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Georgas, Helen – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2013
Federated searching was once touted as the library world's answer to Google, but ten years since federated searching technology's inception, how does it actually compare? This study focuses on undergraduate student preferences and perceptions when doing research using both Google and a federated search tool. Students were asked about their…
Descriptors: Internet, Undergraduate Students, Online Searching, Research Tools
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VanDoorn, George; Eklund, Antoinette A. – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2013
Social networking offers teachers and learners exciting opportunities to communicate. Web 2.0 and its synchronous communications platforms provide new avenues for teachers to deliver curriculum and facilitate learning. Further, they provide new avenues for students to engage and intensify their own learning. Being able to chat in real-time with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Networks
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Buyse, Kris – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2012
Teaching foreign language writing often lacks adjustments to the requirements of today's students of the "Internet Generation" (iGen): traditionally teachers set a--not very inspiring--topic, a deadline and then return a discouraging, manually underlined and/or annotated text without systematic labeling. The annotated document is then…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Internet
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Kennedy, Fionnuala; Bruen, Jenny; Péchenart, Juliette – Language Learning in Higher Education, 2012
The focus of this paper is twofold: first, on the development of an electronic version of a European Language Portfolio (ELP), known as the LOLIPOP (Language On-line Portfolio Project) ELP, and second on its integration into an undergraduate module on Intercultural Communication in an institute of higher education in Ireland. The paper begins by…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Second Language Learning, Portfolios (Background Materials)
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Levy, Meira; Hadar, Irit – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2010
The new concepts and technologies of Web 2.0 attract researches in a variety of fields including education, business and knowledge management. However, while the Web 2.0 potential in the education discipline has been widely studied, in the management discipline the Web 2.0 business value has not been fully acknowledged. This research suggests an…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Business Administration Education, Internet, Electronic Publishing
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Gray, Lucinda; Thomas, Nina; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report provides national data on the availability and use of educational technology in public elementary and secondary schools during fall 2008. The data are the results of a national school-level survey that is one of a set that includes district, school, and teacher surveys on educational technology. Every year between 1994 and 2005 (with…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Public Schools, Access to Information, Teacher Surveys
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Gray, Lucinda; Thomas, Nina; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
This report provides national data on the availability and use of educational technology among teachers in public elementary and secondary schools during the winter and spring of 2009. The data are the results of a national teacher-level survey that is one of a set that includes district, school, and teacher surveys on educational technology.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
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Neiman, Samantha – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
The National Center for Education Statistics collects data on crime and violence in U.S. public schools through the School Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS). This First Look report presents findings from the 2009-10 School Survey on Crime and Safety data collection. Developed and managed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Crime, Safety, School Surveys