanding globalised tourism. The initiative Workaway, an expression of this trend, was established in the late 90s with the aim of promoting "cultural understanding between different peoples and lands throughout the world". The figure of the workawayer as a new cosmopolitan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Volunteers, Tourism
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Zadahmad, Manouchehr; Yousefzadehfard, Parisa – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2016
Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC) aims to improve all mobile applications such as m-learning systems. This study presents an innovative method to use web technology and software engineering's best practices to provide m-learning functionalities hosted in a MCC-learning system as service. Components hosted by MCC are used to empower developers to create…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Computer Software, Handheld Devices, Internet
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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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