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Aktas, Bilge Çam; Can, Yafes – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine if using WhatsApp actively in English outside the school has any effect on the students' attitudes and self-efficacy belief on English course. In this study, a sequential explanatory pattern was used. In order to obtain quantitative data, one group pretest-posttest design was used. The participants consist of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grade 11, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Mershad, Khaleel; Wakim, Pilar – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
A breakthrough in the development of online learning occurred with the utilization of Learning Management Systems (LMS) as a tool for creating, distributing, tracking, and managing various types of educational and training material. Since the appearance of the first LMS, major technological enhancements transformed this tool into a powerful…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Internet, Computer Oriented Programs, Online Courses
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Reyna, Jorge; Hanham, Jose; Meier, Peter – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Being literate has traditionally meant being able to read and write using the media of the day. In the 21st century, being literate requires additional skills such as competence with digital media creation. Until recently, those who could afford and use equipment and applications to produce digital media content were typically developers and…
Descriptors: Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Media Literacy, Taxonomy
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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
This study continues studies on the concept of leisure as culture dependent -- between tradition and modernity, while focusing on the usage of mobile phone applications and its impact on teaching and learning within a unique population. The study examined the association between having NetSpark on one's Smartphone and utilization of spare time…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Technology Uses in Education
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Case, Carl J.; King, Darwin L. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2018
Internet trolling has been found to be a source of frustration and problematic for social media site users. Given that there have been few, if any, research studies examining the incidence and behavior of business undergraduates, the social media users and leaders of the future, this study was conducted. Findings suggest that students are active…
Descriptors: Internet, Incidence, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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James, Delores C. S.; Harville, Cedric, II – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Background: African American women (AAW) are in a unique position to be recruited into mobile (mHealth) weight management research and programs due to their high rates of obesity and their high ownership of smartphones. Aim: This study examined smartphone usage, social media engagement, and willingness to participate in mHealth weight management…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Handheld Devices, Social Media
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Uanhoro, James Ohisei; O'Connell, Ann A. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
There have been increasing calls for applied researchers to see and utilize effect sizes as the primary outcomes of their research. However, this sometimes places a methodological burden on researchers whose primary interests are substantive. Motivated by a desire to help applied researchers better report effect sizes and their confidence…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Computation, Statistical Analysis, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Davidovitch, Nitza – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Google is celebrating its 20th anniversary--and the internet has become an inseparable part of the lives of adults, teens, and children. In awareness of the problems and challenges posed by the new world, various software programs have been developed, among them NetSpark (henceforth: the program), which make it possible to block and/or filter…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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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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Sánchez, Inmaculada Arnedillo, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
These proceedings contain the papers of the 14th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2018, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Lisbon, Portugal, April 14-16, 2018. The Mobile Learning 2018 Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of mobile…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Alsadoon, Elham – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The social nature of Web applications have the potential to empower education. These applications provide a learning environment in which students can construct their learning, collaborate with others, generate ideas, edit and distribute their material, and more. The better way to seed Web applications into the learning environment and to make…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Internet
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Hunter, Leah J.; Hall, Cristin M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Teachers are increasingly using social networks, including social media and other Internet applications, to look for educational resources. This study shares results from a survey examining patterns of social network application use among K-12 teachers in the United States. A sample of 154 teachers (18 males, 136 females) in the United States…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Internet, Educational Resources