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Aytaç, Tufan; Erdem, Mustafa – Online Submission, 2019
The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is rapidly spreading among high school students. These technologies provide the students to gain learning experiences and also involve many dangers such as addiction, loneliness and stress. The aim of this study is to examine awareness levels of different types of high school students…
Descriptors: High School Students, Computer Security, Learning Experience, Information Technology
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Alizadeh, Iman – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This study aimed to investigate medical students' evaluation of using Telegram as a Social Networking Site (SNS) in English for Specific Academic Purposes (ESAP) programs. To this end, the students' explanatory responses about the merits and demerits of the SNS as well as their suggestions for improving its educational usability were collected.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, English for Academic Purposes, Social Networks
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Berber, Yesica Cecilia Núñez – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Cellphones are considered a convergent technology since their use goes beyond making a simple phone call, they are smart phones used as technological devices that have a series of applications as well as Internet connection. The use and appropriation of cellphones, consequently, require a series of learning and competence that is generated which…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Learning Strategies
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Darrow, William; Bhatt, Chintan; Rene, Cassandra; Thomas, Lakisha – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
In January 2016, the first case of mosquito-borne Zika infection in the mainland United States was confirmed in Miami, Florida. The first locally acquired case was reported 6 months later. Local public health and school officials began warning students of the outbreak on their return to the classroom in August 2016. In November-December 2016, we…
Descriptors: Diseases, Prevention, College Students, Public Health
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Xodabande, Ismail – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
In recent years, increasing availability of digital technologies and internet connection for the majority of global population has affected almost every aspect of modern life including education and language learning. As a result, the face of language learning is changing both inside and outside the classroom and there is an ever growing need to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Preferences
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
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Simonson, Michael, Ed.; Seepersaud, Deborah, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2017
For the fortieth time, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games
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Ellili-Cherif, Maha – Educational Research Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this research was to investigate female Arab college students' use of and perceptions about social networking sites (SNSs) as an English language learning environment. A mixed methods approach was adopted for data collection and analysis. First, a questionnaire was used to explore the extent to which participants (n = 182) were…
Descriptors: Females, Arabs, Student Attitudes, English (Second Language)
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Kasperiuniene, Judita; Zydziunaite, Vilma; Eriksson, Malin – Qualitative Research in Education, 2017
This qualitative study explored the self-regulated learning (SRL) of teachers and their students in virtual social spaces. The processes of SRL were analyzed from 24 semi-structured individual interviews with professors, instructors and their students from five Lithuanian universities. A core category stroking the net whale showed the process of…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Grounded Theory, Independent Study, Electronic Learning
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Tufan, Firat – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2016
Within the scope of this study, which deals with distance education method as a communication process, a focus group interview was conducted with voluntary students who were randomly selected from various areas/majors at the Department of Distance Education in Istanbul University in order to determine the relationship between their general…
Descriptors: Internet, Distance Education, Focus Groups, Correlation
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Akgün, Ismail Hakan – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The aim of this research is to determine Social Studies teacher candidates' intended uses of social networks in terms of various variables. The research was carried out by using screening model of quantitative research methods. In the study, "The Social Network Intended Use Scale" was used as a data collection tool. As a result of the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Social Networks, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers
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Marín Díaz, Verónica; Sampedro Requena, Begoña Esther – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2016
The societies of the 21st century have experienced a technological and societal transformation that calls for the precise collaboration between families and education centers, as well as the inclusion of new professionals to invigorate this cooperation to favor a type of education that is adapted to today's needs. This article presents the more…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Family Involvement
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Keengwe, Jared, Ed.; Mbae, Justus G., Ed.; Ngigi, Simon K., Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
The increasing internationalization of today's classrooms calls for learning institutions to prepare students for success in an interdependent and technologically-advanced world. Faculty who are competent in multiple 21st century skills are best equipped to engage students in curricula that are relevant, transformative, and engaging across content…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Whittaker, Elizabeth; Kowalski, Robin M. – Journal of School Violence, 2015
Recent years have witnessed a surge of research on cyberbullying. In this article, three studies examined prevalence rates of cyberbullying among college-age students, venues through which cyberbullying occurs, with a particular focus on social media, and perceptions of cyberbullying as a function of features of the target (e.g., peer, celebrity,…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Social Networks, Victims
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Lampridis, Efthymios – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The present study investigates stereotypical beliefs about cyber bullying in terms of myths, a well applied concept in the study of beliefs concerning sexual aggression. The level of acceptance of cyber bullying myths (low vs. high) and the relation of myth acceptance to a number of demographic variables such as gender, field of studies, frequency…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Internet, Bullying, Beliefs
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