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Chawinga, Winner Dominic – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2016
It is understood that microblogging (tweeting) which is a form of Web 2.0, has been a centre of attraction in some institutions of higher education. However, despite its hype and pomp as reported by some scholars in developed countries, integration of Twitter in a classroom environment in developing countries is just beginning to flourish. In…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Publishing, Course Content, Foreign Countries
Pasnik, Shelley; Moorthy, Savitha; Hupert, Naomi; Llorente, Carlin; Silander, Megan; Dominguez, Ximena – Education Development Center, Inc., 2015
The study presented here addresses the question of how time spent viewing and playing with PBS KIDS educational, non-commercial media at home, in family settings, can foster positive outcomes for children and parents/caregivers. The study focused on PEG+CAT, a first-generation transmedia program designed to promote children's mathematics and…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Mathematics Skills, Access to Education, Public Television
Wanucha, Meghan; Hofschire, Linda – Library Research Service, 2013
In 2008, researchers at the Library Research Service (LRS) undertook the "U.S. Public Libraries and the Use of Web Technologies" study, with the intent to document the use of various Internet technologies on the websites of public libraries throughout the nation (Lietzau, 2009). The results of that study set a baseline for the adoption…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Electronic Libraries
Lietzau, Zeth; Helgren, Jamie – Library Research Service, 2011
It's well known that technology is changing at an increasingly rapid pace and that many public libraries throughout the United States are attempting to adopt new technologies to better reach their patrons. In trade journals, blogs, and at library conferences, professionals in the field have continually discussed the best methods for using web…
Descriptors: Library Research, Electronic Publishing, Public Libraries, Content Analysis