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Livingstone, Sonia; Cagiltay, Kursat; Ólafsson, Kjartan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
In the EU Kids Online II project, data were collected from children and parents via in-home face-to-face interviews in 25 European countries to examine children's Internet use, activities and skills, the risk of harm they encountered, parental awareness, and safety strategies regarding children's Internet use and risks. The project provides…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Children, Internet, Mass Media Use
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Kazlauskas, Alanah; Robinson, Kathy – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Twenty-first century students are expected to utilise emerging technologies such as lecture podcasts as learning tools. This research explored the uptake of podcasts by undergraduate students enrolled in two very different cognitively challenging subjects in the second year of the nursing programme and in the first year of a business programme.…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Internet, Lecture Method
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Hsu, Ching-Kun; Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Chuang, Chien-Wen; Chang, Chih-Kai – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2012
Owing to the popularity of computers and computer networks, fostering the web-based problem-solving ability of students has become an important educational objective in recent years. This study attempted to compare the effects of using selected and open network resources on students' intentions with regard to their information system usage by…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Information Systems
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Kleemans, Tijs; Segers, Eliane; Droop, Mienke; Wentink, Hanneke – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
The present study investigated the differences in learning gain when performing a WebQuest with a well-defined versus an ill-defined assignment. Twenty boys and twenty girls (mean age 11; 10), attending a special primary education school, performed two WebQuests. In each WebQuest, they performed either a well-defined or an ill-defined assignment.…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Elementary School Students, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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Mitra, Sugata; Dangwal, Ritu – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
What and how much can children learn without subject teachers? In an attempt to find a limit to self organized learning, we explored the capacity of 10-14 year old Tamil-speaking children in a remote Indian village to learn basic molecular biology, initially on their own with a Hole-in-the-Wall public computer facility, and later with the help of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, State Schools, Private Schools
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Xin, Ding; Jian, Niu; Yanhui, Han – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
Distance education is among the significant fields for the application of educational technology. Distance education in China has gone through three phases, namely: correspondence-based education, radio and TV-based education and online education. This paper was based on educational technology application, and the historical, dialectic and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Comparative Analysis, Scientific Research