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Kumar Basak, Sujit; Wotto, Marguerite; Bélanger, Paul – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
In the 21st century, the information and communication technology explosion increases the uses of digital devices for many purposes in the world of work and in formal and non-formal education. This study analyzes existing literature on the basis of the definition of the concepts, terminology used, differences, fundamental perspectives, benefits,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Handheld Devices, Information Technology, Distance Education
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Peng, Ying; Yan, Weirong – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Internet-based learning is increasingly applied in medical education, but its effect in the field of public health training is still unclear. This meta-analysis was undertaken to explore the impact of Internet-based learning on students'/professionals' knowledge of public health compared with no intervention and with traditional face-to-face (FTF)…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Public Health, Health Education
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Yoon, JungWon; Huang, Hong; Soojung Kim – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: This study investigated trends in the health information-seeking behaviour of the U.S. foreign-born population over a ten-year period and examined whether health information disparities between this population and native-born citizens have decreased. Method: Data were collected from six iterations of the Health Information National…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Trend Analysis, National Surveys, Health
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Kimmerle, Joachim; Moskaliuk, Johannes; Oeberst, Aileen; Cress, Ulrike – Educational Psychologist, 2015
Social media are increasingly being used for educational purposes. The first part of this article briefly reviews literature that reports on educational applications of social media tools. The second part discusses theories that may provide a basis for analyzing the processes that are relevant for individual learning and collective knowledge…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Social Systems, Social Networks, Instructional Design
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Brown, Stephen L.; Land, Diane; Johnson, Chandrika; Miller, Kim – American Journal of Health Education, 2014
Background: Obesity presents major challenges to public health in the United States. Trials of web-based interventions for weight control suggest that the Internet is a promising option for program delivery. Purpose: This study sought consensus among experts regarding critical components of successful weight control and to systematically examine…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Body Weight, Internet, Evidence
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Ronau, Robert N.; Rakes, Christopher R.; Bush, Sarah B.; Driskell, Shannon O.; Niess, Margaret L.; Pugalee, David K. – American Educational Research Journal, 2014
We examined 480 dissertations on the use of technology in mathematics education and developed a Quality Framework (QF) that provided structure to consistently define and measure quality. Dissertation studies earned an average of 64.4% of the possible quality points across all methodology types, compared to studies in journals that averaged 47.2%.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Technology, Doctoral Dissertations, Mentors
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Guo, Yuh-Jen; Wang, Shu-Ching; Statz, Shelly R.; Wynne, Craig – Professional Counselor, 2012
Growing individual access to the Internet helps universities take advantage of academic webpages to showcase unique characteristics and recruit prospective students. This study explored how the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) accredited counseling programs have utilized their program webpages for…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Web Sites, Accreditation (Institutions), Student Recruitment