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Lichy, Jessica – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2012
This article reports the findings of a small-scale investigation into the Internet user behaviour of generation Y (Gen Y) students, with particular reference to social networking sites. The study adds to the literature on cross-cultural Internet user behaviour with specific reference to Gen Y and social networking. It compares how a cohort of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Internet
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Ogba, Ike-Elechi; Saul, Neil; Coates, Nigel F. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2012
Most if not all UK universities and many in other parts of the world support their student learning via a virtual learning environment (VLE). Online resources are going to be increasingly important to students as the internet is very much part of their lives. However, the VLE will require ongoing investment to keep pace with technological…
Descriptors: Advertising, Student Attitudes, Internet, Virtual Classrooms
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Knight, Jasper – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2010
This article reports a study which sought to evaluate the different learning strategies adopted by students when accessing virtual learning environment (VLE)-hosted resources because, if student achievement corresponds to the learning strategy that is adopted whilst accessing VLE resources, directed tasks can be put in place that will encourage…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods
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Perry, Bob – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2010
Academic research and newspaper stories suggest that academic misconduct, including plagiarism, is on the increase. This apparent increase coupled with new internet enterprises selling "pass" papers and customized research are worrying trends. Academic misconduct is deeply harmful in a number of ways by devaluing awards, frustrating…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Student Attitudes, Cheating, Teaching Methods