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Thomas, Kevin; O'Bannon, Blanche – Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education, 2013
This study employed a survey to examine the perceptions of 92 preservice teachers enrolled at a small Midwestern liberal arts university regarding their support of the use of cell phones in the classroom, the benefits of specific cell phone features for school-related work, and the instructional benefits of and barriers to using cell phones in the…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Telecommunications
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Ebsworth, Miriam Eisenstein; McDonell, Tommy – Journal of Multilingual Education Research, 2013
Our study contributes to our understanding of Internet reading by Emergent Bilinguals (EB) and Native English speakers (NS) by investigating their recall of two Internet reading passages containing additional information available through either hypertext links or footnotes. Participants included 25 EB and 25 NS college students. Answers to cued…
Descriptors: College Students, Native Speakers, Bilingual Students, Internet
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Hwang, Wu-Yuin; Hsu, Guo-Liang – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2011
This study is aimed at investigating students' annotation behaviors and their effects on learning achievement with pre-reading (reading before class) exercises and Web-based sharing mechanisms. An 8-week quasi-experiment was conducted with 125 sixth-grade elementary school students. The study shows the following results. First, a significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Prior Learning
Head, Alison J.; Eisenberg, Michael B. – Project Information Literacy, 2010
A report of findings from a content analysis of 191 course-related research assignment handouts distributed to undergraduates on 28 college campuses across the U.S., as part of Project Information Literacy. A majority of handouts in the sample emphasized standards about the mechanics of compiling college research papers, more so than guiding…
Descriptors: Assignments, Instructional Materials, Research Tools, Information Sources
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Uline, Carol S.; Notar, Charles E.; Barkley, Jordan M.; Wilson, Janell D.; Herring, Donna F.; McEntyre, Judy – International Education Studies, 2008
This article focuses on the three-year findings of a parent survey designed to gauge their students' technology interest while receiving instruction from student teachers in a federal educational technology grant. A major objective of the grant was to engage pre-service teachers in a computer technology training program designed to equip them with…
Descriptors: Parent Surveys, Access to Computers, Technology Uses in Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Mackety, Dawn M. – Online Submission, 2007
The purpose of this study was to use a nonexperimental, quantitative design to compare mail and web surveys with survey mode self-selection at two data collection waves. Research questions examined differences and predictabilities among demographics (gender, ethnicity, age, and professional employment) and response quality (pronoun use, item…
Descriptors: Mail Surveys, School Guidance, School Counselors, Response Rates (Questionnaires)
Lim, Doo Hun; Morris, Michael L.; Kupritz, Virginia W. – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2007
This study investigates differences in instructional and learner factors between two groups of learners exposed to online only and blended delivery formats, respectively, in an effort to compare learning outcomes and other instructional variables between online and blended delivery methods. Findings indicated that no significant differences…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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Smith, Glenn Gordon; Kurthen, Hermann – International Journal on E-Learning, 2007
The authors analyzed online interactions in hybrid and blended courses to: (a) investigate if constructs from micro-sociology, such as self-talk, norms, and front-back-stage performance, provide a theoretical context for online interaction, and (b) compare courses with more versus fewer online components in terms of online interaction patterns.…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Interaction, Norms, Online Courses
Bishop, M. J.; White, Sally A. – Online Submission, 2005
Lehigh University's Clipper Project collected data on the short- and long-term effects of offering five Web-based, college-level introductory courses to early-decision, non-matriculated high school seniors for 1) the students who participated; 2) the faculty who developed the courses and taught them online; and 3) the institution that offered…
Descriptors: Research and Development, High Schools, Models, Introductory Courses
Aldridge, Fiona – 2001
A representative sample of 4,000 adults aged 16 and over in all three nations of Great Britain were surveyed regarding the languages they currently speak, their current participation in language learning, and their future language-learning intentions. The following were among the key findings: (1) 29% of adults can speak one foreign language, and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Bilingualism, Blacks, Communicative Competence (Languages)
Czerwinski, Stanley J. – 2001
This study examined the demographic characteristics of Internet users compared with those of the general U.S. population, the characteristics of areas where broadband Internet transport is available and of consumers who selected a broadband transport provider, and the factors influencing consumers' choice of an ISP (Internet service provider) and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Demography, Individual Characteristics, Internet
Murphy, Brian; Pascoe, Andrew – 1996
A study investigated the attitudes of African students of business English at a British university (University of Brighton, England) toward use of the Internet as an educational resource. Students were given an introduction to Internet use for research on individual projects, surveyed concerning their attitudes toward and initial experiences with…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Attitude Change, Business Communication, Classroom Techniques
Ohio State Legislative Office of Education Oversight, Columbus. – 1996
Ohio's Legislative Office of Education Oversight (LOEO) evaluates education-related activities funded wholly or in part by that state. SchoolNet initiatives seek to increase Ohio K-12 schools' access to computers, networks, and other technology, with a particular emphasis on low-wealth districts. This report addresses the gap between the…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Comparative Analysis, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education
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