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Thunman, Elin; Persson, Marcus – Teacher Development, 2018
With the aim of contributing to the research about the educational use of social media, the paper explores teachers' experiences of ethical dilemmas on Facebook. The paper draws upon focus group interviews with Swedish secondary teachers. Two main categories of ethical dilemmas, related to the border between private and professional, are detected.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
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Hussain, Irshad; Cakir, Ozlem; Candeger, Ümmügülsüm – International Journal of Instruction, 2018
This paper demonstrates the role of social media as a learning technology for university students and highlights their problems associated with its use. The population of the study consisted of Masters' and Bachelor Studies students studying in their final semesters in the departments of Social Sciences at The Islamia University of Bahawalpur,…
Descriptors: Social Media, College Students, Social Sciences, Mass Media Use
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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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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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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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Rey, Lourdes; Quintana-Orts, Cirenia; Mérida-López, Sergio; Extremera, Natalio – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
Elucidating personal factors that may protect against the adverse psychological outcomes of cyberbullying victimisation might help guide more effective screening and school intervention. No studies have yet examined the role of emotional intelligence (EI) and gender in adolescent victims of cyberbullying and how these dimensions might interact in…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Bullying, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
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Sanderson, Jimmy – New Directions for Student Services, 2018
This chapter examines how social media impacts student-athletes in intercollegiate athletics. Social media has become a predominant communication tool for younger athletes and carries both benefits and risks. The chapter discusses how social media can influence relationships between student-athletes and support personnel, and outlines the benefits…
Descriptors: Social Media, Media Literacy, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Use
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Kampouri, Mariza; Kyriklaki, Andriani; Roumeliotaki, Theano; Koutra, Katerina; Anousaki, Despoina; Sarri, Katerina; Vassilaki, Maria; Kogevinas, Manolis; Chatzi, Leda – Child Development, 2018
Early-life exposures are critical for later child cognitive development. McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities (MSCA) were used to assess cognitive development of 700 preschoolers (M[subscript age] = 4.2 years), derived from the "Rhea" birth cohort, in Greece. Principal component analysis (PCA) was applied on prospectively collected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Early Experience
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Linvill, Darren L.; Boatwright, Brandon C.; Grant, Will J. – Communication Education, 2018
In this content analysis, we explored how students address instructor ideology in the university classroom through the social media platform Twitter. We employed Boolean search operators through Salesforce Marketing Cloud Radian6 software to gather tweets and identified English language tweets by how students referenced their instructor's…
Descriptors: Dissent, Ideology, Mass Media Use, Content Analysis
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Teo, Timothy; Doleck, Tenzin; Bazelais, Paul – Interactive Learning Environments, 2018
Considering the increasingly ubiquitous and frequent use of Facebook among college students, this study sought to explicate and unravel the salient determinants of Facebook use. Specifically, the main goal was to ascertain the factors influencing "Collège d'enseignement général et professionnel" (CEGEP) students' Facebook use, for which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attachment Behavior, College Students, Structural Equation Models
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Engel, Anna; Coll, César; Membrive, Antonio; Oller, Judith – Digital Education Review, 2018
The widespread availability of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has generated new activity contexts that provide opportunities and resources for learning, at the same time as expanding the learning potential of traditional contexts such as the family and schools. Within this framework the present study analyses the frequency with…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Secondary School Students, After School Programs, Social Media
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Eke, Chidi Idi; Singh, Shakila – South African Journal of Education, 2018
School-based violence is serious, and on the rise in South African schools. The violence affects learners, teachers, communities and the management of schools. Towards finding possible ways to manage school violence, this article presents social networking as a strategic tool in the management of school-based violence in high schools, based on the…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Change Strategies, Mass Media Use, Social Media
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Young, Laura D.; Carranza Ko, Ñusta; Perrin, Michael – Journal of Political Science Education, 2018
Despite the known benefits of long-term, game-based simulations they remain underutilized in Political Science classrooms. Simulations used are typically designed to reinforce a concept and are short-lived, lasting one or two class sessions; rarely are entire courses designed around a single simulation. Creating real-world conditions in which…
Descriptors: International Relations, Political Science, Simulation, Role Playing
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