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Coskun, Tugra Karademir; Gokcearslan, Sahin – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2019
Mobile technologies are useful. However, several mobile technologies also have disadvantages for students besides their advantages. Cyberloafing is one of these critical situations that the students could experience. Several studies on cyberloafing were conducted worldwide. The present study aimed to analyse these studies based on variable…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Student Behavior, Foreign Countries
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Matošková, Jana; Banarová, Michaela; Polcáková, Martina – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
This research examined what university students recommend for effective university study and whether their recommendations differ by gender, faculty or study programme degree. The research was based on 985 questionnaires. The following words were most commonly used in advice for freshmen: Go, Lectures, Learn, Continuously, Be, Prepare,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Learning Strategies, Study Habits
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Kara, Feyza Meryem – Higher Education Studies, 2019
This study aimed to examine the university student's internet addiction, perceived freedom in leisure, leisure boredom, and sensation seeking level with regard to gender and physical activity participation, and to investigate the relationship between internet addiction, perceived freedom in leisure, leisure boredom and sensation seeking. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Gender Differences
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Bagci, Hakki – International Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, 2019
Today, when information technologies are evolving rapidly, digital platforms such as computers, the internet, social media and smartphones have become essential parts of our lives. These digital platforms are intensely used by people with a variety of ages. Students mostly use digital platforms to communicate, navigate on social media and playing…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, College Students, Vocational Schools, Computer Use
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Chen, Cheryl Wei-yu – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2018
Cyberbullying takes place when the Internet is used purposefully to cause harm or discomfort to a specific person or group of persons. Because of the fast growth of digital technologies, cyberbullying is replacing physical bullying and becoming a prevalent social problem around the world. This study outlines the author's efforts of integrating…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Bullying
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Pieschl, Stephanie; Porsch, Torsten – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2017
Theoretically, there are strong arguments for a relationship between cyberbullying and trust. On the one hand, trust is built on experiences; thus, experiences of malevolence such as cyberbullying might contribute to low trust. On the other hand, high trust may lead to risky online behavior such as self-disclosures that could increase the risk of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Case Studies
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Cetin Gudunz, Hicran; Eksioglu, Subhan; Tarhan, Sinem – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the effect of personality traits, gender, age and effects of dispositional hope level in problematic internet usage of university students. Research Methods: This paper is an example of a descriptive study, which presents the relationship between problematic internet usage of university students…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Psychological Patterns
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Barnes, Tiffany, Ed.; Chi, Min, Ed.; Feng, Mingyu, Ed. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2016
The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2016) is held under the auspices of the International Educational Data Mining Society at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, in the USA. The conference, held June 29-July 2, 2016, follows the eight previous editions (Madrid 2015, London 2014, Memphis…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Evidence Based Practice, Inquiry, Science Instruction
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Kharkhurin, Anatoliy V.; Wei, Li – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2015
This study further explores the theme of bilingual creativity with the present focus on code-switching. Specifically, it investigates whether code-switching practice has an impact on creativity. In line with the previous research, selective attention was proposed as a potential cognitive mechanism, which on the one hand would benefit from…
Descriptors: Role, Code Switching (Language), Creativity, College Students
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Owusu-Acheaw, M.; Larson, Agatha Gifty – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study sought to assess students' use of social media and its effect on academic performance of tertiary institutions students in Ghana with a focus on Koforidua Polytechnic students. Questionnaire was used for collecting data. Out of one thousand five hundred and seventy-eight copies of the questionnaire distributed, one thousand five hundred…
Descriptors: Social Media, Academic Achievement, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Gülbahar, Yasemin – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
The potential represented by the usage of Internet-based communication technologies in parallel with e-instruction is enabling learners to cooperate and collaborate throughout the world. However, an important dimension, namely the socialization of learners through online dialogues via e-mail, discussion forums, chats, blogs, wikis and virtual…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Mediated Communication, Social Networks, Socialization
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Dulama, Maria Eliza; Magdas, Ioana; Osaci-Costache, Gabriela – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2015
In this study we analyze the behavior of a sample of 30 third-year students of various majors of the Faculty of Geography, "Babes-Bolyai" University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, regarding the Internet use. We applied a questionnaire containing 15 items related to: Internet activities performed; length of time students spend on the Internet;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, College Students
Yilmaz, Fatma Gizem Karaoglan; Yilmaz, Ramazan; Teker, Necmettin; Keser, Hafize – Online Submission, 2014
That internet is developing fast and its cost is becoming cheaper rapidly increases the number of people using this technology. Although internet provides miscellaneous benefits for the users, it also causes them to encounter certain difficulties. Particularly, those young people, who leave their families to study at a university spend most of…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, College Students, Student Behavior
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Woodley, Carolyn; Silvestri, Michel – American Journal of Distance Education, 2014
Students' imprudent use of social media might threaten their employability and undermine their emerging professional identities. Most professions acknowledge that any benefits of social media must be balanced against its potential to negatively affect workers' professional lives and the public trust. Professional bodies have developed social media…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Social Networks, Computer Use
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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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