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Chou, Chien; Wu, Huan-Chueh; Wang, Mei-Hung – Computers & Education, 2011
From time to time, cases of over-dependence on the Internet have been observed on college campuses. Some students, especially male students, remain connected to the Internet as long as they are awake. In Chinese, the emerging term (chai-nan) is used to describe this kind of young man, meaning "room-bound male," who seldom leaves his…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Recreational Activities, Social Life
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Sahin, Sami; Yilmaz, Harun – Journal of Instructional Psychology, 2011
This study examines pre-service teachers' conception about teaching and learning using the perspectives of Traditional Teaching (TT) and Constructivist Teaching (CT). Using the Teaching and Learning Conceptions Questionnaire (TLCQ) by Chan and Elliot (2004), data were collected from 460 pre-service teachers in Turkey through an online…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Factor Structure, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
Mifsud, Mark C. – Online Submission, 2011
Not much is known about the environmental knowledge, attitudes and actions of young people in the Maltese islands. The main actors that are responsible for the acquisition and development of environmental perspectives of young people in Malta are also not well known. There is as yet, little understanding of the extent to which these actors are…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Internet
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Chou, Chien; Wu, Huan-Chueh; Chen, Chao-Hsiu – Computers & Education, 2011
The purpose of this study is to propose a 6-T model (Tool, Toy, Telephone, Territory, Treasure of Information, and Trade) to explore college students' Internet-related attitudes, and to examine whether gender and grade level make any difference in their attitudes. Data from 1069 participants were collected from 96 Taiwanese universities and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Internet
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Njagi, K. O.; Havice, W. L. – African Higher Education Review, 2011
Recent advances in the contemporary world, especially in the area of computer technology, have heralded the development and implementation of new and innovative teaching strategies and particularly with the Internet revolution. This study assessed students' attitude towards computer technology. Specifically, the study assessed differences in…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Pretests Posttests
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Seeholzer, Jamie; Salem, Joseph A., Jr. – College & Research Libraries, 2011
This study explores student use of the mobile Web in general and expectations for an academic library's mobile Web site in particular through focus groups with students at Kent State University. Participants expressed more interest in using their mobile Web device to interact with library resources and services than anticipated. Results showed an…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Web Sites, Academic Libraries, Internet
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Cismaru, Romulus; Cismaru, Magdalena – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
Laptop use in class is a characteristic of universities that is changing rapidly. Although much of the attention and research regarding this issue has focused on the debate of whether to impose mandatory laptop programs, the reality of wireless campuses allows students to use their laptops in class for class related and non-class related…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Universities, Laptop Computers, Foreign Countries
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Park, Hee Sun; Smith, Sandi; Klein, Katherine A. – Journal of Drug Education, 2011
This study examined estimation and accuracy of normative perceptions for students during one celebratory drinking occasion. Students who drank on St. Patrick's Day overestimated the percentage of others who also drank, whereas the students who did not drink on St. Patrick's Day underestimated the percentage of others who also did not drink. The…
Descriptors: Drinking, Student Behavior, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Bidin, Zainol; Hashim, Mohd Farid Asraf Md; Sharif, Zakiyah; Shamsudin, Faridahwati Mohd – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2011
Purpose: This study sought to investigate the factors that influence students' intention to use the Internet for academic purposes in Universiti Utara Malaysia. This study applies theory of planned behaviour (TPB) as the base model. The model employed the original variables from the theory i.e. attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioural…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Prediction, Intention, Internet
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Bekele, Teklu Abate – Educational Technology & Society, 2010
Previous studies examined student motivation and satisfaction in Internet-Supported Learning Environments (ISLE) in higher education but none provided a comprehensive analysis of significant methodological and theoretical issues. To contribute toward filling this knowledge gap and then to better inform instructional systems development, practice,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Attitudes, Satisfaction, Student Motivation
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Mason, Lucia; Boldrin, Angela; Ariasi, Nicola – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2010
Students are making an increased use of the Web as a source for solving information problems for academic assignments. To extend current research about search behavior during navigation on the Web, this study examined whether students are able to spontaneously reflect, from an epistemic perspective, on the information accessed, and whether their…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Protocol Analysis, Prior Learning, Metacognition
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Campo, Shelly; Askelson, Natoshia M.; Spies, Erica L.; Losch, Mary – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2010
Web sites about sexual health lack the interactivity, humor, and "viral" nature required to attract young adults. The Midwest Teen Sex Show (www.midwestteensexshow.com) is an interactive, humor-based Web site that provides sexual health information to young adults. One episode from the Web site was shown to six focus groups of young women, ages…
Descriptors: Females, Focus Groups, Young Adults, Humor
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Lee, Jo Ann – College Student Journal, 2010
Differences between Caucasian and non-Caucasian students were examined in terms of perceptions of diversity among faculty members, satisfaction with faculty diversity, perceptions that faculty diversity contributed to their educational experience, and perceptions of faculty respect for diversity among students. Surveys were distributed…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Student Diversity, Diversity (Faculty)
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Jones, Norah; Blackey, Haydn; Fitzgibbon, Karen; Chew, Esyin – Computers & Education, 2010
To understand the student experience on social software, the research aims to explore the disruptive nature and opportunity of social networking for higher education. Taking four universities, the research: (1) identifies the distinction between the students' current usage of social software; (2) reports on the students' experience on…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Social Life, Student Experience, Educational Technology
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Garrison, D. R.; Cleveland-Innes, Martha; Fung, Tak Shing – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
The causal relationships among the three presences in the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework are explored and tested in this paper. The CoI framework has been used extensively in the research and practice of online and blended learning contexts. With the development of a survey instrument based on the CoI framework, it is possible to test the…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Factor Structure, Computer Mediated Communication, Communities of Practice
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