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Javaid, Muhammad Asim; Chakraborty, Shelly; Cryan, John F.; Schellekens, Harriët; Toulouse, André – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
Recent studies have highlighted a fear or difficulty with the study and understanding of neuroanatomy among medical and healthcare students. This has been linked with a diminished confidence of clinical practitioners and students to manage patients with neurological conditions. The underlying reasons for this difficulty have been queried among a…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Neurology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Medical Students
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Affeldt, Fiona; Eilks, Ingo – School Science Review, 2018
Social media are a highly visible factor in the daily lives of our students. Why should teachers not take advantage of this and develop teaching and learning materials that use the designs found in such media to contextualise science learning? This article suggests some ideas for creating lab instructions using social media design as an innovative…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Media, Instructional Design, Science Instruction
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Woods, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
Cloud computing is a rapidly emerging topic, but should it be included in an introductory IT course? The magnitude of cloud computing use, especially cloud infrastructure, along with students' limited knowledge of the topic support adding cloud content to the IT curriculum. There are several arguments that support including cloud computing in an…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Internet, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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Wells, Dominic D. – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
In the time following the 2016 presidential election, much has been written about the spread of false information on social media websites. Given the potential influence false information has had on American politics, it is more important than ever for people to critically evaluate the content they view and share on social media. This article…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Media, Persuasive Discourse, Critical Thinking
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Naezer, Marijke; Rommes, Els; Jansen, Willy – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2017
Youth empowerment is the main goal of sex education according to Dutch Government and NGO policies. Academics from different disciplines have argued, however, that the ideal of empowerment through education is problematic, because of the unequal power relations implicated in educational practices. Building on one-and-a-half years of online and…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Student Empowerment, Foreign Countries, Sexuality
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Scheef, Andrew R.; Johnson, Cinda – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
The inclusion of age-appropriate transition assessments is a key component of transition services for students with disabilities. Although these assessments may focus on a variety of areas, their general purpose is to provide guidance in developing individualized postschool goals and design transition services to help students achieve these goals.…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Disabilities, Student Adjustment
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Van Dyke, Aaron R.; Smith-Carpenter, Jillian – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
The majority of undergraduates own a smartphone, yet fewer than half view it as a valuable learning technology. Consequently, a digital laboratory notebook (DLN) was developed for an upper-division undergraduate biochemistry laboratory course using the free mobile application Evernote. The cloud-based DLN capitalized on the unique features of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Biochemistry, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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McNicol, Sarah – Computers in the Schools, 2016
This article discusses the two main strategies commonly used to safeguard children and young people online; namely, Internet filtering and digital literacy education. In recent U.K. government guidance, both are identified as means to prevent online radicalization in schools. However, despite the inadequacies of filtering, more attention is…
Descriptors: Internet, Antisocial Behavior, Critical Literacy, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Enkin, Elizabeth; Mejias-Bikani, Errapel – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2016
In this paper, we discuss the benefits of using online translators in the foreign language classroom. Specifically, we discuss how faulty online translator output can be used to create activities that help raise metalinguistic awareness of second language grammar and of the differences between grammatical constructions in the first and second…
Descriptors: Translation, Internet, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Moorefield-Lang, Heather; Hall, Tracy – Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to describe how a series of one-shot or single class library instruction webinars were created for on-campus and distance education students at Virginia Tech, a land grant institution in rural southwestern Virginia. Virginia Tech's distance learning department on campus trained in Centra 7.6 software and the lead…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Distance Education, Interviews, Coding
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Scheuerell, Scott; Jaeger, Matt – Social Studies, 2015
The authors discuss how high school students participated in a unit in which they learned about African American history in a 1:1 computer classroom--in particular, how they were able to use digital history to learn about a variety of African American leaders who are not frequently covered in the traditional American History textbook. In addition,…
Descriptors: Black Studies, Internet, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Ellis, William F.; McAleer, Brenda; Szakas, Joseph S. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
The Internet's effect on society is growing exponentially. One only has to look at the growth of e-commerce, social media, wireless data access, and mobile devices to see how communication is changing. The need and desire for the Internet, especially in such disciplines as Computer Science or Computer Information Systems, pose a unique risk for…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Risk, Educational Environment
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Anderson, Betsy; Swenson, Rebecca; Kinsella, John – Communication Teacher, 2014
This article describes a realistic online crisis unit, in which students practice: (1) responding to fast-paced information on multiple social media channels; (2) coordinating and making team decisions; and (3) creating effective responses. These skills are required for entry-level positions such as digital specialists and community managers,…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Crisis Management, Communication (Thought Transfer), Social Networks
Simic, Konstantin; Vujin, Vladimir; Labus, Aleksandra; Stepanic, Ðorde; Stevanovic, Mladen – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
One of the new topics taught at technical universities is Internet of Things. In this paper, a workshop for organizing a lab in academic environment for the subject Internet of Things is described. The architecture of the platform, scenario and a description of components used for creating the environment for learning Internet of things are also…
Descriptors: Internet, Workshops, Robotics, Teaching Methods
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Gullen, Kristine; Sheldon, Tovah – Journal of Staff Development, 2014
Learning and leading happen everywhere, and technology unlocks access to information. For teachers, becoming proficient with digital tools is not enough. With the exponential rate of innovation, and the creation of websites, apps, and devices, roles are changing. The person whose disposition is to be curious, confident, and eager to try something…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technological Literacy, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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