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Luker, Julie Marie; Curchack, Barbara C. – Adult Learning, 2017
In this study, we investigated perceptions of cyberbullying within higher education among 1,587 professionals from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regardless of country or professional role, participants presented essentially the same bleak picture. Almost half of all participants observed cyberbullying between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Bullying
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Idzikowski, Andrew – Athens Journal of Education, 2014
One of many educational challenges in higher education is to combine theory with the practical knowledge that students need to have learned upon graduation. Most business schools in North America address this issue by using case studies. In the business area of internet marketing, learning by analyzing case studies does not create the excitement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Internet, Marketing
Owston, Ron; Lupshenyuk, Denys; Wideman, Herb – Online Submission, 2011
Many higher education institutions are now digitally capturing lectures in courses and making them available on the web for students to view anytime and in anyplace. This study is an attempt to understand the relationship between student perceptions of lecture capture and academic performance in large undergraduate courses where the practice is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Urban Education, Lecture Method
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MacKinnon, Gregory; Saklofske, Jon – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
A virtual world was created in an effort to supplement the study of the novel "The Natural Daughter". The educational impact of the virtual world experience on college students of English Literature was assessed using concept mapping as a measure of conceptual change. While conceptual change was evident, the origin of the growth was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Instruction, Internet, Computer Simulation
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Cismaru, Romulus; Cismaru, Magdalena – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2011
Laptop use in class is a characteristic of universities that is changing rapidly. Although much of the attention and research regarding this issue has focused on the debate of whether to impose mandatory laptop programs, the reality of wireless campuses allows students to use their laptops in class for class related and non-class related…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Universities, Laptop Computers, Foreign Countries
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Kwan, Matthew Yiu Wing; Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Kelly P.; Lowe, David; Taman, Sara; Faulkner, Guy E. J. – Journal of American College Health, 2010
Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify the health topics students received information about, how students obtained health-related information, and perceived believability of those sources. Participants and Methods: Students (N = 1202) were surveyed using the National College Health Assessment (NCHA) of the American College Health…
Descriptors: Health Education, Credibility, Higher Education, Health Services
Sawaki, Yasuyo; Nissan, Susan – Educational Testing Service, 2009
The study investigated the criterion-related validity of the "Test of English as a Foreign Language"[TM] Internet-based test (TOEFL[R] iBT) Listening section by examining its relationship to a criterion measure designed to reflect language-use tasks that university students encounter in everyday academic life: listening to academic…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Language Tests, English (Second Language), Computer Assisted Testing
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Muhirwa, Jean-Marie – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2009
Distance education and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been marketed as cost-effective ways to rescue struggling educational institutions in developing countries, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). This study uses classroom video analysis and follow-up interviews with teachers, students, and local tutors to analyse…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Conflict, Interaction, Foreign Countries
Percival, Jennifer Catherine; Muirhead, Bill – Journal of Distance Education, 2009
The implementation of both blended learning and web-based programs is becoming more prevalent within higher education in Canada. Thus, there is increasing reliance upon e-learning tools to support student learning in a variety of teaching environments. Typically, budgetary and programmatic decisions regarding the investment of e-learning resources…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, College Instruction
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Silva, Kathleen M.; Silva, Francisco J. – Psychology of Music, 2009
Four experiments examined whether it was possible to quickly and easily increase the appeal of unfamiliar rock songs presented to American college students. In Experiment 1, reading an essay about an artist increased the appeal of the artist's songs, but repeated exposure to the songs did not. In Experiments 2a and 2b, repeatedly following an…
Descriptors: College Students, Singing, Artists, Internet
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Leonard, Valorie; LeBrasseur, Rolland – Australian Educational Researcher, 2008
A survey of university business professors focused on their use of individual assignments in courses and their views on cheating and its impact on student learning. Based on responses from 456 professors (37% response rate) from Ontario, Canada, it was concluded that most faculty believe that individual assignments are effective learning tools and…
Descriptors: Surveys, Cheating, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Johnson, Genevieve Marie – Educational Psychology, 2007
A sample of 48 college students prepared for in-class examinations using two web-based study conditions. The A condition used web-based study groups and the B condition used web-based quizzes. The Index of Learning Styles positioned students on four dimensions of learning style (active-reflective, visual-verbal, sequential-global, and…
Descriptors: Tests, Internet, Cognitive Style, Cooperative Learning
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Johnson, Genevieve M. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2007
Four hundred five college students completed a questionnaire that assessed patterns of Internet use. Results describe college students, with rare exception, as Internet users. The vast majority of college students frequently communicate online and access websites. While an Internet game experience is typical, relatively few college students are…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Computer Use, Use Studies
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Tosh, David; Light, Tracy Penny; Fleming, Kele; Haywood, Jeff – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2005
Much of the evidence and research available on the use of e-portfolios focuses on faculty and institutional perspectives and/or consists mainly of anecdotes about how useful the e-portfolio has been to learners. While it is generally agreed that e­-portfolios have great potential to engage students and promote deep learning, the research that has…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Portfolios (Background Materials), Institutional Cooperation, Foreign Countries
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Fichten, Catherine S.; Asuncion, Jennison V.; Barile, Maria; Fossey, Myrtis E.; Robillard, Chantal – Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability, 2001
Three studies examined the computer needs and concerns of Canadian postsecondary students with disabilities. Data detail differences in students' and disability service providers' perspectives, which computer technologies students need and use, what advantages and disadvantages these have, what factors help or prevent students from using these…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities