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Narayanan, Bhavish Khanna; Babu, M. Rajasekhara; Moses, Sharon J.; Nirmala, M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
With the onset of the twenty-first century, the internet world has seen a pervasive development. Smartphones have become the primordial means of communication and social networking. This has granted the minors an unprecedented access to the internet which poses the risk of both unwanted exposure as well as intended access to the harmful internet…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Internet, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Abu-Asbah, Khaled – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The research dealt with intergenerational gaps in the use of digital technology in Palestinian society in Israel and its influence on relations between parents and their children. 120 parents from the center of the country participated in the study and one of the children (male or female) from each couple. Findings indicate the existence of…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Age Differences, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Sendurur, Emine – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
There are many decision-making theories that explain how people decide to buy, click, read, or skip something online. Studies integrating the eye tracking methodology with decision-making processes state many assumptions. Based on a group of assumptions, the current study aims to compare the two search contexts and find if the assumptions are…
Descriptors: Internet, Decision Making, Online Searching, Graduate Students
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Kopiyawattage, Kumudu P. P.; Warner, Laura A.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Extension is challenged with meeting the needs of a variety of stakeholders. As the country becomes more urban, Extension may need to adapt programming to reach new clients. Having an understanding about what, when, and how urban food producers gather information is important to address their needs. Information that is relevant, up-to-date, and…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Extension Education
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Tas, Besra; Öztosun, Ali – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The aim of the present study is to examine whether adolescent perception of social support and ostracism experiences are able to predict Internet addiction. The study endeavours to identify whether adolescent perception of social support, ostracism experiences, and Internet addiction significantly vary on the basis of sex, educational level,…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Addictive Behavior, Social Support Groups
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Roehrig, Alysia D.; Soper, Devin; Cox, Bradley E.; Colvin, Gloria P. – Educational Researcher, 2018
This essay explores factors underlying the underutilization of Open Access (OA) to make education research literature freely available online, where it can benefit a global audience of researchers, students, teachers, and policymakers. Situating this autobiographical self-study in the context of the broader global and scholarly context, we use…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Research, Internet
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Tanriogen, Zeynep Meral – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: We can see by reviewing the relevant literature that only half of the eight characteristics of Industry 4.0 have been studied for education and the other four characteristics still need to be investigated such as "internet of things", "autonomous robots", "cyber physical systems", "vertical and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Case Studies, Assistant Principals
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Rowe, Dawn A.; McNaught, John; Yoho, Louise M.; Davis, Mariya; Mazzotti, Valerie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Although there are many transitions that occur in a young person's life, transition from high school to adulthood can be one of the most challenging. This transition requires autonomy and decision-making skills. To support youth in having positive outcomes after high school, it is imperative for teachers to have strategies to guide students in…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Internet, Resources, Personal Autonomy
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Altin, Mehmet; Kivrak, Ali Osman – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The objective of this study is to examine the place and importance of social media in the lives of university students according to several demographic variables. 323 Turkish students in total, 186 of whom were males and 137 of whom were females, studying in different departments at Selçuk University, participated in the study. A personal…
Descriptors: Social Media, Addictive Behavior, College Students, Gender Differences
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Nik Farid, Nik Daliana; Mohd Arshad, Mohd Faris bin; Yakub, Nur Asyikin; Ahmad Zaki, Rafdzah; Muhamad, Haslina; Abdul Aziz, Norlaili; Dahlui, Maznah – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: Internet-based health promotion offers a promising approach to fostering healthy sexual behaviour among adolescents. The objective of this study was to identify the potential of an Internet-based programme to improve sexual and reproductive health (SRH) knowledge among Malaysian young people. Design: A pre-test/post-test design was used…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Sexuality, Health Behavior
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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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Sawaki, Yasuyo; Sinharay, Sandip – Language Testing, 2018
The present study examined the reliability of the reading, listening, speaking, and writing section scores for the TOEFL iBT® test and their interrelationship in order to collect empirical evidence to support, respectively, the "generalization" inference and the "explanation" inference in the TOEFL iBT validity argument…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Testing
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Speily, Omid R. B.; Kardan, Ahmad A. – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Online learning communities (OLCs) enable their learner to access different types of information through internet based structures anywhere anytime. OLCs are among the strategies used for the production and repost of information by learners interested in a specific area to support asynchronous learning. In this respect, learners become members of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Dissemination, Computer Mediated Communication, Asynchronous Communication
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Valan, Lotha; Sundin, Karin; Kristiansen, Lisbeth; Jong, Mats – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Background: On the basis of parents' growing use of the Internet as a resource for health-related information, and the total lack of scientific literature about how nurses in child healthcare experience how their work is affected, further information is needed.Purpose: This study describes child health nurses' (CHN) experiences and opinions of…
Descriptors: Child Health, Nurses, Parents, Internet
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Eckert, Stine; Metzger-Riftkin, Jade; Nurmis, Joanna – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
In 2013-2016 we designed and implemented Wikid Grrls, a 10-week after-school workshop series to teach online skills to middle school girls in U.S. schools. We interviewed and surveyed 80 participants before and after the workshops. Girls' online skills and confidence in them increased measurably for the duration of the workshop series.…
Descriptors: Females, Workshops, After School Programs, Technological Literacy
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