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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The 2017 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 53rd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
The 2016 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 52nd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Tas, Besra; Ă–ztosun, Ali – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The aim of the present study is to examine whether adolescent perception of social support and ostracism experiences are able to predict Internet addiction. The study endeavours to identify whether adolescent perception of social support, ostracism experiences, and Internet addiction significantly vary on the basis of sex, educational level,…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Addictive Behavior, Social Support Groups
Bekmezci, Mehmet; Celik, Ismail; Sahin, Ismail; Kiray, Ahmet; Akturk, Ahmet Oguz – Online Submission, 2015
In this research, students' scientific attitude, computer anxiety, educational use of the Internet, academic achievement, and problematic use of the Internet are analyzed based on different variables (gender, parents' educational level and daily access to the Internet). The research group involves 361 students from two middle schools which are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Academic Achievement
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Eret, Esra; Ok, Ahmet – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2014
While plagiarism has been a growing problem in higher education for a long time, the use of the Internet has made this increasing problem more unmanageable. In many countries, this problem has become a matter of discussion, and higher education institutions feel obliged to review their policies on academic dishonesty. As part of these efforts, the…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Internet, Ethics, Preservice Teachers
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Stewart-McKoy, Michelle A. – Journal of Educators Online, 2014
The purpose of this project was to develop an e-learning profile for a group of media and communication students enrolled in a Jamaican tertiary-level institution in order to make informed decisions most the appropriate [online] learning complement for these students. The objectives sought to determine the e-learning profile of media and…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Students, Profiles, Computer Use
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Davis, Katie; James, Carrie – Learning, Media and Technology, 2013
There is considerable debate about young people's concern for privacy today, given their frequent use of social media to share information and other content about themselves and others. While researchers have investigated the online privacy practices of teens and emerging adults, relatively little is known about the attitudes and behaviors of…
Descriptors: Privacy, Early Adolescents, Middle School Students, Preadolescents
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Byrom, Tina; Lightfoot, Nic – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2013
Higher education (HE) is often viewed as a conduit for social mobility through which working-class students can secure improved life-chances. However, the link between HE and social mobility is largely viewed as unproblematic. Little research has explored the possible impact of academic failure (in HE) on the trajectories of working-class students…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Social Mobility, Social Capital, Working Class
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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De Wit, Kurt; Heerwegh, Dirk; Verhoeven, Jef C. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2012
Taking into account that universities assume students will have at least some basic knowledge of the use of computers and the Internet, we hypothesize that the command of ICT skills by freshmen could have an influence on their educational attainment. To test this hypothesis an online questionnaire was used, which was answered by a representative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Management, Grade Point Average, Educational Attainment
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Vu, Phu – Gifted and Talented International, 2011
This study describes a gifted program and examines issues related to gifted students' profiles and their attitudes towards an English specialized program in Vietnam. The data were collected via an online survey and analyzed through descriptive statistics in order to identify patterns of agreement and disagreement between two groups of 60 current…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Greenhow, Christine; Burton, Lisa – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2011
The development of social capital in young people is positively associated with educational attainment, achievement, and psychosocial factors. Prior research has explored factors that contribute to social capital, such as offline social networks. To a lesser extent, studies have analyzed the relationship between online social networks and…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Achievement, Social Networks, Social Capital
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Guerin, Cally; Ranasinghe, Damith – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2010
What is it about the teaching-research nexus that inspires engineering undergraduates to want more and become researchers themselves? In this study, we sought to discover more about the influences on current PhD students' choices to embark on higher degrees by research in various fields in engineering in an Australian research-intensive…
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Focus Groups, Engineering Education, College Faculty