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Stiller, Anja; Schwendemann, Hanna; Bleckmann, Paula; Bitzer, Eva-Maria; Mößle, Thomas – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to introduce MEDIA PROTECT, a multi-modal intervention for parents and teachers with six components preventing problematic, and in the long run addictive, use of screen media by children; second, to present results of a formative evaluation of the teacher training, an important component of the…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Formative Evaluation, Faculty Development, Training
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Thapliyal, Nisha – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2018
From Facebook-coordinated high-school walkouts to compelling Internet-based protest art that has accompanied recent teacher strikes, grassroots education activism in the USA has gone digital. Despite the proliferation of research on the mediatisation of education policy, few studies have explored the ways in which activists for public education…
Descriptors: Public Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Teacher Strikes
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Kim, Minjeong; Choi, Dongyeon – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Digital citizens need comprehensive knowledge and technological accessibility to the internet and digital world and teachers have a responsibility to lead them to become digital citizens. However, existing Digital Citizenship Scales contain too broad ranges and do not precisely focus on the target students, so teachers do not have clear criteria…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Citizenship Education, Citizen Participation, Test Construction
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Cernat, Alexandru; Lynn, Peter – Field Methods, 2018
This article is concerned with the extent to which the propensity to participate in a web face-to-face sequential mixed-mode survey is influenced by the ability to communicate with sample members by e-mail in addition to mail. Researchers may be able to collect e-mail addresses for sample members and to use them subsequently to send survey…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Mass Media Role
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Hoffman, Beth L.; Hoffman, Robert; Wessel, Charles B.; Shensa, Ariel; Woods, Michelle S.; Primack, Brian A. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2018
While medical television programs are popular among health profession trainees, it is not clear to what extent these programs affect their knowledge, perceptions, and/or behaviors. Therefore, we conducted a systematic review of research evaluating associations between program exposure and outcomes. We conducted systematic literature searches in…
Descriptors: Television, Programming (Broadcast), Medical Education, Nursing Education
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Vivakaran, Mangala Vadivu; Neelamalar, M. – Higher Education for the Future, 2018
Social media tools are observed to play a vital role in the renovation of the conventional teaching and learning practices across the globe. Though primarily developed for online social communication, social media platforms tend to possess suitable tools that can be used for instructional purposes in order to initiate active learning among…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Mass Media Use
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Cowley, Scott W. – Marketing Education Review, 2017
This article presents the BuzzFeed Marketing Challenge, which helps students gain integrative real-world marketing experience by selecting a target market, then creating, publishing, and promoting an article for the target market on entertainment publisher BuzzFeed.com. The challenge is for students to effectively use marketing strategy and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Marketing, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning
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Görmez, Erhan – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the levels of Turkish students attending Hauptschule, Realschule and Gymnasium in Bad Säckingen in the state of Baden Württemberg, Germany, in terms of using media tools. Of the qualitative data collecting tools, an interview method was applied in the research. In the context of this research, interviews were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Gerber, Hannah R.; Lynch, Tom Liam – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
This article examines the role of social media metadata in conducting studies of professional development in social media spaces. It traces the brief history of research surrounding social media spaces, noting the lack of research that drills into social media metadata in research on professional development. Framed through a software studies…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Social Media, Metadata, Professional Development
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Greenhalgh, Spencer P.; Koehler, Matthew J. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
Researchers have argued that Twitter has potential to support high-quality professional development (PD) that can respond to teachers' questions and concerns just in time and "on the spot." Yet, very little attention has been paid to instances where Twitter has made just-in-time learning possible. In this paper, we examine one instance…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Mass Media Use, Educational Technology, Social Media
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Veletsianos, George – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
Hashtags offer exciting opportunities for professional development, teaching, and learning. However, their use reflects users' needs and desires. To illustrate and problematize the ways hashtags are used in professional development settings, this study reports on users' participation patterns, users' roles, and content contributed to three unique…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Learning Strategies, Professional Development, Mass Media Use
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Walster, Dian – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2017
In this article I examine how intersections between information policy and social media affect professional ethics and instructional decision making as considered through the lens of professional development and continuing education. The discussion uses techniques from autoethnography such as personal narrative, figurative language and scenarios.…
Descriptors: Information Policy, Social Media, Ethics, Faculty Development
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Sikkens, Elga; van San, Marion; Sieckelinck, Stijn; Boeije, Hennie; de Winter, Micha – Field Methods, 2017
Social media are useful facilitators when recruiting hidden populations for research. In our research on youth and radicalization, we were able to find and contact young people with extreme ideals through Facebook. In this article, we discuss our experiences using Facebook as a tool for finding respondents who do not trust researchers. Facebook…
Descriptors: Social Media, Qualitative Research, Participant Characteristics, Recruitment
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Manca, Stefania; Ranier, Maria – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2017
Research on scholars' use of social media suggests that these sites are increasingly being used to enhance scholarly communication by strengthening relationships, facilitating collaboration among peers, publishing and sharing research products, and discussing research topics in open and public formats. However, very few studies have investigated…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Scholarship, Social Media, Networks
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Seger, Jamie; Hill, Paul; Stafne, Eric; Swadley, Emy – Journal of Extension, 2017
The eXtension Educational Technology Learning Network (EdTechLN) has found Twitter to be an effective form of informal communication for routinely engaging network members. Twitter chats provide Extension professionals an opportunity to reach and engage one other. As the EdTechLN's experimentation with Twitter chats has demonstrated, the use of…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Network Analysis, Social Networks, Educational Technology
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