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Dhir, Amandeep; Chen, Sufen; Nieminen, Marko – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The proliferation of Internet usage has motivated Internet researchers and practitioners to study possible gratifications underlying Internet use. Despite the fact that research examining Internet gratification is more than two decades old, no attempt has been made in the last decade to develop an instrument that has known reliability of scores…
Descriptors: Internet, Adolescents, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
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Hsiao, Bo; Zhu, Yu-Qian; Chen, Li-Yueh – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: Previous research has identified Internet anxiety and Internet identification as two important factors that predict usage and experience on the Internet. However, little is known about the relationship between them. This research aimed to untangle the relationship between Internet anxiety and Internet identification, and to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Anxiety, Identification (Psychology)
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Tas, Ibrahim – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This research examined the relationship of Internet addiction and gaming addiction with school engagement and effects of Internet addiction and gaming addiction on school engagement. The research was conducted with 365 students (140, 38.4%, males; 225, 61.6%, females) studying at an Anatolian high school in Gaziantep province. Personal Information…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Games
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Karakose, Turgut; Yirci, Ramazan; Uygun, Harun; Ozdemir, Tuncay Yavuz – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2016
This study was conducted in order to analyze the relation between high school students' Facebook addiction and loneliness levels. The study was conducted with the relational screening model. The sample of the study consists of 712 randomly selected high school students. The data was collected using the Bergen Facebook Addiction Scale (BFAS) to…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, High School Students, Addictive Behavior, Social Media
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Hinostroza, J. Enrique; Matamala, Carolina; Labbé, Christian; Claro, Magdalena; Cabello, Tania – Learning, Media and Technology, 2015
This paper presents the results of an analysis of secondary students' computer use, aimed at understanding how different factors influence the profile of activities carried out by students with computers. The analysis is based on the data from a national study aimed at measuring students' Information and Communication Technology (ICT) skills for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Computer Use, Internet
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Dhir, Amandeep; Chen, Sufen; Nieminen, Marko – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2015
The past few years have witnessed great developments in Internet infrastructure, which have led to increased Internet usage among people of various age groups. However, at the same time, there have been some negative implications associated with increased Internet usage for some individuals. "Internet addiction" (IA) is one such negative…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Tseng, Sheng-Chau; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Online information searching strategies (OISS) used by students can be viewed as a key indicator in online learning environments. Therefore, developments in their OISS may also involve variables such as self-regulated learning (SRL) and online information evaluative standards (OIES). Three instruments, an OISS, a SRL and an OIES were used to…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Independent Study, Search Strategies, Foreign Countries
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Cheng, Kun-Hung; Liang, Jyh-Chong; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2013
Three instruments (i.e., Internet-specific epistemic beliefs, self-regulation, and online academic help seeking questionnaires) were administered to 319 high school students with the aim of understanding the role of Internet specific epistemic beliefs and self-regulation in their online academic help seeking. Through a structure equation modeling…
Descriptors: High School Students, Internet, Epistemology, Beliefs
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Chang, Chi-Cheng; Wu, Bing-Hong – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
This study explored the reliability and validity of teacher assessment under a Web-based portfolio assessment environment (or Web-based teacher portfolio assessment). Participants were 72 eleventh graders taking the "Computer Application" course. The students perform portfolio creation, inspection, self- and peer-assessment using the Web-based…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Validity, Portfolio Assessment, Internet
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Lin, Yen-jui; Israel, Tania – Journal of Community Psychology, 2012
The focus of this study was the development and validation of a Psychological Sense of LGBT Community Scale (PSOC-LGBT), designed to assess the degree to which self-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons report feelings of belonging to and being able to depend on their local LGBT community, as well as the degree to which…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Factor Analysis, Homosexuality, Psychology
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Prati, Gabriele – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2012
The study aimed to develop the Homophobic Bullying Scale and to investigate its psychometric properties. The items of the Homophobic Bullying Scale were created to measure high school students' bullying behaviors motivated by homophobia, including verbal bullying, relational bullying, physical bullying, property bullying, sexual harassment, and…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Measures (Individuals), Bullying
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Litchfield, Ruth E.; Wenz, Betsy – Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 2011
Purpose/Objectives: The school nutrition environment includes food policy and practices, advertising, and presence of competitive foods (CF). CF provide schools with revenue; however, CF decrease National School Lunch Program (NSLP) participation and reimbursement as well as the nutrient density of children's diets. Local wellness policies (LWPs)…
Descriptors: Advertising, Middle Schools, International Schools, High School Students
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Sharabi, Adi; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
Many adolescents spend time online, communicating with friends, family members and strangers, and these social activities have been often related with their loneliness experience. The goals of this study were to examine the social distress expressed by adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD) and to distinguish between unique…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Friendship, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Tsai, Chin-Chung – Educational Technology & Society, 2005
Constructivist Internet-based learning environments are advocated by contemporary educators, but few studies investigated students' preferences toward the environments for learning a specific school subject such as science. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop a questionnaire to explore students' preferences toward constructivist…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes, Test Construction, Factor Analysis