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Cabi, Emine; Kalelioglu, Filiz – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
The purpose of the study was to reveal the effect of a course taken through distance education on students' readiness and attitudes. Sequential explanatory design method was used as a research method in which qualitative and quantitative measurements were used in the research. For the quantitative data, a single group pre-test/post-test design was…
Descriptors: Student Experience, Online Courses, Student Attitudes, Distance Education
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Henson, Amy R. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
The purpose of this research was to determine the extent that computer-related factors affect the success of nontraditional college students. Since nontraditional students typically have fewer skills than traditionally-aged students, they may be less efficacious regarding their ability to use technology. Unfortunately, such reduced confidence may…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, College Students, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Rivituso, Jack – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2014
This interpretive phenomenological analysis explored the lived experiences and the psychological impact of victimization from cyberbullying among college students. Two theories, Bandura's Theory of Triadic Reciprocal Determinism and the General Strain Theory, guided the primary research questions used for this exploration. Each of these…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Victims, Phenomenology
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Aktürk, Ahmet Oguz – Education, 2014
This study investigated the relationships between the self-efficacy beliefs of students at community colleges regarding the educational use of the Internet and their epistemological beliefs. Moreover, it is also examined whether the self-efficacy beliefs of the students regarding the educational use of the Internet and their epistemological…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Two Year College Students, Self Efficacy, Educational Technology
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Behrend, Tara S.; Wiebe, Eric N.; London, Jennifer E.; Johnson, Emily C. – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2011
Cloud computing is gaining popularity in higher education settings, but the costs and benefits of this tool have gone largely unexplored. The purpose of this study was to examine the factors that lead to technology adoption in a higher education setting. Specifically, we examined a range of predictors and outcomes relating to the acceptance of a…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Usability, Rural Areas, Educational Technology
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Ovadia, Steven – Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, 2011
Given the challenging economic climate in the United States, many academics are looking to open-access electronic textbooks as a way to provide students with traditional textbook content at a more financially advantageous price. Open access refers to "the free and widely available information throughout the World Wide Web. Once an article's…
Descriptors: Textbook Content, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing, Access to Information
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Reynolds, Rebecca; Caperton, Idit Harel – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2011
This implementation study explores middle school, high school and community college student experiences in Globaloria, an educational pilot program of game design offered in schools within the U.S. state of West Virginia, supported by a non-profit organization based in New York City called the World Wide Workshop Foundation. This study reports on…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Attitudes, Pilot Projects, Learner Engagement