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Bakla, Arif – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
It is often argued that current generations use digital technologies in different ways than older ones do. In response to the need for research on how younger generations use new technologies, this paper surveys identifiable patterns of technology use in EFL (English as a foreign language) and ESL (English as a second language) learners in daily…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Correlation
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Parks-Yancy, Rochelle; Cooley, Delonia – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
What are first-generation college students' (FGCS) perspectives of employment screening methods? The authors investigate which methods FGCS believe are likely to cause an employer to extend a job offer and which methods yield the best pool of job applicants. Survey data were collected from undergraduate business majors. They were analyzed using…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Employment, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys
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May-Yazdi, Or; BenDavid-Hadar, Iris – Education and Society, 2018
This research examines Financial Literacy (FL) among the ultra-Orthodox (Haredi) Jewish population in Israel, a group characterized by a high rate of poverty compared to others (Endeweld, Barkali, Gottlieb, & Heller, 2016b). FL has the potential to reduce the rate of poverty of the ultra-Orthodox population in Israel. It analyses the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Income, Religious Factors, Higher Education
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Jamnik, Matthew R.; Lane, David J. – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2017
Today, researchers have the ability to conduct their investigations in a number of different manners, including both traditional testing using university subject pool participants and the more recent method of online recruitment. Although the use of internet participants is becoming more popular, this area of research is still very much in its…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Internet, Recruitment, Comparative Analysis
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Sharabi, Adi; Sade, Sarit; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The goals of the study were first to compare the social and academic well-being (loneliness and academic self-efficacy (ASE) among college students with and without learning disabilities (LD), as well as three personal strengths (hope, optimism and sense of coherence (SOC). The second goal was to identify the predicting factors to their loneliness…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Well Being
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Ogwu, Edna N. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
This study compares teacher trainee students (TTSs), electronic learning technology (ELT) readiness, competence as well as their constraints to ELT readiness using 373 University education students' from Botswana and Nigeria that are randomly selected. Data was descriptively analysed based on the research objectives and hypotheses using mean…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Electronic Learning, Trainees, Foreign Countries
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Hsieh, Ming-Yuan – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
Because the development of Taiwanese Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) websites is at this moment full of vitality, this research employs a series of analytical cross-measurements of Quality Function Deployment method of House of Quality (QFD-HOQ) model and Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methodology to cross-evaluate the weighted…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Kharkhurin, Anatoliy V.; Wei, Li – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2015
This study further explores the theme of bilingual creativity with the present focus on code-switching. Specifically, it investigates whether code-switching practice has an impact on creativity. In line with the previous research, selective attention was proposed as a potential cognitive mechanism, which on the one hand would benefit from…
Descriptors: Role, Code Switching (Language), Creativity, College Students
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Kislyakov, P. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2015
This article presents an analysis of modernization of the education system in the Russian Federation from the viewpoint of both Western liberal and traditional conservative (Russian) ideologies and related retro-innovations. We describe negative trends in how individuals develop and define themselves against the backdrop of liberalization,…
Descriptors: National Security, Patriotism, Citizenship, Prosocial Behavior
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Castaño, Jonatan; Duart, Josep M.; Sancho-Vinuesa, Teresa – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2015
The use of the Internet in higher education teaching can facilitate the interactive learning process and thus improve educational outcomes. The aim of the study presented here is to explore which variables are linked to higher intensity of Internet-based interactive educational practices. The study is based on data obtained from an online survey…
Descriptors: Use Studies, Internet, Higher Education, Educational Practices
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Sapa, Remigiusz; Krakowska, Monika; Janiak, Malgorzata – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2014
Introduction: The paper presents original research designed to explore and compare selected aspects of the information seeking behaviour of mathematicians (scientists and students) on the Internet. Method: The data were gathered through a questionnaire distributed at the end of 2011 and in January 2012. Twenty-nine professional mathematicians and…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Scientists, Internet, Mass Media Use
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Srichanyachon, Napaporn – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2014
The purpose of this study is to present the views, attitudes, and perspectives of undergraduate students using Learning Management System (LMS) along with traditional face-to-face learning. It attempts to understand the factors that influence the adoption of LMS based on users' own experience. The samples were 198 undergraduate students enrolled…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Internet, Ownership
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Greaney, Mary L.; Puleo, Elaine; Bennett, Gary G.; Haines, Jess; Viswanath, K.; Gillman, Matthew W.; Sprunck-Harrild, Kim; Coeling, Molly; Rusinak, Donna; Emmons, Karen M. – Health Education & Behavior, 2014
Background: Many U.S. adults have multiple behavioral risk factors, and effective, scalable interventions are needed to promote population-level health. In the health care setting, interventions are often provided in print, although accessible to nearly everyone, are brief (e.g., pamphlets), are not interactive, and can require some logistics…
Descriptors: Health Education, Health Promotion, Risk, Health Behavior
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Pursel, Barton K.; Xie, Hui – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2014
As social and collaborative technologies emerge, educators and scholars continue to explore and experiment with how these tools might impact pedagogy. For over a decade, educators experimented with the use of blogs in academic settings, a tool that allows for students and instructors to enter into a rich dialogue. With most technology tools, users…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Statistical Analysis, Comparative Analysis
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