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Çengal, Metin; Kocaman, Orhan – Online Submission, 2015
As an alternative for face-to-face education (F2F), distance education models are becoming prevalent rapidly nowadays. Internet-based learning is one of the most important parts of Distance Education. Internet-based Distance Education can be briefly defined as a sort of education system which teachers and students can actualize without sharing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Student Satisfaction, Distance Education
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Evans, Chris – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Can social media be used to enhance the process of learning by students in higher education? Social media have become widely adopted by students in their personal lives. However, the application of social media to teaching and learning remains to be fully explored. In this study, the use of the social media tool Twitter for teaching was…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Networks, Telecommunications, Undergraduate Students
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Putman, S. Michael – Reading Psychology, 2014
The Internet is having a profound impact on the literacy practices of today's students. Acknowledging the complex processes associated with reading online, the Survey of Online Reading Attitudes and Behaviors (SORAB) was created to further our understandings in this area. A factor analysis revealed the instrument included five factors that…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Publishing, Reading Habits, Factor Analysis
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Celik, Vehbi; Yesilyurt, Etem; Korkmaz, Ozgen; Usta, Ertugrul – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
In this research internet addiction has been dealt with as predictor and predicted variable, this situation has been analyzed from the perspectives of loneliness and cognitive absorption and a tangible model has been put forth. Participant group has been constituted by 338 teacher candidates. Research data were collected using loneliness scale…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Predictor Variables, Cognitive Processes
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Öktem, M. Kemal; Demirhan, Kamil; Demirhan, Haydar – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2014
This study aims to analyze the factors affecting the Internet usage of university students using e-governance applications. It is important to examine these factors to understand why the online citizen participation is not increasing as expected, while Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) usage is improving in governance. Governance is…
Descriptors: Governance, Internet, College Students, Computer Use
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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
Ilgaz, Hale; Mazma, Sacide Güzin; Altun, Arif – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
In this study, the "Information Seeking Strategies" scale that was developed by Mills, Knezek and Wakefield (2013) has been adapted to Turkish language. A confirmatory factor analysis was run and subsequently, two items were removed. The fact that these two items are related to learning in a traditional class environment may be…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Turkish, Factor Analysis
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Khechine, Hager; Lakhal, Sawsen; Pascot, Daniel; Bytha, Alphonse – Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects, 2014
The purpose of the paper was to determine the factors that explain the acceptance of a webinar system (Elluminate) in a blended learning course by students. The effects of gender and age as moderating variables were also studied. Our hypotheses were based on the unified theory of acceptance and use of the technology model, which was proven to be…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Gender Differences, Age Differences, Intention
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Kao, Chia-Pin; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Shih, Meilun – Educational Technology & Society, 2014
The major purpose of this study was to develop a survey to measure elementary school teachers' self-efficacy for web-based professional development. Based on interviews with eight elementary school teachers, three scales of web-based professional development self-efficacy (WPDSE) were formed, namely, general self-efficacy (measuring teachers'…
Descriptors: Surveys, Test Construction, Self Efficacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Teo, Timothy; Kam, Chester – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Following the call to ensure the validity of instruments used to assess users' level of Internet usage, this study examined the factor structure of the Internet Addiction Test-Adolescence version (IAT-A) when applied to a sample of young children in a multicultural society and assessed whether the items in the IAT-A were invariant by gender and,…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Addictive Behavior, Internet, Measures (Individuals)
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Ricketts, Kate; Pringle, Judith K. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2014
This exploratory study of female general staff across New Zealand universities examined career motivation, subjective discrimination and home and occupational salience. Career development and aspirations and multiple home and community commitments were examined through a self-administered online questionnaire. Skill recognition, a good…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Occupational Aspiration, Females
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Pietzner, Verena – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
Currently not many people would doubt that computers play an essential role in both public and private life in many countries. However, somewhat surprisingly, evidence of computer use is difficult to find in German state schools although other countries have managed to implement computer-based teaching and learning in their schools. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Miller, Ann Neville; Katt, James A.; Brown, Tim; Sivo, Stephen A. – Communication Education, 2014
In this study, we examined the potential mediating role of instructor credibility in the relationship of instructor self-disclosure and nonverbal immediacy to student incivility in the college classroom. Four hundred thirty-eight students completed online questionnaires regarding the instructor of the class they attended prior to the one in which…
Descriptors: Self Disclosure (Individuals), Credibility, Nonverbal Communication, Internet
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Mathews, Pamela; Bhanugopan, Ramudu – Journal of Teaching in International Business, 2014
The aim of this study is to examine the determinants of effective web-based teaching and learning processes, using MEBIR (Management Education by Internet Readiness) Scale. Data were obtained from 407 students studying in a number of universities in China. The results demonstrate that the perceived quality of the web-based international management…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, College Students, Web Based Instruction
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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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