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Bolliger, Doris U.; Shepherd, Craig E. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
As more adults frequent wilderness areas, they bring Internet-enabled devices (e.g., smart phones, tablets) with them. This study focuses on adults' perceptions of these devices in relation to desired outdoor learning experiences. Specifically, researchers examined the perspectives of naturalists who taught outdoor education programs and park…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Outdoor Education, Attitude Measures
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Zhao, Wanxia; Zou, Yonghua – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine the cross-institutional variation in university greenness and analyze its underlying dynamics. Design/methodology/approach: This study constructs a University Greenness Index (UGI) and conducts multivariate regression. Findings: This study finds variation within two dimensions; in the vertical dimension,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Colleges
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan; Hamutoglu, Nazire Burcin; Sezen-Gultekin, Gozde; Ayas, Tuncay – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
This study looks into the relationship between nomophobia and loneliness, and the effects of smartphone and mobile internet use among adolescents. A total of 301 adolescents were employed for the study and the data were collected via Nomophobia (NMP-Q) and UCLA Loneliness Short-Form (ULS-8) Scales. The study was conducted in a relational survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Telecommunications
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Khan, Delvin; Fjerbaek, Annette; Andreasen, Jan J.; Thorup, Charlotte B.; Dinesen, Birthe – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: To determine how cardiac patients use the Activeheart.dk digital toolbox Methods: Mixed-methods study. A total of n = 33 cardiac surgical patients were enrolled in a study, which encouraged use of the Activeheart portal for 4 weeks after discharge. Patients were surveyed with respect to their demographic characteristics, e-health…
Descriptors: Surgery, Questionnaires, Interviews, Heart Disorders
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Kofo, Soetan Aderonke; Mercy, Ominuta Itohan – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Information literacy skills are the ability that enables learners to successfully surf the internet in search of information to improve learning. The internet is a platform that consists of different resources where learners can search for and retrieve information. However, undergraduates do not possess the skills to surf the internet, find and…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Foreign Countries, Internet, Undergraduate Students
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Saghapour, Mohsen; Iranmanesh, Mohammad; Zailani, Suhaiza; Goh, Gerald Guan Gan – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This study has determined the determinants of the perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness and their influence on campus portal usage. A quantitative approach was employed, using a five-point Likert scale questionnaire, adapted from previous studies. Data were gathered through a survey conducted with 341 staff working in the University of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Likert Scales, Surveys
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Scott, Karen M.; Nerminathan, Arany; Alexander, Shirley; Phelps, Megan; Harrison, Amanda – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study was conducted with medical students, physicians, patients and carers in a paediatric and an adult hospital to determine use of mobile devices for learning, and beliefs and attitudes about others' use. Awareness of ethical, patient privacy and data security concerns was explored. The research was conducted using a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Medical Education, Medical Students
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Levent, Faruk; Taçgin, Zeynep – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
The teachers have a substantial role for students through consciously the Internet usage and struggle with cyberbullying. The purpose of this study is to investigate cyberbullying tendency and multidimensional perceived social support status of the teacher candidates. The participants of this research have become 412 teacher candidates as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Influences
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Kilic, Abdullah Faruk; Güzeller, Cem Oktay – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study aimed at determining the impact of demographic factors on the Internet usage purposes of high school students. The population of the study consisted of students between 9th and 12th grades from the Anatolian high schools, science high schools, social sciences high schools, sports high schools and fine arts high schools in Turkey. The…
Descriptors: High School Students, Internet, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Bear, Stephen; Jones, Gwen – Journal of Management Education, 2017
This study provides insight into the factors that influence satisfaction with an Internet-based practitioner-student mentoring relationship that is part of an undergraduate business school curriculum. Practitioner mentors are especially important because they can help student protégés learn the skills needed for their professional development,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Student Satisfaction
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Ramlo, Susan – Journal of Research in Education, 2017
Instructors in higher education are very familiar with the Likert scale Students' Evaluation of Teaching (SET) used to evaluate teaching. Researchers have raised concerns about biases affecting the results of SET surveys, as well as their validity and reliability and use in high-stakes decision making. Here, we demonstrate that Q methodology,…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Mathematics Teachers, Q Methodology, Mixed Methods Research
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Evers, Arne; McCormick, Carina M.; Hawley, Leslie R.; Muñiz, José; Balboni, Giulia; Bartram, Dave; Boben, Dusica; Egeland, Jens; El-Hassan, Karma; Fernández-Hermida, José R.; Fine, Saul; Frans, Örjan; Gintiliené, Grazina; Hagemeister, Carmen; Halama, Peter; Iliescu, Dragos; Jaworowska, Aleksandra; Jiménez, Paul; Manthouli, Marina; Matesic, Krunoslav; Michaelsen, Lars; Mogaji, Andrew; Morley-Kirk, James; Rózsa, Sándor; Rowlands, Lorraine; Schittekatte, Mark; Sümer, H. Canan; Suwartono, Tono; Urbánek, Tomáš; Wechsler, Solange; Zelenevska, Tamara; Zanev, Svetoslav; Zhang, Jianxin – International Journal of Testing, 2017
On behalf of the International Test Commission and the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations a world-wide survey on the opinions of professional psychologists on testing practices was carried out. The main objective of this study was to collect data for a better understanding of the state of psychological testing worldwide. These data…
Descriptors: Testing, Attitudes, Surveys, Psychologists
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Gaile-Sarkane, Elina; Jureviciene, Diva; Skvarciany, Viktorija; Iljins, Juris – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
The banking sector has developed and extended usage of different services at a distance using the internet in the last decade. Internet-based banking services dominate over other historically provided alternatives. This paper explores the adoption of internet banking in Lithuania and Latvia. Internet banking success model was developed based on…
Descriptors: Banking, Internet, Surveys, Correlation
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Hertlein, Katherine M.; Twist, Markie L. C. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2017
The practice of sexting is becoming increasingly common among college students but has the potential to both initiate productive interactions with others and interfere with relationship development. The purpose of this paper is to report on the findings of a study on sexting among college students and to provide a framework through which…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Synchronous Communication
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Mundia, Lawrence; Salleh, Sallimah – Education & Training, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the prevalence of two types of underachieving students (n = 246) (active failing (AF) and passive failing (PF)) in Brunei vocational and technical education (VTE) institutions and their patterns of coping. Design/methodology/approach: The field survey method was used to directly reach many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Academic Failure, Coping
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