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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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Davidovitch, Nitza; Yavich, Roman; Druckman, Eran – Journal of International Education Research, 2016
This paper focuses on students' reading habits--whether traditional reading habits (print books) or modern reading habits (using a computer screen). We review the changes in students' reading habits over time, as part of other global changes, and explore whether corresponding digital pedagogies have evolved to address these changes. We examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Habits, Printed Materials, Nonprint Media
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Alkhattabi, Mona – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2016
Today, in association with rapid social and economic changes, there is an increasing level of demand for distance and online learning programs. This study will focus on identifying the main motivational factors for choosing a web-based distance-learning program. Moreover, it will investigate how these factors relate to age, gender, marital status…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Araujo Leal, Edvalda; Luiz Albertin, Alberto – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
This study's overall purpose is to identify the factors determining the use of technological innovation in Distance Learning (DL), as perceived by instructors of Business Education programs. The theoretical basis for the study is the Innovation Diffusion Theory (IDT). The study's sample is made up of 436 instructors; we used a quantitative…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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Lee, Yi-Hsuan; Hsiao, Chan; Purnomo, Sutrisno Hadi – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Due to the continued prevalence of e-learning underutilization in Indonesia's higher education context, this study empirically examines individual and system characteristics believed to influence students' acceptance of e-learning systems. The proposed research model is developed to examine the influence of five characteristics of the Technology…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Computer Attitudes
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Buchanan, Tom; Sainter, Phillip; Saunders, Gunter – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2013
This study examines factors associated with the use of learning technologies by higher education faculty. In an online survey in a UK university, 114 faculty respondents completed a measure of Internet self-efficacy, and reported on their use of learning technologies along with barriers to their adoption. Principal components analysis suggested…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Internet, Factor Analysis
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Ruskovaara, Elena; Pihkala, Timo – Education & Training, 2013
Purpose: This study aims to highlight the entrepreneurship education practices teachers use in their work. Another target is to analyze how these practices differ based on a number of background factors. Design/methodology/approach: This article presents a quantitative analysis of 521 teachers and other entrepreneurship education actors. The paper…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Teaching Methods, Internet, Entrepreneurship
Cooper, Lisa Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The initial purpose of this study was to utilize the Higher Education and Students with Physical Disabilities Survey (HESPDS) to develop a better understanding of the perceptions of students with physical disabilities regarding the extent to which private, residential colleges and universities provide access and equal opportunity. The significance…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Higher Education, Student Attitudes, Physical Disabilities
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Chen, Hong-Ren; Huang, Jhen-Gang – Educational Technology & Society, 2012
The booming digital-content industry has resulted in an increasing number of e-learning Internet websites that provide online learning services. Recommendations for learning sites are used by diverse learners to identify the most appropriate learning resources. However, research into recommendations about learning has concentrated primarily on…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Data Analysis
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Zoghbi-Manrique-de-Lara, Pablo – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2012
While many scholars generally conceptualise cyberloafing as just one more type of conventional deviant behaviour at work, others consider this activity to be innocuous or even productive. In either case, cyberloafing is viewed as merely misusing Internet resources, without contemplating its potential online character. The purpose of this study is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Employees, Online Searching
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Agarwal, Parul Dharmani; Kiran, Ravi; Verma, Anil Kumar – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Problem Statement: The current higher learning institutions in developed countries have adapted to their changing role in a knowledge-based society It is time for developing countries like India to focus on Knowledge Management thus, the current study presents research undertaken in understanding the implication of Knowledge Management in the…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations
Lion, Robert W. – Performance Improvement Quarterly, 2011
Successful performance improvement efforts are closely tied to the strength and integrity of the performance analysis process. During a time when higher education institutions are facing increasing budget cuts, the ability to recruit and retain students is extremely important. For some institutions, web-based courses have been viewed as a way to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Performance Technology, Internet
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Chou, Chien; Wu, Huan-Chueh; Wang, Mei-Hung – Computers & Education, 2011
From time to time, cases of over-dependence on the Internet have been observed on college campuses. Some students, especially male students, remain connected to the Internet as long as they are awake. In Chinese, the emerging term (chai-nan) is used to describe this kind of young man, meaning "room-bound male," who seldom leaves his…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Recreational Activities, Social Life
McCombs, Shawn William – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Today's learner arrives on our campuses with certain expectations, among them are technology innovation and availability, and the use of modern and efficient technology solutions to communicate and coexist. Meanwhile, institutions of higher learning across the country struggle with increased operating costs, decreasing legislative funding, and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Research Design, Factor Analysis
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Diaz, Sebastian R.; Swan, Karen; Ice, Philip; Kupczynski, Lori – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
This research builds upon prior validation studies of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) survey by utilizing multiple rating measures to validate the survey's tripartite structure (teaching presence, social presence, and cognitive presence). In prior studies exploring the construct validity of these 3 subscales, only respondents' course ratings were…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction
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