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Sendurur, Emine; Yildirim, Zahide – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2019
This study investigates the effects of web-based scaffolding in comparison with teacher scaffolding (TS) and no scaffolding (NS) on students' metacognitive skill development in web-search process. The study utilized a static-group pretest--posttest quasi-experimental design. The first experimental group received web-based Internet search…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Online Courses, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Online Searching
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Kahraman, Sakip; Yilmaz, Zeynel Abidin – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Teachers' Internet self-efficacy plays a critical role in their web-based professional development and on their students' learning outcomes in Internet-based learning environments. It is therefore important to periodically measure and evaluate teachers' self-efficacy regarding the Internet, which is a dynamic technology, using an instrument that…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Internet, Self Efficacy, Gender Differences
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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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da Costa, Fabio R.; Pelissari, Anderson S.; Gonzalez, Inayara V. D. P. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2018
Technological advances are generating a significant increase in the supply of distance learning (DL) courses via the Internet, increasing the importance of this type of education for the university's structure. This article identifies factors associated with perceptions of the public higher education institutions' image from the perspective of DL…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Public Colleges, Foreign Countries
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Sawaki, Yasuyo; Sinharay, Sandip – Language Testing, 2018
The present study examined the reliability of the reading, listening, speaking, and writing section scores for the TOEFL iBT® test and their interrelationship in order to collect empirical evidence to support, respectively, the "generalization" inference and the "explanation" inference in the TOEFL iBT validity argument…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Testing
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Kara, Nuri – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate university students' thoughts and practices concerning digital citizenship. An explanatory mixed methods design was used, and it involved collecting qualitative data after a quantitative phase in order to follow up on the quantitative data in more depth. In the first quantitative phase of the study, a…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Mixed Methods Research, Student Attitudes, Student Surveys
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Wang, Xianhui; Xing, Wanli – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
One important aspect of digital citizenship, defined as "the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use," is to reinforce ethical online behavior and discourage risky conduct. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of parental involvement and socioeconomic status on teens digital citizenship,…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Socioeconomic Status, Adolescents, Social Media
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Chang, Chih-Ming; Hung, Min-Ling; Lu, Jui-Lien; Chou, Chien – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Given the importance of cultivating users' positive behaviors in cyberspace, this study presents a comprehensive vision of how to address important virtues that might foster Taiwanese adolescents' positive behaviors in cyberspace. In this study, we constructed an instrument--the Cyber Virtues Scale (CVS)--for measuring the underlying dimensions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Adolescents, Measures (Individuals)
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Demir, Sezgin – International Education Studies, 2018
Although language is a communicational system which is based on two fundamental language skills; internal and external, it is one of the external/productive language skills together with speaking that requires a certain civilization level for a society. Writing is a tool that transfers every kind of message, dialogue, emotion, desire to stones,…
Descriptors: Writing Strategies, Self Efficacy, Knowledge Level, Secondary School Students
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Dhir, Amandeep; Khalil, Ashraf – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2018
The overwhelming majority of parents tend to mediate their children's Internet use via different Internet parenting styles. Recent research suggests that Internet parenting is closely related to the Internet use behavior, development, and well-being of young people. However, despite this, little prior research has investigated the different…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Internet, Well Being
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Lou, Yana; Byun, Sang-Eun – Journal of International Students, 2018
We investigated international students' stress-driven spending behavior by focusing on the psychological and behavioral consequences of the strains they experience during the adjustment process in the U.S. We found that certain adjustment strains significantly lowered international students' self-esteem, which further affected their happiness and…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Purchasing, Foreign Students, Student Adjustment
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Ramos-Soler, Irene; López-Sánchez, Carmen; Torrecillas-Lacave, Teresa – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
An important part of current research regarding online risks is aimed at analysing cyber aggression according to its frequency and type. By contrast, there is less scientific knowledge available on risk perception, the analysis of its components, and the measurement and impact on the behaviour of minors on the Internet. Therefore, the main…
Descriptors: Risk, Information Technology, Computer Use, Classification
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García-Umaña, Andrés; Tirado-Morueta, Ramón – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
The increase in the use of information technologies encompasses all educational and social issues, even changing intergenerational skills. It is considered that the most conditioned to this effect are adolescents and young people. This research is a literary review of various studies on addiction and Internet abuse and presents relevant results of…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Statistical Analysis, Information Technology