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Schmier, Stephanie – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: This paper highlights the fluidity with which youth make decisions about engaging with digital technologies including online social media. Specifically, the purpose of this paper is to explore the possibilities that literacy curriculum that centers digital technologies can have for students from immigrant communities through tracing the…
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Internet, Social Media, Immigrants
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Berber, Yesica Cecilia Núñez – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Cellphones are considered a convergent technology since their use goes beyond making a simple phone call, they are smart phones used as technological devices that have a series of applications as well as Internet connection. The use and appropriation of cellphones, consequently, require a series of learning and competence that is generated which…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Learning Strategies
OECD Publishing, 2018
Schools are not just four walls inside of which students learn how to read, write and think. Schools provide a venue where young people meet each other, and where they develop relationships and friendships that may last for decades. At school, students socialise and hone the interpersonal skills that are required to function effectively in the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, International Cooperation, Interpersonal Competence, Problem Solving
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Kilic, Abdullah Faruk; Güzeller, Cem Oktay – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study aimed at determining the impact of demographic factors on the Internet usage purposes of high school students. The population of the study consisted of students between 9th and 12th grades from the Anatolian high schools, science high schools, social sciences high schools, sports high schools and fine arts high schools in Turkey. The…
Descriptors: High School Students, Internet, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Valdemoros-San-Emeterio, M-Angeles; Sanz-Arazuri, Eva; Ponce-de-León-Elizondo, Ana – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The "Network Society" is identified by accelerated changes that occur between real and virtual worlds. The progress of digital devices has generated a new model of leisure that has conditioned family interactions. The aim of this research was to identify the relationship between digital leisure experiences and perceived family…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Youth, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Antheunis, Marjolijn L.; Schouten, Alexander P.; Krahmer, Emiel – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the role of social networking sites (SNSs) in early adolescents' social lives. First, we investigated the relation between SNS use and several aspects of early adolescents' social lives (i.e., friendship quality, bridging social capital, and bonding social capital). Second, we examined whether there are…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Early Adolescents, Social Life, Correlation
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Karakose, Turgut; Yirci, Ramazan; Uygun, Harun; Ozdemir, Tuncay Yavuz – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study was conducted in order to analyze the relation between high school students' Facebook addiction and loneliness levels. The study was conducted with the relational screening model. The sample of the study consists of 712 randomly selected high school students. The data was collected using the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS) to…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, High School Students, Addictive Behavior, Social Media
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Abu-Shanab, Emad; Al-Tarawneh, Heyam – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2015
Social networks are becoming an integral part of people's lives. Students are spending much time on social media and are considered the largest category that uses such application. This study tries to explore the influence of social media use, and especially Facebook, on high school students' performance. The study used the GPA of students in four…
Descriptors: Social Networks, High School Students, Academic Achievement, Social Media
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Sorbring, Emma; Hallberg, Jonas; Bohlin, Margareta; Skoog, Therése – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2015
Parental attitudes towards young people's sexuality in traditional (i.e. non-online media) settings have been associated with young people's sexual activities. In this study, we explored the association between key parent and youth characteristics and parental attitudes towards young people's online sexual activities. We also examined the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Sexuality, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks
Wespieser, Karen – National Foundation for Educational Research, 2015
This report looks at the online activities of London's young people. The report highlights that children and young people use technology to have fun, study and communicate with others. Most children and young people have positive experiences online. On the whole they are sensible online and do not put themselves "at risk". However, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Children, Youth
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Ševcíková, Anna; Simon, Laura; Daneback, Kristian; Kvapilík, Tomáš – Youth & Society, 2015
Prior research suggests that adolescent girls may react more negatively to online sexual content than boys. This study explored the qualitative experiences of adolescent girls who encountered bothersome or disturbing sexual content online. Fourteen girls (aged 15-17 years) were interviewed online about the context in which they saw bothersome…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Sexuality, Web Sites
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Zhang, Ke – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
This article starts with an overview on China's MOOC phenomenon and social media, and then reports a comparative, multiple case study on three selected MOOC communities that have emerged on social media in China. These representative MOOC communities included: (a) MOOC Academy, the largest MOOC community in China, (b) Zhejiang University of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data Collection, Online Courses, Social Networks
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Akturk, Ahmet Oguz – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the cyberbullying sensitivity levels of high school students and their perceived social supports levels, and analyze the variables that predict cyberbullying sensitivity. In addition, whether cyberbullying sensitivity levels and social support levels differed according to gender was also…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, High School Students, Social Support Groups
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Melki, Jad P. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
The role of new media in the Arab uprisings and the news of widespread surveillance of digital and mobile media have triggered a renewed interest in Arab audiences research, particularly as it pertains to these audiences' critical abilities and digital media literacy competencies. Taken for granted have been Arab youth's widespread use of social…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Media Literacy, Arabs, Audiences
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Sandlin, Jean Kelso; Peña, Edlyn Vallejo – Innovative Higher Education, 2014
An increasing number of institutions utilize social media tools, including student-written blogs, on their admission websites in an effort to enhance authenticity in their recruitment marketing materials. This study offers a framework for understanding what contributes to prospective college students' perceptions of social media authenticity…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Networks, Student Recruitment, College Admission
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