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Aytaç, Kürsat Yusuf – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
This research was conducted to investigate the effect of internet dependency on student- teachers' loneliness of Admiyaman University. The study also examined the differences in internet dependency and loneliness among students and teachers of Adiyaman University of Turkey. The standard questionnaire of Jung (1996) was used to measure the internet…
Descriptors: Internet, Psychological Patterns, Student Teachers, Social Isolation
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Kiili, Carita; Leu, Donald J.; Marttunen, Miika; Hautala, Jarkko; Leppänen, Paavo H. T. – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2018
This study assessed the ability of 426 students (ages 12-13) to critically evaluate two types of online locations on health issues: an academic resource and a commercial resource. The results indicated limited evaluation abilities, especially for the commercial resource, and only a small, partial association with prior stance and offline reading…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Early Adolescents, Critical Reading, Health
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Nagamatsu, Miyuki; Ooshige, Narumi; Goto, Tomoko; Shimazaki, Azusa – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examined factors related to sexual assault among early adolescents in Japan. During a 6-month period, an anonymous questionnaire survey was distributed to 1,246 students ages 13-15 years at eight junior high schools. Consent to participation in this study was obtained from a total of 1,125 (90.3%) students. It was found that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Adolescents, Sexual Abuse, Questionnaires
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James, Delores C. S.; Harville, Cedric, II – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Background: African American women (AAW) are in a unique position to be recruited into mobile (mHealth) weight management research and programs due to their high rates of obesity and their high ownership of smartphones. Aim: This study examined smartphone usage, social media engagement, and willingness to participate in mHealth weight management…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, Handheld Devices, Social Media
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Machackova, Hana; Dedkova, Lenka; Sevcikova, Anna; Cerna, Alena – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bystanders in cyberaggression can support the victim, join the aggressor, or remain passive. We examined how supportive and passive adolescent Czech cyberbystanders (N = 443, ages 12-18) differ in terms of individual characteristics, emotional responses, and contextual factors. The most substantial distinguishing factor between the two groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Audiences, Prosocial Behavior, Internet
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Zhao, Wanxia; Zou, Yonghua – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine the cross-institutional variation in university greenness and analyze its underlying dynamics. Design/methodology/approach: This study constructs a University Greenness Index (UGI) and conducts multivariate regression. Findings: This study finds variation within two dimensions; in the vertical dimension,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Conservation (Environment), Colleges
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Sohn, Min; Oh, Heymin; Lee, Sang-Kyu; Potenza, Marc N. – Journal of School Nursing, 2018
The purpose of the study was to explore the association among suicidal ideation, cyber addiction, and school bullying of Korean high school students. This descriptive cross-sectional study included 416 students. The data were collected using structured questionnaires on suicidal ideation, Internet and smartphone addiction, experiences of school…
Descriptors: Internet, Correlation, Suicide, Bullying
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Rosenthal, Sonny – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2018
Do individuals use video sharing sites in their free time to learn about science, and if so, why? This study takes a preliminary look at individual differences that motivate online science video seeking. Among 273 Singapore Internet users who participated in an online survey, most reported using YouTube during the previous week, and one-third…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Media, Individual Differences, Sciences
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Alsadoon, Elham – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The social nature of Web applications have the potential to empower education. These applications provide a learning environment in which students can construct their learning, collaborate with others, generate ideas, edit and distribute their material, and more. The better way to seed Web applications into the learning environment and to make…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Computer Uses in Education, Internet
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Wu, Anise M. S.; Lau, Joseph T. F.; Cheng, Kit-man; Law, Rita W.; Tse, Vincent W. S.; Lau, Mason M. C. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Internet addiction (IA) is prevalent among adolescents and imposes a serious public health threat. Familial risk and protective factors may co-exist and interact with each other to determine IA. We conducted a cross-sectional survey among 9,618 Secondary 1 to 4 students in Hong Kong, China. About 16% of the surveyed students were classified as…
Descriptors: Risk, Addictive Behavior, Multivariate Analysis, Intervention
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Kozan, Hatice Irem Ozteke; Kesici, Sahin; Buyukbayraktar, Cagla Girgin; Yalcin, S. Barbaros – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
Aim of this research is to examine the predictive power of attachment style on problematic internet use among university students. Participants of study consist of 481 university students (230 girls). Results indicate that there is a negative correlation between secure attachment style and social benefit/social comfort and there is a positive…
Descriptors: Prediction, Internet, College Students, Foreign Countries
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Gaile-Sarkane, Elina; Jureviciene, Diva; Skvarciany, Viktorija; Iljins, Juris – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
The banking sector has developed and extended usage of different services at a distance using the internet in the last decade. Internet-based banking services dominate over other historically provided alternatives. This paper explores the adoption of internet banking in Lithuania and Latvia. Internet banking success model was developed based on…
Descriptors: Banking, Internet, Surveys, Correlation
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Tekinarslan, Erkan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The relationship between problematic Internet use (PIU), depression and quality of life levels of individuals is a growing concern in many societies. One of the main purposes of this study was to examine the relationships or correlations among PIU, depression and quality of life levels of Turkish undergraduate students. Furthermore, this study…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety, Measures (Individuals)
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Taylor, Michael J.; Taylor, Dave; Vlaev, Ivo; Elkin, Sarah – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
Recent advances in communication technologies enable potential provision of remote education for patients using computer-generated environments known as virtual worlds. Previous research has revealed highly variable levels of patient receptiveness to using information technologies for healthcare-related purposes. This preliminary study involved…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Telecommunications, Medical Services, Patient Education
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Sánchez-Valle, María; de-Frutos-Torres, Belinda; Vázquez-Barrio, Tamara – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The accessibility and ease-of-use for children of Information and Communication Technologies lead us to suggest that one of the key questions for their potential empowerment is linked to their analytical use by means of the acquisition of critical skills. The family environment is considered an important factor in digital literacy and the…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Technological Literacy, Parent Child Relationship, Internet
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