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Rutter, Sophie; Clough, Paul D.; Toms, Elaine G. – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2019
Introduction: This study provides insights into the talk (defined here as any verbal utterances issued during a search activity) that children (ages 10 and 11) engage in when finding information on the Internet for two teacher-assigned tasks with different search goals: a specific item task where the goal is to find particular information, and a…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Search Strategies, Online Searching, Internet
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Read, Barbara – Teaching in Higher Education, 2018
The global rise of 'neo-populism', culminating in the election of the populist Republican candidate Donald Trump to the US presidency, has been accompanied by a notable backlash and resistance to what has been categorised as governing/dominating 'elites', including HE academic institutions. Populist critiques centre on a perceived climate of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Criticism, Political Attitudes, Newspapers
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Ben-David Kolikant, Yifat; ma'ayan, Ze'ev – Computer Science Education, 2018
Higher-education students now have more alternatives for searching for information than previous generations had. The Internet is a vast ocean of information sources, albeit with diverse reliability and quality. In Web 2.0 platforms, any participant can be a content creator. This reality is challenging for both the instructors and the students. We…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Higher Education, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Dintoe, Seitebaleng Susan – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2018
The paper discusses how the faculty finds it difficult to apply their experiences in teaching and use of information and communication technology (ICT) for teaching and learning at the University of Botswana. Although technology was available and accessible, adopters of technology at the University of Botswana find it hard to use technology in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Costa, Cristina; Murphy, Mark; Pereira, Ana Lucia; Taylor, Yvette – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This paper focuses on learning practices in higher education in relation to a digital participatory culture. Using key principles of critical education, the research set out to explore higher education students' sense of agency online -- or lack of it --as part of their formal learning practices. The research found that although students were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Empowerment, Electronic Learning, Student Participation
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Evers, Arne; McCormick, Carina M.; Hawley, Leslie R.; Muñiz, José; Balboni, Giulia; Bartram, Dave; Boben, Dusica; Egeland, Jens; El-Hassan, Karma; Fernández-Hermida, José R.; Fine, Saul; Frans, Örjan; Gintiliené, Grazina; Hagemeister, Carmen; Halama, Peter; Iliescu, Dragos; Jaworowska, Aleksandra; Jiménez, Paul; Manthouli, Marina; Matesic, Krunoslav; Michaelsen, Lars; Mogaji, Andrew; Morley-Kirk, James; Rózsa, Sándor; Rowlands, Lorraine; Schittekatte, Mark; Sümer, H. Canan; Suwartono, Tono; Urbánek, Tomáš; Wechsler, Solange; Zelenevska, Tamara; Zanev, Svetoslav; Zhang, Jianxin – International Journal of Testing, 2017
On behalf of the International Test Commission and the European Federation of Psychologists' Associations a world-wide survey on the opinions of professional psychologists on testing practices was carried out. The main objective of this study was to collect data for a better understanding of the state of psychological testing worldwide. These data…
Descriptors: Testing, Attitudes, Surveys, Psychologists
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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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Kühn, Caroline – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2017
The goal of this paper is to present the primary findings of the first of two phases of a research project that looks at how can undergraduates be supported to engage meaningfully with digital literacies in a rich-research context. My hypothesis is that students in the act of (re)-designing and implementing their personal learning environment with…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Hypothesis Testing
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Peng, Ying; Yan, Weirong – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Internet-based learning is increasingly applied in medical education, but its effect in the field of public health training is still unclear. This meta-analysis was undertaken to explore the impact of Internet-based learning on students'/professionals' knowledge of public health compared with no intervention and with traditional face-to-face (FTF)…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Based Instruction, Public Health, Health Education
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Costa, Cristina; Harris, Lisa – Curriculum Journal, 2017
This paper reports on the design and delivery of classroom pedagogies and students' engagement with it in two different UK universities. Under the banner of curriculum design and Bourdieu's curriculum principles, the study set out to create modules that provided students with an interdisciplinary perspective on how the web is changing the way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement
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Marsh, Jackie – Teachers College Record, 2017
Background: The study reported in this article focuses on an exploration of the role and nature of play in young children's use of toys that connect physical and digital domains. Purpose: The purpose of the article is to explore the nature of the connections that are made in play that transverses physical and virtual domains. The article draws on…
Descriptors: Young Children, Toys, Play, Parent Surveys
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Tracy, Frances; Carmichael, Patrick – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
This article explores how the three aspects of Striphas' notion of algorithmic culture (information, crowds and algorithms) might influence and potentially disrupt established educational practices. We draw on our experience of introducing semantic web and linked data technologies into higher education settings, focussing on extended student…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Data, Theses, Undergraduate Students
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Luker, Julie Marie; Curchack, Barbara C. – Adult Learning, 2017
In this study, we investigated perceptions of cyberbullying within higher education among 1,587 professionals from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regardless of country or professional role, participants presented essentially the same bleak picture. Almost half of all participants observed cyberbullying between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Bullying
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Knowlton, Steven; McKinley, J. Christopher – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2016
Most applied ethics training in journalism in the West follows Enlightenment-era, reason-based ethical principles: Justice is intrinsically better than injustice (Kant), and the best choice is achieving the best outcome for all concerned (Mill). Recent scholarship in ethics suggests that ethics is much broader than this. This article examines a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Journalism, Journalism Education, Justice
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Eynon, Rebecca; Geniets, Anne – Learning, Media and Technology, 2016
Digital skills are an important aspect of ensuring that all young people are digitally included. Yet, there tends to be an assumption in popular discourse that young people can simply learn these skills by themselves. While experience of technologies forms an important part of the learning process, other resources (i.e., access to technology and…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Information Literacy, Internet, Influence of Technology
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