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Ritzer, George; Jandric, Petar; Hayes, Sarah – Open Review of Educational Research, 2018
In the year that George Ritzer publishes the ninth edition of "The McDonaldization of Society," moving his famous theory firmly "Into the Digital Age," critical educator Petar Jandric and sociologist Sarah Hayes invited George to a dialogue on the digital transformation of McDonaldization and its critical application to Higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Systems, Global Approach, Consumer Economics
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Yildirim, Mehmet; Uslu, Sema – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of this research is to determine the reasons of social media usage of students studying in school of physical education and sport. The universe of the research was created 750 students from Yozgat Bozok University School of Physical Education and Sports. The sample of the study consisted of 283 students who were studying at different…
Descriptors: Social Media, Physical Education, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan; Hamutoglu, Nazire Burcin; Sezen-Gultekin, Gozde; Gemikonakli, Orhan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
To the literature, it is seen that there are some studies demonstrating the relationship between FOMO and problematic smartphone use, or FOMO and smartphone addiction. However, no study has yet been found that explains the relationship between nomophobia and FOMO. Therefore, the aim of this study is to examine the effect of FOMO on nomophobia by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Kvaszingerné Prantner, Csilla – Acta Didactica Napocensia, 2018
In this paper the design and implementation of a digital on-line surface is presented, which reflects contemporary learning principles, perspectives, devices and trends while enhancing the selection of existing web-based systems and applications in a novel fashion. This instructor's portal, called Tanítlap, is realized via Action Research and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Management, Access to Information
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Kesici, Ahmet; Tunç, Nazenin Fidan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
This study was carried out to develop a scale for determining the level of digital addiction of the youth. In this study carried out with a group of 687 students from Siirt, Dicle and Erzincan Universities, a draft scale of 28 items based on the interviews with two students who spent a long time with digital tools and their friends, and on the…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, College Students, Test Validity, Test Reliability
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Kurt, Adile Askim; Emiroglu, Bülent Gürsel – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The objective of the present study was to examine students' online information searching strategies, their cognitive absorption levels and the information pollution levels on the Internet based on different variables and to determine the correlation between these variables. The study was designed with the survey model, the study group included 198…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Internet
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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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McFarland, Joel; Hussar, Bill; Wang, Xiaolei; Zhang, Jijun; Wang, Ke; Rathbun, Amy; Barmer, Amy; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Mann, Farrah Bullock – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
"The Condition of Education 2018" is a congressionally mandated annual report summarizing the latest data on education in the United States. This report is designed to help policymakers and the public monitor educational progress. This report contains indicators on the state of education in the United States, from prekindergarten through…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Kindergarten
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Stretton, Alexander; Spears, Barbara A.; Taddeo, Carmel; Drennan, Judy – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
Help-seeking is an adaptive process whereby a person seeks external support for a problem. Help-seeking early in response to mental health concerns is thus important in preventing mental illness in later life. Recent developments in service provision such as online help services, have been identified as promoting help-seeking behaviours, but there…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Mental Disorders, Internet, Barriers
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Terosky, Aimee LaPointe – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
This qualitative study examines how 50 professors employed at open access, broad access, or regionally based institutions view their students and the ways in which these views influence their teaching practices. Analysis found that participants fell into one of two categories: (a) those following a nuanced understanding of the prestige model,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Morales-Avalos, José Ramón; Heredia-Escorza, Yolanda – World Journal of Education, 2018
Learning and innovation's skills are increasingly recognized as key factors separating students who are prepared for more complex environments of life and work in the twenty-first century, and those who are not. The relationship between the industry and the academia is undoubtedly in Mexico and several countries nowadays a very important social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Engineering Education, Laboratories
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McGrew, Sarah; Breakstone, Joel; Ortega, Teresa; Smith, Mark; Wineburg, Sam – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2018
To be an informed citizen in today's information-rich environment, individuals must be able to evaluate information they encounter on the Internet. However, teachers currently have limited options if they want to assess students' evaluations of digital content. In response, we created a range of short tasks that assess students' "civic online…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Internet, Computer Software, Student Attitudes
Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
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Tanriogen, Zeynep Meral – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: We can see by reviewing the relevant literature that only half of the eight characteristics of Industry 4.0 have been studied for education and the other four characteristics still need to be investigated such as "internet of things", "autonomous robots", "cyber physical systems", "vertical and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Case Studies, Assistant Principals
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Altin, Mehmet; Kivrak, Ali Osman – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The objective of this study is to examine the place and importance of social media in the lives of university students according to several demographic variables. 323 Turkish students in total, 186 of whom were males and 137 of whom were females, studying in different departments at Selçuk University, participated in the study. A personal…
Descriptors: Social Media, Addictive Behavior, College Students, Gender Differences
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