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Okocha, Foluke – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2020
Higher education institutions worldwide are transitioning to electronic books which have become a standard platform in providing reading materials. This study investigated the determinants of the adoption of academic e-books by university students in Nigeria. Results showed that a majority of students were aware of electronic books but only 44.5%…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Books, Electronic Publishing, Undergraduate Students
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Maden, Asli – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
The present study aimed to review the articles published in Turkey on electronic books. In the study, descriptive content analysis method was employed. In the study, national databases such as UlakbimUVT, Asos Index, Turkish Education Index (TEI) and international databases such as ERIC, DOAJ, EBSCO, Google Scholar and past issues of educational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Books, Electronic Learning
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Kaynar, Neslihan; Sadik, Olgun; Boichuk, Elina – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2020
This paper examines teachers' perceptions about using electronic books (e-books) in early childhood education to improve students' literacy skills. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 13 teachers in three different schools for this aim. Thematic analysis technique was used to analyze the views. The findings suggest that teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Publishing, Early Childhood Education, Literacy Education
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Boubekki, Ahcène; Jain, Shailee; Brefeld, Ulf – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2018
Analyzing user behavior in electronic textbooks offers appealing insights into how pupils interact with the book and internalize the content. Using these insights may help to personalize the book, e.g., to support users with special educational needs. Conventional approaches often focus on atomic, user-triggered events like clicks or scrolls. In…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Student Behavior, Reader Text Relationship
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Pradina, Luthfia Puspa; Suyatna, Agus – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
The purpose of this research is to develop interactive atomic electronic school book (IESB) to cultivate critical thinking skills and confidence of students grade 12. The method used in this research was the ADDIE (Analyze Design Development Implementation Evaluation) development procedure which is limited to the test phase of product design…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Grade 12, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Fry, Amy – College & Research Libraries, 2018
This article outlines a study assessing and comparing the rate of use of nonreference print and electronic book collections acquired during the same time period at one academic library. Rate of use was examined for both collections by discipline and method of acquisition. The author found that 74 percent of print titles acquired in 2008-2009 had…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Use Studies, Comparative Analysis
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Shamir, Adina; Segal-Drori, Ora; Goren, Ilana – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The main purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of an activity with an educational electronic book (e-book) on language retention among children at risk for learning disabilities (LD) (seven weeks after the intervention). Two modes of the educational e-book were investigated: with and without metacognitive guidance. Seventy seven…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, At Risk Students, Learning Disabilities
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Rasmawan, Rahmat – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
The purpose of this research was to develop a multi-representation based e-book on the concept of intermolecular forces that is valid and feasible for use. The form of research used was Research and Development (R&D), which refers to the ADDIE development model consisting of five stages, namely analysis, design, development, implementation and…
Descriptors: Textbook Preparation, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Publishing, Molecular Structure
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McNelly, Tracy A. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
The effective use of e-books--now common in school libraries and classrooms--begins when teachers understand how to choose e-books that help to support emergent and early literacy skills for students in their early childhood classrooms.
Descriptors: Reading Material Selection, Electronic Publishing, Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education
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Segal-Drori, Ora; Kalmanovich, Liron Ben Haim; Shamir, Adina – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2019
The aim of the study was to examine the effect of an activity with an educational electronic storybook with math content on the emergent math of kindergarteners at risk for learning disabilities (LD) compared with kindergarteners with typical development (TD). The study included 107 kindergarteners aged 4.6 to 7. Both the participants at risk for…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Mathematics Instruction, At Risk Students
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Sieche, Susan; Krey, Birte; Bastiaens, Theo – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate students' usage and acceptance of electronic books. Factors correlating with students' attitude towards e-books were examined using the Technology Acceptance Model (Davis, Bagozzi, & Warshaw 1989). A questionnaire was administered online for students at University of Hagen. Results indicate that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Electronic Publishing, Use Studies, College Students
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Strouse, Gabrielle A.; Ganea, Patricia A. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Prior research indicates that shared book reading is an effective method for teaching biological concepts to young children. Adult questioning during reading enhances children's comprehension. We investigated whether adult prompting during the reading of an electronic book enhanced children's understanding of a biological…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Teaching Methods, Preschool Children
Polanka, Sue, Ed. – ALA Editions, 2012
With their explosive sales and widespread availability over the past few years, e-books have definitively proven that they're here to stay. In this sequel to her best-selling book of the same title, expert Polanka dives even deeper into the world of digital distribution. Contributors from across the e-book world offer their perspectives on what's…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, School Libraries, Public Libraries, College Libraries
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Salmon, Lynda G. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
This article reviews extant literature with the purpose of identifying factors that affect the potential efficacy of electronic books to support literacy development during early childhood. Selection criteria include experimental, quasi-experimental, and observational studies from peer-reviewed journals from 2000 to 2013 with a target population…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Electronic Publishing, Literacy Education, Young Children
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Velagic, Zoran – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2014
Introduction: The point of departure for this paper is the twofold analogy (analogy of content, analogy of medium) between printed and electronic books, the aim being to draw attention to the usual perception of their capacities and relationships, to provide a rather detailed analysis of the outcome and sustainability of such analogies and…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Sustainability, Definitions
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