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Tella, Adeyinka – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined determinants of library and information science undergraduate students' first impression with the university library websites. A total enumeration method was used to involve 54 year 4 undergraduate students of Library and Information Science from two selected universities. Undergraduate Students' Determinants of First…
Descriptors: Library Science, Information Science, Undergraduate Students, College Libraries
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Payne, Katy-Louise; Russell, Ailsa; Mills, Richard; Maras, Katie; Rai, Dheeraj; Brosnan, Mark – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
International law enforcement agencies have reported an apparent preponderance of autistic individuals amongst perpetrators of cyber-dependent crimes, such as hacking or spreading malware (Ledingham and Mills in Adv Autism 1:1-10, 2015). However, no empirical evidence exists to support such a relationship. This is the first study to empirically…
Descriptors: Crime, Criminals, Autism, Information Technology
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Tan, Kim Chwee Daniel; Taber, Keith S.; Liew, Yong Qiang; Teo, Kay Liang Alan – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
The internet is prevalent in society today, and user-friendly web-based productivity tools are readily available for developing diagnostic instruments. This study sought to determine the affordances of a web-based diagnostic instrument on ionisation energy (wIEDI) based on the pen-and-paper version, the Ionisation Energy Diagnostic Instrument…
Descriptors: Energy, Secondary School Science, Chemistry, Diagnostic Tests
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Muhametjanova, Gulshat; Ismailova, Rita – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2019
Today, technology is growing fast and person can't imagine life without technology and social networking sites like Facebook. As statistics show, people almost all over the world use Facebook in every day (Newswire, 2014), (Madge et al, 2009). In this paper, we study the intention for SNSs usage and the attitude of students toward SNS based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media, Student Attitudes
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Terrazas-Arellanes, Fatima E.; Strycker, Lisa A.; Walden, Emily D. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2019
High-quality professional development is needed to prepare teachers to help students learn how to conduct online academic research and meet Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. This study created and evaluated a Web-based professional development program with five instructional modules designed to prepare middle-school teachers…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Faculty Development, Models, Teaching Methods
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Howell, Penny B.; Rintamaa, Margaret; Faulkner, Shawn; DiCicco, Mike – Teacher Educator, 2019
Utilizing technology to connect three geographically separate institutions within the same state and drawing on Bhabba, and Zeichner's notions of third space, four teacher educators developed an opportunity for the middle-level teacher candidates from each university to simultaneously observe a live classroom teaching event virtually while…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Virtual Classrooms
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Tarun, Ivy M. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2019
Aim/Purpose: There is a huge array of educational technology tools that are now in use today. These tools have changed the way teachers teach and the way students learn. Among the many educational technology tools that are gaining popularity are the online collaboration tools. Online collaboration tools are web-based tools that allow individuals…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration
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Hossain, Arman; Sormunen, Eero – Education for Information, 2019
The main objective of this study is to find out from which sources university students obtain their information and communication technology (ICT) skills, and the role of informal peer learning in this process. The results of the survey indicate that peer learning is regarded as the most important source for acquiring ICT skills among the Library…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Cooperative Learning, Peer Teaching, Skill Development
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Blaj-Ward, Lia; Winter, Kim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2019
Learning and teaching on physical university campuses have been enhanced by digital technology both in formally scheduled learning and teaching events and in the less formal spaces in which the higher education experience unfolds. The digital skills and know-how with which students arrive at university will arguably develop throughout the academic…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Undergraduate Students, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Sajjanhar, Atul; Faulkner, Julie – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
In this study, we gauge the perceptions of novice computer programmers about Second Life (SL) as a digital learning environment for concept understanding in computer programming. SL is chosen as the learning environment because it offers, within a constructivist frame, the use of learner-centered pedagogies for designing curriculum. We adopt a…
Descriptors: Novices, Programming, Computer Simulation, Internet
DerKhachadourian, Liza – Online Submission, 2019
Many university undergraduates consider writing assignments an overwhelming requirement. Traditional instructions rarely provide students with clear directions of how to use the Internet to search for authentic material and complete a task. The aim of this study was to scaffold the competence of EFL university students in writing an informative…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Ståhl, Tore – Frontline Learning Research, 2019
With the introduction of internet as a source of information, parents have observed youngsters' tendency to prefer internet as a source, and almost a reluctance to learn in advance since "you can look it up when needed". Questions arise, such as 'Are these phenomena symptoms of changing beliefs about knowledge and learning? Is it at all…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Online Searching, Search Engines
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O'Malley, Dervla; Barry, Denis S.; Rae, Mark G. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Medical students increasingly utilize social media platforms to supplement their preclinical learning; however, the prevalence of social media use for physiology learning in medical education remains unclear. The aim of the present study was to determine how first-year medical students from both direct entry medicine and graduate entry medicine…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Physiology, Internet, Educational Technology
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Chatman, Thomas; Dick, Dave; Ford, Paula; Henry, Pamela; Hobert, Kim; Keller, Miles; Riley, Kevin; Tidwell, Christina; Wright, Roberta – Inquiry, 2019
Over the last three years, 724,116 online courses were attempted within the Virginia Community College System (VCCS). From these attempts, 206,533 resulted in a grade of D or F or a withdrawal, accounting for 29% of all attempted online courses (Virginia Community College System, 2015). This does not account for the students who may have dropped…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Community Colleges, Learning Readiness, Access to Education
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Chaves-Barboza, Eduardo; Solá-Martínez, Tomás; Marín-Marín, José-Antonio; Sanz-Prieto, Mariano – Education Sciences, 2019
This article carries out a comparison of the self-efficacy of teachers in initial training, between the populations of two universities. A questionnaire with two Likert scales is applied in two samples, 836 subjects from the Universidad Nacional (Costa Rica) and 588 from the Universidad de Granada (Spain). The data is reviewed by means of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Preservice Teachers, Universities
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