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Salmerón, Ladislao; Fajardo, Inmaculada; Gómez-Puerta, Marcos – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Internet offers people with intellectual disabilities (ID) unique opportunities to access information and to participate in society. But concerns have been raised about the potential risks they face when accessing the Internet (e.g. giving credit to false information, being exposed to manipulative content). As part of the current debate between…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Adults, Internet, Information Literacy
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Suárez-Perdomo, Arminda; Byrne, Sonia; Rodrigo, Maria-José – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2018
The quality of the online resources for parents offering access to open knowledge has hardly received attention despite their increasing number. This paper provides a framework to examine the ethical and content quality of parenting resources. The ethical criteria were based on "the Health on the Net" (HON) framework whereas the content…
Descriptors: Ethics, Information Sources, Child Rearing, Web Sites
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Routh, Brianna; Langworthy, Sara; Jastram, Hannah – Journal of Extension, 2014
As more parents are using the Internet to answer their questions, Extension needs to provide practical, research-based resources in an accessible format. Pinterest is a platform that can be used by Extension educators to provide continued education and make reputable resources more discoverable for parents. Based on Knowles adult learning theory…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Extension Education, Internet, Web Sites
Swanson, Kristen – Eye on Education, 2013
Discover how to transform your professional development and become a truly connected educator with user-generated learning! This book shows educators how to enhance their professional learning using practical tools, strategies, and online resources. With beginner-friendly, real-world examples and simple steps to get started, the author shows how…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Novices, Guidelines, Internet
Ogunleye, Ayodele; Owolabi, Tunde; Adeyemo, Sunday – Online Submission, 2013
In recent times, the role of entrepreneurs has been recognized to be of great significance in accelerating the pace of growth of economic development of any country. Internet-enabled technologies have also challenged existing business models in numerous market sectors and offered innovation opportunities to a variety of stakeholders--not least…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Computer Games, Web Sites
Theresa, Ofoegbu; Ugwu, Agboeze Matthias; Ihebuzoaju, Anyanwu Joy; Uche, Asogwa – Online Submission, 2013
The study investigated the Web-browsing competencies of pre-service adult facilitators in the southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Survey design was adopted for the study. The population consists of all pre-service adult facilitators in all the federal universities in the southeast geopolitical zone of Nigeria. Accidental sampling technique was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Adult Educators, Internet
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Waldron, Janice – International Journal of Music Education, 2013
In this paper I examine the music learning and teaching in the Banjo Hangout online music community (www.banjohangout.org/) using cyber ethnographic methods of interview and participant observation conducted entirely through computer-mediated communication, which includes Skype and written narrative texts--forum posts, email, chat room…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Web Sites, Musical Instruments
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Lin, Peng-Chun; Hou, Huei-Tse; Wang, Shu-Ming; Chang, Kuo-En – Computers & Education, 2013
In recent years, social networking services (SNSs), for example, Facebook, have shown exponential growth in their number of users. Witnessing the popularity of these SNSs, educational researchers have also explored the potential educational value of using SNSs. Despite the few studies that have investigated learners' attitudes toward and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Projects, Active Learning, Student Behavior
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Roy V., Manoj; Ghosh, Chimoy Kumar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
In recent times Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been able to make inroads into the ways information is disseminated among those involved in direct farming and farming related enterprises. This paper arose from a two-year study of the KissanKerala, the e-learning project underway in Kerala, a small state in India. It is more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Agriculture, Agricultural Occupations
Tien, Chi Hu; Tsai, Wen Chi – Online Submission, 2013
Dealing with the aging problem has been a global issue. One of the keys to help successful aging is to implement elder education. The government in Taiwan has invested a lot of budget in elder education, but in practice, there are two independent and diversified elder education systems in Taiwan, which had led to a lack of resource integration, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Internet, Resources
Ye, Lei; Walker, Andrew; Recker, Mimi; Leary, Heather; Robertshaw, M. Brooke; Sellers, Linda – Online Submission, 2012
Despite of much focus on professional development aimed specifically at developing teachers' technology integration skills, rigorous studies of effective PD (professional development) are lacking. Evidence is also lacking on how these skills can best be integrated with pedagogical and content knowledge to improve student learning. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Integration, Problem Based Learning, Rating Scales
Eldakak, Sam – Online Submission, 2012
Computers can help the range of ways learners build up their own perception. Students who collect data from the Internet can be self-directed and independent. They can select sources to study and the connections to follow. Relying on the bounds laid down by teachers, the students may be in full control of their subjects and their studies. Students…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Educational Technology, Multimedia Materials
Staley, Georgiana M. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Probation and parole officers supervise a disproportionate amount of offenders with mental illness. Many causes contribute to this over-representation ranging from deinstitutionalization, to co-occurring disorders, to homelessness. It appears there may be a lack of training specifically for probation and parole officers on the topic of mental…
Descriptors: Mental Disorders, Internet, Homeless People, Web Sites
Young, Jeffrey R. – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2012
The spread of a seemingly playful alternative to traditional diplomas, inspired by Boy Scout achievement patches and video-game power-ups, suggests that the standard certification system no longer works in today's fast-changing job market. Educational upstarts across the Web are adopting "badges" to certify skills and abilities. If scouting…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Labor Market, Credentials
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Kearns, Peter – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2012
These notes and questions have been prepared to promote discussion of the ideas set out in the Clarifying paper, "Living and learning in EcCoWell cities" to be found on the PASCAL International Exchanges (PIE) website. This Discussion Paper sets ten questions for discussion. We are hoping to encourage discussions of these issues around the world.
Descriptors: Discussion, Sharing Behavior, Productive Thinking, Problem Solving
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