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Yablon, Yaacov Boaz – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2008
In this study we examined possible advantages of the Internet as a medium for help and support for victims of school violence in Israel. Students in sixth, eighth, and tenth grades were asked about their willingness to seek help on the Internet for dealing with various forms of school violence, and the underlying force-driving processes of such…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Violence, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Roy, Marguerite; Taylor, Roger; Chi, Michelene T. H. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2003
There has been a national call for increased use of computers and technology in schools. Currently, however, little is known about how students use and learn from these new technologies. This study examines how students search for, browse, and learn specific information when performing an on-line (Web) versus an off-line (Library) search.…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Internet, Gender Differences, Student Attitudes
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Roy, Marguerite; Chi, Michelene T. H. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2003
There has been a national call for increased use of computers and technology in schools. Currently, however, little is known about how students use and learn from these technologies. This study explores how eighth-grade students use the Web to search for, browse, and find information in response to a specific prompt (how mosquitoes find their…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Internet, Females, Males