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KewalRamani, Angelina; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Xiaolei; Rathbun, Amy; Corcoran, Lisa; Diliberti, Melissa; Zhang, Jizhi – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Educators, policymakers, and parents alike are focused on ensuring the academic success of the nation's students. These efforts interact with the expanding use of technology, which affects the lives of students both inside and outside of the classroom. Thus, the role that technology plays in education is an evolving area of research that continues…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Computers, Internet, Computer Use
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Cheon, Jongpil; Lee, Sangno; Smith, Walter; Song, Jaeki; Kim, Yongjin – Research in Science Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to use text mining analysis of early adolescents' online essays to determine their knowledge of global lunar patterns. Australian and American students in grades five to seven wrote about global lunar patterns they had discovered by sharing observations with each other via the Internet. These essays were analyzed for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Misconceptions, Essays, Astronomy
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Stack, Sue; Watson, Jane; Abbott-Chapman, Joan – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Tasmania, one of the first locations to have communities connected to the national broadband network (NBN), provided the context within which to ask significant questions about the implications of the NBN for all levels and sectors of education. This paper reports findings from a research project that developed innovative methodology to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Computer Networks, Internet
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Campbell, Marilyn A.; Slee, Phillip T.; Spears, Barbara; Butler, Des; Kift, Sally – School Psychology International, 2013
While it is recognized that there are serious sequelae for students who are victims of cyberbullying including depression, anxiety, lower self-esteem and social difficulties, there has been little research attention paid to the mental health of students who cyberbully. It is known that students who traditionally bully report they feel indifferent…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, At Risk Persons, Mental Health
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Barnes, Amy; Cross, Donna; Lester, Leanne; Hearn, Lydia; Epstein, Melanie; Monks, Helen – Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2012
Covert bullying behaviours are at least as distressing for young people as overt forms of bullying, but often remain unnoticed or unacknowledged by adults. This "invisibility" is increased in schools by inattention to covert bullying in policy and practice, and limited staff understanding and skill to address covert behaviours. These…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Bullying, Foreign Countries, School Policy
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Hunt, Caroline; Peters, Lorna; Rapee, Ronald M. – Psychological Assessment, 2012
The Personal Experiences Checklist (PECK) was developed to provide a multidimensional assessment of a young person's personal experience of being bullied that covered the full range of bullying behaviors, including covert relational forms of bullying and cyber bullying. A sample of 647 school children were used to develop the scale, and a 2nd…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Psychopathology, Evidence, Bullying
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Pettigrew, Simone; Pescud, Melanie; Donovan, Robert J. – Health Education Journal, 2012
Objective: The present study investigated stakeholders' reactions to the introduction of a traffic light food classification system in primary and secondary school canteens. Design: Interviews and focus groups were conducted with stakeholders approximately 18 months after the introduction of the traffic light system, followed by telephone and…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Health Education, Foreign Countries, Classification
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Campbell, Marilyn; Spears, Barbara; Slee, Phillip; Butler, Des; Kift, Sally – Emotional & Behavioural Difficulties, 2012
It is well recognised that there are serious correlates for victims of traditional bullying. These have been shown to include increased levels of depression, anxiety and psychosomatic symptoms, in addition to often severe physical harm and even suicide. Bullied students also feel more socially ineffective and have greater interpersonal…
Descriptors: Evidence, Mental Health, Adolescents, Bullying
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Sakellariou, Tass; Carroll, Annemaree; Houghton, Stephen – School Psychology International, 2012
The prevalence and nature of electronic forms of bullying (cyberbullying) was investigated among 1,530 primary and secondary school aged male students (Years 6 to 12; 9-18 years, chronologically) in Sydney and Brisbane, Australia. Findings revealed that victimization via the Internet was the most common form of cyberbullying with 11.5 percent of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Williams, P. John – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2012
This paper reports on the results of a 3-year study conducted at the Centre for Schooling and Learning Technologies (CSaLT) at Edith Cowan University in collaboration with the Curriculum Council of Western Australia which concerns the potential to use digital technologies to represent the output from assessment tasks in the senior secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Photography, Performance Based Assessment
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Chan, Eveline; Unsworth, Len – Australian Educational Researcher, 2011
This paper presents the qualitative results of a study of students' reading of multimodal texts in an interactive, online environment. The study forms part of a larger project which addressed image-language interaction as an important dimension of language pedagogy and assessment for students growing up in a multimedia digital age. Thirty-two Year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Interaction, Internet
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Newhouse, C. Paul – Computers & Education, 2011
An applied Information Technology (IT) course that is assessed using pen and paper may sound incongruous but it is symptomatic of the state of high-stakes assessment in jurisdictions such as Western Australia. Whereas technology has permeated most aspects of modern life, including schooling, and more has been demanded of education systems in terms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Student Evaluation, Performance Based Assessment
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Gregory, Sue – Australian Educational Computing, 2010
When used in a pedagogically sound manner, interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are a valuable resource for connecting students with their learning. IWBs have been utilised in remote NSW schools for almost ten years, with other regional schools having only recently installed them. Exemplary teacher practice that demonstrated good pedagogy in the use of…
Descriptors: Regional Schools, Student Attitudes, Internet, Educational Technology
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Adie, Lenore – Journal of Learning Design, 2010
This paper investigates the complex interactions that occur as teachers meet online to justify and negotiate their assessment judgements of student work across relatively large and geographically dispersed populations. Drawing from sociocultural theories of learning and technology, the technology is positioned as playing a role in either…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Theories, Student Evaluation, Curriculum Implementation
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Jahnke, Jennie – Journal of Learning Design, 2010
Choosing the "right" type of technology, either synchronous or asynchronous, to facilitate learning outcomes is a new challenge as the pace of emerging technologies increases and diversifies. Teachers are encouraged to design courses that require collaboration in online learning communities to facilitate the development of higher order…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Instructional Design, Computer Mediated Communication
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