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Lim, Woong; Son, Ji-Won; Gregson, Susan; Kim, Jihye – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article examines high school students' engagement in a set of trigonometry problems. Students completed this task independently in an online environment with access to Internet search engines, online textbooks, and YouTube videos. The findings imply that students have the resourcefulness to solve procedure-based mathematics problems in an…
Descriptors: High School Students, Trigonometry, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Breakstone, Joel; McGrew, Sarah; Smith, Mark; Ortega, Teresa; Wineburg, Sam – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
In recent years--and especially since the 2016 presidential election--numerous media organizations, newspapers, and policy advocates have made efforts to help Americans become more careful consumers of the information they see online. In K-12 and higher education, the main approach has been to provide students with checklists they can use to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Check Lists, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bagherniya, Mohammad; Taghipour, Ali; Sharma, Manoj; Sahebkar, Amirhossein; Contento, Isobel R.; Keshavarz, Seyed Ali; Mostafavi Darani, Firoozeh; Safarian, Mohammad – Health Education Research, 2018
Social cognitive theory (SCT) is a well-known theory for designing nutrition education and physical activity programs for adolescents. This systematic review aimed to evaluate the efficacy of intervention studies based on SCT in reducing or preventing overweight and obesity in adolescents. An electronic literature search in PubMed-Medline, Web of…
Descriptors: Obesity, Intervention, Social Cognition, Body Composition
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Alyami, Huda Y.; Assiri, Eman A. – International Education Studies, 2018
The present study aims to identify the most significant roles of the invisible web in improving academic research and the main obstacles and challenges facing the use of the invisible web in improving academic research from the perspective of academics in Saudi universities. The descriptive analytical approach was utilized in this study. It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Online Searching, Educational Research
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Campbell, Allison; Taylor, Brian; Bates, Jessica; O'Connor-Bones, Una – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
The article reports on a systematic method of undertaking a literature search on the educational impact of being a young carer (16-24 years old). The search methodology applied and described in detail will be of value to academic librarians and to other education researchers who undertake systematic literature searches. Seven bibliographic…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Social Science Research, Search Strategies, Comparative Analysis
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Kurt, Adile Askim; Emiroglu, Bülent Gürsel – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
The objective of the present study was to examine students' online information searching strategies, their cognitive absorption levels and the information pollution levels on the Internet based on different variables and to determine the correlation between these variables. The study was designed with the survey model, the study group included 198…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Information Seeking, Search Strategies, Internet
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Boster, Jamie B.; McCarthy, John W. – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The Internet is a source of many resources for graduate speech-language pathology (SLP) students. It is important to understand the resources students are aware of, which they use, and why they are being chosen as sources of information for therapy activities. A national online survey of graduate SLP students was conducted to assess their…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Speech Language Pathology, Allied Health Personnel, Social Networks
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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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Cheng, Ying-Hsueh; Tsai, Chin-Chung – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Previous studies have examined the online research behaviors of graduate students in terms of how they seek and retrieve research-related information on the Web across diverse disciplines. However, few have focused on graduate students' searching activities, and particularly for their research tasks. Drawing on Kuiper, Volman, and Terwel's (2008)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Engineering Education, Research
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Knight, Simon; Mercer, Neil – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2017
The authors discuss the relationship between information seeking and epistemic beliefs--beliefs about the source, structure, complexity and stability of knowledge--in the context of collaborative information-seeking discourses. They further suggest that both information seeking, and epistemic cognition research agendas, have suffered from a lack…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Epistemology, Beliefs, Cooperative Learning
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Tuna, Tayfun; Subhlok, Jaspal; Barker, Lecia; Shah, Shishir; Johnson, Olin; Hovey, Christopher – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2017
Videos of classroom lectures have proven to be a popular and versatile learning resource. A key shortcoming of the lecture video format is accessing the content of interest hidden in a video. This work meets this challenge with an advanced video framework featuring topical indexing, search, and captioning (ICS videos). Standard optical character…
Descriptors: Video Technology, STEM Education, Electronic Equipment, Lecture Method
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Argelagós, Esther; Pifarré, Manoli – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The use of the Internet to learn involves complex cognitive activities. Educational researchers claim more attention in studying the nature of students' challenges when using digital information for learning purposes. Our research investigated in depth the challenges that secondary students face when solving web information-problem tasks. We…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Computer Literacy, Gender Differences, Internet
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Krajcso, Zita; Frimmel, Ulrike – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Foreign language teachers and learners use digital repositories frequently to find appropriate activities for their teaching and learning activities. The question is: How can content providers support them in finding exactly what they need and in retrieving high quality resources? This question has been discussed in the literature and in the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education
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Brand-Gruwel, S.; Kammerer, Y.; van Meeuwen, L.; van Gog, T. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2017
Nowadays, almost everyone uses the World Wide Web (WWW) to search for information of any kind. In education, students frequently use the WWW for selecting information to accomplish assignments such as writing an essay or preparing a presentation. The evaluation of sources and information is an important sub-skill in this process. But many students…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Internet, Novices, Expertise
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Samson, Sue; Granath, Kim; Alger, Adrienne – College & Research Libraries, 2017
This journey-mapping pilot study was designed to determine whether journey mapping is an effective method to enhance the student experience of using the library by assessing our services from their point of view. Journey mapping plots a process or service to produce a visual representation of a library transaction--from the point at which the…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Student Experience, User Satisfaction (Information), Library Research
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